Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 432 460 718
Rank change year-on-year +28 +258 +38
Contract jobs citing SonarQube 475 468 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 2.35% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 254 67
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £393 £369 £366
90th Percentile £623 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.39% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £66.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £66.50 -
% change year-on-year -47.37% - -

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 18,059 19,910 15,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.81% 19.76% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,905 13,648 10,805
UK median daily rate £475 £466 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +9.65% -
10th Percentile £335 £315 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 232 325
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - -
10th Percentile £23.48 £26.50 £25.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £64.88 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +0.06%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +30 448 £500 - 12
UK excluding London +54 293 £475 +1.06% 9
London +12 178 £525 -4.55% 5
North of England +67 114 £472 -0.63% 3
South West +13 65 £500 +4.44% 1
North West +52 57 £471 -0.71%
South East -5 56 £450 -5.26% 1
Midlands -10 38 £438 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire +22 36 £500 +5.26%
West Midlands -12 23 £463 +5.71% 1
North East +45 21 £426 -7.89% 3
Scotland +11 21 £538 -3.59% 2
East Midlands +14 15 £405 -0.92% 1
East of England -2 1 £700 +100.00%
Wales -6 1 £475 +1.01%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 380 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 330 (69.47%) Git (software)
3 275 (57.89%) DevOps
4 255 (53.68%) Amazon AWS
5 253 (53.26%) Java
6 221 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (37.89%) Docker
8 174 (36.63%) JIRA
9 169 (35.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 167 (35.16%) JUnit
11 161 (33.89%) Maven
12 156 (32.84%) Microservices
13 149 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
14 148 (31.16%) Spring
15 141 (29.68%) Kubernetes
16 127 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 127 (26.74%) TDD
17 124 (26.11%) Python
18 123 (25.89%) Scrum
19 121 (25.47%) Linux
19 121 (25.47%) Web Services
20 117 (24.63%) Open Source
21 113 (23.79%) Node.js
22 110 (23.16%) JavaScript
23 106 (22.32%) RESTful
24 98 (20.63%) Test Automation
24 98 (20.63%) GitLab
24 98 (20.63%) Terraform
25 96 (20.21%) BDD
26 91 (19.16%) REST

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 53 (11.16%) Confluence
2 22 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (3.79%) JBoss
4 17 (3.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (3.16%) Apache
6 10 (2.11%) Mule
7 9 (1.89%) Magnolia
8 8 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.68%) WildFly
9 7 (1.47%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.26%) nginx
11 5 (1.05%) IIS
12 4 (0.84%) Drupal
12 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.42%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.42%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) GIMP
1 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 255 (53.68%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (18.95%) Amazon EC2
4 67 (14.11%) GitHub
5 43 (9.05%) Amazon EKS
6 41 (8.63%) Slack
7 30 (6.32%) Amazon S3
7 30 (6.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 29 (6.11%) Amazon SQS
8 29 (6.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (5.89%) Amazon ELB
9 28 (5.89%) Route 53
10 19 (4.00%) PaaS
11 18 (3.79%) OpenShift
12 17 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (3.58%) npm
13 16 (3.37%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (2.74%) Kong
15 10 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.37%) HTTP
2 27 (5.68%) OpenVPN
3 11 (2.32%) VPN
4 5 (1.05%) DNS
4 5 (1.05%) Firewall
5 4 (0.84%) NFC
6 3 (0.63%) Internet
6 3 (0.63%) Network Security
7 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.42%) IPsec
7 2 (0.42%) IPv4
8 1 (0.21%) SSH
8 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.58%) MongoDB
2 64 (13.47%) MySQL
3 61 (12.84%) Amazon RDS
4 59 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (8.21%) NoSQL
6 30 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (5.47%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.21%) SQL Server
9 17 (3.58%) Big Data
9 17 (3.58%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.37%) Amazon Aurora
10 16 (3.37%) MariaDB
11 14 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (2.95%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.47%) Redis
14 4 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.84%) Infinispan
15 3 (0.63%) Cloudera CDH
15 3 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 380 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 330 (69.47%) Git (software)
3 174 (36.63%) JIRA
4 169 (35.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 167 (35.16%) JUnit
6 161 (33.89%) Maven
7 98 (20.63%) GitLab
8 86 (18.11%) Mockito
9 67 (14.11%) DbUnit
9 67 (14.11%) jMock
9 67 (14.11%) Selenium
10 58 (12.21%) Artifactory
11 53 (11.16%) Bitbucket
12 42 (8.84%) Cucumber
13 37 (7.79%) Gradle
14 27 (5.68%) JMeter
15 25 (5.26%) gulp
16 24 (5.05%) Eclipse
17 20 (4.21%) IntelliJ
17 20 (4.21%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (8.21%) Finance
2 29 (6.11%) Retail
3 24 (5.05%) Banking
4 11 (2.32%) Marketing
5 8 (1.68%) Games
6 4 (0.84%) Back Office
6 4 (0.84%) Law
6 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 191 (40.21%) Developer
2 140 (29.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 125 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 33 (6.95%) AWS DevOps
5 22 (4.63%) Architect
5 22 (4.63%) AWS Developer
5 22 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (4.63%) Lead DevOps
6 20 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 20 (4.21%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 19 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
8 17 (3.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 17 (3.58%) MuleSoft Developer
9 15 (3.16%) Lead Developer
9 15 (3.16%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 15 (3.16%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.16%) Technical Leader
10 13 (2.74%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (31.16%) Spring
2 121 (25.47%) Web Services
3 113 (23.79%) Node.js
4 106 (22.32%) RESTful
5 91 (19.16%) REST
6 87 (18.32%) Spring Boot
7 78 (16.42%) SOAP
8 70 (14.74%) J2EE
9 67 (14.11%) PowerMock
10 60 (12.63%) Elastic Stack
11 58 (12.21%) CSS
11 58 (12.21%) React
12 56 (11.79%) AngularJS
13 55 (11.58%) HTML
14 53 (11.16%) Apache Camel
15 46 (9.68%) Kafka
16 45 (9.47%) Hibernate
17 43 (9.05%) HTML5
18 38 (8.00%) CSS3
18 38 (8.00%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.47%) User Experience
3 17 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.16%) Cloud Native
4 15 (3.16%) NHS
5 13 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.68%) PKI
8 6 (1.26%) Clustering
8 6 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (25.47%) Linux
2 71 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 56 (11.79%) CentOS
4 45 (9.47%) Windows
5 15 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.53%) Unix
7 9 (1.89%) Android
7 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.68%) Solaris
9 7 (1.47%) VMS
10 6 (1.26%) Debian
10 6 (1.26%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.26%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.05%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.84%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (57.89%) DevOps
2 221 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (32.84%) Microservices
4 149 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (26.74%) TDD
6 123 (25.89%) Scrum
7 117 (24.63%) Open Source
8 98 (20.63%) Test Automation
9 96 (20.21%) BDD
10 87 (18.32%) Kanban
11 55 (11.58%) Software Engineering
12 46 (9.68%) E-Commerce
13 43 (9.05%) Configuration Management
14 40 (8.42%) Workflow
15 37 (7.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 34 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
17 33 (6.95%) Workflow Management
18 32 (6.74%) OWASP
19 31 (6.53%) Technical Leadership
20 30 (6.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 253 (53.26%) Java
2 124 (26.11%) Python
3 110 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 75 (15.79%) SQL
5 57 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 37 (7.79%) Java 8
7 32 (6.74%) C#
8 24 (5.05%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.21%) Perl
10 15 (3.16%) ES6
10 15 (3.16%) PHP
11 14 (2.95%) Scala
12 13 (2.74%) Go
12 13 (2.74%) Ruby
12 13 (2.74%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.11%) C++
14 7 (1.47%) JPQL
15 6 (1.26%) Java 9
15 6 (1.26%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 80 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 65 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (1.89%) Degree
5 5 (1.05%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.05%) PhD
6 4 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (0.84%) CCSP
6 4 (0.84%) CISA
6 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.84%) CISM
6 4 (0.84%) CISSP
6 4 (0.84%) CLAS
6 4 (0.84%) CREST Certified
6 4 (0.84%) IISP
7 3 (0.63%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.21%) NIST
2 16 (3.37%) NCSC
3 14 (2.95%) QA
4 6 (1.26%) GDPR
5 4 (0.84%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (0.84%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.84%) ISO 31000
5 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 180 (37.89%) Docker
2 39 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.00%) vSphere
4 17 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 17 (3.58%) Postfix
5 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.84%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 141 (29.68%) Kubernetes
2 98 (20.63%) Terraform
3 86 (18.11%) Ansible
4 79 (16.63%) Puppet
5 69 (14.53%) Grafana
6 63 (13.26%) Prometheus
7 49 (10.32%) Packer
8 48 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (5.26%) FreeIPA
10 22 (4.63%) Rancher
11 16 (3.37%) Kibana
12 13 (2.74%) Sysdig
13 10 (2.11%) SCCM
14 9 (1.89%) Nessus
15 7 (1.47%) CloudHub
16 6 (1.26%) Mesos
17 5 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
17 5 (1.05%) logstash
17 5 (1.05%) Nmap
18 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (11.79%) Black Duck
1 56 (11.79%) Microsoft
1 56 (11.79%) Splunk
2 41 (8.63%) VMware
3 25 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 21 (4.42%) Red Hat
5 17 (3.58%) Google
6 16 (3.37%) Oracle
7 12 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.53%) Citrix
8 10 (2.11%) Perforce
9 9 (1.89%) IBM
9 9 (1.89%) Qualys
10 7 (1.47%) Sonatype
10 7 (1.47%) Veracode
11 6 (1.26%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.05%) Cisco
13 4 (0.84%) McAfee
13 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.84%) Tripwire