Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 436 452 717
Rank change year-on-year +16 +265 -8
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 509 504 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 2.88% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 303 100
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.68% -1.39%
10th Percentile £379 £381 £315
90th Percentile £643 £650 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
UK median hourly rate £67.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - £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 18306 17478 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.43% 16.46% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12687 11825 10550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 257 312
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.87%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.53
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 +25 454 £525 +5.00% 24
London -63 277 £533 +1.43% 13
UK excluding London +138 227 £500 - 11
South East +34 69 £500 - 2
Midlands +46 38 £558 +18.72%
West Midlands +43 36 £558 +18.72%
Northern Ireland - 32 £500 -
North of England +93 30 £388 -8.82% 6
Scotland +36 20 £500 +11.11%
South West +29 20 £550 +29.41% 3
East of England -9 18 £480 -4.00%
North West +30 17 £325 -23.53% 1
Yorkshire +32 7 £425 -2.86% 4
North East - 6 £419 - 1
East Midlands -3 2 £500 +78.57%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 380 (74.66%) Jenkins
2 343 (67.39%) Linux
3 308 (60.51%) DevOps
4 273 (53.63%) Git (software)
5 266 (52.26%) Java
6 258 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (39.88%) Docker
8 195 (38.31%) Puppet
9 192 (37.72%) Amazon AWS
10 188 (36.94%) Ansible
11 185 (36.35%) JIRA
12 178 (34.97%) Maven
13 174 (34.18%) Python
14 170 (33.40%) Continuous Integration
15 155 (30.45%) Oracle
16 143 (28.09%) Finance
17 136 (26.72%) Bash Shell
18 133 (26.13%) Scrum
19 131 (25.74%) Confluence
20 113 (22.20%) Configuration Management
21 111 (21.81%) Artifactory
22 105 (20.63%) Windows
23 99 (19.45%) MongoDB
24 98 (19.25%) Unix
24 98 (19.25%) Opscode Chef
25 96 (18.86%) TeamCity
26 93 (18.27%) Test Automation
27 89 (17.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 88 (17.29%) JavaScript
29 87 (17.09%) Red Hat

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
1 131 (25.74%) Confluence
2 66 (12.97%) Tomcat
3 51 (10.02%) nginx
4 45 (8.84%) Apache
5 38 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (4.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (3.34%) Apache Spark
8 17 (3.34%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (2.75%) OpenStack
9 14 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (1.96%) JBoss
11 8 (1.57%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.18%) ArcGIS
12 6 (1.18%) SAS
13 5 (0.98%) CMS
14 4 (0.79%) Drupal
14 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.34%) HipChat
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 192 (37.72%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (10.41%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (7.07%) Amazon S3
4 35 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (6.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 33 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (6.48%) npm
7 32 (6.29%) GitHub
8 31 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (5.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 27 (5.30%) Amazon ELB
11 20 (3.93%) Serverless
12 19 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (3.34%) IaaS
13 17 (3.34%) Route 53
13 17 (3.34%) Trello
14 16 (3.14%) Slack
15 15 (2.95%) OpenShift
16 13 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (2.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.98%) DNS
2 56 (11.00%) TCP/IP
3 48 (9.43%) Firewall
4 39 (7.66%) SSL
5 33 (6.48%) HTTP
6 22 (4.32%) LDAP
7 19 (3.73%) OpenLDAP
8 17 (3.34%) SSH
9 14 (2.75%) OpenVPN
10 9 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.77%) Internet
11 7 (1.38%) SMS
12 6 (1.18%) SMTP
13 5 (0.98%) VPN
14 4 (0.79%) ICMP
15 3 (0.59%) AMQP
15 3 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.59%) Network Security
16 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.45%) MongoDB
2 87 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (12.97%) Relational Database
4 55 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 46 (9.04%) SQL Server
6 38 (7.47%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (6.88%) Oracle Database
8 34 (6.68%) MySQL
9 26 (5.11%) RDBMS
10 25 (4.91%) Big Data
11 23 (4.52%) Hadoop
12 19 (3.73%) Redis
13 12 (2.36%) DB2
14 11 (2.16%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (1.38%) GIS
17 5 (0.98%) HBase
18 4 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
18 4 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 380 (74.66%) Jenkins
2 273 (53.63%) Git (software)
3 185 (36.35%) JIRA
4 178 (34.97%) Maven
5 111 (21.81%) Artifactory
6 96 (18.86%) TeamCity
7 80 (15.72%) Subversion
8 58 (11.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 46 (9.04%) SonarQube
10 42 (8.25%) Bitbucket
11 35 (6.88%) JUnit
12 29 (5.70%) Cucumber
13 25 (4.91%) Selenium
14 24 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (4.52%) Ant
16 18 (3.54%) Vagrant
17 17 (3.34%) IntelliJ
18 16 (3.14%) Gerrit
19 15 (2.95%) Mockito
20 14 (2.75%) JBehave
General
1 143 (28.09%) Finance
2 85 (16.70%) Banking
3 28 (5.50%) Financial Institution
4 25 (4.91%) Front Office
5 20 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.34%) Retail
7 15 (2.95%) Marketing
8 14 (2.75%) Electronics
8 14 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.57%) Back Office
9 8 (1.57%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Games
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 221 (43.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 109 (21.41%) Developer
3 58 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 43 (8.45%) Consultant
5 34 (6.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 30 (5.89%) Architect
6 30 (5.89%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (5.70%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (5.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.32%) Automation Engineer
9 22 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (4.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 19 (3.73%) DevOps Consultant
11 19 (3.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) Lead DevOps
13 13 (2.55%) JavaScript Engineer
14 11 (2.16%) Development Engineer
14 11 (2.16%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.16%) Java Engineer
15 9 (1.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (16.70%) Elastic Stack
2 76 (14.93%) REST
3 71 (13.95%) Node.js
4 49 (9.63%) Web Services
5 45 (8.84%) Spring
6 38 (7.47%) JMS
7 36 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 35 (6.88%) HTML
9 29 (5.70%) HTML5
10 26 (5.11%) .NET
10 26 (5.11%) SOAP
11 25 (4.91%) FIX Protocol
11 25 (4.91%) Ultra Messaging
12 24 (4.72%) Middleware
13 23 (4.52%) CSS
13 23 (4.52%) RESTful
14 22 (4.32%) Hibernate
15 21 (4.13%) LAPP Stack
15 21 (4.13%) XML
16 20 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.93%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (2.95%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.16%) Online Banking
7 9 (1.77%) PKI
8 8 (1.57%) Social Network
8 8 (1.57%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.18%) BYOD
10 6 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.18%) RIA
11 5 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.79%) iPad
13 3 (0.59%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.59%) Equities
13 3 (0.59%) User Experience
14 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
14 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 343 (67.39%) Linux
2 105 (20.63%) Windows
3 98 (19.25%) Unix
4 89 (17.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (8.45%) CentOS
6 17 (3.34%) CoreOS
7 16 (3.14%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.57%) Solaris
10 2 (0.39%) SUSE
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (60.51%) DevOps
2 258 (50.69%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (33.40%) Continuous Integration
4 133 (26.13%) Scrum
5 113 (22.20%) Configuration Management
6 93 (18.27%) Test Automation
7 70 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 61 (11.98%) TDD
9 60 (11.79%) SDLC
10 54 (10.61%) Open Source
11 53 (10.41%) Kanban
12 50 (9.82%) Load Balancing
13 38 (7.47%) SOA
14 33 (6.48%) BDD
14 33 (6.48%) Microservices
14 33 (6.48%) Migration
15 31 (6.09%) API Development
16 30 (5.89%) Unit Testing
17 27 (5.30%) Low Latency
18 26 (5.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 266 (52.26%) Java
2 174 (34.18%) Python
3 136 (26.72%) Bash Shell
4 88 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 78 (15.32%) Ruby
6 74 (14.54%) SQL
7 47 (9.23%) Perl
8 36 (7.07%) Groovy
9 25 (4.91%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.52%) Go
11 17 (3.34%) C#
12 11 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.16%) Scala
13 7 (1.38%) Dart
14 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.79%) C
16 3 (0.59%) Korn
17 2 (0.39%) PHP
17 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 72 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.13%) Degree
4 8 (1.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (1.38%) CLAS
6 6 (1.18%) CCNP
6 6 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.98%) CISSP
7 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.98%) OCP
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.79%) CCNA
8 4 (0.79%) RHCE
9 3 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.59%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.39%) ISEB
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.57%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) GCP
3 6 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 203 (39.88%) Docker
2 40 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (3.34%) Squid
4 17 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.95%) Postfix
5 15 (2.95%) vCloud
6 11 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.57%) etcd
9 5 (0.98%) HDFS
10 4 (0.79%) vSphere
11 3 (0.59%) NFS
12 2 (0.39%) iptables
12 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.39%) OpenIDM
12 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.20%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 195 (38.31%) Puppet
2 188 (36.94%) Ansible
3 98 (19.25%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (17.09%) Kubernetes
5 73 (14.34%) Terraform
6 64 (12.57%) logstash
7 63 (12.38%) Kibana
8 55 (10.81%) ZABBIX
9 24 (4.72%) Sysdig
10 21 (4.13%) Docker Swarm
11 20 (3.93%) Rancher
12 19 (3.73%) Rsyslog
13 17 (3.34%) Consul
14 15 (2.95%) HAProxy
14 15 (2.95%) Salt
15 11 (2.16%) Packer
16 10 (1.96%) Nagios
17 9 (1.77%) Grafana
17 9 (1.77%) Mesos
18 8 (1.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 155 (30.45%) Oracle
2 87 (17.09%) Red Hat
3 47 (9.23%) VMware
4 39 (7.66%) Atlassian
5 32 (6.29%) TIBCO
6 30 (5.89%) IBM
7 27 (5.30%) Currenex
8 25 (4.91%) Sybase
9 22 (4.32%) Sonatype
10 15 (2.95%) Splunk
11 14 (2.75%) Adobe
11 14 (2.75%) Bloomberg
11 14 (2.75%) SAP
12 13 (2.55%) Microsoft
12 13 (2.55%) Temenos
13 12 (2.36%) Charles River
14 11 (2.16%) Coverity
15 10 (1.96%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.96%) Google
15 10 (1.96%) New Relic