Period
to 22 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Cosmos DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Cosmos DB over the 6 months to 22 June 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 342 460 558
Rank change year-on-year +118 +98 +172
Contract jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB 325 110 272
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.87% 0.94% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 67 199
10th Percentile £388 £350 £350
25th Percentile £424 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £613 £550 £539
90th Percentile £679 £580 £594
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £72.50
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - £72.50

Azure Cosmos DB is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,403 11,727 23,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.73% 31.06% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,502 8,405 16,654
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £413 £406 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £688 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 171 272
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £12.03
25th Percentile £13.63 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +9.33%
75th Percentile £31.00 £35.63 £36.00
90th Percentile £62.25 £55.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% -2.44% +17.04%

Azure Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Cosmos DB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Cosmos DB in England

Azure Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB in England.

Daily rate trend for Azure Cosmos DB in England

Azure Cosmos DB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Cosmos DB in England

Azure Cosmos DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB in England.

Hourly rate trend for Azure Cosmos DB in England

Azure Cosmos DB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB within the England region over the 6 months to 22 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +82 206 £515 +3.00% 52
South East +37 58 £498 +16.65% 17
North of England +22 20 £428 -22.27% 17
Midlands -26 16 £525 +5.00% 24
West Midlands -19 9 £525 +5.00% 10
Yorkshire - 9 £428 - 5
North East +12 6 £620 +12.73%
East of England +2 6 £541 +10.92% 16
North West +3 5 £425 - 12
East Midlands -3 5 £538 +7.50% 14
South West - 1 - - 6
Azure Cosmos DB
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Azure 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 England region with a requirement for Azure Cosmos DB.

1 325 (100.00%) Azure
2 183 (56.31%) SQL
3 142 (43.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 138 (42.46%) .NET
5 125 (38.46%) Serverless
6 122 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (36.92%) Azure Functions
8 116 (35.69%) DevOps
9 112 (34.46%) C#
10 103 (31.69%) Python
11 90 (27.69%) Azure Storage
12 86 (26.46%) Microservices
13 84 (25.85%) Microsoft
14 83 (25.54%) PaaS
15 80 (24.62%) .NET Core
16 75 (23.08%) Kubernetes
17 73 (22.46%) MongoDB
18 72 (22.15%) Databricks
19 66 (20.31%) T-SQL
20 65 (20.00%) Data Lake
21 64 (19.69%) AWS
22 63 (19.38%) Terraform
22 63 (19.38%) Azure Data Factory
22 63 (19.38%) Azure Logic Apps
23 62 (19.08%) Cloud Native
23 62 (19.08%) SQL Server
24 60 (18.46%) Oracle
24 60 (18.46%) Software Engineering
25 58 (17.85%) PowerShell
26 54 (16.62%) Analytics

Azure Cosmos DB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 52 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 39 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (9.85%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.08%) Apache
5 20 (6.15%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (3.08%) Luigi
7 5 (1.54%) Confluence
8 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.23%) JBoss
8 4 (1.23%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.62%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Shopify
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 325 (100.00%) Azure
2 125 (38.46%) Serverless
3 120 (36.92%) Azure Functions
4 90 (27.69%) Azure Storage
5 83 (25.54%) PaaS
6 64 (19.69%) AWS
7 63 (19.38%) Azure Data Factory
7 63 (19.38%) Azure Logic Apps
8 51 (15.69%) Azure Service Bus
9 49 (15.08%) Power Platform
10 42 (12.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 40 (12.31%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (9.23%) IaaS
13 27 (8.31%) Microsoft 365
14 16 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
14 16 (4.92%) Azure Key Vault
15 13 (4.00%) Yammer
16 11 (3.38%) PowerApps
17 10 (3.08%) GitHub
17 10 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.31%) Firewall
2 8 (2.46%) PBX
2 8 (2.46%) Skype
3 7 (2.15%) Network Security
4 6 (1.85%) DNS
5 4 (1.23%) DHCP
5 4 (1.23%) MPLS
5 4 (1.23%) SD-WAN
5 4 (1.23%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.23%) VoIP
5 4 (1.23%) VPN
5 4 (1.23%) WAN
5 4 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (43.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 73 (22.46%) MongoDB
3 65 (20.00%) Data Lake
4 62 (19.08%) SQL Server
5 39 (12.00%) Power BI
6 35 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (9.54%) NoSQL
8 27 (8.31%) Big Data
8 27 (8.31%) Relational Database
9 24 (7.38%) Hadoop
10 19 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (5.85%) Redis
11 17 (5.23%) HDInsight
12 16 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 12 (3.69%) RDBMS
15 11 (3.38%) Delta Lake
15 11 (3.38%) MySQL
15 11 (3.38%) SAP HANA
15 11 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.62%) JIRA
3 10 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.15%) ReSharper
6 5 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.54%) Subversion
6 5 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.92%) AppVeyor
7 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.92%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.62%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.62%) ERwin
8 2 (0.62%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.62%) Maven
9 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 38 (11.69%) Social Skills
2 36 (11.08%) Finance
3 14 (4.31%) Presentation Skills
4 11 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.38%) Banking
5 10 (3.08%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.15%) Law
6 7 (2.15%) Retail
7 6 (1.85%) Marketing
8 4 (1.23%) Games
8 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) Military
10 2 (0.62%) Police
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (34.77%) Developer
2 84 (25.85%) Azure Engineer
3 62 (19.08%) .NET Developer
4 57 (17.54%) Data Engineer
5 53 (16.31%) Azure Developer
6 46 (14.15%) Architect
7 24 (7.38%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.77%) Data Architect
8 22 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (5.85%) Azure Architect
12 17 (5.23%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (4.92%) Software Engineer
14 15 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (4.62%) Python Developer
15 13 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (4.00%) Energy Trading Developer
16 12 (3.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 11 (3.38%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (42.46%) .NET
2 80 (24.62%) .NET Core
3 49 (15.08%) Kafka
4 43 (13.23%) REST
5 38 (11.69%) AngularJS
6 36 (11.08%) .NET Framework
7 29 (8.92%) ASP.NET
7 29 (8.92%) React
8 25 (7.69%) JSON
9 24 (7.38%) HTML
10 17 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (4.92%) HTML5
11 16 (4.92%) Node.js
11 16 (4.92%) OAuth
11 16 (4.92%) RESTful
12 15 (4.62%) CSS
13 13 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (4.00%) Microsoft Graph
14 11 (3.38%) Spark Streaming
15 10 (3.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.08%) Cloud Native
2 21 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.38%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.77%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.15%) Replication
7 7 (2.15%) User Experience
8 6 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.54%) iPad
9 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.23%) BYOD
10 4 (1.23%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.23%) PKI
11 3 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.92%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.62%) Windows
2 38 (11.69%) Linux
3 5 (1.54%) Android
4 4 (1.23%) AIX
4 4 (1.23%) Unix
4 4 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Debian
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (35.69%) DevOps
3 86 (26.46%) Microservices
4 60 (18.46%) Software Engineering
5 54 (16.62%) Analytics
6 49 (15.08%) Data Engineering
7 48 (14.77%) Data Development
8 47 (14.46%) Infrastructure as Code
8 47 (14.46%) Scrum
8 47 (14.46%) SDLC
9 46 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (10.15%) Data Modelling
10 33 (10.15%) Data Pipeline
11 31 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (8.31%) Migration
14 25 (7.69%) Data Architecture
15 24 (7.38%) MVC
16 21 (6.46%) ETL
16 21 (6.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 183 (56.31%) SQL
2 112 (34.46%) C#
3 103 (31.69%) Python
4 66 (20.31%) T-SQL
5 58 (17.85%) PowerShell
6 53 (16.31%) JavaScript
7 46 (14.15%) Go
8 45 (13.85%) PL/SQL
9 42 (12.92%) C++
10 35 (10.77%) Scala
11 27 (8.31%) Java
12 15 (4.62%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.23%) Groovy
13 4 (1.23%) Ruby
14 3 (0.92%) Gremlin
15 2 (0.62%) ES6
15 2 (0.62%) Perl
15 2 (0.62%) PHP
15 2 (0.62%) R
16 1 (0.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 20 (6.15%) Degree
2 18 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.46%) ISEB
6 3 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) CBAP
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.38%) GDPR
2 10 (3.08%) NIST
3 9 (2.77%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.85%) QA
5 4 (1.23%) COBIT
5 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (8.62%) Active Directory
1 28 (8.62%) Docker
2 10 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 75 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 63 (19.38%) Terraform
3 13 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.85%) Ansible
5 5 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.54%) Puppet
6 4 (1.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (0.92%) Istio
8 2 (0.62%) Grafana
8 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.62%) Oozie
8 2 (0.62%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 84 (25.85%) Microsoft
2 72 (22.15%) Databricks
3 60 (18.46%) Oracle
4 43 (13.23%) MuleSoft
5 14 (4.31%) SAP
6 8 (2.46%) Confluent
7 7 (2.15%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.54%) Cisco
9 5 (1.54%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.54%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.23%) Citrix
10 4 (1.23%) Software AG
11 3 (0.92%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.92%) Google
11 3 (0.92%) Splunk
12 2 (0.62%) Workday
13 1 (0.31%) StreamSets