Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 October 2020 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 39 29
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10 +24
Contract jobs citing Microservices 8 43 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.48% 4.48% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 5.21% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 32 34
Median daily rate £555 £468 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.72% +6.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £515 £395 £371
90th Percentile £592 £600 £571
Yorkshire median daily rate £510 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +7.37% +8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 198 826 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.09% 86.13% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 604 471
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £583 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 22
Median hourly rate £10.56 £14.39 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.62% -4.07% -7.92%
10th Percentile £9.23 £10.16 £9.31
90th Percentile £25.90 £22.00 £27.17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.25 £17.41
% change year-on-year +38.46% -6.66% +21.32%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in South Yorkshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in South Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Microservices in South Yorkshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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
Sheffield +16 6 £555 +18.72% 8
Doncaster - 1 - -
Microservices
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Servlets
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Kafka
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (50.00%) Fraud Detection
2 4 (50.00%) Java 8
2 4 (50.00%) Confluent
3 3 (37.50%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) API Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
5 1 (12.50%) Terraform
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
1 4 (50.00%) Kafka
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Servlets
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) COM
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Fraud Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Java 8
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Confluent
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft