Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 March 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 79 109
Rank change year-on-year +21 +30 +37
Contract jobs citing Microservices 103 73 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.57% 2.52% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 2.94% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 10
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% -9.40%
10th Percentile £371 £425 £400
90th Percentile £671 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -0.94% +0.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,531 2,479 1,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.82% 85.45% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,820 1,755 1,115
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £256
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 58 82
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £42.18 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.84% +68.70% -37.50%
10th Percentile £11.22 £12.05 £13.05
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.28 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.29 £21.75
% change year-on-year +2.92% +11.68% -20.91%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Surrey

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Surrey

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Surrey

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 March 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
Guildford -3 15 £528 - 4
Reigate +8 11 £525 +5.00% 3
Staines -5 9 £488 +2.63%
Woking -2 8 £478 -4.50%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £400 - 1
Weybridge +9 3 £488 -15.22%
Farnham - 3 £450 - 1
Leatherhead +2 2 £613 +36.11% 4
Godalming - 2 - -
Chertsey - 2 £319 -
Redhill +10 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £538 - 4
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 80 (77.67%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (60.19%) Java
3 48 (46.60%) Spring
4 47 (45.63%) DevOps
5 36 (34.95%) Spring Boot
6 35 (33.98%) TDD
7 33 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (31.07%) Docker
9 28 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (25.24%) Scrum
11 25 (24.27%) Git (software)
12 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
12 23 (22.33%) HTML
12 23 (22.33%) CSS
13 22 (21.36%) C#
13 22 (21.36%) QA
13 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
14 21 (20.39%) BDD
14 21 (20.39%) .NET
15 20 (19.42%) Java 8
16 19 (18.45%) NoSQL
16 19 (18.45%) REST
16 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
17 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
17 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
18 17 (16.50%) Maven
18 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (15.53%) RESTful
19 16 (15.53%) jQuery
19 16 (15.53%) Node.js

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 11 (10.68%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.74%) Confluence
3 8 (7.77%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.83%) CMS
5 5 (4.85%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.91%) Anypoint
6 3 (2.91%) Mule
7 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.97%) Apache
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.68%) PaaS
4 7 (6.80%) BrowserStack
4 7 (6.80%) IaaS
5 6 (5.83%) GitHub
5 6 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.94%) Apigee
8 2 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.94%) Boomi
8 2 (1.94%) iPaaS
8 2 (1.94%) SaaS
9 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.97%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.97%) Serverless
9 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) NoSQL
2 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
3 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (11.65%) Big Data
4 12 (11.65%) Hadoop
5 9 (8.74%) MySQL
6 6 (5.83%) Parquet
6 6 (5.83%) Redis
7 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.88%) NewSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.94%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.97%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
3 17 (16.50%) Maven
4 15 (14.56%) Selenium
5 12 (11.65%) Visual Studio
6 11 (10.68%) JUnit
7 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (8.74%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.77%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.77%) JIRA
10 7 (6.80%) JMeter
10 7 (6.80%) SonarQube
11 6 (5.83%) Bower
11 6 (5.83%) Grunt
12 5 (4.85%) git-flow
13 4 (3.88%) GitLab
13 4 (3.88%) Mockito
13 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
14 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.97%) Moq
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.94%) German Language
4 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Developer
2 35 (33.98%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Architect
4 12 (11.65%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.80%) Azure Developer
7 7 (6.80%) QA Automation Tester
7 7 (6.80%) QA Tester
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Tester
8 5 (4.85%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Backend Developer
8 5 (4.85%) DevOps Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) Spring
2 36 (34.95%) Spring Boot
3 23 (22.33%) AngularJS
3 23 (22.33%) CSS
3 23 (22.33%) HTML
4 21 (20.39%) .NET
5 19 (18.45%) REST
6 16 (15.53%) jQuery
6 16 (15.53%) Node.js
6 16 (15.53%) RESTful
7 12 (11.65%) JSON
8 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.68%) OAuth
8 11 (10.68%) Web Services
9 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
9 10 (9.71%) J2EE
9 10 (9.71%) Kafka
10 9 (8.74%) .NET Core
10 9 (8.74%) Gherkin
10 9 (8.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Smart Home
2 6 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.85%) Fintech
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 3 (2.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (77.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.63%) DevOps
3 35 (33.98%) TDD
4 28 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (25.24%) Scrum
6 22 (21.36%) Test Automation
7 21 (20.39%) BDD
8 13 (12.62%) Open Source
9 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.71%) Kanban
11 9 (8.74%) MVC
11 9 (8.74%) OO
12 8 (7.77%) B2C
12 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.77%) Information Management
12 8 (7.77%) Integration Testing
12 8 (7.77%) Service Design
13 7 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (6.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 7 (6.80%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) Java
2 22 (21.36%) C#
3 20 (19.42%) Java 8
4 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.71%) SQL
6 5 (4.85%) Scala
7 4 (3.88%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.91%) Ruby
9 2 (1.94%) Groovy
9 2 (1.94%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.94%) CISM
5 2 (1.94%) CISSP
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) QA
2 8 (7.77%) WCAG
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (31.07%) Docker
2 7 (6.80%) HDFS
3 4 (3.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.88%) Terraform
3 3 (2.91%) Ansible
3 3 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.97%) Kibana
4 1 (0.97%) logstash
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Atlassian
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Google
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.91%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Dell
5 2 (1.94%) Splunk
5 2 (1.94%) WSO2
6 1 (0.97%) CA
6 1 (0.97%) Workday