Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 70 84
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing Microservices 55 18 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.39% 2.15% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 2.45% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 57
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £535 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +12.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £357 £413 £381
90th Percentile £588 £638 £521
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £535 £475
% change year-on-year -15.89% +12.63% -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 763 734 2,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.62% 87.49% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 524 1,476
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -19.75%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.25 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.47% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.31 £14.12 £15.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £47.83 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +7.14% +86.67%

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 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) TDD
3 22 (40.00%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 18 (32.73%) BDD
6 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
8 13 (23.64%) Linux
9 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
9 11 (20.00%) RESTful
9 11 (20.00%) Node.js
10 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (18.18%) DevOps
10 10 (18.18%) CSS
10 10 (18.18%) Web Services
10 10 (18.18%) JSON
10 10 (18.18%) JIRA
11 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.36%) High Availability
12 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
12 8 (14.55%) Line Management
12 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
12 8 (14.55%) Front End Development
12 8 (14.55%) C#
12 8 (14.55%) .NET
12 8 (14.55%) Kanban

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 7 (12.73%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) nginx
2 3 (5.45%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Slack
3 4 (7.27%) BrowserStack
3 4 (7.27%) GitHub
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) Boomi
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) IaaS
5 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Skype
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) KDB
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.18%) JIRA
4 7 (12.73%) JUnit
5 5 (9.09%) Selenium
6 4 (7.27%) FindBugs
6 4 (7.27%) gulp
6 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.45%) Gradle
7 3 (5.45%) Hamcrest
7 3 (5.45%) JMeter
7 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.64%) Burp Suite
8 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.64%) Maven
8 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.82%) Gatling
9 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.82%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
1 4 (7.27%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Service Manager
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Angular Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Product Owner
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Product Owner
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
1 11 (20.00%) Node.js
1 11 (20.00%) RESTful
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 10 (18.18%) JSON
2 10 (18.18%) Web Services
3 8 (14.55%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.73%) REST
5 6 (10.91%) XML
6 5 (9.09%) LESS
6 5 (9.09%) Spring
6 5 (9.09%) Spring Boot
7 4 (7.27%) J2EE
7 4 (7.27%) jQuery
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.45%) Ajax
8 3 (5.45%) Angular 2
8 3 (5.45%) Velocity
9 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Social Media
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Blog
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) TDD
3 19 (34.55%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) BDD
5 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (16.36%) High Availability
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) Front End Development
8 8 (14.55%) Kanban
8 8 (14.55%) Line Management
8 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.73%) Coaching
9 7 (12.73%) SFIA
10 6 (10.91%) Migration
10 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
10 6 (10.91%) SDLC
10 6 (10.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) Java 8
6 6 (10.91%) Python
7 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) APMG
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) WCAG
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Ansible
1 4 (7.27%) Matomo
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
1 4 (7.27%) Terraform
2 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.64%) Nessus
4 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.82%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Dell
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase