Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 184 260
Rank change year-on-year +10 +76 -137
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,275 479 923
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.54% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.32% 8.58% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 326 566
10th Percentile £415 £386 £375
25th Percentile £481 £428 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -2.44%
75th Percentile £663 £576 £588
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% -0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 1 2
10th Percentile £50.70 " £19.93
25th Percentile £59.84 " £25.83
Median hourly rate £65.50 £55.00 £35.67
Median % change year-on-year +19.09% +54.21% -26.84%
75th Percentile £70.51 " £45.50
90th Percentile £73.45 " £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 - £16.00

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 15,323 5,584 14,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 17.91% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,556 3,940 9,926
10th Percentile £363 £317 £325
25th Percentile £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £615 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 74 202
10th Percentile £25.50 £26.73 £21.53
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £37.88
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.31 £53.50 £51.00
90th Percentile £70.88 £61.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 0 1,033 £550 +10.00% 191
London +23 698 £621 +24.25% 109
Work from Home -55 377 £525 -1.41% 40
UK excluding London -34 347 £490 +8.89% 97
North of England -86 69 £500 +11.11% 34
South East -57 66 £497 +6.20% 20
South West -5 64 £488 -7.14% 13
Midlands -34 64 £468 +9.23% 10
West Midlands -15 61 £483 +12.73% 9
Scotland -33 53 £495 +74.30% 10
North West -56 28 £463 +2.78% 21
North East +5 24 £550 +22.22% 6
East of England -44 17 £513 +5.40% 5
Yorkshire -71 17 £550 +22.22% 7
Northern Ireland +2 9 £475 +10.47%
Wales -32 5 £490 +16.67% 5
East Midlands -36 2 £403 +27.78% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 1,041 (81.65%) Java
2 907 (71.14%) Jenkins
3 729 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
4 662 (51.92%) Git (software)
5 639 (50.12%) Spring
6 507 (39.76%) Microservices
7 454 (35.61%) Docker
8 437 (34.27%) DevOps
9 374 (29.33%) Spring Boot
10 360 (28.24%) Kubernetes
11 350 (27.45%) AWS
12 342 (26.82%) REST
13 341 (26.75%) JavaScript
14 339 (26.59%) Java 8
15 334 (26.20%) SQL
16 330 (25.88%) Gradle
17 318 (24.94%) Finance
18 289 (22.67%) JIRA
19 280 (21.96%) Ansible
20 274 (21.49%) Test Automation
21 267 (20.94%) Azure
22 261 (20.47%) TDD
23 257 (20.16%) Social Skills
24 256 (20.08%) Linux
25 254 (19.92%) Scrum
26 252 (19.76%) GitHub
27 239 (18.75%) Terraform
27 239 (18.75%) Oracle
28 235 (18.43%) JUnit
29 227 (17.80%) RESTful

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
1 161 (12.63%) Confluence
2 105 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 72 (5.65%) WebLogic
4 70 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
5 59 (4.63%) Apache Spark
6 53 (4.16%) Apache
7 34 (2.67%) CMS
8 31 (2.43%) JBoss
8 31 (2.43%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.96%) Mule
10 14 (1.10%) Jetty
10 14 (1.10%) nginx
10 14 (1.10%) Red Hat Fuse
11 13 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.94%) Appian
13 11 (0.86%) GemFire
14 9 (0.71%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.63%) Anypoint
16 6 (0.47%) Camunda
16 6 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.24%) Magento
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.078%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 350 (27.45%) AWS
2 267 (20.94%) Azure
3 252 (19.76%) GitHub
4 151 (11.84%) GCP
5 78 (6.12%) npm
6 74 (5.80%) Serverless
7 61 (4.78%) PaaS
8 53 (4.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
10 38 (2.98%) Amazon S3
11 37 (2.90%) OpenShift
12 35 (2.75%) SaaS
13 28 (2.20%) IaaS
14 24 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (1.88%) Slack
15 19 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 17 (1.33%) BrowserStack
17 15 (1.18%) AWS CodePipeline
17 15 (1.18%) GitHub Actions
17 15 (1.18%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.22%) HTTP
2 16 (1.25%) LAN
3 11 (0.86%) DNS
4 10 (0.78%) SSL
4 10 (0.78%) VPN
5 9 (0.71%) Firewall
6 8 (0.63%) MQTT
7 7 (0.55%) FTP
8 6 (0.47%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.47%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.39%) Internet
9 5 (0.39%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.31%) IPsec
10 4 (0.31%) IPv4
10 4 (0.31%) Network Security
11 3 (0.24%) Intranet
11 3 (0.24%) SSH
11 3 (0.24%) WAN
12 2 (0.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (14.35%) NoSQL
2 134 (10.51%) Relational Database
3 133 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
4 129 (10.12%) MongoDB
5 103 (8.08%) MySQL
6 84 (6.59%) SQL Server
7 55 (4.31%) Big Data
8 49 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 41 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
10 40 (3.14%) Redis
11 35 (2.75%) Oracle Database
12 34 (2.67%) RDBMS
13 31 (2.43%) Hadoop
14 26 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 22 (1.73%) Apache Hive
16 18 (1.41%) HBase
17 15 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.18%) DB2
18 13 (1.02%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 907 (71.14%) Jenkins
2 662 (51.92%) Git (software)
3 330 (25.88%) Gradle
4 289 (22.67%) JIRA
5 235 (18.43%) JUnit
6 190 (14.90%) Cucumber
7 185 (14.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 145 (11.37%) Selenium
9 138 (10.82%) GitLab
10 114 (8.94%) TeamCity
11 102 (8.00%) Bitbucket
12 99 (7.76%) SonarQube
13 89 (6.98%) Artifactory
14 86 (6.75%) Subversion
15 83 (6.51%) gulp
16 81 (6.35%) IntelliJ
16 81 (6.35%) Mockito
17 70 (5.49%) Ant
18 63 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 59 (4.63%) Travis CI
General
1 318 (24.94%) Finance
2 257 (20.16%) Social Skills
3 207 (16.24%) Banking
4 100 (7.84%) Public Sector
5 80 (6.27%) Investment Banking
6 71 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.35%) Retail
8 22 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
10 18 (1.41%) Front Office
11 13 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
13 9 (0.71%) Games
13 9 (0.71%) Legal
14 5 (0.39%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.31%) Back Office
16 3 (0.24%) Automotive
16 3 (0.24%) Publishing
17 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 715 (56.08%) Developer
2 498 (39.06%) Java Developer
3 187 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 148 (11.61%) Senior Developer
5 116 (9.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 96 (7.53%) Architect
7 59 (4.63%) Java Engineer
8 55 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 54 (4.24%) Software Engineer
10 43 (3.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 40 (3.14%) Software Developer
12 34 (2.67%) Senior DevOps
13 33 (2.59%) Azure Engineer
13 33 (2.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 32 (2.51%) Azure Architect
15 28 (2.20%) Cloud Architect
16 26 (2.04%) Data Engineer
16 26 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (1.96%) Cloud Engineer
18 24 (1.88%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (50.12%) Spring
2 374 (29.33%) Spring Boot
3 342 (26.82%) REST
4 227 (17.80%) RESTful
5 213 (16.71%) React
6 197 (15.45%) JSON
7 189 (14.82%) HTML
8 179 (14.04%) AngularJS
9 174 (13.65%) Node.js
10 162 (12.71%) Web Services
11 156 (12.24%) Kafka
12 145 (11.37%) CSS
13 137 (10.75%) Hibernate
14 119 (9.33%) XML
15 115 (9.02%) J2EE
16 107 (8.39%) SOAP
17 91 (7.14%) Apache Camel
18 80 (6.27%) RabbitMQ
19 78 (6.12%) HTML5
20 69 (5.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.63%) Public Cloud
2 53 (4.16%) Algorithms
3 48 (3.76%) User Experience
4 41 (3.22%) Data Structures
5 40 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
6 33 (2.59%) Cloud Native
6 33 (2.59%) Derivative
7 32 (2.51%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 20 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.18%) Legacy Applications
13 13 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.02%) Replication
13 13 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 256 (20.08%) Linux
2 166 (13.02%) Unix
3 78 (6.12%) Windows
4 36 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (2.12%) Android
6 12 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.47%) CentOS
9 6 (0.47%) Solaris
9 6 (0.47%) VMS
10 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.16%) openSUSE
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.078%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.078%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (39.76%) Microservices
3 437 (34.27%) DevOps
4 274 (21.49%) Test Automation
5 261 (20.47%) TDD
6 254 (19.92%) Scrum
7 188 (14.75%) Software Engineering
8 186 (14.59%) BDD
9 171 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
10 159 (12.47%) Open Source
11 154 (12.08%) OO
12 128 (10.04%) Kanban
13 115 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
14 113 (8.86%) Full Stack Development
15 111 (8.71%) Mentoring
16 100 (7.84%) Unit Testing
17 98 (7.69%) Multithreading
18 89 (6.98%) Software Testing
19 84 (6.59%) SDLC
20 83 (6.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,041 (81.65%) Java
2 341 (26.75%) JavaScript
3 339 (26.59%) Java 8
4 334 (26.20%) SQL
5 225 (17.65%) Python
6 133 (10.43%) Groovy
7 111 (8.71%) Shell Script
8 103 (8.08%) Bash Shell
9 89 (6.98%) C#
10 88 (6.90%) PL/SQL
11 73 (5.73%) PowerShell
12 66 (5.18%) TypeScript
13 61 (4.78%) Scala
14 60 (4.71%) Java 11
15 48 (3.76%) Kotlin
16 36 (2.82%) Ruby
17 29 (2.27%) Go
18 24 (1.88%) C++
19 23 (1.80%) Perl
20 20 (1.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 129 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 116 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.24%) Degree
4 33 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 15 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.24%) CISSP
9 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.16%) CFA
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.16%) CISM
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.73%) QA
2 39 (3.06%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.94%) GDPR
4 2 (0.16%) Basel II
4 2 (0.16%) EMIR
4 2 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.078%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.078%) NIST
5 1 (0.078%) SLA
5 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 454 (35.61%) Docker
2 17 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.86%) HDFS
5 7 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.55%) OpenAM
5 7 (0.55%) OpenDJ
6 6 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.31%) iptables
8 3 (0.24%) Varnish
8 3 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.078%) KVM
10 1 (0.078%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.078%) Postfix
10 1 (0.078%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 360 (28.24%) Kubernetes
2 280 (21.96%) Ansible
3 239 (18.75%) Terraform
4 80 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (4.39%) Puppet
6 52 (4.08%) Grafana
7 44 (3.45%) Kibana
8 39 (3.06%) Prometheus
9 26 (2.04%) logstash
10 20 (1.57%) Argo
11 17 (1.33%) Oozie
11 17 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.94%) Graphite
13 11 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (0.78%) Istio
14 10 (0.78%) Nagios
15 9 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
16 8 (0.63%) Graylog
17 7 (0.55%) Mesos
17 7 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 239 (18.75%) Oracle
2 95 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 85 (6.67%) Google
4 52 (4.08%) Informatica
5 51 (4.00%) WSO2
6 48 (3.76%) Atlassian
7 47 (3.69%) BEA
8 44 (3.45%) webMethods
9 40 (3.14%) MuleSoft
10 37 (2.90%) Red Hat
11 31 (2.43%) Splunk
12 27 (2.12%) AppDynamics
13 22 (1.73%) Databricks
14 16 (1.25%) IBM
15 14 (1.10%) Adobe
16 12 (0.94%) Sybase
17 11 (0.86%) hybris
18 8 (0.63%) Dynatrace
18 8 (0.63%) New Relic
18 8 (0.63%) SAP