Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 13 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 82 60
Rank change year-on-year +58 -22 +46
Contract jobs citing Microservices 91 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.64% 2.33% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.83% 2.76% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 23
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £513 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +31.41% -25.71%
10th Percentile £375 £413 £363
90th Percentile £700 £605 £481
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,031 1,052 1,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 86.57% 84.57% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 846 796
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 36
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +17.95% -13.33%
10th Percentile £15.30 £13.67 £13.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £77.50 £45.88
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.67% -5.26% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Oxfordshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Oxfordshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Oxfordshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 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
Oxford +39 50 £425 -15.84% 24
Abingdon +3 16 - - 7
Kidlington - 4 £413 -
Thame - 2 £750 -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 13 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 72 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
2 57 (62.64%) AngularJS
3 51 (56.04%) User Experience
3 51 (56.04%) Test Automation
4 48 (52.75%) UX Design
5 43 (47.25%) HTML
5 43 (47.25%) Go
6 41 (45.05%) CSS
7 33 (36.26%) Java
8 30 (32.97%) jQuery
9 28 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 26 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (26.37%) Angular 2
12 20 (21.98%) Web Application Development
13 18 (19.78%) Google
14 17 (18.68%) Docker
15 16 (17.58%) Web Development
15 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
15 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
16 15 (16.48%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 14 (15.38%) HTML5
17 14 (15.38%) Web Services
18 12 (13.19%) TDD
19 11 (12.09%) Google Cloud Platform
20 10 (10.99%) Ansible
20 10 (10.99%) Front End Development
20 10 (10.99%) Puppet
20 10 (10.99%) Scala
21 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.10%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.49%) PaaS
5 5 (5.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.49%) Maven
3 4 (4.40%) Ant
3 4 (4.40%) JUnit
3 4 (4.40%) Mockito
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) Gradle
5 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) Grunt
5 1 (1.10%) gulp
5 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
1 6 (6.59%) Publishing
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Billing
3 1 (1.10%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) Web Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Applications Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Web Applications Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Angular Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Cloud Developer
8 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Digital Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.49%) PHP Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Cloud Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.30%) AWS DevOps
11 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (62.64%) AngularJS
2 43 (47.25%) HTML
3 41 (45.05%) CSS
4 30 (32.97%) jQuery
5 24 (26.37%) Angular 2
6 14 (15.38%) HTML5
6 14 (15.38%) Web Services
7 7 (7.69%) Spring
8 6 (6.59%) Symfony
9 5 (5.49%) .NET
9 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.49%) Laravel
9 5 (5.49%) Node.js
10 4 (4.40%) J2EE
10 4 (4.40%) React
10 4 (4.40%) REST
10 4 (4.40%) Spring Boot
11 3 (3.30%) Dropwizard
11 3 (3.30%) Java EE
11 3 (3.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (56.04%) User Experience
2 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.59%) Life Science
5 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.04%) Test Automation
3 48 (52.75%) UX Design
4 28 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 20 (21.98%) Web Application Development
6 16 (17.58%) Mathematics
6 16 (17.58%) Web Development
7 15 (16.48%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 12 (13.19%) TDD
9 10 (10.99%) Front End Development
10 9 (9.89%) DevOps
10 9 (9.89%) Scrum
11 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.69%) SDLC
12 7 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
2 43 (47.25%) Go
3 33 (36.26%) Java
4 10 (10.99%) Scala
5 9 (9.89%) Python
6 6 (6.59%) C++
6 6 (6.59%) PHP
7 5 (5.49%) C#
7 5 (5.49%) Groovy
7 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.30%) Java 8
9 2 (2.20%) SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) GDPR
3 2 (2.20%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Ansible
1 10 (10.99%) Puppet
2 9 (9.89%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Google
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook
4 1 (1.10%) New Relic