Period
to 23 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 152 145
Rank change year-on-year +42 -7 +101
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2,328 1,622 1,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 1.76% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.30% 7.84% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,738 1,187 1,468
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £350
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +21.25% -

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 22,592 20,695 23,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.35% 22.49% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,667 13,832 15,896
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 263 393
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.75 £49.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.39 £24.50
% change year-on-year +47.70% +3.63% -14.60%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +46 2,237 £513 +7.89% 841
London +44 1,436 £525 - 393
UK excluding London +9 869 £450 +5.88% 499
North of England +18 320 £430 +2.38% 142
South East -18 230 £450 +5.88% 128
Yorkshire +15 190 £450 +8.43% 59
North West -2 114 £375 -11.24% 68
East of England +49 105 £450 -10.00% 56
Midlands -8 92 £463 -1.23% 63
South West +27 67 £475 +18.75% 59
East Midlands +33 64 £456 +11.28% 24
Scotland -28 50 £438 +9.38% 37
West Midlands -22 28 £475 +0.37% 39
Wales -6 19 £400 -21.95% 7
North East +23 18 £475 +5.56% 15
Northern Ireland -9 3 - - 6

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 1,439 (61.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,315 (56.49%) Java
3 960 (41.24%) SQL
4 903 (38.79%) TDD
5 782 (33.59%) MongoDB
6 755 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
7 680 (29.21%) JavaScript
8 669 (28.74%) Microservices
9 632 (27.15%) Continuous Integration
10 597 (25.64%) DevOps
11 594 (25.52%) Python
12 574 (24.66%) Git (software)
13 569 (24.44%) Docker
14 538 (23.11%) BDD
15 518 (22.25%) MySQL
16 499 (21.43%) Scrum
17 491 (21.09%) Spring
18 487 (20.92%) Jenkins
19 472 (20.27%) REST
20 461 (19.80%) Linux
21 451 (19.37%) RESTful
22 448 (19.24%) Node.js
23 438 (18.81%) Big Data
24 431 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
25 429 (18.43%) Scala
25 429 (18.43%) PostgreSQL
26 411 (17.65%) C#
27 403 (17.31%) Apache Cassandra
28 387 (16.62%) AngularJS
29 384 (16.49%) Hadoop

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
1 336 (14.43%) Apache Spark
2 233 (10.01%) Elasticsearch
3 215 (9.24%) Tomcat
4 193 (8.29%) Apache
5 138 (5.93%) WebLogic
6 121 (5.20%) Confluence
7 117 (5.03%) WebSphere
8 106 (4.55%) OpenStack
9 74 (3.18%) JBoss
10 73 (3.14%) nginx
11 62 (2.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 60 (2.58%) Apache Pig
13 48 (2.06%) Apache Solr
13 48 (2.06%) Jetty
14 42 (1.80%) CMS
15 35 (1.50%) NServiceBus
16 32 (1.37%) IIS
17 29 (1.25%) Mule ESB
18 23 (0.99%) MQSeries
18 23 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.21%) SPSS
3 2 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.043%) Gephi
4 1 (0.043%) HipChat
4 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.043%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.30%) Magento
4 4 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.043%) FastStats
7 1 (0.043%) Finacle
7 1 (0.043%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.043%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.043%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.043%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.043%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 755 (32.43%) Amazon AWS
2 431 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (5.15%) GitHub
4 92 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 88 (3.78%) PaaS
6 72 (3.09%) Amazon S3
7 70 (3.01%) Slack
8 69 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
9 53 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (2.19%) Google Analytics
11 46 (1.98%) Serverless
12 40 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
13 36 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
14 32 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.25%) SaaS
16 28 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
17 26 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
18 25 (1.07%) IaaS
19 20 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
20 17 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (5.93%) HTTP
2 97 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 63 (2.71%) DNS
4 56 (2.41%) SSL
5 42 (1.80%) FTP
6 37 (1.59%) Firewall
7 32 (1.37%) DHCP
8 31 (1.33%) IPsec
8 31 (1.33%) VPN
9 30 (1.29%) Internet
10 21 (0.90%) Kerberos
10 21 (0.90%) SMS
11 15 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
12 11 (0.47%) BIG-IP
13 9 (0.39%) ICMP
14 5 (0.21%) AMQP
14 5 (0.21%) DVB
15 4 (0.17%) SAN
15 4 (0.17%) SMTP
16 3 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (33.59%) MongoDB
2 518 (22.25%) MySQL
3 438 (18.81%) Big Data
4 429 (18.43%) PostgreSQL
5 403 (17.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 384 (16.49%) Hadoop
7 359 (15.42%) Relational Database
8 324 (13.92%) SQL Server
9 187 (8.03%) RDBMS
10 163 (7.00%) Apache Hive
11 146 (6.27%) HBase
11 146 (6.27%) Redis
12 144 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
13 88 (3.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 65 (2.79%) Neo4j
15 57 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
16 56 (2.41%) Impala
17 55 (2.36%) Data Lake
18 53 (2.28%) Couchbase
19 46 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 574 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 487 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 225 (9.66%) JIRA
4 188 (8.08%) JUnit
5 184 (7.90%) Maven
6 152 (6.53%) Cucumber
7 121 (5.20%) Subversion
8 104 (4.47%) Mockito
9 103 (4.42%) NUnit
10 101 (4.34%) MSTest
11 96 (4.12%) Gradle
12 87 (3.74%) TeamCity
13 62 (2.66%) Jasmine
14 61 (2.62%) Selenium
15 56 (2.41%) GitLab
16 50 (2.15%) Visual Studio
17 49 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
18 43 (1.85%) Mercurial
18 43 (1.85%) SonarQube
19 40 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 338 (14.52%) Finance
2 175 (7.52%) Banking
3 90 (3.87%) Games
4 87 (3.74%) Marketing
5 78 (3.35%) Retail
6 47 (2.02%) Publishing
7 41 (1.76%) Advertising
8 38 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 37 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.12%) Legal
12 20 (0.86%) Front Office
13 17 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.60%) Law
15 7 (0.30%) French Language
16 6 (0.26%) Back Office
17 5 (0.21%) Electronics
18 4 (0.17%) Billing
19 3 (0.13%) Automotive
19 3 (0.13%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,360 (58.42%) Developer
2 642 (27.58%) Java Developer
3 259 (11.13%) Architect
3 259 (11.13%) Senior Developer
4 189 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 161 (6.92%) Data Engineer
6 144 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 140 (6.01%) Full Stack Developer
8 138 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 130 (5.58%) Scala Developer
10 127 (5.46%) Software Engineer
11 115 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 100 (4.30%) Data Architect
13 99 (4.25%) Agile Developer
14 89 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
15 87 (3.74%) Java Engineer
16 80 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
17 78 (3.35%) Big Data Engineer
18 76 (3.26%) NoSQL Developer
19 72 (3.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (21.09%) Spring
2 472 (20.27%) REST
3 451 (19.37%) RESTful
4 448 (19.24%) Node.js
5 387 (16.62%) AngularJS
6 367 (15.76%) Kafka
7 366 (15.72%) .NET
8 364 (15.64%) Web Services
9 291 (12.50%) HTML
10 256 (11.00%) CSS
11 251 (10.78%) React
12 197 (8.46%) Spring Boot
13 195 (8.38%) JSON
14 191 (8.20%) Hibernate
15 171 (7.35%) HTML5
16 160 (6.87%) RabbitMQ
17 158 (6.79%) SOAP
18 153 (6.57%) XML
19 120 (5.15%) ASP.NET
20 115 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 162 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 105 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 71 (3.05%) Fintech
6 57 (2.45%) Data Structures
6 57 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 48 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (1.89%) User Experience
9 43 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 30 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
11 28 (1.20%) iPad
12 26 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
13 22 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 21 (0.90%) Derivative
14 21 (0.90%) Replication
15 18 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.69%) Credit Risk
17 15 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 461 (19.80%) Linux
2 198 (8.51%) Unix
3 127 (5.46%) Windows
4 90 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (1.76%) Android
6 39 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 36 (1.55%) CentOS
8 35 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.64%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.30%) Debian
12 7 (0.30%) VMS
13 2 (0.086%) Fedora
13 2 (0.086%) Solaris
13 2 (0.086%) VME
13 2 (0.086%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.086%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.086%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.086%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,439 (61.81%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (38.79%) TDD
3 669 (28.74%) Microservices
4 632 (27.15%) Continuous Integration
5 597 (25.64%) DevOps
6 538 (23.11%) BDD
7 499 (21.43%) Scrum
8 362 (15.55%) Software Engineering
9 346 (14.86%) Test Automation
10 325 (13.96%) OO
11 317 (13.62%) Open Source
12 285 (12.24%) MVC
13 261 (11.21%) Analytics
14 259 (11.13%) Kanban
15 236 (10.14%) E-Commerce
16 186 (7.99%) Continuous Delivery
16 186 (7.99%) Pair Programming
17 163 (7.00%) Mentoring
18 154 (6.62%) Data Modelling
19 153 (6.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,315 (56.49%) Java
2 960 (41.24%) SQL
3 680 (29.21%) JavaScript
4 594 (25.52%) Python
5 429 (18.43%) Scala
6 411 (17.65%) C#
7 289 (12.41%) Java 8
8 212 (9.11%) Ruby
9 135 (5.80%) Bash Shell
10 110 (4.73%) Groovy
11 108 (4.64%) C++
12 99 (4.25%) PHP
13 93 (3.99%) Perl
14 80 (3.44%) R
15 77 (3.31%) Shell Script
16 64 (2.75%) ES6
17 63 (2.71%) Go
18 44 (1.89%) TypeScript
19 43 (1.85%) C
20 38 (1.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (6.10%) Degree
2 91 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 54 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.69%) Master's Degree
5 16 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
7 12 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.43%) PhD
9 9 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.34%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.086%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.086%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.043%) ACCA
15 1 (0.043%) MCSD
15 1 (0.043%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.51%) QA
2 50 (2.15%) GCP
3 48 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 30 (1.29%) GDPR
5 6 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.21%) PMO
7 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.17%) SLA
8 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.043%) HL7
9 1 (0.043%) PSD2
System Software
1 569 (24.44%) Docker
2 83 (3.57%) Apache Flume
3 73 (3.14%) HDFS
4 53 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 27 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (1.03%) Active Directory
8 14 (0.60%) Xen
9 7 (0.30%) Varnish
10 5 (0.21%) GeoWebCache
10 5 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.21%) vSphere
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.13%) etcd
12 3 (0.13%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.086%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.086%) Squid
13 2 (0.086%) vCloud
13 2 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 306 (13.14%) Puppet
2 302 (12.97%) Ansible
3 251 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
4 247 (10.61%) Kubernetes
5 82 (3.52%) Terraform
6 77 (3.31%) Grafana
7 75 (3.22%) Kibana
8 52 (2.23%) Oozie
9 50 (2.15%) logstash
10 33 (1.42%) Mesos
11 27 (1.16%) Cobbler
12 25 (1.07%) Rancher
13 22 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
14 21 (0.90%) HAProxy
14 21 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
15 16 (0.69%) ZABBIX
16 15 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
16 15 (0.64%) Prometheus
16 15 (0.64%) Salt
17 13 (0.56%) Marathon
Vendors
1 290 (12.46%) Oracle
2 198 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 154 (6.62%) Google
4 108 (4.64%) Splunk
5 81 (3.48%) Cloudera
6 72 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 59 (2.53%) AppDynamics
8 48 (2.06%) Hortonworks
9 46 (1.98%) Talend
10 42 (1.80%) Tableau
11 41 (1.76%) IBM
12 36 (1.55%) Informatica
13 32 (1.37%) VMware
14 31 (1.33%) SAP
15 23 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (0.86%) MapR
16 20 (0.86%) Sitecore
17 18 (0.77%) Capita
17 18 (0.77%) New Relic
18 17 (0.73%) Teradata