Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 435 489 722
Rank change year-on-year +54 +233 -6
Contract jobs citing Sonatype Nexus 467 453 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 2.65% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 284 81
UK median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £370 £363 £313
90th Percentile £638 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £470 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +17.50% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 17434 17124 14978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.15% 15.84% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11941 11646 9766
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £598 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £368
% change year-on-year +0.38% +8.44% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 275 283
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +11.95% +0.64%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.13 £21.52
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +1.19% +8.71% +3.03%

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 23 August 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 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 23 August 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 +27 418 £525 +5.00% 32
London -25 260 £535 +1.90% 17
UK excluding London +100 203 £498 +5.85% 17
South East +6 53 £488 +2.63% 4
North of England +84 42 £475 +11.76% 8
Northern Ireland - 32 £500 -
Midlands +14 28 £550 +17.02% 1
West Midlands +35 25 £550 +17.02%
North East - 24 £475 -
East of England +4 17 £480 -1.54% 2
Scotland +39 15 £510 +13.33% 2
South West +17 15 £550 +46.67%
North West +31 13 £475 +11.76% 4
Yorkshire +26 5 £425 -5.56% 4
East Midlands -13 3 £550 +37.50% 1
Wales - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 341 (73.02%) Jenkins
2 332 (71.09%) Linux
3 290 (62.10%) DevOps
4 259 (55.46%) Git (software)
5 252 (53.96%) Java
6 227 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
8 175 (37.47%) Continuous Integration
9 174 (37.26%) JIRA
10 168 (35.97%) Maven
11 162 (34.69%) Puppet
12 161 (34.48%) Ansible
13 152 (32.55%) Docker
14 148 (31.69%) Oracle
15 137 (29.34%) Confluence
16 135 (28.91%) Python
17 123 (26.34%) Bash Shell
18 120 (25.70%) Finance
19 119 (25.48%) Unix
20 106 (22.70%) Configuration Management
21 100 (21.41%) Artifactory
22 95 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 94 (20.13%) MongoDB
24 88 (18.84%) Scrum
24 88 (18.84%) Windows
25 86 (18.42%) Red Hat
26 85 (18.20%) PostgreSQL
27 84 (17.99%) TeamCity
28 79 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
29 77 (16.49%) Security Cleared

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
1 137 (29.34%) Confluence
2 61 (13.06%) Tomcat
3 51 (10.92%) Apache
4 44 (9.42%) nginx
5 31 (6.64%) WebLogic
6 27 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (4.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (3.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (2.14%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.71%) JBoss
12 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.28%) ArcGIS
13 6 (1.28%) SAS
14 4 (0.86%) Anypoint
15 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.64%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.64%) Mule
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (3.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.64%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 193 (41.33%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
2 43 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (7.28%) Amazon S3
4 33 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (6.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 30 (6.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (6.21%) GitHub
8 27 (5.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 23 (4.93%) Amazon ELB
10 18 (3.85%) OpenShift
11 15 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (3.21%) PaaS
12 13 (2.78%) Trello
13 10 (2.14%) IaaS
13 10 (2.14%) SaaS
14 8 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (1.28%) Google Container Engine
16 5 (1.07%) Bluemix
16 5 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.28%) DNS
2 47 (10.06%) Firewall
3 44 (9.42%) HTTP
4 43 (9.21%) SSL
5 39 (8.35%) TCP/IP
6 31 (6.64%) LDAP
7 24 (5.14%) OpenLDAP
8 22 (4.71%) SSH
9 20 (4.28%) OpenVPN
10 11 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (2.14%) Internet
12 7 (1.50%) SMS
12 7 (1.50%) VPN
13 4 (0.86%) Network Security
14 3 (0.64%) AMQP
14 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.64%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.64%) SMTP
15 2 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.13%) MongoDB
2 85 (18.20%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 42 (8.99%) NoSQL
5 35 (7.49%) SQL Server
6 34 (7.28%) MySQL
7 30 (6.42%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (4.93%) Hadoop
9 20 (4.28%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (4.28%) Oracle Database
10 18 (3.85%) Big Data
10 18 (3.85%) Redis
11 10 (2.14%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.50%) GIS
14 6 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.28%) HBase
15 5 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.86%) DB2
17 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 341 (73.02%) Jenkins
2 259 (55.46%) Git (software)
3 174 (37.26%) JIRA
4 168 (35.97%) Maven
5 100 (21.41%) Artifactory
6 84 (17.99%) TeamCity
7 74 (15.85%) Subversion
8 49 (10.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 45 (9.64%) SonarQube
10 37 (7.92%) JUnit
11 34 (7.28%) Bitbucket
12 30 (6.42%) Ant
13 29 (6.21%) Cucumber
14 26 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (5.35%) GitLab
16 24 (5.14%) Selenium
17 22 (4.71%) Vagrant
18 21 (4.50%) Liquibase
19 14 (3.00%) IntelliJ
20 13 (2.78%) Gradle
General
1 120 (25.70%) Finance
2 77 (16.49%) Banking
3 32 (6.85%) Financial Institution
4 29 (6.21%) Front Office
5 13 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.36%) Electronics
6 11 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.36%) Marketing
7 9 (1.93%) Retail
8 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) International Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (40.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (18.42%) Developer
3 49 (10.49%) Java Developer
4 45 (9.64%) AWS Engineer
5 44 (9.42%) AWS DevOps
5 44 (9.42%) Consultant
6 41 (8.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 38 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 28 (6.00%) Architect
8 28 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 27 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (4.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.71%) DevOps Consultant
12 15 (3.21%) Lead DevOps
13 14 (3.00%) Platform Engineer
14 13 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
15 12 (2.57%) DevOps Architect
15 12 (2.57%) Java Engineer
15 12 (2.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (16.27%) Elastic Stack
2 68 (14.56%) Node.js
3 66 (14.13%) REST
4 43 (9.21%) JMS
5 42 (8.99%) Web Services
6 34 (7.28%) .NET
6 34 (7.28%) Spring
7 29 (6.21%) FIX Protocol
7 29 (6.21%) Ultra Messaging
8 28 (6.00%) HTML
9 25 (5.35%) AngularJS
10 24 (5.14%) HTML5
10 24 (5.14%) RabbitMQ
11 23 (4.93%) Software Packaging
12 21 (4.50%) LAPP Stack
13 20 (4.28%) Middleware
13 20 (4.28%) XML
14 19 (4.07%) MCollective
14 19 (4.07%) RESTful
15 17 (3.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.57%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.57%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (1.93%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.71%) Social Network
7 8 (1.71%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.50%) PKI
8 7 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.28%) BYOD
9 6 (1.28%) RIA
10 5 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.86%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.64%) Equities
12 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.64%) User Experience
13 2 (0.43%) Fintech
13 2 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 332 (71.09%) Linux
2 119 (25.48%) Unix
3 95 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 88 (18.84%) Windows
5 49 (10.49%) CentOS
6 23 (4.93%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.71%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.64%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) zOS
9 2 (0.43%) SUSE
9 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (62.10%) DevOps
2 227 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (37.47%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (22.70%) Configuration Management
5 88 (18.84%) Scrum
6 73 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 68 (14.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 61 (13.06%) Open Source
9 55 (11.78%) Load Balancing
10 45 (9.64%) SDLC
11 37 (7.92%) TDD
12 34 (7.28%) Kanban
13 31 (6.64%) Low Latency
14 30 (6.42%) Microservices
15 28 (6.00%) API Development
16 25 (5.35%) Task Automation
17 24 (5.14%) Coaching
17 24 (5.14%) Service Management
18 23 (4.93%) Migration
18 23 (4.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 252 (53.96%) Java
2 135 (28.91%) Python
3 123 (26.34%) Bash Shell
4 73 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 72 (15.42%) SQL
6 68 (14.56%) Ruby
7 48 (10.28%) Perl
8 27 (5.78%) Groovy
9 22 (4.71%) C#
10 21 (4.50%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.28%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.57%) Go
13 9 (1.93%) Scala
14 7 (1.50%) Dart
15 4 (0.86%) C
16 3 (0.64%) Korn
16 3 (0.64%) PHP
16 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.21%) AWK
Qualifications
1 77 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 60 (12.85%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.35%) Degree
4 8 (1.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (1.50%) CLAS
6 6 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.07%) CCNP
7 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.07%) CISSP
7 5 (1.07%) OCP
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.07%) RHCE
8 4 (0.86%) CCNA
8 4 (0.86%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.64%) APMG
10 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.43%) ISEB
10 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.50%) QA
2 6 (1.28%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.43%) GCP
System Software
1 152 (32.55%) Docker
2 47 (10.06%) Active Directory
3 27 (5.78%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (4.71%) Squid
4 22 (4.71%) vCloud
5 19 (4.07%) Postfix
6 10 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.07%) vSphere
8 4 (0.86%) HDFS
9 3 (0.64%) NFS
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.43%) iptables
10 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.43%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.21%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.21%) LXC
11 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 162 (34.69%) Puppet
2 161 (34.48%) Ansible
3 79 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
4 67 (14.35%) Kubernetes
5 61 (13.06%) Kibana
5 61 (13.06%) logstash
6 52 (11.13%) Terraform
7 48 (10.28%) ZABBIX
8 22 (4.71%) Rsyslog
8 22 (4.71%) Sysdig
9 21 (4.50%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (4.28%) Rancher
11 19 (4.07%) Dollar Universe
12 17 (3.64%) HAProxy
13 13 (2.78%) Nagios
14 11 (2.36%) Grafana
15 9 (1.93%) Packer
16 7 (1.50%) Consul
17 5 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
17 5 (1.07%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 148 (31.69%) Oracle
2 86 (18.42%) Red Hat
3 50 (10.71%) Atlassian
3 50 (10.71%) TIBCO
4 42 (8.99%) VMware
5 29 (6.21%) Currenex
5 29 (6.21%) Sonatype
5 29 (6.21%) Sybase
6 28 (6.00%) IBM
7 20 (4.28%) Splunk
8 19 (4.07%) AppDynamics
9 17 (3.64%) New Relic
10 13 (2.78%) Cloudera
10 13 (2.78%) Microsoft
11 11 (2.36%) Cisco
11 11 (2.36%) SAP
12 10 (2.14%) Google
12 10 (2.14%) HP
12 10 (2.14%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.28%) ESRI