Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 449 496
Rank change year-on-year +5 +47 +262
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 541 464 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.57% 2.67% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 304 282
UK median daily rate £550 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £402 £371 £363
90th Percentile £700 £638 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 21,075 17,378 17,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.45% 18.02% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,442 11,934 11,602
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 304 278
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.83 £26.14
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.50 £52.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +1.19% +10.53%

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 18 August 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
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 18 August 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 -1 476 £550 +4.76% 47
UK excluding London +46 278 £525 +5.00% 22
London -8 261 £575 +7.98% 28
North of England +18 79 £475 - 7
South East -1 59 £548 +12.46% 5
Scotland -9 44 £565 +10.78% 1
Midlands +5 43 £530 -3.64% 3
North West +12 33 £525 +10.53% 4
West Midlands -14 31 £530 -3.64% 1
Yorkshire +20 29 £423 -0.59% 2
South West -13 21 £550 - 1
Wales +2 19 £500 -4.76% 2
North East -13 19 £525 +10.53% 1
East of England -10 13 £400 -16.67% 3
East Midlands +7 12 £550 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 453 (83.73%) Jenkins
2 381 (70.43%) DevOps
3 358 (66.17%) Git (software)
4 324 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
5 291 (53.79%) Amazon AWS
6 274 (50.65%) Linux
7 272 (50.28%) Ansible
8 258 (47.69%) Python
9 245 (45.29%) Docker
10 234 (43.25%) Maven
11 224 (41.40%) Java
12 202 (37.34%) Continuous Integration
13 195 (36.04%) Puppet
14 183 (33.83%) Kubernetes
15 161 (29.76%) Bash Shell
16 152 (28.10%) JIRA
17 145 (26.80%) Terraform
18 144 (26.62%) Scrum
19 137 (25.32%) Ruby
20 123 (22.74%) SonarQube
21 118 (21.81%) Groovy
22 112 (20.70%) GitHub
23 111 (20.52%) E-Commerce
24 109 (20.15%) TDD
25 104 (19.22%) Configuration Management
26 103 (19.04%) Artifactory
27 101 (18.67%) Node.js
28 99 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
29 98 (18.11%) Bitbucket
29 98 (18.11%) BDD

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 90 (16.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 86 (15.90%) Confluence
3 60 (11.09%) Elasticsearch
4 52 (9.61%) Apache
5 40 (7.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 38 (7.02%) Tomcat
7 24 (4.44%) JBoss
7 24 (4.44%) nginx
8 19 (3.51%) Apache Spark
9 12 (2.22%) IIS
9 12 (2.22%) WordPress
10 10 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.66%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.29%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.92%) Anypoint
13 5 (0.92%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.55%) GemFire
14 3 (0.55%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.22%) HipChat
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 291 (53.79%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (20.70%) GitHub
3 66 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (10.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 51 (9.43%) npm
7 46 (8.50%) Amazon S3
8 43 (7.95%) Amazon ELB
9 36 (6.65%) IBM Cloud
10 33 (6.10%) Heroku
11 31 (5.73%) PaaS
12 30 (5.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 27 (4.99%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (4.99%) OpenShift
14 25 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (3.70%) IaaS
17 11 (2.03%) Datadog
17 11 (2.03%) Serverless
18 10 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.69%) Firewall
2 46 (8.50%) DNS
3 35 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.62%) HTTP
5 21 (3.88%) SSL
6 14 (2.59%) OpenLDAP
7 11 (2.03%) OpenVPN
7 11 (2.03%) SSH
8 10 (1.85%) VPN
9 9 (1.66%) SAN
10 8 (1.48%) NAS
11 6 (1.11%) DSL
11 6 (1.11%) Internet
12 5 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.92%) Wireless
13 4 (0.74%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.55%) BGP
14 3 (0.55%) Multicast
14 3 (0.55%) SMS
15 2 (0.37%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.83%) MongoDB
1 64 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (7.39%) Big Data
3 33 (6.10%) MySQL
4 31 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.81%) Hadoop
6 22 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (3.88%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.70%) SQL Server
9 17 (3.14%) InfluxDB
10 12 (2.22%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.48%) Redis
12 7 (1.29%) DB2
12 7 (1.29%) HBase
13 6 (1.11%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.92%) Power BI
15 4 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.74%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 453 (83.73%) Jenkins
2 358 (66.17%) Git (software)
3 234 (43.25%) Maven
4 152 (28.10%) JIRA
5 123 (22.74%) SonarQube
6 103 (19.04%) Artifactory
7 98 (18.11%) Bitbucket
8 81 (14.97%) GitLab
9 71 (13.12%) Subversion
10 62 (11.46%) Ant
11 56 (10.35%) Selenium
12 51 (9.43%) Cucumber
12 51 (9.43%) TeamCity
13 46 (8.50%) Gerrit
14 45 (8.32%) JUnit
15 33 (6.10%) Gradle
16 29 (5.36%) IBM UrbanCode
17 26 (4.81%) gulp
18 25 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (4.62%) Mockito
General
1 93 (17.19%) Finance
2 84 (15.53%) Banking
3 26 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.07%) Marketing
5 11 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.66%) Electronics
7 9 (1.66%) Front Office
7 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.11%) Games
9 4 (0.74%) Automotive
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (49.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 119 (22.00%) Developer
3 96 (17.74%) AWS DevOps
4 86 (15.90%) AWS Engineer
5 85 (15.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 78 (14.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 47 (8.69%) Senior DevOps
8 46 (8.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 43 (7.95%) Java Developer
10 22 (4.07%) Architect
11 21 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (2.96%) Administrator
14 15 (2.77%) Consultant
15 14 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
16 13 (2.40%) Lead DevOps
16 13 (2.40%) Web Developer
17 12 (2.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 12 (2.22%) Software Engineer
18 11 (2.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (18.67%) Node.js
2 80 (14.79%) Elastic Stack
3 64 (11.83%) Spring
4 55 (10.17%) REST
5 44 (8.13%) Middleware
6 39 (7.21%) Spring Boot
7 36 (6.65%) CSS
8 32 (5.91%) .NET
9 31 (5.73%) Hibernate
9 31 (5.73%) Java EE
10 30 (5.55%) JSON
10 30 (5.55%) SOAP
11 29 (5.36%) AngularJS
12 27 (4.99%) React
13 26 (4.81%) HTML
13 26 (4.81%) JMS
13 26 (4.81%) Kafka
13 26 (4.81%) RESTful
14 25 (4.62%) Sensu
14 25 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.42%) iPad
2 25 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.59%) Equities
5 13 (2.40%) User Experience
6 11 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.03%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.66%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.66%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.48%) Clustering
9 7 (1.29%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.55%) Replication
13 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 274 (50.65%) Linux
2 99 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 86 (15.90%) Unix
4 68 (12.57%) Windows
5 60 (11.09%) CentOS
6 18 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 17 (3.14%) Ubuntu
8 9 (1.66%) Solaris
9 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.11%) VMS
11 5 (0.92%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.55%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.37%) Debian
14 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (70.43%) DevOps
2 324 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (37.34%) Continuous Integration
4 144 (26.62%) Scrum
5 111 (20.52%) E-Commerce
6 109 (20.15%) TDD
7 104 (19.22%) Configuration Management
8 98 (18.11%) BDD
9 73 (13.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 70 (12.94%) Deployment Automation
11 69 (12.75%) Microservices
12 68 (12.57%) Test Automation
13 58 (10.72%) Load Balancing
13 58 (10.72%) Open Source
14 56 (10.35%) Kanban
15 47 (8.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 46 (8.50%) Coaching
17 42 (7.76%) Software Engineering
18 41 (7.58%) Content Management
19 37 (6.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 258 (47.69%) Python
2 224 (41.40%) Java
3 161 (29.76%) Bash Shell
4 137 (25.32%) Ruby
5 118 (21.81%) Groovy
6 71 (13.12%) Perl
7 64 (11.83%) JavaScript
8 41 (7.58%) Shell Script
9 39 (7.21%) SQL
10 28 (5.18%) PHP
11 21 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.59%) Java 8
13 10 (1.85%) C#
13 10 (1.85%) C++
14 9 (1.66%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.92%) C
15 5 (0.92%) Go
15 5 (0.92%) Scala
16 4 (0.74%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 58 (10.72%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.92%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.74%) Degree
5 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.18%) CCNA
7 1 (0.18%) CCNP
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.69%) GCP
2 43 (7.95%) QA
3 12 (2.22%) MiFID
4 7 (1.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 245 (45.29%) Docker
2 13 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.22%) Squid
3 12 (2.22%) vCloud
4 9 (1.66%) Postfix
5 8 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.74%) HDFS
6 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.55%) iptables
7 3 (0.55%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.37%) KVM
8 2 (0.37%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.18%) etcd
9 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 272 (50.28%) Ansible
2 195 (36.04%) Puppet
3 183 (33.83%) Kubernetes
4 145 (26.80%) Terraform
5 88 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (10.72%) Consul
7 57 (10.54%) ZABBIX
8 52 (9.61%) Mesos
9 49 (9.06%) Kibana
10 46 (8.50%) logstash
11 42 (7.76%) Nagios
12 23 (4.25%) HAProxy
13 20 (3.70%) Rancher
13 20 (3.70%) Uchiwa
14 19 (3.51%) Pingdom
15 16 (2.96%) Grafana
15 16 (2.96%) Packer
16 15 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
17 13 (2.40%) Sysdig
18 8 (1.48%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 86 (15.90%) Red Hat
2 80 (14.79%) IBM
3 66 (12.20%) Oracle
4 46 (8.50%) Splunk
5 40 (7.39%) Adobe
6 34 (6.28%) New Relic
7 33 (6.10%) VMware
8 30 (5.55%) AppDynamics
8 30 (5.55%) Atlassian
9 28 (5.18%) Microsoft
10 25 (4.62%) hybris
11 24 (4.44%) Sonatype
12 23 (4.25%) Google
13 21 (3.88%) MuleSoft
14 20 (3.70%) SaltStack
15 19 (3.51%) PagerDuty
16 18 (3.33%) Black Duck
16 18 (3.33%) SAP
17 17 (3.14%) Coverity
18 15 (2.77%) Dynatrace