Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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.

NewSQL
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 877 882
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -
Contract jobs citing NewSQL 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.035% 0.017% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
UK median daily rate £500 £593 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.61% +39.41% -
10th Percentile £456 £457 £413
90th Percentile £636 £601 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

NewSQL 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 22785 23660 26437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.09% 22.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15575 15682 17425
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 368 408
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -1.75% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.44 £52.05 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +31.32%

NewSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NewSQL over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NewSQL in the UK

NewSQL
Top 3 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 6 months to 21 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
UK excluding London +25 8 £500 +17.65%
England +20 8 £500 -15.61% 2
South East +7 8 £500 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) PaaS
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
1 8 (100.00%) Service Design
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Information Management
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Law
3 6 (75.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Fintech
5 4 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) SQL

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 8 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Law
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 7 (87.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
1 8 (100.00%) Service Design
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (87.50%) Information Management
3 6 (75.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL