Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 102 130
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 +33
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2,473 2,392 1,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.48% 2.38% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.06% 10.82% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,862 1,851 1,370
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £385 £363 £360
90th Percentile £663 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £430 £438
% change year-on-year +13.37% -1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.51% -25.45%
10th Percentile £35.00 £19.34 £19.25
90th Percentile £61.31 £80.75 £84.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +119.51% -25.45%

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 22,361 22,113 21,702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.44% 21.99% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,420 15,393 14,477
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +2.41%
10th Percentile £317 £310 £288
90th Percentile £645 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 254 312
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £30.63 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +8.68% -6.07%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.54 £10.05
90th Percentile £56.66 £56.41 £48.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -6.43% +32.08% -8.62%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +4 2,367 £525 +5.00% 900
London +2 1,413 £550 +4.76% 457
UK excluding London +21 1,035 £488 +13.37% 502
South East +89 426 £513 +7.89% 129
North of England -26 253 £473 +11.18% 130
Midlands +20 147 £488 +21.88% 80
Yorkshire -18 135 £485 +12.79% 44
West Midlands +35 95 £400 - 48
Scotland +3 77 £425 +11.84% 35
North West -58 77 £360 -15.29% 75
South West -34 76 £425 -10.53% 60
East Midlands -20 52 £500 +19.05% 31
East of England -39 42 £484 +4.59% 44
North East +20 41 £525 +23.53% 11
Northern Ireland +28 8 £436 - 6
Wales -52 6 £431 -17.86% 18

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,516 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,352 (54.67%) Java
3 1,095 (44.28%) SQL
4 904 (36.55%) MongoDB
5 881 (35.62%) Amazon AWS
6 828 (33.48%) TDD
7 778 (31.46%) Microservices
8 720 (29.11%) JavaScript
9 611 (24.71%) DevOps
10 608 (24.59%) Docker
10 608 (24.59%) Git (software)
11 592 (23.94%) Python
12 589 (23.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 585 (23.66%) Spring
14 558 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
15 521 (21.07%) MySQL
16 503 (20.34%) BDD
17 493 (19.94%) Jenkins
18 487 (19.69%) Apache Cassandra
19 483 (19.53%) Linux
20 475 (19.21%) Ansible
21 454 (18.36%) C#
22 450 (18.20%) Node.js
23 434 (17.55%) Puppet
24 430 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
25 423 (17.10%) Oracle
26 414 (16.74%) REST
27 400 (16.17%) Test Automation
28 389 (15.73%) HTML
29 387 (15.65%) RESTful

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
1 304 (12.29%) Tomcat
2 248 (10.03%) Apache Spark
3 211 (8.53%) WebLogic
4 195 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 184 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
6 177 (7.16%) OpenStack
7 169 (6.83%) Apache
8 131 (5.30%) JBoss
9 129 (5.22%) nginx
10 112 (4.53%) Confluence
11 67 (2.71%) Jetty
12 60 (2.43%) MQSeries
13 37 (1.50%) Apache Pig
14 33 (1.33%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.85%) CMS
15 21 (0.85%) SAS
16 16 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
16 16 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.57%) Jupyter
18 12 (0.49%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.081%) GIMP
4 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.12%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.12%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.081%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.081%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.040%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.040%) Exstream
5 1 (0.040%) Magento
5 1 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.040%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.040%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.040%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.040%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 881 (35.62%) Amazon AWS
2 589 (23.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (7.97%) GitHub
4 148 (5.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 86 (3.48%) Amazon S3
6 84 (3.40%) PaaS
7 74 (2.99%) Serverless
8 65 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
9 57 (2.30%) Google Analytics
10 55 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
11 53 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
12 51 (2.06%) SaaS
13 43 (1.74%) OpenShift
14 39 (1.58%) IaaS
15 34 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
16 33 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
17 30 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 29 (1.17%) Slack
19 28 (1.13%) Amazon Glacier
20 27 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 132 (5.34%) HTTP
2 107 (4.33%) TCP/IP
3 101 (4.08%) SSL
4 49 (1.98%) DNS
5 33 (1.33%) AMQP
6 31 (1.25%) DHCP
6 31 (1.25%) FTP
6 31 (1.25%) IPsec
7 28 (1.13%) Firewall
8 17 (0.69%) Internet
9 13 (0.53%) VPN
10 11 (0.44%) Kerberos
10 11 (0.44%) SAN
11 10 (0.40%) LAN
11 10 (0.40%) WAN
12 9 (0.36%) NAS
13 7 (0.28%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.20%) SSH
15 4 (0.16%) Broadband
15 4 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 904 (36.55%) MongoDB
2 521 (21.07%) MySQL
3 487 (19.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 430 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
5 381 (15.41%) Relational Database
6 379 (15.33%) Big Data
7 352 (14.23%) Hadoop
8 351 (14.19%) SQL Server
9 204 (8.25%) RDBMS
10 186 (7.52%) Redis
11 151 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
12 125 (5.05%) Apache Hive
13 107 (4.33%) HBase
14 92 (3.72%) Couchbase
15 74 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 70 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 60 (2.43%) CouchDB
18 56 (2.26%) Data Lake
18 56 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 55 (2.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 608 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 493 (19.94%) Jenkins
3 243 (9.83%) JIRA
4 229 (9.26%) Maven
5 170 (6.87%) NUnit
6 164 (6.63%) MSTest
7 161 (6.51%) JUnit
8 152 (6.15%) Cucumber
9 145 (5.86%) Selenium
10 130 (5.26%) Subversion
11 89 (3.60%) GitLab
12 86 (3.48%) Ant
13 77 (3.11%) Gradle
14 75 (3.03%) IntelliJ
15 74 (2.99%) Bitbucket
16 67 (2.71%) TeamCity
17 65 (2.63%) Gatling
18 63 (2.55%) Eclipse
18 63 (2.55%) gulp
18 63 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 351 (14.19%) Finance
2 226 (9.14%) Banking
3 98 (3.96%) Investment Banking
4 81 (3.28%) Retail
5 72 (2.91%) Front Office
6 62 (2.51%) Games
7 42 (1.70%) Marketing
8 41 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.58%) Legal
10 17 (0.69%) Advertising
11 16 (0.65%) Publishing
12 15 (0.61%) Back Office
13 13 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.44%) Law
15 9 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.16%) Local Government
17 2 (0.081%) Billing
17 2 (0.081%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,582 (63.97%) Developer
2 715 (28.91%) Java Developer
3 234 (9.46%) Architect
4 226 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 160 (6.47%) C# Developer
6 156 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 154 (6.23%) Data Engineer
8 149 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 129 (5.22%) .NET Developer
10 120 (4.85%) React Developer
11 111 (4.49%) Python Developer
12 110 (4.45%) Software Engineer
13 109 (4.41%) Node.js Developer
14 105 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
15 103 (4.16%) AWS Developer
16 85 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
17 80 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
17 80 (3.23%) Data Architect
18 77 (3.11%) Scala Developer
19 76 (3.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (23.66%) Spring
2 450 (18.20%) Node.js
3 414 (16.74%) REST
4 389 (15.73%) HTML
5 387 (15.65%) RESTful
6 371 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 370 (14.96%) CSS
8 356 (14.40%) Kafka
9 350 (14.15%) Web Services
10 349 (14.11%) .NET
11 305 (12.33%) React
12 281 (11.36%) Spring Boot
13 256 (10.35%) Hibernate
14 238 (9.62%) HTML5
15 207 (8.37%) JSON
16 186 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
17 172 (6.96%) XML
18 141 (5.70%) SOAP
19 128 (5.18%) CSS3
20 120 (4.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 253 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
2 152 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.12%) Fintech
4 89 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 78 (3.15%) User Experience
6 68 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (2.55%) Data Structures
8 53 (2.14%) Fixed Income
9 52 (2.10%) Data Centre
10 41 (1.66%) Public Cloud
11 37 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
12 31 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 22 (0.89%) Credit Risk
13 22 (0.89%) Market Risk
14 20 (0.81%) Clustering
15 18 (0.73%) Cloud Native
16 17 (0.69%) Equities
16 17 (0.69%) Replication
17 16 (0.65%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 483 (19.53%) Linux
2 198 (8.01%) Unix
3 168 (6.79%) Windows
4 71 (2.87%) Ubuntu
5 49 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.42%) CoreOS
7 34 (1.37%) Android
8 17 (0.69%) VMS
9 14 (0.57%) Solaris
10 10 (0.40%) CentOS
11 8 (0.32%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.28%) AIX
13 4 (0.16%) Debian
13 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.12%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.12%) HPUX
15 2 (0.081%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.040%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,516 (61.30%) Agile Software Development
2 828 (33.48%) TDD
3 778 (31.46%) Microservices
4 611 (24.71%) DevOps
5 558 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
6 503 (20.34%) BDD
7 400 (16.17%) Test Automation
8 360 (14.56%) Software Engineering
9 355 (14.36%) OO
10 337 (13.63%) Open Source
11 320 (12.94%) Scrum
12 306 (12.37%) Analytics
13 224 (9.06%) MVC
14 196 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
15 176 (7.12%) Configuration Management
16 173 (7.00%) ETL
17 172 (6.96%) Kanban
18 170 (6.87%) Migration
19 165 (6.67%) Computer Science
20 163 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,352 (54.67%) Java
2 1,095 (44.28%) SQL
3 720 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 592 (23.94%) Python
5 454 (18.36%) C#
6 336 (13.59%) Scala
7 326 (13.18%) Java 8
8 176 (7.12%) Ruby
9 110 (4.45%) Perl
10 97 (3.92%) Groovy
11 90 (3.64%) Bash Shell
12 84 (3.40%) Go
13 79 (3.19%) TypeScript
14 72 (2.91%) PHP
15 62 (2.51%) C++
16 60 (2.43%) Java 9
17 57 (2.30%) Haskell
18 53 (2.14%) T-SQL
19 50 (2.02%) VB.NET
20 47 (1.90%) R
Qualifications
1 165 (6.67%) Degree
2 106 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 72 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 59 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 17 (0.69%) PhD
6 16 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.24%) ISEB
9 3 (0.12%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.081%) CEH
10 2 (0.081%) CISM
10 2 (0.081%) CISSP
10 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.081%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.040%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.07%) QA
2 34 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.36%) GDPR
4 5 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.20%) PSD2
4 5 (0.20%) SLA
5 4 (0.16%) EMIR
5 4 (0.16%) MiFID
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.081%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.081%) WCAG
8 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 608 (24.59%) Docker
2 56 (2.26%) HDFS
3 51 (2.06%) Apache Flume
4 38 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 28 (1.13%) etcd
7 27 (1.09%) Ceph
7 27 (1.09%) flannel
7 27 (1.09%) SkyDNS
8 26 (1.05%) GlusterFS
9 16 (0.65%) Active Directory
10 12 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.32%) KVM
13 5 (0.20%) Firmware
13 5 (0.20%) NFS
14 4 (0.16%) BIND 9
14 4 (0.16%) Postfix
15 3 (0.12%) Squid
16 1 (0.040%) Xen
Systems Management
1 475 (19.21%) Ansible
2 434 (17.55%) Puppet
3 368 (14.88%) Opscode Chef
4 288 (11.65%) Kubernetes
5 113 (4.57%) Terraform
6 95 (3.84%) Kibana
7 89 (3.60%) Grafana
8 55 (2.22%) Cobbler
9 44 (1.78%) Graphite
9 44 (1.78%) Prometheus
10 40 (1.62%) rkt
11 39 (1.58%) Mesos
12 32 (1.29%) HAProxy
13 30 (1.21%) Sysdig
14 28 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 28 (1.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 26 (1.05%) Nagios
16 22 (0.89%) Marathon
17 21 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
18 20 (0.81%) Oozie
Vendors
1 423 (17.10%) Oracle
2 200 (8.09%) Google
3 179 (7.24%) Microsoft
4 68 (2.75%) Splunk
5 50 (2.02%) Hortonworks
5 50 (2.02%) SAP
6 48 (1.94%) Cloudera
7 42 (1.70%) Tableau
8 38 (1.54%) Adobe
9 32 (1.29%) IBM
10 31 (1.25%) Talend
11 29 (1.17%) webMethods
12 26 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
13 25 (1.01%) MapR
14 24 (0.97%) Red Hat
15 23 (0.93%) New Relic
15 23 (0.93%) VMware
16 22 (0.89%) Cisco
17 21 (0.85%) Databricks
17 21 (0.85%) Informatica