Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 62 122
Rank change year-on-year +5 +60 +29
Contract jobs citing Microservices 123 87 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.67% 3.15% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 3.71% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 79 6
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -20.45%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £400
90th Percentile £616 £596 £513
South East median daily rate £488 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +1.56% +3.78% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 2,972 2,348 1,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.69% 84.92% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,105 1,700 1,245
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 59 91
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -8.26% -0.91%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.40 £11.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Guildford +1 22 £450 -14.69% 7
Reigate -14 13 £519 +12.47% 3
Staines -15 12 £500 +5.26% 2
Weybridge - 11 £575 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 6 £400 -
Godalming - 4 £475 -
Redhill 0 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Chertsey - 3 £388 -
Woking +4 2 £400 -20.00% 4
Leatherhead +3 2 £613 +36.11% 3
Epsom - 1 £538 -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 87 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (60.98%) Java
3 63 (51.22%) Spring
4 49 (39.84%) TDD
4 49 (39.84%) Spring Boot
5 45 (36.59%) Test Automation
6 43 (34.96%) AngularJS
7 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 38 (30.89%) Docker
9 37 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 35 (28.46%) DevOps
10 35 (28.46%) HTML
11 34 (27.64%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (26.83%) Java 8
13 30 (24.39%) CSS
14 28 (22.76%) C#
14 28 (22.76%) .NET
14 28 (22.76%) Git (software)
15 27 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
15 27 (21.95%) Selenium
15 27 (21.95%) Maven
15 27 (21.95%) Scrum
16 24 (19.51%) BDD
17 23 (18.70%) REST
18 21 (17.07%) Open Source
19 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
19 20 (16.26%) OO
20 19 (15.45%) SQL
20 19 (15.45%) jQuery
20 19 (15.45%) NoSQL

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 13 (10.57%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.32%) Confluence
3 5 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.25%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.25%) EPiServer
4 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.63%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.63%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (5.69%) BrowserStack
5 5 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.07%) GitHub
6 4 (3.25%) PaaS
7 2 (1.63%) Serverless
8 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.81%) Apigee
8 1 (0.81%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.81%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.81%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.81%) SaaS
8 1 (0.81%) Samsung Pay
8 1 (0.81%) Slack
8 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) NoSQL
2 15 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.38%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.76%) Big Data
5 9 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.25%) MySQL
7 4 (3.25%) NewSQL
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.63%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.63%) Parquet
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Git (software)
2 27 (21.95%) Maven
2 27 (21.95%) Selenium
3 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.76%) JUnit
5 11 (8.94%) SoapUI
6 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (6.50%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.50%) JIRA
8 7 (5.69%) JMeter
8 7 (5.69%) SonarQube
9 6 (4.88%) git-flow
9 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.07%) GitLab
10 5 (4.07%) Mockito
11 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Games
2 2 (1.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (65.85%) Developer
2 49 (39.84%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 18 (14.63%) Architect
5 14 (11.38%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Lead Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Lead Java Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.69%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.69%) Backend Developer
9 7 (5.69%) QA Automation Tester
9 7 (5.69%) QA Tester
9 7 (5.69%) Tester
10 6 (4.88%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (51.22%) Spring
2 49 (39.84%) Spring Boot
3 43 (34.96%) AngularJS
4 35 (28.46%) HTML
5 30 (24.39%) CSS
6 28 (22.76%) .NET
7 23 (18.70%) REST
8 19 (15.45%) jQuery
9 18 (14.63%) RESTful
10 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET
11 14 (11.38%) Hibernate
11 14 (11.38%) Kafka
12 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
12 13 (10.57%) Entity Framework
13 12 (9.76%) .NET Core
13 12 (9.76%) Node.js
13 12 (9.76%) React
14 11 (8.94%) OAuth
15 10 (8.13%) Apache Camel
15 10 (8.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.50%) Smart Home
3 4 (3.25%) Fintech
3 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.84%) TDD
3 45 (36.59%) Test Automation
4 35 (28.46%) DevOps
5 34 (27.64%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (21.95%) Scrum
7 24 (19.51%) BDD
8 21 (17.07%) Open Source
9 20 (16.26%) OO
10 15 (12.20%) Kanban
11 12 (9.76%) Project Management
12 11 (8.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (8.13%) MVC
13 10 (8.13%) Technical Leadership
14 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.50%) Analytics
15 8 (6.50%) Information Management
15 8 (6.50%) Service Design
15 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.98%) Java
2 39 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 33 (26.83%) Java 8
4 28 (22.76%) C#
5 19 (15.45%) SQL
6 7 (5.69%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.63%) Scala
8 1 (0.81%) Groovy
8 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.44%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) CISM
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) WCAG
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (30.89%) Docker
2 4 (3.25%) Firmware
3 3 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.63%) Terraform
4 1 (0.81%) Kibana
4 1 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
1 5 (4.07%) Google
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Apple
3 1 (0.81%) CA
3 1 (0.81%) Klarna
3 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.81%) PayPal
3 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.81%) Samsung
3 1 (0.81%) SAP
3 1 (0.81%) Splunk
3 1 (0.81%) VMware
3 1 (0.81%) Workday
3 1 (0.81%) WorldPay