Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 410 471 697
Rank change year-on-year +61 +226 +49
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 466 438 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 2.41% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 253 61
England median daily rate £513 £515 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.49% +11.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £400 £388 £388
90th Percentile £638 £662 £588
UK median daily rate £511 £520 £457
% change year-on-year -1.68% +13.91% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
England median hourly rate - £66.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £66.50 -

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 17,113 18,190 14,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.61% 19.61% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,480 12,596 9,791
England median daily rate £490 £475 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +9.83% +1.76%
10th Percentile £342 £319 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 203 291
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +0.12%
10th Percentile £22.05 £31.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.12%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 +27 191 £525 -4.55% 9
North of England +69 128 £473 -7.80% 3
North West +45 63 £473 -0.53% 2
South West +10 63 £494 +3.95% 2
South East +9 54 £513 +7.89% 1
Yorkshire +16 44 £500 -4.76% 1
Midlands -20 33 £410 -3.53%
North East +27 21 £425 -32.00%
West Midlands -10 18 £438 +1.45%
East Midlands +12 15 £405 -1.82%
East of England +10 1 £700 +100.00% 1
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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.

1 371 (79.61%) Jenkins
2 320 (68.67%) Git (software)
3 269 (57.73%) DevOps
4 252 (54.08%) Java
5 238 (51.07%) Amazon AWS
6 207 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (42.70%) Docker
8 179 (38.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 173 (37.12%) JIRA
10 159 (34.12%) Maven
11 150 (32.19%) Microservices
12 149 (31.97%) JUnit
13 146 (31.33%) Spring
14 142 (30.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 141 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
15 141 (30.26%) Kubernetes
16 119 (25.54%) Node.js
17 118 (25.32%) TDD
18 116 (24.89%) Open Source
19 114 (24.46%) Python
20 111 (23.82%) Web Services
21 109 (23.39%) JavaScript
22 107 (22.96%) Scrum
23 106 (22.75%) Spring Boot
24 105 (22.53%) Linux
25 100 (21.46%) GitLab
26 98 (21.03%) Test Automation
27 89 (19.10%) BDD
28 87 (18.67%) Terraform
29 86 (18.45%) REST

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 59 (12.66%) Confluence
2 20 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (3.86%) JBoss
3 18 (3.86%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.22%) Apache
6 9 (1.93%) Magnolia
6 9 (1.93%) Mule
7 8 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.50%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.50%) WildFly
9 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.07%) IIS
10 5 (1.07%) nginx
11 4 (0.86%) Drupal
11 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.43%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) GIMP
1 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 238 (51.07%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (30.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (16.31%) Amazon EC2
4 60 (12.88%) GitHub
5 41 (8.80%) Slack
6 32 (6.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 24 (5.15%) Amazon S3
9 23 (4.94%) Amazon ELB
9 23 (4.94%) Route 53
10 21 (4.51%) PaaS
11 20 (4.29%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (4.08%) Kong
13 18 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (3.65%) npm
15 14 (3.00%) OpenShift
16 8 (1.72%) AWS CodePipeline
16 8 (1.72%) IaaS
17 7 (1.50%) iPaaS
17 7 (1.50%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.23%) HTTP
2 26 (5.58%) OpenVPN
3 10 (2.15%) VPN
4 5 (1.07%) DNS
4 5 (1.07%) Firewall
4 5 (1.07%) NFC
5 4 (0.86%) Network Security
6 3 (0.64%) DSL
7 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.43%) Internet
7 2 (0.43%) IPsec
7 2 (0.43%) IPv4
7 2 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.60%) MongoDB
2 59 (12.66%) MySQL
3 53 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (9.44%) NoSQL
5 38 (8.15%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (6.01%) Relational Database
7 26 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.43%) Big Data
8 16 (3.43%) RDBMS
8 16 (3.43%) SQL Server
9 13 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.50%) Redis
13 3 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.64%) Power BI
14 2 (0.43%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.43%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.43%) Parquet
14 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 371 (79.61%) Jenkins
2 320 (68.67%) Git (software)
3 179 (38.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 173 (37.12%) JIRA
5 159 (34.12%) Maven
6 149 (31.97%) JUnit
7 100 (21.46%) GitLab
8 78 (16.74%) Mockito
9 68 (14.59%) Artifactory
10 65 (13.95%) Selenium
11 58 (12.45%) jMock
12 57 (12.23%) DbUnit
13 54 (11.59%) Bitbucket
14 44 (9.44%) Cucumber
15 31 (6.65%) gulp
16 28 (6.01%) Gradle
17 26 (5.58%) JMeter
18 22 (4.72%) Eclipse
19 20 (4.29%) TeamCity
20 18 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (9.01%) Finance
2 27 (5.79%) Retail
3 23 (4.94%) Banking
4 9 (1.93%) Marketing
5 7 (1.50%) Games
6 5 (1.07%) Back Office
7 4 (0.86%) Law
8 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 185 (39.70%) Developer
2 128 (27.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (24.46%) Java Developer
4 34 (7.30%) AWS DevOps
5 28 (6.01%) Architect
6 22 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 21 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (4.29%) AWS Developer
8 20 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 20 (4.29%) Platform Engineer
8 20 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
8 20 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 18 (3.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.65%) MuleSoft Developer
11 15 (3.22%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.22%) Technical Leader
12 14 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (2.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (31.33%) Spring
2 119 (25.54%) Node.js
3 111 (23.82%) Web Services
4 106 (22.75%) Spring Boot
5 86 (18.45%) REST
6 84 (18.03%) RESTful
7 68 (14.59%) J2EE
8 61 (13.09%) SOAP
9 60 (12.88%) Elastic Stack
10 59 (12.66%) CSS
10 59 (12.66%) React
11 58 (12.45%) Apache Camel
11 58 (12.45%) PowerMock
12 57 (12.23%) HTML
13 52 (11.16%) Kafka
14 50 (10.73%) AngularJS
15 47 (10.09%) Dropwizard
16 45 (9.66%) JAX-RS
17 44 (9.44%) HTML5
18 43 (9.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.58%) Public Cloud
2 26 (5.58%) User Experience
3 15 (3.22%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.00%) NHS
5 9 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.93%) PKI
6 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.50%) Private Cloud
6 7 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.29%) Fintech
8 5 (1.07%) Clustering
8 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Online Games
11 2 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.53%) Linux
2 57 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (8.58%) Windows
4 38 (8.15%) CentOS
5 16 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.36%) Unix
7 9 (1.93%) Solaris
8 7 (1.50%) VMS
9 5 (1.07%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.86%) Android
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.86%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.43%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (57.73%) DevOps
2 207 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (32.19%) Microservices
4 141 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (25.32%) TDD
6 116 (24.89%) Open Source
7 107 (22.96%) Scrum
8 98 (21.03%) Test Automation
9 89 (19.10%) BDD
10 74 (15.88%) Kanban
11 56 (12.02%) Software Engineering
12 46 (9.87%) E-Commerce
13 43 (9.23%) Configuration Management
14 40 (8.58%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 37 (7.94%) Workflow
16 35 (7.51%) Migration
17 34 (7.30%) Front End Development
18 33 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
19 31 (6.65%) Static Code Analysis
19 31 (6.65%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (54.08%) Java
2 114 (24.46%) Python
3 109 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.02%) SQL
5 44 (9.44%) Bash Shell
6 34 (7.30%) Java 8
7 31 (6.65%) Perl
8 29 (6.22%) C#
9 28 (6.01%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.65%) PHP
11 15 (3.22%) ES6
12 14 (3.00%) Scala
13 13 (2.79%) Go
14 12 (2.58%) Ruby
15 10 (2.15%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.72%) C++
16 8 (1.72%) Groovy
17 7 (1.50%) JPQL
18 6 (1.29%) Java 9
19 5 (1.07%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (2.36%) Degree
5 7 (1.50%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (1.07%) CCSP
6 5 (1.07%) CISA
6 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.07%) CISM
6 5 (1.07%) CISSP
6 5 (1.07%) CLAS
6 5 (1.07%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.07%) DBS Check
6 5 (1.07%) IISP
6 5 (1.07%) PhD
7 4 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.86%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) GDPR
3 5 (1.07%) ISAE 3402
3 5 (1.07%) ISO 22301
3 5 (1.07%) ISO 31000
3 5 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 199 (42.70%) Docker
2 40 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (8.58%) vSphere
3 19 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.93%) Postfix
4 9 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.07%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 141 (30.26%) Kubernetes
2 87 (18.67%) Terraform
3 77 (16.52%) Ansible
4 70 (15.02%) Puppet
5 68 (14.59%) Grafana
6 62 (13.30%) Prometheus
7 44 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (5.79%) Packer
9 24 (5.15%) FreeIPA
10 18 (3.86%) Rancher
11 16 (3.43%) Kibana
12 13 (2.79%) Sysdig
13 10 (2.15%) Nessus
13 10 (2.15%) SCCM
14 7 (1.50%) CloudHub
15 6 (1.29%) Mesos
16 5 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (1.07%) logstash
16 5 (1.07%) Nmap
16 5 (1.07%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 67 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.59%) Black Duck
3 43 (9.23%) Splunk
4 41 (8.80%) VMware
5 23 (4.94%) MuleSoft
6 20 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 18 (3.86%) Google
8 16 (3.43%) Atlassian
9 14 (3.00%) IBM
10 13 (2.79%) Oracle
11 12 (2.58%) Citrix
12 10 (2.15%) Perforce
12 10 (2.15%) Qualys
13 9 (1.93%) Sonatype
14 7 (1.50%) Veracode
15 6 (1.29%) AppDynamics
15 6 (1.29%) Cisco
16 5 (1.07%) ArcSight
16 5 (1.07%) Imperva
16 5 (1.07%) WSO2