Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 181 174
Rank change year-on-year +76 -7 -32
Contract jobs citing Maven 86 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 0.51% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.61% 3.43% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 14 2
West Midlands median daily rate £376 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.81% +19.35% +3.33%
10th Percentile £246 £418 £326
90th Percentile £665 £584 £439
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £29.53 £43.43
% change year-on-year +48.18% -32.02% -8.57%

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 741 874 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.40% 14.85% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 480 230
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £180
90th Percentile £563 £500 £476
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.62% +4.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -25.25% -14.33%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.78 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
Birmingham +41 56 £338 -27.03% 4
Shropshire +20 20 £525 +11.70% 1
Staffordshire +13 4 £300 -
Warwickshire - 2 £300 -
Coventry +14 1 £850 +47.83%
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Maven.

1 73 (84.88%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (72.09%) Java
3 57 (66.28%) Jenkins
4 53 (61.63%) TDD
5 50 (58.14%) Git (software)
6 40 (46.51%) Spring
7 39 (45.35%) Web Services
8 37 (43.02%) Scrum
8 37 (43.02%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (43.02%) DevOps
9 36 (41.86%) Linux
10 35 (40.70%) Puppet
11 30 (34.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 30 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (33.72%) Kanban
13 26 (30.23%) Java SE
13 26 (30.23%) Middleware
14 25 (29.07%) Subversion
15 24 (27.91%) Digital Media
16 23 (26.74%) Windows
17 22 (25.58%) Python
17 22 (25.58%) Perl
18 21 (24.42%) Oracle
18 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
18 21 (24.42%) REST
19 20 (23.26%) Confluence
19 20 (23.26%) Docker
19 20 (23.26%) HTTP
19 20 (23.26%) JUnit
19 20 (23.26%) SOAP

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 (23.26%) Confluence
2 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.79%) Apache
4 9 (10.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
6 6 (6.98%) Mule
7 4 (4.65%) Mule ESB
8 3 (3.49%) JBoss
8 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.16%) IIS
9 1 (1.16%) Jetty
9 1 (1.16%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.16%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.02%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.44%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (12.79%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (9.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (9.30%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (9.30%) Amazon S3
5 8 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) IaaS
6 2 (2.33%) PaaS
6 2 (2.33%) SaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) HTTP
2 8 (9.30%) DNS
2 8 (9.30%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (9.30%) OpenVPN
2 8 (9.30%) SSH
3 7 (8.14%) SSL
4 3 (3.49%) AMQP
5 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (66.28%) Jenkins
2 50 (58.14%) Git (software)
3 30 (34.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 25 (29.07%) Subversion
5 20 (23.26%) JIRA
5 20 (23.26%) JUnit
6 19 (22.09%) SonarQube
7 12 (13.95%) Mockito
8 11 (12.79%) DbUnit
8 11 (12.79%) jMock
9 10 (11.63%) Ant
10 8 (9.30%) Bitbucket
10 8 (9.30%) Liquibase
11 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
12 4 (4.65%) GitLab
13 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
13 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
14 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
14 1 (1.16%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 46 (53.49%) Java Developer
3 24 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Lead Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Lead DevOps
6 8 (9.30%) DevOps Manager
6 8 (9.30%) Head of DevOps
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Messaging Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) BPM Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) Spring
2 39 (45.35%) Web Services
3 26 (30.23%) Java SE
3 26 (30.23%) Middleware
4 21 (24.42%) REST
5 20 (23.26%) SOAP
6 15 (17.44%) XML
7 14 (16.28%) RESTful
8 11 (12.79%) PowerMock
9 10 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (11.63%) J2EE
9 10 (11.63%) Spring Boot
10 8 (9.30%) Apache Camel
10 8 (9.30%) JSON
10 8 (9.30%) MCollective
11 7 (8.14%) JSON Schema
11 7 (8.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (8.14%) WSDL
12 5 (5.81%) JMS
12 5 (5.81%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Digital Media
2 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Fintech
4 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Linux
2 23 (26.74%) Windows
3 10 (11.63%) CentOS
3 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.14%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.33%) AIX
6 2 (2.33%) HPUX
6 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Debian
7 1 (1.16%) Fedora
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (84.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (61.63%) TDD
3 37 (43.02%) DevOps
3 37 (43.02%) Scrum
4 30 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (33.72%) Kanban
6 21 (24.42%) Configuration Management
7 19 (22.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (19.77%) SOA
9 16 (18.60%) Open Source
10 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
11 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.95%) BDD
12 12 (13.95%) Coaching
12 12 (13.95%) SDLC
13 11 (12.79%) Migration
14 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
14 10 (11.63%) Server Virtualisation
14 10 (11.63%) Task Automation
15 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) Java
2 22 (25.58%) Perl
2 22 (25.58%) Python
3 11 (12.79%) Groovy
4 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.98%) SQL
6 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.49%) Scala
8 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.33%) XPath
9 1 (1.16%) Go
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Docker
2 18 (20.93%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (9.30%) Postfix
3 8 (9.30%) Squid
3 8 (9.30%) vCloud
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.14%) vSphere
5 2 (2.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.16%) KVM
6 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (40.70%) Puppet
2 20 (23.26%) ZABBIX
3 16 (18.60%) Ansible
4 9 (10.47%) logstash
5 8 (9.30%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (9.30%) Kibana
5 8 (9.30%) Kubernetes
5 8 (9.30%) Rancher
5 8 (9.30%) Rsyslog
5 8 (9.30%) Sysdig
5 8 (9.30%) Terraform
6 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle
2 16 (18.60%) VMware
3 11 (12.79%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.30%) Sonatype
5 7 (8.14%) WSO2
6 3 (3.49%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.33%) webMethods
8 1 (1.16%) Google
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.16%) Perforce
8 1 (1.16%) Rackspace