Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 18 January 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 404 427 575
Rank change year-on-year +23 +148 +36
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 254 212 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.48% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 2.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 139 42
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +1.41%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £364
90th Percentile £588 £638 £586
UK median daily rate £525 £535 £495
% change year-on-year -1.87% +8.03% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £50.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.96% - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £50.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.96% - -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,745 9,115 8,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.32% 17.58% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,787 5,873 5,292
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £531
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 217 224
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +8.64% +1.25%
10th Percentile £32.63 £29.00 £19.56
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.85 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +2.50%

SonarQube
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SonarQube as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SonarQube in the UK excluding London

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SonarQube in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SonarQube in the UK excluding London

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SonarQube in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SonarQube in the UK excluding London

SonarQube
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonarQube in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonarQube in the UK excluding London

SonarQube
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SonarQube within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
North of England -6 96 £475 -11.21% 18
South East +11 74 £540 +13.68% 12
North West -18 47 £476 -4.75% 7
Midlands -6 46 £450 - 3
West Midlands 0 39 £450 +2.86% 2
Yorkshire -7 36 £476 -20.63% 10
South West -17 31 £475 - 4
North East -1 17 £500 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -5 7 £403 -10.56% 1
Wales -17 7 £375 -14.29%
East of England +1 3 £299 -14.64% 2
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SonarQube.

1 206 (81.10%) Jenkins
2 175 (68.90%) DevOps
3 160 (62.99%) Git (software)
4 134 (52.76%) Java
5 129 (50.79%) Microservices
6 128 (50.39%) Docker
7 126 (49.61%) Amazon AWS
8 121 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (38.58%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (35.04%) JIRA
11 83 (32.68%) Linux
12 81 (31.89%) Python
12 81 (31.89%) Kubernetes
13 73 (28.74%) Test Automation
14 71 (27.95%) Scrum
15 70 (27.56%) JUnit
16 69 (27.17%) GitLab
17 67 (26.38%) Terraform
17 67 (26.38%) TDD
18 64 (25.20%) Amazon EC2
18 64 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 63 (24.80%) Web Services
20 62 (24.41%) Maven
21 61 (24.02%) Spring
21 61 (24.02%) MySQL
21 61 (24.02%) Puppet
22 60 (23.62%) MongoDB
22 60 (23.62%) HTTP
22 60 (23.62%) Microsoft Azure
23 59 (23.23%) Ansible

SonarQube
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 49 (19.29%) Confluence
2 19 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (4.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.94%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.15%) IIS
6 8 (3.15%) JBoss
7 7 (2.76%) nginx
7 7 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.97%) Apache
9 4 (1.57%) WildFly
10 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.79%) Mule
11 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 126 (49.61%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (25.20%) Amazon EC2
3 60 (23.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (17.32%) Amazon S3
5 35 (13.78%) Route 53
6 34 (13.39%) Amazon ELB
6 34 (13.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 24 (9.45%) Slack
8 20 (7.87%) Amazon SQS
9 19 (7.48%) GitHub
10 11 (4.33%) BrowserStack
11 10 (3.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (3.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 10 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (3.94%) CloudFront
11 10 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (3.94%) OpenShift
11 10 (3.94%) Serverless
12 7 (2.76%) iPaaS
13 6 (2.36%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.62%) HTTP
2 11 (4.33%) DSL
3 9 (3.54%) OpenVPN
4 8 (3.15%) NFC
5 7 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.57%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.39%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) Firewall
7 1 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.02%) MySQL
2 60 (23.62%) MongoDB
3 32 (12.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.94%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.15%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.57%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.79%) Big Data
11 2 (0.79%) DB2
11 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.79%) Redis
12 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.39%) Impala
Development Applications
1 206 (81.10%) Jenkins
2 160 (62.99%) Git (software)
3 89 (35.04%) JIRA
4 70 (27.56%) JUnit
5 69 (27.17%) GitLab
6 62 (24.41%) Maven
7 59 (23.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 50 (19.69%) Cucumber
9 42 (16.54%) Selenium
10 41 (16.14%) Mockito
11 28 (11.02%) Visual Studio Team System
12 24 (9.45%) DbUnit
12 24 (9.45%) jMock
12 24 (9.45%) SoapUI
13 23 (9.06%) JMeter
14 20 (7.87%) Subversion
15 15 (5.91%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (5.12%) Artifactory
16 13 (5.12%) TeamCity
17 12 (4.72%) Checkstyle
General
1 19 (7.48%) Finance
2 8 (3.15%) Back Office
3 6 (2.36%) Banking
3 6 (2.36%) Marketing
3 6 (2.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.39%) Avionics
4 1 (0.39%) Games
4 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.39%) Law
4 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (38.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (27.95%) Developer
3 43 (16.93%) Java Developer
4 33 (12.99%) Architect
5 22 (8.66%) Senior DevOps
6 20 (7.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.12%) Tester
8 12 (4.72%) Automation Tester
8 12 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (4.72%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (4.72%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (4.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.94%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Developer in Test
11 9 (3.54%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.15%) QA Tester
12 8 (3.15%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.80%) Web Services
2 61 (24.02%) Spring
3 54 (21.26%) Spring Boot
4 42 (16.54%) REST
5 38 (14.96%) Apache Camel
6 34 (13.39%) Elastic Stack
7 32 (12.60%) Node.js
8 31 (12.20%) SOAP
9 28 (11.02%) JSON
9 28 (11.02%) RESTful
10 25 (9.84%) J2EE
11 24 (9.45%) PowerMock
11 24 (9.45%) Swagger
12 21 (8.27%) WireMock
13 20 (7.87%) React
14 15 (5.91%) AngularJS
14 15 (5.91%) Hibernate
15 14 (5.51%) CSS
15 14 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (5.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.99%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.15%) Driving Licence
2 8 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.76%) Clustering
3 7 (2.76%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.36%) NHS
5 4 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (0.79%) Fintech
6 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.79%) Smart City
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 83 (32.68%) Linux
2 64 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (20.87%) CentOS
4 28 (11.02%) Windows
5 13 (5.12%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.15%) Solaris
7 4 (1.57%) Unix
7 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (68.90%) DevOps
2 129 (50.79%) Microservices
3 121 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (38.58%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (28.74%) Test Automation
6 71 (27.95%) Scrum
7 67 (26.38%) TDD
8 50 (19.69%) BDD
9 39 (15.35%) Kanban
10 34 (13.39%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 34 (13.39%) Open Source
11 28 (11.02%) Configuration Management
12 25 (9.84%) Migration
13 23 (9.06%) Software Engineering
13 23 (9.06%) User Stories
14 19 (7.48%) Static Code Analysis
15 18 (7.09%) Continuous Deployment
15 18 (7.09%) OWASP
15 18 (7.09%) Workflow
16 17 (6.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 134 (52.76%) Java
2 81 (31.89%) Python
3 40 (15.75%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.20%) Perl
5 29 (11.42%) Bash Shell
6 26 (10.24%) SQL
7 19 (7.48%) Java 8
8 15 (5.91%) C#
9 13 (5.12%) Groovy
10 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.18%) PHP
11 3 (1.18%) Scala
12 2 (0.79%) JPQL
12 2 (0.79%) Ruby
13 1 (0.39%) ES6
13 1 (0.39%) R
13 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (3.94%) Degree
5 8 (3.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (3.15%) CCSP
5 8 (3.15%) CISA
5 8 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.15%) CISM
5 8 (3.15%) CISSP
5 8 (3.15%) CLAS
5 8 (3.15%) CREST Certified
5 8 (3.15%) IISP
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.30%) QA
2 9 (3.54%) GDPR
3 8 (3.15%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (3.15%) ISO 22301
3 8 (3.15%) ISO 31000
3 8 (3.15%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 128 (50.39%) Docker
2 11 (4.33%) vSphere
3 10 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.15%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.57%) KVM
5 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 81 (31.89%) Kubernetes
2 67 (26.38%) Terraform
3 61 (24.02%) Puppet
4 59 (23.23%) Ansible
5 46 (18.11%) Grafana
6 44 (17.32%) Prometheus
7 34 (13.39%) Packer
8 30 (11.81%) Rancher
9 24 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (3.54%) FreeIPA
10 9 (3.54%) Kibana
11 8 (3.15%) Nessus
11 8 (3.15%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 4 (1.57%) logstash
13 2 (0.79%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.39%) Automic
14 1 (0.39%) Mesos
14 1 (0.39%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 48 (18.90%) Black Duck
2 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.06%) Splunk
4 20 (7.87%) WSO2
5 19 (7.48%) Atlassian
6 15 (5.91%) Cisco
7 13 (5.12%) Oracle
8 12 (4.72%) Adobe
8 12 (4.72%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.72%) VMware
9 11 (4.33%) AppDynamics
10 10 (3.94%) Google
11 8 (3.15%) ArcSight
11 8 (3.15%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (3.15%) IBM
11 8 (3.15%) Imperva
11 8 (3.15%) McAfee
11 8 (3.15%) Qualys
11 8 (3.15%) Trend Micro
11 8 (3.15%) Tripwire