Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 22 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 +42
Contract jobs citing Microservices 65 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.12% 8.92% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.33% 10.32% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 83
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £434 £481 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.82% -0.21% +7.11%
10th Percentile £383 £366 £400
90th Percentile £523 £553 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £434 £476 £482
% change year-on-year -8.88% -1.24% +7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 629 804 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.22% 86.45% 87.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 591 622
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £303 £261
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.60 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.80% -19.35% -43.64%
10th Percentile £11.60 £8.89 £9.16
90th Percentile £55.28 £46.00 £37.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.60 £14.78 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.31% -1.47% -43.40%

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 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (66.15%) Test Automation
3 38 (58.46%) Git (software)
4 32 (49.23%) Scrum
4 32 (49.23%) Java
5 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
5 31 (47.69%) Docker
5 31 (47.69%) Kubernetes
6 28 (43.08%) DevOps
6 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
6 28 (43.08%) Linux
6 28 (43.08%) Kanban
7 27 (41.54%) AWS
7 27 (41.54%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (40.00%) Build Automation
8 26 (40.00%) TDD
9 25 (38.46%) Shell Script
10 23 (35.38%) REST
11 20 (30.77%) Python
12 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
13 17 (26.15%) Google
13 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
13 17 (26.15%) OpenShift
14 16 (24.62%) Serverless
14 16 (24.62%) Architectural Design
14 16 (24.62%) Maven
14 16 (24.62%) Selenium
15 15 (23.08%) Scala
15 15 (23.08%) Web Services
15 15 (23.08%) Node.js

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 6 (9.23%) nginx
2 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) AWS
2 17 (26.15%) OpenShift
3 16 (24.62%) Serverless
4 11 (16.92%) GitHub
5 10 (15.38%) Azure
5 10 (15.38%) Google Analytics
6 7 (10.77%) GCP
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.62%) IaaS
8 3 (4.62%) PaaS
8 3 (4.62%) SaaS
9 2 (3.08%) BrowserStack
9 2 (3.08%) Slack
10 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) HTTP
2 10 (15.38%) SSL
2 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (58.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
3 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
4 16 (24.62%) Maven
4 16 (24.62%) Selenium
5 12 (18.46%) Gatling
6 11 (16.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Burp Suite
7 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
7 2 (3.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.54%) Automotive
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (70.77%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
3 10 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Python Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) REST
2 15 (23.08%) Node.js
2 15 (23.08%) Web Services
3 14 (21.54%) Play Framework
3 14 (21.54%) Spring
4 12 (18.46%) CSS
4 12 (18.46%) HTML
4 12 (18.46%) SOAP
5 11 (16.92%) CSS3
5 11 (16.92%) Gherkin
5 11 (16.92%) HTML5
5 11 (16.92%) JSON
5 11 (16.92%) Sass
5 11 (16.92%) Spring Boot
5 11 (16.92%) XML
6 10 (15.38%) .NET
7 9 (13.85%) .NET Core
8 8 (12.31%) Spring Cloud
9 7 (10.77%) React
9 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (66.15%) Test Automation
3 32 (49.23%) Scrum
4 28 (43.08%) DevOps
4 28 (43.08%) Kanban
5 26 (40.00%) Build Automation
5 26 (40.00%) TDD
6 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
7 16 (24.62%) Architectural Design
8 14 (21.54%) Analytics
9 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (16.92%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 11 (16.92%) Front End Development
10 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
10 11 (16.92%) Open Source
11 10 (15.38%) Lean Software Development
12 9 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (13.85%) Line Management
12 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (13.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) Java
2 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 25 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 20 (30.77%) Python
5 15 (23.08%) Scala
6 13 (20.00%) C#
7 11 (16.92%) SQL
8 10 (15.38%) TypeScript
9 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.62%) C
10 3 (4.62%) C++
10 3 (4.62%) Go
11 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.08%) Java 8
11 2 (3.08%) Perl
12 1 (1.54%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) WCAG
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (47.69%) Kubernetes
2 11 (16.92%) Ansible
3 10 (15.38%) Grafana
3 10 (15.38%) Kibana
4 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.77%) Puppet
5 6 (9.23%) HAProxy
6 4 (6.15%) Terraform
7 2 (3.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft