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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NoSQL
England / West Midlands
Rank 85 118 120
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2  
Contract jobs citing NoSQL 33 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.46% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.30% 1.89% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 3
Median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 452 689 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.97% 25.58% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 388 324
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Coventry +5 6 £525 +16.66% 5
Shropshire - 6 £500 - 1
Birmingham +2 5 £525 +20.00% 11
Herefordshire - 4 £325 -
NoSQL
England

NoSQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (63.33%) Java
4 35 (58.33%) Scala
5 33 (55.00%) CSS
6 30 (50.00%) JSON
6 30 (50.00%) Open Source
7 29 (48.33%) Linux
8 25 (41.67%) Play Framework
9 23 (38.33%) Docker
10 21 (35.00%) Ruby
11 20 (33.33%) HTML
12 19 (31.67%) IntelliJ
13 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
13 18 (30.00%) Puppet
13 18 (30.00%) Microservices
14 17 (28.33%) C#
15 16 (26.67%) MySQL
15 16 (26.67%) XML
15 16 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (25.00%) REST
17 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
18 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
18 13 (21.67%) DevOps
18 13 (21.67%) CSS3
18 13 (21.67%) HTML5
18 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
19 12 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

NoSQL
Top Related 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 (10.00%) nginx
1 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) Documentum
2 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (5.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (15.00%) GitHub
4 6 (10.00%) Google Analytics
5 4 (6.67%) IaaS
5 4 (6.67%) PaaS
6 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) HTTP
2 6 (10.00%) SSL
2 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 16 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) HBase
8 2 (3.33%) Big Data
8 2 (3.33%) DocumentDB
9 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) IntelliJ
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.33%) Ant
4 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.33%) Selenium
5 6 (10.00%) Gatling
5 6 (10.00%) Grunt
5 6 (10.00%) gulp
5 6 (10.00%) JUnit
5 6 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (10.00%) Sublime Text
6 3 (5.00%) Capybara
6 3 (5.00%) git-flow
6 3 (5.00%) Mockito
6 3 (5.00%) RSpec
6 3 (5.00%) Subversion
7 2 (3.33%) Gradle
7 2 (3.33%) Maven
8 1 (1.67%) Moq
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Automotive
3 2 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
4 18 (30.00%) Architect
5 14 (23.33%) Java Scala Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Java Programmer
6 13 (21.67%) Linux Developer
6 13 (21.67%) MongoDB Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Programmer
7 12 (20.00%) Open Source Developer
7 12 (20.00%) Technical Architect
8 7 (11.67%) Digital Architect
8 7 (11.67%) Digital Technical Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) CSS
2 30 (50.00%) JSON
3 25 (41.67%) Play Framework
4 20 (33.33%) HTML
5 16 (26.67%) XML
6 15 (25.00%) REST
7 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (21.67%) CSS3
8 13 (21.67%) HTML5
9 12 (20.00%) Django
10 11 (18.33%) Ajax
10 11 (18.33%) Web Services
11 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 9 (15.00%) Node.js
13 6 (10.00%) Gherkin
13 6 (10.00%) jQuery
13 6 (10.00%) RESTful
13 6 (10.00%) Servlets
14 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 5 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Home
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Open Source
3 18 (30.00%) Microservices
4 13 (21.67%) DevOps
5 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.00%) Web Development
9 8 (13.33%) Analytics
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
10 7 (11.67%) BDD
11 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (8.33%) MVC
12 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
13 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 4 (6.67%) SDLC
13 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) Java
2 35 (58.33%) Scala
3 21 (35.00%) Ruby
4 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.33%) C#
6 11 (18.33%) Python
7 8 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (10.00%) Groovy
8 6 (10.00%) Haskell
8 6 (10.00%) Perl
9 3 (5.00%) ABAP
10 1 (1.67%) ES6
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) Grafana
2 9 (15.00%) Kibana
3 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.00%) logstash
4 3 (5.00%) rkt
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Pega
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Splunk
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) IBM