Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Neo4j skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Neo4j over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Neo Technology Neo4j
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 625 764
Rank change year-on-year +115 +139 +14
Contract jobs citing Neo4j 51 175 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 1.00% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 138 100
Median daily rate £465 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £238 £425 £450
90th Percentile £600 £627 £679
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +26.32% -9.52% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Neo4j 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 8,129 17,570 23,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.36% 21.54% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,153 11,841 16,277
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £311 £319 £313
90th Percentile £668 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 262 246
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +2.42% -0.99%
10th Percentile £14.05 £13.30 £13.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £70.63 £57.41
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -3.33% -12.41% -2.14%

Neo4j
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Neo4j as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Neo4j in the UK

Neo4j
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Neo4j.

Daily rate trend for Neo4j in the UK

Neo4j
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Neo4j over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Neo4j in the UK

Neo4j
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 Neo4j within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +122 41 £465 -11.43% 19
London +75 38 £465 -11.43% 10
Work from Home -119 28 £475 -9.52% 4
UK excluding London +185 4 £600 +26.32% 11
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 - - 1
North of England +103 1 £600 +18.23% 5
North West +75 1 £600 +37.14% 5
Scotland +63 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Neo4j 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 Neo4j.

1 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
1 20 (39.22%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (37.25%) Python
3 16 (31.37%) AWS
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) Kafka
4 15 (29.41%) Kubernetes
5 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 13 (25.49%) SQL
6 13 (25.49%) Java
6 13 (25.49%) Node.js
7 12 (23.53%) Splunk
7 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 12 (23.53%) Docker
7 12 (23.53%) Linux
8 11 (21.57%) DevOps
8 11 (21.57%) Graphite
8 11 (21.57%) Redis
8 11 (21.57%) Azure
8 11 (21.57%) GraphQL
9 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
10 9 (17.65%) Visualisation
10 9 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (15.69%) AppDynamics
11 8 (15.69%) Microservices
11 8 (15.69%) SevOne
11 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
11 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Git (software)

Neo4j
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 20 (39.22%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.96%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) AWS
2 11 (21.57%) Azure
3 6 (11.76%) Serverless
4 4 (7.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
4 4 (7.84%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.92%) Azure Functions
6 2 (3.92%) GCP
6 2 (3.92%) GitHub
7 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.96%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) BGP
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 5 (9.80%) MPLS
2 5 (9.80%) SNMP
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) DWDM
3 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.84%) SDH
3 4 (7.84%) SONET
4 3 (5.88%) SSH
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) FTP
5 2 (3.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Redis
2 10 (19.61%) NoSQL
3 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.84%) Semantic Layer
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.96%) DB2
7 1 (1.96%) HBase
7 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Power BI
7 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) GitLab
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.96%) ERwin
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Mockito
4 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Senior Software Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Data Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Azure Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.92%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) Kafka
2 13 (25.49%) Node.js
3 11 (21.57%) GraphQL
4 9 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (13.73%) JSON
6 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.76%) D3.js
6 6 (11.76%) React
7 5 (9.80%) CORBA
7 5 (9.80%) JSON Schema
8 4 (7.84%) HTML
8 4 (7.84%) Swagger
8 4 (7.84%) TAPI
9 3 (5.88%) Dropwizard
9 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.88%) JAX-RS
9 3 (5.88%) REST
9 3 (5.88%) YAML
10 2 (3.92%) Spring
10 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.92%) Taxonomies
1 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 8 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
5 8 (15.69%) Microservices
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Twin
6 6 (11.76%) Graph Visualisation
6 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (11.76%) Ontologies
6 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.80%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.80%) Data Science
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (7.84%) Data-Driven Decision Making
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Python
2 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
4 8 (15.69%) Perl
4 8 (15.69%) PHP
4 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) Gremlin
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) Cypher
6 2 (3.92%) Java 8
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.84%) OASIS TOSCA
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (29.41%) Kubernetes
2 11 (21.57%) Graphite
3 8 (15.69%) Netcool
4 5 (9.80%) Ansible
5 3 (5.88%) Puppet
6 2 (3.92%) Grafana
6 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.92%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Splunk
2 8 (15.69%) AppDynamics
2 8 (15.69%) SevOne
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) Sparx
5 1 (1.96%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.96%) SAP