Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Microservices 41 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.79% 2.50% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 3.01% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 19
South Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +38.89% -9.09%
10th Percentile £375 £475 £404
90th Percentile £574 £645 £760
Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -6.58% - -
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 726 664 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.81% 82.90% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 362 607
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £232 £270
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.99
90th Percentile £27.17 £43.50 £49.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +20 30 £438 -30.00% 9
Barnsley - 2 £625 - 1
Doncaster - 1 £400 - 2
Microservices
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 37 (90.24%) Java
2 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (70.73%) Spring
4 28 (68.29%) Java 8
5 27 (65.85%) Spring Boot
6 15 (36.59%) TDD
7 14 (34.15%) Docker
8 13 (31.71%) REST
8 13 (31.71%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) SOA
9 12 (29.27%) RESTful
10 10 (24.39%) Puppet
10 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (24.39%) OO
10 10 (24.39%) Finance
10 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
11 9 (21.95%) SOAP
11 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
11 9 (21.95%) DevOps
11 9 (21.95%) Ansible
11 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
12 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
12 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
14 6 (14.63%) Maven
14 6 (14.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 5 (12.20%) Dropwizard
15 5 (12.20%) Banking
15 5 (12.20%) IBM

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 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Jetty
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
4 3 (7.32%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) Spring
2 27 (65.85%) Spring Boot
3 13 (31.71%) REST
3 13 (31.71%) Web Services
4 12 (29.27%) RESTful
5 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
6 9 (21.95%) SOAP
7 5 (12.20%) Dropwizard
7 5 (12.20%) Kafka
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.32%) Node.js
8 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.44%) .NET
10 1 (2.44%) CSS
10 1 (2.44%) HTML
10 1 (2.44%) J2EE
10 1 (2.44%) JAXB
10 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) SOA
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (24.39%) OO
5 9 (21.95%) DevOps
6 8 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
8 6 (14.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
10 3 (7.32%) Open Source
10 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.88%) Change Management
11 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.88%) Migration
11 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) Java 8
3 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Kotlin
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) Ansible
2 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) Graylog
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk