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 26 June 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.

Apache Maven
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 153 208
Rank change year-on-year +3 +55  
Contract jobs citing Maven 793 890 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.69% 1.68% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.61% 10.80% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 586 427
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +5.11% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.12% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.70 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.35 £34.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +49.12% -28.75%  

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 8255 8238 7480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.56% 15.52% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5637 5677 4940
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 125 128
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the UK

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 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 +8 739 £500 +5.26% 196
London -13 403 £513 - 105
South East +57 150 £488 +8.33% 31
City of London -22 56 £535 +0.46% 15
East of England +26 52 £538 +14.36% 14
South West +18 52 £420 -11.57% 16
Essex +26 44 £538 - 4
Oxfordshire +8 35 £580 +28.88% 6
Berkshire +49 34 £450 +2.85% 12
Scotland -1 34 £425 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -2 31 £550 +20.54% 4
Telford +7 21 £550 +12.82% 2
Shropshire +3 21 £550 +12.82% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 21 £350 +45.83% 3
Glasgow +15 20 £425 +23.18% 4
Devon +12 19 £431 -9.21% 3
Milton Keynes +1 19 £350 - 1
East Midlands -2 19 £425 -5.55% 4
Exeter +16 18 £450 -5.26% 3
Croydon +4 18 £439 +3.23% 1
Oxford 0 18 £580 +32.57% 3
West Sussex +33 17 £475 +46.15% 2
Worthing - 17 £475 - 2
Reading +29 16 £390 -17.89% 9
Surrey -24 16 £425 -15.00% 5
Yorkshire -24 14 £425 +13.33% 18
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £425 -5.55% 1
Somerset - 13 £550 -
North West -6 12 £425 +9.67% 4
West Yorkshire -22 11 £425 +13.33% 11

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1256 (82.15%) Java
2 964 (63.05%) Agile Software Development
3 822 (53.76%) Jenkins
4 730 (47.74%) Git (software)
5 679 (44.41%) Spring
6 495 (32.37%) DevOps
7 485 (31.72%) TDD
8 466 (30.48%) Scrum
9 453 (29.63%) Linux
10 435 (28.45%) JavaScript
11 416 (27.21%) Web Services
12 412 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
13 368 (24.07%) SQL
14 356 (23.28%) Finance
15 355 (23.22%) JUnit
16 349 (22.83%) XML
17 341 (22.30%) REST
18 340 (22.24%) Gradle
19 329 (21.52%) Oracle
20 327 (21.39%) JIRA
21 306 (20.01%) HTML
22 288 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
23 280 (18.31%) JSON
24 277 (18.12%) SOAP
25 271 (17.72%) Ant
26 270 (17.66%) Subversion
26 270 (17.66%) Test Automation
27 257 (16.81%) Puppet
28 255 (16.68%) Docker
29 251 (16.42%) CSS

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
1 199 (13.02%) Tomcat
2 175 (11.45%) JBoss
3 150 (9.81%) Confluence
4 142 (9.29%) Apache
5 106 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
6 101 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 82 (5.36%) WebSphere
8 77 (5.04%) WebLogic
9 65 (4.25%) Mule
10 54 (3.53%) Oracle Service Bus
11 46 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 43 (2.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 39 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 35 (2.29%) CMS
15 33 (2.16%) nginx
16 32 (2.09%) Apache Spark
17 28 (1.83%) OpenStack
18 26 (1.70%) WebSphere Process Server
19 22 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
20 18 (1.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.59%) HipChat
3 8 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 76 (4.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.20%) Radian6
6 3 (0.20%) Sprinklr
7 2 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.065%) Actimize
8 1 (0.065%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.065%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 288 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (7.46%) GitHub
3 69 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (2.88%) PaaS
6 43 (2.81%) Amazon SQS
7 40 (2.62%) IaaS
8 36 (2.35%) Amazon S3
9 29 (1.90%) OpenShift
10 25 (1.64%) Twilio
11 23 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 11 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 11 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (7.13%) HTTP
2 52 (3.40%) SSL
3 32 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.96%) DNS
4 30 (1.96%) LDAP
5 28 (1.83%) Internet
6 18 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
7 16 (1.05%) SSH
8 14 (0.92%) Firewall
9 11 (0.72%) OpenVPN
10 10 (0.65%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.52%) SMS
11 8 (0.52%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.33%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.33%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.26%) VPN
14 3 (0.20%) Intranet
14 3 (0.20%) Skype
15 2 (0.13%) IMAP
15 2 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (11.51%) Relational Database
2 104 (6.80%) NoSQL
3 102 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 91 (5.95%) MySQL
5 81 (5.30%) Big Data
5 81 (5.30%) Oracle Database
6 79 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (4.58%) SQL Server
8 68 (4.45%) Hadoop
9 65 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 56 (3.66%) DB2
11 49 (3.20%) RDBMS
12 32 (2.09%) Redis
13 29 (1.90%) Apache Hive
14 25 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.44%) SQLite
17 20 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
18 19 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 822 (53.76%) Jenkins
2 730 (47.74%) Git (software)
3 355 (23.22%) JUnit
4 340 (22.24%) Gradle
5 327 (21.39%) JIRA
6 271 (17.72%) Ant
7 270 (17.66%) Subversion
8 188 (12.30%) Mockito
9 180 (11.77%) Cucumber
10 177 (11.58%) Selenium
11 151 (9.88%) Eclipse
12 148 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
13 110 (7.19%) TeamCity
14 104 (6.80%) Bitbucket
15 82 (5.36%) Hudson
16 81 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 76 (4.97%) IntelliJ
18 67 (4.38%) SonarQube
19 53 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
20 52 (3.40%) WebDriver
General
1 356 (23.28%) Finance
2 237 (15.50%) Banking
3 101 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 89 (5.82%) Marketing
5 77 (5.04%) Manufacturing
6 76 (4.97%) Electronics
7 58 (3.79%) Investment Banking
8 49 (3.20%) Front Office
9 42 (2.75%) Retail
10 32 (2.09%) Games
11 22 (1.44%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.65%) International Banking
12 10 (0.65%) Law
13 9 (0.59%) Billing
13 9 (0.59%) Legal
14 8 (0.52%) Publishing
15 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.46%) Back Office
16 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 961 (62.85%) Developer
2 695 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 242 (15.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 157 (10.27%) Senior Developer
5 115 (7.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 96 (6.28%) Agile Developer
7 93 (6.08%) Java Engineer
8 75 (4.91%) Consultant
9 60 (3.92%) Architect
10 55 (3.60%) SOA Developer
11 52 (3.40%) AWS Engineer
12 50 (3.27%) AWS DevOps
13 49 (3.20%) Integration Developer
14 47 (3.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 45 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
16 42 (2.75%) AWS Developer
17 41 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
18 35 (2.29%) Full Stack Developer
18 35 (2.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 34 (2.22%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (44.41%) Spring
2 416 (27.21%) Web Services
3 349 (22.83%) XML
4 341 (22.30%) REST
5 306 (20.01%) HTML
6 280 (18.31%) JSON
7 277 (18.12%) SOAP
8 251 (16.42%) CSS
9 242 (15.83%) Hibernate
10 208 (13.60%) RESTful
11 198 (12.95%) Spring Boot
12 196 (12.82%) J2EE
13 194 (12.69%) AngularJS
14 166 (10.86%) HTML5
15 160 (10.46%) JMS
16 153 (10.01%) Apache Camel
17 143 (9.35%) Java EE
17 143 (9.35%) XSLT
18 116 (7.59%) Middleware
19 114 (7.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 73 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 48 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
6 38 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 22 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.37%) User Experience
10 17 (1.11%) Cloud Native
10 17 (1.11%) Equities
10 17 (1.11%) Fintech
11 16 (1.05%) iPad
12 13 (0.85%) Derivative
13 11 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.65%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.65%) iSeries
15 9 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 453 (29.63%) Linux
2 241 (15.76%) Unix
3 94 (6.15%) Windows
4 83 (5.43%) CentOS
5 59 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.01%) Android
7 28 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.50%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.98%) Solaris
10 13 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.78%) VMS
12 11 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.65%) Debian
14 9 (0.59%) Fedora
15 5 (0.33%) HPUX
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.26%) AIX
17 1 (0.065%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.065%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (63.05%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (32.37%) DevOps
3 485 (31.72%) TDD
4 466 (30.48%) Scrum
5 412 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
6 270 (17.66%) Test Automation
7 240 (15.70%) Microservices
8 232 (15.17%) OO
9 212 (13.87%) BDD
10 199 (13.02%) SOA
11 171 (11.18%) Open Source
12 168 (10.99%) Configuration Management
13 160 (10.46%) Unit Testing
14 157 (10.27%) MVC
15 144 (9.42%) Kanban
16 127 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 121 (7.91%) SDLC
18 104 (6.80%) Pair Programming
19 103 (6.74%) E-Commerce
20 100 (6.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1256 (82.15%) Java
2 435 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 368 (24.07%) SQL
4 247 (16.15%) Python
5 176 (11.51%) Bash Shell
6 128 (8.37%) Groovy
7 117 (7.65%) Ruby
8 106 (6.93%) Shell Script
9 87 (5.69%) XPath
10 74 (4.84%) Perl
11 63 (4.12%) PL/SQL
12 57 (3.73%) Scala
13 41 (2.68%) C#
14 23 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.44%) Go
16 20 (1.31%) PHP
17 19 (1.24%) ES6
18 17 (1.11%) Korn
19 14 (0.92%) C++
20 11 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 94 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 86 (5.62%) Degree
3 80 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (0.46%) CLAS
7 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.46%) RHCE
7 7 (0.46%) RHCSA
8 5 (0.33%) CISSP
8 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.33%) ISEB
9 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.79%) QA
2 37 (2.42%) MiFID
3 31 (2.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 31 (2.03%) EMIR
4 14 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.46%) FATCA
6 6 (0.39%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) HL7
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) GCP
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 255 (16.68%) Docker
2 54 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.78%) HDFS
4 12 (0.78%) Postfix
4 12 (0.78%) Squid
5 11 (0.72%) vCloud
6 8 (0.52%) Varnish
7 7 (0.46%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.33%) iptables
9 4 (0.26%) vSphere
10 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.20%) Xen
11 2 (0.13%) KVM
11 2 (0.13%) LXC
11 2 (0.13%) NFS
12 1 (0.065%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.065%) Ceph
12 1 (0.065%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 257 (16.81%) Puppet
2 241 (15.76%) Ansible
3 162 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (3.86%) Kubernetes
5 51 (3.34%) ZABBIX
6 46 (3.01%) Terraform
7 27 (1.77%) logstash
8 24 (1.57%) Salt
9 22 (1.44%) Nagios
10 19 (1.24%) Oozie
11 16 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (1.05%) Graphite
11 16 (1.05%) Kibana
11 16 (1.05%) Prometheus
12 13 (0.85%) OpenAM
13 12 (0.78%) Rancher
14 11 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
14 11 (0.72%) Rsyslog
14 11 (0.72%) Sysdig
15 9 (0.59%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 329 (21.52%) Oracle
2 84 (5.49%) SAP
3 82 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 68 (4.45%) WSO2
5 60 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 55 (3.60%) Splunk
7 54 (3.53%) IBM
7 54 (3.53%) Microsoft
7 54 (3.53%) VMware
8 46 (3.01%) TIBCO
9 42 (2.75%) Adobe
10 41 (2.68%) Perforce
11 39 (2.55%) Google
12 37 (2.42%) MuleSoft
13 28 (1.83%) Sonatype
14 27 (1.77%) Sybase
15 25 (1.64%) ATG
16 19 (1.24%) AppDynamics
16 19 (1.24%) hybris
17 18 (1.18%) Currenex
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertus Partners
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 24 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £460 to £461 per day or £90k perm
Posted: 20 days ago