Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 164 186
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 +8
Contract jobs citing Maven 2044 1710 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.64% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.69% 9.96% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 1109 1018
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £339 £320 £325
90th Percentile £625 £621 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 15
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £29.53 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.95% -34.39% -5.26%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.11 £37.75
90th Percentile £63.10 £32.94 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.53 £45.00
% change year-on-year +43.95% -34.39% -5.26%

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 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +41 1886 £500 +5.26% 197
UK excluding London +62 1036 £430 +1.18% 107
London -3 980 £525 +5.00% 99
South East +55 334 £475 - 19
North of England +54 170 £413 -1.79% 34
East of England +62 162 £513 +9.04% 24
Midlands +53 124 £420 -4.55% 8
Scotland -22 124 £400 +14.29% 9
South West +51 114 £420 +3.70% 12
Yorkshire +30 98 £425 - 17
West Midlands +45 82 £425 -5.56% 4
North West +17 66 £400 -4.76% 16
East Midlands +18 41 £420 +5.00% 4
Wales -3 9 £450 +20.00% 1
North East +49 6 £570 +63.44% 1
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Northern Ireland -48 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Maven.

1 1709 (83.61%) Java
2 1353 (66.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1009 (49.36%) Jenkins
4 950 (46.48%) Git (software)
5 935 (45.74%) Spring
6 629 (30.77%) TDD
7 606 (29.65%) Linux
8 569 (27.84%) DevOps
9 567 (27.74%) Web Services
10 564 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
11 543 (26.57%) JavaScript
12 525 (25.68%) Scrum
13 515 (25.20%) JUnit
14 514 (25.15%) Finance
15 505 (24.71%) SQL
16 466 (22.80%) Oracle
16 466 (22.80%) REST
17 461 (22.55%) JIRA
18 454 (22.21%) Hibernate
19 429 (20.99%) Test Automation
20 425 (20.79%) XML
21 421 (20.60%) Docker
22 387 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
23 381 (18.64%) RESTful
24 367 (17.95%) Unix
25 359 (17.56%) Microservices
26 348 (17.03%) Subversion
27 339 (16.59%) SOAP
28 334 (16.34%) AngularJS
29 327 (16.00%) HTML

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
1 255 (12.48%) Tomcat
2 233 (11.40%) Confluence
3 194 (9.49%) JBoss
4 162 (7.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 148 (7.24%) Apache
6 112 (5.48%) Mule
7 108 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
8 85 (4.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 80 (3.91%) WebLogic
10 79 (3.86%) WebSphere
11 54 (2.64%) WildFly
12 43 (2.10%) Apache Spark
13 37 (1.81%) nginx
14 36 (1.76%) OpenStack
15 35 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 33 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
17 30 (1.47%) Apache Solr
17 30 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
18 26 (1.27%) IIS
19 20 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.39%) HipChat
3 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.29%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.24%) Kondor
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.098%) RMDS
6 1 (0.049%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 387 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (5.33%) GitHub
3 95 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
5 64 (3.13%) OpenShift
6 61 (2.98%) PaaS
7 60 (2.94%) npm
8 59 (2.89%) Amazon S3
9 50 (2.45%) IaaS
10 41 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
11 36 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 32 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
12 32 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (1.57%) Serverless
13 31 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (1.13%) Trello
14 23 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
15 18 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.72%) HTTP
2 50 (2.45%) Internet
3 47 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 44 (2.15%) Firewall
5 34 (1.66%) SSL
6 31 (1.52%) DNS
7 30 (1.47%) SMS
8 19 (0.93%) AMQP
8 19 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
8 19 (0.93%) VPN
9 17 (0.83%) SSH
10 15 (0.73%) OpenVPN
11 14 (0.68%) FTP
12 13 (0.64%) LDAP
12 13 (0.64%) Network Security
13 7 (0.34%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.29%) BIG-IP
14 6 (0.29%) DHCP
14 6 (0.29%) NetScaler
15 5 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (12.57%) Relational Database
2 211 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 160 (7.83%) RDBMS
4 144 (7.05%) MongoDB
5 136 (6.65%) MySQL
6 107 (5.23%) SQL Server
7 95 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (4.21%) Oracle Database
9 71 (3.47%) Big Data
10 65 (3.18%) Hadoop
11 58 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (1.96%) Redis
13 34 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 26 (1.27%) DB2
16 24 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 20 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.98%) HBase
18 15 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1009 (49.36%) Jenkins
2 950 (46.48%) Git (software)
3 515 (25.20%) JUnit
4 461 (22.55%) JIRA
5 348 (17.03%) Subversion
6 322 (15.75%) Gradle
7 321 (15.70%) Ant
8 267 (13.06%) Mockito
9 213 (10.42%) Selenium
10 204 (9.98%) TeamCity
11 202 (9.88%) Sonatype Nexus
12 193 (9.44%) Cucumber
12 193 (9.44%) Eclipse
13 165 (8.07%) SonarQube
14 122 (5.97%) SoapUI
15 107 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 105 (5.14%) IntelliJ
17 96 (4.70%) Bitbucket
18 85 (4.16%) Vagrant
19 84 (4.11%) Artifactory
General
1 514 (25.15%) Finance
2 317 (15.51%) Banking
3 138 (6.75%) Telecoms
4 124 (6.07%) Marketing
5 113 (5.53%) Manufacturing
6 109 (5.33%) Electronics
7 77 (3.77%) Investment Banking
8 75 (3.67%) Front Office
9 61 (2.98%) Retail
10 31 (1.52%) Back Office
10 31 (1.52%) Games
11 28 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.88%) Publishing
12 18 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.44%) Law
14 8 (0.39%) Billing
15 7 (0.34%) Automotive
16 6 (0.29%) Legal
17 5 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
18 4 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1319 (64.53%) Developer
2 1021 (49.95%) Java Developer
3 315 (15.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 226 (11.06%) Senior Developer
5 138 (6.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 126 (6.16%) Agile Developer
7 97 (4.75%) Java Engineer
8 93 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
9 85 (4.16%) Integration Developer
9 85 (4.16%) Lead Developer
10 84 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
11 82 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
12 78 (3.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 75 (3.67%) Consultant
14 66 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
15 62 (3.03%) SOA Developer
16 59 (2.89%) Software Engineer
17 51 (2.50%) Architect
18 50 (2.45%) JavaScript Developer
19 47 (2.30%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 935 (45.74%) Spring
2 567 (27.74%) Web Services
3 466 (22.80%) REST
4 454 (22.21%) Hibernate
5 425 (20.79%) XML
6 381 (18.64%) RESTful
7 339 (16.59%) SOAP
8 334 (16.34%) AngularJS
9 327 (16.00%) HTML
10 320 (15.66%) Spring Boot
11 303 (14.82%) JSON
12 236 (11.55%) Java EE
13 235 (11.50%) JMS
14 230 (11.25%) J2EE
15 229 (11.20%) CSS
16 222 (10.86%) jQuery
17 204 (9.98%) Middleware
18 197 (9.64%) Apache Camel
19 186 (9.10%) HTML5
20 180 (8.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 189 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
2 85 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
3 69 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.94%) User Experience
6 59 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 58 (2.84%) Algorithms
8 57 (2.79%) Data Structures
9 54 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 39 (1.91%) Fintech
11 28 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.08%) Digital Media
14 20 (0.98%) Cloud Native
15 17 (0.83%) Equities
15 17 (0.83%) Mobile App
15 17 (0.83%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.78%) Derivative
16 16 (0.78%) Online Banking
17 14 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 606 (29.65%) Linux
2 367 (17.95%) Unix
3 141 (6.90%) Windows
4 96 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (3.91%) CentOS
6 54 (2.64%) VMS
7 47 (2.30%) Solaris
8 42 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.61%) Android
10 32 (1.57%) Windows Server
11 25 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.78%) Debian
13 15 (0.73%) HPUX
14 7 (0.34%) AIX
15 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.049%) CoreOS
17 1 (0.049%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.049%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1353 (66.19%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (30.77%) TDD
3 569 (27.84%) DevOps
4 564 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 525 (25.68%) Scrum
6 429 (20.99%) Test Automation
7 359 (17.56%) Microservices
8 326 (15.95%) BDD
9 320 (15.66%) OO
10 303 (14.82%) SOA
11 215 (10.52%) Kanban
12 206 (10.08%) Configuration Management
13 196 (9.59%) MVC
14 174 (8.51%) Open Source
15 171 (8.37%) Unit Testing
16 168 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 165 (8.07%) Software Engineering
18 150 (7.34%) E-Commerce
19 148 (7.24%) SDLC
20 122 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1709 (83.61%) Java
2 543 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 505 (24.71%) SQL
4 321 (15.70%) Python
5 192 (9.39%) Bash Shell
6 153 (7.49%) XPath
7 133 (6.51%) Groovy
8 125 (6.12%) Ruby
9 117 (5.72%) Perl
10 91 (4.45%) PL/SQL
11 84 (4.11%) Scala
12 77 (3.77%) Shell Script
13 62 (3.03%) C#
14 51 (2.50%) JPQL
15 28 (1.37%) C++
16 25 (1.22%) ES6
17 24 (1.17%) PowerShell
18 22 (1.08%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.93%) Korn
20 18 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 156 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 114 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 71 (3.47%) Degree
4 30 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.44%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (0.34%) CLAS
7 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.24%) CISSP
8 5 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.24%) ISEB
8 5 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.20%) RHCE
9 4 (0.20%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.098%) CFA
12 1 (0.049%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.049%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.60%) QA
2 19 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.49%) MiFID
4 9 (0.44%) WCAG
5 7 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.34%) EMIR
6 6 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.24%) GCP
8 3 (0.15%) HL7
8 3 (0.15%) PSD2
9 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.098%) SLA
10 1 (0.049%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 421 (20.60%) Docker
2 49 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
3 46 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.78%) Squid
5 15 (0.73%) Postfix
5 15 (0.73%) vCloud
6 10 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.49%) HDFS
6 10 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.29%) vSphere
8 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.20%) Varnish
10 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.098%) Firmware
11 2 (0.098%) KVM
11 2 (0.098%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.049%) iptables
12 1 (0.049%) LXC
12 1 (0.049%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 321 (15.70%) Puppet
2 304 (14.87%) Ansible
3 180 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
4 138 (6.75%) Kubernetes
5 78 (3.82%) ZABBIX
6 77 (3.77%) Terraform
7 63 (3.08%) logstash
8 36 (1.76%) Kibana
9 30 (1.47%) Rancher
10 26 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
11 25 (1.22%) Nagios
12 18 (0.88%) Salt
13 15 (0.73%) Mesos
14 14 (0.68%) Consul
14 14 (0.68%) Rsyslog
14 14 (0.68%) Sysdig
15 13 (0.64%) BladeLogic
15 13 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (0.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 11 (0.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 466 (22.80%) Oracle
2 119 (5.82%) Red Hat
3 112 (5.48%) SAP
4 94 (4.60%) WSO2
5 86 (4.21%) IBM
6 68 (3.33%) VMware
7 64 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 56 (2.74%) TIBCO
9 51 (2.50%) Atlassian
10 50 (2.45%) Splunk
11 46 (2.25%) Google
11 46 (2.25%) Sybase
12 42 (2.05%) MuleSoft
13 37 (1.81%) Perforce
14 34 (1.66%) Adobe
15 31 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.22%) Talend
17 24 (1.17%) HP
18 23 (1.13%) hybris
18 23 (1.13%) Sonatype