Period
to 17 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 17 January 2022 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 214 180 249
Rank change year-on-year -34 +69 -128
Contract jobs citing Maven 901 496 706
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.50% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.38% 8.78% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 312 480
10th Percentile £413 £400 £387
25th Percentile £500 £431 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £702 £600 £588
90th Percentile £838 £650 £651
UK median daily rate £556 £508 £500
% change year-on-year +9.61% +1.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Median hourly rate £56.00 £55.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +243.75% -73.66%
UK median hourly rate £65.50 £55.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +19.09% +243.75% -73.33%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,214 5,648 11,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.71% 17.05% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,567 3,875 7,851
10th Percentile £383 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
75th Percentile £648 £570 £575
90th Percentile £725 £638 £650
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 131 138
10th Percentile £36.65 £30.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.88 £20.13
Median hourly rate £53.13 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% - +2.86%
75th Percentile £64.66 £55.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.25 £74.73
UK median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.78% - +2.27%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Maven as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in England

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Maven in England.

Daily rate trend for Maven in England

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Maven in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Maven in England

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Maven in England.

Hourly rate trend for Maven in England

Maven
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Maven in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Maven in England

Maven
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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
London -2 641 £648 +23.33% 106
South West +16 72 £500 +11.11% 12
South East -25 51 £563 +11.66% 16
North of England -120 42 £500 +11.11% 26
Midlands -65 29 £495 +15.65% 7
North West -38 27 £465 +3.33% 13
West Midlands -57 26 £498 +16.24% 7
East of England -51 16 £500 +5.82% 8
North East -5 8 £525 +10.53% 6
Yorkshire -97 7 £522 +16.00% 7
East Midlands -36 2 £403 +26.77%
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Maven.

1 753 (83.57%) Java
2 652 (72.36%) Jenkins
3 533 (59.16%) Agile Software Development
4 451 (50.06%) Git (software)
5 409 (45.39%) Spring
6 386 (42.84%) Docker
7 365 (40.51%) DevOps
8 356 (39.51%) Kubernetes
9 338 (37.51%) Microservices
10 286 (31.74%) Azure
11 271 (30.08%) Spring Boot
12 270 (29.97%) Gradle
13 234 (25.97%) JavaScript
14 224 (24.86%) AWS
15 222 (24.64%) Terraform
16 207 (22.97%) Finance
17 206 (22.86%) REST
18 200 (22.20%) GitHub
18 200 (22.20%) Java 8
19 198 (21.98%) SQL
20 196 (21.75%) Scrum
21 182 (20.20%) JIRA
22 180 (19.98%) RESTful
23 178 (19.76%) Social Skills
24 175 (19.42%) TDD
25 172 (19.09%) Banking
26 171 (18.98%) Test Automation
27 163 (18.09%) Ansible
28 158 (17.54%) Kafka
29 154 (17.09%) JUnit

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 106 (11.76%) Confluence
2 62 (6.88%) Apache Spark
3 61 (6.77%) Tomcat
4 49 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (3.00%) Apache
5 27 (3.00%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.44%) JBoss
7 14 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.22%) GemFire
9 10 (1.11%) Red Hat Fuse
9 10 (1.11%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.00%) Appian
10 9 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.00%) Mule
11 8 (0.89%) Jetty
12 7 (0.78%) CMS
12 7 (0.78%) nginx
12 7 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.33%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 286 (31.74%) Azure
2 224 (24.86%) AWS
3 200 (22.20%) GitHub
4 99 (10.99%) GCP
5 74 (8.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 66 (7.33%) PaaS
7 55 (6.10%) Serverless
8 39 (4.33%) IaaS
9 35 (3.88%) OpenShift
10 29 (3.22%) npm
10 29 (3.22%) SaaS
11 28 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (2.22%) Azure Functions
13 17 (1.89%) Amazon S3
14 14 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (1.44%) Azure Monitor
15 13 (1.44%) Kong
16 11 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
17 10 (1.11%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.44%) HTTP
1 22 (2.44%) MQTT
2 8 (0.89%) Firewall
3 7 (0.78%) VPN
4 5 (0.55%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.55%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.33%) DNS
6 3 (0.33%) FTP
6 3 (0.33%) Internet
6 3 (0.33%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.22%) LAN
7 2 (0.22%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) AMQP
8 1 (0.11%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.11%) SMTP
8 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (13.76%) NoSQL
2 115 (12.76%) MongoDB
3 79 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 66 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 58 (6.44%) MySQL
7 45 (4.99%) Big Data
8 32 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.44%) Delta Lake
11 20 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (2.00%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.89%) Redis
14 16 (1.78%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (1.44%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.33%) HBase
18 11 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
19 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 652 (72.36%) Jenkins
2 451 (50.06%) Git (software)
3 270 (29.97%) Gradle
4 182 (20.20%) JIRA
5 154 (17.09%) JUnit
6 126 (13.98%) Cucumber
7 125 (13.87%) TeamCity
8 108 (11.99%) GitLab
8 108 (11.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 96 (10.65%) Selenium
10 85 (9.43%) SonarQube
11 63 (6.99%) Bitbucket
12 57 (6.33%) Artifactory
12 57 (6.33%) Subversion
13 54 (5.99%) Mockito
14 38 (4.22%) IntelliJ
15 36 (4.00%) gulp
15 36 (4.00%) WebDriver
16 34 (3.77%) Ant
17 32 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 207 (22.97%) Finance
2 178 (19.76%) Social Skills
3 172 (19.09%) Banking
4 100 (11.10%) Investment Banking
5 45 (4.99%) Public Sector
6 32 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.66%) Front Office
8 13 (1.44%) Retail
9 11 (1.22%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (0.89%) Legal
11 6 (0.67%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (0.55%) Automotive
12 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.55%) Marketing
13 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.22%) International Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 490 (54.38%) Developer
2 361 (40.07%) Java Developer
3 110 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 107 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 93 (10.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 86 (9.54%) Architect
7 45 (4.99%) Azure Architect
8 43 (4.77%) Software Developer
9 40 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
9 40 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 39 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
12 35 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 34 (3.77%) Core Java Developer
13 34 (3.77%) Java Engineer
14 33 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
15 27 (3.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 27 (3.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 23 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (2.44%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (45.39%) Spring
2 271 (30.08%) Spring Boot
3 206 (22.86%) REST
4 180 (19.98%) RESTful
5 158 (17.54%) Kafka
6 112 (12.43%) React
7 108 (11.99%) HTML
8 104 (11.54%) JSON
9 99 (10.99%) Hibernate
10 97 (10.77%) CSS
10 97 (10.77%) Web Services
11 94 (10.43%) AngularJS
12 86 (9.54%) Node.js
13 61 (6.77%) Apache Camel
14 59 (6.55%) SOAP
14 59 (6.55%) XML
15 53 (5.88%) JPA
16 49 (5.44%) RabbitMQ
17 44 (4.88%) J2EE
18 40 (4.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.10%) Public Cloud
2 62 (6.88%) Algorithms
3 49 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 43 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (4.55%) Derivative
6 32 (3.55%) Cloud Native
7 26 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.78%) User Experience
10 15 (1.66%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.22%) Media Streaming
13 11 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
14 10 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (1.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 147 (16.32%) Linux
2 79 (8.77%) Unix
2 79 (8.77%) Windows
3 25 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (1.89%) Android
5 12 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.55%) Solaris
8 4 (0.44%) VMS
9 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) Debian
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) MVS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (59.16%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (40.51%) DevOps
3 338 (37.51%) Microservices
4 196 (21.75%) Scrum
5 175 (19.42%) TDD
6 171 (18.98%) Test Automation
7 148 (16.43%) Software Engineering
8 136 (15.09%) Open Source
9 134 (14.87%) BDD
10 105 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (11.10%) Infrastructure as Code
12 97 (10.77%) OO
13 84 (9.32%) Kanban
14 74 (8.21%) Multithreading
15 72 (7.99%) Full Stack Development
15 72 (7.99%) Migration
16 71 (7.88%) Collaborative Working
17 70 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (6.55%) Event-Driven
19 58 (6.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 753 (83.57%) Java
2 234 (25.97%) JavaScript
3 200 (22.20%) Java 8
4 198 (21.98%) SQL
5 97 (10.77%) Python
6 91 (10.10%) Bash
6 91 (10.10%) C#
7 76 (8.44%) PowerShell
8 60 (6.66%) Shell Script
9 59 (6.55%) Scala
10 56 (6.22%) Groovy
11 44 (4.88%) Java 11
12 38 (4.22%) PL/SQL
13 26 (2.89%) Kotlin
14 18 (2.00%) Ruby
15 16 (1.78%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.44%) Perl
17 11 (1.22%) PHP
18 10 (1.11%) VB
19 9 (1.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 109 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 94 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.55%) Degree
4 17 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CCNA
10 1 (0.11%) CFA
10 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CITP
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.33%) QA
2 24 (2.66%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.89%) GDPR
4 3 (0.33%) Basel II
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 386 (42.84%) Docker
2 18 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.78%) HDFS
5 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.22%) Postfix
5 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 356 (39.51%) Kubernetes
2 222 (24.64%) Terraform
3 163 (18.09%) Ansible
4 45 (4.99%) Grafana
5 41 (4.55%) Prometheus
6 38 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (3.77%) Kibana
8 32 (3.55%) Puppet
9 22 (2.44%) logstash
10 13 (1.44%) Graphite
11 11 (1.22%) Argo
11 11 (1.22%) Istio
12 10 (1.11%) Oozie
13 9 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.55%) Graylog
15 5 (0.55%) Mesos
16 4 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.44%) Marathon
17 3 (0.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 147 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 134 (14.87%) Oracle
3 49 (5.44%) Databricks
4 33 (3.66%) Google
5 30 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 25 (2.77%) WSO2
8 22 (2.44%) webMethods
9 20 (2.22%) Informatica
10 19 (2.11%) BEA
11 18 (2.00%) AppDynamics
12 17 (1.89%) MuleSoft
13 13 (1.44%) Splunk
14 11 (1.22%) Sybase
15 10 (1.11%) SaltStack
16 9 (1.00%) IBM
17 7 (0.78%) Murex
17 7 (0.78%) Solace
17 7 (0.78%) Synopsys
18 6 (0.67%) New Relic