Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 63 65
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 +32
Contract jobs citing Microservices 58 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.99% 3.29% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 3.80% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 13
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £503 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.42% +11.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £368 £413 £363
90th Percentile £700 £593 £481
South East median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 829 1,052 1,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.64% 86.51% 87.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 832 758
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £294 £265 £213
90th Percentile £575 £612 £570
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +17.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £14.38 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.63 £77.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 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
Oxford +20 20 £425 -15.00% 16
Abingdon +2 15 - - 5
Kidlington - 2 - - 2
Thame - 2 £750 -
Wantage - 1 £300 - 2
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) AngularJS
3 29 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
5 27 (46.55%) User Experience
6 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
7 23 (39.66%) UX Design
8 20 (34.48%) Go
8 20 (34.48%) Java
9 19 (32.76%) Google
9 19 (32.76%) Docker
9 19 (32.76%) Angular 2
10 18 (31.03%) HTML
11 16 (27.59%) CSS
11 16 (27.59%) Web Application Development
11 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
12 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
12 15 (25.86%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 13 (22.41%) Web Services
14 12 (20.69%) Kubernetes
15 10 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (15.52%) Ansible
16 9 (15.52%) HTML5
16 9 (15.52%) Puppet
17 8 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
17 8 (13.79%) Life Science
17 8 (13.79%) jQuery
17 8 (13.79%) Python
17 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing

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 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.72%) Drupal
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.34%) Serverless
4 5 (8.62%) PaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Ant
2 2 (3.45%) JUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.45%) Mockito
3 1 (1.72%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Applications Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Web Applications Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Angular Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Cloud Software Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) AngularJS
2 19 (32.76%) Angular 2
3 18 (31.03%) HTML
4 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 9 (15.52%) HTML5
7 8 (13.79%) jQuery
8 5 (8.62%) Spring
9 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.90%) J2EE
9 4 (6.90%) REST
9 4 (6.90%) RESTful
10 3 (5.17%) Symfony
11 2 (3.45%) Kafka
11 2 (3.45%) Laravel
11 2 (3.45%) React
11 2 (3.45%) Spring Boot
12 1 (1.72%) Dropwizard
12 1 (1.72%) pytest
12 1 (1.72%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) User Experience
2 8 (13.79%) Life Science
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
4 23 (39.66%) UX Design
5 16 (27.59%) Web Application Development
6 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
6 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
6 15 (25.86%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 8 (13.79%) DevOps
7 8 (13.79%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.34%) Build Automation
8 6 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) TDD
10 3 (5.17%) Migration
10 3 (5.17%) Open Source
10 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 3 (5.17%) SDLC
10 3 (5.17%) Web Development
11 2 (3.45%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) Go
2 20 (34.48%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) Python
4 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Groovy
7 2 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.72%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Java 8
8 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Kubernetes
2 9 (15.52%) Ansible
2 9 (15.52%) Puppet
3 8 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Google
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Facebook
3 1 (1.72%) Xamarin