Period
to 19 September 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 162 227
Rank change year-on-year +54 +65 +26
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2154 1769 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 1.65% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.71% 7.43% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1319 905
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.60% -1.58%
10th Percentile £357 £338 £339
90th Percentile £625 £626 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33.47 £19.25 £28.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £72.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +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 22176 23820 26386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.47% 22.25% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14793 15997 17367
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 386 387
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £29.94 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +5.05% +3.64%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.39% +15.69%

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 2017.

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +45 1968 £500 +5.26% 404
London +13 1271 £525 +5.00% 186
UK excluding London +69 852 £425 - 240
North of England +70 269 £425 - 68
South East +26 245 £463 +8.82% 61
Yorkshire +38 164 £425 -5.56% 26
Midlands +74 95 £400 -5.88% 27
North West +27 94 £400 +6.67% 38
Scotland +47 86 £388 +1.64% 19
Wales +24 50 £525 +10.53% 4
West Midlands +54 49 £400 -15.79% 14
East of England -11 49 £425 - 32
East Midlands +24 45 £410 -3.53% 13
South West +6 45 £413 +3.13% 28
North East +77 19 £425 -13.92% 4
Northern Ireland -40 17 £500 +29.87% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NoSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NoSQL.

1 1360 (63.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1177 (54.64%) Java
3 900 (41.78%) SQL
4 834 (38.72%) TDD
5 804 (37.33%) MongoDB
6 675 (31.34%) JavaScript
7 596 (27.67%) Continuous Integration
8 582 (27.02%) Amazon AWS
9 553 (25.67%) Git (software)
10 535 (24.84%) Python
11 515 (23.91%) Microservices
12 491 (22.79%) DevOps
13 477 (22.14%) Linux
14 458 (21.26%) C#
15 414 (19.22%) AngularJS
16 413 (19.17%) Spring
17 410 (19.03%) Scrum
17 410 (19.03%) BDD
18 406 (18.85%) Node.js
19 403 (18.71%) .NET
20 388 (18.01%) MySQL
20 388 (18.01%) RESTful
21 385 (17.87%) Scala
22 375 (17.41%) Docker
23 374 (17.36%) REST
24 372 (17.27%) Web Services
25 367 (17.04%) Big Data
26 366 (16.99%) Open Source
27 355 (16.48%) Finance
28 354 (16.43%) Relational Database

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
1 265 (12.30%) Apache Spark
2 200 (9.29%) Elasticsearch
3 132 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 129 (5.99%) Apache
5 115 (5.34%) Confluence
6 87 (4.04%) WebLogic
7 81 (3.76%) WebSphere
8 78 (3.62%) OpenStack
9 74 (3.44%) JBoss
10 66 (3.06%) Apache Solr
11 61 (2.83%) nginx
12 43 (2.00%) Apache Pig
13 41 (1.90%) NServiceBus
14 31 (1.44%) CMS
15 26 (1.21%) IIS
16 24 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
17 22 (1.02%) Jetty
18 20 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 15 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
20 13 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (0.37%) HipChat
2 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.093%) SPSS
4 2 (0.093%) Stata
5 1 (0.046%) Mingle
5 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.32%) Magento
2 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.046%) BASE24
5 1 (0.046%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 582 (27.02%) Amazon AWS
2 309 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
3 70 (3.25%) PaaS
4 67 (3.11%) GitHub
5 55 (2.55%) Amazon S3
6 50 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (2.18%) SaaS
8 32 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
9 31 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 29 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
11 27 (1.25%) Slack
12 26 (1.21%) npm
13 23 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 20 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
14 20 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
14 20 (0.93%) IaaS
15 15 (0.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.22%) HTTP
2 30 (1.39%) Internet
2 30 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.16%) DNS
3 25 (1.16%) SSL
4 21 (0.97%) AMQP
5 18 (0.84%) Firewall
6 14 (0.65%) LDAP
6 14 (0.65%) SMTP
7 9 (0.42%) 3GPP
7 9 (0.42%) Diameter Protocol
7 9 (0.42%) Kerberos
7 9 (0.42%) SIGTRAN
8 8 (0.37%) VPN
8 8 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.32%) Skype
9 7 (0.32%) tcpdump
10 6 (0.28%) Network Security
11 5 (0.23%) DSL
11 5 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (37.33%) MongoDB
2 388 (18.01%) MySQL
3 367 (17.04%) Big Data
4 354 (16.43%) Relational Database
5 342 (15.88%) Hadoop
6 335 (15.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 299 (13.88%) PostgreSQL
8 265 (12.30%) SQL Server
9 179 (8.31%) RDBMS
10 143 (6.64%) HBase
11 113 (5.25%) Apache Hive
12 103 (4.78%) Redis
13 85 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 79 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
15 71 (3.30%) Impala
16 60 (2.79%) Couchbase
17 51 (2.37%) MarkLogic
18 47 (2.18%) CouchDB
19 44 (2.04%) RavenDB
20 40 (1.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 553 (25.67%) Git (software)
2 322 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 204 (9.47%) JIRA
4 175 (8.12%) Maven
4 175 (8.12%) Subversion
5 157 (7.29%) TeamCity
6 146 (6.78%) JUnit
7 113 (5.25%) NUnit
8 108 (5.01%) Cucumber
9 92 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 88 (4.09%) IntelliJ
11 70 (3.25%) Mockito
11 70 (3.25%) SpecFlow
12 67 (3.11%) Mercurial
13 62 (2.88%) Gradle
14 61 (2.83%) MSTest
14 61 (2.83%) Selenium
15 53 (2.46%) Grunt
16 51 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (2.37%) gulp
General
1 355 (16.48%) Finance
2 237 (11.00%) Banking
3 100 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 63 (2.92%) Retail
5 58 (2.69%) Front Office
6 55 (2.55%) Marketing
7 37 (1.72%) Publishing
8 36 (1.67%) Games
8 36 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.21%) Electronics
10 22 (1.02%) Law
11 21 (0.97%) Advertising
11 21 (0.97%) Legal
12 18 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.74%) Billing
14 5 (0.23%) Back Office
14 5 (0.23%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.093%) Automotive
16 2 (0.093%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1449 (67.27%) Developer
2 609 (28.27%) Java Developer
3 242 (11.23%) Senior Developer
4 194 (9.01%) Full Stack Developer
5 183 (8.50%) .NET Developer
6 177 (8.22%) C# Developer
7 152 (7.06%) Architect
8 116 (5.39%) Scala Developer
9 113 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 112 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 95 (4.41%) Angular Developer
12 90 (4.18%) Data Engineer
13 88 (4.09%) Python Developer
13 88 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
13 88 (4.09%) Software Engineer
14 84 (3.90%) Agile Developer
15 78 (3.62%) Node.js Developer
16 71 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
17 70 (3.25%) AWS Developer
18 65 (3.02%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (19.22%) AngularJS
2 413 (19.17%) Spring
3 406 (18.85%) Node.js
4 403 (18.71%) .NET
5 388 (18.01%) RESTful
6 374 (17.36%) REST
7 372 (17.27%) Web Services
8 352 (16.34%) HTML
9 329 (15.27%) CSS
10 268 (12.44%) JSON
11 220 (10.21%) XML
12 211 (9.80%) Hibernate
13 204 (9.47%) Kafka
14 187 (8.68%) React
15 180 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 175 (8.12%) ASP.NET
17 164 (7.61%) HTML5
18 126 (5.85%) Spring Boot
19 113 (5.25%) Play Framework
20 110 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
2 128 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 99 (4.60%) Algorithms
5 86 (3.99%) Data Structures
6 74 (3.44%) User Experience
7 54 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 40 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 39 (1.81%) Fintech
11 38 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
12 32 (1.49%) Hedge funds
13 29 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 27 (1.25%) Market Risk
15 23 (1.07%) Credit Risk
16 22 (1.02%) Blog
17 21 (0.97%) Fixed Income
17 21 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (0.93%) Derivative
19 17 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 477 (22.14%) Linux
2 213 (9.89%) Unix
3 159 (7.38%) Windows
4 69 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (1.67%) Android
6 31 (1.44%) CentOS
7 27 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 23 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 21 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.70%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.56%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.42%) Solaris
13 6 (0.28%) AIX
13 6 (0.28%) HPUX
14 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.093%) VMS
16 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.046%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1360 (63.14%) Agile Software Development
2 834 (38.72%) TDD
3 596 (27.67%) Continuous Integration
4 515 (23.91%) Microservices
5 491 (22.79%) DevOps
6 410 (19.03%) BDD
6 410 (19.03%) Scrum
7 366 (16.99%) Open Source
8 343 (15.92%) OO
9 310 (14.39%) Software Engineering
10 285 (13.23%) MVC
11 241 (11.19%) Test Automation
12 215 (9.98%) Analytics
13 212 (9.84%) Data Modelling
14 202 (9.38%) Kanban
15 191 (8.87%) Pair Programming
16 136 (6.31%) Unit Testing
17 135 (6.27%) Web Development
18 130 (6.04%) SDLC
19 127 (5.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1177 (54.64%) Java
2 900 (41.78%) SQL
3 675 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 535 (24.84%) Python
5 458 (21.26%) C#
6 385 (17.87%) Scala
7 183 (8.50%) Ruby
8 97 (4.50%) PHP
9 92 (4.27%) Shell Script
10 84 (3.90%) Bash Shell
11 77 (3.57%) Perl
12 69 (3.20%) R
13 66 (3.06%) Groovy
14 51 (2.37%) T-SQL
15 47 (2.18%) C++
15 47 (2.18%) TypeScript
16 46 (2.14%) Go
17 36 (1.67%) PL/SQL
18 32 (1.49%) GraphQL
19 29 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 143 (6.64%) Degree
2 125 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 93 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.19%) CISSP
9 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.14%) CCNA
10 3 (0.14%) CCSA
10 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.14%) CISM
10 3 (0.14%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.14%) MCPD
10 3 (0.14%) PhD
10 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.55%) QA
2 45 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.65%) GDPR
4 9 (0.42%) MiFID
5 8 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.093%) SLA
9 1 (0.046%) GCP
9 1 (0.046%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 375 (17.41%) Docker
2 58 (2.69%) HDFS
3 54 (2.51%) Apache Flume
4 30 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.51%) GlusterFS
7 10 (0.46%) Ceph
7 10 (0.46%) etcd
7 10 (0.46%) flannel
7 10 (0.46%) SkyDNS
8 9 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.28%) LXC
10 6 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.14%) vSphere
13 2 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.093%) zsh
14 1 (0.046%) vCloud
14 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 271 (12.58%) Puppet
2 218 (10.12%) Ansible
3 207 (9.61%) Opscode Chef
4 154 (7.15%) Kubernetes
5 71 (3.30%) Kibana
6 56 (2.60%) Terraform
7 39 (1.81%) logstash
8 35 (1.62%) Grafana
9 34 (1.58%) Nagios
10 30 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
11 29 (1.35%) Oozie
12 22 (1.02%) Mesos
13 21 (0.97%) Graphite
13 21 (0.97%) HAProxy
13 21 (0.97%) Prometheus
14 16 (0.74%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.56%) Cobbler
16 11 (0.51%) Consul
16 11 (0.51%) Packer
17 10 (0.46%) rkt
Vendors
1 284 (13.18%) Oracle
2 169 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 67 (3.11%) Splunk
4 63 (2.92%) Cloudera
5 54 (2.51%) Google
6 50 (2.32%) Atlassian
7 41 (1.90%) IBM
8 38 (1.76%) Informatica
9 37 (1.72%) AppDynamics
9 37 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 31 (1.44%) VMware
11 30 (1.39%) Tableau
11 30 (1.39%) Talend
12 27 (1.25%) SAP
13 21 (0.97%) Apigee
14 18 (0.84%) Hortonworks
15 17 (0.79%) Sybase
15 17 (0.79%) Teradata
16 15 (0.70%) Pega
16 15 (0.70%) Sitecore