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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NoSQL
Rank 217 347 351
Rank change year-on-year
+130 +4
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 532 246 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.47% 2.14% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 200 183
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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 £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.97%

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
11892 11472 12151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.86% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7342 7079 7091
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 £250 £255
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 178 196 311
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.20 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 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 21 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 +118 512 £475 +5.55% 198
London +91 353 £475 +5.55% 100
City of London +43 65 £500 +5.26% 25
South East +36 48 £400 +14.28% 24
North West +37 41 £510 +56.92% 14
East of England +5 31 £396 -16.71% 23
Cheshire - 27 £513 - 7
Warrington - 19 £520 - 1
South West -31 18 £333 -11.33% 8
Suffolk - 13 £394 - 2
Berkshire +8 11 £501 +49.40% 3
Leeds 0 11 £750 +99.86% 6
West Yorkshire -2 11 £750 +99.86% 11
Yorkshire -5 11 £750 +99.86% 19
Hertfordshire - 11 £488 - 6
Ipswich - 11 £388 -
Hampshire +1 10 £306 -5.03% 4
Surrey +3 8 £400 +8.10% 2
Wales - 8 £300 - 3
Chester - 7 £513 - 2
Somerset -11 6 £288 -23.33% 2
West Midlands - 6 £425 - 6
Bath - 6 £288 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 £500 +5.26% 9
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £300 - 14
Scotland - 5 £375 - 11
Bracknell - 5 £501 -
Staines - 5 £900 -
Manchester -7 4 £425 +30.76% 3
Stirling - 4 - -

NoSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 477 (51.02%) Java
2 448 (47.91%) MongoDB
3 353 (37.75%) TDD
4 338 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
5 287 (30.70%) Linux
6 265 (28.34%) SQL
7 262 (28.02%) Web Services
8 248 (26.52%) JavaScript
9 225 (24.06%) MySQL
10 214 (22.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 207 (22.14%) BDD
12 199 (21.28%) Open Source
13 197 (21.07%) Hadoop
14 193 (20.64%) Scrum
14 193 (20.64%) Continuous Integration
15 192 (20.53%) Python
16 178 (19.04%) HTML
17 177 (18.93%) Ruby
18 173 (18.50%) XML
19 171 (18.29%) Big Data
20 161 (17.22%) JSON
20 161 (17.22%) Scala
21 160 (17.11%) REST
22 153 (16.36%) Spring
23 151 (16.15%) CSS
24 150 (16.04%) RESTful
25 146 (15.61%) MVC
25 146 (15.61%) Puppet
26 140 (14.97%) PHP
26 140 (14.97%) DevOps

NoSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 79 (8.45%) Node.js
2 71 (7.59%) Apache
3 60 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 50 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (4.92%) Apache Pig
6 31 (3.32%) Confluence
7 25 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.03%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.82%) CMS
9 17 (1.82%) Drupal
10 14 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
11 12 (1.28%) Mule
11 12 (1.28%) IIS
12 10 (1.07%) SAS
13 8 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.86%) nginx
14 7 (0.75%) Jetty
15 6 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
16 5 (0.53%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.53%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.21%) SPSS
3 2 (0.21%) Gephi
4 1 (0.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 106 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.57%) SaaS
4 22 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (1.28%) GitHub
6 11 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.75%) PaaS
8 5 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.32%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.21%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) IaaS
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.56%) HTTP
2 48 (5.13%) Internet
3 43 (4.60%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.99%) SAN
5 27 (2.89%) DNS
6 25 (2.67%) Firewall
7 20 (2.14%) VPN
7 20 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (1.28%) SSL
9 7 (0.75%) AMQP
10 6 (0.64%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (0.43%) LDAP
11 4 (0.43%) VoIP
12 3 (0.32%) RTP
12 3 (0.32%) NAS
12 3 (0.32%) RTSP
13 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.21%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (47.91%) MongoDB
2 225 (24.06%) MySQL
3 214 (22.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 197 (21.07%) Hadoop
5 171 (18.29%) Big Data
6 96 (10.27%) SQL Server
7 92 (9.84%) Relational Database
8 83 (8.88%) Couchbase
9 78 (8.34%) Redis
10 75 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
11 71 (7.59%) Apache Hive
12 63 (6.74%) CouchDB
13 60 (6.42%) HBase
14 58 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (5.35%) RDBMS
16 44 (4.71%) Riak
17 35 (3.74%) RavenDB
18 33 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 31 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 120 (12.83%) Jenkins
2 116 (12.41%) Git (software)
3 84 (8.98%) Maven
4 77 (8.24%) Cucumber
5 65 (6.95%) Subversion
6 61 (6.52%) JUnit
7 52 (5.56%) JIRA
8 47 (5.03%) Hudson
9 33 (3.53%) Selenium
10 22 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 20 (2.14%) Mockito
12 16 (1.71%) PHPUnit
13 15 (1.60%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.50%) RSpec
14 14 (1.50%) Ant
15 11 (1.18%) IntelliJ
15 11 (1.18%) Gradle
16 10 (1.07%) Grunt
16 10 (1.07%) WATIR
17 9 (0.96%) Jasmine
General
1 101 (10.80%) Finance
2 48 (5.13%) Banking
3 34 (3.64%) Games
4 28 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.67%) Marketing
5 25 (2.67%) Front Office
6 20 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.60%) Advertising
7 15 (1.60%) Publishing
8 11 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.75%) Law
9 7 (0.75%) Retail
9 7 (0.75%) Electronics
9 7 (0.75%) Billing
10 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.32%) Automotive
11 3 (0.32%) iGaming
12 2 (0.21%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 517 (55.29%) Developer
2 196 (20.96%) Java Developer
3 178 (19.04%) Architect
4 89 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 54 (5.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 46 (4.92%) Technical Architect
7 42 (4.49%) .NET Developer
7 42 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 36 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 31 (3.32%) Data Architect
10 30 (3.21%) Web Developer
11 29 (3.10%) Enterprise Architect
12 27 (2.89%) Software Engineer
12 27 (2.89%) DBA
13 26 (2.78%) Programmer
14 23 (2.46%) Python Developer
14 23 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
15 21 (2.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 20 (2.14%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (28.02%) Web Services
2 178 (19.04%) HTML
3 173 (18.50%) XML
4 161 (17.22%) JSON
5 160 (17.11%) REST
6 153 (16.36%) Spring
7 151 (16.15%) CSS
8 150 (16.04%) RESTful
9 129 (13.80%) .NET
10 119 (12.73%) HTML5
11 92 (9.84%) SOAP
12 84 (8.98%) CSS3
13 71 (7.59%) AngularJS
14 67 (7.17%) jQuery
15 61 (6.52%) Ajax
16 59 (6.31%) Hibernate
17 55 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
18 50 (5.35%) Spring MVC
19 46 (4.92%) Middleware
20 44 (4.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 199 (21.28%) Open Source
2 59 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 28 (2.99%) Replication
5 20 (2.14%) Data Integration
6 17 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.39%) Semantic Web
9 13 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.28%) Linked Data
10 12 (1.28%) Ontologies
11 11 (1.18%) Life Science
11 11 (1.18%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.07%) Wiki
12 10 (1.07%) Taxonomies
12 10 (1.07%) W3C
13 9 (0.96%) Social Gaming
14 8 (0.86%) Social Network
15 7 (0.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 287 (30.70%) Linux
2 136 (14.55%) UNIX
3 65 (6.95%) Windows
4 48 (5.13%) CentOS
5 28 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 21 (2.25%) Debian
7 20 (2.14%) Android
8 19 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.18%) VME
10 10 (1.07%) MVS
11 9 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.86%) Solaris
13 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.21%) Fedora
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.11%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (37.75%) TDD
2 338 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (22.14%) BDD
4 193 (20.64%) Continuous Integration
4 193 (20.64%) Scrum
5 146 (15.61%) MVC
6 140 (14.97%) DevOps
7 131 (14.01%) OO
8 90 (9.63%) Software Engineering
9 87 (9.30%) Pair Programming
9 87 (9.30%) Kanban
10 86 (9.20%) Configuration Management
11 76 (8.13%) Analytics
12 62 (6.63%) E-Commerce
13 61 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (5.99%) SOA
14 56 (5.99%) Unit Testing
15 54 (5.78%) MapReduce
16 43 (4.60%) OOP
17 41 (4.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 477 (51.02%) Java
2 265 (28.34%) SQL
3 248 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 192 (20.53%) Python
5 177 (18.93%) Ruby
6 161 (17.22%) Scala
7 140 (14.97%) PHP
8 136 (14.55%) C#
9 74 (7.91%) C++
10 60 (6.42%) Perl
11 49 (5.24%) Bash Shell
12 45 (4.81%) Groovy
13 37 (3.96%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.89%) Clojure
15 26 (2.78%) PHP5
16 24 (2.57%) PowerShell
17 23 (2.46%) R
18 20 (2.14%) C
19 14 (1.50%) T-SQL
20 13 (1.39%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 70 (7.49%) Degree
2 33 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.07%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.53%) CISSP
6 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.43%) CCNA
6 4 (0.43%) CISM
6 4 (0.43%) CCSA
6 4 (0.43%) JNCIA
7 3 (0.32%) PhD
8 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ACCA
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) MCP
9 1 (0.11%) MCAD
9 1 (0.11%) MCSD
9 1 (0.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.92%) QA
2 8 (0.86%) COBIT
3 7 (0.75%) SLA
4 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (2.14%) vCloud
2 18 (1.93%) HDFS
3 17 (1.82%) KVM
4 16 (1.71%) Apache Flume
5 15 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.75%) Varnish
8 7 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.64%) Xen
10 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.32%) Docker
11 2 (0.21%) vSphere
11 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 146 (15.61%) Puppet
2 124 (13.26%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (4.60%) Nagios
4 39 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 38 (4.06%) Salt
6 21 (2.25%) Cacti
7 20 (2.14%) Vagrant
8 18 (1.93%) Oozie
9 15 (1.60%) Ansible
10 14 (1.50%) Kibana
11 12 (1.28%) Ambari
12 11 (1.18%) Zenoss
13 10 (1.07%) YUM
13 10 (1.07%) Graylog2
14 9 (0.96%) logstash
15 8 (0.86%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.86%) StatsD
15 8 (0.86%) Ganglia
16 6 (0.64%) OpenSSO
16 6 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 106 (11.34%) Oracle
2 62 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.64%) Rackspace
4 33 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 32 (3.42%) JBoss
6 30 (3.21%) Zend
7 22 (2.35%) Sybase
8 20 (2.14%) Google
9 17 (1.82%) Splunk
10 16 (1.71%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.60%) Hortonworks
11 15 (1.60%) Adobe
11 15 (1.60%) Perforce
11 15 (1.60%) Teradata
12 14 (1.50%) SAP
12 14 (1.50%) Netezza
13 13 (1.39%) MapR
14 10 (1.07%) Percona
14 10 (1.07%) VMware
15 9 (0.96%) Tableau
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 16 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago