Period
to 26 November 2020

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 November 2020 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 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 159 103
Rank change year-on-year -12 -56 +3
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 595 1,433 2,585
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.74% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.24% 8.05% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 1,015 2,036
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £362 £388 £375
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £461 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

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 8,223 17,802 23,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.43% 21.55% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 12,004 16,301
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £668 £652 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 270 246
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -3.46%
10th Percentile £14.09 £13.70 £13.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £65.63 £57.41
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year -1.67% -9.77% -5.00%

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 November 2020.

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
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 26 November 2020. 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 -2 518 £539 +2.62% 322
London -16 378 £575 +4.55% 142
UK excluding London +19 168 £450 -2.44% 198
Work from Home -79 93 £495 +7.03% 75
North of England +7 52 £450 - 62
South East +68 38 £463 -8.64% 41
North West +18 37 £432 -4.11% 36
Midlands +67 27 £375 -11.76% 34
Scotland +32 27 £425 -5.56% 15
West Midlands +62 17 £350 -24.32% 20
North East +33 10 £495 +10.00% 12
South West +75 9 £288 -28.13% 21
East Midlands +38 8 £480 +34.27% 13
Wales +38 6 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +13 6 £498 +4.74% 14
Northern Ireland +4 6 £431 -17.90% 2
East of England +53 3 £550 +15.79% 21

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 315 (52.94%) SQL
2 310 (52.10%) Java
3 262 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (37.98%) AWS
5 208 (34.96%) MongoDB
6 205 (34.45%) Python
7 193 (32.44%) Azure
7 193 (32.44%) Microservices
8 177 (29.75%) Finance
9 160 (26.89%) Git (software)
10 155 (26.05%) Docker
11 148 (24.87%) Kubernetes
12 144 (24.20%) JavaScript
13 140 (23.53%) DevOps
14 136 (22.86%) TDD
15 125 (21.01%) REST
16 120 (20.17%) SQL Server
17 118 (19.83%) .NET
18 116 (19.50%) Spring
19 114 (19.16%) Linux
20 111 (18.66%) Kafka
21 109 (18.32%) C#
22 107 (17.98%) Web Services
23 104 (17.48%) GCP
24 102 (17.14%) Jenkins
24 102 (17.14%) Banking
25 101 (16.97%) React
26 97 (16.30%) Node.js
27 95 (15.97%) AngularJS
28 93 (15.63%) Test Automation

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 66 (11.09%) Apache Spark
2 38 (6.39%) Confluence
3 25 (4.20%) JBoss
4 22 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.52%) Red Hat Fuse
5 15 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.18%) Apache
6 13 (2.18%) Mule
7 10 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.34%) nginx
9 7 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (1.01%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.67%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.34%) CMS
12 2 (0.34%) Jetty
12 2 (0.34%) Luigi
12 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 4 (0.67%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 226 (37.98%) AWS
2 193 (32.44%) Azure
3 104 (17.48%) GCP
4 63 (10.59%) Serverless
5 47 (7.90%) AWS Lambda
6 45 (7.56%) Amazon S3
7 36 (6.05%) OpenShift
8 34 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (5.71%) GitHub
8 34 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 29 (4.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 25 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (3.19%) PaaS
12 18 (3.03%) Coveralls
13 17 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
14 15 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (2.18%) Azure Data Factory
17 12 (2.02%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.86%) HTTP
2 13 (2.18%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.02%) Firewall
4 10 (1.68%) DNS
5 8 (1.34%) SSL
6 6 (1.01%) Internet
7 5 (0.84%) BGP
7 5 (0.84%) MPLS
7 5 (0.84%) SNMP
7 5 (0.84%) VPN
8 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.50%) LAN
9 3 (0.50%) WAN
10 2 (0.34%) AMQP
10 2 (0.34%) DSL
10 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.34%) X.21
11 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.17%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (34.96%) MongoDB
2 120 (20.17%) SQL Server
3 90 (15.13%) Relational Database
4 85 (14.29%) Big Data
5 69 (11.60%) MySQL
6 66 (11.09%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (10.08%) Hadoop
8 56 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (7.06%) RDBMS
11 36 (6.05%) Redis
12 29 (4.87%) Cosmos DB
13 28 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
14 26 (4.37%) Data Lake
15 21 (3.53%) Apache Hive
16 15 (2.52%) Couchbase
17 13 (2.18%) Tableau
18 12 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (2.02%) HBase
Development Applications
1 160 (26.89%) Git (software)
2 102 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 71 (11.93%) JIRA
4 57 (9.58%) Maven
5 43 (7.23%) JUnit
6 37 (6.22%) SonarQube
7 31 (5.21%) GitLab
8 30 (5.04%) Cucumber
9 24 (4.03%) Artifactory
10 21 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 20 (3.36%) Gradle
11 20 (3.36%) Selenium
12 19 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (3.03%) Subversion
14 17 (2.86%) gulp
15 16 (2.69%) Mockito
16 15 (2.52%) FishEye
16 15 (2.52%) Hudson
16 15 (2.52%) jMock
16 15 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 177 (29.75%) Finance
2 102 (17.14%) Banking
3 66 (11.09%) Front Office
4 38 (6.39%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.87%) Public Sector
6 14 (2.35%) Marketing
7 13 (2.18%) Games
8 9 (1.51%) Retail
9 6 (1.01%) Electronics
10 5 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.67%) Advertising
12 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) Legal
13 2 (0.34%) Military
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 323 (54.29%) Developer
2 107 (17.98%) Java Developer
3 73 (12.27%) Architect
4 68 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 49 (8.24%) Data Engineer
6 43 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
7 38 (6.39%) .NET Developer
8 36 (6.05%) C# Developer
9 35 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 34 (5.71%) Data Architect
11 33 (5.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 32 (5.38%) Python Developer
13 30 (5.04%) React Developer
14 28 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
15 25 (4.20%) Software Engineer
16 24 (4.03%) AWS Developer
17 23 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
18 22 (3.70%) Java Engineer
19 20 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
20 17 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (21.01%) REST
2 118 (19.83%) .NET
3 116 (19.50%) Spring
4 111 (18.66%) Kafka
5 107 (17.98%) Web Services
6 101 (16.97%) React
7 97 (16.30%) Node.js
8 95 (15.97%) AngularJS
9 74 (12.44%) Spring Boot
10 73 (12.27%) RESTful
11 72 (12.10%) HTML
12 70 (11.76%) CSS
13 43 (7.23%) JSON
14 38 (6.39%) .NET Framework
15 36 (6.05%) XML
16 33 (5.55%) .NET Core
17 30 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (5.04%) Hibernate
18 28 (4.71%) GraphQL
18 28 (4.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.24%) Fixed Income
2 42 (7.06%) User Experience
3 41 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.55%) Derivative
5 37 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (6.05%) Equities
7 26 (4.37%) Data Structures
8 25 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (4.20%) Public Cloud
9 18 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.35%) Cloud Native
11 13 (2.18%) Blog
11 13 (2.18%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.85%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.68%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.51%) Swaptions
15 8 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
16 6 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 114 (19.16%) Linux
2 47 (7.90%) Unix
3 40 (6.72%) Windows
4 25 (4.20%) Android
4 25 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.67%) CentOS
6 3 (0.50%) Fedora
6 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (32.44%) Microservices
3 140 (23.53%) DevOps
4 136 (22.86%) TDD
5 93 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 92 (15.46%) Software Engineering
7 85 (14.29%) Scrum
8 81 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
9 74 (12.44%) Analytics
10 71 (11.93%) BDD
11 70 (11.76%) OO
12 69 (11.60%) ETL
13 68 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (10.08%) Open Source
15 59 (9.92%) Data Modelling
16 56 (9.41%) Computer Science
17 55 (9.24%) SDLC
18 52 (8.74%) Machine Learning
19 48 (8.07%) Data Science
20 42 (7.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 315 (52.94%) SQL
2 310 (52.10%) Java
3 205 (34.45%) Python
4 144 (24.20%) JavaScript
5 109 (18.32%) C#
6 66 (11.09%) Scala
7 45 (7.56%) Java 8
8 44 (7.39%) Kotlin
9 38 (6.39%) TypeScript
10 35 (5.88%) C++
11 33 (5.55%) Shell Script
12 28 (4.71%) Bash Shell
12 28 (4.71%) Go
13 27 (4.54%) Perl
14 24 (4.03%) ES6
15 21 (3.53%) PHP
16 19 (3.19%) R
17 13 (2.18%) T-SQL
18 12 (2.02%) PL/SQL
19 8 (1.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (7.39%) Degree
2 29 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.52%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.51%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.84%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) PhD
10 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) CSPO
11 1 (0.17%) ISEB
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.19%) QA
2 10 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) IFRS
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 155 (26.05%) Docker
2 21 (3.53%) HDFS
3 5 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.67%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.50%) GridGain
6 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.17%) iptables
7 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 148 (24.87%) Kubernetes
2 58 (9.75%) Terraform
3 40 (6.72%) Ansible
4 36 (6.05%) Puppet
5 29 (4.87%) Prometheus
6 27 (4.54%) Grafana
6 27 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.34%) Netcool
7 8 (1.34%) Packer
8 7 (1.18%) Kibana
9 5 (0.84%) Zipkin
10 4 (0.67%) Rancher
11 3 (0.50%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.50%) Istio
11 3 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.50%) Mesos
11 3 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.34%) Knative
12 2 (0.34%) Oozie
Vendors
1 56 (9.41%) Google
2 55 (9.24%) Oracle
3 38 (6.39%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.03%) Murex
5 23 (3.87%) Sybase
6 21 (3.53%) Databricks
7 17 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.69%) Cloudera
8 16 (2.69%) IBM
9 14 (2.35%) MuleSoft
9 14 (2.35%) Splunk
10 13 (2.18%) Informatica
11 10 (1.68%) AppDynamics
12 9 (1.51%) Confluent
12 9 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.34%) SevOne
13 8 (1.34%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.18%) Hortonworks
15 6 (1.01%) Talend
15 6 (1.01%) Zscaler