Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 124 173
Rank change year-on-year +5 +49 +19
Contract jobs citing Maven 2,097 1,914 1,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.20% 2.02% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.38% 10.77% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,520 1,408 1,031
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
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 4 9 1
England median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +43.95% -32.02%
10th Percentile £24.18 £38.80 £26.11
90th Percentile £54.63 £63.10 £32.94
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £29.53
% change year-on-year +14.71% +43.95% -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 20,203 17,772 15,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.23% 18.73% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,982 12,464 10,824
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £605 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 272 232
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25.52 £29.00 £26.16
90th Percentile £54.88 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +39 1,291 £550 +4.76% 147
South East -44 246 £500 +5.26% 62
North of England +10 201 £475 +15.15% 44
Midlands +26 174 £450 +7.14% 43
West Midlands +9 122 £485 +12.46% 21
North West +7 99 £513 +28.13% 24
East of England -44 96 £525 +2.44% 20
South West -36 87 £450 +7.14% 37
Yorkshire -51 58 £423 -0.59% 15
East Midlands +18 52 £405 -3.57% 22
North East +37 45 £495 -18.56% 5
Maven
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1,832 (87.36%) Java
2 1,390 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,253 (59.75%) Jenkins
4 968 (46.16%) Git (software)
5 951 (45.35%) Spring
6 773 (36.86%) TDD
7 735 (35.05%) DevOps
8 671 (32.00%) Microservices
9 669 (31.90%) Amazon AWS
10 664 (31.66%) Java 8
11 589 (28.09%) Docker
12 582 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
13 571 (27.23%) Test Automation
14 563 (26.85%) BDD
15 559 (26.66%) RESTful
16 534 (25.46%) Spring Boot
17 531 (25.32%) REST
18 523 (24.94%) JUnit
19 520 (24.80%) Hibernate
20 508 (24.23%) Web Services
21 482 (22.99%) Scrum
22 480 (22.89%) JavaScript
23 449 (21.41%) Linux
24 401 (19.12%) JIRA
25 396 (18.88%) Gradle
26 382 (18.22%) Finance
27 348 (16.60%) SQL
28 346 (16.50%) Ansible
29 320 (15.26%) Python
30 319 (15.21%) Puppet

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
1 263 (12.54%) Confluence
2 144 (6.87%) Tomcat
3 109 (5.20%) Apache
3 109 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 84 (4.01%) nginx
6 82 (3.91%) Mule
7 79 (3.77%) JBoss
8 73 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 69 (3.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 69 (3.29%) WildFly
10 65 (3.10%) MQSeries
11 55 (2.62%) WebSphere
12 45 (2.15%) Apache Spark
13 41 (1.96%) WebLogic
14 34 (1.62%) CMS
14 34 (1.62%) Jetty
15 33 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
16 31 (1.48%) Apache Solr
17 23 (1.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.48%) Fireworks
2 10 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) HipChat
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.048%) InVision
5 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.48%) ION MarketView
2 10 (0.48%) Maximo
2 10 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.095%) Global One
4 2 (0.095%) Kondor
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 669 (31.90%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (6.29%) GitHub
4 124 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
5 97 (4.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 87 (4.15%) PaaS
7 86 (4.10%) npm
8 62 (2.96%) Amazon S3
9 60 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 44 (2.10%) BrowserStack
12 43 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 42 (2.00%) OpenShift
13 42 (2.00%) Serverless
14 37 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
15 33 (1.57%) Apigee
16 29 (1.38%) SaaS
17 28 (1.34%) IaaS
18 22 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 21 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.20%) HTTP
2 45 (2.15%) Firewall
3 27 (1.29%) SSL
4 24 (1.14%) DNS
4 24 (1.14%) Internet
5 16 (0.76%) SSH
6 15 (0.72%) Kerberos
6 15 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.57%) AMQP
7 12 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
7 12 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (0.52%) DSL
8 11 (0.52%) VLAN
9 10 (0.48%) OpenVPN
10 9 (0.43%) FTP
11 7 (0.33%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.33%) VPN
12 6 (0.29%) SMS
13 5 (0.24%) Intranet
14 4 (0.19%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (12.40%) NoSQL
2 250 (11.92%) MongoDB
3 212 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 154 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 131 (6.25%) MySQL
6 124 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
7 110 (5.25%) RDBMS
7 110 (5.25%) SQL Server
8 106 (5.05%) Hadoop
9 95 (4.53%) Big Data
10 67 (3.20%) Couchbase
11 66 (3.15%) Redis
12 60 (2.86%) Oracle Database
13 40 (1.91%) Apache Hive
14 34 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 31 (1.48%) HBase
15 31 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
16 28 (1.34%) Riak
17 23 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
18 22 (1.05%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,253 (59.75%) Jenkins
2 968 (46.16%) Git (software)
3 523 (24.94%) JUnit
4 401 (19.12%) JIRA
5 396 (18.88%) Gradle
6 279 (13.30%) Selenium
7 272 (12.97%) Cucumber
8 257 (12.26%) Subversion
9 243 (11.59%) Mockito
10 226 (10.78%) SonarQube
11 222 (10.59%) Sonatype Nexus
12 219 (10.44%) Ant
13 160 (7.63%) Eclipse
14 146 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 141 (6.72%) TeamCity
16 120 (5.72%) Vagrant
17 109 (5.20%) WebDriver
18 104 (4.96%) IntelliJ
19 102 (4.86%) Bitbucket
20 101 (4.82%) Artifactory
General
1 382 (18.22%) Finance
2 284 (13.54%) Banking
3 106 (5.05%) Front Office
4 59 (2.81%) Investment Banking
5 57 (2.72%) Games
6 52 (2.48%) Marketing
6 52 (2.48%) Retail
7 44 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.72%) Electronics
10 24 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.95%) Back Office
12 9 (0.43%) Law
13 8 (0.38%) Legal
14 5 (0.24%) Advertising
15 4 (0.19%) Automotive
15 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.19%) Publishing
16 2 (0.095%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,289 (61.47%) Developer
2 1,060 (50.55%) Java Developer
3 309 (14.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 175 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 139 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 127 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 107 (5.10%) AWS Developer
7 107 (5.10%) Lead Developer
8 104 (4.96%) AWS Engineer
9 102 (4.86%) Lead Java Developer
9 102 (4.86%) Software Engineer
10 91 (4.34%) Architect
11 90 (4.29%) Tester
12 81 (3.86%) Automation Tester
13 80 (3.81%) AWS DevOps
14 68 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
15 67 (3.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 60 (2.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 52 (2.48%) Java Software Engineer
18 47 (2.24%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 951 (45.35%) Spring
2 559 (26.66%) RESTful
3 534 (25.46%) Spring Boot
4 531 (25.32%) REST
5 520 (24.80%) Hibernate
6 508 (24.23%) Web Services
7 291 (13.88%) JMS
8 279 (13.30%) AngularJS
9 267 (12.73%) HTML
10 252 (12.02%) SOAP
11 234 (11.16%) J2EE
12 214 (10.21%) CSS
13 206 (9.82%) XML
14 190 (9.06%) Java EE
15 185 (8.82%) JSON
16 173 (8.25%) Apache Camel
17 168 (8.01%) React
18 156 (7.44%) Kafka
19 151 (7.20%) Node.js
20 144 (6.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 259 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
3 89 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.53%) User Experience
6 49 (2.34%) Fixed Income
7 48 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 31 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (1.38%) iPad
11 28 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.19%) Cloud Native
12 25 (1.19%) Equities
13 24 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
14 23 (1.10%) Derivative
14 23 (1.10%) Fintech
15 17 (0.81%) Data Structures
15 17 (0.81%) Private Cloud
16 16 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 449 (21.41%) Linux
2 263 (12.54%) Unix
3 154 (7.34%) Windows
4 96 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (3.67%) VMS
6 55 (2.62%) CentOS
7 33 (1.57%) Solaris
8 29 (1.38%) Ubuntu
9 27 (1.29%) Android
10 25 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.62%) Debian
11 13 (0.62%) Fedora
11 13 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.38%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.24%) AIX
14 3 (0.14%) HPUX
15 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.048%) RancherOS
15 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,390 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (36.86%) TDD
3 735 (35.05%) DevOps
4 671 (32.00%) Microservices
5 582 (27.75%) Continuous Integration
6 571 (27.23%) Test Automation
7 563 (26.85%) BDD
8 482 (22.99%) Scrum
9 311 (14.83%) OO
10 280 (13.35%) Kanban
11 232 (11.06%) Open Source
12 222 (10.59%) MVC
13 210 (10.01%) SOA
14 182 (8.68%) E-Commerce
15 171 (8.15%) Configuration Management
16 162 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 162 (7.73%) Software Engineering
17 144 (6.87%) Unit Testing
18 134 (6.39%) Problem-Solving
19 119 (5.67%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,832 (87.36%) Java
2 664 (31.66%) Java 8
3 480 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 348 (16.60%) SQL
5 320 (15.26%) Python
6 145 (6.91%) Groovy
7 128 (6.10%) Scala
8 96 (4.58%) Perl
9 89 (4.24%) Bash Shell
10 80 (3.81%) Shell Script
11 74 (3.53%) PL/SQL
12 70 (3.34%) C++
12 70 (3.34%) JPQL
13 69 (3.29%) Java 9
14 59 (2.81%) Ruby
15 52 (2.48%) XPath
16 47 (2.24%) C#
17 40 (1.91%) PowerShell
18 33 (1.57%) ES6
19 31 (1.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 211 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 192 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 103 (4.91%) Degree
4 65 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (1.86%) AWS Certification
6 16 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.14%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.095%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.048%) ISEB
12 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.048%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.048%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.25%) QA
2 13 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.43%) PMO
4 5 (0.24%) PSD2
4 5 (0.24%) SLA
5 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.14%) EMIR
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.095%) GDPR
7 2 (0.095%) HL7
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 589 (28.09%) Docker
2 72 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 54 (2.58%) vSphere
5 18 (0.86%) HDFS
6 15 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.67%) VirtualBox
8 13 (0.62%) Active Directory
8 13 (0.62%) vCloud
9 11 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.52%) OpenAM
9 11 (0.52%) OpenDJ
10 9 (0.43%) Postfix
10 9 (0.43%) Squid
11 6 (0.29%) KVM
12 4 (0.19%) etcd
12 4 (0.19%) LXC
12 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.14%) iptables
13 3 (0.14%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 346 (16.50%) Ansible
2 319 (15.21%) Puppet
3 246 (11.73%) Kubernetes
4 216 (10.30%) Terraform
5 190 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (2.86%) Kibana
7 56 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 52 (2.48%) logstash
9 40 (1.91%) Nagios
10 29 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
11 27 (1.29%) Mesos
12 23 (1.10%) Consul
13 22 (1.05%) Salt
14 20 (0.95%) Grafana
14 20 (0.95%) Packer
15 19 (0.91%) Rancher
16 12 (0.57%) Graylog
17 9 (0.43%) Sysdig
18 8 (0.38%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 262 (12.49%) Oracle
2 103 (4.91%) Red Hat
3 88 (4.20%) VMware
4 78 (3.72%) Adobe
5 76 (3.62%) Atlassian
5 76 (3.62%) Google
6 52 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 52 (2.48%) MuleSoft
7 51 (2.43%) SAP
8 48 (2.29%) Splunk
9 45 (2.15%) Sybase
10 41 (1.96%) IBM
11 40 (1.91%) WSO2
12 34 (1.62%) Dynatrace
13 31 (1.48%) AppDynamics
14 26 (1.24%) Pega
15 23 (1.10%) TIBCO
16 17 (0.81%) Perforce
17 15 (0.72%) hybris
18 13 (0.62%) New Relic