Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 411 441 449
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8 +24
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 455 540 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.05% 2.49% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 320 322
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £380 £400 £381
90th Percentile £675 £713 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% -30.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £47.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year +3.19% -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 14,920 21,703 18,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.62% 20.98% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,759 14,867 12,770
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.46% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 220 293
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.21 £25.36 £30.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.50 £61.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 +33 407 £538 -2.18% 62
UK excluding London +38 251 £510 -2.86% 39
London +19 198 £575 +2.22% 34
North of England +11 69 £550 +4.76% 7
Yorkshire +60 52 £550 +29.41% 2
South East +53 51 £469 -10.71% 9
South West +7 39 £525 +5.00%
Scotland +22 34 £538 -17.31% 11
East of England +53 33 £525 +31.25% 8
Midlands +27 17 £425 -19.81% 4
North West +1 17 £544 -5.02% 4
East Midlands +33 12 £380 -30.91% 3
Wales +12 6 £364 -14.41%
West Midlands +4 5 £500 -5.66% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 415 (91.21%) Jenkins
2 332 (72.97%) Git (software)
3 314 (69.01%) DevOps
4 285 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (45.93%) AWS
6 204 (44.84%) JIRA
7 189 (41.54%) Linux
8 181 (39.78%) Python
9 178 (39.12%) Java
10 173 (38.02%) Scrum
11 162 (35.60%) Docker
12 143 (31.43%) Ansible
13 139 (30.55%) GitHub
14 135 (29.67%) Finance
15 126 (27.69%) Maven
16 125 (27.47%) Kubernetes
17 116 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
18 115 (25.27%) Kanban
19 107 (23.52%) Terraform
20 103 (22.64%) Test Automation
21 100 (21.98%) Red Hat
22 97 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
23 91 (20.00%) SonarQube
24 89 (19.56%) Bash Shell
25 84 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 84 (18.46%) JSON
26 78 (17.14%) Confluence
27 77 (16.92%) Azure
28 76 (16.70%) Splunk
28 76 (16.70%) Microservices

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 78 (17.14%) Confluence
2 34 (7.47%) Apache Spark
3 23 (5.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.74%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.30%) IIS
7 14 (3.08%) nginx
7 14 (3.08%) OpenStack
8 13 (2.86%) Mule
9 10 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.20%) Magnolia
10 9 (1.98%) JBoss
10 9 (1.98%) Jupyter
11 8 (1.76%) Apache
12 5 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.88%) GemFire
14 3 (0.66%) CICS
14 3 (0.66%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 209 (45.93%) AWS
2 139 (30.55%) GitHub
3 77 (16.92%) Azure
4 64 (14.07%) Slack
5 62 (13.63%) GCP
6 55 (12.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 50 (10.99%) Datadog
8 39 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 36 (7.91%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (7.91%) Amazon S3
10 34 (7.47%) Amazon EKS
11 28 (6.15%) Amazon SQS
12 24 (5.27%) Serverless
13 23 (5.05%) Amazon EMR
13 23 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (4.62%) OpenShift
15 20 (4.40%) IaaS
16 19 (4.18%) PaaS
17 16 (3.52%) npm
18 15 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.37%) Internet
2 22 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 22 (4.84%) Firewall
3 21 (4.62%) OpenVPN
4 16 (3.52%) VPN
5 13 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.42%) NetScaler
7 10 (2.20%) DSL
7 10 (2.20%) HTTP
7 10 (2.20%) Skype
8 9 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.76%) BGP
10 7 (1.54%) BIG-IP
10 7 (1.54%) OSPF
11 5 (1.10%) DNS
11 5 (1.10%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.10%) Multicast
11 5 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.23%) Big Data
2 40 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (6.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 28 (6.15%) Amazon RDS
4 28 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.71%) MySQL
6 25 (5.49%) Apache Hive
7 22 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (4.62%) Amazon Aurora
9 18 (3.96%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 18 (3.96%) SQL Server
10 10 (2.20%) BigQuery
11 9 (1.98%) HBase
11 9 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.76%) Redis
12 8 (1.76%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 415 (91.21%) Jenkins
2 332 (72.97%) Git (software)
3 204 (44.84%) JIRA
4 126 (27.69%) Maven
5 91 (20.00%) SonarQube
6 65 (14.29%) Artifactory
6 65 (14.29%) JUnit
7 63 (13.85%) Selenium
8 61 (13.41%) Gradle
9 45 (9.89%) Bitbucket
10 31 (6.81%) Cucumber
11 28 (6.15%) Subversion
12 26 (5.71%) GitLab
13 25 (5.49%) TeamCity
14 21 (4.62%) CircleCI
15 19 (4.18%) JMeter
16 18 (3.96%) Xcode
17 17 (3.74%) Ant
18 13 (2.86%) Mockito
19 12 (2.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 135 (29.67%) Finance
2 63 (13.85%) Banking
3 22 (4.84%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.74%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.64%) Front Office
6 9 (1.98%) Retail
7 6 (1.32%) Games
8 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.66%) Marketing
10 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 176 (38.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (21.98%) Developer
3 56 (12.31%) Cloud Engineer
4 42 (9.23%) AWS Engineer
5 35 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
6 29 (6.37%) AWS DevOps
6 29 (6.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 22 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 19 (4.18%) Data Engineer
10 17 (3.74%) Lead DevOps
11 16 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
12 15 (3.30%) Android Developer
13 14 (3.08%) Architect
14 13 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
14 13 (2.86%) Network Engineer
14 13 (2.86%) Tester
15 12 (2.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.64%) Azure Engineer
15 12 (2.64%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (18.46%) JSON
2 73 (16.04%) Spring
3 63 (13.85%) Node.js
4 58 (12.75%) REST
5 53 (11.65%) Spring Boot
6 36 (7.91%) .NET
7 33 (7.25%) React
8 30 (6.59%) HTML
9 29 (6.37%) AngularJS
9 29 (6.37%) Kafka
9 29 (6.37%) RESTful
9 29 (6.37%) Web Services
10 27 (5.93%) CSS
11 22 (4.84%) J2EE
11 22 (4.84%) LDAP
12 20 (4.40%) Redux
13 17 (3.74%) Java EE
14 16 (3.52%) Hibernate
14 16 (3.52%) JMS
15 15 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.23%) Mobile App
2 40 (8.79%) User Experience
3 38 (8.35%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.05%) Data Structures
5 22 (4.84%) Cloud Native
6 19 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.52%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.76%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (1.54%) Life Science
9 7 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.10%) Grid Computing
11 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.10%) NHS
11 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 189 (41.54%) Linux
2 84 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (7.25%) Windows
4 27 (5.93%) Amazon Linux
4 27 (5.93%) CentOS
5 25 (5.49%) Apple iOS
6 24 (5.27%) Android
7 20 (4.40%) Windows Server
8 16 (3.52%) CoreOS
9 7 (1.54%) Unix
10 5 (1.10%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.22%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (69.01%) DevOps
2 285 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (38.02%) Scrum
4 116 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (25.27%) Kanban
6 103 (22.64%) Test Automation
7 76 (16.70%) Microservices
8 57 (12.53%) TDD
9 55 (12.09%) Migration
10 52 (11.43%) Analytics
11 50 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 48 (10.55%) ITIL
13 46 (10.11%) High Availability
14 44 (9.67%) BDD
14 44 (9.67%) Configuration Management
15 42 (9.23%) Infrastructure as Code
15 42 (9.23%) Mentoring
15 42 (9.23%) SDLC
16 41 (9.01%) Infrastructure Automation
17 36 (7.91%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 181 (39.78%) Python
2 178 (39.12%) Java
3 89 (19.56%) Bash Shell
4 60 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 59 (12.97%) Ruby
6 49 (10.77%) Perl
7 46 (10.11%) Shell Script
8 39 (8.57%) SQL
9 33 (7.25%) Java 8
10 30 (6.59%) Groovy
11 27 (5.93%) PowerShell
12 25 (5.49%) C#
12 25 (5.49%) Go
13 23 (5.05%) Apple Swift
14 20 (4.40%) ES6
15 16 (3.52%) Rust
16 15 (3.30%) Scala
17 14 (3.08%) R
18 10 (2.20%) Java 9
19 8 (1.76%) C
Qualifications
1 72 (15.82%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.18%) RHCE
4 16 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.30%) Degree
6 12 (2.64%) CCNP
7 5 (1.10%) CCNA
8 4 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.88%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.88%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.44%) CCIE
10 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) MCSA
11 1 (0.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.22%) MCP
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.44%) NIST
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 162 (35.60%) Docker
2 11 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.76%) vSphere
5 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.32%) KVM
6 5 (1.10%) HDFS
6 5 (1.10%) Postfix
6 5 (1.10%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.66%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.66%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.22%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 143 (31.43%) Ansible
2 125 (27.47%) Kubernetes
3 107 (23.52%) Terraform
4 97 (21.32%) Opscode Chef
5 71 (15.60%) Puppet
6 34 (7.47%) Grafana
7 26 (5.71%) Prometheus
8 21 (4.62%) FreeIPA
9 20 (4.40%) Kibana
10 19 (4.18%) Suricata
11 9 (1.98%) Packer
11 9 (1.98%) Salt
12 8 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (1.76%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.32%) Nagios
13 6 (1.32%) yum
14 5 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.88%) Cacti
15 4 (0.88%) Consul
15 4 (0.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 100 (21.98%) Red Hat
2 76 (16.70%) Splunk
3 44 (9.67%) Google
4 43 (9.45%) Oracle
5 30 (6.59%) Black Duck
6 29 (6.37%) Veracode
7 27 (5.93%) Microsoft
8 25 (5.49%) AppDynamics
9 21 (4.62%) Qualys
10 19 (4.18%) Cisco
11 17 (3.74%) F5
12 16 (3.52%) ServiceNow
13 14 (3.08%) VMware
14 11 (2.42%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.42%) Citrix
15 10 (2.20%) Atlassian
15 10 (2.20%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.20%) MuleSoft
16 9 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
16 9 (1.98%) Talend