The table below looks at the statistics for NoSQL 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 NoSQL over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NoSQL
Rank 117 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 33 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 1.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 5
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£500 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NoSQL
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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
897 596 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.08% 19.00% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 348 274
Average daily rate £400 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £142.00 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

NoSQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NoSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NoSQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NoSQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NoSQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NoSQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

NoSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

NoSQL
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 NoSQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 16 £500 +42.85% 8
Lancashire - 11 £570 -
Cheshire -6 4 £425 - 5
NoSQL
England

NoSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NoSQL 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 NoSQL.

1 36 (67.92%) Java
2 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) Open Source
4 26 (49.06%) Web Services
5 25 (47.17%) TDD
6 20 (37.74%) OO
6 20 (37.74%) SQL
7 19 (35.85%) Linux
7 19 (35.85%) MongoDB
8 16 (30.19%) Hadoop
8 16 (30.19%) Big Data
8 16 (30.19%) .NET
9 15 (28.30%) JSON
10 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (26.42%) Scrum
10 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.53%) MVC
11 13 (24.53%) Ruby
11 13 (24.53%) RESTful
11 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (22.64%) Scala
12 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (22.64%) C#
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle
13 11 (20.75%) UNIX
13 11 (20.75%) Python
13 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
13 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
13 11 (20.75%) MapReduce
14 10 (18.87%) BDD

NoSQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NoSQL 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 NoSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
1 7 (13.21%) Confluence
2 6 (11.32%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) Zope
4 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) SaaS
3 3 (5.66%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) AMQP
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) MongoDB
2 16 (30.19%) Hadoop
2 16 (30.19%) Big Data
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.32%) CouchDB
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.32%) MySQL
5 5 (9.43%) Couchbase
6 4 (7.55%) Redis
6 4 (7.55%) SimpleDB
6 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.89%) QlikView
9 1 (1.89%) Essbase
9 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.89%) HBase
9 1 (1.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Ant
1 9 (16.98%) Gradle
2 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
2 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
2 8 (15.09%) JUnit
2 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 7 (13.21%) Subversion
3 7 (13.21%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.66%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) Selenium
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Architect
3 14 (26.42%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software Architect
6 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Web Services
2 16 (30.19%) .NET
3 15 (28.30%) JSON
4 13 (24.53%) RESTful
5 8 (15.09%) Middleware
5 8 (15.09%) JMS
5 8 (15.09%) Java EE
5 8 (15.09%) WCF
6 7 (13.21%) Spring
6 7 (13.21%) EJB
6 7 (13.21%) Memcached
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.43%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) Play Framework
8 5 (9.43%) REST
9 4 (7.55%) Catalyst
9 4 (7.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Open Source
2 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.66%) Video on Demand
3 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.77%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Telematics
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) UNIX
3 10 (18.87%) Windows
4 7 (13.21%) VME
4 7 (13.21%) MVS
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) TDD
3 20 (37.74%) OO
4 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (26.42%) Scrum
5 13 (24.53%) MVC
6 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.75%) MapReduce
7 10 (18.87%) BDD
8 8 (15.09%) Workflow
8 8 (15.09%) SOA
8 8 (15.09%) CRM
9 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (13.21%) User Stories
9 7 (13.21%) Software Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.43%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (9.43%) DevOps
11 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) Ruby
4 12 (22.64%) Scala
4 12 (22.64%) C#
5 11 (20.75%) Python
6 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.43%) C++
8 4 (7.55%) Perl
8 4 (7.55%) Groovy
9 3 (5.66%) PHP5
9 3 (5.66%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) XQuery
10 1 (1.89%) R
10 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) MCPD
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Puppet
1 9 (16.98%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Atlassian
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
6 1 (1.89%) Hyperion