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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 428 520 575
Rank change year-on-year +92 +55  
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 177 133 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 1.62% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 55
Median daily rate £500 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -1.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £623 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sonatype Nexus is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8049 8213 7381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 14.70% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5468 5574 4714
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 163 140
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Sonatype Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sonatype Nexus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 169 £500 +5.26% 23
London +63 102 £525 - 13
North East - 32 £475 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 26 £475 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 26 £475 - 1
South East +10 15 £475 +11.76% 2
City of London +15 10 £475 +8.57% 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £463 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £463 -
Croydon +12 6 £450 -
Berkshire +12 5 £575 +27.77% 2
Durham - 5 £488 -
North West +26 4 £506 -3.57% 4
Yorkshire +23 4 £188 -56.42%
West Wales - 4 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £188 -
Swansea - 4 £525 -
Wales - 4 £525 -
Shropshire +28 3 £525 +31.25% 1
Telford +23 3 £525 +31.25% 1
West Midlands +15 3 £525 +31.25% 1
South West +11 3 £375 - 1
East of England -7 3 £469 - 1
Scotland +25 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Reading +21 2 - -
Edinburgh +15 2 £500 +21.21%
Hertfordshire +2 2 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £600 -
Somerset - 2 £375 -
Taunton - 2 £375 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sonatype Nexus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sonatype Nexus.

1 297 (76.55%) Jenkins
2 257 (66.24%) DevOps
3 233 (60.05%) Git (software)
4 201 (51.80%) Linux
5 184 (47.42%) JIRA
6 177 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (39.43%) Ansible
9 152 (39.18%) Confluence
10 141 (36.34%) Puppet
11 129 (33.25%) Amazon AWS
11 129 (33.25%) Java
12 122 (31.44%) Maven
13 116 (29.90%) Configuration Management
14 108 (27.84%) Unix
15 105 (27.06%) Atlassian
16 98 (25.26%) Oracle
16 98 (25.26%) Continuous Delivery
17 79 (20.36%) Docker
17 79 (20.36%) Selenium
18 75 (19.33%) Python
19 72 (18.56%) Windows
20 68 (17.53%) Scrum
21 67 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
22 66 (17.01%) Security Cleared
23 64 (16.49%) Open Source
24 63 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
25 61 (15.72%) WebLogic
26 59 (15.21%) Finance
26 59 (15.21%) GitHub

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
1 152 (39.18%) Confluence
2 61 (15.72%) WebLogic
3 32 (8.25%) Apache
4 31 (7.99%) Tomcat
5 18 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.87%) Apache Spark
7 14 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (3.61%) WebSphere
8 12 (3.09%) nginx
9 9 (2.32%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.06%) SAS
11 7 (1.80%) Jupyter
11 7 (1.80%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.03%) Anypoint
12 4 (1.03%) JBoss
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (4.64%) HipChat
2 4 (1.03%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.77%) Staffware
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 129 (33.25%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (15.21%) GitHub
4 26 (6.70%) PaaS
5 23 (5.93%) Trello
6 16 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (3.35%) Amazon S3
7 13 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (2.84%) IaaS
10 7 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (1.80%) Bluemix
10 7 (1.80%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (1.55%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.29%) SaaS
13 3 (0.77%) Datadog
13 3 (0.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.05%) DNS
2 30 (7.73%) Firewall
2 30 (7.73%) LDAP
3 29 (7.47%) SSL
4 21 (5.41%) HTTP
4 21 (5.41%) VPN
5 19 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 18 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (3.87%) OpenVPN
8 14 (3.61%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (3.35%) OpenLDAP
9 13 (3.35%) SSH
10 6 (1.55%) IPsec
11 4 (1.03%) Internet
11 4 (1.03%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.03%) NX-OS
12 3 (0.77%) AMQP
12 3 (0.77%) SAN
12 3 (0.77%) SMTP
12 3 (0.77%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
3 32 (8.25%) Hadoop
4 28 (7.22%) MySQL
5 25 (6.44%) MongoDB
6 24 (6.19%) Oracle Database
7 22 (5.67%) Big Data
8 19 (4.90%) SQL Server
9 17 (4.38%) Relational Database
10 16 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (3.35%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.80%) Parquet
13 7 (1.80%) Redis
14 5 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.29%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.03%) HBase
16 3 (0.77%) Hazelcast
16 3 (0.77%) Riak
Development Applications
1 297 (76.55%) Jenkins
2 233 (60.05%) Git (software)
3 184 (47.42%) JIRA
4 122 (31.44%) Maven
5 79 (20.36%) Selenium
6 48 (12.37%) SonarQube
7 43 (11.08%) GitLab
7 43 (11.08%) Subversion
8 40 (10.31%) Gradle
9 39 (10.05%) TeamCity
10 37 (9.54%) Bitbucket
11 36 (9.28%) JUnit
11 36 (9.28%) Vagrant
12 34 (8.76%) Ant
13 30 (7.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (6.44%) ClearCase
14 25 (6.44%) gulp
15 24 (6.19%) Cucumber
16 19 (4.90%) Artifactory
16 19 (4.90%) Liquibase
General
1 59 (15.21%) Finance
2 56 (14.43%) Banking
3 8 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.03%) Front Office
5 3 (0.77%) Advertising
5 3 (0.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) International Banking
6 2 (0.52%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Publishing
6 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Electronics
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (43.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (12.63%) Developer
3 43 (11.08%) AWS Engineer
4 39 (10.05%) AWS DevOps
5 37 (9.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 29 (7.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 28 (7.22%) Consultant
8 24 (6.19%) DevOps Specialist
9 22 (5.67%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (4.38%) Administrator
12 15 (3.87%) Azure DevOps
12 15 (3.87%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
12 15 (3.87%) DevOps Consultant
13 14 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.61%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (3.35%) Architect
14 13 (3.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.18%) Software Packaging
2 39 (10.05%) Node.js
3 30 (7.73%) Elastic Stack
4 25 (6.44%) Web Services
5 23 (5.93%) REST
5 23 (5.93%) Spring
6 22 (5.67%) RESTful
7 20 (5.15%) HTML
8 18 (4.64%) CSS
9 17 (4.38%) .NET
9 17 (4.38%) Middleware
9 17 (4.38%) XML
10 16 (4.12%) HTML5
10 16 (4.12%) JSON
11 15 (3.87%) JMS
12 14 (3.61%) CSS3
12 14 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (3.35%) Browserify
13 13 (3.35%) MCollective
14 12 (3.09%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.44%) iPad
3 16 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.06%) Fintech
7 8 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.29%) PKI
8 5 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.52%) User Experience
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.26%) Equities
12 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 201 (51.80%) Linux
2 108 (27.84%) Unix
3 72 (18.56%) Windows
4 58 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (10.57%) Windows Server
6 24 (6.19%) CentOS
7 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.32%) AIX
9 6 (1.55%) VyOS
10 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.03%) RancherOS
12 3 (0.77%) Android
12 3 (0.77%) zOS
13 2 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.52%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) VMS
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (66.24%) DevOps
2 177 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (29.90%) Configuration Management
5 98 (25.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 68 (17.53%) Scrum
7 64 (16.49%) Open Source
8 31 (7.99%) E-Commerce
9 29 (7.47%) Change Control
9 29 (7.47%) Service Management
10 26 (6.70%) Kanban
11 23 (5.93%) Coaching
12 22 (5.67%) Workflow
13 21 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (5.15%) Load Balancing
14 20 (5.15%) Microservices
15 19 (4.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 19 (4.90%) Migration
16 16 (4.12%) TDD
17 15 (3.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (33.25%) Java
2 75 (19.33%) Python
3 53 (13.66%) Bash Shell
4 52 (13.40%) Perl
5 44 (11.34%) PowerShell
6 41 (10.57%) SQL
7 34 (8.76%) Ruby
8 32 (8.25%) JavaScript
9 25 (6.44%) Groovy
10 16 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.35%) Scala
12 10 (2.58%) C#
13 4 (1.03%) Clojure
14 3 (0.77%) ES6
14 3 (0.77%) PHP
15 2 (0.52%) AWK
15 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.52%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 57 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.41%) Degree
4 3 (0.77%) APMG
5 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) CCNA
6 1 (0.26%) CCNP
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) RHCE
6 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.35%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) GCP
System Software
1 79 (20.36%) Docker
2 39 (10.05%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.22%) vCloud
4 23 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.35%) Postfix
5 13 (3.35%) Squid
6 10 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.03%) HDFS
7 4 (1.03%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.52%) Ceph
8 2 (0.52%) LXC
8 2 (0.52%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 153 (39.43%) Ansible
2 141 (36.34%) Puppet
3 63 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (8.76%) Dollar Universe
5 27 (6.96%) ZABBIX
6 25 (6.44%) Kubernetes
7 22 (5.67%) logstash
8 21 (5.41%) Kibana
9 20 (5.15%) Terraform
10 14 (3.61%) Nagios
11 13 (3.35%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (3.35%) Rancher
12 11 (2.84%) Rsyslog
12 11 (2.84%) Salt
13 10 (2.58%) FortiGate
13 10 (2.58%) Forum Sentry
14 8 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (2.06%) HAProxy
14 8 (2.06%) Sysdig
14 8 (2.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 105 (27.06%) Atlassian
2 98 (25.26%) Oracle
3 47 (12.11%) Red Hat
4 38 (9.79%) TIBCO
5 36 (9.28%) Sonatype
5 36 (9.28%) VMware
6 35 (9.02%) Splunk
7 21 (5.41%) HP
8 18 (4.64%) AppDynamics
8 18 (4.64%) Cisco
9 14 (3.61%) IBM
10 13 (3.35%) New Relic
11 12 (3.09%) Juniper
12 11 (2.84%) Sybase
13 10 (2.58%) AlienVault
13 10 (2.58%) Palo Alto
14 9 (2.32%) Veracode
15 8 (2.06%) Cloudera
15 8 (2.06%) Microsoft
16 7 (1.80%) WorldPay
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