Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 145 172 161
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 -51
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,612 659 1,225
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.59% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.73% 7.30% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 457 836
10th Percentile £418 £356 £388
25th Percentile £500 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £665 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £468
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.60% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 0
10th Percentile £54.75 - -
25th Percentile £62.04 - -
Median hourly rate £62.15 £58.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +7.16% - -
75th Percentile £65.54 - -
90th Percentile £71.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.15 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year +7.16% - -

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 18,468 9,030 15,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.23% 21.82% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,158 6,213 10,557
10th Percentile £363 £313 £315
25th Percentile £435 £390 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £483 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 179 212
10th Percentile £16.74 £13.92 £12.78
25th Percentile £24.50 £19.56 £17.83
Median hourly rate £43.95 £26.96 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +63.02% +3.69% -2.44%
75th Percentile £62.15 £49.38 £42.63
90th Percentile £72.50 £62.01 £54.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £23.50 £22.77
% change year-on-year +82.63% +3.19% -10.70%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 17 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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +12 1,255 £600 +14.29% 476
London +2 848 £635 +15.45% 217
Work from Home +59 556 £600 +20.00% 96
UK excluding London -31 306 £500 +14.29% 283
North of England -24 86 £475 +5.56% 77
South East -27 84 £563 +7.14% 58
Midlands -45 49 £500 +19.76% 44
North West -39 45 £450 +0.84% 43
Yorkshire -7 39 £525 +16.67% 23
South West -35 36 £425 +9.68% 37
Scotland -52 30 £463 +15.63% 22
East Midlands -18 24 £500 +8.70% 17
West Midlands -46 23 £495 +52.31% 27
East of England -32 17 £590 +24.21% 34
Wales -26 7 £563 +52.54% 3
North East -5 2 £525 +16.67% 11
Northern Ireland 0 1 £475 +10.21% 8

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 850 (52.73%) SQL
2 741 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
3 738 (45.78%) Java
4 655 (40.63%) Microservices
5 596 (36.97%) CI/CD
6 591 (36.66%) AWS
7 503 (31.20%) MongoDB
8 469 (29.09%) DevOps
9 459 (28.47%) Docker
10 452 (28.04%) Python
11 439 (27.23%) Azure
12 412 (25.56%) Git (software)
13 406 (25.19%) JavaScript
14 404 (25.06%) Jenkins
15 395 (24.50%) Kubernetes
16 390 (24.19%) Kafka
17 371 (23.01%) TDD
18 339 (21.03%) Spring
19 337 (20.91%) Finance
20 332 (20.60%) REST
21 307 (19.04%) Spring Boot
22 302 (18.73%) Software Engineering
23 296 (18.36%) Social Skills
24 283 (17.56%) React
25 270 (16.75%) Node.js
26 257 (15.94%) Analytics
27 256 (15.88%) Relational Database
28 254 (15.76%) Full Stack Development
29 242 (15.01%) Big Data
30 237 (14.70%) 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
1 237 (14.70%) Apache Spark
2 108 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
3 81 (5.02%) Apache
4 72 (4.47%) Confluence
5 52 (3.23%) Apache Airflow
6 27 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.43%) nginx
8 18 (1.12%) Luigi
9 16 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (0.93%) CMS
11 14 (0.87%) Apache Pulsar
12 11 (0.68%) GemFire
13 10 (0.62%) JBoss
14 9 (0.56%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.50%) IIS
16 7 (0.43%) Headless CMS
16 7 (0.43%) Mule
16 7 (0.43%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.43%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) Notepad++
5 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.062%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.062%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Shopify
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 591 (36.66%) AWS
2 439 (27.23%) Azure
3 226 (14.02%) GCP
4 225 (13.96%) Serverless
5 125 (7.75%) AWS Lambda
6 106 (6.58%) GitHub
7 90 (5.58%) PaaS
8 70 (4.34%) Amazon S3
9 68 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 54 (3.35%) Amazon EMR
10 54 (3.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 54 (3.35%) Snowflake
11 51 (3.16%) SaaS
12 48 (2.98%) Power Platform
13 44 (2.73%) Azure Functions
14 37 (2.30%) IaaS
14 37 (2.30%) OpenShift
15 33 (2.05%) Datadog
16 31 (1.92%) Azure Service Bus
17 30 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.02%) HTTP
2 28 (1.74%) Firewall
3 22 (1.36%) HTTPS
4 20 (1.24%) Internet
5 15 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.87%) SSL
7 11 (0.68%) DNS
7 11 (0.68%) Intranet
8 10 (0.62%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.62%) VPN
9 9 (0.56%) LAN
10 7 (0.43%) WAN
11 5 (0.31%) IPFS
11 5 (0.31%) MQTT
11 5 (0.31%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.25%) AMQP
12 4 (0.25%) Z-Wave
13 3 (0.19%) Network Security
14 2 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (31.20%) MongoDB
2 256 (15.88%) Relational Database
3 242 (15.01%) Big Data
4 236 (14.64%) PostgreSQL
5 217 (13.46%) MySQL
6 206 (12.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 200 (12.41%) SQL Server
8 163 (10.11%) Hadoop
9 154 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
10 140 (8.68%) RDBMS
11 109 (6.76%) Redis
12 107 (6.64%) Data Lake
13 100 (6.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 96 (5.96%) Apache Hive
15 82 (5.09%) HBase
16 73 (4.53%) Couchbase
17 62 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
18 57 (3.54%) Tableau
19 53 (3.29%) Oracle Database
20 50 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 412 (25.56%) Git (software)
2 404 (25.06%) Jenkins
3 193 (11.97%) Maven
4 123 (7.63%) GitLab
5 118 (7.32%) JIRA
6 92 (5.71%) JUnit
7 66 (4.09%) Selenium
8 63 (3.91%) Cucumber
9 54 (3.35%) Artifactory
10 52 (3.23%) Bitbucket
11 51 (3.16%) Mockito
12 50 (3.10%) Gradle
13 44 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
14 43 (2.67%) SonarQube
15 39 (2.42%) Subversion
16 38 (2.36%) Postman
17 37 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 34 (2.11%) TeamCity
19 29 (1.80%) Visual Studio
20 24 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 337 (20.91%) Finance
2 296 (18.36%) Social Skills
3 183 (11.35%) Banking
4 115 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (5.46%) Public Sector
6 58 (3.60%) Marketing
7 55 (3.41%) Investment Banking
8 50 (3.10%) Front Office
9 42 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
9 42 (2.61%) Retail
10 18 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
12 15 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.81%) Games
13 13 (0.81%) Legal
14 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.62%) Military
15 10 (0.62%) Police
16 9 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 752 (46.65%) Developer
2 280 (17.37%) Java Developer
3 211 (13.09%) Architect
4 151 (9.37%) Data Engineer
5 133 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 129 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 108 (6.70%) Software Engineer
8 92 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 73 (4.53%) Java Engineer
10 69 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
11 67 (4.16%) Senior Java Developer
12 66 (4.09%) .NET Developer
13 65 (4.03%) Data Architect
14 58 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
15 52 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
16 50 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
17 45 (2.79%) Senior Java Engineer
18 43 (2.67%) C# Developer
19 41 (2.54%) Python Developer
20 39 (2.42%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (24.19%) Kafka
2 339 (21.03%) Spring
3 332 (20.60%) REST
4 307 (19.04%) Spring Boot
5 283 (17.56%) React
6 270 (16.75%) Node.js
7 204 (12.66%) RESTful
8 200 (12.41%) .NET
9 185 (11.48%) HTML
10 167 (10.36%) AngularJS
11 155 (9.62%) JSON
12 154 (9.55%) CSS
13 130 (8.06%) Web Services
14 101 (6.27%) XML
15 90 (5.58%) .NET Core
16 72 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
17 68 (4.22%) Hibernate
18 66 (4.09%) ASP.NET
19 59 (3.66%) SOAP
20 58 (3.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.34%) Algorithms
2 67 (4.16%) User Experience
3 66 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (3.91%) Cloud Native
5 62 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (3.47%) Data Structures
7 54 (3.35%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.61%) Public Cloud
9 41 (2.54%) Fixed Income
9 41 (2.54%) iPad
10 31 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (1.80%) Video\Live Streaming
12 26 (1.61%) Media Streaming
13 22 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.36%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.36%) Replication
14 21 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.30%) Derivative
15 20 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
15 20 (1.24%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 230 (14.27%) Linux
2 84 (5.21%) Windows
3 76 (4.71%) Unix
4 29 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (1.55%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.68%) CentOS
7 10 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.25%) Debian
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.25%) Solaris
10 4 (0.25%) VMS
11 3 (0.19%) Android
12 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 2 (0.12%) Fedora
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.062%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.062%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 655 (40.63%) Microservices
3 596 (36.97%) CI/CD
4 469 (29.09%) DevOps
5 371 (23.01%) TDD
6 302 (18.73%) Software Engineering
7 257 (15.94%) Analytics
8 254 (15.76%) Full Stack Development
9 236 (14.64%) Scrum
10 218 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
11 216 (13.40%) Test Automation
12 196 (12.16%) BDD
13 190 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
14 168 (10.42%) Data Modelling
15 147 (9.12%) Event-Driven
16 146 (9.06%) ETL
17 137 (8.50%) Data Engineering
18 123 (7.63%) OO
19 118 (7.32%) SDLC
20 115 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 850 (52.73%) SQL
2 738 (45.78%) Java
3 452 (28.04%) Python
4 406 (25.19%) JavaScript
5 203 (12.59%) C#
6 170 (10.55%) Scala
7 139 (8.62%) TypeScript
8 108 (6.70%) Java 8
9 101 (6.27%) Go
10 75 (4.65%) Java 11
11 62 (3.85%) C++
12 60 (3.72%) Bash
13 53 (3.29%) T-SQL
14 49 (3.04%) Shell Script
15 44 (2.73%) PowerShell
15 44 (2.73%) Ruby
16 38 (2.36%) Groovy
16 38 (2.36%) R
17 33 (2.05%) C
17 33 (2.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 84 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 80 (4.96%) Degree
4 45 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.31%) PhD
10 4 (0.25%) ISEB
10 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.19%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.12%) PMP
13 1 (0.062%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.062%) MBA
13 1 (0.062%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.60%) QA
2 53 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 46 (2.85%) Accessibility
4 20 (1.24%) WCAG
5 12 (0.74%) GDPR
6 3 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.062%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.062%) GLBA
8 1 (0.062%) IFRS
8 1 (0.062%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.062%) NIST
System Software
1 459 (28.47%) Docker
2 36 (2.23%) HDFS
3 15 (0.93%) Apache Flume
4 14 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (0.19%) GridGain
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.12%) vSphere
11 1 (0.062%) LXC
Systems Management
1 395 (24.50%) Kubernetes
2 183 (11.35%) Terraform
3 106 (6.58%) Ansible
4 69 (4.28%) Grafana
5 62 (3.85%) Prometheus
6 37 (2.30%) Kibana
7 26 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
8 23 (1.43%) Puppet
9 22 (1.36%) Nagios
10 21 (1.30%) BladeLogic
11 18 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (0.93%) logstash
13 12 (0.74%) Graphite
14 10 (0.62%) HP Fortify
15 9 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (0.56%) Kubeflow
16 8 (0.50%) yum
16 8 (0.50%) ZABBIX
17 7 (0.43%) Icinga
18 5 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 226 (14.02%) Oracle
2 104 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 103 (6.39%) Google
4 62 (3.85%) Databricks
5 46 (2.85%) Splunk
6 37 (2.30%) Cloudera
7 29 (1.80%) SAP
8 28 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 24 (1.49%) Confluent
10 21 (1.30%) CyberArk
10 21 (1.30%) Informatica
10 21 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.18%) Ab Initio
11 19 (1.18%) MapR
11 19 (1.18%) Talend
12 18 (1.12%) VMware
13 17 (1.05%) Hortonworks
14 16 (0.99%) Sybase
14 16 (0.99%) Teradata
15 15 (0.93%) TIBCO