Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sonatype Nexus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 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.

Sonatype Nexus
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 449 329 419
Rank change year-on-year -120 +90 +55
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 396 186 489
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 3.55% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 126 276
10th Percentile £419 £341 £380
25th Percentile £495 £421 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £485 £538
Median % change year-on-year +13.40% -9.81% -2.23%
75th Percentile £651 £550 £613
90th Percentile £750 £600 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £510
% change year-on-year +11.11% -11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 0
Median hourly rate £65.50 £56.25 -
Median % change year-on-year +16.44% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £56.25 -
% change year-on-year +16.44% - -

Sonatype Nexus 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 14,529 5,238 15,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.26% 17.78% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,971 3,664 10,555
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 73 220
10th Percentile £25.35 £22.20 £24.00
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.81
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.20 £52.00 £51.00
90th Percentile £70.19 £57.20 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Sonatype Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sonatype Nexus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sonatype Nexus.

Daily rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sonatype Nexus.

Hourly rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
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 Sonatype Nexus within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2021. 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 -116 321 £563 +15.98% 51
London -85 193 £600 +20.00% 22
UK excluding London -119 119 £500 +11.11% 33
Work from Home -176 110 £525 +6.06% 5
South East -36 61 £525 +19.32% 8
North of England -103 24 £547 +17.01% 8
Yorkshire -72 17 £575 +27.78% 3
Midlands -69 13 £540 +91.15% 9
West Midlands -60 10 £500 +53.85% 3
Scotland -79 9 £438 -16.67% 2
South West -39 6 £463 -2.63% 4
East of England -50 6 £475 -20.83%
North West -58 4 £513 +5.67% 5
North East -18 3 £500 -2.15%
East Midlands -43 2 - - 6

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 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 Sonatype Nexus.

1 268 (67.68%) Jenkins
2 206 (52.02%) DevOps
3 199 (50.25%) Git (software)
4 177 (44.70%) Maven
5 174 (43.94%) Java
6 163 (41.16%) Ansible
7 162 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (40.91%) JIRA
8 143 (36.11%) Linux
9 139 (35.10%) Python
10 134 (33.84%) Kubernetes
10 134 (33.84%) Terraform
11 133 (33.59%) Docker
12 129 (32.58%) Test Automation
13 123 (31.06%) Azure
14 121 (30.56%) GitHub
15 118 (29.80%) AWS
16 111 (28.03%) SonarQube
17 108 (27.27%) Confluence
18 105 (26.52%) Finance
19 98 (24.75%) JavaScript
19 98 (24.75%) Microservices
20 89 (22.47%) Node.js
21 88 (22.22%) Spring
22 85 (21.46%) Groovy
23 80 (20.20%) Artifactory
24 68 (17.17%) Spring Boot
25 67 (16.92%) SDLC
25 67 (16.92%) Scrum
26 66 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Sonatype Nexus
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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 48 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 32 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (7.07%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.06%) nginx
6 20 (5.05%) Apache
7 19 (4.80%) WebLogic
8 16 (4.04%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.53%) Appian
9 10 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (2.27%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (2.02%) JBoss
11 8 (2.02%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.02%) Red Hat Fuse
12 6 (1.52%) IIS
12 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.76%) Mule
15 2 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 123 (31.06%) Azure
2 121 (30.56%) GitHub
3 118 (29.80%) AWS
4 41 (10.35%) PaaS
5 36 (9.09%) GCP
5 36 (9.09%) IaaS
6 30 (7.58%) OpenShift
7 26 (6.57%) Slack
8 22 (5.56%) SaaS
9 19 (4.80%) NuGet
10 17 (4.29%) BrowserStack
11 14 (3.54%) Amazon EKS
11 14 (3.54%) Amazon S3
11 14 (3.54%) Kong
12 13 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (3.03%) GitHub Actions
13 12 (3.03%) Serverless
14 10 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (2.02%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 29 (7.32%) Firewall
3 26 (6.57%) LAN
4 18 (4.55%) DNS
5 17 (4.29%) SSL
6 15 (3.79%) VPN
7 14 (3.54%) WAN
8 11 (2.78%) OSPF
9 10 (2.53%) BGP
10 9 (2.27%) Network Security
10 9 (2.27%) SAN
11 8 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (2.02%) Multicast
11 8 (2.02%) NAS
11 8 (2.02%) Wireless
12 7 (1.77%) FCoE
12 7 (1.77%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.52%) 2G
13 6 (1.52%) Internet
13 6 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 32 (8.08%) Relational Database
5 29 (7.32%) MongoDB
6 24 (6.06%) MySQL
7 21 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 19 (4.80%) Big Data
9 14 (3.54%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.28%) HBase
11 12 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (2.78%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.26%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.01%) Redis
17 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
17 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 268 (67.68%) Jenkins
2 199 (50.25%) Git (software)
3 177 (44.70%) Maven
4 162 (40.91%) JIRA
5 111 (28.03%) SonarQube
6 80 (20.20%) Artifactory
7 57 (14.39%) GitLab
8 50 (12.63%) Selenium
9 43 (10.86%) Bitbucket
10 40 (10.10%) Gradle
11 35 (8.84%) JUnit
12 28 (7.07%) Cucumber
13 23 (5.81%) Subversion
14 21 (5.30%) Cypress.io
15 18 (4.55%) FishEye
16 17 (4.29%) TestNG
17 15 (3.79%) Android Studio
17 15 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (3.79%) TeamCity
18 14 (3.54%) gulp
General
1 105 (26.52%) Finance
2 62 (15.66%) Social Skills
3 56 (14.14%) Banking
4 32 (8.08%) Public Sector
5 28 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (5.30%) Documentation Skills
7 15 (3.79%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.78%) Games
9 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.52%) Legal
9 6 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) International Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (31.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (24.75%) Developer
3 34 (8.59%) Java Developer
4 26 (6.57%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (6.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 25 (6.31%) Architect
6 19 (4.80%) Network Engineer
7 16 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (3.54%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.28%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 13 (3.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 13 (3.28%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.28%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.03%) Android Developer
11 11 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (2.78%) Lead DevOps
11 11 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (2.53%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.47%) Node.js
2 88 (22.22%) Spring
3 68 (17.17%) Spring Boot
4 59 (14.90%) JSON
5 58 (14.65%) Kafka
6 53 (13.38%) REST
7 49 (12.37%) React
8 37 (9.34%) AngularJS
9 30 (7.58%) .NET
9 30 (7.58%) Elastic Stack
10 26 (6.57%) HTML
11 25 (6.31%) JAX-RS
12 24 (6.06%) XML
13 23 (5.81%) Apache CXF
13 23 (5.81%) CSS
13 23 (5.81%) Dropwizard
13 23 (5.81%) Mongoose
14 21 (5.30%) Express
15 20 (5.05%) Hibernate
15 20 (5.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.58%) Mobile App
2 27 (6.82%) Cloud Native
3 21 (5.30%) User Experience
4 18 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 18 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (3.28%) Replication
8 9 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.02%) PKI
10 7 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.77%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (1.77%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.52%) iPad
11 6 (1.52%) iPhone
12 5 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.26%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 143 (36.11%) Linux
2 53 (13.38%) Windows
3 45 (11.36%) Unix
4 24 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.29%) Android
6 11 (2.78%) Solaris
7 10 (2.53%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.02%) CentOS
9 7 (1.77%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.26%) Debian
10 5 (1.26%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.76%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.51%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.51%) openSUSE
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.25%) Android TV
13 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (52.02%) DevOps
2 162 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (32.58%) Test Automation
4 98 (24.75%) Microservices
5 67 (16.92%) Scrum
5 67 (16.92%) SDLC
6 66 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (14.90%) Software Engineering
8 58 (14.65%) Configuration Management
9 54 (13.64%) Kanban
10 52 (13.13%) Infrastructure as Code
11 49 (12.37%) TDD
12 44 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (10.10%) Deployment Automation
13 40 (10.10%) Full Stack Development
14 36 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (8.33%) DevSecOps
15 33 (8.33%) Software Testing
16 31 (7.83%) Open Source
17 30 (7.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 174 (43.94%) Java
2 139 (35.10%) Python
3 98 (24.75%) JavaScript
4 85 (21.46%) Groovy
5 64 (16.16%) SQL
6 56 (14.14%) Bash Shell
7 41 (10.35%) Shell Script
8 40 (10.10%) Java 8
9 32 (8.08%) PowerShell
10 30 (7.58%) C#
11 26 (6.57%) Scala
12 23 (5.81%) C++
13 22 (5.56%) TypeScript
14 17 (4.29%) PHP
15 13 (3.28%) Perl
16 12 (3.03%) Kotlin
17 11 (2.78%) PL/SQL
17 11 (2.78%) Ruby
18 10 (2.53%) Go
18 10 (2.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.28%) CCNP
3 13 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.02%) CCIE
5 8 (2.02%) Degree
6 6 (1.52%) CCNA
7 5 (1.26%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.01%) CCSA
8 4 (1.01%) CCSE
9 3 (0.76%) CISSP
9 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.51%) ISEB
10 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.25%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.29%) QA
2 11 (2.78%) GDPR
3 9 (2.27%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.51%) NIST
4 2 (0.51%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (33.59%) Docker
2 25 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.78%) HDFS
5 9 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.27%) KVM
6 7 (1.77%) NFS
6 7 (1.77%) SRDF
6 7 (1.77%) Xen
7 5 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.26%) vCloud
7 5 (1.26%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.25%) RHEV
9 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 163 (41.16%) Ansible
2 134 (33.84%) Kubernetes
2 134 (33.84%) Terraform
3 62 (15.66%) Puppet
4 45 (11.36%) Prometheus
5 44 (11.11%) Grafana
6 33 (8.33%) Kibana
7 28 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (3.79%) Nagios
8 15 (3.79%) Packer
8 15 (3.79%) Rancher
9 13 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (2.53%) Argo
10 10 (2.53%) ZABBIX
11 8 (2.02%) Istio
11 8 (2.02%) logstash
12 7 (1.77%) Consul
12 7 (1.77%) Graylog
13 6 (1.52%) Fluentd
13 6 (1.52%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 57 (14.39%) Splunk
2 54 (13.64%) Oracle
3 37 (9.34%) Atlassian
3 37 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 31 (7.83%) Cisco
4 31 (7.83%) VMware
5 30 (7.58%) Red Hat
6 25 (6.31%) Google
7 24 (6.06%) MuleSoft
8 22 (5.56%) AppDynamics
8 22 (5.56%) Dynatrace
9 17 (4.29%) Palo Alto
10 15 (3.79%) Veracode
11 12 (3.03%) Sonatype
12 10 (2.53%) Perfecto Mobile
12 10 (2.53%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.27%) Apple
13 9 (2.27%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.27%) F5
14 8 (2.02%) Sybase