Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 107 152
Rank change year-on-year +7 +45 +47
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2,622 2,386 1,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.53% 2.34% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.24% 10.56% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,024 1,806 1,370
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £370 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £635 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +119.51% -59.00%
10th Percentile £17.00 £19.34 £19.25
90th Percentile £62.94 £61.38 £84.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.68% +100.00% -47.10%

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 23,331 22,587 23,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.49% 22.11% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,253 15,399 15,738
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 281 374
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £28.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +8.50% +0.10%
10th Percentile £12.85 £14.00 £10.08
90th Percentile £57.07 £55.00 £52.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year -2.14% +24.20% -4.47%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +13 2,462 £525 +5.00% 922
London +4 1,458 £550 +4.76% 448
UK excluding London +25 1,137 £475 +11.76% 541
South East +68 462 £513 +7.89% 119
North of England -29 256 £450 +5.88% 165
Midlands +14 144 £475 +18.75% 71
Yorkshire -13 135 £463 +8.82% 57
Scotland +33 131 £400 +5.26% 36
West Midlands +14 92 £375 -6.25% 40
North West -29 91 £375 -8.54% 83
South West -8 84 £425 +13.33% 60
East Midlands +4 51 £500 +19.05% 31
East of England -13 47 £500 +11.11% 59
North East +9 30 £525 +23.53% 25
Wales -56 8 £406 -22.62% 22
Northern Ireland +25 5 £436 -15.95% 9

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 1,596 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,421 (54.20%) Java
3 1,083 (41.30%) SQL
4 944 (36.00%) MongoDB
5 926 (35.32%) TDD
6 882 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
7 742 (28.30%) Microservices
8 690 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 657 (25.06%) Docker
10 635 (24.22%) Git (software)
11 629 (23.99%) DevOps
12 626 (23.87%) Spring
13 623 (23.76%) Python
14 616 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
15 554 (21.13%) BDD
16 540 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 528 (20.14%) MySQL
18 515 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
19 513 (19.57%) Linux
20 503 (19.18%) Jenkins
21 489 (18.65%) Ansible
22 466 (17.77%) REST
22 466 (17.77%) Oracle
23 452 (17.24%) Relational Database
24 451 (17.20%) Node.js
25 446 (17.01%) Puppet
26 431 (16.44%) C#
27 428 (16.32%) PostgreSQL
28 407 (15.52%) Big Data
28 407 (15.52%) 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
1 320 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 276 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 225 (8.58%) WebSphere
4 208 (7.93%) WebLogic
5 201 (7.67%) Elasticsearch
6 184 (7.02%) OpenStack
7 146 (5.57%) Apache
8 121 (4.61%) JBoss
9 110 (4.20%) Confluence
9 110 (4.20%) nginx
10 81 (3.09%) Jetty
11 65 (2.48%) MQSeries
12 57 (2.17%) Apache Solr
13 43 (1.64%) Apache Pig
14 26 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.95%) CMS
16 18 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
17 17 (0.65%) SAS
18 15 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 14 (0.53%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.076%) SPSS
3 2 (0.076%) Stata
4 1 (0.038%) HipChat
4 1 (0.038%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.11%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.11%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.11%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.076%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.076%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.038%) Exstream
6 1 (0.038%) Magento
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.038%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.038%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.038%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 882 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 540 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 193 (7.36%) GitHub
4 108 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 94 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (3.47%) Amazon S3
7 74 (2.82%) PaaS
7 74 (2.82%) Serverless
8 70 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
9 56 (2.14%) Google Analytics
10 51 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
11 42 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 41 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
13 36 (1.37%) OpenShift
14 34 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (1.30%) Slack
15 30 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 30 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
15 30 (1.14%) IaaS
16 24 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.61%) HTTP
2 92 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 80 (3.05%) SSL
4 43 (1.64%) AMQP
5 39 (1.49%) Firewall
6 32 (1.22%) DNS
7 17 (0.65%) FTP
8 16 (0.61%) VPN
9 14 (0.53%) DHCP
9 14 (0.53%) IPsec
10 13 (0.50%) SAN
11 11 (0.42%) WAN
12 10 (0.38%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.38%) LAN
12 10 (0.38%) RTMP
13 8 (0.31%) NAS
14 4 (0.15%) Broadband
14 4 (0.15%) SMTP
15 3 (0.11%) Internet
15 3 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (36.00%) MongoDB
2 528 (20.14%) MySQL
3 515 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 452 (17.24%) Relational Database
5 428 (16.32%) PostgreSQL
6 407 (15.52%) Big Data
7 390 (14.87%) Hadoop
8 359 (13.69%) SQL Server
9 220 (8.39%) RDBMS
10 211 (8.05%) Redis
11 151 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
12 133 (5.07%) Apache Hive
13 131 (5.00%) HBase
14 121 (4.61%) Couchbase
15 92 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
16 77 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 70 (2.67%) Riak
18 68 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 63 (2.40%) Data Lake
20 59 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 635 (24.22%) Git (software)
2 503 (19.18%) Jenkins
3 269 (10.26%) Maven
4 268 (10.22%) JIRA
5 176 (6.71%) NUnit
6 168 (6.41%) MSTest
7 161 (6.14%) JUnit
8 159 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 146 (5.57%) Selenium
10 139 (5.30%) Subversion
11 96 (3.66%) GitLab
12 81 (3.09%) Gradle
12 81 (3.09%) IntelliJ
13 73 (2.78%) Ant
14 69 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 63 (2.40%) Gatling
16 62 (2.36%) Artifactory
16 62 (2.36%) Bitbucket
16 62 (2.36%) TeamCity
17 53 (2.02%) AccuRev
General
1 396 (15.10%) Finance
2 226 (8.62%) Banking
3 113 (4.31%) Investment Banking
4 85 (3.24%) Retail
5 77 (2.94%) Front Office
6 69 (2.63%) Games
7 45 (1.72%) Marketing
8 35 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.07%) Legal
10 27 (1.03%) Advertising
11 21 (0.80%) Publishing
12 16 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 14 (0.53%) Back Office
13 14 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.50%) Law
15 11 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
18 3 (0.11%) Local Government
19 2 (0.076%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,721 (65.64%) Developer
2 828 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 233 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 213 (8.12%) Architect
5 171 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 168 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 163 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 152 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 129 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 128 (4.88%) .NET Developer
11 115 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 104 (3.97%) Node.js Developer
13 100 (3.81%) React Developer
14 99 (3.78%) AWS Developer
14 99 (3.78%) Scala Developer
15 98 (3.74%) Python Developer
16 80 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
17 78 (2.97%) Software Developer
18 77 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
18 77 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (23.87%) Spring
2 466 (17.77%) REST
3 451 (17.20%) Node.js
4 407 (15.52%) RESTful
5 404 (15.41%) AngularJS
6 398 (15.18%) HTML
7 394 (15.03%) Web Services
8 371 (14.15%) Kafka
9 364 (13.88%) CSS
10 351 (13.39%) .NET
11 327 (12.47%) Spring Boot
12 296 (11.29%) React
13 281 (10.72%) Hibernate
14 252 (9.61%) HTML5
15 217 (8.28%) JSON
16 172 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
17 169 (6.45%) XML
18 151 (5.76%) CSS3
19 144 (5.49%) SOAP
20 141 (5.38%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 284 (10.83%) Greenfield Project
2 169 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 104 (3.97%) User Experience
5 86 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 84 (3.20%) Fintech
7 82 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 77 (2.94%) Fixed Income
9 51 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 41 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 41 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 31 (1.18%) Derivative
12 30 (1.14%) Credit Risk
13 28 (1.07%) Market Risk
14 27 (1.03%) Mobile App
15 25 (0.95%) Data Centre
16 20 (0.76%) Equities
16 20 (0.76%) Virtual Team
17 19 (0.72%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 513 (19.57%) Linux
2 196 (7.48%) Unix
3 160 (6.10%) Windows
4 74 (2.82%) Ubuntu
5 73 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (1.11%) CoreOS
7 28 (1.07%) Android
8 26 (0.99%) CentOS
9 25 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.46%) Solaris
10 12 (0.46%) VMS
11 10 (0.38%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.31%) AIX
13 5 (0.19%) Debian
13 5 (0.19%) HPUX
14 4 (0.15%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.076%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,596 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 926 (35.32%) TDD
3 742 (28.30%) Microservices
4 629 (23.99%) DevOps
5 616 (23.49%) Continuous Integration
6 554 (21.13%) BDD
7 386 (14.72%) Software Engineering
8 374 (14.26%) OO
9 371 (14.15%) Test Automation
10 357 (13.62%) Scrum
11 321 (12.24%) Open Source
12 317 (12.09%) Analytics
13 252 (9.61%) MVC
14 195 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
15 192 (7.32%) Kanban
16 170 (6.48%) Configuration Management
17 168 (6.41%) E-Commerce
18 167 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
19 165 (6.29%) ETL
20 163 (6.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,421 (54.20%) Java
2 1,083 (41.30%) SQL
3 690 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 623 (23.76%) Python
5 431 (16.44%) C#
6 376 (14.34%) Scala
7 369 (14.07%) Java 8
8 197 (7.51%) Ruby
9 114 (4.35%) Perl
10 106 (4.04%) Groovy
11 98 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 91 (3.47%) Bash Shell
13 80 (3.05%) Go
14 68 (2.59%) PHP
15 65 (2.48%) Java 9
16 57 (2.17%) R
17 56 (2.14%) Haskell
18 55 (2.10%) C++
18 55 (2.10%) T-SQL
19 50 (1.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (5.87%) Degree
2 79 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 47 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.61%) PhD
7 12 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
8 10 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.31%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.23%) CISSP
12 3 (0.11%) CEH
12 3 (0.11%) CISM
12 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.076%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.076%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.038%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.038%) MCITP
14 1 (0.038%) MCTS
14 1 (0.038%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.48%) QA
2 47 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.23%) SLA
5 5 (0.19%) EMIR
5 5 (0.19%) MiFID
6 3 (0.11%) GDPR
6 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.11%) PSD2
6 3 (0.11%) WCAG
7 2 (0.076%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.076%) PMO
7 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 657 (25.06%) Docker
2 70 (2.67%) HDFS
3 43 (1.64%) Apache Flume
4 31 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 24 (0.92%) etcd
6 23 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.76%) Ceph
7 20 (0.76%) flannel
7 20 (0.76%) GlusterFS
7 20 (0.76%) SkyDNS
8 16 (0.61%) Active Directory
9 10 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.19%) Firmware
12 3 (0.11%) LXC
12 3 (0.11%) Squid
13 2 (0.076%) Postfix
13 2 (0.076%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.076%) Xen
14 1 (0.038%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 489 (18.65%) Ansible
2 446 (17.01%) Puppet
3 402 (15.33%) Opscode Chef
4 310 (11.82%) Kubernetes
5 128 (4.88%) Terraform
6 83 (3.17%) Kibana
7 82 (3.13%) Grafana
8 73 (2.78%) Cobbler
9 62 (2.36%) Mesos
10 39 (1.49%) Marathon
10 39 (1.49%) Prometheus
11 35 (1.33%) Graphite
12 27 (1.03%) rkt
12 27 (1.03%) ZABBIX
13 26 (0.99%) HAProxy
13 26 (0.99%) Nagios
14 23 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
14 23 (0.88%) Sysdig
15 20 (0.76%) Oozie
16 19 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 466 (17.77%) Oracle
2 175 (6.67%) Google
3 165 (6.29%) Microsoft
4 71 (2.71%) Splunk
5 58 (2.21%) Hortonworks
6 43 (1.64%) SAP
7 41 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 40 (1.53%) Adobe
8 40 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 40 (1.53%) IBM
9 38 (1.45%) Tableau
10 37 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 34 (1.30%) MapR
12 31 (1.18%) Sybase
13 28 (1.07%) Informatica
14 27 (1.03%) Talend
15 26 (0.99%) Jaspersoft
16 19 (0.72%) VMware
17 18 (0.69%) Cisco
18 17 (0.65%) Teradata