Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 168 191
Rank change year-on-year +42 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Maven 2075 1721 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.01% 1.64% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.79% 9.90% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1116 1031
UK median daily rate £498 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £320 £325
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 15
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £29.53 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.95% -34.39% -5.26%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.11 £37.75
90th Percentile £63.10 £32.94 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.53 £45.00
% change year-on-year +43.95% -34.39% -5.26%

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 19222 17378 16388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 16.55% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13387 11678 10908
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 254 339
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.30 £24.23
90th Percentile £61.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor 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 24 November 2017. 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 +49 1916 £500 +5.26% 179
UK excluding London +75 1060 £425 - 97
London -4 989 £525 +5.00% 94
South East +52 337 £475 - 25
North of England +59 181 £413 -1.79% 29
East of England +80 172 £513 +11.11% 15
Midlands +68 128 £420 -4.55% 6
Scotland -13 125 £380 +8.57% 12
South West +42 113 £420 +3.38% 10
Yorkshire +50 105 £425 - 17
West Midlands +47 86 £417 -7.44% 2
North West +25 68 £400 -4.76% 11
East Midlands +18 41 £420 +5.00% 4
North East +52 8 £608 +74.19% 1
Wales -6 8 £450 +20.00%
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Northern Ireland -41 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1736 (83.66%) Java
2 1377 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1041 (50.17%) Jenkins
4 970 (46.75%) Git (software)
5 955 (46.02%) Spring
6 642 (30.94%) TDD
7 604 (29.11%) Linux
8 591 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
9 587 (28.29%) Web Services
10 578 (27.86%) DevOps
11 545 (26.27%) Scrum
12 543 (26.17%) JavaScript
13 533 (25.69%) JUnit
14 520 (25.06%) Finance
15 501 (24.14%) SQL
16 482 (23.23%) REST
17 465 (22.41%) Oracle
17 465 (22.41%) Hibernate
18 463 (22.31%) JIRA
19 440 (21.20%) Test Automation
20 436 (21.01%) Docker
21 434 (20.92%) XML
22 401 (19.33%) RESTful
23 399 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
24 367 (17.69%) Unix
25 363 (17.49%) Microservices
26 352 (16.96%) BDD
27 350 (16.87%) SOAP
28 348 (16.77%) Subversion
29 333 (16.05%) OO

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
1 262 (12.63%) Tomcat
2 232 (11.18%) Confluence
3 192 (9.25%) JBoss
4 161 (7.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 149 (7.18%) Apache
6 114 (5.49%) Mule
7 105 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
8 84 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
9 80 (3.86%) WebLogic
10 78 (3.76%) WebSphere
11 56 (2.70%) WildFly
12 42 (2.02%) Apache Spark
13 37 (1.78%) OpenStack
14 36 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
15 35 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 32 (1.54%) nginx
17 29 (1.40%) Apache Solr
18 28 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
19 26 (1.25%) IIS
20 18 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.39%) HipChat
3 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.048%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.29%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.24%) Kondor
5 2 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.096%) RMDS
6 1 (0.048%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.048%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 399 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.35%) GitHub
3 100 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 89 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (3.33%) OpenShift
6 67 (3.23%) npm
7 65 (3.13%) Amazon S3
8 64 (3.08%) PaaS
9 51 (2.46%) IaaS
10 41 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 41 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
11 37 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
11 37 (1.78%) Serverless
12 34 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (1.11%) Trello
16 20 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
17 18 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
17 18 (0.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.76%) HTTP
2 53 (2.55%) Internet
3 47 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.17%) Firewall
5 33 (1.59%) SSL
6 32 (1.54%) DNS
7 30 (1.45%) SMS
8 22 (1.06%) VPN
9 20 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
10 19 (0.92%) AMQP
10 19 (0.92%) SSH
11 17 (0.82%) OpenVPN
12 16 (0.77%) FTP
13 14 (0.67%) LDAP
14 13 (0.63%) Network Security
15 7 (0.34%) Kerberos
16 6 (0.29%) BIG-IP
16 6 (0.29%) DHCP
16 6 (0.29%) Intranet
16 6 (0.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (12.39%) Relational Database
2 210 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 161 (7.76%) RDBMS
4 146 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 135 (6.51%) MySQL
6 110 (5.30%) SQL Server
7 99 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (4.14%) Oracle Database
9 62 (2.99%) Big Data
10 61 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 56 (2.70%) Hadoop
12 39 (1.88%) Redis
13 36 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 27 (1.30%) DB2
16 20 (0.96%) HBase
17 16 (0.77%) Apache Hive
18 15 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1041 (50.17%) Jenkins
2 970 (46.75%) Git (software)
3 533 (25.69%) JUnit
4 463 (22.31%) JIRA
5 348 (16.77%) Subversion
6 330 (15.90%) Gradle
7 326 (15.71%) Ant
8 264 (12.72%) Mockito
9 219 (10.55%) Selenium
10 213 (10.27%) Cucumber
11 208 (10.02%) TeamCity
12 202 (9.73%) Sonatype Nexus
13 196 (9.45%) Eclipse
14 174 (8.39%) SonarQube
15 123 (5.93%) SoapUI
16 107 (5.16%) IntelliJ
17 106 (5.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 100 (4.82%) Bitbucket
19 88 (4.24%) Artifactory
20 86 (4.14%) Vagrant
General
1 520 (25.06%) Finance
2 324 (15.61%) Banking
3 134 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 119 (5.73%) Marketing
5 109 (5.25%) Manufacturing
6 105 (5.06%) Electronics
7 79 (3.81%) Investment Banking
8 75 (3.61%) Front Office
9 61 (2.94%) Retail
10 33 (1.59%) Games
11 32 (1.54%) Back Office
12 28 (1.35%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.87%) Publishing
15 9 (0.43%) Law
16 8 (0.39%) Billing
17 7 (0.34%) Automotive
18 6 (0.29%) Legal
19 5 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
20 4 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1339 (64.53%) Developer
2 1030 (49.64%) Java Developer
3 323 (15.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 231 (11.13%) Senior Developer
5 141 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 127 (6.12%) Agile Developer
7 99 (4.77%) Java Engineer
8 98 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
9 87 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
10 84 (4.05%) Integration Developer
10 84 (4.05%) Lead Developer
11 80 (3.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 79 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
13 74 (3.57%) Consultant
14 67 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
15 61 (2.94%) SOA Developer
15 61 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 52 (2.51%) Architect
17 50 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
18 46 (2.22%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 955 (46.02%) Spring
2 587 (28.29%) Web Services
3 482 (23.23%) REST
4 465 (22.41%) Hibernate
5 434 (20.92%) XML
6 401 (19.33%) RESTful
7 350 (16.87%) SOAP
8 330 (15.90%) AngularJS
9 327 (15.76%) HTML
10 324 (15.61%) Spring Boot
11 303 (14.60%) JSON
12 239 (11.52%) JMS
13 236 (11.37%) Java EE
14 232 (11.18%) J2EE
15 223 (10.75%) CSS
16 218 (10.51%) jQuery
17 210 (10.12%) Apache Camel
18 207 (9.98%) Middleware
19 185 (8.92%) HTML5
20 178 (8.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 189 (9.11%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (4.34%) Linux Command Line
3 68 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 64 (3.08%) User Experience
6 61 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 56 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 55 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 54 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 40 (1.93%) Fintech
11 31 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.06%) Digital Media
14 20 (0.96%) Cloud Native
15 18 (0.87%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.87%) N-Tier
16 17 (0.82%) Derivative
16 17 (0.82%) Equities
17 16 (0.77%) Online Banking
18 15 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 604 (29.11%) Linux
2 367 (17.69%) Unix
3 142 (6.84%) Windows
4 98 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (3.76%) CentOS
6 56 (2.70%) VMS
7 47 (2.27%) Solaris
8 42 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 34 (1.64%) Android
10 32 (1.54%) Windows Server
11 28 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.77%) Debian
13 15 (0.72%) HPUX
14 7 (0.34%) AIX
15 4 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.048%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.048%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.048%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1377 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (30.94%) TDD
3 591 (28.48%) Continuous Integration
4 578 (27.86%) DevOps
5 545 (26.27%) Scrum
6 440 (21.20%) Test Automation
7 363 (17.49%) Microservices
8 352 (16.96%) BDD
9 333 (16.05%) OO
10 303 (14.60%) SOA
11 218 (10.51%) Kanban
12 213 (10.27%) Configuration Management
13 202 (9.73%) MVC
14 182 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 173 (8.34%) Software Engineering
15 173 (8.34%) Unit Testing
16 170 (8.19%) Open Source
17 154 (7.42%) E-Commerce
18 147 (7.08%) SDLC
19 119 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1736 (83.66%) Java
2 543 (26.17%) JavaScript
3 501 (24.14%) SQL
4 326 (15.71%) Python
5 188 (9.06%) Bash Shell
6 153 (7.37%) XPath
7 139 (6.70%) Groovy
8 129 (6.22%) Ruby
9 120 (5.78%) Perl
10 91 (4.39%) PL/SQL
11 88 (4.24%) Scala
12 76 (3.66%) Shell Script
13 72 (3.47%) C#
14 53 (2.55%) JPQL
15 29 (1.40%) C++
16 27 (1.30%) ES6
17 22 (1.06%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.06%) T-SQL
18 19 (0.92%) Korn
18 19 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 157 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 114 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 75 (3.61%) Degree
4 31 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.24%) ISEB
10 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.14%) RHCE
11 3 (0.14%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.096%) CFA
13 1 (0.048%) CISSP
13 1 (0.048%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.048%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.67%) QA
2 19 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.48%) MiFID
4 9 (0.43%) WCAG
5 7 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.34%) EMIR
6 5 (0.24%) GCP
7 3 (0.14%) HL7
7 3 (0.14%) PSD2
8 2 (0.096%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.096%) SLA
9 1 (0.048%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.048%) JSP 440
System Software
1 436 (21.01%) Docker
2 53 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
3 49 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.87%) Squid
5 17 (0.82%) Postfix
5 17 (0.82%) vCloud
6 11 (0.53%) HDFS
7 10 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.43%) vSphere
9 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.19%) KVM
10 4 (0.19%) Varnish
11 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
11 3 (0.14%) Xen
12 2 (0.096%) Firmware
13 1 (0.048%) LXC
13 1 (0.048%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 332 (16.00%) Puppet
2 306 (14.75%) Ansible
3 187 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
4 147 (7.08%) Kubernetes
5 81 (3.90%) Terraform
6 78 (3.76%) ZABBIX
7 68 (3.28%) logstash
8 38 (1.83%) Kibana
9 32 (1.54%) Rancher
10 29 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
11 26 (1.25%) Nagios
12 18 (0.87%) Salt
13 16 (0.77%) Rsyslog
13 16 (0.77%) Sysdig
14 15 (0.72%) Mesos
15 14 (0.67%) Consul
16 13 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
17 12 (0.58%) BladeLogic
18 11 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
18 11 (0.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 465 (22.41%) Oracle
2 120 (5.78%) Red Hat
3 107 (5.16%) SAP
4 93 (4.48%) WSO2
5 90 (4.34%) IBM
6 73 (3.52%) VMware
7 58 (2.80%) Microsoft
8 54 (2.60%) TIBCO
9 53 (2.55%) Splunk
10 47 (2.27%) Atlassian
11 45 (2.17%) Google
11 45 (2.17%) Sybase
12 43 (2.07%) MuleSoft
13 38 (1.83%) Perforce
14 34 (1.64%) Adobe
15 33 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.20%) HP
16 25 (1.20%) Sonatype
16 25 (1.20%) Talend
17 23 (1.11%) hybris