Period
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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 478 470 442
Rank change year-on-year -8 -28 +1
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 406 293 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.61% 2.49% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 196 104
10th Percentile £428 £403 £353
25th Percentile £490 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £493
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.52% -1.50%
75th Percentile £669 £596 £575
90th Percentile £750 £684 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.75 -
Median % change year-on-year -12.57% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.75 -

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 15,543 11,751 7,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.35% 17.71% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,890 7,908 5,321
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £590 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 202 101
10th Percentile £36.28 £25.50 £19.84
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £53.75 £48.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.84% +2.09% +5.66%
75th Percentile £65.00 £58.41 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £45.91
% change year-on-year +15.79% +3.46% +2.02%

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 4 July 2022.

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 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -6 318 £588 +14.63% 33
Work from Home -35 214 £540 +9.09% 9
London -11 198 £593 +7.73% 17
UK excluding London -47 103 £538 +13.16% 16
North of England -36 39 £581 +22.37% 6
South West -6 16 £563 +27.84% 3
Scotland -10 16 £475 +6.15%
North West -26 16 £500 +19.05% 3
South East -40 16 £510 +7.37% 5
North East -7 14 £600 +20.60% 1
Yorkshire -17 11 £500 +6.67% 2
East of England -18 7 £720 +37.14% 1
Midlands -32 7 £600 +66.67% 1
West Midlands -33 6 £600 +22.45% 1
Wales - 2 £463 -
East Midlands -15 1 £344 -3.10%

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 266 (65.52%) DevOps
2 261 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 223 (54.93%) CI/CD
4 193 (47.54%) Git (software)
5 174 (42.86%) Java
6 170 (41.87%) Agile
7 156 (38.42%) Terraform
8 147 (36.21%) AWS
9 141 (34.73%) Microservices
10 136 (33.50%) Docker
11 131 (32.27%) JIRA
12 129 (31.77%) Azure
13 121 (29.80%) Kubernetes
14 113 (27.83%) Ansible
15 110 (27.09%) Maven
16 107 (26.35%) Sonatype Nexus
17 105 (25.86%) Python
18 103 (25.37%) Linux
19 101 (24.88%) GitLab
20 99 (24.38%) Scrum
21 98 (24.14%) Artifactory
22 96 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
23 91 (22.41%) GitHub
24 90 (22.17%) JavaScript
25 87 (21.43%) SQL
25 87 (21.43%) Spring
25 87 (21.43%) Bitbucket
26 86 (21.18%) Test Automation
27 84 (20.69%) Spring Boot
28 82 (20.20%) Confluence

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 82 (20.20%) Confluence
2 20 (4.93%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (4.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 17 (4.19%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.45%) nginx
6 13 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.96%) Apache
7 12 (2.96%) IIS
8 8 (1.97%) Documentum
8 8 (1.97%) FileNet
9 6 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.99%) JBoss
10 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.99%) WildFly
11 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.74%) Camunda
11 3 (0.74%) CMS
12 2 (0.49%) Apache Pulsar
12 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.49%) OnBase
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 147 (36.21%) AWS
2 129 (31.77%) Azure
3 91 (22.41%) GitHub
4 54 (13.30%) Azure DevOps
5 48 (11.82%) PaaS
6 44 (10.84%) IaaS
7 43 (10.59%) OpenShift
8 40 (9.85%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (8.87%) Serverless
10 35 (8.62%) Amazon S3
11 25 (6.16%) GCP
12 22 (5.42%) Azure AKS
13 21 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (4.19%) SaaS
17 16 (3.94%) Amazon EKS
17 16 (3.94%) AWS KMS
18 14 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
18 14 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.20%) WAN
2 12 (2.96%) HTTP
3 11 (2.71%) Firewall
3 11 (2.71%) Internet
4 10 (2.46%) LAN
5 8 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (1.72%) DNS
7 5 (1.23%) SSL
8 4 (0.99%) VPN
9 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.74%) VLAN
10 1 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (8.87%) MySQL
3 33 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 29 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 29 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.65%) Oracle Database
6 21 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 17 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.96%) Power BI
11 11 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (2.22%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.97%) HBase
15 7 (1.72%) Big Data
15 7 (1.72%) Data Lake
16 6 (1.48%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 261 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 193 (47.54%) Git (software)
3 131 (32.27%) JIRA
4 110 (27.09%) Maven
5 107 (26.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 101 (24.88%) GitLab
7 98 (24.14%) Artifactory
8 87 (21.43%) Bitbucket
9 62 (15.27%) JUnit
10 38 (9.36%) Visual Studio
11 34 (8.37%) TeamCity
12 28 (6.90%) Mockito
13 27 (6.65%) IntelliJ
14 26 (6.40%) Cucumber
15 24 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (5.91%) Selenium
16 17 (4.19%) gulp
17 15 (3.69%) webpack
18 14 (3.45%) Gradle
19 13 (3.20%) DbUnit
General
1 77 (18.97%) Social Skills
2 62 (15.27%) Finance
3 50 (12.32%) Public Sector
4 23 (5.67%) Banking
5 17 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.45%) Front Office
7 8 (1.97%) Digital Economy
8 7 (1.72%) Automotive
9 6 (1.48%) Back Office
9 6 (1.48%) Marketing
10 3 (0.74%) Legal
10 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.74%) Retail
11 2 (0.49%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 153 (37.68%) Developer
2 112 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (16.26%) Java Developer
4 29 (7.14%) Architect
5 23 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (5.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 23 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (4.43%) Azure Engineer
7 18 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (3.94%) AWS DevOps
8 16 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.94%) DevOps Developer
8 16 (3.94%) Platform Engineer
9 14 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 13 (3.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (2.96%) Android Developer
12 11 (2.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (21.43%) Spring
2 84 (20.69%) Spring Boot
3 70 (17.24%) React
4 67 (16.50%) REST
5 58 (14.29%) Node.js
6 52 (12.81%) HTML
7 50 (12.32%) JSON
8 45 (11.08%) CSS
9 42 (10.34%) SOAP
10 40 (9.85%) AngularJS
11 38 (9.36%) Kafka
11 38 (9.36%) RESTful
12 33 (8.13%) Hibernate
13 29 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
13 29 (7.14%) JAX-RS
14 27 (6.65%) Apache CXF
14 27 (6.65%) Dropwizard
14 27 (6.65%) Express
14 27 (6.65%) Mongoose
15 26 (6.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.13%) User Experience
2 25 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.42%) Cloud Native
4 20 (4.93%) Public Cloud
5 19 (4.68%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.46%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.22%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.48%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.48%) W3C
10 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.23%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.74%) Equities
11 3 (0.74%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 103 (25.37%) Linux
2 29 (7.14%) Windows
3 20 (4.93%) Android
3 20 (4.93%) Unix
4 18 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.72%) CentOS
6 4 (0.99%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.25%) VMS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (65.52%) DevOps
2 223 (54.93%) CI/CD
3 170 (41.87%) Agile
4 141 (34.73%) Microservices
5 99 (24.38%) Scrum
6 96 (23.65%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (21.18%) Test Automation
8 73 (17.98%) Software Engineering
9 68 (16.75%) TDD
10 63 (15.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 61 (15.02%) Infrastructure as Code
12 53 (13.05%) Kanban
13 44 (10.84%) BDD
14 39 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (9.11%) Performance Testing
16 36 (8.87%) SDLC
17 34 (8.37%) Computer Science
18 33 (8.13%) Configuration Management
19 31 (7.64%) Migration
19 31 (7.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.86%) Java
2 105 (25.86%) Python
3 90 (22.17%) JavaScript
4 87 (21.43%) SQL
5 40 (9.85%) C#
6 35 (8.62%) PowerShell
7 27 (6.65%) C++
8 19 (4.68%) Groovy
9 17 (4.19%) Kotlin
10 16 (3.94%) Bash
11 14 (3.45%) C
12 13 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.96%) Go
13 12 (2.96%) Perl
14 11 (2.71%) REXX
15 9 (2.22%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.72%) Scala
16 7 (1.72%) SPARQL
17 5 (1.23%) Bicep
17 5 (1.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 73 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 67 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.37%) Degree
4 18 (4.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (4.43%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.48%) CEH
6 6 (1.48%) CISM
6 6 (1.48%) CISSP
7 4 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.39%) QA
2 19 (4.68%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.72%) WCAG
4 3 (0.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.49%) FATCA
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (33.50%) Docker
2 14 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.72%) Postfix
4 6 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.99%) vSphere
6 3 (0.74%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.49%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.25%) etcd
8 1 (0.25%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 156 (38.42%) Terraform
2 121 (29.80%) Kubernetes
3 113 (27.83%) Ansible
4 34 (8.37%) Prometheus
5 31 (7.64%) HP Fortify
6 28 (6.90%) Puppet
7 22 (5.42%) Grafana
8 20 (4.93%) Istio
9 18 (4.43%) ITRS Geneos
9 18 (4.43%) Packer
10 16 (3.94%) Kibana
11 11 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (2.22%) Anchore
12 9 (2.22%) logstash
13 8 (1.97%) Rancher
14 7 (1.72%) Netcool
14 7 (1.72%) Sysdig
15 6 (1.48%) Argo
15 6 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
16 3 (0.74%) linkerd
Vendors
1 50 (12.32%) Microsoft
1 50 (12.32%) Oracle
2 38 (9.36%) IBM
3 35 (8.62%) Checkmarx
4 22 (5.42%) Atlassian
5 20 (4.93%) Black Duck
5 20 (4.93%) Splunk
6 13 (3.20%) New Relic
7 12 (2.96%) ForgeRock
8 11 (2.71%) CA Agile Central
8 11 (2.71%) Google
9 10 (2.46%) AppDynamics
9 10 (2.46%) CA
9 10 (2.46%) OpenText
10 9 (2.22%) Databricks
10 9 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.97%) Solace
12 7 (1.72%) VMware
13 6 (1.48%) Adobe