Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 123 125
Rank change year-on-year -126 +2 +44
Contract jobs citing Maven 758 2,101 2,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 2.11% 2.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.11% 9.80% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 1,417 1,568
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £381 £375 £350
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -5.46% +14.17% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% +52.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £61.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -43.09% +36.67% +52.41%

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 12,413 21,438 18,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.09% 21.51% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,208 14,613 12,949
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +4.05% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 258 233
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% -0.57% +6.10%
10th Percentile £16.50 £32.85 £29.00
90th Percentile £68.88 £54.13 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.17% -1.14% +10.00%

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 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 -117 701 £500 -4.76% 244
London -99 404 £543 -1.36% 105
UK excluding London -108 342 £472 -5.46% 164
North of England -37 89 £430 -14.00% 54
Midlands -42 79 £475 -1.04% 21
West Midlands -18 69 £475 -7.32% 15
South East -67 57 £475 -5.00% 24
South West -17 54 £500 +11.11% 19
North East +14 37 £430 -13.91% 3
Scotland -32 35 £450 -35.71% 16
Yorkshire +10 31 £400 -8.57% 20
North West -45 21 £500 -28.57% 31
East of England -22 12 £400 -23.81% 22
Wales -20 11 £438 -2.78% 8
East Midlands -16 10 £375 -21.05% 6
Northern Ireland +6 3 £225 -55.45% 1
Channel Islands -7 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 665 (87.73%) Java
2 501 (66.09%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (60.69%) Jenkins
4 445 (58.71%) Spring
5 397 (52.37%) Git (software)
6 304 (40.11%) Scrum
7 279 (36.81%) JUnit
8 262 (34.56%) AWS
9 259 (34.17%) Microservices
10 254 (33.51%) TDD
11 244 (32.19%) Web Services
12 218 (28.76%) SQL
13 217 (28.63%) DevOps
14 215 (28.36%) Spring Boot
15 211 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
16 206 (27.18%) REST
17 204 (26.91%) RESTful
18 198 (26.12%) Docker
19 195 (25.73%) Gradle
20 194 (25.59%) Mockito
21 183 (24.14%) BDD
22 181 (23.88%) Linux
22 181 (23.88%) Java 8
23 171 (22.56%) Test Automation
24 158 (20.84%) SOAP
25 150 (19.79%) Python
26 148 (19.53%) Open Source
27 145 (19.13%) JIRA
27 145 (19.13%) Oracle
28 144 (19.00%) 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 95 (12.53%) Tomcat
2 84 (11.08%) Confluence
3 50 (6.60%) WebLogic
4 41 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (4.88%) Apache
5 37 (4.88%) Apache Spark
6 30 (3.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (2.77%) JBoss
7 21 (2.77%) Mule
8 17 (2.24%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.98%) Jetty
10 13 (1.72%) nginx
10 13 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.45%) Red Hat Fuse
12 10 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (1.19%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.06%) Camunda
14 8 (1.06%) CMS
15 7 (0.92%) IIS
16 6 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (1.06%) Oracle AML
2 8 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.40%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 262 (34.56%) AWS
2 97 (12.80%) Amazon EC2
3 79 (10.42%) Azure
4 75 (9.89%) GitHub
5 71 (9.37%) Amazon SQS
6 52 (6.86%) Serverless
7 38 (5.01%) OpenShift
8 33 (4.35%) npm
9 28 (3.69%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (3.69%) GCP
10 24 (3.17%) Amazon S3
11 23 (3.03%) PaaS
12 11 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
13 10 (1.32%) BrowserStack
13 10 (1.32%) Slack
14 9 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
14 9 (1.19%) AWS Step Functions
15 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (1.06%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.49%) HTTP
2 18 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.58%) DNS
3 12 (1.58%) Firewall
4 8 (1.06%) Internet
5 7 (0.92%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.92%) SSH
5 7 (0.92%) SSL
6 6 (0.79%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.79%) IPv4
6 6 (0.79%) IPv6
6 6 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.53%) FTP
8 3 (0.40%) Network Security
8 3 (0.40%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.26%) DHCP
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.26%) SMTP
9 2 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 77 (10.16%) Amazon RDS
4 67 (8.84%) MySQL
5 51 (6.73%) MongoDB
6 48 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 47 (6.20%) Big Data
8 43 (5.67%) Hadoop
9 34 (4.49%) KDB
9 34 (4.49%) SQL Server
10 33 (4.35%) Relational Database
11 25 (3.30%) Kdb+
12 20 (2.64%) Amazon Aurora
13 16 (2.11%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.72%) HBase
16 12 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
16 12 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.58%) DB2
16 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 460 (60.69%) Jenkins
2 397 (52.37%) Git (software)
3 279 (36.81%) JUnit
4 195 (25.73%) Gradle
5 194 (25.59%) Mockito
6 145 (19.13%) JIRA
7 120 (15.83%) SonarQube
8 117 (15.44%) Selenium
9 116 (15.30%) Cucumber
10 83 (10.95%) Ant
11 77 (10.16%) DbUnit
12 76 (10.03%) jMock
12 76 (10.03%) Subversion
13 57 (7.52%) Bitbucket
13 57 (7.52%) Sonatype Nexus
14 56 (7.39%) Eclipse
15 52 (6.86%) TeamCity
16 34 (4.49%) Artifactory
17 31 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (3.96%) IntelliJ
General
1 135 (17.81%) Finance
2 99 (13.06%) Banking
3 71 (9.37%) Public Sector
4 46 (6.07%) Front Office
5 27 (3.56%) Retail
6 24 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.32%) Marketing
9 7 (0.92%) Back Office
9 7 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.79%) Electronics
10 6 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Games
11 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Legal
13 2 (0.26%) Police
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 500 (65.96%) Developer
2 372 (49.08%) Java Developer
3 82 (10.82%) Senior Developer
4 64 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 53 (6.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 52 (6.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 44 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 32 (4.22%) Java Engineer
9 26 (3.43%) Backend Developer
9 26 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 25 (3.30%) KDB Developer
11 24 (3.17%) Architect
11 24 (3.17%) AWS Developer
11 24 (3.17%) Data Engineer
12 18 (2.37%) Software Developer
13 16 (2.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (2.11%) Tester
14 15 (1.98%) Analyst
14 15 (1.98%) Lead Developer
14 15 (1.98%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (58.71%) Spring
2 244 (32.19%) Web Services
3 215 (28.36%) Spring Boot
4 206 (27.18%) REST
5 204 (26.91%) RESTful
6 158 (20.84%) SOAP
7 139 (18.34%) AngularJS
8 131 (17.28%) Hibernate
9 99 (13.06%) JSON
10 84 (11.08%) XML
11 83 (10.95%) J2EE
12 80 (10.55%) PowerMock
13 77 (10.16%) HTML
14 71 (9.37%) JPA
15 68 (8.97%) Apache Camel
16 67 (8.84%) Node.js
17 62 (8.18%) ActiveMQ
18 58 (7.65%) Kafka
19 57 (7.52%) CSS
19 57 (7.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
1 47 (6.20%) User Experience
2 34 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.24%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.11%) Derivative
9 15 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.85%) NHS
11 12 (1.58%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.58%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.19%) iPad
13 8 (1.06%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.06%) Semantic Web
14 7 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.92%) PKI
15 6 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 181 (23.88%) Linux
2 68 (8.97%) Unix
3 48 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (3.43%) Windows
5 25 (3.30%) CentOS
6 23 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.77%) Debian
8 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.79%) Android
9 6 (0.79%) Solaris
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (66.09%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (40.11%) Scrum
3 259 (34.17%) Microservices
4 254 (33.51%) TDD
5 217 (28.63%) DevOps
6 211 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
7 183 (24.14%) BDD
8 171 (22.56%) Test Automation
9 148 (19.53%) Open Source
10 134 (17.68%) Kanban
11 106 (13.98%) Software Engineering
12 88 (11.61%) Unit Testing
13 66 (8.71%) Analytics
14 57 (7.52%) Pair Programming
15 56 (7.39%) SDLC
16 52 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (6.73%) Migration
18 50 (6.60%) OO
19 46 (6.07%) Multithreading
20 44 (5.80%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 665 (87.73%) Java
2 218 (28.76%) SQL
3 181 (23.88%) Java 8
4 150 (19.79%) Python
5 144 (19.00%) JavaScript
6 55 (7.26%) C++
7 48 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 45 (5.94%) Groovy
9 42 (5.54%) C#
9 42 (5.54%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.69%) Scala
11 22 (2.90%) C
11 22 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.37%) ES6
13 15 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.72%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.19%) Go
15 9 (1.19%) Perl
16 8 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 141 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 119 (15.70%) SC Cleared
3 53 (6.99%) Degree
4 29 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.06%) OCPJP
7 7 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) ISEB
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.64%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) SEPA
3 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 198 (26.12%) Docker
2 54 (7.12%) Postfix
3 26 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.30%) vSphere
5 11 (1.45%) HDFS
6 9 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.06%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) iptables
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 126 (16.62%) Kubernetes
2 93 (12.27%) Ansible
3 66 (8.71%) Terraform
4 63 (8.31%) Puppet
5 60 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
6 15 (1.98%) Prometheus
7 14 (1.85%) Grafana
8 9 (1.19%) Kibana
9 8 (1.06%) Salt
10 7 (0.92%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.79%) logstash
11 6 (0.79%) Packer
12 5 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.66%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 4 (0.53%) Istio
14 3 (0.40%) Oozie
14 3 (0.40%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 145 (19.13%) Oracle
2 29 (3.83%) Red Hat
2 29 (3.83%) VMware
3 27 (3.56%) SAP
4 25 (3.30%) Google
5 23 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 21 (2.77%) Splunk
7 20 (2.64%) MuleSoft
8 17 (2.24%) Adobe
8 17 (2.24%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.58%) AppDynamics
9 12 (1.58%) Cloudera
9 12 (1.58%) hybris
10 11 (1.45%) Hortonworks
11 10 (1.32%) BEA
12 9 (1.19%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.19%) Charles River
12 9 (1.19%) F5
12 9 (1.19%) IBM
13 8 (1.06%) ForgeRock