Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 520 676 806
Rank change year-on-year +156 +130 +80
Contract jobs citing Cosmos DB 251 177 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.19% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 0.82% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 120 35
England median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £345 £424 £303
90th Percentile £600 £588 £565
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
England median hourly rate £72.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £72.50 - -

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 16,500 21,557 20,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.52% 22.63% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,278 15,164 14,437
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £311
90th Percentile £669 £644 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 224 263
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +4.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.99 £14.00 £14.40
90th Percentile £72.50 £57.45 £56.52
UK median hourly rate £32.54 £32.50 £31.23
% change year-on-year +0.12% +4.07% +10.82%

Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cosmos DB in England

Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cosmos DB in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cosmos DB in England

Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cosmos DB in England over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cosmos DB in England

Cosmos DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cosmos DB in England.

Contractor 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 15 November 2019. 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 +96 131 £525 - 31
South East +83 77 £455 -9.00% 17
Midlands +56 23 £405 -20.98% 3
West Midlands +52 18 £463 -9.76%
North of England +36 9 £405 +8.00% 2
South West -2 6 £400 +10.34% 3
East of England +43 5 £400 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £358 - 3
North East +25 3 £493 +31.33%
North West +26 1 £325 - 1
Cosmos DB
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 232 (92.43%) Azure
2 152 (60.56%) C#
3 144 (57.37%) .NET
4 140 (55.78%) SQL
5 104 (41.43%) Microsoft
6 103 (41.04%) .NET Core
7 92 (36.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 92 (36.65%) DevOps
8 85 (33.86%) Serverless
9 83 (33.07%) TDD
10 76 (30.28%) Microservices
11 75 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (29.08%) SQL Server
13 58 (23.11%) Data Lake
14 57 (22.71%) REST
15 53 (21.12%) JavaScript
16 48 (19.12%) Kubernetes
17 46 (18.33%) AngularJS
17 46 (18.33%) Databricks
17 46 (18.33%) Greenfield Project
17 46 (18.33%) .NET Framework
18 45 (17.93%) Azure Functions
18 45 (17.93%) NoSQL
19 44 (17.53%) BDD
19 44 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
20 43 (17.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (17.13%) Docker
21 42 (16.73%) ASP.NET
22 41 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
23 40 (15.94%) Git (software)

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 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.20%) CMS
2 3 (1.20%) Confluence
2 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.80%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.40%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.40%) Sketch
2 1 (0.40%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 232 (92.43%) Azure
2 85 (33.86%) Serverless
3 45 (17.93%) Azure Functions
4 40 (15.94%) Power Platform
5 39 (15.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 30 (11.95%) PaaS
6 30 (11.95%) SaaS
7 23 (9.16%) IaaS
8 22 (8.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (6.77%) iPaaS
10 16 (6.37%) GitHub
11 14 (5.58%) Data Lake Analytics
12 5 (1.99%) AWS
13 4 (1.59%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (1.20%) GCP
14 3 (1.20%) Lucidchart
14 3 (1.20%) Office 365
15 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.40%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.78%) DNS
2 5 (1.99%) Firewall
3 4 (1.59%) SSL
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (36.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 73 (29.08%) SQL Server
3 58 (23.11%) Data Lake
4 45 (17.93%) NoSQL
5 41 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (15.54%) Power BI
7 38 (15.14%) MongoDB
7 38 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (12.75%) Redis
9 19 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (6.77%) Data Mart
11 14 (5.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 13 (5.18%) HDInsight
12 13 (5.18%) Relational Database
13 11 (4.38%) MySQL
14 10 (3.98%) PowerPivot
14 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (3.98%) SSDT
15 8 (3.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.98%) SonarQube
3 15 (5.98%) SpecFlow
4 13 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (4.38%) Selenium
6 10 (3.98%) Gradle
6 10 (3.98%) Maven
6 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio Code
7 9 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (3.19%) NUnit
9 6 (2.39%) MSTest
9 6 (2.39%) tSQLt
10 5 (1.99%) Moq
11 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.59%) JIRA
12 3 (1.20%) Grunt
12 3 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (6.37%) Finance
2 11 (4.38%) Public Sector
3 5 (1.99%) Local Government
4 4 (1.59%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Back Office
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (43.82%) Developer
2 56 (22.31%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.93%) Azure Developer
4 31 (12.35%) Architect
5 25 (9.96%) C# Developer
6 21 (8.37%) Azure Engineer
6 21 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.37%) Integration Architect
8 15 (5.98%) Azure Architect
9 14 (5.58%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Lead Developer
10 13 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.18%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.98%) Integration Developer
12 9 (3.59%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.59%) React Developer
12 9 (3.59%) Technical Writer
13 8 (3.19%) Consultant
13 8 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (57.37%) .NET
2 103 (41.04%) .NET Core
3 57 (22.71%) REST
4 46 (18.33%) .NET Framework
4 46 (18.33%) AngularJS
5 43 (17.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 42 (16.73%) ASP.NET
7 35 (13.94%) JSON
8 29 (11.55%) React
9 24 (9.56%) XML
10 23 (9.16%) Entity Framework
11 20 (7.97%) CSS
12 19 (7.57%) SOAP
13 17 (6.77%) Web Services
14 16 (6.37%) HTML
14 16 (6.37%) LINQ
14 16 (6.37%) RESTful
15 13 (5.18%) Spring
16 11 (4.38%) jQuery
16 11 (4.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.33%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (9.56%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (7.17%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.37%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.38%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.39%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.38%) Android
2 9 (3.59%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.79%) Windows
4 2 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.65%) DevOps
2 83 (33.07%) TDD
3 76 (30.28%) Microservices
4 75 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (17.53%) BDD
5 44 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (12.75%) Computer Science
7 31 (12.35%) Analytics
8 30 (11.95%) MVC
9 29 (11.55%) Data Modelling
9 29 (11.55%) Scrum
10 24 (9.56%) SDLC
11 23 (9.16%) ETL
12 22 (8.76%) Information Management
12 22 (8.76%) Test Automation
13 20 (7.97%) Data Governance
13 20 (7.97%) Machine Learning
14 19 (7.57%) API Design
14 19 (7.57%) B2C
14 19 (7.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 152 (60.56%) C#
2 140 (55.78%) SQL
3 53 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.55%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.76%) Java
5 22 (8.76%) Python
6 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.78%) R
7 11 (4.38%) U-SQL
8 10 (3.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 10 (3.98%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.59%) Java 9
10 2 (0.80%) ES6
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) XAML
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) Gremlin
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (12.75%) Degree
2 30 (11.95%) Security Cleared
3 28 (11.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.99%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.57%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.38%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) WCAG
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (17.13%) Docker
2 19 (7.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (19.12%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.19%) Terraform
3 3 (1.20%) Ansible
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Istio
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 104 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.33%) Databricks
3 28 (11.16%) Xamarin
4 19 (7.57%) Oracle
5 4 (1.59%) Google
6 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.80%) Tableau
7 2 (0.80%) Talend
8 1 (0.40%) ESRI
8 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) Nintex
8 1 (0.40%) VMware