Period
to 4 July 2020

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 6 months to 4 July 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
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 183 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 -41 +17
Contract jobs citing Maven 517 1,445 1,976
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.55% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.83% 7.85% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 946 1,469
Median daily rate £500 £505 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -1.46% +7.89%
10th Percentile £360 £400 £365
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.59% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,571 18,404 20,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.33% 19.71% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,938 12,137 14,125
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +8.14%
10th Percentile £328 £333 £315
90th Percentile £670 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 306 239
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.63 £26.08
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £61.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Maven as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Maven.

Daily rate trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Maven over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Maven.

Hourly rate trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Maven over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Maven in the UK

Maven
Top 17 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 6 months to 4 July 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
England -17 474 £503 -1.95% 92
London +11 275 £525 -4.55% 45
UK excluding London -61 224 £475 - 54
South West +30 53 £525 +10.53% 10
North of England -21 44 £450 -5.26% 16
Midlands +2 42 £425 -11.69% 7
South East +33 41 £475 +2.70% 10
Work from Home +9 37 £540 +10.77% 9
West Midlands +8 33 £425 -11.69% 3
Yorkshire -5 23 £476 +2.14% 5
North West +18 17 £450 -7.69% 8
East of England +21 16 £525 - 4
Wales +28 15 £488 +8.33% 3
Scotland +21 12 £314 -33.95% 4
East Midlands +19 8 £354 -27.40% 4
North East +20 4 £445 -2.73% 3
Northern Ireland -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 with a requirement for Maven.

1 466 (90.14%) Java
2 341 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (58.41%) Jenkins
4 294 (56.87%) Spring
5 276 (53.38%) Git (software)
6 182 (35.20%) AWS
7 180 (34.82%) DevOps
8 177 (34.24%) Spring Boot
9 173 (33.46%) JUnit
10 169 (32.69%) TDD
11 156 (30.17%) Microservices
12 153 (29.59%) Docker
13 150 (29.01%) SQL
14 149 (28.82%) Scrum
15 147 (28.43%) Gradle
16 145 (28.05%) Web Services
17 140 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
18 133 (25.73%) Test Automation
19 125 (24.18%) REST
20 117 (22.63%) Java 8
21 113 (21.86%) Finance
22 112 (21.66%) Oracle
23 111 (21.47%) Security Cleared
24 106 (20.50%) RESTful
25 102 (19.73%) XML
26 100 (19.34%) Linux
26 100 (19.34%) Kubernetes
27 96 (18.57%) Software Engineering
28 95 (18.38%) Mockito
28 95 (18.38%) JIRA

Maven
Co-occurring 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 66 (12.77%) Confluence
2 59 (11.41%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (8.32%) Tomcat
4 41 (7.93%) Mule
5 38 (7.35%) WebLogic
6 37 (7.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 33 (6.38%) Apache
8 32 (6.19%) Oracle Service Bus
8 32 (6.19%) Red Hat Fuse
9 22 (4.26%) Apache Spark
9 22 (4.26%) JBoss
10 20 (3.87%) WebSphere
11 19 (3.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (3.29%) SAS
13 14 (2.71%) Apache Solr
13 14 (2.71%) Camunda
14 10 (1.93%) nginx
15 8 (1.55%) CMS
16 6 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 5 (0.97%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 182 (35.20%) AWS
2 75 (14.51%) Azure
3 52 (10.06%) GitHub
4 45 (8.70%) GCP
5 33 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (5.03%) OpenShift
6 26 (5.03%) PaaS
7 25 (4.84%) npm
7 25 (4.84%) Serverless
8 21 (4.06%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (2.71%) Coveralls
9 14 (2.71%) Slack
10 13 (2.51%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.55%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.55%) SaaS
14 7 (1.35%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.00%) HTTP
2 23 (4.45%) DNS
3 16 (3.09%) Firewall
4 14 (2.71%) SSL
5 13 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (1.35%) RTMP
8 5 (0.97%) FTP
9 4 (0.77%) LAN
10 3 (0.58%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.58%) DHCP
10 3 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.58%) VPN
10 3 (0.58%) WAN
11 2 (0.39%) Internet
11 2 (0.39%) Skype
12 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.19%) IPv4
12 1 (0.19%) IPv6
12 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 52 (10.06%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.74%) MySQL
4 38 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 36 (6.96%) Big Data
6 34 (6.58%) Hadoop
6 34 (6.58%) SQL Server
7 33 (6.38%) Oracle Database
8 26 (5.03%) RDBMS
9 25 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.93%) HBase
14 9 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.74%) Pentaho
15 7 (1.35%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
15 7 (1.35%) Redis
15 7 (1.35%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 302 (58.41%) Jenkins
2 276 (53.38%) Git (software)
3 173 (33.46%) JUnit
4 147 (28.43%) Gradle
5 95 (18.38%) JIRA
5 95 (18.38%) Mockito
6 75 (14.51%) Cucumber
7 66 (12.77%) SonarQube
8 55 (10.64%) Subversion
9 53 (10.25%) Ant
10 51 (9.86%) Bitbucket
11 45 (8.70%) Selenium
12 43 (8.32%) Sonatype Nexus
13 42 (8.12%) Artifactory
14 40 (7.74%) GitLab
15 29 (5.61%) Eclipse
16 27 (5.22%) TeamCity
17 24 (4.64%) gulp
18 22 (4.26%) jMock
19 21 (4.06%) SoapUI
General
1 113 (21.86%) Finance
2 72 (13.93%) Public Sector
3 61 (11.80%) Banking
4 36 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 33 (6.38%) Electronics
5 33 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 33 (6.38%) Marketing
6 29 (5.61%) Investment Banking
7 17 (3.29%) Front Office
7 17 (3.29%) Retail
8 9 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.35%) Back Office
10 6 (1.16%) Legal
11 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.97%) Police
12 3 (0.58%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (62.28%) Developer
2 256 (49.52%) Java Developer
3 48 (9.28%) Senior Developer
4 44 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (7.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (7.54%) Backend Developer
7 34 (6.58%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 30 (5.80%) Software Engineer
9 25 (4.84%) Java Engineer
10 24 (4.64%) Architect
11 22 (4.26%) Integration Developer
12 17 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (3.09%) Senior Integration Developer
13 16 (3.09%) Tester
14 15 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
14 15 (2.90%) Data Engineer
15 14 (2.71%) Automation Tester
16 13 (2.51%) Applications Developer
16 13 (2.51%) AWS Developer
16 13 (2.51%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (56.87%) Spring
2 177 (34.24%) Spring Boot
3 145 (28.05%) Web Services
4 125 (24.18%) REST
5 106 (20.50%) RESTful
6 102 (19.73%) XML
7 92 (17.79%) SOAP
8 90 (17.41%) JSON
9 86 (16.63%) Apache Camel
10 71 (13.73%) AngularJS
11 70 (13.54%) Hibernate
11 70 (13.54%) WireMock
12 64 (12.38%) HTML
13 57 (11.03%) J2EE
14 53 (10.25%) Node.js
15 50 (9.67%) XSLT
16 47 (9.09%) CSS
16 47 (9.09%) Swagger
17 41 (7.93%) HTML5
17 41 (7.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.61%) Mobile App
2 20 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.68%) Fixed Income
3 19 (3.68%) Public Cloud
3 19 (3.68%) User Experience
4 14 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.71%) Semantic Web
5 13 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.93%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.55%) Derivative
8 7 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.77%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.77%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.58%) Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) DataPower
11 3 (0.58%) iPad
11 3 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 100 (19.34%) Linux
2 61 (11.80%) Unix
3 23 (4.45%) Windows
4 9 (1.74%) Android
4 9 (1.74%) CentOS
5 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.16%) Debian
7 6 (1.16%) Solaris
8 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (34.82%) DevOps
3 169 (32.69%) TDD
4 156 (30.17%) Microservices
5 149 (28.82%) Scrum
6 140 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (25.73%) Test Automation
8 96 (18.57%) Software Engineering
9 65 (12.57%) Pair Programming
10 60 (11.61%) BDD
11 58 (11.22%) Kanban
12 54 (10.44%) Open Source
13 52 (10.06%) SOA
14 50 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (7.74%) Configuration Management
15 40 (7.74%) Multithreading
15 40 (7.74%) SDLC
16 39 (7.54%) Migration
17 34 (6.58%) OO
17 34 (6.58%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 466 (90.14%) Java
2 150 (29.01%) SQL
3 117 (22.63%) Java 8
4 92 (17.79%) JavaScript
5 74 (14.31%) Python
6 39 (7.54%) XPath
7 36 (6.96%) Groovy
8 30 (5.80%) PL/SQL
9 25 (4.84%) Bash Shell
10 21 (4.06%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.09%) Scala
12 15 (2.90%) Kotlin
13 14 (2.71%) C#
14 11 (2.13%) C++
14 11 (2.13%) ES6
15 10 (1.93%) R
16 9 (1.74%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.55%) Perl
18 7 (1.35%) Apple Swift
18 7 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (21.47%) Security Cleared
2 91 (17.60%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.22%) Degree
4 20 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.39%) OCP
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.19%) SANS
8 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.35%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) PSD2
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) IFRS
4 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 153 (29.59%) Docker
2 14 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.74%) vSphere
4 7 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.16%) HDFS
5 6 (1.16%) Postfix
6 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 100 (19.34%) Kubernetes
2 61 (11.80%) Terraform
3 55 (10.64%) Ansible
4 46 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (4.84%) Puppet
6 12 (2.32%) Prometheus
7 11 (2.13%) Grafana
8 9 (1.74%) Kibana
9 8 (1.55%) logstash
10 6 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.97%) Argo
12 4 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.58%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 3 (0.58%) Salt
13 3 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.39%) Rancher
15 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
15 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
15 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 112 (21.66%) Oracle
2 48 (9.28%) SAP
3 31 (6.00%) Talend
4 30 (5.80%) Splunk
5 27 (5.22%) WSO2
6 19 (3.68%) Google
7 18 (3.48%) Cloudera
8 16 (3.09%) AppDynamics
8 16 (3.09%) IBM
8 16 (3.09%) Microsoft
9 14 (2.71%) BEA
10 12 (2.32%) F5
11 11 (2.13%) Adobe
12 10 (1.93%) Hortonworks
12 10 (1.93%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.74%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.74%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.74%) VMware
14 8 (1.55%) MuleSoft
15 6 (1.16%) Gigya