The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for NoSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NoSQL over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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.

NoSQL
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 123 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8  
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 36 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.82% 3.87% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 29
Median daily rate £375 £361 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% -27.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £321 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £525 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.87% -  

NoSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 619 827 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.34% 21.71% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 523 552
Median daily rate £375 £385 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

NoSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing NoSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for NoSQL in the North West

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NoSQL in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for NoSQL in the North West

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NoSQL in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NoSQL in the North West

NoSQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NoSQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 14 £375 - 19
Merseyside +8 10 £369 +9.25% 2
Cheshire +31 9 £375 +15.38% 4
NoSQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NoSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for NoSQL.

1 66 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (66.25%) SQL
3 48 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 43 (53.75%) Java
5 33 (41.25%) Scrum
6 30 (37.50%) TDD
6 30 (37.50%) .NET
7 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
8 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
9 25 (31.25%) Web Services
9 25 (31.25%) MVC
10 21 (26.25%) MySQL
10 21 (26.25%) Oracle
10 21 (26.25%) Kanban
10 21 (26.25%) Microservices
11 20 (25.00%) HTML
11 20 (25.00%) Linux
12 19 (23.75%) CSS
12 19 (23.75%) C#
12 19 (23.75%) DevOps
12 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
13 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
14 17 (21.25%) Spring
14 17 (21.25%) Relational Database
14 17 (21.25%) Open Source
15 15 (18.75%) XML
16 13 (16.25%) BDD
16 13 (16.25%) Node.js
16 13 (16.25%) REST
16 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration

NoSQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Mingle
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) GitHub
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.50%) Trello
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) tcpdump
1 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.25%) AMQP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 21 (26.25%) MySQL
3 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (21.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.75%) Big Data
7 6 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 3 (3.75%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.75%) Neo4j
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.75%) Riak
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.00%) JIRA
4 10 (12.50%) AccuRev
5 5 (6.25%) Gradle
5 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 5 (6.25%) JUnit
6 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.00%) Maven
7 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.75%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.50%) Ant
8 2 (2.50%) Gatling
8 2 (2.50%) Hudson
8 2 (2.50%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.50%) Subversion
8 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.25%) Spock
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Java Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Principal Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) .NET
2 25 (31.25%) Web Services
3 20 (25.00%) HTML
4 19 (23.75%) CSS
5 17 (21.25%) Spring
6 15 (18.75%) XML
7 13 (16.25%) Node.js
7 13 (16.25%) REST
8 12 (15.00%) RESTful
9 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
9 11 (13.75%) Kafka
9 11 (13.75%) WPF
10 10 (12.50%) Apache Camel
10 10 (12.50%) WCF
10 10 (12.50%) WinForms
11 9 (11.25%) Ajax
11 9 (11.25%) Spring Boot
12 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.75%) SAML
12 7 (8.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Mesosphere
5 1 (1.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Scrum
3 30 (37.50%) TDD
4 25 (31.25%) MVC
5 21 (26.25%) Kanban
5 21 (26.25%) Microservices
6 19 (23.75%) DevOps
7 17 (21.25%) Open Source
8 13 (16.25%) BDD
8 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.75%) OO
11 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
12 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (8.75%) API Design
13 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
13 7 (8.75%) Pair Programming
14 6 (7.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) SQL
2 43 (53.75%) Java
3 27 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 19 (23.75%) C#
5 9 (11.25%) Python
6 6 (7.50%) Groovy
7 5 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 5 (6.25%) Scala
8 4 (5.00%) Ruby
9 2 (2.50%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) R
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Clojure
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCPD
4 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
2 6 (7.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.75%) HDFS
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Ansible
1 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.75%) Puppet
2 6 (7.50%) Mesos
3 3 (3.75%) Grafana
3 3 (3.75%) Graphite
4 1 (1.25%) Kibana
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Pega
4 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 5 (6.25%) Xamarin
6 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.50%) Perforce
7 2 (2.50%) Workday
8 1 (1.25%) Teradata
8 1 (1.25%) Zend