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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
Rank 560 563 575
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 52 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 14
Average daily rate
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£550 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.69% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £520 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £243 £350
% change year-on-year
+95.87% -30.71%
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
11836 11541 12128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 21.91% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7321 7137 7011
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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 +25 52 £550 +45.69% 6
London +29 28 £775 +72.22% 1
City of London +24 3 £563 +40.62%
Yorkshire +4 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 3 - - 1
Leeds -1 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £335 -
Cheshire - 2 £335 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Scotland - - - - 8

Couchbase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 86 (82.69%) NoSQL
2 58 (55.77%) MongoDB
3 43 (41.35%) Hadoop
4 41 (39.42%) MVC
5 36 (34.62%) .NET
6 33 (31.73%) Linux
7 32 (30.77%) TDD
7 32 (30.77%) Big Data
8 30 (28.85%) Apache Hive
9 29 (27.88%) C#
10 28 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (25.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (25.00%) SQL
12 26 (25.00%) HBase
13 24 (23.08%) MapReduce
13 24 (23.08%) Analytics
13 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 23 (22.12%) Java
14 23 (22.12%) Oracle
15 20 (19.23%) Python
15 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
16 19 (18.27%) Sqoop
16 19 (18.27%) Riak
16 19 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management
17 18 (17.31%) Mahout
17 18 (17.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 18 (17.31%) DevOps
18 17 (16.35%) Apache Flume
18 17 (16.35%) Oozie

Couchbase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.42%) Apache Pig
2 7 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.73%) Node.js
3 6 (5.77%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.81%) Confluence
4 5 (4.81%) Drupal
5 4 (3.85%) IIS
5 4 (3.85%) Apache
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.88%) Magnolia
7 2 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) nginx
8 1 (0.96%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.69%) SaaS
2 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.96%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) HTTP
2 4 (3.85%) Internet
3 3 (2.88%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (2.88%) LDAP
3 3 (2.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.88%) WAN
4 2 (1.92%) Extranet
5 1 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.96%) DHCP
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) DNS
5 1 (0.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (82.69%) NoSQL
2 58 (55.77%) MongoDB
3 43 (41.35%) Hadoop
4 32 (30.77%) Big Data
5 30 (28.85%) Apache Hive
6 27 (25.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (25.00%) HBase
8 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
9 19 (18.27%) Riak
9 19 (18.27%) Sqoop
9 19 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (17.31%) Mahout
11 17 (16.35%) CouchDB
12 16 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
12 16 (15.38%) MySQL
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.38%) MarkLogic
13 15 (14.42%) HCatalog
14 14 (13.46%) RDBMS
14 14 (13.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Maven
2 11 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.81%) JIRA
4 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.85%) NUnit
5 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.85%) Gradle
6 3 (2.88%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.88%) Ant
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.96%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (14.42%) Banking
2 10 (9.62%) Finance
3 9 (8.65%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.65%) Marketing
4 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.77%) Electronics
6 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (43.27%) Developer
2 32 (30.77%) Architect
3 16 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 11 (10.58%) Data Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Development Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Software Development Manager
8 6 (5.77%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Big Data Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.62%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) Web Services
2 17 (16.35%) jQuery
3 16 (15.38%) HTML
3 16 (15.38%) CSS
4 12 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
4 12 (11.54%) HTML5
5 10 (9.62%) Spring
5 10 (9.62%) JSON
5 10 (9.62%) WCF
5 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.62%) XML
5 10 (9.62%) CSS3
6 9 (8.65%) LINQ
6 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 7 (6.73%) WPF
8 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.77%) SOAP
9 6 (5.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Visualisation
2 11 (10.58%) Open Source
3 6 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.77%) DTV
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.88%) Mashup
5 3 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.88%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Social Network
7 1 (0.96%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.73%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) UNIX
3 9 (8.65%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.88%) CentOS
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) MVC
2 32 (30.77%) TDD
3 28 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (23.08%) MapReduce
4 24 (23.08%) Analytics
5 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management
6 18 (17.31%) DevOps
7 17 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (14.42%) BDD
9 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
12 10 (9.62%) OO
12 10 (9.62%) Scrum
12 10 (9.62%) Pair Programming
13 9 (8.65%) Migration
13 9 (8.65%) Project Management
13 9 (8.65%) UML
13 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (7.69%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) C#
2 26 (25.00%) SQL
3 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (22.12%) Java
5 20 (19.23%) Python
6 8 (7.69%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) Perl
8 6 (5.77%) C++
8 6 (5.77%) Ruby
8 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.77%) R
9 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (17.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 17 (16.35%) Apache Flume
3 16 (15.38%) HDFS
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) Oozie
2 15 (14.42%) Ambari
3 14 (13.46%) Puppet
4 11 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.77%) Salt
6 4 (3.85%) Nagios
7 3 (2.88%) Cacti
7 3 (2.88%) Ganglia
7 3 (2.88%) StatsD
8 2 (1.92%) Chukwa
9 1 (0.96%) Kibana
9 1 (0.96%) logstash
9 1 (0.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) Teradata
2 16 (15.38%) Netezza
2 16 (15.38%) MapR
3 15 (14.42%) Hortonworks
4 13 (12.50%) Sybase
5 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.77%) SAP
6 6 (5.77%) Cloudera
6 6 (5.77%) Tableau
6 6 (5.77%) RapidMiner
7 5 (4.81%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.85%) Percona
8 4 (3.85%) Google
9 3 (2.88%) Cisco
9 3 (2.88%) Intel
9 3 (2.88%) Sun
9 3 (2.88%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.92%) Splunk
10 2 (1.92%) JBoss