Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 216 177 258
Rank change year-on-year -39 +81 -132
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,144 644 762
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.55% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.32% 8.89% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 420 505
10th Percentile £413 £400 £381
25th Percentile £485 £436 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £508 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.37% +1.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £625 £588
90th Percentile £830 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £472
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 2
10th Percentile £53.44 £44.45 -
25th Percentile £55.50 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate £65.50 £55.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.09% +243.75% -73.33%
75th Percentile £65.54 £58.00 -
90th Percentile £75.29 £58.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 £56.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% +253.13% -73.98%

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 15,623 7,243 12,476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.88% 17.44% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,932 5,013 8,480
10th Percentile £383 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% - -
75th Percentile £638 £563 £575
90th Percentile £719 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £432 £450
% change year-on-year +12.27% -4.00% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 159 158
10th Percentile £36.05 £30.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £44.75
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +0.56% +1.70%
75th Percentile £64.38 £53.25 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £60.20 £68.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -3.41%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -27 916 £600 +20.00% 194
London +15 657 £648 +23.33% 118
Work from Home -61 353 £540 -10.00% 43
UK excluding London -101 249 £500 +11.11% 93
South West +4 71 £500 +11.11% 12
South East -27 51 £556 +10.42% 19
North of England -122 39 £500 +11.11% 27
Scotland -18 38 £525 +31.25% 12
Midlands -68 29 £495 +15.65% 6
West Midlands -56 26 £498 +16.24% 6
North West -43 24 £470 +4.44% 13
East of England -46 17 £500 +5.82% 8
North East -8 8 £525 +10.53% 6
Yorkshire -97 7 £522 +16.00% 8
Northern Ireland -4 2 £475 +10.47% 5
East Midlands -33 2 £403 +26.77%
Wales -42 2 £444 -6.08% 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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.

1 936 (81.82%) Java
2 832 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 633 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 571 (49.91%) CI/CD
6 518 (45.28%) Spring
7 456 (39.86%) Docker
8 433 (37.85%) DevOps
9 419 (36.63%) Kubernetes
10 415 (36.28%) Microservices
11 373 (32.60%) Spring Boot
12 339 (29.63%) Gradle
13 336 (29.37%) Azure
14 305 (26.66%) AWS
14 305 (26.66%) JavaScript
15 275 (24.04%) Terraform
16 267 (23.34%) SQL
17 252 (22.03%) REST
18 235 (20.54%) Scrum
18 235 (20.54%) Finance
19 226 (19.76%) TDD
20 224 (19.58%) GitHub
21 221 (19.32%) Java 8
22 218 (19.06%) Test Automation
23 217 (18.97%) RESTful
24 214 (18.71%) Ansible
25 212 (18.53%) JIRA
26 210 (18.36%) Social Skills
27 202 (17.66%) Kafka
28 201 (17.57%) JUnit

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
1 125 (10.93%) Confluence
2 81 (7.08%) Apache Spark
3 70 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 58 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
5 39 (3.41%) Apache
6 28 (2.45%) JBoss
6 28 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.31%) Mule
9 14 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.14%) Appian
11 12 (1.05%) GemFire
12 10 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
13 9 (0.79%) CMS
14 8 (0.70%) Apache Pulsar
14 8 (0.70%) Mule ESB
14 8 (0.70%) nginx
15 7 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.26%) Magento
1 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 336 (29.37%) Azure
2 305 (26.66%) AWS
3 224 (19.58%) GitHub
4 123 (10.75%) GCP
5 78 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 76 (6.64%) PaaS
7 56 (4.90%) Serverless
8 48 (4.20%) npm
9 43 (3.76%) IaaS
10 41 (3.58%) OpenShift
11 38 (3.32%) Amazon S3
12 33 (2.88%) SaaS
13 29 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 23 (2.01%) Kong
16 20 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
16 20 (1.75%) Azure Functions
17 18 (1.57%) Azure Monitor
18 17 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
19 16 (1.40%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.15%) HTTP
2 23 (2.01%) MQTT
3 12 (1.05%) VPN
4 11 (0.96%) Firewall
5 7 (0.61%) DNS
5 7 (0.61%) Wireshark
6 6 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 6 (0.52%) LAN
7 5 (0.44%) FTP
7 5 (0.44%) SSL
8 4 (0.35%) Internet
8 4 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.26%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.26%) Intranet
9 3 (0.26%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.17%) DHCP
10 2 (0.17%) SMS
10 2 (0.17%) SSH
10 2 (0.17%) WAN
11 1 (0.087%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (16.17%) NoSQL
2 165 (14.42%) MongoDB
3 104 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 87 (7.60%) MySQL
5 81 (7.08%) Relational Database
6 79 (6.91%) SQL Server
7 54 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 51 (4.46%) Big Data
9 29 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (2.53%) RDBMS
10 28 (2.45%) Hadoop
10 28 (2.45%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.92%) Delta Lake
12 21 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (1.66%) Redis
14 18 (1.57%) HBase
15 17 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (1.05%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.05%) DB2
17 11 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 832 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 572 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 339 (29.63%) Gradle
4 212 (18.53%) JIRA
5 201 (17.57%) JUnit
6 159 (13.90%) GitLab
7 152 (13.29%) Cucumber
8 146 (12.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 145 (12.67%) TeamCity
10 136 (11.89%) SonarQube
11 118 (10.31%) Selenium
12 93 (8.13%) Artifactory
13 86 (7.52%) Bitbucket
14 72 (6.29%) Subversion
15 64 (5.59%) gulp
16 57 (4.98%) Mockito
17 45 (3.93%) WebDriver
18 43 (3.76%) Ant
19 42 (3.67%) IntelliJ
20 41 (3.58%) Travis CI
General
1 235 (20.54%) Finance
2 210 (18.36%) Social Skills
3 185 (16.17%) Banking
4 100 (8.74%) Investment Banking
5 85 (7.43%) Public Sector
6 38 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.40%) Retail
8 15 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.31%) Front Office
8 15 (1.31%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
9 9 (0.79%) Marketing
10 8 (0.70%) Legal
11 6 (0.52%) Automotive
12 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 637 (55.68%) Developer
2 445 (38.90%) Java Developer
3 139 (12.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 124 (10.84%) Senior Developer
5 103 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 99 (8.65%) Architect
7 52 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 52 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 50 (4.37%) Software Developer
9 45 (3.93%) Azure Architect
9 45 (3.93%) Azure Engineer
10 44 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 41 (3.58%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 41 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
13 39 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
14 38 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 35 (3.06%) Core Java Developer
16 27 (2.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 24 (2.10%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (45.28%) Spring
2 373 (32.60%) Spring Boot
3 252 (22.03%) REST
4 217 (18.97%) RESTful
5 202 (17.66%) Kafka
6 161 (14.07%) React
7 152 (13.29%) HTML
8 139 (12.15%) Node.js
9 138 (12.06%) Hibernate
10 137 (11.98%) AngularJS
11 129 (11.28%) JSON
12 125 (10.93%) CSS
13 118 (10.31%) Web Services
14 80 (6.99%) XML
15 69 (6.03%) SOAP
16 67 (5.86%) Dropwizard
17 64 (5.59%) HTML5
18 63 (5.51%) JPA
19 60 (5.24%) Apache Camel
20 59 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.73%) Public Cloud
2 66 (5.77%) Algorithms
3 52 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 43 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 42 (3.67%) Derivative
6 39 (3.41%) Cloud Native
7 28 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
8 27 (2.36%) User Experience
9 26 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
10 23 (2.01%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.57%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.14%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.96%) Media Streaming
16 11 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
17 9 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 199 (17.40%) Linux
2 93 (8.13%) Windows
3 84 (7.34%) Unix
4 33 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (1.66%) Android
6 12 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.44%) Solaris
8 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.35%) CentOS
9 4 (0.35%) VMS
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Debian
11 2 (0.17%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.17%) MVS
11 2 (0.17%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.087%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (49.91%) CI/CD
3 433 (37.85%) DevOps
4 415 (36.28%) Microservices
5 235 (20.54%) Scrum
6 226 (19.76%) TDD
7 218 (19.06%) Test Automation
8 188 (16.43%) Software Engineering
9 177 (15.47%) Open Source
10 166 (14.51%) BDD
11 128 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
12 109 (9.53%) Infrastructure as Code
13 108 (9.44%) Full Stack Development
13 108 (9.44%) OO
14 99 (8.65%) Kanban
15 86 (7.52%) Event-Driven
16 84 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
17 80 (6.99%) Mentoring
18 78 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
18 78 (6.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 936 (81.82%) Java
2 305 (26.66%) JavaScript
3 267 (23.34%) SQL
4 221 (19.32%) Java 8
5 149 (13.02%) Python
6 110 (9.62%) Bash
7 104 (9.09%) C#
8 91 (7.95%) Groovy
9 83 (7.26%) PowerShell
10 68 (5.94%) Shell Script
11 67 (5.86%) Java 11
12 63 (5.51%) Scala
13 41 (3.58%) PL/SQL
14 24 (2.10%) Kotlin
15 23 (2.01%) Ruby
16 22 (1.92%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.40%) PHP
18 15 (1.31%) Perl
19 14 (1.22%) VB
20 12 (1.05%) Go
Qualifications
1 136 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 109 (9.53%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 33 (2.88%) Degree
5 17 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.087%) CCNA
10 1 (0.087%) CFA
10 1 (0.087%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.087%) CITP
10 1 (0.087%) MCSE
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.90%) QA
2 32 (2.80%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.70%) GDPR
4 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.087%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 456 (39.86%) Docker
2 22 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.61%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Postfix
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.087%) KVM
Systems Management
1 419 (36.63%) Kubernetes
2 275 (24.04%) Terraform
3 214 (18.71%) Ansible
4 61 (5.33%) Grafana
5 54 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (4.02%) Prometheus
7 44 (3.85%) Kibana
8 34 (2.97%) Puppet
9 24 (2.10%) logstash
10 17 (1.49%) Istio
11 15 (1.31%) Argo
12 13 (1.14%) Graphite
13 10 (0.87%) Consul
14 7 (0.61%) Oozie
14 7 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.52%) Nagios
15 6 (0.52%) Packer
16 5 (0.44%) Mesos
17 4 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 167 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 157 (13.72%) Oracle
3 51 (4.46%) Databricks
4 48 (4.20%) Google
5 41 (3.58%) Red Hat
6 36 (3.15%) Atlassian
7 32 (2.80%) Splunk
8 27 (2.36%) MuleSoft
9 26 (2.27%) WSO2
10 24 (2.10%) webMethods
11 23 (2.01%) Informatica
12 20 (1.75%) BEA
13 19 (1.66%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.14%) IBM
15 11 (0.96%) SaltStack
15 11 (0.96%) Sybase
16 8 (0.70%) Synopsys
16 8 (0.70%) Teradata
17 7 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.61%) Solace