Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Cosmos DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cosmos DB over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (Azure DocumentDB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Cosmos DB 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Cosmos DB 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 959 865 1,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.68% 18.01% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 549 740
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £268
90th Percentile £550 £535 £538
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%
10th Percentile £13.74 £21.00 £13.98
90th Percentile £61.19 £51.88 £23.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +0.39%

Cosmos DB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cosmos DB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cosmos DB in the West Midlands

Cosmos DB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cosmos DB in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cosmos DB in the West Midlands

Cosmos DB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cosmos DB within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Coventry - 6 £550 -
Birmingham - 4 £450 - 3
Cosmos DB
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cosmos DB 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cosmos DB.

1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
3 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Python
4 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
4 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
4 7 (63.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (63.64%) Django
4 7 (63.64%) OWASP
4 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
4 7 (63.64%) Big Data
4 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (63.64%) Flask
4 7 (63.64%) DevOps
4 7 (63.64%) GraphQL
5 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning
5 6 (54.55%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (54.55%) Data Virtualisation
5 6 (54.55%) Data Management
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Grunt
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
7 2 (18.18%) gulp

Cosmos DB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MongoDB
2 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
3 7 (63.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (63.64%) Big Data
3 7 (63.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) gulp
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Django Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Python Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Django
1 7 (63.64%) Flask
1 7 (63.64%) GraphQL
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) OWASP
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 6 (54.55%) Data Virtualisation
3 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning
3 6 (54.55%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) SOLID
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle