Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 356 458 413
Rank change year-on-year +102 -45 +73
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 184 277 534
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.42% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 2.43% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 209 336
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £350 £411 £413
90th Percentile £625 £675 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £48.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.40% -7.62% -5.83%
10th Percentile £43.35 £46.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £64.50 £50.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £48.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -17.53% -7.62% -5.83%

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 5,889 11,394 19,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.00% 17.24% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,991 7,835 13,764
Median daily rate £475 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% +3.72%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £331
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 138 212
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £43.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +2.09% +3.14%
10th Percentile £30.00 £16.20 £31.28
90th Percentile £61.25 £74.73 £55.90
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +79 100 £500 -6.98% 23
North of England +92 34 £450 -5.26% 16
North West +67 28 £450 -10.00% 5
South East +104 14 £350 -27.46% 8
South West +94 11 £600 +33.33% 7
Midlands +14 7 £388 -18.42% 2
East of England +56 4 £425 -22.73%
Yorkshire +46 3 £484 -7.02% 8
North East +35 3 £495 +48.31% 3
East Midlands +36 2 £325 -
West Midlands -4 2 £400 -15.79% 2
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 117 (63.59%) Jenkins
2 102 (55.43%) Java
3 101 (54.89%) DevOps
4 84 (45.65%) Git (software)
4 84 (45.65%) AWS
5 76 (41.30%) Docker
6 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (37.50%) Microservices
8 61 (33.15%) Azure
9 60 (32.61%) Node.js
10 59 (32.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 57 (30.98%) JavaScript
12 56 (30.43%) Python
12 56 (30.43%) Kubernetes
13 54 (29.35%) Terraform
14 51 (27.72%) Spring
15 50 (27.17%) Spring Boot
16 48 (26.09%) Maven
17 46 (25.00%) JIRA
17 46 (25.00%) SQL
18 45 (24.46%) GitLab
19 41 (22.28%) HTML
20 39 (21.20%) Linux
20 39 (21.20%) Artifactory
21 38 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (20.11%) Security Cleared
23 36 (19.57%) React
23 36 (19.57%) AngularJS
24 35 (19.02%) Test Automation
25 34 (18.48%) Kafka

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 (16.85%) Confluence
2 19 (10.33%) JBoss
3 14 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (7.61%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.43%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (5.43%) Red Hat Fuse
5 8 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.80%) Apache
6 7 (3.80%) IIS
7 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.72%) CMS
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.17%) Headless CMS
10 3 (1.63%) nginx
11 2 (1.09%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.54%) Camunda
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.54%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 84 (45.65%) AWS
2 61 (33.15%) Azure
3 24 (13.04%) OpenShift
4 22 (11.96%) GitHub
5 15 (8.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 15 (8.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (7.07%) Apigee
6 13 (7.07%) Kong
7 11 (5.98%) Serverless
8 10 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (5.43%) Boomi
8 10 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (4.89%) AWS CloudTrail
9 9 (4.89%) Coveralls
9 9 (4.89%) GCP
9 9 (4.89%) IaaS
10 7 (3.80%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (3.80%) Amazon S3
10 7 (3.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.61%) HTTP
2 6 (3.26%) Firewall
3 5 (2.72%) SSL
4 4 (2.17%) DNS
4 4 (2.17%) LAN
4 4 (2.17%) WAN
5 3 (1.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) GPON
6 1 (0.54%) NGN
6 1 (0.54%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.13%) NoSQL
2 23 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (11.41%) MongoDB
4 17 (9.24%) RDBMS
4 17 (9.24%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.61%) MySQL
5 14 (7.61%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (3.80%) Big Data
8 6 (3.26%) BigQuery
9 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.17%) Bigtable
10 4 (2.17%) Cloud Spanner
10 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.63%) Impala
11 3 (1.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 117 (63.59%) Jenkins
2 84 (45.65%) Git (software)
3 59 (32.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 48 (26.09%) Maven
5 46 (25.00%) JIRA
6 45 (24.46%) GitLab
7 39 (21.20%) Artifactory
8 33 (17.93%) JUnit
9 29 (15.76%) Selenium
10 16 (8.70%) JMeter
11 15 (8.15%) Bitbucket
12 13 (7.07%) gulp
13 12 (6.52%) Bitbucket Server
13 12 (6.52%) TeamCity
14 10 (5.43%) Cucumber
14 10 (5.43%) webpack
15 9 (4.89%) Subversion
16 8 (4.35%) IntelliJ
17 7 (3.80%) Gradle
18 6 (3.26%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 22 (11.96%) Banking
1 22 (11.96%) Public Sector
2 19 (10.33%) Finance
3 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.09%) Retail
3 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.54%) French Language
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
4 1 (0.54%) Police
4 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (45.65%) Developer
2 42 (22.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (15.76%) Java Developer
4 22 (11.96%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (7.61%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (7.07%) React Developer
7 12 (6.52%) Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Azure Developer
8 10 (5.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (4.89%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (3.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (3.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 5 (2.72%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (2.72%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.61%) Node.js
2 51 (27.72%) Spring
3 50 (27.17%) Spring Boot
4 41 (22.28%) HTML
5 36 (19.57%) AngularJS
5 36 (19.57%) React
6 34 (18.48%) CSS
6 34 (18.48%) Kafka
7 31 (16.85%) Web Services
8 30 (16.30%) SOAP
9 29 (15.76%) REST
10 25 (13.59%) JSON
11 24 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (12.50%) RESTful
13 22 (11.96%) JAX-RS
14 21 (11.41%) Apache CXF
14 21 (11.41%) Dropwizard
14 21 (11.41%) Express
14 21 (11.41%) XML
15 20 (10.87%) Mongoose
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) User Experience
2 11 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.43%) iPad
4 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.72%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.17%) iPhone
6 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.63%) Equities
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.63%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.09%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) Eurex
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.20%) Linux
2 33 (17.93%) Windows
3 9 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.80%) Android
5 7 (3.80%) Unix
6 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.09%) CentOS
7 2 (1.09%) Solaris
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (54.89%) DevOps
2 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (37.50%) Microservices
4 38 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (19.02%) Test Automation
6 31 (16.85%) Scrum
7 30 (16.30%) Infrastructure as Code
8 23 (12.50%) TDD
9 21 (11.41%) Data Modelling
10 20 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
10 20 (10.87%) Open Source
11 19 (10.33%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (9.24%) Configuration Management
14 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.07%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 13 (7.07%) Software Delivery
16 12 (6.52%) Web Development
17 11 (5.98%) Mentoring
17 11 (5.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 102 (55.43%) Java
2 57 (30.98%) JavaScript
3 56 (30.43%) Python
4 46 (25.00%) SQL
5 17 (9.24%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.61%) C#
7 11 (5.98%) Perl
8 9 (4.89%) Go
8 9 (4.89%) Java 8
9 8 (4.35%) Ruby
9 8 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.72%) C++
12 5 (2.72%) Groovy
13 4 (2.17%) PHP
14 3 (1.63%) C
14 3 (1.63%) Scala
14 3 (1.63%) XPath
15 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) Degree
4 3 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.09%) CISA
5 2 (1.09%) CISM
5 2 (1.09%) CISSP
5 2 (1.09%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.09%) IISP
5 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) GDPR
2 3 (1.63%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (1.63%) ISO 22301
2 3 (1.63%) ISO 31000
2 3 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (1.63%) NIST
2 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 76 (41.30%) Docker
2 10 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.17%) Postfix
4 3 (1.63%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (30.43%) Kubernetes
2 54 (29.35%) Terraform
3 32 (17.39%) Ansible
4 23 (12.50%) Puppet
5 19 (10.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.35%) Grafana
6 8 (4.35%) Kibana
7 7 (3.80%) HP Fortify
8 5 (2.72%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.72%) Nagios
8 5 (2.72%) Packer
9 4 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.17%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.63%) IBM Guardium
10 3 (1.63%) Nessus
10 3 (1.63%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.63%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (1.09%) logstash
12 1 (0.54%) Knative
12 1 (0.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (17.39%) Oracle
1 32 (17.39%) Splunk
2 31 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.33%) MuleSoft
4 18 (9.78%) Red Hat
5 16 (8.70%) TIBCO
6 13 (7.07%) Atlassian
7 11 (5.98%) VMware
8 10 (5.43%) Axway
8 10 (5.43%) Dell
8 10 (5.43%) Dynatrace
8 10 (5.43%) Fiorano
8 10 (5.43%) Jitterbit
8 10 (5.43%) Talend
8 10 (5.43%) webMethods
9 7 (3.80%) Cisco
9 7 (3.80%) Google
9 7 (3.80%) MEDITECH
9 7 (3.80%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.26%) Apple