Period
to 17 October 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 17 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.

Sonatype Nexus
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 357 421 427
Rank change year-on-year +64 +6 +138
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 248 259 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.54% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 2.37% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 132
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £380 £375 £363
90th Percentile £625 £681 £624
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £49.75 £67.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.51% -26.30% -
10th Percentile £46.75 £47.43 £66.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.08 £68.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.75 £67.50
% change year-on-year -29.65% -26.30% -

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 7,840 10,911 9,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.05% 19.89% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,779 6,952 5,814
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
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 174 200 259
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26.52 £26.75 £31.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £52.50 £62.10
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 17 October 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 17 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
North of England +25 70 £550 +4.76% 5
Yorkshire +61 53 £550 +29.41% 3
South East +38 52 £488 -4.41% 6
South West +13 43 £525 +5.00% 1
East of England +59 32 £538 +38.26% 7
Scotland +14 25 £500 -23.08% 13
Midlands +23 18 £438 -17.45% 3
North West +13 17 £544 -5.02% 1
East Midlands +39 13 £380 -30.91% 3
Wales +10 6 £364 -14.41%
West Midlands +7 5 £500 -5.66%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Sonatype Nexus
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 232 (93.55%) Jenkins
2 189 (76.21%) Git (software)
3 178 (71.77%) DevOps
4 161 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (47.18%) JIRA
6 114 (45.97%) Java
7 105 (42.34%) AWS
8 102 (41.13%) Docker
9 99 (39.92%) Scrum
10 89 (35.89%) GitHub
11 86 (34.68%) Kubernetes
12 84 (33.87%) Ansible
13 78 (31.45%) Maven
14 76 (30.65%) Test Automation
15 74 (29.84%) Finance
16 73 (29.44%) Python
17 70 (28.23%) Linux
18 63 (25.40%) Confluence
18 63 (25.40%) Slack
19 62 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
20 56 (22.58%) JUnit
21 52 (20.97%) Spring
22 51 (20.56%) SonarQube
23 48 (19.35%) Artifactory
24 47 (18.95%) Banking
25 45 (18.15%) Selenium
25 45 (18.15%) JSON
25 45 (18.15%) Kanban
25 45 (18.15%) GCP
26 44 (17.74%) Splunk

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 63 (25.40%) Confluence
2 27 (10.89%) Apache Spark
3 23 (9.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.65%) IIS
5 14 (5.65%) OpenStack
6 11 (4.44%) Mule
6 11 (4.44%) nginx
7 9 (3.63%) Jupyter
8 6 (2.42%) Apache
8 6 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.42%) JBoss
9 5 (2.02%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.61%) GemFire
10 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.81%) CICS
11 2 (0.81%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.81%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 105 (42.34%) AWS
2 89 (35.89%) GitHub
3 63 (25.40%) Slack
4 45 (18.15%) GCP
5 41 (16.53%) Azure
6 31 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
7 23 (9.27%) Amazon S3
8 21 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (8.47%) Amazon SQS
9 19 (7.66%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (6.05%) Serverless
11 14 (5.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (5.65%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (4.84%) npm
12 12 (4.84%) OpenShift
13 10 (4.03%) PaaS
14 8 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 8 (3.23%) Google Docs
15 6 (2.42%) IaaS
16 5 (2.02%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.87%) OpenVPN
2 14 (5.65%) Internet
3 11 (4.44%) DSL
4 10 (4.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.63%) Firewall
5 9 (3.63%) HTTP
6 8 (3.23%) Skype
7 6 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.61%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.61%) DNS
8 4 (1.61%) Intranet
8 4 (1.61%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.21%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.40%) SSH
11 1 (0.40%) SSL
11 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.48%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
4 19 (7.66%) Apache Hive
5 18 (7.26%) MySQL
5 18 (7.26%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.05%) Amazon Aurora
7 14 (5.65%) Big Data
7 14 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.84%) Hadoop
9 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.03%) SQL Server
11 9 (3.63%) BigQuery
11 9 (3.63%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (2.82%) Star Schema
14 6 (2.42%) HBase
14 6 (2.42%) Redis
15 4 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 232 (93.55%) Jenkins
2 189 (76.21%) Git (software)
3 117 (47.18%) JIRA
4 78 (31.45%) Maven
5 56 (22.58%) JUnit
6 51 (20.56%) SonarQube
7 48 (19.35%) Artifactory
8 45 (18.15%) Selenium
9 33 (13.31%) Gradle
10 28 (11.29%) Bitbucket
11 22 (8.87%) Cucumber
12 17 (6.85%) Subversion
12 17 (6.85%) Xcode
13 15 (6.05%) JMeter
14 13 (5.24%) Ant
14 13 (5.24%) CircleCI
14 13 (5.24%) Mockito
15 11 (4.44%) IntelliJ
16 10 (4.03%) GitLab
17 6 (2.42%) TestNG
General
1 74 (29.84%) Finance
2 47 (18.95%) Banking
3 16 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.84%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.23%) Retail
6 4 (1.61%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.21%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (36.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (26.21%) Developer
3 27 (10.89%) Senior DevOps
4 23 (9.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.66%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.05%) Android Developer
8 14 (5.65%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (4.84%) Data Engineer
9 12 (4.84%) Tester
10 11 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (4.44%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.44%) Python Developer
11 10 (4.03%) Automation Tester
11 10 (4.03%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (4.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.23%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.97%) Spring
2 45 (18.15%) JSON
3 39 (15.73%) REST
4 36 (14.52%) Node.js
5 34 (13.71%) Spring Boot
6 29 (11.69%) .NET
7 25 (10.08%) AngularJS
8 24 (9.68%) Kafka
8 24 (9.68%) RESTful
9 19 (7.66%) React
10 15 (6.05%) Java EE
10 15 (6.05%) LDAP
10 15 (6.05%) WireMock
11 13 (5.24%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (4.44%) Enzyme
12 11 (4.44%) Express
12 11 (4.44%) Jest
13 10 (4.03%) HTML
13 10 (4.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.29%) Mobile App
1 28 (11.29%) User Experience
2 17 (6.85%) Data Structures
3 16 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.24%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.82%) Life Science
8 5 (2.02%) NHS
9 4 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.81%) PKI
12 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.23%) Linux
2 22 (8.87%) Android
2 22 (8.87%) Apple iOS
3 19 (7.66%) Windows
4 18 (7.26%) CentOS
5 17 (6.85%) Amazon Linux
6 13 (5.24%) CoreOS
6 13 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.24%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.61%) Unix
8 3 (1.21%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (71.77%) DevOps
2 161 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (39.92%) Scrum
4 76 (30.65%) Test Automation
5 62 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (18.15%) Kanban
7 40 (16.13%) Analytics
8 38 (15.32%) Microservices
9 34 (13.71%) TDD
10 30 (12.10%) Workflow
11 29 (11.69%) Data Modelling
12 28 (11.29%) Mentoring
13 27 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (10.89%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (10.89%) Workflow Management
14 26 (10.48%) Software Engineering
15 22 (8.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 20 (8.06%) BDD
17 19 (7.66%) High Availability
17 19 (7.66%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.97%) Java
2 73 (29.44%) Python
3 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.48%) Java 8
5 22 (8.87%) SQL
6 20 (8.06%) Apple Swift
7 19 (7.66%) Bash Shell
8 18 (7.26%) Go
9 15 (6.05%) Groovy
10 13 (5.24%) R
10 13 (5.24%) Rust
11 12 (4.84%) C#
12 11 (4.44%) Scala
13 10 (4.03%) ES6
14 9 (3.63%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.82%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
16 5 (2.02%) Perl
17 4 (1.61%) C
18 3 (1.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (6.05%) Degree
1 15 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.61%) OCPJP
3 4 (1.61%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.81%) CCNA
4 2 (0.81%) CCNP
4 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 102 (41.13%) Docker
2 5 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) HDFS
4 3 (1.21%) vSphere
5 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.81%) KVM
5 2 (0.81%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.81%) OpenDJ
5 2 (0.81%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.40%) vCloud
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 86 (34.68%) Kubernetes
2 84 (33.87%) Ansible
3 41 (16.53%) Terraform
4 35 (14.11%) Puppet
5 24 (9.68%) Grafana
6 23 (9.27%) Prometheus
7 22 (8.87%) FreeIPA
8 20 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (5.65%) Kibana
10 6 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.61%) Nagios
11 4 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (1.21%) logstash
12 3 (1.21%) Salt
12 3 (1.21%) vRealize
12 3 (1.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (1.21%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.81%) Consul
Vendors
1 44 (17.74%) Splunk
2 35 (14.11%) Google
3 30 (12.10%) Oracle
4 28 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 27 (10.89%) Black Duck
6 24 (9.68%) AppDynamics
7 22 (8.87%) Veracode
8 15 (6.05%) Microsoft
9 14 (5.65%) F5
10 10 (4.03%) Blue Coat
11 8 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (2.82%) IBM
12 7 (2.82%) Talend
12 7 (2.82%) VMware
13 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.61%) Cisco
14 4 (1.61%) Citrix
14 4 (1.61%) Sun
15 3 (1.21%) Coverity
15 3 (1.21%) Hortonworks