Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 173 166
Rank change year-on-year +52 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing Maven 2,079 1,497 1,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 1.57% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.24% 9.40% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 995 1,188
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
10th Percentile £38.26 - £35.50
90th Percentile £68.13 - £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50

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 18,490 15,934 15,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.74% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,958 10,707 10,605
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 279 393
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £31.25 £22.15 £23.85
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 +51 1,923 £500 +5.26% 373
London +6 1,032 £525 +5.00% 184
UK excluding London +88 1,030 £450 +5.88% 223
South East +21 270 £495 +4.11% 56
North of England +94 223 £413 - 45
East of England +53 158 £500 +8.11% 39
Midlands +114 153 £420 +3.70% 20
Yorkshire +58 139 £410 -8.89% 15
South West +58 115 £425 +15.25% 29
Scotland -5 114 £413 +3.13% 19
West Midlands +97 106 £421 -6.50% 12
North West +38 74 £400 -3.03% 26
East Midlands +18 46 £423 +5.63% 8
North East +62 10 £665 +72.73% 4
Wales -25 9 £450 +14.29% 8
Northern Ireland -4 5 £500 - 7
Channel Islands +3 2 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 1,744 (83.89%) Java
2 1,389 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1,077 (51.80%) Jenkins
4 936 (45.02%) Git (software)
5 934 (44.93%) Spring
6 714 (34.34%) TDD
7 648 (31.17%) DevOps
8 630 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 541 (26.02%) JUnit
10 533 (25.64%) Linux
11 528 (25.40%) JavaScript
11 528 (25.40%) Scrum
12 525 (25.25%) Hibernate
13 516 (24.82%) Web Services
13 516 (24.82%) Test Automation
14 488 (23.47%) REST
15 464 (22.32%) Finance
16 461 (22.17%) JIRA
17 460 (22.13%) BDD
18 455 (21.89%) RESTful
19 450 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
20 448 (21.55%) SQL
21 422 (20.30%) Microservices
22 420 (20.20%) Docker
23 406 (19.53%) Oracle
24 366 (17.60%) Unix
25 348 (16.74%) Ansible
26 344 (16.55%) Gradle
26 344 (16.55%) OO
27 343 (16.50%) Puppet

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
1 267 (12.84%) Confluence
2 234 (11.26%) Tomcat
3 177 (8.51%) JBoss
4 146 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 105 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
6 104 (5.00%) Apache
7 95 (4.57%) Mule
8 86 (4.14%) WebSphere
9 65 (3.13%) WildFly
10 63 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 58 (2.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 53 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
13 52 (2.50%) WebLogic
14 41 (1.97%) nginx
15 37 (1.78%) Apache Spark
16 33 (1.59%) Apache Solr
17 29 (1.39%) OpenStack
18 25 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
19 24 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
20 22 (1.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (0.63%) HipChat
2 7 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.38%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.19%) Kondor
5 1 (0.048%) Global One
5 1 (0.048%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.048%) RMDS
5 1 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 450 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
4 88 (4.23%) GitHub
5 82 (3.94%) npm
6 64 (3.08%) PaaS
7 62 (2.98%) Amazon S3
8 54 (2.60%) OpenShift
9 53 (2.55%) IaaS
10 51 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
11 43 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 42 (2.02%) Serverless
13 41 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
14 35 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 30 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 21 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
18 20 (0.96%) Slack
19 17 (0.82%) Trello
20 15 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.56%) Firewall
2 70 (3.37%) HTTP
3 48 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.83%) Internet
5 33 (1.59%) SSL
6 28 (1.35%) Network Security
7 27 (1.30%) VPN
8 26 (1.25%) DNS
9 20 (0.96%) FTP
9 20 (0.96%) Kerberos
10 19 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
11 15 (0.72%) SSH
12 13 (0.63%) OpenVPN
13 12 (0.58%) SMS
14 11 (0.53%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.48%) SMTP
16 8 (0.38%) DHCP
17 7 (0.34%) AMQP
17 7 (0.34%) LAN
17 7 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 215 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 159 (7.65%) RDBMS
4 141 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 112 (5.39%) MySQL
6 99 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (4.47%) SQL Server
8 85 (4.09%) Hadoop
9 75 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 75 (3.61%) Big Data
10 65 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 48 (2.31%) DB2
12 38 (1.83%) Redis
13 33 (1.59%) HBase
14 30 (1.44%) Apache Hive
15 29 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.06%) Neo4j
17 21 (1.01%) Couchbase
18 14 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1,077 (51.80%) Jenkins
2 936 (45.02%) Git (software)
3 541 (26.02%) JUnit
4 461 (22.17%) JIRA
5 344 (16.55%) Gradle
6 301 (14.48%) Subversion
7 281 (13.52%) Ant
8 275 (13.23%) Mockito
9 264 (12.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 259 (12.46%) Cucumber
11 249 (11.98%) TeamCity
12 231 (11.11%) Selenium
13 224 (10.77%) SonarQube
14 199 (9.57%) Eclipse
15 106 (5.10%) SoapUI
16 102 (4.91%) Checkstyle
17 100 (4.81%) Liquibase
18 99 (4.76%) Vagrant
19 89 (4.28%) Bitbucket
19 89 (4.28%) IntelliJ
General
1 464 (22.32%) Finance
2 339 (16.31%) Banking
3 103 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 66 (3.17%) Marketing
5 64 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 62 (2.98%) Retail
7 57 (2.74%) Front Office
8 55 (2.65%) Manufacturing
9 52 (2.50%) Electronics
10 31 (1.49%) Games
11 26 (1.25%) Back Office
12 24 (1.15%) Publishing
13 18 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.43%) Law
16 6 (0.29%) Billing
17 5 (0.24%) Legal
18 4 (0.19%) Music Industry
19 2 (0.096%) Local Government
19 2 (0.096%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1,351 (64.98%) Developer
2 1,038 (49.93%) Java Developer
3 345 (16.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 233 (11.21%) Senior Developer
5 164 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 112 (5.39%) Java Engineer
7 90 (4.33%) Lead Developer
8 89 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
9 88 (4.23%) Agile Developer
10 73 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
11 71 (3.42%) Lead Java Developer
12 68 (3.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 65 (3.13%) Integration Developer
13 65 (3.13%) Software Engineer
14 62 (2.98%) Agile Java Developer
15 60 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
16 54 (2.60%) Architect
16 54 (2.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 48 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
18 42 (2.02%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (44.93%) Spring
2 525 (25.25%) Hibernate
3 516 (24.82%) Web Services
4 488 (23.47%) REST
5 455 (21.89%) RESTful
6 326 (15.68%) XML
7 308 (14.81%) Spring Boot
8 298 (14.33%) SOAP
9 289 (13.90%) AngularJS
10 264 (12.70%) JMS
11 263 (12.65%) HTML
12 260 (12.51%) Java EE
13 225 (10.82%) JSON
14 222 (10.68%) J2EE
15 186 (8.95%) jQuery
16 174 (8.37%) CSS
17 169 (8.13%) Apache Camel
18 164 (7.89%) Middleware
19 162 (7.79%) React
20 160 (7.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 164 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 115 (5.53%) Linux Command Line
3 68 (3.27%) User Experience
4 62 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 51 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 50 (2.41%) Fintech
9 43 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 42 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 33 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 31 (1.49%) Digital Media
13 30 (1.44%) Public Cloud
14 19 (0.91%) Clustering
15 18 (0.87%) Derivative
16 16 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.77%) RIA
17 11 (0.53%) Fixed Income
18 10 (0.48%) Client/Server
18 10 (0.48%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 533 (25.64%) Linux
2 366 (17.60%) Unix
3 109 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 107 (5.15%) Windows
5 88 (4.23%) CentOS
6 66 (3.17%) VMS
7 35 (1.68%) Solaris
8 33 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.49%) Android
10 23 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.58%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.43%) Debian
13 5 (0.24%) HPUX
14 2 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.048%) AIX
15 1 (0.048%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.048%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.048%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.048%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,389 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 714 (34.34%) TDD
3 648 (31.17%) DevOps
4 630 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 528 (25.40%) Scrum
6 516 (24.82%) Test Automation
7 460 (22.13%) BDD
8 422 (20.30%) Microservices
9 344 (16.55%) OO
10 247 (11.88%) SOA
11 244 (11.74%) Kanban
12 232 (11.16%) MVC
13 229 (11.01%) Continuous Delivery
14 211 (10.15%) Configuration Management
15 198 (9.52%) Unit Testing
16 187 (8.99%) Software Engineering
17 155 (7.46%) Open Source
18 148 (7.12%) SDLC
19 139 (6.69%) E-Commerce
20 135 (6.49%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1,744 (83.89%) Java
2 528 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 448 (21.55%) SQL
4 320 (15.39%) Python
5 155 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 133 (6.40%) Ruby
7 124 (5.96%) Groovy
8 116 (5.58%) Perl
9 108 (5.19%) XPath
10 93 (4.47%) C#
10 93 (4.47%) Scala
11 73 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 72 (3.46%) JPQL
13 71 (3.42%) PL/SQL
14 37 (1.78%) C++
15 32 (1.54%) ES6
16 27 (1.30%) TypeScript
17 23 (1.11%) C
18 22 (1.06%) Jython
18 22 (1.06%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 176 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 134 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 71 (3.42%) Degree
4 21 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.87%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.29%) CISSP
7 6 (0.29%) CLAS
8 4 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.096%) SAFe Agilist
10 2 (0.096%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.048%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.048%) CFA
11 1 (0.048%) ISEB
11 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.48%) QA
2 14 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.53%) MiFID
4 10 (0.48%) WCAG
5 9 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.43%) EMIR
5 9 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.29%) PSD2
6 6 (0.29%) RMADS
7 3 (0.14%) GCP
8 2 (0.096%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.096%) PMO
8 2 (0.096%) SLA
9 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 420 (20.20%) Docker
2 61 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (1.11%) vSphere
5 16 (0.77%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.63%) Squid
7 12 (0.58%) HDFS
8 11 (0.53%) Postfix
8 11 (0.53%) vCloud
9 10 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
13 2 (0.096%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.096%) Firmware
13 2 (0.096%) iptables
13 2 (0.096%) NFS
14 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.048%) LXC
14 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 348 (16.74%) Ansible
2 343 (16.50%) Puppet
3 208 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (6.83%) Kubernetes
5 84 (4.04%) Terraform
6 57 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 43 (2.07%) logstash
8 36 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (1.64%) Kibana
10 31 (1.49%) Nagios
11 27 (1.30%) Rancher
12 19 (0.91%) HP ALM
13 17 (0.82%) Mesos
14 15 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (0.67%) Packer
15 14 (0.67%) Salt
16 13 (0.63%) Consul
17 12 (0.58%) Grafana
18 10 (0.48%) Opsview
18 10 (0.48%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 406 (19.53%) Oracle
2 135 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 79 (3.80%) VMware
4 73 (3.51%) IBM
5 69 (3.32%) Splunk
6 67 (3.22%) Atlassian
7 59 (2.84%) Adobe
8 55 (2.65%) SAP
9 47 (2.26%) WSO2
10 43 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (1.73%) Google
11 36 (1.73%) MuleSoft
12 34 (1.64%) Perforce
12 34 (1.64%) TIBCO
13 33 (1.59%) Coverity
14 27 (1.30%) AppDynamics
14 27 (1.30%) HP
14 27 (1.30%) Microsoft
15 24 (1.15%) Talend
16 23 (1.11%) Sonatype