Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 103 105
Rank change year-on-year -53 +2 +47
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,398 2,636 2,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 2.51% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.06% 11.16% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 2,032 1,890
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £363
90th Percentile £699 £675 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £486 £425
% change year-on-year -4.88% +14.41% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 14
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +119.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +119.51%

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 17,341 23,627 22,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.28% 22.53% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,677 16,476 15,673
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 253 280
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.56% +8.93%
10th Percentile £13.06 £13.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.50 £57.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.41% -2.14% +25.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -53 1,291 £525 - 649
London -21 853 £550 - 295
UK excluding London -88 529 £463 -4.88% 388
North of England -23 176 £450 - 109
South East -103 154 £506 -1.22% 86
North West +27 97 £450 +24.14% 57
Scotland -15 71 £450 +12.50% 19
Yorkshire -25 68 £484 +1.84% 40
Midlands -42 47 £425 -10.53% 63
East of England +25 32 £456 -8.75% 56
South West -50 29 £400 -5.88% 39
West Midlands -32 26 £463 +19.35% 47
East Midlands +3 21 £360 -28.00% 16
Northern Ireland +16 17 £550 +26.15% 5
North East -3 12 £430 -18.10% 12
Wales +23 4 £360 -12.73% 12

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 747 (53.43%) SQL
2 641 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
3 563 (40.27%) Java
4 519 (37.12%) Microservices
5 476 (34.05%) AWS
6 465 (33.26%) Python
7 405 (28.97%) Azure
8 394 (28.18%) MongoDB
9 386 (27.61%) JavaScript
10 332 (23.75%) Docker
11 329 (23.53%) DevOps
12 326 (23.32%) TDD
13 288 (20.60%) C#
14 271 (19.38%) Finance
15 260 (18.60%) Node.js
16 259 (18.53%) Kafka
17 256 (18.31%) Kubernetes
18 252 (18.03%) Git (software)
19 247 (17.67%) Analytics
20 245 (17.53%) Software Engineering
21 239 (17.10%) .NET
22 227 (16.24%) PostgreSQL
23 217 (15.52%) Big Data
23 217 (15.52%) REST
24 214 (15.31%) Spring
25 212 (15.16%) React
26 206 (14.74%) Linux
27 202 (14.45%) Test Automation
28 197 (14.09%) Scrum
29 193 (13.81%) RESTful

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
1 175 (12.52%) Apache Spark
2 100 (7.15%) Apache
3 79 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (3.08%) nginx
4 43 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 42 (3.00%) Confluence
6 28 (2.00%) JBoss
7 19 (1.36%) Jetty
8 17 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
8 17 (1.22%) IIS
9 16 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.07%) Jupyter
10 15 (1.07%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.93%) NServiceBus
12 12 (0.86%) SAS
13 11 (0.79%) Luigi
14 8 (0.57%) CMS
15 7 (0.50%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (2.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.29%) Weka
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 45 (3.22%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.072%) Magento
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 476 (34.05%) AWS
2 405 (28.97%) Azure
3 179 (12.80%) GCP
4 115 (8.23%) Serverless
5 89 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
6 86 (6.15%) Amazon S3
7 56 (4.01%) GitHub
8 52 (3.72%) AWS Step Functions
9 48 (3.43%) PaaS
10 47 (3.36%) Power Platform
11 42 (3.00%) OpenShift
11 42 (3.00%) SaaS
12 35 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
13 31 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
14 29 (2.07%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.93%) npm
16 24 (1.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.93%) HTTP
2 32 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.79%) SSL
4 23 (1.65%) AMQP
5 17 (1.22%) Internet
6 12 (0.86%) DNS
7 11 (0.79%) Firewall
8 8 (0.57%) VPN
9 7 (0.50%) DHCP
9 7 (0.50%) FTP
9 7 (0.50%) IPsec
9 7 (0.50%) NetScaler
9 7 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.21%) VLAN
11 2 (0.14%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.14%) MPLS
11 2 (0.14%) Multicast
12 1 (0.072%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (28.18%) MongoDB
2 227 (16.24%) PostgreSQL
3 217 (15.52%) Big Data
4 192 (13.73%) Hadoop
5 190 (13.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 186 (13.30%) Relational Database
7 150 (10.73%) MySQL
8 137 (9.80%) SQL Server
9 129 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 97 (6.94%) RDBMS
11 93 (6.65%) Redis
12 83 (5.94%) Amazon Athena
13 78 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
14 73 (5.22%) HBase
15 72 (5.15%) Data Lake
16 53 (3.79%) Apache Hive
17 49 (3.51%) Amazon Aurora
17 49 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
17 49 (3.51%) Couchbase
18 47 (3.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 252 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 190 (13.59%) Jenkins
3 91 (6.51%) JIRA
4 85 (6.08%) JUnit
5 82 (5.87%) Maven
6 57 (4.08%) Gradle
7 51 (3.65%) NUnit
8 49 (3.51%) TeamCity
9 47 (3.36%) Cucumber
10 42 (3.00%) Selenium
11 39 (2.79%) Mockito
12 30 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 29 (2.07%) gulp
13 29 (2.07%) Visual Studio
14 26 (1.86%) SpecFlow
15 25 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 24 (1.72%) IntelliJ
16 24 (1.72%) SonarQube
16 24 (1.72%) webpack
17 22 (1.57%) GitLab
General
1 271 (19.38%) Finance
2 161 (11.52%) Banking
3 76 (5.44%) Front Office
4 66 (4.72%) Public Sector
5 35 (2.50%) Retail
6 34 (2.43%) Law
7 32 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.00%) Legal
9 24 (1.72%) Marketing
10 22 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.36%) Publishing
12 18 (1.29%) Games
13 11 (0.79%) Billing
14 6 (0.43%) Advertising
14 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 3 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 772 (55.22%) Developer
2 223 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 178 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 127 (9.08%) .NET Developer
4 127 (9.08%) Data Engineer
5 120 (8.58%) Architect
6 92 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
7 89 (6.37%) Python Developer
8 82 (5.87%) C# Developer
9 70 (5.01%) Software Engineer
10 67 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 65 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
12 64 (4.58%) Data Architect
13 58 (4.15%) AWS Developer
14 56 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
15 52 (3.72%) NoSQL Developer
15 52 (3.72%) React Developer
16 50 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 50 (3.58%) Data Scientist
17 49 (3.51%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (18.60%) Node.js
2 259 (18.53%) Kafka
3 239 (17.10%) .NET
4 217 (15.52%) REST
5 214 (15.31%) Spring
6 212 (15.16%) React
7 193 (13.81%) RESTful
8 188 (13.45%) HTML
9 182 (13.02%) CSS
9 182 (13.02%) Web Services
10 160 (11.44%) AngularJS
11 158 (11.30%) JSON
12 141 (10.09%) RabbitMQ
13 134 (9.59%) Spring Boot
14 93 (6.65%) XML
15 89 (6.37%) .NET Core
16 84 (6.01%) HTML5
17 70 (5.01%) J2EE
18 67 (4.79%) .NET Framework
19 64 (4.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (5.87%) Derivative
4 78 (5.58%) Data Structures
5 72 (5.15%) Algorithms
5 72 (5.15%) User Experience
6 65 (4.65%) Public Cloud
7 59 (4.22%) Fixed Income
8 52 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 51 (3.65%) Hedge funds
10 38 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
11 32 (2.29%) Equities
12 29 (2.07%) Cloud Native
12 29 (2.07%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (1.50%) Market Risk
16 17 (1.22%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 206 (14.74%) Linux
2 102 (7.30%) Unix
3 68 (4.86%) Windows
4 23 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 15 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.00%) Android
7 6 (0.43%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.36%) CentOS
8 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.36%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.14%) Debian
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.072%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (37.12%) Microservices
3 329 (23.53%) DevOps
4 326 (23.32%) TDD
5 247 (17.67%) Analytics
6 245 (17.53%) Software Engineering
7 202 (14.45%) Test Automation
8 197 (14.09%) Scrum
9 192 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
10 157 (11.23%) Data Modelling
10 157 (11.23%) Data Science
11 146 (10.44%) ETL
12 141 (10.09%) OO
13 126 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
14 121 (8.66%) BDD
15 113 (8.08%) Open Source
16 110 (7.87%) Unit Testing
17 105 (7.51%) Machine Learning
18 104 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
19 103 (7.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 747 (53.43%) SQL
2 563 (40.27%) Java
3 465 (33.26%) Python
4 386 (27.61%) JavaScript
5 288 (20.60%) C#
6 160 (11.44%) Scala
7 88 (6.29%) TypeScript
8 82 (5.87%) Java 8
9 77 (5.51%) C++
10 73 (5.22%) R
11 59 (4.22%) Ruby
12 48 (3.43%) Bash Shell
13 42 (3.00%) Go
13 42 (3.00%) Kotlin
14 40 (2.86%) ES6
15 39 (2.79%) Perl
16 37 (2.65%) VBA
17 36 (2.58%) T-SQL
18 33 (2.36%) PowerShell
19 31 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (5.79%) Degree
2 46 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.65%) PhD
5 17 (1.22%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.57%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.36%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.072%) OCP
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.072%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.36%) QA
2 21 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.86%) GDPR
4 5 (0.36%) PSD2
5 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 332 (23.75%) Docker
2 35 (2.50%) HDFS
3 11 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.36%) XenApp
7 5 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.21%) vCloud
10 1 (0.072%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.072%) KVM
10 1 (0.072%) NFS
10 1 (0.072%) Postfix
10 1 (0.072%) Varnish
10 1 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 256 (18.31%) Kubernetes
2 93 (6.65%) Ansible
3 89 (6.37%) Terraform
4 71 (5.08%) Puppet
5 48 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.36%) Grafana
7 23 (1.65%) Kibana
8 15 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
9 12 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
10 10 (0.72%) Cobbler
10 10 (0.72%) Mesos
11 9 (0.64%) MIIS
11 9 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.57%) linkerd
12 8 (0.57%) Marathon
12 8 (0.57%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.50%) Consul
13 7 (0.50%) Oozie
14 6 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 137 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.37%) Oracle
3 108 (7.73%) Google
4 50 (3.58%) Tableau
5 34 (2.43%) Splunk
6 29 (2.07%) IBM
7 22 (1.57%) Sybase
7 22 (1.57%) Talend
8 21 (1.50%) SAP
9 20 (1.43%) Cloudera
10 18 (1.29%) Informatica
11 16 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.93%) Hortonworks
13 12 (0.86%) VMware
14 10 (0.72%) Adobe
14 10 (0.72%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.64%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.64%) Datactics
15 9 (0.64%) Palantir
15 9 (0.64%) webMethods