Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 332 451 441
Rank change year-on-year +119 -10 +197
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 140 368 499
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.96% 2.53% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 233 299
Median daily rate £470 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% -4.76% -1.87%
10th Percentile £360 £391 £400
90th Percentile £600 £648 £600
UK median daily rate £465 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -7.00% -4.76% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -33.33% -

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 4,729 14,551 19,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.24% 18.17% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,101 9,616 13,518
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £335 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 197 207
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29.10 £23.90 £25.91
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.02 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.13% +3.58% -

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +101 64 £475 -9.52% 10
North of England +114 41 £432 -10.23% 7
North West +96 32 £430 -9.47% 6
South West +85 15 £575 +11.65% 2
South East +151 13 £400 -11.11% 5
North East +28 7 £500 +4.17% 1
East of England +95 2 £419 -10.90%
Yorkshire +78 2 £618 +26.67%
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 89 (63.57%) Jenkins
2 79 (56.43%) AWS
2 79 (56.43%) Java
3 77 (55.00%) DevOps
4 71 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (50.71%) Git (software)
5 56 (40.00%) Docker
6 55 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (37.86%) Maven
7 53 (37.86%) JUnit
8 52 (37.14%) Test Automation
9 46 (32.86%) Linux
10 45 (32.14%) Security Cleared
11 43 (30.71%) Spring
12 42 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 41 (29.29%) Azure
14 40 (28.57%) SC Cleared
15 38 (27.14%) Scrum
16 35 (25.00%) Microservices
17 34 (24.29%) Terraform
17 34 (24.29%) JIRA
18 33 (23.57%) Python
19 32 (22.86%) SQL
20 31 (22.14%) JavaScript
20 31 (22.14%) NoSQL
21 30 (21.43%) Confluence
21 30 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
22 29 (20.71%) Kubernetes
22 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
23 28 (20.00%) SOAP

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 30 (21.43%) Confluence
2 10 (7.14%) Apache
2 10 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.29%) Anypoint
5 5 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.57%) CMS
5 5 (3.57%) JBoss
5 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.14%) Headless CMS
7 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.43%) IIS
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.71%) nginx
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.71%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (56.43%) AWS
2 41 (29.29%) Azure
3 22 (15.71%) Coveralls
4 20 (14.29%) GitHub
5 18 (12.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (12.14%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (12.14%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (12.14%) Serverless
7 15 (10.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (10.71%) AWS CloudTrail
8 11 (7.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (6.43%) Apigee
10 8 (5.71%) Azure Stack
10 8 (5.71%) Kong
11 7 (5.00%) GCP
11 7 (5.00%) OpenShift
12 6 (4.29%) IaaS
13 5 (3.57%) Boomi
14 4 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (2.86%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.29%) HTTP
2 20 (14.29%) DNS
3 8 (5.71%) Internet
4 5 (3.57%) FTP
5 4 (2.86%) Firewall
5 4 (2.86%) Intranet
6 2 (1.43%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.43%) Skype
7 1 (0.71%) DHCP
7 1 (0.71%) GPON
7 1 (0.71%) IPsec
7 1 (0.71%) LAN
7 1 (0.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.71%) NGN
7 1 (0.71%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.71%) VPN
7 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.14%) NoSQL
2 23 (16.43%) RDBMS
2 23 (16.43%) Relational Database
3 19 (13.57%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.71%) MySQL
4 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.86%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.43%) Redis
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (63.57%) Jenkins
2 71 (50.71%) Git (software)
3 53 (37.86%) JUnit
3 53 (37.86%) Maven
4 42 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 34 (24.29%) JIRA
6 28 (20.00%) Bitbucket
7 27 (19.29%) GitLab
8 25 (17.86%) Gradle
9 22 (15.71%) Artifactory
10 19 (13.57%) Selenium
11 17 (12.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (12.14%) Cucumber
11 17 (12.14%) JMeter
12 16 (11.43%) Bitbucket Server
13 15 (10.71%) DbUnit
13 15 (10.71%) jMock
13 15 (10.71%) Mockito
13 15 (10.71%) TeamCity
14 11 (7.86%) gulp
General
1 19 (13.57%) Public Sector
2 16 (11.43%) Finance
3 10 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Police
5 2 (1.43%) Legal
5 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (36.43%) Developer
2 29 (20.71%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Administrator
8 6 (4.29%) DevOps Administrator
9 5 (3.57%) Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (2.86%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (2.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) QA Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.71%) Spring
2 28 (20.00%) SOAP
3 27 (19.29%) Web Services
4 26 (18.57%) Spring Boot
5 25 (17.86%) RESTful
6 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
7 22 (15.71%) REST
8 20 (14.29%) Node.js
9 17 (12.14%) Apache Camel
9 17 (12.14%) Hibernate
10 15 (10.71%) PowerMock
11 14 (10.00%) React
12 13 (9.29%) J2EE
12 13 (9.29%) Kafka
12 13 (9.29%) Spring Cloud
12 13 (9.29%) XML
13 12 (8.57%) Express
13 12 (8.57%) Gherkin
13 12 (8.57%) Middleware
14 11 (7.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.29%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.57%) iPad
3 5 (3.57%) User Experience
4 4 (2.86%) Clustering
4 4 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.14%) W3C
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.86%) Linux
2 22 (15.71%) Unix
3 20 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.14%) CentOS
6 2 (1.43%) Android
6 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Fedora
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.00%) DevOps
2 71 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (37.14%) Test Automation
5 38 (27.14%) Scrum
6 35 (25.00%) Microservices
7 30 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (20.00%) TDD
9 26 (18.57%) Open Source
10 25 (17.86%) Configuration Management
11 23 (16.43%) BDD
12 20 (14.29%) Kanban
13 19 (13.57%) Load Balancing
13 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
14 15 (10.71%) Blue-Green Deployment
14 15 (10.71%) Canary Deployment
14 15 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (10.00%) E-Commerce
16 13 (9.29%) DevSecOps
16 13 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.43%) Java
2 33 (23.57%) Python
3 32 (22.86%) SQL
4 31 (22.14%) JavaScript
5 24 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.29%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.43%) Ruby
8 7 (5.00%) C#
8 7 (5.00%) Groovy
9 5 (3.57%) Java 8
9 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.86%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) AWK
11 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) C-shell
11 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 45 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 40 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) Degree
5 2 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.43%) CISA
5 2 (1.43%) CISM
5 2 (1.43%) CISSP
5 2 (1.43%) IISP
6 1 (0.71%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.57%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) GDPR
2 3 (2.14%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.14%) ISAE 3402
2 3 (2.14%) ISO 22301
2 3 (2.14%) ISO 31000
2 3 (2.14%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (2.14%) NIST
2 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (40.00%) Docker
2 8 (5.71%) vSphere
3 6 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.57%) Postfix
5 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (24.29%) Terraform
2 29 (20.71%) Kubernetes
3 22 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (15.00%) Ansible
5 18 (12.86%) Puppet
6 10 (7.14%) Nagios
7 6 (4.29%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 3 (2.14%) IBM Guardium
9 3 (2.14%) Nessus
9 3 (2.14%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 2 (1.43%) Grafana
10 2 (1.43%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.71%) Knative
11 1 (0.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.14%) Oracle
3 15 (10.71%) MuleSoft
4 11 (7.86%) Atlassian
5 10 (7.14%) Splunk
5 10 (7.14%) VMware
6 7 (5.00%) Google
7 6 (4.29%) IBM
7 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.57%) Axway
8 5 (3.57%) Dell
8 5 (3.57%) Fiorano
8 5 (3.57%) Jitterbit
8 5 (3.57%) NetIQ
8 5 (3.57%) Talend
8 5 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 5 (3.57%) webMethods
9 4 (2.86%) Databricks
9 4 (2.86%) New Relic
9 4 (2.86%) Pega