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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 93 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing Maven 28 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.56% 4.55% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 10
Average daily rate £475 £425 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +34.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £268 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £460 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
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
223 264 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.78% 9.73% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 147 148
Average daily rate £400 £365 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £46.50 £80.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.05% +100.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.05 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 27 £475 +8.57%
Maven
South East

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
5 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
6 12 (41.38%) Spring
7 10 (34.48%) Ant
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
9 8 (27.59%) Apache
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) RESTful
9 8 (27.59%) Selenium
9 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
9 8 (27.59%) Riak
9 8 (27.59%) DevOps
10 7 (24.14%) Secure Coding
10 7 (24.14%) REST
10 7 (24.14%) Information Governance
10 7 (24.14%) Big Data
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
10 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Document Management
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (27.59%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) Alfresco
5 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (6.90%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
1 8 (27.59%) Riak
2 7 (24.14%) Big Data
3 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
4 4 (13.79%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Jenkins
2 10 (34.48%) Ant
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (24.14%) JUnit
5 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
5 5 (17.24%) Subversion
6 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
7 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
7 3 (10.34%) Checkstyle
7 3 (10.34%) Cobertura
7 3 (10.34%) FindBugs
7 3 (10.34%) Hudson
7 3 (10.34%) Liquibase
7 3 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (6.90%) GitLab
9 1 (3.45%) JBehave
9 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
1 16 (55.17%) Java Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Big Data Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Linux Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Web Services
2 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
2 12 (41.38%) Spring
3 8 (27.59%) RESTful
4 7 (24.14%) REST
5 6 (20.69%) XML
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 4 (13.79%) Apache Commons
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
7 4 (13.79%) Grails
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
9 2 (6.90%) HTML5
9 2 (6.90%) J2EE
9 2 (6.90%) JPA
9 2 (6.90%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
4 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (24.14%) Document Management
4 7 (24.14%) Information Governance
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Secure Coding
5 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
4 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
5 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Graphite
2 2 (6.90%) Kibana
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Rsyslog
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) ATG
2 4 (13.79%) hybris
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) HP