Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 469 364 396
Rank change year-on-year -105 +32 +82
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 231 680 602
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 3.36% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 417 390
Median daily rate £526 £550 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £409 £425 £400
90th Percentile £638 £738 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £530 £525
% change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.59 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.51% -28.02% -
10th Percentile £37.35 £35.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £56.45 £49.40 £68.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.25 £35.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year +52.14% -46.15% -

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 10,637 20,229 19,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.56% 20.90% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,912 13,685 13,484
Median daily rate £488 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +1.58% +11.76%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 292 219
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -3.37% +8.54%
10th Percentile £18.25 £25.04 £27.90
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% +1.16% +4.88%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Top 16 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 9 April 2020. 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 -113 196 £528 -4.09% 43
UK excluding London -29 125 £500 -5.66% 24
London -46 106 £540 -10.00% 21
Scotland +48 34 £525 - 2
South East +67 32 £500 -9.09% 6
North of England -28 26 £410 -18.81% 12
South West +14 20 £526 -4.32%
Yorkshire +34 14 £473 -5.50% 2
Work from Home +10 9 £550 +4.76% 4
Midlands +24 8 £500 -5.66% 1
North East +11 8 £340 -35.85%
West Midlands +32 7 £500 -9.09% 1
East of England +19 4 £500 -24.24% 3
North West -6 4 £625 +18.20% 10
East Midlands +29 1 - -
Wales +26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 169 (73.16%) Jenkins
2 149 (64.50%) Git (software)
3 131 (56.71%) Ansible
3 131 (56.71%) DevOps
4 130 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (37.66%) Linux
6 84 (36.36%) Python
7 82 (35.50%) Finance
8 77 (33.33%) JIRA
9 75 (32.47%) Java
10 70 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (30.30%) Puppet
11 69 (29.87%) Terraform
12 66 (28.57%) AWS
13 61 (26.41%) Azure
14 59 (25.54%) GitHub
15 56 (24.24%) Docker
16 53 (22.94%) Kubernetes
17 50 (21.65%) Scrum
18 49 (21.21%) Banking
18 49 (21.21%) Microservices
19 46 (19.91%) Kafka
20 45 (19.48%) Maven
21 44 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
21 44 (19.05%) Mentoring
22 43 (18.61%) Bitbucket
23 42 (18.18%) Artifactory
24 40 (17.32%) SonarQube
25 38 (16.45%) Cisco Nexus
26 37 (16.02%) Amazon EC2

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 36 (15.58%) Confluence
2 26 (11.26%) Apache Spark
3 23 (9.96%) Apache
4 9 (3.90%) nginx
4 9 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.16%) GemFire
7 4 (1.73%) IIS
8 3 (1.30%) JBoss
8 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.87%) WildFly
10 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 66 (28.57%) AWS
2 61 (26.41%) Azure
3 59 (25.54%) GitHub
4 37 (16.02%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (12.12%) GCP
6 19 (8.23%) Amazon EKS
6 19 (8.23%) Slack
7 17 (7.36%) Amazon ECS
8 14 (6.06%) OpenShift
9 9 (3.90%) Datadog
9 9 (3.90%) Google Docs
10 8 (3.46%) PaaS
11 7 (3.03%) IaaS
11 7 (3.03%) Kong
11 7 (3.03%) SonarCloud
11 7 (3.03%) TestFlight
12 6 (2.60%) Amazon S3
12 6 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 22 (9.52%) BGP
3 21 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.09%) VPN
4 20 (8.66%) Cisco IOS
4 20 (8.66%) LAN
4 20 (8.66%) Multicast
4 20 (8.66%) NX-OS
4 20 (8.66%) OSPF
5 19 (8.23%) IGMP
5 19 (8.23%) Junos
5 19 (8.23%) Wireshark
6 17 (7.36%) Cisco ISE
6 17 (7.36%) WLAN
7 16 (6.93%) EIGRP
7 16 (6.93%) Ethernet
7 16 (6.93%) MPLS
7 16 (6.93%) Wireless
8 15 (6.49%) Cisco Wireless
8 15 (6.49%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 20 (8.66%) Big Data
3 16 (6.93%) Apache Hive
4 15 (6.49%) HBase
5 11 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.46%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.16%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.16%) MariaDB
8 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.30%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.30%) MySQL
9 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.87%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 169 (73.16%) Jenkins
2 149 (64.50%) Git (software)
3 77 (33.33%) JIRA
4 45 (19.48%) Maven
5 43 (18.61%) Bitbucket
6 42 (18.18%) Artifactory
7 40 (17.32%) SonarQube
8 22 (9.52%) CircleCI
8 22 (9.52%) GitLab
9 19 (8.23%) Cucumber
10 18 (7.79%) IBM UrbanCode
11 13 (5.63%) TeamCity
11 13 (5.63%) Xcode
12 12 (5.19%) Selenium
13 11 (4.76%) CocoaPods
13 11 (4.76%) Gradle
14 10 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.90%) Vagrant
16 8 (3.46%) JMeter
16 8 (3.46%) Subversion
General
1 82 (35.50%) Finance
2 49 (21.21%) Banking
3 25 (10.82%) Front Office
4 19 (8.23%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.93%) Public Sector
6 10 (4.33%) Marketing
7 7 (3.03%) Retail
8 4 (1.73%) Back Office
8 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.30%) Electronics
9 3 (1.30%) Legal
9 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.87%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Games
11 1 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 70 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (14.29%) Developer
3 31 (13.42%) Network Engineer
4 23 (9.96%) Platform Engineer
5 20 (8.66%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Data Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Big Data Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 14 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
9 13 (5.63%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.19%) iOS Developer
11 11 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
12 10 (4.33%) Architect
12 10 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) Data Network Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.91%) Kafka
2 35 (15.15%) Node.js
3 31 (13.42%) .NET
4 25 (10.82%) LDAP
4 25 (10.82%) REST
5 21 (9.09%) Spring
6 16 (6.93%) JSON
7 15 (6.49%) 802.1X
7 15 (6.49%) Spring Boot
8 12 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (4.33%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.33%) HTML
9 10 (4.33%) React
10 9 (3.90%) CSS
11 8 (3.46%) Middleware
12 7 (3.03%) Core Data
12 7 (3.03%) React Native
12 7 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (2.16%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (2.16%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.36%) Cloud Native
2 13 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.19%) User Experience
4 11 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 10 (4.33%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (4.33%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.03%) iPad
8 6 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.43%) Blog
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) Equities
11 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (37.66%) Linux
2 29 (12.55%) Amazon Linux
2 29 (12.55%) Windows
3 19 (8.23%) CentOS
4 15 (6.49%) CoreOS
5 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 13 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.03%) Android
7 7 (3.03%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.16%) Unix
9 2 (0.87%) Solaris
9 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (56.71%) DevOps
2 130 (56.28%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (21.65%) Scrum
5 49 (21.21%) Microservices
6 44 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 37 (16.02%) Test Automation
8 32 (13.85%) BDD
9 30 (12.99%) TDD
10 27 (11.69%) Change Management
10 27 (11.69%) Infrastructure as Code
11 26 (11.26%) Infrastructure Automation
12 25 (10.82%) Kanban
13 24 (10.39%) Analytics
14 22 (9.52%) Configuration Management
15 21 (9.09%) Coaching
15 21 (9.09%) ITIL
16 18 (7.79%) Software Engineering
16 18 (7.79%) Technical Leadership
17 17 (7.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 84 (36.36%) Python
2 75 (32.47%) Java
3 35 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.29%) SQL
5 28 (12.12%) Perl
6 27 (11.69%) Bash Shell
7 25 (10.82%) PowerShell
8 23 (9.96%) C
9 18 (7.79%) Go
10 16 (6.93%) Groovy
11 15 (6.49%) C#
11 15 (6.49%) Rust
11 15 (6.49%) Scala
12 13 (5.63%) Apple Swift
12 13 (5.63%) Ruby
13 12 (5.19%) R
14 10 (4.33%) Shell Script
15 8 (3.46%) Java 8
16 7 (3.03%) C++
16 7 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (7.36%) CCNP
5 16 (6.93%) Degree
6 15 (6.49%) CCNA
7 13 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.46%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.30%) CCIE
11 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.87%) MCTS
11 2 (0.87%) OCP
11 2 (0.87%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.87%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.43%) IFRS
3 1 (0.43%) NIST
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (24.24%) Docker
2 14 (6.06%) HDFS
2 14 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.16%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.87%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) NFS
6 1 (0.43%) SRDF
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 131 (56.71%) Ansible
2 70 (30.30%) Puppet
3 69 (29.87%) Terraform
4 53 (22.94%) Kubernetes
5 44 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (9.96%) Nagios
7 18 (7.79%) ZABBIX
8 15 (6.49%) Cacti
8 15 (6.49%) Cisco Prime
8 15 (6.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (6.49%) NetMRI
8 15 (6.49%) Statseeker
9 10 (4.33%) Packer
10 9 (3.90%) vRealize
11 7 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (3.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 5 (2.16%) Grafana
12 5 (2.16%) Kibana
13 4 (1.73%) Endace
13 4 (1.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (16.02%) Cisco
2 34 (14.72%) Red Hat
3 26 (11.26%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.09%) Splunk
5 20 (8.66%) Google
6 19 (8.23%) Juniper
7 16 (6.93%) NetScout
7 16 (6.93%) Solarflare
7 16 (6.93%) VMware
8 15 (6.49%) Confluent
8 15 (6.49%) Veracode
9 12 (5.19%) Hortonworks
9 12 (5.19%) Oracle
10 10 (4.33%) AppDynamics
11 8 (3.46%) New Relic
12 7 (3.03%) Apple
12 7 (3.03%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.03%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.03%) Xamarin
13 5 (2.16%) Arista