The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 154 138 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£345 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
871 619 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.54% 19.55% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 356 289
Average daily rate £400 £340 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £157.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) ATDD
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) CouchDB
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) ATDD
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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