Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 17 70
Rank change year-on-year -23 +53 -2
Contract jobs citing Microservices 30 111 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.13% 8.86% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 10.00% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 82 23
Oxfordshire median daily rate £456 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -14.29% +34.62%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £435
90th Percentile £656 £700 £538
South East median daily rate £478 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +0.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £42.50

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 604 1,110 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.08% 88.59% 85.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 807 743
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £440 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% -0.56% +10.28%
10th Percentile £154 £270 £260
90th Percentile £588 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.40 £22.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +23.95% +8.82%
10th Percentile £17.59 £12.55 £12.08
90th Percentile £104.15 £55.75 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -11.11%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -25 14 £500 +17.65% 19
Abingdon +5 9 £450 - 1
Kidlington +5 2 £550 -4.35%
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (53.33%) User Experience
4 14 (46.67%) UX Design
5 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 10 (33.33%) Docker
7 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 10 (33.33%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
10 7 (23.33%) DevOps
10 7 (23.33%) C#
11 6 (20.00%) Go
12 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
12 5 (16.67%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) Spring
12 5 (16.67%) Google
12 5 (16.67%) CSS
12 5 (16.67%) HTML
13 4 (13.33%) jQuery
13 4 (13.33%) Spring Boot
14 3 (10.00%) SaaS
14 3 (10.00%) PaaS
14 3 (10.00%) REST
14 3 (10.00%) BDD

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 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 3 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Gatling
3 1 (3.33%) Geb
3 1 (3.33%) GitLab
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) gulp
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Spock
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Applications Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
3 4 (13.33%) Spring Boot
4 3 (10.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) Java EE
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (46.67%) UX Design
4 12 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (23.33%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) Analytics
10 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
10 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (6.67%) ETL
10 2 (6.67%) Fintech
10 2 (6.67%) MVC
10 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (3.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Go
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) ES6
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Splunk