Period
to 21 July 2018

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 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 158 167
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 +44
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,813 1,492 1,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.91% 1.69% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.46% 9.50% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,356 1,048 1,146
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £358 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £513 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +5.13% +5.41% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +49.12% -34.38%
10th Percentile £27.26 £38.75 £26.35
90th Percentile £60.00 £45.00 £34.85
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +49.12% -36.67%

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 19,166 15,710 15,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.17% 17.78% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,262 10,733 10,694
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £619 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 306 275
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £25.66 £28.75 £26.78
90th Percentile £60.66 £55.00 £52.40
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 +12 1,080 £550 +8.91% 150
South East -45 238 £500 - 57
North of England +59 174 £425 - 51
Midlands +43 147 £475 +11.76% 22
East of England +2 106 £525 -2.33% 24
West Midlands +23 98 £485 +2.11% 15
Yorkshire +32 93 £425 - 20
North West +29 70 £428 +0.59% 29
South West -30 70 £425 +1.19% 23
East Midlands +20 49 £475 +15.85% 7
North East -1 11 £475 - 2
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 England region with a requirement for Maven.

1 1,601 (88.31%) Java
2 1,187 (65.47%) Agile Software Development
3 938 (51.74%) Jenkins
4 881 (48.59%) Spring
5 800 (44.13%) Git (software)
6 729 (40.21%) TDD
7 617 (34.03%) Java 8
8 531 (29.29%) DevOps
9 504 (27.80%) Microservices
10 488 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 484 (26.70%) RESTful
12 483 (26.64%) Amazon AWS
12 483 (26.64%) Hibernate
13 475 (26.20%) Scrum
14 470 (25.92%) BDD
15 467 (25.76%) REST
16 465 (25.65%) Test Automation
17 456 (25.15%) JavaScript
18 441 (24.32%) JUnit
19 412 (22.72%) Linux
20 408 (22.50%) Web Services
21 397 (21.90%) Docker
22 394 (21.73%) Spring Boot
23 373 (20.57%) Finance
24 349 (19.25%) OO
25 329 (18.15%) JIRA
26 316 (17.43%) Gradle
27 294 (16.22%) SQL
28 268 (14.78%) Unix
29 260 (14.34%) SOAP

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
1 180 (9.93%) Confluence
2 162 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 113 (6.23%) Apache
4 102 (5.63%) JBoss
5 93 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 87 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
7 70 (3.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 70 (3.86%) WebSphere
8 63 (3.47%) Mule
9 60 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 58 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 50 (2.76%) nginx
12 42 (2.32%) WebLogic
13 39 (2.15%) Jetty
14 38 (2.10%) Apache Spark
14 38 (2.10%) WildFly
15 25 (1.38%) MQSeries
16 21 (1.16%) Apache Solr
16 21 (1.16%) Documentum
17 20 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.55%) Fireworks
2 10 (0.55%) HipChat
2 10 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.17%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.055%) Global One
3 1 (0.055%) Magento
3 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.055%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 483 (26.64%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (6.62%) GitHub
4 80 (4.41%) npm
5 66 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (2.87%) PaaS
7 49 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (1.65%) SaaS
11 29 (1.60%) OpenShift
12 27 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
13 25 (1.38%) Amazon S3
14 22 (1.21%) Heroku
15 20 (1.10%) IaaS
16 18 (0.99%) Serverless
17 16 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
18 15 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
19 13 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 12 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.42%) HTTP
2 30 (1.65%) Firewall
3 29 (1.60%) SSL
4 21 (1.16%) SSH
5 20 (1.10%) Internet
6 13 (0.72%) DNS
7 12 (0.66%) Kerberos
8 11 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
8 11 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.55%) SMS
10 9 (0.50%) AMQP
11 7 (0.39%) SMTP
12 5 (0.28%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.28%) DSL
12 5 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.22%) FTP
13 4 (0.22%) OpenVPN
13 4 (0.22%) VPN
14 3 (0.17%) DOCSIS
14 3 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (11.64%) Relational Database
2 203 (11.20%) NoSQL
3 167 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 124 (6.84%) RDBMS
5 108 (5.96%) MySQL
6 105 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 104 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
8 82 (4.52%) Big Data
9 79 (4.36%) SQL Server
10 66 (3.64%) Hadoop
11 63 (3.47%) Oracle Database
12 44 (2.43%) Apache Hive
13 42 (2.32%) Redis
14 41 (2.26%) Neo4j
15 40 (2.21%) DB2
16 32 (1.77%) HBase
17 31 (1.71%) Couchbase
18 30 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
19 21 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
20 14 (0.77%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 938 (51.74%) Jenkins
2 800 (44.13%) Git (software)
3 441 (24.32%) JUnit
4 329 (18.15%) JIRA
5 316 (17.43%) Gradle
6 260 (14.34%) Mockito
7 250 (13.79%) Subversion
8 220 (12.13%) Cucumber
9 218 (12.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 208 (11.47%) Selenium
11 194 (10.70%) SonarQube
12 174 (9.60%) Ant
13 161 (8.88%) Eclipse
14 136 (7.50%) TeamCity
15 106 (5.85%) IntelliJ
16 78 (4.30%) SoapUI
17 70 (3.86%) Bitbucket
17 70 (3.86%) WebDriver
18 69 (3.81%) jMock
19 67 (3.70%) Artifactory
General
1 373 (20.57%) Finance
2 253 (13.95%) Banking
3 73 (4.03%) Front Office
4 71 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 70 (3.86%) Investment Banking
6 65 (3.59%) Marketing
7 53 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 53 (2.92%) Retail
8 48 (2.65%) Electronics
9 45 (2.48%) Games
10 14 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.61%) Back Office
12 9 (0.50%) Legal
12 9 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.33%) Law
14 5 (0.28%) Advertising
14 5 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.22%) Publishing
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
17 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,225 (67.57%) Developer
2 1,001 (55.21%) Java Developer
3 235 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 224 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 187 (10.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 110 (6.07%) Lead Developer
7 107 (5.90%) Java Engineer
8 100 (5.52%) Lead Java Developer
9 69 (3.81%) Software Engineer
10 67 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 60 (3.31%) AWS DevOps
12 59 (3.25%) Integration Developer
13 54 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
14 51 (2.81%) Architect
15 48 (2.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 47 (2.59%) Agile Developer
17 42 (2.32%) Senior Java Engineer
18 40 (2.21%) J2EE Developer
19 39 (2.15%) Java Software Engineer
19 39 (2.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (48.59%) Spring
2 484 (26.70%) RESTful
3 483 (26.64%) Hibernate
4 467 (25.76%) REST
5 408 (22.50%) Web Services
6 394 (21.73%) Spring Boot
7 260 (14.34%) SOAP
8 253 (13.95%) XML
9 251 (13.84%) HTML
10 249 (13.73%) JMS
11 211 (11.64%) AngularJS
12 192 (10.59%) J2EE
13 185 (10.20%) JSON
14 184 (10.15%) Java EE
15 171 (9.43%) CSS
16 162 (8.94%) Middleware
17 155 (8.55%) Node.js
18 153 (8.44%) Apache Camel
19 152 (8.38%) Kafka
20 135 (7.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 195 (10.76%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
3 57 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (2.98%) User Experience
5 49 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 47 (2.59%) Fixed Income
7 40 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 33 (1.82%) Derivative
8 33 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 30 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 29 (1.60%) Fintech
11 28 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
12 25 (1.38%) iPad
13 19 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.83%) Equities
15 11 (0.61%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.55%) Cloud Native
16 10 (0.55%) NHS
17 9 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 412 (22.72%) Linux
2 268 (14.78%) Unix
3 103 (5.68%) Windows
4 75 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (2.98%) CentOS
6 44 (2.43%) VMS
7 39 (2.15%) Android
8 34 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 31 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.54%) Solaris
11 26 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.66%) Debian
13 7 (0.39%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.28%) Fedora
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.055%) AIX
17 1 (0.055%) DC/OS
17 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,187 (65.47%) Agile Software Development
2 729 (40.21%) TDD
3 531 (29.29%) DevOps
4 504 (27.80%) Microservices
5 488 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 475 (26.20%) Scrum
7 470 (25.92%) BDD
8 465 (25.65%) Test Automation
9 349 (19.25%) OO
10 249 (13.73%) Kanban
11 196 (10.81%) MVC
12 172 (9.49%) SOA
13 164 (9.05%) Software Engineering
14 156 (8.60%) Open Source
15 132 (7.28%) E-Commerce
16 131 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 127 (7.00%) Configuration Management
18 124 (6.84%) Unit Testing
19 114 (6.29%) SDLC
20 105 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,601 (88.31%) Java
2 617 (34.03%) Java 8
3 456 (25.15%) JavaScript
4 294 (16.22%) SQL
5 222 (12.24%) Python
6 129 (7.12%) Groovy
7 116 (6.40%) Bash Shell
8 105 (5.79%) Scala
9 84 (4.63%) Shell Script
10 66 (3.64%) XPath
11 60 (3.31%) Ruby
12 53 (2.92%) JPQL
12 53 (2.92%) Perl
13 46 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 36 (1.99%) C#
15 29 (1.60%) ES6
16 28 (1.54%) Java 9
17 27 (1.49%) Kotlin
18 24 (1.32%) PowerShell
19 23 (1.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 191 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 154 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 66 (3.64%) Degree
4 32 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.22%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.055%) ISEB
12 1 (0.055%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.055%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.055%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.055%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.52%) QA
2 30 (1.65%) GCP
3 13 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.44%) EMIR
4 8 (0.44%) PMO
5 7 (0.39%) MiFID
5 7 (0.39%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.055%) GDPR
8 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.055%) PSD2
System Software
1 397 (21.90%) Docker
2 42 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (1.60%) vSphere
5 16 (0.88%) HDFS
6 14 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.72%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.44%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.44%) Xen
9 7 (0.39%) KVM
10 6 (0.33%) Squid
10 6 (0.33%) vCloud
11 5 (0.28%) etcd
12 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.22%) Postfix
13 3 (0.17%) OpenIDM
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.11%) NFS
14 2 (0.11%) Samba
14 2 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 232 (12.80%) Puppet
2 216 (11.91%) Ansible
3 190 (10.48%) Kubernetes
4 121 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (6.29%) Terraform
6 54 (2.98%) Mesos
7 45 (2.48%) Consul
8 30 (1.65%) Kibana
9 29 (1.60%) ZABBIX
10 26 (1.43%) Nagios
11 19 (1.05%) logstash
12 18 (0.99%) Rancher
13 17 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (0.83%) Grafana
15 11 (0.61%) Packer
15 11 (0.61%) Salt
16 10 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
17 7 (0.39%) Graylog
17 7 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
17 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 260 (14.34%) Oracle
2 86 (4.74%) Red Hat
3 76 (4.19%) Adobe
4 70 (3.86%) Atlassian
5 58 (3.20%) SAP
6 56 (3.09%) IBM
7 51 (2.81%) Google
7 51 (2.81%) VMware
8 50 (2.76%) Microsoft
9 46 (2.54%) WSO2
10 42 (2.32%) MuleSoft
11 37 (2.04%) Splunk
12 36 (1.99%) Sybase
13 27 (1.49%) Coverity
14 26 (1.43%) Perforce
15 23 (1.27%) TIBCO
16 22 (1.21%) AppDynamics
16 22 (1.21%) Cloudera
17 21 (1.16%) Pega
18 20 (1.10%) Apigee