Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 531 641 793
Rank change year-on-year +110 +152 +26
Contract jobs citing Cosmos DB 153 210 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.23% 0.063%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 1.03% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 155 44
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £350 £413 £327
90th Percentile £600 £600 £571
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £75.00 - -
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 13,387 20,425 20,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.45% 22.48% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,971 14,200 14,229
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 228 227
England median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% - +34.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £58.10 £56.40 £58.00
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -8.82% -0.73% +29.25%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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 +107 87 £500 -4.76% 26
South East +58 38 £450 -14.29% 20
Midlands +51 10 £550 +15.79% 7
North of England +60 8 £493 -2.48% 9
West Midlands +39 8 £550 +12.82% 4
East of England +37 7 £525 - 4
North West +41 3 - - 6
North East +21 3 £493 -2.48% 3
Yorkshire +51 2 - -
East Midlands +35 2 £425 -3.41% 3
South West +22 2 £620 +37.78% 4
Cosmos DB
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 141 (92.16%) Azure
2 89 (58.17%) C#
3 87 (56.86%) .NET
4 82 (53.59%) SQL
5 61 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (37.91%) .NET Core
7 57 (37.25%) Serverless
7 57 (37.25%) DevOps
8 54 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 52 (33.99%) TDD
10 51 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 43 (28.10%) SQL Server
12 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
13 39 (25.49%) Microservices
14 35 (22.88%) Data Lake
14 35 (22.88%) .NET Framework
15 32 (20.92%) ASP.NET
15 32 (20.92%) Azure Functions
16 31 (20.26%) AngularJS
16 31 (20.26%) PaaS
17 29 (18.95%) REST
18 28 (18.30%) Docker
18 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
19 27 (17.65%) Power Platform
20 26 (16.99%) Azure Data Factory
20 26 (16.99%) Power BI
20 26 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
21 24 (15.69%) BDD
21 24 (15.69%) MongoDB
22 23 (15.03%) NoSQL

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 5 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.31%) Apache
3 2 (1.31%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.31%) CMS
3 2 (1.31%) Jetty
3 2 (1.31%) Jupyter
3 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 141 (92.16%) Azure
2 57 (37.25%) Serverless
3 32 (20.92%) Azure Functions
4 31 (20.26%) PaaS
5 27 (17.65%) Power Platform
6 26 (16.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 16 (10.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (9.15%) AWS
8 14 (9.15%) SaaS
9 13 (8.50%) IaaS
10 11 (7.19%) GitHub
11 8 (5.23%) iPaaS
12 5 (3.27%) Data Lake Analytics
13 4 (2.61%) Azure Stack
13 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.96%) Office 365
15 2 (1.31%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (1.31%) npm
16 1 (0.65%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (1.96%) Firewall
2 3 (1.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) SSL
3 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 43 (28.10%) SQL Server
3 35 (22.88%) Data Lake
4 26 (16.99%) Power BI
5 24 (15.69%) MongoDB
6 23 (15.03%) NoSQL
7 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (11.11%) Redis
9 16 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
12 10 (6.54%) SQLite
13 8 (5.23%) Data Mart
14 7 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (3.92%) MySQL
16 5 (3.27%) Big Data
16 5 (3.27%) HDInsight
16 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (2.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.19%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.88%) Maven
4 9 (5.88%) SonarQube
5 7 (4.58%) Gradle
5 7 (4.58%) NUnit
6 6 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.27%) Selenium
8 4 (2.61%) Moq
8 4 (2.61%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (1.31%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.31%) JIRA
11 1 (0.65%) Grunt
11 1 (0.65%) JBehave
11 1 (0.65%) JUnit
11 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (6.54%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Legal
2 3 (1.96%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Front Office
4 1 (0.65%) Law
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (46.41%) Developer
2 40 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 29 (18.95%) Architect
3 29 (18.95%) Azure Developer
4 16 (10.46%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.15%) Azure Architect
6 13 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.84%) React Developer
8 10 (6.54%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (6.54%) Data Engineer
8 10 (6.54%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Integration Architect
9 8 (5.23%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.58%) Data Architect
10 7 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.92%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (56.86%) .NET
2 58 (37.91%) .NET Core
3 35 (22.88%) .NET Framework
4 32 (20.92%) ASP.NET
5 31 (20.26%) AngularJS
6 29 (18.95%) REST
7 26 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (14.38%) JSON
9 20 (13.07%) Entity Framework
9 20 (13.07%) React
10 15 (9.80%) CSS
11 14 (9.15%) XML
12 12 (7.84%) HTML
13 11 (7.19%) jQuery
13 11 (7.19%) Sass
13 11 (7.19%) Web Services
14 10 (6.54%) LINQ
14 10 (6.54%) SOAP
15 9 (5.88%) Node.js
16 8 (5.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.61%) Blog
7 3 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.31%) Clustering
8 2 (1.31%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.31%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.54%) Android
1 10 (6.54%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.23%) Linux
3 6 (3.92%) Mac OS
3 6 (3.92%) Unix
4 4 (2.61%) Windows
5 2 (1.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.25%) DevOps
3 52 (33.99%) TDD
4 39 (25.49%) Microservices
5 24 (15.69%) BDD
6 22 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (13.07%) Data Modelling
8 18 (11.76%) Analytics
8 18 (11.76%) Scrum
8 18 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.46%) Computer Science
10 16 (10.46%) Machine Learning
11 15 (9.80%) MVC
12 14 (9.15%) High Availability
12 14 (9.15%) Unit Testing
13 13 (8.50%) Architectural Design
13 13 (8.50%) Software Engineering
14 12 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
15 11 (7.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (58.17%) C#
2 82 (53.59%) SQL
3 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.46%) Java
5 15 (9.80%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.15%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.23%) Python
8 6 (3.92%) Java 9
8 6 (3.92%) XAML
9 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.96%) Groovy
11 3 (1.96%) R
11 3 (1.96%) U-SQL
12 2 (1.31%) C
12 2 (1.31%) Java 8
12 2 (1.31%) Korn
12 2 (1.31%) Ruby
12 2 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (11.76%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.31%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.23%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Docker
2 11 (7.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.27%) Ansible
2 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.27%) Puppet
2 5 (3.27%) Terraform
3 2 (1.31%) Salt
4 1 (0.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 54 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.38%) Databricks
2 22 (14.38%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.58%) Tableau
4 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle
6 2 (1.31%) Cognos
6 2 (1.31%) ESRI
6 2 (1.31%) MEDITECH
6 2 (1.31%) Talend
7 1 (0.65%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) VMware