Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 67 67
Rank change year-on-year +38 0 -13
Contract jobs citing Microservices 54 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.68% 1.02% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 1.25% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 5 13
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £399 £349 £363
90th Percentile £615 £535 £790
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +3.53% -10.53% +18.75%
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 802 642 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.33% 81.78% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 369 576
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +26.92%
10th Percentile £268 £223 £263
90th Percentile £550 £562 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% -20.00% +13.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £12.90
90th Percentile £57.88 £26.15 £26.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.31 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +56.19% -17.46% -5.80%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +32 43 £439 +12.14% 8
Barnsley - 2 £625 -
Doncaster - 1 £550 -
Microservices
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 44 (81.48%) Java
2 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) Spring
4 27 (50.00%) REST
5 26 (48.15%) Spring Boot
5 26 (48.15%) Java 8
6 24 (44.44%) TDD
7 19 (35.19%) RESTful
8 18 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
10 16 (29.63%) Coaching
10 16 (29.63%) SFIA
10 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
12 14 (25.93%) SDLC
13 13 (24.07%) BDD
13 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
13 13 (24.07%) OO
14 12 (22.22%) Web Services
15 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
15 11 (20.37%) Maven
16 10 (18.52%) HP UFT
16 10 (18.52%) SOAP
16 10 (18.52%) JIRA
16 10 (18.52%) Confluence
17 9 (16.67%) Puppet
17 9 (16.67%) Ansible
17 9 (16.67%) Docker
17 9 (16.67%) SOA

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 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Slack
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) GitHub
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.37%) Maven
4 10 (18.52%) HP UFT
4 10 (18.52%) JIRA
5 5 (9.26%) Burp Suite
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) JMeter
5 5 (9.26%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Architect
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) Spring
2 27 (50.00%) REST
3 26 (48.15%) Spring Boot
4 19 (35.19%) RESTful
5 12 (22.22%) Web Services
6 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
7 10 (18.52%) SOAP
8 5 (9.26%) Node.js
9 1 (1.85%) .NET
9 1 (1.85%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.85%) CSS
9 1 (1.85%) Dropwizard
9 1 (1.85%) HTML
9 1 (1.85%) J2EE
9 1 (1.85%) JSON
9 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) DataPower
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
1 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) TDD
3 18 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
5 16 (29.63%) Coaching
5 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (29.63%) SFIA
6 14 (25.93%) SDLC
7 13 (24.07%) BDD
7 13 (24.07%) OO
8 9 (16.67%) SOA
9 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.11%) DevOps
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL
11 6 (11.11%) Service Management
11 6 (11.11%) Test Management
11 6 (11.11%) User Stories
12 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) Java 8
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
1 5 (9.26%) WCAG
2 2 (3.70%) PSD2
3 1 (1.85%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Ansible
1 9 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 9 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) HP ALM
2 5 (9.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) Informatica
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft