Gradle currently ships with support for SonarQube via the Sonar Plugin and the intended eventual replacement Sonar Runner Plugin. These plugins were developed by the Gradle Core development team.
In order to provide an even better experience for Gradle users wanting to leverage the SonarQube quality management platform, these plugins will soon be deprecated in favor of the new plugin developed by the good folks at SonarSource.
If you are using Gradle with SonarQube, please consider testing the new plugin and providing feedback to the plugin authors at this early stage.
On behalf of our SonarQube users… thank you SonarSource for investing in creating a more integrated Gradle & SonarQube experience.