Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport 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 13 April 2021 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
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Microservices 15 46 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 6.52% 14.98% 9.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 16.61% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 38 31
10th Percentile £485 £320 £350
25th Percentile £499 £416 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.50% - -9.09%
75th Percentile £550 £536 £563
90th Percentile " £566 £588
South Wales median daily rate £516 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +8.63% -9.52% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 205 277 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 89.13% 90.23% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 218 252
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
25th Percentile £416 £402 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £529 £536
90th Percentile £613 £563 £575
South Wales median daily rate £433 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 16
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.71 £15.00
25th Percentile £16.37 " £18.06
Median hourly rate £21.86 £19.18 £23.25
Median % change year-on-year +13.97% -17.49% -51.06%
75th Percentile £25.00 £22.38 £43.00
90th Percentile £36.20 £23.85 £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +7.89% -17.09% +23.88%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Newport

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Microservices in Newport

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 Newport region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 13 (86.67%) SOA
2 12 (80.00%) GCP
3 11 (73.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (60.00%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (53.33%) Terraform
6 7 (46.67%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (40.00%) Data Management
8 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 4 (26.67%) Information Security
9 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (20.00%) AWS
10 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
11 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
11 2 (13.33%) Data Science
11 2 (13.33%) Google
11 2 (13.33%) TDD
11 2 (13.33%) C#
11 2 (13.33%) BDD
11 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
11 2 (13.33%) Docker

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) GCP
2 3 (20.00%) AWS
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Python Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) SOA
2 11 (73.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Data Management
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Data Science
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google