The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 122 118 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing Maven 11 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.36% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 4.29% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £435 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Maven
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
275 233 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.63% 8.43% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 150 93
Average daily rate £350 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +168.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £40.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £45.40 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Berkshire region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Berkshire region.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 6 £288 -13.53% 6
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Maven
South East

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Maven also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Maven.

1 17 (89.47%) Spring
2 16 (84.21%) Java
3 15 (78.95%) JUnit
4 11 (57.89%) Struts
4 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
6 9 (47.37%) Apache CXF
7 8 (42.11%) TDD
7 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
8 7 (36.84%) JBoss
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Struts2
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (31.58%) SOAP
9 6 (31.58%) Apache
9 6 (31.58%) Web Services
9 6 (31.58%) HTML
9 6 (31.58%) Ant
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) Subversion
10 5 (26.32%) J2EE
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) UNIX
10 5 (26.32%) jQuery
10 5 (26.32%) BDD
10 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Maven also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Maven. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Tomcat
2 7 (36.84%) JBoss
3 6 (31.58%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) JUnit
2 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Ant
6 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 3 (15.79%) jMock
7 3 (15.79%) DbUnit
7 3 (15.79%) Mockito
8 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 1 (5.26%) Selenium
9 1 (5.26%) InstallAnywhere
9 1 (5.26%) Hudson
9 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (5.26%) JBehave
9 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Spring
2 11 (57.89%) Struts
3 9 (47.37%) Apache CXF
4 6 (31.58%) Struts2
4 6 (31.58%) SOAP
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) J2EE
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) Apache Camel
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) JSP
6 4 (21.05%) Java EE
6 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (21.05%) JSF
6 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.79%) PowerMock
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) UML
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) E-business
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
1 3 (15.79%) Hyperic
1 3 (15.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Cadence