Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 148 196
Rank change year-on-year +45 +48 +38
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2403 1880 1477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 1.78% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.66% 7.87% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1390 1129
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £350
90th Percentile £635 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £431
% change year-on-year - -1.45% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.51% -59.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19.34 £19.25 £28.00
90th Percentile £60.81 £84.35 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +119.51% -47.10% -

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 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +50 2231 £500 +5.26% 338
London +31 1458 £525 +5.00% 142
UK excluding London +34 911 £425 - 208
North of England +50 283 £425 -2.30% 52
South East +11 251 £475 +11.76% 63
Yorkshire +39 149 £425 - 24
North West +13 124 £425 -1.16% 24
Midlands +72 120 £400 -20.00% 29
Scotland +21 77 £380 -5.00% 10
East of England -15 68 £450 +5.88% 33
East Midlands +52 65 £420 -23.64% 11
South West +11 57 £450 - 19
West Midlands +48 53 £400 -15.48% 18
Wales +26 51 £525 +10.53% 2
North East +62 23 £425 -15.00% 4
Northern Ireland -43 14 £538 +39.61%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NoSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NoSQL.

1 1546 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1341 (55.81%) Java
3 1025 (42.66%) SQL
4 990 (41.20%) TDD
5 861 (35.83%) MongoDB
6 782 (32.54%) JavaScript
7 724 (30.13%) Amazon AWS
8 697 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
9 636 (26.47%) Git (software)
10 619 (25.76%) Microservices
11 565 (23.51%) Python
12 545 (22.68%) DevOps
13 543 (22.60%) BDD
14 512 (21.31%) C#
15 505 (21.02%) RESTful
16 493 (20.52%) Linux
17 488 (20.31%) Spring
18 486 (20.22%) Scrum
19 458 (19.06%) Node.js
20 456 (18.98%) .NET
21 447 (18.60%) Docker
22 441 (18.35%) REST
23 425 (17.69%) AngularJS
23 425 (17.69%) MySQL
24 418 (17.39%) Web Services
25 399 (16.60%) Scala
26 393 (16.35%) Apache Cassandra
27 391 (16.27%) Jenkins
28 379 (15.77%) Hadoop
29 378 (15.73%) Software Engineering

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
1 287 (11.94%) Apache Spark
2 247 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
3 188 (7.82%) Tomcat
4 138 (5.74%) Confluence
5 133 (5.53%) Apache
6 118 (4.91%) WebLogic
7 113 (4.70%) WebSphere
8 101 (4.20%) OpenStack
9 94 (3.91%) JBoss
10 67 (2.79%) Apache Solr
11 57 (2.37%) nginx
12 45 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
13 43 (1.79%) Jetty
14 41 (1.71%) NServiceBus
15 37 (1.54%) IIS
16 36 (1.50%) Apache Pig
17 32 (1.33%) CMS
18 25 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 16 (0.67%) SAS
19 16 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.33%) HipChat
2 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.17%) Stata
4 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.083%) SPSS
5 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.042%) Gephi
5 1 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.50%) Magento
3 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.042%) BASE24
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.042%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 724 (30.13%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (4.16%) PaaS
4 87 (3.62%) GitHub
5 76 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
6 72 (3.00%) Serverless
7 65 (2.70%) Amazon S3
8 60 (2.50%) SaaS
9 52 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 51 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
11 46 (1.91%) Slack
12 43 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
14 37 (1.54%) IaaS
15 30 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
16 24 (1.00%) npm
17 22 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
17 22 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
18 19 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.83%) HTTP
2 48 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (1.50%) Internet
4 31 (1.29%) DNS
5 29 (1.21%) Firewall
6 26 (1.08%) SSL
7 20 (0.83%) AMQP
8 16 (0.67%) VPN
9 13 (0.54%) SMTP
10 9 (0.37%) LDAP
11 8 (0.33%) ICMP
11 8 (0.33%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.29%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.29%) Network Security
13 6 (0.25%) 3GPP
13 6 (0.25%) DSL
13 6 (0.25%) LAN
13 6 (0.25%) SIGTRAN
13 6 (0.25%) SSH
13 6 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (35.83%) MongoDB
2 425 (17.69%) MySQL
3 393 (16.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 379 (15.77%) Hadoop
5 365 (15.19%) Big Data
6 360 (14.98%) PostgreSQL
7 323 (13.44%) Relational Database
8 298 (12.40%) SQL Server
9 169 (7.03%) RDBMS
10 155 (6.45%) HBase
11 111 (4.62%) Apache Hive
12 104 (4.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 97 (4.04%) Redis
14 83 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
15 71 (2.95%) Impala
16 57 (2.37%) Couchbase
17 47 (1.96%) RavenDB
18 44 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
18 44 (1.83%) Neo4j
19 42 (1.75%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 636 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 391 (16.27%) Jenkins
3 220 (9.16%) JIRA
4 213 (8.86%) Maven
5 172 (7.16%) Subversion
6 161 (6.70%) JUnit
7 160 (6.66%) TeamCity
8 157 (6.53%) Cucumber
9 133 (5.53%) NUnit
10 93 (3.87%) Mockito
11 86 (3.58%) MSTest
12 85 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 79 (3.29%) Gradle
14 74 (3.08%) IntelliJ
15 73 (3.04%) Mercurial
16 67 (2.79%) Selenium
17 61 (2.54%) SpecFlow
18 57 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
19 49 (2.04%) Jasmine
20 48 (2.00%) gulp
General
1 373 (15.52%) Finance
2 234 (9.74%) Banking
3 99 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 63 (2.62%) Marketing
5 60 (2.50%) Front Office
6 58 (2.41%) Games
7 56 (2.33%) Publishing
8 55 (2.29%) Retail
9 37 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 35 (1.46%) Law
11 30 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 29 (1.21%) Advertising
13 27 (1.12%) Legal
14 20 (0.83%) Electronics
15 18 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
17 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.21%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.12%) Back Office
18 3 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1632 (67.92%) Developer
2 721 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 280 (11.65%) Senior Developer
4 208 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
5 205 (8.53%) C# Developer
6 192 (7.99%) .NET Developer
7 177 (7.37%) Architect
8 144 (5.99%) Scala Developer
9 136 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 131 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 129 (5.37%) Agile Developer
12 118 (4.91%) Software Engineer
13 108 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
14 96 (4.00%) Angular Developer
15 93 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
16 91 (3.79%) Data Engineer
17 90 (3.75%) Java Engineer
18 84 (3.50%) Node.js Developer
19 78 (3.25%) Python Developer
20 77 (3.20%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (21.02%) RESTful
2 488 (20.31%) Spring
3 458 (19.06%) Node.js
4 456 (18.98%) .NET
5 441 (18.35%) REST
6 425 (17.69%) AngularJS
7 418 (17.39%) Web Services
8 362 (15.06%) HTML
9 334 (13.90%) CSS
10 288 (11.99%) Kafka
11 266 (11.07%) JSON
12 261 (10.86%) React
13 228 (9.49%) Hibernate
14 187 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 184 (7.66%) Spring Boot
16 170 (7.07%) XML
17 167 (6.95%) ASP.NET
17 167 (6.95%) HTML5
18 128 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
19 120 (4.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 164 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
2 151 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (5.33%) Algorithms
4 123 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 99 (4.12%) Data Structures
6 78 (3.25%) User Experience
7 76 (3.16%) Fintech
8 70 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 64 (2.66%) Mobile App
10 55 (2.29%) Public Cloud
11 33 (1.37%) Virtual Team
12 32 (1.33%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.21%) Credit Risk
14 28 (1.17%) Derivative
15 27 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
16 26 (1.08%) Blog
16 26 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 26 (1.08%) Hedge funds
17 20 (0.83%) Management Information System
18 19 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 493 (20.52%) Linux
2 249 (10.36%) Unix
3 163 (6.78%) Windows
4 82 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (1.87%) Android
6 37 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.25%) CentOS
7 30 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 17 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.46%) Solaris
9 11 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.42%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.29%) AIX
11 7 (0.29%) HPUX
12 5 (0.21%) VMS
13 4 (0.17%) DC/OS
14 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.042%) Fedora
16 1 (0.042%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1546 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 990 (41.20%) TDD
3 697 (29.01%) Continuous Integration
4 619 (25.76%) Microservices
5 545 (22.68%) DevOps
6 543 (22.60%) BDD
7 486 (20.22%) Scrum
8 378 (15.73%) Software Engineering
9 362 (15.06%) OO
10 360 (14.98%) Open Source
11 349 (14.52%) Test Automation
12 294 (12.23%) MVC
13 271 (11.28%) Kanban
14 219 (9.11%) Pair Programming
15 217 (9.03%) Data Modelling
16 210 (8.74%) Analytics
17 176 (7.32%) E-Commerce
18 172 (7.16%) Mentoring
19 148 (6.16%) Unit Testing
20 146 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1341 (55.81%) Java
2 1025 (42.66%) SQL
3 782 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 565 (23.51%) Python
5 512 (21.31%) C#
6 399 (16.60%) Scala
7 207 (8.61%) Ruby
8 105 (4.37%) PHP
9 97 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 89 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 86 (3.58%) R
12 77 (3.20%) Groovy
13 66 (2.75%) Perl
14 59 (2.46%) C++
15 51 (2.12%) ES6
16 50 (2.08%) Go
17 48 (2.00%) PL/SQL
18 47 (1.96%) T-SQL
19 43 (1.79%) TypeScript
20 41 (1.71%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 160 (6.66%) Degree
2 133 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 52 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.33%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.33%) PhD
11 4 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.17%) CISSP
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.17%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.12%) CCNA
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.12%) CISM
12 3 (0.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.20%) QA
2 46 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.62%) GDPR
4 11 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.29%) GCP
7 7 (0.29%) MiFID
8 3 (0.12%) EMIR
9 2 (0.083%) WCAG
10 1 (0.042%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.042%) PSD2
10 1 (0.042%) SLA
System Software
1 447 (18.60%) Docker
2 59 (2.46%) Apache Flume
3 56 (2.33%) HDFS
4 33 (1.37%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.25%) GlusterFS
7 6 (0.25%) LXC
8 5 (0.21%) Ceph
8 5 (0.21%) etcd
8 5 (0.21%) flannel
8 5 (0.21%) SkyDNS
8 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.083%) zsh
11 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.042%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.042%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 293 (12.19%) Puppet
2 278 (11.57%) Ansible
3 241 (10.03%) Opscode Chef
4 209 (8.70%) Kubernetes
5 97 (4.04%) Kibana
6 79 (3.29%) Terraform
7 69 (2.87%) logstash
8 67 (2.79%) Grafana
9 32 (1.33%) Cobbler
10 30 (1.25%) Oozie
11 24 (1.00%) Nagios
12 23 (0.96%) Prometheus
13 22 (0.92%) Mesos
14 20 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
14 20 (0.83%) Rancher
15 18 (0.75%) Packer
16 17 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
17 14 (0.58%) HAProxy
18 12 (0.50%) ZABBIX
19 11 (0.46%) StatsD
Vendors
1 323 (13.44%) Oracle
2 197 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 107 (4.45%) Splunk
4 77 (3.20%) Google
5 74 (3.08%) AppDynamics
6 55 (2.29%) Cloudera
7 51 (2.12%) Atlassian
8 43 (1.79%) IBM
9 37 (1.54%) Informatica
10 35 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 35 (1.46%) Tableau
11 29 (1.21%) Talend
12 27 (1.12%) Apigee
13 22 (0.92%) SAP
14 18 (0.75%) Hortonworks
15 17 (0.71%) Apple
15 17 (0.71%) Pega
15 17 (0.71%) Teradata
15 17 (0.71%) VMware
16 16 (0.67%) CA