Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 111 144
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 +16
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,982 2,241 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.25% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.86% 10.01% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 1,677 1,249
UK median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £394 £363 £350
90th Percentile £672 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 3
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £48.60 £17.80 £45.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £76.75 £49.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.22% +21.25%

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 20,102 22,378 20,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.18% 22.51% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,777 15,564 13,720
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +6.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £631 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 231 266
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.89% -6.93%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -10.57%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 16 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 17 June 2019. 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 -4 1,847 £525 +2.44% 265
London -4 1,175 £550 +2.80% 99
UK excluding London +7 786 £475 +8.57% 182
South East +27 245 £475 +5.56% 46
North of England -31 209 £475 +11.76% 49
Scotland +43 104 £450 - 8
Yorkshire -37 98 £490 +13.95% 14
Midlands +39 94 £450 -5.26% 26
North West -10 91 £450 +20.00% 29
South West -5 66 £475 +2.98% 20
West Midlands +17 54 £475 - 14
East of England -8 51 £475 +5.56% 25
East Midlands +26 39 £370 -22.11% 12
North East +20 20 £475 - 6
Wales -4 13 £674 +68.50% 6
Northern Ireland +12 4 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 1,078 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,013 (51.11%) SQL
3 955 (48.18%) Java
4 723 (36.48%) Microservices
5 713 (35.97%) Amazon AWS
6 681 (34.36%) Python
7 660 (33.30%) MongoDB
8 618 (31.18%) JavaScript
9 562 (28.36%) DevOps
10 539 (27.19%) Docker
11 507 (25.58%) TDD
12 478 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 437 (22.05%) Jenkins
14 401 (20.23%) Linux
15 399 (20.13%) Spring
16 389 (19.63%) Git (software)
17 382 (19.27%) Kafka
18 376 (18.97%) MySQL
19 369 (18.62%) Big Data
20 367 (18.52%) Node.js
21 355 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
22 350 (17.66%) PostgreSQL
23 336 (16.95%) Kubernetes
24 335 (16.90%) Finance
25 332 (16.75%) C#
26 329 (16.60%) Apache Cassandra
27 321 (16.20%) Test Automation
28 320 (16.15%) Scrum
29 317 (15.99%) Hadoop
29 317 (15.99%) 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
1 317 (15.99%) Apache Spark
2 181 (9.13%) Elasticsearch
3 128 (6.46%) Apache
4 88 (4.44%) nginx
5 86 (4.34%) Confluence
6 69 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 47 (2.37%) JBoss
8 38 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 37 (1.87%) Apache Airflow
10 36 (1.82%) OpenStack
10 36 (1.82%) WebLogic
11 29 (1.46%) Luigi
12 26 (1.31%) SAS
13 23 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.11%) Jetty
15 21 (1.06%) Apache Pig
16 19 (0.96%) Jupyter
17 17 (0.86%) CMS
18 15 (0.76%) Apache Solr
19 12 (0.61%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) Weka
4 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.050%) GIMP
5 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.050%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.35%) Magento
3 6 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.25%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.050%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.050%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 713 (35.97%) Amazon AWS
2 478 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (10.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 160 (8.07%) Serverless
5 112 (5.65%) Amazon S3
6 110 (5.55%) AWS Lambda
7 85 (4.29%) PaaS
8 83 (4.19%) GitHub
9 60 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
9 60 (3.03%) Power Platform
10 59 (2.98%) SaaS
11 58 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
12 53 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
13 51 (2.57%) Amazon Kinesis
13 51 (2.57%) Amazon SQS
14 42 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 34 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
15 34 (1.72%) OpenShift
16 31 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.80%) HTTP
2 94 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 75 (3.78%) DNS
4 72 (3.63%) SSL
5 59 (2.98%) FTP
6 54 (2.72%) DHCP
7 53 (2.67%) IPsec
8 30 (1.51%) AMQP
9 25 (1.26%) Firewall
10 22 (1.11%) MQTT
11 16 (0.81%) Internet
12 6 (0.30%) MPLS
13 4 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.20%) SNMP
13 4 (0.20%) VPN
14 3 (0.15%) BGP
14 3 (0.15%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.15%) SSH
14 3 (0.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (33.30%) MongoDB
2 376 (18.97%) MySQL
3 369 (18.62%) Big Data
4 350 (17.66%) PostgreSQL
5 329 (16.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 317 (15.99%) Hadoop
7 301 (15.19%) Relational Database
8 242 (12.21%) SQL Server
9 205 (10.34%) RDBMS
10 153 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
11 134 (6.76%) Redis
12 130 (6.56%) Apache Hive
13 104 (5.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 74 (3.73%) Data Lake
15 73 (3.68%) HBase
16 66 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
17 59 (2.98%) Power BI
18 55 (2.77%) Cosmos DB
18 55 (2.77%) CouchDB
19 48 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 437 (22.05%) Jenkins
2 389 (19.63%) Git (software)
3 164 (8.27%) JIRA
4 147 (7.42%) Maven
5 124 (6.26%) JUnit
6 73 (3.68%) TeamCity
7 71 (3.58%) GitLab
8 67 (3.38%) Subversion
9 62 (3.13%) Bitbucket
10 59 (2.98%) Artifactory
10 59 (2.98%) Cucumber
10 59 (2.98%) Selenium
10 59 (2.98%) Travis CI
11 58 (2.93%) Gradle
12 47 (2.37%) SpecFlow
13 45 (2.27%) gulp
13 45 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
14 42 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 42 (2.12%) Visual Studio
15 40 (2.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 335 (16.90%) Finance
2 210 (10.60%) Banking
3 83 (4.19%) Retail
4 53 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 39 (1.97%) Games
6 31 (1.56%) Front Office
7 24 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.16%) Legal
9 14 (0.71%) Advertising
10 11 (0.55%) Marketing
11 10 (0.50%) Back Office
11 10 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.45%) Publishing
13 8 (0.40%) Law
14 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.20%) Billing
15 4 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.10%) Local Government
16 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,091 (55.05%) Developer
2 382 (19.27%) Java Developer
3 224 (11.30%) Architect
4 194 (9.79%) Data Engineer
5 152 (7.67%) Python Developer
6 142 (7.16%) Senior Developer
7 135 (6.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 130 (6.56%) .NET Developer
8 130 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 115 (5.80%) React Developer
10 101 (5.10%) C# Developer
11 88 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
12 83 (4.19%) Data Architect
13 77 (3.88%) Python Engineer
14 73 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 71 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
16 66 (3.33%) Scala Developer
17 64 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
18 62 (3.13%) Big Data Engineer
19 60 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (20.13%) Spring
2 382 (19.27%) Kafka
3 367 (18.52%) Node.js
4 314 (15.84%) REST
5 308 (15.54%) HTML
6 303 (15.29%) RESTful
7 277 (13.98%) CSS
8 275 (13.87%) .NET
9 273 (13.77%) Web Services
10 265 (13.37%) AngularJS
10 265 (13.37%) React
11 198 (9.99%) JSON
12 181 (9.13%) Spring Boot
13 171 (8.63%) RabbitMQ
14 126 (6.36%) HTML5
14 126 (6.36%) XML
15 116 (5.85%) Redux
16 108 (5.45%) Hibernate
16 108 (5.45%) SOAP
17 86 (4.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
2 109 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.39%) Data Structures
4 78 (3.94%) Algorithms
5 57 (2.88%) User Experience
6 51 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.32%) Public Cloud
8 44 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (1.87%) Virtual Team
10 32 (1.61%) Cloud Native
11 28 (1.41%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.21%) Data Centre
13 21 (1.06%) Clustering
14 19 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 19 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
15 18 (0.91%) Derivative
16 11 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
17 10 (0.50%) Fixed Income
17 10 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 401 (20.23%) Linux
2 127 (6.41%) Unix
3 116 (5.85%) Windows
4 25 (1.26%) Ubuntu
5 21 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.01%) Android
7 17 (0.86%) CoreOS
7 17 (0.86%) VMS
8 13 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.20%) Solaris
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.050%) CentOS
13 1 (0.050%) Debian
13 1 (0.050%) Fedora
13 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,078 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (36.48%) Microservices
3 562 (28.36%) DevOps
4 507 (25.58%) TDD
5 355 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 321 (16.20%) Test Automation
7 320 (16.15%) Scrum
8 263 (13.27%) Open Source
9 259 (13.07%) BDD
10 258 (13.02%) Software Engineering
11 244 (12.31%) Analytics
12 225 (11.35%) OO
13 184 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
14 182 (9.18%) Data Modelling
15 178 (8.98%) Machine Learning
16 172 (8.68%) ETL
17 157 (7.92%) Data Science
18 152 (7.67%) Kanban
19 144 (7.27%) Fintech
20 134 (6.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,013 (51.11%) SQL
2 955 (48.18%) Java
3 681 (34.36%) Python
4 618 (31.18%) JavaScript
5 332 (16.75%) C#
6 286 (14.43%) Scala
7 208 (10.49%) Java 8
8 156 (7.87%) Ruby
9 117 (5.90%) C++
10 87 (4.39%) Go
11 81 (4.09%) Bash Shell
12 73 (3.68%) R
13 68 (3.43%) TypeScript
14 61 (3.08%) PHP
15 60 (3.03%) Groovy
16 48 (2.42%) Perl
17 41 (2.07%) ES6
18 36 (1.82%) Clojure
19 35 (1.77%) Shell Script
20 28 (1.41%) ES7
Qualifications
1 104 (5.25%) Degree
2 89 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.01%) PhD
6 18 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (0.91%) Master's Degree
7 16 (0.81%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.30%) ISEB
11 5 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.050%) GIAC
14 1 (0.050%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.050%) RHCE
14 1 (0.050%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.68%) QA
2 31 (1.56%) GDPR
3 30 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.15%) PSD2
7 2 (0.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.050%) HL7
8 1 (0.050%) OASIS TOSCA
8 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 539 (27.19%) Docker
2 68 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
3 56 (2.83%) HDFS
4 51 (2.57%) Apache Flume
5 18 (0.91%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.71%) etcd
6 14 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.61%) Ceph
7 12 (0.61%) flannel
7 12 (0.61%) SkyDNS
8 11 (0.55%) GlusterFS
9 10 (0.50%) KVM
10 5 (0.25%) Squid
10 5 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.20%) NFS
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.15%) Postfix
12 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 336 (16.95%) Kubernetes
2 213 (10.75%) Ansible
3 198 (9.99%) Puppet
4 142 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
5 131 (6.61%) Terraform
6 55 (2.77%) Kibana
7 30 (1.51%) Grafana
8 24 (1.21%) Prometheus
9 22 (1.11%) Graphite
9 22 (1.11%) Oozie
10 21 (1.06%) rkt
11 19 (0.96%) HAProxy
12 18 (0.91%) logstash
13 17 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (0.86%) Mesos
13 17 (0.86%) Sysdig
14 14 (0.71%) Marathon
15 12 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 9 (0.45%) linkerd
Vendors
1 183 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 178 (8.98%) Google
3 174 (8.78%) Oracle
4 55 (2.77%) Splunk
5 54 (2.72%) Tableau
6 28 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (1.31%) MuleSoft
8 24 (1.21%) hybris
8 24 (1.21%) New Relic
9 23 (1.16%) Talend
10 22 (1.11%) IBM
11 21 (1.06%) Databricks
11 21 (1.06%) MapR
12 20 (1.01%) Atlassian
12 20 (1.01%) SAP
13 17 (0.86%) Adobe
13 17 (0.86%) Cloudera
13 17 (0.86%) Informatica
14 16 (0.81%) Zend
15 15 (0.76%) VMware