Period
to 17 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 121 173
Rank change year-on-year +4 +52 -4
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,941 1,943 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.13% 2.10% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.92% 11.29% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,343 1,471 945
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £388 £350 £338
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
England median hourly rate £56.25 £45.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +52.41% -33.22%
10th Percentile £35.00 £40.35 £26.11
90th Percentile £64.75 £64.25 £32.94
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +22.22% +52.41% -34.39%

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 19,576 17,206 15,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.49% 18.62% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,440 12,155 10,100
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £305
90th Percentile £635 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 224 217
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32.70 £30.08 £22.67
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +6.10% +2.50%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +21 1,175 £550 +4.76% 130
Midlands +41 213 £485 +16.45% 27
South East -37 208 £500 +1.83% 65
North of England -30 186 £500 +21.95% 50
West Midlands +29 153 £511 +35.97% 13
North West +1 89 £700 +75.00% 23
South West -55 86 £450 +5.88% 30
East of England -54 73 £525 +2.44% 32
East Midlands +22 60 £475 +13.10% 14
Yorkshire -73 58 £438 +6.71% 21
North East +24 40 £500 -24.89% 6
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 1,663 (85.68%) Java
2 1,308 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1,249 (64.35%) Jenkins
4 894 (46.06%) Git (software)
5 834 (42.97%) Spring
6 732 (37.71%) DevOps
7 677 (34.88%) TDD
8 631 (32.51%) Amazon AWS
9 600 (30.91%) Microservices
10 595 (30.65%) Docker
11 567 (29.21%) Java 8
12 555 (28.59%) Test Automation
12 555 (28.59%) Continuous Integration
13 532 (27.41%) BDD
14 497 (25.61%) REST
15 490 (25.24%) RESTful
16 482 (24.83%) Web Services
17 480 (24.73%) JUnit
18 478 (24.63%) Spring Boot
19 476 (24.52%) Scrum
20 440 (22.67%) JavaScript
21 432 (22.26%) Hibernate
22 426 (21.95%) Linux
23 393 (20.25%) JIRA
24 376 (19.37%) Ansible
25 370 (19.06%) Gradle
26 363 (18.70%) Python
27 338 (17.41%) Finance
28 326 (16.80%) SQL
29 311 (16.02%) Cucumber

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
1 290 (14.94%) Confluence
2 124 (6.39%) Tomcat
3 113 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
4 94 (4.84%) Apache
5 83 (4.28%) Mule
6 79 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
6 79 (4.07%) nginx
7 71 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 64 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 62 (3.19%) MQSeries
9 62 (3.19%) WebLogic
10 59 (3.04%) JBoss
11 53 (2.73%) WebSphere
12 50 (2.58%) WildFly
13 45 (2.32%) Apache Spark
14 38 (1.96%) CMS
15 33 (1.70%) Documentum
16 32 (1.65%) Jetty
17 30 (1.55%) Apache Solr
18 29 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.15%) HipChat
2 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.10%) InVision
3 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.052%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.72%) Maximo
3 8 (0.41%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.10%) Kondor
6 1 (0.052%) Global One
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 631 (32.51%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (7.42%) GitHub
4 123 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
5 98 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 89 (4.59%) npm
7 78 (4.02%) PaaS
8 66 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
9 63 (3.25%) Amazon S3
10 59 (3.04%) Serverless
11 52 (2.68%) BrowserStack
12 43 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
13 41 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 39 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 38 (1.96%) Apigee
16 37 (1.91%) OpenShift
17 30 (1.55%) SaaS
18 25 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 24 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
19 24 (1.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.79%) HTTP
2 49 (2.52%) Firewall
3 32 (1.65%) SSL
4 21 (1.08%) DNS
4 21 (1.08%) Internet
5 19 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.93%) VLAN
7 15 (0.77%) Kerberos
8 12 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (0.57%) SSH
10 10 (0.52%) DSL
10 10 (0.52%) FTP
11 9 (0.46%) AMQP
12 8 (0.41%) BIG-IP
13 7 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
13 7 (0.36%) OpenVPN
13 7 (0.36%) VPN
14 6 (0.31%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (12.52%) MongoDB
2 229 (11.80%) NoSQL
3 189 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 145 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 139 (7.16%) MySQL
6 119 (6.13%) SQL Server
7 112 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
8 102 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 85 (4.38%) RDBMS
10 79 (4.07%) Big Data
11 75 (3.86%) Redis
12 68 (3.50%) Oracle Database
13 62 (3.19%) Couchbase
14 36 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 36 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 35 (1.80%) Neo4j
16 30 (1.55%) HBase
17 27 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (1.34%) Apache Hive
18 26 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1,249 (64.35%) Jenkins
2 894 (46.06%) Git (software)
3 480 (24.73%) JUnit
4 393 (20.25%) JIRA
5 370 (19.06%) Gradle
6 311 (16.02%) Cucumber
7 273 (14.06%) Selenium
8 260 (13.40%) Subversion
9 237 (12.21%) Mockito
10 229 (11.80%) Sonatype Nexus
11 201 (10.36%) Ant
12 195 (10.05%) SonarQube
13 145 (7.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 125 (6.44%) Eclipse
15 124 (6.39%) TeamCity
16 105 (5.41%) WebDriver
17 98 (5.05%) IntelliJ
18 97 (5.00%) Bitbucket
18 97 (5.00%) gulp
18 97 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 338 (17.41%) Finance
2 263 (13.55%) Banking
3 101 (5.20%) Front Office
4 53 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 41 (2.11%) Retail
6 40 (2.06%) Games
7 36 (1.85%) Marketing
8 32 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.29%) Electronics
11 23 (1.18%) Back Office
12 22 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.41%) Law
15 7 (0.36%) Legal
16 5 (0.26%) Automotive
17 4 (0.21%) Advertising
18 3 (0.15%) Publishing
19 2 (0.10%) Danish Language
19 2 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,137 (58.58%) Developer
2 882 (45.44%) Java Developer
3 320 (16.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 169 (8.71%) Senior Developer
5 136 (7.01%) Java Engineer
6 122 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 113 (5.82%) AWS Developer
8 108 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
9 104 (5.36%) Tester
10 103 (5.31%) Architect
11 97 (5.00%) Automation Tester
12 96 (4.95%) Lead Developer
13 89 (4.59%) Software Engineer
14 84 (4.33%) Lead Java Developer
15 73 (3.76%) AWS DevOps
16 70 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
17 64 (3.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 48 (2.47%) Java Software Engineer
19 43 (2.22%) Backend Developer
19 43 (2.22%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (42.97%) Spring
2 497 (25.61%) REST
3 490 (25.24%) RESTful
4 482 (24.83%) Web Services
5 478 (24.63%) Spring Boot
6 432 (22.26%) Hibernate
7 290 (14.94%) AngularJS
8 263 (13.55%) HTML
9 244 (12.57%) JMS
10 232 (11.95%) SOAP
11 224 (11.54%) J2EE
12 199 (10.25%) CSS
13 188 (9.69%) Java EE
14 165 (8.50%) JSON
15 159 (8.19%) XML
16 156 (8.04%) Apache Camel
17 154 (7.93%) React
18 143 (7.37%) Node.js
19 126 (6.49%) JAX-RS
20 125 (6.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 228 (11.75%) Greenfield Project
2 94 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
4 51 (2.63%) User Experience
5 50 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 33 (1.70%) Fixed Income
8 30 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 30 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 28 (1.44%) iPad
10 26 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.24%) Fintech
12 22 (1.13%) Cloud Native
13 18 (0.93%) Equities
14 17 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (0.88%) NHS
15 14 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 14 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 426 (21.95%) Linux
2 245 (12.62%) Unix
3 159 (8.19%) Windows
4 98 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (2.99%) VMS
6 38 (1.96%) CentOS
7 32 (1.65%) Solaris
8 30 (1.55%) Android
8 30 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 29 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 25 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.67%) Debian
11 13 (0.67%) Fedora
12 7 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.36%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) HPUX
15 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.052%) RancherOS
15 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,308 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (37.71%) DevOps
3 677 (34.88%) TDD
4 600 (30.91%) Microservices
5 555 (28.59%) Continuous Integration
5 555 (28.59%) Test Automation
6 532 (27.41%) BDD
7 476 (24.52%) Scrum
8 268 (13.81%) Open Source
9 260 (13.40%) Kanban
10 248 (12.78%) OO
11 224 (11.54%) SOA
12 198 (10.20%) MVC
13 182 (9.38%) Configuration Management
14 167 (8.60%) E-Commerce
15 150 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 147 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
17 144 (7.42%) Unit Testing
18 138 (7.11%) Software Engineering
19 130 (6.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,663 (85.68%) Java
2 567 (29.21%) Java 8
3 440 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 363 (18.70%) Python
5 326 (16.80%) SQL
6 127 (6.54%) Groovy
7 126 (6.49%) Perl
8 115 (5.92%) Scala
9 83 (4.28%) Shell Script
10 71 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 68 (3.50%) C++
12 63 (3.25%) Java 9
12 63 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 58 (2.99%) Ruby
14 52 (2.68%) C#
15 49 (2.52%) JPQL
16 37 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 37 (1.91%) XPath
17 36 (1.85%) TypeScript
18 29 (1.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 170 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 148 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 95 (4.89%) Degree
4 60 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 15 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.36%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.15%) CFA
10 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.10%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.10%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.052%) CCIE
12 1 (0.052%) CCNA
12 1 (0.052%) ISEB
12 1 (0.052%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.92%) QA
2 11 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.36%) PMO
3 7 (0.36%) PSD2
4 5 (0.26%) HL7
5 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.15%) EMIR
5 3 (0.15%) GDPR
5 3 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.052%) JTAG
6 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 595 (30.65%) Docker
2 76 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.99%) vSphere
4 51 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.77%) HDFS
6 14 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.72%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.62%) Active Directory
8 11 (0.57%) OpenAM
8 11 (0.57%) OpenDJ
9 9 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.41%) vCloud
11 6 (0.31%) KVM
11 6 (0.31%) Postfix
11 6 (0.31%) Squid
12 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.21%) LXC
14 3 (0.15%) iptables
15 2 (0.10%) Xen
16 1 (0.052%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 376 (19.37%) Ansible
2 301 (15.51%) Puppet
3 248 (12.78%) Kubernetes
4 209 (10.77%) Terraform
5 184 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (3.09%) ZABBIX
7 59 (3.04%) Kibana
8 58 (2.99%) logstash
9 42 (2.16%) Nagios
10 38 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
11 27 (1.39%) Salt
11 27 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (1.34%) Packer
13 22 (1.13%) Rancher
14 17 (0.88%) Grafana
15 16 (0.82%) CloudHub
16 14 (0.72%) Mesos
17 12 (0.62%) Graylog
18 8 (0.41%) Consul
19 7 (0.36%) Automic
Vendors
1 263 (13.55%) Oracle
2 95 (4.89%) Red Hat
3 87 (4.48%) VMware
4 85 (4.38%) Atlassian
5 81 (4.17%) Google
6 62 (3.19%) Adobe
7 55 (2.83%) Splunk
8 52 (2.68%) MuleSoft
9 47 (2.42%) Microsoft
10 42 (2.16%) Sybase
11 40 (2.06%) SAP
12 37 (1.91%) AppDynamics
13 36 (1.85%) Dynatrace
14 35 (1.80%) Pega
15 32 (1.65%) IBM
16 28 (1.44%) WSO2
17 20 (1.03%) Riverbed
18 19 (0.98%) hybris
19 18 (0.93%) Perforce
20 15 (0.77%) Syclo