Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 441 475
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34 +240
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 536 510 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 2.79% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 319 299
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +12.68%
10th Percentile £400 £380 £381
90th Percentile £713 £642 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £67.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.37% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £67.50 -
% change year-on-year -30.37% - -

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 21,645 18,265 17,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 18.38% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,817 12,659 11,639
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 290 252
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%
10th Percentile £25.49 £30.23 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.90 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2018.

Contractor 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 22 October 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 -3 474 £550 +4.76% 82
UK excluding London +3 269 £525 +5.00% 65
London -17 263 £563 +5.14% 22
North of England +38 87 £525 +35.48% 25
South East -40 47 £525 +5.00% 17
Midlands -23 43 £530 -5.02% 7
Scotland -3 39 £650 +30.00% 2
North West +12 37 £573 +76.15% 15
West Midlands -21 33 £530 -5.02% 7
North East +29 30 £525 +25.37% 6
South West -15 26 £500 -9.09% 10
Yorkshire 0 22 £425 - 4
Wales - 19 £425 - 3
East Midlands +20 10 £550 +10.00%
East of England -2 8 £400 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 428 (79.85%) Jenkins
2 359 (66.98%) DevOps
3 346 (64.55%) Git (software)
4 338 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
5 296 (55.22%) Linux
6 283 (52.80%) Ansible
7 263 (49.07%) Amazon AWS
8 249 (46.46%) Maven
9 236 (44.03%) Docker
10 234 (43.66%) Java
11 232 (43.28%) Python
12 198 (36.94%) Puppet
13 178 (33.21%) Continuous Integration
14 166 (30.97%) Kubernetes
15 157 (29.29%) Terraform
16 150 (27.99%) JIRA
17 146 (27.24%) Scrum
18 119 (22.20%) Bash Shell
19 117 (21.83%) SonarQube
20 111 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 108 (20.15%) GitHub
22 107 (19.96%) Finance
23 106 (19.78%) Red Hat
23 106 (19.78%) Configuration Management
24 104 (19.40%) TDD
25 101 (18.84%) Unix
26 100 (18.66%) Bitbucket
27 96 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
28 95 (17.72%) Banking
29 94 (17.54%) Ruby

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 92 (17.16%) Confluence
2 70 (13.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 53 (9.89%) Apache
4 51 (9.51%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (6.72%) Tomcat
6 31 (5.78%) JBoss
7 29 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 18 (3.36%) Apache Spark
9 17 (3.17%) IIS
10 13 (2.43%) nginx
11 10 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.87%) WordPress
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.93%) Anypoint
13 5 (0.93%) Mule
13 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.75%) GemFire
14 4 (0.75%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.56%) CMS
15 3 (0.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (0.93%) HipChat
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.56%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 263 (49.07%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (20.15%) GitHub
3 72 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (9.14%) Amazon S3
6 45 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (7.28%) Amazon ELB
8 38 (7.09%) npm
9 35 (6.53%) OpenShift
10 31 (5.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 28 (5.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 27 (5.04%) IaaS
12 27 (5.04%) PaaS
13 26 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (4.48%) IBM Cloud
15 22 (4.10%) Datadog
16 21 (3.92%) Heroku
17 17 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 12 (2.24%) SaaS
18 12 (2.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.45%) Firewall
2 34 (6.34%) DNS
3 28 (5.22%) HTTP
4 25 (4.66%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (2.99%) SSL
7 13 (2.43%) OpenLDAP
7 13 (2.43%) OpenVPN
8 12 (2.24%) SAN
8 12 (2.24%) SSH
9 11 (2.05%) VPN
10 9 (1.68%) Internet
10 9 (1.68%) NAS
11 8 (1.49%) DSL
12 7 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.31%) Multicast
12 7 (1.31%) VXLAN
13 6 (1.12%) BGP
14 5 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.93%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.70%) MongoDB
2 49 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (7.46%) Big Data
4 39 (7.28%) MySQL
5 30 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 27 (5.04%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (3.36%) InfluxDB
8 18 (3.36%) SQL Server
9 16 (2.99%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.68%) HBase
12 8 (1.49%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.49%) DB2
13 6 (1.12%) Redis
14 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.75%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.75%) Sqoop
15 3 (0.56%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 428 (79.85%) Jenkins
2 346 (64.55%) Git (software)
3 249 (46.46%) Maven
4 150 (27.99%) JIRA
5 117 (21.83%) SonarQube
6 100 (18.66%) Bitbucket
7 91 (16.98%) Artifactory
8 86 (16.04%) GitLab
9 77 (14.37%) Subversion
10 61 (11.38%) TeamCity
11 59 (11.01%) Cucumber
11 59 (11.01%) Selenium
12 54 (10.07%) Ant
13 52 (9.70%) JUnit
14 41 (7.65%) Gradle
15 38 (7.09%) Gerrit
16 36 (6.72%) IBM UrbanCode
17 27 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 23 (4.29%) JMeter
18 23 (4.29%) Vagrant
General
1 107 (19.96%) Finance
2 95 (17.72%) Banking
3 20 (3.73%) Marketing
4 16 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.49%) Front Office
7 8 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.31%) Electronics
9 5 (0.93%) Automotive
10 4 (0.75%) Games
10 4 (0.75%) Retail
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Avionics
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (44.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (18.66%) Developer
3 74 (13.81%) AWS DevOps
4 69 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
5 68 (12.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 60 (11.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 45 (8.40%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.22%) Senior DevOps
9 27 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 26 (4.85%) Architect
11 16 (2.99%) Consultant
11 16 (2.99%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (2.61%) Software Engineer
14 12 (2.24%) Administrator
14 12 (2.24%) DevOps Consultant
14 12 (2.24%) Lead DevOps
14 12 (2.24%) Platform Engineer
15 11 (2.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 9 (1.68%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.30%) Node.js
2 74 (13.81%) Elastic Stack
3 68 (12.69%) Spring
4 50 (9.33%) REST
5 48 (8.96%) Spring Boot
6 44 (8.21%) Middleware
7 38 (7.09%) Java EE
8 37 (6.90%) .NET
9 34 (6.34%) Web Services
10 31 (5.78%) JSON
11 30 (5.60%) CSS
11 30 (5.60%) HTML
11 30 (5.60%) React
12 28 (5.22%) AngularJS
13 27 (5.04%) SOAP
14 26 (4.85%) Hibernate
14 26 (4.85%) RESTful
15 24 (4.48%) Kafka
16 23 (4.29%) Sensu
16 23 (4.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.89%) iPad
2 22 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.36%) User Experience
4 15 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.24%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.68%) Equities
8 9 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.49%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.31%) Clustering
11 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 296 (55.22%) Linux
2 111 (20.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 101 (18.84%) Unix
4 89 (16.60%) Windows
5 65 (12.13%) CentOS
6 21 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 20 (3.73%) Windows Server
8 15 (2.80%) Solaris
9 5 (0.93%) CoreOS
9 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.56%) Android
10 3 (0.56%) VMS
11 2 (0.37%) AIX
11 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) RancherOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (66.98%) DevOps
2 338 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (33.21%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (27.24%) Scrum
5 106 (19.78%) Configuration Management
6 104 (19.40%) TDD
7 91 (16.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 86 (16.04%) E-Commerce
9 85 (15.86%) BDD
10 78 (14.55%) Test Automation
11 76 (14.18%) Open Source
12 70 (13.06%) Microservices
13 68 (12.69%) Deployment Automation
14 65 (12.13%) Kanban
15 55 (10.26%) SOA
16 54 (10.07%) Coaching
16 54 (10.07%) Load Balancing
16 54 (10.07%) Waterfall
17 51 (9.51%) Software Engineering
18 37 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 234 (43.66%) Java
2 232 (43.28%) Python
3 119 (22.20%) Bash Shell
4 94 (17.54%) Ruby
5 89 (16.60%) Groovy
6 78 (14.55%) Perl
7 60 (11.19%) JavaScript
8 42 (7.84%) SQL
9 35 (6.53%) Shell Script
10 17 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.80%) Java 8
12 14 (2.61%) PHP
13 7 (1.31%) Go
14 6 (1.12%) C++
15 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.75%) C
17 3 (0.56%) C#
17 3 (0.56%) Delphi
17 3 (0.56%) R
17 3 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.31%) AWS Certification
4 7 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.75%) CCNP
7 3 (0.56%) CCIE
7 3 (0.56%) CCNA
7 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.56%) Degree
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) MCITP
8 2 (0.37%) MCSA
8 2 (0.37%) MCSE
8 2 (0.37%) VCP6
9 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.90%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) MiFID
3 6 (1.12%) SLA
4 3 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 236 (44.03%) Docker
2 14 (2.61%) Postfix
2 14 (2.61%) vCloud
2 14 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.24%) Squid
4 9 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.93%) HDFS
6 5 (0.93%) KVM
7 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.75%) iptables
8 3 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.56%) NFS
8 3 (0.56%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.37%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.37%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.19%) etcd
10 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 283 (52.80%) Ansible
2 198 (36.94%) Puppet
3 166 (30.97%) Kubernetes
4 157 (29.29%) Terraform
5 96 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (12.50%) ZABBIX
7 55 (10.26%) Nagios
8 45 (8.40%) Consul
9 43 (8.02%) logstash
10 40 (7.46%) Kibana
11 35 (6.53%) Mesos
12 22 (4.10%) Uchiwa
13 21 (3.92%) Pingdom
14 20 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
15 19 (3.54%) Rancher
16 16 (2.99%) HAProxy
17 15 (2.80%) Grafana
17 15 (2.80%) Packer
18 13 (2.43%) Sysdig
19 10 (1.87%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 106 (19.78%) Red Hat
2 70 (13.06%) Oracle
3 65 (12.13%) IBM
4 60 (11.19%) Splunk
5 48 (8.96%) AppDynamics
6 41 (7.65%) VMware
7 37 (6.90%) Black Duck
8 35 (6.53%) New Relic
9 34 (6.34%) Microsoft
10 31 (5.78%) Adobe
11 28 (5.22%) Atlassian
11 28 (5.22%) Google
12 27 (5.04%) Dynatrace
13 23 (4.29%) hybris
14 21 (3.92%) MuleSoft
14 21 (3.92%) PagerDuty
15 20 (3.73%) SaltStack
16 18 (3.36%) Cisco
17 16 (2.99%) Micro Focus
18 15 (2.80%) SAP