Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 408 424 537
Rank change year-on-year +16 +113 +78
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 202 255 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.44% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 2.33% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 142 86
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -6.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £369 £375
90th Percentile £572 £575 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £535
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.87% +12.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.48% +5.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £36.18 £51.25 £48.90
90th Percentile £48.73 £53.75 £50.70
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £52.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -20.48% +5.00% +38.89%

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 7,765 10,946 9,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.02% 19.95% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,729 6,967 5,842
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £563 £544
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 200 256
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.00 £26.75 £31.38
90th Percentile £56.00 £52.50 £62.72
UK median hourly rate £44.26 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% - +3.66%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
South East +47 56 £450 -16.28% 3
North of England +10 45 £491 +3.15% 11
Midlands +31 41 £475 +5.56% 16
West Midlands +34 37 £475 +5.56% 12
South West -19 30 £514 +12.91% 2
North East +21 19 £495 -1.00% 1
Scotland +36 18 £500 -3.38% 6
North West -3 17 £488 +2.63% 2
Yorkshire +1 9 £481 +0.79% 8
East of England +32 7 £550 - 2
East Midlands +14 4 £575 +41.98% 2
Northern Ireland +8 4 £430 +1.90%
Wales +10 1 - - 1
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 159 (78.71%) Jenkins
2 140 (69.31%) Git (software)
3 114 (56.44%) Java
4 113 (55.94%) DevOps
5 104 (51.49%) AWS
6 94 (46.53%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (45.54%) Docker
8 86 (42.57%) JUnit
9 71 (35.15%) Scrum
10 69 (34.16%) Linux
11 68 (33.66%) Spring
12 64 (31.68%) Python
13 62 (30.69%) Microservices
13 62 (30.69%) Kubernetes
14 60 (29.70%) TDD
14 60 (29.70%) Ansible
14 60 (29.70%) Amazon RDS
15 57 (28.22%) Maven
16 53 (26.24%) JIRA
17 52 (25.74%) RESTful
18 51 (25.25%) Amazon EC2
18 51 (25.25%) BDD
18 51 (25.25%) Sonatype Nexus
19 47 (23.27%) Web Services
20 46 (22.77%) SQL
21 45 (22.28%) Open Source
21 45 (22.28%) Kanban
22 44 (21.78%) Security Cleared
23 42 (20.79%) Bash Shell

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 18 (8.91%) Confluence
2 14 (6.93%) nginx
2 14 (6.93%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.97%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.48%) Camunda
7 4 (1.98%) Apache
7 4 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) GemFire
8 1 (0.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 104 (51.49%) AWS
2 51 (25.25%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (16.83%) Azure
3 34 (16.83%) GitHub
4 31 (15.35%) Amazon SQS
5 26 (12.87%) Slack
6 18 (8.91%) Amazon EKS
6 18 (8.91%) Amazon S3
7 17 (8.42%) Amazon ELB
7 17 (8.42%) Route 53
7 17 (8.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (6.44%) OpenShift
8 13 (6.44%) PaaS
9 6 (2.97%) GCP
10 3 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.49%) Coveralls
10 3 (1.49%) IaaS
10 3 (1.49%) SaaS
11 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.89%) OpenVPN
2 15 (7.43%) HTTP
3 6 (2.97%) DNS
4 4 (1.98%) Internet
4 4 (1.98%) Intranet
5 3 (1.49%) Network Security
5 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.70%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (17.33%) MySQL
3 30 (14.85%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (8.42%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.44%) Amazon Aurora
6 13 (6.44%) MariaDB
7 12 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.94%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
10 6 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.97%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.98%) Big Data
11 4 (1.98%) Cloudera CDH
11 4 (1.98%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.98%) Redis
12 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 159 (78.71%) Jenkins
2 140 (69.31%) Git (software)
3 86 (42.57%) JUnit
4 57 (28.22%) Maven
5 53 (26.24%) JIRA
6 51 (25.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 39 (19.31%) DbUnit
8 38 (18.81%) jMock
8 38 (18.81%) Mockito
9 30 (14.85%) GitLab
10 23 (11.39%) Selenium
11 19 (9.41%) Gradle
12 18 (8.91%) Cucumber
13 16 (7.92%) JMeter
14 12 (5.94%) Artifactory
15 11 (5.45%) Bitbucket
15 11 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (4.46%) Subversion
17 8 (3.96%) Gerrit
17 8 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (10.89%) Public Sector
2 11 (5.45%) Finance
2 11 (5.45%) Retail
3 5 (2.48%) Automotive
4 4 (1.98%) Banking
4 4 (1.98%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (38.12%) Developer
2 75 (37.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (30.20%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.89%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 15 (7.43%) AWS DevOps
6 13 (6.44%) Lead DevOps
7 12 (5.94%) Senior DevOps
7 12 (5.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.47%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (2.97%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (2.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.66%) Spring
2 52 (25.74%) RESTful
3 47 (23.27%) Web Services
4 42 (20.79%) SOAP
5 38 (18.81%) PowerMock
6 31 (15.35%) ActiveMQ
6 31 (15.35%) AngularJS
7 28 (13.86%) Hibernate
7 28 (13.86%) Spring Cloud
8 22 (10.89%) REST
9 19 (9.41%) Node.js
10 18 (8.91%) Spring Boot
11 17 (8.42%) J2EE
11 17 (8.42%) JPA
12 16 (7.92%) LDAP
13 12 (5.94%) .NET
14 9 (4.46%) .NET Core
15 8 (3.96%) hapi
15 8 (3.96%) JSF
15 8 (3.96%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) Clustering
2 10 (4.95%) NHS
3 8 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.49%) User Experience
5 3 (1.49%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.99%) Derivative
6 2 (0.99%) Equities
6 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.16%) Linux
2 38 (18.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (14.85%) CentOS
4 11 (5.45%) Windows
5 10 (4.95%) Unix
6 6 (2.97%) Debian
6 6 (2.97%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.48%) Android
7 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.48%) VMS
8 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.50%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (55.94%) DevOps
2 94 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.53%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (35.15%) Scrum
4 62 (30.69%) Microservices
5 60 (29.70%) TDD
6 51 (25.25%) BDD
7 45 (22.28%) Kanban
7 45 (22.28%) Open Source
8 30 (14.85%) Configuration Management
8 30 (14.85%) Workflow
9 28 (13.86%) Test Automation
10 25 (12.38%) Workflow Management
11 24 (11.88%) OWASP
12 20 (9.90%) Load Balancing
13 17 (8.42%) BPMN
13 17 (8.42%) Infrastructure as Code
13 17 (8.42%) Static Code Analysis
14 16 (7.92%) Blue-Green Deployment
14 16 (7.92%) Canary Deployment
Programming Languages
1 114 (56.44%) Java
2 64 (31.68%) Python
3 46 (22.77%) SQL
4 42 (20.79%) Bash Shell
5 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.42%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.93%) C#
8 8 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.47%) Perl
10 6 (2.97%) C++
10 6 (2.97%) Go
11 5 (2.48%) C
11 5 (2.48%) Ruby
12 4 (1.98%) Java 8
12 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.50%) ES6
14 1 (0.50%) PHP
14 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (21.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.47%) Degree
4 4 (1.98%) OCPJP
4 4 (1.98%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.93%) NIST
2 13 (6.44%) NCSC
3 10 (4.95%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (45.54%) Docker
2 29 (14.36%) Postfix
3 11 (5.45%) vSphere
4 10 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 62 (30.69%) Kubernetes
2 60 (29.70%) Ansible
3 35 (17.33%) Puppet
3 35 (17.33%) Terraform
4 33 (16.34%) Grafana
5 29 (14.36%) Prometheus
6 22 (10.89%) FreeIPA
6 22 (10.89%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (9.41%) Packer
8 12 (5.94%) Rancher
9 4 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.49%) Kibana
10 3 (1.49%) Nagios
10 3 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.50%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.50%) Graphite
11 1 (0.50%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (15.35%) Splunk
2 30 (14.85%) Black Duck
3 16 (7.92%) Oracle
4 11 (5.45%) VMware
5 9 (4.46%) Coverity
6 8 (3.96%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.97%) Google
8 5 (2.48%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.98%) Sun
10 3 (1.49%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.99%) Adobe
11 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.99%) CA
12 1 (0.50%) Okta
12 1 (0.50%) Sonatype
12 1 (0.50%) WSO2