Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 142 157
Rank change year-on-year -36 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing Maven 1,425 1,880 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.88% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.91% 9.57% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,380 1,066
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.15%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +49.12%
10th Percentile £35.00 £27.26 £37.63
90th Percentile £60.00 £60.00 £49.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% +49.12%

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 18,017 19,654 15,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.86% 19.68% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,895 13,450 10,695
UK median daily rate £475 £467 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +9.88% -
10th Percentile £333 £315 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 236 320
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £23.25 £26.50 £23.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £67.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +0.12%

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 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -36 1,310 £525 - 100
UK excluding London -5 774 £475 +2.70% 51
London -49 639 £550 +0.55% 57
North of England +32 195 £475 +11.76% 9
South East -24 164 £463 -0.80% 15
Midlands +18 150 £534 +12.37% 7
Yorkshire +25 117 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +4 100 £530 +9.28% 4
South West -14 99 £475 +8.57% 6
East of England -47 61 £525 - 6
North West +16 58 £488 +8.33% 6
Scotland -26 53 £475 +14.46% 5
East Midlands +20 47 £550 +18.92% 3
Wales +6 22 £463 +2.78% 1
North East +28 20 £458 -1.08% 2
Northern Ireland +18 20 £475 -5.00% 2
Channel Islands - 10 - -

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,218 (85.47%) Java
2 977 (68.56%) Jenkins
3 855 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 686 (48.14%) Git (software)
5 663 (46.53%) Spring
6 484 (33.96%) DevOps
7 434 (30.46%) Docker
8 430 (30.18%) Amazon AWS
9 421 (29.54%) JavaScript
10 419 (29.40%) TDD
11 388 (27.23%) Web Services
12 371 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
13 367 (25.75%) JUnit
14 347 (24.35%) Scrum
15 343 (24.07%) Test Automation
16 342 (24.00%) SQL
17 340 (23.86%) Microservices
18 326 (22.88%) Spring Boot
19 320 (22.46%) RESTful
20 319 (22.39%) Java 8
21 316 (22.18%) JIRA
22 304 (21.33%) Linux
23 303 (21.26%) REST
24 295 (20.70%) BDD
25 285 (20.00%) Oracle
26 280 (19.65%) SOAP
27 272 (19.09%) HTML
28 268 (18.81%) Hibernate
28 268 (18.81%) Cucumber
29 251 (17.61%) Finance

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
1 231 (16.21%) Confluence
2 150 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 104 (7.30%) JBoss
4 91 (6.39%) WebSphere
5 79 (5.54%) Apache
6 74 (5.19%) Mule
7 71 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
8 63 (4.42%) WebLogic
9 57 (4.00%) nginx
10 49 (3.44%) Apache Spark
11 48 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 45 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 36 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 34 (2.39%) Oracle Service Bus
15 32 (2.25%) Apache Solr
16 30 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
17 26 (1.82%) Jetty
18 18 (1.26%) Documentum
19 16 (1.12%) Anypoint
19 16 (1.12%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.070%) InVision
2 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.070%) Actimize
6 1 (0.070%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.070%) RMDS
6 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 430 (30.18%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (9.75%) GitHub
4 105 (7.37%) Amazon EC2
5 100 (7.02%) npm
6 56 (3.93%) OpenShift
6 56 (3.93%) PaaS
7 48 (3.37%) Amazon S3
8 44 (3.09%) Serverless
9 42 (2.95%) Amazon SQS
10 41 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
12 35 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
13 32 (2.25%) Slack
14 27 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (1.54%) SaaS
16 21 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (1.40%) Apigee
18 19 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
18 19 (1.33%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.40%) HTTP
2 26 (1.82%) FTP
2 26 (1.82%) Internet
2 26 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 20 (1.40%) SSL
4 18 (1.26%) DNS
5 17 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.49%) Firewall
6 7 (0.49%) VPN
7 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.35%) SSH
8 4 (0.28%) ATM
8 4 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.28%) SNMP
8 4 (0.28%) WebEx
9 3 (0.21%) AMQP
9 3 (0.21%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.21%) Network Security
10 2 (0.14%) IPv4
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.82%) NoSQL
2 127 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 125 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 115 (8.07%) SQL Server
5 111 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
6 109 (7.65%) MySQL
7 93 (6.53%) Big Data
8 72 (5.05%) Hadoop
9 61 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (3.30%) Oracle Database
11 45 (3.16%) HBase
12 42 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (2.25%) Neo4j
13 32 (2.25%) RDBMS
14 31 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (1.89%) DB2
16 21 (1.47%) Apache Hive
17 14 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 14 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 977 (68.56%) Jenkins
2 686 (48.14%) Git (software)
3 367 (25.75%) JUnit
4 316 (22.18%) JIRA
5 268 (18.81%) Cucumber
6 232 (16.28%) Gradle
7 226 (15.86%) Mockito
8 205 (14.39%) Selenium
9 195 (13.68%) Sonatype Nexus
10 190 (13.33%) Subversion
11 161 (11.30%) SonarQube
12 135 (9.47%) Ant
13 117 (8.21%) Eclipse
14 106 (7.44%) gulp
15 96 (6.74%) IntelliJ
16 93 (6.53%) TeamCity
17 90 (6.32%) GitLab
18 83 (5.82%) jMock
19 81 (5.68%) Artifactory
20 79 (5.54%) DbUnit
General
1 251 (17.61%) Finance
2 156 (10.95%) Banking
3 38 (2.67%) Retail
4 36 (2.53%) Marketing
5 35 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.39%) Front Office
7 31 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.04%) Electronics
9 28 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.19%) Back Office
11 14 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.91%) Games
13 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.35%) Automotive
14 5 (0.35%) Billing
14 5 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.28%) German Language
15 4 (0.28%) Law
15 4 (0.28%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 887 (62.25%) Developer
2 631 (44.28%) Java Developer
3 228 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 178 (12.49%) Senior Developer
5 144 (10.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 74 (5.19%) Java Engineer
7 64 (4.49%) Tester
8 62 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 61 (4.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 59 (4.14%) Architect
11 56 (3.93%) Automation Tester
12 55 (3.86%) Lead Developer
13 48 (3.37%) Lead Java Developer
14 40 (2.81%) Senior DevOps
15 39 (2.74%) Integration Developer
16 37 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
17 36 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
18 35 (2.46%) Software Engineer
19 33 (2.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 32 (2.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (46.53%) Spring
2 388 (27.23%) Web Services
3 326 (22.88%) Spring Boot
4 320 (22.46%) RESTful
5 303 (21.26%) REST
6 280 (19.65%) SOAP
7 272 (19.09%) HTML
8 268 (18.81%) Hibernate
9 226 (15.86%) JSON
10 211 (14.81%) XML
11 197 (13.82%) CSS
12 195 (13.68%) Node.js
13 172 (12.07%) AngularJS
14 163 (11.44%) J2EE
15 156 (10.95%) Apache Camel
16 122 (8.56%) HTML5
17 119 (8.35%) Java EE
18 117 (8.21%) JMS
19 114 (8.00%) JAX-RS
20 108 (7.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.82%) User Experience
2 81 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 77 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 48 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (1.26%) NHS
9 17 (1.19%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.12%) Public Cloud
11 12 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.84%) PKI
12 11 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
12 11 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.70%) Cloud Native
13 10 (0.70%) FMCG
13 10 (0.70%) iPad
14 8 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 304 (21.33%) Linux
2 169 (11.86%) Unix
3 75 (5.26%) Windows
4 43 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.32%) Mac OS X
6 31 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (2.11%) Android
8 28 (1.96%) CentOS
9 24 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.98%) VMS
11 8 (0.56%) Debian
12 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.21%) Fedora
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.14%) AIX
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
16 1 (0.070%) MVS
16 1 (0.070%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 855 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 484 (33.96%) DevOps
3 419 (29.40%) TDD
4 371 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
5 347 (24.35%) Scrum
6 343 (24.07%) Test Automation
7 340 (23.86%) Microservices
8 295 (20.70%) BDD
9 183 (12.84%) Open Source
10 172 (12.07%) Kanban
11 137 (9.61%) Unit Testing
12 121 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 120 (8.42%) Configuration Management
13 120 (8.42%) OO
14 112 (7.86%) Mentoring
15 109 (7.65%) Software Engineering
16 108 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
17 103 (7.23%) SOA
18 100 (7.02%) E-Commerce
19 90 (6.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,218 (85.47%) Java
2 421 (29.54%) JavaScript
3 342 (24.00%) SQL
4 319 (22.39%) Java 8
5 246 (17.26%) Python
6 110 (7.72%) Groovy
7 93 (6.53%) Shell Script
8 74 (5.19%) Perl
9 64 (4.49%) Scala
10 60 (4.21%) C#
11 53 (3.72%) Ruby
12 52 (3.65%) Bash Shell
13 49 (3.44%) ES6
14 43 (3.02%) C++
15 41 (2.88%) XPath
16 36 (2.53%) PowerShell
17 32 (2.25%) PL/SQL
18 31 (2.18%) TypeScript
19 20 (1.40%) Apple Swift
19 20 (1.40%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 145 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 111 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 81 (5.68%) Degree
4 32 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.42%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.42%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.28%) ISEB
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.070%) CFA
11 1 (0.070%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.070%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.14%) EMIR
3 2 (0.14%) GDPR
3 2 (0.14%) MiFID
3 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.14%) PSD2
3 2 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.070%) HL7
4 1 (0.070%) JTAG
4 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 434 (30.46%) Docker
2 55 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
3 47 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (2.81%) vSphere
5 17 (1.19%) Postfix
6 14 (0.98%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.70%) HDFS
8 7 (0.49%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.28%) KVM
10 4 (0.28%) Xen
11 3 (0.21%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.14%) iptables
12 2 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.14%) vCloud
13 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.070%) LXC
13 1 (0.070%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.070%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 246 (17.26%) Ansible
2 243 (17.05%) Kubernetes
3 147 (10.32%) Puppet
4 119 (8.35%) Opscode Chef
5 117 (8.21%) Terraform
6 29 (2.04%) Nagios
7 23 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 22 (1.54%) logstash
9 21 (1.47%) Control-M
10 18 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (1.12%) Rancher
12 12 (0.84%) Kibana
13 9 (0.63%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.56%) Grafana
14 8 (0.56%) Oozie
14 8 (0.56%) Packer
15 7 (0.49%) Consul
15 7 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
17 5 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 285 (20.00%) Oracle
2 77 (5.40%) Splunk
3 71 (4.98%) Microsoft
4 70 (4.91%) Google
5 59 (4.14%) Atlassian
6 58 (4.07%) Red Hat
7 57 (4.00%) VMware
8 51 (3.58%) IBM
9 45 (3.16%) AppDynamics
10 40 (2.81%) SAP
11 35 (2.46%) MuleSoft
12 34 (2.39%) WSO2
13 23 (1.61%) Perforce
14 20 (1.40%) Adobe
15 19 (1.33%) Pega
16 16 (1.12%) Cloudera
17 14 (0.98%) Netezza
18 13 (0.91%) Sybase
18 13 (0.91%) TIBCO
19 12 (0.84%) Dynatrace