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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 115 118 139
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Maven 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.90% 5.28% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
Maven
South East

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
205 246 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.35% 9.53% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 142 88
Average daily rate £340 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 4 - - 1
Slough - 1 £300 -
Maven
South East

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) JUnit
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Ant
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (33.33%) JBehave
6 5 (27.78%) Selenium
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) JMS
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) VXML
7 4 (22.22%) CCXML
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) SaaS
7 4 (22.22%) Hudson
8 3 (16.67%) JFace
8 3 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Gradle
8 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 8 (44.44%) JUnit
3 6 (33.33%) Ant
3 6 (33.33%) JBehave
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Hudson
6 3 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (16.67%) Gradle
6 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (11.11%) Mockito
7 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.56%) Trac
8 1 (5.56%) Hamcrest
8 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
8 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) JMS
4 4 (22.22%) VXML
4 4 (22.22%) CCXML
5 3 (16.67%) JFace
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) OSGi
6 2 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) AWK
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Green Hills
2 1 (5.56%) Akamai
2 1 (5.56%) Cadence
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle