Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 174 157
Rank change year-on-year +42 -17 +34
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,849 1,277 1,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.00% 1.51% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.23% 8.98% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,393 880 1,207
England median daily rate £510 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -13.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £40.14 £39.13 £37.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £43.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -13.16% +5.56%

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 18,079 14,220 14,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.52% 16.84% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,567 9,590 9,849
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £295
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 277 331
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% -3.42% +14.73%
10th Percentile £29.50 £24.00 £23.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £50.78
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.45
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.65% +14.73%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +7 1,030 £525 +5.00% 227
South East -15 228 £466 -6.75% 53
North of England +79 207 £425 +3.66% 61
Midlands +91 164 £463 +12.80% 32
East of England +68 154 £513 +8.18% 32
Yorkshire +55 127 £425 +3.34% 29
West Midlands +81 108 £450 -5.26% 20
South West +18 94 £425 +7.94% 17
North West +15 71 £425 +4.29% 28
East Midlands +30 56 £463 +14.20% 12
North East +21 9 £665 +54.65% 4
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1,569 (84.86%) Java
2 1,277 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
3 989 (53.49%) Jenkins
4 847 (45.81%) Spring
5 826 (44.67%) Git (software)
6 748 (40.45%) TDD
7 581 (31.42%) DevOps
8 572 (30.94%) Java 8
9 511 (27.64%) Continuous Integration
10 504 (27.26%) Scrum
11 502 (27.15%) BDD
12 500 (27.04%) REST
13 478 (25.85%) JUnit
14 471 (25.47%) Test Automation
15 470 (25.42%) RESTful
16 467 (25.26%) Linux
17 465 (25.15%) Hibernate
18 447 (24.18%) Microservices
19 446 (24.12%) Web Services
20 441 (23.85%) JavaScript
21 431 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
22 415 (22.44%) Finance
23 383 (20.71%) Docker
24 353 (19.09%) JIRA
25 338 (18.28%) Gradle
26 334 (18.06%) OO
27 322 (17.41%) Unix
28 321 (17.36%) SQL
29 319 (17.25%) Spring Boot
30 316 (17.09%) Oracle

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
1 194 (10.49%) Confluence
2 183 (9.90%) Tomcat
3 124 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 118 (6.38%) Apache
4 118 (6.38%) JBoss
5 99 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
6 97 (5.25%) Mule
7 91 (4.92%) WebSphere
8 68 (3.68%) Oracle Service Bus
9 64 (3.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 58 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 40 (2.16%) nginx
12 39 (2.11%) WildFly
13 38 (2.06%) WebLogic
14 37 (2.00%) Apache Spark
15 30 (1.62%) Apache Solr
16 29 (1.57%) MQSeries
17 27 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
17 27 (1.46%) Jetty
18 23 (1.24%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (0.43%) HipChat
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.43%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.054%) Global One
4 1 (0.054%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 431 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (5.57%) GitHub
4 90 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
5 79 (4.27%) npm
6 51 (2.76%) Amazon S3
7 49 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (2.54%) PaaS
9 45 (2.43%) Serverless
10 43 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 42 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 38 (2.06%) OpenShift
13 33 (1.78%) IaaS
14 31 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 27 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (1.08%) SaaS
17 17 (0.92%) Bluemix
17 17 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
17 17 (0.92%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.76%) HTTP
2 66 (3.57%) Firewall
3 29 (1.57%) SSL
4 27 (1.46%) Internet
4 27 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.19%) Kerberos
5 22 (1.19%) SSH
6 20 (1.08%) Network Security
7 16 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
7 16 (0.87%) VPN
8 15 (0.81%) DNS
9 13 (0.70%) SMTP
10 12 (0.65%) FTP
11 11 (0.59%) OpenVPN
11 11 (0.59%) SMS
12 10 (0.54%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.16%) DSL
14 2 (0.11%) Broadband
14 2 (0.11%) DHCP
14 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (11.68%) Relational Database
2 175 (9.46%) NoSQL
3 138 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 134 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 100 (5.41%) MySQL
6 94 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 80 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 78 (4.22%) Big Data
8 78 (4.22%) Hadoop
9 67 (3.62%) SQL Server
10 51 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 47 (2.54%) Neo4j
12 44 (2.38%) DB2
13 37 (2.00%) Apache Hive
14 33 (1.78%) HBase
15 32 (1.73%) Redis
16 28 (1.51%) Couchbase
17 25 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
18 21 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 989 (53.49%) Jenkins
2 826 (44.67%) Git (software)
3 478 (25.85%) JUnit
4 353 (19.09%) JIRA
5 338 (18.28%) Gradle
6 284 (15.36%) Cucumber
7 248 (13.41%) Mockito
8 246 (13.30%) Subversion
9 245 (13.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 212 (11.47%) Ant
11 206 (11.14%) Selenium
12 195 (10.55%) SonarQube
13 192 (10.38%) TeamCity
14 170 (9.19%) Eclipse
15 95 (5.14%) IntelliJ
16 88 (4.76%) SoapUI
17 80 (4.33%) Liquibase
18 74 (4.00%) Bitbucket
19 72 (3.89%) Checkstyle
20 70 (3.79%) Artifactory
General
1 415 (22.44%) Finance
2 280 (15.14%) Banking
3 84 (4.54%) Investment Banking
4 73 (3.95%) Marketing
5 70 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.35%) Manufacturing
7 57 (3.08%) Electronics
8 56 (3.03%) Retail
9 49 (2.65%) Front Office
10 41 (2.22%) Games
11 19 (1.03%) Back Office
11 19 (1.03%) Publishing
12 16 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.54%) Legal
15 4 (0.22%) Automotive
16 3 (0.16%) Advertising
17 1 (0.054%) Finnish Language
17 1 (0.054%) Local Government
17 1 (0.054%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1,221 (66.04%) Developer
2 947 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 274 (14.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 258 (13.95%) Senior Developer
5 194 (10.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 112 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 97 (5.25%) Lead Developer
8 78 (4.22%) Lead Java Developer
9 72 (3.89%) Integration Developer
10 67 (3.62%) AWS DevOps
11 66 (3.57%) Agile Developer
12 58 (3.14%) Software Engineer
13 56 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
14 53 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
15 49 (2.65%) Architect
16 48 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
16 48 (2.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 40 (2.16%) DevOps Developer
18 39 (2.11%) Java Software Engineer
19 38 (2.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 847 (45.81%) Spring
2 500 (27.04%) REST
3 470 (25.42%) RESTful
4 465 (25.15%) Hibernate
5 446 (24.12%) Web Services
6 319 (17.25%) Spring Boot
7 299 (16.17%) XML
8 283 (15.31%) SOAP
9 231 (12.49%) JMS
10 230 (12.44%) HTML
11 222 (12.01%) Java EE
12 218 (11.79%) AngularJS
13 217 (11.74%) JSON
14 177 (9.57%) J2EE
15 169 (9.14%) Apache Camel
16 167 (9.03%) Node.js
17 154 (8.33%) Middleware
18 152 (8.22%) CSS
19 142 (7.68%) Spring MVC
20 119 (6.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 184 (9.95%) Greenfield Project
2 88 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 57 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (3.03%) User Experience
5 49 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 36 (1.95%) Fintech
8 35 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 27 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 25 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.08%) Digital Media
14 19 (1.03%) Clustering
15 17 (0.92%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.76%) Derivative
17 12 (0.65%) iPad
18 10 (0.54%) Online Games
18 10 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 467 (25.26%) Linux
2 322 (17.41%) Unix
3 99 (5.35%) Windows
4 95 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (4.71%) CentOS
6 44 (2.38%) VMS
7 34 (1.84%) Android
7 34 (1.84%) Mac OS X
8 32 (1.73%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 29 (1.57%) Solaris
11 14 (0.76%) Debian
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.27%) Fedora
14 4 (0.22%) HPUX
15 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,277 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (40.45%) TDD
3 581 (31.42%) DevOps
4 511 (27.64%) Continuous Integration
5 504 (27.26%) Scrum
6 502 (27.15%) BDD
7 471 (25.47%) Test Automation
8 447 (24.18%) Microservices
9 334 (18.06%) OO
10 248 (13.41%) MVC
11 230 (12.44%) Kanban
12 193 (10.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 181 (9.79%) SOA
14 168 (9.09%) Software Engineering
15 155 (8.38%) Unit Testing
16 148 (8.00%) Configuration Management
17 138 (7.46%) Open Source
18 114 (6.17%) SDLC
19 109 (5.90%) Domain-Driven Design
20 107 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1,569 (84.86%) Java
2 572 (30.94%) Java 8
3 441 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 321 (17.36%) SQL
5 251 (13.57%) Python
6 126 (6.81%) Bash Shell
7 114 (6.17%) Ruby
8 107 (5.79%) Groovy
8 107 (5.79%) Scala
9 94 (5.08%) XPath
10 92 (4.98%) Perl
11 82 (4.43%) Shell Script
12 67 (3.62%) C#
13 52 (2.81%) JPQL
14 38 (2.06%) C++
15 37 (2.00%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.30%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.24%) Java 9
18 21 (1.14%) Jython
18 21 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 172 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 132 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 70 (3.79%) Degree
4 23 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.03%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.32%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.32%) CISSP
7 6 (0.32%) CLAS
7 6 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.054%) ISEB
10 1 (0.054%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.054%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.054%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.84%) QA
2 13 (0.70%) GCP
3 12 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 12 (0.65%) EMIR
4 11 (0.59%) MiFID
5 9 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.32%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.32%) PSD2
6 6 (0.32%) RMADS
6 6 (0.32%) WCAG
7 4 (0.22%) PMO
8 2 (0.11%) SLA
9 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 383 (20.71%) Docker
2 58 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (1.41%) vSphere
5 19 (1.03%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.70%) Squid
7 10 (0.54%) HDFS
8 9 (0.49%) Postfix
8 9 (0.49%) vCloud
8 9 (0.49%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.43%) KVM
9 8 (0.43%) Xen
10 7 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.11%) LXC
11 2 (0.11%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) Samba
11 2 (0.11%) Varnish
12 1 (0.054%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 280 (15.14%) Puppet
2 268 (14.49%) Ansible
3 153 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
4 140 (7.57%) Kubernetes
5 95 (5.14%) Terraform
6 37 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 35 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
8 28 (1.51%) logstash
8 28 (1.51%) Mesos
8 28 (1.51%) Nagios
9 26 (1.41%) Kibana
10 25 (1.35%) Rancher
11 20 (1.08%) Consul
12 17 (0.92%) HP ALM
13 12 (0.65%) Packer
14 11 (0.59%) Grafana
14 11 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.54%) Opsview
16 9 (0.49%) Graylog
16 9 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 316 (17.09%) Oracle
2 126 (6.81%) Red Hat
3 75 (4.06%) IBM
4 73 (3.95%) VMware
5 66 (3.57%) Adobe
6 64 (3.46%) Splunk
7 63 (3.41%) SAP
8 53 (2.87%) WSO2
9 50 (2.70%) Atlassian
10 40 (2.16%) Google
10 40 (2.16%) Microsoft
10 40 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (2.06%) Perforce
12 34 (1.84%) AppDynamics
13 33 (1.78%) MuleSoft
14 29 (1.57%) Coverity
15 23 (1.24%) Cloudera
16 22 (1.19%) New Relic
16 22 (1.19%) Sybase
17 19 (1.03%) HP