The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 163 166 175
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Maven 767 821 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.49% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% 9.96% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 591 504
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £47.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8243 8242 7368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 14.99% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5528 5563 5064
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 179 120
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.23 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Maven as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Maven
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven within the UK.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven within the UK.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Maven
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 690 £500 +7.52% 165
London -9 430 £514 +3.78% 95
South East +5 103 £475 +11.76% 18
Scotland +49 57 £388 -13.88% 11
City of London -17 50 £525 - 20
Oxfordshire - 37 £550 - 4
Yorkshire -46 34 £500 +5.82% 9
South West +2 33 £415 -9.04% 23
Edinburgh +45 31 £400 -11.11% 10
North West -32 31 £406 +8.33% 6
East of England +12 26 £425 - 8
Croydon -1 26 £489 +5.67%
Oxford - 26 £550 - 1
Wales +15 23 £375 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire -28 23 £413 -8.33% 5
Manchester -14 22 £400 +6.66% 3
Leeds -27 22 £413 -8.33% 4
Glasgow +24 21 £365 -13.60% 1
Berkshire +17 19 £438 -2.77% 2
Hertfordshire +14 18 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire -3 14 £415 -20.19% 5
Buckinghamshire +31 13 £365 - 3
East Sussex +18 12 £300 -7.69% 3
Milton Keynes +22 11 £365 - 3
Brighton +13 11 £300 - 3
South Wales +11 11 £425 -5.55% 2
East Midlands +9 11 £363 -27.50%
Hampshire +4 11 £575 +51.31% 3
Sheffield -25 10 £550 +10.00% 3
South Yorkshire -28 10 £550 +10.00% 4

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Maven 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 Maven.

1 1334 (80.17%) Java
2 1170 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
3 900 (54.09%) Jenkins
4 764 (45.91%) Git (software)
5 712 (42.79%) Spring
6 607 (36.48%) Scrum
7 590 (35.46%) JUnit
8 586 (35.22%) Continuous Integration
9 530 (31.85%) JavaScript
10 518 (31.13%) JIRA
11 499 (29.99%) TDD
12 478 (28.73%) Linux
13 449 (26.98%) SQL
14 447 (26.86%) DevOps
15 434 (26.08%) Ant
16 416 (25.00%) Oracle
17 404 (24.28%) HTML
18 388 (23.32%) Web Services
19 351 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
20 343 (20.61%) Puppet
21 341 (20.49%) REST
22 319 (19.17%) BDD
23 317 (19.05%) Docker
24 312 (18.75%) Ansible
24 312 (18.75%) XML
25 302 (18.15%) Finance
26 299 (17.97%) AngularJS
27 294 (17.67%) Hibernate
28 291 (17.49%) Gradle
28 291 (17.49%) Cucumber

Maven
Top Related 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
1 282 (16.95%) Tomcat
2 239 (14.36%) Apache
3 235 (14.12%) Confluence
4 208 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 164 (9.86%) JBoss
6 95 (5.71%) WebSphere
7 67 (4.03%) Apache Spark
8 62 (3.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 55 (3.31%) nginx
10 54 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 47 (2.82%) WebLogic
12 46 (2.76%) GeoServer
13 42 (2.52%) Apache Solr
14 39 (2.34%) Mule
15 34 (2.04%) CMS
16 33 (1.98%) Jetty
17 24 (1.44%) OpenStack
18 23 (1.38%) Mule ESB
19 20 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
20 19 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 111 (6.67%) HipChat
2 15 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.42%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.36%) MS Office
5 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.12%) Radian6
4 2 (0.12%) RMDS
4 2 (0.12%) Sprinklr
4 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 351 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (8.47%) GitHub
3 75 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (1.62%) IaaS
7 25 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
9 14 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.84%) PaaS
10 9 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.48%) SaaS
12 7 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.12%) BlueKai
16 2 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 133 (7.99%) DNS
2 126 (7.57%) SSH
3 120 (7.21%) OpenLDAP
4 116 (6.97%) OpenVPN
5 65 (3.91%) HTTP
6 36 (2.16%) LDAP
7 23 (1.38%) Internet
7 23 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 20 (1.20%) SSL
8 20 (1.20%) VPN
9 18 (1.08%) IPsec
10 16 (0.96%) Firewall
11 15 (0.90%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.54%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.42%) DVB
14 6 (0.36%) FTP
14 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
15 4 (0.24%) DHCP
15 4 (0.24%) WAN
16 3 (0.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 156 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 149 (8.95%) MongoDB
4 131 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 109 (6.55%) Relational Database
6 92 (5.53%) MySQL
7 88 (5.29%) Oracle Database
8 87 (5.23%) Big Data
9 56 (3.37%) SQL Server
10 46 (2.76%) Apache Hive
11 39 (2.34%) Couchbase
12 37 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 36 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.74%) DB2
15 24 (1.44%) GIS
15 24 (1.44%) HBase
16 19 (1.14%) Redis
17 13 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 900 (54.09%) Jenkins
2 764 (45.91%) Git (software)
3 590 (35.46%) JUnit
4 518 (31.13%) JIRA
5 434 (26.08%) Ant
6 291 (17.49%) Cucumber
6 291 (17.49%) Gradle
7 280 (16.83%) Selenium
8 270 (16.23%) Subversion
9 245 (14.72%) Mockito
10 236 (14.18%) Sonatype Nexus
11 191 (11.48%) Eclipse
12 186 (11.18%) SonarQube
13 150 (9.01%) TeamCity
14 122 (7.33%) Bitbucket
15 119 (7.15%) SoapUI
16 117 (7.03%) JIRA Agile
16 117 (7.03%) Liquibase
17 116 (6.97%) JBehave
18 108 (6.49%) WebDriver
General
1 302 (18.15%) Finance
2 194 (11.66%) Banking
3 73 (4.39%) Retail
4 51 (3.06%) Marketing
5 44 (2.64%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.46%) Publishing
7 38 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.16%) Front Office
9 27 (1.62%) Electronics
9 27 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.66%) Games
11 10 (0.60%) Back Office
12 3 (0.18%) Advertising
12 3 (0.18%) French Language
12 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.12%) Billing
13 2 (0.12%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 994 (59.74%) Developer
2 731 (43.93%) Java Developer
3 252 (15.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 169 (10.16%) Senior Developer
5 136 (8.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 78 (4.69%) Architect
7 74 (4.45%) Agile Developer
8 73 (4.39%) Agile Java Developer
9 72 (4.33%) Java Engineer
10 66 (3.97%) Senior DevOps
11 63 (3.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 61 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 58 (3.49%) Software Engineer
14 57 (3.43%) Consultant
15 51 (3.06%) J2EE Developer
15 51 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 46 (2.76%) Tester
17 44 (2.64%) AWS Developer
18 42 (2.52%) Test Engineer
19 40 (2.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (42.79%) Spring
2 404 (24.28%) HTML
3 388 (23.32%) Web Services
4 341 (20.49%) REST
5 312 (18.75%) XML
6 299 (17.97%) AngularJS
7 294 (17.67%) Hibernate
8 286 (17.19%) SOAP
9 282 (16.95%) CSS
10 274 (16.47%) JSON
11 271 (16.29%) RESTful
12 258 (15.50%) J2EE
13 204 (12.26%) JMS
14 186 (11.18%) HTML5
15 161 (9.68%) jQuery
16 158 (9.50%) Java EE
17 141 (8.47%) ELK Stack
18 139 (8.35%) Spring MVC
19 132 (7.93%) JSP
20 130 (7.81%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 100 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 76 (4.57%) User Experience
4 50 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 29 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 19 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 16 (0.96%) Derivative
10 16 (0.96%) iPad
11 15 (0.90%) Mathematics
11 15 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.78%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.60%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.54%) Equities
15 9 (0.54%) Fintech
15 9 (0.54%) iPhone
15 9 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 478 (28.73%) Linux
2 200 (12.02%) Unix
3 134 (8.05%) CentOS
4 75 (4.51%) Windows
5 38 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (1.26%) Android
7 20 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.90%) Solaris
9 14 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.78%) RancherOS
10 13 (0.78%) VyOS
11 9 (0.54%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.48%) AIX
12 8 (0.48%) Fedora
13 7 (0.42%) Debian
14 5 (0.30%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.12%) VMS
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1170 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 607 (36.48%) Scrum
3 586 (35.22%) Continuous Integration
4 499 (29.99%) TDD
5 447 (26.86%) DevOps
6 319 (19.17%) BDD
7 283 (17.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 233 (14.00%) Configuration Management
9 223 (13.40%) Open Source
10 192 (11.54%) MVC
11 188 (11.30%) OO
12 158 (9.50%) Unit Testing
13 147 (8.83%) Software Engineering
14 136 (8.17%) Microservices
15 129 (7.75%) Kanban
16 125 (7.51%) SOA
17 122 (7.33%) Service Management
18 115 (6.91%) Workflow
19 114 (6.85%) Coaching
20 110 (6.61%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1334 (80.17%) Java
2 530 (31.85%) JavaScript
3 449 (26.98%) SQL
4 242 (14.54%) Python
5 199 (11.96%) Ruby
6 190 (11.42%) Shell Script
7 116 (6.97%) Bash Shell
8 102 (6.13%) Scala
9 86 (5.17%) Groovy
10 69 (4.15%) PL/SQL
11 65 (3.91%) XPath
12 63 (3.79%) Perl
13 56 (3.37%) C#
14 55 (3.31%) C++
15 41 (2.46%) Korn
16 30 (1.80%) C
17 25 (1.50%) PHP
18 24 (1.44%) PowerShell
19 21 (1.26%) Clojure
20 20 (1.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 187 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 156 (9.38%) Degree
3 155 (9.31%) SC Cleared
4 48 (2.88%) CTC Cleared
5 31 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 30 (1.80%) ISEB
7 27 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.56%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.54%) CCA
9 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.18%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.060%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.060%) MCSA
12 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.13%) QA
2 45 (2.70%) SDET
3 24 (1.44%) FATCA
4 12 (0.72%) WCAG
5 10 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.18%) MiFID
7 3 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.060%) COBIT
9 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.060%) EMIR
System Software
1 317 (19.05%) Docker
2 116 (6.97%) vCloud
3 115 (6.91%) Postfix
3 115 (6.91%) Squid
4 31 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (1.50%) HDFS
6 13 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.42%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.36%) KVM
9 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.24%) vSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) Varnish
12 1 (0.060%) NFS
12 1 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 343 (20.61%) Puppet
2 312 (18.75%) Ansible
3 145 (8.71%) Kubernetes
4 144 (8.65%) ZABBIX
5 140 (8.41%) logstash
5 140 (8.41%) Terraform
6 132 (7.93%) Kibana
6 132 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
7 126 (7.57%) Rancher
8 41 (2.46%) Packer
9 29 (1.74%) Consul
10 20 (1.20%) Nagios
11 19 (1.14%) Salt
12 17 (1.02%) Graphite
13 15 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (0.84%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.48%) Oozie
16 7 (0.42%) Control-M
17 6 (0.36%) CloudHub
17 6 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 416 (25.00%) Oracle
2 172 (10.34%) Atlassian
3 156 (9.38%) VMware
4 126 (7.57%) Sonatype
5 67 (4.03%) IBM
6 66 (3.97%) Adobe
7 52 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 45 (2.70%) MuleSoft
9 44 (2.64%) ESRI
9 44 (2.64%) Solace
10 38 (2.28%) AppDynamics
11 37 (2.22%) Splunk
12 32 (1.92%) Google
13 29 (1.74%) hybris
13 29 (1.74%) Microsoft
13 29 (1.74%) Perforce
14 27 (1.62%) SAP
15 24 (1.44%) WSO2
16 18 (1.08%) Talend
17 15 (0.90%) Sybase
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