Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +37 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing Microservices 57 70 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.99% 3.82% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 4.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £495 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £400 £344 £275
90th Percentile £638 £642 £585
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £495 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.26% -
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 827 1,642 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.87% 89.63% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 1,214 798
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £261 £274 £263
90th Percentile £580 £533 £575
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 29
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +30.95% -3.67%
10th Percentile £9.01 £10.65 £12.80
90th Percentile £37.63 £41.50 £31.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £26.58 £19.50
% change year-on-year -45.44% +36.28% -10.55%

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 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (57.89%) Git (software)
3 30 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 30 (52.63%) DevOps
4 28 (49.12%) Mentoring
5 27 (47.37%) Coaching
5 27 (47.37%) JIRA
6 26 (45.61%) Confluence
6 26 (45.61%) Java
7 25 (43.86%) BDD
7 25 (43.86%) Slack
8 21 (36.84%) SFIA
8 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 20 (35.09%) Scrum
10 19 (33.33%) REST
11 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 18 (31.58%) SDLC
12 17 (29.82%) Puppet
13 16 (28.07%) Node.js
14 15 (26.32%) Kanban
15 14 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (24.56%) Linux
15 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (24.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (22.81%) Burp Suite
16 13 (22.81%) OWASP
16 13 (22.81%) WCAG
16 13 (22.81%) HP UFT
16 13 (22.81%) LoadRunner

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 26 (45.61%) Confluence
2 7 (12.28%) nginx
3 5 (8.77%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Slack
2 5 (8.77%) Heroku
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.75%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.53%) Big Data
4 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 33 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 30 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 27 (47.37%) JIRA
4 13 (22.81%) Burp Suite
4 13 (22.81%) HP UFT
4 13 (22.81%) JMeter
4 13 (22.81%) LoadRunner
5 7 (12.28%) JUnit
5 7 (12.28%) SonarQube
6 6 (10.53%) Firebug
6 6 (10.53%) Gradle
6 6 (10.53%) Hamcrest
7 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium
9 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.75%) FindBugs
9 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Architect
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Agile Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) JIRA Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Digital Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) REST
2 16 (28.07%) Node.js
3 12 (21.05%) HTML
4 10 (17.54%) Spring Boot
5 9 (15.79%) Spring
6 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.28%) CSS
7 7 (12.28%) JSON
7 7 (12.28%) JSP
7 7 (12.28%) Spring MVC
7 7 (12.28%) XML
7 7 (12.28%) XSD
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
8 6 (10.53%) jQuery
8 6 (10.53%) React
9 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (8.77%) Play Framework
10 3 (5.26%) Kafka
11 2 (3.51%) Web Services
12 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
1 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (52.63%) DevOps
3 28 (49.12%) Mentoring
4 27 (47.37%) Coaching
5 25 (43.86%) BDD
6 21 (36.84%) SFIA
7 20 (35.09%) Scrum
8 18 (31.58%) SDLC
8 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 15 (26.32%) Kanban
10 14 (24.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (22.81%) OWASP
11 13 (22.81%) TDD
12 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
12 11 (19.30%) ITIL
12 11 (19.30%) Service Management
12 11 (19.30%) Test Management
12 11 (19.30%) Web Operations
13 10 (17.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Scala
5 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 9 (15.79%) Python
6 5 (8.77%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) WCAG
2 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Puppet
2 13 (22.81%) Nessus
3 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.77%) Terraform
4 4 (7.02%) Ansible
5 2 (3.51%) Nagios
5 2 (3.51%) OpenNMS
6 1 (1.75%) Grafana
6 1 (1.75%) Graylog
6 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) Informatica
2 1 (1.75%) OpenText
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat