Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 369 508
Rank change year-on-year +1 +139 +191
Contract jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB 403 120 316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.79% 1.42% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 76 228
10th Percentile £400 £356 £359
25th Percentile £445 £423 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £625 £567 £538
90th Percentile £693 £591 £589
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
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 22,556 8,422 24,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.52% 31.97% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,301 5,990 16,821
10th Percentile £325 £315 £300
25th Percentile £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 112 325
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.04 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.09 £16.69 £15.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.92 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.39% -0.39% +20.00%
75th Percentile £39.53 £43.00 £40.75
90th Percentile £65.43 £55.00 £66.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.92 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.39% +2.04% +17.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -36 238 £575 +15.00% 30
South East -43 55 £525 +13.88% 13
North of England -34 45 £428 -5.00% 11
North West -27 26 £425 - 9
Midlands -73 17 £475 - 17
East of England -34 14 £413 +19.57% 5
Yorkshire -35 10 £428 - 2
West Midlands -56 10 £475 +5.56% 13
North East -14 9 £620 +37.78%
East Midlands -45 5 £570 +14.00% 4
South West -44 1 £440 -2.22% 3
Azure Cosmos DB
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 403 (100.00%) Azure
2 246 (61.04%) SQL
3 184 (45.66%) DevOps
4 182 (45.16%) .NET
5 171 (42.43%) Serverless
6 169 (41.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 161 (39.95%) Azure Functions
8 156 (38.71%) C#
9 152 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
10 118 (29.28%) Python
11 112 (27.79%) Databricks
12 110 (27.30%) Microservices
13 109 (27.05%) Azure Storage
14 108 (26.80%) .NET Core
15 100 (24.81%) Data Lake
16 94 (23.33%) PaaS
16 94 (23.33%) Microsoft
17 93 (23.08%) Analytics
17 93 (23.08%) Azure Data Factory
18 90 (22.33%) Kubernetes
19 88 (21.84%) Azure Service Bus
20 86 (21.34%) Apache Spark
21 77 (19.11%) SQL Server
22 75 (18.61%) Power Platform
22 75 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
23 73 (18.11%) MongoDB
24 70 (17.37%) AWS
24 70 (17.37%) Terraform
24 70 (17.37%) Scrum
25 68 (16.87%) Kafka

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 86 (21.34%) Apache Spark
2 36 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 31 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (7.20%) Apache Airflow
5 22 (5.46%) Apache
6 18 (4.47%) Luigi
7 9 (2.23%) JBoss
8 6 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.49%) Confluence
8 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.24%) Jetty
10 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.99%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.99%) SAS
10 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 403 (100.00%) Azure
2 171 (42.43%) Serverless
3 161 (39.95%) Azure Functions
4 109 (27.05%) Azure Storage
5 94 (23.33%) PaaS
6 93 (23.08%) Azure Data Factory
7 88 (21.84%) Azure Service Bus
8 75 (18.61%) Power Platform
9 70 (17.37%) AWS
10 66 (16.38%) Azure Logic Apps
11 49 (12.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 36 (8.93%) Microsoft 365
13 35 (8.68%) IaaS
14 34 (8.44%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
15 27 (6.70%) Azure Event Grid
16 21 (5.21%) SaaS
17 18 (4.47%) Azure App Service
17 18 (4.47%) GitHub
18 17 (4.22%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.68%) Firewall
2 10 (2.48%) DNS
3 7 (1.74%) Network Security
4 6 (1.49%) HTTP
5 5 (1.24%) VPN
6 4 (0.99%) DHCP
6 4 (0.99%) MPLS
6 4 (0.99%) PBX
6 4 (0.99%) SD-WAN
6 4 (0.99%) Skype
6 4 (0.99%) VoIP
6 4 (0.99%) WAN
6 4 (0.99%) Wireless
7 3 (0.74%) Internet
8 2 (0.50%) FTP
8 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.25%) AMQP
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (41.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 100 (24.81%) Data Lake
3 77 (19.11%) SQL Server
4 73 (18.11%) MongoDB
5 64 (15.88%) Power BI
6 51 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (11.91%) Big Data
8 47 (11.66%) Hadoop
9 40 (9.93%) NoSQL
10 32 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (7.44%) HDInsight
12 27 (6.70%) Redis
13 26 (6.45%) Relational Database
14 23 (5.71%) MySQL
15 21 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (4.47%) Azkaban
16 18 (4.47%) Metadata
16 18 (4.47%) SAP HANA
16 18 (4.47%) Spark SQL
17 17 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.71%) JIRA
3 18 (4.47%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.74%) AppVeyor
8 5 (1.24%) Subversion
9 4 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.74%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.74%) Postman
10 3 (0.74%) Selenium
10 3 (0.74%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.50%) Maven
11 2 (0.50%) Mockito
11 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 64 (15.88%) Social Skills
2 52 (12.90%) Finance
3 20 (4.96%) Presentation Skills
4 19 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.47%) Public Sector
6 13 (3.23%) Banking
6 13 (3.23%) Marketing
7 8 (1.99%) Documentation Skills
8 7 (1.74%) Retail
9 5 (1.24%) Electronics
9 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.99%) Front Office
10 4 (0.99%) Games
10 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Publishing
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (33.00%) Developer
2 107 (26.55%) Azure Engineer
3 81 (20.10%) .NET Developer
4 77 (19.11%) Data Engineer
5 61 (15.14%) Azure Developer
6 49 (12.16%) Architect
7 39 (9.68%) C# Developer
8 35 (8.68%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (6.70%) Azure Architect
10 23 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.46%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.96%) Data Architect
12 20 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (4.47%) Energy Trading Developer
13 18 (4.47%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 15 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
16 12 (2.98%) Analyst
16 12 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (45.16%) .NET
2 108 (26.80%) .NET Core
3 68 (16.87%) Kafka
4 44 (10.92%) AngularJS
5 38 (9.43%) REST
6 37 (9.18%) .NET Framework
7 36 (8.93%) ARM Templates
8 33 (8.19%) ASP.NET
9 27 (6.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (6.45%) HTML
10 26 (6.45%) JSON
11 22 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (5.21%) OAuth
13 20 (4.96%) GraphQL
13 20 (4.96%) React
14 19 (4.71%) RESTful
15 17 (4.22%) Entity Framework
16 15 (3.72%) HTML5
16 15 (3.72%) Microsoft Graph
17 14 (3.47%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.14%) Cloud Native
2 31 (7.69%) Legacy Systems
3 27 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.47%) Data Structures
5 17 (4.22%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.73%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.48%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.23%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.99%) Replication
10 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.49%) Legacy Applications
10 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.24%) iPad
12 4 (0.99%) BYOD
12 4 (0.99%) PKI
13 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.74%) Social Media
13 3 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.38%) Windows
2 40 (9.93%) Linux
3 7 (1.74%) Unix
4 4 (0.99%) AIX
4 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.74%) Debian
5 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.50%) Android
6 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (45.66%) DevOps
2 152 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (27.30%) Microservices
4 93 (23.08%) Analytics
5 75 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (17.37%) Scrum
7 67 (16.63%) Software Engineering
8 60 (14.89%) Full Stack Development
9 59 (14.64%) Data Engineering
10 54 (13.40%) Infrastructure as Code
11 50 (12.41%) Data Pipeline
12 45 (11.17%) ETL
12 45 (11.17%) SDLC
13 42 (10.42%) Data Modelling
14 40 (9.93%) MVC
15 34 (8.44%) Data Development
16 32 (7.94%) Data Transformation
16 32 (7.94%) OO
17 29 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (6.70%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 246 (61.04%) SQL
2 156 (38.71%) C#
3 118 (29.28%) Python
4 64 (15.88%) PowerShell
5 63 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 53 (13.15%) JavaScript
6 53 (13.15%) Scala
7 42 (10.42%) Java
8 39 (9.68%) Go
9 34 (8.44%) C++
9 34 (8.44%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.23%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.74%) R
12 6 (1.49%) C
12 6 (1.49%) Perl
12 6 (1.49%) PHP
13 4 (0.99%) Groovy
13 4 (0.99%) U-SQL
14 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (5.46%) Degree
2 14 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.74%) ISEB
3 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.50%) MCSA
8 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.25%) CBAP
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.99%) GDPR
2 8 (1.99%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) COBIT
3 4 (0.99%) NIST
3 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.74%) WCAG
5 2 (0.50%) Accessibility
System Software
1 41 (10.17%) Docker
2 29 (7.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 90 (22.33%) Kubernetes
2 70 (17.37%) Terraform
3 15 (3.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (1.74%) Ansible
5 6 (1.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (1.49%) Puppet
6 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.99%) Istio
7 4 (0.99%) Oozie
8 3 (0.74%) Grafana
8 3 (0.74%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.50%) Kibana
9 2 (0.50%) logstash
10 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.25%) Salt
10 1 (0.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 112 (27.79%) Databricks
2 94 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 46 (11.41%) Oracle
4 37 (9.18%) MuleSoft
5 25 (6.20%) SAP
6 17 (4.22%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.73%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.99%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.99%) Confluent
8 8 (1.99%) Dynatrace
8 8 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.99%) Splunk
9 7 (1.74%) Google
9 7 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.24%) Cisco
11 4 (0.99%) BiZZdesign
11 4 (0.99%) Citrix
11 4 (0.99%) Software AG
12 3 (0.74%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.74%) Informatica