Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 104 118
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +32
Contract jobs citing Maven 55 105 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 2.06% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 10.50% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 46
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% -1.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £383 £353 £261
90th Percentile £571 £579 £675
England median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -28.21% +14.71% +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 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 617 1,000 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.59% 19.65% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 605 454
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £281
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +57.58% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £21.60 £13.36
90th Percentile £47.88 £57.20 £36.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 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
Birmingham +10 36 £475 +5.56% 7
Shropshire -7 8 £600 +14.83% 1
Coventry +6 7 £450 -18.18% 1
Warwickshire +5 2 £330 -34.00%
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Maven.

1 54 (98.18%) Java
2 52 (94.55%) Jenkins
3 47 (85.45%) SOAP
3 47 (85.45%) Web Services
4 45 (81.82%) RESTful
4 45 (81.82%) AWS
5 44 (80.00%) JUnit
6 43 (78.18%) Spring
7 41 (74.55%) Git (software)
8 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (65.45%) Scrum
9 36 (65.45%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (63.64%) jMock
10 35 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (63.64%) Mockito
10 35 (63.64%) SonarQube
11 34 (61.82%) DbUnit
11 34 (61.82%) PowerMock
12 33 (60.00%) BDD
12 33 (60.00%) Kanban
13 31 (56.36%) TDD
13 31 (56.36%) ActiveMQ
14 29 (52.73%) Postfix
14 29 (52.73%) Security Cleared
14 29 (52.73%) Amazon SQS
14 29 (52.73%) Amazon RDS
15 28 (50.91%) Microservices
16 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
16 27 (49.09%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (47.27%) Open Source

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 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) Documentum
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 45 (81.82%) AWS
2 36 (65.45%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (52.73%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (12.73%) Azure
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
5 6 (10.91%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (10.91%) Serverless
6 3 (5.45%) PaaS
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.64%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) Amazon RDS
2 27 (49.09%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.45%) Big Data
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.64%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.64%) Power BI
7 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.64%) SAS EBI
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (94.55%) Jenkins
2 44 (80.00%) JUnit
3 41 (74.55%) Git (software)
4 35 (63.64%) jMock
4 35 (63.64%) Mockito
4 35 (63.64%) SonarQube
5 34 (61.82%) DbUnit
6 6 (10.91%) Ant
6 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
7 5 (9.09%) Gradle
7 5 (9.09%) Selenium
8 4 (7.27%) JIRA
9 3 (5.45%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
9 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.64%) GitLab
11 1 (1.82%) Babel
11 1 (1.82%) Liquibase
11 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (34.55%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (89.09%) Developer
2 46 (83.64%) Java Developer
3 18 (32.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Documentum Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Developer in Test
7 1 (1.82%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (1.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Integration Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Java Developer in Test
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.82%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) SOAP
1 47 (85.45%) Web Services
2 45 (81.82%) RESTful
3 43 (78.18%) Spring
4 34 (61.82%) PowerMock
5 31 (56.36%) ActiveMQ
6 24 (43.64%) Spring Cloud
7 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
8 18 (32.73%) Hibernate
8 18 (32.73%) JPA
9 17 (30.91%) J2EE
10 16 (29.09%) REST
11 14 (25.45%) Spring Boot
12 11 (20.00%) JSON
12 11 (20.00%) XML
13 9 (16.36%) Apache Camel
14 7 (12.73%) Kafka
15 4 (7.27%) XSD
16 3 (5.45%) Java EE
17 2 (3.64%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) Scrum
3 35 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (60.00%) BDD
4 33 (60.00%) Kanban
5 31 (56.36%) TDD
6 28 (50.91%) Microservices
7 26 (47.27%) Open Source
8 17 (30.91%) BPMN
9 16 (29.09%) DevOps
10 12 (21.82%) Migration
11 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.91%) OO
12 5 (9.09%) Analytics
12 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 5 (9.09%) ETL
13 4 (7.27%) Biometrics
13 4 (7.27%) Dependency Management
13 4 (7.27%) Re-Platforming
13 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) Java
2 23 (41.82%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Security Cleared
2 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Postfix
2 4 (7.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.64%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.64%) Pega
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) VMware