Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 610 791
Rank change year-on-year +46 +181 +43
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 347 294 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 1.72% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 144 68
UK median daily rate £535 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £376 £363 £359
90th Percentile £638 £606 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
UK median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 - -

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 19290 17140 16365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 16.59% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13455 11491 10911
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 245 355
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.51 £23.10
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +24 335 £535 +7.00% 20
London -59 182 £550 +10.00% 6
UK excluding London +127 165 £500 +14.29% 16
North of England +101 69 £535 +28.14% 4
North West +66 55 £530 +32.50% 1
South East +33 40 £400 -20.00% 8
Midlands +40 35 £450 -
Yorkshire +37 22 £550 +15.79% 2
West Midlands +28 20 £438 -12.50%
East Midlands +2 15 £450 +12.50%
South West +7 12 £463 - 1
Wales +15 11 £450 +12.50%
North East +71 8 £625 +47.06% 1
East of England - 5 £450 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SonarQube also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SonarQube.

1 242 (69.74%) Java
2 227 (65.42%) Git (software)
3 224 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (63.40%) Jenkins
5 180 (51.87%) Maven
6 169 (48.70%) Continuous Integration
7 168 (48.41%) DevOps
8 159 (45.82%) JIRA
9 140 (40.35%) Scrum
10 139 (40.06%) Test Automation
11 137 (39.48%) JUnit
12 133 (38.33%) Confluence
13 128 (36.89%) Microservices
14 127 (36.60%) Docker
15 118 (34.01%) RESTful
16 111 (31.99%) TDD
17 109 (31.41%) REST
18 108 (31.12%) Linux
19 106 (30.55%) Mockito
20 101 (29.11%) Ansible
21 99 (28.53%) OO
22 89 (25.65%) Relational Database
23 88 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
24 86 (24.78%) BDD
25 84 (24.21%) Python
26 81 (23.34%) Puppet
27 80 (23.05%) RDBMS
27 80 (23.05%) Security Cleared
28 79 (22.77%) Continuous Delivery
29 77 (22.19%) Bash Shell

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
1 133 (38.33%) Confluence
2 56 (16.14%) WildFly
3 40 (11.53%) nginx
4 38 (10.95%) Tomcat
5 35 (10.09%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (9.22%) Apache
7 24 (6.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (2.31%) JBoss
10 7 (2.02%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.73%) Mule
12 5 (1.44%) IIS
13 4 (1.15%) CMS
13 4 (1.15%) Drupal
13 4 (1.15%) Mongoose
13 4 (1.15%) Mule ESB
13 4 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 88 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (8.93%) Slack
4 28 (8.07%) npm
4 28 (8.07%) PaaS
5 26 (7.49%) Amazon S3
6 25 (7.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 22 (6.34%) IaaS
8 21 (6.05%) Amazon ELB
9 20 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (5.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (4.90%) OpenShift
12 15 (4.32%) CloudBees
13 13 (3.75%) GitHub
14 8 (2.31%) Route 53
15 5 (1.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.44%) Google Play
15 5 (1.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.29%) HTTP
2 21 (6.05%) DNS
3 16 (4.61%) OpenLDAP
3 16 (4.61%) OpenVPN
3 16 (4.61%) SSH
4 10 (2.88%) SSL
5 8 (2.31%) Firewall
6 7 (2.02%) FTP
6 7 (2.02%) Internet
7 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.15%) SMTP
9 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.58%) VPN
10 1 (0.29%) DHCP
10 1 (0.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (25.65%) Relational Database
2 80 (23.05%) RDBMS
3 44 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (10.95%) MongoDB
5 35 (10.09%) NoSQL
6 22 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (6.34%) MySQL
7 18 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (3.17%) Big Data
10 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.88%) SQL Server
11 9 (2.59%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.02%) Neo4j
12 7 (2.02%) Redis
13 5 (1.44%) HBase
14 4 (1.15%) Jackrabbit
15 3 (0.86%) Spark SQL
16 1 (0.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 227 (65.42%) Git (software)
2 220 (63.40%) Jenkins
3 180 (51.87%) Maven
4 159 (45.82%) JIRA
5 137 (39.48%) JUnit
6 106 (30.55%) Mockito
7 73 (21.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 72 (20.75%) Liquibase
9 66 (19.02%) Bitbucket
10 60 (17.29%) Checkstyle
11 57 (16.43%) Vagrant
12 44 (12.68%) Gradle
13 39 (11.24%) Ant
14 28 (8.07%) gulp
15 27 (7.78%) DbUnit
15 27 (7.78%) jMock
16 26 (7.49%) Grunt
17 25 (7.20%) Artifactory
17 25 (7.20%) Eclipse
18 22 (6.34%) IntelliJ
General
1 68 (19.60%) Finance
2 45 (12.97%) Banking
3 7 (2.02%) Investment Banking
3 7 (2.02%) Law
4 5 (1.44%) Publishing
5 4 (1.15%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.86%) Front Office
7 2 (0.58%) German Language
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 180 (51.87%) Developer
2 118 (34.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 117 (33.72%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
4 34 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 28 (8.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 28 (8.07%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (8.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 27 (7.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 19 (5.48%) Agile Developer
8 17 (4.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.61%) Agile Java Developer
9 16 (4.61%) UI Developer
10 15 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
11 13 (3.75%) BPM Developer
12 12 (3.46%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (2.88%) Automation Developer
14 10 (2.88%) Lead Java Developer
15 9 (2.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (34.01%) RESTful
2 109 (31.41%) REST
3 75 (21.61%) Hibernate
4 69 (19.88%) Spring
5 68 (19.60%) Java EE
6 66 (19.02%) Web Services
7 59 (17.00%) JMS
8 58 (16.71%) JAX-RS
9 57 (16.43%) Lambda Expressions
10 56 (16.14%) Drools
10 56 (16.14%) WireMock
11 49 (14.12%) PowerMock
12 47 (13.54%) HTML
12 47 (13.54%) SOAP
13 45 (12.97%) Spring Boot
14 39 (11.24%) Elastic Stack
15 38 (10.95%) CSS
15 38 (10.95%) J2EE
15 38 (10.95%) Node.js
16 31 (8.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.75%) Linux Command Line
2 31 (8.93%) Clustering
3 18 (5.19%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.75%) Fintech
5 11 (3.17%) iPad
6 10 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.31%) User Experience
9 7 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.44%) Derivative
10 5 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.58%) Equities
13 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 108 (31.12%) Linux
2 65 (18.73%) Unix
3 57 (16.43%) VMS
4 39 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (8.65%) Windows
6 24 (6.92%) CentOS
7 9 (2.59%) CoreOS
8 8 (2.31%) Android
8 8 (2.31%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (64.55%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (48.70%) Continuous Integration
3 168 (48.41%) DevOps
4 140 (40.35%) Scrum
5 139 (40.06%) Test Automation
6 128 (36.89%) Microservices
7 111 (31.99%) TDD
8 99 (28.53%) OO
9 86 (24.78%) BDD
10 79 (22.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 77 (22.19%) Configuration Management
12 73 (21.04%) Domain-Driven Design
13 61 (17.58%) CQRS
13 61 (17.58%) Dependency Injection
14 59 (17.00%) OOA/OOD
15 58 (16.71%) Coaching
15 58 (16.71%) Software Engineering
16 57 (16.43%) Unit Testing
17 53 (15.27%) Kanban
18 52 (14.99%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 242 (69.74%) Java
2 84 (24.21%) Python
3 77 (22.19%) Bash Shell
4 57 (16.43%) JPQL
4 57 (16.43%) SQL
5 54 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 43 (12.39%) C#
7 27 (7.78%) Groovy
8 21 (6.05%) Perl
8 21 (6.05%) Ruby
8 21 (6.05%) Shell Script
9 15 (4.32%) ES6
10 10 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.31%) Go
12 7 (2.02%) C++
13 6 (1.73%) GraphQL
13 6 (1.73%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.44%) Jython
14 5 (1.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (23.05%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.46%) Degree
4 7 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.58%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.61%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 127 (36.60%) Docker
2 16 (4.61%) Postfix
2 16 (4.61%) Squid
2 16 (4.61%) vCloud
3 15 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (4.03%) Xen
5 11 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (2.88%) vSphere
7 8 (2.31%) etcd
8 5 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (1.44%) HDFS
9 2 (0.58%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 101 (29.11%) Ansible
2 81 (23.34%) Puppet
3 50 (14.41%) Terraform
4 45 (12.97%) Kubernetes
5 31 (8.93%) Rancher
6 30 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (7.20%) Kibana
7 25 (7.20%) logstash
8 24 (6.92%) ZABBIX
9 23 (6.63%) Sysdig
10 21 (6.05%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (4.32%) Rsyslog
12 10 (2.88%) Packer
13 8 (2.31%) Consul
13 8 (2.31%) Graphite
14 6 (1.73%) Grafana
14 6 (1.73%) Prometheus
15 5 (1.44%) Mesos
16 3 (0.86%) Rundeck
17 2 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (10.37%) Oracle
2 32 (9.22%) Perforce
3 31 (8.93%) VMware
4 24 (6.92%) Adobe
5 21 (6.05%) Coverity
6 16 (4.61%) Sonatype
7 12 (3.46%) Black Duck
8 11 (3.17%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.88%) Splunk
10 8 (2.31%) Google
11 7 (2.02%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.44%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.44%) Apple
12 5 (1.44%) New Relic
13 4 (1.15%) Microsoft
13 4 (1.15%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.58%) Capita
15 2 (0.58%) Informatica
15 2 (0.58%) Telerik