Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 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.

Apache Maven
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 95 82
Rank change year-on-year +57 -13 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 70 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.40% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.45% 1.62% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 3 1
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -
10th Percentile £244 £428 £313
90th Percentile £675 £505 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £421 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -6.50% +38.46% -22.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Maven is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 275 247 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.27% 17.69% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 152 74
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £271 £276 £227
90th Percentile £588 £525 £479
West Midlands median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £39.50 £37.50 £24.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £42.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.56 £30.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.50% +34.97% -32.84%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Maven as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in Birmingham

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in Birmingham

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Maven 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Maven.

1 62 (88.57%) Java
2 59 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (74.29%) Spring
3 52 (74.29%) Web Services
4 51 (72.86%) TDD
5 40 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 30 (42.86%) Java SE
7 30 (42.86%) Digital Media
7 30 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (42.86%) JUnit
8 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (37.14%) Scrum
9 26 (37.14%) SonarQube
10 24 (34.29%) J2EE
11 21 (30.00%) SOAP
11 21 (30.00%) VMware
11 21 (30.00%) RESTful
11 21 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (30.00%) Mockito
11 21 (30.00%) BDD
12 20 (28.57%) PowerMock
12 20 (28.57%) DbUnit
12 20 (28.57%) jMock
12 20 (28.57%) Kanban
13 19 (27.14%) Apache Camel
14 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
14 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (22.86%) vSphere
14 16 (22.86%) DevOps

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.86%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) Confluence
3 5 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.71%) JBoss
4 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Mule
5 3 (4.29%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 30 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) DNS
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
1 5 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (7.14%) OpenVPN
1 5 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.29%) JasperReports
3 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 30 (42.86%) JUnit
4 26 (37.14%) SonarQube
5 21 (30.00%) Mockito
6 20 (28.57%) DbUnit
6 20 (28.57%) jMock
7 14 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (11.43%) Ant
8 8 (11.43%) Subversion
9 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
9 5 (7.14%) JIRA
9 5 (7.14%) Liquibase
10 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.43%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (75.71%) Developer
2 52 (74.29%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Lead Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 8 (11.43%) DevOps Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Head of DevOps
4 8 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (8.57%) Agile Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.29%) BPM Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (74.29%) Spring
1 52 (74.29%) Web Services
2 30 (42.86%) Java SE
3 24 (34.29%) J2EE
4 21 (30.00%) RESTful
4 21 (30.00%) SOAP
5 20 (28.57%) PowerMock
6 19 (27.14%) Apache Camel
7 11 (15.71%) Middleware
7 11 (15.71%) REST
7 11 (15.71%) XML
8 10 (14.29%) Spring Boot
9 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.00%) Java EE
11 6 (8.57%) JPA
11 6 (8.57%) Struts
12 5 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (7.14%) HTML
12 5 (7.14%) jQuery
12 5 (7.14%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (72.86%) TDD
3 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (37.14%) Scrum
5 21 (30.00%) BDD
6 20 (28.57%) Kanban
7 16 (22.86%) DevOps
7 16 (22.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.43%) Coaching
11 8 (11.43%) Migration
12 6 (8.57%) OO
13 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
13 5 (7.14%) Open Source
13 5 (7.14%) Service Management
13 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) Perl
2 8 (11.43%) Python
3 6 (8.57%) Groovy
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Scala
5 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (22.86%) vSphere
2 13 (18.57%) Docker
2 13 (18.57%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (7.14%) Postfix
3 5 (7.14%) Squid
3 5 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) Ansible
2 5 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (7.14%) Kibana
2 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.14%) logstash
2 5 (7.14%) Rancher
2 5 (7.14%) Rsyslog
2 5 (7.14%) Sysdig
2 5 (7.14%) Terraform
2 5 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) VMware
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Sonatype
4 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.43%) IBM