Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 383 483 450
Rank change year-on-year +100 -33 +197
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 146 359 525
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 2.40% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 231 318
Median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% -1.87%
10th Percentile £355 £406 £400
90th Percentile £600 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £475 £470
% change year-on-year -7.16% +1.06% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% -20.48% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year +31.74% -20.48% +5.00%

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 5,581 14,941 21,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.90% 17.69% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,613 9,767 14,785
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 234 222
Median hourly rate £42.25 £44.26 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.14% -
10th Percentile £30.00 £24.11 £26.28
90th Percentile £59.00 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

SonarQube
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SonarQube.

Daily rate trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SonarQube over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SonarQube.

Hourly rate trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SonarQube over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Top 13 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 October 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 +114 133 £458 -8.50% 43
UK excluding London +145 72 £441 -7.16% 26
London +105 57 £490 -6.67% 15
North of England +112 40 £450 -8.40% 7
North West +107 31 £432 -11.49% 6
Work from Home -67 31 £465 -7.00% 7
South East +146 15 £360 -20.00% 8
South West +95 12 £588 +14.36% 3
North East +25 7 £500 +1.01% 1
East of England +88 2 £419 -23.86% 3
Yorkshire +67 2 £618 +28.31%
Northern Ireland +9 2 £431 +0.23%
Scotland +56 1 £425 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 87 (59.59%) Jenkins
2 83 (56.85%) Java
3 79 (54.11%) AWS
4 76 (52.05%) DevOps
5 72 (49.32%) Git (software)
6 67 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (36.30%) Maven
8 49 (33.56%) Spring
8 49 (33.56%) Test Automation
8 49 (33.56%) JUnit
8 49 (33.56%) Docker
9 47 (32.19%) Azure
9 47 (32.19%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (31.51%) Linux
11 44 (30.14%) Sonatype Nexus
12 42 (28.77%) Microservices
13 38 (26.03%) Spring Boot
13 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
13 38 (26.03%) SQL
14 36 (24.66%) JIRA
15 35 (23.97%) Kubernetes
15 35 (23.97%) NoSQL
16 34 (23.29%) Security Cleared
16 34 (23.29%) Python
16 34 (23.29%) Scrum
17 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
18 32 (21.92%) Confluence
19 31 (21.23%) SC Cleared
19 31 (21.23%) GitLab
19 31 (21.23%) Terraform

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 32 (21.92%) Confluence
2 11 (7.53%) Apache
2 11 (7.53%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.48%) JBoss
4 7 (4.79%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Fuse
4 7 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.11%) Anypoint
5 6 (4.11%) CMS
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.74%) Headless CMS
7 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.05%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.37%) IIS
9 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.68%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (54.11%) AWS
2 47 (32.19%) Azure
3 21 (14.38%) GitHub
4 20 (13.70%) Coveralls
5 17 (11.64%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (11.64%) Serverless
6 16 (10.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (10.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (10.27%) AWS CloudTrail
8 14 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (8.22%) Kong
10 11 (7.53%) Apigee
10 11 (7.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (6.85%) OpenShift
12 9 (6.16%) GCP
13 8 (5.48%) Azure Stack
14 7 (4.79%) Boomi
14 7 (4.79%) IaaS
15 5 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (3.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) HTTP
2 17 (11.64%) DNS
3 8 (5.48%) Internet
4 5 (3.42%) FTP
5 4 (2.74%) Firewall
5 4 (2.74%) Intranet
6 2 (1.37%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.37%) LAN
6 2 (1.37%) Skype
6 2 (1.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.68%) GPON
7 1 (0.68%) IPsec
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) NGN
7 1 (0.68%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.97%) NoSQL
2 25 (17.12%) Relational Database
3 24 (16.44%) RDBMS
4 22 (15.07%) MongoDB
4 22 (15.07%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (13.01%) MySQL
6 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (6.16%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.74%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.37%) DB2
11 2 (1.37%) Redis
11 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.68%) Big Data
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 87 (59.59%) Jenkins
2 72 (49.32%) Git (software)
3 53 (36.30%) Maven
4 49 (33.56%) JUnit
5 44 (30.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 36 (24.66%) JIRA
7 31 (21.23%) GitLab
8 30 (20.55%) Artifactory
9 27 (18.49%) Bitbucket
10 24 (16.44%) Gradle
11 19 (13.01%) Selenium
12 16 (10.96%) Cucumber
13 15 (10.27%) JMeter
13 15 (10.27%) TeamCity
14 13 (8.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (8.90%) Bitbucket Server
15 12 (8.22%) gulp
16 11 (7.53%) Mockito
17 10 (6.85%) DbUnit
17 10 (6.85%) Subversion
General
1 22 (15.07%) Public Sector
2 15 (10.27%) Banking
3 14 (9.59%) Finance
4 3 (2.05%) Police
5 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (43.15%) Developer
2 33 (22.60%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (11.64%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.11%) Administrator
10 6 (4.11%) DevOps Administrator
11 5 (3.42%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (3.42%) Azure Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.74%) React Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.56%) Spring
2 38 (26.03%) Spring Boot
3 29 (19.86%) Node.js
4 28 (19.18%) AngularJS
4 28 (19.18%) SOAP
5 26 (17.81%) REST
5 26 (17.81%) RESTful
5 26 (17.81%) Web Services
6 20 (13.70%) Hibernate
7 19 (13.01%) Kafka
8 17 (11.64%) Express
8 17 (11.64%) JAX-RS
8 17 (11.64%) React
9 16 (10.96%) Apache CXF
9 16 (10.96%) Dropwizard
9 16 (10.96%) JSON
9 16 (10.96%) Mongoose
9 16 (10.96%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (10.27%) Apache Camel
11 14 (9.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (5.48%) User Experience
2 6 (4.11%) iPad
2 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.11%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.42%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.74%) Clustering
4 4 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.05%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.05%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.37%) Derivative
6 2 (1.37%) Equities
6 2 (1.37%) iPhone
6 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.51%) Linux
2 24 (16.44%) Windows
3 18 (12.33%) Unix
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.74%) CentOS
6 3 (2.05%) Android
6 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.68%) Fedora
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.05%) DevOps
2 67 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (33.56%) Test Automation
4 47 (32.19%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (28.77%) Microservices
6 34 (23.29%) Scrum
7 29 (19.86%) TDD
8 27 (18.49%) Infrastructure as Code
9 23 (15.75%) Open Source
10 22 (15.07%) BDD
11 19 (13.01%) Software Engineering
12 18 (12.33%) Configuration Management
13 16 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (10.27%) Blue-Green Deployment
14 15 (10.27%) Canary Deployment
14 15 (10.27%) Load Balancing
15 14 (9.59%) Kanban
16 13 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (8.90%) Validation
17 12 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (56.85%) Java
2 38 (26.03%) JavaScript
2 38 (26.03%) SQL
3 34 (23.29%) Python
4 22 (15.07%) Bash Shell
5 13 (8.90%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.22%) C#
7 9 (6.16%) Ruby
8 7 (4.79%) Groovy
8 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.42%) C++
9 5 (3.42%) Java 8
10 4 (2.74%) Perl
11 2 (1.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) AWK
12 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) C-shell
12 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.42%) Degree
4 4 (2.74%) CISSP
5 3 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.37%) CEH
6 2 (1.37%) CISA
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CISM
6 2 (1.37%) CSSLP
6 2 (1.37%) IISP
6 2 (1.37%) OSCP
6 2 (1.37%) SANS
7 1 (0.68%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.75%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (2.05%) GDPR
3 3 (2.05%) ISAE 3402
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 22301
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 31000
3 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (2.05%) NIST
3 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (33.56%) Docker
2 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.42%) Postfix
4 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (23.97%) Kubernetes
2 31 (21.23%) Terraform
3 18 (12.33%) Ansible
3 18 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.59%) Puppet
5 10 (6.85%) Nagios
6 6 (4.11%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (2.05%) Grafana
8 3 (2.05%) IBM Guardium
8 3 (2.05%) Nessus
8 3 (2.05%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 3 (2.05%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (1.37%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.68%) Knative
10 1 (0.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.81%) Oracle
3 18 (12.33%) MuleSoft
4 13 (8.90%) Atlassian
5 12 (8.22%) Splunk
6 9 (6.16%) Google
6 9 (6.16%) IBM
6 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.48%) VMware
8 7 (4.79%) Axway
8 7 (4.79%) Dell
8 7 (4.79%) Fiorano
8 7 (4.79%) Jitterbit
8 7 (4.79%) Talend
8 7 (4.79%) TIBCO
8 7 (4.79%) webMethods
9 5 (3.42%) Cisco
10 4 (2.74%) Databricks
10 4 (2.74%) New Relic
10 4 (2.74%) Pega