Period
to

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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 463 414 438
Rank change year-on-year -49 +24 -17
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 327 209 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.66% 2.67% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 158 132
10th Percentile £436 £363 £365
25th Percentile £500 £433 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £598 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +19.50% - -4.31%
75th Percentile £725 £592 £575
90th Percentile £850 £682 £674
UK median daily rate £575 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +16.16% -1.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year -13.51% - -

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 12,299 7,833 7,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.47% 16.91% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,674 5,242 5,510
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 150 114
10th Percentile £38.27 £27.25 £19.15
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.25 £37.19
Median hourly rate £52.25 £49.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +3.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.32 £57.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £76.96 £65.50 £62.48
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +7.51%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -21 194 £605 +14.15% 20
North of England -49 42 £500 +8.11% 8
South East -36 21 £550 +15.79% 5
North West -35 18 £428 -0.70% 2
Yorkshire -20 14 £500 +5.26% 5
North East -9 12 £688 +38.89% 1
South West -31 12 £520 +18.18% 5
Midlands -46 7 £600 +66.67% 1
West Midlands -44 6 £600 +50.00% 1
East of England -30 3 £500 -16.67% 1
East Midlands -28 1 £344 -1.71%
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 229 (70.03%) DevOps
2 206 (63.00%) Jenkins
3 169 (51.68%) CI/CD
4 138 (42.20%) Git (software)
5 134 (40.98%) Azure
6 133 (40.67%) Terraform
7 127 (38.84%) Java
8 120 (36.70%) AWS
9 111 (33.94%) Ansible
10 109 (33.33%) Agile
11 107 (32.72%) Kubernetes
12 103 (31.50%) Microservices
13 96 (29.36%) Sonatype Nexus
14 95 (29.05%) Docker
15 90 (27.52%) JavaScript
15 90 (27.52%) Linux
16 87 (26.61%) JIRA
17 86 (26.30%) Python
18 85 (25.99%) SQL
18 85 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
19 75 (22.94%) Maven
20 74 (22.63%) GitLab
21 73 (22.32%) Scrum
22 71 (21.71%) Spring
23 69 (21.10%) Artifactory
24 65 (19.88%) Spring Boot
25 64 (19.57%) Finance
26 62 (18.96%) Social Skills
27 61 (18.65%) React
28 60 (18.35%) Security Cleared

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 55 (16.82%) Confluence
2 26 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (6.42%) nginx
4 19 (5.81%) Oracle Coherence
5 18 (5.50%) IIS
6 12 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (3.67%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.36%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.06%) Apache
9 6 (1.83%) Apache Pulsar
10 5 (1.53%) Documentum
10 5 (1.53%) FileNet
10 5 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.22%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.61%) AquaLogic
12 2 (0.61%) CMS
12 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.61%) JBoss
12 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (40.98%) Azure
2 120 (36.70%) AWS
3 56 (17.13%) PaaS
4 52 (15.90%) GitHub
5 48 (14.68%) IaaS
6 26 (7.95%) OpenShift
6 26 (7.95%) Serverless
7 24 (7.34%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (7.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (7.03%) Amazon S3
9 20 (6.12%) SaaS
10 19 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (5.81%) GCP
11 17 (5.20%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (5.20%) Kong
12 16 (4.89%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (4.59%) NuGet
14 14 (4.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (3.67%) Amazon EKS
15 12 (3.67%) AWS KMS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.89%) WAN
2 13 (3.98%) Internet
3 11 (3.36%) DNS
4 10 (3.06%) SSL
5 9 (2.75%) VLAN
6 7 (2.14%) HTTP
6 7 (2.14%) LAN
7 6 (1.83%) Firewall
8 5 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.92%) VPN
10 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.31%) Intranet
11 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.98%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 31 (9.48%) Oracle Database
4 29 (8.87%) Relational Database
5 27 (8.26%) MongoDB
6 25 (7.65%) MySQL
7 21 (6.42%) NoSQL
8 19 (5.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 17 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (3.06%) Big Data
12 9 (2.75%) Power BI
13 8 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.83%) BigQuery
14 6 (1.83%) HBase
14 6 (1.83%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.83%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 206 (63.00%) Jenkins
2 138 (42.20%) Git (software)
3 96 (29.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 87 (26.61%) JIRA
5 75 (22.94%) Maven
6 74 (22.63%) GitLab
7 69 (21.10%) Artifactory
8 58 (17.74%) Bitbucket
9 50 (15.29%) JUnit
10 34 (10.40%) TeamCity
11 31 (9.48%) Visual Studio
12 28 (8.56%) Cucumber
12 28 (8.56%) Selenium
13 23 (7.03%) IntelliJ
14 21 (6.42%) Mockito
14 21 (6.42%) Robot Framework
15 20 (6.12%) gulp
16 15 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (4.59%) webpack
17 14 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (19.57%) Finance
2 62 (18.96%) Social Skills
3 30 (9.17%) Front Office
3 30 (9.17%) Public Sector
4 21 (6.42%) Banking
5 16 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.28%) Back Office
7 13 (3.98%) Financial Institution
8 10 (3.06%) Marketing
9 7 (2.14%) Digital Economy
9 7 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.53%) Legal
11 4 (1.22%) Retail
12 2 (0.61%) Automotive
12 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.31%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (34.86%) Developer
2 104 (31.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (14.68%) Java Developer
4 23 (7.03%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (6.73%) Azure Engineer
5 22 (6.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (5.81%) Azure DevOps
8 18 (5.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
9 16 (4.89%) DevOps Developer
10 14 (4.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (3.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 11 (3.36%) Architect
13 11 (3.36%) Electronics Engineer
13 11 (3.36%) Platform Engineer
14 10 (3.06%) Lead DevOps
15 9 (2.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.71%) Spring
2 65 (19.88%) Spring Boot
3 61 (18.65%) React
4 59 (18.04%) Node.js
5 52 (15.90%) JSON
6 47 (14.37%) HTML
7 44 (13.46%) CSS
8 35 (10.70%) REST
9 34 (10.40%) AngularJS
10 30 (9.17%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (8.56%) Kafka
12 27 (8.26%) Express
12 27 (8.26%) JAX-RS
12 27 (8.26%) RESTful
13 26 (7.95%) Apache CXF
13 26 (7.95%) Dropwizard
13 26 (7.95%) Mongoose
14 23 (7.03%) SOAP
14 23 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (6.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.09%) Cloud Native
2 19 (5.81%) Public Cloud
2 19 (5.81%) User Experience
3 15 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.28%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.36%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.14%) iPad
7 7 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.14%) W3C
7 7 (2.14%) Wiki
8 6 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.53%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.22%) Blog
11 3 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.52%) Linux
2 36 (11.01%) Windows
3 21 (6.42%) Unix
4 15 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.45%) CentOS
7 7 (2.14%) Android
8 6 (1.83%) VMS
9 4 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (70.03%) DevOps
2 169 (51.68%) CI/CD
3 109 (33.33%) Agile
4 103 (31.50%) Microservices
5 85 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (22.32%) Scrum
7 54 (16.51%) Test Automation
8 51 (15.60%) Infrastructure as Code
8 51 (15.60%) TDD
9 49 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 47 (14.37%) Software Engineering
11 42 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (12.23%) Open Source
13 38 (11.62%) Performance Testing
13 38 (11.62%) SDLC
14 37 (11.31%) Kanban
15 36 (11.01%) Configuration Management
16 32 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
17 28 (8.56%) BDD
18 27 (8.26%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (38.84%) Java
2 90 (27.52%) JavaScript
3 86 (26.30%) Python
4 85 (25.99%) SQL
5 45 (13.76%) PowerShell
6 30 (9.17%) C#
7 21 (6.42%) C++
8 18 (5.50%) Go
9 12 (3.67%) REXX
10 10 (3.06%) Groovy
11 9 (2.75%) Bash
11 9 (2.75%) Kotlin
11 9 (2.75%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.14%) C
14 6 (1.83%) Perl
14 6 (1.83%) Scala
15 5 (1.53%) Bicep
15 5 (1.53%) ES6
15 5 (1.53%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 60 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.90%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.65%) Degree
4 18 (5.50%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (4.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.83%) CEH
7 6 (1.83%) CISM
7 6 (1.83%) CISSP
8 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.31%) CCSP
9 1 (0.31%) CISA
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) GIAC
9 1 (0.31%) ISACA
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.56%) QA
2 14 (4.28%) Accessibility
3 7 (2.14%) WCAG
4 5 (1.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) FATCA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (29.05%) Docker
2 27 (8.26%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.83%) Postfix
5 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.61%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.31%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 133 (40.67%) Terraform
2 111 (33.94%) Ansible
3 107 (32.72%) Kubernetes
4 35 (10.70%) Puppet
5 21 (6.42%) Grafana
5 21 (6.42%) Kibana
5 21 (6.42%) Prometheus
6 19 (5.81%) ITRS Geneos
7 16 (4.89%) Istio
7 16 (4.89%) logstash
7 16 (4.89%) Netcool
8 14 (4.28%) Packer
9 9 (2.75%) HP Fortify
9 9 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.14%) Rancher
11 5 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.92%) linkerd
14 2 (0.61%) vRealize
15 1 (0.31%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 58 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.31%) Oracle
3 29 (8.87%) Checkmarx
4 25 (7.65%) IBM
5 21 (6.42%) Atlassian
5 21 (6.42%) Splunk
6 20 (6.12%) AppDynamics
7 19 (5.81%) New Relic
8 15 (4.59%) Black Duck
9 10 (3.06%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.75%) ForgeRock
10 9 (2.75%) NetApp
11 8 (2.45%) F5
12 6 (1.83%) Google
12 6 (1.83%) SAP
12 6 (1.83%) Teradata
12 6 (1.83%) VMware
13 5 (1.53%) Adobe
13 5 (1.53%) Databricks
13 5 (1.53%) OpenText