Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 439 694
Rank change year-on-year +25 +255 +19
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 558 506 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.49% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 2.96% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 301 124
UK median daily rate £525 £505 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +12.22% -
10th Percentile £388 £381 £341
90th Percentile £650 £650 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £395
% change year-on-year - +26.58% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £55.00

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 19294 17121 16368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 16.59% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13451 11482 10917
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 250 355
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.16 £23.10
90th Percentile £62.70 £55.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%

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 13 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sonatype Nexus over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +29 540 £525 +5.00% 23
London -75 305 £550 +4.76% 11
UK excluding London +154 248 £500 - 14
South East +42 92 £500 - 1
North of England +105 65 £450 +20.81% 8
Midlands +37 47 £600 +27.66%
West Midlands +32 40 £600 +23.71%
North West +44 35 £420 +29.23% 6
South West +12 17 £463 +5.11% 1
North East +74 16 £575 +125.49%
Yorkshire +34 14 £420 -6.67% 2
East of England -14 14 £350 -34.88% 2
Scotland -5 9 £400 - 2
East Midlands +1 7 £500 +92.31%
Northern Ireland - 6 £566 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 433 (77.60%) Jenkins
2 367 (65.77%) DevOps
3 346 (62.01%) Git (software)
4 316 (56.63%) Linux
5 310 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 254 (45.52%) Docker
7 250 (44.80%) Java
8 242 (43.37%) Puppet
9 231 (41.40%) Amazon AWS
10 211 (37.81%) Maven
11 207 (37.10%) JIRA
12 206 (36.92%) Ansible
13 196 (35.13%) Continuous Integration
14 193 (34.59%) Python
15 156 (27.96%) Scrum
16 155 (27.78%) Configuration Management
17 143 (25.63%) Bash Shell
18 141 (25.27%) Finance
19 124 (22.22%) Oracle
20 120 (21.51%) Confluence
21 114 (20.43%) Artifactory
22 112 (20.07%) Windows
23 110 (19.71%) Opscode Chef
24 108 (19.35%) Kubernetes
25 105 (18.82%) Terraform
26 97 (17.38%) MongoDB
27 96 (17.20%) Ruby
27 96 (17.20%) Continuous Delivery
28 94 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
29 93 (16.67%) Elastic Stack

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
1 120 (21.51%) Confluence
2 53 (9.50%) Tomcat
3 46 (8.24%) nginx
4 44 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (7.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 38 (6.81%) Apache
7 20 (3.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 18 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (2.87%) OpenStack
9 16 (2.87%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.69%) Apache Spark
10 15 (2.69%) JBoss
11 10 (1.79%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.90%) CMS
13 5 (0.90%) SAS
13 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.72%) Drupal
14 4 (0.72%) Mongoose
14 4 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.87%) HipChat
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.23%) Temenos T24
2 9 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 231 (41.40%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (14.52%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (9.14%) Amazon S3
4 49 (8.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 48 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 48 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (7.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 39 (6.99%) Amazon ELB
8 37 (6.63%) GitHub
9 36 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (5.91%) Route 53
11 32 (5.73%) Serverless
12 31 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (4.66%) npm
14 21 (3.76%) PaaS
15 20 (3.58%) OpenShift
16 19 (3.41%) IaaS
17 18 (3.23%) Trello
18 17 (3.05%) Slack
19 15 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 80 (14.34%) DNS
2 76 (13.62%) Firewall
3 75 (13.44%) TCP/IP
4 40 (7.17%) SSL
5 31 (5.56%) HTTP
6 21 (3.76%) Internet
7 19 (3.41%) OpenLDAP
8 18 (3.23%) SSH
9 16 (2.87%) OpenVPN
10 8 (1.43%) VPN
11 7 (1.25%) SMS
12 6 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.08%) ICMP
13 5 (0.90%) LDAP
13 5 (0.90%) SMTP
14 3 (0.54%) AMQP
14 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.36%) Network Security
15 2 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (17.38%) MongoDB
2 94 (16.85%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 56 (10.04%) Amazon RDS
5 55 (9.86%) NoSQL
6 39 (6.99%) SQL Server
7 37 (6.63%) MySQL
8 34 (6.09%) Oracle Database
9 25 (4.48%) RDBMS
10 24 (4.30%) Redis
11 20 (3.58%) Big Data
12 14 (2.51%) Power BI
13 13 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.33%) DB2
13 13 (2.33%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.72%) HBase
16 4 (0.72%) InfluxDB
16 4 (0.72%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 433 (77.60%) Jenkins
2 346 (62.01%) Git (software)
3 211 (37.81%) Maven
4 207 (37.10%) JIRA
5 114 (20.43%) Artifactory
6 84 (15.05%) Subversion
7 73 (13.08%) SonarQube
8 70 (12.54%) TeamCity
9 63 (11.29%) Cucumber
10 52 (9.32%) Bitbucket
11 47 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 38 (6.81%) Selenium
13 35 (6.27%) JUnit
14 26 (4.66%) Liquibase
15 25 (4.48%) Ant
16 23 (4.12%) GitLab
17 21 (3.76%) Gerrit
17 21 (3.76%) Mockito
18 20 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 141 (25.27%) Finance
2 78 (13.98%) Banking
3 20 (3.58%) Financial Institution
4 18 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.69%) Front Office
5 15 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.33%) Marketing
7 12 (2.15%) Electronics
7 12 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.15%) Retail
8 11 (1.97%) Back Office
9 8 (1.43%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 292 (52.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 109 (19.53%) Developer
3 52 (9.32%) Java Developer
4 37 (6.63%) AWS DevOps
4 37 (6.63%) AWS Engineer
5 35 (6.27%) Consultant
6 34 (6.09%) Lead DevOps
7 33 (5.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 28 (5.02%) Architect
9 24 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
10 20 (3.58%) Automation Engineer
11 19 (3.41%) DevOps Consultant
11 19 (3.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (2.87%) Java Engineer
13 16 (2.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 16 (2.87%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (2.87%) Software Engineer
14 15 (2.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 87 (15.59%) REST
3 61 (10.93%) Node.js
3 61 (10.93%) Spring
4 45 (8.06%) Web Services
5 40 (7.17%) AngularJS
6 39 (6.99%) Middleware
7 37 (6.63%) HTML
7 37 (6.63%) JSON
8 32 (5.73%) RESTful
9 31 (5.56%) HTML5
10 27 (4.84%) SOAP
11 26 (4.66%) CSS
12 24 (4.30%) JMS
13 23 (4.12%) YAML
14 21 (3.76%) Hibernate
15 20 (3.58%) XML
16 19 (3.41%) Software Packaging
17 16 (2.87%) Kafka
17 16 (2.87%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.73%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.05%) Public Cloud
5 11 (1.97%) iPad
5 11 (1.97%) Online Banking
6 8 (1.43%) PKI
6 8 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.08%) BYOD
8 6 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.54%) Equities
11 3 (0.54%) Social Network
11 3 (0.54%) User Experience
12 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.36%) RIA
12 2 (0.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 316 (56.63%) Linux
2 112 (20.07%) Windows
3 92 (16.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 81 (14.52%) Unix
5 41 (7.35%) CentOS
6 29 (5.20%) Windows Server
7 23 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.51%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.43%) Solaris
10 6 (1.08%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.36%) SUSE
11 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Android
12 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (65.77%) DevOps
2 310 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (35.13%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (27.96%) Scrum
5 155 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 96 (17.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 90 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 72 (12.90%) TDD
9 61 (10.93%) Open Source
10 59 (10.57%) Load Balancing
11 58 (10.39%) Kanban
12 53 (9.50%) BDD
13 45 (8.06%) SDLC
14 41 (7.35%) API Development
14 41 (7.35%) Microservices
14 41 (7.35%) Migration
15 39 (6.99%) Coaching
16 38 (6.81%) Software Engineering
16 38 (6.81%) Task Automation
17 35 (6.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 250 (44.80%) Java
2 193 (34.59%) Python
3 143 (25.63%) Bash Shell
4 96 (17.20%) Ruby
5 84 (15.05%) JavaScript
6 55 (9.86%) Perl
7 54 (9.68%) SQL
8 47 (8.42%) Groovy
9 27 (4.84%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.12%) Go
11 16 (2.87%) C#
12 13 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.43%) C++
14 7 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.90%) Jython
16 4 (0.72%) C
16 4 (0.72%) Scala
17 3 (0.54%) Korn
18 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
19 1 (0.18%) ES6
Qualifications
1 86 (15.41%) Security Cleared
2 74 (13.26%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.05%) Degree
4 3 (0.54%) CCNP
4 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) ISEB
5 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.18%) CCIE
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
6 1 (0.18%) CCSA
6 1 (0.18%) CCSE
6 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) GCP
3 1 (0.18%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 254 (45.52%) Docker
2 36 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (6.09%) Active Directory
4 18 (3.23%) vCloud
5 17 (3.05%) Postfix
6 16 (2.87%) Squid
7 15 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (1.97%) Hyper-V
9 10 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.43%) etcd
11 3 (0.54%) NFS
12 2 (0.36%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.36%) HDFS
12 2 (0.36%) iptables
12 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.36%) OpenIDM
12 2 (0.36%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.36%) vSphere
13 1 (0.18%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 242 (43.37%) Puppet
2 206 (36.92%) Ansible
3 110 (19.71%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (19.35%) Kubernetes
5 105 (18.82%) Terraform
6 64 (11.47%) Kibana
6 64 (11.47%) logstash
7 48 (8.60%) ZABBIX
8 31 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (4.12%) Sysdig
10 22 (3.94%) Rancher
11 20 (3.58%) Rsyslog
12 19 (3.41%) WSUS
13 16 (2.87%) HAProxy
14 15 (2.69%) Salt
15 14 (2.51%) Consul
16 13 (2.33%) Grafana
17 12 (2.15%) Mesos
18 9 (1.61%) Graphite
18 9 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 124 (22.22%) Oracle
2 70 (12.54%) Red Hat
3 50 (8.96%) VMware
4 31 (5.56%) IBM
5 30 (5.38%) Atlassian
6 29 (5.20%) Splunk
7 26 (4.66%) Sonatype
8 21 (3.76%) TIBCO
9 20 (3.58%) Adobe
9 20 (3.58%) Bloomberg
10 18 (3.23%) Currenex
10 18 (3.23%) Temenos
11 17 (3.05%) Charles River
11 17 (3.05%) Microsoft
12 15 (2.69%) Coverity
12 15 (2.69%) Sybase
13 12 (2.15%) AppDynamics
13 12 (2.15%) SAP
14 11 (1.97%) Google
15 10 (1.79%) New Relic