Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 636 596 782
Rank change year-on-year -40 +186 +87
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 240 310 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.29% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 1.77% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 153 57
UK median daily rate £535 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% +14.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £395 £315 £350
90th Percentile £638 £636 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +38.89% - -

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 18313 17513 15931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.43% 16.46% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12683 11869 10538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.31% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 252 315
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +3.17%
10th Percentile £30.70 £24.00 £24.34
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.31
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.30% +4.83%

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 October 2017.

Contractor daily 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 19 October 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 -33 228 £535 +9.18% 27
London -87 134 £550 +10.00% 21
UK excluding London +79 107 £500 +11.11% 7
North of England +97 39 £535 +33.75% 3
North West +47 31 £535 +37.18% 1
South East +33 22 £388 -29.55%
Midlands +22 19 £438 -4.37%
Yorkshire +40 15 £535 +18.89% 2
West Midlands +34 15 £438 -12.50%
Wales +15 11 £450 +12.50%
South West +13 9 £463 - 3
North East +77 6 £625 +13.64%
East of England - 6 £438 -
East Midlands -8 4 £430 +7.50%
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 172 (71.67%) Java
2 167 (69.58%) Git (software)
3 163 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (67.08%) Jenkins
5 124 (51.67%) Maven
6 120 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (49.58%) JIRA
8 107 (44.58%) JUnit
8 107 (44.58%) DevOps
9 103 (42.92%) Confluence
9 103 (42.92%) Scrum
10 97 (40.42%) Microservices
11 91 (37.92%) Test Automation
12 86 (35.83%) TDD
13 84 (35.00%) Docker
14 79 (32.92%) REST
15 78 (32.50%) Linux
16 77 (32.08%) RESTful
17 76 (31.67%) Mockito
18 72 (30.00%) OO
19 67 (27.92%) Ansible
20 65 (27.08%) Puppet
21 61 (25.42%) BDD
22 59 (24.58%) Security Cleared
23 57 (23.75%) Spring
23 57 (23.75%) Relational Database
24 56 (23.33%) Bash Shell
24 56 (23.33%) Hibernate
24 56 (23.33%) Python
25 55 (22.92%) Amazon AWS

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
1 103 (42.92%) Confluence
2 39 (16.25%) WildFly
3 34 (14.17%) nginx
4 33 (13.75%) Tomcat
5 29 (12.08%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (7.92%) Apache
7 16 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (3.33%) Mule
10 5 (2.08%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.08%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.67%) CMS
11 4 (1.67%) Drupal
11 4 (1.67%) IIS
11 4 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.83%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (10.83%) Slack
3 23 (9.58%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 18 (7.50%) npm
5 17 (7.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (5.42%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (5.42%) GitHub
8 12 (5.00%) PaaS
9 11 (4.58%) IaaS
9 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (2.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (2.50%) CloudBees
11 6 (2.50%) OpenShift
12 5 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (2.08%) Bluemix
12 5 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.75%) HTTP
2 18 (7.50%) DNS
3 14 (5.83%) OpenLDAP
3 14 (5.83%) OpenVPN
3 14 (5.83%) SSH
4 6 (2.50%) Firewall
5 5 (2.08%) SSL
5 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) FTP
7 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.75%) Relational Database
2 53 (22.08%) RDBMS
3 35 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.17%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.08%) MySQL
6 16 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.92%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.08%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.67%) Big Data
12 4 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (1.25%) HBase
14 2 (0.83%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.83%) Redis
15 1 (0.42%) DataStage
15 1 (0.42%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 167 (69.58%) Git (software)
2 161 (67.08%) Jenkins
3 124 (51.67%) Maven
4 119 (49.58%) JIRA
5 107 (44.58%) JUnit
6 76 (31.67%) Mockito
7 53 (22.08%) Liquibase
8 46 (19.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 44 (18.33%) Checkstyle
10 41 (17.08%) Vagrant
11 38 (15.83%) Bitbucket
12 31 (12.92%) Ant
13 29 (12.08%) Selenium
14 24 (10.00%) Gradle
15 23 (9.58%) DbUnit
15 23 (9.58%) gulp
15 23 (9.58%) jMock
16 20 (8.33%) Eclipse
17 19 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (7.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 42 (17.50%) Finance
2 33 (13.75%) Banking
3 5 (2.08%) Law
4 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.25%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (54.17%) Developer
2 87 (36.25%) Java Developer
3 69 (28.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (11.25%) Senior DevOps
4 27 (11.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.17%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (9.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 18 (7.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 16 (6.67%) Agile Developer
8 15 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Agile Java Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Architect
10 10 (4.17%) Automation Developer
10 10 (4.17%) BPM Developer
10 10 (4.17%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.75%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (2.92%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.92%) REST
2 77 (32.08%) RESTful
3 57 (23.75%) Spring
4 56 (23.33%) Hibernate
5 44 (18.33%) Java EE
6 42 (17.50%) JMS
7 40 (16.67%) JAX-RS
7 40 (16.67%) Lambda Expressions
8 39 (16.25%) Drools
8 39 (16.25%) WireMock
9 37 (15.42%) HTML
10 36 (15.00%) PowerMock
10 36 (15.00%) SOAP
11 35 (14.58%) J2EE
11 35 (14.58%) Web Services
12 34 (14.17%) CSS
13 28 (11.67%) Elastic Stack
13 28 (11.67%) Spring Boot
14 24 (10.00%) Node.js
15 20 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.08%) Linux Command Line
2 26 (10.83%) Clustering
3 13 (5.42%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.92%) Fintech
5 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.67%) iPad
6 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.25%) Derivative
7 3 (1.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.83%) Equities
8 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 78 (32.50%) Linux
2 51 (21.25%) Unix
3 39 (16.25%) VMS
4 27 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.08%) Windows
6 15 (6.25%) CentOS
7 9 (3.75%) CoreOS
8 5 (2.08%) Android
9 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 107 (44.58%) DevOps
4 103 (42.92%) Scrum
5 97 (40.42%) Microservices
6 91 (37.92%) Test Automation
7 86 (35.83%) TDD
8 72 (30.00%) OO
9 61 (25.42%) BDD
10 53 (22.08%) Continuous Delivery
10 53 (22.08%) Kanban
11 49 (20.42%) Coaching
11 49 (20.42%) Configuration Management
12 47 (19.58%) OOA/OOD
13 44 (18.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 44 (18.33%) Load Balancing
13 44 (18.33%) Mentoring
14 40 (16.67%) CQRS
14 40 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
15 38 (15.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (71.67%) Java
2 56 (23.33%) Bash Shell
2 56 (23.33%) Python
3 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (16.67%) JPQL
4 32 (13.33%) SQL
5 20 (8.33%) C#
6 16 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.83%) Groovy
8 12 (5.00%) Perl
8 12 (5.00%) Ruby
9 10 (4.17%) ES6
10 9 (3.75%) Go
11 8 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.92%) ECMAScript
13 5 (2.08%) Scala
14 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.83%) C
16 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (2.50%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) Degree
5 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.92%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 84 (35.00%) Docker
2 14 (5.83%) Postfix
2 14 (5.83%) Squid
2 14 (5.83%) vCloud
3 13 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (5.00%) Xen
5 8 (3.33%) etcd
6 5 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.08%) vSphere
7 3 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (1.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.42%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.42%) Varnish
8 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 67 (27.92%) Ansible
2 65 (27.08%) Puppet
3 37 (15.42%) Terraform
4 33 (13.75%) Kubernetes
5 24 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (10.00%) Rancher
6 23 (9.58%) Kibana
6 23 (9.58%) logstash
7 22 (9.17%) ZABBIX
8 21 (8.75%) Sysdig
9 17 (7.08%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (5.42%) Rsyslog
11 8 (3.33%) Consul
11 8 (3.33%) Graphite
12 3 (1.25%) Mesos
12 3 (1.25%) Packer
13 2 (0.83%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.42%) Nagios
14 1 (0.42%) OSSEC
14 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (12.92%) Oracle
2 21 (8.75%) VMware
3 17 (7.08%) Perforce
4 16 (6.67%) Adobe
5 14 (5.83%) Sonatype
6 12 (5.00%) Coverity
7 9 (3.75%) Splunk
8 7 (2.92%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.50%) New Relic
10 5 (2.08%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.67%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.67%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.25%) Google
12 3 (1.25%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.83%) Capita
13 2 (0.83%) Informatica
13 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.83%) Telerik
13 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.42%) Apple