Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 10.00% 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
West Lothian median daily rate £388 - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 60 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 85.71% 88.64% 90.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 46
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -10.00%
10th Percentile £218 £211 £228
90th Percentile £530 £436 £425
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
West Lothian median hourly rate £14.64 £30.00 £8.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.20% +245.42% -13.15%
10th Percentile £11.17 £29.00 £8.14
90th Percentile £28.88 £31.00 £26.39
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in West Lothian

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 18 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
Livingston +12 6 £388 - 1
Microservices
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 5 (71.43%) UML
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) ArchiMate
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (28.57%) WebSockets
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Kafka
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) CppUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
1 2 (28.57%) CppUnit
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Kafka
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) WebSockets
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ArchiMate
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes