Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 118 139
Rank change year-on-year -134 +21 +32
Contract jobs citing Maven 824 2,092 1,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 2.21% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.04% 10.52% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 1,512 1,290
England median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £380 £374 £350
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +14.71% +46.49%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -28.21% +14.71% +46.49%

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 13,650 19,879 17,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.66% 21.03% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,074 13,739 11,859
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 203 277
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £20.80 £25.08 £30.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.58% - +3.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -119 440 £550 - 104
North of England -31 121 £475 +5.56% 53
South East -66 110 £450 -10.00% 24
Midlands -26 73 £475 +5.56% 27
Yorkshire +15 61 £450 +7.14% 27
South West -37 54 £488 +11.43% 11
West Midlands -20 53 £475 -4.04% 16
North West -45 32 £500 - 24
North East +7 28 £469 -1.32% 2
East of England -45 21 £475 -9.52% 15
East Midlands -6 18 £375 -7.41% 9
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 708 (85.92%) Java
2 548 (66.50%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (65.53%) Jenkins
4 473 (57.40%) Git (software)
5 421 (51.09%) Spring
6 315 (38.23%) Scrum
7 279 (33.86%) DevOps
8 270 (32.77%) JUnit
9 266 (32.28%) TDD
10 257 (31.19%) AWS
11 247 (29.98%) Docker
12 243 (29.49%) Microservices
13 237 (28.76%) Web Services
14 233 (28.28%) JIRA
15 231 (28.03%) Spring Boot
16 220 (26.70%) JavaScript
17 214 (25.97%) BDD
18 211 (25.61%) REST
19 199 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
20 194 (23.54%) SQL
21 190 (23.06%) Test Automation
21 190 (23.06%) Mockito
22 189 (22.94%) RESTful
22 189 (22.94%) Linux
23 181 (21.97%) Java 8
24 174 (21.12%) SOAP
24 174 (21.12%) Confluence
25 169 (20.51%) Gradle
26 164 (19.90%) Cucumber
27 154 (18.69%) AngularJS

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
1 174 (21.12%) Confluence
2 106 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 50 (6.07%) Apache
4 42 (5.10%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (4.85%) JBoss
6 36 (4.37%) Mule
7 33 (4.00%) Apache Spark
8 28 (3.40%) Apache Solr
8 28 (3.40%) Jetty
9 27 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 21 (2.55%) WebLogic
11 19 (2.31%) WebSphere
12 18 (2.18%) nginx
13 13 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.21%) GeoServer
15 10 (1.21%) Magnolia
16 7 (0.85%) Anypoint
16 7 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
16 7 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) FINCAD Analytics
2 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 257 (31.19%) AWS
2 132 (16.02%) GitHub
3 130 (15.78%) Azure
4 84 (10.19%) Amazon EC2
5 62 (7.52%) npm
6 54 (6.55%) OpenShift
7 53 (6.43%) Amazon SQS
8 43 (5.22%) Serverless
9 32 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (3.76%) Amazon S3
11 25 (3.03%) GCP
12 24 (2.91%) PaaS
12 24 (2.91%) Slack
13 21 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (2.06%) BrowserStack
15 14 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (1.70%) SaaS
16 13 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
18 10 (1.21%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.91%) FTP
1 24 (2.91%) HTTP
2 12 (1.46%) DNS
3 11 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.21%) Kerberos
5 9 (1.09%) Internet
5 9 (1.09%) SSH
6 7 (0.85%) Firewall
7 6 (0.73%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.49%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) AMQP
10 2 (0.24%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.12%) Network Security
11 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
2 88 (10.68%) MySQL
3 74 (8.98%) NoSQL
4 63 (7.65%) MongoDB
4 63 (7.65%) SQL Server
5 48 (5.83%) Amazon RDS
6 47 (5.70%) Hadoop
7 41 (4.98%) Big Data
8 37 (4.49%) Oracle Database
9 36 (4.37%) Relational Database
10 34 (4.13%) KDB
11 27 (3.28%) Kdb+
12 17 (2.06%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.58%) HBase
16 12 (1.46%) Data Lake
16 12 (1.46%) DB2
17 11 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
18 10 (1.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 540 (65.53%) Jenkins
2 473 (57.40%) Git (software)
3 270 (32.77%) JUnit
4 233 (28.28%) JIRA
5 190 (23.06%) Mockito
6 169 (20.51%) Gradle
7 164 (19.90%) Cucumber
8 148 (17.96%) Selenium
9 118 (14.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 112 (13.59%) SonarQube
11 95 (11.53%) Subversion
12 85 (10.32%) TeamCity
13 84 (10.19%) Ant
14 67 (8.13%) jMock
15 65 (7.89%) DbUnit
16 55 (6.67%) Bitbucket
17 50 (6.07%) IntelliJ
18 42 (5.10%) Eclipse
19 41 (4.98%) GitLab
20 39 (4.73%) JMeter
General
1 146 (17.72%) Finance
2 98 (11.89%) Banking
3 49 (5.95%) Public Sector
4 46 (5.58%) Front Office
5 29 (3.52%) Retail
6 20 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.46%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.09%) Marketing
10 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.85%) Games
10 7 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.49%) Electronics
11 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Publishing
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 498 (60.44%) Developer
2 332 (40.29%) Java Developer
3 106 (12.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 84 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 52 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (5.34%) Architect
7 41 (4.98%) Backend Developer
8 38 (4.61%) Java Engineer
9 36 (4.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 29 (3.52%) Tester
11 28 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
12 27 (3.28%) KDB Developer
12 27 (3.28%) Software Engineer
13 23 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (2.55%) Lead Developer
15 19 (2.31%) Automation Tester
15 19 (2.31%) Lead Java Developer
16 18 (2.18%) Angular Developer
16 18 (2.18%) AWS Developer
16 18 (2.18%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (51.09%) Spring
2 237 (28.76%) Web Services
3 231 (28.03%) Spring Boot
4 211 (25.61%) REST
5 189 (22.94%) RESTful
6 174 (21.12%) SOAP
7 154 (18.69%) AngularJS
8 149 (18.08%) Hibernate
9 142 (17.23%) JSON
10 120 (14.56%) HTML
11 110 (13.35%) Node.js
12 102 (12.38%) Apache Camel
13 96 (11.65%) XML
14 90 (10.92%) CSS
15 89 (10.80%) J2EE
16 81 (9.83%) React
17 70 (8.50%) Kafka
18 69 (8.37%) PowerMock
19 68 (8.25%) JMS
20 63 (7.65%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.83%) User Experience
2 35 (4.25%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
6 21 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.94%) Derivative
8 16 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.82%) NHS
10 14 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.58%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.09%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.09%) iPad
14 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.73%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.61%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 189 (22.94%) Linux
2 66 (8.01%) Unix
3 40 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (4.49%) Windows
5 32 (3.88%) CentOS
6 31 (3.76%) Ubuntu
7 26 (3.16%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.67%) Android
9 19 (2.31%) Debian
10 9 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.24%) AIX
13 2 (0.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) Fedora
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (66.50%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (38.23%) Scrum
3 279 (33.86%) DevOps
4 266 (32.28%) TDD
5 243 (29.49%) Microservices
6 214 (25.97%) BDD
7 199 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
8 190 (23.06%) Test Automation
9 152 (18.45%) Kanban
10 130 (15.78%) Open Source
11 101 (12.26%) Unit Testing
12 75 (9.10%) Pair Programming
13 74 (8.98%) Software Engineering
14 66 (8.01%) E-Commerce
15 64 (7.77%) OO
16 60 (7.28%) Analytics
17 58 (7.04%) Mentoring
18 55 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
19 52 (6.31%) SDLC
20 50 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 708 (85.92%) Java
2 220 (26.70%) JavaScript
3 194 (23.54%) SQL
4 181 (21.97%) Java 8
5 148 (17.96%) Python
6 60 (7.28%) C++
7 57 (6.92%) Groovy
8 48 (5.83%) ES6
9 40 (4.85%) TypeScript
10 39 (4.73%) C#
10 39 (4.73%) Scala
11 38 (4.61%) Shell Script
12 34 (4.13%) PL/SQL
13 31 (3.76%) Perl
14 26 (3.16%) Bash Shell
15 22 (2.67%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.18%) Java 9
16 18 (2.18%) Ruby
17 16 (1.94%) Kotlin
18 15 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 95 (11.53%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.22%) Degree
4 19 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.61%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.61%) ISEB
7 5 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.36%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.24%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.61%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.12%) EMIR
2 1 (0.12%) MiFID
2 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 247 (29.98%) Docker
2 31 (3.76%) Postfix
2 31 (3.76%) vSphere
3 29 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.97%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.61%) HDFS
7 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 135 (16.38%) Kubernetes
2 130 (15.78%) Ansible
3 69 (8.37%) Terraform
4 65 (7.89%) Puppet
5 64 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.67%) Prometheus
7 21 (2.55%) Grafana
8 14 (1.70%) Nagios
8 14 (1.70%) Salt
9 12 (1.46%) Packer
10 11 (1.33%) ZABBIX
11 10 (1.21%) logstash
12 8 (0.97%) Kibana
13 7 (0.85%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.61%) Consul
15 5 (0.61%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 5 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 4 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
16 4 (0.49%) Graphite
Vendors
1 128 (15.53%) Oracle
2 49 (5.95%) Splunk
3 41 (4.98%) MuleSoft
4 39 (4.73%) VMware
5 38 (4.61%) Microsoft
6 36 (4.37%) Red Hat
7 33 (4.00%) Google
8 30 (3.64%) AppDynamics
9 25 (3.03%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.06%) Cloudera
11 14 (1.70%) IBM
11 14 (1.70%) SAP
12 13 (1.58%) F5
12 13 (1.58%) ForgeRock
13 10 (1.21%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.09%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.97%) Perforce
15 8 (0.97%) TIBCO
16 7 (0.85%) Bloomberg
16 7 (0.85%) Sybase