Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 164 138
Rank change year-on-year +81 -26 +11
Contract jobs citing Maven 108 16 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.25% 0.35% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.45% 2.50% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 13 49
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.10%
10th Percentile £269 £342 £300
90th Percentile £610 £578 £506
England median daily rate £510 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +7.37% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% -13.16% -5.00%

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 803 641 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.73% 13.99% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 387 382
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £276
90th Percentile £588 £525 £501
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £31.62 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.68% +54.23% -37.88%
10th Percentile £24.50 £22.95 £19.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.72 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +6.10% -3.42% +14.73%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Birmingham +32 62 £375 -16.67% 7
Shropshire +13 32 £528 +11.05% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £356 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £488 -
Warwickshire - 1 £575 - 2
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 96 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (74.07%) Jenkins
3 76 (70.37%) Java
4 61 (56.48%) Git (software)
5 59 (54.63%) TDD
6 55 (50.93%) Scrum
6 55 (50.93%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
8 50 (46.30%) Web Services
9 47 (43.52%) Spring
9 47 (43.52%) Puppet
10 46 (42.59%) Kanban
11 42 (38.89%) DevOps
12 36 (33.33%) BDD
12 36 (33.33%) JUnit
13 33 (30.56%) Linux
14 32 (29.63%) SonarQube
14 32 (29.63%) Sonatype Nexus
15 31 (28.70%) SOAP
15 31 (28.70%) Middleware
16 29 (26.85%) Python
16 29 (26.85%) Perl
16 29 (26.85%) J2EE
17 28 (25.93%) Windows
17 28 (25.93%) Subversion
18 27 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
19 25 (23.15%) RESTful
20 24 (22.22%) DbUnit
20 24 (22.22%) Mockito
20 24 (22.22%) Apache Camel

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 20 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 16 (14.81%) Confluence
3 10 (9.26%) Documentum
3 10 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.33%) Apache
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (6.48%) JBoss
6 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.70%) Mule
6 4 (3.70%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.85%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) Captiva
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 51 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (20.37%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) HTTP
2 6 (5.56%) DNS
3 4 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (3.70%) OpenVPN
3 4 (3.70%) SSH
4 2 (1.85%) Firewall
4 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.85%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.48%) RDBMS
3 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.78%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.85%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 80 (74.07%) Jenkins
2 61 (56.48%) Git (software)
3 36 (33.33%) JUnit
4 32 (29.63%) SonarQube
4 32 (29.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 28 (25.93%) Subversion
6 24 (22.22%) DbUnit
6 24 (22.22%) jMock
6 24 (22.22%) Mockito
7 21 (19.44%) JIRA
8 9 (8.33%) Ant
9 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
9 7 (6.48%) GitLab
10 4 (3.70%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.70%) Liquibase
10 4 (3.70%) Selenium
11 3 (2.78%) Gradle
11 3 (2.78%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.78%) JProfiler
General
1 4 (3.70%) Banking
1 4 (3.70%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (62.96%) Developer
2 62 (57.41%) Java Developer
3 25 (23.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (10.19%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Lead Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (10.19%) Lead Java Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Agile Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) AWS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.30%) Web Services
2 47 (43.52%) Spring
3 31 (28.70%) Middleware
3 31 (28.70%) SOAP
4 29 (26.85%) J2EE
5 25 (23.15%) RESTful
6 24 (22.22%) Apache Camel
6 24 (22.22%) PowerMock
7 20 (18.52%) Java SE
8 18 (16.67%) REST
9 17 (15.74%) Spring Boot
9 17 (15.74%) XML
10 12 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 10 (9.26%) Java EE
11 10 (9.26%) JPA
12 9 (8.33%) JMS
13 8 (7.41%) Servlets
14 7 (6.48%) Ajax
14 7 (6.48%) Struts
15 6 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (18.52%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) Clustering
4 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.85%) Wiki
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Fintech
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.56%) Linux
2 28 (25.93%) Windows
3 21 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (1.85%) Debian
5 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (54.63%) TDD
3 55 (50.93%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (50.93%) Scrum
4 46 (42.59%) Kanban
5 42 (38.89%) DevOps
6 36 (33.33%) BDD
7 27 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
8 22 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (18.52%) Task Automation
9 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
10 19 (17.59%) SOA
11 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 17 (15.74%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 15 (13.89%) Open Source
14 14 (12.96%) E-Commerce
15 13 (12.04%) Domain-Driven Design
15 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 76 (70.37%) Java
2 29 (26.85%) Perl
2 29 (26.85%) Python
3 23 (21.30%) Java 8
4 8 (7.41%) SQL
5 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.70%) Groovy
8 3 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) PMO
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.74%) vSphere
3 16 (14.81%) Docker
4 10 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (5.56%) Squid
6 4 (3.70%) Postfix
6 4 (3.70%) vCloud
7 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.85%) NFS
7 2 (1.85%) Samba
7 2 (1.85%) Varnish
7 2 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (43.52%) Puppet
2 15 (13.89%) Ansible
2 15 (13.89%) ZABBIX
3 6 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (4.63%) Terraform
5 4 (3.70%) Kibana
5 4 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.70%) logstash
5 4 (3.70%) Rancher
5 4 (3.70%) Rsyslog
5 4 (3.70%) Sysdig
6 2 (1.85%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.85%) Nagios
6 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Red Hat
1 23 (21.30%) VMware
2 21 (19.44%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) Pega
4 4 (3.70%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.70%) Sonatype
5 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.78%) Perforce
6 2 (1.85%) Splunk
6 2 (1.85%) WSO2
7 1 (0.93%) EMC
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) OpenText
7 1 (0.93%) Snow