Period
to 24 November 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 246 119
Rank change year-on-year +89 -127 +12
Contract jobs citing Maven 610 873 2,272
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.07% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.45% 6.25% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 560 1,630
Median daily rate £500 £500 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.21% +6.53%
10th Percentile £400 £399 £375
90th Percentile £655 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.21% +14.71%
10th Percentile £35.00 £16.00 £24.18
90th Percentile £62.55 £43.13 £54.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £16.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +173.44% -69.52% +23.53%

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 6,457 13,971 21,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.76% 17.13% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,081 9,165 15,057
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £315 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 241 229
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.50 £26.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £67.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.82% -0.88% -

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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020.

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 2020. 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 +90 505 £490 -2.00% 131
London +48 280 £523 -5.00% 59
UK excluding London +89 217 £450 -5.26% 86
Work from Home +6 176 £550 +7.84% 30
North of England +106 119 £450 -8.40% 29
Yorkshire +75 78 £450 - 9
North West +76 32 £450 -10.00% 17
Midlands +32 26 £428 -9.89% 4
West Midlands +24 18 £428 -9.89% 3
East of England +76 17 £473 -0.53% 5
South East +100 16 £468 +3.89% 20
South West +74 16 £525 +5.00% 13
Wales +38 15 £500 +20.48% 6
North East +18 9 £450 -3.23% 3
East Midlands +39 6 £411 +9.67% 1
Scotland +20 6 £375 -16.67% 7
Northern Ireland +9 2 £430 -11.79% 2

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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.

1 560 (91.80%) Java
2 425 (69.67%) Git (software)
3 394 (64.59%) Jenkins
4 370 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
5 339 (55.57%) Spring
6 255 (41.80%) Spring Boot
7 243 (39.84%) DevOps
8 196 (32.13%) Scrum
9 195 (31.97%) AWS
10 193 (31.64%) Microservices
11 190 (31.15%) Docker
12 189 (30.98%) Node.js
13 184 (30.16%) Java 8
14 182 (29.84%) Test Automation
15 179 (29.34%) JIRA
16 166 (27.21%) Kubernetes
17 159 (26.07%) REST
18 157 (25.74%) Gradle
19 151 (24.75%) JUnit
20 150 (24.59%) Confluence
21 147 (24.10%) TDD
22 143 (23.44%) Python
23 139 (22.79%) JavaScript
24 138 (22.62%) GitHub
25 135 (22.13%) React
26 133 (21.80%) JSON
27 128 (20.98%) Linux
28 123 (20.16%) Web Services
29 120 (19.67%) Kanban
30 119 (19.51%) Sonatype Nexus

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
1 150 (24.59%) Confluence
2 77 (12.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 74 (12.13%) WebLogic
4 67 (10.98%) Mule
5 44 (7.21%) nginx
6 36 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (5.41%) JBoss
8 31 (5.08%) Red Hat Fuse
9 28 (4.59%) Tomcat
10 22 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
12 18 (2.95%) Apache Solr
13 17 (2.79%) Apache
13 17 (2.79%) WebSphere
14 14 (2.30%) Jetty
15 10 (1.64%) MQSeries
15 10 (1.64%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 9 (1.48%) AquaLogic
17 7 (1.15%) SharePoint
18 6 (0.98%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.13%) ION MarketView
2 10 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Exstream
5 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 195 (31.97%) AWS
2 138 (22.62%) GitHub
3 96 (15.74%) Azure
4 87 (14.26%) Slack
5 81 (13.28%) GCP
6 68 (11.15%) PaaS
7 63 (10.33%) npm
8 29 (4.75%) IaaS
9 25 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
10 22 (3.61%) Amazon ECS
11 20 (3.28%) OpenShift
12 14 (2.30%) Serverless
13 13 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.97%) Amazon S3
14 12 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (1.97%) Kong
14 12 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (1.64%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.89%) HTTP
2 22 (3.61%) DNS
3 19 (3.11%) SSL
4 16 (2.62%) Firewall
5 12 (1.97%) SSH
6 9 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.31%) NAS
8 7 (1.15%) Internet
9 6 (0.98%) FTP
10 4 (0.66%) DHCP
10 4 (0.66%) Network Security
10 4 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.66%) SAN
10 4 (0.66%) VLAN
11 3 (0.49%) AMQP
11 3 (0.49%) FIX Connectivity
12 2 (0.33%) Wireless
13 1 (0.16%) ASN.1
13 1 (0.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.98%) MongoDB
2 65 (10.66%) MySQL
3 58 (9.51%) Relational Database
4 57 (9.34%) NoSQL
5 49 (8.03%) BigQuery
6 41 (6.72%) SQL Server
7 40 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (6.23%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.11%) Hadoop
10 17 (2.79%) Big Data
10 17 (2.79%) RDBMS
11 16 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (2.13%) Bigtable
13 13 (2.13%) Cloud Spanner
14 11 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 425 (69.67%) Git (software)
2 394 (64.59%) Jenkins
3 179 (29.34%) JIRA
4 157 (25.74%) Gradle
5 151 (24.75%) JUnit
6 119 (19.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 88 (14.43%) Mockito
8 78 (12.79%) Cucumber
9 71 (11.64%) gulp
10 56 (9.18%) Ant
10 56 (9.18%) GitLab
11 54 (8.85%) IntelliJ
11 54 (8.85%) SonarQube
12 51 (8.36%) Selenium
12 51 (8.36%) Subversion
13 45 (7.38%) Android Studio
14 43 (7.05%) Artifactory
15 41 (6.72%) CocoaPods
15 41 (6.72%) Xcode
16 40 (6.56%) Eclipse
General
1 110 (18.03%) Finance
2 96 (15.74%) Banking
3 70 (11.48%) Public Sector
4 34 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.95%) Marketing
6 15 (2.46%) Front Office
6 15 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.13%) Electronics
7 13 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.97%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.48%) Retail
10 5 (0.82%) Advertising
11 4 (0.66%) Back Office
11 4 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Law
12 3 (0.49%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 310 (50.82%) Developer
2 229 (37.54%) Java Developer
3 83 (13.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (8.36%) Senior Developer
5 48 (7.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 44 (7.21%) Architect
7 42 (6.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 36 (5.90%) Java Engineer
9 26 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 25 (4.10%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 25 (4.10%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 20 (3.28%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 18 (2.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 17 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (2.79%) Integration Developer
14 16 (2.62%) Senior Integration Developer
15 15 (2.46%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.46%) Agile Java Developer
15 15 (2.46%) AWS Engineer
16 14 (2.30%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (55.57%) Spring
2 255 (41.80%) Spring Boot
3 189 (30.98%) Node.js
4 159 (26.07%) REST
5 135 (22.13%) React
6 133 (21.80%) JSON
7 123 (20.16%) Web Services
8 91 (14.92%) RESTful
9 89 (14.59%) HTML
10 84 (13.77%) AngularJS
11 83 (13.61%) XML
12 78 (12.79%) Hibernate
13 70 (11.48%) CSS
14 69 (11.31%) SOAP
15 68 (11.15%) HTML5
16 61 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
17 59 (9.67%) Apache Camel
18 58 (9.51%) JMS
19 56 (9.18%) WireMock
20 47 (7.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.30%) Mobile App
2 70 (11.48%) User Experience
3 48 (7.87%) Fixed Income
4 29 (4.75%) Derivative
5 20 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 19 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.30%) iPad
9 12 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.31%) IVR
12 7 (1.15%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.82%) Market Risk
15 4 (0.66%) Equities
15 4 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (20.98%) Linux
2 66 (10.82%) Unix
3 62 (10.16%) Android
4 59 (9.67%) Apple iOS
5 36 (5.90%) Windows
6 19 (3.11%) CentOS
7 14 (2.30%) Debian
7 14 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.66%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.49%) Fedora
12 2 (0.33%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (39.84%) DevOps
3 196 (32.13%) Scrum
4 193 (31.64%) Microservices
5 182 (29.84%) Test Automation
6 147 (24.10%) TDD
7 120 (19.67%) Kanban
8 103 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (15.57%) Open Source
10 87 (14.26%) OO
11 77 (12.62%) BDD
12 67 (10.98%) Pair Programming
13 66 (10.82%) Software Engineering
14 63 (10.33%) SDLC
15 55 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 52 (8.52%) Mentoring
17 51 (8.36%) API Development
18 48 (7.87%) Unit Testing
19 46 (7.54%) Android Development
20 45 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 560 (91.80%) Java
2 184 (30.16%) Java 8
3 143 (23.44%) Python
4 139 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 108 (17.70%) SQL
6 61 (10.00%) Kotlin
7 47 (7.70%) Groovy
8 44 (7.21%) Apple Swift
9 40 (6.56%) Bash Shell
9 40 (6.56%) Shell Script
10 38 (6.23%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.43%) Scala
12 17 (2.79%) Perl
13 16 (2.62%) C#
13 16 (2.62%) C++
14 14 (2.30%) ES6
15 13 (2.13%) Ruby
16 10 (1.64%) Clojure
16 10 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.28%) Degree
4 12 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB
8 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.16%) HNC
9 1 (0.16%) HND
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.84%) QA
2 5 (0.82%) WCAG
3 4 (0.66%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 190 (31.15%) Docker
2 43 (7.05%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.98%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (0.82%) Postfix
4 5 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.66%) vSphere
6 2 (0.33%) Varnish
7 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 166 (27.21%) Kubernetes
2 111 (18.20%) Terraform
3 92 (15.08%) Ansible
4 50 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (7.38%) Puppet
6 33 (5.41%) Argo
7 15 (2.46%) Salt
8 12 (1.97%) Kibana
9 10 (1.64%) Grafana
10 7 (1.15%) Rundeck
11 5 (0.82%) Packer
11 5 (0.82%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.49%) logstash
14 2 (0.33%) HP ALM
14 2 (0.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 2 (0.33%) vRealize
15 1 (0.16%) CFEngine
15 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 101 (16.56%) Oracle
2 66 (10.82%) Splunk
3 65 (10.66%) AppDynamics
4 57 (9.34%) Google
5 29 (4.75%) Atlassian
6 28 (4.59%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.59%) Sybase
7 27 (4.43%) BEA
8 18 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.95%) webMethods
9 16 (2.62%) MuleSoft
9 16 (2.62%) SAP
10 15 (2.46%) Informatica
10 15 (2.46%) Murex
11 14 (2.30%) Blue Coat
11 14 (2.30%) F5
12 13 (2.13%) Cloudera
12 13 (2.13%) ION Trading
12 13 (2.13%) WSO2
13 12 (1.97%) Hortonworks