The first table below looks at the demand for Couchbase skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Couchbase over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 134 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.042% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
603 579 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.00% 24.04% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 281 358
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £147.00 £82.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Couchbase
England

Couchbase
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Couchbase across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Couchbase Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Couchbase
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Couchbase across the North West region.

Couchbase Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Couchbase
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Couchbase within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £350 -
Couchbase
England

Couchbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Couchbase also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Couchbase.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Couchbase also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Couchbase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft