Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 47 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 +7
Contract jobs citing Microservices 35 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.75% 3.13% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 3.72% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +38.89% -9.09%
10th Percentile £403 £413 £406
90th Percentile £545 £645 £480
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £460
% change year-on-year - -2.17% -3.16%
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 815 699 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.35% 84.01% 83.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 386 643
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £253 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £588 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 36
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £35.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.90% +61.95% +57.14%
10th Percentile £9.31 £18.14 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.45 £48.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year - +16.04% -0.90%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Sheffield +4 31 £450 -28.00% 24
Doncaster - 1 £400 -
Microservices
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Java
3 22 (62.86%) Spring
4 20 (57.14%) Spring Boot
5 19 (54.29%) Java 8
6 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
7 15 (42.86%) TDD
7 15 (42.86%) RESTful
8 14 (40.00%) Node.js
9 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
10 12 (34.29%) Docker
11 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
11 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
12 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
13 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
13 9 (25.71%) DevOps
13 9 (25.71%) OO
14 8 (22.86%) Open Source
14 8 (22.86%) Progressive Web App
14 8 (22.86%) Asynchronous Programming
14 8 (22.86%) React
14 8 (22.86%) ES6
14 8 (22.86%) Vue.js
15 7 (20.00%) Puppet
15 7 (20.00%) SOA
15 7 (20.00%) HTML
15 7 (20.00%) CSS
15 7 (20.00%) Web Services
15 7 (20.00%) Pair Programming
16 6 (17.14%) Maven

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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Confluence
1 2 (5.71%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) Jetty
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Slack
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) Spock
5 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Spring
2 20 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 15 (42.86%) RESTful
4 14 (40.00%) Node.js
5 11 (31.43%) Hibernate
6 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 8 (22.86%) React
7 8 (22.86%) Vue.js
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) HTML
8 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) REST
10 4 (11.43%) Kafka
11 3 (8.57%) Dropwizard
11 3 (8.57%) SOAP
12 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
12 2 (5.71%) J2EE
12 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) DataPower
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Asynchronous Programming
5 8 (22.86%) Open Source
5 8 (22.86%) Progressive Web App
6 7 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 7 (20.00%) SOA
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Coaching
10 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 3 (8.57%) SFIA
11 2 (5.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) Java 8
3 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.86%) ES6
6 6 (17.14%) Python
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) Kotlin
9 2 (5.71%) Perl
9 2 (5.71%) Scala
9 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.86%) C#
10 1 (2.86%) PHP
10 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Ansible
3 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.71%) Terraform
5 1 (2.86%) Grafana
5 1 (2.86%) Graylog
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk