Period
to 21 February 2018

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 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.

Sonatype Nexus
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 471 641
Rank change year-on-year +77 +170 +5
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 594 420 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 2.63% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 245 149
UK median daily rate £530 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +7.53% +3.91%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £356
90th Percentile £664 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £479 £425
% change year-on-year +6.99% +12.71% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £55.00

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 18,758 15,948 15,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.47% 16.61% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,146 10,682 10,470
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 278 397
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.13 £24.04
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 2018.

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 2018.

Contractor 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 21 February 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 +84 580 £530 +6.00% 68
UK excluding London +145 302 £513 +6.99% 32
London -20 288 £550 +10.00% 37
South East +54 98 £500 -1.96% 13
North of England +77 95 £425 +3.66% 7
Midlands +49 58 £575 +12.20% 4
West Midlands +44 52 £575 +6.98% 1
North West +54 44 £420 - 3
South West +29 35 £525 +11.70% 2
Yorkshire +14 29 £420 -6.67% 2
North East +35 22 £550 +69.23% 2
Scotland -13 10 £400 -20.00% 1
East of England -3 9 £650 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +15 6 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 495 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 438 (73.74%) DevOps
3 365 (61.45%) Git (software)
4 324 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 295 (49.66%) Linux
6 279 (46.97%) Docker
7 271 (45.62%) Ansible
8 267 (44.95%) Puppet
9 263 (44.28%) Amazon AWS
10 262 (44.11%) Maven
11 236 (39.73%) Java
12 233 (39.23%) Continuous Integration
13 226 (38.05%) Python
14 180 (30.30%) JIRA
15 177 (29.80%) Configuration Management
16 146 (24.58%) Scrum
17 137 (23.06%) Kubernetes
18 135 (22.73%) Bash Shell
19 131 (22.05%) Ruby
20 128 (21.55%) Finance
20 128 (21.55%) Terraform
21 119 (20.03%) Opscode Chef
22 114 (19.19%) Continuous Delivery
23 106 (17.85%) Oracle
24 105 (17.68%) SonarQube
25 102 (17.17%) Unix
25 102 (17.17%) Windows
26 101 (17.00%) Artifactory
27 93 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
28 92 (15.49%) Red Hat

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 91 (15.32%) Confluence
2 63 (10.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 58 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 50 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (8.42%) nginx
5 34 (5.72%) Apache
6 32 (5.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 25 (4.21%) Apache Spark
8 23 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (3.20%) JBoss
10 15 (2.53%) Apache Solr
10 15 (2.53%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.35%) Mongoose
12 7 (1.18%) CMS
13 6 (1.01%) ArcGIS
13 6 (1.01%) Jupyter
13 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.84%) Drupal
14 5 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (3.03%) HipChat
2 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.20%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (2.02%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 263 (44.28%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (12.46%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (9.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 48 (8.08%) Amazon S3
6 44 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
7 40 (6.73%) GitHub
8 38 (6.40%) PaaS
9 37 (6.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (5.05%) Serverless
11 29 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
11 29 (4.88%) npm
11 29 (4.88%) Route 53
12 26 (4.38%) IaaS
13 19 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (3.03%) OpenShift
14 18 (3.03%) Slack
15 16 (2.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 91 (15.32%) Firewall
2 76 (12.79%) DNS
3 65 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.88%) SSL
5 25 (4.21%) OpenLDAP
6 20 (3.37%) HTTP
7 17 (2.86%) Internet
8 14 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (2.36%) Network Security
9 13 (2.19%) Kerberos
10 12 (2.02%) OpenVPN
10 12 (2.02%) SSH
11 11 (1.85%) BGP
11 11 (1.85%) BIG-IP
11 11 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (1.85%) OSPF
12 10 (1.68%) FabricPath
12 10 (1.68%) HSRP
13 7 (1.18%) VPN
14 6 (1.01%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 55 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
3 55 (9.26%) MySQL
4 51 (8.59%) NoSQL
5 49 (8.25%) Relational Database
6 42 (7.07%) Hadoop
7 38 (6.40%) SQL Server
8 36 (6.06%) Oracle Database
9 34 (5.72%) Big Data
10 27 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 20 (3.37%) Redis
12 17 (2.86%) DB2
13 14 (2.36%) Power BI
14 12 (2.02%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.85%) HBase
16 9 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (1.01%) GIS
18 5 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 495 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 365 (61.45%) Git (software)
3 262 (44.11%) Maven
4 180 (30.30%) JIRA
5 105 (17.68%) SonarQube
6 101 (17.00%) Artifactory
7 88 (14.81%) Subversion
8 76 (12.79%) TeamCity
9 70 (11.78%) Cucumber
10 67 (11.28%) Bitbucket
11 53 (8.92%) Selenium
12 36 (6.06%) Mockito
13 35 (5.89%) GitLab
14 33 (5.56%) JUnit
15 31 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 30 (5.05%) Liquibase
17 29 (4.88%) Gerrit
17 29 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (4.04%) Ant
19 23 (3.87%) Gradle
General
1 128 (21.55%) Finance
2 61 (10.27%) Banking
3 20 (3.37%) Investment Banking
4 13 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.02%) Marketing
6 10 (1.68%) Retail
7 8 (1.35%) Back Office
7 8 (1.35%) Electronics
7 8 (1.35%) Law
7 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) Front Office
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 348 (58.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 113 (19.02%) Developer
3 53 (8.92%) Consultant
3 53 (8.92%) Lead DevOps
4 44 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 40 (6.73%) AWS DevOps
5 40 (6.73%) DevOps Consultant
6 37 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
7 35 (5.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 34 (5.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 29 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
10 28 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.04%) Java Engineer
12 21 (3.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 20 (3.37%) Architect
13 20 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
13 20 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 17 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (2.53%) Integration Engineer
15 15 (2.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.97%) Elastic Stack
2 82 (13.80%) Node.js
3 66 (11.11%) Spring
4 58 (9.76%) REST
5 47 (7.91%) Web Services
6 45 (7.58%) Middleware
7 42 (7.07%) RESTful
8 36 (6.06%) JSON
9 34 (5.72%) SOAP
9 34 (5.72%) Software Packaging
10 32 (5.39%) AngularJS
10 32 (5.39%) HTML
11 31 (5.22%) Hibernate
11 31 (5.22%) OSGi
12 28 (4.71%) CSS
13 26 (4.38%) PowerMock
14 25 (4.21%) JSR 170
14 25 (4.21%) LEMP Stack
15 24 (4.04%) HTML5
15 24 (4.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.39%) Linux Command Line
2 28 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (4.21%) iPad
4 15 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 14 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.68%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.67%) Wiki
11 3 (0.51%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.51%) PKI
12 2 (0.34%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.34%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Robotics
13 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 295 (49.66%) Linux
2 102 (17.17%) Unix
2 102 (17.17%) Windows
3 85 (14.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (11.95%) CentOS
5 23 (3.87%) Windows Server
6 22 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.37%) Solaris
8 15 (2.53%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.84%) Android
10 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (73.74%) DevOps
2 324 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (39.23%) Continuous Integration
4 177 (29.80%) Configuration Management
5 146 (24.58%) Scrum
6 114 (19.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 84 (14.14%) Test Automation
8 80 (13.47%) TDD
9 70 (11.78%) BDD
10 60 (10.10%) Kanban
11 50 (8.42%) Load Balancing
11 50 (8.42%) Software Engineering
12 49 (8.25%) Open Source
12 49 (8.25%) SDLC
13 47 (7.91%) Mentoring
14 46 (7.74%) Coaching
14 46 (7.74%) Microservices
15 43 (7.24%) Task Automation
15 43 (7.24%) Unit Testing
16 35 (5.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 236 (39.73%) Java
2 226 (38.05%) Python
3 135 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 131 (22.05%) Ruby
5 88 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 58 (9.76%) Groovy
7 54 (9.09%) Perl
8 32 (5.39%) C#
9 31 (5.22%) SQL
10 22 (3.70%) Go
11 19 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.03%) C++
13 14 (2.36%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.35%) Dart
15 6 (1.01%) Jython
15 6 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.84%) Scala
17 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.51%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.34%) ES6
Qualifications
1 86 (14.48%) Security Cleared
2 78 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.68%) Degree
4 6 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (1.01%) CISSP
4 6 (1.01%) CLAS
5 5 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) APMG
7 2 (0.34%) CCNP
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.17%) CCIE
8 1 (0.17%) CCNA
8 1 (0.17%) CCSA
8 1 (0.17%) CCSE
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.06%) QA
2 16 (2.69%) GCP
3 6 (1.01%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.01%) RMADS
4 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.34%) GDPR
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 279 (46.97%) Docker
2 28 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (2.86%) Squid
6 13 (2.19%) Postfix
6 13 (2.19%) vCloud
7 11 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.68%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.35%) etcd
10 7 (1.18%) HDFS
11 6 (1.01%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.17%) iptables
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) LXC
12 1 (0.17%) vSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 271 (45.62%) Ansible
2 267 (44.95%) Puppet
3 137 (23.06%) Kubernetes
4 128 (21.55%) Terraform
5 119 (20.03%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (10.44%) ZABBIX
7 53 (8.92%) Kibana
7 53 (8.92%) logstash
8 36 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (4.04%) Rancher
9 24 (4.04%) Sysdig
10 19 (3.20%) Consul
10 19 (3.20%) WSUS
11 18 (3.03%) Grafana
11 18 (3.03%) HAProxy
12 16 (2.69%) Nagios
13 14 (2.36%) Mesos
13 14 (2.36%) Rsyslog
14 12 (2.02%) Salt
15 11 (1.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 106 (17.85%) Oracle
2 92 (15.49%) Red Hat
3 47 (7.91%) Splunk
4 41 (6.90%) VMware
5 32 (5.39%) Adobe
6 26 (4.38%) Microsoft
7 25 (4.21%) Atlassian
7 25 (4.21%) Coverity
7 25 (4.21%) Sonatype
8 18 (3.03%) AppDynamics
9 15 (2.53%) Bloomberg
10 14 (2.36%) Cisco
11 12 (2.02%) Charles River
11 12 (2.02%) Temenos
12 11 (1.85%) F5
13 10 (1.68%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.68%) Infoblox
13 10 (1.68%) New Relic
14 9 (1.52%) IBM
14 9 (1.52%) SAP