Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NoSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NoSQL over the 6 months to 23 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.

NoSQL
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 159 107 108
Rank change year-on-year -52 +1 +30
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,124 2,382 2,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 2.42% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.86% 10.87% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 1,774 1,805
UK median daily rate £520 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +4.90% +5.37%
10th Percentile £394 £385 £363
90th Percentile £713 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% -38.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -

NoSQL 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 14,294 21,907 22,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.22% 22.29% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,455 15,104 15,411
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £312
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 247 251
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.94% +28.30%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.00 £15.18
90th Percentile £56.50 £55.40 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -25.71% -6.67% +50.00%

NoSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NoSQL over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NoSQL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NoSQL over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NoSQL within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -55 1,038 £525 - 645
London -22 692 £530 -3.64% 292
UK excluding London -76 409 £450 -7.69% 398
North of England -19 145 £450 -5.26% 125
South East -95 110 £490 -2.00% 88
North West +37 78 £419 +16.32% 70
Scotland +8 56 £450 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire -22 54 £475 -3.06% 37
Midlands -14 45 £425 -12.82% 49
West Midlands +7 33 £428 -4.89% 29
East of England +9 27 £480 +1.05% 45
South West -22 18 £481 +4.05% 46
North East -3 14 £453 -11.71% 18
East Midlands +13 12 £325 -35.00% 20
Wales +21 7 £508 -7.73% 11
Northern Ireland +6 2 £460 +5.50% 6
Channel Islands - 1 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing NoSQL 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 NoSQL.

1 663 (58.99%) SQL
2 476 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (40.04%) Java
4 417 (37.10%) AWS
5 397 (35.32%) Python
6 383 (34.07%) Microservices
7 365 (32.47%) Azure
8 350 (31.14%) MongoDB
9 345 (30.69%) JavaScript
10 249 (22.15%) Docker
11 244 (21.71%) DevOps
12 240 (21.35%) Analytics
13 232 (20.64%) Finance
13 232 (20.64%) TDD
14 223 (19.84%) Git (software)
15 218 (19.40%) C#
16 212 (18.86%) Kubernetes
17 210 (18.68%) .NET
18 209 (18.59%) Kafka
19 206 (18.33%) GCP
20 205 (18.24%) PostgreSQL
21 200 (17.79%) Big Data
22 193 (17.17%) Web Services
23 184 (16.37%) Hadoop
24 183 (16.28%) Node.js
25 178 (15.84%) Linux
26 177 (15.75%) Spring
27 175 (15.57%) Software Engineering
28 174 (15.48%) Scrum
29 173 (15.39%) Apache Spark

NoSQL
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
1 173 (15.39%) Apache Spark
2 76 (6.76%) Apache
3 58 (5.16%) Confluence
4 53 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (3.74%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 23 (2.05%) nginx
8 22 (1.96%) Jupyter
9 16 (1.42%) SAS
10 11 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
11 10 (0.89%) IIS
11 10 (0.89%) Jetty
12 9 (0.80%) JBoss
12 9 (0.80%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.53%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.53%) CMS
14 6 (0.53%) Luigi
15 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (3.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.089%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 52 (4.63%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.089%) Magento
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 417 (37.10%) AWS
2 365 (32.47%) Azure
3 206 (18.33%) GCP
4 94 (8.36%) Serverless
5 74 (6.58%) Amazon S3
6 69 (6.14%) AWS Lambda
7 63 (5.60%) GitHub
8 57 (5.07%) AWS Step Functions
8 57 (5.07%) PaaS
9 44 (3.91%) SaaS
10 41 (3.65%) Power Platform
11 32 (2.85%) OpenShift
12 30 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
12 30 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
14 28 (2.49%) Heroku
15 27 (2.40%) Azure Machine Learning
16 26 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
18 19 (1.69%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.94%) HTTP
2 20 (1.78%) AMQP
3 14 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.16%) Firewall
5 11 (0.98%) SSL
6 9 (0.80%) Internet
6 9 (0.80%) VPN
7 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.36%) Network Security
10 3 (0.27%) DHCP
10 3 (0.27%) DNS
10 3 (0.27%) DOCSIS
10 3 (0.27%) MQTT
10 3 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.27%) SNMP
11 2 (0.18%) MPLS
11 2 (0.18%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.18%) Skype
11 2 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (31.14%) MongoDB
2 205 (18.24%) PostgreSQL
3 200 (17.79%) Big Data
4 184 (16.37%) Hadoop
5 157 (13.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 152 (13.52%) Relational Database
7 142 (12.63%) MySQL
8 127 (11.30%) SQL Server
9 112 (9.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 96 (8.54%) Redis
11 91 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
12 89 (7.92%) Amazon Athena
13 83 (7.38%) HBase
14 82 (7.30%) Data Lake
15 65 (5.78%) RDBMS
16 55 (4.89%) Apache Hive
17 52 (4.63%) Neo4j
18 51 (4.54%) Amazon Aurora
19 44 (3.91%) Amazon Redshift
20 41 (3.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 223 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 144 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 97 (8.63%) JIRA
4 82 (7.30%) JUnit
5 80 (7.12%) Maven
6 55 (4.89%) Gradle
7 53 (4.72%) Cucumber
8 48 (4.27%) Mockito
9 43 (3.83%) TeamCity
10 42 (3.74%) NUnit
11 37 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 37 (3.29%) Selenium
12 33 (2.94%) Artifactory
13 31 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (2.31%) Visual Studio
15 23 (2.05%) webpack
16 22 (1.96%) Bitbucket
16 22 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
17 21 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (1.69%) gulp
General
1 232 (20.64%) Finance
2 103 (9.16%) Front Office
3 102 (9.07%) Banking
4 80 (7.12%) Public Sector
5 22 (1.96%) Marketing
6 18 (1.60%) Games
6 18 (1.60%) Legal
7 17 (1.51%) Law
8 16 (1.42%) Publishing
9 12 (1.07%) Retail
10 11 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.53%) Automotive
12 6 (0.53%) Back Office
13 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.27%) Advertising
14 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 576 (51.25%) Developer
2 161 (14.32%) Java Developer
3 149 (13.26%) Senior Developer
4 131 (11.65%) Data Engineer
5 113 (10.05%) Architect
6 103 (9.16%) .NET Developer
7 71 (6.32%) Data Architect
8 60 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
8 60 (5.34%) Python Developer
9 58 (5.16%) AWS Developer
10 57 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
11 54 (4.80%) Software Engineer
12 53 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
13 52 (4.63%) C# Developer
14 50 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (3.65%) Node.js Developer
15 41 (3.65%) NoSQL Developer
16 39 (3.47%) Data Scientist
17 38 (3.38%) Backend Developer
18 35 (3.11%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (18.68%) .NET
2 209 (18.59%) Kafka
3 193 (17.17%) Web Services
4 183 (16.28%) Node.js
5 177 (15.75%) Spring
6 171 (15.21%) REST
7 167 (14.86%) React
8 160 (14.23%) AngularJS
9 154 (13.70%) CSS
10 144 (12.81%) HTML
11 133 (11.83%) RESTful
12 129 (11.48%) Spring Boot
13 128 (11.39%) JSON
14 91 (8.10%) RabbitMQ
15 77 (6.85%) XML
16 68 (6.05%) .NET Core
17 58 (5.16%) ASP.NET
18 56 (4.98%) J2EE
19 49 (4.36%) .NET Framework
20 48 (4.27%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.27%) Derivative
3 79 (7.03%) Algorithms
3 79 (7.03%) Fixed Income
4 72 (6.41%) Data Structures
5 69 (6.14%) Hedge funds
6 67 (5.96%) Public Cloud
7 66 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
7 66 (5.87%) User Experience
8 59 (5.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 57 (5.07%) Equity Derivative
10 39 (3.47%) Equities
11 31 (2.76%) Cloud Native
12 26 (2.31%) Blog
13 22 (1.96%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.87%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.33%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.25%) Data Centre
18 13 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 178 (15.84%) Linux
2 76 (6.76%) Unix
3 55 (4.89%) Windows
4 18 (1.60%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.89%) Android
6 10 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.62%) Solaris
8 6 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.44%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.18%) CentOS
10 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.089%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.089%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.089%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (34.07%) Microservices
3 244 (21.71%) DevOps
4 240 (21.35%) Analytics
5 232 (20.64%) TDD
6 175 (15.57%) Software Engineering
7 174 (15.48%) Scrum
8 164 (14.59%) Test Automation
9 163 (14.50%) Data Science
10 159 (14.15%) ETL
11 149 (13.26%) Data Modelling
12 147 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
13 112 (9.96%) Machine Learning
14 103 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (9.16%) Migration
15 102 (9.07%) OO
16 99 (8.81%) Open Source
17 89 (7.92%) BDD
18 85 (7.56%) Computer Science
19 84 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 663 (58.99%) SQL
2 450 (40.04%) Java
3 397 (35.32%) Python
4 345 (30.69%) JavaScript
5 218 (19.40%) C#
6 163 (14.50%) Scala
7 77 (6.85%) R
8 75 (6.67%) Java 8
8 75 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 73 (6.49%) C++
10 58 (5.16%) Ruby
11 48 (4.27%) Go
11 48 (4.27%) Kotlin
12 45 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 37 (3.29%) Groovy
14 35 (3.11%) VBA
15 32 (2.85%) ES6
15 32 (2.85%) T-SQL
16 30 (2.67%) PowerShell
17 28 (2.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (6.05%) Degree
2 55 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.56%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.87%) PhD
5 14 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.089%) CCNA
12 1 (0.089%) CCNP
12 1 (0.089%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.089%) MCSA
12 1 (0.089%) OCP
12 1 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.089%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.089%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.02%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.40%) QA
3 13 (1.16%) GDPR
4 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.18%) WCAG
6 1 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.089%) PSD2
System Software
1 249 (22.15%) Docker
2 44 (3.91%) HDFS
3 9 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (0.80%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 212 (18.86%) Kubernetes
2 90 (8.01%) Terraform
3 58 (5.16%) Ansible
4 34 (3.02%) Puppet
5 22 (1.96%) Grafana
6 21 (1.87%) Kibana
7 16 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
9 12 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (0.89%) Data Guard
10 10 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.62%) logstash
12 7 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.53%) MIIS
14 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.44%) Prometheus
15 4 (0.36%) Consul
16 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
16 2 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 135 (12.01%) Oracle
2 108 (9.61%) Google
3 91 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 58 (5.16%) Tableau
5 31 (2.76%) Sybase
6 29 (2.58%) Informatica
7 28 (2.49%) Talend
8 26 (2.31%) Cloudera
8 26 (2.31%) SAP
9 24 (2.14%) IBM
10 19 (1.69%) Splunk
11 17 (1.51%) Hortonworks
12 11 (0.98%) MapR
12 11 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.89%) BEA
14 9 (0.80%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.80%) Datactics
14 9 (0.80%) HP
14 9 (0.80%) Palantir
15 8 (0.71%) Red Hat