Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 684 757 820
Rank change year-on-year +73 +63 -20
Contract jobs citing Couchbase 43 119 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 0.54% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 90 63
UK median daily rate £700 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £550 £406 £359
90th Percentile £750 £666 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £513 £413
% change year-on-year +26.83% +24.24% +8.55%
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 14,367 22,158 22,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.20% 22.37% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,480 15,270 15,446
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.15% +8.64%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 254 253
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% +25.45%
10th Percentile £14.03 £13.38 £15.19
90th Percentile £54.88 £56.35 £55.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -24.29% -10.26% +56.00%

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 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Couchbase in the UK

Couchbase
Top 9 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 27 February 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 +98 41 £700 +21.74% 16
London +85 36 £700 +16.67% 8
UK excluding London +89 7 £650 +26.83% 13
East of England +33 3 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 5
North of England +63 1 £650 - 4
Midlands +62 1 - - 1
East Midlands +42 1 - -
North West - 1 £650 - 2

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (93.02%) Java
2 38 (88.37%) NoSQL
3 36 (83.72%) MongoDB
4 34 (79.07%) AWS
4 34 (79.07%) Microservices
5 33 (76.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 33 (76.74%) Azure
5 33 (76.74%) Google
6 31 (72.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (72.09%) SQL
6 31 (72.09%) RDBMS
6 31 (72.09%) Relational Database
6 31 (72.09%) GCP
7 30 (69.77%) Analytics
7 30 (69.77%) Oracle
8 29 (67.44%) Finance
8 29 (67.44%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (67.44%) Redis
9 28 (65.12%) Neo4j
9 28 (65.12%) Migration
9 28 (65.12%) Web Services
9 28 (65.12%) DB2
10 27 (62.79%) Sybase
10 27 (62.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (62.79%) Fixed Income
10 27 (62.79%) Front Office
10 27 (62.79%) Banking
10 27 (62.79%) Hedge funds
10 27 (62.79%) FINCAD Analytics
10 27 (62.79%) Asset Management

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 3 (6.98%) IIS
1 3 (6.98%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 27 (62.79%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (79.07%) AWS
2 33 (76.74%) Azure
3 31 (72.09%) GCP
4 27 (62.79%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (4.65%) Apigee
5 2 (4.65%) Datadog
5 2 (4.65%) IaaS
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Kong
5 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 2 (4.65%) SaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Cloudflare
6 1 (2.33%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (88.37%) NoSQL
2 36 (83.72%) MongoDB
3 33 (76.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 31 (72.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (72.09%) RDBMS
4 31 (72.09%) Relational Database
5 29 (67.44%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (67.44%) Redis
6 28 (65.12%) DB2
6 28 (65.12%) Neo4j
7 27 (62.79%) Amazon Athena
7 27 (62.79%) HBase
7 27 (62.79%) MariaDB
8 21 (48.84%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (9.30%) MySQL
10 2 (4.65%) Aerospike
10 2 (4.65%) Hazelcast
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
11 1 (2.33%) BigQuery
11 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JUnit
1 7 (16.28%) Mockito
2 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.30%) Gatling
3 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
4 3 (6.98%) Spock
5 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.65%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 27 (62.79%) Banking
2 27 (62.79%) Front Office
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) AWS Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Java Developer
3 15 (34.88%) AWS Developer
3 15 (34.88%) Senior Developer
4 13 (30.23%) NoSQL Developer
4 13 (30.23%) NoSQL Engineer
5 11 (25.58%) Cloud Developer
6 10 (23.26%) Java Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (16.28%) Senior NoSQL Engineer
7 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
8 6 (13.95%) AWS Software Engineer
8 6 (13.95%) Data Engineer
9 5 (11.63%) Python Developer
9 5 (11.63%) React Developer
9 5 (11.63%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) Web Services
2 22 (51.16%) J2EE
3 10 (23.26%) RESTful
4 6 (13.95%) Kafka
4 6 (13.95%) Node.js
5 5 (11.63%) React
5 5 (11.63%) Spring
5 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot
5 5 (11.63%) Vert.x
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
7 3 (6.98%) Micronaut
7 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.98%) RxJava
7 3 (6.98%) XML
8 2 (4.65%) Java EE
8 2 (4.65%) LDAP
9 1 (2.33%) CSS
9 1 (2.33%) HTML
9 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) Derivative
1 27 (62.79%) Equity Derivative
1 27 (62.79%) Fixed Income
1 27 (62.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 27 (62.79%) Hedge funds
2 21 (48.84%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Microservices
2 30 (69.77%) Analytics
3 28 (65.12%) Migration
4 27 (62.79%) Asset Management
4 27 (62.79%) Risk Analytics
4 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 7 (16.28%) ETL
7 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.95%) Kanban
9 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
9 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (9.30%) BDD
10 4 (9.30%) High Availability
10 4 (9.30%) Scrum
11 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) Java
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 27 (62.79%) Kotlin
4 19 (44.19%) Python
5 17 (39.53%) Scala
6 7 (16.28%) C#
6 7 (16.28%) Groovy
7 5 (11.63%) C++
8 3 (6.98%) Go
9 2 (4.65%) Perl
10 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.65%) Consul
2 2 (4.65%) Nagios
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.33%) Grafana
3 1 (2.33%) Opsgenie
3 1 (2.33%) Packer
3 1 (2.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Google
2 30 (69.77%) Oracle
3 27 (62.79%) Sybase
4 3 (6.98%) CA
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
5 2 (4.65%) New Relic
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.33%) Paxata
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Talend