Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 121 138
Rank change year-on-year -123 +17 +29
Contract jobs citing Maven 917 2,291 1,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 2.21% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 10.56% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 1,620 1,382
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.38%
10th Percentile £375 £367 £350
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £463 £438
% change year-on-year - +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +14.71% +46.49%
10th Percentile £25.50 £24.18 £39.28
90th Percentile £45.17 £54.63 £62.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £52.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -69.52% +23.53% +46.49%

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 14,920 21,703 18,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.62% 20.98% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,759 14,867 12,770
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.46% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 220 293
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.21 £25.36 £30.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.50 £61.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 -134 824 £500 -2.44% 234
UK excluding London -83 467 £463 - 155
London -119 440 £550 - 104
North of England -31 121 £475 +5.56% 53
South East -66 110 £450 -10.00% 24
Midlands -26 73 £475 +5.56% 27
Yorkshire +15 61 £450 +7.14% 27
Scotland -35 54 £425 -10.53% 21
South West -37 54 £488 +11.43% 11
West Midlands -20 53 £475 -4.04% 16
North West -45 32 £500 - 24
North East +7 28 £469 -1.32% 2
East of England -45 21 £475 -9.52% 15
Wales -13 19 £415 -7.78% 4
East Midlands -6 18 £375 -7.41% 9
Channel Islands +3 9 - -
Northern Ireland +10 7 £488 -4.41% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 783 (85.39%) Java
2 593 (64.67%) Jenkins
3 588 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
4 514 (56.05%) Git (software)
5 488 (53.22%) Spring
6 329 (35.88%) Scrum
7 306 (33.37%) JUnit
8 298 (32.50%) DevOps
9 274 (29.88%) TDD
9 274 (29.88%) AWS
10 269 (29.33%) Microservices
11 262 (28.57%) Docker
12 257 (28.03%) Web Services
13 252 (27.48%) JIRA
14 248 (27.04%) Spring Boot
15 234 (25.52%) JavaScript
16 233 (25.41%) REST
17 221 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
18 217 (23.66%) SQL
19 215 (23.45%) BDD
20 214 (23.34%) Linux
21 209 (22.79%) Test Automation
22 206 (22.46%) Java 8
23 204 (22.25%) RESTful
24 202 (22.03%) Gradle
25 199 (21.70%) SOAP
26 198 (21.59%) Mockito
27 182 (19.85%) Confluence
28 173 (18.87%) Cucumber
29 170 (18.54%) Hibernate

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
1 182 (19.85%) Confluence
2 118 (12.87%) Tomcat
3 55 (6.00%) Apache
4 47 (5.13%) JBoss
5 42 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (4.36%) Apache Spark
7 36 (3.93%) Mule
8 32 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 30 (3.27%) WebSphere
10 28 (3.05%) Apache Solr
10 28 (3.05%) Jetty
11 24 (2.62%) WebLogic
12 18 (1.96%) nginx
13 16 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (1.20%) OpenStack
16 10 (1.09%) GeoServer
16 10 (1.09%) Magnolia
17 7 (0.76%) Anypoint
17 7 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.76%) FINCAD Analytics
3 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 274 (29.88%) AWS
2 136 (14.83%) GitHub
3 135 (14.72%) Azure
4 89 (9.71%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (7.52%) npm
6 55 (6.00%) OpenShift
7 53 (5.78%) Amazon SQS
8 48 (5.23%) Serverless
9 37 (4.03%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (3.93%) Amazon S3
11 30 (3.27%) GCP
12 28 (3.05%) PaaS
13 24 (2.62%) Slack
14 22 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 17 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
16 17 (1.85%) BrowserStack
17 15 (1.64%) SaaS
18 13 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
19 10 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.27%) HTTP
2 24 (2.62%) FTP
3 18 (1.96%) DNS
4 16 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.20%) Firewall
5 11 (1.20%) SSH
6 10 (1.09%) Kerberos
7 9 (0.98%) Internet
8 6 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (0.55%) SSL
10 3 (0.33%) AMQP
11 2 (0.22%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.11%) Network Security
12 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.11%) SMTP
12 1 (0.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
2 93 (10.14%) MySQL
3 80 (8.72%) NoSQL
4 66 (7.20%) SQL Server
5 63 (6.87%) MongoDB
6 55 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
7 50 (5.45%) Big Data
8 47 (5.13%) Hadoop
9 44 (4.80%) Oracle Database
10 43 (4.69%) Relational Database
11 34 (3.71%) KDB
12 27 (2.94%) Kdb+
13 21 (2.29%) DB2
14 18 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
14 18 (1.96%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.64%) HBase
17 12 (1.31%) Apache Hive
17 12 (1.31%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 593 (64.67%) Jenkins
2 514 (56.05%) Git (software)
3 306 (33.37%) JUnit
4 252 (27.48%) JIRA
5 202 (22.03%) Gradle
6 198 (21.59%) Mockito
7 173 (18.87%) Cucumber
8 149 (16.25%) Selenium
9 126 (13.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 115 (12.54%) SonarQube
11 107 (11.67%) Subversion
12 99 (10.80%) Ant
13 93 (10.14%) TeamCity
14 67 (7.31%) jMock
15 66 (7.20%) Eclipse
16 65 (7.09%) DbUnit
17 60 (6.54%) IntelliJ
18 56 (6.11%) Bitbucket
19 42 (4.58%) GitLab
20 39 (4.25%) JMeter
General
1 164 (17.88%) Finance
2 118 (12.87%) Banking
3 65 (7.09%) Public Sector
4 46 (5.02%) Front Office
5 29 (3.16%) Retail
6 20 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.98%) Marketing
10 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.76%) Games
11 7 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.55%) Publishing
13 4 (0.44%) Electronics
13 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Law
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 2 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 562 (61.29%) Developer
2 383 (41.77%) Java Developer
3 119 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 92 (10.03%) Senior Developer
5 58 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 45 (4.91%) Java Engineer
7 44 (4.80%) Architect
8 43 (4.69%) Backend Developer
9 36 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
9 36 (3.93%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 32 (3.49%) Software Engineer
11 29 (3.16%) Tester
12 27 (2.94%) KDB Developer
13 23 (2.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (2.29%) Lead Developer
15 19 (2.07%) Automation Tester
15 19 (2.07%) AWS Developer
15 19 (2.07%) Lead Java Developer
16 18 (1.96%) Angular Developer
16 18 (1.96%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (53.22%) Spring
2 257 (28.03%) Web Services
3 248 (27.04%) Spring Boot
4 233 (25.41%) REST
5 204 (22.25%) RESTful
6 199 (21.70%) SOAP
7 170 (18.54%) Hibernate
8 169 (18.43%) JSON
9 166 (18.10%) AngularJS
10 128 (13.96%) HTML
11 118 (12.87%) XML
12 116 (12.65%) Node.js
13 111 (12.10%) Apache Camel
14 98 (10.69%) J2EE
15 96 (10.47%) CSS
16 90 (9.81%) React
17 78 (8.51%) JPA
18 74 (8.07%) Kafka
19 69 (7.52%) PowerMock
20 68 (7.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.83%) User Experience
2 35 (3.82%) Mobile App
3 32 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
6 22 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.74%) Derivative
8 16 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.64%) NHS
10 14 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (0.98%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.98%) iPad
14 7 (0.76%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.76%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.65%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.55%) Grid Computing
16 5 (0.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 214 (23.34%) Linux
2 78 (8.51%) Unix
3 50 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (4.14%) Windows
5 32 (3.49%) CentOS
6 31 (3.38%) Ubuntu
7 26 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.40%) Android
9 20 (2.18%) Debian
10 9 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.33%) Solaris
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Fedora
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (35.88%) Scrum
3 298 (32.50%) DevOps
4 274 (29.88%) TDD
5 269 (29.33%) Microservices
6 221 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
7 215 (23.45%) BDD
8 209 (22.79%) Test Automation
9 153 (16.68%) Kanban
10 137 (14.94%) Open Source
11 115 (12.54%) Unit Testing
12 80 (8.72%) Software Engineering
13 77 (8.40%) OO
14 75 (8.18%) Pair Programming
15 66 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
15 66 (7.20%) E-Commerce
16 65 (7.09%) Analytics
17 61 (6.65%) Mentoring
18 57 (6.22%) SDLC
19 52 (5.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 783 (85.39%) Java
2 234 (25.52%) JavaScript
3 217 (23.66%) SQL
4 206 (22.46%) Java 8
5 157 (17.12%) Python
6 74 (8.07%) Groovy
7 60 (6.54%) C++
8 48 (5.23%) ES6
9 46 (5.02%) Scala
9 46 (5.02%) Shell Script
10 42 (4.58%) TypeScript
11 40 (4.36%) C#
12 35 (3.82%) PL/SQL
13 33 (3.60%) Perl
14 32 (3.49%) Bash Shell
15 23 (2.51%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.96%) Java 9
16 18 (1.96%) Ruby
17 16 (1.74%) Kotlin
18 15 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 96 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.13%) Degree
4 20 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.65%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.55%) ISEB
7 5 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.55%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.11%) EMIR
3 1 (0.11%) MiFID
3 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 262 (28.57%) Docker
2 31 (3.38%) Postfix
2 31 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.38%) vSphere
3 19 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.76%) HDFS
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) iptables
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 145 (15.81%) Kubernetes
2 142 (15.49%) Ansible
3 82 (8.94%) Puppet
4 78 (8.51%) Terraform
5 69 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.40%) Prometheus
7 21 (2.29%) Grafana
8 14 (1.53%) Nagios
8 14 (1.53%) Salt
9 12 (1.31%) Packer
10 11 (1.20%) ZABBIX
11 10 (1.09%) logstash
12 8 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.87%) Kibana
13 7 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.76%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.55%) Consul
15 5 (0.55%) Oozie
15 5 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 144 (15.70%) Oracle
2 50 (5.45%) Splunk
3 44 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 43 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 41 (4.47%) MuleSoft
5 41 (4.47%) VMware
6 38 (4.14%) Google
7 31 (3.38%) IBM
8 30 (3.27%) AppDynamics
9 25 (2.73%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.85%) Cloudera
11 14 (1.53%) SAP
12 13 (1.42%) F5
12 13 (1.42%) ForgeRock
13 10 (1.09%) Adobe
13 10 (1.09%) Blue Coat
13 10 (1.09%) Sybase
14 9 (0.98%) Hortonworks
15 8 (0.87%) Perforce
15 8 (0.87%) TIBCO