Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 February 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 466 667 764
Rank change year-on-year +201 +97 +51
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 461 183 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 1.14% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 100 78
UK median daily rate £535 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £388 £363
90th Percentile £662 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 0
UK median hourly rate £61.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.00 - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,729 16,015 15,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.46% 16.68% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,112 10,752 10,654
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 280 402
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.90 £22.16 £24.23
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £52.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

SonarQube
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SonarQube as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SonarQube over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SonarQube over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 23 February 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
England +202 454 £535 +11.17% 50
UK excluding London +169 234 £475 +5.56% 31
London +54 227 £550 +10.00% 21
North of England +104 91 £500 +11.11% 8
South East +66 76 £475 +18.75% 12
North West +60 60 £475 +17.28% 7
Midlands +33 45 £438 -2.78% 5
Yorkshire +20 31 £563 +21.78% 1
West Midlands +29 28 £438 -2.78% 3
South West +25 19 £475 -5.00% 3
East Midlands +10 17 £438 +6.71% 2
North East +53 7 £625 +47.06%
East of England - 6 £350 - 1
Scotland - 4 - - 2
Wales 0 1 £375 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for SonarQube.

1 305 (66.16%) Java
2 288 (62.47%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (61.61%) Jenkins
4 253 (54.88%) Git (software)
5 239 (51.84%) DevOps
6 225 (48.81%) Maven
7 223 (48.37%) Continuous Integration
8 180 (39.05%) Scrum
9 176 (38.18%) Test Automation
10 175 (37.96%) JIRA
11 157 (34.06%) Microservices
11 157 (34.06%) JUnit
12 149 (32.32%) Docker
12 149 (32.32%) RESTful
12 149 (32.32%) Confluence
13 143 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
14 140 (30.37%) Mockito
14 140 (30.37%) Ansible
15 139 (30.15%) TDD
16 133 (28.85%) REST
17 123 (26.68%) Linux
18 122 (26.46%) BDD
19 121 (26.25%) OO
20 118 (25.60%) Relational Database
21 105 (22.78%) Sonatype Nexus
22 104 (22.56%) Python
23 103 (22.34%) Web Services
23 103 (22.34%) RDBMS
24 102 (22.13%) Continuous Delivery
25 91 (19.74%) Configuration Management

SonarQube
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 149 (32.32%) Confluence
2 63 (13.67%) WildFly
3 43 (9.33%) Tomcat
4 41 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 40 (8.68%) Apache
6 39 (8.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 39 (8.46%) nginx
7 36 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.82%) Apache Spark
9 11 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.95%) JBoss
10 9 (1.95%) Mule
11 8 (1.74%) Mongoose
11 8 (1.74%) Mule ESB
12 6 (1.30%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.30%) CMS
13 5 (1.08%) Drupal
13 5 (1.08%) IIS
13 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) GIMP
2 2 (0.43%) HipChat
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 143 (31.02%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (9.98%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (9.76%) PaaS
4 43 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (7.16%) IaaS
6 31 (6.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (6.51%) npm
8 29 (6.29%) Slack
9 26 (5.64%) GitHub
10 23 (4.99%) Amazon S3
11 20 (4.34%) CloudBees
12 19 (4.12%) OpenShift
12 19 (4.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (3.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (3.47%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.74%) Serverless
15 7 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (1.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.71%) HTTP
2 18 (3.90%) DNS
3 13 (2.82%) SSL
4 11 (2.39%) FTP
4 11 (2.39%) OpenLDAP
4 11 (2.39%) OpenVPN
4 11 (2.39%) SSH
5 9 (1.95%) Firewall
5 9 (1.95%) Internet
6 8 (1.74%) SMTP
6 8 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.65%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) ICMP
8 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.22%) DHCP
9 1 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (25.60%) Relational Database
2 103 (22.34%) RDBMS
3 51 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (10.20%) NoSQL
5 40 (8.68%) MongoDB
6 31 (6.72%) MySQL
7 22 (4.77%) SQL Server
8 21 (4.56%) Big Data
9 16 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 15 (3.25%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (2.17%) Redis
13 9 (1.95%) HBase
13 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.08%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.08%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (1.08%) JanusGraph
14 5 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 284 (61.61%) Jenkins
2 253 (54.88%) Git (software)
3 225 (48.81%) Maven
4 175 (37.96%) JIRA
5 157 (34.06%) JUnit
6 140 (30.37%) Mockito
7 105 (22.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 91 (19.74%) Bitbucket
9 81 (17.57%) Liquibase
10 78 (16.92%) Checkstyle
11 69 (14.97%) Vagrant
12 52 (11.28%) Gradle
13 40 (8.68%) Artifactory
14 34 (7.38%) DbUnit
14 34 (7.38%) jMock
15 32 (6.94%) Ant
16 30 (6.51%) GitLab
17 29 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (5.86%) gulp
19 26 (5.64%) Cucumber
General
1 79 (17.14%) Finance
2 48 (10.41%) Banking
3 10 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.95%) Law
5 7 (1.52%) Retail
5 7 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.30%) Publishing
7 4 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 230 (49.89%) Developer
2 170 (36.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 134 (29.07%) Java Developer
4 49 (10.63%) Senior DevOps
4 49 (10.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 37 (8.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 36 (7.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 36 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
7 35 (7.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 34 (7.38%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (6.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.07%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (4.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 20 (4.34%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (4.34%) Senior Developer
12 19 (4.12%) Architect
13 18 (3.90%) Agile Developer
14 17 (3.69%) Agile Java Developer
15 16 (3.47%) UI Developer
16 15 (3.25%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (32.32%) RESTful
2 133 (28.85%) REST
3 103 (22.34%) Web Services
4 88 (19.09%) Spring
5 85 (18.44%) Hibernate
6 78 (16.92%) Java EE
7 77 (16.70%) JMS
8 74 (16.05%) JAX-RS
9 72 (15.62%) Lambda Expressions
10 71 (15.40%) WireMock
11 70 (15.18%) Drools
12 67 (14.53%) PowerMock
13 64 (13.88%) SOAP
14 53 (11.50%) HTML
15 52 (11.28%) Spring Boot
16 51 (11.06%) Node.js
17 49 (10.63%) J2EE
18 48 (10.41%) React
19 43 (9.33%) CSS
20 36 (7.81%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.79%) Linux Command Line
2 28 (6.07%) Clustering
3 25 (5.42%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.99%) iPad
5 20 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (3.47%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.82%) Fintech
9 12 (2.60%) User Experience
10 9 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.08%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.08%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.87%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.65%) Derivative
13 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 123 (26.68%) Linux
2 79 (17.14%) Unix
3 64 (13.88%) VMS
4 54 (11.71%) Windows
5 35 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.90%) CentOS
7 9 (1.95%) Android
8 8 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.74%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.52%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (62.47%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (51.84%) DevOps
3 223 (48.37%) Continuous Integration
4 180 (39.05%) Scrum
5 176 (38.18%) Test Automation
6 157 (34.06%) Microservices
7 139 (30.15%) TDD
8 122 (26.46%) BDD
9 121 (26.25%) OO
10 102 (22.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 91 (19.74%) Configuration Management
11 91 (19.74%) Domain-Driven Design
12 80 (17.35%) Dependency Injection
13 76 (16.49%) Unit Testing
14 75 (16.27%) CQRS
14 75 (16.27%) Software Engineering
15 74 (16.05%) OOA/OOD
16 73 (15.84%) Kanban
17 59 (12.80%) E-Commerce
18 55 (11.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 305 (66.16%) Java
2 104 (22.56%) Python
3 85 (18.44%) Bash Shell
4 84 (18.22%) JavaScript
5 72 (15.62%) JPQL
6 69 (14.97%) C#
7 58 (12.58%) SQL
8 44 (9.54%) Ruby
9 41 (8.89%) Groovy
10 28 (6.07%) Perl
11 18 (3.90%) ES6
12 17 (3.69%) C++
12 17 (3.69%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.04%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.60%) Scala
15 11 (2.39%) VB.NET
16 10 (2.17%) Go
17 6 (1.30%) Jython
17 6 (1.30%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 68 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.16%) Degree
4 9 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) APMG
7 2 (0.43%) CISSP
7 2 (0.43%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.90%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) PMO
3 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 149 (32.32%) Docker
2 24 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.99%) vSphere
4 11 (2.39%) Postfix
4 11 (2.39%) Squid
4 11 (2.39%) vCloud
5 10 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.74%) etcd
7 6 (1.30%) Xen
8 5 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.08%) HDFS
9 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 140 (30.37%) Ansible
2 87 (18.87%) Puppet
3 58 (12.58%) Terraform
4 54 (11.71%) Kubernetes
5 33 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (4.99%) logstash
6 23 (4.99%) Rancher
7 21 (4.56%) Kibana
8 20 (4.34%) Sysdig
9 19 (4.12%) ZABBIX
10 17 (3.69%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (2.60%) Packer
12 10 (2.17%) Consul
12 10 (2.17%) Rsyslog
13 8 (1.74%) Graphite
13 8 (1.74%) Prometheus
13 8 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (1.30%) Grafana
15 5 (1.08%) Mesos
16 3 (0.65%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 48 (10.41%) Oracle
2 39 (8.46%) Adobe
2 39 (8.46%) VMware
3 33 (7.16%) Coverity
4 24 (5.21%) Perforce
5 15 (3.25%) MuleSoft
6 14 (3.04%) Google
7 13 (2.82%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.60%) Black Duck
9 11 (2.39%) Microsoft
9 11 (2.39%) Sonatype
10 8 (1.74%) Splunk
11 6 (1.30%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.08%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.08%) Apple
12 5 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.65%) New Relic
14 2 (0.43%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.43%) LogRhythm
14 2 (0.43%) Xamarin