Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +66
Contract jobs citing Microservices 45 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.65% 2.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.65% 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £325
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -23.53%
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 677 612 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 85.05% 82.59% 87.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 408 496
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.48% -5.29%
10th Percentile £291 £254 £278
90th Percentile £531 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.40 £14.68 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.57% -7.53% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.95 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £86.83 £35.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -9.37% +14.75% -11.08%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +10 30 £450 +4.65% 6
Kettering - 1 £500 -
Microservices
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (68.89%) Java
3 29 (64.44%) Spring
4 25 (55.56%) TDD
5 24 (53.33%) Spring Boot
5 24 (53.33%) Java 8
6 23 (51.11%) Maven
7 22 (48.89%) OO
8 19 (42.22%) RESTful
9 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
10 13 (28.89%) Docker
11 11 (24.44%) JUnit
12 9 (20.00%) C#
12 9 (20.00%) .NET
12 9 (20.00%) SOA
12 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
13 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (15.56%) SQL
14 7 (15.56%) BDD
14 7 (15.56%) PaaS
15 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
15 6 (13.33%) NServiceBus
15 6 (13.33%) Gradle
15 6 (13.33%) WireMock
15 6 (13.33%) DevOps
15 6 (13.33%) RAML
15 6 (13.33%) Java 9
16 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework

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 (13.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) PaaS
3 4 (8.89%) IaaS
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) SaaS
4 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Maven
2 11 (24.44%) JUnit
3 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.33%) Gradle
5 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.44%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.67%) Advertising
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Java Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Designer
10 1 (2.22%) Backend Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) Spring
2 24 (53.33%) Spring Boot
3 19 (42.22%) RESTful
4 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (20.00%) .NET
6 6 (13.33%) RAML
6 6 (13.33%) WireMock
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 5 (11.11%) Java EE
7 5 (11.11%) MSMQ
7 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Core
9 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.67%) Kafka
9 3 (6.67%) Node.js
10 2 (4.44%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) TDD
3 22 (48.89%) OO
4 9 (20.00%) SOA
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) DevOps
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (8.89%) Analytics
9 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.89%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) MVC
9 4 (8.89%) SIEM
10 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
11 2 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Java 8
3 9 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Java 9
6 3 (6.67%) C
7 1 (2.22%) ES6
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft