Period
to 19 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SonarQube skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SonarQube over the 6 months to 19 February 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.

SonarSource SonarQube
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 398 439
Rank change year-on-year -53 +41 +189
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 239 546 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 2.80% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 348 287
England median daily rate £513 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -2.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £414 £412 £404
90th Percentile £675 £616 £662
UK median daily rate £507 £525 £538
% change year-on-year -3.52% -2.33% +13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 17
England median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £61.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -13.93% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% -13.93% -

SonarQube is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,773 19,512 17,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.26% 21.48% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,176 13,429 12,133
England median daily rate £480 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.21% +10.47%
10th Percentile £325 £335 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 251 220
England median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.49% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.50 £30.75 £30.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £63.95
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +9.76%

SonarQube
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SonarQube as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SonarQube in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SonarQube in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonarQube in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonarQube within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
London +6 117 £531 +1.19% 21
Midlands +46 48 £488 +8.33% 5
West Midlands +55 47 £488 +8.33% 4
South East +43 34 £494 -8.14% 6
North of England -19 30 £475 -5.00% 8
North West 0 16 £500 +5.54% 3
South West -15 10 £475 - 5
Yorkshire +18 7 £501 +0.10% 5
North East +10 7 £334 -33.25%
East of England +38 3 £550 +84.10% 3
East Midlands +13 1 - - 1
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SonarQube 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 England region with a requirement for SonarQube.

1 208 (87.03%) Jenkins
2 161 (67.36%) Java
3 157 (65.69%) Git (software)
4 151 (63.18%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (54.39%) AWS
6 108 (45.19%) Scrum
7 104 (43.51%) Docker
8 103 (43.10%) Spring
9 100 (41.84%) Maven
10 99 (41.42%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (41.42%) Security Cleared
11 93 (38.91%) DevOps
12 90 (37.66%) Microservices
13 86 (35.98%) SC Cleared
14 85 (35.56%) TDD
14 85 (35.56%) BDD
15 84 (35.15%) Open Source
16 83 (34.73%) SOAP
17 80 (33.47%) JUnit
18 75 (31.38%) Amazon EC2
19 73 (30.54%) Kanban
20 71 (29.71%) Web Services
21 66 (27.62%) RESTful
21 66 (27.62%) Ansible
21 66 (27.62%) Terraform
22 65 (27.20%) Kubernetes
22 65 (27.20%) Mockito
23 64 (26.78%) DbUnit
23 64 (26.78%) jMock
23 64 (26.78%) Linux

SonarQube
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (10.04%) Confluence
2 21 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.93%) nginx
3 7 (2.93%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.26%) Apache
5 3 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.84%) Camunda
6 2 (0.84%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (1.26%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 130 (54.39%) AWS
2 75 (31.38%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (20.50%) Amazon SQS
4 39 (16.32%) Azure
5 34 (14.23%) GitHub
6 17 (7.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 16 (6.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (6.28%) PaaS
9 14 (5.86%) OpenShift
10 13 (5.44%) GCP
11 10 (4.18%) Amazon S3
12 9 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (3.77%) AWS CloudTrail
12 9 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.93%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (2.93%) Serverless
14 6 (2.51%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (2.51%) Datadog
15 5 (2.09%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.11%) HTTP
2 9 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.51%) VPN
4 5 (2.09%) DNS
4 5 (2.09%) Firewall
5 3 (1.26%) SSH
5 3 (1.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) FTP
6 2 (0.84%) Internet
6 2 (0.84%) IPsec
7 1 (0.42%) Network Security
7 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.52%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (24.69%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (8.37%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.44%) Big Data
5 12 (5.02%) MySQL
5 12 (5.02%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.77%) Cosmos DB
8 9 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.35%) Cloudera CDH
10 6 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (2.09%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.26%) KDB
13 3 (1.26%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.26%) Redis
14 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.42%) DB2
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 208 (87.03%) Jenkins
2 157 (65.69%) Git (software)
3 100 (41.84%) Maven
4 80 (33.47%) JUnit
5 65 (27.20%) Mockito
6 64 (26.78%) DbUnit
6 64 (26.78%) jMock
7 45 (18.83%) JIRA
8 39 (16.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 31 (12.97%) GitLab
10 26 (10.88%) Subversion
11 19 (7.95%) gulp
12 18 (7.53%) Artifactory
12 18 (7.53%) Mercurial
13 17 (7.11%) FindBugs
13 17 (7.11%) Log4j
14 16 (6.69%) Bitbucket
14 16 (6.69%) Gradle
15 15 (6.28%) SoapUI
16 13 (5.44%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (14.64%) Public Sector
2 18 (7.53%) Finance
3 15 (6.28%) Banking
4 7 (2.93%) Retail
5 5 (2.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.67%) Automotive
6 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.26%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Police
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (49.37%) Developer
2 92 (38.49%) Java Developer
3 59 (24.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (10.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 23 (9.62%) Senior DevOps
5 23 (9.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (5.86%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.02%) Software Developer
8 9 (3.77%) Backend Developer
9 8 (3.35%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (2.93%) Angular Developer
10 7 (2.93%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Java Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.51%) Java Mobile Developer
12 5 (2.09%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 5 (2.09%) Java Applications Developer
12 5 (2.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 5 (2.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (43.10%) Spring
2 83 (34.73%) SOAP
3 71 (29.71%) Web Services
4 66 (27.62%) RESTful
5 64 (26.78%) PowerMock
6 58 (24.27%) AngularJS
7 51 (21.34%) ActiveMQ
8 49 (20.50%) Hibernate
9 44 (18.41%) JPA
9 44 (18.41%) REST
10 41 (17.15%) Spring Cloud
11 34 (14.23%) Spring Boot
12 27 (11.30%) HTML
13 24 (10.04%) J2EE
13 24 (10.04%) Node.js
14 23 (9.62%) CSS
15 20 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (7.95%) JSON
16 19 (7.95%) RabbitMQ
17 18 (7.53%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.11%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.18%) Virtual Team
5 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.35%) User Experience
6 7 (2.93%) NHS
6 7 (2.93%) W3C
7 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.78%) Linux
2 36 (15.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (13.81%) CentOS
4 24 (10.04%) Ubuntu
5 18 (7.53%) Debian
6 15 (6.28%) Unix
7 12 (5.02%) Windows
8 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.67%) DC/OS
10 4 (1.67%) VMS
11 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (63.18%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (45.19%) Scrum
3 99 (41.42%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (38.91%) DevOps
5 90 (37.66%) Microservices
6 85 (35.56%) BDD
6 85 (35.56%) TDD
7 84 (35.15%) Open Source
8 73 (30.54%) Kanban
9 61 (25.52%) Test Automation
10 38 (15.90%) Configuration Management
11 34 (14.23%) BPMN
12 25 (10.46%) Migration
13 24 (10.04%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.04%) Unit Testing
14 22 (9.21%) Infrastructure as Code
15 21 (8.79%) Biometrics
16 19 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (7.53%) Project Delivery
18 17 (7.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (67.36%) Java
2 62 (25.94%) Python
2 62 (25.94%) SQL
3 35 (14.64%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.88%) Bash Shell
5 22 (9.21%) C++
6 16 (6.69%) Perl
7 15 (6.28%) Java 8
8 12 (5.02%) Ruby
9 10 (4.18%) Groovy
10 9 (3.77%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.93%) C
11 7 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.51%) Go
12 6 (2.51%) Java 9
13 3 (1.26%) C#
14 2 (0.84%) PHP
14 2 (0.84%) PHP 4
14 2 (0.84%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (41.42%) Security Cleared
2 86 (35.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.67%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) QA
2 7 (2.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 104 (43.51%) Docker
2 48 (20.08%) Postfix
3 20 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.28%) vSphere
5 13 (5.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.26%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 66 (27.62%) Ansible
1 66 (27.62%) Terraform
2 65 (27.20%) Kubernetes
3 31 (12.97%) Puppet
4 25 (10.46%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (7.95%) Grafana
6 18 (7.53%) Prometheus
7 15 (6.28%) Packer
8 9 (3.77%) Nagios
8 9 (3.77%) Rancher
9 6 (2.51%) Kibana
10 5 (2.09%) Consul
10 5 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.26%) SELinux
11 3 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.84%) Istio
13 1 (0.42%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.42%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (8.79%) Splunk
2 20 (8.37%) VMware
3 10 (4.18%) Coverity
3 10 (4.18%) Oracle
4 9 (3.77%) Black Duck
4 9 (3.77%) Google
5 8 (3.35%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.51%) New Relic
6 6 (2.51%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.09%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.67%) Sparx
9 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.84%) Dell
10 2 (0.84%) IBM
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.84%) Ping Identity
10 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.84%) webMethods
10 2 (0.84%) WSO2