Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 136 131
Rank change year-on-year -81 -5 +37
Contract jobs citing Maven 688 1,724 1,935
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.94% 2.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.93% 9.20% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 1,209 1,493
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £377 £400 £360
90th Percentile £641 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £53.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% +19.44% +9.09%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% +9.09%

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 9,930 18,735 18,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.56% 21.06% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,541 12,800 12,702
Median daily rate £500 £499 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +4.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £334 £338 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £614
UK median daily rate £488 £480 £473
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.59% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 251 210
Median hourly rate £42.38 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £23.50 £30.68
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £44.80
% change year-on-year -0.58% -4.01% +9.26%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 -31 409 £525 -4.55% 74
Midlands -35 80 £450 -9.91% 22
North of England -56 73 £430 -14.00% 23
West Midlands -13 68 £450 -15.09% 15
South West -15 61 £515 +14.44% 21
South East -32 48 £475 -5.00% 26
North East -2 26 £430 -13.09% 1
Yorkshire -17 26 £400 -15.34% 4
North West -36 21 £475 -14.61% 18
East of England -8 15 £400 -23.81% 11
East Midlands -11 11 £375 -21.05% 7
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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.

1 614 (89.24%) Java
2 458 (66.57%) Agile Software Development
3 420 (61.05%) Spring
3 420 (61.05%) Jenkins
4 340 (49.42%) Git (software)
5 250 (36.34%) Scrum
6 249 (36.19%) JUnit
7 248 (36.05%) Microservices
8 239 (34.74%) AWS
9 224 (32.56%) Spring Boot
10 221 (32.12%) TDD
11 218 (31.69%) SQL
11 218 (31.69%) Web Services
12 201 (29.22%) Docker
13 194 (28.20%) REST
14 192 (27.91%) DevOps
14 192 (27.91%) Java 8
15 188 (27.33%) Gradle
16 177 (25.73%) RESTful
16 177 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
17 166 (24.13%) Test Automation
18 160 (23.26%) Mockito
19 156 (22.67%) Linux
20 145 (21.08%) Security Cleared
21 137 (19.91%) Open Source
22 134 (19.48%) SOAP
23 129 (18.75%) Kubernetes
24 127 (18.46%) BDD
24 127 (18.46%) Software Engineering
25 126 (18.31%) SC Cleared

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 65 (9.45%) Tomcat
2 56 (8.14%) Confluence
3 49 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (6.98%) WebLogic
5 42 (6.10%) Apache Spark
6 40 (5.81%) Apache
7 22 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (3.05%) WebSphere
9 20 (2.91%) Camunda
10 17 (2.47%) JBoss
10 17 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (2.33%) Mule
12 15 (2.18%) Red Hat Fuse
13 12 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (1.74%) SAS
14 11 (1.60%) Jetty
14 11 (1.60%) nginx
15 10 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
17 6 (0.87%) Anypoint
Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.16%) Oracle AML
3 5 (0.73%) FINCAD Analytics
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.44%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 239 (34.74%) AWS
2 78 (11.34%) Azure
3 65 (9.45%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (8.14%) GitHub
5 51 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
6 44 (6.40%) Serverless
7 38 (5.52%) OpenShift
8 30 (4.36%) GCP
9 28 (4.07%) PaaS
10 24 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (2.91%) npm
12 12 (1.74%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.60%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 6 (0.87%) Slack
16 5 (0.73%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.51%) HTTP
2 14 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.31%) Internet
4 8 (1.16%) Firewall
5 7 (1.02%) RTMP
6 6 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.87%) IPv4
6 6 (0.87%) IPv6
6 6 (0.87%) LAN
6 6 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.73%) DHCP
7 5 (0.73%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.73%) SSL
7 5 (0.73%) WAN
8 4 (0.58%) DNS
8 4 (0.58%) FTP
8 4 (0.58%) SSH
9 2 (0.29%) Network Security
10 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.35%) NoSQL
2 81 (11.77%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (8.43%) MySQL
4 55 (7.99%) Amazon RDS
5 52 (7.56%) Hadoop
6 50 (7.27%) Big Data
7 48 (6.98%) MongoDB
8 47 (6.83%) Relational Database
9 39 (5.67%) Oracle Database
10 30 (4.36%) SQL Server
11 20 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
12 19 (2.76%) HBase
13 17 (2.47%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
17 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 420 (61.05%) Jenkins
2 340 (49.42%) Git (software)
3 249 (36.19%) JUnit
4 188 (27.33%) Gradle
5 160 (23.26%) Mockito
6 111 (16.13%) JIRA
7 101 (14.68%) Cucumber
8 97 (14.10%) SonarQube
9 73 (10.61%) Selenium
10 67 (9.74%) Ant
11 63 (9.16%) Subversion
12 59 (8.58%) Artifactory
13 57 (8.28%) Bitbucket
14 54 (7.85%) DbUnit
14 54 (7.85%) jMock
15 47 (6.83%) Sonatype Nexus
16 42 (6.10%) Eclipse
16 42 (6.10%) GitLab
17 27 (3.92%) TeamCity
18 26 (3.78%) SoapUI
General
1 112 (16.28%) Finance
2 81 (11.77%) Banking
3 78 (11.34%) Public Sector
4 32 (4.65%) Retail
5 27 (3.92%) Front Office
5 27 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.33%) Marketing
8 13 (1.89%) Electronics
8 13 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.16%) Back Office
11 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.58%) Games
13 4 (0.58%) Legal
14 3 (0.44%) Police
15 1 (0.15%) Advertising
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 471 (68.46%) Developer
2 366 (53.20%) Java Developer
3 66 (9.59%) Senior Developer
4 55 (7.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 54 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (5.96%) Backend Developer
7 41 (5.96%) Software Engineer
8 30 (4.36%) Data Engineer
9 26 (3.78%) Java Engineer
10 25 (3.63%) AWS Developer
11 23 (3.34%) Software Developer
12 19 (2.76%) Big Data Engineer
13 18 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 17 (2.47%) Analyst
15 16 (2.33%) Angular Developer
16 15 (2.18%) Architect
17 14 (2.03%) Applications Developer
18 13 (1.89%) Lead Developer
18 13 (1.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (61.05%) Spring
2 224 (32.56%) Spring Boot
3 218 (31.69%) Web Services
4 194 (28.20%) REST
5 177 (25.73%) RESTful
6 134 (19.48%) SOAP
7 113 (16.42%) AngularJS
8 108 (15.70%) Hibernate
9 90 (13.08%) JSON
10 85 (12.35%) Apache Camel
11 82 (11.92%) XML
12 76 (11.05%) J2EE
13 62 (9.01%) HTML
14 57 (8.28%) JPA
14 57 (8.28%) Kafka
15 55 (7.99%) PowerMock
16 53 (7.70%) Node.js
17 50 (7.27%) WireMock
18 49 (7.12%) ActiveMQ
19 43 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (5.81%) User Experience
3 36 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.91%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.91%) Semantic Web
7 16 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 16 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.60%) Derivative
10 11 (1.60%) NHS
11 10 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.87%) PKI
15 5 (0.73%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 156 (22.67%) Linux
2 71 (10.32%) Unix
3 30 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (3.78%) Windows
5 19 (2.76%) CentOS
6 17 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.33%) Debian
8 12 (1.74%) Android
9 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.16%) Solaris
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (66.57%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (36.34%) Scrum
3 248 (36.05%) Microservices
4 221 (32.12%) TDD
5 192 (27.91%) DevOps
6 177 (25.73%) Continuous Integration
7 166 (24.13%) Test Automation
8 137 (19.91%) Open Source
9 127 (18.46%) BDD
9 127 (18.46%) Software Engineering
10 92 (13.37%) Kanban
11 69 (10.03%) Pair Programming
12 60 (8.72%) Migration
13 58 (8.43%) Multithreading
14 51 (7.41%) Data Modelling
15 49 (7.12%) SDLC
15 49 (7.12%) Unit Testing
16 48 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (6.83%) User Stories
18 43 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 614 (89.24%) Java
2 218 (31.69%) SQL
3 192 (27.91%) Java 8
4 116 (16.86%) JavaScript
5 103 (14.97%) Python
6 51 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 40 (5.81%) Groovy
8 37 (5.38%) Shell Script
9 33 (4.80%) C#
10 29 (4.22%) C++
10 29 (4.22%) Scala
11 20 (2.91%) Kotlin
12 18 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.62%) C
13 16 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.18%) XPath
15 10 (1.45%) Ruby
15 10 (1.45%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.16%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (21.08%) Security Cleared
2 126 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.98%) Degree
4 31 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.58%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.29%) OCP
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.18%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.29%) PSD2
3 2 (0.29%) SEPA
4 1 (0.15%) GDPR
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) IFRS
System Software
1 201 (29.22%) Docker
2 40 (5.81%) Postfix
3 15 (2.18%) HDFS
4 8 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.16%) vSphere
5 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 129 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 88 (12.79%) Ansible
3 68 (9.88%) Terraform
4 47 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (6.40%) Puppet
6 16 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (2.03%) Kibana
7 14 (2.03%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.89%) Grafana
9 5 (0.73%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.73%) logstash
10 4 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.44%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.44%) Salt
12 2 (0.29%) Istio
12 2 (0.29%) Rancher
13 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (18.17%) Oracle
2 38 (5.52%) SAP
3 23 (3.34%) Red Hat
4 22 (3.20%) Microsoft
5 20 (2.91%) Splunk
6 18 (2.62%) Adobe
6 18 (2.62%) Cloudera
7 16 (2.33%) Google
8 14 (2.03%) Atlassian
8 14 (2.03%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.89%) hybris
9 13 (1.89%) Talend
10 12 (1.74%) BEA
10 12 (1.74%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.74%) WSO2
11 11 (1.60%) VMware
12 10 (1.45%) Gigya
13 9 (1.31%) Charles River
14 8 (1.16%) IBM
15 6 (0.87%) AppDynamics