Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 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.

Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 779 801 773
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28 +45
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 63 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.084% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 44
UK median daily rate £600 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.07% +20.59% -1.16%
10th Percentile £406 £381 £325
90th Percentile £744 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 20,211 22,645 20,696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.19% 22.54% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,849 15,765 13,763
UK median daily rate £475 £464 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% +4.86% +4.00%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 228 272
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.26 £13.95 £10.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% +5.26%

Couchbase
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Couchbase over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Top 7 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 25 June 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
England +34 63 £600 +17.07%
London +45 46 £675 +31.71%
UK excluding London -2 17 £450 +4.65%
Midlands +26 10 £360 -
East Midlands - 9 £360 -
South East +8 7 £450 -12.20%
West Midlands +10 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 39 (61.90%) NoSQL
2 38 (60.32%) TDD
3 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (55.56%) Java
4 35 (55.56%) RESTful
4 35 (55.56%) Microservices
5 32 (50.79%) Docker
6 31 (49.21%) MongoDB
7 28 (44.44%) Kafka
8 27 (42.86%) Scala
9 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
10 25 (39.68%) SQL
11 24 (38.10%) BDD
12 22 (34.92%) HTML
12 22 (34.92%) CSS
13 18 (28.57%) Kubernetes
14 17 (26.98%) Linux
15 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
15 16 (25.40%) Scrum
15 16 (25.40%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (23.81%) Akka
16 15 (23.81%) Play Framework
16 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (22.22%) REST
17 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
17 14 (22.22%) Selenium
17 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
18 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (20.63%) Spring
18 13 (20.63%) Java 8

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 16 (25.40%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.94%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.94%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (7.94%) Serverless
5 4 (6.35%) SaaS
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (61.90%) NoSQL
2 31 (49.21%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (12.70%) MySQL
4 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (11.11%) Redis
5 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.94%) Big Data
7 3 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.76%) BigQuery
7 3 (4.76%) Bigtable
7 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.76%) HBase
7 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.17%) Flink
9 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.22%) Selenium
3 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.29%) Maven
5 8 (12.70%) TeamCity
6 7 (11.11%) JIRA
6 7 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 6 (9.52%) Mocha
8 5 (7.94%) Gatling
8 5 (7.94%) JUnit
9 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.76%) MbUnit
10 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.76%) Mockito
10 3 (4.76%) MSTest
10 3 (4.76%) NUnit
10 3 (4.76%) Spock
11 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.17%) gulp
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Front Office
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Games
6 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.59%) International Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (87.30%) Developer
2 24 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Scala Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Backend Developer
5 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 5 (7.94%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.35%) React Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) RESTful
2 28 (44.44%) Kafka
3 22 (34.92%) CSS
3 22 (34.92%) HTML
4 15 (23.81%) Akka
4 15 (23.81%) Play Framework
5 14 (22.22%) REST
6 13 (20.63%) Spring
7 12 (19.05%) .NET
8 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
8 11 (17.46%) Node.js
9 10 (15.87%) Web Services
10 9 (14.29%) CSS3
10 9 (14.29%) HTML5
10 9 (14.29%) React
11 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (11.11%) JMS
12 7 (11.11%) Middleware
12 7 (11.11%) Spring Boot
12 7 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.94%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.35%) Blog
3 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Equities
4 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.17%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Debian
3 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) TDD
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) Microservices
4 24 (38.10%) BDD
5 16 (25.40%) Scrum
6 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 11 (17.46%) Functional Programming
9 11 (17.46%) OO
9 11 (17.46%) OOP
10 10 (15.87%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (15.87%) DevOps
11 9 (14.29%) MVC
12 8 (12.70%) SOA
12 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.11%) ATDD
13 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (11.11%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 27 (42.86%) Scala
3 25 (39.68%) SQL
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.63%) Java 8
6 10 (15.87%) C#
6 10 (15.87%) Python
7 8 (12.70%) C++
7 8 (12.70%) PHP
8 5 (7.94%) ES6
8 5 (7.94%) Go
8 5 (7.94%) Java 9
9 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.35%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.76%) Kotlin
11 2 (3.17%) Groovy
12 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SAFe Agilist
System Software
1 32 (50.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) NFS
2 1 (1.59%) Samba
2 1 (1.59%) Squid
2 1 (1.59%) Varnish
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (15.87%) Marathon
2 10 (15.87%) Mesos
3 2 (3.17%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Cacti
4 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.59%) MIIS
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Google
1 7 (11.11%) Zend
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.76%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Splunk
4 1 (1.59%) Sybase
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) WSO2