Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 153 165
Rank change year-on-year +26 +12 +43
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,986 1,600 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.13% 1.76% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.22% 9.70% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,455 1,144 1,114
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £464
% change year-on-year +2.50% +7.82% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
England median hourly rate £48.75 £41.25 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +42.18% -33.20%
10th Percentile £24.18 £38.38 £26.15
90th Percentile £54.63 £46.67 £35.08
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £41.25 £29.01
% change year-on-year +18.18% +42.18% -35.53%

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 19,423 16,497 16,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.86% 18.18% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,447 11,391 10,989
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 278 247
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.33 £28.75 £26.25
90th Percentile £53.38 £59.13 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +40 1,242 £550 +4.76% 172
South East -35 243 £500 +5.26% 60
North of England +46 187 £438 +2.94% 57
Midlands +29 145 £475 +11.76% 22
Yorkshire +17 90 £425 - 20
East of England -39 90 £525 - 33
West Midlands +1 86 £500 - 10
North West +21 79 £450 +7.78% 33
South West -29 78 £425 +1.19% 17
East Midlands +31 59 £444 +5.65% 12
North East +2 19 £500 +2.46% 4
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,762 (88.72%) Java
2 1,273 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1,132 (57.00%) Jenkins
4 930 (46.83%) Spring
5 918 (46.22%) Git (software)
6 760 (38.27%) TDD
7 642 (32.33%) DevOps
8 633 (31.87%) Java 8
9 600 (30.21%) Amazon AWS
10 578 (29.10%) Microservices
11 565 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
12 538 (27.09%) RESTful
13 527 (26.54%) Docker
14 524 (26.38%) BDD
15 521 (26.23%) Test Automation
16 495 (24.92%) Spring Boot
17 492 (24.77%) Hibernate
18 491 (24.72%) JavaScript
19 474 (23.87%) REST
20 467 (23.51%) JUnit
21 466 (23.46%) Scrum
22 463 (23.31%) Web Services
23 462 (23.26%) Linux
24 373 (18.78%) Finance
25 370 (18.63%) Gradle
26 352 (17.72%) JIRA
27 343 (17.27%) OO
28 320 (16.11%) SQL
29 306 (15.41%) Python
30 278 (14.00%) Ansible

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
1 206 (10.37%) Confluence
2 161 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 146 (7.35%) Apache
4 95 (4.78%) Elasticsearch
5 93 (4.68%) JBoss
6 80 (4.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 78 (3.93%) nginx
8 74 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 65 (3.27%) WebSphere
10 64 (3.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 59 (2.97%) Mule
12 52 (2.62%) WildFly
13 50 (2.52%) WebLogic
14 48 (2.42%) Jetty
15 46 (2.32%) MQSeries
16 41 (2.06%) Oracle Service Bus
17 36 (1.81%) Apache Spark
18 30 (1.51%) IIS
19 29 (1.46%) Apache Solr
20 22 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.50%) Fireworks
2 10 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.25%) HipChat
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.35%) Maximo
3 5 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.10%) Global One
5 2 (0.10%) Kondor
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.050%) Magento
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 600 (30.21%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (6.65%) GitHub
4 94 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
5 83 (4.18%) npm
6 70 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 70 (3.52%) PaaS
7 62 (3.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 59 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (2.01%) OpenShift
10 39 (1.96%) Amazon S3
11 29 (1.46%) Serverless
12 26 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (1.31%) IaaS
13 25 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 25 (1.26%) IBM Cloud
13 25 (1.26%) SaaS
14 22 (1.11%) BrowserStack
14 22 (1.11%) Heroku
15 21 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.33%) HTTP
2 35 (1.76%) SSL
3 33 (1.66%) Firewall
4 23 (1.16%) Internet
5 20 (1.01%) DNS
6 17 (0.86%) SSH
6 17 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
8 11 (0.55%) AMQP
8 11 (0.55%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.45%) BIG-IP
9 9 (0.45%) OpenVPN
9 9 (0.45%) SMS
10 5 (0.25%) Intranet
11 4 (0.20%) DOCSIS
11 4 (0.20%) FTP
11 4 (0.20%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.20%) SMTP
12 3 (0.15%) DSL
12 3 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (11.13%) MongoDB
2 215 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 199 (10.02%) Relational Database
4 131 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 131 (6.60%) MySQL
5 120 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 99 (4.98%) RDBMS
8 87 (4.38%) Big Data
9 83 (4.18%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.82%) Oracle Database
11 50 (2.52%) Couchbase
11 50 (2.52%) Redis
12 43 (2.17%) Apache Hive
13 35 (1.76%) Neo4j
14 31 (1.56%) HBase
14 31 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.11%) DB2
17 21 (1.06%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1,132 (57.00%) Jenkins
2 918 (46.22%) Git (software)
3 467 (23.51%) JUnit
4 370 (18.63%) Gradle
5 352 (17.72%) JIRA
6 267 (13.44%) Mockito
7 245 (12.34%) Subversion
8 237 (11.93%) Cucumber
9 236 (11.88%) Selenium
10 218 (10.98%) Ant
10 218 (10.98%) SonarQube
11 210 (10.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 151 (7.60%) Eclipse
13 150 (7.55%) TeamCity
14 110 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 105 (5.29%) Vagrant
16 101 (5.09%) IntelliJ
17 98 (4.93%) Artifactory
18 92 (4.63%) jMock
19 88 (4.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 373 (18.78%) Finance
2 267 (13.44%) Banking
3 93 (4.68%) Front Office
4 63 (3.17%) Games
5 60 (3.02%) Telecoms
6 54 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.67%) Marketing
8 50 (2.52%) Retail
9 42 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 37 (1.86%) Electronics
11 22 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.01%) Back Office
13 8 (0.40%) Law
13 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.30%) Advertising
15 5 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
16 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.20%) Publishing
17 3 (0.15%) Legal
18 2 (0.10%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 1,249 (62.89%) Developer
2 1,035 (52.11%) Java Developer
3 289 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 184 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 144 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 135 (6.80%) Java Engineer
7 102 (5.14%) Software Engineer
8 97 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 92 (4.63%) Lead Java Developer
10 90 (4.53%) AWS Engineer
11 76 (3.83%) AWS DevOps
12 67 (3.37%) Architect
13 66 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
14 64 (3.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 61 (3.07%) Java Software Engineer
16 54 (2.72%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 52 (2.62%) AWS Developer
18 50 (2.52%) Tester
19 46 (2.32%) Automation Tester
20 44 (2.22%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (46.83%) Spring
2 538 (27.09%) RESTful
3 495 (24.92%) Spring Boot
4 492 (24.77%) Hibernate
5 474 (23.87%) REST
6 463 (23.31%) Web Services
7 264 (13.29%) HTML
8 260 (13.09%) SOAP
9 259 (13.04%) JMS
10 247 (12.44%) AngularJS
11 232 (11.68%) J2EE
12 230 (11.58%) XML
13 193 (9.72%) CSS
14 177 (8.91%) Kafka
15 176 (8.86%) Java EE
16 171 (8.61%) JSON
17 159 (8.01%) Apache Camel
18 153 (7.70%) Node.js
19 147 (7.40%) Middleware
20 141 (7.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 214 (10.78%) Greenfield Project
2 75 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 61 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
5 58 (2.92%) Public Cloud
6 54 (2.72%) Fixed Income
7 46 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.32%) User Experience
8 40 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 35 (1.76%) iPad
10 29 (1.46%) Derivative
11 28 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.31%) Fintech
12 26 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
13 25 (1.26%) Cloud Native
14 21 (1.06%) Equities
14 21 (1.06%) Virtual Team
15 17 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.70%) NHS
16 14 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 462 (23.26%) Linux
2 259 (13.04%) Unix
3 139 (7.00%) Windows
4 85 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (3.63%) CentOS
6 61 (3.07%) VMS
7 43 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 39 (1.96%) Android
9 37 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.41%) Solaris
11 21 (1.06%) Debian
11 21 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.91%) Fedora
13 10 (0.50%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.25%) AIX
15 3 (0.15%) HPUX
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.050%) RancherOS
17 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,273 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 760 (38.27%) TDD
3 642 (32.33%) DevOps
4 578 (29.10%) Microservices
5 565 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
6 524 (26.38%) BDD
7 521 (26.23%) Test Automation
8 466 (23.46%) Scrum
9 343 (17.27%) OO
10 248 (12.49%) Kanban
11 209 (10.52%) MVC
12 198 (9.97%) Open Source
13 167 (8.41%) Software Engineering
14 161 (8.11%) E-Commerce
15 159 (8.01%) Configuration Management
15 159 (8.01%) SOA
16 154 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
17 129 (6.50%) Unit Testing
18 118 (5.94%) Mentoring
19 115 (5.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,762 (88.72%) Java
2 633 (31.87%) Java 8
3 491 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 320 (16.11%) SQL
5 306 (15.41%) Python
6 164 (8.26%) Groovy
7 128 (6.45%) Scala
8 127 (6.39%) Bash Shell
9 94 (4.73%) Shell Script
10 80 (4.03%) Perl
11 70 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 66 (3.32%) Ruby
13 59 (2.97%) XPath
14 53 (2.67%) JPQL
15 52 (2.62%) C#
16 50 (2.52%) Java 9
17 49 (2.47%) C++
18 46 (2.32%) PowerShell
19 28 (1.41%) ES6
20 25 (1.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 223 (11.23%) Security Cleared
2 191 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 90 (4.53%) Degree
4 53 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 17 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.10%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
10 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PMP
10 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.050%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.050%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.050%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.050%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.050%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.78%) QA
2 14 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.50%) PMO
4 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.15%) GDPR
5 3 (0.15%) PSD2
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.050%) EMIR
7 1 (0.050%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 527 (26.54%) Docker
2 71 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 46 (2.32%) vSphere
5 20 (1.01%) VirtualBox
6 19 (0.96%) HDFS
7 16 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (0.65%) vCloud
9 11 (0.55%) KVM
9 11 (0.55%) Squid
10 10 (0.50%) Xen
11 9 (0.45%) Active Directory
11 9 (0.45%) Postfix
12 6 (0.30%) etcd
13 5 (0.25%) LXC
14 3 (0.15%) OpenIDM
14 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.10%) Samba
15 2 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 278 (14.00%) Ansible
2 265 (13.34%) Puppet
3 239 (12.03%) Kubernetes
4 169 (8.51%) Terraform
5 168 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (2.77%) Kibana
7 53 (2.67%) Mesos
8 46 (2.32%) logstash
9 38 (1.91%) Consul
9 38 (1.91%) Nagios
10 37 (1.86%) ZABBIX
11 22 (1.11%) Salt
12 20 (1.01%) Packer
13 19 (0.96%) Grafana
13 19 (0.96%) Rancher
14 18 (0.91%) Graylog
15 17 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
16 15 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.45%) Sysdig
18 8 (0.40%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 253 (12.74%) Oracle
2 106 (5.34%) Red Hat
3 90 (4.53%) VMware
4 73 (3.68%) Adobe
5 70 (3.52%) Google
6 67 (3.37%) Microsoft
7 56 (2.82%) Atlassian
8 55 (2.77%) Splunk
9 53 (2.67%) IBM
10 51 (2.57%) SAP
11 43 (2.17%) AppDynamics
11 43 (2.17%) WSO2
12 41 (2.06%) MuleSoft
13 39 (1.96%) Sybase
14 33 (1.66%) Apigee
15 27 (1.36%) TIBCO
16 23 (1.16%) New Relic
17 22 (1.11%) Perforce
18 18 (0.91%) Dynatrace
19 17 (0.86%) Pega