Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 446 462 349
Rank change year-on-year +16 -113 +72
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 225 183 678
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.37% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 2.06% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 119 428
10th Percentile £358 £365 £425
25th Percentile £422 £425 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year - -9.09% +3.77%
75th Percentile £575 £570 £658
90th Percentile £650 £625 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £530
% change year-on-year -5.26% -10.38% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
10th Percentile £46.38 " "
25th Percentile £52.94 " £41.27
Median hourly rate £61.75 £58.00 £45.59
Median % change year-on-year +6.47% +27.22% -17.11%
75th Percentile £65.54 " £49.25
90th Percentile £73.45 " £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.75 £58.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.47% - -

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 9,831 8,891 18,870
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.24% 17.82% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,626 6,126 12,847
10th Percentile £338 £331 £333
25th Percentile £405 £406 £404
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £579 £586 £575
90th Percentile £658 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 134 262
10th Percentile £26.60 £18.25 £22.35
25th Percentile £40.00 £38.69 £36.81
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -4.21% +7.51% +3.95%
75th Percentile £56.50 £54.45 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.45 £62.48 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +1.11% +1.12% +4.71%

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 17 May 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 17 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Top 14 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 17 May 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 -9 168 £500 - 38
Work from Home -173 89 £530 +11.58% 7
UK excluding London +30 86 £450 -5.26% 34
London -44 78 £525 -2.78% 7
South East +34 35 £400 -17.95% 16
North of England +32 27 £473 +16.67% 13
North West - 15 £440 - 7
Yorkshire +32 12 £555 +29.07% 6
South West +28 9 £555 +5.46% 1
Scotland -18 8 £438 -5.91% 3
Midlands +1 4 £350 -30.00% 2
Wales +14 3 £350 -
West Midlands 0 3 - -
East Midlands +13 1 £350 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 167 (74.22%) Jenkins
2 124 (55.11%) Git (software)
3 119 (52.89%) DevOps
4 117 (52.00%) JIRA
5 115 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (47.11%) Python
7 104 (46.22%) Java
8 100 (44.44%) Confluence
9 98 (43.56%) Linux
10 96 (42.67%) AWS
11 92 (40.89%) Maven
12 77 (34.22%) SonarQube
13 72 (32.00%) Finance
14 71 (31.56%) Microservices
15 65 (28.89%) GitLab
15 65 (28.89%) Ansible
16 61 (27.11%) Docker
16 61 (27.11%) Terraform
17 60 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (25.78%) Kubernetes
19 54 (24.00%) GitHub
19 54 (24.00%) Artifactory
19 54 (24.00%) Scrum
20 51 (22.67%) Spring
21 50 (22.22%) TDD
21 50 (22.22%) JavaScript
22 49 (21.78%) Shell Script
23 48 (21.33%) SQL
23 48 (21.33%) Azure
23 48 (21.33%) Test Automation

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
1 100 (44.44%) Confluence
2 47 (20.89%) Apache
3 43 (19.11%) Apache Spark
4 26 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (6.22%) Tomcat
7 13 (5.78%) nginx
8 12 (5.33%) WebSphere
9 11 (4.89%) JBoss
10 8 (3.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (1.78%) Anypoint
11 4 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.33%) Mule
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Fuse
12 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 96 (42.67%) AWS
2 54 (24.00%) GitHub
3 48 (21.33%) Azure
4 33 (14.67%) PaaS
5 29 (12.89%) Amazon S3
6 27 (12.00%) Slack
7 26 (11.56%) GCP
8 21 (9.33%) OpenShift
9 19 (8.44%) IaaS
10 17 (7.56%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (6.22%) AWS Step Functions
12 13 (5.78%) Amazon EKS
12 13 (5.78%) Apigee
13 12 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (4.89%) Kong
15 8 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (3.56%) Serverless
16 7 (3.11%) SaaS
17 5 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 21 (9.33%) LAN
2 17 (7.56%) Firewall
3 13 (5.78%) WAN
4 11 (4.89%) SSL
5 10 (4.44%) DNS
6 8 (3.56%) Multicast
7 7 (3.11%) OSPF
8 6 (2.67%) BGP
8 6 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.67%) Network Security
8 6 (2.67%) Wireless
9 5 (2.22%) FCoE
9 5 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.22%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.22%) MPLS
9 5 (2.22%) NAS
9 5 (2.22%) SAN
9 5 (2.22%) SD-WAN
10 4 (1.78%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.89%) Hadoop
2 40 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (15.11%) HBase
4 33 (14.67%) Apache Hive
5 28 (12.44%) Big Data
6 26 (11.56%) NoSQL
7 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 22 (9.78%) MongoDB
9 17 (7.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (7.56%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (7.56%) MySQL
10 16 (7.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (7.11%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.89%) Spark SQL
12 10 (4.44%) Data Lake
13 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
14 5 (2.22%) BigQuery
15 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.33%) Impala
Development Applications
1 167 (74.22%) Jenkins
2 124 (55.11%) Git (software)
3 117 (52.00%) JIRA
4 92 (40.89%) Maven
5 77 (34.22%) SonarQube
6 65 (28.89%) GitLab
7 54 (24.00%) Artifactory
8 29 (12.89%) IBM UrbanCode
9 24 (10.67%) Gradle
9 24 (10.67%) TeamCity
10 23 (10.22%) Subversion
11 20 (8.89%) Bitbucket
11 20 (8.89%) JUnit
11 20 (8.89%) Selenium
12 14 (6.22%) gulp
13 13 (5.78%) Cucumber
14 11 (4.89%) FishEye
15 10 (4.44%) CircleCI
15 10 (4.44%) TestNG
16 7 (3.11%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 72 (32.00%) Finance
2 27 (12.00%) Banking
3 24 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.67%) Social Skills
4 23 (10.22%) Documentation Skills
5 15 (6.67%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Law
8 2 (0.89%) Police
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (42.22%) Developer
2 34 (15.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (13.33%) Scala Developer
4 26 (11.56%) Architect
5 25 (11.11%) Apache Spark Developer
5 25 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
5 25 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (6.22%) Big Data Developer
8 12 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.33%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.44%) AWS Architect
9 10 (4.44%) Scala Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Data Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Lead Architect
10 9 (4.00%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.67%) Spring
2 48 (21.33%) Node.js
3 44 (19.56%) Kafka
4 42 (18.67%) JSON
5 41 (18.22%) Spring Boot
6 31 (13.78%) REST
7 25 (11.11%) XML
8 24 (10.67%) AngularJS
9 22 (9.78%) JAX-RS
10 18 (8.00%) .NET
10 18 (8.00%) Apache CXF
10 18 (8.00%) Dropwizard
11 17 (7.56%) Express
11 17 (7.56%) Mongoose
11 17 (7.56%) React
11 17 (7.56%) Swagger
12 16 (7.11%) Java EE
13 15 (6.67%) Apache Beam
13 15 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.89%) Linux Command Line
2 28 (12.44%) Cloud Native
3 13 (5.78%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.44%) Replication
6 9 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.11%) User Experience
8 6 (2.67%) iPad
8 6 (2.67%) iPhone
9 5 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.78%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.33%) Equities
12 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.89%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 98 (43.56%) Linux
2 33 (14.67%) Windows
3 25 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (9.33%) Unix
5 13 (5.78%) CentOS
6 9 (4.00%) Solaris
7 7 (3.11%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.67%) CoreOS
8 6 (2.67%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.89%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.44%) Android
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (52.89%) DevOps
2 115 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (31.56%) Microservices
4 60 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (24.00%) Scrum
6 50 (22.22%) TDD
7 48 (21.33%) Test Automation
8 47 (20.89%) Kanban
9 37 (16.44%) Configuration Management
10 35 (15.56%) BDD
11 27 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (11.11%) Functional Programming
12 25 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.67%) Infrastructure as Code
13 24 (10.67%) Migration
14 21 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (8.44%) API Development
15 19 (8.44%) SOA
16 18 (8.00%) Service Management
17 16 (7.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 106 (47.11%) Python
2 104 (46.22%) Java
3 50 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 49 (21.78%) Shell Script
5 48 (21.33%) SQL
6 46 (20.44%) Scala
7 18 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 16 (7.11%) Groovy
9 14 (6.22%) C++
9 14 (6.22%) Java 8
10 13 (5.78%) Perl
10 13 (5.78%) PowerShell
11 12 (5.33%) Haskell
11 12 (5.33%) TypeScript
12 11 (4.89%) Elm
13 9 (4.00%) R
14 8 (3.56%) C
14 8 (3.56%) Go
15 7 (3.11%) Apple Swift
16 6 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.44%) Degree
5 7 (3.11%) CCNP
6 6 (2.67%) CCIE
7 5 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.33%) CCNA
8 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.33%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.44%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (0.44%) CCSA
10 1 (0.44%) CCSE
10 1 (0.44%) OCP
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.44%) QA
2 5 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) NIST
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (27.11%) Docker
2 28 (12.44%) HDFS
3 13 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.00%) KVM
5 8 (3.56%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.22%) NFS
6 5 (2.22%) SRDF
6 5 (2.22%) Xen
7 4 (1.78%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.33%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.89%) iptables
9 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.89%) vSphere
10 1 (0.44%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.44%) RHEV
10 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (28.89%) Ansible
2 61 (27.11%) Terraform
3 58 (25.78%) Kubernetes
4 27 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (12.00%) Puppet
5 23 (10.22%) Oozie
6 18 (8.00%) Grafana
7 15 (6.67%) Prometheus
8 10 (4.44%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (4.44%) Kibana
9 8 (3.56%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.67%) Packer
11 5 (2.22%) Istio
12 4 (1.78%) Nagios
13 3 (1.33%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
14 2 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.89%) Control-M
14 2 (0.89%) Salt
15 1 (0.44%) Graylog
Vendors
1 34 (15.11%) Splunk
2 26 (11.56%) Oracle
3 21 (9.33%) Cisco
3 21 (9.33%) Veracode
4 20 (8.89%) Google
5 18 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (7.56%) Red Hat
7 14 (6.22%) ServiceNow
7 14 (6.22%) VMware
8 12 (5.33%) AppDynamics
9 10 (4.44%) Atlassian
10 8 (3.56%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.56%) IBM
10 8 (3.56%) MuleSoft
11 6 (2.67%) Apple
11 6 (2.67%) Confluent
11 6 (2.67%) F5
11 6 (2.67%) TIBCO
12 5 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.22%) NetApp