Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 May 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
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 371 503 590
Rank change year-on-year +132 +87 +197
Contract jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB 371 143 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.85% 0.95% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 86 196
10th Percentile £378 £350 £402
25th Percentile £420 £413 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £613 £550 £543
90th Percentile £675 £588 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £461 £500
% change year-on-year +7.38% -7.80% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,092 14,996 25,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.06% 30.34% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,484 10,535 17,782
10th Percentile £320 £300 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £595 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £455
% change year-on-year - -1.10% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 238 248
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.71 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.14 £13.94
Median hourly rate £21.86 £20.00 £18.73
Median % change year-on-year +9.30% +6.81% +6.91%
75th Percentile £45.00 £36.06 £33.89
90th Percentile £62.20 £55.38 £49.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +16.67%

Azure Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Cosmos DB in the UK

Azure Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Azure Cosmos DB in the UK

Azure Cosmos DB
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Cosmos DB over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Cosmos DB in the UK

Azure Cosmos DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Azure Cosmos DB in the UK

Azure Cosmos DB
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 18 May 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
England +131 300 £500 - 82
London +89 198 £500 - 30
Work from Home -155 110 £525 +10.53% 19
UK excluding London +62 91 £495 +7.38% 53
South East +59 51 £495 +13.14% 13
Midlands -2 17 £500 - 11
West Midlands +5 10 £450 -10.00% 6
North of England +33 9 £620 +55.00% 14
Scotland -12 7 £563 -
East of England +24 6 £541 +10.92% 10
Yorkshire - 6 £533 - 5
East Midlands +1 5 £538 +7.50% 5
North East +21 4 £628 +56.88%
South West +43 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 with a requirement for Azure Cosmos DB.

1 371 (100.00%) Azure
2 194 (52.29%) SQL
3 153 (41.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 145 (39.08%) DevOps
5 143 (38.54%) .NET
6 139 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (36.39%) Serverless
8 129 (34.77%) Azure Functions
9 120 (32.35%) C#
10 113 (30.46%) Python
11 101 (27.22%) Microservices
12 90 (24.26%) Azure Storage
13 88 (23.72%) Microsoft
14 87 (23.45%) Kubernetes
15 85 (22.91%) PaaS
15 85 (22.91%) MongoDB
16 83 (22.37%) .NET Core
17 82 (22.10%) Terraform
18 79 (21.29%) Data Lake
19 78 (21.02%) Databricks
19 78 (21.02%) Azure Logic Apps
20 77 (20.75%) Azure Data Factory
21 74 (19.95%) T-SQL
21 74 (19.95%) Oracle
22 72 (19.41%) Software Engineering
23 71 (19.14%) AWS
24 68 (18.33%) Data Engineering
25 66 (17.79%) Cloud Native
26 65 (17.52%) Power Platform
27 61 (16.44%) PowerShell

Azure Cosmos DB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 49 (13.21%) Apache Spark
2 45 (12.13%) BizTalk Server
3 33 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 26 (7.01%) Apache
5 11 (2.96%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.35%) Confluence
7 5 (1.35%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.08%) JBoss
8 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.54%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Pulsar
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Luigi
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 371 (100.00%) Azure
2 135 (36.39%) Serverless
3 129 (34.77%) Azure Functions
4 90 (24.26%) Azure Storage
5 85 (22.91%) PaaS
6 78 (21.02%) Azure Logic Apps
7 77 (20.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 71 (19.14%) AWS
9 65 (17.52%) Power Platform
10 56 (15.09%) Azure Service Bus
11 47 (12.67%) AWS Lambda
12 44 (11.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 30 (8.09%) Microsoft 365
14 27 (7.28%) IaaS
15 18 (4.85%) Azure Key Vault
16 15 (4.04%) PowerApps
17 14 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
17 14 (3.77%) Azure Stack
18 12 (3.23%) SaaS
18 12 (3.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (11.59%) Firewall
2 8 (2.16%) PBX
2 8 (2.16%) Skype
3 5 (1.35%) DHCP
3 5 (1.35%) DNS
3 5 (1.35%) MPLS
3 5 (1.35%) Network Security
3 5 (1.35%) SD-WAN
3 5 (1.35%) VPN
3 5 (1.35%) WAN
3 5 (1.35%) Wireless
4 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.08%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) ADSL
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (41.24%) Azure SQL Database
2 85 (22.91%) MongoDB
3 79 (21.29%) Data Lake
4 53 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 50 (13.48%) Power BI
6 42 (11.32%) NoSQL
7 38 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (6.20%) HDInsight
9 22 (5.93%) Redis
10 19 (5.12%) Hadoop
11 18 (4.85%) Big Data
11 18 (4.85%) Relational Database
12 15 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (3.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 12 (3.23%) MySQL
14 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (2.96%) RDBMS
16 10 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
18 8 (2.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.31%) JIRA
4 12 (3.23%) ReSharper
5 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.35%) Maven
6 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.08%) ERwin
8 3 (0.81%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.81%) GoCD
8 3 (0.81%) Gradle
8 3 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.81%) Subversion
9 2 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.54%) gulp
9 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.54%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.27%) NUnit
10 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 40 (10.78%) Social Skills
2 34 (9.16%) Finance
3 15 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.23%) Banking
4 12 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.70%) Retail
6 8 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (1.89%) Law
8 4 (1.08%) Games
8 4 (1.08%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) Military
10 2 (0.54%) Police
11 1 (0.27%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (35.58%) Developer
2 99 (26.68%) Azure Engineer
3 65 (17.52%) .NET Developer
4 60 (16.17%) Data Engineer
5 59 (15.90%) Azure Developer
6 57 (15.36%) Architect
7 29 (7.82%) Azure Architect
8 28 (7.55%) Data Architect
9 25 (6.74%) Senior Developer
10 24 (6.47%) C# Developer
11 21 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (5.66%) Python Developer
11 21 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
12 20 (5.39%) Software Engineer
13 19 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 14 (3.77%) React Developer
16 14 (3.77%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (38.54%) .NET
2 83 (22.37%) .NET Core
3 47 (12.67%) REST
4 41 (11.05%) Kafka
5 38 (10.24%) React
6 37 (9.97%) AngularJS
7 35 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 25 (6.74%) HTML
9 23 (6.20%) Node.js
10 22 (5.93%) ASP.NET
10 22 (5.93%) JSON
11 21 (5.66%) CSS
12 20 (5.39%) Spark Streaming
13 18 (4.85%) RESTful
14 15 (4.04%) HTML5
14 15 (4.04%) OAuth
15 13 (3.50%) jQuery
16 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Graph
17 11 (2.96%) ASP.NET Core
17 11 (2.96%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.79%) Cloud Native
2 27 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 10 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.43%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.89%) iPad
6 7 (1.89%) Replication
6 7 (1.89%) User Experience
7 5 (1.35%) PKI
8 4 (1.08%) BYOD
8 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.08%) Media Streaming
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.81%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.81%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.54%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.63%) Windows
2 38 (10.24%) Linux
3 5 (1.35%) AIX
3 5 (1.35%) Unix
3 5 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.08%) Android
5 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.81%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (39.08%) DevOps
2 139 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (27.22%) Microservices
4 72 (19.41%) Software Engineering
5 68 (18.33%) Data Engineering
6 58 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (15.63%) Data Development
7 53 (14.29%) SDLC
8 52 (14.02%) Infrastructure as Code
9 46 (12.40%) Scrum
10 42 (11.32%) Data Modelling
11 39 (10.51%) Analytics
12 35 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (8.89%) Data Pipeline
13 33 (8.89%) Migration
13 33 (8.89%) TDD
14 28 (7.55%) ETL
15 27 (7.28%) Architectural Design
15 27 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (7.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 194 (52.29%) SQL
2 120 (32.35%) C#
3 113 (30.46%) Python
4 74 (19.95%) T-SQL
5 61 (16.44%) PowerShell
6 59 (15.90%) JavaScript
7 54 (14.56%) Go
7 54 (14.56%) PL/SQL
8 51 (13.75%) C++
9 37 (9.97%) Java
10 30 (8.09%) TypeScript
11 26 (7.01%) Scala
12 8 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.89%) Ruby
14 5 (1.35%) Gremlin
15 4 (1.08%) Groovy
15 4 (1.08%) PHP
16 2 (0.54%) ES6
16 2 (0.54%) Perl
17 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.23%) Degree
4 8 (2.16%) ISEB
5 6 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.27%) CEH
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) NIST
2 11 (2.96%) QA
3 10 (2.70%) GDPR
4 6 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.08%) COBIT
5 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (9.16%) Docker
2 29 (7.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 87 (23.45%) Kubernetes
2 82 (22.10%) Terraform
3 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (2.96%) Ansible
5 9 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.08%) Grafana
6 4 (1.08%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.08%) Puppet
7 3 (0.81%) Packer
8 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.54%) Oozie
9 1 (0.27%) Istio
Vendors
1 88 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (21.02%) Databricks
3 74 (19.95%) Oracle
4 48 (12.94%) MuleSoft
5 10 (2.70%) Confluent
6 9 (2.43%) SAP
7 7 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.89%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.62%) Cisco
8 6 (1.62%) Google
8 6 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.08%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.08%) Citrix
9 4 (1.08%) Software AG
9 4 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.54%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.54%) Informatica
10 2 (0.54%) MapR
10 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.54%) Talend