Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 240 126
Rank change year-on-year +68 -114 +30
Contract jobs citing Maven 456 1,009 2,175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.16% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.66% 6.35% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 591 1,573
Median daily rate £506 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £386 £375 £369
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £467 £456
% change year-on-year -2.52% +2.48% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.21% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £52.50

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 5,263 15,886 21,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.18% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,407 10,342 14,570
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 251 234
Median hourly rate £41.00 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £28.18 £27.15 £26.58
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +4.71% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +65 400 £500 - 87
London +58 236 £520 -5.45% 38
UK excluding London +51 168 £455 -2.52% 54
Work from Home +18 91 £550 +7.32% 17
North of England +70 65 £450 -5.26% 19
Yorkshire +50 37 £450 -5.26% 4
South West +91 30 £525 +16.67% 14
South East +106 27 £460 +2.22% 8
North West +75 23 £450 -10.00% 13
East of England +71 17 £513 -2.38% 2
Midlands +28 15 £420 -11.53% 6
West Midlands +32 10 £428 -9.89% 1
Wales +32 9 £423 +1.81% 3
East Midlands +38 5 £315 -25.88% 5
North East +17 5 £450 -4.00% 2
Scotland +24 4 £284 -33.18% 1
Northern Ireland +5 1 £430 -9.47% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 409 (89.69%) Java
2 290 (63.60%) Git (software)
3 280 (61.40%) Jenkins
4 279 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (55.04%) Spring
6 196 (42.98%) DevOps
7 175 (38.38%) AWS
8 160 (35.09%) Spring Boot
9 141 (30.92%) JUnit
10 140 (30.70%) Scrum
10 140 (30.70%) TDD
11 131 (28.73%) Test Automation
12 130 (28.51%) Microservices
13 119 (26.10%) Gradle
14 118 (25.88%) Web Services
15 117 (25.66%) REST
15 117 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
16 114 (25.00%) Java 8
17 109 (23.90%) Finance
18 105 (23.03%) Docker
19 104 (22.81%) Oracle
20 100 (21.93%) SQL
20 100 (21.93%) JIRA
21 98 (21.49%) Azure
22 95 (20.83%) Linux
23 91 (19.96%) JSON
24 89 (19.52%) Confluence
24 89 (19.52%) Python
25 88 (19.30%) Node.js
26 87 (19.08%) RESTful

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 89 (19.52%) Confluence
2 59 (12.94%) Mule
3 46 (10.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 40 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 38 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 37 (8.11%) Tomcat
7 35 (7.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 34 (7.46%) Red Hat Fuse
9 24 (5.26%) Apache
9 24 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (4.82%) JBoss
11 21 (4.61%) nginx
12 13 (2.85%) Apache Solr
13 10 (2.19%) AquaLogic
14 9 (1.97%) WebSphere
15 8 (1.75%) Apache Spark
16 7 (1.54%) SharePoint
17 6 (1.32%) CMS
17 6 (1.32%) Jetty
18 5 (1.10%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.54%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 175 (38.38%) AWS
2 98 (21.49%) Azure
3 62 (13.60%) GitHub
4 50 (10.96%) GCP
5 41 (8.99%) Slack
6 39 (8.55%) npm
7 36 (7.89%) PaaS
8 24 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (3.51%) Coveralls
9 16 (3.51%) Serverless
10 15 (3.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (2.85%) OpenShift
13 12 (2.63%) IaaS
14 10 (2.19%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (2.19%) AWS CloudTrail
14 10 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (1.97%) AWS Fargate
16 8 (1.75%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.33%) HTTP
2 31 (6.80%) DNS
3 22 (4.82%) SSL
4 15 (3.29%) Firewall
5 10 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.97%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (1.32%) Internet
7 6 (1.32%) SSH
8 4 (0.88%) DHCP
8 4 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.88%) SAN
8 4 (0.88%) VLAN
9 3 (0.66%) RTMP
10 2 (0.44%) AMQP
10 2 (0.44%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.44%) FTP
10 2 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.84%) Relational Database
2 49 (10.75%) MySQL
2 49 (10.75%) NoSQL
3 48 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 45 (9.87%) SQL Server
5 34 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (6.36%) Oracle Database
7 23 (5.04%) RDBMS
8 19 (4.17%) BigQuery
9 18 (3.95%) Hadoop
10 15 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (2.63%) Big Data
12 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 290 (63.60%) Git (software)
2 280 (61.40%) Jenkins
3 141 (30.92%) JUnit
4 119 (26.10%) Gradle
5 100 (21.93%) JIRA
6 73 (16.01%) Mockito
7 64 (14.04%) Cucumber
8 61 (13.38%) SonarQube
8 61 (13.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 55 (12.06%) Subversion
10 46 (10.09%) Selenium
11 45 (9.87%) Ant
12 40 (8.77%) gulp
13 39 (8.55%) IntelliJ
14 34 (7.46%) TeamCity
15 33 (7.24%) GitLab
16 29 (6.36%) jMock
17 28 (6.14%) Artifactory
18 24 (5.26%) Android Studio
19 22 (4.82%) Eclipse
General
1 109 (23.90%) Finance
2 66 (14.47%) Public Sector
3 61 (13.38%) Banking
4 34 (7.46%) Investment Banking
5 28 (6.14%) Marketing
6 27 (5.92%) Electronics
6 27 (5.92%) Manufacturing
6 27 (5.92%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.29%) Front Office
8 9 (1.97%) Retail
9 7 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.66%) Back Office
11 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) Police
12 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 268 (58.77%) Developer
2 213 (46.71%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (11.18%) Senior Developer
5 43 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (5.70%) Architect
8 22 (4.82%) Integration Developer
8 22 (4.82%) Java Engineer
8 22 (4.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 20 (4.39%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 20 (4.39%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 19 (4.17%) Senior Integration Developer
11 16 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (3.07%) Agile Developer
12 14 (3.07%) Agile Java Developer
12 14 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (3.07%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (55.04%) Spring
2 160 (35.09%) Spring Boot
3 118 (25.88%) Web Services
4 117 (25.66%) REST
5 91 (19.96%) JSON
6 88 (19.30%) Node.js
7 87 (19.08%) RESTful
8 84 (18.42%) XML
9 74 (16.23%) Apache Camel
10 72 (15.79%) SOAP
11 69 (15.13%) Hibernate
12 68 (14.91%) React
13 63 (13.82%) AngularJS
14 62 (13.60%) WireMock
15 56 (12.28%) HTML
16 53 (11.62%) Middleware
17 50 (10.96%) JMS
17 50 (10.96%) XSLT
18 43 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
19 42 (9.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.77%) Fixed Income
2 38 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.61%) Derivative
4 20 (4.39%) User Experience
5 17 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.29%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.19%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.88%) iPad
12 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.66%) Equities
12 3 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.44%) TWAP
13 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (20.83%) Linux
2 55 (12.06%) Unix
3 33 (7.24%) Android
4 29 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.82%) Windows
6 13 (2.85%) CentOS
7 9 (1.97%) Debian
7 9 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.66%) Fedora
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (42.98%) DevOps
3 140 (30.70%) Scrum
3 140 (30.70%) TDD
4 131 (28.73%) Test Automation
5 130 (28.51%) Microservices
6 117 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (16.45%) Kanban
8 61 (13.38%) OO
9 60 (13.16%) Pair Programming
10 59 (12.94%) Open Source
11 54 (11.84%) BDD
12 53 (11.62%) Software Engineering
13 49 (10.75%) SOA
14 45 (9.87%) SDLC
15 41 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
16 39 (8.55%) Multithreading
17 38 (8.33%) Migration
18 35 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 409 (89.69%) Java
2 114 (25.00%) Java 8
3 100 (21.93%) SQL
4 89 (19.52%) Python
5 78 (17.11%) JavaScript
6 36 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 30 (6.58%) Groovy
7 30 (6.58%) XPath
8 29 (6.36%) Shell Script
9 27 (5.92%) Kotlin
10 23 (5.04%) Apple Swift
11 22 (4.82%) C#
12 21 (4.61%) PL/SQL
13 16 (3.51%) Scala
14 14 (3.07%) ES6
15 11 (2.41%) Perl
16 9 (1.97%) C++
17 8 (1.75%) Ruby
18 7 (1.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 65 (14.25%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.29%) Degree
4 7 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.44%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) HNC
7 1 (0.22%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (10.96%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 105 (23.03%) Docker
2 22 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.19%) vSphere
4 9 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.10%) Postfix
6 2 (0.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 84 (18.42%) Kubernetes
2 80 (17.54%) Terraform
3 47 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (7.89%) Ansible
5 33 (7.24%) Puppet
6 16 (3.51%) Argo
7 6 (1.32%) logstash
7 6 (1.32%) Salt
8 5 (1.10%) Rundeck
9 4 (0.88%) Grafana
9 4 (0.88%) Kibana
9 4 (0.88%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 3 (0.66%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.22%) Control-M
11 1 (0.22%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.22%) Knative
11 1 (0.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 104 (22.81%) Oracle
2 50 (10.96%) Splunk
3 38 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 31 (6.80%) SAP
5 28 (6.14%) Google
6 24 (5.26%) Talend
7 23 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 23 (5.04%) WSO2
8 18 (3.95%) BEA
8 18 (3.95%) Sybase
9 15 (3.29%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.29%) VMware
10 14 (3.07%) Blue Coat
10 14 (3.07%) F5
11 11 (2.41%) Cloudera
11 11 (2.41%) IBM
12 10 (2.19%) Informatica
12 10 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.97%) Hortonworks
13 9 (1.97%) Murex