Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 31 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Microservices 45 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.81% 4.97% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.81% 5.85% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 25
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £470 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -14.55% -12.00%
10th Percentile £373 £335 £403
90th Percentile £638 £530 £595
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £550
% change year-on-year - -13.64% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 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 661 530 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.29% 84.94% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 331 571
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.76% +1.82%
10th Percentile £308 £231 £225
90th Percentile £579 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £392 £385
% change year-on-year +4.59% +1.82% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 20
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.09 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.32% -16.34% -20.90%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.29 £10.48
90th Percentile £17.98 £13.00 £32.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.26% -11.09%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 2019. 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 +9 26 £488 +2.63% 3
Microservices
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 34 (75.56%) Java
2 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) Docker
4 26 (57.78%) Spring Boot
5 24 (53.33%) Spring
6 19 (42.22%) Java 8
7 17 (37.78%) Maven
8 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
9 15 (33.33%) TDD
10 13 (28.89%) OO
10 13 (28.89%) DevOps
11 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) JUnit
13 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
13 8 (17.78%) Scrum
13 8 (17.78%) Kubernetes
14 7 (15.56%) RESTful
14 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
14 7 (15.56%) Finance
14 7 (15.56%) Terraform
15 6 (13.33%) SOA
15 6 (13.33%) AppDynamics
15 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
15 6 (13.33%) OpenShift
16 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
16 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (11.11%) Java EE

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) OpenShift
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospike
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) OLTP
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Maven
2 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.00%) JUnit
4 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) CA Release Automation
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) Gradle
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
5 4 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.44%) Moq
6 2 (4.44%) MSTest
6 2 (4.44%) NUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Protractor
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (4.44%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) AWS Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Backend Developer
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.22%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) AWS Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Blockchain Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Digital Architect
9 1 (2.22%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Spring Boot
2 24 (53.33%) Spring
3 12 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (15.56%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) .NET
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (11.11%) Java EE
5 5 (11.11%) MSMQ
5 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (8.89%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (8.89%) Kafka
6 4 (8.89%) Middleware
6 4 (8.89%) RAML
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) WireMock
7 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.67%) GraphQL
7 3 (6.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Fintech
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (28.89%) DevOps
3 13 (28.89%) OO
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.89%) Build Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (8.89%) ERP
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) SOLID
9 2 (4.44%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) Java 8
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) Java 9
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Kubernetes
2 7 (15.56%) Terraform
3 4 (8.89%) Kibana
3 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Splunk