Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 70 82
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 0
Contract jobs citing Microservices 41 74 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.64% 3.53% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 4.07% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £365 £419
90th Percentile £638 £676 £653
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +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 772 1818 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.33% 86.74% 86.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 1331 852
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £353 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% -15.06% +8.50%
10th Percentile £253 £243 £266
90th Percentile £563 £525 £605
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £389 £350 £411
% change year-on-year +11.07% -14.89% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 68 41
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +33.33% +7.28%
10th Percentile £10.55 £18.73 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £43.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +5.23%

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 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Git (software)
3 24 (58.54%) DevOps
3 24 (58.54%) Java
4 23 (56.10%) Mentoring
5 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
5 22 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (51.22%) BDD
6 21 (51.22%) JIRA
7 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
7 20 (48.78%) Confluence
7 20 (48.78%) Coaching
7 20 (48.78%) Slack
8 18 (43.90%) Software Engineering
9 17 (41.46%) Scrum
10 14 (34.15%) HTML
10 14 (34.15%) SFIA
10 14 (34.15%) Node.js
11 13 (31.71%) Puppet
11 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (31.71%) TDD
12 12 (29.27%) Linux
12 12 (29.27%) REST
12 12 (29.27%) Kanban
12 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (29.27%) SDLC
13 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (24.39%) Scala
14 10 (24.39%) SQL
15 9 (21.95%) CSS

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 20 (48.78%) Confluence
2 8 (19.51%) nginx
3 5 (12.20%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Slack
2 5 (12.20%) Heroku
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) Git (software)
2 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
3 21 (51.22%) JIRA
4 8 (19.51%) Burp Suite
4 8 (19.51%) HP UFT
4 8 (19.51%) JMeter
4 8 (19.51%) LoadRunner
4 8 (19.51%) SonarQube
5 6 (14.63%) Firebug
5 6 (14.63%) Gradle
5 6 (14.63%) Hamcrest
5 6 (14.63%) JUnit
6 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.88%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
1 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Agile Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (14.63%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
1 14 (34.15%) Node.js
2 12 (29.27%) REST
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
4 8 (19.51%) HTML5
5 7 (17.07%) Spring
6 6 (14.63%) jQuery
6 6 (14.63%) JSON
6 6 (14.63%) JSP
6 6 (14.63%) Spring Boot
6 6 (14.63%) Spring MVC
6 6 (14.63%) XML
6 6 (14.63%) XSD
7 5 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (12.20%) Play Framework
7 5 (12.20%) React
8 3 (7.32%) Java EE
8 3 (7.32%) Java SE
8 3 (7.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
1 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) DevOps
3 23 (56.10%) Mentoring
4 22 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (51.22%) BDD
6 20 (48.78%) Coaching
7 18 (43.90%) Software Engineering
8 17 (41.46%) Scrum
9 14 (34.15%) SFIA
10 13 (31.71%) TDD
11 12 (29.27%) Kanban
11 12 (29.27%) SDLC
12 11 (26.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (21.95%) Open Source
13 9 (21.95%) Software Architecture
14 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
14 8 (19.51%) OWASP
14 8 (19.51%) Static Code Analysis
14 8 (19.51%) Test Management
14 8 (19.51%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) Scala
3 10 (24.39%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
4 8 (19.51%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) WCAG
2 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 6 (14.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Nessus
2 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft