Period
to 22 October 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 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 37 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +51 -12
Contract jobs citing Microservices 60 60 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.39% 6.02% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 6.74% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 10
West Sussex median daily rate £485 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -1.30% -4.70%
10th Percentile £260 £397 £438
90th Percentile £569 £539 £513
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £464
% change year-on-year - +2.43% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex 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 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 1,006 890 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.31% 89.36% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 540 693
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.35% +8.53%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £271
90th Percentile £563 £544 £548
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 38
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +26.67% +130.77%
10th Percentile £26.25 £23.12 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.81%

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 October 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 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
Worthing -9 34 £485 -0.67% 5
East Grinstead +5 4 £341 -31.06%
Crawley +4 3 £413 -21.43% 2
Burgess Hill - 3 - - 3
Microservices
South East

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

1 43 (71.67%) Java
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (65.00%) DevOps
3 31 (51.67%) Spring
4 27 (45.00%) C#
5 25 (41.67%) CSS
5 25 (41.67%) Docker
6 23 (38.33%) MongoDB
6 23 (38.33%) XML
6 23 (38.33%) JSON
7 22 (36.67%) Scala
7 22 (36.67%) SOAP
7 22 (36.67%) Play Framework
8 21 (35.00%) Spring Boot
8 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 19 (31.67%) Linux
10 19 (31.67%) REST
10 19 (31.67%) Puppet
11 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
11 18 (30.00%) IntelliJ
12 17 (28.33%) HTTP
12 17 (28.33%) SSL
12 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
13 16 (26.67%) HTML
13 16 (26.67%) SQL
13 16 (26.67%) Selenium
13 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
13 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
14 15 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 13 (21.67%) nginx
4 11 (18.33%) JBoss
5 10 (16.67%) Apache
6 3 (5.00%) CMS
6 3 (5.00%) EPiServer
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.67%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.67%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.00%) GitHub
4 5 (8.33%) OpenShift
5 4 (6.67%) PaaS
6 2 (3.33%) IaaS
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) HTTP
1 17 (28.33%) SSL
2 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) MongoDB
2 18 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.67%) MySQL
5 5 (8.33%) Redis
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) IntelliJ
2 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.67%) Selenium
3 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (20.00%) Ant
4 12 (20.00%) Gatling
4 12 (20.00%) JUnit
5 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 7 (11.67%) gulp
7 6 (10.00%) Grunt
7 6 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (10.00%) Sublime Text
8 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.00%) ReSharper
9 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (3.33%) Maven
10 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Developer
2 26 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Scala Developer
4 10 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Junior
8 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Digital Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) Spring
2 25 (41.67%) CSS
3 23 (38.33%) JSON
3 23 (38.33%) XML
4 22 (36.67%) Play Framework
4 22 (36.67%) SOAP
5 21 (35.00%) Spring Boot
6 19 (31.67%) REST
7 16 (26.67%) HTML
8 15 (25.00%) .NET
9 14 (23.33%) HTML5
9 14 (23.33%) Node.js
10 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
10 13 (21.67%) EJB
10 13 (21.67%) Gherkin
10 13 (21.67%) Hibernate
10 13 (21.67%) J2EE
10 13 (21.67%) Servlets
11 11 (18.33%) Sass
12 10 (16.67%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 12 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (65.00%) DevOps
3 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.33%) Open Source
6 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
7 12 (20.00%) Analytics
8 11 (18.33%) Scrum
8 11 (18.33%) TDD
9 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (13.33%) MVC
10 8 (13.33%) SOA
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
11 7 (11.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (10.00%) Kanban
13 5 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
13 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.33%) SOLID
14 4 (6.67%) BDD
14 4 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (71.67%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 22 (36.67%) Scala
4 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) SQL
6 13 (21.67%) Haskell
7 12 (20.00%) Groovy
7 12 (20.00%) Java 8
7 12 (20.00%) Perl
7 12 (20.00%) Python
7 12 (20.00%) Ruby
8 9 (15.00%) TypeScript
9 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Puppet
2 12 (20.00%) Grafana
2 12 (20.00%) Kibana
3 8 (13.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Adobe
2 12 (20.00%) Google
3 11 (18.33%) Oracle
4 10 (16.67%) webMethods
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) WSO2
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat