Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 28 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.30% 3.76% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 4.38% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 20
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £473 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -14.09% -
10th Percentile £364 £332 £441
90th Percentile £711 £615 £589
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -
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 710 594 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.63% 85.96% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 370 588
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £306 £220 £281
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.17 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -3.91% -37.23%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.29 £10.40
90th Percentile £20.25 £13.00 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -13.58%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -7 13 £444 +9.57% 1
Microservices
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (75.00%) Java
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (42.86%) Spring Boot
4 11 (39.29%) Docker
4 11 (39.29%) Java 8
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) JUnit
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) SOA
7 7 (25.00%) Maven
8 6 (21.43%) RESTful
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
8 6 (21.43%) WireMock
8 6 (21.43%) RAML
8 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (21.43%) Gradle
9 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
9 5 (17.86%) DevOps
9 5 (17.86%) Java 9
9 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
9 5 (17.86%) TDD

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 4 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospike
2 2 (7.14%) Blockchain
2 2 (7.14%) OLTP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) JUnit
3 7 (25.00%) Maven
4 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 6 (21.43%) Gradle
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.71%) NUnit
6 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.14%) Moq
6 2 (7.14%) MSTest
6 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (7.14%) Protractor
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (7.14%) WebStorm
7 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Backend Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Blockchain Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.57%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) Spring Boot
3 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) MSMQ
3 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (21.43%) RAML
3 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) WireMock
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 4 (14.29%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) Java EE
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Fintech
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (7.14%) Case Management
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.14%) Statistics
6 2 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Java 8
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) Java 9
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle