Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 157 199
Rank change year-on-year +8 +42 -6
Contract jobs citing Maven 1748 1816 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.70% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.71% 10.52% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1180 885
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £313
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 13
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £29.01 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.18% -35.53% +28.57%
10th Percentile £38.38 £26.15 £40.25
90th Percentile £46.67 £35.08 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.01 £45.00
% change year-on-year +46.49% -35.53% +28.57%

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 17995 17267 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.17% 16.17% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12353 11746 10310
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 259 320
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £24.00 £23.58
90th Percentile £61.21 £52.50 £48.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.64
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.77% +3.03%

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017. 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 +10 1607 £500 +5.26% 101
London -9 872 £525 +5.00% 47
UK excluding London +35 851 £440 +3.53% 60
South East +52 296 £475 +2.70% 20
East of England +55 133 £525 +11.70% 5
South West +37 109 £413 - 7
Scotland -15 104 £380 +8.57% 6
North of England -27 99 £425 +6.25% 15
Midlands +18 90 £425 -5.56% 6
West Midlands +20 56 £500 +6.67% 2
Yorkshire -21 55 £425 +6.25% 8
North West -13 40 £418 +1.52% 6
East Midlands +1 33 £420 -6.67% 4
Wales -12 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Channel Islands - 9 - -
North East +57 4 £488 +31.76% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Maven.

1 1438 (82.27%) Java
2 1126 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
3 859 (49.14%) Jenkins
4 812 (46.45%) Spring
5 797 (45.59%) Git (software)
6 553 (31.64%) DevOps
7 545 (31.18%) TDD
8 522 (29.86%) Linux
9 510 (29.18%) Continuous Integration
10 477 (27.29%) Web Services
11 471 (26.95%) Scrum
12 456 (26.09%) Finance
13 446 (25.51%) JavaScript
14 425 (24.31%) SQL
15 411 (23.51%) JUnit
16 405 (23.17%) XML
17 388 (22.20%) Oracle
18 385 (22.03%) REST
19 366 (20.94%) JIRA
20 348 (19.91%) Hibernate
21 339 (19.39%) Docker
22 315 (18.02%) Unix
23 309 (17.68%) RESTful
24 307 (17.56%) Test Automation
25 305 (17.45%) Amazon AWS
25 305 (17.45%) Subversion
26 297 (16.99%) HTML
27 295 (16.88%) JSON
28 292 (16.70%) SOAP
29 288 (16.48%) Microservices

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
1 214 (12.24%) Tomcat
2 180 (10.30%) JBoss
3 175 (10.01%) Confluence
4 132 (7.55%) Apache
5 127 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 106 (6.06%) Mule
7 99 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
8 92 (5.26%) WebSphere
9 87 (4.98%) Oracle Service Bus
10 62 (3.55%) WebLogic
11 46 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 44 (2.52%) Apache Spark
13 38 (2.17%) OpenStack
14 30 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
15 29 (1.66%) nginx
16 28 (1.60%) IIS
17 26 (1.49%) WildFly
18 25 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 24 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
19 24 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (0.57%) HipChat
2 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.17%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.17%) Radian6
4 3 (0.17%) RMDS
4 3 (0.17%) Sprinklr
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.057%) Kondor
6 1 (0.057%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.057%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 305 (17.45%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (6.69%) GitHub
3 75 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
4 72 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (3.43%) PaaS
6 55 (3.15%) npm
7 51 (2.92%) OpenShift
8 48 (2.75%) IaaS
9 46 (2.63%) Amazon S3
10 33 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
14 19 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 18 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.97%) Trello
17 16 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
19 12 (0.69%) SaaS
19 12 (0.69%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.52%) HTTP
2 45 (2.57%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.46%) SSL
4 36 (2.06%) Firewall
5 35 (2.00%) DNS
5 35 (2.00%) Internet
6 29 (1.66%) SMS
7 25 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
8 20 (1.14%) SSH
9 19 (1.09%) LDAP
10 18 (1.03%) OpenVPN
11 16 (0.92%) AMQP
12 13 (0.74%) VPN
13 7 (0.40%) BIG-IP
14 6 (0.34%) NetScaler
14 6 (0.34%) tcpdump
15 5 (0.29%) FTP
16 4 (0.23%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.23%) Skype
16 4 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (12.70%) Relational Database
2 180 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 127 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 109 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
5 108 (6.18%) RDBMS
6 93 (5.32%) MySQL
6 93 (5.32%) SQL Server
7 75 (4.29%) Big Data
7 75 (4.29%) Oracle Database
8 64 (3.66%) Hadoop
9 58 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (2.17%) Redis
11 31 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (1.72%) DB2
13 29 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (1.66%) Apache Hive
14 28 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.74%) Endeca
17 12 (0.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 859 (49.14%) Jenkins
2 797 (45.59%) Git (software)
3 411 (23.51%) JUnit
4 366 (20.94%) JIRA
5 305 (17.45%) Subversion
6 283 (16.19%) Gradle
7 243 (13.90%) Ant
8 220 (12.59%) Mockito
9 174 (9.95%) Sonatype Nexus
10 162 (9.27%) Selenium
11 158 (9.04%) Eclipse
12 153 (8.75%) Cucumber
12 153 (8.75%) TeamCity
13 106 (6.06%) SonarQube
14 93 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 92 (5.26%) Bitbucket
16 85 (4.86%) IntelliJ
17 77 (4.41%) SoapUI
18 65 (3.72%) Artifactory
19 63 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 456 (26.09%) Finance
2 266 (15.22%) Banking
3 149 (8.52%) Telecoms
4 137 (7.84%) Marketing
5 122 (6.98%) Manufacturing
6 120 (6.86%) Electronics
7 79 (4.52%) Front Office
8 65 (3.72%) Investment Banking
9 49 (2.80%) Retail
10 34 (1.95%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.95%) Games
11 18 (1.03%) Back Office
12 10 (0.57%) International Banking
13 7 (0.40%) Legal
14 6 (0.34%) Automotive
14 6 (0.34%) Billing
14 6 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.29%) Law
16 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1110 (63.50%) Developer
2 846 (48.40%) Java Developer
3 284 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 198 (11.33%) Senior Developer
5 126 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 119 (6.81%) Agile Developer
7 92 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 87 (4.98%) Consultant
8 87 (4.98%) Integration Developer
9 79 (4.52%) AWS DevOps
10 76 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
11 72 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 70 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 66 (3.78%) SOA Developer
14 57 (3.26%) Lead Developer
15 52 (2.97%) Agile Java Developer
16 48 (2.75%) Architect
17 44 (2.52%) Angular Developer
17 44 (2.52%) AWS Developer
18 42 (2.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 812 (46.45%) Spring
2 477 (27.29%) Web Services
3 405 (23.17%) XML
4 385 (22.03%) REST
5 348 (19.91%) Hibernate
6 309 (17.68%) RESTful
7 297 (16.99%) HTML
8 295 (16.88%) JSON
9 292 (16.70%) SOAP
10 264 (15.10%) Spring Boot
11 255 (14.59%) AngularJS
12 215 (12.30%) CSS
13 206 (11.78%) J2EE
14 191 (10.93%) JMS
15 190 (10.87%) HTML5
16 182 (10.41%) Java EE
17 179 (10.24%) Middleware
17 179 (10.24%) XSLT
18 175 (10.01%) Apache Camel
19 146 (8.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 191 (10.93%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (3.43%) Linux Command Line
4 56 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 49 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 38 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 38 (2.17%) User Experience
8 25 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.37%) Cloud Native
10 23 (1.32%) Equities
11 19 (1.09%) Fintech
11 19 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.92%) Derivative
14 15 (0.86%) PKI
15 14 (0.80%) Online Banking
16 11 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 522 (29.86%) Linux
2 315 (18.02%) Unix
3 129 (7.38%) Windows
4 90 (5.15%) CentOS
5 86 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (2.06%) Solaris
6 36 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 31 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 29 (1.66%) VMS
9 27 (1.54%) Android
10 13 (0.74%) Debian
11 11 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.57%) HPUX
12 10 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.34%) AIX
13 6 (0.34%) Fedora
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1126 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (31.64%) DevOps
3 545 (31.18%) TDD
4 510 (29.18%) Continuous Integration
5 471 (26.95%) Scrum
6 307 (17.56%) Test Automation
7 288 (16.48%) Microservices
8 268 (15.33%) SOA
9 265 (15.16%) OO
10 230 (13.16%) BDD
11 184 (10.53%) Kanban
12 178 (10.18%) MVC
13 173 (9.90%) Open Source
14 162 (9.27%) Configuration Management
15 153 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 148 (8.47%) Unit Testing
17 132 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
18 123 (7.04%) E-Commerce
18 123 (7.04%) SDLC
19 122 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1438 (82.27%) Java
2 446 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 425 (24.31%) SQL
4 269 (15.39%) Python
5 195 (11.16%) Bash Shell
6 136 (7.78%) XPath
7 125 (7.15%) Groovy
8 110 (6.29%) Ruby
9 97 (5.55%) Perl
10 90 (5.15%) Shell Script
11 69 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 60 (3.43%) Scala
13 52 (2.97%) C#
14 27 (1.54%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.32%) JPQL
16 22 (1.26%) Korn
17 17 (0.97%) ES6
17 17 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 17 (0.97%) TypeScript
18 15 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 128 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 96 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 71 (4.06%) Degree
4 26 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.51%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.46%) RHCE
7 8 (0.46%) RHCSA
8 7 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (0.40%) CLAS
8 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.29%) CISSP
9 5 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.29%) ISEB
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.11%) CFA
11 2 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.057%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.18%) QA
2 19 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.97%) MiFID
4 12 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (0.69%) EMIR
5 6 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.23%) GCP
7 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) WCAG
8 2 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.057%) PMO
9 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 339 (19.39%) Docker
2 48 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
3 40 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.09%) Squid
5 18 (1.03%) Postfix
5 18 (1.03%) vCloud
6 9 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.40%) OpenAM
7 7 (0.40%) Varnish
8 6 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.34%) HDFS
9 5 (0.29%) vSphere
10 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.17%) iptables
10 3 (0.17%) Xen
11 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.057%) KVM
11 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 261 (14.93%) Puppet
2 255 (14.59%) Ansible
3 148 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
4 120 (6.86%) Kubernetes
5 72 (4.12%) ZABBIX
6 60 (3.43%) Terraform
7 58 (3.32%) logstash
8 38 (2.17%) Kibana
9 27 (1.54%) Rancher
10 25 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
11 20 (1.14%) Salt
12 19 (1.09%) Nagios
12 19 (1.09%) Oozie
13 16 (0.92%) Consul
13 16 (0.92%) Rsyslog
13 16 (0.92%) Sysdig
14 15 (0.86%) Mesos
15 11 (0.63%) BladeLogic
15 11 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 9 (0.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 388 (22.20%) Oracle
2 125 (7.15%) SAP
3 119 (6.81%) Red Hat
4 103 (5.89%) WSO2
5 68 (3.89%) IBM
6 66 (3.78%) Microsoft
7 61 (3.49%) TIBCO
7 61 (3.49%) VMware
8 49 (2.80%) MuleSoft
9 46 (2.63%) Splunk
9 46 (2.63%) Sybase
10 44 (2.52%) Atlassian
11 36 (2.06%) Google
12 30 (1.72%) Currenex
12 30 (1.72%) Sonatype
13 25 (1.43%) Adobe
14 24 (1.37%) Perforce
15 23 (1.32%) hybris
16 20 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
17 16 (0.92%) Workday