Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 417 380 469
Rank change year-on-year -37 +89 -33
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 481 236 298
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.57% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 3.28% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 136 188
10th Percentile £457 £350 £408
25th Percentile £500 £423 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £473 £539
Median % change year-on-year +21.69% -12.34% -2.00%
75th Percentile £675 £521 £600
90th Percentile £750 £588 £691
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 1
10th Percentile £49.55 £44.05 -
25th Percentile £52.25 £47.88 £46.75
Median hourly rate £65.50 £56.25 £48.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.44% +15.98% +3.19%
75th Percentile £65.54 £58.00 £50.25
90th Percentile - £60.48 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £56.25 £48.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% +15.98% -7.62%

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 15,562 7,185 12,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.89% 17.36% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,883 4,974 8,402
10th Percentile £383 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% - -
75th Percentile £638 £556 £575
90th Percentile £725 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £432 £450
% change year-on-year +12.27% -4.00% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 158 157
10th Percentile £35.45 £30.00 £16.38
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +1.12% +1.14%
75th Percentile £64.75 £53.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £60.30 £66.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -3.41%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Sonatype Nexus in the UK

Sonatype Nexus
Top 17 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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -91 374 £575 +24.32% 33
London -5 240 £600 +20.60% 16
Work from Home -66 139 £560 +13.13% 8
UK excluding London -153 114 £550 +22.22% 19
South East -43 40 £575 +62.48% 3
North of England -123 29 £544 +20.89% 6
Yorkshire -92 16 £550 +22.22% 4
Midlands -58 15 £570 +43.40% 1
Scotland -44 12 £450 -12.20% 2
South West -52 10 £500 -9.91% 3
North East +6 9 £500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -27 8 £560 +63.74%
West Midlands -52 6 £550 +23.60% 1
East of England - 5 £500 - 2
North West -62 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1
Wales -32 1 £336 -4.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 319 (66.32%) Jenkins
2 264 (54.89%) DevOps
3 239 (49.69%) Git (software)
4 231 (48.02%) CI/CD
5 229 (47.61%) Ansible
6 212 (44.07%) Kubernetes
7 195 (40.54%) Terraform
8 190 (39.50%) SonarQube
9 188 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
10 178 (37.01%) Azure
10 178 (37.01%) AWS
11 173 (35.97%) Java
12 172 (35.76%) Linux
13 170 (35.34%) Docker
14 163 (33.89%) JIRA
15 150 (31.19%) Microservices
15 150 (31.19%) Maven
16 136 (28.27%) JavaScript
17 127 (26.40%) Artifactory
18 119 (24.74%) Python
19 118 (24.53%) GitHub
20 116 (24.12%) Finance
21 106 (22.04%) GitLab
22 100 (20.79%) Spring
23 97 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
24 95 (19.75%) SDLC
25 91 (18.92%) Test Automation
25 91 (18.92%) Microsoft
26 88 (18.30%) Scrum
27 87 (18.09%) Confluence

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 87 (18.09%) Confluence
2 38 (7.90%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (7.90%) IIS
3 35 (7.28%) nginx
4 16 (3.33%) Apache
5 15 (3.12%) OpenStack
6 14 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.49%) Appian
8 11 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.08%) OnBase
10 7 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (1.46%) JBoss
11 6 (1.25%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 178 (37.01%) AWS
1 178 (37.01%) Azure
2 118 (24.53%) GitHub
3 71 (14.76%) PaaS
4 54 (11.23%) IaaS
5 50 (10.40%) OpenShift
6 41 (8.52%) GCP
7 36 (7.48%) Kong
8 34 (7.07%) NuGet
9 27 (5.61%) SaaS
10 24 (4.99%) Amazon S3
11 23 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (4.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 21 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (4.37%) Serverless
14 20 (4.16%) Slack
15 19 (3.95%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (3.95%) GitHub Actions
16 17 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (3.33%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.56%) Firewall
2 32 (6.65%) DNS
3 30 (6.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (4.57%) OSPF
5 21 (4.37%) BGP
5 21 (4.37%) SSL
6 19 (3.95%) Network Security
7 16 (3.33%) LAN
8 14 (2.91%) VPN
9 12 (2.49%) WAN
9 12 (2.49%) Wireless
10 11 (2.29%) DHCP
10 11 (2.29%) SD-WAN
11 10 (2.08%) Internet
11 10 (2.08%) IPsec
12 8 (1.66%) IPv6
13 7 (1.46%) 802.11
13 7 (1.46%) MPLS
13 7 (1.46%) WLAN
13 7 (1.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (12.06%) MongoDB
3 54 (11.23%) MySQL
4 44 (9.15%) NoSQL
4 44 (9.15%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.95%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.12%) Couchbase
8 14 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (2.29%) Big Data
10 10 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (1.04%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.04%) Redis
14 4 (0.83%) HBase
15 3 (0.62%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 319 (66.32%) Jenkins
2 239 (49.69%) Git (software)
3 190 (39.50%) SonarQube
4 163 (33.89%) JIRA
5 150 (31.19%) Maven
6 127 (26.40%) Artifactory
7 106 (22.04%) GitLab
8 79 (16.42%) Selenium
9 71 (14.76%) Bitbucket
10 49 (10.19%) Cucumber
11 29 (6.03%) JUnit
12 27 (5.61%) TeamCity
13 25 (5.20%) gulp
14 24 (4.99%) Gradle
15 23 (4.78%) Cypress.io
16 22 (4.57%) IBM UrbanCode
16 22 (4.57%) Robot Framework
17 18 (3.74%) Subversion
18 15 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 13 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 116 (24.12%) Finance
2 83 (17.26%) Social Skills
3 63 (13.10%) Public Sector
4 50 (10.40%) Banking
5 44 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.78%) Legal
7 20 (4.16%) Financial Institution
8 17 (3.53%) Front Office
9 16 (3.33%) Back Office
9 16 (3.33%) Games
10 14 (2.91%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (2.70%) Retail
12 11 (2.29%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.46%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.04%) Law
15 5 (1.04%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.83%) Marketing
16 4 (0.83%) Police
17 3 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 154 (32.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 119 (24.74%) Developer
3 39 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 37 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 36 (7.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 30 (6.24%) Full Stack Developer
7 28 (5.82%) Network Engineer
8 27 (5.61%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 25 (5.20%) Platform Engineer
10 19 (3.95%) Architect
11 17 (3.53%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.12%) AWS DevOps
14 14 (2.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 14 (2.91%) Test Engineer
15 13 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
15 13 (2.70%) DevSecOps Engineer
15 13 (2.70%) Security Engineer
16 12 (2.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.79%) Spring
2 87 (18.09%) Spring Boot
3 85 (17.67%) Node.js
4 70 (14.55%) React
5 67 (13.93%) Kafka
6 61 (12.68%) REST
7 55 (11.43%) HTML
8 52 (10.81%) CSS
8 52 (10.81%) JAX-RS
9 48 (9.98%) Apache CXF
9 48 (9.98%) Dropwizard
9 48 (9.98%) Mongoose
10 46 (9.56%) JSON
11 44 (9.15%) AngularJS
11 44 (9.15%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (8.94%) .NET
13 37 (7.69%) Express
13 37 (7.69%) Hibernate
14 28 (5.82%) Elastic Stack
14 28 (5.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.52%) Cloud Native
2 26 (5.41%) User Experience
3 25 (5.20%) Public Cloud
4 23 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.74%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.12%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (2.49%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.46%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.46%) PKI
13 6 (1.25%) Replication
14 5 (1.04%) iPad
14 5 (1.04%) iPhone
15 3 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
15 3 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 172 (35.76%) Linux
2 83 (17.26%) Windows
3 64 (13.31%) Unix
4 31 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (4.78%) Windows Server
6 22 (4.57%) Ubuntu
7 20 (4.16%) Apple iOS
8 16 (3.33%) Android
9 14 (2.91%) Debian
10 13 (2.70%) CentOS
11 6 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.04%) Solaris
13 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.42%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.42%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (54.89%) DevOps
2 231 (48.02%) CI/CD
3 188 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (31.19%) Microservices
5 97 (20.17%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (19.75%) SDLC
7 91 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 88 (18.30%) Scrum
9 79 (16.42%) Kanban
10 67 (13.93%) Configuration Management
10 67 (13.93%) Software Engineering
11 60 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (11.85%) TDD
13 55 (11.43%) Open Source
14 53 (11.02%) Full Stack Development
15 52 (10.81%) Infrastructure as Code
16 51 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 51 (10.60%) Migration
17 48 (9.98%) DevSecOps
18 41 (8.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 173 (35.97%) Java
2 136 (28.27%) JavaScript
3 119 (24.74%) Python
4 77 (16.01%) SQL
5 68 (14.14%) Groovy
6 42 (8.73%) Bash
6 42 (8.73%) PowerShell
7 31 (6.44%) Shell Script
8 30 (6.24%) C#
9 23 (4.78%) Java 8
10 21 (4.37%) Ruby
11 19 (3.95%) Apple Swift
12 18 (3.74%) PHP
13 15 (3.12%) Perl
14 12 (2.49%) VB
15 11 (2.29%) C++
15 11 (2.29%) Scala
16 10 (2.08%) Java 11
16 10 (2.08%) R
16 10 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (15.80%) Security Cleared
2 64 (13.31%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (4.78%) CCNP
4 23 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.74%) AWS Certification
6 15 (3.12%) Degree
7 11 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.08%) CCIE
9 7 (1.46%) CCNA
9 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.04%) CISSP
10 5 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.83%) CRISC
12 3 (0.62%) CEH
12 3 (0.62%) CISA
12 3 (0.62%) MCSA
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.42%) CISM
13 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.65%) QA
2 19 (3.95%) GDPR
3 18 (3.74%) Accessibility
4 8 (1.66%) GRC
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) NIST
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 170 (35.34%) Docker
2 44 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 25 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.91%) vCloud
5 11 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.29%) VMware NSX
6 7 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.46%) KVM
7 5 (1.04%) vSphere
8 4 (0.83%) HDFS
9 2 (0.42%) Samba
10 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 229 (47.61%) Ansible
2 212 (44.07%) Kubernetes
3 195 (40.54%) Terraform
4 83 (17.26%) Puppet
5 52 (10.81%) Grafana
6 51 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (10.40%) Prometheus
8 30 (6.24%) Kibana
9 27 (5.61%) ZABBIX
10 25 (5.20%) Nagios
11 19 (3.95%) Single Sign-On
12 18 (3.74%) Netcool
13 17 (3.53%) Consul
14 15 (3.12%) Packer
14 15 (3.12%) Rancher
15 14 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (2.91%) Fluentd
15 14 (2.91%) HAProxy
16 12 (2.49%) Argo
17 11 (2.29%) Istio
Vendors
1 91 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 76 (15.80%) Splunk
3 43 (8.94%) VMware
4 41 (8.52%) Red Hat
5 38 (7.90%) AppDynamics
5 38 (7.90%) Google
6 37 (7.69%) Atlassian
7 30 (6.24%) Cisco
8 28 (5.82%) New Relic
8 28 (5.82%) Oracle
9 26 (5.41%) Sonatype
10 18 (3.74%) MuleSoft
10 18 (3.74%) Palo Alto
11 17 (3.53%) CA
11 17 (3.53%) Juniper
12 16 (3.33%) Micro Focus
13 14 (2.91%) CyberArk
14 11 (2.29%) Perfecto Mobile
15 10 (2.08%) Dynatrace
15 10 (2.08%) Nuxeo