Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 431 421
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +32
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 303 553 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 2.60% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 321 347
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £406 £398
90th Percentile £671 £738 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.18 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.78% -26.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £43.75 £65.00
% change year-on-year +10.86% -32.69% -

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 12,457 21,268 18,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.09% 21.52% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,250 14,500 12,855
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 254 233
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% -0.57% +6.10%
10th Percentile £16.50 £32.65 £29.00
90th Percentile £68.85 £54.63 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.75% -1.14% +10.00%

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 January 2020.

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 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 21 January 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 -59 246 £540 -1.82% 55
UK excluding London +9 171 £500 -4.76% 25
London -19 129 £550 -4.35% 31
Scotland +57 45 £500 -37.50% 1
North of England +6 34 £500 -5.66% 4
South East +16 26 £500 -9.09% 10
South West +9 26 £538 +11.79% 5
East of England +41 19 £550 +45.70%
Yorkshire +50 18 £575 +31.43% 2
Midlands -8 12 £500 -9.09% 5
North West -10 9 £575 +4.55% 1
West Midlands -6 8 £500 -7.41% 1
Wales +21 7 £364 -14.41%
North East -2 7 £334 -36.43% 1
East Midlands +23 4 £400 -27.27% 4
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 252 (83.17%) Jenkins
2 203 (67.00%) Git (software)
3 192 (63.37%) DevOps
4 190 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (43.56%) Python
6 131 (43.23%) AWS
7 128 (42.24%) Ansible
8 127 (41.91%) Linux
9 119 (39.27%) JIRA
10 117 (38.61%) Finance
11 110 (36.30%) Scrum
12 104 (34.32%) Java
13 93 (30.69%) Terraform
14 85 (28.05%) Docker
15 84 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
16 82 (27.06%) GitHub
16 82 (27.06%) Kubernetes
17 81 (26.73%) Puppet
18 74 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
19 72 (23.76%) Red Hat
19 72 (23.76%) Banking
20 68 (22.44%) Test Automation
21 65 (21.45%) Kanban
22 58 (19.14%) Maven
23 56 (18.48%) Azure
24 55 (18.15%) Bash Shell
25 52 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 52 (17.16%) Artifactory
26 50 (16.50%) Perl
27 48 (15.84%) Mentoring

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 44 (14.52%) Confluence
2 28 (9.24%) Apache Spark
3 18 (5.94%) Apache
4 17 (5.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (4.95%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.29%) nginx
7 10 (3.30%) IIS
8 7 (2.31%) Mule
8 7 (2.31%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.32%) GemFire
10 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.66%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.33%) CMS
13 1 (0.33%) Documentum
13 1 (0.33%) Drupal
13 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 131 (43.23%) AWS
2 82 (27.06%) GitHub
3 56 (18.48%) Azure
4 46 (15.18%) GCP
5 39 (12.87%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (11.55%) Datadog
7 29 (9.57%) Slack
8 23 (7.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 21 (6.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (5.61%) Amazon S3
11 16 (5.28%) Amazon EKS
11 16 (5.28%) IaaS
11 16 (5.28%) OpenShift
12 12 (3.96%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (3.63%) Google Docs
14 10 (3.30%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (3.30%) PaaS
15 9 (2.97%) Serverless
16 8 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
16 8 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 27 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 25 (8.25%) VPN
4 19 (6.27%) BGP
4 19 (6.27%) Firewall
4 19 (6.27%) Multicast
4 19 (6.27%) OSPF
5 18 (5.94%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (5.94%) IGMP
5 18 (5.94%) Junos
5 18 (5.94%) NX-OS
6 16 (5.28%) LAN
6 16 (5.28%) Wireshark
7 15 (4.95%) EIGRP
7 15 (4.95%) Ethernet
7 15 (4.95%) MPLS
7 15 (4.95%) Wireless
7 15 (4.95%) WLAN
8 14 (4.62%) Cisco Wireless
8 14 (4.62%) Plixer Scrutinizer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.25%) Big Data
2 21 (6.93%) Hadoop
2 21 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 19 (6.27%) Apache Hive
4 12 (3.96%) HBase
4 12 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.97%) MySQL
7 8 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.64%) Redis
8 7 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.98%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (1.98%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.98%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.98%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.65%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 252 (83.17%) Jenkins
2 203 (67.00%) Git (software)
3 119 (39.27%) JIRA
4 58 (19.14%) Maven
5 52 (17.16%) Artifactory
6 47 (15.51%) SonarQube
7 41 (13.53%) Bitbucket
8 34 (11.22%) Selenium
9 27 (8.91%) CircleCI
10 20 (6.60%) Gradle
11 17 (5.61%) JUnit
11 17 (5.61%) TeamCity
11 17 (5.61%) Xcode
12 16 (5.28%) IBM UrbanCode
13 14 (4.62%) Cucumber
14 9 (2.97%) Mockito
14 9 (2.97%) Vagrant
15 8 (2.64%) Subversion
16 7 (2.31%) CocoaPods
16 7 (2.31%) fastlane
General
1 117 (38.61%) Finance
2 72 (23.76%) Banking
3 29 (9.57%) Front Office
4 18 (5.94%) Public Sector
5 17 (5.61%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.30%) Marketing
7 6 (1.98%) Retail
8 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.32%) Back Office
10 3 (0.99%) Electronics
10 3 (0.99%) Law
10 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Police
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (39.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (16.50%) Developer
3 39 (12.87%) Cloud Engineer
4 27 (8.91%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (8.25%) Network Engineer
6 24 (7.92%) Senior DevOps
7 23 (7.59%) Platform Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.95%) Data Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Juniper Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Big Data Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Java Developer
12 11 (3.63%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.87%) JSON
2 36 (11.88%) .NET
2 36 (11.88%) Node.js
2 36 (11.88%) REST
3 34 (11.22%) Kafka
4 30 (9.90%) Spring
5 29 (9.57%) LDAP
6 23 (7.59%) Spring Boot
7 17 (5.61%) RESTful
8 14 (4.62%) 802.1X
9 13 (4.29%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.63%) React
10 11 (3.63%) Web Services
10 11 (3.63%) WireMock
11 9 (2.97%) Redux
12 8 (2.64%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (2.64%) HTML
13 7 (2.31%) Java EE
13 7 (2.31%) Jest
13 7 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.93%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.27%) Cloud Native
4 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.95%) Public Cloud
6 14 (4.62%) User Experience
7 13 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.64%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.64%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.31%) iPad
11 6 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.66%) PKI
15 1 (0.33%) Clustering
15 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 127 (41.91%) Linux
2 52 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (11.22%) Amazon Linux
4 25 (8.25%) CentOS
5 23 (7.59%) Windows
6 17 (5.61%) Apple iOS
7 16 (5.28%) CoreOS
8 13 (4.29%) Windows Server
9 11 (3.63%) Android
10 6 (1.98%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.65%) Unix
12 2 (0.66%) Solaris
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.33%) Debian
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (63.37%) DevOps
2 190 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (36.30%) Scrum
4 84 (27.72%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (22.44%) Test Automation
6 65 (21.45%) Kanban
7 48 (15.84%) Mentoring
7 48 (15.84%) Microservices
8 41 (13.53%) Analytics
9 40 (13.20%) ITIL
10 36 (11.88%) Infrastructure Automation
11 35 (11.55%) BDD
12 29 (9.57%) Infrastructure as Code
13 28 (9.24%) Migration
13 28 (9.24%) Technical Leadership
14 26 (8.58%) TDD
15 25 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (8.25%) Software Engineering
16 24 (7.92%) Data Modelling
16 24 (7.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 132 (43.56%) Python
2 104 (34.32%) Java
3 55 (18.15%) Bash Shell
4 50 (16.50%) Perl
5 42 (13.86%) Ruby
6 29 (9.57%) C#
6 29 (9.57%) Shell Script
6 29 (9.57%) SQL
7 26 (8.58%) Go
8 25 (8.25%) C
9 22 (7.26%) JavaScript
10 19 (6.27%) PowerShell
11 18 (5.94%) Apple Swift
12 16 (5.28%) Rust
13 12 (3.96%) Groovy
14 11 (3.63%) Scala
15 9 (2.97%) ES6
15 9 (2.97%) Java 8
16 8 (2.64%) Objective-C
17 7 (2.31%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 42 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.27%) Degree
4 17 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.95%) CCNA
6 14 (4.62%) CCNP
7 10 (3.30%) RHCE
8 9 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.98%) OCPJP
10 4 (1.32%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.66%) CCIE
12 2 (0.66%) MCTS
12 2 (0.66%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.33%) MBA
13 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 85 (28.05%) Docker
2 11 (3.63%) HDFS
3 10 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.66%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.66%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) KVM
7 1 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.33%) SRDF
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 128 (42.24%) Ansible
2 93 (30.69%) Terraform
3 82 (27.06%) Kubernetes
4 81 (26.73%) Puppet
5 74 (24.42%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (8.25%) Nagios
7 17 (5.61%) Kibana
8 16 (5.28%) ZABBIX
9 14 (4.62%) Cacti
9 14 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
9 14 (4.62%) NetMRI
9 14 (4.62%) Packer
9 14 (4.62%) Statseeker
10 12 (3.96%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (3.30%) Grafana
11 10 (3.30%) Suricata
12 8 (2.64%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (1.65%) Prometheus
13 5 (1.65%) vRealize
13 5 (1.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 72 (23.76%) Red Hat
2 40 (13.20%) Google
3 35 (11.55%) Splunk
4 31 (10.23%) Cisco
5 29 (9.57%) Veracode
6 26 (8.58%) Oracle
7 19 (6.27%) Juniper
8 17 (5.61%) Microsoft
9 16 (5.28%) Confluent
10 15 (4.95%) AppDynamics
10 15 (4.95%) NetScout
10 15 (4.95%) Solarflare
11 12 (3.96%) ServiceNow
12 11 (3.63%) VMware
13 10 (3.30%) New Relic
13 10 (3.30%) Qualys
14 9 (2.97%) F5
14 9 (2.97%) Hortonworks
15 7 (2.31%) Blue Coat
15 7 (2.31%) MicroStrategy