Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 21 88
Rank change year-on-year -13 +67 +24
Contract jobs citing Microservices 242 364 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.65% 7.27% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 8.29% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 281 91
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -9.47%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £349
90th Percentile £580 £563 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £92.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -62.16% +117.65% -10.53%

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 3,666 4,389 3,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.65% 87.71% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,441 2,932 2,380
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £268
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 125 91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +53.85% -11.86%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £8.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.45 £35.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 -8 168 £475 +7.95% 62
South Yorkshire -4 63 £485 +7.78% 13
North Yorkshire +5 4 £525 +5.00% 5
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 178 (73.55%) Java
2 158 (65.29%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (42.15%) Docker
4 98 (40.50%) DevOps
5 89 (36.78%) Spring Boot
6 88 (36.36%) TDD
7 78 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
8 73 (30.17%) Test Automation
9 66 (27.27%) Spring
10 63 (26.03%) Java 8
11 59 (24.38%) AngularJS
12 57 (23.55%) JavaScript
13 52 (21.49%) Jenkins
14 49 (20.25%) Linux
15 48 (19.83%) Unix
16 46 (19.01%) BDD
16 46 (19.01%) Git (software)
17 44 (18.18%) Kubernetes
18 43 (17.77%) RESTful
18 43 (17.77%) Node.js
19 42 (17.36%) Pair Programming
20 41 (16.94%) MongoDB
21 39 (16.12%) Continuous Deployment
22 36 (14.88%) Puppet
23 35 (14.46%) Python
24 34 (14.05%) HTML
25 33 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
25 33 (13.64%) React
26 32 (13.22%) Open Source
26 32 (13.22%) SQL

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 6 (2.48%) CMS
1 6 (2.48%) Confluence
2 5 (2.07%) JBoss
3 4 (1.65%) Apache
3 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.24%) Jetty
5 2 (0.83%) CICS
5 2 (0.83%) nginx
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 78 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.55%) Serverless
5 9 (3.72%) GitHub
6 8 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (3.31%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.31%) Route 53
6 8 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.48%) Google App Engine
8 5 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (2.07%) Apigee
9 4 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.65%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (1.24%) Kong
11 2 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.83%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.09%) HTTP
2 7 (2.89%) SSL
2 7 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.48%) DNS
3 6 (2.48%) Internet
4 4 (1.65%) DHCP
4 4 (1.65%) FTP
4 4 (1.65%) IPsec
5 2 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.94%) MongoDB
2 30 (12.40%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.61%) MySQL
4 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.65%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.24%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.83%) Big Data
11 1 (0.41%) Bigtable
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (21.49%) Jenkins
2 46 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 31 (12.81%) JUnit
4 20 (8.26%) SonarQube
4 20 (8.26%) Spock
5 19 (7.85%) Mockito
6 18 (7.44%) GitLab
7 17 (7.02%) Maven
8 16 (6.61%) Selenium
9 15 (6.20%) Cucumber
10 11 (4.55%) JIRA
11 10 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.89%) gulp
13 6 (2.48%) Subversion
14 5 (2.07%) Appium
14 5 (2.07%) FitNesse
14 5 (2.07%) Gradle
14 5 (2.07%) JBehave
14 5 (2.07%) JMeter
14 5 (2.07%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (7.44%) Retail
2 15 (6.20%) Finance
3 7 (2.89%) Law
4 6 (2.48%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (57.02%) Developer
2 87 (35.95%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.98%) Full Stack Developer
4 27 (11.16%) Architect
4 27 (11.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.02%) Agile Developer
5 17 (7.02%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (6.61%) AWS Developer
6 16 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 12 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.31%) Angular Developer
9 8 (3.31%) Python Developer
10 7 (2.89%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (2.89%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (2.48%) AWS Architect
11 6 (2.48%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (2.48%) Junior
11 6 (2.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (36.78%) Spring Boot
2 66 (27.27%) Spring
3 59 (24.38%) AngularJS
4 43 (17.77%) Node.js
4 43 (17.77%) RESTful
5 34 (14.05%) HTML
6 33 (13.64%) React
7 30 (12.40%) CSS
8 24 (9.92%) Vue.js
9 22 (9.09%) JAX-RS
9 22 (9.09%) REST
10 19 (7.85%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (7.02%) Hibernate
11 17 (7.02%) Kafka
12 16 (6.61%) .NET
12 16 (6.61%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (6.20%) SOAP
14 13 (5.37%) JSON
14 13 (5.37%) Web Services
15 10 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.16%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 9 (3.72%) User Experience
4 6 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.24%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.25%) Linux
2 48 (19.83%) Unix
3 22 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 13 (5.37%) Windows
5 12 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.55%) CentOS
7 6 (2.48%) Android
7 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.07%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (65.29%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (40.50%) DevOps
3 88 (36.36%) TDD
4 73 (30.17%) Test Automation
5 46 (19.01%) BDD
6 42 (17.36%) Pair Programming
7 39 (16.12%) Continuous Deployment
8 32 (13.22%) Open Source
9 29 (11.98%) Scrum
10 25 (10.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (9.92%) Web Development
12 23 (9.50%) Kanban
13 21 (8.68%) Asynchronous Programming
13 21 (8.68%) Progressive Web App
13 21 (8.68%) Web Design
14 20 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (7.02%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.79%) OO
17 13 (5.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 178 (73.55%) Java
2 63 (26.03%) Java 8
3 57 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.46%) Python
5 32 (13.22%) SQL
6 24 (9.92%) Bash Shell
7 21 (8.68%) ES6
8 14 (5.79%) C#
9 5 (2.07%) Ruby
9 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.24%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.83%) COBOL
11 2 (0.83%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.83%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) Go
12 1 (0.41%) Groovy
12 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.31%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.48%) GDPR
2 5 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 102 (42.15%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.83%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 44 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 36 (14.88%) Puppet
3 21 (8.68%) Ansible
4 18 (7.44%) Terraform
5 15 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (5.79%) Grafana
7 11 (4.55%) Packer
7 11 (4.55%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.89%) Rancher
9 6 (2.48%) SCCM
10 3 (1.24%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.24%) Kibana
11 2 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (6.61%) Google
2 15 (6.20%) MuleSoft
3 9 (3.72%) Black Duck
4 6 (2.48%) Oracle
4 6 (2.48%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.24%) Citrix
7 2 (0.83%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.83%) IBM
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) webMethods
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe