Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 113 151
Rank change year-on-year +12 +38 +23
Contract jobs citing Maven 110 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.15% 1.50% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.70% 10.01% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 42
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £356 £246 £364
90th Percentile £578 £675 £524
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £29.01
% change year-on-year +14.71% +46.49% -33.20%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,028 699 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.14% 14.99% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 457 535
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £281
90th Percentile £538 £575 £509
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.20 £36.20 £39.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Maven as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in the West Midlands

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the West Midlands

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the West Midlands

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Shropshire -14 64 £500 -9.09% 9
Birmingham -5 31 £450 +33.33% 15
Warwickshire +15 4 £500 +66.67% 1
Solihull - 4 £425 - 1
Coventry -8 3 £550 -35.29% 2
Staffordshire -11 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £463 -
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Maven.

1 97 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (78.18%) Jenkins
3 76 (69.09%) Java
4 67 (60.91%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 64 (58.18%) Scrum
7 57 (51.82%) Kanban
8 56 (50.91%) Spring
9 52 (47.27%) Amazon AWS
9 52 (47.27%) DevOps
10 50 (45.45%) Web Services
11 47 (42.73%) Puppet
12 46 (41.82%) SOAP
13 41 (37.27%) SOA
14 40 (36.36%) BDD
15 36 (32.73%) Test Automation
15 36 (32.73%) TDD
15 36 (32.73%) Subversion
16 35 (31.82%) JUnit
16 35 (31.82%) Spring Boot
17 33 (30.00%) Linux
18 32 (29.09%) RESTful
19 31 (28.18%) Sonatype Nexus
20 30 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
20 30 (27.27%) Ansible
20 30 (27.27%) Apache Camel
20 30 (27.27%) Windows
21 29 (26.36%) Middleware
22 28 (25.45%) J2EE
22 28 (25.45%) JIRA

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 26 (23.64%) Confluence
2 18 (16.36%) Documentum
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.64%) JBoss
5 4 (3.64%) Mule
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.91%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) Captiva
8 1 (0.91%) CMS
8 1 (0.91%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (47.27%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.27%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (11.82%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (8.18%) IaaS
6 6 (5.45%) PaaS
7 3 (2.73%) Heroku
7 3 (2.73%) SaaS
8 2 (1.82%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.82%) Slack
8 2 (1.82%) Trello
8 2 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.36%) DSL
3 3 (2.73%) HTTP
3 3 (2.73%) SSL
4 2 (1.82%) Firewall
4 2 (1.82%) VLAN
5 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.55%) Big Data
6 5 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.82%) MySQL
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 86 (78.18%) Jenkins
2 66 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 36 (32.73%) Subversion
4 35 (31.82%) JUnit
5 31 (28.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (25.45%) JIRA
7 24 (21.82%) DbUnit
7 24 (21.82%) jMock
7 24 (21.82%) Mockito
7 24 (21.82%) SonarQube
8 17 (15.45%) Cucumber
9 16 (14.55%) Selenium
10 15 (13.64%) Ant
11 11 (10.00%) Gradle
12 9 (8.18%) GitLab
13 8 (7.27%) WebDriver
14 7 (6.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (5.45%) TeamCity
16 5 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
16 5 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (4.55%) Retail
2 3 (2.73%) Automotive
3 2 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) Developer
2 48 (43.64%) Java Developer
3 28 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (16.36%) Architect
5 17 (15.45%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (15.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (15.45%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (14.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (14.55%) J2EE Developer
6 16 (14.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Java Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (50.91%) Spring
2 50 (45.45%) Web Services
3 46 (41.82%) SOAP
4 35 (31.82%) Spring Boot
5 32 (29.09%) RESTful
6 30 (27.27%) Apache Camel
7 29 (26.36%) Middleware
8 28 (25.45%) J2EE
9 24 (21.82%) PowerMock
10 18 (16.36%) REST
11 16 (14.55%) .NET
12 15 (13.64%) Hibernate
13 14 (12.73%) JPA
13 14 (12.73%) XML
14 13 (11.82%) Java EE
15 11 (10.00%) JSON
16 10 (9.09%) XSD
17 9 (8.18%) YAML
18 8 (7.27%) Spring MVC
19 7 (6.36%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) NHS
3 5 (4.55%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Linux
2 30 (27.27%) Windows
3 23 (20.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Unix
5 3 (2.73%) AIX
5 3 (2.73%) HPUX
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (60.91%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (58.18%) Scrum
4 57 (51.82%) Kanban
5 52 (47.27%) DevOps
6 41 (37.27%) SOA
7 40 (36.36%) BDD
8 36 (32.73%) TDD
8 36 (32.73%) Test Automation
9 30 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
10 28 (25.45%) Microservices
11 21 (19.09%) Mentoring
11 21 (19.09%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (18.18%) Open Source
13 19 (17.27%) Configuration Management
13 19 (17.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (17.27%) Task Automation
14 14 (12.73%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
15 13 (11.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) Java
2 27 (24.55%) Python
3 26 (23.64%) Perl
4 25 (22.73%) SQL
5 17 (15.45%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.55%) Java 8
7 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.55%) Groovy
9 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.73%) XPath
10 2 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PMO
2 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 27 (24.55%) Docker
2 13 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.82%) etcd
4 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (42.73%) Puppet
2 30 (27.27%) Ansible
3 15 (13.64%) ZABBIX
4 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.82%) Consul
6 2 (1.82%) Nagios
6 2 (1.82%) Terraform
7 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Red Hat
2 20 (18.18%) Oracle
3 18 (16.36%) Pega
4 15 (13.64%) Atlassian
5 13 (11.82%) VMware
6 5 (4.55%) Google
7 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) WSO2
8 2 (1.82%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.91%) EMC
9 1 (0.91%) HP
9 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.91%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.91%) OpenText