The table below looks at the statistics for Couchbase skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Couchbase over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 564 541 555
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 39 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.084% 0.042%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 20
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£415 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12384 11404 10577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 21.23% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8114 7101 6358
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 176 223
Average hourly rate £28.41 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

Couchbase
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Couchbase Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Couchbase
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Couchbase within the UK.

Couchbase Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Couchbase
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Couchbase within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Couchbase Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Couchbase
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Couchbase within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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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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
England -22 38 £415 -7.77% 20
London -1 14 £450 - 6
Yorkshire -14 9 £415 - 1
East Midlands - 9 - -
Leicestershire - 9 - -
West Yorkshire -2 8 £415 - 1
Leeds -17 8 £415 - 1
Leicester - 8 - -
West Midlands +4 4 £375 -
Birmingham -4 2 £325 -
North West -17 2 £328 +0.76% 5
Coventry - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 £328 - 5
City of London -5 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Sheffield - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

Couchbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 67 (60.36%) NoSQL
2 53 (47.75%) Java
3 50 (45.05%) TDD
4 48 (43.24%) MongoDB
5 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (30.63%) MVC
7 34 (30.63%) Spring
8 33 (29.73%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (27.93%) .NET
10 29 (26.13%) Linux
11 27 (24.32%) BDD
12 26 (23.42%) C#
13 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
13 25 (22.52%) DevOps
14 24 (21.62%) Web Services
14 24 (21.62%) REST
15 23 (20.72%) Puppet
15 23 (20.72%) CouchDB
15 23 (20.72%) J2EE
16 22 (19.82%) Scrum
16 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (18.92%) ActiveMQ
17 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
18 20 (18.02%) SQL
18 20 (18.02%) SOA
19 19 (17.12%) MySQL
19 19 (17.12%) UNIX
19 19 (17.12%) NUnit
20 18 (16.22%) HTML

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (29.73%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (9.91%) Apache
3 9 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.21%) nginx
5 4 (3.60%) CMS
6 3 (2.70%) Node.js
7 2 (1.80%) IIS
7 2 (1.80%) Confluence
7 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.90%) Mule
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (6.31%) Amazon S3
2 7 (6.31%) Route 53
2 7 (6.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) PaaS
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Internet
2 9 (8.11%) HTTP
3 7 (6.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.80%) AMQP
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (60.36%) NoSQL
2 48 (43.24%) MongoDB
3 23 (20.72%) CouchDB
4 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
5 19 (17.12%) MySQL
6 16 (14.41%) Redis
6 16 (14.41%) Relational Database
7 11 (9.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (9.01%) SimpleDB
9 7 (6.31%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (6.31%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (4.50%) Aerospike
11 4 (3.60%) MarkLogic
12 3 (2.70%) Big Data
12 3 (2.70%) HBase
12 3 (2.70%) DB2
12 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.80%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) NUnit
2 11 (9.91%) MSTest
3 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.60%) JUnit
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
6 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.80%) Ant
7 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.80%) Maven
7 2 (1.80%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) Gradle
8 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.90%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.90%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (10.81%) Retail
2 10 (9.01%) Finance
3 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (59.46%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) Java Developer
3 24 (21.62%) Architect
4 23 (20.72%) .NET Developer
5 17 (15.32%) Java Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Scala Developer
7 8 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Lead Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.60%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) Spring
2 31 (27.93%) .NET
3 24 (21.62%) Web Services
3 24 (21.62%) REST
4 23 (20.72%) J2EE
5 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (18.92%) ActiveMQ
7 18 (16.22%) HTML
8 15 (13.51%) CSS
8 15 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET
10 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
10 13 (11.71%) RESTful
11 12 (10.81%) Middleware
12 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (9.91%) Castle Windsor
12 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.91%) Apache Camel
13 10 (9.01%) Akka
13 10 (9.01%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.50%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Linux
2 19 (17.12%) UNIX
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.80%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) TDD
2 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (36.94%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (30.63%) MVC
5 27 (24.32%) BDD
6 25 (22.52%) DevOps
7 22 (19.82%) Scrum
8 20 (18.02%) SOA
9 12 (10.81%) Kanban
10 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.91%) Progressive Enhancement
10 11 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (9.91%) CQRS
10 11 (9.91%) Mobile First
11 9 (8.11%) ATDD
11 9 (8.11%) Service Management
12 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.31%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.75%) Java
2 26 (23.42%) C#
3 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) SQL
5 14 (12.61%) Python
6 12 (10.81%) Scala
7 10 (9.01%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.21%) Ruby
9 5 (4.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.80%) PHP5
10 2 (1.80%) Go
11 1 (0.90%) R
11 1 (0.90%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Varnish
1 2 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.80%) HDFS
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (20.72%) Puppet
2 12 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.01%) Salt
4 9 (8.11%) Ansible
5 7 (6.31%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.80%) Ambari
6 2 (1.80%) Oozie
7 1 (0.90%) Mesos
7 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle
1 11 (9.91%) CA
2 7 (6.31%) hybris
3 2 (1.80%) Splunk
3 2 (1.80%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (1.80%) MapR
3 2 (1.80%) VMware
3 2 (1.80%) Sybase
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco
4 1 (0.90%) Intel
4 1 (0.90%) Teradata
4 1 (0.90%) Netezza
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.90%) Percona
4 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
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