The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Maven
UK
Rank 158 156 186
Rank change year-on-year -2 +30  
Contract jobs citing Maven 751 827 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 1.56% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.55% 10.72% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 577 424
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £386
% change year-on-year +6.66% +6.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7863 7718 6924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 14.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5129 4432
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 693 £475 +0.26% 167
London -7 416 £500 - 100
South East +44 116 £450 - 23
City of London +8 50 £550 +2.32% 25
South West +5 40 £431 +7.81% 19
Scotland +12 38 £400 +15.94% 8
East of England +3 33 £491 +9.16% 11
Berkshire +33 32 £450 -5.26% 9
Yorkshire -25 25 £400 -5.88% 7
Milton Keynes +14 24 £350 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £350 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +9 22 £500 - 3
Leeds -10 22 £400 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire -20 22 £400 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +9 21 £400 +23.07% 2
North West +29 19 £431 +27.30% 5
Surrey -3 19 £550 +10.00% 5
Edinburgh +9 18 £400 +10.34% 3
Croydon +16 16 £375 -14.28%
Bracknell - 15 £475 -
Essex +2 14 £488 +34.48% 4
Bristol +6 13 £465 +20.00% 3
Wiltshire +12 12 £375 - 2
Wales +8 12 £425 -5.55% 3
Oxford +3 12 £525 - 2
Manchester +12 11 £450 +12.50% 5
Swindon +9 11 £375 - 1
Somerset +13 9 £450 - 3
Camberley +11 9 £550 +4.76% 1
Reading +8 9 £425 -10.52% 7

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Maven.

1 1250 (84.29%) Java
2 936 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
3 814 (54.89%) Jenkins
4 703 (47.40%) Git (software)
5 672 (45.31%) Spring
6 482 (32.50%) JavaScript
7 472 (31.83%) TDD
8 462 (31.15%) Scrum
9 432 (29.13%) Linux
10 426 (28.73%) DevOps
11 399 (26.90%) Web Services
12 391 (26.37%) SQL
13 384 (25.89%) JUnit
14 377 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
15 363 (24.48%) REST
16 355 (23.94%) JIRA
17 352 (23.74%) HTML
18 326 (21.98%) XML
19 325 (21.92%) Ant
20 317 (21.38%) Gradle
21 308 (20.77%) Oracle
22 300 (20.23%) Finance
23 298 (20.09%) SOAP
24 287 (19.35%) BDD
25 285 (19.22%) Hibernate
26 277 (18.68%) Puppet
27 274 (18.48%) Docker
28 263 (17.73%) CSS
29 257 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
30 256 (17.26%) Ansible

Maven
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 218 (14.70%) Tomcat
2 165 (11.13%) Apache
3 150 (10.11%) JBoss
4 148 (9.98%) Confluence
5 100 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
6 88 (5.93%) WebSphere
7 83 (5.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 82 (5.53%) WebLogic
9 58 (3.91%) nginx
10 57 (3.84%) Apache Spark
11 53 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 50 (3.37%) Mule
13 45 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
13 45 (3.03%) CMS
14 33 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
15 30 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
16 25 (1.69%) OpenStack
17 24 (1.62%) Jetty
18 19 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
19 18 (1.21%) GeoServer
Applications
1 22 (1.48%) HipChat
2 19 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) MS Office
6 1 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.13%) Radian6
5 2 (0.13%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.067%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.067%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.067%) RMDS
6 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.067%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 257 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (8.29%) GitHub
3 44 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (2.09%) IaaS
5 30 (2.02%) PaaS
6 29 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
7 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (1.42%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (1.01%) Twilio
11 15 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.67%) Loggly
14 10 (0.67%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
16 6 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 92 (6.20%) HTTP
2 50 (3.37%) DNS
3 42 (2.83%) LDAP
4 39 (2.63%) SSL
5 29 (1.96%) Internet
5 29 (1.96%) SSH
6 26 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
6 26 (1.75%) OpenVPN
7 21 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.01%) Firewall
9 14 (0.94%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (0.88%) IPsec
10 13 (0.88%) VPN
11 12 (0.81%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.34%) FTP
13 4 (0.27%) AMQP
14 3 (0.20%) Intranet
15 2 (0.13%) tcpdump
16 1 (0.067%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.44%) Relational Database
2 102 (6.88%) MongoDB
3 90 (6.07%) Big Data
4 89 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 88 (5.93%) MySQL
6 85 (5.73%) NoSQL
7 75 (5.06%) Oracle Database
8 74 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (4.25%) SQL Server
10 60 (4.05%) DB2
11 47 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 32 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (2.02%) Apache Hive
14 29 (1.96%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.96%) Redis
15 23 (1.55%) SQLite
16 18 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (0.88%) HBase
18 13 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 814 (54.89%) Jenkins
2 703 (47.40%) Git (software)
3 384 (25.89%) JUnit
4 355 (23.94%) JIRA
5 325 (21.92%) Ant
6 317 (21.38%) Gradle
7 234 (15.78%) Selenium
8 228 (15.37%) Subversion
9 223 (15.04%) Cucumber
10 216 (14.57%) Mockito
11 148 (9.98%) Eclipse
12 133 (8.97%) Sonatype Nexus
13 114 (7.69%) TeamCity
14 96 (6.47%) Bitbucket
15 81 (5.46%) Hudson
15 81 (5.46%) SonarQube
16 77 (5.19%) WebDriver
17 72 (4.86%) SoapUI
18 69 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 69 (4.65%) JBehave
General
1 300 (20.23%) Finance
2 225 (15.17%) Banking
3 70 (4.72%) Marketing
4 63 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 46 (3.10%) Electronics
6 46 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 46 (3.10%) Retail
7 21 (1.42%) Front Office
7 21 (1.42%) Publishing
8 17 (1.15%) Games
9 12 (0.81%) Back Office
10 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.54%) Law
11 7 (0.47%) Legal
11 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.34%) Advertising
12 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.34%) Billing
12 5 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 926 (62.44%) Developer
2 676 (45.58%) Java Developer
3 225 (15.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 162 (10.92%) Senior Developer
5 130 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 98 (6.61%) Java Engineer
7 67 (4.52%) Agile Developer
8 56 (3.78%) Architect
8 56 (3.78%) Software Engineer
9 53 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
10 50 (3.37%) Consultant
11 48 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
12 43 (2.90%) Java Software Engineer
13 38 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
13 38 (2.56%) Software Developer
14 34 (2.29%) AWS DevOps
15 32 (2.16%) Applications Developer
15 32 (2.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 32 (2.16%) Web Developer
16 30 (2.02%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (45.31%) Spring
2 399 (26.90%) Web Services
3 363 (24.48%) REST
4 352 (23.74%) HTML
5 326 (21.98%) XML
6 298 (20.09%) SOAP
7 285 (19.22%) Hibernate
8 263 (17.73%) CSS
9 255 (17.19%) JSON
10 232 (15.64%) AngularJS
11 218 (14.70%) J2EE
12 191 (12.88%) RESTful
13 187 (12.61%) HTML5
14 182 (12.27%) JMS
15 143 (9.64%) Apache Camel
16 141 (9.51%) jQuery
17 130 (8.77%) XSLT
18 128 (8.63%) Java EE
19 108 (7.28%) Spring Boot
20 107 (7.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 39 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 35 (2.36%) Algorithms
4 35 (2.36%) User Experience
5 33 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 28 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (1.01%) Fintech
9 15 (1.01%) iPad
10 14 (0.94%) Credit Risk
10 14 (0.94%) Derivative
11 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.74%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.67%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.67%) Graphic Design
14 9 (0.61%) EPoS
15 8 (0.54%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 432 (29.13%) Linux
2 240 (16.18%) Unix
3 64 (4.32%) CentOS
4 52 (3.51%) Windows
5 39 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (2.36%) Android
7 32 (2.16%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.88%) RancherOS
9 13 (0.88%) VyOS
10 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.54%) CoreOS
12 7 (0.47%) Solaris
12 7 (0.47%) VMS
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.27%) Fedora
15 2 (0.13%) Debian
15 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (31.83%) TDD
3 462 (31.15%) Scrum
4 426 (28.73%) DevOps
5 377 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
6 287 (19.35%) BDD
7 208 (14.03%) OO
8 190 (12.81%) Microservices
9 180 (12.14%) MVC
10 174 (11.73%) Configuration Management
11 160 (10.79%) SOA
12 157 (10.59%) Open Source
13 141 (9.51%) Unit Testing
14 134 (9.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 108 (7.28%) Software Engineering
16 100 (6.74%) SDLC
17 97 (6.54%) Kanban
18 91 (6.14%) Web Development
19 88 (5.93%) Automated Testing
20 86 (5.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1250 (84.29%) Java
2 482 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 391 (26.37%) SQL
4 255 (17.19%) Python
5 155 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 146 (9.84%) Shell Script
7 135 (9.10%) Groovy
8 119 (8.02%) Ruby
9 81 (5.46%) XPath
10 77 (5.19%) Scala
11 70 (4.72%) PL/SQL
12 53 (3.57%) Perl
13 50 (3.37%) C#
14 40 (2.70%) Korn
15 37 (2.49%) C++
16 35 (2.36%) Go
17 32 (2.16%) PHP
18 20 (1.35%) Clojure
19 19 (1.28%) C
19 19 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 117 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 115 (7.75%) Degree
3 96 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.88%) ISEB
6 13 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.54%) CCA
8 6 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.45%) QA
2 31 (2.09%) MiFID
3 27 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 27 (1.82%) EMIR
4 21 (1.42%) FATCA
5 17 (1.15%) SDET
6 14 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) GCP
9 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.13%) WCAG
10 1 (0.067%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.067%) PMO
System Software
1 274 (18.48%) Docker
2 37 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.82%) Postfix
5 26 (1.75%) Squid
5 26 (1.75%) vCloud
6 15 (1.01%) HDFS
7 7 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.34%) Varnish
9 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.20%) vSphere
11 2 (0.13%) Ceph
11 2 (0.13%) iptables
11 2 (0.13%) LXC
11 2 (0.13%) NFS
12 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.067%) KVM
Systems Management
1 277 (18.68%) Puppet
2 256 (17.26%) Ansible
3 158 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (4.32%) Kubernetes
5 59 (3.98%) ZABBIX
6 50 (3.37%) Terraform
7 40 (2.70%) logstash
8 35 (2.36%) Rancher
9 32 (2.16%) Kibana
10 31 (2.09%) Salt
11 30 (2.02%) Nagios
12 26 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
13 21 (1.42%) Consul
14 20 (1.35%) Packer
15 14 (0.94%) Graphite
16 13 (0.88%) HAProxy
17 12 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
18 11 (0.74%) Oozie
19 6 (0.40%) OpenAM
19 6 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 308 (20.77%) Oracle
2 90 (6.07%) Atlassian
3 74 (4.99%) VMware
4 60 (4.05%) Splunk
5 51 (3.44%) IBM
5 51 (3.44%) SAP
6 50 (3.37%) Adobe
6 50 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 44 (2.97%) Google
8 43 (2.90%) Perforce
9 42 (2.83%) Sonatype
10 41 (2.76%) Solace
11 35 (2.36%) MuleSoft
11 35 (2.36%) WSO2
12 34 (2.29%) Microsoft
13 30 (2.02%) AppDynamics
14 24 (1.62%) ATG
15 22 (1.48%) TIBCO
16 18 (1.21%) Hortonworks
17 17 (1.15%) New Relic
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
AMS contingency
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £283.87 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £37.50 - £42.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago