Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 94 148
Rank change year-on-year +23 +54 -15
Contract jobs citing Maven 129 103 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.81% 2.08% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.02% 12.41% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 19
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.85% -2.58% +13.77%
10th Percentile £389 £321 £348
90th Percentile £630 £575 £675
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +31.78%

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 1,073 830 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.38% 16.80% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 515 395
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £263
90th Percentile £598 £575 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +4.21% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +26.15% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £18.05 £23.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.95 £46.25
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +1.19% -1.06%

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 19 May 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 19 May 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
Shropshire -1 72 £560 +5.66% 6
Birmingham -1 35 £456 +7.35% 2
Coventry - 7 £450 -
Warwickshire +10 4 £363 -36.96% 1
Staffordshire +9 2 - -
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 127 (98.45%) Jenkins
2 106 (82.17%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (75.97%) DevOps
4 84 (65.12%) Java
5 82 (63.57%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (48.06%) Scrum
7 61 (47.29%) Git (software)
8 57 (44.19%) Kanban
9 49 (37.98%) Puppet
9 49 (37.98%) Docker
10 48 (37.21%) Web Services
11 47 (36.43%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (34.88%) SOAP
13 43 (33.33%) Microservices
14 40 (31.01%) SOA
15 39 (30.23%) Linux
15 39 (30.23%) Test Automation
16 38 (29.46%) Ansible
16 38 (29.46%) Python
16 38 (29.46%) Perl
17 37 (28.68%) SQL
17 37 (28.68%) BDD
18 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (26.36%) JIRA
19 32 (24.81%) RESTful
20 30 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
20 30 (23.26%) TDD
20 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
21 29 (22.48%) Open Source
21 29 (22.48%) Confluence

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 29 (22.48%) Confluence
2 23 (17.83%) Documentum
3 12 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.98%) CMS
5 8 (6.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.88%) Anypoint
8 3 (2.33%) Mule
9 2 (1.55%) JBoss
9 2 (1.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 82 (63.57%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (13.95%) Serverless
4 17 (13.18%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (12.40%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (7.75%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (4.65%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.55%) NuGet
8 2 (1.55%) PaaS
8 2 (1.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Firewall
1 5 (3.88%) VLAN
2 3 (2.33%) HTTP
2 3 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.38%) NoSQL
2 21 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (15.50%) Hadoop
4 18 (13.95%) Big Data
5 10 (7.75%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (7.75%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.75%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.55%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.55%) Power BI
9 2 (1.55%) SAS EBI
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 127 (98.45%) Jenkins
2 61 (47.29%) Git (software)
3 34 (26.36%) JIRA
4 30 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 28 (21.71%) JUnit
6 25 (19.38%) Cucumber
6 25 (19.38%) Selenium
7 23 (17.83%) Ant
7 23 (17.83%) Subversion
8 22 (17.05%) Gradle
9 19 (14.73%) Mockito
10 18 (13.95%) Apache Ivy
10 18 (13.95%) jMock
11 15 (11.63%) DbUnit
11 15 (11.63%) SonarQube
12 10 (7.75%) GitLab
13 9 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (6.20%) WebDriver
15 7 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (3.10%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (3.10%) Retail
2 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Developer
2 34 (26.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (26.36%) Java Developer
3 25 (19.38%) Architect
4 15 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (11.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (11.63%) Java Architect
5 12 (9.30%) Integration Architect
6 11 (8.53%) Lead Architect
6 11 (8.53%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (6.98%) AWS Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Documentum Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Java Automation Tester
9 7 (5.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 7 (5.43%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (5.43%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.21%) Web Services
2 45 (34.88%) SOAP
3 32 (24.81%) RESTful
4 27 (20.93%) Spring
5 26 (20.16%) XML
6 21 (16.28%) REST
7 19 (14.73%) Middleware
8 18 (13.95%) XSD
9 16 (12.40%) J2EE
10 15 (11.63%) JSON
10 15 (11.63%) PowerMock
11 12 (9.30%) HTML
12 10 (7.75%) .NET
12 10 (7.75%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (7.75%) JSP
12 10 (7.75%) Spring Boot
13 9 (6.98%) Apache Camel
13 9 (6.98%) Spring Cloud
13 9 (6.98%) WDK
14 8 (6.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) User Experience
3 8 (6.20%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) Linux
2 21 (16.28%) Windows
3 18 (13.95%) Unix
4 16 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (82.17%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (75.97%) DevOps
3 62 (48.06%) Scrum
4 57 (44.19%) Kanban
5 47 (36.43%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (33.33%) Microservices
7 40 (31.01%) SOA
8 39 (30.23%) Test Automation
9 37 (28.68%) BDD
10 30 (23.26%) TDD
11 29 (22.48%) Open Source
12 27 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (20.16%) Deployment Automation
14 25 (19.38%) Mentoring
15 23 (17.83%) Configuration Management
16 20 (15.50%) Analytics
16 20 (15.50%) ETL
16 20 (15.50%) Infrastructure as Code
17 18 (13.95%) Data Architecture
17 18 (13.95%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (65.12%) Java
2 38 (29.46%) Perl
2 38 (29.46%) Python
3 37 (28.68%) SQL
4 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.20%) Java 8
6 7 (5.43%) C#
7 5 (3.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.33%) Groovy
8 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (37.98%) Docker
2 9 (6.98%) Postfix
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (37.98%) Puppet
2 38 (29.46%) Ansible
3 16 (12.40%) Kubernetes
3 16 (12.40%) ZABBIX
4 14 (10.85%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.88%) Nagios
7 2 (1.55%) Salt
7 2 (1.55%) Terraform
8 1 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (17.05%) Pega
2 21 (16.28%) Atlassian
3 19 (14.73%) Google
3 19 (14.73%) Oracle
4 16 (12.40%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.88%) MuleSoft
5 5 (3.88%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.33%) WSO2
7 2 (1.55%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.78%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.78%) Splunk
8 1 (0.78%) VMware