Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 243 121 125
Rank change year-on-year -122 +4 +47
Contract jobs citing Maven 704 1,923 1,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.06% 2.12% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.16% 9.82% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 1,328 1,460
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £387 £389 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
England median hourly rate £35.00 £56.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +25.00% +52.41%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% +52.41%

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 11,423 19,581 16,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.22% 21.62% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,665 13,447 11,984
England median daily rate £475 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +3.72% +8.05%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 228 219
England median hourly rate £41.75 £42.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.34% -1.72% +6.75%
10th Percentile £16.50 £32.22 £29.80
90th Percentile £75.25 £55.00 £62.55
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year -1.73% -0.57% +6.10%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Maven in England

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in England

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in England

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in England

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Contractor 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 21 January 2020. 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 -94 406 £543 -1.36% 107
North of England -38 91 £438 -12.50% 54
Midlands -44 79 £475 - 21
West Midlands -21 69 £475 -7.09% 15
South East -74 56 £475 -5.00% 24
South West -15 54 £500 +11.11% 20
North East +19 38 £430 -13.91% 3
Yorkshire +17 32 £406 -7.14% 20
North West -51 21 £500 -28.57% 31
East of England -33 12 £400 -23.81% 22
East Midlands -21 10 £375 -21.05% 6
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 625 (88.78%) Java
2 474 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (60.65%) Jenkins
4 411 (58.38%) Spring
5 378 (53.69%) Git (software)
6 291 (41.34%) Scrum
7 262 (37.22%) JUnit
8 253 (35.94%) AWS
9 250 (35.51%) TDD
10 248 (35.23%) Microservices
11 238 (33.81%) Web Services
12 205 (29.12%) DevOps
13 204 (28.98%) SQL
14 202 (28.69%) REST
14 202 (28.69%) Spring Boot
15 197 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
16 195 (27.70%) RESTful
17 189 (26.85%) Mockito
18 188 (26.70%) Docker
19 182 (25.85%) BDD
20 172 (24.43%) Gradle
20 172 (24.43%) Java 8
21 164 (23.30%) Linux
22 162 (23.01%) Test Automation
23 147 (20.88%) SOAP
24 142 (20.17%) Security Cleared
25 141 (20.03%) Python
26 140 (19.89%) Open Source
27 136 (19.32%) Kanban
28 135 (19.18%) JIRA

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 84 (11.93%) Tomcat
2 79 (11.22%) Confluence
3 45 (6.39%) WebLogic
4 40 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (4.69%) Apache Spark
6 32 (4.55%) Apache
7 27 (3.84%) Cloud Foundry
8 22 (3.13%) Mule
9 19 (2.70%) JBoss
10 16 (2.27%) Jetty
11 13 (1.85%) nginx
12 11 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (1.56%) Red Hat Fuse
12 11 (1.56%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.28%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.99%) Camunda
15 7 (0.99%) IIS
16 6 (0.85%) CMS
17 5 (0.71%) Anypoint
Applications
1 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle AML
2 8 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.43%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Magento
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 253 (35.94%) AWS
2 92 (13.07%) Amazon EC2
3 77 (10.94%) Azure
4 70 (9.94%) Amazon SQS
4 70 (9.94%) GitHub
5 46 (6.53%) Serverless
6 38 (5.40%) OpenShift
7 30 (4.26%) npm
8 23 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (3.13%) GCP
10 19 (2.70%) Amazon S3
10 19 (2.70%) PaaS
11 11 (1.56%) Slack
12 10 (1.42%) BrowserStack
13 9 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
13 9 (1.28%) AWS Step Functions
14 8 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.69%) HTTP
2 12 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.14%) Internet
4 7 (0.99%) Firewall
4 7 (0.99%) Kerberos
4 7 (0.99%) SSH
5 6 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.85%) IPv4
5 6 (0.85%) IPv6
5 6 (0.85%) SSL
5 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.71%) DNS
7 4 (0.57%) FTP
8 3 (0.43%) Network Security
8 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.28%) LAN
9 2 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.28%) RTMP
9 2 (0.28%) SMTP
9 2 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (10.51%) NoSQL
3 70 (9.94%) Amazon RDS
4 63 (8.95%) MySQL
5 54 (7.67%) MongoDB
6 43 (6.11%) Big Data
6 43 (6.11%) Hadoop
7 41 (5.82%) Oracle Database
8 34 (4.83%) KDB
9 31 (4.40%) SQL Server
10 29 (4.12%) Relational Database
11 25 (3.55%) Kdb+
12 15 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
14 12 (1.70%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.70%) HBase
14 12 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 427 (60.65%) Jenkins
2 378 (53.69%) Git (software)
3 262 (37.22%) JUnit
4 189 (26.85%) Mockito
5 172 (24.43%) Gradle
6 135 (19.18%) JIRA
7 119 (16.90%) SonarQube
8 118 (16.76%) Selenium
9 113 (16.05%) Cucumber
10 77 (10.94%) DbUnit
11 76 (10.80%) jMock
12 68 (9.66%) Ant
12 68 (9.66%) Subversion
13 54 (7.67%) Bitbucket
14 50 (7.10%) Sonatype Nexus
15 48 (6.82%) TeamCity
16 41 (5.82%) Eclipse
17 32 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 31 (4.40%) GitLab
19 29 (4.12%) Artifactory
General
1 126 (17.90%) Finance
2 85 (12.07%) Banking
3 58 (8.24%) Public Sector
4 46 (6.53%) Front Office
5 27 (3.84%) Retail
6 24 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.70%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.56%) Marketing
9 8 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.99%) Back Office
10 7 (0.99%) Electronics
10 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.43%) Games
13 3 (0.43%) Law
14 2 (0.28%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Police
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 470 (66.76%) Developer
2 351 (49.86%) Java Developer
3 79 (11.22%) Senior Developer
4 55 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 52 (7.39%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 50 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
7 39 (5.54%) Software Engineer
8 27 (3.84%) Java Engineer
9 25 (3.55%) Backend Developer
9 25 (3.55%) KDB Developer
10 24 (3.41%) AWS Developer
11 23 (3.27%) Architect
12 21 (2.98%) Data Engineer
13 18 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (2.56%) Software Developer
14 16 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (2.13%) Analyst
15 15 (2.13%) Tester
16 14 (1.99%) Lead Developer
16 14 (1.99%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (58.38%) Spring
2 238 (33.81%) Web Services
3 202 (28.69%) REST
3 202 (28.69%) Spring Boot
4 195 (27.70%) RESTful
5 147 (20.88%) SOAP
6 130 (18.47%) AngularJS
7 127 (18.04%) Hibernate
8 91 (12.93%) JSON
9 80 (11.36%) PowerMock
10 74 (10.51%) J2EE
11 71 (10.09%) XML
12 70 (9.94%) HTML
13 68 (9.66%) Apache Camel
14 65 (9.23%) JPA
15 64 (9.09%) Node.js
16 63 (8.95%) ActiveMQ
17 55 (7.81%) Kafka
18 50 (7.10%) Spring Cloud
19 48 (6.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.82%) User Experience
2 44 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.41%) Derivative
9 16 (2.27%) Fixed Income
9 16 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.99%) NHS
11 12 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.28%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.28%) iPad
13 8 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.99%) PKI
14 7 (0.99%) Semantic Web
15 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 164 (23.30%) Linux
2 62 (8.81%) Unix
3 41 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (3.84%) Windows
5 26 (3.69%) CentOS
6 24 (3.41%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.98%) Debian
8 10 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.99%) Android
10 5 (0.71%) Solaris
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Fedora
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (41.34%) Scrum
3 250 (35.51%) TDD
4 248 (35.23%) Microservices
5 205 (29.12%) DevOps
6 197 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
7 182 (25.85%) BDD
8 162 (23.01%) Test Automation
9 140 (19.89%) Open Source
10 136 (19.32%) Kanban
11 100 (14.20%) Software Engineering
12 82 (11.65%) Unit Testing
13 59 (8.38%) Analytics
14 58 (8.24%) Pair Programming
15 52 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (7.39%) SDLC
16 49 (6.96%) Migration
17 47 (6.68%) Multithreading
18 44 (6.25%) Data Modelling
18 44 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 625 (88.78%) Java
2 204 (28.98%) SQL
3 172 (24.43%) Java 8
4 141 (20.03%) Python
5 133 (18.89%) JavaScript
6 56 (7.95%) C++
7 43 (6.11%) Shell Script
8 41 (5.82%) C#
8 41 (5.82%) PL/SQL
9 34 (4.83%) Groovy
10 26 (3.69%) Scala
11 21 (2.98%) C
12 20 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.70%) ES6
14 16 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.85%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.56%) Kotlin
17 9 (1.28%) Go
18 8 (1.14%) ES7
18 8 (1.14%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 142 (20.17%) Security Cleared
2 120 (17.05%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.82%) Degree
4 26 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.71%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.57%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) ISEB
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) SEPA
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 188 (26.70%) Docker
2 54 (7.67%) Postfix
3 25 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.55%) vSphere
4 11 (1.56%) HDFS
5 9 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.14%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (16.62%) Kubernetes
2 84 (11.93%) Ansible
3 57 (8.10%) Terraform
4 56 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (7.67%) Puppet
6 15 (2.13%) Prometheus
7 14 (1.99%) Grafana
8 12 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (1.28%) Kibana
9 9 (1.28%) Salt
10 7 (0.99%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.85%) logstash
11 6 (0.85%) Packer
12 5 (0.71%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 5 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 4 (0.57%) Istio
14 3 (0.43%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.43%) SELinux
15 2 (0.28%) Nagios
15 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 134 (19.03%) Oracle
2 28 (3.98%) SAP
2 28 (3.98%) VMware
3 26 (3.69%) Red Hat
4 21 (2.98%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.98%) Splunk
5 20 (2.84%) MuleSoft
6 19 (2.70%) Google
7 17 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 15 (2.13%) Adobe
9 13 (1.85%) AppDynamics
10 12 (1.70%) Cloudera
10 12 (1.70%) hybris
11 11 (1.56%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.42%) BEA
12 10 (1.42%) F5
13 9 (1.28%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.28%) Charles River
14 8 (1.14%) ForgeRock
14 8 (1.14%) NetIQ