Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 140 160
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 +45
Contract jobs citing Maven 2,248 1,866 1,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 1.88% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.45% 10.28% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,586 1,330 1,149
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £320
90th Percentile £650 £625 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 4
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +46.49% -35.53%
10th Percentile £24.18 £39.28 £26.15
90th Percentile £54.63 £62.40 £35.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £29.01
% change year-on-year +23.53% +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 21,522 18,157 17,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.87% 18.30% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,728 12,558 11,721
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £624 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 295 252
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.30 £30.45 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.41 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +22 2,046 £513 +2.50% 352
London +32 1,256 £550 +4.76% 159
UK excluding London -13 970 £463 +5.71% 222
South East -37 255 £500 +3.90% 57
North of England +42 193 £450 +9.09% 47
Midlands +27 156 £463 +8.82% 45
Scotland -1 133 £470 +23.68% 17
East of England -35 99 £525 +2.44% 22
West Midlands +8 98 £500 +5.26% 28
North West +37 87 £500 +21.95% 28
South West -42 86 £425 +3.03% 22
Yorkshire -9 79 £420 +1.82% 8
Wales +30 59 £450 - 9
East Midlands +24 58 £405 -3.57% 17
North East +29 28 £495 +4.16% 11
Northern Ireland - 5 £500 - 4
Channel Islands -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1,984 (88.26%) Java
2 1,428 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1,326 (58.99%) Jenkins
4 1,065 (47.38%) Git (software)
5 1,061 (47.20%) Spring
6 815 (36.25%) TDD
7 733 (32.61%) DevOps
8 683 (30.38%) Java 8
9 666 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
10 665 (29.58%) Microservices
11 617 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
12 603 (26.82%) Docker
13 601 (26.73%) Test Automation
14 580 (25.80%) Hibernate
15 572 (25.44%) JUnit
16 565 (25.13%) BDD
17 551 (24.51%) RESTful
17 551 (24.51%) Spring Boot
18 547 (24.33%) JavaScript
19 544 (24.20%) Web Services
20 529 (23.53%) Scrum
21 527 (23.44%) REST
22 523 (23.27%) Linux
23 448 (19.93%) Gradle
24 436 (19.40%) JIRA
25 427 (18.99%) Finance
26 397 (17.66%) SQL
27 384 (17.08%) Python
28 358 (15.93%) Ansible
29 355 (15.79%) OO

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
1 272 (12.10%) Confluence
2 185 (8.23%) Tomcat
3 148 (6.58%) Apache
4 129 (5.74%) JBoss
5 104 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
6 103 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 93 (4.14%) WebSphere
8 81 (3.60%) nginx
9 77 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 68 (3.02%) Mule
11 63 (2.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 62 (2.76%) WildFly
13 55 (2.45%) MQSeries
14 54 (2.40%) WebLogic
15 45 (2.00%) Jetty
16 39 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
17 37 (1.65%) Apache Spark
18 31 (1.38%) Apache Solr
19 27 (1.20%) IIS
20 24 (1.07%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (0.44%) Fireworks
2 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.22%) HipChat
5 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.044%) InVision
Business Applications
1 12 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.44%) Maximo
4 7 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.089%) Global One
6 2 (0.089%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.089%) Kondor
7 1 (0.044%) Magento
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 666 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (6.23%) GitHub
4 106 (4.72%) npm
5 104 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (4.05%) PaaS
7 90 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 72 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 59 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
10 49 (2.18%) OpenShift
11 48 (2.14%) Amazon S3
12 36 (1.60%) IaaS
13 35 (1.56%) Serverless
14 31 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 31 (1.38%) SaaS
15 29 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
16 27 (1.20%) BrowserStack
16 27 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
17 26 (1.16%) Heroku
18 24 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.05%) HTTP
2 39 (1.73%) Firewall
3 33 (1.47%) SSL
4 32 (1.42%) DNS
5 27 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 24 (1.07%) Internet
7 21 (0.93%) SSH
8 14 (0.62%) AMQP
9 13 (0.58%) FTP
9 13 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
10 11 (0.49%) BIG-IP
10 11 (0.49%) Kerberos
11 9 (0.40%) OpenVPN
12 8 (0.36%) SMS
13 5 (0.22%) Intranet
13 5 (0.22%) SMTP
13 5 (0.22%) VPN
14 4 (0.18%) DOCSIS
14 4 (0.18%) NetScaler
14 4 (0.18%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 243 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 220 (9.79%) Relational Database
3 153 (6.81%) MySQL
4 146 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 140 (6.23%) SQL Server
6 135 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
7 108 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 100 (4.45%) RDBMS
9 97 (4.31%) Big Data
10 69 (3.07%) Oracle Database
11 62 (2.76%) Couchbase
11 62 (2.76%) Redis
12 48 (2.14%) Apache Hive
13 37 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 33 (1.47%) DB2
15 32 (1.42%) HBase
16 27 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (1.11%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,326 (58.99%) Jenkins
2 1,065 (47.38%) Git (software)
3 572 (25.44%) JUnit
4 448 (19.93%) Gradle
5 436 (19.40%) JIRA
6 290 (12.90%) Subversion
7 289 (12.86%) Selenium
8 282 (12.54%) Cucumber
9 266 (11.83%) Mockito
10 261 (11.61%) Ant
11 242 (10.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 233 (10.36%) SonarQube
13 181 (8.05%) Eclipse
14 173 (7.70%) TeamCity
15 139 (6.18%) Artifactory
15 139 (6.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 122 (5.43%) Vagrant
17 110 (4.89%) Hudson
18 108 (4.80%) Bitbucket
19 104 (4.63%) WebDriver
General
1 427 (18.99%) Finance
2 317 (14.10%) Banking
3 108 (4.80%) Front Office
4 59 (2.62%) Games
5 58 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 56 (2.49%) Retail
7 55 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 53 (2.36%) Marketing
9 42 (1.87%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.69%) Electronics
11 23 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.93%) Back Office
13 10 (0.44%) Law
14 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.27%) Advertising
16 5 (0.22%) Legal
16 5 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
17 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.13%) Publishing
19 2 (0.089%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,377 (61.25%) Developer
2 1,150 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 329 (14.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 185 (8.23%) Senior Developer
5 158 (7.03%) Java Engineer
6 146 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 123 (5.47%) Software Engineer
8 110 (4.89%) AWS Engineer
9 101 (4.49%) Lead Developer
10 96 (4.27%) Lead Java Developer
11 87 (3.87%) Architect
12 82 (3.65%) AWS DevOps
13 79 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 70 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
15 69 (3.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 66 (2.94%) AWS Developer
16 66 (2.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 65 (2.89%) Tester
18 59 (2.62%) Automation Tester
19 47 (2.09%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,061 (47.20%) Spring
2 580 (25.80%) Hibernate
3 551 (24.51%) RESTful
3 551 (24.51%) Spring Boot
4 544 (24.20%) Web Services
5 527 (23.44%) REST
6 326 (14.50%) SOAP
7 311 (13.83%) AngularJS
8 297 (13.21%) J2EE
9 295 (13.12%) HTML
10 289 (12.86%) JMS
11 275 (12.23%) XML
12 230 (10.23%) CSS
13 209 (9.30%) Java EE
14 207 (9.21%) JSON
15 199 (8.85%) Node.js
16 191 (8.50%) Kafka
17 173 (7.70%) React
18 165 (7.34%) Apache Camel
19 152 (6.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
2 84 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 65 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
5 61 (2.71%) Public Cloud
6 55 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (2.40%) Fixed Income
8 45 (2.00%) User Experience
9 44 (1.96%) iPad
10 39 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.33%) Equities
12 29 (1.29%) Derivative
12 29 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
13 28 (1.25%) Fintech
14 26 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (1.07%) Cloud Native
16 22 (0.98%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.71%) Algorithms
18 15 (0.67%) NHS
18 15 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 523 (23.27%) Linux
2 316 (14.06%) Unix
3 152 (6.76%) Windows
4 109 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (3.07%) CentOS
6 64 (2.85%) VMS
7 36 (1.60%) Android
7 36 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 34 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.38%) Solaris
10 17 (0.76%) Debian
11 15 (0.67%) Fedora
11 15 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.40%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.22%) AIX
14 3 (0.13%) HPUX
15 1 (0.044%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.044%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,428 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 815 (36.25%) TDD
3 733 (32.61%) DevOps
4 665 (29.58%) Microservices
5 617 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
6 601 (26.73%) Test Automation
7 565 (25.13%) BDD
8 529 (23.53%) Scrum
9 355 (15.79%) OO
10 271 (12.06%) Kanban
11 236 (10.50%) MVC
12 222 (9.88%) Open Source
13 195 (8.67%) SOA
14 186 (8.27%) E-Commerce
15 183 (8.14%) Configuration Management
15 183 (8.14%) Software Engineering
16 172 (7.65%) Unit Testing
17 170 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
18 132 (5.87%) Mentoring
19 125 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,984 (88.26%) Java
2 683 (30.38%) Java 8
3 547 (24.33%) JavaScript
4 397 (17.66%) SQL
5 384 (17.08%) Python
6 187 (8.32%) Groovy
7 136 (6.05%) Scala
8 120 (5.34%) Bash Shell
9 109 (4.85%) Shell Script
10 94 (4.18%) Perl
11 82 (3.65%) PL/SQL
12 67 (2.98%) C#
12 67 (2.98%) Ruby
13 66 (2.94%) C++
14 64 (2.85%) XPath
15 62 (2.76%) Java 9
16 56 (2.49%) JPQL
17 50 (2.22%) PowerShell
18 39 (1.73%) ES6
19 36 (1.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 242 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 214 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 97 (4.31%) Degree
4 56 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (1.73%) AWS Certification
6 19 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.13%) ISEB
10 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.089%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.089%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.089%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.044%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.044%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.044%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.044%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.044%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.044%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.94%) QA
2 14 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.49%) PMO
4 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.27%) SLA
5 5 (0.22%) PSD2
6 3 (0.13%) GDPR
7 2 (0.089%) HL7
7 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 603 (26.82%) Docker
2 70 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
4 49 (2.18%) vSphere
5 23 (1.02%) HDFS
6 17 (0.76%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (0.62%) vCloud
9 13 (0.58%) Postfix
10 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
11 10 (0.44%) Squid
12 8 (0.36%) KVM
13 6 (0.27%) etcd
13 6 (0.27%) Xen
14 5 (0.22%) iptables
14 5 (0.22%) LXC
15 4 (0.18%) NFS
16 3 (0.13%) OpenIDM
16 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 358 (15.93%) Ansible
2 313 (13.92%) Puppet
3 268 (11.92%) Kubernetes
4 214 (9.52%) Terraform
5 208 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (2.67%) Kibana
7 54 (2.40%) Mesos
8 51 (2.27%) logstash
9 49 (2.18%) ZABBIX
10 41 (1.82%) Consul
11 38 (1.69%) Nagios
12 22 (0.98%) Packer
13 21 (0.93%) Grafana
14 19 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (0.85%) Rancher
14 19 (0.85%) Salt
15 17 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (0.67%) Graylog
17 10 (0.44%) OpenView
17 10 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 292 (12.99%) Oracle
2 121 (5.38%) Red Hat
3 94 (4.18%) VMware
4 74 (3.29%) Google
5 73 (3.25%) Microsoft
6 72 (3.20%) Adobe
6 72 (3.20%) Atlassian
7 66 (2.94%) IBM
8 55 (2.45%) SAP
9 50 (2.22%) Splunk
10 44 (1.96%) MuleSoft
11 43 (1.91%) WSO2
12 41 (1.82%) AppDynamics
13 39 (1.73%) Sybase
14 34 (1.51%) Apigee
15 24 (1.07%) Pega
15 24 (1.07%) TIBCO
16 22 (0.98%) Perforce
17 20 (0.89%) Dynatrace
18 18 (0.80%) New Relic