Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 134 166
Rank change year-on-year +24 +32 +65
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2,413 1,846 1,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 1.92% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.21% 8.57% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,815 1,371 1,321
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £338
90th Percentile £638 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -30.43%
10th Percentile £18.60 £37.00 £35.50
90th Percentile £76.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +21.25% -20.00%

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 23,623 21,545 24,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.68% 22.45% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,485 14,317 16,267
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 269 380
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.17 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.88% +5.74% +22.00%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +21 2,250 £518 +8.95% 758
London +22 1,434 £540 +8.00% 351
UK excluding London +27 954 £450 +5.88% 452
North of England +12 319 £425 +1.19% 156
South East +15 304 £475 +5.56% 101
Yorkshire -3 192 £439 +4.46% 52
Scotland +30 130 £438 +7.69% 35
North West +22 115 £400 +1.59% 81
Midlands -25 77 £475 +2.15% 70
East of England +8 57 £450 +2.86% 42
South West +22 54 £425 +3.03% 36
West Midlands -40 47 £463 -2.63% 39
East Midlands +4 29 £475 +15.85% 30
Wales -12 15 £400 -20.00% 7
North East -11 12 £475 +5.56% 23
Northern Ireland +3 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 1,391 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1,342 (55.62%) Java
3 1,074 (44.51%) SQL
4 839 (34.77%) TDD
5 795 (32.95%) MongoDB
6 762 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
7 684 (28.35%) Microservices
8 681 (28.22%) Python
9 632 (26.19%) JavaScript
10 623 (25.82%) Docker
11 612 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
12 587 (24.33%) Git (software)
13 580 (24.04%) DevOps
14 534 (22.13%) Spring
15 510 (21.14%) Big Data
16 502 (20.80%) Linux
17 500 (20.72%) REST
18 477 (19.77%) MySQL
19 470 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
20 458 (18.98%) Jenkins
21 450 (18.65%) Apache Cassandra
22 448 (18.57%) Scrum
23 446 (18.48%) BDD
23 446 (18.48%) Scala
24 443 (18.36%) Relational Database
25 411 (17.03%) Hadoop
26 408 (16.91%) Node.js
27 404 (16.74%) Kafka
28 402 (16.66%) AngularJS
29 397 (16.45%) Web Services

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
1 386 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 207 (8.58%) Elasticsearch
2 207 (8.58%) Tomcat
3 205 (8.50%) Apache
4 139 (5.76%) WebSphere
5 137 (5.68%) WebLogic
6 127 (5.26%) Confluence
7 107 (4.43%) OpenStack
8 74 (3.07%) nginx
9 72 (2.98%) Apache Solr
10 70 (2.90%) Apache Pig
10 70 (2.90%) JBoss
11 45 (1.86%) Jetty
12 39 (1.62%) CMS
13 34 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (1.24%) SAS
15 27 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
16 26 (1.08%) NServiceBus
17 24 (0.99%) MQSeries
18 21 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.25%) SPSS
3 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.083%) HipChat
4 2 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.083%) Shockwave
4 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.083%) Stata
5 1 (0.041%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.041%) InVision
5 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.21%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.083%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.083%) FastStats
5 2 (0.083%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.083%) Unica
6 1 (0.041%) Finacle
6 1 (0.041%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.041%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.041%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 762 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 470 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (4.72%) GitHub
4 98 (4.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 77 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
6 73 (3.03%) Amazon S3
6 73 (3.03%) Serverless
7 57 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (1.95%) PaaS
9 46 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
9 46 (1.91%) Slack
10 44 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
11 41 (1.70%) Amazon Kinesis
11 41 (1.70%) Google Analytics
12 37 (1.53%) OpenShift
13 32 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 28 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
16 22 (0.91%) SaaS
17 17 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (6.13%) HTTP
2 107 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 75 (3.11%) SSL
4 62 (2.57%) DNS
5 49 (2.03%) FTP
6 37 (1.53%) Firewall
7 30 (1.24%) DHCP
7 30 (1.24%) IPsec
8 27 (1.12%) VPN
9 26 (1.08%) AMQP
10 22 (0.91%) Kerberos
11 18 (0.75%) SMS
12 11 (0.46%) RTMP
13 9 (0.37%) Internet
13 9 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (0.29%) DVB
14 7 (0.29%) SMTP
15 6 (0.25%) ICMP
15 6 (0.25%) SAN
16 3 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (32.95%) MongoDB
2 510 (21.14%) Big Data
3 477 (19.77%) MySQL
4 450 (18.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 443 (18.36%) Relational Database
6 411 (17.03%) Hadoop
7 396 (16.41%) PostgreSQL
8 316 (13.10%) SQL Server
9 211 (8.74%) RDBMS
10 200 (8.29%) Redis
11 187 (7.75%) Apache Hive
12 150 (6.22%) HBase
13 146 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
14 88 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
15 85 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 80 (3.32%) Data Lake
17 72 (2.98%) Couchbase
18 68 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 60 (2.49%) Impala
19 60 (2.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 587 (24.33%) Git (software)
2 458 (18.98%) Jenkins
3 248 (10.28%) JIRA
4 215 (8.91%) Maven
5 178 (7.38%) JUnit
6 132 (5.47%) Cucumber
7 108 (4.48%) Subversion
8 98 (4.06%) NUnit
9 91 (3.77%) MSTest
10 85 (3.52%) Gradle
11 82 (3.40%) Selenium
12 75 (3.11%) Mockito
13 69 (2.86%) Visual Studio
14 67 (2.78%) TeamCity
15 63 (2.61%) GitLab
16 53 (2.20%) Vagrant
17 52 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
18 49 (2.03%) IntelliJ
19 47 (1.95%) Jasmine
20 44 (1.82%) Artifactory
General
1 361 (14.96%) Finance
2 195 (8.08%) Banking
3 86 (3.56%) Retail
4 70 (2.90%) Games
5 60 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 47 (1.95%) Marketing
7 45 (1.86%) Front Office
8 36 (1.49%) Advertising
8 36 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 19 (0.79%) Legal
9 19 (0.79%) Publishing
10 12 (0.50%) Back Office
10 12 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.46%) Law
12 10 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
13 9 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.17%) Automotive
15 4 (0.17%) French Language
15 4 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,456 (60.34%) Developer
2 668 (27.68%) Java Developer
3 243 (10.07%) Architect
4 228 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 193 (8.00%) Data Engineer
6 166 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 147 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 138 (5.72%) .NET Developer
9 137 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 130 (5.39%) Scala Developer
11 127 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
12 98 (4.06%) Big Data Engineer
13 95 (3.94%) Java Engineer
14 90 (3.73%) Data Architect
15 77 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
15 77 (3.19%) Big Data Developer
16 75 (3.11%) C# Developer
17 74 (3.07%) Python Developer
18 71 (2.94%) NoSQL Developer
19 70 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (22.13%) Spring
2 500 (20.72%) REST
3 408 (16.91%) Node.js
4 404 (16.74%) Kafka
5 402 (16.66%) AngularJS
6 397 (16.45%) Web Services
7 389 (16.12%) RESTful
8 315 (13.05%) .NET
9 312 (12.93%) HTML
10 277 (11.48%) CSS
11 262 (10.86%) React
12 235 (9.74%) Spring Boot
13 205 (8.50%) Hibernate
14 202 (8.37%) JSON
15 192 (7.96%) HTML5
16 167 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
16 167 (6.92%) XML
17 155 (6.42%) SOAP
18 127 (5.26%) ASP.NET
19 119 (4.93%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
2 133 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.77%) Algorithms
4 87 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 82 (3.40%) Fintech
6 81 (3.36%) User Experience
7 55 (2.28%) Data Structures
8 49 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 42 (1.74%) Derivative
11 37 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
12 36 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
13 28 (1.16%) Public Cloud
14 26 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 24 (0.99%) Data Centre
16 23 (0.95%) HoloLens
17 19 (0.79%) Replication
18 17 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
18 17 (0.70%) Management Information System
19 16 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 502 (20.80%) Linux
2 185 (7.67%) Unix
3 129 (5.35%) Windows
4 77 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (1.95%) Ubuntu
6 34 (1.41%) CentOS
7 26 (1.08%) Android
8 15 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.41%) CoreOS
11 8 (0.33%) Debian
12 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.21%) AIX
14 4 (0.17%) Solaris
14 4 (0.17%) VMS
15 3 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.083%) Fedora
16 2 (0.083%) VME
16 2 (0.083%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.083%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,391 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 839 (34.77%) TDD
3 684 (28.35%) Microservices
4 612 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
5 580 (24.04%) DevOps
6 448 (18.57%) Scrum
7 446 (18.48%) BDD
8 361 (14.96%) Open Source
9 352 (14.59%) Software Engineering
10 340 (14.09%) OO
11 312 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 295 (12.23%) Analytics
13 247 (10.24%) MVC
14 212 (8.79%) Kanban
15 199 (8.25%) E-Commerce
16 181 (7.50%) Machine Learning
17 173 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
18 171 (7.09%) Configuration Management
19 168 (6.96%) ETL
20 165 (6.84%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,342 (55.62%) Java
2 1,074 (44.51%) SQL
3 681 (28.22%) Python
4 632 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 446 (18.48%) Scala
6 355 (14.71%) C#
7 319 (13.22%) Java 8
8 191 (7.92%) Ruby
9 136 (5.64%) Bash Shell
10 114 (4.72%) C++
11 105 (4.35%) Perl
12 99 (4.10%) Groovy
13 90 (3.73%) R
14 84 (3.48%) TypeScript
15 81 (3.36%) Go
16 74 (3.07%) PHP
17 64 (2.65%) Shell Script
18 59 (2.45%) ES6
19 46 (1.91%) C
19 46 (1.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (5.35%) Degree
2 68 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.83%) PhD
6 10 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.21%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.17%) CISSP
11 4 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.12%) ISEB
13 2 (0.083%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.083%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.083%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.041%) CISA
14 1 (0.041%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.90%) QA
2 64 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 58 (2.40%) GCP
4 23 (0.95%) GDPR
5 7 (0.29%) PMO
6 5 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.083%) EMIR
8 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.083%) MiFID
9 1 (0.041%) HL7
9 1 (0.041%) PSD2
9 1 (0.041%) SLA
9 1 (0.041%) WCAG
System Software
1 623 (25.82%) Docker
2 95 (3.94%) HDFS
3 69 (2.86%) Apache Flume
4 48 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 26 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (0.62%) Active Directory
7 15 (0.62%) etcd
8 11 (0.46%) Ceph
9 9 (0.37%) flannel
9 9 (0.37%) GlusterFS
9 9 (0.37%) SkyDNS
9 9 (0.37%) Xen
10 7 (0.29%) LXC
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.25%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.25%) vSphere
12 5 (0.21%) Varnish
13 3 (0.12%) GeoWebCache
13 3 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 321 (13.30%) Puppet
2 312 (12.93%) Ansible
3 280 (11.60%) Kubernetes
3 280 (11.60%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (4.48%) Terraform
5 67 (2.78%) Kibana
6 64 (2.65%) Mesos
7 62 (2.57%) Grafana
8 40 (1.66%) Oozie
9 35 (1.45%) Marathon
10 31 (1.28%) Prometheus
11 29 (1.20%) Cobbler
12 28 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
13 24 (0.99%) HAProxy
14 23 (0.95%) logstash
15 22 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (0.79%) Consul
16 19 (0.79%) ZABBIX
17 17 (0.70%) Graylog
18 14 (0.58%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 338 (14.01%) Oracle
2 174 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 148 (6.13%) Google
4 81 (3.36%) Splunk
5 61 (2.53%) Cloudera
6 60 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 53 (2.20%) Hortonworks
8 51 (2.11%) IBM
9 44 (1.82%) Atlassian
10 43 (1.78%) Talend
11 42 (1.74%) Informatica
12 41 (1.70%) Tableau
13 29 (1.20%) AppDynamics
13 29 (1.20%) MapR
14 28 (1.16%) VMware
15 27 (1.12%) Teradata
16 25 (1.04%) Adobe
16 25 (1.04%) Sybase
17 24 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
18 20 (0.83%) Sitecore