Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 477 411 444
Rank change year-on-year -66 +33 +234
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 216 556 512
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 2.74% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 370 310
Median daily rate £501 £525 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% -3.45% +14.47%
10th Percentile £415 £403 £388
90th Percentile £675 £638 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £61.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £61.25

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 10,742 20,276 19,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.45% 20.92% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,973 13,732 13,583
Median daily rate £488 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 294 221
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -3.37% +8.54%
10th Percentile £18.25 £25.12 £28.00
90th Percentile £63.08 £55.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate £37.88 £44.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -13.92% +1.15% +6.10%

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 5 April 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
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 5 April 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 -55 213 £513 -2.38% 57
UK excluding London -18 125 £488 +2.63% 19
London +32 94 £550 +4.76% 39
Midlands +53 43 £488 +8.33%
North of England -22 42 £480 +1.05% 12
West Midlands +71 41 £488 +8.33%
South East +55 27 £494 -7.06% 6
North West -17 19 £500 +5.93% 6
Yorkshire +16 12 £488 -2.50% 3
North East +21 11 £350 -24.32% 3
South West -11 9 £488 +2.63%
Work from Home +9 4 £550 +15.79% 6
Scotland +26 3 £419 -37.96% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £350 -15.66%
East of England +26 1 £550 +69.23%

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 185 (85.65%) Jenkins
2 144 (66.67%) Java
3 137 (63.43%) Git (software)
4 133 (61.57%) AWS
5 127 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (50.93%) Microservices
7 101 (46.76%) Maven
8 99 (45.83%) Spring
9 93 (43.06%) DevOps
10 92 (42.59%) Security Cleared
11 88 (40.74%) Docker
12 86 (39.81%) Scrum
13 84 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (37.96%) SC Cleared
15 77 (35.65%) TDD
16 76 (35.19%) Open Source
17 74 (34.26%) JUnit
18 69 (31.94%) SOAP
19 68 (31.48%) BDD
20 66 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
21 63 (29.17%) Terraform
22 60 (27.78%) Web Services
23 59 (27.31%) Linux
23 59 (27.31%) Ansible
24 57 (26.39%) PostgreSQL
24 57 (26.39%) Test Automation
25 56 (25.93%) Mockito
26 55 (25.46%) RESTful
26 55 (25.46%) SQL
26 55 (25.46%) Amazon RDS

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 31 (14.35%) Confluence
2 20 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.78%) nginx
4 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.93%) Anypoint
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) Mule
5 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) Camunda
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 133 (61.57%) AWS
2 66 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (18.98%) Amazon SQS
4 40 (18.52%) Azure
5 27 (12.50%) GitHub
6 23 (10.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (7.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (6.48%) OpenShift
9 12 (5.56%) PaaS
10 11 (5.09%) AWS CloudTrail
10 11 (5.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (4.63%) Amazon S3
12 9 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (4.17%) Serverless
13 8 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (3.24%) AWS CodePipeline
14 7 (3.24%) Azure Stack
14 7 (3.24%) GCP
14 7 (3.24%) Kong
15 6 (2.78%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.04%) HTTP
2 8 (3.70%) DNS
3 6 (2.78%) Firewall
4 5 (2.31%) VPN
5 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.39%) Internet
7 2 (0.93%) DHCP
7 2 (0.93%) FTP
7 2 (0.93%) IPsec
7 2 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.46%) SSH
8 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.39%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (25.46%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (10.19%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.48%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.02%) MySQL
7 12 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.56%) Big Data
8 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.78%) Cloudera CDH
10 6 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.39%) KDB
12 3 (1.39%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.46%) DB2
13 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 185 (85.65%) Jenkins
2 137 (63.43%) Git (software)
3 101 (46.76%) Maven
4 74 (34.26%) JUnit
5 56 (25.93%) Mockito
6 54 (25.00%) DbUnit
6 54 (25.00%) jMock
7 39 (18.06%) JIRA
8 38 (17.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 36 (16.67%) GitLab
10 25 (11.57%) Subversion
11 22 (10.19%) Gradle
12 21 (9.72%) Artifactory
13 19 (8.80%) TeamCity
14 16 (7.41%) Bitbucket
15 15 (6.94%) Mercurial
16 14 (6.48%) FindBugs
16 14 (6.48%) Log4j
17 13 (6.02%) Cucumber
17 13 (6.02%) Selenium
General
1 44 (20.37%) Public Sector
2 18 (8.33%) Finance
3 14 (6.48%) Banking
4 6 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.31%) Retail
6 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.85%) Marketing
6 4 (1.85%) Police
6 4 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.39%) Automotive
7 3 (1.39%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (53.70%) Developer
2 92 (42.59%) Java Developer
3 51 (23.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.63%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (3.70%) Angular Developer
11 8 (3.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Backend Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Java Mobile Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (45.83%) Spring
2 69 (31.94%) SOAP
3 60 (27.78%) Web Services
4 55 (25.46%) RESTful
5 54 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 54 (25.00%) PowerMock
5 54 (25.00%) REST
6 50 (23.15%) AngularJS
7 43 (19.91%) ActiveMQ
8 42 (19.44%) JPA
9 36 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
10 35 (16.20%) Spring Boot
11 25 (11.57%) HTML
12 24 (11.11%) J2EE
13 23 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (10.19%) Node.js
15 21 (9.72%) CSS
16 14 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (5.56%) Apache Camel
17 12 (5.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.02%) User Experience
2 12 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.78%) W3C
7 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.31%) NHS
7 5 (2.31%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.85%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.46%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.46%) Clustering
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.31%) Linux
2 32 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (13.89%) CentOS
4 20 (9.26%) Unix
5 17 (7.87%) Ubuntu
6 14 (6.48%) Debian
7 6 (2.78%) Windows
8 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.93%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (50.93%) Microservices
3 93 (43.06%) DevOps
4 86 (39.81%) Scrum
5 84 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (35.65%) TDD
7 76 (35.19%) Open Source
8 68 (31.48%) BDD
9 57 (26.39%) Test Automation
10 54 (25.00%) Kanban
11 40 (18.52%) Configuration Management
12 30 (13.89%) BPMN
13 26 (12.04%) Migration
14 19 (8.80%) Biometrics
14 19 (8.80%) Infrastructure as Code
14 19 (8.80%) Software Engineering
15 18 (8.33%) System Testing
16 17 (7.87%) Unit Testing
17 15 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (6.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (66.67%) Java
2 55 (25.46%) SQL
3 53 (24.54%) Python
4 30 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 19 (8.80%) C++
6 19 (8.80%) Java 8
7 15 (6.94%) Perl
8 10 (4.63%) Groovy
9 8 (3.70%) Ruby
10 6 (2.78%) C
10 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.31%) Java 9
12 3 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.93%) Go
14 1 (0.46%) C#
14 1 (0.46%) ES6
14 1 (0.46%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 82 (37.96%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.46%) CISA
6 1 (0.46%) CISM
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.46%) IISP
6 1 (0.46%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.19%) QA
2 6 (2.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 31000
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.46%) NIST
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (40.74%) Docker
2 40 (18.52%) Postfix
3 11 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.17%) vSphere
5 8 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 63 (29.17%) Terraform
2 59 (27.31%) Ansible
3 51 (23.61%) Kubernetes
4 39 (18.06%) Puppet
5 24 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.02%) Packer
7 11 (5.09%) Rancher
8 10 (4.63%) Grafana
8 10 (4.63%) Prometheus
9 6 (2.78%) Consul
9 6 (2.78%) Nagios
10 4 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.39%) Kibana
12 2 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.46%) IBM Guardium
13 1 (0.46%) Istio
13 1 (0.46%) logstash
13 1 (0.46%) Mesos
13 1 (0.46%) SELinux
13 1 (0.46%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 17 (7.87%) Splunk
2 14 (6.48%) Oracle
3 12 (5.56%) VMware
4 10 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.78%) New Relic
6 5 (2.31%) Black Duck
6 5 (2.31%) Sparx
7 4 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.85%) Google
8 3 (1.39%) IBM
8 3 (1.39%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.93%) Coverity
9 2 (0.93%) Dell
9 2 (0.93%) SAP
9 2 (0.93%) Talend
9 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.93%) webMethods
9 2 (0.93%) WSO2