Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 146 107
Rank change year-on-year -26 -39 +6
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 477 1,659 2,492
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.88% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.17% 8.67% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 1,246 1,957
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £378 £368
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £57.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +43.75% -14.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +84.62% -32.99%

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 6,652 19,130 23,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.38% 21.66% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,314 12,996 16,401
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 264 235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.22% -6.19%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.66 £13.35
90th Percentile £48.53 £60.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year -25.71% +30.11% -13.23%

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 25 September 2020.

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
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 25 September 2020. 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 -22 424 £533 +0.47% 346
London -14 312 £569 +3.43% 154
UK excluding London -2 140 £450 -2.70% 211
Work from Home -54 55 £485 +4.86% 48
North of England +29 45 £470 -1.05% 74
South East +80 30 £463 -2.63% 54
North West +17 29 £431 -4.33% 37
Scotland +4 24 £425 -5.56% 17
Midlands +50 16 £375 -16.67% 23
South West +81 11 £344 -25.68% 19
West Midlands +49 11 £400 -15.79% 14
Yorkshire +47 8 £475 -2.56% 16
North East +37 8 £495 +4.21% 21
Northern Ireland +2 6 £431 -21.64% 1
East of England +49 5 £550 +18.92% 21
East Midlands +34 5 £323 -10.42% 9
Wales +38 3 £375 -2.60% 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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.

1 266 (55.77%) Java
2 256 (53.67%) SQL
3 218 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (44.44%) AWS
5 185 (38.78%) Python
6 165 (34.59%) Azure
7 151 (31.66%) Microservices
8 150 (31.45%) Finance
9 144 (30.19%) Docker
10 141 (29.56%) MongoDB
11 132 (27.67%) Kubernetes
12 125 (26.21%) Kafka
13 120 (25.16%) JavaScript
14 108 (22.64%) DevOps
15 107 (22.43%) Git (software)
16 98 (20.55%) Linux
17 97 (20.34%) Web Services
17 97 (20.34%) Spring
18 95 (19.92%) SQL Server
19 93 (19.50%) Software Engineering
19 93 (19.50%) Test Automation
20 92 (19.29%) GCP
21 88 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
22 87 (18.24%) React
22 87 (18.24%) Relational Database
23 86 (18.03%) .NET
24 81 (16.98%) TDD
24 81 (16.98%) REST
24 81 (16.98%) Jenkins
25 80 (16.77%) C#

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 78 (16.35%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.19%) Confluence
3 15 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.52%) JBoss
5 11 (2.31%) Apache
6 9 (1.89%) Red Hat Fuse
7 7 (1.47%) Mule
8 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.84%) nginx
10 3 (0.63%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.42%) IIS
11 2 (0.42%) Luigi
11 2 (0.42%) SAS
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Drupal
12 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
1 4 (0.84%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.42%) Shopify
4 1 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 212 (44.44%) AWS
2 165 (34.59%) Azure
3 92 (19.29%) GCP
4 52 (10.90%) Serverless
5 41 (8.60%) AWS Lambda
6 30 (6.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (6.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 28 (5.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 28 (5.87%) Amazon S3
9 24 (5.03%) OpenShift
10 23 (4.82%) Coveralls
11 19 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (3.35%) AWS CloudTrail
12 16 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (3.14%) GitHub
14 13 (2.73%) PaaS
15 11 (2.31%) Power Platform
16 9 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.08%) SSL
2 27 (5.66%) HTTPS
3 24 (5.03%) HTTP
4 19 (3.98%) DNS
5 8 (1.68%) Internet
6 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.84%) VPN
8 3 (0.63%) BGP
8 3 (0.63%) DSL
8 3 (0.63%) Firewall
8 3 (0.63%) MPLS
8 3 (0.63%) SNMP
9 2 (0.42%) AMQP
9 2 (0.42%) RTMP
10 1 (0.21%) DHCP
10 1 (0.21%) FTP
10 1 (0.21%) IPsec
10 1 (0.21%) SSH
10 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (29.56%) MongoDB
2 95 (19.92%) SQL Server
3 87 (18.24%) Relational Database
4 73 (15.30%) Big Data
5 59 (12.37%) MySQL
6 57 (11.95%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (9.64%) RDBMS
8 45 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 43 (9.01%) Hadoop
10 41 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (7.34%) Redis
12 25 (5.24%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (4.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (4.19%) Data Lake
15 17 (3.56%) Cosmos DB
16 12 (2.52%) Couchbase
17 11 (2.31%) HBase
17 11 (2.31%) Power BI
18 10 (2.10%) Oracle Database
19 9 (1.89%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 107 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 81 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 50 (10.48%) Maven
4 44 (9.22%) JUnit
5 40 (8.39%) JIRA
6 33 (6.92%) SonarQube
7 24 (5.03%) Gradle
7 24 (5.03%) TeamCity
8 22 (4.61%) Cucumber
8 22 (4.61%) GitLab
9 19 (3.98%) Bitbucket Server
10 17 (3.56%) Artifactory
11 12 (2.52%) Selenium
11 12 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (2.31%) Postman
13 10 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.89%) Hudson
14 9 (1.89%) jMock
14 9 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 150 (31.45%) Finance
2 73 (15.30%) Banking
3 54 (11.32%) Front Office
4 33 (6.92%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.14%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.10%) Games
7 9 (1.89%) Marketing
7 9 (1.89%) Retail
8 7 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.05%) Electronics
11 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 255 (53.46%) Developer
2 103 (21.59%) Java Developer
3 57 (11.95%) Architect
4 46 (9.64%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 36 (7.55%) Data Engineer
7 35 (7.34%) Python Developer
8 31 (6.50%) Data Architect
9 28 (5.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (5.03%) AWS Developer
10 24 (5.03%) C# Developer
10 24 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 24 (5.03%) Software Engineer
11 22 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.56%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.35%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (2.73%) React Developer
14 13 (2.73%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (26.21%) Kafka
2 97 (20.34%) Spring
2 97 (20.34%) Web Services
3 87 (18.24%) React
4 86 (18.03%) .NET
5 81 (16.98%) REST
6 79 (16.56%) AngularJS
7 76 (15.93%) RESTful
8 73 (15.30%) Node.js
9 53 (11.11%) HTML
10 50 (10.48%) CSS
11 48 (10.06%) Spring Boot
12 36 (7.55%) .NET Framework
13 29 (6.08%) Guice
13 29 (6.08%) Spring Security
14 27 (5.66%) .NET Core
14 27 (5.66%) JAAS
14 27 (5.66%) XML
15 26 (5.45%) JSON
16 23 (4.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.85%) Fixed Income
2 45 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.97%) Derivative
4 35 (7.34%) Equities
5 28 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (5.66%) User Experience
7 23 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (4.61%) Data Structures
9 17 (3.56%) Blog
9 17 (3.56%) Public Cloud
10 15 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (2.94%) Mobile App
12 12 (2.52%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (2.31%) Cloud Native
13 11 (2.31%) Hedge funds
14 10 (2.10%) Algorithms
14 10 (2.10%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.68%) Market Risk
16 7 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
17 6 (1.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 98 (20.55%) Linux
2 47 (9.85%) Unix
3 32 (6.71%) Windows
4 22 (4.61%) Android
5 21 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.84%) CentOS
7 3 (0.63%) Fedora
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.21%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (31.66%) Microservices
3 108 (22.64%) DevOps
4 93 (19.50%) Software Engineering
4 93 (19.50%) Test Automation
5 88 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (16.98%) TDD
7 67 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (14.05%) SDLC
8 64 (13.42%) Analytics
9 63 (13.21%) Scrum
10 60 (12.58%) Computer Science
11 53 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 53 (11.11%) ETL
12 45 (9.43%) OO
13 44 (9.22%) BDD
13 44 (9.22%) Open Source
14 42 (8.81%) Data Science
15 39 (8.18%) Data Modelling
16 36 (7.55%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 266 (55.77%) Java
2 256 (53.67%) SQL
3 185 (38.78%) Python
4 120 (25.16%) JavaScript
5 80 (16.77%) C#
6 68 (14.26%) Scala
7 49 (10.27%) Java 8
8 42 (8.81%) Kotlin
9 36 (7.55%) C++
10 31 (6.50%) Bash Shell
11 27 (5.66%) Shell Script
12 23 (4.82%) Go
13 22 (4.61%) Perl
14 21 (4.40%) ES6
15 19 (3.98%) TypeScript
16 17 (3.56%) R
17 9 (1.89%) PHP
18 8 (1.68%) C
19 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
19 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.39%) Degree
2 21 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.73%) Master's Degree
4 13 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.63%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.21%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.03%) QA
2 11 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (30.19%) Docker
2 7 (1.47%) HDFS
3 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.63%) GridGain
5 2 (0.42%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 132 (27.67%) Kubernetes
2 51 (10.69%) Terraform
3 36 (7.55%) Prometheus
4 26 (5.45%) Puppet
5 23 (4.82%) Ansible
6 22 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (4.19%) Zipkin
8 12 (2.52%) Grafana
9 8 (1.68%) Packer
10 4 (0.84%) Kibana
11 3 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.63%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.63%) Istio
11 3 (0.63%) linkerd
11 3 (0.63%) Mesos
11 3 (0.63%) Netcool
12 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.42%) Knative
12 2 (0.42%) Oozie
13 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (10.69%) Oracle
2 37 (7.76%) Google
2 37 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.19%) Sybase
4 19 (3.98%) Informatica
5 14 (2.94%) Murex
5 14 (2.94%) Tableau
6 13 (2.73%) IBM
6 13 (2.73%) Splunk
7 12 (2.52%) Databricks
8 11 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.47%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.26%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.26%) Hortonworks
10 6 (1.26%) HP
10 6 (1.26%) Talend
10 6 (1.26%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.26%) Zscaler
11 5 (1.05%) Alteryx
11 5 (1.05%) TIBCO