Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 165 162
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3 +41
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,934 1,448 1,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.60% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.88% 9.43% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,431 984 1,211
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +31.78% -28.33%
10th Percentile £39.16 £39.38 £26.40
90th Percentile £63.50 £43.75 £44.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +31.78% -21.82%

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 19,565 15,355 15,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.42% 17.00% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,478 10,379 10,596
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £294
90th Percentile £610 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 317 339
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%
10th Percentile £28.30 £21.80 £24.90
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +13.51%

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 24 May 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 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Maven in the UK

Maven
Top 16 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 24 May 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 +27 1,764 £513 +7.89% 383
London -3 1,014 £538 +7.50% 192
UK excluding London +40 902 £463 +2.78% 236
South East -21 224 £475 -5.00% 61
North of England +66 179 £425 +1.19% 49
Midlands +66 147 £475 +11.76% 22
East of England +43 126 £525 +4.27% 37
Yorkshire +52 115 £425 +3.66% 22
Scotland -14 109 £425 +6.25% 34
West Midlands +53 98 £465 -2.05% 15
South West +10 93 £425 +2.72% 22
North West +15 60 £438 +3.55% 24
East Midlands +15 49 £475 +17.28% 7
Wales -4 21 £450 -2.70% 3
Northern Ireland +18 12 £500 - 8
North East +3 4 £558 +17.37% 3

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,640 (84.80%) Java
2 1,287 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,010 (52.22%) Jenkins
4 941 (48.66%) Spring
5 866 (44.78%) Git (software)
6 781 (40.38%) TDD
7 604 (31.23%) DevOps
8 599 (30.97%) Java 8
9 544 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 507 (26.22%) Scrum
11 504 (26.06%) Hibernate
12 502 (25.96%) BDD
13 495 (25.59%) REST
14 490 (25.34%) JavaScript
15 486 (25.13%) Test Automation
16 483 (24.97%) RESTful
17 481 (24.87%) Microservices
18 474 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
19 473 (24.46%) Linux
20 467 (24.15%) JUnit
21 435 (22.49%) Web Services
22 428 (22.13%) Finance
23 393 (20.32%) Docker
24 362 (18.72%) JIRA
25 353 (18.25%) Spring Boot
26 340 (17.58%) OO
27 332 (17.17%) Gradle
28 329 (17.01%) Unix
29 324 (16.75%) SQL
30 323 (16.70%) Oracle

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
1 196 (10.13%) Confluence
2 189 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 140 (7.24%) JBoss
4 124 (6.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 110 (5.69%) Apache
6 101 (5.22%) WebSphere
7 97 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
8 84 (4.34%) Mule
9 80 (4.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 68 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 67 (3.46%) Oracle Service Bus
12 54 (2.79%) WebLogic
13 43 (2.22%) nginx
14 36 (1.86%) Jetty
15 33 (1.71%) Apache Spark
16 31 (1.60%) WildFly
17 29 (1.50%) Apache Solr
18 24 (1.24%) IIS
18 24 (1.24%) MQSeries
19 21 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (0.47%) HipChat
2 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.052%) Global One
4 1 (0.052%) Magento
4 1 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 474 (24.51%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (6.20%) GitHub
4 104 (5.38%) npm
5 76 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
6 58 (3.00%) PaaS
7 53 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 37 (1.91%) OpenShift
10 33 (1.71%) Amazon S3
11 32 (1.65%) IaaS
12 31 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (1.60%) Bluemix
12 31 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
13 30 (1.55%) Serverless
14 28 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (1.34%) Heroku
16 20 (1.03%) SaaS
17 19 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
17 19 (0.98%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.24%) HTTP
2 62 (3.21%) Firewall
3 36 (1.86%) SSL
3 36 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.24%) SSH
5 20 (1.03%) Kerberos
6 18 (0.93%) DNS
6 18 (0.93%) Network Security
7 16 (0.83%) Internet
8 13 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
9 12 (0.62%) FTP
9 12 (0.62%) SMS
9 12 (0.62%) SMTP
10 11 (0.57%) VPN
11 9 (0.47%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.36%) OpenVPN
13 5 (0.26%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.21%) DSL
14 4 (0.21%) tcpdump
15 2 (0.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (10.70%) Relational Database
2 186 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 155 (8.01%) MongoDB
4 121 (6.26%) RDBMS
5 105 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
6 99 (5.12%) MySQL
7 93 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 92 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 80 (4.14%) Big Data
10 78 (4.03%) Hadoop
11 62 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 56 (2.90%) DB2
13 48 (2.48%) Neo4j
14 43 (2.22%) Apache Hive
15 37 (1.91%) HBase
16 30 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (1.55%) Redis
17 27 (1.40%) Couchbase
18 26 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
19 16 (0.83%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,010 (52.22%) Jenkins
2 866 (44.78%) Git (software)
3 467 (24.15%) JUnit
4 362 (18.72%) JIRA
5 332 (17.17%) Gradle
6 266 (13.75%) Mockito
7 259 (13.39%) Subversion
8 258 (13.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 254 (13.13%) Cucumber
10 218 (11.27%) Selenium
11 215 (11.12%) Ant
12 198 (10.24%) SonarQube
13 186 (9.62%) Eclipse
14 179 (9.26%) TeamCity
15 95 (4.91%) IntelliJ
16 79 (4.08%) SoapUI
17 77 (3.98%) Artifactory
18 72 (3.72%) Vagrant
19 68 (3.52%) Bitbucket
20 63 (3.26%) GitLab
General
1 428 (22.13%) Finance
2 277 (14.32%) Banking
3 80 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 77 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 70 (3.62%) Marketing
6 62 (3.21%) Manufacturing
7 60 (3.10%) Front Office
8 59 (3.05%) Electronics
9 57 (2.95%) Retail
10 42 (2.17%) Games
11 16 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.57%) Back Office
14 10 (0.52%) Publishing
15 9 (0.47%) Legal
16 3 (0.16%) Advertising
16 3 (0.16%) Automotive
17 2 (0.10%) German Language
17 2 (0.10%) Law
17 2 (0.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1,272 (65.77%) Developer
2 989 (51.14%) Java Developer
3 289 (14.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 279 (14.43%) Senior Developer
5 218 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 117 (6.05%) Java Engineer
7 104 (5.38%) Lead Developer
8 87 (4.50%) Lead Java Developer
9 70 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 69 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
11 66 (3.41%) Integration Developer
12 62 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
13 60 (3.10%) Architect
13 60 (3.10%) Software Engineer
14 55 (2.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 51 (2.64%) Agile Developer
16 45 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
17 42 (2.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 40 (2.07%) Agile Java Developer
18 40 (2.07%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 941 (48.66%) Spring
2 504 (26.06%) Hibernate
3 495 (25.59%) REST
4 483 (24.97%) RESTful
5 435 (22.49%) Web Services
6 353 (18.25%) Spring Boot
7 304 (15.72%) XML
8 288 (14.89%) SOAP
9 259 (13.39%) HTML
10 244 (12.62%) AngularJS
11 243 (12.56%) JMS
12 230 (11.89%) J2EE
13 218 (11.27%) JSON
14 215 (11.12%) Java EE
15 180 (9.31%) CSS
16 175 (9.05%) Node.js
17 163 (8.43%) Apache Camel
18 154 (7.96%) Middleware
19 147 (7.60%) HTML5
20 142 (7.34%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
3 62 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (2.69%) User Experience
5 48 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 36 (1.86%) Virtual Team
8 32 (1.65%) iPad
9 31 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 29 (1.50%) Fintech
12 27 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
13 22 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.09%) Derivative
15 20 (1.03%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.78%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.57%) Digital Media
18 9 (0.47%) Clustering
18 9 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 473 (24.46%) Linux
2 329 (17.01%) Unix
3 99 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 99 (5.12%) Windows
4 79 (4.08%) CentOS
5 38 (1.96%) Android
6 37 (1.91%) Mac OS X
7 36 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.86%) VMS
8 28 (1.45%) Solaris
8 28 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.62%) Debian
10 8 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.26%) Fedora
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.052%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,287 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
2 781 (40.38%) TDD
3 604 (31.23%) DevOps
4 544 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 507 (26.22%) Scrum
6 502 (25.96%) BDD
7 486 (25.13%) Test Automation
8 481 (24.87%) Microservices
9 340 (17.58%) OO
10 263 (13.60%) MVC
11 246 (12.72%) Kanban
12 201 (10.39%) SOA
13 169 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 163 (8.43%) Configuration Management
15 157 (8.12%) Software Engineering
16 149 (7.70%) Unit Testing
17 148 (7.65%) Open Source
18 127 (6.57%) SDLC
19 122 (6.31%) E-Commerce
20 111 (5.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,640 (84.80%) Java
2 599 (30.97%) Java 8
3 490 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 324 (16.75%) SQL
5 278 (14.37%) Python
6 140 (7.24%) Groovy
7 136 (7.03%) Bash Shell
8 116 (6.00%) Ruby
9 107 (5.53%) Shell Script
10 103 (5.33%) Scala
11 91 (4.71%) Perl
12 86 (4.45%) XPath
13 64 (3.31%) C#
14 45 (2.33%) PL/SQL
15 43 (2.22%) JPQL
16 31 (1.60%) C++
17 27 (1.40%) Kotlin
18 26 (1.34%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.14%) ES6
19 22 (1.14%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 185 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 144 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 68 (3.52%) Degree
4 20 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.31%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.31%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.31%) CISSP
7 6 (0.31%) CLAS
7 6 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
10 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PMP
11 1 (0.052%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.052%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.96%) QA
2 34 (1.76%) GCP
3 12 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.57%) EMIR
4 11 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.52%) MiFID
6 6 (0.31%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.31%) PMO
6 6 (0.31%) RMADS
7 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.16%) PSD2
7 3 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.052%) GDPR
8 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 393 (20.32%) Docker
2 56 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (1.55%) vSphere
5 18 (0.93%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.67%) HDFS
7 11 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.47%) Squid
8 9 (0.47%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.41%) Xen
10 7 (0.36%) KVM
11 5 (0.26%) NFS
11 5 (0.26%) Postfix
11 5 (0.26%) vCloud
12 4 (0.21%) iptables
13 3 (0.16%) etcd
13 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.10%) Samba
14 2 (0.10%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 282 (14.58%) Ansible
2 257 (13.29%) Puppet
3 177 (9.15%) Kubernetes
4 142 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (5.38%) Terraform
6 54 (2.79%) Consul
7 52 (2.69%) Mesos
8 30 (1.55%) ZABBIX
9 29 (1.50%) Kibana
10 27 (1.40%) Nagios
11 26 (1.34%) logstash
12 25 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (0.93%) Rancher
14 17 (0.88%) Packer
15 15 (0.78%) Grafana
16 12 (0.62%) Opsview
17 11 (0.57%) Salt
17 11 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
18 8 (0.41%) Graylog
18 8 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 323 (16.70%) Oracle
2 130 (6.72%) Red Hat
3 83 (4.29%) IBM
4 70 (3.62%) Adobe
5 68 (3.52%) VMware
6 67 (3.46%) SAP
7 64 (3.31%) Atlassian
8 62 (3.21%) Splunk
9 50 (2.59%) WSO2
10 44 (2.28%) Microsoft
10 44 (2.28%) MuleSoft
11 43 (2.22%) Google
12 36 (1.86%) AppDynamics
13 28 (1.45%) Coverity
14 26 (1.34%) Perforce
14 26 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (1.29%) Cloudera
16 22 (1.14%) Sonatype
17 18 (0.93%) New Relic
17 18 (0.93%) TIBCO