Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Cosmos DB 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.059% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £506 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +1.25% +11.11% -5.26%
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 924 845 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.05% 18.78% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 521 795
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.18% +11.64%
10th Percentile £285 £262 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -3.53%
10th Percentile £12.07 £20.48 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.38 £24.00
England median hourly rate £28.75 £29.62 £29.88
% change year-on-year -2.94% -0.87% +8.65%

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 21 September 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 - 2 £450 -
Cosmos DB
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Express
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Pug
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Express
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Pug
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft