Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 110 111
Rank change year-on-year -46 +1 +38
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,024 2,255 2,376
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 2.33% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.99% 10.45% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 1,703 1,807
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £388 £376 £363
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.93% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% +22.22% -7.22%

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 12,824 21,586 22,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 22.27% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,406 14,836 15,682
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
10th Percentile £320 £323 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 252 249
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.76 £14.00 £14.54
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.50 £53.10
Median hourly rate £25.55 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.01% -6.67% +50.00%

NoSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NoSQL over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NoSQL.

Hourly rate trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing NoSQL over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 18 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 5 April 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 -44 951 £525 - 413
London -19 650 £544 -1.14% 201
UK excluding London -75 345 £456 -3.93% 232
North of England -19 117 £475 - 69
South East -75 91 £500 - 54
North West +8 54 £450 +22.03% 37
Yorkshire -16 46 £475 -3.06% 14
Midlands +6 44 £400 -15.79% 33
Scotland -14 39 £438 - 10
Work from Home -5 35 £525 +12.00% 30
West Midlands +29 33 £423 -15.50% 24
East of England +21 25 £475 +2.70% 31
South West -15 19 £438 -6.67% 26
North East +18 17 £500 +1.27% 18
East Midlands +3 11 £350 -19.54% 9
Wales +21 10 £475 -17.39% 7
Northern Ireland +6 1 £460 - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 613 (59.86%) SQL
2 453 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (41.50%) Java
4 392 (38.28%) AWS
5 347 (33.89%) Azure
6 346 (33.79%) JavaScript
7 344 (33.59%) Python
8 334 (32.62%) Microservices
9 309 (30.18%) MongoDB
10 239 (23.34%) Docker
11 237 (23.14%) Finance
12 222 (21.68%) DevOps
13 216 (21.09%) Kubernetes
13 216 (21.09%) Git (software)
14 214 (20.90%) GCP
15 212 (20.70%) Kafka
16 210 (20.51%) Big Data
17 203 (19.82%) Analytics
17 203 (19.82%) TDD
18 193 (18.85%) Web Services
19 182 (17.77%) React
20 181 (17.68%) .NET
21 178 (17.38%) Node.js
22 177 (17.29%) C#
23 175 (17.09%) Software Engineering
24 173 (16.89%) Spring
25 170 (16.60%) Linux
26 166 (16.21%) Apache Spark
27 159 (15.53%) Apache Cassandra
28 158 (15.43%) Hadoop

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
1 166 (16.21%) Apache Spark
2 77 (7.52%) Apache
3 63 (6.15%) Confluence
4 40 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.93%) WebLogic
7 20 (1.95%) Jupyter
8 15 (1.46%) nginx
9 11 (1.07%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.88%) Jetty
12 7 (0.68%) SAS
13 6 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.59%) Luigi
14 5 (0.49%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.39%) CMS
15 4 (0.39%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.098%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.098%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 38 (3.71%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.29%) Magento
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Shopify
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 392 (38.28%) AWS
2 347 (33.89%) Azure
3 214 (20.90%) GCP
4 76 (7.42%) Serverless
5 58 (5.66%) Amazon S3
6 52 (5.08%) PaaS
7 51 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
8 50 (4.88%) GitHub
9 45 (4.39%) SaaS
10 41 (4.00%) AWS Step Functions
11 35 (3.42%) Heroku
12 32 (3.13%) Power Platform
13 31 (3.03%) OpenShift
14 27 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (2.64%) Amazon Kinesis
14 27 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
15 24 (2.34%) Azure Machine Learning
16 17 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
17 14 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
17 14 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.00%) HTTP
2 18 (1.76%) SSL
3 17 (1.66%) AMQP
3 17 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.56%) HTTPS
5 12 (1.17%) DNS
6 10 (0.98%) Firewall
6 10 (0.98%) Internet
7 8 (0.78%) RTMP
7 8 (0.78%) VPN
8 7 (0.68%) DSL
9 5 (0.49%) DHCP
9 5 (0.49%) DOCSIS
9 5 (0.49%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.49%) MQTT
9 5 (0.49%) SNMP
10 4 (0.39%) Network Security
11 3 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.20%) VLAN
12 2 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (30.18%) MongoDB
2 210 (20.51%) Big Data
3 159 (15.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 158 (15.43%) Hadoop
5 156 (15.23%) PostgreSQL
6 152 (14.84%) MySQL
7 151 (14.75%) Relational Database
8 125 (12.21%) SQL Server
9 104 (10.16%) Redis
10 92 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
11 89 (8.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 88 (8.59%) HBase
13 74 (7.23%) Data Lake
14 69 (6.74%) RDBMS
15 62 (6.05%) Amazon Athena
16 55 (5.37%) Apache Hive
17 40 (3.91%) Neo4j
18 37 (3.61%) Amazon Aurora
18 37 (3.61%) Couchbase
19 35 (3.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 216 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 134 (13.09%) Jenkins
3 94 (9.18%) JIRA
4 90 (8.79%) JUnit
5 89 (8.69%) Maven
6 61 (5.96%) Gradle
7 57 (5.57%) Mockito
8 50 (4.88%) Cucumber
9 45 (4.39%) TeamCity
10 35 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (3.22%) webpack
12 32 (3.13%) Selenium
13 28 (2.73%) NUnit
14 26 (2.54%) Artifactory
14 26 (2.54%) CircleCI
14 26 (2.54%) GitLab
15 24 (2.34%) Bitbucket
16 22 (2.15%) Visual Studio
17 20 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 237 (23.14%) Finance
2 101 (9.86%) Front Office
3 94 (9.18%) Banking
4 68 (6.64%) Public Sector
5 19 (1.86%) Games
6 18 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.56%) Marketing
8 13 (1.27%) Retail
9 12 (1.17%) Legal
10 10 (0.98%) Publishing
11 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.68%) Law
14 6 (0.59%) Automotive
14 6 (0.59%) Back Office
15 5 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.29%) Advertising
16 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.20%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 510 (49.80%) Developer
2 148 (14.45%) Java Developer
3 132 (12.89%) Senior Developer
4 125 (12.21%) Data Engineer
5 116 (11.33%) Architect
6 91 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 74 (7.23%) Data Architect
8 57 (5.57%) AWS Engineer
8 57 (5.57%) Software Engineer
9 54 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 47 (4.59%) AWS Developer
11 46 (4.49%) Python Developer
12 44 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 44 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
13 42 (4.10%) Node.js Developer
14 34 (3.32%) C# Developer
15 33 (3.22%) Python Engineer
16 31 (3.03%) Data Scientist
17 30 (2.93%) React Developer
18 27 (2.64%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (20.70%) Kafka
2 193 (18.85%) Web Services
3 182 (17.77%) React
4 181 (17.68%) .NET
5 178 (17.38%) Node.js
6 173 (16.89%) Spring
7 157 (15.33%) REST
8 148 (14.45%) CSS
9 147 (14.36%) AngularJS
10 144 (14.06%) HTML
11 130 (12.70%) RESTful
12 121 (11.82%) Spring Boot
13 110 (10.74%) JSON
14 74 (7.23%) XML
15 65 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
16 57 (5.57%) .NET Core
17 56 (5.47%) ASP.NET
18 50 (4.88%) HTML5
19 48 (4.69%) J2EE
19 48 (4.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (7.71%) User Experience
3 71 (6.93%) Derivative
4 70 (6.84%) Data Structures
5 67 (6.54%) Algorithms
6 62 (6.05%) Fixed Income
7 57 (5.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (5.27%) Hedge funds
9 53 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
10 50 (4.88%) Public Cloud
11 48 (4.69%) Equity Derivative
12 32 (3.13%) Cloud Native
13 28 (2.73%) Equities
14 22 (2.15%) Blog
14 22 (2.15%) Mobile App
15 21 (2.05%) Market Risk
16 20 (1.95%) Data Centre
17 19 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (1.46%) Management Information System
19 14 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 170 (16.60%) Linux
2 80 (7.81%) Unix
3 53 (5.18%) Windows
4 15 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.07%) Android
6 10 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.68%) Solaris
8 6 (0.59%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 1 (0.098%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.098%) VME
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (32.62%) Microservices
3 222 (21.68%) DevOps
4 203 (19.82%) Analytics
4 203 (19.82%) TDD
5 175 (17.09%) Software Engineering
6 155 (15.14%) Scrum
7 154 (15.04%) Test Automation
8 137 (13.38%) Data Science
9 136 (13.28%) Data Modelling
10 134 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
10 134 (13.09%) ETL
11 110 (10.74%) Migration
12 106 (10.35%) Machine Learning
13 96 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
14 95 (9.28%) Pair Programming
15 92 (8.98%) OO
16 90 (8.79%) Open Source
17 83 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
18 81 (7.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 613 (59.86%) SQL
2 425 (41.50%) Java
3 346 (33.79%) JavaScript
4 344 (33.59%) Python
5 177 (17.29%) C#
6 154 (15.04%) Scala
7 73 (7.13%) TypeScript
8 66 (6.45%) Java 8
9 64 (6.25%) Ruby
10 60 (5.86%) R
11 53 (5.18%) Go
12 52 (5.08%) Kotlin
13 51 (4.98%) C++
14 47 (4.59%) Bash Shell
15 44 (4.30%) ES6
16 35 (3.42%) Groovy
16 35 (3.42%) PowerShell
17 31 (3.03%) Shell Script
18 29 (2.83%) PL/SQL
19 27 (2.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (5.86%) Degree
2 40 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.37%) PhD
5 10 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.29%) CCNA
9 3 (0.29%) CCNP
9 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.098%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.098%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.098%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.098%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.52%) QA
2 32 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.17%) GDPR
4 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.20%) COBIT
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.20%) WCAG
6 1 (0.098%) HL7
System Software
1 239 (23.34%) Docker
2 41 (4.00%) HDFS
3 13 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 216 (21.09%) Kubernetes
2 98 (9.57%) Terraform
3 40 (3.91%) Ansible
4 36 (3.52%) Puppet
5 22 (2.15%) Kibana
6 20 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.37%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (1.27%) Data Guard
9 12 (1.17%) Grafana
10 10 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (0.98%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.78%) logstash
13 5 (0.49%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.49%) Zipkin
14 4 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 4 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.29%) Foglight
15 3 (0.29%) Rancher
15 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (12.99%) Oracle
2 110 (10.74%) Google
3 75 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 57 (5.57%) Tableau
5 35 (3.42%) Sybase
6 28 (2.73%) SAP
7 24 (2.34%) Informatica
8 22 (2.15%) Splunk
9 18 (1.76%) Cloudera
9 18 (1.76%) Talend
10 13 (1.27%) IBM
11 12 (1.17%) BEA
11 12 (1.17%) MapR
12 10 (0.98%) Alteryx
13 9 (0.88%) HP
14 8 (0.78%) Hortonworks
14 8 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.68%) Ab Initio
15 7 (0.68%) hybris
15 7 (0.68%) Xamarin