Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Couchbase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Couchbase over the 6 months to 10 August 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.

Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 529 790 788
Rank change year-on-year +261 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 21 60 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 75
Median daily rate £450 £588 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +14.63% +20.59%
10th Percentile £254 £401 £413
90th Percentile £740 £738 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £513 £513
% change year-on-year -26.83% - +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Couchbase 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,584 20,143 23,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.66% 21.96% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,909 13,775 16,471
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 264 242
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £15.15 £14.08 £13.52
90th Percentile £53.80 £60.00 £53.73
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Couchbase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Couchbase as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Couchbase.

Daily rate trend for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Couchbase over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Couchbase within the UK over the 6 months to 10 August 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
England +269 18 £500 -16.67% 10
UK excluding London +222 10 £375 -26.83% 8
London +188 10 £550 -18.52% 3
Midlands +90 4 £254 -29.58%
East Midlands +55 4 £254 -29.58%
Work from Home - 3 £600 - 1
North of England - 3 £600 - 4
Wales - 2 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 3
South East +166 1 - -
North West - 1 £600 - 1

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Couchbase 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 Couchbase.

1 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
2 12 (57.14%) RESTful
3 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
4 9 (42.86%) Kafka
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) Web Services
5 8 (38.10%) Python
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 8 (38.10%) Microservices
6 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) HTTP
7 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) NUnit
7 6 (28.57%) Banking
7 6 (28.57%) Selenium
7 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
7 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
7 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) MSTest
7 6 (28.57%) MbUnit
7 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 6 (28.57%) Gherkin

Couchbase
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 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Jupyter
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (14.29%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Cloudflare
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.76%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) MongoDB
2 11 (52.38%) NoSQL
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (19.05%) Big Data
4 4 (19.05%) Flink
5 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (9.52%) HBase
6 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
7 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) MbUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 6 (28.57%) MSTest
2 6 (28.57%) NUnit
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (19.05%) Bitbucket
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) ERwin
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) Spock
5 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Hebrew Language
3 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Market Risk Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Market Risk Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) React Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) RESTful
2 9 (42.86%) Kafka
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 5 (23.81%) Swagger
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (19.05%) Samza
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 2 (9.52%) Akka
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) Node.js
7 2 (9.52%) React
7 2 (9.52%) spray
7 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
8 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
8 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Grid Computing
1 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Microservices
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) API Design
5 4 (19.05%) API Integration
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) MapReduce
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.52%) ATDD
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
7 2 (9.52%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) Groovy
5 3 (14.29%) Go
5 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Erlang
7 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (23.81%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Grafana
4 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
4 2 (9.52%) Terraform
5 1 (4.76%) Opsgenie
5 1 (4.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau