Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 398 496 438
Rank change year-on-year +98 -58 +33
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 235 239 546
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.84% 2.05% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 189 365
Median daily rate £473 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.71% -2.38% -2.33%
10th Percentile £358 £406 £403
90th Percentile £590 £675 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -9.74% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £48.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.53% -7.62% -14.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -7.62% -14.29%

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 8,264 11,638 20,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.49% 17.16% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,621 7,925 14,423
Median daily rate £475 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.04% +3.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £328
90th Percentile £644 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 161 256
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £44.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +6.38% -1.38%
10th Percentile £31.17 £16.50 £26.08
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £44.39
% change year-on-year +1.12% +0.26% -1.37%

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 24 February 2021.

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
Top 17 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 24 February 2021. 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 +97 202 £473 -7.80% 59
London +61 106 £500 -4.76% 29
UK excluding London +112 84 £440 -9.74% 33
Work from Home -154 69 £480 -8.57% 16
North of England +79 36 £450 -5.26% 8
North West +64 30 £450 -11.76% 3
South East +86 18 £350 -27.46% 11
South West +80 11 £450 -5.26% 8
Midlands +15 9 £360 -26.15% 2
East of England +62 4 £425 -22.73% 1
East Midlands +30 4 £350 -
Yorkshire +42 3 £484 -3.35% 4
North East +29 3 £495 +48.31% 1
Wales +22 3 £350 - 1
Scotland +38 2 £425 -15.00% 2
West Midlands -12 2 £400 -17.95% 2
Northern Ireland +5 1 £431 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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.

1 155 (65.96%) Jenkins
2 139 (59.15%) DevOps
3 135 (57.45%) Java
4 110 (46.81%) Git (software)
5 109 (46.38%) AWS
6 91 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (35.32%) Docker
8 81 (34.47%) Microservices
8 81 (34.47%) Node.js
8 81 (34.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 80 (34.04%) JavaScript
10 74 (31.49%) Python
11 69 (29.36%) JIRA
11 69 (29.36%) Azure
11 69 (29.36%) Kubernetes
12 66 (28.09%) Terraform
13 64 (27.23%) Spring
14 63 (26.81%) HTML
15 62 (26.38%) GitLab
16 60 (25.53%) Spring Boot
17 59 (25.11%) Maven
18 54 (22.98%) Linux
19 53 (22.55%) SQL
19 53 (22.55%) CSS
19 53 (22.55%) Artifactory
19 53 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
20 50 (21.28%) React
21 47 (20.00%) Test Automation
21 47 (20.00%) Confluence
22 46 (19.57%) AngularJS

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 47 (20.00%) Confluence
2 22 (9.36%) JBoss
3 17 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (6.81%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.53%) Apache
6 10 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
6 10 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.26%) Red Hat Fuse
7 9 (3.83%) nginx
8 8 (3.40%) IIS
8 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (2.55%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.70%) CMS
11 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.85%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.85%) Mule
13 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.43%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 109 (46.38%) AWS
2 69 (29.36%) Azure
3 29 (12.34%) OpenShift
4 27 (11.49%) GitHub
5 21 (8.94%) PaaS
6 20 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (7.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (7.23%) Amazon S3
7 17 (7.23%) Serverless
8 16 (6.81%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (6.38%) Apigee
9 15 (6.38%) IaaS
10 14 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (5.96%) Boomi
10 14 (5.96%) Kong
11 13 (5.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (4.68%) GCP
13 10 (4.26%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (4.26%) AWS CloudTrail
13 10 (4.26%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.96%) HTTP
2 7 (2.98%) DNS
3 6 (2.55%) LAN
3 6 (2.55%) WAN
4 5 (2.13%) Firewall
4 5 (2.13%) SSL
5 4 (1.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.85%) Calico
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.89%) NoSQL
1 35 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.94%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.09%) RDBMS
6 16 (6.81%) MySQL
7 13 (5.53%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.98%) Big Data
9 7 (2.98%) BigQuery
10 6 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.70%) Bigtable
12 4 (1.70%) Cloud Spanner
13 3 (1.28%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (1.28%) Impala
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 155 (65.96%) Jenkins
2 110 (46.81%) Git (software)
3 81 (34.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 69 (29.36%) JIRA
5 62 (26.38%) GitLab
6 59 (25.11%) Maven
7 53 (22.55%) Artifactory
8 44 (18.72%) JUnit
9 36 (15.32%) Selenium
10 27 (11.49%) Bitbucket
11 21 (8.94%) JMeter
12 19 (8.09%) Cucumber
13 17 (7.23%) Bitbucket Server
14 14 (5.96%) gulp
14 14 (5.96%) TeamCity
15 13 (5.53%) Gradle
16 11 (4.68%) Subversion
16 11 (4.68%) webpack
17 9 (3.83%) IntelliJ
18 6 (2.55%) Ant
General
1 31 (13.19%) Finance
2 30 (12.77%) Banking
3 27 (11.49%) Public Sector
4 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
4 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Police
5 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (48.94%) Developer
2 52 (22.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (16.60%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 21 (8.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (7.23%) Architect
6 17 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (5.96%) React Developer
8 13 (5.53%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.11%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.11%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (4.68%) Azure Developer
11 9 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.40%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (3.40%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 8 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.98%) Consultant
13 7 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.47%) Node.js
2 64 (27.23%) Spring
3 63 (26.81%) HTML
4 60 (25.53%) Spring Boot
5 53 (22.55%) CSS
6 50 (21.28%) React
7 46 (19.57%) AngularJS
8 39 (16.60%) REST
9 36 (15.32%) Kafka
10 32 (13.62%) HTML5
10 32 (13.62%) Web Services
11 31 (13.19%) Express
11 31 (13.19%) JAX-RS
12 30 (12.77%) CSS3
12 30 (12.77%) SOAP
13 29 (12.34%) JSON
14 28 (11.91%) Apache CXF
14 28 (11.91%) Dropwizard
15 27 (11.49%) Mongoose
16 26 (11.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) User Experience
2 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.83%) iPad
4 8 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.98%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.70%) Equities
8 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.70%) iPhone
8 4 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.70%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.28%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.98%) Linux
2 33 (14.04%) Windows
3 12 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.26%) CentOS
5 9 (3.83%) Android
5 9 (3.83%) Unix
6 8 (3.40%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.13%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.85%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (59.15%) DevOps
2 91 (38.72%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (34.47%) Microservices
4 53 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 36 (15.32%) Infrastructure as Code
7 35 (14.89%) Scrum
8 28 (11.91%) TDD
9 27 (11.49%) Configuration Management
10 25 (10.64%) Web Development
11 21 (8.94%) Data Modelling
12 20 (8.51%) Deployment Automation
12 20 (8.51%) Open Source
13 19 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (8.09%) Front End Development
14 18 (7.66%) Software Engineering
15 14 (5.96%) DevSecOps
15 14 (5.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 14 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (5.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (57.45%) Java
2 80 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 74 (31.49%) Python
4 53 (22.55%) SQL
5 21 (8.94%) Shell Script
6 19 (8.09%) C#
7 15 (6.38%) Java 8
8 13 (5.53%) Go
8 13 (5.53%) TypeScript
9 12 (5.11%) Perl
10 10 (4.26%) Ruby
11 7 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.13%) C++
14 4 (1.70%) ES6
14 4 (1.70%) Groovy
14 4 (1.70%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.70%) PHP
15 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 34 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.83%) Degree
4 5 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.70%) CISSP
5 4 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.28%) CISA
6 3 (1.28%) CISM
6 3 (1.28%) CREST Certified
6 3 (1.28%) IISP
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.43%) CEH
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) QA
2 5 (2.13%) WCAG
3 4 (1.70%) GDPR
3 4 (1.70%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (1.70%) ISO 22301
3 4 (1.70%) ISO 31000
3 4 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 4 (1.70%) NIST
3 4 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 83 (35.32%) Docker
2 14 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.28%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.85%) iptables
5 2 (0.85%) Postfix
6 1 (0.43%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (29.36%) Kubernetes
2 66 (28.09%) Terraform
3 44 (18.72%) Ansible
4 30 (12.77%) Puppet
5 25 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.11%) Grafana
7 9 (3.83%) Kibana
8 7 (2.98%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (2.98%) HP Fortify
9 6 (2.55%) Packer
9 6 (2.55%) Prometheus
10 5 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (2.13%) Nagios
10 5 (2.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 4 (1.70%) IBM Guardium
11 4 (1.70%) Nessus
11 4 (1.70%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.28%) Istio
13 2 (0.85%) logstash
14 1 (0.43%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.74%) Splunk
3 33 (14.04%) Oracle
4 19 (8.09%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.23%) MuleSoft
6 16 (6.81%) TIBCO
7 14 (5.96%) Atlassian
7 14 (5.96%) Dell
8 12 (5.11%) VMware
9 10 (4.26%) Axway
9 10 (4.26%) Dynatrace
9 10 (4.26%) Fiorano
9 10 (4.26%) IBM
9 10 (4.26%) Jitterbit
9 10 (4.26%) ServiceNow
9 10 (4.26%) Talend
9 10 (4.26%) webMethods
10 9 (3.83%) Cisco
10 9 (3.83%) Google
11 8 (3.40%) MEDITECH