Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 452 672 623
Rank change year-on-year +220 -49 +182
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 527 195 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 1.10% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 119 138
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £343
90th Percentile £598 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -6.00% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £52.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £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 21,427 17,768 16,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.84% 18.09% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,706 12,198 11,547
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £300
90th Percentile £613 £596 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 292 259
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%
10th Percentile £26.70 £30.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.90 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +7.14%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +218 489 £525 - 72
UK excluding London +137 268 £470 -6.00% 39
London +132 259 £550 +3.77% 37
North of England +29 77 £468 -12.44% 15
Midlands +28 65 £425 +0.29% 6
South East +2 46 £538 +26.47% 8
South West +24 43 £475 +30.14% 5
West Midlands +2 39 £431 -5.48% 6
Yorkshire +4 35 £475 -11.21% 5
North West -18 34 £462 -13.61% 9
East Midlands +24 25 £414 +0.98%
Scotland +1 20 £558 +85.83% 3
Wales -14 15 £433 -3.83% 1
North East -2 9 £463 -26.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £384 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 374 (70.97%) Git (software)
2 355 (67.36%) Jenkins
3 326 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (58.82%) Java
5 287 (54.46%) DevOps
6 232 (44.02%) Maven
7 205 (38.90%) Docker
8 202 (38.33%) TDD
9 198 (37.57%) Scrum
10 197 (37.38%) Amazon AWS
11 185 (35.10%) Microservices
12 179 (33.97%) JUnit
13 177 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
14 169 (32.07%) Test Automation
15 161 (30.55%) JIRA
16 158 (29.98%) BDD
17 155 (29.41%) Kubernetes
18 147 (27.89%) Mockito
19 137 (26.00%) Python
20 136 (25.81%) RESTful
21 132 (25.05%) Confluence
22 131 (24.86%) Sonatype Nexus
23 130 (24.67%) Security Cleared
24 119 (22.58%) Linux
25 115 (21.82%) SC Cleared
26 112 (21.25%) REST
27 110 (20.87%) E-Commerce
28 109 (20.68%) Spring
29 105 (19.92%) Web Services
30 97 (18.41%) Kanban

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
1 132 (25.05%) Confluence
2 54 (10.25%) WildFly
3 43 (8.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 30 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 20 (3.80%) WebLogic
7 19 (3.61%) Apache
7 19 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.85%) JBoss
9 12 (2.28%) IIS
9 12 (2.28%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.09%) nginx
11 10 (1.90%) Liferay
11 10 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.71%) Mule
13 7 (1.33%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.95%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
14 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.14%) GIMP
1 6 (1.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 197 (37.38%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (17.46%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (11.57%) GitHub
3 61 (11.57%) npm
4 59 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (7.40%) Amazon S3
6 32 (6.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
8 30 (5.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 28 (5.31%) Heroku
10 24 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
11 23 (4.36%) OpenShift
11 23 (4.36%) Route 53
12 22 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (3.23%) Sauce Labs
14 16 (3.04%) Slack
15 15 (2.85%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (1.90%) CloudFront
17 10 (1.90%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.25%) HTTP
2 13 (2.47%) OpenVPN
3 11 (2.09%) DNS
4 10 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
4 10 (1.90%) SSH
5 6 (1.14%) Internet
6 5 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (0.95%) DSL
6 5 (0.95%) Firewall
6 5 (0.95%) NFC
6 5 (0.95%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.38%) OpenFlow
7 2 (0.38%) SMS
7 2 (0.38%) SMTP
7 2 (0.38%) SSL
7 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) FTP
8 1 (0.19%) LAN
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.18%) Relational Database
2 60 (11.39%) RDBMS
3 44 (8.35%) MongoDB
4 40 (7.59%) MySQL
5 27 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (4.36%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.52%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.95%) Big Data
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.57%) Redis
16 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.38%) Hazelcast
16 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
17 1 (0.19%) HBase
17 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 374 (70.97%) Git (software)
2 355 (67.36%) Jenkins
3 232 (44.02%) Maven
4 179 (33.97%) JUnit
5 161 (30.55%) JIRA
6 147 (27.89%) Mockito
7 131 (24.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 85 (16.13%) GitLab
9 71 (13.47%) DbUnit
9 71 (13.47%) jMock
10 67 (12.71%) Liquibase
11 60 (11.39%) Checkstyle
12 56 (10.63%) Bitbucket
13 55 (10.44%) Vagrant
14 54 (10.25%) Ant
15 44 (8.35%) Cucumber
16 42 (7.97%) Selenium
17 38 (7.21%) Gerrit
18 37 (7.02%) Artifactory
19 36 (6.83%) Gradle
General
1 62 (11.76%) Finance
2 55 (10.44%) Banking
3 18 (3.42%) Retail
4 7 (1.33%) Back Office
5 6 (1.14%) Marketing
6 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.57%) Front Office
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Avionics
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (44.78%) Developer
2 167 (31.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 167 (31.69%) Java Developer
3 64 (12.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 48 (9.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 41 (7.78%) Architect
6 40 (7.59%) Senior DevOps
7 38 (7.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 26 (4.93%) AWS DevOps
9 25 (4.74%) J2EE Developer
9 25 (4.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 23 (4.36%) AWS Engineer
10 23 (4.36%) UI Developer
11 22 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 20 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (2.85%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.28%) DevOps Architect
15 11 (2.09%) Azure DevOps
15 11 (2.09%) Lead DevOps
15 11 (2.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (25.81%) RESTful
2 112 (21.25%) REST
3 109 (20.68%) Spring
4 105 (19.92%) Web Services
5 91 (17.27%) SOAP
6 87 (16.51%) Node.js
7 83 (15.75%) PowerMock
8 74 (14.04%) Hibernate
9 73 (13.85%) Apache Camel
9 73 (13.85%) J2EE
10 70 (13.28%) Java EE
11 67 (12.71%) JAX-RS
12 64 (12.14%) JMS
12 64 (12.14%) WireMock
13 59 (11.20%) Spring Boot
14 54 (10.25%) Lambda Expressions
15 52 (9.87%) Drools
15 52 (9.87%) React
16 45 (8.54%) .NET
17 35 (6.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.47%) Linux Command Line
2 43 (8.16%) iPad
3 32 (6.07%) Public Cloud
4 16 (3.04%) User Experience
5 15 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.85%) NHS
6 13 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.90%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.71%) Clustering
9 8 (1.52%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.14%) Smartcard
12 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.76%) Fintech
12 4 (0.76%) PKI
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 119 (22.58%) Linux
2 66 (12.52%) Unix
3 49 (9.30%) VMS
4 46 (8.73%) CentOS
5 44 (8.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (8.35%) Windows
6 11 (2.09%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.90%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.76%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.38%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.19%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (54.46%) DevOps
3 202 (38.33%) TDD
4 198 (37.57%) Scrum
5 185 (35.10%) Microservices
6 177 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (32.07%) Test Automation
8 158 (29.98%) BDD
9 110 (20.87%) E-Commerce
10 97 (18.41%) Kanban
11 90 (17.08%) OO
12 67 (12.71%) Open Source
13 56 (10.63%) Domain-Driven Design
13 56 (10.63%) OOA/OOD
14 54 (10.25%) Dependency Injection
15 52 (9.87%) CQRS
16 50 (9.49%) Configuration Management
17 49 (9.30%) Unit Testing
18 42 (7.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
19 40 (7.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 310 (58.82%) Java
2 137 (26.00%) Python
3 91 (17.27%) Bash Shell
4 88 (16.70%) Groovy
5 73 (13.85%) Java 8
6 71 (13.47%) JavaScript
7 53 (10.06%) JPQL
7 53 (10.06%) Ruby
8 36 (6.83%) SQL
9 27 (5.12%) Perl
10 26 (4.93%) C#
11 16 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.47%) ES6
13 9 (1.71%) Scala
14 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.14%) Go
16 4 (0.76%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.76%) PyPy
16 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 130 (24.67%) Security Cleared
2 115 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.85%) Degree
4 10 (1.90%) CISA
4 10 (1.90%) CISM
4 10 (1.90%) CISSP
4 10 (1.90%) CREST Certified
4 10 (1.90%) IISP
5 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (0.76%) CCNA
7 4 (0.76%) CCNP
7 4 (0.76%) CCSP
7 4 (0.76%) CLAS
7 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.28%) GDPR
3 10 (1.90%) ISAE 3402
3 10 (1.90%) ISO 22301
3 10 (1.90%) ISO 31000
3 10 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 10 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.90%) PMO
3 10 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.71%) QA
5 6 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 205 (38.90%) Docker
2 48 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.73%) vSphere
4 13 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.71%) Postfix
5 9 (1.71%) Squid
5 9 (1.71%) vCloud
6 5 (0.95%) etcd
6 5 (0.95%) flannel
7 4 (0.76%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.38%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 155 (29.41%) Kubernetes
2 82 (15.56%) Terraform
3 71 (13.47%) Puppet
4 67 (12.71%) Ansible
5 47 (8.92%) Consul
6 40 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (7.02%) Mesos
8 36 (6.83%) Grafana
9 29 (5.50%) Rancher
10 27 (5.12%) Prometheus
11 26 (4.93%) Packer
12 20 (3.80%) Sysdig
13 12 (2.28%) Kibana
13 12 (2.28%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.90%) logstash
14 10 (1.90%) Nessus
14 10 (1.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
15 9 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (1.52%) Rsyslog
17 5 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (12.33%) VMware
2 47 (8.92%) IBM
3 43 (8.16%) Oracle
4 39 (7.40%) Splunk
5 31 (5.88%) AppDynamics
6 29 (5.50%) Microsoft
7 27 (5.12%) Black Duck
8 21 (3.98%) Adobe
9 20 (3.80%) Cisco
10 16 (3.04%) Perforce
11 14 (2.66%) Atlassian
11 14 (2.66%) MuleSoft
11 14 (2.66%) Qualys
12 12 (2.28%) Coverity
13 11 (2.09%) Veracode
14 10 (1.90%) Apigee
14 10 (1.90%) Barracuda Networks
14 10 (1.90%) Centrify
14 10 (1.90%) Imperva
14 10 (1.90%) Trend Micro