Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 621 569
Rank change year-on-year +178 -52 +191
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 470 232 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 1.36% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 163 154
England median daily rate £525 £535 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +10.59% +13.82%
10th Percentile £405 £395 £316
90th Percentile £588 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £535 £478
% change year-on-year -1.87% +12.04% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
England median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +37.50% -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +37.50% -

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 19,869 17,015 16,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.02% 18.46% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,738 11,855 10,907
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 277 235
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25.08 £30.55 £25.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +106 257 £550 - 31
North of England +31 81 £478 -10.75% 12
Midlands +25 55 £450 +2.86% 7
South East +6 41 £538 +38.71% 8
West Midlands +2 39 £450 +2.86% 6
North West -4 38 £475 -11.21% 11
South West +11 37 £465 +0.54% 3
Yorkshire +12 34 £489 -8.64% 1
East Midlands +22 15 £383 -11.05% 1
North East +4 12 £500 -20.00%
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 338 (71.91%) Git (software)
2 323 (68.72%) Jenkins
3 301 (64.04%) Java
4 295 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
5 249 (52.98%) DevOps
6 228 (48.51%) Maven
7 194 (41.28%) Microservices
8 187 (39.79%) JUnit
9 186 (39.57%) Amazon AWS
10 184 (39.15%) Docker
11 173 (36.81%) TDD
12 164 (34.89%) Scrum
13 162 (34.47%) Continuous Integration
14 160 (34.04%) Mockito
15 158 (33.62%) JIRA
16 148 (31.49%) RESTful
17 141 (30.00%) Test Automation
17 141 (30.00%) BDD
18 139 (29.57%) Kubernetes
19 133 (28.30%) Security Cleared
20 127 (27.02%) Confluence
21 118 (25.11%) SC Cleared
22 112 (23.83%) Linux
23 105 (22.34%) Web Services
24 104 (22.13%) Amazon EC2
24 104 (22.13%) REST
25 103 (21.91%) Sonatype Nexus
26 102 (21.70%) Kanban
26 102 (21.70%) Python
26 102 (21.70%) Spring

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
1 127 (27.02%) Confluence
2 57 (12.13%) WildFly
3 27 (5.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 22 (4.68%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (3.83%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.77%) Apache
8 12 (2.55%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.13%) IIS
9 10 (2.13%) nginx
10 9 (1.91%) Liferay
10 9 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.70%) JBoss
12 7 (1.49%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.28%) Mule
13 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.85%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) GIMP
1 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 186 (39.57%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (22.13%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (9.36%) Amazon S3
5 43 (9.15%) GitHub
6 36 (7.66%) Amazon ELB
7 35 (7.45%) npm
7 35 (7.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 29 (6.17%) Route 53
9 19 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (4.04%) Slack
10 16 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (3.40%) OpenShift
11 15 (3.19%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (3.19%) Heroku
12 14 (2.98%) IBM Cloud
13 12 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (1.91%) Sauce Labs
15 8 (1.70%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.43%) HTTP
2 13 (2.77%) OpenVPN
3 11 (2.34%) DNS
3 11 (2.34%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (2.13%) SSH
5 6 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.06%) DSL
6 5 (1.06%) Firewall
6 5 (1.06%) NFC
7 4 (0.85%) SMTP
7 4 (0.85%) SSL
7 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.64%) FTP
8 3 (0.64%) OpenFlow
9 2 (0.43%) SMS
9 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.21%) LAN
10 1 (0.21%) VPN
10 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.09%) Relational Database
2 62 (13.19%) RDBMS
3 47 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 44 (9.36%) MySQL
5 27 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (2.55%) SQL Server
9 11 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.06%) Big Data
14 4 (0.85%) Blockchain
15 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.64%) Redis
16 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.43%) Hazelcast
17 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 338 (71.91%) Git (software)
2 323 (68.72%) Jenkins
3 228 (48.51%) Maven
4 187 (39.79%) JUnit
5 160 (34.04%) Mockito
6 158 (33.62%) JIRA
7 103 (21.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 78 (16.60%) DbUnit
8 78 (16.60%) GitLab
8 78 (16.60%) jMock
9 75 (15.96%) Liquibase
10 68 (14.47%) Checkstyle
11 66 (14.04%) Vagrant
12 39 (8.30%) Bitbucket
13 38 (8.09%) Ant
14 35 (7.45%) Gradle
15 33 (7.02%) Cucumber
15 33 (7.02%) Selenium
16 30 (6.38%) Artifactory
17 27 (5.74%) Gerrit
General
1 47 (10.00%) Banking
1 47 (10.00%) Finance
2 16 (3.40%) Retail
3 6 (1.28%) Marketing
4 5 (1.06%) Back Office
4 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.43%) Front Office
5 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Avionics
6 1 (0.21%) Games
6 1 (0.21%) Law
6 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 230 (48.94%) Developer
2 176 (37.45%) Java Developer
3 143 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 65 (13.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 39 (8.30%) Architect
6 33 (7.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 26 (5.53%) J2EE Developer
7 26 (5.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 23 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
9 22 (4.68%) Senior DevOps
9 22 (4.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
11 20 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 20 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (2.77%) DevOps Architect
12 13 (2.77%) UI Developer
13 11 (2.34%) Azure DevOps
13 11 (2.34%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.13%) Lead DevOps
14 10 (2.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (31.49%) RESTful
2 105 (22.34%) Web Services
3 104 (22.13%) REST
4 102 (21.70%) Spring
5 91 (19.36%) SOAP
6 88 (18.72%) PowerMock
7 79 (16.81%) Apache Camel
7 79 (16.81%) J2EE
8 77 (16.38%) Hibernate
9 74 (15.74%) JAX-RS
10 71 (15.11%) JMS
11 70 (14.89%) Java EE
11 70 (14.89%) WireMock
12 66 (14.04%) Node.js
13 65 (13.83%) Spring Boot
14 62 (13.19%) Lambda Expressions
15 60 (12.77%) Drools
16 43 (9.15%) React
17 34 (7.23%) Elastic Stack
18 30 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.74%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (7.02%) Public Cloud
3 24 (5.11%) iPad
4 16 (3.40%) NHS
5 13 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.34%) User Experience
8 9 (1.91%) Clustering
8 9 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.06%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Fintech
13 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.43%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 112 (23.83%) Linux
2 73 (15.53%) Unix
3 57 (12.13%) VMS
4 52 (11.06%) CentOS
5 48 (10.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (7.66%) Windows
7 11 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.28%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.21%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (52.98%) DevOps
3 194 (41.28%) Microservices
4 173 (36.81%) TDD
5 164 (34.89%) Scrum
6 162 (34.47%) Continuous Integration
7 141 (30.00%) BDD
7 141 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 102 (21.70%) Kanban
9 96 (20.43%) E-Commerce
10 86 (18.30%) OO
11 77 (16.38%) Open Source
12 64 (13.62%) Dependency Injection
12 64 (13.62%) OOA/OOD
13 62 (13.19%) Domain-Driven Design
14 60 (12.77%) CQRS
15 49 (10.43%) Configuration Management
16 48 (10.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 36 (7.66%) Unit Testing
18 33 (7.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 301 (64.04%) Java
2 102 (21.70%) Python
3 80 (17.02%) Java 8
4 65 (13.83%) Bash Shell
5 61 (12.98%) JPQL
6 60 (12.77%) Groovy
6 60 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 33 (7.02%) Ruby
8 29 (6.17%) SQL
9 21 (4.47%) Perl
10 12 (2.55%) C#
11 9 (1.91%) ES6
12 8 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.70%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.28%) Go
14 2 (0.43%) Scala
15 1 (0.21%) C++
15 1 (0.21%) F#
15 1 (0.21%) PHP
15 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 133 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 118 (25.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.62%) Degree
4 9 (1.91%) CISA
4 9 (1.91%) CISM
4 9 (1.91%) CISSP
4 9 (1.91%) CREST Certified
4 9 (1.91%) IISP
5 7 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (0.85%) CCSP
6 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.85%) CLAS
7 3 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.34%) GDPR
1 11 (2.34%) PMO
2 10 (2.13%) QA
3 9 (1.91%) ISAE 3402
3 9 (1.91%) ISO 22301
3 9 (1.91%) ISO 31000
3 9 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 9 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 184 (39.15%) Docker
2 54 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (11.06%) vSphere
4 13 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.91%) Postfix
5 9 (1.91%) Squid
5 9 (1.91%) vCloud
6 5 (1.06%) etcd
6 5 (1.06%) flannel
7 4 (0.85%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.64%) KVM
9 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 139 (29.57%) Kubernetes
2 84 (17.87%) Terraform
3 74 (15.74%) Puppet
4 69 (14.68%) Ansible
5 39 (8.30%) Grafana
6 35 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (7.23%) Rancher
8 32 (6.81%) Prometheus
9 31 (6.60%) Packer
10 26 (5.53%) Consul
11 23 (4.89%) Sysdig
12 17 (3.62%) Mesos
13 11 (2.34%) ZABBIX
14 10 (2.13%) Kibana
15 9 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (1.91%) logstash
15 9 (1.91%) Nessus
15 9 (1.91%) Trend Micro Deep Security
16 8 (1.70%) Rsyslog
17 5 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (14.89%) VMware
2 35 (7.45%) Black Duck
3 33 (7.02%) Oracle
4 31 (6.60%) Splunk
5 28 (5.96%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.53%) IBM
7 21 (4.47%) AppDynamics
8 19 (4.04%) Adobe
9 16 (3.40%) Cisco
9 16 (3.40%) MuleSoft
10 10 (2.13%) Coverity
10 10 (2.13%) WSO2
11 9 (1.91%) ArcSight
11 9 (1.91%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.91%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (1.91%) Imperva
11 9 (1.91%) McAfee
11 9 (1.91%) Qualys
11 9 (1.91%) Trend Micro
11 9 (1.91%) Tripwire