Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 392 439 405
Rank change year-on-year +47 -34 +40
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 199 212 540
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 2.29% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 156 351
10th Percentile £361 £381 £400
25th Percentile £423 £454 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -2.78%
75th Percentile £586 £575 £571
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -1.00% -4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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 7,100 9,261 18,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.83% 17.77% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,793 6,437 12,745
10th Percentile £336 £338 £338
25th Percentile £403 £411 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £581 £581 £575
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £490 £488
% change year-on-year -0.51% +0.51% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 139 239
10th Percentile £27.00 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £32.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.00 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year -3.19% +4.64% +5.68%
75th Percentile £55.63 £53.51 £50.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.30
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.25 £44.18
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.95% +3.95%

SonarQube
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SonarQube in England.

Daily rate trend for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SonarQube in England over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SonarQube in England

SonarQube
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SonarQube in England.

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 17 April 2021. 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 +24 112 £525 - 14
North of England +43 28 £450 -5.76% 9
North West +38 21 £436 -12.46% 5
South East +50 17 £475 -2.56% 6
South West +54 10 £440 -7.37% 7
Midlands +3 9 £368 -25.57% 1
East of England - 6 £600 - 3
North East +27 5 £485 +38.57% 3
East Midlands +29 4 £345 -1.43%
Yorkshire +24 2 £413 -15.38% 1
West Midlands -12 2 £400 -20.00% 1
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 138 (69.35%) DevOps
2 129 (64.82%) Jenkins
3 111 (55.78%) Java
4 96 (48.24%) Docker
5 88 (44.22%) AWS
6 87 (43.72%) Git (software)
7 79 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (35.68%) Python
9 70 (35.18%) JavaScript
9 70 (35.18%) Node.js
10 67 (33.67%) Kubernetes
11 61 (30.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 61 (30.65%) Terraform
12 60 (30.15%) Microservices
13 58 (29.15%) Azure
14 55 (27.64%) Linux
15 54 (27.14%) HTML
16 53 (26.63%) JIRA
17 49 (24.62%) SQL
18 46 (23.12%) Maven
19 44 (22.11%) CSS
20 43 (21.61%) GitLab
20 43 (21.61%) React
21 42 (21.11%) Ansible
21 42 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
22 40 (20.10%) Spring
23 39 (19.60%) Spring Boot
24 38 (19.10%) Artifactory
25 37 (18.59%) Test Automation
26 36 (18.09%) Splunk

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 31 (15.58%) Confluence
2 14 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.03%) JBoss
3 12 (6.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.52%) nginx
4 9 (4.52%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.02%) IIS
6 4 (2.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.51%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.51%) Mule
7 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.01%) CMS
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) Drupal
9 1 (0.50%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 88 (44.22%) AWS
2 58 (29.15%) Azure
3 32 (16.08%) OpenShift
4 21 (10.55%) GitHub
5 17 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (8.04%) Serverless
7 14 (7.04%) PaaS
8 13 (6.53%) Amazon EKS
8 13 (6.53%) Amazon S3
9 12 (6.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (5.53%) IaaS
11 9 (4.52%) Apigee
11 9 (4.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (4.02%) GCP
13 6 (3.02%) Boomi
13 6 (3.02%) Firebase
13 6 (3.02%) Kong
14 5 (2.51%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.51%) Firewall
1 5 (2.51%) HTTP
1 5 (2.51%) Network Security
1 5 (2.51%) SSL
2 4 (2.01%) DNS
2 4 (2.01%) LAN
2 4 (2.01%) WAN
3 3 (1.51%) DSL
4 2 (1.01%) Calico
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (8.54%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.54%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.53%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.03%) MySQL
7 8 (4.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.52%) Big Data
9 6 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (3.02%) BigQuery
9 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.51%) Power BI
11 4 (2.01%) Amazon Athena
11 4 (2.01%) Bigtable
11 4 (2.01%) Cloud Spanner
12 3 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.51%) Impala
12 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 129 (64.82%) Jenkins
2 87 (43.72%) Git (software)
3 61 (30.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 53 (26.63%) JIRA
5 46 (23.12%) Maven
6 43 (21.61%) GitLab
7 38 (19.10%) Artifactory
8 33 (16.58%) JUnit
9 28 (14.07%) Selenium
10 23 (11.56%) Bitbucket
11 19 (9.55%) Cucumber
12 18 (9.05%) JMeter
13 16 (8.04%) TeamCity
14 15 (7.54%) Bitbucket Server
15 14 (7.04%) webpack
16 13 (6.53%) IntelliJ
17 12 (6.03%) Gradle
17 12 (6.03%) Subversion
18 9 (4.52%) gulp
19 7 (3.52%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (13.57%) Banking
2 25 (12.56%) Finance
3 14 (7.04%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Police
5 1 (0.50%) Publishing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (43.22%) Developer
2 58 (29.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (14.07%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (6.53%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (6.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (6.53%) React Developer
6 12 (6.03%) Architect
6 12 (6.03%) Node.js Developer
7 11 (5.53%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (5.53%) Azure Developer
7 11 (5.53%) Consultant
7 11 (5.53%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.02%) DevOps Consultant
10 7 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (3.52%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (3.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (35.18%) Node.js
2 54 (27.14%) HTML
3 44 (22.11%) CSS
4 43 (21.61%) React
5 40 (20.10%) Spring
6 39 (19.60%) Spring Boot
7 33 (16.58%) AngularJS
8 29 (14.57%) REST
9 25 (12.56%) Elastic Stack
10 24 (12.06%) Web Services
11 23 (11.56%) Kafka
12 20 (10.05%) .NET
12 20 (10.05%) JSON
12 20 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (9.55%) JAX-RS
13 19 (9.55%) jQuery
14 18 (9.05%) CSS3
14 18 (9.05%) HTML5
14 18 (9.05%) SOAP
15 17 (8.54%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.04%) User Experience
3 13 (6.53%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.52%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.02%) iPad
6 5 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.01%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.01%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.51%) Equities
8 3 (1.51%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.51%) PKI
9 2 (1.01%) CMDB
9 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.01%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.50%) Eurex
10 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.64%) Linux
2 29 (14.57%) Windows
3 13 (6.53%) CentOS
3 13 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.03%) Unix
5 8 (4.02%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.52%) Android
7 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.01%) Solaris
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.50%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (69.35%) DevOps
2 79 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (30.15%) Microservices
4 42 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (18.59%) Test Automation
6 30 (15.08%) Infrastructure as Code
7 28 (14.07%) Scrum
8 27 (13.57%) Configuration Management
9 20 (10.05%) Deployment Automation
9 20 (10.05%) Open Source
10 18 (9.05%) TDD
11 15 (7.54%) Continuous Deployment
11 15 (7.54%) Migration
12 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.53%) Front End Development
13 13 (6.53%) Web Development
14 11 (5.53%) Kanban
14 11 (5.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (55.78%) Java
2 71 (35.68%) Python
3 70 (35.18%) JavaScript
4 49 (24.62%) SQL
5 19 (9.55%) C#
6 17 (8.54%) Shell Script
7 16 (8.04%) Java 8
8 12 (6.03%) Perl
9 11 (5.53%) Go
10 10 (5.03%) TypeScript
11 8 (4.02%) Groovy
12 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.02%) Ruby
14 5 (2.51%) ES6
14 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.01%) C++
15 4 (2.01%) Kotlin
16 3 (1.51%) PHP
16 3 (1.51%) Scala
16 3 (1.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (16.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.03%) Degree
4 5 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.50%) CISA
7 1 (0.50%) CISM
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) IISP
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.54%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) WCAG
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.50%) NIST
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (48.24%) Docker
2 12 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.51%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.01%) iptables
5 2 (1.01%) Postfix
5 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.50%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (33.67%) Kubernetes
2 61 (30.65%) Terraform
3 42 (21.11%) Ansible
4 32 (16.08%) Puppet
5 24 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.03%) Grafana
7 10 (5.03%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (5.03%) Kibana
8 9 (4.52%) Packer
9 8 (4.02%) HP Fortify
9 8 (4.02%) Prometheus
10 5 (2.51%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (1.01%) Istio
11 2 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (1.01%) logstash
11 2 (1.01%) Nagios
12 1 (0.50%) IBM Guardium
12 1 (0.50%) Nessus
12 1 (0.50%) Scalr
12 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (18.09%) Splunk
2 22 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.05%) Oracle
4 12 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.03%) Dynatrace
5 10 (5.03%) IBM
6 9 (4.52%) AppDynamics
6 9 (4.52%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.52%) VMware
7 8 (4.02%) Atlassian
7 8 (4.02%) MEDITECH
8 7 (3.52%) MuleSoft
9 6 (3.02%) Dell
9 6 (3.02%) Google
10 4 (2.01%) Apple
10 4 (2.01%) Black Duck
10 4 (2.01%) Cisco
10 4 (2.01%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.01%) Veracode
11 3 (1.51%) Jitterbit