Period
to 23 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 108 113
Rank change year-on-year -39 +5 +52
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,637 2,440 2,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 2.41% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.62% 10.61% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,204 1,872 1,611
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £388 £369 £358
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.44% +16.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £32.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +84.62% -32.99% +21.25%

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 18,993 22,995 21,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.60% 22.74% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,894 16,124 14,664
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 233 276
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.07% +0.97%
10th Percentile £12.71 £13.30 £12.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.45 £31.00
% change year-on-year +27.50% -11.45% +8.77%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -42 1,500 £538 +2.38% 618
London -12 1,016 £550 - 278
UK excluding London -70 599 £475 - 393
South East -108 160 £475 -7.32% 87
North of England -47 142 £475 +5.56% 115
Scotland -4 98 £450 +8.43% 32
North West +3 90 £463 +21.71% 66
Midlands -7 73 £450 - 57
East of England +32 55 £463 -3.65% 43
South West -42 48 £463 +8.82% 38
Yorkshire -54 42 £488 +8.33% 35
West Midlands -5 38 £475 +26.67% 37
East Midlands +13 35 £360 -28.00% 20
Northern Ireland +17 18 £550 +26.15% 8
North East +20 10 £475 -20.83% 14
Wales +20 6 £385 -3.75% 15

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 837 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (47.34%) SQL
3 720 (43.98%) Java
4 618 (37.75%) Microservices
5 569 (34.76%) AWS
6 565 (34.51%) Python
7 467 (28.53%) MongoDB
8 458 (27.98%) DevOps
8 458 (27.98%) JavaScript
9 434 (26.51%) TDD
10 430 (26.27%) Docker
11 405 (24.74%) Azure
12 306 (18.69%) Kafka
13 294 (17.96%) C#
14 293 (17.90%) Node.js
15 292 (17.84%) Kubernetes
16 291 (17.78%) Finance
17 285 (17.41%) Linux
17 285 (17.41%) Jenkins
18 278 (16.98%) RESTful
19 272 (16.62%) Big Data
20 271 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
21 269 (16.43%) Software Engineering
22 265 (16.19%) Spring
23 261 (15.94%) Git (software)
24 258 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
25 257 (15.70%) .NET
26 249 (15.21%) MySQL
26 249 (15.21%) Scrum
27 248 (15.15%) Hadoop

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
1 234 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 127 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (5.93%) Apache
4 46 (2.81%) Confluence
5 36 (2.20%) nginx
6 34 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.77%) JBoss
8 27 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
9 23 (1.41%) SAS
10 22 (1.34%) Jetty
11 20 (1.22%) Luigi
12 16 (0.98%) IIS
13 15 (0.92%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.79%) NServiceBus
15 12 (0.73%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.73%) CMS
15 12 (0.73%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (0.61%) Apache Pig
18 8 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.37%) Weka
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.061%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.061%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.61%) FINCAD Analytics
2 7 (0.43%) Magento
3 6 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.31%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 569 (34.76%) AWS
2 405 (24.74%) Azure
3 195 (11.91%) GCP
4 163 (9.96%) Serverless
5 109 (6.66%) AWS Lambda
6 107 (6.54%) Amazon S3
7 63 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 59 (3.60%) GitHub
9 52 (3.18%) Power Platform
10 51 (3.12%) Amazon Kinesis
11 50 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
12 44 (2.69%) OpenShift
13 43 (2.63%) SaaS
14 42 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
15 41 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
15 41 (2.50%) PaaS
16 35 (2.14%) Amazon ECS
17 30 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (1.47%) npm
19 23 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.80%) HTTP
2 66 (4.03%) TCP/IP
3 52 (3.18%) SSL
4 51 (3.12%) DNS
5 41 (2.50%) FTP
6 37 (2.26%) DHCP
7 36 (2.20%) IPsec
8 24 (1.47%) AMQP
9 14 (0.86%) Firewall
9 14 (0.86%) Internet
10 10 (0.61%) MQTT
11 9 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (0.43%) NetScaler
13 5 (0.31%) VPN
14 4 (0.24%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.24%) MPLS
15 3 (0.18%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.18%) VLAN
16 2 (0.12%) BIG-IP
16 2 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (28.53%) MongoDB
2 272 (16.62%) Big Data
3 258 (15.76%) PostgreSQL
4 249 (15.21%) MySQL
5 248 (15.15%) Hadoop
6 246 (15.03%) Relational Database
7 211 (12.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 181 (11.06%) SQL Server
9 147 (8.98%) RDBMS
10 104 (6.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 104 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
11 94 (5.74%) Redis
12 71 (4.34%) Apache Hive
13 69 (4.22%) Data Lake
14 66 (4.03%) Amazon Redshift
15 63 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
16 53 (3.24%) Amazon Athena
17 52 (3.18%) Power BI
18 45 (2.75%) HBase
19 43 (2.63%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 285 (17.41%) Jenkins
2 261 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 98 (5.99%) JIRA
4 79 (4.83%) JUnit
5 73 (4.46%) Maven
6 64 (3.91%) TeamCity
7 52 (3.18%) Selenium
8 51 (3.12%) Cucumber
9 41 (2.50%) Gradle
9 41 (2.50%) Travis CI
10 35 (2.14%) Artifactory
10 35 (2.14%) SpecFlow
11 34 (2.08%) GitLab
12 32 (1.95%) SonarQube
13 31 (1.89%) Bitbucket
13 31 (1.89%) NUnit
14 30 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
15 29 (1.77%) Jasmine
16 27 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 291 (17.78%) Finance
2 189 (11.55%) Banking
3 61 (3.73%) Retail
4 58 (3.54%) Public Sector
5 52 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.14%) Front Office
7 29 (1.77%) Law
8 28 (1.71%) Games
9 27 (1.65%) Legal
10 20 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.86%) Marketing
13 12 (0.73%) Billing
14 11 (0.67%) Publishing
15 10 (0.61%) Advertising
16 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
17 3 (0.18%) Electronics
17 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 900 (54.98%) Developer
2 299 (18.27%) Java Developer
3 166 (10.14%) Data Engineer
4 153 (9.35%) Architect
5 128 (7.82%) Senior Developer
6 121 (7.39%) .NET Developer
7 108 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 108 (6.60%) Python Developer
8 95 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 91 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 86 (5.25%) React Developer
11 83 (5.07%) Python Engineer
12 70 (4.28%) Data Architect
12 70 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
13 66 (4.03%) Software Engineer
14 61 (3.73%) AWS Engineer
15 58 (3.54%) Scala Developer
16 56 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
17 55 (3.36%) Data Scientist
18 51 (3.12%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (18.69%) Kafka
2 293 (17.90%) Node.js
3 278 (16.98%) RESTful
4 265 (16.19%) Spring
5 257 (15.70%) .NET
6 245 (14.97%) HTML
7 242 (14.78%) REST
8 222 (13.56%) React
9 207 (12.65%) CSS
10 206 (12.58%) AngularJS
11 188 (11.48%) JSON
12 184 (11.24%) Web Services
13 144 (8.80%) RabbitMQ
14 138 (8.43%) Spring Boot
15 118 (7.21%) XML
16 100 (6.11%) HTML5
17 92 (5.62%) .NET Core
18 87 (5.31%) Redux
19 85 (5.19%) SOAP
20 78 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 56 (3.42%) User Experience
5 55 (3.36%) Algorithms
5 55 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 45 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.32%) Derivative
8 32 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 32 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.77%) Cloud Native
10 25 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.34%) Equities
12 20 (1.22%) Replication
13 19 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 17 (1.04%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.79%) Management Information System
16 13 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 285 (17.41%) Linux
2 98 (5.99%) Windows
3 90 (5.50%) Unix
4 20 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 18 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.86%) Android
8 5 (0.31%) CentOS
9 4 (0.24%) VMS
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.12%) Solaris
12 1 (0.061%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.061%) Debian
12 1 (0.061%) Fedora
12 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.061%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.061%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (37.75%) Microservices
3 458 (27.98%) DevOps
4 434 (26.51%) TDD
5 271 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
6 269 (16.43%) Software Engineering
7 249 (15.21%) Scrum
8 238 (14.54%) Test Automation
9 228 (13.93%) Analytics
10 201 (12.28%) BDD
11 187 (11.42%) OO
12 181 (11.06%) Data Modelling
13 164 (10.02%) ETL
14 163 (9.96%) Data Science
15 162 (9.90%) Open Source
16 147 (8.98%) Kanban
17 145 (8.86%) Machine Learning
18 134 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
19 132 (8.06%) Fintech
20 122 (7.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 775 (47.34%) SQL
2 720 (43.98%) Java
3 565 (34.51%) Python
4 458 (27.98%) JavaScript
5 294 (17.96%) C#
6 217 (13.26%) Scala
7 130 (7.94%) Java 8
8 102 (6.23%) Ruby
9 84 (5.13%) C++
10 72 (4.40%) TypeScript
11 69 (4.22%) R
12 54 (3.30%) Go
13 47 (2.87%) Perl
14 46 (2.81%) Bash Shell
15 45 (2.75%) PHP
16 36 (2.20%) Groovy
17 32 (1.95%) Clojure
18 31 (1.89%) ES6
19 26 (1.59%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 88 (5.38%) Degree
2 52 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.86%) AWS Certification
7 14 (0.86%) PhD
8 8 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.24%) ISEB
12 3 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.061%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.061%) OCP
14 1 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.061%) RHCE
14 1 (0.061%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.93%) QA
2 24 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.16%) GDPR
4 6 (0.37%) PSD2
5 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.061%) HL7
7 1 (0.061%) PMO
System Software
1 430 (26.27%) Docker
2 39 (2.38%) HDFS
3 37 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (1.47%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.49%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.31%) XenApp
9 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.24%) vCloud
11 2 (0.12%) KVM
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.061%) NFS
12 1 (0.061%) Postfix
12 1 (0.061%) Varnish
12 1 (0.061%) Xen
12 1 (0.061%) zsh
Systems Management
1 292 (17.84%) Kubernetes
2 140 (8.55%) Ansible
3 114 (6.96%) Puppet
4 101 (6.17%) Terraform
5 79 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.83%) Grafana
6 30 (1.83%) Kibana
7 18 (1.10%) Mesos
8 17 (1.04%) Marathon
9 13 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (0.79%) linkerd
10 12 (0.73%) Cobbler
10 12 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.61%) Oozie
12 9 (0.55%) Consul
12 9 (0.55%) logstash
12 9 (0.55%) Nagios
13 7 (0.43%) MIIS
14 6 (0.37%) Istio
14 6 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 163 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 150 (9.16%) Google
3 140 (8.55%) Oracle
4 46 (2.81%) Tableau
5 37 (2.26%) IBM
6 34 (2.08%) Splunk
7 29 (1.77%) Talend
8 28 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.59%) Informatica
10 20 (1.22%) SAP
11 18 (1.10%) Cloudera
12 17 (1.04%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.04%) New Relic
13 16 (0.98%) Adobe
13 16 (0.98%) Databricks
13 16 (0.98%) MuleSoft
14 15 (0.92%) hybris
15 13 (0.79%) Hortonworks
15 13 (0.79%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.73%) VMware