Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 20 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +35
Contract jobs citing Microservices 23 55 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.22% 8.66% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.43% 9.86% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 41
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -15.89%
10th Percentile £394 £393 £356
90th Percentile £590 £500 £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 185 558 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.24% 87.87% 88.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 371 533
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £324 £275 £263
90th Percentile £571 £575 £600
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.03 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.92% +52.24% -60.94%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.17 £10.13
90th Percentile £44.88 £55.93 £33.80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.03 £13.50
% change year-on-year +83.92% +40.96% -53.85%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

Microservices
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (52.17%) AWS
2 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Node.js
4 9 (39.13%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) REST
5 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
5 8 (34.78%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) Google
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) HTTP
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Terraform
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
7 6 (26.09%) CSS3
7 6 (26.09%) Ansible
7 6 (26.09%) Docker
7 6 (26.09%) Python
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
8 5 (21.74%) Azure
8 5 (21.74%) Selenium

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 3 (13.04%) Headless CMS
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Azure
3 4 (17.39%) GCP
3 4 (17.39%) Serverless
4 3 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Functions
4 3 (13.04%) Firebase
4 3 (13.04%) GitHub
4 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Apigee
5 2 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
1 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
4 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
4 3 (13.04%) Gatling
4 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) GitLab
General
1 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Node.js
2 8 (34.78%) REST
2 8 (34.78%) Spring
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) CSS3
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) React
6 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
6 4 (17.39%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
7 3 (13.04%) GraphQL
7 3 (13.04%) Guice
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) Play Framework
7 3 (13.04%) React Native
7 3 (13.04%) Sass
7 3 (13.04%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Native
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Android
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Line Management
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Progressive Web App
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) Java 8
6 3 (13.04%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Terraform
2 6 (26.09%) Ansible
3 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
4 4 (17.39%) Puppet
5 3 (13.04%) Grafana
5 3 (13.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle