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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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 159 177
Rank change year-on-year -24 +18 -36
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 1,343 1,299 567
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.78% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.82% 8.21% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 814 409
10th Percentile £425 £400 £373
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £565 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.19% +7.62% -
75th Percentile £700 £665 £638
90th Percentile £788 £744 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £500 £431
% change year-on-year +7.50% +16.01% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 1
10th Percentile £43.00 £40.00 -
25th Percentile £46.25 £51.13 -
Median hourly rate £55.00 £64.00 £58.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.06% +10.34% +5.45%
75th Percentile £64.75 £65.54 -
90th Percentile £67.70 £73.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £65.50 £58.00
% change year-on-year -23.66% +12.93% -3.33%

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 17,164 15,817 7,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.44% 21.61% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,224 10,908 5,446
10th Percentile £381 £346 £325
25th Percentile £454 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £503 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.45% +0.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 216 118
10th Percentile £15.19 £12.30 £12.63
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.25 £17.56
Median hourly rate £40.73 £27.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +50.85% +20.00% -31.30%
75th Percentile £63.00 £49.43 £42.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.13 £58.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £22.04
% change year-on-year +29.63% +22.53% -32.20%

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 9 August 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 9 August 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 9 August 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 -39 1,035 £600 +4.35% 336
Work from Home -5 754 £600 +17.07% 153
London -34 698 £650 +8.33% 179
UK excluding London -16 358 £538 +7.50% 171
North of England +11 110 £525 +5.00% 53
South East -26 89 £600 +9.59% 37
Scotland -7 70 £481 +9.20% 8
Midlands +1 69 £500 +11.11% 34
North West -12 65 £550 +9.45% 29
West Midlands +2 58 £500 +6.38% 22
Yorkshire +4 35 £500 +6.38% 9
South West -30 16 £450 -10.00% 14
North East +1 11 £550 +15.79% 15
East Midlands -5 9 £538 +17.49% 11
East of England -15 8 £415 -24.55% 15
Northern Ireland +5 5 £540 - 8
Wales -7 2 £650 -3.70% 2

For the 6 months to 9 August 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.

1 745 (55.47%) SQL
2 704 (52.42%) Agile
3 608 (45.27%) Java
4 580 (43.19%) Microservices
5 495 (36.86%) AWS
6 480 (35.74%) CI/CD
7 478 (35.59%) Python
8 461 (34.33%) Azure
9 454 (33.80%) DevOps
10 447 (33.28%) Docker
11 371 (27.62%) Kubernetes
12 366 (27.25%) JavaScript
13 335 (24.94%) MongoDB
14 331 (24.65%) TDD
15 298 (22.19%) Git (software)
16 295 (21.97%) Social Skills
17 287 (21.37%) Spring
18 283 (21.07%) Finance
19 265 (19.73%) REST
20 262 (19.51%) React
21 257 (19.14%) RESTful
21 257 (19.14%) Kafka
22 253 (18.84%) Jenkins
23 240 (17.87%) Analytics
24 239 (17.80%) Spring Boot
25 235 (17.50%) Relational Database
26 233 (17.35%) GCP
27 231 (17.20%) Serverless
28 228 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
29 222 (16.53%) 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
1 209 (15.56%) Apache Spark
2 109 (8.12%) Apache
3 91 (6.78%) Confluence
4 85 (6.33%) Apache Airflow
5 71 (5.29%) nginx
6 25 (1.86%) Apache Solr
7 22 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.49%) JBoss
9 19 (1.41%) Red Hat Fuse
9 19 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.34%) uWSGI
11 16 (1.19%) IIS
11 16 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.04%) Apache Pig
12 14 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (0.82%) Luigi
13 11 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (0.60%) GeoServer
16 7 (0.52%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.37%) SPSS
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.074%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.37%) Bloomberg AIM
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 495 (36.86%) AWS
2 461 (34.33%) Azure
3 233 (17.35%) GCP
4 231 (17.20%) Serverless
5 162 (12.06%) AWS Lambda
6 115 (8.56%) GitHub
7 102 (7.59%) Amazon S3
8 82 (6.11%) OpenShift
9 69 (5.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 60 (4.47%) Azure DevOps
11 55 (4.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 53 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
13 52 (3.87%) PaaS
14 44 (3.28%) Azure Functions
14 44 (3.28%) Power Platform
15 43 (3.20%) Amazon SQS
16 40 (2.98%) Amazon ECS
16 40 (2.98%) SaaS
17 39 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
18 38 (2.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.16%) HTTP
2 28 (2.08%) DNS
3 16 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.04%) VPN
5 11 (0.82%) SMS
6 10 (0.74%) Firewall
6 10 (0.74%) SSL
7 7 (0.52%) LAN
8 5 (0.37%) Internet
8 5 (0.37%) WAN
9 4 (0.30%) BGP
9 4 (0.30%) Broadband
9 4 (0.30%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.30%) Network Security
10 3 (0.22%) AMQP
10 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.22%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.22%) VLAN
11 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.074%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (24.94%) MongoDB
2 235 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 208 (15.49%) Big Data
4 189 (14.07%) PostgreSQL
5 149 (11.09%) SQL Server
6 131 (9.75%) Hadoop
7 120 (8.94%) MySQL
7 120 (8.94%) RDBMS
8 109 (8.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 105 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
10 100 (7.45%) DynamoDB
11 94 (7.00%) Data Lake
12 76 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
13 52 (3.87%) BigQuery
14 46 (3.43%) Redis
15 44 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
16 39 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
17 38 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
18 37 (2.76%) Apache Hive
19 35 (2.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 298 (22.19%) Git (software)
2 253 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 147 (10.95%) JIRA
4 125 (9.31%) Maven
5 61 (4.54%) Gradle
6 58 (4.32%) Cucumber
7 56 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 56 (4.17%) Selenium
8 52 (3.87%) TeamCity
9 48 (3.57%) GitLab
10 40 (2.98%) MLflow
10 40 (2.98%) Postman
11 31 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (2.01%) Artifactory
13 25 (1.86%) Subversion
14 23 (1.71%) NUnit
15 22 (1.64%) Moq
15 22 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (1.49%) Eclipse
16 20 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 295 (21.97%) Social Skills
2 283 (21.07%) Finance
3 158 (11.76%) Banking
4 124 (9.23%) Public Sector
5 118 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (4.24%) Front Office
7 44 (3.28%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.86%) Military
8 25 (1.86%) Police
9 24 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (1.64%) Retail
11 16 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
11 16 (1.19%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.97%) Legal
13 13 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.82%) Law
16 7 (0.52%) Games
16 7 (0.52%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 554 (41.25%) Developer
2 261 (19.43%) Architect
3 198 (14.74%) Java Developer
4 129 (9.61%) Senior Developer
5 126 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
6 101 (7.52%) Data Engineer
7 87 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 80 (5.96%) Data Architect
9 78 (5.81%) Software Engineer
10 68 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 67 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 62 (4.62%) Python Developer
13 58 (4.32%) .NET Developer
14 51 (3.80%) Python Engineer
15 45 (3.35%) AWS Engineer
16 42 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
17 40 (2.98%) Azure Architect
17 40 (2.98%) Technical Architect
18 36 (2.68%) AWS Architect
18 36 (2.68%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (21.37%) Spring
2 265 (19.73%) REST
3 262 (19.51%) React
4 257 (19.14%) Kafka
4 257 (19.14%) RESTful
5 239 (17.80%) Spring Boot
6 188 (14.00%) Node.js
7 186 (13.85%) .NET
8 184 (13.70%) HTML
9 168 (12.51%) CSS
10 125 (9.31%) AngularJS
11 113 (8.41%) Web Services
12 112 (8.34%) JSON
13 81 (6.03%) .NET Core
14 80 (5.96%) SOAP
15 76 (5.66%) PySpark
16 70 (5.21%) HTML5
17 59 (4.39%) TensorFlow
18 56 (4.17%) OAuth
19 55 (4.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.55%) Cloud Native
2 80 (5.96%) User Experience
3 67 (4.99%) Public Cloud
4 55 (4.10%) Data Structures
5 50 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 50 (3.72%) Legacy Systems
6 40 (2.98%) Algorithms
6 40 (2.98%) iPad
6 40 (2.98%) Replication
7 34 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.31%) Management Information System
8 31 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 29 (2.16%) Virtual Team
10 27 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (1.94%) Media Streaming
11 26 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
12 21 (1.56%) Legacy Applications
13 14 (1.04%) Fixed Income
14 13 (0.97%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.89%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 214 (15.93%) Linux
2 53 (3.95%) Windows
3 29 (2.16%) Unix
4 12 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 12 (0.89%) Ubuntu
5 10 (0.74%) Android
6 7 (0.52%) VMS
7 6 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.45%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.30%) CentOS
9 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (52.42%) Agile
2 580 (43.19%) Microservices
3 480 (35.74%) CI/CD
4 454 (33.80%) DevOps
5 331 (24.65%) TDD
6 240 (17.87%) Analytics
7 228 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 222 (16.53%) Software Engineering
9 214 (15.93%) Scrum
10 196 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
11 195 (14.52%) Full Stack Development
12 194 (14.45%) Test Automation
13 185 (13.78%) BDD
14 150 (11.17%) Containerisation
15 149 (11.09%) OO
16 144 (10.72%) Data Modelling
17 137 (10.20%) Unit Testing
18 134 (9.98%) Data Engineering
19 132 (9.83%) ETL
20 119 (8.86%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 745 (55.47%) SQL
2 608 (45.27%) Java
3 478 (35.59%) Python
4 366 (27.25%) JavaScript
5 183 (13.63%) Scala
6 160 (11.91%) C#
7 133 (9.90%) TypeScript
8 78 (5.81%) Go
9 73 (5.44%) R
10 61 (4.54%) Bash
11 41 (3.05%) PHP
12 37 (2.76%) Ruby
13 33 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 31 (2.31%) Perl
14 31 (2.31%) PL/SQL
14 31 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 30 (2.23%) C++
15 30 (2.23%) T-SQL
16 28 (2.08%) Kotlin
17 14 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 80 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.81%) Degree
4 43 (3.20%) PhD
5 38 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (1.64%) AWS Certification
7 16 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.52%) ISEB
10 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.22%) PMP
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.15%) MBA
14 1 (0.074%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.40%) QA
2 71 (5.29%) Accessibility
3 40 (2.98%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.64%) WCAG
5 11 (0.82%) GDPR
6 4 (0.30%) EMIR
6 4 (0.30%) MiFID
6 4 (0.30%) OASIS TOSCA
6 4 (0.30%) PMO
6 4 (0.30%) SLA
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.22%) SEPA
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.074%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.074%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.074%) NCSC
System Software
1 447 (33.28%) Docker
2 45 (3.35%) HDFS
3 20 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.67%) Platform Symphony
6 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.22%) KVM
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.074%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.074%) GridGain
10 1 (0.074%) LXC
10 1 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 371 (27.62%) Kubernetes
2 122 (9.08%) Terraform
3 80 (5.96%) Grafana
4 78 (5.81%) Ansible
5 45 (3.35%) Puppet
6 41 (3.05%) Prometheus
7 39 (2.90%) Kubeflow
8 31 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.79%) Kibana
10 17 (1.27%) Rancher
11 14 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
12 13 (0.97%) Mesos
13 10 (0.74%) Istio
14 9 (0.67%) Argo
14 9 (0.67%) Consul
15 6 (0.45%) HAProxy
16 5 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.37%) Oozie
16 5 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 190 (14.15%) Oracle
2 100 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 84 (6.25%) Google
4 74 (5.51%) Databricks
5 40 (2.98%) IBM
6 38 (2.83%) SAP
7 36 (2.68%) Splunk
8 28 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 27 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.79%) MuleSoft
11 18 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 15 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.12%) Informatica
13 14 (1.04%) Dynatrace
14 13 (0.97%) Adobe
14 13 (0.97%) New Relic
15 11 (0.82%) Teradata
16 10 (0.74%) Cloudera
16 10 (0.74%) ESRI