Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cosmos DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cosmos DB over the 6 months to 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (Azure DocumentDB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 173 218
Rank change year-on-year +47 +45 +23
Contract jobs citing Cosmos DB 7 67 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 1.03% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 3.89% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 55 30
Median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £448 £413 £436
90th Percentile £638 £575 £588
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Cosmos DB is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 565 1,722 1,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.36% 26.51% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 1,368 1,431
Median daily rate £510 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.44%
10th Percentile £375 £399 £369
90th Percentile £688 £680 £688
Central London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.43% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -4.32%
10th Percentile £21.35 £23.28 £19.50
90th Percentile £40.10 £60.33 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +59.09% -4.32%

Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cosmos DB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cosmos DB in the City of London

Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cosmos DB in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cosmos DB in the City of London

Cosmos DB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cosmos DB in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cosmos DB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cosmos DB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cosmos DB.

1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Core
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Redis
4 4 (57.14%) PaaS
5 3 (42.86%) R
5 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) SignalR
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Databricks
5 3 (42.86%) Terraform
5 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Parquet
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
6 2 (28.57%) SOLID
6 2 (28.57%) Serverless
6 2 (28.57%) Logic Apps
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) OO

Cosmos DB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Logic Apps
4 2 (28.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Redis
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Parquet
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Azure Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Production DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) .NET Core
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (42.86%) SignalR
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Kafka
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) R
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Databricks