Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 382 395 434
Rank change year-on-year +13 +39 +15
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 170 565 568
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 3.25% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 341 351
Median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +7.06%
10th Percentile £354 £400 £403
90th Percentile £675 £690 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 - £47.00

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 6,284 17,401 21,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.95% 18.97% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,058 11,350 14,478
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 291 222
Median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £23.35 £24.00 £26.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +2.98% -1.18%

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 10 August 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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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 +9 163 £500 -9.09% 37
London +50 89 £500 -13.04% 8
UK excluding London +41 73 £495 -5.71% 29
North of England +39 30 £495 -1.00% 13
Yorkshire +34 23 £495 -1.00% 10
South East +128 22 £450 - 5
Work from Home -17 13 £625 -7.41% 6
East of England +69 8 £600 -9.09% 3
Midlands +86 7 £260 -43.78% 3
East Midlands +53 6 £250 -34.21% 1
South West +29 5 £528 +0.48% 5
North East +38 4 £499 -16.92% 1
North West +50 3 £363 -22.38% 2
Scotland +81 1 £525 +5.00%
West Midlands +70 1 £400 -24.24% 2

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 122 (71.76%) Jenkins
2 110 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 106 (62.35%) DevOps
4 90 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (45.29%) AWS
6 73 (42.94%) JIRA
7 69 (40.59%) Ansible
8 66 (38.82%) Java
9 59 (34.71%) Docker
10 58 (34.12%) Confluence
11 57 (33.53%) Linux
12 53 (31.18%) Scrum
12 53 (31.18%) Azure
13 50 (29.41%) Python
14 47 (27.65%) GitHub
15 46 (27.06%) Terraform
15 46 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (26.47%) Maven
17 44 (25.88%) Node.js
18 43 (25.29%) SonarQube
19 42 (24.71%) Bitbucket
20 40 (23.53%) Kubernetes
21 38 (22.35%) Microservices
21 38 (22.35%) Test Automation
21 38 (22.35%) SQL
22 37 (21.76%) Kanban
23 36 (21.18%) REST
24 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
24 34 (20.00%) Spring
25 33 (19.41%) Finance

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 58 (34.12%) Confluence
2 17 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (8.82%) Mule
4 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.71%) Apache
6 7 (4.12%) Apache Spark
7 6 (3.53%) nginx
8 5 (2.94%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.18%) CMS
11 2 (1.18%) GemFire
11 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.18%) WildFly
12 1 (0.59%) JBoss
12 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 77 (45.29%) AWS
2 53 (31.18%) Azure
3 47 (27.65%) GitHub
4 29 (17.06%) GCP
5 26 (15.29%) Slack
6 15 (8.82%) npm
7 13 (7.65%) OpenShift
8 12 (7.06%) Kong
9 11 (6.47%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (5.88%) Amazon S3
11 9 (5.29%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (4.12%) Power Platform
13 7 (4.12%) PowerApps
14 5 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (2.94%) NuGet
15 4 (2.35%) IaaS
15 4 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (1.76%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) SSL
2 23 (13.53%) DNS
2 23 (13.53%) Firewall
3 12 (7.06%) Internet
3 12 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (3.53%) S/MIME
7 4 (2.35%) BGP
7 4 (2.35%) DHCP
7 4 (2.35%) DSL
7 4 (2.35%) HTTP
7 4 (2.35%) Intranet
7 4 (2.35%) Network Security
7 4 (2.35%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (2.35%) OSPF
7 4 (2.35%) SAN
7 4 (2.35%) VLAN
8 3 (1.76%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.06%) Hadoop
3 11 (6.47%) MySQL
4 9 (5.29%) Amazon Aurora
4 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (4.12%) Big Data
6 7 (4.12%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (4.12%) Power BI
7 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.53%) Star Schema
8 4 (2.35%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.76%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.18%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 122 (71.76%) Jenkins
2 110 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 73 (42.94%) JIRA
4 45 (26.47%) Maven
5 43 (25.29%) SonarQube
6 42 (24.71%) Bitbucket
7 26 (15.29%) Artifactory
7 26 (15.29%) GitLab
8 25 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (13.53%) Selenium
10 20 (11.76%) JUnit
11 14 (8.24%) Mockito
12 10 (5.88%) CocoaPods
12 10 (5.88%) Cucumber
12 10 (5.88%) JMeter
12 10 (5.88%) Subversion
12 10 (5.88%) Xcode
13 9 (5.29%) Gatling
14 8 (4.71%) CircleCI
14 8 (4.71%) Gradle
General
1 33 (19.41%) Finance
2 23 (13.53%) Banking
3 11 (6.47%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.35%) Police
5 2 (1.18%) Front Office
5 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (25.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (20.59%) Developer
3 15 (8.82%) Administrator
4 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.88%) Architect
5 10 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 9 (5.29%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Data Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) DevOps Administrator
7 8 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.71%) JIRA Administrator
8 7 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.53%) Applications Architect
9 6 (3.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Consultant
9 6 (3.53%) Security Architect
10 5 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.88%) Node.js
2 36 (21.18%) REST
3 34 (20.00%) Spring
4 26 (15.29%) JSON
4 26 (15.29%) Kafka
4 26 (15.29%) Spring Boot
5 25 (14.71%) .NET
6 21 (12.35%) Express
7 16 (9.41%) WireMock
8 15 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (8.82%) Redux
9 14 (8.24%) Enzyme
9 14 (8.24%) Jest
10 10 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.88%) React
11 9 (5.29%) Apache CXF
11 9 (5.29%) CSS
11 9 (5.29%) HTML
11 9 (5.29%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.82%) User Experience
3 9 (5.29%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.29%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.71%) Cloud Native
5 7 (4.12%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.53%) PKI
7 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.35%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.53%) Linux
2 31 (18.24%) Windows
3 16 (9.41%) CentOS
4 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.71%) CoreOS
5 8 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.71%) Unix
6 6 (3.53%) Android
6 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.35%) Debian
7 4 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.35%) DevOps
2 90 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (31.18%) Scrum
4 46 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (22.35%) Microservices
5 38 (22.35%) Test Automation
6 37 (21.76%) Kanban
7 19 (11.18%) Infrastructure as Code
8 18 (10.59%) Open Source
8 18 (10.59%) Security Testing
8 18 (10.59%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.59%) TDD
8 18 (10.59%) Technical Leadership
9 16 (9.41%) Pair Programming
10 15 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (8.82%) Load Balancing
11 14 (8.24%) Migration
11 14 (8.24%) Performance Testing
11 14 (8.24%) SDLC
12 13 (7.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.82%) Java
2 50 (29.41%) Python
3 38 (22.35%) SQL
4 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 26 (15.29%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.94%) Shell Script
7 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.41%) C#
8 14 (8.24%) ES6
9 11 (6.47%) Go
9 11 (6.47%) Groovy
9 11 (6.47%) R
10 10 (5.88%) Apple Swift
10 10 (5.88%) Ruby
11 8 (4.71%) Rust
12 6 (3.53%) Perl
12 6 (3.53%) Scala
13 5 (2.94%) C
14 4 (2.35%) C++
14 4 (2.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.94%) Degree
5 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.76%) CCNP
6 3 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.18%) CCIE
8 1 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.59%) CCDA
8 1 (0.59%) CCNA
8 1 (0.59%) CCSP
8 1 (0.59%) CISA
8 1 (0.59%) CISSP
8 1 (0.59%) ISEB
8 1 (0.59%) OCP
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.59%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.59%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.59%) IFRS
3 1 (0.59%) NCSC
3 1 (0.59%) NIST
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (34.71%) Docker
2 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.76%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) HDFS
5 2 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 69 (40.59%) Ansible
2 46 (27.06%) Terraform
3 40 (23.53%) Kubernetes
4 17 (10.00%) Puppet
5 16 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.53%) vRealize
7 5 (2.94%) Packer
8 4 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (2.35%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.76%) Grafana
9 3 (1.76%) Kibana
9 3 (1.76%) Nagios
10 2 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.18%) Istio
10 2 (1.18%) Rancher
11 1 (0.59%) Argo
11 1 (0.59%) Consul
11 1 (0.59%) Mesos
11 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.65%) Splunk
3 27 (15.88%) AppDynamics
4 14 (8.24%) Blue Coat
4 14 (8.24%) F5
4 14 (8.24%) Veracode
5 13 (7.65%) Atlassian
6 12 (7.06%) VMware
7 11 (6.47%) Google
8 9 (5.29%) Talend
9 8 (4.71%) Confluent
10 7 (4.12%) Cisco
10 7 (4.12%) Oracle
11 6 (3.53%) Databricks
12 5 (2.94%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.35%) Sonatype
14 3 (1.76%) IBM
14 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.76%) Sophos