Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 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.

Sonatype Nexus
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 394 400 480
Rank change year-on-year +6 +80 +171
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 615 594 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 3.16% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 365 245
UK median daily rate £550 £530 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £411 £406 £375
90th Percentile £750 £664 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £513 £479
% change year-on-year +3.41% +6.99% +12.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.37% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -32.69% - -

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 21,048 18,789 15,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.24% 18.50% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,398 13,166 10,711
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £631 £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 284 239 278
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.15 £29.00 £22.13
90th Percentile £54.63 £67.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +2.50%

Sonatype Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sonatype Nexus.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Top 16 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 21 February 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 +1 580 £550 +3.77% 81
London +25 311 £600 +9.09% 40
UK excluding London -23 287 £530 +3.41% 42
North of England -21 86 £530 +24.71% 17
South East -28 74 £550 +10.00% 14
Midlands -7 57 £530 -7.83% 2
West Midlands -16 51 £550 -4.35% 1
North West -25 36 £585 +39.29% 7
South West -34 33 £488 -7.14% 6
North East 0 27 £525 -4.55%
Yorkshire -16 23 £500 +19.05% 10
East of England +16 17 £630 -3.08% 2
Scotland +6 11 - - 1
Wales - 8 £400 -
East Midlands +3 6 £405 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 497 (80.81%) Jenkins
2 424 (68.94%) Git (software)
3 409 (66.50%) DevOps
4 365 (59.35%) Amazon AWS
5 357 (58.05%) Ansible
6 337 (54.80%) Linux
7 304 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
8 278 (45.20%) Puppet
9 245 (39.84%) Maven
10 233 (37.89%) Java
10 233 (37.89%) Docker
11 230 (37.40%) Python
12 203 (33.01%) Opscode Chef
13 199 (32.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 194 (31.54%) Red Hat
15 177 (28.78%) Splunk
16 161 (26.18%) JIRA
17 155 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
18 145 (23.58%) Kubernetes
19 138 (22.44%) Configuration Management
20 133 (21.63%) Oracle
21 132 (21.46%) Test Automation
22 130 (21.14%) Windows
23 128 (20.81%) Finance
24 123 (20.00%) SonarQube
25 122 (19.84%) Scrum
26 115 (18.70%) Confluence
27 109 (17.72%) Terraform
28 108 (17.56%) Security Cleared
28 108 (17.56%) Subversion

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
1 115 (18.70%) Confluence
2 43 (6.99%) Cloud Foundry
3 31 (5.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.41%) JBoss
7 17 (2.76%) Apache
8 16 (2.60%) Documentum
9 15 (2.44%) IIS
10 12 (1.95%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.95%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.79%) CMS
12 10 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (1.14%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.98%) Liferay
16 5 (0.81%) Mule
17 2 (0.33%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) HipChat
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
1 12 (1.95%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 365 (59.35%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (16.26%) Datadog
3 89 (14.47%) GitHub
4 78 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (8.13%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (7.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 46 (7.48%) OpenShift
8 34 (5.53%) PaaS
9 31 (5.04%) Amazon ELB
10 30 (4.88%) IaaS
11 27 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (3.58%) Amazon S3
14 21 (3.41%) SaaS
15 20 (3.25%) npm
16 18 (2.93%) Serverless
17 17 (2.76%) Slack
18 16 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
19 11 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 11 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.87%) Cisco Nexus
2 62 (10.08%) Firewall
3 41 (6.67%) VPN
4 30 (4.88%) Network Security
5 20 (3.25%) DSL
6 18 (2.93%) DNS
7 17 (2.76%) VLAN
8 15 (2.44%) BGP
8 15 (2.44%) VXLAN
9 14 (2.28%) OSPF
10 13 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (2.11%) Multicast
11 12 (1.95%) OpenVPN
11 12 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (1.95%) WAN
12 11 (1.79%) DMVPN
12 11 (1.79%) Internet
13 9 (1.46%) DHCP
13 9 (1.46%) TCP/IP
14 7 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.46%) MySQL
2 41 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 36 (5.85%) Big Data
3 36 (5.85%) Relational Database
4 35 (5.69%) Amazon RDS
5 34 (5.53%) Hadoop
6 32 (5.20%) SQL Server
7 29 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 28 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 27 (4.39%) Amazon Aurora
10 25 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 24 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (3.74%) MongoDB
13 16 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
15 9 (1.46%) HBase
16 7 (1.14%) DB2
17 5 (0.81%) JanusGraph
18 4 (0.65%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 497 (80.81%) Jenkins
2 424 (68.94%) Git (software)
3 245 (39.84%) Maven
4 161 (26.18%) JIRA
5 123 (20.00%) SonarQube
6 108 (17.56%) Subversion
7 79 (12.85%) GitLab
8 77 (12.52%) Artifactory
9 69 (11.22%) Bitbucket
10 68 (11.06%) Cucumber
11 59 (9.59%) Selenium
12 53 (8.62%) TeamCity
13 43 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (6.02%) JUnit
15 36 (5.85%) IBM UrbanCode
16 34 (5.53%) Gradle
17 22 (3.58%) Gerrit
18 19 (3.09%) JMeter
19 18 (2.93%) gulp
20 17 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 128 (20.81%) Finance
2 54 (8.78%) Banking
3 21 (3.41%) Retail
4 18 (2.93%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.79%) Law
6 9 (1.46%) Marketing
7 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.98%) Front Office
8 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Electronics
9 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.65%) Automotive
11 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 255 (41.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (15.28%) Developer
3 66 (10.73%) AWS DevOps
4 63 (10.24%) Senior DevOps
5 62 (10.08%) AWS Engineer
6 56 (9.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 54 (8.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 51 (8.29%) Architect
9 36 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 36 (5.85%) Java Developer
10 30 (4.88%) Consultant
11 20 (3.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (3.25%) Platform Engineer
12 18 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 17 (2.76%) Technical Architect
14 16 (2.60%) Network Engineer
15 15 (2.44%) Data Engineer
16 14 (2.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.66%) Web Services
2 69 (11.22%) Spring
3 64 (10.41%) Node.js
4 53 (8.62%) Elastic Stack
4 53 (8.62%) HTML
5 48 (7.80%) XML
6 46 (7.48%) Spring Boot
7 45 (7.32%) Middleware
8 43 (6.99%) YAML
9 42 (6.83%) AngularJS
10 35 (5.69%) JSON
11 33 (5.37%) .NET
12 32 (5.20%) Kafka
13 30 (4.88%) REST
14 29 (4.72%) HTML5
15 26 (4.23%) React
16 25 (4.07%) Hibernate
16 25 (4.07%) RESTful
17 24 (3.90%) Java EE
18 23 (3.74%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 27 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (3.58%) User Experience
4 20 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (2.60%) iPad
6 16 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.28%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.30%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.30%) NHS
9 8 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 6 (0.98%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.98%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.81%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 337 (54.80%) Linux
2 199 (32.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 130 (21.14%) Windows
4 95 (15.45%) Unix
5 26 (4.23%) CentOS
6 21 (3.41%) Ubuntu
7 18 (2.93%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.44%) Solaris
9 9 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.33%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) RancherOS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (66.50%) DevOps
2 304 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
4 138 (22.44%) Configuration Management
5 132 (21.46%) Test Automation
6 122 (19.84%) Scrum
7 93 (15.12%) SOA
8 89 (14.47%) Kanban
9 85 (13.82%) Open Source
10 82 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
11 78 (12.68%) TDD
12 74 (12.03%) ITIL
13 72 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
14 71 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
15 62 (10.08%) Microservices
16 57 (9.27%) Security Operations
17 55 (8.94%) BDD
18 54 (8.78%) Task Automation
19 52 (8.46%) SDLC
20 45 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 233 (37.89%) Java
2 230 (37.40%) Python
3 94 (15.28%) Perl
4 93 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 79 (12.85%) Ruby
6 64 (10.41%) Bash Shell
7 55 (8.94%) SQL
8 46 (7.48%) Groovy
9 25 (4.07%) Java 8
10 21 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.60%) PHP
12 13 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.98%) C#
13 6 (0.98%) Korn
14 4 (0.65%) Go
14 4 (0.65%) Scala
14 4 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.33%) C
15 2 (0.33%) R
16 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (17.56%) Security Cleared
2 90 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 88 (14.31%) RHCE
4 54 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (8.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 50 (8.13%) AWS Certification
7 43 (6.99%) CCNP
8 9 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.14%) CCNA
11 6 (0.98%) CCIE
12 4 (0.65%) Degree
12 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.33%) MCITP
14 2 (0.33%) MCSA
14 2 (0.33%) MCSE
14 2 (0.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 25 (4.07%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.25%) QA
4 3 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 233 (37.89%) Docker
2 19 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.28%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.79%) OpenAM
4 11 (1.79%) OpenDJ
5 10 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.30%) Squid
6 8 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.30%) vSphere
7 7 (1.14%) Postfix
7 7 (1.14%) Varnish
7 7 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.65%) KVM
9 3 (0.49%) vCloud
10 2 (0.33%) HDFS
10 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.16%) iptables
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 357 (58.05%) Ansible
2 278 (45.20%) Puppet
3 203 (33.01%) Opscode Chef
4 145 (23.58%) Kubernetes
5 109 (17.72%) Terraform
6 63 (10.24%) ZABBIX
7 56 (9.11%) Nagios
8 48 (7.80%) Docker Swarm
9 39 (6.34%) SELinux
10 26 (4.23%) Kibana
11 19 (3.09%) logstash
12 17 (2.76%) Grafana
12 17 (2.76%) Rancher
13 16 (2.60%) Prometheus
14 15 (2.44%) Packer
14 15 (2.44%) Salt
15 14 (2.28%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (2.11%) Rundeck
16 13 (2.11%) vCenter Server
17 11 (1.79%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 194 (31.54%) Red Hat
2 177 (28.78%) Splunk
3 133 (21.63%) Oracle
4 98 (15.93%) Qualys
5 73 (11.87%) Cisco
6 53 (8.62%) Atlassian
7 48 (7.80%) AppDynamics
8 45 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 40 (6.50%) Google
10 31 (5.04%) Riverbed
11 29 (4.72%) Black Duck
12 27 (4.39%) Dynatrace
13 25 (4.07%) New Relic
13 25 (4.07%) VMware
14 20 (3.25%) IBM
15 16 (2.60%) Micro Focus
16 15 (2.44%) Palo Alto
17 14 (2.28%) F5
18 12 (1.95%) Cloudera
19 11 (1.79%) ForgeRock