Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 4 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 550 708
Rank change year-on-year +72 +158 +106
Contract jobs citing Cosmos DB 105 273 142
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 1.48% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 222 107
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £314 £404
90th Percentile £575 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.75 -
UK median hourly rate - £53.75 -

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,678 18,489 20,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.61% 22.50% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,767 12,778 14,525
Median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +3.68% +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 230 218
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £15.94 £14.43 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.50 £53.58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.52%

Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cosmos DB in England

Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Cosmos DB in England

Cosmos DB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cosmos DB in England over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cosmos DB in England

Cosmos DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Cosmos DB in England

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 Cosmos DB within the England region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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 +66 54 £500 - 6
South East +100 20 £428 -10.83% 2
Midlands +80 16 £500 +41.84% 3
West Midlands +66 11 £500 +53.85% 2
North of England +81 8 £350 -17.65% 3
East of England +53 5 £550 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +44 5 £463 +16.35% 1
North West +56 4 - - 3
North East +21 4 £350 -36.65%
South West +55 1 - - 2
Cosmos DB
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 England region with a requirement for Cosmos DB.

1 102 (97.14%) Azure
2 59 (56.19%) SQL
3 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (51.43%) DevOps
5 53 (50.48%) C#
6 47 (44.76%) .NET
6 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
7 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
8 35 (33.33%) Serverless
9 32 (30.48%) PaaS
10 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
11 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 30 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (26.67%) Docker
13 25 (23.81%) Data Lake
13 25 (23.81%) TDD
14 24 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (22.86%) Azure Functions
15 22 (20.95%) .NET Core
15 22 (20.95%) Microservices
15 22 (20.95%) Kubernetes
15 22 (20.95%) NoSQL
16 20 (19.05%) Scrum
17 19 (18.10%) Python
17 19 (18.10%) Power Platform
18 18 (17.14%) Azure Data Factory
18 18 (17.14%) Power BI
18 18 (17.14%) .NET Framework
19 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET
20 16 (15.24%) Java

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 8 (7.62%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.90%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.90%) Jetty
3 2 (1.90%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.95%) Confluence
4 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (97.14%) Azure
2 35 (33.33%) Serverless
3 32 (30.48%) PaaS
4 24 (22.86%) Azure Functions
5 19 (18.10%) Power Platform
6 18 (17.14%) Azure Data Factory
7 15 (14.29%) Logic Apps
8 13 (12.38%) AWS
8 13 (12.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (7.62%) IaaS
10 7 (6.67%) SaaS
11 5 (4.76%) GitHub
12 4 (3.81%) Azure Stack
12 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (3.81%) Office 365
13 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
13 3 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
13 3 (2.86%) Slack
14 2 (1.90%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) DNS
2 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (2.86%) DHCP
4 3 (2.86%) Network Security
4 3 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) HTTP
5 2 (1.90%) MPLS
5 2 (1.90%) PBX
5 2 (1.90%) Skype
5 2 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.90%) WAN
5 2 (1.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 30 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 25 (23.81%) Data Lake
4 22 (20.95%) NoSQL
5 18 (17.14%) Power BI
6 15 (14.29%) Big Data
6 15 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 13 (12.38%) Redis
8 10 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
11 7 (6.67%) MySQL
12 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (3.81%) MariaDB
15 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
15 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (2.86%) OLAP
15 3 (2.86%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (5.71%) GitLab
4 5 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) NUnit
5 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.86%) Postman
7 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) Mocha
7 2 (1.90%) TestLink
8 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (1.90%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Architect
3 18 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Azure Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) Data Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Azure Architect
7 8 (7.62%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) DevOps Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Database Developer
11 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) .NET
2 22 (20.95%) .NET Core
3 18 (17.14%) .NET Framework
4 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 15 (14.29%) CSS
6 14 (13.33%) HTML
7 13 (12.38%) Entity Framework
7 13 (12.38%) Node.js
8 12 (11.43%) XML
9 11 (10.48%) React
9 11 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (9.52%) jQuery
10 10 (9.52%) Kafka
11 9 (8.57%) REST
12 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (6.67%) ADO
14 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.71%) Web Services
14 6 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.57%) Cloud Native
2 9 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Blog
4 4 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.81%) PKI
4 4 (3.81%) PMI
4 4 (3.81%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
6 2 (1.90%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.95%) FMCG
7 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) Unix
3 6 (5.71%) Mac OS
3 6 (5.71%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) VMS
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Debian
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (51.43%) DevOps
3 25 (23.81%) TDD
4 24 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.95%) Microservices
6 20 (19.05%) Scrum
7 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (12.38%) Analytics
9 12 (11.43%) Machine Learning
9 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.48%) BDD
11 10 (9.52%) Creative Thinking
11 10 (9.52%) Data Science
12 9 (8.57%) Architectural Design
12 9 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.57%) Open Source
12 9 (8.57%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.62%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.62%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 59 (56.19%) SQL
2 53 (50.48%) C#
3 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.10%) Python
5 16 (15.24%) Java
6 14 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.71%) Scala
10 6 (5.71%) XAML
11 3 (2.86%) C
11 3 (2.86%) Groovy
11 3 (2.86%) Perl
12 2 (1.90%) C++
12 2 (1.90%) Java 8
12 2 (1.90%) Korn
12 2 (1.90%) PHP
12 2 (1.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) PMO
3 1 (0.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (26.67%) Docker
2 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.81%) Terraform
3 3 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Salt
5 1 (0.95%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Databricks
3 10 (9.52%) Xamarin
4 7 (6.67%) Tableau
5 5 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 4 (3.81%) StreamSets
7 3 (2.86%) Google
8 2 (1.90%) BiZZdesign
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco
8 2 (1.90%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.90%) Cognos
8 2 (1.90%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) Informatica
8 2 (1.90%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.90%) SAP
9 1 (0.95%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.95%) MEDITECH