Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 43 102
Rank change year-on-year +21 +59 +64
Contract jobs citing Microservices 306 181 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.20% 4.12% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.17% 4.84% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 181 98
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £460 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £375 £375 £406
90th Percentile £548 £638 £641
England median daily rate £525 £503 £475
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £43.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -20.45% -

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 4,269 3,736 4,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.49% 85.12% 85.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,877 2,490 3,081
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 102 134
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.58 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.04% -0.77% +1.29%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.81 £11.02
90th Percentile £42.03 £31.43 £40.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +13 260 £450 -2.44% 41
South Yorkshire +10 39 £438 -30.00% 18
North Yorkshire -1 7 £425 -15.00% 7
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 197 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (63.40%) Java
3 141 (46.08%) JavaScript
4 132 (43.14%) TDD
5 93 (30.39%) Docker
6 91 (29.74%) DevOps
7 84 (27.45%) Node.js
8 83 (27.12%) Spring Boot
9 82 (26.80%) Spring
9 82 (26.80%) Test Automation
10 80 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (24.84%) REST
12 75 (24.51%) Java 8
13 72 (23.53%) JIRA
14 69 (22.55%) Git (software)
15 68 (22.22%) Jenkins
16 66 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (21.57%) Confluence
17 64 (20.92%) MySQL
18 63 (20.59%) BDD
19 61 (19.93%) Linux
20 57 (18.63%) MongoDB
21 54 (17.65%) RESTful
22 48 (15.69%) SOA
23 47 (15.36%) Software Engineering
24 46 (15.03%) Puppet
25 45 (14.71%) AngularJS
26 44 (14.38%) SQL
27 43 (14.05%) C#
27 43 (14.05%) Python

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 66 (21.57%) Confluence
2 12 (3.92%) Apache
3 11 (3.59%) CMS
4 10 (3.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.94%) nginx
6 8 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.31%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.65%) Mule
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) Jetty
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (13.40%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (11.44%) Slack
4 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (6.86%) GitHub
6 14 (4.58%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (4.58%) Route 53
6 14 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (4.25%) Amazon S3
8 12 (3.92%) npm
9 11 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (2.94%) Serverless
11 7 (2.29%) Google Analytics
12 4 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.65%) Datadog
13 2 (0.65%) PaaS
13 2 (0.65%) Trello
14 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.50%) HTTP
2 8 (2.61%) SSH
3 7 (2.29%) SSL
3 7 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Extranet
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.92%) MySQL
2 57 (18.63%) MongoDB
3 39 (12.75%) NoSQL
4 31 (10.13%) SQL Server
5 29 (9.48%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.31%) Redis
10 3 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.98%) Big Data
10 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.98%) DB2
11 2 (0.65%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.65%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.65%) Parquet
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (23.53%) JIRA
2 69 (22.55%) Git (software)
3 68 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 39 (12.75%) Cucumber
5 29 (9.48%) IntelliJ
6 28 (9.15%) Selenium
7 24 (7.84%) Maven
7 24 (7.84%) webpack
8 20 (6.54%) SonarQube
9 19 (6.21%) Vagrant
10 17 (5.56%) PHPUnit
11 16 (5.23%) GitLab
12 15 (4.90%) Mercurial
13 12 (3.92%) Bitbucket
14 11 (3.59%) gulp
14 11 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (3.27%) Babel
16 9 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (2.29%) Gatling
18 6 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (8.17%) Finance
2 18 (5.88%) Banking
3 15 (4.90%) Retail
4 3 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.33%) Advertising
5 1 (0.33%) Automotive
5 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 203 (66.34%) Developer
2 113 (36.93%) Java Developer
3 28 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (8.82%) AWS Developer
5 25 (8.17%) Senior Developer
6 21 (6.86%) Software Engineer
7 19 (6.21%) Architect
7 19 (6.21%) PHP Developer
8 17 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (4.90%) Software Developer
10 12 (3.92%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.92%) React Developer
11 11 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.27%) Lead Java Developer
13 9 (2.94%) Agile Developer
13 9 (2.94%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (27.45%) Node.js
2 83 (27.12%) Spring Boot
3 82 (26.80%) Spring
4 76 (24.84%) REST
5 54 (17.65%) RESTful
6 45 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 40 (13.07%) CSS
8 36 (11.76%) HTML
8 36 (11.76%) JSON
8 36 (11.76%) React
9 35 (11.44%) .NET
10 32 (10.46%) SOAP
11 31 (10.13%) Hibernate
11 31 (10.13%) HTML5
12 28 (9.15%) CSS3
13 27 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (8.82%) Web Services
14 26 (8.50%) ASP.NET
15 25 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.52%) User Experience
2 17 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.61%) PKI
5 7 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.96%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.63%) DataPower
7 5 (1.63%) IVR
8 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.98%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.33%) Clustering
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Life Science
11 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.93%) Linux
2 42 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (6.54%) CentOS
4 17 (5.56%) VMS
5 11 (3.59%) Android
5 11 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.29%) Unix
7 6 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.96%) Windows
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (43.14%) TDD
3 91 (29.74%) DevOps
4 82 (26.80%) Test Automation
5 66 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (20.59%) BDD
7 48 (15.69%) SOA
8 47 (15.36%) Software Engineering
9 42 (13.73%) OO
10 35 (11.44%) MVC
11 34 (11.11%) Open Source
12 32 (10.46%) Scrum
13 30 (9.80%) Mentoring
14 28 (9.15%) OOP
15 27 (8.82%) Pair Programming
15 27 (8.82%) SDLC
16 24 (7.84%) Coaching
17 22 (7.19%) Unit Testing
18 21 (6.86%) Configuration Management
19 20 (6.54%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 194 (63.40%) Java
2 141 (46.08%) JavaScript
3 75 (24.51%) Java 8
4 44 (14.38%) SQL
5 43 (14.05%) C#
5 43 (14.05%) Python
6 29 (9.48%) Scala
7 27 (8.82%) Groovy
8 21 (6.86%) PHP
9 19 (6.21%) PHP 7
10 11 (3.59%) Clojure
10 11 (3.59%) Perl
11 10 (3.27%) Ruby
11 10 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.61%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.63%) Haskell
15 5 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.98%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.98%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) Degree
4 3 (0.98%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.98%) PMO
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 93 (30.39%) Docker
2 15 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.65%) HDFS
3 2 (0.65%) Varnish
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (15.03%) Puppet
2 39 (12.75%) Terraform
3 32 (10.46%) Kubernetes
4 27 (8.82%) Grafana
5 17 (5.56%) Packer
6 15 (4.90%) Ansible
6 15 (4.90%) Prometheus
7 13 (4.25%) Rancher
8 8 (2.61%) Kibana
8 8 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.31%) Graphite
10 3 (0.98%) Consul
10 3 (0.98%) Graylog
11 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (6.21%) Zend
2 13 (4.25%) Black Duck
3 12 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.59%) Oracle
5 9 (2.94%) Adobe
6 8 (2.61%) Google
7 6 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.96%) Splunk
8 5 (1.63%) IBM
8 5 (1.63%) Perfecto Mobile
9 4 (1.31%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.65%) Sun
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.33%) VMware
11 1 (0.33%) webMethods