The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NoSQL
Rank 222 313 381
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +68
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 527 296 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.53% 2.50% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 223 138
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
11633 11824 11221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 22.82% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7716 7309 6693
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 258 284
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -10.56%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +55 475 £450 +5.88% 250
London +46 315 £450 - 132
City of London +30 66 £425 -5.55% 40
South East +3 45 £375 +3.44% 41
Yorkshire +20 37 £325 -21.68% 14
West Yorkshire +20 34 £328 -21.08% 10
Leeds +12 31 £325 -21.68% 8
East of England +10 29 £450 +38.46% 15
Scotland +18 27 £650 - 3
Glasgow +12 20 £650 - 1
Wales - 18 £438 - 4
Oxfordshire -7 17 £450 - 12
South West -43 15 £375 +11.11% 15
Tyne and Wear - 15 £510 - 1
North East - 15 £510 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £510 -
Berkshire +14 14 £316 +2.01% 9
North West +2 12 £538 +67.96% 16
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £450 +38.46% 5
Hertfordshire - 10 £405 - 9
Suffolk - 7 £450 - 1
Oxford - 7 £300 - 2
Manchester - 7 £506 - 8
Surrey -5 6 £350 -3.44% 6
Hampshire -14 6 £313 - 4
Slough - 6 £308 -
Cambridge +2 5 £625 +92.30% 3
Bath -4 5 £288 -0.86% 1
Somerset -12 5 £288 -0.86% 1
Ipswich - 5 £450 - 1

NoSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 589 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (51.72%) Java
3 507 (48.38%) MongoDB
4 388 (37.02%) TDD
5 381 (36.35%) Linux
6 297 (28.34%) Web Services
7 294 (28.05%) SQL
8 273 (26.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 265 (25.29%) MySQL
10 262 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 261 (24.90%) Open Source
12 233 (22.23%) Continuous Integration
12 233 (22.23%) Python
13 224 (21.37%) DevOps
14 222 (21.18%) Ruby
15 221 (21.09%) Big Data
16 215 (20.52%) Scrum
17 210 (20.04%) HTML
18 208 (19.85%) Puppet
19 206 (19.66%) Hadoop
20 199 (18.99%) Jenkins
21 192 (18.32%) JSON
22 189 (18.03%) Scala
23 184 (17.56%) BDD
24 180 (17.18%) PHP
25 179 (17.08%) UNIX
26 178 (16.98%) XML
27 172 (16.41%) Spring
27 172 (16.41%) RESTful
28 167 (15.94%) CSS

NoSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 104 (9.92%) Apache
2 85 (8.11%) Node.js
3 82 (7.82%) Elasticsearch
4 75 (7.16%) Tomcat
5 63 (6.01%) Confluence
6 43 (4.10%) OpenStack
7 33 (3.15%) Apache Pig
8 32 (3.05%) Apache Spark
9 31 (2.96%) CMS
10 24 (2.29%) nginx
11 23 (2.19%) Apache Solr
12 19 (1.81%) FileNet
13 18 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
14 16 (1.53%) JBoss
15 14 (1.34%) Drupal
16 13 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
17 12 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
18 10 (0.95%) Mule
19 8 (0.76%) Jetty
19 8 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.095%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.095%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 114 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.62%) SaaS
4 17 (1.62%) GitHub
5 15 (1.43%) PaaS
5 15 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.86%) Heroku
8 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.76%) Engine Yard
9 3 (0.29%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.29%) Route 53
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.19%) IaaS
11 1 (0.095%) Office 365
11 1 (0.095%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.53%) TCP/IP
2 55 (5.25%) Internet
3 46 (4.39%) HTTP
3 46 (4.39%) Firewall
4 42 (4.01%) DNS
5 31 (2.96%) SAN
6 24 (2.29%) VPN
7 23 (2.19%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (1.05%) SSL
9 7 (0.67%) VLAN
9 7 (0.67%) AMQP
10 5 (0.48%) VoIP
10 5 (0.48%) LDAP
10 5 (0.48%) NAS
11 4 (0.38%) RTP
11 4 (0.38%) WAN
11 4 (0.38%) LAN
12 3 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.19%) Network Security
13 2 (0.19%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (48.38%) MongoDB
2 273 (26.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 265 (25.29%) MySQL
4 221 (21.09%) Big Data
5 206 (19.66%) Hadoop
6 117 (11.16%) Relational Database
7 108 (10.31%) SQL Server
8 90 (8.59%) Redis
9 79 (7.54%) Couchbase
10 76 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (6.58%) Apache Hive
12 66 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (6.20%) CouchDB
14 63 (6.01%) HBase
15 62 (5.92%) RDBMS
16 50 (4.77%) Riak
17 42 (4.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 41 (3.91%) MarkLogic
19 28 (2.67%) RavenDB
20 27 (2.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 199 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 158 (15.08%) Git (software)
3 111 (10.59%) Maven
4 107 (10.21%) JIRA
5 97 (9.26%) Subversion
6 79 (7.54%) Cucumber
7 69 (6.58%) Hudson
8 58 (5.53%) JUnit
9 47 (4.48%) Selenium
10 22 (2.10%) RSpec
11 21 (2.00%) Ant
12 18 (1.72%) Mockito
13 17 (1.62%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.43%) PHPUnit
15 14 (1.34%) Gradle
15 14 (1.34%) IntelliJ
16 13 (1.24%) JMeter
16 13 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (1.15%) Jasmine
General
1 77 (7.35%) Finance
2 56 (5.34%) Banking
3 36 (3.44%) Games
4 30 (2.86%) Marketing
5 27 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.62%) Front Office
8 12 (1.15%) Publishing
9 11 (1.05%) Retail
10 9 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.67%) Law
12 6 (0.57%) Electronics
12 6 (0.57%) Advertising
13 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.38%) Billing
15 3 (0.29%) Automotive
15 3 (0.29%) iGaming
16 2 (0.19%) Legal
16 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 567 (54.10%) Developer
2 220 (20.99%) Architect
3 199 (18.99%) Java Developer
4 92 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 78 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 66 (6.30%) Technical Architect
7 44 (4.20%) Data Architect
8 41 (3.91%) PHP Developer
9 40 (3.82%) .NET Developer
10 36 (3.44%) C# Developer
11 35 (3.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 34 (3.24%) Digital Architect
12 34 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 33 (3.15%) Web Developer
14 28 (2.67%) Lead Architect
14 28 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (2.58%) Software Engineer
16 26 (2.48%) Big Data Developer
17 23 (2.19%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (28.34%) Web Services
2 210 (20.04%) HTML
3 192 (18.32%) JSON
4 178 (16.98%) XML
5 172 (16.41%) Spring
5 172 (16.41%) RESTful
6 167 (15.94%) CSS
7 160 (15.27%) REST
8 128 (12.21%) HTML5
9 119 (11.35%) .NET
10 101 (9.64%) AngularJS
11 100 (9.54%) jQuery
12 98 (9.35%) SOAP
13 80 (7.63%) CSS3
14 76 (7.25%) Hibernate
15 73 (6.97%) Ruby on Rails
16 66 (6.30%) Django
16 66 (6.30%) Ajax
17 65 (6.20%) J2EE
18 53 (5.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 261 (24.90%) Open Source
2 67 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.44%) User Experience
4 35 (3.34%) Visualisation
5 33 (3.15%) Replication
6 27 (2.58%) Data Structures
7 26 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 23 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.43%) Clustering
11 15 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.15%) Linked Data
12 12 (1.15%) Online Games
12 12 (1.15%) Ontologies
13 11 (1.05%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 381 (36.35%) Linux
2 179 (17.08%) UNIX
3 98 (9.35%) Windows
4 74 (7.06%) CentOS
5 59 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 38 (3.63%) Debian
7 34 (3.24%) Android
8 31 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.05%) Solaris
11 10 (0.95%) VME
11 10 (0.95%) MVS
12 9 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.095%) VMS
18 1 (0.095%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (37.02%) TDD
3 233 (22.23%) Continuous Integration
4 224 (21.37%) DevOps
5 215 (20.52%) Scrum
6 184 (17.56%) BDD
7 152 (14.50%) OO
8 143 (13.65%) MVC
9 100 (9.54%) Configuration Management
10 98 (9.35%) Software Engineering
10 98 (9.35%) Analytics
11 94 (8.97%) Pair Programming
11 94 (8.97%) Kanban
12 82 (7.82%) Mentoring
13 78 (7.44%) SOA
14 66 (6.30%) E-Commerce
15 60 (5.73%) Unit Testing
16 57 (5.44%) Data Modelling
17 55 (5.25%) MapReduce
18 50 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 542 (51.72%) Java
2 294 (28.05%) SQL
3 262 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 233 (22.23%) Python
5 222 (21.18%) Ruby
6 189 (18.03%) Scala
7 180 (17.18%) PHP
8 152 (14.50%) C#
9 79 (7.54%) C++
10 78 (7.44%) Bash Shell
11 77 (7.35%) Perl
12 60 (5.73%) Shell Script
13 37 (3.53%) Groovy
14 27 (2.58%) C
15 24 (2.29%) PowerShell
15 24 (2.29%) PHP5
16 22 (2.10%) Clojure
17 15 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.15%) SPARQL
19 11 (1.05%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 79 (7.54%) Degree
2 62 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.86%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.48%) CISSP
8 4 (0.38%) CCSA
8 4 (0.38%) CISM
8 4 (0.38%) PhD
8 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.38%) CCNA
8 4 (0.38%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.29%) MCPD
9 3 (0.29%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) RHCE
10 2 (0.19%) RHCA
11 1 (0.095%) MCTS
11 1 (0.095%) MCP
11 1 (0.095%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.15%) QA
2 8 (0.76%) COBIT
3 6 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (3.24%) vCloud
2 31 (2.96%) HDFS
3 23 (2.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (2.10%) Apache Flume
5 14 (1.34%) Docker
6 12 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.67%) KVM
8 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) Xen
9 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.29%) Varnish
9 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.19%) vSphere
10 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.19%) Samba
11 1 (0.095%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.095%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 208 (19.85%) Puppet
2 159 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (6.77%) Nagios
4 54 (5.15%) ZABBIX
5 42 (4.01%) Salt
6 35 (3.34%) Ansible
7 26 (2.48%) Kibana
8 23 (2.19%) Cacti
9 22 (2.10%) Ambari
9 22 (2.10%) Oozie
10 21 (2.00%) Zenoss
10 21 (2.00%) Vagrant
11 20 (1.91%) Graylog2
12 10 (0.95%) YUM
13 8 (0.76%) collectd
13 8 (0.76%) logstash
13 8 (0.76%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.76%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.48%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 131 (12.50%) Oracle
2 62 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 54 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 39 (3.72%) Zend
5 34 (3.24%) Splunk
6 29 (2.77%) Rackspace
7 27 (2.58%) Hortonworks
8 26 (2.48%) Teradata
8 26 (2.48%) IBM
9 25 (2.39%) Perforce
9 25 (2.39%) Netezza
9 25 (2.39%) Twitter
10 24 (2.29%) MapR
10 24 (2.29%) Sybase
11 23 (2.19%) VMware
12 20 (1.91%) Google
13 18 (1.72%) Adobe
14 16 (1.53%) Cisco
15 15 (1.43%) Atlassian
16 12 (1.15%) SAP
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