Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 103 99
Rank change year-on-year +83 -4 +85
Contract jobs citing Microservices 368 79 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.55% 1.90% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 2.25% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 62 81
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -7.61% +15.00%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £363
90th Percentile £575 £566 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +252.94% -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 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 4,207 3,506 4,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.32% 84.48% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,790 2,267 3,259
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £270 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 87 104
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.31 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.19% -17.46% -5.80%
10th Percentile £10.53 £8.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.45 £35.94 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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
West Yorkshire +67 309 £440 +2.33% 44
South Yorkshire +39 54 £450 +5.88% 11
North Yorkshire +5 4 £500 +33.33% 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 276 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (74.18%) Java
3 192 (52.17%) TDD
4 162 (44.02%) JavaScript
5 136 (36.96%) Spring
6 129 (35.05%) Git (software)
7 124 (33.70%) Jenkins
8 117 (31.79%) Spring Boot
9 114 (30.98%) RESTful
10 105 (28.53%) Node.js
11 101 (27.45%) Test Automation
12 99 (26.90%) Software Engineering
13 94 (25.54%) Java 8
14 93 (25.27%) REST
15 87 (23.64%) BDD
15 87 (23.64%) Scrum
16 85 (23.10%) NoSQL
17 76 (20.65%) Docker
18 72 (19.57%) SQL
19 71 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
20 70 (19.02%) .NET
21 69 (18.75%) DevOps
22 67 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
23 62 (16.85%) Open Source
23 62 (16.85%) Hibernate
24 61 (16.58%) JIRA
24 61 (16.58%) AngularJS
25 59 (16.03%) Confluence
25 59 (16.03%) Linux
26 58 (15.76%) OO

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 59 (16.03%) Confluence
2 31 (8.42%) Apache
3 15 (4.08%) nginx
4 12 (3.26%) CMS
5 10 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.63%) IIS
8 6 (1.63%) Jetty
8 6 (1.63%) Mongrel
9 4 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.82%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.54%) SAS
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.27%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 67 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (12.23%) Slack
3 37 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.53%) GitHub
5 9 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.17%) npm
7 7 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.63%) Google App Engine
9 5 (1.36%) PaaS
9 5 (1.36%) SaaS
10 4 (1.09%) Serverless
11 3 (0.82%) CloudBees
11 3 (0.82%) IaaS
11 3 (0.82%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.27%) Datadog
13 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.07%) HTTP
2 10 (2.72%) SMS
3 8 (2.17%) SSL
3 8 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.63%) DHCP
4 6 (1.63%) DNS
4 6 (1.63%) FTP
4 6 (1.63%) IPsec
5 3 (0.82%) Skype
5 3 (0.82%) SSH
6 2 (0.54%) AMQP
6 2 (0.54%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.10%) NoSQL
2 58 (15.76%) MongoDB
2 58 (15.76%) MySQL
3 43 (11.68%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (11.41%) SQL Server
5 30 (8.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.35%) Apache Hive
8 15 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.80%) Big Data
10 9 (2.45%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.17%) Redis
12 7 (1.90%) Cloud Spanner
12 7 (1.90%) NewSQL
13 6 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.54%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 129 (35.05%) Git (software)
2 124 (33.70%) Jenkins
3 61 (16.58%) JIRA
4 54 (14.67%) Maven
5 43 (11.68%) Cucumber
6 30 (8.15%) JUnit
7 27 (7.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (5.98%) Jasmine
9 15 (4.08%) Artifactory
10 13 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (3.26%) webpack
12 10 (2.72%) HP UFT
12 10 (2.72%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.45%) MSTest
13 9 (2.45%) NUnit
14 8 (2.17%) Selenium
14 8 (2.17%) SonarQube
15 6 (1.63%) gulp
15 6 (1.63%) Travis CI
16 5 (1.36%) Burp Suite
General
1 29 (7.88%) Finance
2 27 (7.34%) Retail
3 16 (4.35%) Banking
4 10 (2.72%) Games
5 7 (1.90%) Law
6 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.82%) Publishing
6 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 225 (61.14%) Developer
2 161 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 54 (14.67%) Architect
4 39 (10.60%) Software Engineer
5 36 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 33 (8.97%) .NET Developer
7 27 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 26 (7.07%) Java Engineer
9 23 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.98%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (4.89%) Java Software Developer
12 18 (4.89%) Software Developer
13 16 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
15 12 (3.26%) Technical Architect
16 10 (2.72%) Applications Architect
16 10 (2.72%) Lead Developer
16 10 (2.72%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (36.96%) Spring
2 117 (31.79%) Spring Boot
3 114 (30.98%) RESTful
4 105 (28.53%) Node.js
5 93 (25.27%) REST
6 70 (19.02%) .NET
7 62 (16.85%) Hibernate
8 61 (16.58%) AngularJS
9 53 (14.40%) HTML
10 51 (13.86%) CSS
11 48 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (12.77%) ASP.NET
13 45 (12.23%) Kafka
14 43 (11.68%) Web Services
15 41 (11.14%) HTML5
16 40 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (10.87%) CSS3
17 37 (10.05%) RabbitMQ
18 33 (8.97%) Dropwizard
19 31 (8.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.53%) User Experience
4 12 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.36%) Online Games
8 4 (1.09%) Clustering
8 4 (1.09%) DataPower
8 4 (1.09%) NHS
9 3 (0.82%) AS400
9 3 (0.82%) PKI
9 3 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.27%) Life Science
11 1 (0.27%) Social Media
11 1 (0.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.03%) Linux
2 38 (10.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (5.43%) Android
4 19 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.82%) Windows
6 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.54%) Unix
6 2 (0.54%) VMS
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (52.17%) TDD
3 101 (27.45%) Test Automation
4 99 (26.90%) Software Engineering
5 87 (23.64%) BDD
5 87 (23.64%) Scrum
6 71 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (18.75%) DevOps
8 62 (16.85%) Open Source
9 58 (15.76%) OO
10 56 (15.22%) Mentoring
11 52 (14.13%) SOA
12 47 (12.77%) Coaching
12 47 (12.77%) Kanban
13 45 (12.23%) SFIA
14 41 (11.14%) MVC
15 30 (8.15%) OOP
16 29 (7.88%) Integration Testing
17 28 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
18 26 (7.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 273 (74.18%) Java
2 162 (44.02%) JavaScript
3 94 (25.54%) Java 8
4 72 (19.57%) SQL
5 56 (15.22%) C#
6 27 (7.34%) Python
6 27 (7.34%) Scala
7 21 (5.71%) PHP
8 16 (4.35%) Groovy
9 14 (3.80%) Kotlin
10 11 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.72%) ES6
11 10 (2.72%) Perl
12 9 (2.45%) Clojure
12 9 (2.45%) Ruby
13 8 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.63%) Go
15 6 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.82%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 17 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.63%) Sun Certification
3 5 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (0.82%) Degree
5 2 (0.54%) ISEB
5 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.08%) QA
2 10 (2.72%) SLA
3 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.36%) WCAG
4 3 (0.82%) PMO
5 2 (0.54%) PSD2
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 76 (20.65%) Docker
2 18 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.63%) Xen
5 3 (0.82%) Varnish
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (13.86%) Puppet
2 33 (8.97%) Terraform
3 21 (5.71%) Ansible
4 18 (4.89%) Grafana
4 18 (4.89%) Kubernetes
5 15 (4.08%) Graylog
6 5 (1.36%) HP ALM
6 5 (1.36%) Nessus
7 2 (0.54%) Kibana
7 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) Consul
8 1 (0.27%) Graphite
8 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.27%) Packer
8 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (7.07%) Red Hat
2 18 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.08%) Oracle
4 12 (3.26%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.72%) Google
7 7 (1.90%) VMware
8 6 (1.63%) Adobe
8 6 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.36%) HP
9 5 (1.36%) IBM
10 3 (0.82%) Zend
11 2 (0.54%) F5
11 2 (0.54%) Informatica
11 2 (0.54%) Splunk
12 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.27%) Capita
12 1 (0.27%) FatWire
12 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com