The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for NoSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NoSQL over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 136 105
Rank change year-on-year +37 -31  
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 22 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.10% 0.78% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Median daily rate £475 £441 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +17.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £521 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +16.87% -  

NoSQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 431 644 557
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.85% 21.24% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 400 371
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

NoSQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing NoSQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for NoSQL in the West Midlands

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NoSQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for NoSQL in the West Midlands

NoSQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NoSQL in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NoSQL in the West Midlands

NoSQL
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 NoSQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +16 7 £532 -
Birmingham +14 4 £425 +16.04% 9
Warwickshire - 3 - - 5
Herefordshire -5 2 £325 -37.34%
Coventry - 1 - - 1
NoSQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NoSQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NoSQL.

1 50 (90.91%) MongoDB
2 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (65.45%) Java
4 33 (60.00%) CSS
4 33 (60.00%) Scala
5 25 (45.45%) JSON
6 24 (43.64%) Play Framework
6 24 (43.64%) Docker
7 23 (41.82%) MySQL
8 22 (40.00%) Linux
8 22 (40.00%) Open Source
9 20 (36.36%) Puppet
9 20 (36.36%) C#
10 19 (34.55%) HTML
10 19 (34.55%) IntelliJ
10 19 (34.55%) Microservices
11 18 (32.73%) TDD
12 17 (30.91%) Ruby
12 17 (30.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 15 (27.27%) XML
14 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
15 14 (25.45%) REST
15 14 (25.45%) Google
16 13 (23.64%) Scrum
16 13 (23.64%) Windows
16 13 (23.64%) SQL
16 13 (23.64%) CSS3

NoSQL
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 6 (10.91%) JBoss
1 6 (10.91%) nginx
1 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.45%) GlassFish
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.45%) WildFly
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) Mule
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) GitHub
3 6 (10.91%) Google Analytics
4 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.64%) IaaS
5 2 (3.64%) PaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) HTTP
1 7 (12.73%) SSL
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (90.91%) MongoDB
2 23 (41.82%) MySQL
3 17 (30.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
6 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) Big Data
8 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.64%) DocumentDB
10 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) IntelliJ
2 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.73%) JUnit
4 7 (12.73%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) Ant
5 6 (10.91%) Gatling
5 6 (10.91%) Grunt
5 6 (10.91%) gulp
5 6 (10.91%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (10.91%) Sublime Text
6 3 (5.45%) Hudson
6 3 (5.45%) JBehave
6 3 (5.45%) Mockito
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Moq
7 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Scala Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 12 (21.82%) Java Programmer
4 12 (21.82%) Programmer
4 12 (21.82%) Technical Architect
5 11 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Linux Developer
6 10 (18.18%) MongoDB Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Digital Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Digital Architect
8 5 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) CSS
2 25 (45.45%) JSON
3 24 (43.64%) Play Framework
4 19 (34.55%) HTML
5 15 (27.27%) XML
6 14 (25.45%) REST
7 13 (23.64%) CSS3
7 13 (23.64%) HTML5
8 11 (20.00%) Ajax
8 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 10 (18.18%) Django
9 10 (18.18%) Node.js
9 10 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (16.36%) Web Services
11 8 (14.55%) .NET
12 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
13 6 (10.91%) Gherkin
13 6 (10.91%) jQuery
13 6 (10.91%) Servlets
13 6 (10.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Open Source
3 19 (34.55%) Microservices
4 18 (32.73%) TDD
5 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
7 13 (23.64%) Scrum
8 11 (20.00%) Kanban
9 10 (18.18%) Analytics
9 10 (18.18%) DevOps
10 9 (16.36%) BDD
11 8 (14.55%) Configuration Management
11 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
12 7 (12.73%) MVC
13 6 (10.91%) SDLC
13 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (10.91%) Web Development
14 4 (7.27%) Functional Programming
14 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
14 4 (7.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Java
2 33 (60.00%) Scala
3 20 (36.36%) C#
4 17 (30.91%) Ruby
5 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 13 (23.64%) SQL
7 7 (12.73%) Groovy
7 7 (12.73%) Python
8 6 (10.91%) Haskell
8 6 (10.91%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) ES6
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) R
9 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 24 (43.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 9 (16.36%) Grafana
2 9 (16.36%) Kibana
3 3 (5.45%) logstash
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.45%) rkt
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Google
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.45%) Splunk
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) webMethods
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) WSO2
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