Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 128 109
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +72
Contract jobs citing Maven 94 47 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.06% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.28% 6.66% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 74
West Midlands median daily rate £485 £475 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +6.56% +98.11%
10th Percentile £362 £342 £325
90th Percentile £575 £665 £506
England median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +49.12% -34.38%

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 914 706 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.74% 15.92% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 475 501
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +5.66% +13.57%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £506
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -9.72% +9.92%
10th Percentile £17.03 £23.75 £19.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -6 45 £525 -4.55%
Birmingham +4 33 £425 -4.23% 7
Warwickshire +2 4 £500 +66.67%
Solihull -9 3 £425 +30.77% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £488 -
Staffordshire - 2 £413 - 1
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (92.55%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (86.17%) Jenkins
3 70 (74.47%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (65.96%) Git (software)
4 62 (65.96%) Java
5 54 (57.45%) Scrum
6 48 (51.06%) Kanban
7 46 (48.94%) Amazon AWS
7 46 (48.94%) Puppet
8 42 (44.68%) BDD
8 42 (44.68%) Spring
9 41 (43.62%) DevOps
10 39 (41.49%) Web Services
11 38 (40.43%) TDD
12 36 (38.30%) SOAP
13 32 (34.04%) Subversion
14 31 (32.98%) JUnit
14 31 (32.98%) Spring Boot
15 30 (31.91%) Linux
16 28 (29.79%) Windows
16 28 (29.79%) SonarQube
17 27 (28.72%) RESTful
17 27 (28.72%) Python
17 27 (28.72%) Middleware
17 27 (28.72%) J2EE
18 26 (27.66%) Sonatype Nexus
19 25 (26.60%) Perl
19 25 (26.60%) Red Hat
19 25 (26.60%) DbUnit
19 25 (26.60%) Mockito

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 18 (19.15%) Documentum
2 14 (14.89%) Confluence
3 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.26%) JBoss
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.13%) Mule
5 2 (2.13%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.06%) Captiva
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (48.94%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (23.40%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (15.96%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.26%) IaaS
6 3 (3.19%) Heroku
7 2 (2.13%) Slack
7 2 (2.13%) Trello
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.06%) PaaS
8 1 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (86.17%) Jenkins
2 62 (65.96%) Git (software)
3 32 (34.04%) Subversion
4 31 (32.98%) JUnit
5 28 (29.79%) SonarQube
6 26 (27.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 25 (26.60%) DbUnit
7 25 (26.60%) jMock
7 25 (26.60%) Mockito
8 19 (20.21%) JIRA
9 9 (9.57%) Selenium
10 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
10 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
11 7 (7.45%) Gradle
12 6 (6.38%) Ant
13 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (4.26%) MSBuild
14 3 (3.19%) Hudson
14 3 (3.19%) JProfiler
14 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.32%) Retail
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (60.64%) Developer
2 49 (52.13%) Java Developer
3 24 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (19.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (17.02%) AWS DevOps
5 16 (17.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) J2EE Developer
5 16 (17.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (11.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Agile Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (8.51%) AWS Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) DevOps Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.68%) Spring
2 39 (41.49%) Web Services
3 36 (38.30%) SOAP
4 31 (32.98%) Spring Boot
5 27 (28.72%) J2EE
5 27 (28.72%) Middleware
5 27 (28.72%) RESTful
6 25 (26.60%) Apache Camel
6 25 (26.60%) PowerMock
7 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.64%) JPA
8 10 (10.64%) REST
9 8 (8.51%) XML
10 6 (6.38%) .NET
10 6 (6.38%) Java EE
11 5 (5.32%) Java SE
11 5 (5.32%) Node.js
12 4 (4.26%) Ajax
12 4 (4.26%) HTML
12 4 (4.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.32%) Digital Media
2 5 (5.32%) NHS
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.13%) Wiki
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Linux
2 28 (29.79%) Windows
3 23 (24.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) CentOS
4 2 (2.13%) Debian
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (92.55%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (74.47%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (57.45%) Scrum
4 48 (51.06%) Kanban
5 42 (44.68%) BDD
6 41 (43.62%) DevOps
7 38 (40.43%) TDD
8 24 (25.53%) Deployment Automation
8 24 (25.53%) SOA
8 24 (25.53%) Test Automation
9 22 (23.40%) Task Automation
10 21 (22.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (19.15%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (18.09%) E-Commerce
13 15 (15.96%) Microservices
14 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
14 14 (14.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 12 (12.77%) Coaching
16 11 (11.70%) Open Source
16 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.96%) Java
2 27 (28.72%) Python
3 25 (26.60%) Perl
4 13 (13.83%) Java 8
5 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.51%) SQL
6 5 (5.32%) PHP
7 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) PMO
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.89%) Docker
2 14 (14.89%) vSphere
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.13%) NFS
4 2 (2.13%) Samba
4 2 (2.13%) Squid
4 2 (2.13%) Varnish
4 2 (2.13%) Xen
5 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.06%) etcd
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (48.94%) Puppet
2 24 (25.53%) Ansible
3 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.32%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.19%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.13%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.13%) Nagios
5 2 (2.13%) Terraform
5 2 (2.13%) WMI
6 1 (1.06%) Consul
6 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Red Hat
2 18 (19.15%) Pega
2 18 (19.15%) VMware
3 10 (10.64%) Oracle
4 8 (8.51%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.19%) Perforce
6 2 (2.13%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.13%) Splunk
6 2 (2.13%) WSO2
7 1 (1.06%) EMC
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.06%) OpenText
7 1 (1.06%) SAP