Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 42 97
Rank change year-on-year -2 +55 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 55 65 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.46% 5.92% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 6.69% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 9
West Sussex median daily rate £480 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -2.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £381 £300
90th Percentile £547 £510 £518
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%

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 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 1,115 971 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.43% 88.43% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 603 762
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +11.25% +75.05%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.90 £14.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.25 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.23% -16.21% +10.21%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 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
Worthing -8 26 £485 -3.00% 1
Crawley +14 5 £425 -
East Grinstead +12 4 £341 -12.22%
Burgess Hill - 2 - - 1
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 42 (76.36%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) Spring
3 28 (50.91%) REST
4 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (47.27%) Java 8
6 24 (43.64%) XML
7 23 (41.82%) SOAP
7 23 (41.82%) DevOps
7 23 (41.82%) Spring Boot
8 20 (36.36%) Docker
8 20 (36.36%) Web Services
8 20 (36.36%) C#
9 19 (34.55%) WebLogic
9 19 (34.55%) Hibernate
10 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
10 18 (32.73%) EJB
10 18 (32.73%) CSS
10 18 (32.73%) NoSQL
11 17 (30.91%) Linux
12 16 (29.09%) MVC
12 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
13 15 (27.27%) JMS
13 15 (27.27%) SOA
14 14 (25.45%) AngularJS
15 13 (23.64%) Node.js
15 13 (23.64%) JSON
15 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
16 12 (21.82%) HTTP
16 12 (21.82%) XSLT
16 12 (21.82%) Windows

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 19 (34.55%) WebLogic
2 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (18.18%) nginx
4 8 (14.55%) JBoss
5 6 (10.91%) Apache
6 4 (7.27%) CMS
7 3 (5.45%) EPiServer
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.64%) Confluence
8 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.82%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
9 1 (1.82%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.36%) Google Analytics
2 5 (9.09%) OpenShift
3 4 (7.27%) GitHub
3 4 (7.27%) PaaS
4 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) HTTP
2 10 (18.18%) SSL
2 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) NoSQL
2 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.09%) MySQL
4 5 (9.09%) Redis
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (20.00%) IntelliJ
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (20.00%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 10 (18.18%) Gatling
3 9 (16.36%) Ant
4 7 (12.73%) JUnit
5 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.27%) Grunt
6 4 (7.27%) gulp
6 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (7.27%) Sublime Text
6 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.45%) JIRA
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
7 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Senior Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Scala Developer
6 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Junior
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) Spring
2 28 (50.91%) REST
3 24 (43.64%) XML
4 23 (41.82%) SOAP
4 23 (41.82%) Spring Boot
5 20 (36.36%) Web Services
6 19 (34.55%) Hibernate
7 18 (32.73%) CSS
7 18 (32.73%) EJB
8 15 (27.27%) JMS
9 14 (25.45%) AngularJS
10 13 (23.64%) JSON
10 13 (23.64%) Node.js
11 12 (21.82%) EclipseLink
11 12 (21.82%) EJB 3.0
11 12 (21.82%) HTML
11 12 (21.82%) JPA
11 12 (21.82%) Play Framework
11 12 (21.82%) XSD
11 12 (21.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Fintech
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) Ubuntu
4 8 (14.55%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) DevOps
3 16 (29.09%) MVC
4 15 (27.27%) SOA
5 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.00%) Open Source
7 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 9 (16.36%) Analytics
9 8 (14.55%) Scrum
10 6 (10.91%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) TDD
11 5 (9.09%) BDD
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) Web Development
12 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (7.27%) Kanban
13 3 (5.45%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) Java
2 26 (47.27%) Java 8
3 20 (36.36%) C#
4 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.82%) Scala
5 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 10 (18.18%) Haskell
7 9 (16.36%) Groovy
7 9 (16.36%) Perl
7 9 (16.36%) Python
7 9 (16.36%) Ruby
8 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.64%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Puppet
2 9 (16.36%) Grafana
2 9 (16.36%) Kibana
3 5 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Adobe
2 9 (16.36%) Google
3 6 (10.91%) webMethods
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) WSO2
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat