Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 16 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 99 161
Rank change year-on-year +61 +62 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 213 113 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.81% 2.14% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 2.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 89 38
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £460 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £375 £406 £313
90th Percentile £638 £632 £540
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year -12.20% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3711 4400 5191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.83% 83.48% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2447 2870 3543
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £540
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 175
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +0.66% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.69 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £34.98 £28.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Yorkshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Yorkshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Yorkshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
West Yorkshire +58 194 £475 - 13
South Yorkshire +20 22 £625 +38.89% 4
North Yorkshire - 6 £500 - 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 152 (71.36%) Java
2 143 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (49.77%) TDD
4 86 (40.38%) Git (software)
5 82 (38.50%) JavaScript
6 79 (37.09%) Jenkins
7 72 (33.80%) Scrum
7 72 (33.80%) MongoDB
8 69 (32.39%) Software Engineering
9 66 (30.99%) Spring
9 66 (30.99%) Docker
10 64 (30.05%) JIRA
11 63 (29.58%) Node.js
11 63 (29.58%) BDD
11 63 (29.58%) Linux
12 60 (28.17%) NoSQL
13 58 (27.23%) REST
14 54 (25.35%) DevOps
14 54 (25.35%) Coaching
15 52 (24.41%) Mentoring
16 50 (23.47%) SQL
17 49 (23.00%) Confluence
18 47 (22.07%) Open Source
18 47 (22.07%) Test Automation
18 47 (22.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 47 (22.07%) MySQL
19 46 (21.60%) SOA
19 46 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (21.60%) Spring Boot
20 45 (21.13%) Puppet

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 49 (23.00%) Confluence
2 18 (8.45%) Apache Solr
3 17 (7.98%) nginx
4 16 (7.51%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.63%) CMS
5 12 (5.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (3.76%) Apache Spark
7 7 (3.29%) Apache
8 5 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.19%) Slack
2 27 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.35%) GitHub
5 4 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.88%) Heroku
5 4 (1.88%) PaaS
6 3 (1.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.94%) npm
8 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.47%) IaaS
8 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.98%) HTTP
2 5 (2.35%) DNS
2 5 (2.35%) Extranet
2 5 (2.35%) Firewall
2 5 (2.35%) Intranet
2 5 (2.35%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (33.80%) MongoDB
2 60 (28.17%) NoSQL
3 47 (22.07%) MySQL
4 46 (21.60%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (17.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (10.80%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.69%) Big Data
7 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.23%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.82%) OLAP
9 6 (2.82%) OLTP
10 5 (2.35%) HBase
10 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 86 (40.38%) Git (software)
2 79 (37.09%) Jenkins
3 64 (30.05%) JIRA
4 43 (20.19%) Cucumber
5 31 (14.55%) JUnit
6 30 (14.08%) Maven
7 21 (9.86%) Jasmine
8 18 (8.45%) SonarQube
9 14 (6.57%) IntelliJ
10 10 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (4.23%) Mercurial
11 9 (4.23%) Selenium
12 8 (3.76%) JMeter
12 8 (3.76%) WebDriver
13 7 (3.29%) Gradle
14 6 (2.82%) Subversion
15 4 (1.88%) Firebug
15 4 (1.88%) Hamcrest
15 4 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
16 3 (1.41%) Flyway
General
1 15 (7.04%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Retail
3 10 (4.69%) Banking
3 10 (4.69%) Games
4 6 (2.82%) Marketing
5 5 (2.35%) Electronics
5 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (52.11%) Developer
2 67 (31.46%) Java Developer
3 32 (15.02%) Architect
4 24 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 23 (10.80%) .NET Developer
6 22 (10.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (9.86%) Senior Developer
8 19 (8.92%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (7.04%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (6.57%) Java Engineer
10 14 (6.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
11 13 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Agile Developer
12 12 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.63%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Lead Developer
12 12 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.99%) Spring
2 63 (29.58%) Node.js
3 58 (27.23%) REST
4 46 (21.60%) Spring Boot
5 39 (18.31%) RESTful
6 34 (15.96%) CSS
7 29 (13.62%) AngularJS
8 27 (12.68%) HTML
9 24 (11.27%) Hibernate
10 23 (10.80%) .NET
11 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET
11 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (9.86%) HTML5
12 21 (9.86%) JSON
13 20 (9.39%) jQuery
14 19 (8.92%) Kafka
15 18 (8.45%) CSS3
16 17 (7.98%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (7.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.98%) Clustering
2 14 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.10%) User Experience
4 8 (3.76%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.76%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.29%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.58%) Linux
2 47 (22.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.35%) Android
3 5 (2.35%) Windows
4 3 (1.41%) CentOS
4 3 (1.41%) Fedora
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (49.77%) TDD
3 72 (33.80%) Scrum
4 69 (32.39%) Software Engineering
5 63 (29.58%) BDD
6 54 (25.35%) Coaching
6 54 (25.35%) DevOps
7 52 (24.41%) Mentoring
8 47 (22.07%) Open Source
8 47 (22.07%) Test Automation
9 46 (21.60%) SOA
10 44 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 34 (15.96%) Kanban
13 33 (15.49%) SFIA
14 28 (13.15%) User Stories
15 27 (12.68%) MVC
15 27 (12.68%) OO
16 24 (11.27%) Load Balancing
17 22 (10.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 152 (71.36%) Java
2 82 (38.50%) JavaScript
3 50 (23.47%) SQL
4 29 (13.62%) C#
5 25 (11.74%) Python
6 24 (11.27%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.92%) Scala
8 12 (5.63%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.76%) Perl
11 7 (3.29%) Ruby
12 6 (2.82%) ES6
13 2 (0.94%) Groovy
13 2 (0.94%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (1.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.47%) APMG
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.94%) WCAG
3 1 (0.47%) GCP
3 1 (0.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 66 (30.99%) Docker
2 9 (4.23%) Xen
3 5 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.35%) HDFS
4 4 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (21.13%) Puppet
2 18 (8.45%) Ansible
2 18 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.51%) Terraform
4 8 (3.76%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.41%) Kibana
5 3 (1.41%) logstash
5 3 (1.41%) Rancher
6 2 (0.94%) Grafana
6 2 (0.94%) Graylog
6 2 (0.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (12.21%) Red Hat
2 16 (7.51%) Oracle
3 13 (6.10%) Sitecore
4 9 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.35%) SAP
6 4 (1.88%) VMware
7 3 (1.41%) Apigee
7 3 (1.41%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.94%) Google
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) IBM