Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 233 132
Rank change year-on-year +62 -101 -4
Contract jobs citing Maven 727 738 1,936
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.11% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.66% 6.45% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 525 1,344
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £393 £384 £393
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £472 £500
% change year-on-year -7.35% -5.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +243.75% -73.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £16.00 £49.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £49.60 £64.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £60.75
% change year-on-year +243.75% -73.66% +35.00%

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 8,396 11,439 20,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.47% 17.20% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,711 7,797 14,439
Median daily rate £475 £475 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.52% +3.24%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £330
90th Percentile £645 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 160 258
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.25 £44.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.95% -1.82%
10th Percentile £31.41 £16.50 £25.29
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% - -1.11%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +40 561 £500 - 178
London +10 321 £550 +3.04% 97
Work from Home -41 241 £575 +7.98% 47
UK excluding London +85 227 £438 -7.35% 87
North of England +103 91 £475 +10.47% 23
Yorkshire +67 45 £500 +25.00% 8
Midlands +6 39 £428 -4.89% 9
North West +62 32 £458 -8.50% 9
West Midlands -2 27 £428 -9.89% 7
South East +67 25 £510 +7.37% 26
East of England +62 22 £390 -2.50% 8
South West +30 21 £425 -15.00% 14
Wales +19 16 £525 +10.53% 6
North East +20 14 £475 +10.47% 6
Scotland +12 12 £394 -17.11%
East Midlands +24 9 £413 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland +10 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 655 (90.10%) Java
2 459 (63.14%) Git (software)
3 452 (62.17%) Jenkins
4 375 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
5 344 (47.32%) Spring
6 259 (35.63%) Microservices
7 257 (35.35%) DevOps
8 235 (32.32%) Kubernetes
9 225 (30.95%) Docker
10 217 (29.85%) Spring Boot
11 196 (26.96%) AWS
12 195 (26.82%) Java 8
13 182 (25.03%) TDD
13 182 (25.03%) Python
14 180 (24.76%) JIRA
15 172 (23.66%) Scrum
16 171 (23.52%) REST
17 169 (23.25%) Node.js
18 167 (22.97%) JavaScript
19 166 (22.83%) Gradle
20 160 (22.01%) Test Automation
21 150 (20.63%) BDD
22 145 (19.94%) SQL
23 142 (19.53%) JUnit
23 142 (19.53%) Linux
24 141 (19.39%) Finance
25 133 (18.29%) Terraform
26 129 (17.74%) GitHub
27 128 (17.61%) Ansible
28 125 (17.19%) Continuous Integration

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
1 113 (15.54%) Confluence
2 63 (8.67%) WebLogic
3 49 (6.74%) nginx
4 46 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 40 (5.50%) Apache
6 37 (5.09%) JBoss
7 35 (4.81%) WebSphere
8 34 (4.68%) Mule
8 34 (4.68%) Tomcat
9 24 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (3.16%) Apache Spark
11 21 (2.89%) Red Hat Fuse
12 18 (2.48%) Jetty
13 16 (2.20%) Anypoint
14 11 (1.51%) CICS
14 11 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (1.24%) Apache Solr
16 8 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (1.10%) Mule ESB
17 7 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 6 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.65%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Exstream
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 196 (26.96%) AWS
2 129 (17.74%) GitHub
3 107 (14.72%) GCP
4 103 (14.17%) Azure
5 68 (9.35%) npm
6 52 (7.15%) Slack
7 48 (6.60%) PaaS
8 40 (5.50%) OpenShift
9 28 (3.85%) Serverless
10 23 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (3.16%) IaaS
11 22 (3.03%) Amazon S3
12 15 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
13 14 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (1.65%) SaaS
15 11 (1.51%) Kong
16 9 (1.24%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (0.96%) Cloud Functions
17 7 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.54%) HTTP
2 12 (1.65%) FTP
3 11 (1.51%) SSL
4 8 (1.10%) NAS
5 7 (0.96%) SSH
6 6 (0.83%) AMQP
7 5 (0.69%) DNS
8 4 (0.55%) Internet
8 4 (0.55%) Network Security
8 4 (0.55%) VPN
9 3 (0.41%) Calico
9 3 (0.41%) Firewall
10 2 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.28%) LAN
10 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.28%) WebEx
10 2 (0.28%) Wireless
11 1 (0.14%) Broadband
11 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.14%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.18%) BigQuery
2 72 (9.90%) NoSQL
3 67 (9.22%) MongoDB
4 50 (6.88%) MySQL
5 45 (6.19%) Big Data
6 43 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (5.64%) Relational Database
8 39 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (5.36%) SQL Server
9 35 (4.81%) Bigtable
9 35 (4.81%) Cloud Spanner
10 27 (3.71%) Hadoop
11 24 (3.30%) Data Mart
12 22 (3.03%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.48%) Apache Hive
13 18 (2.48%) HBase
14 13 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.51%) Adabas
16 10 (1.38%) Spark SQL
17 9 (1.24%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 459 (63.14%) Git (software)
2 452 (62.17%) Jenkins
3 180 (24.76%) JIRA
4 166 (22.83%) Gradle
5 142 (19.53%) JUnit
6 114 (15.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 107 (14.72%) Cucumber
8 87 (11.97%) GitLab
9 77 (10.59%) gulp
10 72 (9.90%) Ant
11 65 (8.94%) Selenium
12 60 (8.25%) Mockito
13 59 (8.12%) Subversion
14 56 (7.70%) SonarQube
15 54 (7.43%) Artifactory
16 52 (7.15%) IntelliJ
16 52 (7.15%) Travis CI
17 51 (7.02%) CircleCI
18 47 (6.46%) Eclipse
19 41 (5.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 141 (19.39%) Finance
2 124 (17.06%) Banking
3 48 (6.60%) Public Sector
4 32 (4.40%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.48%) Front Office
6 17 (2.34%) Retail
7 15 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.96%) Marketing
11 5 (0.69%) Billing
12 4 (0.55%) Advertising
12 4 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.55%) Law
13 3 (0.41%) Back Office
13 3 (0.41%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.41%) Games
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 372 (51.17%) Developer
2 276 (37.96%) Java Developer
3 108 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 77 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 67 (9.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 60 (8.25%) Java Engineer
7 43 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 39 (5.36%) Architect
9 37 (5.09%) Data Engineer
10 29 (3.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 29 (3.99%) Software Engineer
11 23 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 18 (2.48%) AWS Developer
13 17 (2.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (2.20%) Automation Tester
14 16 (2.20%) Azure Engineer
14 16 (2.20%) Tester
15 15 (2.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.06%) Test Engineer
16 14 (1.93%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (47.32%) Spring
2 217 (29.85%) Spring Boot
3 171 (23.52%) REST
4 169 (23.25%) Node.js
5 119 (16.37%) React
6 116 (15.96%) RESTful
7 108 (14.86%) Web Services
8 105 (14.44%) JSON
9 98 (13.48%) HTML
10 90 (12.38%) AngularJS
10 90 (12.38%) Hibernate
11 84 (11.55%) XML
12 74 (10.18%) SOAP
13 66 (9.08%) CSS
14 63 (8.67%) Kafka
15 61 (8.39%) J2EE
16 56 (7.70%) HTML5
17 53 (7.29%) JMS
18 45 (6.19%) Dropwizard
19 42 (5.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.80%) User Experience
2 54 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 37 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 29 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.20%) Derivative
8 14 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.65%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.65%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.38%) iPad
10 10 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.38%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.24%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.10%) Clustering
12 8 (1.10%) Grid Computing
12 8 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 142 (19.53%) Linux
2 83 (11.42%) Unix
3 36 (4.95%) Android
3 36 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 32 (4.40%) Windows
5 15 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.38%) CentOS
7 9 (1.24%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (0.69%) Debian
9 5 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.28%) Solaris
10 2 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (35.63%) Microservices
3 257 (35.35%) DevOps
4 182 (25.03%) TDD
5 172 (23.66%) Scrum
6 160 (22.01%) Test Automation
7 150 (20.63%) BDD
8 125 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (13.20%) Kanban
10 95 (13.07%) Open Source
11 85 (11.69%) OO
12 84 (11.55%) Mentoring
13 80 (11.00%) Software Engineering
14 69 (9.49%) API Development
15 61 (8.39%) Unit Testing
16 56 (7.70%) SDLC
17 47 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 41 (5.64%) Multithreading
19 40 (5.50%) ETL
20 37 (5.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 655 (90.10%) Java
2 195 (26.82%) Java 8
3 182 (25.03%) Python
4 167 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 145 (19.94%) SQL
6 66 (9.08%) Shell Script
7 64 (8.80%) Groovy
8 50 (6.88%) Scala
9 42 (5.78%) PL/SQL
10 40 (5.50%) Kotlin
11 32 (4.40%) Bash Shell
12 24 (3.30%) Apple Swift
13 21 (2.89%) C++
14 19 (2.61%) C
14 19 (2.61%) Perl
15 14 (1.93%) C#
15 14 (1.93%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.65%) Go
18 11 (1.51%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 85 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 69 (9.49%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.71%) Degree
4 20 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.41%) ISEB
10 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.28%) HNC
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.14%) HND
11 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (12.10%) QA
2 5 (0.69%) WCAG
3 4 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 225 (30.95%) Docker
2 54 (7.43%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.06%) HDFS
4 11 (1.51%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.28%) KVM
7 2 (0.28%) Postfix
7 2 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 235 (32.32%) Kubernetes
2 133 (18.29%) Terraform
3 128 (17.61%) Ansible
4 66 (9.08%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (5.23%) Argo
6 37 (5.09%) Puppet
7 16 (2.20%) Kibana
8 13 (1.79%) Salt
9 12 (1.65%) Grafana
9 12 (1.65%) Oozie
10 10 (1.38%) Istio
10 10 (1.38%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.83%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.83%) Packer
12 6 (0.83%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.69%) CloudHub
13 5 (0.69%) logstash
14 4 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.41%) Rancher
Vendors
1 105 (14.44%) Oracle
2 82 (11.28%) Google
3 35 (4.81%) Splunk
4 30 (4.13%) AppDynamics
5 29 (3.99%) Atlassian
6 28 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 26 (3.58%) MuleSoft
8 25 (3.44%) BEA
9 23 (3.16%) webMethods
10 21 (2.89%) Informatica
11 17 (2.34%) Sybase
12 16 (2.20%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.79%) Murex
14 12 (1.65%) ION Trading
14 12 (1.65%) New Relic
15 10 (1.38%) WSO2
16 9 (1.24%) IBM
16 9 (1.24%) SAP
17 8 (1.10%) Adobe
17 8 (1.10%) Hortonworks