Period
to 17 May 2021

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 May 2021 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 170 113
Rank change year-on-year +16 -57 +4
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 976 773 2,107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.55% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.16% 7.31% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 552 1,566
10th Percentile £390 £388 £388
25th Percentile £450 £436 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £523 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.48% -0.48% +2.69%
75th Percentile £625 £602 £600
90th Percentile £705 £674 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 10
10th Percentile £39.68 " £49.23
25th Percentile £40.00 " £52.50
Median hourly rate £58.00 £58.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year - +5.45% -12.00%
75th Percentile £65.52 " £60.00
90th Percentile £73.45 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.25 £58.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% -3.33% +33.33%

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 11,957 10,581 20,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.97% 21.21% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,151 7,282 14,418
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
75th Percentile £595 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 158 237
10th Percentile £11.49 £13.67 £13.15
25th Percentile £18.89 £18.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.40 £28.50
Median % change year-on-year +6.56% -14.39% -5.00%
75th Percentile £44.06 £45.63 £47.50
90th Percentile £61.15 £55.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -25.00% +19.99%

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021. 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 +7 754 £550 +4.76% 485
London -21 494 £575 +4.55% 215
Work from Home -52 309 £500 - 138
UK excluding London +61 275 £463 +2.78% 296
South East +50 81 £525 +20.00% 88
North of England +12 57 £438 -12.50% 76
Scotland +11 57 £450 +4.35% 16
North West +27 39 £435 -5.95% 47
South West +47 31 £625 +42.86% 35
Midlands -6 28 £438 +4.17% 40
Yorkshire +20 16 £425 -10.53% 16
East of England +22 14 £488 +2.63% 31
East Midlands +19 12 £438 +16.67% 10
West Midlands -23 6 £375 -11.76% 30
Wales +5 4 £515 +8.42% 8
North East +14 3 £450 -18.18% 13
Northern Ireland - 2 £431 - 2
Channel Islands +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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.

1 558 (57.17%) SQL
2 460 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (46.93%) Java
4 358 (36.68%) AWS
5 341 (34.94%) Azure
6 337 (34.53%) Microservices
7 316 (32.38%) Python
8 284 (29.10%) MongoDB
9 275 (28.18%) DevOps
10 245 (25.10%) JavaScript
11 241 (24.69%) TDD
12 238 (24.39%) Docker
13 225 (23.05%) Spring
14 224 (22.95%) Kubernetes
15 210 (21.52%) Git (software)
16 203 (20.80%) Kafka
17 202 (20.70%) Finance
18 192 (19.67%) Jenkins
19 189 (19.36%) REST
20 183 (18.75%) Node.js
21 182 (18.65%) RESTful
22 177 (18.14%) Relational Database
23 164 (16.80%) Test Automation
24 161 (16.50%) AngularJS
24 161 (16.50%) Scrum
25 159 (16.29%) .NET
26 157 (16.09%) Software Engineering
27 156 (15.98%) Social Skills
28 155 (15.88%) Apache Spark
29 154 (15.78%) C#

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
1 155 (15.88%) Apache Spark
2 62 (6.35%) Confluence
3 57 (5.84%) Apache
4 49 (5.02%) Apache Airflow
5 47 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.54%) JBoss
7 13 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.23%) Luigi
8 12 (1.23%) nginx
9 10 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (1.02%) Mule
9 10 (1.02%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (0.92%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.82%) Apache Pulsar
11 8 (0.82%) CMS
12 7 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) SPSS
2 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.10%) InDesign
3 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Summit
3 2 (0.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.20%) Shopify
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 358 (36.68%) AWS
2 341 (34.94%) Azure
3 120 (12.30%) GCP
4 113 (11.58%) Serverless
5 56 (5.74%) Amazon S3
5 56 (5.74%) AWS Lambda
6 52 (5.33%) OpenShift
7 51 (5.23%) PaaS
8 42 (4.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 39 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (4.00%) IaaS
10 37 (3.79%) GitHub
11 35 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (3.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 31 (3.18%) Azure Functions
14 30 (3.07%) Amazon EMR
15 29 (2.97%) SaaS
16 20 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (1.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.18%) HTTP
2 17 (1.74%) LAN
3 16 (1.64%) SSL
4 15 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.23%) Firewall
6 11 (1.13%) IPv4
7 10 (1.02%) DNS
7 10 (1.02%) Network Security
8 8 (0.82%) WAN
9 7 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 6 (0.61%) IPv6
11 5 (0.51%) Internet
11 5 (0.51%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.41%) SMTP
12 4 (0.41%) VPN
13 3 (0.31%) 5G
13 3 (0.31%) Wireless
14 2 (0.20%) DSL
14 2 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (29.10%) MongoDB
2 177 (18.14%) Relational Database
3 153 (15.68%) PostgreSQL
4 141 (14.45%) Big Data
5 125 (12.81%) SQL Server
6 118 (12.09%) MySQL
7 94 (9.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 94 (9.63%) Hadoop
8 92 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 92 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
9 63 (6.45%) RDBMS
10 62 (6.35%) Redis
11 58 (5.94%) Apache Hive
12 52 (5.33%) HBase
13 44 (4.51%) Data Lake
14 39 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 37 (3.79%) Amazon RDS
16 30 (3.07%) Impala
17 29 (2.97%) BigQuery
17 29 (2.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 210 (21.52%) Git (software)
2 192 (19.67%) Jenkins
3 125 (12.81%) Maven
4 102 (10.45%) JIRA
5 62 (6.35%) GitLab
6 54 (5.53%) JUnit
7 48 (4.92%) Selenium
8 45 (4.61%) Cucumber
9 38 (3.89%) Gradle
10 32 (3.28%) Artifactory
11 30 (3.07%) Mockito
12 28 (2.87%) Bitbucket
12 28 (2.87%) TeamCity
13 26 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
13 26 (2.66%) webpack
14 25 (2.56%) Subversion
15 22 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (2.25%) SonarQube
16 19 (1.95%) FishEye
16 19 (1.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 202 (20.70%) Finance
2 156 (15.98%) Social Skills
3 136 (13.93%) Banking
4 73 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (5.53%) Investment Banking
6 41 (4.20%) Public Sector
7 28 (2.87%) Front Office
8 24 (2.46%) Marketing
8 24 (2.46%) Presentation Skills
9 19 (1.95%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
11 13 (1.33%) Retail
12 11 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.13%) Telecoms
13 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.82%) Back Office
15 7 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.61%) French Language
17 5 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 530 (54.30%) Developer
2 187 (19.16%) Java Developer
3 112 (11.48%) Architect
4 106 (10.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 95 (9.73%) Data Engineer
6 84 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.05%) C# Developer
8 58 (5.94%) .NET Developer
9 48 (4.92%) Data Architect
10 43 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 41 (4.20%) Java Engineer
12 40 (4.10%) React Developer
13 39 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 33 (3.38%) AWS Engineer
14 33 (3.38%) Software Engineer
15 32 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
16 31 (3.18%) Node.js Developer
17 27 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
18 26 (2.66%) Python Developer
19 24 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (23.05%) Spring
2 203 (20.80%) Kafka
3 189 (19.36%) REST
4 183 (18.75%) Node.js
5 182 (18.65%) RESTful
6 161 (16.50%) AngularJS
7 159 (16.29%) .NET
8 152 (15.57%) Spring Boot
9 151 (15.47%) Web Services
10 128 (13.11%) React
11 116 (11.89%) HTML
12 108 (11.07%) CSS
13 81 (8.30%) JSON
14 70 (7.17%) .NET Core
15 62 (6.35%) Hibernate
16 60 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
17 50 (5.12%) XML
18 49 (5.02%) Redux
19 48 (4.92%) GraphQL
20 47 (4.82%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.97%) Data Structures
2 48 (4.92%) User Experience
3 44 (4.51%) Algorithms
4 34 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (2.97%) Fixed Income
6 28 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.66%) Public Cloud
8 25 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 25 (2.56%) Cloud Native
9 20 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.33%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.33%) Grid Computing
11 13 (1.33%) iPad
12 12 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.13%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.13%) Replication
14 10 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.57%) Linux
2 51 (5.23%) Unix
3 46 (4.71%) Windows
4 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.51%) Android
6 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.41%) CentOS
6 4 (0.41%) VMS
7 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (34.53%) Microservices
3 275 (28.18%) DevOps
4 241 (24.69%) TDD
5 164 (16.80%) Test Automation
6 161 (16.50%) Scrum
7 157 (16.09%) Software Engineering
8 136 (13.93%) BDD
9 134 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (13.63%) Analytics
11 117 (11.99%) Data Engineering
12 105 (10.76%) Data Pipeline
13 101 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
14 100 (10.25%) ETL
15 97 (9.94%) OO
16 91 (9.32%) Open Source
17 87 (8.91%) Data Modelling
17 87 (8.91%) SDLC
18 85 (8.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
19 76 (7.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 558 (57.17%) SQL
2 458 (46.93%) Java
3 316 (32.38%) Python
4 245 (25.10%) JavaScript
5 154 (15.78%) C#
6 122 (12.50%) Scala
6 122 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 57 (5.84%) Java 8
8 56 (5.74%) C++
9 49 (5.02%) Go
10 43 (4.41%) R
11 34 (3.48%) ES6
12 29 (2.97%) Ruby
13 26 (2.66%) Groovy
14 25 (2.56%) PHP
15 24 (2.46%) Bash Shell
16 21 (2.15%) PowerShell
17 20 (2.05%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.84%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.74%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 58 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.51%) Degree
4 19 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.61%) ISEB
7 6 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CISA
10 1 (0.10%) CISSP
10 1 (0.10%) CRISC
10 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.10%) PhD
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.64%) QA
2 37 (3.79%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.51%) GDPR
4 4 (0.41%) MiFID
5 3 (0.31%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.20%) IFRS
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) NIST
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 238 (24.39%) Docker
2 22 (2.25%) HDFS
3 12 (1.23%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.20%) GridGain
6 2 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) KVM
7 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.10%) SRDF
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 224 (22.95%) Kubernetes
2 104 (10.66%) Terraform
3 71 (7.27%) Ansible
4 40 (4.10%) Grafana
5 32 (3.28%) Prometheus
6 29 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.87%) Puppet
8 15 (1.54%) Kibana
9 14 (1.43%) Oozie
10 13 (1.33%) Istio
11 7 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.61%) Mesos
12 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.61%) SCCM
13 5 (0.51%) Zipkin
14 4 (0.41%) HP ALM
14 4 (0.41%) Marathon
14 4 (0.41%) Nagios
15 3 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 117 (11.99%) Oracle
2 72 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 69 (7.07%) Databricks
4 56 (5.74%) Google
5 34 (3.48%) Cloudera
6 32 (3.28%) IBM
7 24 (2.46%) Splunk
8 23 (2.36%) Atlassian
8 23 (2.36%) TIBCO
9 12 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.23%) SAP
9 12 (1.23%) Sybase
10 11 (1.13%) MapR
10 11 (1.13%) Talend
10 11 (1.13%) Teradata
11 10 (1.02%) Murex
12 8 (0.82%) Confluent
12 8 (0.82%) New Relic
13 7 (0.72%) F5
13 7 (0.72%) MuleSoft