Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 457 713 748
Rank change year-on-year +256 +35 +78
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 474 124 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 0.78% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 66 89
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £369 £366 £350
90th Percentile £603 £588 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
UK median hourly rate £66.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £36.00

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 19,775 15,883 15,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.73% 17.35% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,533 10,783 10,773
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 323 310
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.20 £27.95
90th Percentile £65.90 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 June 2018. 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 +231 432 £500 +8.11% 34
UK excluding London +162 268 £470 +4.44% 20
London +79 204 £550 +15.79% 15
North of England +18 73 £475 +2.70% 7
Midlands +39 65 £425 -1.16% 3
South East +17 58 £475 -5.00% 7
West Midlands +12 37 £438 -2.78% 2
Yorkshire +15 36 £475 -8.43% 5
North West -4 34 £475 +12.35% 1
South West - 29 £477 - 1
East Midlands +24 27 £409 -0.30% 1
Scotland -18 27 £558 +85.83%
Wales -2 10 £470 - 1
East of England +4 4 £350 -17.65% 1
North East 0 3 £463 -5.13% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £384 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 306 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (62.45%) Jenkins
3 272 (57.38%) Git (software)
4 271 (57.17%) Java
5 244 (51.48%) DevOps
6 210 (44.30%) Scrum
7 205 (43.25%) TDD
8 204 (43.04%) Maven
9 190 (40.08%) Continuous Integration
10 172 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
11 162 (34.18%) BDD
12 161 (33.97%) Test Automation
13 142 (29.96%) Sonatype Nexus
14 136 (28.69%) Docker
15 133 (28.06%) JUnit
16 125 (26.37%) JIRA
17 123 (25.95%) Mockito
18 121 (25.53%) RESTful
19 119 (25.11%) Python
20 110 (23.21%) Web Services
21 109 (23.00%) Spring
22 108 (22.78%) Confluence
23 107 (22.57%) E-Commerce
23 107 (22.57%) Microservices
24 100 (21.10%) REST
25 97 (20.46%) Kubernetes
26 96 (20.25%) Node.js
27 92 (19.41%) Kanban
28 90 (18.99%) JavaScript
29 89 (18.78%) OO

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
1 108 (22.78%) Confluence
2 69 (14.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 34 (7.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 30 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 27 (5.70%) WildFly
6 26 (5.49%) Apache
7 18 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (3.16%) Apache Spark
8 15 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (2.74%) nginx
10 11 (2.32%) WebLogic
11 10 (2.11%) JBoss
11 10 (2.11%) Mule
11 10 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.90%) Liferay
13 8 (1.69%) IIS
14 7 (1.48%) Mongoose
15 6 (1.27%) Apache Pig
15 6 (1.27%) Apache Solr
16 5 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) GIMP
1 6 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) HipChat
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.05%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 172 (36.29%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (14.77%) npm
3 66 (13.92%) GitHub
4 47 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (6.33%) PaaS
8 29 (6.12%) Heroku
9 25 (5.27%) IBM Cloud
10 22 (4.64%) OpenShift
11 18 (3.80%) IaaS
12 17 (3.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (2.95%) Sauce Labs
14 11 (2.32%) Amazon S3
15 9 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (1.90%) CloudFront
15 9 (1.90%) Slack
16 8 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (1.69%) Serverless
17 7 (1.48%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.85%) HTTP
2 10 (2.11%) DNS
3 7 (1.48%) Internet
3 7 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.27%) ICMP
4 6 (1.27%) VPN
5 5 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (0.84%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.84%) SSH
6 4 (0.84%) SSL
7 3 (0.63%) Firewall
7 3 (0.63%) FTP
7 3 (0.63%) SMTP
8 2 (0.42%) DSL
8 2 (0.42%) SMS
9 1 (0.21%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.19%) Relational Database
2 61 (12.87%) RDBMS
3 36 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 35 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (5.27%) MongoDB
6 24 (5.06%) MySQL
7 22 (4.64%) NoSQL
8 19 (4.01%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.80%) Big Data
10 12 (2.53%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.69%) HBase
12 7 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.48%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.48%) Redis
13 6 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.27%) Flink
13 6 (1.27%) Sqoop
14 5 (1.05%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.05%) Riak
Development Applications
1 296 (62.45%) Jenkins
2 272 (57.38%) Git (software)
3 204 (43.04%) Maven
4 142 (29.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 133 (28.06%) JUnit
6 125 (26.37%) JIRA
7 123 (25.95%) Mockito
8 75 (15.82%) Bitbucket
9 52 (10.97%) DbUnit
9 52 (10.97%) jMock
10 51 (10.76%) GitLab
11 46 (9.70%) Ant
11 46 (9.70%) Checkstyle
12 44 (9.28%) Gerrit
13 43 (9.07%) Artifactory
13 43 (9.07%) Liquibase
14 33 (6.96%) Gradle
14 33 (6.96%) Selenium
15 30 (6.33%) Vagrant
16 29 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (13.92%) Finance
2 52 (10.97%) Banking
3 16 (3.38%) Retail
4 7 (1.48%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.48%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.27%) Games
6 5 (1.05%) Law
6 5 (1.05%) Legal
7 3 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 213 (44.94%) Developer
2 155 (32.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 114 (24.05%) Java Developer
4 59 (12.45%) Senior DevOps
5 57 (12.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 54 (11.39%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 35 (7.38%) Architect
8 29 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (5.91%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.70%) AWS Engineer
11 26 (5.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 24 (5.06%) UI Developer
13 23 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (3.80%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 17 (3.59%) J2EE Developer
15 17 (3.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 14 (2.95%) Azure Developer
16 14 (2.95%) BizTalk Developer
16 14 (2.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 14 (2.95%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.53%) RESTful
2 110 (23.21%) Web Services
3 109 (23.00%) Spring
4 100 (21.10%) REST
5 96 (20.25%) Node.js
6 80 (16.88%) PowerMock
7 79 (16.67%) SOAP
8 63 (13.29%) Hibernate
9 62 (13.08%) J2EE
10 55 (11.60%) React
11 53 (11.18%) .NET
12 52 (10.97%) JAX-RS
13 49 (10.34%) JMS
14 48 (10.13%) Apache Camel
14 48 (10.13%) Spring Boot
15 47 (9.92%) HTML
16 46 (9.70%) Java EE
17 42 (8.86%) WireMock
18 41 (8.65%) CSS
18 41 (8.65%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.03%) iPad
2 47 (9.92%) Linux Command Line
3 24 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.38%) User Experience
6 14 (2.95%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.69%) Clustering
10 7 (1.48%) NHS
11 6 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.27%) Smartcard
12 5 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.05%) PKI
13 4 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.35%) Linux
2 47 (9.92%) Unix
3 43 (9.07%) Windows
4 23 (4.85%) VMS
5 10 (2.11%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.05%) CentOS
8 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.63%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (51.48%) DevOps
3 210 (44.30%) Scrum
4 205 (43.25%) TDD
5 190 (40.08%) Continuous Integration
6 162 (34.18%) BDD
7 161 (33.97%) Test Automation
8 107 (22.57%) E-Commerce
8 107 (22.57%) Microservices
9 92 (19.41%) Kanban
10 89 (18.78%) OO
11 76 (16.03%) Unit Testing
12 64 (13.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 55 (11.60%) Software Engineering
14 52 (10.97%) Configuration Management
15 46 (9.70%) Domain-Driven Design
15 46 (9.70%) User Stories
16 43 (9.07%) Dependency Injection
16 43 (9.07%) SDLC
17 42 (8.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 271 (57.17%) Java
2 119 (25.11%) Python
3 90 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 87 (18.35%) Bash Shell
5 81 (17.09%) Groovy
6 77 (16.24%) Ruby
7 58 (12.24%) C#
8 57 (12.03%) Java 8
9 40 (8.44%) JPQL
10 32 (6.75%) SQL
11 20 (4.22%) Scala
12 15 (3.16%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.16%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.74%) C++
13 13 (2.74%) Perl
14 11 (2.32%) ES6
15 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.27%) Go
16 6 (1.27%) XPath
17 5 (1.05%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 67 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 52 (10.97%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.75%) Degree
4 9 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.27%) CISA
5 6 (1.27%) CISM
5 6 (1.27%) CISSP
5 6 (1.27%) CREST Certified
5 6 (1.27%) IISP
6 5 (1.05%) CCNA
6 5 (1.05%) CCNP
6 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.42%) APMG
8 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.12%) GCP
2 16 (3.38%) QA
3 11 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.48%) GDPR
5 6 (1.27%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (1.27%) ISO 22301
5 6 (1.27%) ISO 31000
5 6 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.27%) PMO
5 6 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 136 (28.69%) Docker
2 34 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.96%) vSphere
4 4 (0.84%) Postfix
4 4 (0.84%) Squid
4 4 (0.84%) vCloud
4 4 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 97 (20.46%) Kubernetes
2 84 (17.72%) Ansible
3 46 (9.70%) Consul
4 43 (9.07%) Puppet
5 40 (8.44%) Terraform
6 38 (8.02%) Mesos
7 30 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.90%) Sysdig
9 8 (1.69%) Kibana
10 7 (1.48%) Grafana
10 7 (1.48%) logstash
10 7 (1.48%) Rancher
10 7 (1.48%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.27%) Ambari
11 6 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.27%) Nessus
11 6 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (1.27%) Prometheus
11 6 (1.27%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 49 (10.34%) Oracle
2 43 (9.07%) IBM
3 42 (8.86%) VMware
4 34 (7.17%) Adobe
5 28 (5.91%) Coverity
6 22 (4.64%) Splunk
7 21 (4.43%) Perforce
8 19 (4.01%) AppDynamics
8 19 (4.01%) Microsoft
9 16 (3.38%) Atlassian
9 16 (3.38%) MuleSoft
10 11 (2.32%) Cisco
10 11 (2.32%) Qualys
11 8 (1.69%) SAP
11 8 (1.69%) Veracode
12 7 (1.48%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.27%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (1.27%) Imperva
13 6 (1.27%) Trend Micro