Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 172 172
Rank change year-on-year +80 0 -44
Contract jobs citing Maven 97 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.07% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.02% 2.77% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 11 10
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.67% -27.10%
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 £45.00 £29.53 £45.00
% change year-on-year +52.41% -34.39% -5.26%

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 692 793 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.77% 14.74% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 427 252
West Midlands median daily rate £417 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £274 £275 £218
90th Percentile £575 £511 £488
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -14.29% -16.42%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.33 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +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 22 January 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 January 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 +53 69 £344 -25.68% 3
Shropshire +17 18 £468 -6.50% 2
Staffordshire +11 4 £300 - 2
Coventry +8 1 £850 +47.83%
Warwickshire - 1 £575 -
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 83 (85.57%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (75.26%) Java
3 63 (64.95%) Jenkins
4 59 (60.82%) TDD
5 51 (52.58%) Git (software)
6 49 (50.52%) Web Services
7 48 (49.48%) Spring
8 44 (45.36%) Amazon AWS
9 43 (44.33%) Scrum
10 37 (38.14%) Puppet
10 37 (38.14%) DevOps
11 34 (35.05%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (35.05%) Kanban
12 32 (32.99%) Sonatype Nexus
13 31 (31.96%) Linux
14 29 (29.90%) JUnit
14 29 (29.90%) Java SE
14 29 (29.90%) Digital Media
15 25 (25.77%) SonarQube
15 25 (25.77%) Middleware
16 24 (24.74%) Tomcat
17 23 (23.71%) Oracle
17 23 (23.71%) Subversion
18 22 (22.68%) Confluence
18 22 (22.68%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (22.68%) VMware
18 22 (22.68%) JIRA
18 22 (22.68%) Perl
18 22 (22.68%) Python
19 21 (21.65%) Windows

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 24 (24.74%) Tomcat
2 22 (22.68%) Confluence
3 13 (13.40%) Apache
4 11 (11.34%) WebSphere
5 10 (10.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (5.15%) JBoss
7 5 (5.15%) Mule
7 5 (5.15%) Mule ESB
8 3 (3.09%) Documentum
9 1 (1.03%) Captiva
9 1 (1.03%) CMS
9 1 (1.03%) IIS
9 1 (1.03%) Jetty
9 1 (1.03%) Liferay
9 1 (1.03%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.03%) nginx
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 44 (45.36%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (21.65%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (12.37%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (8.25%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (8.25%) Amazon S3
4 8 (8.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) HTTP
2 8 (8.25%) DNS
2 8 (8.25%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (8.25%) OpenVPN
2 8 (8.25%) SSH
3 2 (2.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.09%) JasperReports
4 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 63 (64.95%) Jenkins
2 51 (52.58%) Git (software)
3 32 (32.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 29 (29.90%) JUnit
5 25 (25.77%) SonarQube
6 23 (23.71%) Subversion
7 22 (22.68%) JIRA
8 17 (17.53%) Mockito
9 16 (16.49%) DbUnit
9 16 (16.49%) jMock
10 13 (13.40%) Ant
11 8 (8.25%) Bitbucket
11 8 (8.25%) Liquibase
12 6 (6.19%) GitLab
13 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
14 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
14 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
14 2 (2.06%) Selenium
14 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.03%) Banking
1 1 (1.03%) Finance
1 1 (1.03%) German Language
1 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (59.79%) Developer
2 56 (57.73%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (16.49%) Lead Developer
4 16 (16.49%) Lead Java Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Lead DevOps
6 8 (8.25%) DevOps Manager
6 8 (8.25%) Head of DevOps
7 7 (7.22%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.12%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.09%) BPM Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Automation Tester
12 2 (2.06%) Messaging Developer
12 2 (2.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (50.52%) Web Services
2 48 (49.48%) Spring
3 29 (29.90%) Java SE
4 25 (25.77%) Middleware
5 20 (20.62%) J2EE
5 20 (20.62%) REST
5 20 (20.62%) SOAP
6 18 (18.56%) XML
7 17 (17.53%) RESTful
8 16 (16.49%) PowerMock
9 15 (15.46%) Apache Camel
10 9 (9.28%) JMS
10 9 (9.28%) Servlets
11 8 (8.25%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (8.25%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.25%) MCollective
12 7 (7.22%) Java EE
12 7 (7.22%) Spring Boot
13 6 (6.19%) JPA
13 6 (6.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) Digital Media
2 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Fintech
4 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.96%) Linux
2 21 (21.65%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) CentOS
3 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Debian
5 1 (1.03%) Fedora
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (85.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.82%) TDD
3 43 (44.33%) Scrum
4 37 (38.14%) DevOps
5 34 (35.05%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (35.05%) Kanban
6 22 (22.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (21.65%) BDD
8 20 (20.62%) Configuration Management
9 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
9 16 (16.49%) SOA
10 15 (15.46%) Open Source
11 14 (14.43%) Coaching
11 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
12 13 (13.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
13 12 (12.37%) SDLC
14 11 (11.34%) Migration
14 11 (11.34%) Task Automation
15 10 (10.31%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 73 (75.26%) Java
2 22 (22.68%) Perl
2 22 (22.68%) Python
3 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.28%) Groovy
4 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.15%) SQL
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) Go
7 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) Scala
7 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) GCP
1 1 (1.03%) PMO
1 1 (1.03%) QA
1 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Docker
2 18 (18.56%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.40%) vSphere
5 8 (8.25%) Postfix
5 8 (8.25%) Squid
5 8 (8.25%) vCloud
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
6 1 (1.03%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (38.14%) Puppet
2 20 (20.62%) ZABBIX
3 11 (11.34%) Ansible
4 9 (9.28%) logstash
5 8 (8.25%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (8.25%) Kibana
5 8 (8.25%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.25%) Rancher
5 8 (8.25%) Rsyslog
5 8 (8.25%) Sysdig
5 8 (8.25%) Terraform
6 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Oracle
2 22 (22.68%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.25%) Sonatype
5 4 (4.12%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.09%) Pega
7 2 (2.06%) WSO2
8 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.03%) EMC
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.03%) OpenText
8 1 (1.03%) Perforce
8 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.03%) Snow