Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 45 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 43 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.26% 2.34% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 2.75% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 15
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £380 £318 £398
90th Percentile £588 £633 £595
East Midlands median daily rate £465 £484 £550
% change year-on-year -3.88% -12.05% +29.41%
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 687 581 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.09% 84.94% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 380 544
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £308 £220 £305
90th Percentile £536 £550 £579
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £12.09 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% -29.94% -6.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.15 £9.88
90th Percentile £20.25 £35.13 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -18.84%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 27 £475 -9.52% 1
Microservices
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (79.07%) Java
3 26 (60.47%) Spring
4 23 (53.49%) Spring Boot
5 22 (51.16%) Java 8
6 18 (41.86%) TDD
7 17 (39.53%) Maven
7 17 (39.53%) RESTful
8 16 (37.21%) OO
9 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
10 14 (32.56%) Hibernate
11 13 (30.23%) Docker
12 12 (27.91%) Scrum
13 11 (25.58%) JUnit
14 9 (20.93%) SQL
15 8 (18.60%) .NET
15 8 (18.60%) C#
15 8 (18.60%) SOA
15 8 (18.60%) Finance
15 8 (18.60%) Gradle
15 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
15 8 (18.60%) RAML
15 8 (18.60%) WireMock
16 7 (16.28%) Java 9
16 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (16.28%) MSMQ
17 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
17 6 (13.95%) NServiceBus
17 6 (13.95%) DevOps

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 6 (13.95%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Aerospike
2 2 (4.65%) Blockchain
2 2 (4.65%) OLTP
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Maven
2 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (25.58%) JUnit
4 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.60%) Gradle
5 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.30%) NUnit
5 4 (9.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.65%) Moq
6 2 (4.65%) MSTest
6 2 (4.65%) Protractor
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (4.65%) WebStorm
7 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Java Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) Spring
2 23 (53.49%) Spring Boot
3 17 (39.53%) RESTful
4 14 (32.56%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.60%) .NET
5 8 (18.60%) RAML
5 8 (18.60%) WireMock
6 7 (16.28%) MSMQ
6 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.63%) Angular 2
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.30%) Middleware
9 3 (6.98%) Java EE
9 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.65%) HTML5
10 2 (4.65%) jQuery
10 2 (4.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Fintech
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) TDD
3 16 (37.21%) OO
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) SOA
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) ERP
9 2 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Machine Learning
9 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.65%) Refactoring
9 2 (4.65%) Statistics
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) Java 8
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) Java 9
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft