Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 174 144
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30 -35
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,445 476 1,661
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.62% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.42% 7.05% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 333 1,221
10th Percentile £413 £363 £388
25th Percentile £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £675 £638 £605
90th Percentile £738 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.89% -2.70% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 0 5
Median hourly rate £62.58 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £64.25 - £60.00

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 17,169 6,755 19,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.58% 22.93% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,940 4,647 13,352
10th Percentile £350 £313 £323
25th Percentile £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 115 254
10th Percentile £13.85 £12.63 £12.08
25th Percentile £20.46 £17.23 £16.75
Median hourly rate £32.00 £23.00 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +39.13% -23.33% +15.38%
75th Percentile £53.47 £41.13 £49.78
90th Percentile £65.50 £53.90 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.87 £21.16 £30.00
% change year-on-year +36.45% -29.48% +25.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +22 1,138 £600 +10.60% 485
London -6 770 £620 +7.83% 236
Work from Home +19 460 £550 +11.11% 111
UK excluding London 0 355 £490 +8.89% 268
South East -24 94 £569 +22.97% 66
North of England -28 94 £500 +11.11% 79
North West -15 70 £500 +15.87% 50
Scotland -52 59 £428 +2.40% 20
Midlands -43 47 £475 +35.71% 50
South West -16 36 £438 +12.90% 30
West Midlands -52 28 £490 +26.45% 34
Yorkshire -30 23 £550 +15.79% 19
East of England -39 14 £475 +5.56% 18
East Midlands -30 13 £488 +42.54% 16
Wales -21 9 £650 +73.33% 5
Northern Ireland -8 2 £475 +10.21% 2
North East -24 1 £475 -4.04% 10
Isle of Man - 1 £750 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 732 (50.66%) Java
2 728 (50.38%) SQL
3 676 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
4 584 (40.42%) AWS
5 572 (39.58%) Microservices
6 490 (33.91%) Azure
7 443 (30.66%) DevOps
8 425 (29.41%) MongoDB
9 416 (28.79%) Python
10 388 (26.85%) Docker
11 380 (26.30%) Git (software)
12 371 (25.67%) JavaScript
13 368 (25.47%) TDD
14 350 (24.22%) Jenkins
15 339 (23.46%) Kafka
16 338 (23.39%) Spring
17 330 (22.84%) REST
18 311 (21.52%) Kubernetes
19 305 (21.11%) Node.js
20 286 (19.79%) Social Skills
21 283 (19.58%) Finance
22 276 (19.10%) React
23 272 (18.82%) Spring Boot
24 260 (17.99%) Software Engineering
25 244 (16.89%) Relational Database
26 241 (16.68%) Analytics
27 229 (15.85%) Scrum
28 221 (15.29%) Full Stack Development
29 218 (15.09%) Big Data
30 217 (15.02%) Apache Spark

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
1 217 (15.02%) Apache Spark
2 81 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (4.91%) Apache
4 61 (4.22%) Apache Airflow
5 48 (3.32%) Confluence
6 30 (2.08%) Luigi
7 18 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.69%) GemFire
9 10 (0.69%) nginx
10 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.42%) Apache Pulsar
12 6 (0.42%) CMS
12 6 (0.42%) JBoss
12 6 (0.42%) Mule
12 6 (0.42%) SAS
13 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.21%) SPSS
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.069%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.069%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.069%) InDesign
6 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.069%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.069%) Magento
4 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.069%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 584 (40.42%) AWS
2 490 (33.91%) Azure
3 213 (14.74%) GCP
4 206 (14.26%) Serverless
5 106 (7.34%) AWS Lambda
6 105 (7.27%) PaaS
7 94 (6.51%) GitHub
8 61 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 59 (4.08%) OpenShift
10 56 (3.88%) Amazon S3
10 56 (3.88%) IaaS
11 54 (3.74%) Azure Functions
12 51 (3.53%) Snowflake
13 46 (3.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 39 (2.70%) Power Platform
15 38 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
15 38 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
15 38 (2.63%) SaaS
16 36 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
17 24 (1.66%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.98%) HTTP
2 29 (2.01%) Firewall
3 19 (1.31%) LAN
4 15 (1.04%) Internet
5 13 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.83%) WAN
7 8 (0.55%) DNS
7 8 (0.55%) Intranet
7 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.48%) Network Security
9 6 (0.42%) IPv4
10 5 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.35%) Z-Wave
11 4 (0.28%) AMQP
11 4 (0.28%) SSH
11 4 (0.28%) SSL
12 3 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.21%) PuTTY
13 2 (0.14%) MQTT
13 2 (0.14%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 244 (16.89%) Relational Database
3 218 (15.09%) Big Data
4 214 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
5 187 (12.94%) MySQL
6 180 (12.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 143 (9.90%) SQL Server
8 126 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (8.24%) Hadoop
10 110 (7.61%) RDBMS
11 94 (6.51%) Redis
12 93 (6.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 79 (5.47%) Data Lake
14 72 (4.98%) Metadata
15 68 (4.71%) BigQuery
15 68 (4.71%) HBase
16 65 (4.50%) Apache Hive
17 48 (3.32%) Amazon Redshift
17 48 (3.32%) Oracle Database
18 44 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 380 (26.30%) Git (software)
2 350 (24.22%) Jenkins
3 186 (12.87%) Maven
4 101 (6.99%) JIRA
5 97 (6.71%) JUnit
6 94 (6.51%) GitLab
7 75 (5.19%) Gradle
8 71 (4.91%) Mockito
9 62 (4.29%) Cucumber
10 54 (3.74%) Selenium
11 43 (2.98%) Postman
12 37 (2.56%) Bitbucket
13 36 (2.49%) Subversion
13 36 (2.49%) TeamCity
14 34 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
15 33 (2.28%) webpack
16 29 (2.01%) Artifactory
17 28 (1.94%) Jasmine
18 21 (1.45%) JMeter
18 21 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 286 (19.79%) Social Skills
2 283 (19.58%) Finance
3 139 (9.62%) Banking
4 104 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (6.57%) Public Sector
6 54 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
7 41 (2.84%) Front Office
7 41 (2.84%) Investment Banking
8 35 (2.42%) Retail
9 33 (2.28%) Marketing
10 26 (1.80%) Documentation Skills
11 16 (1.11%) Games
11 16 (1.11%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.76%) Back Office
14 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.55%) Legal
15 8 (0.55%) Military
16 7 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 688 (47.61%) Developer
2 292 (20.21%) Java Developer
3 222 (15.36%) Architect
4 139 (9.62%) Data Engineer
5 125 (8.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 113 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 96 (6.64%) Data Architect
8 91 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 73 (5.05%) Java Engineer
10 72 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
11 68 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
12 60 (4.15%) .NET Developer
13 46 (3.18%) React Developer
14 45 (3.11%) Azure Architect
15 42 (2.91%) C# Developer
15 42 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
16 40 (2.77%) Java Software Engineer
16 40 (2.77%) Node.js Developer
17 35 (2.42%) Cloud Architect
17 35 (2.42%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (23.46%) Kafka
2 338 (23.39%) Spring
3 330 (22.84%) REST
4 305 (21.11%) Node.js
5 276 (19.10%) React
6 272 (18.82%) Spring Boot
7 191 (13.22%) AngularJS
8 185 (12.80%) RESTful
9 160 (11.07%) .NET
10 158 (10.93%) HTML
11 145 (10.03%) Web Services
12 132 (9.13%) CSS
13 121 (8.37%) JSON
14 82 (5.67%) .NET Core
15 71 (4.91%) Hibernate
16 69 (4.78%) XML
17 58 (4.01%) GraphQL
17 58 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
18 52 (3.60%) HTML5
18 52 (3.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 85 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 69 (4.78%) Cloud Native
3 67 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 60 (4.15%) User Experience
5 37 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 33 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
7 33 (2.28%) Fixed Income
7 33 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 28 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 28 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
10 27 (1.87%) Legacy Systems
11 26 (1.80%) Public Cloud
12 24 (1.66%) Replication
13 20 (1.38%) iPad
14 18 (1.25%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.11%) Market Risk
16 15 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 191 (13.22%) Linux
2 73 (5.05%) Unix
3 60 (4.15%) Windows
4 26 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 13 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.76%) Android
8 9 (0.62%) CentOS
9 7 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.42%) VMS
11 5 (0.35%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.069%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.069%) Debian
13 1 (0.069%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (39.58%) Microservices
3 443 (30.66%) DevOps
4 368 (25.47%) TDD
5 260 (17.99%) Software Engineering
6 241 (16.68%) Analytics
7 229 (15.85%) Scrum
8 221 (15.29%) Full Stack Development
9 212 (14.67%) Test Automation
10 196 (13.56%) BDD
11 169 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
12 154 (10.66%) Data Engineering
13 143 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
14 139 (9.62%) Event-Driven
15 130 (9.00%) Data Pipeline
16 129 (8.93%) Data Modelling
17 126 (8.72%) Open Source
18 125 (8.65%) Data Architecture
19 124 (8.58%) SDLC
20 115 (7.96%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 732 (50.66%) Java
2 728 (50.38%) SQL
3 416 (28.79%) Python
4 371 (25.67%) JavaScript
5 182 (12.60%) Scala
6 167 (11.56%) C#
7 143 (9.90%) TypeScript
8 106 (7.34%) Java 8
9 88 (6.09%) Go
10 72 (4.98%) Java 11
11 61 (4.22%) C++
12 45 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 45 (3.11%) R
13 36 (2.49%) Ruby
14 32 (2.21%) C
14 32 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 31 (2.15%) PHP
16 25 (1.73%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.66%) Groovy
17 24 (1.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 90 (6.23%) Degree
3 88 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 47 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.55%) ISEB
9 7 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.35%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.21%) CISM
12 3 (0.21%) CISSP
13 2 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.069%) CRISC
14 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.15%) QA
2 54 (3.74%) Data Quality
3 53 (3.67%) Accessibility
4 24 (1.66%) GDPR
5 15 (1.04%) WCAG
6 3 (0.21%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.069%) COBIT
7 1 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.069%) IFRS
7 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.069%) MiFID
7 1 (0.069%) NIST
7 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.069%) PSD2
System Software
1 388 (26.85%) Docker
2 19 (1.31%) HDFS
3 15 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.14%) NFS
10 2 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.069%) KVM
11 1 (0.069%) SRDF
11 1 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.069%) Xen
Systems Management
1 311 (21.52%) Kubernetes
2 149 (10.31%) Terraform
3 83 (5.74%) Ansible
4 71 (4.91%) Grafana
5 51 (3.53%) Prometheus
6 36 (2.49%) Kibana
7 33 (2.28%) Puppet
8 22 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.11%) logstash
10 13 (0.90%) Oozie
11 12 (0.83%) Nagios
12 10 (0.69%) Graphite
13 9 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.55%) BladeLogic
15 7 (0.48%) Icinga
16 6 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.42%) Istio
16 6 (0.42%) SCCM
17 5 (0.35%) Data Guard
17 5 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 169 (11.70%) Oracle
2 93 (6.44%) Databricks
3 85 (5.88%) Google
3 85 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.63%) Splunk
5 37 (2.56%) SAP
6 35 (2.42%) IBM
7 27 (1.87%) Cloudera
8 25 (1.73%) Informatica
9 23 (1.59%) VMware
10 21 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.31%) Alibaba
12 17 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.04%) Sybase
14 14 (0.97%) hybris
14 14 (0.97%) TIBCO
15 13 (0.90%) Confluent
16 12 (0.83%) AppDynamics
16 12 (0.83%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.83%) StreamSets