The first table below looks at the demand for NoSQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NoSQL over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NoSQL
Rank 226 371 364
Rank change year-on-year
+145 -7
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 496 212 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 1.92% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 164 161
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.97%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11519 11040 11999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 21.60% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7126 6737 7078
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 214 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

NoSQL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NoSQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NoSQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

NoSQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NoSQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NoSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

NoSQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NoSQL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NoSQL within the UK.

NoSQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NoSQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NoSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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 +128 481 £475 +5.55% 224
London +90 325 £475 +5.55% 121
City of London +38 67 £495 +10.00% 32
South East +42 57 £400 +8.10% 34
North West +35 38 £495 +52.30% 14
East of England +5 30 £385 -12.00% 23
Cheshire - 26 £511 - 6
Warrington - 18 £515 - 4
Berkshire +13 13 £501 +45.07% 3
Surrey +5 13 £520 +7.21% 9
South West -13 13 £350 -26.31% 13
Suffolk - 13 £394 - 1
Hampshire +1 12 £306 -5.03% 5
Ipswich - 11 £388 -
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £300 - 11
Staines - 10 £710 - 1
Yorkshire -3 8 - - 15
West Yorkshire -4 8 - - 9
Leeds -14 7 - - 8
Bracknell - 7 £501 - 1
Chester - 7 £513 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £463 - 3
Dorset +11 6 £350 - 2
Wales - 6 £300 - 3
Hertfordshire - 6 £429 - 12
Bournemouth - 6 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £500 +5.26% 8
Middlesex - 5 £270 -
Devon - 4 £400 - 1
Southampton - 4 £370 - 1

NoSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NoSQL 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 NoSQL.

1 464 (51.67%) Java
2 428 (47.66%) MongoDB
3 348 (38.75%) TDD
4 323 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
5 270 (30.07%) Linux
6 257 (28.62%) Web Services
7 240 (26.73%) SQL
8 237 (26.39%) JavaScript
9 203 (22.61%) MySQL
9 203 (22.61%) Scrum
10 195 (21.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 193 (21.49%) Hadoop
12 189 (21.05%) BDD
13 186 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
14 183 (20.38%) Open Source
15 181 (20.16%) Python
16 179 (19.93%) HTML
17 175 (19.49%) Ruby
18 167 (18.60%) Big Data
19 160 (17.82%) XML
20 155 (17.26%) Scala
21 153 (17.04%) CSS
22 152 (16.93%) JSON
23 150 (16.70%) REST
24 147 (16.37%) MVC
25 146 (16.26%) Spring
26 145 (16.15%) Puppet
27 143 (15.92%) RESTful
27 143 (15.92%) DevOps
28 136 (15.14%) C#

NoSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NoSQL 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 NoSQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (8.69%) Node.js
2 62 (6.90%) Apache
3 55 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 54 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (5.57%) Apache Pig
6 32 (3.56%) Apache Solr
7 31 (3.45%) Confluence
8 22 (2.45%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.78%) Drupal
10 15 (1.67%) CMS
11 14 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (1.45%) SAS
13 12 (1.34%) IIS
14 10 (1.11%) Mule
15 8 (0.89%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.78%) Jetty
17 6 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
17 6 (0.67%) nginx
18 5 (0.56%) MQSeries
19 4 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.56%) SPSS
2 5 (0.56%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.22%) Gephi
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 103 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (2.67%) SaaS
5 23 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.67%) PaaS
8 6 (0.67%) GitHub
9 5 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) Heroku
12 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.11%) Office 365
12 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.57%) HTTP
2 42 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 36 (4.01%) Internet
4 26 (2.90%) DNS
5 23 (2.56%) SAN
6 20 (2.23%) Firewall
7 18 (2.00%) VPN
7 18 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 13 (1.45%) SSL
9 10 (1.11%) AMQP
10 6 (0.67%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.45%) VoIP
12 3 (0.33%) RTSP
12 3 (0.33%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.33%) RTP
12 3 (0.33%) tcpdump
12 3 (0.33%) NAS
13 2 (0.22%) SSH
14 1 (0.11%) LDAP
14 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (47.66%) MongoDB
2 203 (22.61%) MySQL
3 195 (21.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 193 (21.49%) Hadoop
5 167 (18.60%) Big Data
6 93 (10.36%) Relational Database
7 85 (9.47%) SQL Server
8 79 (8.80%) Redis
9 71 (7.91%) Couchbase
10 68 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
11 65 (7.24%) Apache Hive
12 60 (6.68%) HBase
12 60 (6.68%) CouchDB
13 57 (6.35%) RDBMS
14 46 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (4.12%) RavenDB
16 35 (3.90%) Riak
17 34 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 34 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 30 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 113 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 104 (11.58%) Jenkins
3 80 (8.91%) Maven
4 73 (8.13%) Subversion
5 66 (7.35%) JUnit
5 66 (7.35%) Cucumber
6 55 (6.12%) JIRA
7 40 (4.45%) Hudson
8 29 (3.23%) Selenium
9 25 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 22 (2.45%) Mockito
11 16 (1.78%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.45%) PHPUnit
13 11 (1.22%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.22%) NUnit
13 11 (1.22%) Ant
14 10 (1.11%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.00%) RSpec
16 8 (0.89%) Hamcrest
16 8 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (11.80%) Finance
2 41 (4.57%) Banking
3 33 (3.67%) Games
4 27 (3.01%) Marketing
5 26 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.45%) Front Office
8 19 (2.12%) Advertising
9 12 (1.34%) Publishing
10 11 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.00%) Retail
12 7 (0.78%) Billing
12 7 (0.78%) Electronics
13 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) iGaming
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
16 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 508 (56.57%) Developer
2 203 (22.61%) Java Developer
3 161 (17.93%) Architect
4 99 (11.02%) Senior Developer
5 53 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 52 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 51 (5.68%) Technical Architect
8 48 (5.35%) .NET Developer
9 38 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 34 (3.79%) PHP Developer
11 29 (3.23%) DBA
12 28 (3.12%) Web Developer
12 28 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (2.90%) Programmer
14 24 (2.67%) Software Engineer
15 22 (2.45%) Data Architect
16 21 (2.34%) Agile Java Developer
17 20 (2.23%) Enterprise Architect
17 20 (2.23%) Python Developer
18 19 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (28.62%) Web Services
2 179 (19.93%) HTML
3 160 (17.82%) XML
4 153 (17.04%) CSS
5 152 (16.93%) JSON
6 150 (16.70%) REST
7 146 (16.26%) Spring
8 143 (15.92%) RESTful
9 134 (14.92%) .NET
10 120 (13.36%) HTML5
11 87 (9.69%) SOAP
12 85 (9.47%) CSS3
13 65 (7.24%) AngularJS
14 63 (7.02%) jQuery
14 63 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
15 61 (6.79%) Hibernate
16 56 (6.24%) Ajax
17 52 (5.79%) MapReduce
18 48 (5.35%) Spring MVC
19 45 (5.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 183 (20.38%) Open Source
2 60 (6.68%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.01%) Replication
4 25 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 22 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 18 (2.00%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.56%) Semantic Web
10 12 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.34%) Linked Data
10 12 (1.34%) Ontologies
11 11 (1.22%) Life Science
12 10 (1.11%) Wiki
12 10 (1.11%) Physics
12 10 (1.11%) Statistics
12 10 (1.11%) W3C
13 9 (1.00%) Clustering
13 9 (1.00%) Social Gaming
13 9 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 270 (30.07%) Linux
2 121 (13.47%) UNIX
3 56 (6.24%) Windows
4 43 (4.79%) CentOS
5 24 (2.67%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.45%) Debian
7 20 (2.23%) Android
8 17 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.67%) VME
11 5 (0.56%) MVS
12 4 (0.45%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.22%) Fedora
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.11%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (38.75%) TDD
2 323 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (22.61%) Scrum
4 189 (21.05%) BDD
5 186 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
6 147 (16.37%) MVC
7 143 (15.92%) DevOps
8 112 (12.47%) OO
9 93 (10.36%) Kanban
10 88 (9.80%) Configuration Management
11 87 (9.69%) Software Engineering
12 80 (8.91%) Pair Programming
13 67 (7.46%) Analytics
14 65 (7.24%) Unit Testing
15 64 (7.13%) E-Commerce
16 58 (6.46%) SOA
17 55 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (4.79%) ETL
19 42 (4.68%) OOP
20 39 (4.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 464 (51.67%) Java
2 240 (26.73%) SQL
3 237 (26.39%) JavaScript
4 181 (20.16%) Python
5 175 (19.49%) Ruby
6 155 (17.26%) Scala
7 136 (15.14%) C#
8 128 (14.25%) PHP
9 75 (8.35%) C++
10 54 (6.01%) Perl
11 51 (5.68%) Bash Shell
12 48 (5.35%) Groovy
13 34 (3.79%) Shell Script
14 30 (3.34%) R
15 24 (2.67%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.34%) Clojure
17 19 (2.12%) PHP5
18 15 (1.67%) C
19 14 (1.56%) XQuery
20 13 (1.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 66 (7.35%) Degree
2 35 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.00%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.56%) PhD
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) CISSP
8 1 (0.11%) MCP
8 1 (0.11%) MCAD
8 1 (0.11%) MCSD
8 1 (0.11%) ACCA
8 1 (0.11%) MCTS
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.23%) QA
2 8 (0.89%) SLA
3 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (1.78%) KVM
2 13 (1.45%) vCloud
2 13 (1.45%) HDFS
3 10 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.89%) Varnish
4 8 (0.89%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.67%) Xen
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 145 (16.15%) Puppet
2 123 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (4.79%) Nagios
4 37 (4.12%) Salt
5 32 (3.56%) ZABBIX
6 23 (2.56%) Cacti
7 18 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 10 (1.11%) Oozie
8 10 (1.11%) StatsD
8 10 (1.11%) Ansible
9 9 (1.00%) Kibana
9 9 (1.00%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.89%) Zenoss
10 8 (0.89%) Graylog2
11 7 (0.78%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.78%) YUM
12 6 (0.67%) OpenSSO
12 6 (0.67%) CA SiteMinder
12 6 (0.67%) logstash
13 5 (0.56%) collectd
Vendors
1 94 (10.47%) Oracle
2 59 (6.57%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.57%) Rackspace
4 33 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 30 (3.34%) JBoss
6 22 (2.45%) Zend
7 17 (1.89%) Splunk
8 16 (1.78%) Atlassian
8 16 (1.78%) Google
9 15 (1.67%) Adobe
9 15 (1.67%) SAP
10 14 (1.56%) Sybase
10 14 (1.56%) Percona
11 12 (1.34%) Perforce
12 11 (1.22%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.11%) Akamai
14 8 (0.89%) Tableau
14 8 (0.89%) Yahoo!
14 8 (0.89%) VMware
15 7 (0.78%) ATG
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London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £200 - £240 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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