Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 156 154
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 +61
Contract jobs citing Maven 2,066 1,626 1,844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 1.70% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.86% 9.42% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,492 1,113 1,213
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £365 £350 £320
90th Percentile £638 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +42.18% -35.53%
10th Percentile £27.15 £38.85 £26.15
90th Percentile £51.00 £44.88 £35.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £29.01
% change year-on-year +5.88% +46.49% -35.53%

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 20,963 17,254 17,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.51% 18.03% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,371 11,839 11,620
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 301 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26.53 £28.75 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.50 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% +1.19% +9.80%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +23 1,872 £525 +5.00% 331
London +30 1,135 £550 +6.80% 171
UK excluding London -4 913 £455 +1.11% 192
South East -34 231 £500 +5.26% 44
North of England +42 178 £425 - 40
Midlands +33 150 £475 +11.76% 32
Scotland +11 133 £415 +2.15% 17
East of England -22 105 £525 - 29
West Midlands +19 94 £500 -4.76% 20
Yorkshire +27 91 £425 - 17
South West -50 73 £425 +1.19% 15
North West +27 72 £450 +9.76% 21
East Midlands +15 56 £450 +9.76% 12
Wales +14 40 £500 +11.11% 9
North East +8 15 £500 +2.46% 2
Northern Ireland +35 11 £500 - 6
Channel Islands -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 1,833 (88.72%) Java
2 1,352 (65.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,110 (53.73%) Jenkins
4 1,047 (50.68%) Spring
5 1,002 (48.50%) Git (software)
6 802 (38.82%) TDD
7 686 (33.20%) Java 8
8 611 (29.57%) DevOps
9 596 (28.85%) Microservices
10 577 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
11 565 (27.35%) Hibernate
12 556 (26.91%) RESTful
13 546 (26.43%) Continuous Integration
14 544 (26.33%) Test Automation
15 527 (25.51%) REST
16 522 (25.27%) JavaScript
17 515 (24.93%) JUnit
17 515 (24.93%) Docker
18 512 (24.78%) BDD
19 508 (24.59%) Scrum
20 487 (23.57%) Spring Boot
21 472 (22.85%) Web Services
22 458 (22.17%) Linux
23 399 (19.31%) Finance
24 390 (18.88%) JIRA
25 384 (18.59%) OO
26 374 (18.10%) SQL
27 358 (17.33%) Gradle
28 316 (15.30%) SOAP
29 302 (14.62%) Unix

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
1 222 (10.75%) Confluence
2 177 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 145 (7.02%) Apache
4 127 (6.15%) JBoss
5 101 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
6 97 (4.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 91 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 91 (4.40%) WebSphere
8 71 (3.44%) nginx
9 65 (3.15%) WebLogic
10 60 (2.90%) Mule
11 59 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 56 (2.71%) Oracle Service Bus
13 54 (2.61%) WildFly
14 45 (2.18%) Jetty
15 40 (1.94%) Apache Spark
16 38 (1.84%) MQSeries
17 24 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
18 23 (1.11%) Apache Solr
19 21 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.48%) Fireworks
3 10 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.097%) Global One
4 2 (0.097%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.097%) Kondor
4 2 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.048%) Magento
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 577 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (6.58%) GitHub
4 105 (5.08%) npm
5 78 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
6 75 (3.63%) PaaS
7 72 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 51 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 38 (1.84%) OpenShift
11 36 (1.74%) Heroku
12 35 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
13 33 (1.60%) Amazon S3
14 32 (1.55%) SaaS
15 29 (1.40%) IaaS
16 26 (1.26%) Serverless
17 23 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
19 17 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 15 (0.73%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 85 (4.11%) HTTP
2 34 (1.65%) SSL
3 29 (1.40%) DNS
3 29 (1.40%) Firewall
3 29 (1.40%) SSH
4 27 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.11%) Internet
6 15 (0.73%) Kerberos
7 14 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
8 11 (0.53%) AMQP
9 10 (0.48%) SMS
10 9 (0.44%) OpenVPN
11 8 (0.39%) FTP
12 7 (0.34%) BIG-IP
13 5 (0.24%) DSL
13 5 (0.24%) SMTP
14 4 (0.19%) DOCSIS
14 4 (0.19%) VPN
15 3 (0.15%) tcpdump
16 2 (0.097%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (11.42%) Relational Database
2 235 (11.37%) NoSQL
3 203 (9.83%) MongoDB
4 131 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 130 (6.29%) MySQL
6 123 (5.95%) RDBMS
7 118 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
8 109 (5.28%) SQL Server
9 91 (4.40%) Big Data
10 72 (3.48%) Hadoop
11 69 (3.34%) Oracle Database
12 63 (3.05%) Redis
13 49 (2.37%) Apache Hive
14 48 (2.32%) Couchbase
15 42 (2.03%) Neo4j
16 38 (1.84%) DB2
16 38 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
17 36 (1.74%) HBase
18 34 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
19 18 (0.87%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1,110 (53.73%) Jenkins
2 1,002 (48.50%) Git (software)
3 515 (24.93%) JUnit
4 390 (18.88%) JIRA
5 358 (17.33%) Gradle
6 281 (13.60%) Mockito
7 278 (13.46%) Subversion
8 256 (12.39%) Cucumber
9 234 (11.33%) Selenium
9 234 (11.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 233 (11.28%) Ant
11 218 (10.55%) SonarQube
12 187 (9.05%) Eclipse
13 151 (7.31%) TeamCity
14 111 (5.37%) IntelliJ
15 98 (4.74%) Artifactory
16 97 (4.70%) Vagrant
17 95 (4.60%) Bitbucket
18 84 (4.07%) SoapUI
19 83 (4.02%) GitLab
General
1 399 (19.31%) Finance
2 261 (12.63%) Banking
3 80 (3.87%) Front Office
4 69 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 62 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 58 (2.81%) Marketing
7 53 (2.57%) Retail
8 52 (2.52%) Games
9 49 (2.37%) Manufacturing
10 44 (2.13%) Electronics
11 21 (1.02%) Back Office
12 19 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.39%) Legal
14 7 (0.34%) Advertising
14 7 (0.34%) Law
14 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.29%) Publishing
16 5 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
17 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,360 (65.83%) Developer
2 1,134 (54.89%) Java Developer
3 274 (13.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 223 (10.79%) Senior Developer
5 176 (8.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 114 (5.52%) Java Engineer
7 106 (5.13%) Lead Developer
8 100 (4.84%) Lead Java Developer
9 79 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 76 (3.68%) AWS DevOps
11 75 (3.63%) Software Engineer
12 64 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
13 60 (2.90%) Architect
14 58 (2.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 57 (2.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 48 (2.32%) Integration Developer
17 45 (2.18%) AWS Developer
17 45 (2.18%) Java Software Engineer
18 44 (2.13%) Tester
19 43 (2.08%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,047 (50.68%) Spring
2 565 (27.35%) Hibernate
3 556 (26.91%) RESTful
4 527 (25.51%) REST
5 487 (23.57%) Spring Boot
6 472 (22.85%) Web Services
7 316 (15.30%) SOAP
8 288 (13.94%) HTML
9 287 (13.89%) XML
10 280 (13.55%) JMS
11 247 (11.96%) AngularJS
12 241 (11.67%) J2EE
13 221 (10.70%) JSON
14 207 (10.02%) Java EE
15 196 (9.49%) CSS
16 181 (8.76%) Kafka
17 174 (8.42%) Node.js
18 169 (8.18%) Middleware
19 164 (7.94%) Apache Camel
20 145 (7.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 200 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
3 64 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.90%) User Experience
6 57 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 52 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 47 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 40 (1.94%) iPad
10 39 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 36 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
13 30 (1.45%) Derivative
13 30 (1.45%) Fintech
14 24 (1.16%) Equities
15 21 (1.02%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.97%) Cloud Native
17 17 (0.82%) Data Structures
18 14 (0.68%) NHS
19 12 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 458 (22.17%) Linux
2 302 (14.62%) Unix
3 124 (6.00%) Windows
4 86 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (3.24%) CentOS
6 58 (2.81%) VMS
7 41 (1.98%) Android
8 39 (1.89%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.50%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.92%) Solaris
12 16 (0.77%) Debian
13 10 (0.48%) Fedora
14 8 (0.39%) Windows Server
15 3 (0.15%) AIX
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.097%) HPUX
16 2 (0.097%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.097%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,352 (65.44%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (38.82%) TDD
3 611 (29.57%) DevOps
4 596 (28.85%) Microservices
5 546 (26.43%) Continuous Integration
6 544 (26.33%) Test Automation
7 512 (24.78%) BDD
8 508 (24.59%) Scrum
9 384 (18.59%) OO
10 247 (11.96%) Kanban
11 228 (11.04%) MVC
12 184 (8.91%) Open Source
13 183 (8.86%) SOA
14 168 (8.13%) Configuration Management
15 152 (7.36%) Software Engineering
16 151 (7.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 148 (7.16%) E-Commerce
18 135 (6.53%) Unit Testing
19 120 (5.81%) Mentoring
20 119 (5.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,833 (88.72%) Java
2 686 (33.20%) Java 8
3 522 (25.27%) JavaScript
4 374 (18.10%) SQL
5 295 (14.28%) Python
6 178 (8.62%) Groovy
7 135 (6.53%) Bash Shell
8 117 (5.66%) Scala
9 110 (5.32%) Shell Script
10 88 (4.26%) Perl
11 76 (3.68%) Ruby
12 66 (3.19%) PL/SQL
13 63 (3.05%) XPath
14 60 (2.90%) JPQL
15 57 (2.76%) C#
16 43 (2.08%) Java 9
17 42 (2.03%) PowerShell
18 36 (1.74%) ES6
19 30 (1.45%) C++
20 29 (1.40%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 242 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 204 (9.87%) SC Cleared
3 72 (3.48%) Degree
4 40 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.48%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.34%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.097%) ISEB
11 2 (0.097%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.097%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.097%) PMP
11 2 (0.097%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.048%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.048%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.45%) QA
2 47 (2.27%) GCP
3 15 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.53%) PMO
5 7 (0.34%) SLA
6 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.24%) EMIR
7 4 (0.19%) MiFID
8 3 (0.15%) GDPR
9 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.048%) PSD2
System Software
1 515 (24.93%) Docker
2 54 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
4 35 (1.69%) vSphere
5 21 (1.02%) HDFS
6 14 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.63%) vCloud
8 12 (0.58%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.53%) Squid
10 9 (0.44%) Active Directory
10 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.44%) KVM
10 9 (0.44%) Postfix
10 9 (0.44%) Xen
11 5 (0.24%) etcd
12 4 (0.19%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) iptables
13 3 (0.15%) LXC
13 3 (0.15%) OpenIDM
14 2 (0.097%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 282 (13.65%) Ansible
2 258 (12.49%) Puppet
3 249 (12.05%) Kubernetes
4 152 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
5 150 (7.26%) Terraform
6 66 (3.19%) Consul
7 65 (3.15%) Mesos
8 41 (1.98%) Kibana
9 36 (1.74%) ZABBIX
10 30 (1.45%) logstash
10 30 (1.45%) Nagios
11 19 (0.92%) Packer
12 18 (0.87%) Rancher
13 17 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (0.77%) Salt
15 14 (0.68%) Grafana
15 14 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.53%) Graylog
17 9 (0.44%) SCOM
17 9 (0.44%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 284 (13.75%) Oracle
2 103 (4.99%) Red Hat
3 78 (3.78%) IBM
4 76 (3.68%) VMware
5 71 (3.44%) Adobe
5 71 (3.44%) Microsoft
6 68 (3.29%) Atlassian
7 64 (3.10%) Google
8 63 (3.05%) SAP
9 45 (2.18%) WSO2
10 43 (2.08%) Splunk
11 41 (1.98%) MuleSoft
12 37 (1.79%) Sybase
13 27 (1.31%) AppDynamics
14 26 (1.26%) Perforce
15 23 (1.11%) TIBCO
16 22 (1.06%) Sonatype
17 21 (1.02%) Apigee
17 21 (1.02%) Coverity
18 19 (0.92%) Pega