Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 377 391 530
Rank change year-on-year +14 +139 +176
Contract jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB 443 146 256
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.75% 1.43% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 104 183
10th Percentile £400 £375 £375
25th Percentile £450 £423 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -9.52%
75th Percentile £631 £575 £538
90th Percentile £700 £644 £588
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £72.50
UK median hourly rate - - £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 25,328 10,181 22,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.49% 32.57% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,415 7,245 15,650
10th Percentile £320 £307 £283
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £706 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 168 321
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.93 £13.75
25th Percentile £14.28 £16.49 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.92 £22.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.01% +9.76% +17.14%
75th Percentile £44.13 £42.44 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £76.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -58 249 £575 +9.52% 41
North of England -36 56 £450 -13.25% 15
South East -58 41 £538 +16.85% 11
North West -22 34 £425 -5.56% 8
Midlands -72 20 £500 +33.33% 13
Yorkshire -37 17 £450 -7.69% 5
East of England -37 16 £419 +25.00% 7
East Midlands -40 10 £540 +8.00% 8
West Midlands -72 10 £495 +32.00% 5
South West -41 9 £538 +19.44% 8
North East -10 5 £620 +10.12% 2
Azure Cosmos DB
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Azure
2 270 (60.95%) SQL
3 218 (49.21%) DevOps
4 214 (48.31%) .NET
5 195 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (41.53%) C#
7 180 (40.63%) Serverless
8 166 (37.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 163 (36.79%) Azure Functions
10 142 (32.05%) Microservices
11 135 (30.47%) .NET Core
12 134 (30.25%) Azure Service Bus
13 129 (29.12%) Python
14 124 (27.99%) Kubernetes
15 120 (27.09%) Microsoft
16 119 (26.86%) Databricks
17 111 (25.06%) Analytics
18 110 (24.83%) Data Lake
19 108 (24.38%) SQL Server
20 101 (22.80%) Azure Storage
21 98 (22.12%) PaaS
22 91 (20.54%) Social Skills
23 87 (19.64%) Azure Data Factory
24 85 (19.19%) Power Platform
25 81 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
26 76 (17.16%) PowerShell
27 75 (16.93%) AWS
28 74 (16.70%) Apache Spark
28 74 (16.70%) Power BI
29 73 (16.48%) MongoDB

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 74 (16.70%) Apache Spark
2 26 (5.87%) Apache Airflow
3 25 (5.64%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (4.97%) Apache
5 21 (4.74%) Luigi
6 18 (4.06%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.39%) JBoss
8 10 (2.26%) NetWeaver
8 10 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.81%) Confluence
11 7 (1.58%) nginx
12 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.13%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.13%) Jetty
14 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Fuse
15 3 (0.68%) SAS
16 1 (0.23%) CMS
16 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.68%) SPSS
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 443 (100.00%) Azure
2 180 (40.63%) Serverless
3 163 (36.79%) Azure Functions
4 134 (30.25%) Azure Service Bus
5 101 (22.80%) Azure Storage
6 98 (22.12%) PaaS
7 87 (19.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 85 (19.19%) Power Platform
9 75 (16.93%) AWS
10 61 (13.77%) Azure Logic Apps
11 56 (12.64%) Azure Active Directory
12 39 (8.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 39 (8.80%) IaaS
13 38 (8.58%) Microsoft 365
14 36 (8.13%) SaaS
15 35 (7.90%) Azure App Service
16 34 (7.67%) AWS Lambda
16 34 (7.67%) Azure Event Grid
17 30 (6.77%) Azure Pipelines
18 27 (6.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.97%) DNS
2 21 (4.74%) Firewall
3 19 (4.29%) VPN
4 15 (3.39%) DHCP
5 14 (3.16%) Skype
6 11 (2.48%) WAN
7 10 (2.26%) MPLS
7 10 (2.26%) PBX
7 10 (2.26%) SD-WAN
7 10 (2.26%) VoIP
7 10 (2.26%) Wireless
8 7 (1.58%) HTTP
8 7 (1.58%) Network Security
9 4 (0.90%) FTP
9 4 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.90%) SSL
10 3 (0.68%) Broadband
10 3 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
10 3 (0.68%) Internet
10 3 (0.68%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (37.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 110 (24.83%) Data Lake
3 108 (24.38%) SQL Server
4 74 (16.70%) Power BI
5 73 (16.48%) MongoDB
6 62 (14.00%) Big Data
7 57 (12.87%) NoSQL
8 54 (12.19%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (11.74%) Hadoop
10 46 (10.38%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (7.67%) MySQL
12 32 (7.22%) Redis
13 28 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (6.09%) Relational Database
15 23 (5.19%) Spark SQL
16 22 (4.97%) SAP HANA
17 21 (4.74%) Azkaban
17 21 (4.74%) Delta Lake
18 20 (4.51%) HDInsight
19 15 (3.39%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 41 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.29%) JIRA
3 17 (3.84%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.58%) Postman
7 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.35%) AppVeyor
9 5 (1.13%) Selenium
10 4 (0.90%) Fiddler
10 4 (0.90%) JMeter
10 4 (0.90%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (0.90%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.90%) Subversion
11 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.68%) GitLab
11 3 (0.68%) NUnit
11 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (20.54%) Social Skills
2 73 (16.48%) Finance
3 29 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.64%) Presentation Skills
5 19 (4.29%) Marketing
5 19 (4.29%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.71%) Front Office
6 12 (2.71%) Retail
7 9 (2.03%) Banking
7 9 (2.03%) Legal
8 8 (1.81%) Electronics
8 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.68%) Law
11 3 (0.68%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (31.60%) Developer
2 96 (21.67%) Azure Engineer
3 86 (19.41%) Data Engineer
4 81 (18.28%) .NET Developer
5 63 (14.22%) Architect
6 58 (13.09%) Azure Developer
7 52 (11.74%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (8.58%) C# Developer
9 26 (5.87%) Azure Architect
9 26 (5.87%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (3.84%) Energy Trading Developer
14 15 (3.39%) Analyst
15 14 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
16 13 (2.93%) Azure DevOps
16 13 (2.93%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 13 (2.93%) Data Architect
17 12 (2.71%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (48.31%) .NET
2 135 (30.47%) .NET Core
3 57 (12.87%) ARM Templates
4 56 (12.64%) Kafka
5 46 (10.38%) .NET Framework
6 45 (10.16%) ASP.NET
7 38 (8.58%) JSON
8 37 (8.35%) AngularJS
9 36 (8.13%) HTML
10 32 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (5.87%) CSS
11 26 (5.87%) React
12 25 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (4.74%) REST
13 21 (4.74%) RESTful
14 19 (4.29%) Entity Framework
15 17 (3.84%) GraphQL
15 17 (3.84%) PySpark
16 16 (3.61%) OpenID
17 15 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.19%) Cloud Native
2 30 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (6.55%) Legacy Systems
4 23 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
5 22 (4.97%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.48%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.26%) PKI
9 9 (2.03%) User Experience
10 8 (1.81%) Replication
11 7 (1.58%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.58%) Legacy Applications
12 6 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 5 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.42%) Windows
2 40 (9.03%) Linux
3 15 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.16%) Unix
5 10 (2.26%) AIX
6 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.90%) Android
7 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Debian
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (49.21%) DevOps
2 195 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (32.05%) Microservices
4 111 (25.06%) Analytics
5 81 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
6 59 (13.32%) Scrum
7 56 (12.64%) Data Engineering
8 51 (11.51%) Software Engineering
9 50 (11.29%) MVC
10 46 (10.38%) Data Pipeline
10 46 (10.38%) Full Stack Development
11 45 (10.16%) Data Protection
12 43 (9.71%) SDLC
13 42 (9.48%) Infrastructure as Code
14 41 (9.26%) ETL
15 39 (8.80%) Data Modelling
15 39 (8.80%) OO
16 37 (8.35%) Migration
16 37 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (8.13%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 270 (60.95%) SQL
2 184 (41.53%) C#
3 129 (29.12%) Python
4 76 (17.16%) PowerShell
5 60 (13.54%) JavaScript
6 51 (11.51%) T-SQL
7 50 (11.29%) Scala
8 36 (8.13%) Java
9 31 (7.00%) Go
10 27 (6.09%) PL/SQL
11 26 (5.87%) C++
12 19 (4.29%) Bash Shell
12 19 (4.29%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.71%) R
14 6 (1.35%) PHP
15 5 (1.13%) C
15 5 (1.13%) Groovy
15 5 (1.13%) Perl
16 4 (0.90%) COBOL
16 4 (0.90%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (6.09%) Degree
2 18 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.68%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) MCSA
9 1 (0.23%) CBAP
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.64%) GDPR
2 16 (3.61%) QA
3 13 (2.93%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.26%) COBIT
4 10 (2.26%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.58%) SLA
6 3 (0.68%) WCAG
7 2 (0.45%) NIST
8 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
System Software
1 72 (16.25%) Docker
2 53 (11.96%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.45%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 124 (27.99%) Kubernetes
2 71 (16.03%) Terraform
3 16 (3.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 13 (2.93%) Ansible
5 12 (2.71%) Grafana
5 12 (2.71%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.90%) Sysdig
8 3 (0.68%) Istio
9 2 (0.45%) Kibana
9 2 (0.45%) logstash
9 2 (0.45%) Oozie
9 2 (0.45%) Puppet
10 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) Salt
10 1 (0.23%) SCCM
10 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (27.09%) Microsoft
2 119 (26.86%) Databricks
3 52 (11.74%) Oracle
4 31 (7.00%) SAP
5 29 (6.55%) MuleSoft
6 17 (3.84%) Cloudera
7 16 (3.61%) Google
8 13 (2.93%) Alteryx
9 12 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.48%) Cisco
11 10 (2.26%) Citrix
11 10 (2.26%) Software AG
12 8 (1.81%) Splunk
13 7 (1.58%) Dynatrace
14 6 (1.35%) Informatica
15 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.90%) BiZZdesign
16 4 (0.90%) CloudEndure
16 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
17 3 (0.68%) Hortonworks