Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 434 487 609
Rank change year-on-year +53 +122 +53
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 241 150 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.43% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 1.60% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 106 47
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £285
90th Percentile £588 £638 £593
UK median daily rate £525 £535 £495
% change year-on-year -1.87% +8.08% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
UK excluding London 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 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 11,173 9,370 8,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.13% 17.54% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,077 6,030 5,590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 255 231
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27.05 £29.20 £26.11
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
North of England -18 73 £475 -11.21% 9
South East +9 58 £538 +43.33% 14
Midlands +19 52 £450 - 7
West Midlands +7 41 £450 +2.86% 5
North West -24 39 £463 -13.55% 2
South West +1 34 £475 +2.70% 1
Yorkshire -8 26 £475 -11.21% 7
North East +2 12 £500 -20.00%
Wales -20 12 £386 -14.14%
East Midlands +4 10 £381 -15.33% 2
Scotland -8 9 £565 - 3
East of England 0 3 £299 -31.71% 1
SonarQube
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SonarQube.

1 188 (78.01%) Jenkins
2 157 (65.15%) DevOps
3 154 (63.90%) Git (software)
4 140 (58.09%) Java
5 131 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (45.23%) Docker
7 107 (44.40%) Amazon AWS
8 95 (39.42%) Microservices
9 90 (37.34%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (35.27%) Scrum
11 84 (34.85%) TDD
12 77 (31.95%) Python
13 75 (31.12%) JIRA
14 73 (30.29%) Maven
15 72 (29.88%) Kubernetes
16 71 (29.46%) Linux
17 68 (28.22%) Amazon EC2
18 67 (27.80%) JUnit
19 65 (26.97%) Web Services
20 63 (26.14%) BDD
21 62 (25.73%) Test Automation
22 59 (24.48%) GitLab
23 58 (24.07%) Spring
24 57 (23.65%) Terraform
25 52 (21.58%) Kanban
26 51 (21.16%) HTTP
26 51 (21.16%) Sonatype Nexus
26 51 (21.16%) Mockito
27 49 (20.33%) Puppet
28 47 (19.50%) Confluence

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 47 (19.50%) Confluence
2 17 (7.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (6.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (4.98%) IIS
4 12 (4.98%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.56%) Apache
5 11 (4.56%) Apache Solr
5 11 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.32%) JBoss
6 8 (3.32%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.66%) nginx
8 3 (1.24%) WildFly
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.41%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.41%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 107 (44.40%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (28.22%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (18.26%) Amazon S3
4 40 (16.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (13.28%) Route 53
6 31 (12.86%) Amazon ELB
6 31 (12.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (7.88%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (7.05%) GitHub
8 17 (7.05%) OpenShift
9 13 (5.39%) Slack
10 11 (4.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (4.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (4.56%) CloudFront
10 11 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (4.56%) npm
10 11 (4.56%) Serverless
11 7 (2.90%) BrowserStack
12 6 (2.49%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.16%) HTTP
2 10 (4.15%) DSL
3 8 (3.32%) NFC
4 7 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (2.07%) Internet
6 4 (1.66%) OpenFlow
7 2 (0.83%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.41%) DNS
8 1 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.41%) SSL
8 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.43%) MongoDB
2 41 (17.01%) MySQL
3 29 (12.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (4.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (4.56%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.24%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.83%) Redis
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.41%) Big Data
10 1 (0.41%) DB2
10 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 188 (78.01%) Jenkins
2 154 (63.90%) Git (software)
3 75 (31.12%) JIRA
4 73 (30.29%) Maven
5 67 (27.80%) JUnit
6 59 (24.48%) GitLab
7 51 (21.16%) Mockito
7 51 (21.16%) Sonatype Nexus
8 42 (17.43%) Cucumber
9 33 (13.69%) DbUnit
9 33 (13.69%) jMock
10 31 (12.86%) Selenium
11 25 (10.37%) JMeter
12 23 (9.54%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (9.13%) Bitbucket
14 20 (8.30%) Octopus Deploy
15 19 (7.88%) Gradle
15 19 (7.88%) SoapUI
16 16 (6.64%) Subversion
17 13 (5.39%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (9.96%) Finance
2 8 (3.32%) Retail
3 7 (2.90%) Back Office
3 7 (2.90%) Banking
4 6 (2.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Avionics
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (37.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 79 (32.78%) Developer
3 48 (19.92%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.62%) Architect
5 18 (7.47%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (7.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (4.56%) Senior DevOps
7 11 (4.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (4.15%) Security Architect
9 9 (3.73%) Automation Tester
9 9 (3.73%) Developer in Test
9 9 (3.73%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) Tester
10 8 (3.32%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.32%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (3.32%) Payments Architect
11 7 (2.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.97%) Web Services
2 58 (24.07%) Spring
3 44 (18.26%) Apache Camel
4 43 (17.84%) SOAP
5 42 (17.43%) Spring Boot
6 37 (15.35%) PowerMock
6 37 (15.35%) REST
6 37 (15.35%) RESTful
7 34 (14.11%) J2EE
8 30 (12.45%) Node.js
9 25 (10.37%) JSON
10 22 (9.13%) AngularJS
10 22 (9.13%) Elastic Stack
10 22 (9.13%) React
11 20 (8.30%) Swagger
12 17 (7.05%) .NET
12 17 (7.05%) WireMock
13 15 (6.22%) YAML
14 13 (5.39%) CSS
15 12 (4.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.30%) Public Cloud
2 13 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.15%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.32%) NHS
6 6 (2.49%) iPad
7 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.66%) Clustering
8 4 (1.66%) User Experience
9 3 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.24%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.83%) Fintech
10 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.83%) Smart City
11 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.41%) Contactless
11 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.46%) Linux
2 42 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (16.60%) CentOS
4 27 (11.20%) Windows
5 12 (4.98%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.90%) Solaris
7 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.66%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.66%) Unix
9 2 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (65.15%) DevOps
2 131 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (39.42%) Microservices
4 90 (37.34%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (35.27%) Scrum
6 84 (34.85%) TDD
7 63 (26.14%) BDD
8 62 (25.73%) Test Automation
9 52 (21.58%) Kanban
10 31 (12.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 28 (11.62%) E-Commerce
12 27 (11.20%) Open Source
13 22 (9.13%) Software Engineering
13 22 (9.13%) User Stories
14 21 (8.71%) Configuration Management
15 18 (7.47%) Unit Testing
16 17 (7.05%) MVC
17 16 (6.64%) Content Management
17 16 (6.64%) Release Management
17 16 (6.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 140 (58.09%) Java
2 77 (31.95%) Python
3 37 (15.35%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.45%) Bash Shell
5 25 (10.37%) Groovy
6 19 (7.88%) Java 8
6 19 (7.88%) Perl
7 18 (7.47%) SQL
8 14 (5.81%) C#
9 12 (4.98%) Ruby
10 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.24%) ES6
11 3 (1.24%) PHP
12 2 (0.83%) JPQL
13 1 (0.41%) R
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
13 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.39%) Degree
4 10 (4.15%) CISA
4 10 (4.15%) CISM
4 10 (4.15%) CISSP
4 10 (4.15%) CREST Certified
4 10 (4.15%) IISP
5 7 (2.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (2.90%) CCSP
5 7 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.90%) CLAS
6 4 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.98%) QA
2 11 (4.56%) GDPR
3 10 (4.15%) ISAE 3402
3 10 (4.15%) ISO 22301
3 10 (4.15%) ISO 31000
3 10 (4.15%) ISO 9001
3 10 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 10 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.49%) PMO
5 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 109 (45.23%) Docker
2 17 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.05%) vSphere
3 7 (2.90%) ISA Server
4 5 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.66%) KVM
Systems Management
1 72 (29.88%) Kubernetes
2 57 (23.65%) Terraform
3 49 (20.33%) Puppet
4 46 (19.09%) Ansible
5 39 (16.18%) Grafana
6 33 (13.69%) Prometheus
7 31 (12.86%) Packer
8 27 (11.20%) Rancher
9 25 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (4.15%) Nessus
10 10 (4.15%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 7 (2.90%) Mesos
12 6 (2.49%) Consul
13 3 (1.24%) Nagios
13 3 (1.24%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.83%) FreeIPA
14 2 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.41%) Automic
15 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
15 1 (0.41%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 37 (15.35%) Black Duck
2 22 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.71%) Splunk
4 19 (7.88%) IBM
4 19 (7.88%) VMware
5 17 (7.05%) Adobe
5 17 (7.05%) Atlassian
5 17 (7.05%) Cisco
6 16 (6.64%) WSO2
7 15 (6.22%) AppDynamics
8 14 (5.81%) Oracle
9 10 (4.15%) ArcSight
9 10 (4.15%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (4.15%) Centrify
9 10 (4.15%) Imperva
9 10 (4.15%) McAfee
9 10 (4.15%) Qualys
9 10 (4.15%) Trend Micro
9 10 (4.15%) Tripwire
10 9 (3.73%) Google