Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 380 486 395
Rank change year-on-year +106 -91 +14
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 253 249 637
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 2.15% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 163 418
Median daily rate £495 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -1.82% +3.77%
10th Percentile £358 £409 £425
90th Percentile £611 £663 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £500 £530
% change year-on-year -7.75% -5.66% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Median hourly rate £58.00 £53.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.92% +13.30% -27.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £53.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year +8.92% +1.43% -19.23%

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 8,456 11,583 20,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.45% 17.19% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,754 7,897 14,474
Median daily rate £475 £475 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.56% +3.28%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £330
90th Percentile £645 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 165 258
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% -1.82%
10th Percentile £31.35 £17.03 £24.63
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £44.27
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.05% -1.62%

Sonatype Nexus
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sonatype Nexus.

Daily rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sonatype Nexus.

Hourly rate trend for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +133 208 £485 -10.19% 45
UK excluding London +135 131 £461 -7.75% 25
Work from Home -152 85 £495 -10.00% 4
North of England +127 75 £485 +21.25% 9
London +27 72 £525 -4.55% 21
Yorkshire +84 52 £500 +19.05% 2
South East +102 28 £363 -27.50% 9
North West +65 22 £468 -23.67% 7
South West +71 10 £555 +5.71% 4
Midlands +42 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Scotland -14 6 £475 -9.52%
Wales +19 5 £350 +6.87% 1
West Midlands +34 4 £448 -10.50% 1
North East +29 1 £450 +32.35%
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 200 (79.05%) Jenkins
2 158 (62.45%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (60.87%) Git (software)
4 139 (54.94%) DevOps
5 131 (51.78%) Java
6 126 (49.80%) JIRA
7 111 (43.87%) Maven
8 106 (41.90%) Confluence
9 105 (41.50%) Python
10 104 (41.11%) Scrum
11 99 (39.13%) GitHub
12 90 (35.57%) Docker
12 90 (35.57%) AWS
13 89 (35.18%) Kubernetes
14 87 (34.39%) Linux
15 86 (33.99%) Spring Boot
16 85 (33.60%) Test Automation
17 82 (32.41%) Kanban
18 81 (32.02%) SonarQube
19 80 (31.62%) Node.js
20 73 (28.85%) Finance
21 72 (28.46%) Spring
22 68 (26.88%) JavaScript
23 65 (25.69%) Ansible
24 62 (24.51%) React
25 61 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
26 58 (22.92%) GitLab
27 57 (22.53%) Terraform
27 57 (22.53%) Slack
28 51 (20.16%) Java 8

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
1 106 (41.90%) Confluence
2 34 (13.44%) Apache Spark
3 30 (11.86%) Apache
4 19 (7.51%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (7.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (5.93%) Mule
7 14 (5.53%) JBoss
8 8 (3.16%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.77%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (2.77%) nginx
9 7 (2.77%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.40%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.40%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) Headless CMS
13 1 (0.40%) Jetty
13 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.40%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (39.13%) GitHub
2 90 (35.57%) AWS
3 57 (22.53%) Slack
4 44 (17.39%) Azure
5 33 (13.04%) PaaS
6 27 (10.67%) IaaS
7 20 (7.91%) Amazon S3
8 17 (6.72%) GCP
8 17 (6.72%) OpenShift
9 13 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (4.35%) Kong
11 10 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (3.56%) Amazon EKS
13 8 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (2.77%) Apigee
14 7 (2.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (2.37%) AWS Step Functions
16 5 (1.98%) Serverless
17 4 (1.58%) Amazon ECS
17 4 (1.58%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.49%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (9.09%) Firewall
3 11 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (4.35%) LAN
4 10 (3.95%) DNS
4 10 (3.95%) SSL
5 9 (3.56%) WAN
6 7 (2.77%) Multicast
6 7 (2.77%) VSAN
7 6 (2.37%) BGP
7 6 (2.37%) OSPF
8 5 (1.98%) BIG-IP
8 5 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.58%) FCoE
9 4 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.58%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.58%) NAS
9 4 (1.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.42%) Hadoop
2 29 (11.46%) HBase
3 28 (11.07%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (10.67%) Big Data
5 26 (10.28%) Apache Hive
6 23 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 21 (8.30%) NoSQL
8 15 (5.93%) MySQL
9 14 (5.53%) SQL Server
10 13 (5.14%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (3.56%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.56%) Spark SQL
13 8 (3.16%) BigQuery
14 7 (2.77%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (2.77%) Data Lake
14 7 (2.77%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.58%) Bigtable
15 4 (1.58%) Cloud Spanner
15 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 200 (79.05%) Jenkins
2 154 (60.87%) Git (software)
3 126 (49.80%) JIRA
4 111 (43.87%) Maven
5 81 (32.02%) SonarQube
6 58 (22.92%) GitLab
7 45 (17.79%) Artifactory
8 29 (11.46%) Xcode
9 28 (11.07%) JUnit
10 27 (10.67%) CocoaPods
10 27 (10.67%) IBM UrbanCode
11 25 (9.88%) Android Studio
12 22 (8.70%) Bitbucket
13 19 (7.51%) TeamCity
14 17 (6.72%) IntelliJ
14 17 (6.72%) Selenium
15 16 (6.32%) Mockito
16 13 (5.14%) Subversion
17 12 (4.74%) Gradle
18 11 (4.35%) gulp
General
1 73 (28.85%) Finance
2 50 (19.76%) Banking
3 20 (7.91%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.58%) Law
4 4 (1.58%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.19%) Police
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) International Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (42.29%) Developer
2 38 (15.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (10.67%) Scala Developer
4 26 (10.28%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (9.09%) Apache Spark Developer
5 23 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
6 18 (7.11%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.53%) iOS Developer
8 13 (5.14%) Architect
8 13 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.74%) Big Data Developer
10 9 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.77%) Agile Developer
12 7 (2.77%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.77%) Scala Engineer
12 7 (2.77%) Technical Leader
13 6 (2.37%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.99%) Spring Boot
2 80 (31.62%) Node.js
3 72 (28.46%) Spring
4 62 (24.51%) React
5 45 (17.79%) JSON
5 45 (17.79%) REST
6 33 (13.04%) Kafka
7 24 (9.49%) JAX-RS
8 23 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 22 (8.70%) Apache CXF
9 22 (8.70%) Dropwizard
10 21 (8.30%) Mongoose
11 20 (7.91%) Express
12 19 (7.51%) HTML
13 18 (7.11%) .NET
14 16 (6.32%) Middleware
15 15 (5.93%) CSS
15 15 (5.93%) WireMock
16 14 (5.53%) CSS3
16 14 (5.53%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.60%) User Experience
2 31 (12.25%) Mobile App
3 24 (9.49%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.93%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.35%) Cloud Native
7 9 (3.56%) iPad
8 7 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.98%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.98%) iPhone
11 4 (1.58%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.19%) Equities
12 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.79%) Replication
14 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.39%) Linux
2 37 (14.62%) Windows
3 31 (12.25%) Apple iOS
4 27 (10.67%) Android
5 23 (9.09%) Unix
6 18 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.16%) CentOS
7 8 (3.16%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.98%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.58%) Solaris
10 3 (1.19%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.79%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (62.45%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (54.94%) DevOps
3 104 (41.11%) Scrum
4 85 (33.60%) Test Automation
5 82 (32.41%) Kanban
6 61 (24.11%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (20.16%) Microservices
8 41 (16.21%) TDD
9 32 (12.65%) BDD
9 32 (12.65%) Lean UX
10 29 (11.46%) iOS Development
11 25 (9.88%) Android Development
11 25 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (9.49%) Software Engineering
13 23 (9.09%) Configuration Management
14 22 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
14 22 (8.70%) Migration
15 19 (7.51%) Data Engineering
16 18 (7.11%) API Development
17 15 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 131 (51.78%) Java
2 105 (41.50%) Python
3 68 (26.88%) JavaScript
4 51 (20.16%) Java 8
5 45 (17.79%) Shell Script
6 39 (15.42%) SQL
7 36 (14.23%) Scala
8 30 (11.86%) Apple Swift
9 25 (9.88%) Kotlin
10 14 (5.53%) Bash Shell
11 13 (5.14%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.95%) Perl
13 9 (3.56%) C
13 9 (3.56%) Elm
13 9 (3.56%) Haskell
14 8 (3.16%) C++
15 7 (2.77%) C#
15 7 (2.77%) Groovy
15 7 (2.77%) Ruby
16 5 (1.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.77%) CCIE
5 6 (2.37%) CCNP
5 6 (2.37%) Degree
6 4 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) CCNA
8 2 (0.79%) CCSA
8 2 (0.79%) CCSE
8 2 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.40%) CCDE
9 1 (0.40%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (0.40%) OCP
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) QA
2 7 (2.77%) SLA
3 5 (1.98%) WCAG
4 1 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (35.57%) Docker
2 21 (8.30%) HDFS
3 15 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.53%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.56%) VMware NSX
6 8 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.77%) KVM
8 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.58%) Apache Flume
10 4 (1.58%) NFS
10 4 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.58%) SRDF
10 4 (1.58%) Xen
11 3 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (1.19%) vSphere
12 2 (0.79%) iptables
12 2 (0.79%) vCloud
13 1 (0.40%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 89 (35.18%) Kubernetes
2 65 (25.69%) Ansible
3 57 (22.53%) Terraform
4 29 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (9.88%) Puppet
6 18 (7.11%) Oozie
7 11 (4.35%) Grafana
8 10 (3.95%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (3.95%) Kibana
9 9 (3.56%) Prometheus
9 9 (3.56%) vCenter Server
10 8 (3.16%) Packer
10 8 (3.16%) vRealize
11 7 (2.77%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (2.37%) Istio
13 5 (1.98%) Nagios
13 5 (1.98%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.79%) Control-M
14 2 (0.79%) logstash
14 2 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (18.58%) Splunk
2 36 (14.23%) AppDynamics
3 32 (12.65%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.49%) Cisco
5 19 (7.51%) Google
6 18 (7.11%) Red Hat
6 18 (7.11%) VMware
7 15 (5.93%) Oracle
8 13 (5.14%) Fortinet
9 12 (4.74%) Veracode
10 11 (4.35%) MuleSoft
11 9 (3.56%) Atlassian
12 8 (3.16%) Juniper
13 7 (2.77%) Dell
13 7 (2.77%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.77%) Veeam
14 6 (2.37%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.37%) F5
14 6 (2.37%) IBM
14 6 (2.37%) TIBCO