Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 224 168
Rank change year-on-year +46 -56 -29
Contract jobs citing Maven 798 615 1,579
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.18% 1.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.30% 6.71% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 431 1,022
10th Percentile £388 £363 £400
25th Percentile £452 £415 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £574 £600
90th Percentile £712 £638 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +3.19% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 7
10th Percentile £44.05 £58.75 £51.50
25th Percentile £55.00 £59.88 £56.63
Median hourly rate £58.00 £63.50 £60.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.66% +5.83% +33.33%
75th Percentile £65.50 £65.39 £64.75
90th Percentile £67.91 £65.48 "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.00 £58.00 £61.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +36.67%

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 9,616 9,171 19,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.27% 17.67% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,465 6,291 12,970
10th Percentile £338 £331 £333
25th Percentile £405 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £493 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year -0.51% +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £580 £580 £575
90th Percentile £656 £660 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 143 273
10th Percentile £26.60 £18.25 £23.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £37.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.76% +5.68%
75th Percentile £56.25 £55.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £63.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 +31 618 £550 +10.00% 160
London +23 408 £580 +10.48% 67
Work from Home -67 249 £575 +9.52% 37
UK excluding London +7 213 £464 +3.19% 112
North of England +53 61 £500 +16.96% 28
South East +35 37 £476 +0.13% 37
Midlands -19 30 £413 -8.33% 15
Scotland +9 28 £413 +3.13% 16
North West +26 25 £445 -1.11% 15
South West +9 23 £450 -14.29% 8
West Midlands -34 21 £428 -4.89% 12
East of England +28 20 £466 -3.42% 4
Yorkshire +23 19 £500 +21.95% 9
North East +27 17 £500 +16.28% 4
Wales +13 13 £525 +10.53% 1
East Midlands +14 6 £376 +6.31% 3
Northern Ireland +8 2 £500 +122.22% 3

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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.

1 689 (86.34%) Java
2 511 (64.04%) Jenkins
3 456 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 410 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (46.87%) Spring
6 308 (38.60%) Microservices
7 273 (34.21%) DevOps
8 238 (29.82%) Kubernetes
9 232 (29.07%) Docker
10 230 (28.82%) REST
11 212 (26.57%) Spring Boot
11 212 (26.57%) Python
12 211 (26.44%) TDD
13 207 (25.94%) AWS
14 205 (25.69%) Scrum
15 202 (25.31%) Gradle
16 194 (24.31%) Java 8
16 194 (24.31%) JavaScript
17 186 (23.31%) BDD
18 185 (23.18%) SQL
19 181 (22.68%) JIRA
20 177 (22.18%) Finance
21 160 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
22 155 (19.42%) JUnit
23 153 (19.17%) Linux
23 153 (19.17%) Test Automation
24 148 (18.55%) RESTful
25 139 (17.42%) Banking
26 138 (17.29%) Terraform
27 137 (17.17%) Ansible

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
1 103 (12.91%) Confluence
2 57 (7.14%) Apache
3 51 (6.39%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 38 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 38 (4.76%) JBoss
6 37 (4.64%) nginx
7 31 (3.88%) WebSphere
8 27 (3.38%) Mule
9 20 (2.51%) Anypoint
9 20 (2.51%) Jetty
9 20 (2.51%) Red Hat Fuse
10 15 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.38%) CICS
11 11 (1.38%) Mule ESB
12 9 (1.13%) CMS
13 8 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
14 7 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) ION MarketView
1 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 207 (25.94%) AWS
2 127 (15.91%) Azure
3 115 (14.41%) GCP
4 110 (13.78%) GitHub
5 75 (9.40%) npm
6 48 (6.02%) OpenShift
7 46 (5.76%) Serverless
8 34 (4.26%) PaaS
9 33 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (4.01%) Slack
11 28 (3.51%) IaaS
12 21 (2.63%) Amazon S3
13 16 (2.01%) SaaS
14 15 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
17 9 (1.13%) Amazon EKS
17 9 (1.13%) Cloud Functions
18 8 (1.00%) Kong
19 7 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.13%) HTTP
2 14 (1.75%) SSL
3 12 (1.50%) FTP
4 8 (1.00%) LAN
4 8 (1.00%) NAS
5 6 (0.75%) Firewall
6 5 (0.63%) DNS
7 4 (0.50%) AMQP
7 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.50%) Network Security
7 4 (0.50%) SSH
7 4 (0.50%) VPN
8 3 (0.38%) Calico
8 3 (0.38%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.38%) WebEx
9 2 (0.25%) DSL
9 2 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.25%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (14.41%) NoSQL
2 96 (12.03%) MongoDB
3 68 (8.52%) SQL Server
4 63 (7.89%) BigQuery
5 61 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (6.27%) Big Data
7 47 (5.89%) Relational Database
8 46 (5.76%) MySQL
9 36 (4.51%) Hadoop
10 35 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (3.88%) Bigtable
11 31 (3.88%) Cloud Spanner
12 27 (3.38%) Oracle Database
13 25 (3.13%) Apache Hive
14 24 (3.01%) HBase
15 22 (2.76%) Data Mart
16 15 (1.88%) RDBMS
17 12 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (1.50%) Data Lake
17 12 (1.50%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 511 (64.04%) Jenkins
2 456 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 202 (25.31%) Gradle
4 181 (22.68%) JIRA
5 155 (19.42%) JUnit
6 128 (16.04%) Cucumber
7 100 (12.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 90 (11.28%) GitLab
9 78 (9.77%) gulp
9 78 (9.77%) Selenium
10 70 (8.77%) Ant
10 70 (8.77%) Subversion
11 60 (7.52%) CircleCI
12 57 (7.14%) IntelliJ
13 56 (7.02%) Eclipse
13 56 (7.02%) Travis CI
14 54 (6.77%) Mockito
15 48 (6.02%) Artifactory
15 48 (6.02%) Bitbucket
16 47 (5.89%) SonarQube
General
1 177 (22.18%) Finance
2 139 (17.42%) Banking
3 121 (15.16%) Social Skills
4 59 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (5.64%) Public Sector
6 38 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 24 (3.01%) Retail
8 21 (2.63%) Front Office
9 12 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.88%) Marketing
11 7 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.75%) Billing
13 5 (0.63%) Dutch Language
13 5 (0.63%) French Language
13 5 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (0.63%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Law
14 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 429 (53.76%) Developer
2 316 (39.60%) Java Developer
3 118 (14.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 96 (12.03%) Senior Developer
5 85 (10.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 56 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
7 54 (6.77%) Java Engineer
8 47 (5.89%) Architect
9 38 (4.76%) Data Engineer
10 31 (3.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 25 (3.13%) AWS Developer
12 22 (2.76%) Software Engineer
13 21 (2.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 20 (2.51%) Automation Tester
14 20 (2.51%) Tester
15 19 (2.38%) Scala Developer
16 18 (2.26%) AWS Engineer
16 18 (2.26%) Software Developer
17 17 (2.13%) Azure Engineer
18 15 (1.88%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (46.87%) Spring
2 230 (28.82%) REST
3 212 (26.57%) Spring Boot
4 148 (18.55%) RESTful
5 134 (16.79%) AngularJS
6 130 (16.29%) Web Services
7 129 (16.17%) Node.js
8 112 (14.04%) HTML
9 108 (13.53%) React
10 107 (13.41%) Hibernate
11 94 (11.78%) XML
12 93 (11.65%) JSON
13 86 (10.78%) SOAP
14 82 (10.28%) Kafka
15 76 (9.52%) CSS
16 62 (7.77%) JMS
17 53 (6.64%) J2EE
17 53 (6.64%) JPA
18 51 (6.39%) Java EE
19 44 (5.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (4.14%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.88%) User Experience
4 22 (2.76%) Cloud Native
5 21 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 19 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.63%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.38%) Clustering
13 10 (1.25%) Grid Computing
13 10 (1.25%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.13%) Derivative
15 8 (1.00%) IVR
15 8 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 153 (19.17%) Linux
2 88 (11.03%) Unix
3 43 (5.39%) Windows
4 19 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.63%) Android
5 13 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.50%) CentOS
7 4 (0.50%) Debian
7 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.50%) Solaris
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.25%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) SUSE
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (38.60%) Microservices
3 273 (34.21%) DevOps
4 211 (26.44%) TDD
5 205 (25.69%) Scrum
6 186 (23.31%) BDD
7 160 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (19.17%) Test Automation
9 110 (13.78%) Software Engineering
10 109 (13.66%) Mentoring
11 103 (12.91%) Open Source
12 97 (12.16%) OO
13 96 (12.03%) Kanban
14 74 (9.27%) Unit Testing
15 56 (7.02%) Multithreading
15 56 (7.02%) MVC
16 54 (6.77%) SDLC
17 53 (6.64%) API Development
17 53 (6.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 52 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 689 (86.34%) Java
2 212 (26.57%) Python
3 194 (24.31%) Java 8
3 194 (24.31%) JavaScript
4 185 (23.18%) SQL
5 84 (10.53%) Groovy
6 68 (8.52%) Shell Script
7 58 (7.27%) Scala
8 45 (5.64%) TypeScript
9 43 (5.39%) Bash Shell
10 38 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 31 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.88%) C++
13 22 (2.76%) Ruby
14 21 (2.63%) C
14 21 (2.63%) Go
15 19 (2.38%) Perl
16 18 (2.26%) Kotlin
17 14 (1.75%) C#
18 12 (1.50%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 86 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 76 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.39%) Degree
4 23 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.25%) CFA
10 2 (0.25%) HNC
10 2 (0.25%) ISEB
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.90%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 15022
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 232 (29.07%) Docker
2 40 (5.01%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (2.63%) HDFS
4 11 (1.38%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.38%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.25%) KVM
8 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.13%) Postfix
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 238 (29.82%) Kubernetes
2 138 (17.29%) Terraform
3 137 (17.17%) Ansible
4 80 (10.03%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (5.39%) Puppet
6 26 (3.26%) Argo
7 22 (2.76%) Grafana
8 20 (2.51%) Prometheus
9 19 (2.38%) Istio
10 17 (2.13%) Oozie
11 14 (1.75%) Kibana
12 11 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
12 11 (1.38%) Salt
13 8 (1.00%) CloudHub
14 7 (0.88%) logstash
15 5 (0.63%) HP ALM
15 5 (0.63%) Rancher
16 4 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
16 4 (0.50%) Packer
17 3 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 132 (16.54%) Oracle
2 89 (11.15%) Google
3 29 (3.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.63%) MuleSoft
4 26 (3.26%) Atlassian
5 20 (2.51%) Splunk
6 17 (2.13%) BEA
6 17 (2.13%) Informatica
6 17 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.01%) AppDynamics
8 15 (1.88%) Adobe
9 14 (1.75%) Sybase
10 13 (1.63%) New Relic
11 12 (1.50%) IBM
11 12 (1.50%) webMethods
12 11 (1.38%) Murex
13 10 (1.25%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.00%) Hortonworks
14 8 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.88%) SAP