Period
to 23 October 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 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 81 117
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 137 65 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.19% 2.40% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 2.82% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 57 4
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £464
% change year-on-year - +2.43% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £43.75 £51.25
% change year-on-year - -14.63% -

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 2,876 2,302 1,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.90% 85.07% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,026 1,641 1,321
Surrey median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £605 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 87
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +44.29% -8.75%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £51.10 £48.75 £45.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

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 23 October 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 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
Weybridge - 24 £575 - 1
Guildford - 23 £450 - 4
Reigate -10 17 £450 -2.44% 2
Staines -20 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Redhill +5 5 £525 -8.70% 2
Chertsey - 5 £400 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -6 4 - - 2
Camberley +1 3 £500 +11.11%
Godalming - 3 £475 -
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
Microservices
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 105 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (66.42%) Java
3 87 (63.50%) TDD
4 84 (61.31%) Spring
5 62 (45.26%) JavaScript
5 62 (45.26%) Spring Boot
6 57 (41.61%) Test Automation
7 47 (34.31%) Java 8
8 45 (32.85%) AngularJS
9 40 (29.20%) Docker
10 39 (28.47%) HTML
11 36 (26.28%) Maven
11 36 (26.28%) RESTful
11 36 (26.28%) Amazon AWS
12 34 (24.82%) Scrum
12 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (24.82%) OO
12 34 (24.82%) Greenfield Project
13 31 (22.63%) C#
14 30 (21.90%) .NET
15 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
16 26 (18.98%) REST
16 26 (18.98%) CSS
16 26 (18.98%) Project Management
17 25 (18.25%) jQuery
17 25 (18.25%) Hibernate
17 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (17.52%) BDD
19 21 (15.33%) Open Source
19 21 (15.33%) Kafka

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 15 (10.95%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (8.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (5.84%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.19%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) GemFire
4 3 (2.19%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.73%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.73%) Confluence
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) Mule
6 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.65%) PaaS
4 4 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.19%) GitHub
6 2 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.46%) Serverless
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.73%) Apigee
7 1 (0.73%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.73%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.73%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.73%) Google Pay
7 1 (0.73%) Samsung Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) Hadoop
2 13 (9.49%) Big Data
2 13 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.92%) MySQL
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.19%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.19%) HBase
6 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) NewSQL
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.73%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 36 (26.28%) Maven
2 29 (21.17%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.60%) Jenkins
3 20 (14.60%) Selenium
4 10 (7.30%) JUnit
5 6 (4.38%) Mockito
5 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.65%) JIRA
6 5 (3.65%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.92%) git-flow
7 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.19%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.46%) Protractor
9 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Games
2 3 (2.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (70.07%) Developer
2 72 (52.55%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Lead Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Lead Java Developer
4 13 (9.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Architect
6 9 (6.57%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Consultant
7 8 (5.84%) EPiServer Consultant
8 7 (5.11%) Angular Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.65%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Azure Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Java Technical Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.92%) Commodities Java Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Digital Product Manager
10 4 (2.92%) IoT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (61.31%) Spring
2 62 (45.26%) Spring Boot
3 45 (32.85%) AngularJS
4 39 (28.47%) HTML
5 36 (26.28%) RESTful
6 30 (21.90%) .NET
7 26 (18.98%) CSS
7 26 (18.98%) REST
8 25 (18.25%) Hibernate
8 25 (18.25%) jQuery
9 21 (15.33%) Kafka
10 20 (14.60%) Apache Camel
10 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
11 17 (12.41%) React
12 16 (11.68%) Spring Cloud
13 14 (10.22%) OAuth
14 13 (9.49%) .NET Core
15 12 (8.76%) .NET Framework
16 11 (8.03%) OAuth2
16 11 (8.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.82%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.11%) Smart Home
3 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.46%) Fintech
6 1 (0.73%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Linux
2 6 (4.38%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Android
4 1 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (76.64%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (63.50%) TDD
3 57 (41.61%) Test Automation
4 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (24.82%) OO
4 34 (24.82%) Scrum
5 26 (18.98%) Project Management
6 24 (17.52%) BDD
7 21 (15.33%) Open Source
8 19 (13.87%) Kanban
9 13 (9.49%) DevOps
9 13 (9.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 11 (8.03%) Analytics
10 11 (8.03%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (8.03%) MVC
11 9 (6.57%) Threat Detection
12 8 (5.84%) ATDD
12 8 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.84%) Data Analytics
12 8 (5.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.42%) Java
2 62 (45.26%) JavaScript
3 47 (34.31%) Java 8
4 31 (22.63%) C#
5 18 (13.14%) SQL
6 5 (3.65%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.84%) BC Cleared
2 8 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (29.20%) Docker
2 3 (2.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.19%) Firmware
2 3 (2.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Ansible
1 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
2 3 (2.19%) Kibana
2 3 (2.19%) logstash
3 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.46%) Google
2 2 (1.46%) HP
3 1 (0.73%) Apple
3 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.73%) Axway
3 1 (0.73%) Klarna
3 1 (0.73%) PayPal
3 1 (0.73%) Samsung
3 1 (0.73%) WorldPay