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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 552 574 588
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 60 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.023% 0.028%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 11
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£550 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.69% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £520 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £243 £325
% change year-on-year
+90.72% -25.38%
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
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

Couchbase Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Couchbase
Top 23 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 19 September 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
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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 +39 60 £550 +45.69% 5
London +43 36 £775 +72.22% 1
City of London +32 5 £563 +40.62%
South East +8 4 £438 - 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £325 +34.02% 2
West Yorkshire +5 3 - - 1
Leeds 0 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £335 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £335 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -4 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Abingdon - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1

Couchbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 90 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 66 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 48 (43.64%) Hadoop
4 37 (33.64%) MVC
4 37 (33.64%) Big Data
5 35 (31.82%) Linux
5 35 (31.82%) Apache Hive
6 34 (30.91%) .NET
6 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (30.91%) TDD
7 33 (30.00%) SQL
8 32 (29.09%) HBase
9 31 (28.18%) C#
9 31 (28.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 31 (28.18%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (26.36%) MapReduce
10 29 (26.36%) Analytics
11 28 (25.45%) Java
12 25 (22.73%) Oracle
12 25 (22.73%) Riak
13 24 (21.82%) Sqoop
13 24 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (20.91%) Mahout
14 23 (20.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 22 (20.00%) Apache Flume
15 22 (20.00%) Oozie
15 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 21 (19.09%) Teradata
16 21 (19.09%) Configuration Management
16 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (13.64%) Apache Pig
2 10 (9.09%) Node.js
3 7 (6.36%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.55%) Confluence
4 5 (4.55%) IIS
4 5 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.64%) Apache
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.73%) Drupal
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.73%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.91%) nginx
8 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.45%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.91%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
2 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 4 (3.64%) LAN
2 4 (3.64%) WAN
3 3 (2.73%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (2.73%) LDAP
4 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) SSL
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (81.82%) NoSQL
2 66 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 48 (43.64%) Hadoop
4 37 (33.64%) Big Data
5 35 (31.82%) Apache Hive
6 32 (29.09%) HBase
7 31 (28.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (22.73%) Riak
9 24 (21.82%) Sqoop
9 24 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (20.91%) Mahout
11 21 (19.09%) Oracle Exadata
12 20 (18.18%) HCatalog
12 20 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 20 (18.18%) MarkLogic
13 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.36%) Redis
15 17 (15.45%) CouchDB
16 16 (14.55%) MySQL
17 14 (12.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Maven
2 11 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.73%) Ant
6 3 (2.73%) Gradle
6 3 (2.73%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.82%) NUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 20 (18.18%) Banking
2 11 (10.00%) Finance
3 10 (9.09%) Marketing
4 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.45%) Electronics
7 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Developer
2 41 (37.27%) Architect
3 17 (15.45%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 12 (10.91%) Data Architect
6 11 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 11 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Big Data Architect
9 6 (5.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Development Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Software Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.91%) .NET
2 17 (15.45%) Web Services
3 14 (12.73%) jQuery
4 13 (11.82%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (11.82%) HTML
4 13 (11.82%) CSS
5 12 (10.91%) XML
5 12 (10.91%) JSON
6 11 (10.00%) WCF
6 11 (10.00%) Spring
6 11 (10.00%) HTML5
7 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.18%) CSS3
8 8 (7.27%) LINQ
8 8 (7.27%) Spring MVC
8 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.36%) WPF
10 6 (5.45%) Middleware
10 6 (5.45%) SOAP
10 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 11 (10.00%) Open Source
3 6 (5.45%) DTV
3 6 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.73%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Mashup
4 3 (2.73%) Social Network
4 3 (2.73%) Replication
4 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Linux
2 10 (9.09%) UNIX
3 9 (8.18%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) CentOS
4 5 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) MVC
2 34 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) TDD
3 31 (28.18%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (26.36%) MapReduce
4 29 (26.36%) Analytics
5 21 (19.09%) Configuration Management
5 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (18.18%) DevOps
7 17 (15.45%) BDD
8 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
9 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (9.09%) Scrum
11 10 (9.09%) OO
12 9 (8.18%) UML
12 9 (8.18%) Migration
12 9 (8.18%) Pair Programming
13 8 (7.27%) ATDD
13 8 (7.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 31 (28.18%) C#
3 28 (25.45%) Java
4 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.18%) Python
6 7 (6.36%) R
6 7 (6.36%) C++
7 6 (5.45%) Perl
7 6 (5.45%) PHP
7 6 (5.45%) Ruby
7 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
9 1 (0.91%) GLSL
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 22 (20.00%) Apache Flume
3 21 (19.09%) HDFS
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (20.00%) Oozie
2 20 (18.18%) Ambari
3 16 (14.55%) Puppet
4 12 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.45%) Salt
6 4 (3.64%) Nagios
7 3 (2.73%) Cacti
7 3 (2.73%) Ganglia
7 3 (2.73%) StatsD
8 2 (1.82%) Chukwa
9 1 (0.91%) Kibana
9 1 (0.91%) logstash
9 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Oracle
2 21 (19.09%) Teradata
2 21 (19.09%) Netezza
3 20 (18.18%) MapR
3 20 (18.18%) Hortonworks
4 15 (13.64%) Sybase
5 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.36%) Cloudera
7 6 (5.45%) Tableau
7 6 (5.45%) RapidMiner
7 6 (5.45%) SAP
8 5 (4.55%) Google
8 5 (4.55%) Atlassian
9 4 (3.64%) Percona
9 4 (3.64%) Cisco
9 4 (3.64%) TIBCO
9 4 (3.64%) Intel
10 3 (2.73%) Sun
10 3 (2.73%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.82%) Splunk