Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 148 193
Rank change year-on-year +45 +45 +45
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2440 1880 1502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.37% 1.79% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.73% 7.91% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1382 1155
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £350
90th Percentile £635 £638 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.51% -59.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19.34 £19.25 £28.00
90th Percentile £60.81 £84.35 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +119.51% -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 22743 23781 26457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.06% 22.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15551 15761 17432
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 370 412
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.18 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.44 £52.02 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.08% +29.13%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 2275 £500 +5.26% 453
London +28 1491 £525 +5.00% 214
UK excluding London +35 915 £425 - 261
North of England +46 284 £425 -2.30% 62
South East +15 252 £475 +11.76% 76
Yorkshire +44 150 £425 - 22
North West +12 124 £425 - 31
Midlands +72 122 £400 -20.00% 33
Scotland +24 73 £380 -5.00% 17
East of England -12 72 £450 +5.88% 41
East Midlands +39 67 £420 -23.64% 16
South West -4 60 £462 +2.56% 27
West Midlands +46 53 £400 -15.48% 17
Wales +28 51 £525 +10.53% 5
North East +57 23 £425 -15.00% 9
Northern Ireland -42 12 £550 +42.86%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1571 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1355 (55.53%) Java
3 1034 (42.38%) SQL
4 1008 (41.31%) TDD
5 882 (36.15%) MongoDB
6 794 (32.54%) JavaScript
7 742 (30.41%) Amazon AWS
8 704 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
9 643 (26.35%) Git (software)
10 633 (25.94%) Microservices
11 570 (23.36%) Python
12 563 (23.07%) BDD
13 552 (22.62%) DevOps
14 522 (21.39%) C#
15 511 (20.94%) RESTful
16 503 (20.61%) Scrum
17 495 (20.29%) Linux
18 494 (20.25%) Spring
19 471 (19.30%) .NET
19 471 (19.30%) Node.js
20 457 (18.73%) Docker
21 456 (18.69%) REST
22 439 (17.99%) MySQL
23 433 (17.75%) AngularJS
24 426 (17.46%) Web Services
25 406 (16.64%) Apache Cassandra
25 406 (16.64%) Scala
26 400 (16.39%) Jenkins
27 386 (15.82%) Hadoop
28 382 (15.66%) Software Engineering

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
1 291 (11.93%) Apache Spark
2 255 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
3 196 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 144 (5.90%) Confluence
5 137 (5.61%) Apache
6 123 (5.04%) WebLogic
7 119 (4.88%) WebSphere
8 106 (4.34%) OpenStack
9 97 (3.98%) JBoss
10 67 (2.75%) Apache Solr
11 57 (2.34%) nginx
12 48 (1.97%) Jetty
13 47 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
14 42 (1.72%) NServiceBus
15 39 (1.60%) IIS
16 37 (1.52%) Apache Pig
17 32 (1.31%) CMS
18 23 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 17 (0.70%) SAS
19 17 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.33%) HipChat
1 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.16%) Stata
3 2 (0.082%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.082%) SPSS
4 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.041%) Gephi
4 1 (0.041%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.53%) Magento
3 11 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.041%) BASE24
5 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.041%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 742 (30.41%) Amazon AWS
2 377 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (4.14%) PaaS
4 89 (3.65%) GitHub
5 78 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
6 73 (2.99%) Serverless
7 67 (2.75%) Amazon S3
8 62 (2.54%) SaaS
9 56 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 52 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 50 (2.05%) Slack
12 40 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
14 37 (1.52%) IaaS
15 29 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
16 25 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
17 23 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
17 23 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
17 23 (0.94%) npm
18 21 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.89%) HTTP
2 53 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 37 (1.52%) Internet
4 34 (1.39%) DNS
5 32 (1.31%) Firewall
6 26 (1.07%) SSL
7 21 (0.86%) VPN
8 20 (0.82%) AMQP
9 13 (0.53%) SMTP
10 10 (0.41%) ICMP
11 7 (0.29%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.29%) Network Security
12 6 (0.25%) 3GPP
12 6 (0.25%) Diameter Protocol
12 6 (0.25%) DSL
12 6 (0.25%) LAN
12 6 (0.25%) SIGTRAN
12 6 (0.25%) WAN
13 5 (0.20%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 882 (36.15%) MongoDB
2 439 (17.99%) MySQL
3 406 (16.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 386 (15.82%) Hadoop
5 374 (15.33%) PostgreSQL
6 368 (15.08%) Big Data
7 323 (13.24%) Relational Database
8 312 (12.79%) SQL Server
9 167 (6.84%) RDBMS
10 155 (6.35%) HBase
11 112 (4.59%) Apache Hive
12 106 (4.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 101 (4.14%) Redis
14 87 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
15 71 (2.91%) Impala
16 58 (2.38%) Couchbase
17 48 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
17 48 (1.97%) RavenDB
18 45 (1.84%) Neo4j
19 42 (1.72%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 643 (26.35%) Git (software)
2 400 (16.39%) Jenkins
3 226 (9.26%) JIRA
4 212 (8.69%) Maven
5 170 (6.97%) Subversion
6 165 (6.76%) Cucumber
7 161 (6.60%) TeamCity
8 160 (6.56%) JUnit
9 138 (5.66%) NUnit
10 96 (3.93%) Mockito
11 91 (3.73%) MSTest
12 88 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 81 (3.32%) Gradle
14 73 (2.99%) Mercurial
15 72 (2.95%) IntelliJ
16 68 (2.79%) Selenium
17 61 (2.50%) SpecFlow
18 57 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
19 50 (2.05%) Jasmine
20 48 (1.97%) gulp
General
1 377 (15.45%) Finance
2 238 (9.75%) Banking
3 101 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 65 (2.66%) Marketing
5 62 (2.54%) Games
6 59 (2.42%) Front Office
7 57 (2.34%) Publishing
8 53 (2.17%) Retail
9 41 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 36 (1.48%) Law
11 30 (1.23%) Advertising
11 30 (1.23%) Telecoms
12 28 (1.15%) Legal
13 20 (0.82%) Electronics
14 18 (0.74%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.25%) Billing
16 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.12%) Back Office
17 3 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1656 (67.87%) Developer
2 730 (29.92%) Java Developer
3 285 (11.68%) Senior Developer
4 213 (8.73%) Full Stack Developer
5 212 (8.69%) C# Developer
6 197 (8.07%) .NET Developer
7 177 (7.25%) Architect
8 149 (6.11%) Scala Developer
9 137 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 136 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 133 (5.45%) Agile Developer
12 118 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 108 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
14 97 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 96 (3.93%) Angular Developer
16 91 (3.73%) Data Engineer
16 91 (3.73%) Java Engineer
17 83 (3.40%) Node.js Developer
18 80 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
19 79 (3.24%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (20.94%) RESTful
2 494 (20.25%) Spring
3 471 (19.30%) .NET
3 471 (19.30%) Node.js
4 456 (18.69%) REST
5 433 (17.75%) AngularJS
6 426 (17.46%) Web Services
7 368 (15.08%) HTML
8 336 (13.77%) CSS
9 303 (12.42%) Kafka
10 268 (10.98%) JSON
11 267 (10.94%) React
12 228 (9.34%) Hibernate
13 192 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 188 (7.70%) Spring Boot
15 171 (7.01%) ASP.NET
15 171 (7.01%) HTML5
16 167 (6.84%) XML
17 136 (5.57%) RabbitMQ
18 122 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 171 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
2 153 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (5.16%) Algorithms
4 123 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 96 (3.93%) Data Structures
6 79 (3.24%) User Experience
7 77 (3.16%) Fintech
8 73 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 67 (2.75%) Mobile App
10 61 (2.50%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 32 (1.31%) Market Risk
13 30 (1.23%) Credit Risk
14 29 (1.19%) Derivative
15 28 (1.15%) Blog
15 28 (1.15%) Fixed Income
15 28 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
16 26 (1.07%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.82%) Management Information System
18 19 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 495 (20.29%) Linux
2 251 (10.29%) Unix
3 164 (6.72%) Windows
4 84 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (1.89%) Android
6 39 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.43%) CentOS
8 31 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.45%) Solaris
10 11 (0.45%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.33%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.29%) AIX
12 7 (0.29%) HPUX
13 6 (0.25%) VMS
14 4 (0.16%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.041%) Fedora
17 1 (0.041%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1571 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (41.31%) TDD
3 704 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
4 633 (25.94%) Microservices
5 563 (23.07%) BDD
6 552 (22.62%) DevOps
7 503 (20.61%) Scrum
8 382 (15.66%) Software Engineering
9 364 (14.92%) OO
10 363 (14.88%) Open Source
11 354 (14.51%) Test Automation
12 300 (12.30%) MVC
13 279 (11.43%) Kanban
14 224 (9.18%) Pair Programming
15 216 (8.85%) Data Modelling
16 214 (8.77%) Analytics
17 183 (7.50%) E-Commerce
18 175 (7.17%) Mentoring
19 150 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
20 148 (6.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1355 (55.53%) Java
2 1034 (42.38%) SQL
3 794 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 570 (23.36%) Python
5 522 (21.39%) C#
6 406 (16.64%) Scala
7 209 (8.57%) Ruby
8 108 (4.43%) PHP
9 98 (4.02%) Shell Script
10 92 (3.77%) Bash Shell
11 89 (3.65%) R
12 77 (3.16%) Groovy
13 67 (2.75%) Perl
14 59 (2.42%) C++
15 53 (2.17%) ES6
16 50 (2.05%) PL/SQL
17 49 (2.01%) Go
17 49 (2.01%) T-SQL
18 44 (1.80%) GraphQL
19 41 (1.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 158 (6.48%) Degree
2 134 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 52 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.33%) PhD
11 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.16%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.16%) CISSP
12 4 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.12%) CCNA
13 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.12%) CISM
13 3 (0.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.29%) QA
2 44 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.61%) GDPR
4 11 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.37%) GCP
7 8 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
8 7 (0.29%) MiFID
9 3 (0.12%) EMIR
10 2 (0.082%) WCAG
11 1 (0.041%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.041%) PSD2
11 1 (0.041%) SLA
System Software
1 457 (18.73%) Docker
2 60 (2.46%) Apache Flume
3 57 (2.34%) HDFS
4 35 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.25%) LXC
7 6 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.20%) GlusterFS
8 5 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.12%) Ceph
9 3 (0.12%) etcd
9 3 (0.12%) flannel
9 3 (0.12%) SkyDNS
10 2 (0.082%) vCloud
10 2 (0.082%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.082%) Xen
11 1 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.041%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.041%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 298 (12.21%) Puppet
2 288 (11.80%) Ansible
3 250 (10.25%) Opscode Chef
4 215 (8.81%) Kubernetes
5 99 (4.06%) Kibana
6 84 (3.44%) Terraform
7 70 (2.87%) Grafana
8 69 (2.83%) logstash
9 35 (1.43%) Cobbler
10 31 (1.27%) Oozie
11 24 (0.98%) Nagios
12 23 (0.94%) Mesos
13 21 (0.86%) Prometheus
13 21 (0.86%) Rancher
14 20 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
15 18 (0.74%) Packer
16 17 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
17 15 (0.61%) ZABBIX
18 14 (0.57%) HAProxy
19 12 (0.49%) StatsD
Vendors
1 327 (13.40%) Oracle
2 203 (8.32%) Microsoft
3 112 (4.59%) Splunk
4 85 (3.48%) Google
5 77 (3.16%) AppDynamics
6 53 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 52 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 43 (1.76%) IBM
9 40 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.52%) Informatica
11 35 (1.43%) Tableau
12 29 (1.19%) Apigee
13 28 (1.15%) Talend
14 23 (0.94%) SAP
15 19 (0.78%) Apple
15 19 (0.78%) Hortonworks
15 19 (0.78%) VMware
16 17 (0.70%) Pega
16 17 (0.70%) Sitecore
17 16 (0.66%) CA