Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 471 445 551
Rank change year-on-year -26 +106 +30
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 318 498 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.42% 2.48% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 308 207
England median daily rate £500 £525 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.87% +9.74%
10th Percentile £400 £410 £375
90th Percentile £650 £588 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £535
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.87% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
England median hourly rate £48.50 £52.50 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £46.75 £51.25 £48.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.75 £50.50
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -20.48% +6.06% -

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 13,129 20,121 17,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.27% 21.17% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,749 13,914 12,389
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 211 272
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.35 £25.41 £29.00
90th Percentile £69.00 £55.00 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -27 153 £525 -4.55% 13
South East +29 48 £450 -16.28% 7
North of England +9 44 £495 +4.21% 10
Midlands +39 43 £475 +5.56% 6
West Midlands +38 41 £475 +5.56% 6
South West -14 23 £506 +6.58% 1
North East +23 19 £495 -1.00% 1
North West 0 16 £500 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +17 9 £481 +1.32% 6
East of England +32 7 £550 +84.10% 4
East Midlands +17 2 £575 +34.50%
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 260 (81.76%) Jenkins
2 197 (61.95%) Git (software)
3 196 (61.64%) Java
4 173 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (50.94%) AWS
6 148 (46.54%) DevOps
7 136 (42.77%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (39.31%) Scrum
8 125 (39.31%) Docker
9 121 (38.05%) Spring
10 117 (36.79%) Maven
11 115 (36.16%) JUnit
12 107 (33.65%) TDD
12 107 (33.65%) BDD
13 103 (32.39%) Security Cleared
14 94 (29.56%) Microservices
15 92 (28.93%) Web Services
16 91 (28.62%) Kanban
17 89 (27.99%) Linux
18 87 (27.36%) SOAP
18 87 (27.36%) SC Cleared
19 85 (26.73%) Open Source
20 84 (26.42%) Ansible
21 83 (26.10%) JIRA
22 82 (25.79%) Kubernetes
23 81 (25.47%) RESTful
24 79 (24.84%) Mockito
25 78 (24.53%) Amazon EC2
26 75 (23.58%) Sonatype Nexus
27 73 (22.96%) Python

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 41 (12.89%) Confluence
2 24 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.03%) nginx
4 12 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (2.52%) JBoss
6 7 (2.20%) Magnolia
6 7 (2.20%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.20%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.57%) Apache
7 5 (1.57%) Camunda
7 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.94%) IIS
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) Mule
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.31%) GemFire
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.94%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 162 (50.94%) AWS
2 78 (24.53%) Amazon EC2
3 60 (18.87%) GitHub
4 51 (16.04%) Azure
5 38 (11.95%) Amazon SQS
6 21 (6.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (5.97%) Slack
8 18 (5.66%) Amazon S3
8 18 (5.66%) OpenShift
9 17 (5.35%) Amazon ELB
9 17 (5.35%) Route 53
9 17 (5.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (5.03%) PaaS
11 12 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
12 11 (3.46%) GCP
13 7 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (1.57%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (1.57%) IaaS
15 4 (1.26%) Azure Stack
15 4 (1.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.66%) HTTP
2 16 (5.03%) OpenVPN
3 15 (4.72%) Firewall
4 6 (1.89%) DNS
4 6 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.57%) Internet
6 4 (1.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.94%) Network Security
7 3 (0.94%) SSH
7 3 (0.94%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.63%) VPN
9 1 (0.31%) FTP
9 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.30%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (15.09%) Amazon RDS
3 28 (8.81%) MongoDB
3 28 (8.81%) MySQL
4 22 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.60%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.40%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.46%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.46%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.46%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.52%) Big Data
10 7 (2.20%) Cloudera CDH
11 3 (0.94%) Redis
12 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.31%) KDB
Development Applications
1 260 (81.76%) Jenkins
2 197 (61.95%) Git (software)
3 117 (36.79%) Maven
4 115 (36.16%) JUnit
5 83 (26.10%) JIRA
6 79 (24.84%) Mockito
7 75 (23.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 70 (22.01%) DbUnit
9 69 (21.70%) jMock
10 45 (14.15%) GitLab
11 38 (11.95%) Selenium
12 34 (10.69%) Gradle
13 22 (6.92%) Artifactory
14 19 (5.97%) Subversion
15 16 (5.03%) Cucumber
16 15 (4.72%) Bitbucket
16 15 (4.72%) gulp
17 13 (4.09%) SoapUI
18 12 (3.77%) Mercurial
19 11 (3.46%) JMeter
General
1 29 (9.12%) Public Sector
2 28 (8.81%) Finance
3 15 (4.72%) Retail
4 10 (3.14%) Banking
5 5 (1.57%) Automotive
5 5 (1.57%) Police
6 4 (1.26%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (44.03%) Developer
2 98 (30.82%) Java Developer
3 86 (27.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (10.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 20 (6.29%) Senior DevOps
6 19 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (5.03%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.09%) Backend Developer
9 11 (3.46%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (3.46%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.83%) J2EE Developer
11 9 (2.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (2.83%) Lead Developer
12 8 (2.52%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.20%) Java Engineer
13 7 (2.20%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (2.20%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (38.05%) Spring
2 92 (28.93%) Web Services
3 87 (27.36%) SOAP
4 81 (25.47%) RESTful
5 69 (21.70%) PowerMock
6 58 (18.24%) REST
7 53 (16.67%) J2EE
8 48 (15.09%) AngularJS
8 48 (15.09%) Hibernate
9 44 (13.84%) Spring Boot
10 39 (12.26%) ActiveMQ
11 38 (11.95%) Node.js
12 32 (10.06%) CSS
12 32 (10.06%) HTML
13 31 (9.75%) Apache Camel
14 30 (9.43%) Spring Cloud
15 28 (8.81%) JSON
16 25 (7.86%) JPA
17 19 (5.97%) React
18 18 (5.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.55%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.09%) Clustering
4 13 (4.09%) NHS
5 10 (3.14%) User Experience
5 10 (3.14%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.26%) W3C
9 3 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.99%) Linux
2 42 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (9.75%) Unix
4 28 (8.81%) CentOS
5 24 (7.55%) Windows
6 21 (6.60%) Ubuntu
7 17 (5.35%) Debian
8 8 (2.52%) Android
8 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 6 (1.89%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.57%) openSUSE
10 5 (1.57%) VMS
11 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.63%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (46.54%) DevOps
3 136 (42.77%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (39.31%) Scrum
5 107 (33.65%) BDD
5 107 (33.65%) TDD
6 94 (29.56%) Microservices
7 91 (28.62%) Kanban
8 85 (26.73%) Open Source
9 59 (18.55%) Test Automation
10 44 (13.84%) Configuration Management
11 30 (9.43%) E-Commerce
12 25 (7.86%) BPMN
13 24 (7.55%) Migration
14 23 (7.23%) Performance Testing
14 23 (7.23%) Workflow
15 22 (6.92%) OO
15 22 (6.92%) SDLC
15 22 (6.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 21 (6.60%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 196 (61.64%) Java
2 73 (22.96%) Python
3 65 (20.44%) SQL
4 57 (17.92%) JavaScript
5 35 (11.01%) Bash Shell
6 23 (7.23%) Shell Script
7 17 (5.35%) Java 8
8 12 (3.77%) C#
9 11 (3.46%) Java 9
9 11 (3.46%) Ruby
10 9 (2.83%) C++
11 8 (2.52%) JPQL
11 8 (2.52%) Perl
12 7 (2.20%) ES6
12 7 (2.20%) Go
12 7 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.57%) C
14 4 (1.26%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.26%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 103 (32.39%) Security Cleared
2 87 (27.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.83%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.20%) Degree
6 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.09%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) COBIT
2 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.57%) NIST
3 4 (1.26%) WCAG
4 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 125 (39.31%) Docker
2 36 (11.32%) Postfix
3 30 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.43%) vSphere
4 9 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.26%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 84 (26.42%) Ansible
2 82 (25.79%) Kubernetes
3 66 (20.75%) Terraform
4 37 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (11.01%) Grafana
5 35 (11.01%) Puppet
6 30 (9.43%) Prometheus
7 16 (5.03%) FreeIPA
8 12 (3.77%) Rancher
9 11 (3.46%) Consul
10 8 (2.52%) Packer
11 7 (2.20%) Kibana
12 5 (1.57%) Nessus
13 4 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.94%) Nagios
14 3 (0.94%) SELinux
14 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.63%) Istio
16 1 (0.31%) Fluentd
16 1 (0.31%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 39 (12.26%) Splunk
2 31 (9.75%) VMware
3 30 (9.43%) Black Duck
4 18 (5.66%) Oracle
5 16 (5.03%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.09%) Google
7 11 (3.46%) Sparx
8 10 (3.14%) Coverity
9 8 (2.52%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.89%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.57%) Adobe
11 5 (1.57%) WSO2
12 4 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (0.94%) Ping Identity
13 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.63%) Microsoft
14 2 (0.63%) SAP
14 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.63%) Talend
14 2 (0.63%) TIBCO