Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 158 107
Rank change year-on-year -7 -51 +1
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 763 1,132 2,382
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.67% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.40% 7.83% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 779 1,835
Median daily rate £500 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -0.95% +3.45%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £381
90th Percentile £638 £703 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £488
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £58.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +5.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32.64 £58.00 £28.55
90th Percentile £58.00 £58.00 £61.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £58.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -31.03% +22.11% +5.56%

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 10,308 14,453 22,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.20% 21.32% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,058 9,831 15,600
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £320
90th Percentile £656 £669 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £443 £425
% change year-on-year -3.95% +4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 203 235
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.60 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -6.93% -16.03%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.74 £12.74
90th Percentile £60.05 £59.20 £56.30
Median hourly rate £23.47 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -23.33% -25.00%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 18 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 5 March 2021. 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 -15 623 £501 -4.67% 448
London -29 423 £550 +2.09% 195
UK excluding London +21 206 £450 - 276
Work from Home -82 196 £495 -1.00% 115
North of England +2 56 £450 - 63
South East +50 55 £500 - 64
North West +20 40 £450 +7.14% 35
Scotland +11 32 £425 -5.56% 12
Midlands +29 31 £425 +1.80% 53
South West +76 19 £375 -21.05% 47
East Midlands +30 12 £450 +28.57% 17
Yorkshire +12 12 £463 -2.63% 17
West Midlands +14 11 £350 -17.16% 36
East of England +32 7 £550 +15.79% 25
North East +22 5 £600 +17.07% 11
Wales +20 4 £369 -24.36% 3
Northern Ireland +10 1 £431 -6.30% 10
Channel Islands +9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 433 (56.75%) SQL
2 331 (43.38%) Java
3 330 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (34.99%) AWS
5 261 (34.21%) Azure
6 251 (32.90%) Microservices
7 245 (32.11%) MongoDB
8 206 (27.00%) Python
9 194 (25.43%) DevOps
10 193 (25.29%) TDD
11 192 (25.16%) JavaScript
12 178 (23.33%) Git (software)
13 163 (21.36%) Docker
14 161 (21.10%) Kubernetes
15 160 (20.97%) Spring
16 158 (20.71%) Finance
17 154 (20.18%) REST
18 139 (18.22%) Relational Database
18 139 (18.22%) Linux
19 137 (17.96%) .NET
20 132 (17.30%) C#
21 131 (17.17%) Node.js
22 129 (16.91%) Test Automation
23 127 (16.64%) RESTful
24 125 (16.38%) Kafka
25 121 (15.86%) AngularJS
25 121 (15.86%) Jenkins
26 118 (15.47%) Banking
27 116 (15.20%) React
28 110 (14.42%) Web Services

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 93 (12.19%) Apache Spark
2 53 (6.95%) Confluence
3 29 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.01%) Apache
5 19 (2.49%) JBoss
6 14 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.70%) nginx
7 13 (1.70%) NServiceBus
8 11 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.31%) Mule
9 10 (1.31%) Red Hat Fuse
10 7 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.92%) CMS
11 5 (0.66%) Drupal
11 5 (0.66%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.52%) Jetty
12 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.39%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 267 (34.99%) AWS
2 261 (34.21%) Azure
3 97 (12.71%) GCP
4 66 (8.65%) Serverless
5 48 (6.29%) Amazon S3
6 38 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
7 33 (4.33%) GitHub
7 33 (4.33%) OpenShift
7 33 (4.33%) PaaS
8 31 (4.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 30 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (3.15%) Azure Data Factory
12 22 (2.88%) Amazon EMR
12 22 (2.88%) SaaS
13 18 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (2.23%) IaaS
14 17 (2.23%) npm
14 17 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (1.97%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.49%) HTTP
3 13 (1.70%) Firewall
4 12 (1.57%) SSL
5 10 (1.31%) DNS
6 7 (0.92%) LAN
7 6 (0.79%) Internet
7 6 (0.79%) IPv4
7 6 (0.79%) IPv6
7 6 (0.79%) iSCSI
7 6 (0.79%) Network Security
8 5 (0.66%) BGP
8 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.66%) MPLS
8 5 (0.66%) SNMP
8 5 (0.66%) VPN
8 5 (0.66%) WAN
9 4 (0.52%) SMTP
10 3 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.26%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (32.11%) MongoDB
2 139 (18.22%) Relational Database
3 109 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 97 (12.71%) Big Data
5 95 (12.45%) PostgreSQL
6 87 (11.40%) MySQL
7 78 (10.22%) Hadoop
8 71 (9.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 70 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (7.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 57 (7.47%) RDBMS
12 48 (6.29%) Redis
13 42 (5.50%) Cosmos DB
14 41 (5.37%) Apache Hive
15 40 (5.24%) Data Lake
16 31 (4.06%) Amazon Redshift
17 28 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
18 24 (3.15%) Impala
18 24 (3.15%) Tableau
19 20 (2.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 178 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 121 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 97 (12.71%) JIRA
4 70 (9.17%) Maven
5 42 (5.50%) JUnit
6 38 (4.98%) GitLab
6 38 (4.98%) Selenium
7 31 (4.06%) Cucumber
7 31 (4.06%) SonarQube
8 24 (3.15%) Artifactory
9 23 (3.01%) webpack
10 22 (2.88%) Mockito
11 21 (2.75%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (2.62%) Bitbucket
12 20 (2.62%) gulp
12 20 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
12 20 (2.62%) Subversion
13 18 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
14 17 (2.23%) Jasmine
General
1 158 (20.71%) Finance
2 118 (15.47%) Banking
3 42 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 37 (4.85%) Front Office
5 33 (4.33%) Public Sector
6 18 (2.36%) Marketing
7 13 (1.70%) Retail
8 10 (1.31%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.92%) Games
12 5 (0.66%) German Language
13 4 (0.52%) French Language
14 3 (0.39%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) Automotive
14 3 (0.39%) Electronics
14 3 (0.39%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 437 (57.27%) Developer
2 133 (17.43%) Java Developer
3 96 (12.58%) Architect
4 76 (9.96%) Senior Developer
5 73 (9.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 72 (9.44%) Data Engineer
7 53 (6.95%) .NET Developer
8 52 (6.82%) C# Developer
9 45 (5.90%) React Developer
10 35 (4.59%) AWS Engineer
10 35 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
11 32 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (3.93%) Data Architect
12 30 (3.93%) Software Engineer
13 28 (3.67%) Python Developer
14 27 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
15 25 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
15 25 (3.28%) Java Engineer
16 24 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (3.15%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.97%) Spring
2 154 (20.18%) REST
3 137 (17.96%) .NET
4 131 (17.17%) Node.js
5 127 (16.64%) RESTful
6 125 (16.38%) Kafka
7 121 (15.86%) AngularJS
8 116 (15.20%) React
9 110 (14.42%) Web Services
10 108 (14.15%) Spring Boot
11 99 (12.98%) HTML
12 97 (12.71%) CSS
13 65 (8.52%) JSON
14 53 (6.95%) .NET Core
15 48 (6.29%) Redux
16 47 (6.16%) Hibernate
17 46 (6.03%) XML
18 42 (5.50%) RabbitMQ
19 40 (5.24%) HTML5
20 35 (4.59%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.42%) User Experience
3 44 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 33 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (4.19%) Algorithms
6 26 (3.41%) Fixed Income
7 25 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 18 (2.36%) Cloud Native
9 17 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.70%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.57%) Market Risk
12 11 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.31%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.18%) Swaptions
15 8 (1.05%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.92%) Clustering
16 7 (0.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 139 (18.22%) Linux
2 47 (6.16%) Unix
3 36 (4.72%) Windows
4 20 (2.62%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.49%) Android
6 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.52%) CentOS
8 4 (0.52%) VMS
9 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (43.25%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (32.90%) Microservices
3 194 (25.43%) DevOps
4 193 (25.29%) TDD
5 129 (16.91%) Test Automation
6 100 (13.11%) Software Engineering
7 97 (12.71%) Scrum
8 91 (11.93%) Analytics
9 90 (11.80%) BDD
9 90 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (11.40%) ETL
10 87 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
11 80 (10.48%) OO
12 77 (10.09%) Data Modelling
13 68 (8.91%) Open Source
13 68 (8.91%) SDLC
14 60 (7.86%) Unit Testing
15 53 (6.95%) Data Engineering
16 52 (6.82%) Machine Learning
17 50 (6.55%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 433 (56.75%) SQL
2 331 (43.38%) Java
3 206 (27.00%) Python
4 192 (25.16%) JavaScript
5 132 (17.30%) C#
6 93 (12.19%) TypeScript
7 78 (10.22%) Scala
8 42 (5.50%) Java 8
9 40 (5.24%) Kotlin
10 34 (4.46%) Go
11 30 (3.93%) ES6
12 28 (3.67%) Shell Script
13 27 (3.54%) PHP
14 26 (3.41%) PL/SQL
15 25 (3.28%) C++
16 24 (3.15%) Perl
16 24 (3.15%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.49%) Bash Shell
18 18 (2.36%) R
19 15 (1.97%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.19%) Degree
3 30 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (0.92%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.39%) PhD
9 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.13%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.98%) QA
2 11 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.52%) MiFID
4 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.26%) IFRS
5 1 (0.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 163 (21.36%) Docker
2 30 (3.93%) HDFS
3 9 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.79%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.39%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.13%) iptables
7 1 (0.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 161 (21.10%) Kubernetes
2 57 (7.47%) Terraform
3 50 (6.55%) Ansible
4 34 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (3.80%) Puppet
6 22 (2.88%) Grafana
7 20 (2.62%) Prometheus
8 11 (1.44%) Kibana
9 9 (1.18%) Istio
10 8 (1.05%) Netcool
11 6 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.79%) Zipkin
12 4 (0.52%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.52%) Rancher
13 3 (0.39%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.39%) Galera Cluster
13 3 (0.39%) Marathon
13 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (9.83%) Oracle
2 59 (7.73%) Google
3 55 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 28 (3.67%) Cloudera
4 28 (3.67%) Databricks
5 24 (3.15%) Splunk
6 23 (3.01%) IBM
7 19 (2.49%) Murex
8 18 (2.36%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.97%) TIBCO
10 13 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.70%) Sybase
11 12 (1.57%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.57%) Talend
12 11 (1.44%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.44%) Confluent
12 11 (1.44%) Teradata
13 9 (1.18%) MapR
13 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.05%) Hortonworks