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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 July 2022 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 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 212 176 215
Rank change year-on-year -36 +39 -29
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,168 992 516
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.51% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.56% 8.50% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 666 358
10th Percentile £425 £400 £359
25th Percentile £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £738 £650 £564
90th Percentile £800 £713 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 3
10th Percentile £44.25 £49.96 £58.75
25th Percentile £46.25 £56.13 £59.88
Median hourly rate £63.62 £65.50 £63.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.88% +3.15% +5.83%
75th Percentile £65.54 £69.50 £65.39
90th Percentile £77.52 £73.45 £65.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £65.50 £58.00
% change year-on-year -23.66% +12.93% -3.33%

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 15,447 11,665 7,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.73% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,816 7,847 5,303
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £590 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 200 101
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.48 £19.84
25th Percentile £40.88 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £52.59 £48.87 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.88% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £58.71 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.88 £45.91
% change year-on-year +14.88% +4.28% +2.02%

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 July 2022.

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 July 2022.

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 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -30 970 £625 +13.64% 107
London -7 716 £660 +9.96% 64
Work from Home -31 542 £550 +4.76% 40
UK excluding London -80 243 £525 +10.53% 51
North of England -32 72 £525 +5.00% 11
South West +2 54 £513 +7.89% 9
Scotland -10 40 £470 -1.05% 4
South East -58 38 £575 +17.35% 11
Yorkshire -14 34 £500 -5.21% 2
North West -25 30 £525 +5.00% 9
Midlands -69 21 £519 +16.97% 5
West Midlands -66 14 £550 +22.22% 4
North East -19 8 £688 +37.50%
East of England -38 8 £720 +45.82% 5
Wales -8 7 £588 +19.90% 5
East Midlands -8 6 £519 +25.76% 1
Northern Ireland -3 3 £540 +13.68% 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 964 (82.53%) Java
2 773 (66.18%) Jenkins
3 590 (50.51%) Git (software)
4 577 (49.40%) Spring
5 570 (48.80%) Agile
6 526 (45.03%) CI/CD
7 486 (41.61%) Kubernetes
8 457 (39.13%) DevOps
9 430 (36.82%) Microservices
10 411 (35.19%) Docker
11 381 (32.62%) Gradle
12 376 (32.19%) Spring Boot
13 320 (27.40%) Azure
14 308 (26.37%) JavaScript
15 305 (26.11%) REST
16 303 (25.94%) TDD
17 260 (22.26%) Python
18 258 (22.09%) Terraform
19 257 (22.00%) SQL
20 255 (21.83%) Scrum
21 252 (21.58%) JIRA
22 242 (20.72%) AWS
23 234 (20.03%) Social Skills
24 233 (19.95%) Finance
25 228 (19.52%) Banking
26 225 (19.26%) Test Automation
27 219 (18.75%) BDD
28 212 (18.15%) Oracle
29 211 (18.07%) Ansible
30 209 (17.89%) Software Engineering

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
1 135 (11.56%) Confluence
2 70 (5.99%) Apache
3 64 (5.48%) Apache Spark
4 52 (4.45%) JBoss
4 52 (4.45%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.40%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.05%) Mule
7 23 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 22 (1.88%) Apache Airflow
8 22 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (1.80%) Red Hat Fuse
9 21 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.03%) nginx
10 12 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.68%) Documentum
11 8 (0.68%) FileNet
12 6 (0.51%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.51%) Anypoint
12 6 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.17%) BondVision
3 2 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.17%) Shopify
3 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 320 (27.40%) Azure
2 242 (20.72%) AWS
3 167 (14.30%) GCP
4 162 (13.87%) GitHub
5 80 (6.85%) npm
6 65 (5.57%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 50 (4.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 49 (4.20%) Azure DevOps
9 46 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (3.77%) OpenShift
11 43 (3.68%) PaaS
12 41 (3.51%) Azure Data Factory
12 41 (3.51%) Serverless
13 40 (3.42%) IaaS
14 38 (3.25%) Azure AKS
14 38 (3.25%) Slack
15 31 (2.65%) Amazon S3
15 31 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
16 25 (2.14%) Apigee
16 25 (2.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.74%) HTTP
2 22 (1.88%) MQTT
3 21 (1.80%) HTTPS
4 20 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.63%) Firewall
6 16 (1.37%) DNS
6 16 (1.37%) Internet
7 15 (1.28%) DHCP
8 14 (1.20%) VPN
9 11 (0.94%) SMTP
10 10 (0.86%) SSH
11 8 (0.68%) SSL
12 7 (0.60%) FTP
13 6 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
14 5 (0.43%) LAN
15 3 (0.26%) Intranet
16 2 (0.17%) Kerberos
16 2 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
17 1 (0.086%) VLAN
17 1 (0.086%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (11.73%) NoSQL
2 111 (9.50%) MongoDB
3 104 (8.90%) SQL Server
4 99 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (5.82%) Delta Lake
6 64 (5.48%) MySQL
7 57 (4.88%) Big Data
8 56 (4.79%) Relational Database
9 45 (3.85%) Oracle Database
10 33 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
11 29 (2.48%) DB2
12 19 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.63%) Flink
12 19 (1.63%) Redis
13 18 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 16 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.28%) MarkLogic
16 14 (1.20%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.20%) SQLPlus
17 12 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 773 (66.18%) Jenkins
2 590 (50.51%) Git (software)
3 381 (32.62%) Gradle
4 252 (21.58%) JIRA
5 208 (17.81%) JUnit
6 163 (13.96%) GitLab
7 157 (13.44%) Cucumber
8 145 (12.41%) TeamCity
9 140 (11.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 110 (9.42%) SonarQube
11 97 (8.30%) Artifactory
11 97 (8.30%) Mockito
12 87 (7.45%) Selenium
13 86 (7.36%) gulp
14 81 (6.93%) IntelliJ
15 79 (6.76%) Eclipse
16 76 (6.51%) Subversion
17 75 (6.42%) Bitbucket
18 67 (5.74%) CircleCI
18 67 (5.74%) Travis CI
General
1 234 (20.03%) Social Skills
2 233 (19.95%) Finance
3 228 (19.52%) Banking
4 95 (8.13%) Investment Banking
5 66 (5.65%) Public Sector
6 65 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (2.74%) Front Office
8 19 (1.63%) Automotive
9 17 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.20%) Retail
11 12 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
12 11 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.86%) Marketing
14 8 (0.68%) Legal
15 7 (0.60%) Law
16 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.43%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.26%) Games
18 2 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 610 (52.23%) Developer
2 440 (37.67%) Java Developer
3 171 (14.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 132 (11.30%) Senior Developer
5 106 (9.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 87 (7.45%) Java Engineer
7 79 (6.76%) Data Engineer
8 61 (5.22%) Software Engineer
9 60 (5.14%) GCP Engineer
10 57 (4.88%) GCP DevOps
11 56 (4.79%) GCP DevOps Engineer
12 53 (4.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 52 (4.45%) Architect
14 50 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
15 42 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
16 31 (2.65%) Azure Engineer
17 30 (2.57%) Software Developer
18 29 (2.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 28 (2.40%) Scala Engineer
19 28 (2.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (49.40%) Spring
2 376 (32.19%) Spring Boot
3 305 (26.11%) REST
4 188 (16.10%) Kafka
5 176 (15.07%) HTML
6 171 (14.64%) RESTful
7 149 (12.76%) JSON
8 147 (12.59%) Hibernate
9 141 (12.07%) CSS
10 134 (11.47%) React
11 131 (11.22%) Web Services
12 126 (10.79%) SOAP
13 113 (9.67%) Node.js
14 99 (8.48%) AngularJS
15 92 (7.88%) HTML5
16 90 (7.71%) XML
17 87 (7.45%) J2EE
18 85 (7.28%) JPA
19 56 (4.79%) WireMock
20 49 (4.20%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.37%) User Experience
2 43 (3.68%) Public Cloud
3 42 (3.60%) Cloud Native
4 34 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.31%) Derivative
7 26 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 25 (2.14%) Media Streaming
8 25 (2.14%) Video\Live Streaming
9 22 (1.88%) IoT
10 19 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 15 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.20%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
15 12 (1.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (13.44%) Linux
2 82 (7.02%) Windows
3 66 (5.65%) Unix
4 28 (2.40%) Android
5 25 (2.14%) CentOS
6 18 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
7 17 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.26%) AIX
11 3 (0.26%) zOS
12 2 (0.17%) MVS
12 2 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.086%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (48.80%) Agile
2 526 (45.03%) CI/CD
3 457 (39.13%) DevOps
4 430 (36.82%) Microservices
5 303 (25.94%) TDD
6 255 (21.83%) Scrum
7 225 (19.26%) Test Automation
8 219 (18.75%) BDD
9 209 (17.89%) Software Engineering
10 181 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (10.87%) Open Source
12 117 (10.02%) Mentoring
13 113 (9.67%) Full Stack Development
14 110 (9.42%) Kanban
15 91 (7.79%) OO
16 89 (7.62%) Event-Driven
17 75 (6.42%) Infrastructure as Code
18 74 (6.34%) Pair Programming
19 73 (6.25%) Analytics
20 70 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 964 (82.53%) Java
2 308 (26.37%) JavaScript
3 260 (22.26%) Python
4 257 (22.00%) SQL
5 111 (9.50%) Groovy
6 88 (7.53%) Bash
7 75 (6.42%) Scala
8 59 (5.05%) Shell Script
9 58 (4.97%) C#
10 51 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 44 (3.77%) PL/SQL
11 44 (3.77%) TypeScript
12 43 (3.68%) Kotlin
13 25 (2.14%) Perl
14 22 (1.88%) Ruby
15 13 (1.11%) ES6
16 12 (1.03%) Go
17 9 (0.77%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.68%) C
18 8 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 145 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 117 (10.02%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.11%) Degree
4 38 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.63%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.26%) CFA
9 3 (0.26%) OCP
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.26%) PMP
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.086%) CCNA
11 1 (0.086%) ISEB
11 1 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.086%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.086%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.25%) QA
2 35 (3.00%) Accessibility
3 12 (1.03%) WCAG
4 10 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.43%) GDPR
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.26%) NCSC
6 3 (0.26%) PMO
6 3 (0.26%) SEPA
7 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.17%) EMIR
7 2 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 411 (35.19%) Docker
2 13 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.60%) Postfix
4 6 (0.51%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.34%) vSphere
7 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.26%) HDFS
7 3 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.086%) etcd
8 1 (0.086%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.086%) OpenDJ
8 1 (0.086%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 486 (41.61%) Kubernetes
2 258 (22.09%) Terraform
3 211 (18.07%) Ansible
4 81 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (4.71%) Prometheus
6 52 (4.45%) Grafana
7 49 (4.20%) Puppet
8 36 (3.08%) Istio
9 25 (2.14%) Consul
10 17 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (1.28%) Kibana
11 15 (1.28%) Nagios
11 15 (1.28%) Rancher
12 13 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
12 13 (1.11%) Mesos
12 13 (1.11%) Packer
13 7 (0.60%) logstash
14 6 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.43%) Argo
16 3 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 212 (18.15%) Oracle
2 110 (9.42%) Google
3 101 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 83 (7.11%) Splunk
5 81 (6.93%) Databricks
6 53 (4.54%) AppDynamics
7 48 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 39 (3.34%) IBM
9 28 (2.40%) MuleSoft
10 19 (1.63%) Adobe
11 18 (1.54%) Sybase
12 15 (1.28%) Dynatrace
12 15 (1.28%) WSO2
13 12 (1.03%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.86%) Informatica
14 10 (0.86%) webMethods
15 9 (0.77%) TIBCO
16 8 (0.68%) BEA
16 8 (0.68%) New Relic
16 8 (0.68%) OpenText