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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 602 589 585
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 42 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.093% 0.082%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 33
Average daily rate £450 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.62% +3.57%
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
12187 12703 12464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.82% 22.81% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8248 8172 7823
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 164 215
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.99 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

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 28 April 2016.

Couchbase Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Couchbase
Top 20 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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -34 40 £450 +8.43% 20
London +5 20 £484 +7.50% 9
East Midlands +10 10 £500 -
Leicestershire +2 10 £500 -
Leicester +1 8 - -
East of England +8 4 £430 -
Hertfordshire +7 4 £430 -
West Midlands -7 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Coventry - 3 £450 -
City of London +40 2 £493 +11.93% 1
South East -4 2 £423 - 3
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £423 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £423 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 £430 -
North West -9 1 £525 +60.30% 3
Manchester -10 1 £525 +60.30% 3
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Welwyn - 1 - -

Couchbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 55 (79.71%) NoSQL
2 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) Java
4 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
5 22 (31.88%) TDD
6 20 (28.99%) Middleware
6 20 (28.99%) RESTful
6 20 (28.99%) Scala
6 20 (28.99%) Open Source
7 19 (27.54%) Python
8 18 (26.09%) Scrum
8 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (24.64%) CouchDB
10 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (23.19%) Spring
10 16 (23.19%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (21.74%) MySQL
11 15 (21.74%) Play Framework
11 15 (21.74%) DevOps
12 14 (20.29%) Akka
12 14 (20.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (18.84%) Apache Camel
13 13 (18.84%) Mobile App
13 13 (18.84%) C#
13 13 (18.84%) MVC
14 12 (17.39%) SQL
14 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.94%) .NET
15 11 (15.94%) HTML

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (8.70%) Apache
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (7.25%) Jetty
5 4 (5.80%) CMS
5 4 (5.80%) Drupal
5 4 (5.80%) Liferay
5 4 (5.80%) Mule
5 4 (5.80%) Node.js
6 2 (2.90%) GemFire
6 2 (2.90%) nginx
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.35%) PaaS
6 2 (2.90%) IaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) IMAP
2 5 (7.25%) SMTP
2 5 (7.25%) SNMP
3 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (79.71%) NoSQL
2 26 (37.68%) MongoDB
3 17 (24.64%) CouchDB
4 15 (21.74%) MySQL
5 14 (20.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (14.49%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (14.49%) Redis
7 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.35%) Big Data
8 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.90%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.90%) HBase
9 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.45%) QlikView
10 1 (1.45%) RavenDB
10 1 (1.45%) SQLite
10 1 (1.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) JUnit
3 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.14%) Maven
4 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (5.80%) Gradle
5 4 (5.80%) Mockito
5 4 (5.80%) NUnit
5 4 (5.80%) Selenium
6 3 (4.35%) Ant
6 3 (4.35%) Subversion
7 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.90%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.90%) Hudson
7 2 (2.90%) MSI
7 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Games
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Scala Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Architect
5 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Middleware Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.80%) NoSQL Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Middleware
1 20 (28.99%) RESTful
2 16 (23.19%) ActiveMQ
2 16 (23.19%) Spring
3 15 (21.74%) Play Framework
4 14 (20.29%) Akka
5 13 (18.84%) Apache Camel
6 11 (15.94%) .NET
6 11 (15.94%) HTML
6 11 (15.94%) Web Services
7 10 (14.49%) HTML5
8 9 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.04%) LAMP
9 8 (11.59%) J2EE
9 8 (11.59%) PhoneGap
10 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (10.14%) CSS
10 7 (10.14%) REST
11 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Fintech
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile Games
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
1 10 (14.49%) Unix
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) CentOS
4 5 (7.25%) Debian
4 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) TDD
3 20 (28.99%) Open Source
4 18 (26.09%) Scrum
5 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (21.74%) DevOps
7 13 (18.84%) MVC
8 9 (13.04%) BDD
9 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.59%) Microservices
9 8 (11.59%) SOA
10 7 (10.14%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.25%) Auto-Scaling
12 5 (7.25%) Content Development
12 5 (7.25%) Functional Programming
12 5 (7.25%) OO
12 5 (7.25%) Web Development
13 4 (5.80%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) Scala
3 19 (27.54%) Python
4 13 (18.84%) C#
5 12 (17.39%) SQL
6 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (10.14%) Perl
9 3 (4.35%) C++
9 3 (4.35%) Groovy
9 3 (4.35%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.45%) C
11 1 (1.45%) ES6
11 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) NFS
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) GlusterFS
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) KVM
4 2 (2.90%) pfSense
4 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.90%) vCloud
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) HAProxy
2 5 (7.25%) Ansible
2 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) Bacula
3 4 (5.80%) Cacti
3 4 (5.80%) Nagios
4 3 (4.35%) Kibana
5 2 (2.90%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.90%) logstash
5 2 (2.90%) Salt
5 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) CA
2 8 (11.59%) Google
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.25%) hybris
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.80%) Endeca
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) WSO2
7 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.45%) Facebook
8 1 (1.45%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.45%) MapR
8 1 (1.45%) PayPal
8 1 (1.45%) Tableau
8 1 (1.45%) Teradata
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