Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 127 168
Rank change year-on-year +10 +41 +11
Contract jobs citing Maven 2,343 2,090 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.23% 2.02% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.46% 10.88% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,629 1,519 1,049
UK median daily rate £525 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +4.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £338 £320
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +48.18% -36.16%
10th Percentile £35.00 £39.93 £26.11
90th Percentile £64.75 £60.88 £32.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.50 £43.75 £29.53
% change year-on-year +40.57% +48.18% -36.16%

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 22,406 19,202 16,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.37% 18.59% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,385 13,426 11,227
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 265 253
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31.25 £29.00 £22.04
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.15 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% +2.50%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +9 2,147 £525 +5.00% 297
London +39 1,320 £550 +4.76% 132
UK excluding London -24 991 £475 +11.76% 186
South East -54 238 £500 +1.11% 45
Midlands +46 209 £469 +14.33% 42
North of England -4 202 £500 +21.83% 42
West Midlands +14 152 £485 +29.33% 19
Scotland -10 125 £700 +79.49% 14
North West +19 103 £700 +75.00% 24
South West -29 95 £450 +9.09% 22
East of England -63 83 £525 +2.44% 14
Wales +29 63 £450 - 7
Yorkshire -63 61 £425 +3.03% 15
East Midlands +34 57 £450 +7.14% 23
North East +21 39 £500 -24.89% 3
Channel Islands -4 3 - -
Northern Ireland +29 2 £505 -

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2,034 (86.81%) Java
2 1,547 (66.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1,464 (62.48%) Jenkins
4 1,114 (47.55%) Git (software)
5 1,062 (45.33%) Spring
6 827 (35.30%) DevOps
7 786 (33.55%) TDD
8 738 (31.50%) Microservices
9 690 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
10 686 (29.28%) Java 8
11 685 (29.24%) Docker
12 661 (28.21%) Test Automation
13 655 (27.96%) Continuous Integration
14 615 (26.25%) JUnit
15 602 (25.69%) BDD
15 602 (25.69%) REST
16 592 (25.27%) Spring Boot
17 576 (24.58%) RESTful
18 567 (24.20%) Web Services
18 567 (24.20%) Hibernate
19 562 (23.99%) Scrum
20 551 (23.52%) JavaScript
21 502 (21.43%) Linux
22 487 (20.79%) JIRA
23 460 (19.63%) Gradle
24 428 (18.27%) Ansible
25 412 (17.58%) Finance
26 406 (17.33%) SQL
27 394 (16.82%) Python
28 346 (14.77%) AngularJS

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
1 344 (14.68%) Confluence
2 155 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 136 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
4 119 (5.08%) Apache
5 100 (4.27%) JBoss
6 95 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 89 (3.80%) nginx
8 86 (3.67%) WebSphere
9 82 (3.50%) Mule
10 71 (3.03%) WildFly
11 69 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 68 (2.90%) MQSeries
13 67 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 58 (2.48%) WebLogic
15 44 (1.88%) Apache Spark
16 39 (1.66%) CMS
17 36 (1.54%) Documentum
18 35 (1.49%) Jetty
19 31 (1.32%) Apache Solr
20 28 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.43%) Fireworks
3 10 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.13%) HipChat
7 1 (0.043%) InVision
7 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.51%) Maximo
4 11 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.085%) Global One
6 2 (0.085%) Kondor
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 690 (29.45%) Amazon AWS
2 208 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (7.13%) GitHub
4 123 (5.25%) Amazon EC2
5 105 (4.48%) npm
6 100 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 99 (4.23%) PaaS
8 69 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
9 65 (2.77%) Amazon S3
10 58 (2.48%) BrowserStack
11 55 (2.35%) Serverless
12 53 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 42 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 42 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
14 40 (1.71%) OpenShift
15 38 (1.62%) SaaS
16 33 (1.41%) IaaS
17 30 (1.28%) Apigee
18 25 (1.07%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 24 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.27%) HTTP
2 54 (2.30%) Firewall
3 30 (1.28%) DNS
4 28 (1.20%) Internet
5 26 (1.11%) SSL
6 21 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.77%) SSH
8 16 (0.68%) VLAN
9 15 (0.64%) Kerberos
10 13 (0.55%) AMQP
11 12 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (0.43%) DSL
12 10 (0.43%) FTP
12 10 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
12 10 (0.43%) OpenVPN
13 7 (0.30%) BIG-IP
13 7 (0.30%) VPN
14 6 (0.26%) NAS
14 6 (0.26%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (11.14%) MongoDB
2 259 (11.05%) NoSQL
3 244 (10.41%) Relational Database
4 165 (7.04%) MySQL
5 164 (7.00%) SQL Server
6 156 (6.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 133 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
8 111 (4.74%) RDBMS
9 108 (4.61%) Hadoop
10 93 (3.97%) Redis
11 90 (3.84%) Big Data
12 79 (3.37%) Oracle Database
13 68 (2.90%) Couchbase
14 40 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 34 (1.45%) Apache Hive
17 32 (1.37%) HBase
18 30 (1.28%) Neo4j
18 30 (1.28%) Riak
19 29 (1.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,464 (62.48%) Jenkins
2 1,114 (47.55%) Git (software)
3 615 (26.25%) JUnit
4 487 (20.79%) JIRA
5 460 (19.63%) Gradle
6 343 (14.64%) Cucumber
7 316 (13.49%) Selenium
8 306 (13.06%) Subversion
9 257 (10.97%) Sonatype Nexus
10 256 (10.93%) Ant
11 255 (10.88%) Mockito
12 236 (10.07%) SonarQube
13 183 (7.81%) Eclipse
14 174 (7.43%) TeamCity
15 156 (6.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 124 (5.29%) Vagrant
17 122 (5.21%) Artifactory
18 121 (5.16%) WebDriver
19 115 (4.91%) Bitbucket
19 115 (4.91%) JMeter
General
1 412 (17.58%) Finance
2 333 (14.21%) Banking
3 119 (5.08%) Front Office
4 63 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.22%) Games
5 52 (2.22%) Retail
6 42 (1.79%) Marketing
7 37 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.15%) Electronics
10 25 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 23 (0.98%) Back Office
12 11 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.38%) Law
14 7 (0.30%) Legal
15 5 (0.21%) Advertising
15 5 (0.21%) Automotive
16 3 (0.13%) International Banking
16 3 (0.13%) Publishing
17 2 (0.085%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 1,433 (61.16%) Developer
2 1,151 (49.13%) Java Developer
3 352 (15.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 190 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 144 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 139 (5.93%) Java Engineer
7 113 (4.82%) AWS Developer
7 113 (4.82%) AWS Engineer
8 109 (4.65%) Tester
9 107 (4.57%) Lead Developer
10 105 (4.48%) Architect
11 101 (4.31%) Automation Tester
11 101 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 97 (4.14%) Lead Java Developer
13 96 (4.10%) Software Engineer
14 84 (3.59%) AWS DevOps
15 71 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 66 (2.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 50 (2.13%) Backend Developer
18 49 (2.09%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,062 (45.33%) Spring
2 602 (25.69%) REST
3 592 (25.27%) Spring Boot
4 576 (24.58%) RESTful
5 567 (24.20%) Hibernate
5 567 (24.20%) Web Services
6 346 (14.77%) AngularJS
7 323 (13.79%) HTML
8 314 (13.40%) SOAP
9 306 (13.06%) JMS
10 268 (11.44%) J2EE
11 263 (11.22%) CSS
12 233 (9.94%) Java EE
13 223 (9.52%) XML
14 210 (8.96%) JSON
15 183 (7.81%) React
16 176 (7.51%) Apache Camel
17 167 (7.13%) Node.js
18 160 (6.83%) Kafka
19 143 (6.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 248 (10.58%) Greenfield Project
2 101 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
4 71 (3.03%) User Experience
5 63 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 48 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 35 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
9 29 (1.24%) Equities
9 29 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 28 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.20%) iPad
11 27 (1.15%) Fintech
11 27 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 24 (1.02%) Cloud Native
13 23 (0.98%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.90%) NHS
15 18 (0.77%) Derivative
16 17 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 502 (21.43%) Linux
2 304 (12.97%) Unix
3 173 (7.38%) Windows
4 110 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (3.20%) VMS
6 50 (2.13%) CentOS
7 33 (1.41%) Solaris
8 29 (1.24%) Android
9 28 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 25 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 23 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.55%) Debian
12 13 (0.55%) Fedora
13 8 (0.34%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.21%) AIX
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.13%) HPUX
17 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.043%) RancherOS
17 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,547 (66.03%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (35.30%) DevOps
3 786 (33.55%) TDD
4 738 (31.50%) Microservices
5 661 (28.21%) Test Automation
6 655 (27.96%) Continuous Integration
7 602 (25.69%) BDD
8 562 (23.99%) Scrum
9 326 (13.91%) OO
10 299 (12.76%) Kanban
11 287 (12.25%) Open Source
12 248 (10.58%) SOA
13 235 (10.03%) MVC
14 198 (8.45%) Configuration Management
15 192 (8.19%) Unit Testing
16 189 (8.07%) E-Commerce
17 181 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
18 159 (6.79%) Software Engineering
19 143 (6.10%) Mentoring
19 143 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,034 (86.81%) Java
2 686 (29.28%) Java 8
3 551 (23.52%) JavaScript
4 406 (17.33%) SQL
5 394 (16.82%) Python
6 169 (7.21%) Groovy
7 133 (5.68%) Perl
8 124 (5.29%) Scala
9 92 (3.93%) Shell Script
10 87 (3.71%) Bash Shell
11 75 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 71 (3.03%) C++
12 71 (3.03%) Java 9
13 67 (2.86%) JPQL
14 63 (2.69%) C#
15 61 (2.60%) Ruby
16 49 (2.09%) ES6
16 49 (2.09%) TypeScript
17 43 (1.84%) PowerShell
18 39 (1.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 223 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 196 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 105 (4.48%) Degree
4 71 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 25 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.30%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.13%) CFA
10 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.085%) ISEB
11 2 (0.085%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.043%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.043%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.043%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.043%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.51%) QA
2 14 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.43%) PMO
4 5 (0.21%) PSD2
5 4 (0.17%) HL7
6 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.13%) EMIR
6 3 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.085%) GDPR
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.043%) SLA
System Software
1 685 (29.24%) Docker
2 74 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 56 (2.39%) vSphere
5 15 (0.64%) Postfix
6 14 (0.60%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.60%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.55%) HDFS
7 13 (0.55%) vCloud
8 11 (0.47%) OpenAM
8 11 (0.47%) OpenDJ
9 9 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.38%) Squid
10 6 (0.26%) KVM
11 5 (0.21%) iptables
11 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.17%) LXC
13 3 (0.13%) OpenIDM
14 2 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 428 (18.27%) Ansible
2 343 (14.64%) Puppet
3 276 (11.78%) Kubernetes
4 226 (9.65%) Terraform
5 220 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (3.16%) Kibana
7 67 (2.86%) logstash
8 60 (2.56%) ZABBIX
9 46 (1.96%) Nagios
10 35 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
11 30 (1.28%) Packer
11 30 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
12 27 (1.15%) Salt
13 20 (0.85%) Grafana
13 20 (0.85%) Mesos
13 20 (0.85%) Rancher
14 15 (0.64%) CloudHub
15 12 (0.51%) Consul
15 12 (0.51%) Graylog
15 12 (0.51%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 305 (13.02%) Oracle
2 114 (4.87%) Red Hat
3 96 (4.10%) Atlassian
4 94 (4.01%) VMware
5 82 (3.50%) Google
6 76 (3.24%) Adobe
7 66 (2.82%) Microsoft
8 54 (2.30%) MuleSoft
8 54 (2.30%) Sybase
9 50 (2.13%) Splunk
10 47 (2.01%) IBM
11 40 (1.71%) SAP
12 38 (1.62%) Pega
13 35 (1.49%) AppDynamics
13 35 (1.49%) Dynatrace
14 30 (1.28%) WSO2
15 23 (0.98%) Perforce
16 20 (0.85%) TIBCO
17 17 (0.73%) hybris
18 16 (0.68%) Riverbed