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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 563 532 528
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 44 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.095% 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.44% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 20
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£415 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £551 £335
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 - - -

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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015.

Couchbase Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Couchbase
Top 21 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 22 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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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 -31 44 £415 +10.66% 12
London -13 17 £450 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire -8 10 £415 +27.69%
West Yorkshire -7 7 £415 +27.69%
Leeds -10 7 £415 +27.69%
Leicestershire - 6 - -
East Midlands - 6 - -
Leicester - 5 - -
South West +12 3 £363 -9.37% 2
Birmingham -7 3 £325 -7.14%
West Midlands -9 3 £325 -7.14%
Sheffield - 3 £488 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £488 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £363 -
Staines +8 2 - -
Surrey +4 2 - -
Manchester -11 2 £328 -6.42%
North West -22 2 £328 -6.42%
South East -27 2 - - 1
City of London +7 1 £440 +10.00% 1
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -

Couchbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 69 (61.06%) NoSQL
2 61 (53.98%) Java
3 57 (50.44%) TDD
4 50 (44.25%) MongoDB
5 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (39.82%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (32.74%) Spring
8 34 (30.09%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (28.32%) REST
10 31 (27.43%) MVC
10 31 (27.43%) .NET
10 31 (27.43%) Linux
11 30 (26.55%) BDD
12 27 (23.89%) C#
13 26 (23.01%) Web Services
14 25 (22.12%) Scrum
14 25 (22.12%) Puppet
15 24 (21.24%) DevOps
15 24 (21.24%) J2EE
15 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
16 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
16 23 (20.35%) SQL
17 22 (19.47%) Python
18 21 (18.58%) SOA
18 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (17.70%) CouchDB
20 19 (16.81%) HTML
21 18 (15.93%) UNIX
21 18 (15.93%) NUnit
21 18 (15.93%) ActiveMQ

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (30.09%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.96%) Apache
3 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.31%) Node.js
4 6 (5.31%) nginx
5 4 (3.54%) Confluence
5 4 (3.54%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.77%) IIS
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.88%) Mule
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.31%) Route 53
2 6 (5.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.54%) PaaS
4 3 (2.65%) SaaS
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) HTTP
1 9 (7.96%) Internet
2 6 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.65%) WAN
3 3 (2.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) AMQP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (61.06%) NoSQL
2 50 (44.25%) MongoDB
3 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
4 20 (17.70%) CouchDB
5 16 (14.16%) MySQL
6 15 (13.27%) Redis
6 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
7 12 (10.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (10.62%) SimpleDB
8 8 (7.08%) Big Data
9 7 (6.19%) Hadoop
9 7 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
11 5 (4.42%) MarkLogic
12 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (3.54%) DB2
13 3 (2.65%) RavenDB
13 3 (2.65%) HBase
13 3 (2.65%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) NUnit
2 11 (9.73%) MSTest
3 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.96%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.08%) Selenium
4 8 (7.08%) JUnit
5 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.54%) JIRA
7 2 (1.77%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.77%) Gradle
7 2 (1.77%) Ant
7 2 (1.77%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.88%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Retail
3 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.54%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) Developer
2 37 (32.74%) Java Developer
3 27 (23.89%) Architect
4 22 (19.47%) .NET Developer
5 17 (15.04%) Java Architect
6 10 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Lead Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Scala Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.54%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.74%) Spring
2 32 (28.32%) REST
3 31 (27.43%) .NET
4 26 (23.01%) Web Services
5 24 (21.24%) J2EE
6 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (16.81%) HTML
8 18 (15.93%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET
9 15 (13.27%) CSS
9 15 (13.27%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (11.50%) .NET Framework
11 11 (9.73%) RESTful
11 11 (9.73%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (8.85%) Spring MVC
13 9 (7.96%) WCF
13 9 (7.96%) Middleware
14 8 (7.08%) AngularJS
14 8 (7.08%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.42%) Clustering
3 3 (2.65%) Neural Network
3 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.43%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) UNIX
3 6 (5.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.44%) TDD
2 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.82%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (27.43%) MVC
5 30 (26.55%) BDD
6 25 (22.12%) Scrum
7 24 (21.24%) DevOps
8 21 (18.58%) SOA
9 17 (15.04%) Kanban
10 14 (12.39%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.73%) Progressive Enhancement
11 11 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (9.73%) CQRS
12 9 (7.96%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.96%) ATDD
13 8 (7.08%) Service Management
14 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.19%) Analytics
15 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.98%) Java
2 27 (23.89%) C#
3 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.35%) SQL
4 22 (19.47%) Python
5 15 (13.27%) Ruby
6 14 (12.39%) Scala
7 12 (10.62%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.19%) PHP
9 4 (3.54%) C++
10 3 (2.65%) PHP5
11 1 (0.88%) Haskell
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.65%) HDFS
1 3 (2.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (22.12%) Puppet
2 13 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.62%) Salt
4 7 (6.19%) Ansible
5 6 (5.31%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.65%) Oozie
6 3 (2.65%) Ambari
7 1 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) CA
3 6 (5.31%) hybris
4 3 (2.65%) Sybase
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) MapR
5 2 (1.77%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.77%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (1.77%) Splunk
5 2 (1.77%) Intel
5 2 (1.77%) Teradata
5 2 (1.77%) Netezza
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.88%) Percona