Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 139 130
Rank change year-on-year -73 -9 +45
Contract jobs citing Maven 737 1,845 2,080
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.91% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.81% 9.15% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 1,262 1,580
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £360
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -5.61% +8.89% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £60.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -42.39% +35.00% +5.88%

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 10,822 20,171 19,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.42% 20.93% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,039 13,675 13,470
Median daily rate £488 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
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 207 285 221
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £25.16 £29.00
90th Percentile £63.30 £54.50 £67.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +6.71%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -72 691 £500 -4.76% 175
London -37 411 £525 -4.55% 78
UK excluding London -96 315 £463 -5.61% 108
Midlands -27 81 £450 -12.62% 21
North of England -57 73 £430 -13.96% 22
West Midlands -13 68 £450 -15.09% 14
South West -9 61 £514 +14.17% 21
South East -14 48 £475 -5.00% 23
Yorkshire -25 26 £400 -15.79% 4
North East +8 25 £430 -12.24% 3
North West -29 22 £500 -10.11% 15
Scotland -27 21 £513 -26.79% 9
Work from Home -6 20 £540 +13.68% 9
East of England -13 15 £400 -23.81% 10
Wales +1 14 £488 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £375 -22.08% 7
Northern Ireland +5 2 £225 -47.06%

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 653 (88.60%) Java
2 485 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
3 454 (61.60%) Spring
4 453 (61.47%) Jenkins
5 367 (49.80%) Git (software)
6 266 (36.09%) JUnit
6 266 (36.09%) Microservices
7 259 (35.14%) Scrum
8 254 (34.46%) AWS
9 241 (32.70%) SQL
10 240 (32.56%) Spring Boot
11 230 (31.21%) TDD
12 224 (30.39%) Web Services
13 211 (28.63%) Docker
13 211 (28.63%) DevOps
13 211 (28.63%) REST
14 207 (28.09%) Gradle
15 199 (27.00%) Continuous Integration
16 197 (26.73%) Java 8
17 182 (24.69%) RESTful
18 179 (24.29%) Test Automation
19 167 (22.66%) Mockito
20 166 (22.52%) Linux
21 147 (19.95%) Security Cleared
22 145 (19.67%) SOAP
23 143 (19.40%) Oracle
24 142 (19.27%) Open Source
24 142 (19.27%) Kubernetes
25 135 (18.32%) Software Engineering
26 129 (17.50%) JavaScript

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 73 (9.91%) Tomcat
2 70 (9.50%) Confluence
3 56 (7.60%) WebLogic
4 50 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (5.83%) Apache Spark
6 40 (5.43%) Apache
7 26 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (3.39%) JBoss
8 25 (3.39%) WebSphere
9 22 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (2.71%) Camunda
11 16 (2.17%) Mule
11 16 (2.17%) SAS
12 15 (2.04%) Red Hat Fuse
13 13 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (1.49%) Jetty
14 11 (1.49%) nginx
15 10 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
17 7 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.09%) Oracle AML
3 5 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.27%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 254 (34.46%) AWS
2 82 (11.13%) Azure
3 72 (9.77%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (7.46%) GitHub
5 52 (7.06%) Serverless
6 51 (6.92%) Amazon SQS
7 38 (5.16%) OpenShift
8 34 (4.61%) PaaS
9 33 (4.48%) GCP
10 31 (4.21%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (3.53%) npm
12 16 (2.17%) Amazon S3
13 12 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
14 11 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (1.22%) CloudFront
17 6 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.88%) HTTP
2 16 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.49%) Firewall
4 10 (1.36%) Internet
5 8 (1.09%) RTMP
6 7 (0.95%) DNS
7 6 (0.81%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.81%) IPv4
7 6 (0.81%) IPv6
7 6 (0.81%) LAN
7 6 (0.81%) SSL
7 6 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.68%) DHCP
8 5 (0.68%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.68%) SSH
8 5 (0.68%) WAN
9 4 (0.54%) FTP
10 3 (0.41%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.41%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.35%) NoSQL
2 83 (11.26%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (8.28%) Amazon RDS
3 61 (8.28%) MySQL
4 59 (8.01%) Relational Database
5 52 (7.06%) Hadoop
6 51 (6.92%) Big Data
6 51 (6.92%) MongoDB
7 45 (6.11%) Oracle Database
8 36 (4.88%) SQL Server
9 20 (2.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 20 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.58%) HBase
11 17 (2.31%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 453 (61.47%) Jenkins
2 367 (49.80%) Git (software)
3 266 (36.09%) JUnit
4 207 (28.09%) Gradle
5 167 (22.66%) Mockito
6 126 (17.10%) JIRA
7 107 (14.52%) Cucumber
8 101 (13.70%) SonarQube
9 82 (11.13%) Ant
10 79 (10.72%) Selenium
11 73 (9.91%) Subversion
12 67 (9.09%) Bitbucket
13 60 (8.14%) Artifactory
14 56 (7.60%) Eclipse
15 55 (7.46%) DbUnit
15 55 (7.46%) jMock
16 47 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 42 (5.70%) GitLab
18 30 (4.07%) SoapUI
19 25 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 124 (16.82%) Finance
2 89 (12.08%) Banking
3 84 (11.40%) Public Sector
4 32 (4.34%) Retail
5 29 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.53%) Front Office
7 17 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.04%) Marketing
9 13 (1.76%) Electronics
9 13 (1.76%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.09%) Back Office
12 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.68%) Games
14 4 (0.54%) Legal
14 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Police
16 2 (0.27%) Automotive
17 1 (0.14%) Advertising
17 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 490 (66.49%) Developer
2 379 (51.42%) Java Developer
3 65 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 55 (7.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 54 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 48 (6.51%) Software Engineer
8 45 (6.11%) Backend Developer
9 35 (4.75%) Java Engineer
10 29 (3.93%) Data Engineer
11 25 (3.39%) AWS Developer
12 23 (3.12%) Software Developer
13 21 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (2.58%) Architect
15 18 (2.44%) Big Data Engineer
15 18 (2.44%) Tester
16 17 (2.31%) Analyst
17 16 (2.17%) Angular Developer
17 16 (2.17%) Automation Tester
18 14 (1.90%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (61.60%) Spring
2 240 (32.56%) Spring Boot
3 224 (30.39%) Web Services
4 211 (28.63%) REST
5 182 (24.69%) RESTful
6 145 (19.67%) SOAP
7 125 (16.96%) AngularJS
8 114 (15.47%) Hibernate
9 94 (12.75%) JSON
10 91 (12.35%) XML
11 85 (11.53%) Apache Camel
12 82 (11.13%) J2EE
13 70 (9.50%) HTML
14 69 (9.36%) Kafka
15 60 (8.14%) JPA
15 60 (8.14%) Node.js
16 56 (7.60%) PowerMock
17 52 (7.06%) ActiveMQ
18 50 (6.78%) WireMock
19 47 (6.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (5.43%) User Experience
3 36 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.71%) Data Structures
6 20 (2.71%) Semantic Web
7 17 (2.31%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.49%) NHS
11 10 (1.36%) Derivative
11 10 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.09%) PKI
14 7 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
16 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
16 5 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 166 (22.52%) Linux
2 74 (10.04%) Unix
3 33 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (3.53%) Windows
5 19 (2.58%) CentOS
6 17 (2.31%) Debian
6 17 (2.31%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.63%) Android
8 10 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.09%) Solaris
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (36.09%) Microservices
3 259 (35.14%) Scrum
4 230 (31.21%) TDD
5 211 (28.63%) DevOps
6 199 (27.00%) Continuous Integration
7 179 (24.29%) Test Automation
8 142 (19.27%) Open Source
9 135 (18.32%) Software Engineering
10 127 (17.23%) BDD
11 99 (13.43%) Kanban
12 75 (10.18%) Pair Programming
13 60 (8.14%) Migration
14 57 (7.73%) Multithreading
15 51 (6.92%) OO
15 51 (6.92%) Unit Testing
16 50 (6.78%) SDLC
17 49 (6.65%) Data Modelling
18 47 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
19 46 (6.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 653 (88.60%) Java
2 241 (32.70%) SQL
3 197 (26.73%) Java 8
4 129 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 118 (16.01%) Python
6 52 (7.06%) PL/SQL
7 46 (6.24%) Groovy
8 39 (5.29%) Shell Script
9 34 (4.61%) C#
10 29 (3.93%) Scala
11 27 (3.66%) C++
12 23 (3.12%) Kotlin
13 21 (2.85%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.44%) C
14 18 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.17%) XPath
16 12 (1.63%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.36%) Ruby
18 8 (1.09%) Apple Swift
18 8 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 147 (19.95%) Security Cleared
2 128 (17.37%) SC Cleared
3 48 (6.51%) Degree
4 32 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.54%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.27%) OCP
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) SANS
9 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) PSD2
3 2 (0.27%) SEPA
4 1 (0.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) IFRS
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 211 (28.63%) Docker
2 40 (5.43%) Postfix
3 14 (1.90%) HDFS
4 9 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.22%) vSphere
5 7 (0.95%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 142 (19.27%) Kubernetes
2 93 (12.62%) Ansible
3 79 (10.72%) Terraform
4 56 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (6.92%) Puppet
6 15 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (1.90%) Kibana
7 14 (1.90%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.76%) Grafana
9 6 (0.81%) logstash
10 5 (0.68%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.41%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.41%) Salt
12 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.27%) Istio
13 2 (0.27%) Rancher
14 1 (0.14%) Fluentd
14 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 143 (19.40%) Oracle
2 38 (5.16%) SAP
3 25 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 22 (2.99%) Splunk
5 19 (2.58%) Cloudera
5 19 (2.58%) Google
6 18 (2.44%) Adobe
7 16 (2.17%) IBM
8 14 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.90%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.76%) hybris
9 13 (1.76%) Talend
10 12 (1.63%) BEA
10 12 (1.63%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.63%) VMware
10 12 (1.63%) WSO2
11 10 (1.36%) Gigya
12 9 (1.22%) Charles River
13 7 (0.95%) AppDynamics