Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Sonatype Nexus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 21 May 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.

Sonatype Nexus
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 359 446
Rank change year-on-year +12 +87 +113
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 314 307 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.65% 0.58% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.24% 3.10% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 178 102
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £403 £396 £310
90th Percentile £669 £595 £619
UK median daily rate £550 £530 £500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -19.67% - -

Sonatype Nexus 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 9,696 9,908 8,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.95% 18.71% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,153 6,309 5,071
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £585 £569 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 178 276
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.59% +0.60%
10th Percentile £22.08 £28.35 £22.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £62.08 £56.00
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.12%

Sonatype Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London

Sonatype Nexus
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 Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London

Sonatype Nexus
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 Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK excluding London

Sonatype Nexus
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 Sonatype Nexus within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 May 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 +30 109 £500 +17.65% 2
South East +24 75 £540 +2.86% 6
South West +9 62 £525 -2.55% 3
Yorkshire +16 52 £500 +19.05% 1
North West +35 46 £475 +13.10% 1
Midlands +5 41 £530 - 2
West Midlands -4 31 £550 +3.77% 2
East of England +16 22 £650 +57.58% 2
North East +6 11 £550 +3.77%
East Midlands +29 10 £403 -
Scotland +9 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1
Sonatype Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 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 Sonatype Nexus.

1 281 (89.49%) Jenkins
2 254 (80.89%) Git (software)
3 211 (67.20%) Amazon AWS
4 178 (56.69%) DevOps
5 157 (50.00%) JIRA
6 151 (48.09%) Java
7 143 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (43.95%) Maven
9 130 (41.40%) Ansible
10 129 (41.08%) Docker
11 112 (35.67%) Linux
12 104 (33.12%) Kubernetes
13 103 (32.80%) SonarQube
14 90 (28.66%) JavaScript
15 88 (28.03%) Python
16 85 (27.07%) Artifactory
17 83 (26.43%) Confluence
18 82 (26.11%) Scrum
19 81 (25.80%) Test Automation
20 79 (25.16%) Spring
21 77 (24.52%) GitLab
22 76 (24.20%) Node.js
23 73 (23.25%) Puppet
24 72 (22.93%) Microsoft Azure
25 71 (22.61%) Spring Boot
26 62 (19.75%) Kanban
27 61 (19.43%) Microservices
28 59 (18.79%) Windows
28 59 (18.79%) Oracle
29 58 (18.47%) Continuous Integration

Sonatype Nexus
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 83 (26.43%) Confluence
2 21 (6.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (6.69%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (4.78%) Apache Spark
5 13 (4.14%) Apache
5 13 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (4.14%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.50%) CMS
6 11 (3.50%) Documentum
6 11 (3.50%) JBoss
7 10 (3.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (2.87%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.91%) Mule
11 4 (1.27%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.27%) IIS
12 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.64%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 12 (3.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 211 (67.20%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (22.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (15.61%) Slack
4 44 (14.01%) GitHub
5 29 (9.24%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (8.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (7.32%) OpenShift
8 19 (6.05%) Kong
9 18 (5.73%) Amazon SQS
9 18 (5.73%) Serverless
10 17 (5.41%) Amazon S3
11 15 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (4.46%) PaaS
13 12 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (3.50%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (2.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (2.55%) AWS CodePipeline
18 7 (2.23%) Akamai
18 7 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.64%) OpenVPN
2 18 (5.73%) DSL
3 12 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (3.50%) Firewall
5 9 (2.87%) DNS
6 7 (2.23%) WAN
7 5 (1.59%) DHCP
7 5 (1.59%) VLAN
8 4 (1.27%) ATM
8 4 (1.27%) VPN
9 3 (0.96%) BGP
9 3 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.96%) DMVPN
9 3 (0.96%) Internet
9 3 (0.96%) Multicast
9 3 (0.96%) OSPF
9 3 (0.96%) VXLAN
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.64%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.38%) MySQL
2 31 (9.87%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (9.87%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.28%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.37%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.05%) Oracle Database
8 17 (5.41%) RDBMS
9 16 (5.10%) Big Data
10 11 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (2.23%) Apache Hive
13 7 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.59%) HBase
15 4 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 281 (89.49%) Jenkins
2 254 (80.89%) Git (software)
3 157 (50.00%) JIRA
4 138 (43.95%) Maven
5 103 (32.80%) SonarQube
6 85 (27.07%) Artifactory
7 77 (24.52%) GitLab
8 41 (13.06%) JUnit
8 41 (13.06%) Subversion
9 30 (9.55%) Selenium
10 23 (7.32%) Cucumber
11 22 (7.01%) Bitbucket
11 22 (7.01%) gulp
12 19 (6.05%) CircleCI
12 19 (6.05%) IntelliJ
13 18 (5.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 17 (5.41%) Xcode
15 13 (4.14%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.18%) Gradle
17 6 (1.91%) Mockito
General
1 38 (12.10%) Finance
2 27 (8.60%) Banking
3 19 (6.05%) Retail
4 5 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (36.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (31.21%) Developer
3 40 (12.74%) AWS DevOps
3 40 (12.74%) Senior DevOps
3 40 (12.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 33 (10.51%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (8.92%) Java Developer
6 27 (8.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.01%) Architect
8 17 (5.41%) iOS Developer
8 17 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 15 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.46%) Tester
11 13 (4.14%) Automation Tester
12 12 (3.82%) AWS Developer
12 12 (3.82%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (2.87%) Backend Developer
15 9 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (25.16%) Spring
2 76 (24.20%) Node.js
3 71 (22.61%) Spring Boot
4 52 (16.56%) Kafka
5 49 (15.61%) JSON
6 40 (12.74%) REST
7 39 (12.42%) HTML
7 39 (12.42%) JAX-RS
8 38 (12.10%) Apache CXF
8 38 (12.10%) Dropwizard
9 37 (11.78%) Mongoose
10 35 (11.15%) Express
11 33 (10.51%) XML
12 28 (8.92%) .NET
12 28 (8.92%) Web Services
13 26 (8.28%) CSS
13 26 (8.28%) Hibernate
13 26 (8.28%) YAML
14 23 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (6.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.42%) User Experience
2 24 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.69%) Cloud Native
3 21 (6.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.50%) NHS
6 9 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.55%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (2.23%) EMC VNX
8 7 (2.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 6 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.59%) Life Science
11 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.96%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.67%) Linux
2 59 (18.79%) Windows
3 39 (12.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (8.92%) Unix
5 25 (7.96%) Apple iOS
6 20 (6.37%) CoreOS
7 18 (5.73%) CentOS
8 11 (3.50%) Android
9 9 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.59%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (56.69%) DevOps
2 143 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (26.11%) Scrum
4 81 (25.80%) Test Automation
5 62 (19.75%) Kanban
6 61 (19.43%) Microservices
7 58 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (16.24%) Configuration Management
9 45 (14.33%) Workflow
10 39 (12.42%) Deployment Automation
10 39 (12.42%) Open Source
10 39 (12.42%) TDD
11 37 (11.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (11.46%) SOA
13 35 (11.15%) Workflow Management
14 32 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (8.92%) Software Engineering
16 25 (7.96%) BDD
16 25 (7.96%) Infrastructure Automation
17 24 (7.64%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 151 (48.09%) Java
2 90 (28.66%) JavaScript
3 88 (28.03%) Python
4 42 (13.38%) Java 8
5 39 (12.42%) SQL
6 31 (9.87%) Bash Shell
7 30 (9.55%) Perl
8 28 (8.92%) Ruby
9 23 (7.32%) Groovy
10 19 (6.05%) Go
10 19 (6.05%) Rust
11 18 (5.73%) Apple Swift
12 10 (3.18%) Scala
13 7 (2.23%) C#
14 6 (1.91%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.59%) Korn
15 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.96%) PHP
16 3 (0.96%) R
17 2 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (2.87%) AWS Certification
1 9 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.59%) CCNP
3 5 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.27%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) Degree
6 2 (0.64%) CCNA
6 2 (0.64%) MCITP
6 2 (0.64%) MCSA
6 2 (0.64%) MCSE
6 2 (0.64%) VCP6
7 1 (0.32%) OCA
7 1 (0.32%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.78%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) IFRS
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 129 (41.08%) Docker
2 14 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.23%) Squid
4 7 (2.23%) Varnish
4 7 (2.23%) vSphere
5 3 (0.96%) HDFS
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.64%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.64%) OpenDJ
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.64%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 130 (41.40%) Ansible
2 104 (33.12%) Kubernetes
3 73 (23.25%) Puppet
4 51 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (14.01%) Terraform
6 29 (9.24%) Grafana
7 28 (8.92%) Docker Swarm
8 27 (8.60%) Prometheus
9 24 (7.64%) FreeIPA
10 19 (6.05%) ZABBIX
11 12 (3.82%) Nagios
12 10 (3.18%) Kibana
12 10 (3.18%) vCenter Server
13 5 (1.59%) Salt
14 3 (0.96%) Consul
14 3 (0.96%) logstash
15 2 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (0.64%) Mesos
15 2 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.64%) systemd
Vendors
1 59 (18.79%) Oracle
2 48 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.29%) Splunk
3 40 (12.74%) Red Hat
4 29 (9.24%) AppDynamics
4 29 (9.24%) Black Duck
5 25 (7.96%) Atlassian
6 24 (7.64%) Veracode
7 15 (4.78%) Riverbed
7 15 (4.78%) VMware
8 12 (3.82%) Cisco
9 11 (3.50%) Pega
10 7 (2.23%) Arista
10 7 (2.23%) Blue Coat
10 7 (2.23%) EMC
10 7 (2.23%) F5
10 7 (2.23%) Palo Alto
10 7 (2.23%) Unisys
11 6 (1.91%) Adobe
12 5 (1.59%) Google