Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 +100
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 2,353 1,845 1,843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 1.92% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 8.57% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,789 1,350 1,438
UK median daily rate £501 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.37% -2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £335
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £73.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.98% +168.18% -
10th Percentile £19.34 £51.63 £23.75
90th Percentile £80.75 £94.88 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50

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 21,962 21,527 24,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.82% 22.45% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,289 14,420 16,493
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 300 400
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% +1.40% -5.47%
10th Percentile £15.12 £9.37 £11.98
90th Percentile £55.95 £48.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -5.66% -3.64%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +35 2,223 £513 +5.13% 849
London +28 1,448 £525 - 408
UK excluding London +6 876 £438 - 494
North of England +9 295 £425 -2.86% 140
South East -14 227 £475 +11.76% 132
Yorkshire +27 161 £430 +2.38% 52
North West -17 118 £425 -2.30% 68
Midlands +23 110 £423 -14.43% 56
East of England +18 89 £450 +2.86% 69
East Midlands +45 77 £420 -15.15% 22
South West +24 65 £475 +18.60% 44
Scotland -2 65 £388 -3.13% 45
Wales +9 37 £518 +3.50% 4
West Midlands -20 33 £450 -4.91% 33
North East +47 23 £450 -2.70% 20
Northern Ireland -21 6 - - 4

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 1,504 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1,321 (56.14%) Java
3 936 (39.78%) SQL
3 936 (39.78%) TDD
4 833 (35.40%) MongoDB
5 739 (31.41%) Amazon AWS
6 735 (31.24%) JavaScript
7 660 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
8 645 (27.41%) Microservices
9 601 (25.54%) Git (software)
10 574 (24.39%) BDD
11 552 (23.46%) Python
12 548 (23.29%) DevOps
13 525 (22.31%) Docker
14 505 (21.46%) Scrum
15 498 (21.16%) Spring
16 491 (20.87%) RESTful
17 471 (20.02%) MySQL
18 465 (19.76%) C#
19 446 (18.95%) Jenkins
19 446 (18.95%) Node.js
20 445 (18.91%) REST
21 440 (18.70%) Linux
22 418 (17.76%) .NET
23 412 (17.51%) Apache Cassandra
24 407 (17.30%) AngularJS
25 404 (17.17%) PostgreSQL
26 395 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
27 393 (16.70%) Test Automation
28 385 (16.36%) Scala

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 (12.20%) Apache Spark
2 253 (10.75%) Elasticsearch
3 228 (9.69%) Tomcat
4 153 (6.50%) Apache
5 138 (5.86%) WebLogic
6 131 (5.57%) WebSphere
7 120 (5.10%) Confluence
8 115 (4.89%) OpenStack
9 88 (3.74%) JBoss
10 67 (2.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 65 (2.76%) nginx
12 55 (2.34%) Apache Pig
13 54 (2.29%) Apache Solr
14 51 (2.17%) Jetty
15 42 (1.78%) CMS
15 42 (1.78%) NServiceBus
16 33 (1.40%) IIS
17 22 (0.93%) Mule ESB
17 22 (0.93%) SAS
18 21 (0.89%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.17%) HipChat
2 4 (0.17%) SPSS
3 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.13%) Stata
4 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.042%) Gephi
4 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.042%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 29 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.30%) Magento
4 4 (0.17%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.042%) FastStats
7 1 (0.042%) Primavera
7 1 (0.042%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 739 (31.41%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (4.93%) PaaS
4 98 (4.16%) GitHub
5 75 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 70 (2.97%) Amazon S3
7 69 (2.93%) Slack
8 63 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (2.68%) Serverless
9 44 (1.87%) Google Analytics
10 42 (1.78%) SaaS
11 37 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 36 (1.53%) IaaS
13 33 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
14 32 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
14 32 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
15 31 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
17 21 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 21 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.04%) HTTP
2 75 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 44 (1.87%) DNS
4 41 (1.74%) Firewall
5 34 (1.44%) Internet
5 34 (1.44%) SSL
6 32 (1.36%) VPN
7 18 (0.76%) SMS
8 17 (0.72%) FTP
9 16 (0.68%) DHCP
10 15 (0.64%) IPsec
11 14 (0.59%) AMQP
12 13 (0.55%) BIG-IP
13 12 (0.51%) ICMP
14 11 (0.47%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
16 6 (0.25%) SMTP
17 4 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
17 4 (0.17%) SSH
18 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 833 (35.40%) MongoDB
2 471 (20.02%) MySQL
3 412 (17.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 404 (17.17%) PostgreSQL
5 378 (16.06%) Big Data
6 359 (15.26%) Hadoop
7 311 (13.22%) Relational Database
8 294 (12.49%) SQL Server
9 155 (6.59%) RDBMS
10 137 (5.82%) HBase
11 131 (5.57%) Redis
12 128 (5.44%) Apache Hive
13 111 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
14 91 (3.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 58 (2.46%) Neo4j
16 57 (2.42%) Couchbase
17 41 (1.74%) Impala
18 39 (1.66%) CouchDB
19 38 (1.61%) Sqoop
20 37 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 601 (25.54%) Git (software)
2 446 (18.95%) Jenkins
3 217 (9.22%) JIRA
4 216 (9.18%) Maven
5 176 (7.48%) JUnit
6 175 (7.44%) Cucumber
7 161 (6.84%) Subversion
8 126 (5.35%) NUnit
9 115 (4.89%) Mockito
10 111 (4.72%) MSTest
11 99 (4.21%) TeamCity
12 94 (3.99%) Gradle
13 68 (2.89%) Mercurial
13 68 (2.89%) Selenium
14 54 (2.29%) Jasmine
15 51 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
16 49 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
17 47 (2.00%) SonarQube
18 45 (1.91%) IntelliJ
19 44 (1.87%) Bitbucket
General
1 367 (15.60%) Finance
2 182 (7.73%) Banking
3 86 (3.65%) Games
3 86 (3.65%) Marketing
4 65 (2.76%) Retail
5 53 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 45 (1.91%) Publishing
7 44 (1.87%) Retail Banking
8 34 (1.44%) Advertising
9 32 (1.36%) Front Office
10 29 (1.23%) Law
11 26 (1.10%) Legal
11 26 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.38%) Electronics
14 6 (0.25%) French Language
14 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.21%) Back Office
15 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,449 (61.58%) Developer
2 713 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 268 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 248 (10.54%) Architect
5 183 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 163 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 160 (6.80%) .NET Developer
8 158 (6.71%) C# Developer
9 146 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 129 (5.48%) Scala Developer
11 118 (5.01%) Agile Developer
12 115 (4.89%) Data Engineer
13 107 (4.55%) Software Engineer
14 105 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
15 90 (3.82%) Data Architect
16 89 (3.78%) AWS Engineer
17 87 (3.70%) Java Engineer
18 86 (3.65%) Agile Java Developer
19 73 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
20 72 (3.06%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (21.16%) Spring
2 491 (20.87%) RESTful
3 446 (18.95%) Node.js
4 445 (18.91%) REST
5 418 (17.76%) .NET
6 407 (17.30%) AngularJS
7 364 (15.47%) Web Services
8 342 (14.53%) Kafka
9 329 (13.98%) HTML
10 289 (12.28%) CSS
11 277 (11.77%) React
12 210 (8.92%) Hibernate
13 200 (8.50%) Spring Boot
14 192 (8.16%) JSON
15 183 (7.78%) HTML5
16 151 (6.42%) SOAP
17 143 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 140 (5.95%) RabbitMQ
19 127 (5.40%) XML
20 116 (4.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 179 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
2 128 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 116 (4.93%) Algorithms
5 81 (3.44%) Fintech
6 74 (3.14%) Data Structures
7 69 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 61 (2.59%) User Experience
9 58 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (2.42%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.19%) iPad
11 28 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.15%) Data Centre
13 26 (1.10%) Derivative
14 23 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 23 (0.98%) Online Games
15 21 (0.89%) Hedge funds
16 20 (0.85%) Credit Risk
16 20 (0.85%) Fixed Income
17 17 (0.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 440 (18.70%) Linux
2 240 (10.20%) Unix
3 119 (5.06%) Windows
4 85 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (2.00%) Android
6 41 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.49%) CentOS
8 30 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.34%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.30%) VMS
12 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.13%) Solaris
15 2 (0.085%) Debian
15 2 (0.085%) VME
15 2 (0.085%) zOS
16 1 (0.042%) AIX
16 1 (0.042%) Fedora
16 1 (0.042%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,504 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
2 936 (39.78%) TDD
3 660 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
4 645 (27.41%) Microservices
5 574 (24.39%) BDD
6 548 (23.29%) DevOps
7 505 (21.46%) Scrum
8 393 (16.70%) Test Automation
9 349 (14.83%) OO
10 344 (14.62%) Software Engineering
11 308 (13.09%) Open Source
12 279 (11.86%) Kanban
13 266 (11.30%) MVC
14 237 (10.07%) Analytics
14 237 (10.07%) E-Commerce
15 190 (8.07%) Mentoring
16 184 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 184 (7.82%) Pair Programming
17 146 (6.20%) Configuration Management
18 142 (6.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,321 (56.14%) Java
2 936 (39.78%) SQL
3 735 (31.24%) JavaScript
4 552 (23.46%) Python
5 465 (19.76%) C#
6 385 (16.36%) Scala
7 223 (9.48%) Ruby
8 122 (5.18%) Bash Shell
9 102 (4.33%) R
10 99 (4.21%) Groovy
11 95 (4.04%) PHP
12 88 (3.74%) Perl
13 85 (3.61%) Shell Script
14 64 (2.72%) ES6
15 62 (2.63%) C++
16 56 (2.38%) Go
17 45 (1.91%) T-SQL
18 40 (1.70%) TypeScript
19 30 (1.27%) PL/SQL
20 28 (1.19%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 151 (6.42%) Degree
2 96 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.38%) PhD
10 7 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.25%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.17%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.13%) ISEB
14 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.085%) ISTQB
16 1 (0.042%) CISSP
16 1 (0.042%) MCPD
16 1 (0.042%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.23%) QA
2 42 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.36%) GCP
4 26 (1.10%) GDPR
5 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.17%) SLA
8 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.085%) MiFID
8 2 (0.085%) PMO
8 2 (0.085%) PSD2
9 1 (0.042%) HL7
9 1 (0.042%) WCAG
System Software
1 525 (22.31%) Docker
2 67 (2.85%) Apache Flume
3 57 (2.42%) HDFS
4 34 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 26 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.30%) Xen
9 5 (0.21%) GeoWebCache
9 5 (0.21%) LXC
9 5 (0.21%) Varnish
10 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.13%) vCloud
12 2 (0.085%) etcd
12 2 (0.085%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.085%) iptables
12 2 (0.085%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.042%) flannel
13 1 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.042%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 341 (14.49%) Puppet
2 315 (13.39%) Ansible
3 273 (11.60%) Opscode Chef
4 234 (9.94%) Kubernetes
5 95 (4.04%) Kibana
6 90 (3.82%) Grafana
7 81 (3.44%) Terraform
8 66 (2.80%) logstash
9 41 (1.74%) Oozie
10 36 (1.53%) Cobbler
11 30 (1.27%) Mesos
12 29 (1.23%) Rancher
13 25 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
14 18 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
15 16 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.68%) ZABBIX
16 14 (0.59%) Prometheus
17 13 (0.55%) Consul
17 13 (0.55%) Packer
18 12 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 313 (13.30%) Oracle
2 208 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 136 (5.78%) Google
4 124 (5.27%) Splunk
5 76 (3.23%) AppDynamics
6 68 (2.89%) Cloudera
7 53 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 41 (1.74%) Tableau
9 37 (1.57%) Hortonworks
10 33 (1.40%) IBM
10 33 (1.40%) SAP
11 30 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 28 (1.19%) Talend
13 24 (1.02%) Informatica
14 23 (0.98%) Apigee
14 23 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (0.93%) Sitecore
16 21 (0.89%) CA
16 21 (0.89%) VMware
17 16 (0.68%) MapR