Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 60 91
Rank change year-on-year +40 +31 +81
Contract jobs citing Microservices 365 137 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.36% 3.28% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 3.85% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 136 111
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £469 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% +1.90% +15.00%
10th Percentile £369 £371 £363
90th Percentile £550 £641 £650
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £51.25
% change year-on-year +35.29% -17.07% -

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 4,320 3,557 4,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.11% 85.26% 86.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 2,342 3,309
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 95 115
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -3.73% +6.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £32.65 £42.15
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +34 307 £440 -7.37% 34
South Yorkshire +23 48 £450 -28.00% 12
North Yorkshire +4 10 £444 -6.58% 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 248 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (67.40%) Java
3 169 (46.30%) TDD
4 144 (39.45%) JavaScript
5 110 (30.14%) Docker
6 109 (29.86%) Spring
7 104 (28.49%) Jenkins
8 101 (27.67%) Spring Boot
9 97 (26.58%) Java 8
10 92 (25.21%) DevOps
11 88 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (24.11%) Git (software)
12 86 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
12 86 (23.56%) REST
13 85 (23.29%) Node.js
14 75 (20.55%) RESTful
15 73 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 63 (17.26%) Puppet
17 62 (16.99%) Software Engineering
18 61 (16.71%) JIRA
18 61 (16.71%) Linux
18 61 (16.71%) BDD
19 60 (16.44%) SOA
20 58 (15.89%) OO
21 56 (15.34%) C#
21 56 (15.34%) MySQL
21 56 (15.34%) Confluence
22 54 (14.79%) .NET
22 54 (14.79%) SQL
22 54 (14.79%) MongoDB

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 56 (15.34%) Confluence
2 27 (7.40%) Apache
3 18 (4.93%) nginx
4 14 (3.84%) CMS
5 12 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.64%) IIS
8 6 (1.64%) Jetty
8 6 (1.64%) Mongrel
8 6 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.10%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.55%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) JBoss
12 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (7.40%) Slack
5 17 (4.66%) GitHub
6 15 (4.11%) npm
7 14 (3.84%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.74%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (2.74%) Route 53
8 10 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (2.47%) Amazon S3
10 8 (2.19%) Serverless
11 7 (1.92%) Google Analytics
12 6 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (1.64%) Google App Engine
12 6 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.55%) Datadog
14 2 (0.55%) PaaS
14 2 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.14%) HTTP
2 13 (3.56%) SSL
2 13 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.19%) SSH
4 7 (1.92%) DHCP
4 7 (1.92%) DNS
4 7 (1.92%) FTP
4 7 (1.92%) IPsec
5 3 (0.82%) Skype
5 3 (0.82%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) Extranet
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.34%) MySQL
2 54 (14.79%) MongoDB
2 54 (14.79%) NoSQL
3 39 (10.68%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.12%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.19%) Redis
7 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.92%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.92%) Big Data
9 6 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.82%) DB2
12 2 (0.55%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.55%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 104 (28.49%) Jenkins
2 88 (24.11%) Git (software)
3 61 (16.71%) JIRA
4 35 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 34 (9.32%) Maven
6 27 (7.40%) webpack
7 24 (6.58%) IntelliJ
8 23 (6.30%) Selenium
9 19 (5.21%) SonarQube
10 17 (4.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (4.11%) Mercurial
12 14 (3.84%) Vagrant
13 12 (3.29%) Bitbucket
13 12 (3.29%) GitLab
13 12 (3.29%) gulp
14 11 (3.01%) PHPUnit
14 11 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (2.47%) Artifactory
16 8 (2.19%) Babel
16 8 (2.19%) JUnit
General
1 36 (9.86%) Finance
2 18 (4.93%) Banking
3 17 (4.66%) Retail
4 6 (1.64%) Games
5 3 (0.82%) Publishing
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Automotive
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 242 (66.30%) Developer
2 153 (41.92%) Java Developer
3 33 (9.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (8.49%) Senior Developer
5 28 (7.67%) Architect
5 28 (7.67%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.12%) AWS Developer
7 23 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 20 (5.48%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.93%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (4.66%) Java Engineer
11 17 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (3.84%) PHP Developer
13 13 (3.56%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.56%) Lead Java Developer
14 12 (3.29%) Java Software Developer
14 12 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
14 12 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (29.86%) Spring
2 101 (27.67%) Spring Boot
3 86 (23.56%) REST
4 85 (23.29%) Node.js
5 75 (20.55%) RESTful
6 54 (14.79%) .NET
6 54 (14.79%) AngularJS
7 45 (12.33%) Hibernate
8 43 (11.78%) SOAP
9 42 (11.51%) HTML
10 41 (11.23%) CSS
11 40 (10.96%) ASP.NET
11 40 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (10.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (10.14%) React
14 35 (9.59%) HTML5
14 35 (9.59%) Web Services
15 32 (8.77%) CSS3
15 32 (8.77%) JSON
15 32 (8.77%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.58%) User Experience
2 17 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.74%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.47%) DataPower
6 8 (2.19%) PKI
7 5 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.37%) Online Games
8 4 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.10%) Clustering
8 4 (1.10%) NHS
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.27%) Life Science
10 1 (0.27%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.71%) Linux
2 35 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (4.38%) CentOS
4 12 (3.29%) Android
5 11 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.01%) VMS
6 7 (1.92%) Unix
7 6 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.64%) Windows
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (46.30%) TDD
3 92 (25.21%) DevOps
4 88 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 62 (16.99%) Software Engineering
7 61 (16.71%) BDD
8 60 (16.44%) SOA
9 58 (15.89%) OO
10 46 (12.60%) Scrum
11 44 (12.05%) MVC
12 37 (10.14%) Open Source
13 36 (9.86%) OOP
14 29 (7.95%) Mentoring
15 25 (6.85%) Configuration Management
16 24 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (6.03%) Pair Programming
18 21 (5.75%) Coaching
19 19 (5.21%) Kanban
19 19 (5.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 246 (67.40%) Java
2 144 (39.45%) JavaScript
3 97 (26.58%) Java 8
4 56 (15.34%) C#
5 54 (14.79%) SQL
6 49 (13.42%) Python
7 28 (7.67%) Scala
8 26 (7.12%) Groovy
9 23 (6.30%) PHP
10 15 (4.11%) Perl
11 14 (3.84%) Ruby
12 13 (3.56%) Clojure
12 13 (3.56%) PHP 7
12 13 (3.56%) T-SQL
13 12 (3.29%) Kotlin
14 11 (3.01%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.47%) TypeScript
16 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.64%) Go
18 5 (1.37%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 23 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.37%) Degree
3 5 (1.37%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.82%) PMO
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 110 (30.14%) Docker
2 23 (6.30%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.64%) Xen
5 2 (0.55%) HDFS
5 2 (0.55%) Varnish
6 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (17.26%) Puppet
2 47 (12.88%) Terraform
3 35 (9.59%) Kubernetes
4 28 (7.67%) Ansible
5 27 (7.40%) Grafana
6 12 (3.29%) Packer
7 11 (3.01%) Prometheus
8 9 (2.47%) Rancher
9 8 (2.19%) Kibana
10 7 (1.92%) Graylog
11 4 (1.10%) Graphite
11 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.55%) Consul
12 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (4.11%) Oracle
2 14 (3.84%) Sitecore
3 13 (3.56%) Google
3 13 (3.56%) Zend
4 11 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.74%) Adobe
6 9 (2.47%) Black Duck
6 9 (2.47%) IBM
7 7 (1.92%) VMware
8 6 (1.64%) Splunk
9 4 (1.10%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.55%) Sun
10 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.27%) webMethods