Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 19 February 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 28 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +20
Contract jobs citing Microservices 14 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.30% 5.58% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 6.47% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 42 18
Northamptonshire median daily rate £413 £513 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.51% +9.92% -15.23%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £329
90th Percentile £460 £638 £497
East Midlands median daily rate £435 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -8.42% - -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 232 680 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 87.88% 86.19% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 510 320
Northamptonshire median daily rate £373 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £151 £310 £250
90th Percentile £500 £575 £541
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -0.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £11.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +35.32% -20.82%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.60 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £15.41 £41.82
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.86% -20.00% +12.90%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Northamptonshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microservices in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Northamptonshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 6 £413 -23.26% 2
Microservices
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) Spring Boot
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) Docker
4 10 (71.43%) Kubernetes
4 10 (71.43%) Java 8
5 9 (64.29%) DevOps
6 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (57.14%) OO
6 8 (57.14%) Terraform
7 7 (50.00%) AWS
8 5 (35.71%) RESTful
8 5 (35.71%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle
10 2 (14.29%) JUnit
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Maven
10 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (14.29%) BDD
10 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 1 (7.14%) Degree
11 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
11 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 1 (7.14%) Scrum
11 1 (7.14%) J2EE
11 1 (7.14%) C#
11 1 (7.14%) Sun

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Java Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Spring
1 13 (92.86%) Spring Boot
2 5 (35.71%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Java 8
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 8 (57.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sun