Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 17 December 2017 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 75 75
Rank change year-on-year +49 0 -13
Contract jobs citing Microservices 76 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.28% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 1.34% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 9 16
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £488 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% -3.32% +64.90%
10th Percentile £405 £438 £490
90th Percentile £613 £513 £520
South East median daily rate £483 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +4.32% -7.50% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex 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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 935 1046 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.56% 88.34% 86.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 585 714
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £561 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27% +71.88%
10th Percentile £25.19 £19.58 £11.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -3.92% -8.26% +55.71%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in West Sussex

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in West Sussex

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in West Sussex

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
Worthing +27 37 £485 -1.35% 1
Crawley - 15 £475 -
East Grinstead - 2 £495 -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 60 (78.95%) Java
2 46 (60.53%) Spring
3 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (47.37%) REST
5 34 (44.74%) XML
6 32 (42.11%) Linux
6 32 (42.11%) MongoDB
6 32 (42.11%) Scala
7 31 (40.79%) Puppet
7 31 (40.79%) SOAP
8 30 (39.47%) DevOps
9 28 (36.84%) Hibernate
9 28 (36.84%) JSON
10 26 (34.21%) CSS
10 26 (34.21%) Play Framework
11 25 (32.89%) Docker
11 25 (32.89%) WebLogic
11 25 (32.89%) IntelliJ
12 23 (30.26%) EJB
13 21 (27.63%) Selenium
14 20 (26.32%) Open Source
15 19 (25.00%) J2EE
15 19 (25.00%) Web Services
16 18 (23.68%) JUnit
16 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
16 18 (23.68%) Spring Boot
17 17 (22.37%) Maven
17 17 (22.37%) HTML
17 17 (22.37%) JMS
18 15 (19.74%) SQL

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 25 (32.89%) WebLogic
2 14 (18.42%) JBoss
3 12 (15.79%) Apache
4 5 (6.58%) nginx
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.63%) AquaLogic
5 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.63%) Mule
5 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.63%) WildFly
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) GitHub
2 5 (6.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) HTTP
1 14 (18.42%) SSL
1 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle Database
4 7 (9.21%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) IntelliJ
2 21 (27.63%) Selenium
3 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
3 18 (23.68%) JUnit
4 17 (22.37%) Maven
5 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
6 11 (14.47%) Cucumber
7 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.58%) Ant
8 5 (6.58%) Gatling
8 5 (6.58%) Grunt
8 5 (6.58%) gulp
8 5 (6.58%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (6.58%) Sublime Text
9 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.32%) JIRA
10 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.32%) Subversion
10 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) Scala Developer
3 28 (36.84%) Java Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Senior Developer
4 15 (19.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Architect
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Leader
7 7 (9.21%) Technical Design Leader
8 6 (7.89%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.58%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Digital Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Linux Support
10 4 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (60.53%) Spring
2 36 (47.37%) REST
3 34 (44.74%) XML
4 31 (40.79%) SOAP
5 28 (36.84%) Hibernate
5 28 (36.84%) JSON
6 26 (34.21%) CSS
6 26 (34.21%) Play Framework
7 23 (30.26%) EJB
8 19 (25.00%) J2EE
8 19 (25.00%) Web Services
9 18 (23.68%) Spring Boot
10 17 (22.37%) HTML
10 17 (22.37%) JMS
11 14 (18.42%) JPA
11 14 (18.42%) XSLT
12 13 (17.11%) HTML5
13 12 (15.79%) J2SE
14 11 (14.47%) EJB 3.0
15 10 (13.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (39.47%) DevOps
3 20 (26.32%) Open Source
4 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 11 (14.47%) SOA
7 9 (11.84%) MVC
7 9 (11.84%) SDLC
8 7 (9.21%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (9.21%) TDD
9 6 (7.89%) API Integration
9 6 (7.89%) BDD
9 6 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (7.89%) Refactoring
10 5 (6.58%) Analytics
10 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.58%) Scrum
10 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (78.95%) Java
2 32 (42.11%) Scala
3 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) Groovy
5 6 (7.89%) C#
5 6 (7.89%) Ruby
6 5 (6.58%) Haskell
6 5 (6.58%) Perl
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) Puppet
2 14 (18.42%) Grafana
2 14 (18.42%) Kibana
3 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) webMethods
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft