Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microservices
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 52 78
Rank change year-on-year +27 +26 +7
Contract jobs citing Microservices 70 41 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.94% 4.68% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 5.32% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 51
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £490 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £600 £638 £688
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £490 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 796 770 1,843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.25% 87.90% 88.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 564 1,340
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +11.97% -14.35%
10th Percentile £290 £251 £240
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +6.41% +11.35% -14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -21.43% +31.76%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 56 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) Java
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 25 (35.71%) Linux
3 25 (35.71%) TDD
4 24 (34.29%) Node.js
4 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
5 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (32.86%) SQL
6 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 21 (30.00%) DevOps
7 20 (28.57%) Docker
7 20 (28.57%) BDD
8 19 (27.14%) REST
8 19 (27.14%) JIRA
9 18 (25.71%) HTML
9 18 (25.71%) MongoDB
9 18 (25.71%) Confluence
10 17 (24.29%) CSS
11 16 (22.86%) Python
11 16 (22.86%) Configuration Management
12 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 15 (21.43%) Scrum
13 14 (20.00%) Open Source
13 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (17.14%) jQuery
15 12 (17.14%) Scala
15 12 (17.14%) Puppet
15 12 (17.14%) JSON

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (25.71%) Confluence
2 5 (7.14%) nginx
3 4 (5.71%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.71%) JBoss
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Slack
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) GitHub
3 6 (8.57%) SaaS
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.14%) Office 365
4 5 (7.14%) Route 53
4 5 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (5.71%) Google Analytics
6 3 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.29%) Boomi
6 3 (4.29%) IaaS
6 3 (4.29%) PaaS
7 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) SSL
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.29%) MySQL
3 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) KDB
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
2 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (27.14%) JIRA
4 12 (17.14%) JUnit
5 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
6 8 (11.43%) GitLab
6 8 (11.43%) gulp
6 8 (11.43%) Selenium
7 6 (8.57%) SonarQube
8 5 (7.14%) Gatling
8 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
8 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.14%) Maven
9 4 (5.71%) Ant
9 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.71%) Grunt
9 4 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (5.71%) Sublime Text
9 4 (5.71%) Subversion
10 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Legal
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (15.71%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 11 (15.71%) Senior Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 8 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Service Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Programmer
7 5 (7.14%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Django Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Angular Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) Node.js
2 19 (27.14%) REST
3 18 (25.71%) HTML
4 17 (24.29%) CSS
5 12 (17.14%) jQuery
5 12 (17.14%) JSON
5 12 (17.14%) Web Services
6 11 (15.71%) Spring
7 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.29%) Play Framework
7 10 (14.29%) XML
8 8 (11.43%) .NET
8 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.43%) RESTful
8 8 (11.43%) SOAP
9 7 (10.00%) J2EE
10 6 (8.57%) HTML5
10 6 (8.57%) Spring Boot
11 5 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
4 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.14%) CentOS
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) TDD
3 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (30.00%) DevOps
5 20 (28.57%) BDD
6 16 (22.86%) Configuration Management
7 15 (21.43%) Scrum
7 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 14 (20.00%) Open Source
8 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.86%) High Availability
10 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.43%) Line Management
11 8 (11.43%) Service Delivery
12 7 (10.00%) Coaching
12 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.57%) SDLC
14 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.86%) SQL
4 16 (22.86%) Python
5 12 (17.14%) Scala
6 11 (15.71%) C#
7 6 (8.57%) Java 8
8 5 (7.14%) Perl
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby
9 4 (5.71%) Groovy
9 4 (5.71%) Haskell
10 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) C++
11 1 (1.43%) XPath
11 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) APMG
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Puppet
2 9 (12.86%) Grafana
3 8 (11.43%) Terraform
4 6 (8.57%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.14%) Packer
5 5 (7.14%) Prometheus
5 5 (7.14%) Rancher
6 4 (5.71%) Kibana
6 4 (5.71%) Matomo
7 3 (4.29%) Ansible
8 2 (2.86%) Nessus
8 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Black Duck
1 5 (7.14%) Google
2 4 (5.71%) Adobe
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) webMethods
3 3 (4.29%) Dell
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.43%) Sybase