Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 109 165
Rank change year-on-year +4 +56 +66
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2,482 2,154 1,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 2.18% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.59% 9.71% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,897 1,615 1,319
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +1.60%
10th Percentile £368 £357 £338
90th Percentile £650 £625 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £48.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.53% +21.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £17.40 £33.47 £19.25
90th Percentile £73.75 £58.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £49.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -34.01% +23.13% +3.23%

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 23,433 22,187 23,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 22.47% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,430 14,798 16,008
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 277 386
UK median hourly rate £29.75 £29.50 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -1.47% +5.05%
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.01 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% +5.26% -3.39%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +10 2,314 £525 +5.00% 774
London +9 1,396 £550 +4.76% 344
UK excluding London +22 1,059 £475 +11.76% 475
South East +58 394 £513 +10.81% 104
North of England -12 268 £450 +5.88% 150
Yorkshire -19 147 £450 +5.88% 57
Scotland +20 142 £408 +5.16% 31
Midlands +23 124 £463 +15.63% 78
North West -3 104 £380 -5.00% 77
South West +33 80 £425 +3.03% 47
West Midlands +6 78 £375 -6.25% 41
East Midlands +12 45 £494 +20.43% 37
East of England -17 44 £478 +12.35% 51
North East -5 17 £600 +41.18% 16
Wales -61 6 £400 -23.81% 9
Northern Ireland +24 2 £436 -12.80% 5

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 1,476 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,373 (55.32%) Java
3 1,086 (43.76%) SQL
4 903 (36.38%) TDD
5 875 (35.25%) MongoDB
6 800 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
7 693 (27.92%) Microservices
8 652 (26.27%) Python
9 643 (25.91%) Docker
10 642 (25.87%) JavaScript
11 638 (25.71%) Git (software)
12 621 (25.02%) Continuous Integration
13 606 (24.42%) Spring
14 581 (23.41%) DevOps
15 510 (20.55%) REST
16 509 (20.51%) BDD
17 505 (20.35%) Linux
18 500 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
19 472 (19.02%) Jenkins
20 469 (18.90%) MySQL
21 468 (18.86%) Apache Cassandra
22 463 (18.65%) Relational Database
23 442 (17.81%) Big Data
24 424 (17.08%) Scala
25 416 (16.76%) Kafka
26 415 (16.72%) C#
27 406 (16.36%) Node.js
28 404 (16.28%) Hadoop
28 404 (16.28%) Web Services
29 396 (15.95%) Oracle

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
1 342 (13.78%) Apache Spark
2 278 (11.20%) Tomcat
3 190 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
4 189 (7.61%) Apache
5 176 (7.09%) WebSphere
6 166 (6.69%) WebLogic
7 134 (5.40%) OpenStack
8 119 (4.79%) Confluence
9 106 (4.27%) JBoss
10 96 (3.87%) nginx
11 72 (2.90%) Apache Solr
12 71 (2.86%) Jetty
13 54 (2.18%) Apache Pig
14 45 (1.81%) MQSeries
15 31 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
16 28 (1.13%) CMS
17 24 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
18 22 (0.89%) NServiceBus
18 22 (0.89%) SAS
19 17 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.081%) SPSS
3 2 (0.081%) Stata
4 1 (0.040%) HipChat
4 1 (0.040%) InVision
4 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.040%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.081%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.081%) PolarLake
5 2 (0.081%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.081%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.081%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.040%) Exstream
6 1 (0.040%) FastStats
6 1 (0.040%) Finacle
6 1 (0.040%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.040%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.040%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 800 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
2 500 (20.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (5.24%) GitHub
4 112 (4.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 90 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
6 71 (2.86%) Amazon S3
7 70 (2.82%) Serverless
8 67 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
9 53 (2.14%) Google Analytics
10 47 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
11 46 (1.85%) OpenShift
12 45 (1.81%) PaaS
13 37 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 30 (1.21%) Slack
14 30 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (1.13%) Amazon Glacier
15 28 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (0.97%) SaaS
17 22 (0.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 164 (6.61%) HTTP
2 116 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 90 (3.63%) SSL
4 50 (2.01%) DNS
5 40 (1.61%) Firewall
6 39 (1.57%) AMQP
7 37 (1.49%) FTP
8 18 (0.73%) DHCP
8 18 (0.73%) IPsec
8 18 (0.73%) Kerberos
8 18 (0.73%) VPN
9 11 (0.44%) RTMP
10 7 (0.28%) DVB
10 7 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (0.28%) SMS
11 6 (0.24%) SAN
11 6 (0.24%) SMTP
12 5 (0.20%) Internet
12 5 (0.20%) LAN
13 4 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 875 (35.25%) MongoDB
2 469 (18.90%) MySQL
3 468 (18.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 463 (18.65%) Relational Database
5 442 (17.81%) Big Data
6 404 (16.28%) Hadoop
7 374 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
8 355 (14.30%) SQL Server
9 214 (8.62%) RDBMS
10 210 (8.46%) Redis
11 154 (6.20%) Apache Hive
12 151 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
13 143 (5.76%) HBase
14 107 (4.31%) Couchbase
15 95 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
16 83 (3.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 77 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 76 (3.06%) Data Lake
19 57 (2.30%) Riak
20 56 (2.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 638 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 472 (19.02%) Jenkins
3 253 (10.19%) JIRA
4 232 (9.35%) Maven
5 162 (6.53%) JUnit
6 141 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 129 (5.20%) NUnit
8 117 (4.71%) MSTest
9 116 (4.67%) Selenium
9 116 (4.67%) Subversion
10 80 (3.22%) Gradle
11 77 (3.10%) Visual Studio
12 74 (2.98%) GitLab
13 72 (2.90%) IntelliJ
14 69 (2.78%) TeamCity
15 58 (2.34%) Ant
15 58 (2.34%) Vagrant
15 58 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
16 57 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 57 (2.30%) Gatling
General
1 369 (14.87%) Finance
2 205 (8.26%) Banking
3 97 (3.91%) Retail
4 96 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 76 (3.06%) Games
6 58 (2.34%) Front Office
7 30 (1.21%) Advertising
8 28 (1.13%) Marketing
9 25 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 18 (0.73%) Publishing
11 15 (0.60%) Back Office
12 14 (0.56%) Legal
13 13 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
16 9 (0.36%) Law
17 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.12%) International Banking
19 2 (0.081%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,591 (64.10%) Developer
2 768 (30.94%) Java Developer
3 205 (8.26%) Senior Developer
4 203 (8.18%) Architect
5 186 (7.49%) Data Engineer
6 158 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 149 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 149 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 135 (5.44%) .NET Developer
9 120 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 114 (4.59%) Scala Developer
11 99 (3.99%) Senior Java Developer
12 88 (3.55%) Big Data Engineer
12 88 (3.55%) Python Developer
13 80 (3.22%) AWS Engineer
13 80 (3.22%) Java Engineer
13 80 (3.22%) Node.js Developer
14 75 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
15 74 (2.98%) Data Architect
16 73 (2.94%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 606 (24.42%) Spring
2 510 (20.55%) REST
3 416 (16.76%) Kafka
4 406 (16.36%) Node.js
5 404 (16.28%) Web Services
6 377 (15.19%) AngularJS
7 371 (14.95%) RESTful
8 344 (13.86%) .NET
8 344 (13.86%) HTML
9 312 (12.57%) CSS
10 293 (11.80%) Spring Boot
11 281 (11.32%) React
12 244 (9.83%) Hibernate
13 218 (8.78%) HTML5
14 214 (8.62%) JSON
15 179 (7.21%) RabbitMQ
16 167 (6.73%) XML
17 137 (5.52%) Play Framework
18 136 (5.48%) SOAP
19 133 (5.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 223 (8.98%) Greenfield Project
2 154 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.03%) Algorithms
4 96 (3.87%) User Experience
5 90 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 90 (3.63%) Fintech
6 66 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 57 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 41 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (1.41%) Derivative
10 35 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.25%) Credit Risk
11 31 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (0.93%) Market Risk
13 20 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (0.81%) HoloLens
14 19 (0.77%) Equities
14 19 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
15 18 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 505 (20.35%) Linux
2 200 (8.06%) Unix
3 163 (6.57%) Windows
4 73 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 66 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (1.21%) CentOS
7 24 (0.97%) Android
8 21 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.73%) CoreOS
10 11 (0.44%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.36%) AIX
12 8 (0.32%) Debian
12 8 (0.32%) Solaris
12 8 (0.32%) VMS
13 5 (0.20%) HPUX
14 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.12%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.081%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,476 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (36.38%) TDD
3 693 (27.92%) Microservices
4 621 (25.02%) Continuous Integration
5 581 (23.41%) DevOps
6 509 (20.51%) BDD
7 394 (15.87%) Scrum
8 379 (15.27%) Software Engineering
9 360 (14.50%) OO
10 332 (13.38%) Open Source
11 327 (13.17%) Test Automation
12 310 (12.49%) Analytics
13 265 (10.68%) MVC
14 182 (7.33%) Kanban
15 180 (7.25%) E-Commerce
16 178 (7.17%) Configuration Management
16 178 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
17 168 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
18 164 (6.61%) Machine Learning
19 162 (6.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,373 (55.32%) Java
2 1,086 (43.76%) SQL
3 652 (26.27%) Python
4 642 (25.87%) JavaScript
5 424 (17.08%) Scala
6 415 (16.72%) C#
7 359 (14.46%) Java 8
8 207 (8.34%) Ruby
9 126 (5.08%) Perl
10 117 (4.71%) Groovy
11 107 (4.31%) TypeScript
12 103 (4.15%) Bash Shell
13 97 (3.91%) C++
14 81 (3.26%) PHP
15 70 (2.82%) Go
16 68 (2.74%) R
17 57 (2.30%) T-SQL
18 53 (2.14%) PL/SQL
18 53 (2.14%) PowerShell
19 52 (2.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 124 (5.00%) Degree
2 60 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.73%) PhD
6 10 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.16%) CISSP
10 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.081%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.081%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.081%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.081%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.040%) CRISC
12 1 (0.040%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.040%) ISACA
12 1 (0.040%) PMP
12 1 (0.040%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.54%) GCP
1 63 (2.54%) QA
2 59 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.48%) GDPR
4 6 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.20%) EMIR
5 5 (0.20%) MiFID
5 5 (0.20%) PMO
6 3 (0.12%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.081%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.040%) PSD2
8 1 (0.040%) SLA
8 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 643 (25.91%) Docker
2 77 (3.10%) HDFS
3 42 (1.69%) Apache Flume
4 33 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 19 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (0.68%) Active Directory
8 16 (0.64%) etcd
9 12 (0.48%) Ceph
10 10 (0.40%) flannel
10 10 (0.40%) GlusterFS
10 10 (0.40%) SkyDNS
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.32%) Xen
12 6 (0.24%) LXC
12 6 (0.24%) vSphere
13 5 (0.20%) Squid
14 3 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.081%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.081%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 394 (15.87%) Ansible
2 384 (15.47%) Puppet
3 336 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
4 285 (11.48%) Kubernetes
5 122 (4.92%) Terraform
6 83 (3.34%) Kibana
7 74 (2.98%) Mesos
8 72 (2.90%) Grafana
9 60 (2.42%) Cobbler
10 51 (2.05%) Marathon
11 39 (1.57%) Prometheus
12 26 (1.05%) ZABBIX
13 25 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
13 25 (1.01%) Oozie
14 24 (0.97%) Nagios
15 22 (0.89%) HAProxy
16 19 (0.77%) Consul
17 18 (0.73%) Graphite
18 15 (0.60%) rkt
19 14 (0.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 396 (15.95%) Oracle
2 172 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 156 (6.29%) Google
4 70 (2.82%) Splunk
5 53 (2.14%) Hortonworks
6 48 (1.93%) Atlassian
6 48 (1.93%) Cloudera
7 46 (1.85%) IBM
7 46 (1.85%) Tableau
8 44 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 37 (1.49%) Adobe
10 34 (1.37%) Informatica
11 32 (1.29%) MapR
11 32 (1.29%) Sybase
12 30 (1.21%) Teradata
13 29 (1.17%) Talend
14 24 (0.97%) Databricks
15 21 (0.85%) SAP
16 20 (0.81%) VMware
17 17 (0.68%) webMethods