Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 426 541 570
Rank change year-on-year +115 +29 +204
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 509 335 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 1.88% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 225 142
England median daily rate £530 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.93% +7.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £413 £388 £363
90th Percentile £600 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £525 £535 £500
% change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
England median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 20,674 17,806 15,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.46% 18.72% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,352 12,521 10,659
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 255 227
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £54.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +79 281 £550 - 20
North of England -21 75 £475 -11.21% 20
South East +13 66 £550 +37.50% 7
Midlands +7 52 £450 - 3
West Midlands +10 45 £450 +2.86% 3
North West -35 38 £475 -10.38% 5
South West -6 34 £475 +2.70% 7
Yorkshire -10 30 £476 -13.41% 13
North East -3 11 £500 -20.00% 2
East Midlands 0 6 £450 -
East of England -8 3 £299 -33.61% 2
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 358 (70.33%) Git (software)
2 353 (69.35%) Jenkins
3 346 (67.98%) Java
4 323 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
5 277 (54.42%) DevOps
6 237 (46.56%) Microservices
7 229 (44.99%) Maven
8 218 (42.83%) Docker
9 212 (41.65%) Amazon AWS
10 210 (41.26%) JUnit
11 183 (35.95%) JIRA
12 180 (35.36%) Continuous Integration
13 170 (33.40%) TDD
14 168 (33.01%) Mockito
15 166 (32.61%) Test Automation
16 164 (32.22%) RESTful
17 159 (31.24%) Scrum
18 146 (28.68%) Kubernetes
19 144 (28.29%) Confluence
20 140 (27.50%) Security Cleared
21 135 (26.52%) BDD
22 130 (25.54%) REST
23 127 (24.95%) SC Cleared
24 122 (23.97%) Web Services
25 119 (23.38%) Spring
26 118 (23.18%) Amazon EC2
27 113 (22.20%) Linux
28 108 (21.22%) Open Source
29 106 (20.83%) Kanban
30 104 (20.43%) 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
1 144 (28.29%) Confluence
2 66 (12.97%) WildFly
3 28 (5.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 24 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.34%) Apache
7 16 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (2.55%) JBoss
8 13 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.36%) nginx
10 11 (2.16%) Apache Solr
10 11 (2.16%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.16%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.96%) IIS
12 5 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.79%) Mule
14 3 (0.59%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.59%) Liferay
14 3 (0.59%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) GIMP
1 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 212 (41.65%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (23.18%) Amazon EC2
3 71 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (10.02%) Amazon S3
5 45 (8.84%) GitHub
6 40 (7.86%) Amazon ELB
7 39 (7.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 33 (6.48%) Route 53
9 22 (4.32%) Slack
10 20 (3.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 20 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (3.73%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (3.54%) npm
13 13 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (2.36%) OpenShift
15 11 (2.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (2.16%) CloudFront
15 11 (2.16%) PaaS
15 11 (2.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.81%) HTTP
2 15 (2.95%) DNS
2 15 (2.95%) OpenVPN
3 12 (2.36%) DSL
4 11 (2.16%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (1.96%) SSH
6 9 (1.77%) NFC
7 7 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.79%) Firewall
9 4 (0.79%) OpenFlow
9 4 (0.79%) SMTP
9 4 (0.79%) SSL
9 4 (0.79%) VPN
10 3 (0.59%) FTP
10 3 (0.59%) ICMP
11 2 (0.39%) Internet
11 2 (0.39%) VLAN
12 1 (0.20%) IPsec
12 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.84%) Relational Database
2 70 (13.75%) RDBMS
3 59 (11.59%) MongoDB
4 53 (10.41%) MySQL
5 29 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.16%) Big Data
8 11 (2.16%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.16%) SQL Server
9 10 (1.96%) Blockchain
9 10 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.38%) Parquet
12 5 (0.98%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.98%) Redis
13 4 (0.79%) Flink
14 3 (0.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 358 (70.33%) Git (software)
2 353 (69.35%) Jenkins
3 229 (44.99%) Maven
4 210 (41.26%) JUnit
5 183 (35.95%) JIRA
6 168 (33.01%) Mockito
7 92 (18.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 83 (16.31%) Liquibase
9 80 (15.72%) Checkstyle
10 79 (15.52%) DbUnit
10 79 (15.52%) jMock
11 75 (14.73%) Vagrant
12 74 (14.54%) GitLab
13 55 (10.81%) Cucumber
14 47 (9.23%) Bitbucket
15 44 (8.64%) Selenium
16 33 (6.48%) Gradle
17 31 (6.09%) JMeter
18 27 (5.30%) Artifactory
19 26 (5.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (10.22%) Finance
2 42 (8.25%) Banking
3 19 (3.73%) Retail
4 8 (1.57%) Back Office
4 8 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.38%) Marketing
6 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Front Office
7 2 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Avionics
8 1 (0.20%) Games
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 240 (47.15%) Developer
2 193 (37.92%) Java Developer
3 139 (27.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (13.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 54 (10.61%) Architect
6 24 (4.72%) J2EE Developer
6 24 (4.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 24 (4.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 23 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
8 22 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (3.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 20 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (3.54%) DevOps Architect
11 18 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
13 15 (2.95%) AWS Developer
13 15 (2.95%) Consultant
13 15 (2.95%) Tester
14 14 (2.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (32.22%) RESTful
2 130 (25.54%) REST
3 122 (23.97%) Web Services
4 119 (23.38%) Spring
5 91 (17.88%) Apache Camel
5 91 (17.88%) SOAP
6 88 (17.29%) WireMock
7 87 (17.09%) Spring Boot
8 82 (16.11%) PowerMock
9 81 (15.91%) J2EE
10 80 (15.72%) Hibernate
11 74 (14.54%) JAX-RS
12 73 (14.34%) JMS
13 70 (13.75%) Java EE
14 69 (13.56%) Lambda Expressions
15 68 (13.36%) Drools
16 47 (9.23%) React
17 45 (8.84%) Node.js
18 37 (7.27%) Elastic Stack
19 29 (5.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.11%) Linux Command Line
2 42 (8.25%) Public Cloud
3 22 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.34%) NHS
5 13 (2.55%) iPad
5 13 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.77%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.57%) Clustering
7 8 (1.57%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.18%) User Experience
9 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.59%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Fintech
11 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.39%) PKI
11 2 (0.39%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.39%) Smart City
12 1 (0.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.20%) Linux
2 82 (16.11%) Unix
3 66 (12.97%) VMS
4 58 (11.39%) CentOS
5 55 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (8.25%) Windows
7 15 (2.95%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.57%) Solaris
9 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.39%) Android
11 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (54.42%) DevOps
3 237 (46.56%) Microservices
4 180 (35.36%) Continuous Integration
5 170 (33.40%) TDD
6 166 (32.61%) Test Automation
7 159 (31.24%) Scrum
8 135 (26.52%) BDD
9 108 (21.22%) Open Source
10 106 (20.83%) Kanban
11 91 (17.88%) OO
12 84 (16.50%) E-Commerce
13 74 (14.54%) OOA/OOD
14 72 (14.15%) Dependency Injection
15 70 (13.75%) Domain-Driven Design
16 68 (13.36%) CQRS
17 55 (10.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
18 54 (10.61%) Configuration Management
19 36 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
20 34 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 346 (67.98%) Java
2 104 (20.43%) Python
3 96 (18.86%) Java 8
4 69 (13.56%) JPQL
5 60 (11.79%) JavaScript
6 56 (11.00%) Groovy
7 51 (10.02%) Bash Shell
8 41 (8.06%) SQL
9 24 (4.72%) Perl
10 23 (4.52%) Ruby
11 14 (2.75%) C#
12 10 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.77%) Go
14 6 (1.18%) Scala
14 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.98%) ES6
15 5 (0.98%) PHP
16 2 (0.39%) C
16 2 (0.39%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 140 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 127 (24.95%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.73%) Degree
4 11 (2.16%) CISM
4 11 (2.16%) CISSP
5 9 (1.77%) CISA
5 9 (1.77%) CREST Certified
5 9 (1.77%) IISP
6 8 (1.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (1.57%) CCSP
6 8 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.57%) CLAS
7 6 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.79%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.39%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.52%) QA
2 11 (2.16%) GDPR
2 11 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.96%) PMO
4 9 (1.77%) ISAE 3402
4 9 (1.77%) ISO 22301
4 9 (1.77%) ISO 31000
4 9 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 9 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) WCAG
6 2 (0.39%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 218 (42.83%) Docker
2 64 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (11.39%) vSphere
4 16 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.77%) Postfix
5 9 (1.77%) Squid
5 9 (1.77%) vCloud
6 8 (1.57%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.98%) etcd
7 5 (0.98%) flannel
8 4 (0.79%) KVM
9 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.20%) iptables
10 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 146 (28.68%) Kubernetes
2 95 (18.66%) Ansible
3 91 (17.88%) Terraform
4 80 (15.72%) Puppet
5 49 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (8.45%) Grafana
7 40 (7.86%) Packer
7 40 (7.86%) Prometheus
8 37 (7.27%) Rancher
9 28 (5.50%) Sysdig
10 16 (3.14%) Consul
11 10 (1.96%) Kibana
12 9 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (1.77%) logstash
12 9 (1.77%) Nessus
12 9 (1.77%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 9 (1.77%) ZABBIX
13 8 (1.57%) Rsyslog
14 7 (1.38%) Mesos
15 5 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (15.13%) VMware
2 42 (8.25%) Black Duck
3 30 (5.89%) Splunk
4 29 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 26 (5.11%) Oracle
6 22 (4.32%) AppDynamics
7 20 (3.93%) IBM
7 20 (3.93%) WSO2
8 17 (3.34%) Cisco
9 16 (3.14%) Adobe
10 15 (2.95%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.95%) Google
11 11 (2.16%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.96%) Sonatype
13 9 (1.77%) ArcSight
13 9 (1.77%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (1.77%) Centrify
13 9 (1.77%) Imperva
13 9 (1.77%) Qualys
13 9 (1.77%) Tripwire