The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 118 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Maven 11 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 4.94% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate £333 £475 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £310 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
263 263 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.65% 10.58% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 101 79
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Maven
South East

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 9 £354 -25.52% 1
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Maven
South East

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (60.71%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) JIRA
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) J2EE
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (25.00%) JBoss
5 7 (25.00%) Apache
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (21.43%) Confluence
6 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Perl
7 5 (17.86%) Ant
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
7 5 (17.86%) Remedy
7 5 (17.86%) UNIX
7 5 (17.86%) ClearCase
7 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Alfresco

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) Confluence
3 5 (17.86%) Alfresco
4 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LDAP
1 4 (14.29%) LAN
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (17.86%) Ant
5 5 (17.86%) ClearCase
6 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (14.29%) Hudson
7 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 2 (7.14%) JUnit
7 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (7.14%) Subversion
8 1 (3.57%) Selenium
8 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
8 1 (3.57%) Mockito
8 1 (3.57%) Hamcrest
8 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (3.57%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate
5 1 (3.57%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Build Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) J2EE
3 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) XHTML
6 3 (10.71%) OSGi
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) Apache CXF
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) Struts
8 1 (3.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) SOA
3 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) JBoss
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Remedy
4 4 (14.29%) Sybase
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Green Hills
6 1 (3.57%) Zend
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.57%) Akamai
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) HP