The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Couchbase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Couchbase over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 159 193
Rank change year-on-year +11 +34  
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.097% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £525 £430 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -2.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £389
% change year-on-year -4.00% +12.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Couchbase is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 834 945 1273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.89% 27.76% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 771 996
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Couchbase
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Couchbase as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Couchbase in the City of London

Couchbase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Couchbase in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Couchbase in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Couchbase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Couchbase.

1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Mocha
3 4 (57.14%) gulp
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 4 (57.14%) Protractor
3 4 (57.14%) Service Design
3 4 (57.14%) Chai
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (57.14%) Bower
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML

Couchbase
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 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Bower
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) gulp
1 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (57.14%) Mocha
1 4 (57.14%) Protractor
1 4 (57.14%) Sinon.JS
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Angular Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) AWS Developer
3 3 (42.86%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) Chai
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) LINQ
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
1 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (42.86%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) Service Design
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory