Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 34 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 +58 +43
Contract jobs citing Microservices 260 249 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.39% 5.63% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 6.66% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 241 83
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.17% -3.16%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £406
90th Percentile £569 £638 £636
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £51.25
% change year-on-year +2.78% -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 4,192 3,736 4,174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.83% 84.54% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,821 2,448 2,714
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £258
90th Percentile £563 £545 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 105 138
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +14.36% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.30 £32.88
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.78
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.67% +5.67%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -4 214 £450 - 60
South Yorkshire -5 35 £450 -28.00% 25
North Yorkshire +4 8 £431 -13.75% 1
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 154 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (54.62%) Java
3 123 (47.31%) JavaScript
4 103 (39.62%) TDD
5 91 (35.00%) DevOps
6 83 (31.92%) Node.js
7 81 (31.15%) Test Automation
8 75 (28.85%) Linux
9 74 (28.46%) Docker
10 71 (27.31%) MySQL
10 71 (27.31%) Git (software)
11 70 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
11 70 (26.92%) MongoDB
12 68 (26.15%) JIRA
13 67 (25.77%) Spring Boot
14 66 (25.38%) Jenkins
15 64 (24.62%) REST
16 63 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
17 61 (23.46%) Spring
18 60 (23.08%) Confluence
19 54 (20.77%) Java 8
20 53 (20.38%) BDD
20 53 (20.38%) Puppet
21 51 (19.62%) Software Engineering
21 51 (19.62%) SQL
21 51 (19.62%) AngularJS
22 49 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 45 (17.31%) Slack
24 43 (16.54%) NoSQL
24 43 (16.54%) RESTful

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 60 (23.08%) Confluence
2 14 (5.38%) CMS
3 12 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (3.85%) nginx
5 7 (2.69%) Apache
6 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.77%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Jetty
9 1 (0.38%) Mule
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (17.31%) Slack
3 36 (13.85%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (6.15%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (6.15%) Route 53
5 16 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 15 (5.77%) Amazon S3
7 12 (4.62%) GitHub
8 11 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (4.23%) Serverless
9 10 (3.85%) npm
10 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.54%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.77%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.77%) PaaS
12 2 (0.77%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.38%) HTTP
2 14 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.00%) SSL
4 11 (4.23%) DNS
5 10 (3.85%) DHCP
5 10 (3.85%) FTP
5 10 (3.85%) IPsec
6 5 (1.92%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) Extranet
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (27.31%) MySQL
2 70 (26.92%) MongoDB
3 43 (16.54%) NoSQL
4 30 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 29 (11.15%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (6.54%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.38%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (4.23%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.31%) Big Data
11 5 (1.92%) DB2
12 4 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.15%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.15%) Redis
14 2 (0.77%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.77%) Bigtable
14 2 (0.77%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.38%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 71 (27.31%) Git (software)
2 68 (26.15%) JIRA
3 66 (25.38%) Jenkins
4 32 (12.31%) Cucumber
5 29 (11.15%) SonarQube
6 22 (8.46%) Selenium
7 21 (8.08%) IntelliJ
7 21 (8.08%) webpack
8 19 (7.31%) GitLab
9 17 (6.54%) gulp
9 17 (6.54%) Maven
10 12 (4.62%) Vagrant
11 11 (4.23%) PHPUnit
12 10 (3.85%) Babel
12 10 (3.85%) Travis CI
13 7 (2.69%) Artifactory
13 7 (2.69%) Burp Suite
13 7 (2.69%) HP UFT
13 7 (2.69%) JMeter
13 7 (2.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (7.69%) Finance
2 16 (6.15%) Banking
3 5 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Automotive
4 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.38%) Games
4 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (54.23%) Developer
2 70 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 42 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (8.46%) Architect
5 17 (6.54%) Software Engineer
6 16 (6.15%) AWS Developer
7 14 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.62%) PHP Developer
9 11 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.46%) React Developer
11 9 (3.46%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.08%) Agile Developer
13 7 (2.69%) Java Engineer
13 7 (2.69%) Scala Developer
13 7 (2.69%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (31.92%) Node.js
2 67 (25.77%) Spring Boot
3 64 (24.62%) REST
4 61 (23.46%) Spring
5 51 (19.62%) AngularJS
6 43 (16.54%) RESTful
7 41 (15.77%) React
8 32 (12.31%) .NET
9 29 (11.15%) Hibernate
10 26 (10.00%) CSS
10 26 (10.00%) HTML
10 26 (10.00%) JSON
11 21 (8.08%) Vue.js
12 20 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (7.31%) ASP.NET
13 19 (7.31%) jQuery
13 19 (7.31%) Web Services
14 17 (6.54%) Elastic Stack
15 16 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (5.77%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) User Experience
2 12 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.92%) Clustering
6 5 (1.92%) IVR
6 5 (1.92%) PKI
7 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.54%) DataPower
8 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (28.85%) Linux
2 49 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (8.46%) CentOS
4 13 (5.00%) Unix
5 11 (4.23%) Android
5 11 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.23%) VMS
6 6 (2.31%) Windows
7 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.77%) AIX
8 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (39.62%) TDD
3 91 (35.00%) DevOps
4 81 (31.15%) Test Automation
5 63 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (20.38%) BDD
7 51 (19.62%) Software Engineering
8 41 (15.77%) Open Source
9 35 (13.46%) Mentoring
9 35 (13.46%) SOA
10 34 (13.08%) OO
11 32 (12.31%) Coaching
11 32 (12.31%) MVC
12 31 (11.92%) SDLC
13 30 (11.54%) Configuration Management
14 29 (11.15%) OOP
15 24 (9.23%) Pair Programming
15 24 (9.23%) Scrum
16 16 (6.15%) E-Commerce
16 16 (6.15%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 142 (54.62%) Java
2 123 (47.31%) JavaScript
3 54 (20.77%) Java 8
4 51 (19.62%) SQL
5 39 (15.00%) Python
6 37 (14.23%) C#
7 19 (7.31%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.77%) Perl
8 15 (5.77%) PHP
8 15 (5.77%) Scala
9 13 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.62%) PHP 7
11 9 (3.46%) ES6
11 9 (3.46%) Groovy
12 7 (2.69%) Ruby
13 4 (1.54%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.15%) JCL
14 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.15%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) Degree
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) WCAG
2 6 (2.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 74 (28.46%) Docker
2 12 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 53 (20.38%) Puppet
2 34 (13.08%) Terraform
3 29 (11.15%) Kubernetes
4 25 (9.62%) Grafana
5 18 (6.92%) Ansible
5 18 (6.92%) Packer
6 17 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (6.54%) Prometheus
7 15 (5.77%) Rancher
8 7 (2.69%) Nessus
9 5 (1.92%) Kibana
10 3 (1.15%) Graphite
10 3 (1.15%) Graylog
11 2 (0.77%) Consul
12 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (5.77%) Sitecore
2 14 (5.38%) Black Duck
3 12 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.62%) Zend
4 8 (3.08%) Google
5 7 (2.69%) Oracle
6 5 (1.92%) Perfecto Mobile
7 4 (1.54%) Adobe
7 4 (1.54%) IBM
8 3 (1.15%) Splunk
9 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.38%) webMethods