Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 227 126
Rank change year-on-year +46 -101 +1
Contract jobs citing Maven 559 690 1,793
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.14% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.47% 6.61% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 500 1,270
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £390 £387 £400
90th Percentile £673 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +243.75% -73.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £16.00 £49.25
90th Percentile £58.00 £49.60 £64.75
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +243.75% -73.33% +33.33%

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 6,602 10,435 19,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.01% 17.26% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,452 7,219 13,336
Median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £328 £338
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £478
% change year-on-year - -0.56% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 147 232
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +7.34% -1.67%
10th Percentile £30.00 £16.50 £23.65
90th Percentile £61.25 £64.25 £56.45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% -1.82%

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 +8 320 £550 +3.04% 95
North of England +96 90 £473 +9.88% 21
Yorkshire +68 45 £500 +25.00% 8
Midlands +11 41 £428 -4.89% 11
North West +63 32 £458 -8.50% 7
West Midlands 0 29 £428 -9.89% 9
South East +76 25 £510 +7.37% 26
South West +37 21 £425 -15.00% 16
East of England +70 20 £390 -2.50% 8
North East +17 13 £463 +7.56% 6
East Midlands +24 9 £413 +10.00% 2
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 506 (90.52%) Java
2 347 (62.08%) Jenkins
3 343 (61.36%) Git (software)
4 334 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
5 283 (50.63%) Spring
6 207 (37.03%) Microservices
7 182 (32.56%) Java 8
8 181 (32.38%) Docker
9 174 (31.13%) DevOps
10 173 (30.95%) Spring Boot
11 157 (28.09%) Kubernetes
12 153 (27.37%) JIRA
13 151 (27.01%) REST
14 145 (25.94%) Scrum
15 144 (25.76%) AWS
15 144 (25.76%) Test Automation
16 140 (25.04%) TDD
17 130 (23.26%) Finance
18 124 (22.18%) Python
19 122 (21.82%) JavaScript
20 121 (21.65%) Linux
20 121 (21.65%) GitHub
21 118 (21.11%) BDD
22 117 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
23 116 (20.75%) JUnit
24 113 (20.21%) Banking
25 111 (19.86%) Node.js
26 109 (19.50%) SQL
27 103 (18.43%) Gradle
28 98 (17.53%) Sonatype Nexus

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 94 (16.82%) Confluence
2 44 (7.87%) WebLogic
3 33 (5.90%) Mule
3 33 (5.90%) WebSphere
4 30 (5.37%) Apache
5 26 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 26 (4.65%) JBoss
6 24 (4.29%) Tomcat
7 21 (3.76%) Apache Spark
8 17 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (2.68%) Anypoint
10 14 (2.50%) nginx
11 13 (2.33%) Red Hat Fuse
12 12 (2.15%) Jetty
13 8 (1.43%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.43%) Mule ESB
14 6 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
16 4 (0.72%) Camunda
16 4 (0.72%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.15%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Exstream
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 144 (25.76%) AWS
2 121 (21.65%) GitHub
3 62 (11.09%) Azure
4 50 (8.94%) GCP
4 50 (8.94%) Slack
5 36 (6.44%) OpenShift
6 29 (5.19%) npm
6 29 (5.19%) Serverless
7 27 (4.83%) PaaS
8 24 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (3.76%) IaaS
10 18 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (3.22%) Amazon S3
11 14 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (1.97%) SaaS
14 7 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (1.25%) Kong
14 7 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (1.07%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.83%) HTTP
2 8 (1.43%) NAS
3 6 (1.07%) SSL
4 5 (0.89%) AMQP
5 4 (0.72%) Network Security
5 4 (0.72%) VPN
6 3 (0.54%) Calico
6 3 (0.54%) DNS
6 3 (0.54%) Firewall
6 3 (0.54%) Internet
7 2 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.36%) SSH
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) DMZ
8 1 (0.18%) FTP
8 1 (0.18%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 45 (8.05%) MongoDB
3 38 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (5.90%) MySQL
6 29 (5.19%) BigQuery
7 27 (4.83%) SQL Server
8 26 (4.65%) Big Data
9 20 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (3.40%) Hadoop
11 17 (3.04%) Bigtable
11 17 (3.04%) Cloud Spanner
12 16 (2.86%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.86%) HBase
13 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.61%) Data Lake
15 9 (1.61%) Spark SQL
16 8 (1.43%) Data Mart
16 8 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 347 (62.08%) Jenkins
2 343 (61.36%) Git (software)
3 153 (27.37%) JIRA
4 116 (20.75%) JUnit
5 103 (18.43%) Gradle
6 98 (17.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 96 (17.17%) Cucumber
8 71 (12.70%) GitLab
9 58 (10.38%) Mockito
10 54 (9.66%) Selenium
11 48 (8.59%) Ant
12 46 (8.23%) IntelliJ
13 45 (8.05%) SonarQube
14 43 (7.69%) Subversion
15 38 (6.80%) Bitbucket
16 34 (6.08%) Artifactory
17 33 (5.90%) gulp
18 30 (5.37%) Eclipse
19 29 (5.19%) JMeter
20 24 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 130 (23.26%) Finance
2 113 (20.21%) Banking
3 30 (5.37%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 17 (3.04%) Front Office
5 17 (3.04%) Retail
6 15 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.07%) Marketing
10 5 (0.89%) Billing
11 4 (0.72%) Advertising
11 4 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.72%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Games
13 2 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 307 (54.92%) Developer
2 235 (42.04%) Java Developer
3 71 (12.70%) Senior Developer
4 64 (11.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 57 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 41 (7.33%) Java Engineer
7 34 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 29 (5.19%) Architect
8 29 (5.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 19 (3.40%) Software Engineer
10 18 (3.22%) Data Engineer
11 17 (3.04%) AWS Developer
12 16 (2.86%) Automation Tester
12 16 (2.86%) Tester
13 14 (2.50%) Test Engineer
14 13 (2.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 12 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 11 (1.97%) QA Automation Engineer
16 11 (1.97%) QA Engineer
16 11 (1.97%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (50.63%) Spring
2 173 (30.95%) Spring Boot
3 151 (27.01%) REST
4 111 (19.86%) Node.js
5 96 (17.17%) React
6 95 (16.99%) JSON
7 87 (15.56%) Web Services
8 83 (14.85%) RESTful
9 66 (11.81%) Hibernate
9 66 (11.81%) HTML
10 65 (11.63%) AngularJS
11 62 (11.09%) SOAP
12 59 (10.55%) XML
13 58 (10.38%) J2EE
14 52 (9.30%) CSS
15 48 (8.59%) Kafka
16 42 (7.51%) JMS
17 37 (6.62%) HTML5
18 33 (5.90%) Apache Camel
19 31 (5.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.66%) Mobile App
2 52 (9.30%) User Experience
3 37 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (5.19%) Fixed Income
5 24 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.58%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.15%) Credit Risk
8 12 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
9 11 (1.97%) Derivative
10 10 (1.79%) iPad
10 10 (1.79%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.43%) Grid Computing
11 8 (1.43%) IVR
11 8 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.25%) Clustering
12 7 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.07%) Equities
13 6 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 121 (21.65%) Linux
2 76 (13.60%) Unix
3 31 (5.55%) Android
3 31 (5.55%) Apple iOS
4 24 (4.29%) Windows
5 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.07%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (0.89%) CentOS
8 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.36%) Solaris
9 2 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (37.03%) Microservices
3 174 (31.13%) DevOps
4 145 (25.94%) Scrum
5 144 (25.76%) Test Automation
6 140 (25.04%) TDD
7 118 (21.11%) BDD
8 117 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (14.67%) Kanban
10 71 (12.70%) OO
11 59 (10.55%) Software Engineering
12 51 (9.12%) Unit Testing
13 49 (8.77%) Open Source
13 49 (8.77%) SDLC
14 41 (7.33%) Multithreading
15 40 (7.16%) API Development
15 40 (7.16%) Mentoring
16 39 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (5.55%) Pair Programming
18 30 (5.37%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 506 (90.52%) Java
2 182 (32.56%) Java 8
3 124 (22.18%) Python
4 122 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 109 (19.50%) SQL
6 60 (10.73%) Shell Script
7 39 (6.98%) Kotlin
8 36 (6.44%) PL/SQL
9 25 (4.47%) Scala
10 24 (4.29%) Apple Swift
11 20 (3.58%) Groovy
12 18 (3.22%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.68%) C
14 13 (2.33%) C++
14 13 (2.33%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.97%) Perl
17 10 (1.79%) Go
18 8 (1.43%) Elm
18 8 (1.43%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 76 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 68 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.29%) Degree
4 18 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.54%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.36%) HNC
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.84%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) GDPR
3 3 (0.54%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 181 (32.38%) Docker
2 19 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (2.33%) HDFS
4 4 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.54%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.36%) KVM
6 2 (0.36%) Postfix
6 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 157 (28.09%) Kubernetes
2 79 (14.13%) Ansible
3 78 (13.95%) Terraform
4 25 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.86%) Puppet
6 14 (2.50%) Kibana
7 11 (1.97%) Argo
7 11 (1.97%) Grafana
7 11 (1.97%) Oozie
8 10 (1.79%) Istio
9 8 (1.43%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.25%) Salt
11 6 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (1.07%) HP ALM
11 6 (1.07%) Packer
11 6 (1.07%) Rundeck
12 5 (0.89%) CloudHub
13 4 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.72%) logstash
14 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 73 (13.06%) Oracle
2 34 (6.08%) Google
3 33 (5.90%) Splunk
4 28 (5.01%) AppDynamics
5 26 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 26 (4.65%) BEA
6 24 (4.29%) webMethods
7 21 (3.76%) Informatica
8 19 (3.40%) MuleSoft
9 17 (3.04%) Microsoft
10 12 (2.15%) ION Trading
11 11 (1.97%) Murex
11 11 (1.97%) New Relic
12 10 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.79%) Sybase
12 10 (1.79%) WSO2
13 9 (1.61%) IBM
14 8 (1.43%) SAP
15 6 (1.07%) HP
15 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com