The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NewSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NewSQL over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

NewSQL
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NewSQL 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.047% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NewSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10550 11771 13011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.39% 21.80% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 7962 8488
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.15 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% +16.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

NewSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NewSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for NewSQL in the UK

NewSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NewSQL in the UK

NewSQL
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NewSQL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 5 £625 - 1
London - 3 £600 -
South East - 2 £638 - 1
Surrey - 1 £625 -
Kent - 1 £650 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NewSQL 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 NewSQL.

1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Fintech
2 4 (80.00%) Service Design
2 4 (80.00%) Information Management
2 4 (80.00%) Wealth Management
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Law
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office

NewSQL
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (80.00%) Law
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Information Management
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Design
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management