Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 358 464
Rank change year-on-year -142 +106 -13
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 267 140 332
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 2.84% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 87 218
10th Percentile £413 £368 £404
25th Percentile £481 £406 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £645 £518 £575
90th Percentile £750 £605 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
10th Percentile £36.25 £43.35 "
25th Percentile £38.00 £45.38 £46.75
Median hourly rate £45.50 £55.00 £48.50
Median % change year-on-year -17.27% +13.40% -7.62%
75th Percentile £50.25 £61.88 £50.25
90th Percentile £55.25 £64.50 "
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £48.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year -6.19% - -7.62%

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 12,149 4,925 13,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.91% 18.01% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,365 3,461 9,204
10th Percentile £363 £315 £328
25th Percentile £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £645
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 72 151
10th Percentile £25.60 £30.00 £20.00
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.15 £53.81 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.22 £61.25 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 25 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SonarQube in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 October 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 -115 134 £600 +22.45% 25
North of England -81 41 £500 +11.11% 13
South West -32 25 £525 -12.50% 4
North West -64 21 £463 +7.06% 9
South East -93 18 £500 +28.21% 12
North East +1 15 £500 - 3
Midlands -63 12 £448 -5.29% 4
East Midlands - 10 £405 - 3
East of England -51 9 £550 +31.34% 2
Yorkshire -45 5 £513 -17.00% 1
West Midlands -66 2 £490 - 1
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 164 (61.42%) Jenkins
2 161 (60.30%) DevOps
3 136 (50.94%) Git (software)
4 118 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (42.32%) Java
6 101 (37.83%) Docker
7 99 (37.08%) Kubernetes
8 98 (36.70%) AWS
9 97 (36.33%) Azure
10 91 (34.08%) Linux
10 91 (34.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 90 (33.71%) Microservices
12 85 (31.84%) Terraform
13 75 (28.09%) JIRA
14 74 (27.72%) Maven
15 71 (26.59%) Ansible
16 65 (24.34%) Selenium
17 62 (23.22%) Spring
18 60 (22.47%) Test Automation
19 57 (21.35%) Scrum
20 54 (20.22%) TDD
20 54 (20.22%) Spring Boot
21 53 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (19.48%) Bitbucket
23 51 (19.10%) Python
24 50 (18.73%) SQL
25 45 (16.85%) JavaScript
26 44 (16.48%) GitHub
27 42 (15.73%) Artifactory
27 42 (15.73%) PaaS

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 42 (15.73%) Confluence
2 30 (11.24%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.62%) nginx
4 11 (4.12%) Apache
4 11 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.12%) IIS
5 8 (3.00%) Appian
6 7 (2.62%) Mule
6 7 (2.62%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.12%) JBoss
10 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.75%) CMS
11 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 98 (36.70%) AWS
2 97 (36.33%) Azure
3 44 (16.48%) GitHub
4 42 (15.73%) PaaS
5 24 (8.99%) SaaS
5 24 (8.99%) Serverless
6 22 (8.24%) IaaS
7 21 (7.87%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (7.87%) OpenShift
8 20 (7.49%) Amazon S3
9 17 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (5.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (5.24%) NuGet
12 13 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (4.49%) GCP
14 10 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (3.37%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (3.37%) GitHub Actions
16 7 (2.62%) Amazon ECS
16 7 (2.62%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.49%) DNS
2 9 (3.37%) OpenVPN
2 9 (3.37%) SSL
2 9 (3.37%) WAN
3 8 (3.00%) HTTP
4 7 (2.62%) Internet
4 7 (2.62%) VPN
5 6 (2.25%) VLAN
6 5 (1.87%) Firewall
7 4 (1.50%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.50%) Network Security
8 3 (1.12%) IPsec
8 3 (1.12%) IPv4
8 3 (1.12%) LAN
9 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.37%) FTP
10 1 (0.37%) Intranet
10 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.23%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (9.74%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.24%) MySQL
4 21 (7.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 21 (7.87%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.24%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.87%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.12%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.00%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.25%) BigQuery
10 6 (2.25%) Redis
11 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.50%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.12%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 164 (61.42%) Jenkins
2 136 (50.94%) Git (software)
3 91 (34.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 75 (28.09%) JIRA
5 74 (27.72%) Maven
6 65 (24.34%) Selenium
7 52 (19.48%) Bitbucket
8 42 (15.73%) Artifactory
9 37 (13.86%) Cucumber
9 37 (13.86%) GitLab
9 37 (13.86%) JUnit
10 29 (10.86%) Postman
11 16 (5.99%) Gradle
11 16 (5.99%) IntelliJ
11 16 (5.99%) TeamCity
12 15 (5.62%) Cypress.io
13 14 (5.24%) Mockito
14 13 (4.87%) JMeter
14 13 (4.87%) Robot Framework
15 11 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 40 (14.98%) Finance
2 34 (12.73%) Social Skills
3 30 (11.24%) Banking
3 30 (11.24%) Public Sector
4 15 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.24%) Retail
6 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Front Office
7 5 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 3 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 77 (28.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (21.35%) Developer
3 30 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 22 (8.24%) Architect
5 18 (6.74%) Azure DevOps
6 16 (5.99%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (5.99%) Consultant
7 14 (5.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 14 (5.24%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.12%) DevOps Consultant
8 11 (4.12%) Technical Leader
9 10 (3.75%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (3.75%) Lead DevOps
9 10 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.37%) Administrator
10 9 (3.37%) AWS Architect
11 8 (3.00%) DevSecOps Engineer
11 8 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.22%) Spring
2 54 (20.22%) Spring Boot
3 37 (13.86%) Node.js
4 36 (13.48%) React
5 32 (11.99%) REST
6 28 (10.49%) .NET
6 28 (10.49%) RESTful
7 26 (9.74%) AngularJS
7 26 (9.74%) Swagger
8 25 (9.36%) HTML
9 24 (8.99%) CSS
9 24 (8.99%) JSON
10 22 (8.24%) Elastic Stack
11 21 (7.87%) Kafka
12 20 (7.49%) Dropwizard
13 18 (6.74%) Spring Security
14 16 (5.99%) YAML
15 15 (5.62%) SOAP
15 15 (5.62%) Spring MVC
15 15 (5.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.99%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (5.24%) Cloud Native
3 12 (4.49%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.12%) User Experience
5 9 (3.37%) NHS
6 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.87%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.50%) PKI
10 3 (1.12%) Clustering
10 3 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 91 (34.08%) Linux
2 35 (13.11%) Unix
3 33 (12.36%) Windows
4 15 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.62%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (60.30%) DevOps
2 118 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (33.71%) Microservices
4 60 (22.47%) Test Automation
5 57 (21.35%) Scrum
6 54 (20.22%) TDD
7 53 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (14.61%) Software Engineering
9 36 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 32 (11.99%) Configuration Management
11 31 (11.61%) Open Source
12 28 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (9.74%) BDD
15 25 (9.36%) Kanban
15 25 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (8.61%) Deployment Automation
17 22 (8.24%) Technical Leadership
18 21 (7.87%) Full Stack Development
18 21 (7.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 113 (42.32%) Java
2 51 (19.10%) Python
3 50 (18.73%) SQL
4 45 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.23%) Bash Shell
6 36 (13.48%) C#
7 27 (10.11%) Java 8
8 26 (9.74%) PowerShell
9 19 (7.12%) Groovy
10 13 (4.87%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.49%) C++
12 11 (4.12%) C
12 11 (4.12%) Java 11
13 9 (3.37%) Perl
13 9 (3.37%) PHP
13 9 (3.37%) Ruby
14 8 (3.00%) VB
15 5 (1.87%) Go
16 3 (1.12%) Scala
16 3 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.86%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.99%) Degree
4 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.75%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.24%) QA
2 8 (3.00%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.50%) GDPR
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.12%) NIST
5 2 (0.75%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) MISRA
System Software
1 101 (37.83%) Docker
2 21 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.00%) vSphere
4 7 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.87%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.12%) iptables
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Postfix
8 1 (0.37%) RHEV
8 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 99 (37.08%) Kubernetes
2 85 (31.84%) Terraform
3 71 (26.59%) Ansible
4 24 (8.99%) Puppet
5 20 (7.49%) Prometheus
6 18 (6.74%) Kibana
7 14 (5.24%) Grafana
8 11 (4.12%) Nagios
8 11 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (4.12%) ZABBIX
9 9 (3.37%) Argo
10 8 (3.00%) Netcool
10 8 (3.00%) Sysdig
11 7 (2.62%) Istio
11 7 (2.62%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (1.87%) HP Fortify
12 5 (1.87%) Packer
13 2 (0.75%) CASB
14 1 (0.37%) Consul
14 1 (0.37%) Graylog
Vendors
1 41 (15.36%) Splunk
2 33 (12.36%) Atlassian
3 29 (10.86%) Oracle
4 27 (10.11%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.99%) IBM
6 14 (5.24%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.49%) Google
8 11 (4.12%) SAP
9 10 (3.75%) AppDynamics
10 8 (3.00%) Dynatrace
10 8 (3.00%) F5
10 8 (3.00%) MuleSoft
10 8 (3.00%) Synopsys
11 7 (2.62%) Veracode
12 6 (2.25%) NetApp
13 5 (1.87%) Coverity
13 5 (1.87%) Klocwork
14 4 (1.50%) CollabNet
14 4 (1.50%) New Relic
14 4 (1.50%) ServiceNow