Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 60 76
Rank change year-on-year +34 +16 -25
Contract jobs citing Microservices 55 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.83% 1.58% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.80% 1.91% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 11
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +38.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £389 £528 £363
90th Percentile £575 £645 £800
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire 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 809 679 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.70% 82.50% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 384 611
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +25.93%
10th Percentile £260 £241 £281
90th Percentile £550 £587 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.52% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.42% -31.25% +44.14%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.38 £26.49 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -1.69%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in South Yorkshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in South Yorkshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 August 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
Sheffield +26 38 £438 -30.00% 22
Barnsley - 2 £625 -
Doncaster - 1 £550 -
Microservices
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (60.00%) Spring
3 32 (58.18%) Spring Boot
3 32 (58.18%) Java 8
4 25 (45.45%) REST
5 23 (41.82%) TDD
6 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (30.91%) RESTful
7 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
7 17 (30.91%) SOA
8 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
8 16 (29.09%) Web Services
8 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
9 15 (27.27%) Ansible
9 15 (27.27%) Docker
9 15 (27.27%) Puppet
9 15 (27.27%) SOAP
10 14 (25.45%) Finance
10 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
11 13 (23.64%) OO
12 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
12 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (20.00%) SFIA
13 11 (20.00%) Coaching
14 10 (18.18%) SDLC
15 9 (16.36%) BDD
15 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
15 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
15 9 (16.36%) Hibernate

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Slack
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.64%) Burp Suite
5 2 (3.64%) JMeter
5 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 24 (43.64%) Java Developer
3 15 (27.27%) Architect
3 15 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) Spring
2 32 (58.18%) Spring Boot
3 25 (45.45%) REST
4 17 (30.91%) RESTful
5 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 15 (27.27%) SOAP
7 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.91%) Node.js
9 3 (5.45%) Dropwizard
9 3 (5.45%) Kafka
10 1 (1.82%) .NET
10 1 (1.82%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) DataPower
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
1 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) TDD
3 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (30.91%) SOA
5 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
6 13 (23.64%) OO
7 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
7 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (20.00%) Coaching
8 11 (20.00%) SFIA
9 10 (18.18%) SDLC
10 9 (16.36%) BDD
10 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.73%) DevOps
12 6 (10.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.91%) User Stories
13 5 (9.09%) Business Transformation
13 5 (9.09%) Decision-Making
13 5 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) Java 8
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Ansible
1 15 (27.27%) Puppet
2 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.45%) HP ALM
4 2 (3.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) IBM
2 3 (5.45%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Informatica