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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NoSQL
Rank 229 261 385
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +124
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 499 414 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.75% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.11% 3.43% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 288 131
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £407 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +25.07%
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
12153 12063 10426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 21.85% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7883 7600 6299
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 209
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +24 474 £450 -5.26% 291
London +3 279 £500 - 171
City of London +1 55 £503 +11.66% 37
Yorkshire +15 51 £400 +3.22% 14
South East +5 45 £400 -5.88% 34
South West +22 37 £413 +43.47% 11
West Yorkshire +9 34 £400 +4.57% 9
Leeds +8 33 £388 +1.97% 5
North West +5 32 £500 +42.85% 18
Scotland +23 23 £450 +9.09% 14
Somerset +23 19 £400 +45.45% 3
Taunton - 19 £400 -
South Yorkshire +7 17 £400 +3.22% 3
Edinburgh +17 16 £450 +9.09% 11
Manchester 0 16 £500 +42.85% 10
Surrey +10 15 £375 -6.25% 4
Sheffield +6 15 £400 +3.22% 3
East Midlands +12 11 £400 - 9
East of England +10 10 £425 -10.52% 17
Berkshire -2 10 £400 -11.11% 13
Devon - 9 £400 -
Lancashire - 9 £570 - 1
Exeter - 9 £400 -
Blackpool - 8 £570 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 7 £394 - 4
Tyne and Wear +10 7 £394 - 5
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £500 - 3
North East +1 7 £394 - 5
Milton Keynes 0 6 £500 - 1
Glasgow 0 6 £488 +14.70% 3

NoSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 512 (54.01%) MongoDB
2 483 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (47.47%) Java
4 340 (35.86%) TDD
5 289 (30.49%) Linux
6 255 (26.90%) Web Services
7 243 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
8 235 (24.79%) DevOps
9 232 (24.47%) Python
10 223 (23.52%) Scrum
11 218 (23.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 216 (22.78%) JavaScript
13 214 (22.57%) SQL
14 211 (22.26%) Big Data
15 205 (21.62%) HTML
15 205 (21.62%) MySQL
16 201 (21.20%) Open Source
17 199 (20.99%) Hadoop
18 194 (20.46%) Puppet
19 193 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
20 179 (18.88%) Ruby
21 177 (18.67%) Jenkins
22 171 (18.04%) CSS
23 168 (17.72%) Git (software)
24 165 (17.41%) BDD
25 153 (16.14%) REST
26 144 (15.19%) Scala
27 136 (14.35%) Oracle
28 135 (14.24%) .NET
29 134 (14.14%) Relational Database

NoSQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 100 (10.55%) Apache
2 96 (10.13%) Node.js
3 86 (9.07%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (5.91%) Tomcat
5 54 (5.70%) OpenStack
6 50 (5.27%) nginx
7 39 (4.11%) Apache Pig
7 39 (4.11%) Apache Solr
8 38 (4.01%) Confluence
9 36 (3.80%) Apache Spark
10 23 (2.43%) WebLogic
11 20 (2.11%) JBoss
12 18 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (1.79%) CMS
14 16 (1.69%) SAS
14 16 (1.69%) Mule ESB
15 12 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (1.16%) Alfresco
16 11 (1.16%) Jetty
17 10 (1.05%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.53%) SPSS
2 4 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) Weka
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.42%) Summit
3 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 193 (20.36%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.59%) SaaS
4 27 (2.85%) PaaS
4 27 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.32%) Heroku
6 16 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.58%) Engine Yard
8 14 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.37%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.05%) GitHub
11 9 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.74%) IaaS
13 6 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.53%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.75%) Internet
2 61 (6.43%) Firewall
3 59 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 59 (6.22%) DNS
4 56 (5.91%) HTTP
5 34 (3.59%) SSL
6 26 (2.74%) AMQP
7 23 (2.43%) FTP
8 22 (2.32%) DHCP
8 22 (2.32%) IPsec
9 19 (2.00%) VLAN
10 17 (1.79%) VPN
11 13 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (0.95%) SAN
13 6 (0.63%) WAN
13 6 (0.63%) LAN
14 5 (0.53%) DMZ
14 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.42%) Network Security
15 4 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (54.01%) MongoDB
2 218 (23.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 211 (22.26%) Big Data
4 205 (21.62%) MySQL
5 199 (20.99%) Hadoop
6 134 (14.14%) Relational Database
7 98 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 96 (10.13%) Redis
9 93 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
10 92 (9.70%) RDBMS
11 71 (7.49%) CouchDB
12 69 (7.28%) Couchbase
13 60 (6.33%) Apache Hive
14 52 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
15 45 (4.75%) HBase
16 27 (2.85%) Oracle Database
17 17 (1.79%) Riak
17 17 (1.79%) OLTP
18 16 (1.69%) MarkLogic
18 16 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 177 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 168 (17.72%) Git (software)
3 85 (8.97%) JIRA
4 74 (7.81%) Subversion
5 66 (6.96%) Maven
6 62 (6.54%) JUnit
7 57 (6.01%) Cucumber
8 36 (3.80%) Gradle
9 34 (3.59%) Selenium
10 31 (3.27%) Mercurial
10 31 (3.27%) Hudson
10 31 (3.27%) Eclipse
11 25 (2.64%) Ant
12 23 (2.43%) Jasmine
13 17 (1.79%) Gerrit
13 17 (1.79%) Artifactory
13 17 (1.79%) SonarQube
14 16 (1.69%) JMeter
15 14 (1.48%) Mocha
15 14 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 95 (10.02%) Finance
2 61 (6.43%) Banking
3 47 (4.96%) Games
4 27 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.11%) Retail
6 16 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.48%) Publishing
8 10 (1.05%) Legal
9 9 (0.95%) Marketing
10 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.63%) Front Office
11 6 (0.63%) Electronics
11 6 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
12 3 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) iGaming
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 476 (50.21%) Developer
2 170 (17.93%) Architect
3 169 (17.83%) Java Developer
4 105 (11.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 68 (7.17%) .NET Developer
6 67 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 54 (5.70%) Technical Architect
8 49 (5.17%) Data Architect
9 47 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 31 (3.27%) Analyst
11 30 (3.16%) C# Developer
12 29 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (2.95%) Scala Developer
13 28 (2.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 27 (2.85%) Big Data Architect
15 25 (2.64%) Software Engineer
16 24 (2.53%) DBA
17 23 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
18 22 (2.32%) Python Developer
19 20 (2.11%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (26.90%) Web Services
2 205 (21.62%) HTML
3 171 (18.04%) CSS
4 153 (16.14%) REST
5 135 (14.24%) .NET
6 132 (13.92%) RESTful
7 127 (13.40%) Spring
8 117 (12.34%) HTML5
9 116 (12.24%) JSON
10 99 (10.44%) XML
11 97 (10.23%) AngularJS
12 92 (9.70%) jQuery
13 68 (7.17%) CSS3
13 68 (7.17%) J2EE
14 58 (6.12%) SOAP
15 56 (5.91%) Ajax
16 55 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
17 54 (5.70%) Hibernate
18 53 (5.59%) Play Framework
19 51 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 201 (21.20%) Open Source
2 43 (4.54%) User Experience
3 39 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.90%) Clustering
5 28 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.85%) Online Games
7 26 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.64%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.22%) Device Driver
10 20 (2.11%) Data Integration
11 19 (2.00%) Replication
12 18 (1.90%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.79%) Digital Media
14 15 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.48%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.27%) Ontologies
16 12 (1.27%) Linked Data
16 12 (1.27%) Visualisation
17 11 (1.16%) Statistics
18 10 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 289 (30.49%) Linux
2 90 (9.49%) UNIX
3 80 (8.44%) CentOS
4 70 (7.38%) Windows
5 53 (5.59%) Ubuntu
6 33 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.79%) Android
8 11 (1.16%) Debian
9 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.84%) MVS
11 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.74%) VME
11 7 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.21%) Fedora
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
12 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (35.86%) TDD
3 243 (25.63%) Continuous Integration
4 235 (24.79%) DevOps
5 223 (23.52%) Scrum
6 165 (17.41%) BDD
7 116 (12.24%) MVC
8 110 (11.60%) Configuration Management
9 108 (11.39%) OO
10 86 (9.07%) Analytics
11 83 (8.76%) Kanban
12 76 (8.02%) Software Engineering
13 70 (7.38%) SOA
14 67 (7.07%) MapReduce
15 61 (6.43%) Data Modelling
15 61 (6.43%) Microservices
16 57 (6.01%) Pair Programming
17 55 (5.80%) OOP
18 53 (5.59%) E-Commerce
19 52 (5.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 450 (47.47%) Java
2 232 (24.47%) Python
3 216 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 214 (22.57%) SQL
5 179 (18.88%) Ruby
6 144 (15.19%) Scala
7 132 (13.92%) C#
8 102 (10.76%) Bash Shell
9 85 (8.97%) PHP
10 72 (7.59%) Perl
11 43 (4.54%) Groovy
12 40 (4.22%) C++
13 36 (3.80%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.74%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.43%) Korn
16 19 (2.00%) SPARQL
17 18 (1.90%) R
18 16 (1.69%) Clojure
19 12 (1.27%) C
20 9 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.01%) Degree
3 37 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 34 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.53%) MCPD
6 4 (0.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) ISEB
7 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.07%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.42%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) COBIT
3 2 (0.21%) WAI
3 2 (0.21%) COREP
3 2 (0.21%) FINREP
System Software
1 49 (5.17%) Docker
2 31 (3.27%) vCloud
3 27 (2.85%) HDFS
4 23 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (1.16%) Apache Flume
6 10 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.84%) Varnish
8 7 (0.74%) Postfix
8 7 (0.74%) Xen
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.63%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.42%) vSphere
11 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.21%) Ceph
12 2 (0.21%) GPFS
12 2 (0.21%) XenApp
12 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 194 (20.46%) Puppet
2 131 (13.82%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (6.01%) Salt
4 54 (5.70%) Ansible
5 45 (4.75%) Nagios
6 35 (3.69%) ZABBIX
7 28 (2.95%) Vagrant
8 23 (2.43%) Graphite
8 23 (2.43%) Cobbler
9 22 (2.32%) Kibana
10 15 (1.58%) Oozie
10 15 (1.58%) logstash
11 14 (1.48%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.48%) Zenoss
12 13 (1.37%) collectd
13 12 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
14 11 (1.16%) Cacti
15 9 (0.95%) Graylog
16 7 (0.74%) Ambari
17 6 (0.63%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 136 (14.35%) Oracle
2 81 (8.54%) Red Hat
3 62 (6.54%) VMware
4 58 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 36 (3.80%) Splunk
6 27 (2.85%) Cisco
7 23 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 19 (2.00%) SAP
9 18 (1.90%) IBM
9 18 (1.90%) Teradata
10 17 (1.79%) Google
11 16 (1.69%) Rackspace
11 16 (1.69%) Tableau
12 12 (1.27%) Adobe
12 12 (1.27%) SaltStack
13 10 (1.05%) Perforce
14 9 (0.95%) Twitter
14 9 (0.95%) New Relic
14 9 (0.95%) CA
14 9 (0.95%) Business Objects
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