Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 468 418 498
Rank change year-on-year -50 +80 +103
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 288 545 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.36% 2.57% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 343 271
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.87% +11.17%
10th Percentile £413 £407 £383
90th Percentile £675 £613 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £488
% change year-on-year -0.52% -2.05% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 11
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +3.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +3.96% -

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 12,204 21,220 18,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.02% 21.49% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,085 14,465 13,051
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.97% +6.47%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £645 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 251 235
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% - +6.10%
10th Percentile £16.50 £32.50 £29.00
90th Percentile £68.88 £55.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.63 £44.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -0.85% +8.64%

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 19 January 2020.

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
Top 16 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 19 January 2020. 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 -37 281 £500 -4.76% 60
UK excluding London -8 160 £475 -0.52% 49
London +9 131 £531 -3.41% 20
Midlands +60 55 £475 +5.56% 5
West Midlands +53 54 £475 +5.56% 5
South East +41 43 £478 -11.57% 17
North of England -6 37 £475 -0.26% 13
North West -8 23 £500 +4.99% 3
South West -5 12 £450 -5.26% 2
North East +8 8 £334 -33.25% 2
East of England +34 6 £550 +84.10% 3
Yorkshire +14 6 £520 +9.24% 8
Northern Ireland +10 4 £430 +1.90%
Scotland - 2 £500 - 6
Wales +27 1 - - 3
East Midlands +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 242 (84.03%) Jenkins
2 198 (68.75%) Java
3 184 (63.89%) Git (software)
4 180 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (56.25%) AWS
6 127 (44.10%) Scrum
7 123 (42.71%) Spring
7 123 (42.71%) Maven
8 120 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
9 117 (40.63%) Security Cleared
9 117 (40.63%) DevOps
10 115 (39.93%) Docker
11 108 (37.50%) TDD
12 106 (36.81%) BDD
13 104 (36.11%) SC Cleared
14 103 (35.76%) Microservices
15 99 (34.38%) JUnit
16 93 (32.29%) Open Source
17 91 (31.60%) SOAP
18 86 (29.86%) Kanban
19 85 (29.51%) Linux
19 85 (29.51%) Amazon EC2
20 83 (28.82%) Web Services
21 81 (28.13%) RESTful
22 79 (27.43%) Mockito
22 79 (27.43%) Ansible
23 75 (26.04%) DbUnit
23 75 (26.04%) PowerMock
23 75 (26.04%) Terraform
23 75 (26.04%) jMock

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 39 (13.54%) Confluence
2 27 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (2.78%) nginx
5 7 (2.43%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.08%) Apache
7 5 (1.74%) Camunda
7 5 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.04%) CMS
9 3 (1.04%) JBoss
10 2 (0.69%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.69%) Mule
10 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.35%) GemFire
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (1.04%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 162 (56.25%) AWS
2 85 (29.51%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
4 45 (15.63%) Azure
5 44 (15.28%) GitHub
6 23 (7.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (6.60%) PaaS
8 18 (6.25%) OpenShift
9 16 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (4.51%) Amazon S3
11 12 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (4.17%) GCP
11 12 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
12 8 (2.78%) Route 53
13 7 (2.43%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (2.08%) Datadog
14 6 (2.08%) Serverless
15 5 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.99%) HTTP
2 11 (3.82%) Firewall
3 9 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.78%) DNS
5 6 (2.08%) VPN
6 3 (1.04%) Internet
6 3 (1.04%) SSH
6 3 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.69%) DHCP
7 2 (0.69%) FTP
7 2 (0.69%) IPsec
7 2 (0.69%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) Intranet
8 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (21.18%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.29%) MySQL
5 17 (5.90%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.21%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.51%) SQL Server
8 12 (4.17%) Big Data
9 11 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
10 9 (3.13%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.78%) Cloudera CDH
11 8 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.43%) Redis
13 6 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.39%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (1.39%) KDB
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 242 (84.03%) Jenkins
2 184 (63.89%) Git (software)
3 123 (42.71%) Maven
4 99 (34.38%) JUnit
5 79 (27.43%) Mockito
6 75 (26.04%) DbUnit
6 75 (26.04%) jMock
7 63 (21.88%) JIRA
8 47 (16.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 44 (15.28%) GitLab
10 27 (9.38%) Subversion
11 24 (8.33%) Selenium
12 23 (7.99%) Artifactory
12 23 (7.99%) Gradle
13 19 (6.60%) Bitbucket
14 18 (6.25%) Mercurial
14 18 (6.25%) TeamCity
15 17 (5.90%) FindBugs
15 17 (5.90%) gulp
15 17 (5.90%) Log4j
General
1 40 (13.89%) Public Sector
2 27 (9.38%) Finance
3 16 (5.56%) Banking
4 9 (3.13%) Retail
5 7 (2.43%) Automotive
6 6 (2.08%) Police
7 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.74%) Marketing
8 4 (1.39%) Front Office
8 4 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.39%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.04%) Electronics
9 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.69%) Advertising
10 2 (0.69%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (52.08%) Developer
2 115 (39.93%) Java Developer
3 70 (24.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (10.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 25 (8.68%) Senior DevOps
6 24 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 14 (4.86%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.47%) Backend Developer
11 9 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (2.43%) Angular Developer
13 7 (2.43%) Java Engineer
14 6 (2.08%) AWS Engineer
15 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
15 5 (1.74%) Security Engineer
16 4 (1.39%) JavaScript Developer
16 4 (1.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (42.71%) Spring
2 91 (31.60%) SOAP
3 83 (28.82%) Web Services
4 81 (28.13%) RESTful
5 75 (26.04%) PowerMock
6 69 (23.96%) AngularJS
7 56 (19.44%) ActiveMQ
7 56 (19.44%) Hibernate
8 53 (18.40%) REST
9 48 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
10 44 (15.28%) JPA
11 42 (14.58%) Spring Boot
12 37 (12.85%) J2EE
13 31 (10.76%) Node.js
14 29 (10.07%) HTML
15 25 (8.68%) CSS
16 23 (7.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (7.64%) Apache Camel
18 21 (7.29%) JSON
19 19 (6.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.94%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.47%) User Experience
4 10 (3.47%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.13%) NHS
6 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.74%) W3C
9 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.69%) Derivative
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Equities
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.51%) Linux
2 40 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (12.15%) CentOS
4 25 (8.68%) Unix
5 24 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 19 (6.60%) Debian
7 12 (4.17%) Windows
8 6 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.74%) VMS
10 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.04%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.35%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (44.10%) Scrum
3 120 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 117 (40.63%) DevOps
5 108 (37.50%) TDD
6 106 (36.81%) BDD
7 103 (35.76%) Microservices
8 93 (32.29%) Open Source
9 86 (29.86%) Kanban
10 68 (23.61%) Test Automation
11 38 (13.19%) Configuration Management
12 37 (12.85%) BPMN
13 27 (9.38%) Migration
14 25 (8.68%) Unit Testing
15 24 (8.33%) Project Delivery
16 22 (7.64%) Software Engineering
17 21 (7.29%) Biometrics
18 20 (6.94%) E-Commerce
18 20 (6.94%) Infrastructure as Code
19 18 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 198 (68.75%) Java
2 74 (25.69%) Python
3 69 (23.96%) SQL
4 45 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.42%) Bash Shell
6 25 (8.68%) C++
7 17 (5.90%) Perl
8 16 (5.56%) Java 8
9 13 (4.51%) Ruby
10 12 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.47%) C
12 8 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.43%) Go
13 7 (2.43%) Groovy
13 7 (2.43%) Java 9
14 6 (2.08%) C#
15 3 (1.04%) ES6
15 3 (1.04%) JPQL
15 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.69%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 117 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 104 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.13%) AWS Certification
4 8 (2.78%) Degree
4 8 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.39%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.39%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) WCAG
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) NIST
System Software
1 115 (39.93%) Docker
2 53 (18.40%) Postfix
3 24 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.29%) vSphere
5 12 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 79 (27.43%) Ansible
2 75 (26.04%) Terraform
3 67 (23.26%) Kubernetes
4 38 (13.19%) Puppet
5 32 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (8.33%) Grafana
7 22 (7.64%) Prometheus
8 17 (5.90%) Packer
9 12 (4.17%) Consul
10 11 (3.82%) Rancher
11 9 (3.13%) Nagios
12 8 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (2.08%) Kibana
14 3 (1.04%) SELinux
14 3 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.69%) Istio
16 1 (0.35%) Fluentd
16 1 (0.35%) HP Fortify
16 1 (0.35%) Nessus
16 1 (0.35%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 31 (10.76%) Splunk
2 24 (8.33%) VMware
3 17 (5.90%) Oracle
4 15 (5.21%) Black Duck
5 11 (3.82%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.82%) Sparx
6 10 (3.47%) Coverity
7 9 (3.13%) Google
8 8 (2.78%) Cloudera
9 6 (2.08%) New Relic
10 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (1.39%) Sun
12 3 (1.04%) SAP
12 3 (1.04%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.04%) WSO2
13 2 (0.69%) Dell
13 2 (0.69%) IBM
13 2 (0.69%) Talend
13 2 (0.69%) TIBCO