Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Couchbase Server (formerly Membase)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 780 823
Rank change year-on-year -22 +43 -23
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 77 108 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 75 49
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -20.93%
10th Percentile £359 £309 £363
90th Percentile £608 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -13.16% +18.75% -5.88%
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 22595 23511 26618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.09% 22.60% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15446 15594 17543
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.51%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 366 411
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +16.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.09 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Top 10 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 20 November 2017. 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 -3 66 £525 +10.53% 15
London -2 43 £538 -10.42% 4
UK excluding London -12 30 £413 -13.16% 12
North of England +48 10 £413 +3.13% 5
Midlands +29 10 £525 - 2
East Midlands - 10 £525 - 2
Yorkshire +21 9 £413 -31.25% 1
Scotland - 8 £338 - 1
South East -33 4 £563 +18.42% 4
North West +5 1 £450 +38.46% 4

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Couchbase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Couchbase.

1 56 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (57.14%) TDD
4 39 (50.65%) MongoDB
5 37 (48.05%) Java
6 31 (40.26%) Spring
7 28 (36.36%) BDD
7 28 (36.36%) Docker
8 27 (35.06%) Python
9 26 (33.77%) Hibernate
9 26 (33.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (31.17%) RESTful
11 22 (28.57%) SQL
12 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 21 (27.27%) Scrum
12 21 (27.27%) Selenium
13 20 (25.97%) Scala
13 20 (25.97%) Software Engineering
13 20 (25.97%) Microservices
14 19 (24.68%) Redis
15 18 (23.38%) Ruby
15 18 (23.38%) HTML
15 18 (23.38%) Tomcat
15 18 (23.38%) DevOps
15 18 (23.38%) Play Framework
16 17 (22.08%) Amazon AWS
17 16 (20.78%) Puppet
17 16 (20.78%) HTML5
17 16 (20.78%) Kafka
17 16 (20.78%) Git (software)

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 18 (23.38%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.88%) JBoss
2 13 (16.88%) Jetty
2 13 (16.88%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.49%) CMS
4 5 (6.49%) Tornado
5 4 (5.19%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.60%) nginx
8 1 (1.30%) Apache
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.30%) SAS
8 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (6.49%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (6.49%) Serverless
4 3 (3.90%) npm
5 2 (2.60%) GitHub
6 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) AMQP
2 6 (7.79%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 39 (50.65%) MongoDB
3 26 (33.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (24.68%) Redis
5 15 (19.48%) Hadoop
6 14 (18.18%) CouchDB
7 13 (16.88%) Riak
8 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
10 5 (6.49%) Big Data
10 5 (6.49%) MySQL
10 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.90%) Flink
11 3 (3.90%) Neo4j
12 2 (2.60%) SAP HANA
13 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
13 1 (1.30%) MarkLogic
13 1 (1.30%) Pentaho
13 1 (1.30%) QlikView
13 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Selenium
2 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.48%) Vagrant
4 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
6 12 (15.58%) FitNesse
6 12 (15.58%) JUnit
6 12 (15.58%) Maven
7 7 (9.09%) TestNG
8 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.49%) JBehave
10 4 (5.19%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
10 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.90%) Bower
11 3 (3.90%) gulp
11 3 (3.90%) Mocha
11 3 (3.90%) Protractor
11 3 (3.90%) RSpec
11 3 (3.90%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (14.29%) Advertising
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Front Office
4 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (74.03%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Scala Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL Developer
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (3.90%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) Spring
2 26 (33.77%) Hibernate
3 24 (31.17%) RESTful
4 18 (23.38%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) Play Framework
5 16 (20.78%) ActiveMQ
5 16 (20.78%) Apache Camel
5 16 (20.78%) HTML5
5 16 (20.78%) Kafka
5 16 (20.78%) Web Services
6 15 (19.48%) Akka
7 14 (18.18%) JMS
8 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
9 12 (15.58%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (14.29%) Spring Boot
11 10 (12.99%) CSS
11 10 (12.99%) Middleware
11 10 (12.99%) Spring MVC
12 9 (11.69%) .NET
13 8 (10.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.90%) Fintech
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.60%) Online Games
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) CentOS
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.14%) TDD
3 28 (36.36%) BDD
4 21 (27.27%) Scrum
5 20 (25.97%) Microservices
5 20 (25.97%) Software Engineering
6 18 (23.38%) DevOps
7 15 (19.48%) MVC
8 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (18.18%) Kanban
8 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 12 (15.58%) DSDM
9 12 (15.58%) Integration Testing
9 12 (15.58%) RUP
10 11 (14.29%) OO
11 9 (11.69%) Analytics
12 8 (10.39%) OOP
12 8 (10.39%) Software Architecture
13 7 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) Python
3 22 (28.57%) SQL
4 21 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.97%) Scala
6 18 (23.38%) Ruby
7 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) C#
8 3 (3.90%) C++
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) Erlang
9 2 (2.60%) Java 9
10 1 (1.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 28 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (20.78%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Ansible
3 8 (10.39%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.60%) Graphite
4 2 (2.60%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.30%) Grafana
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) CA
3 7 (9.09%) IBM
3 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 6 (7.79%) SAP
5 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
5 4 (5.19%) Splunk
6 3 (3.90%) Marketo
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) F5
7 2 (2.60%) Informatica
7 2 (2.60%) Perforce
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) Teradata
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.30%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.30%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) Talend