The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 130 126 145
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Maven 73 101 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.41% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% 11.83% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 76
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£550 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.03% +6.42%
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%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
785 854 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.94% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 632 539
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 130 (88.44%) Java
2 82 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (53.74%) Spring
4 72 (48.98%) Oracle
5 69 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (34.69%) Hibernate
6 51 (34.69%) J2EE
7 49 (33.33%) JUnit
8 46 (31.29%) Web Services
9 44 (29.93%) SQL
9 44 (29.93%) Finance
10 43 (29.25%) Linux
10 43 (29.25%) TDD
11 42 (28.57%) Banking
12 41 (27.89%) TeamCity
13 40 (27.21%) Jenkins
14 39 (26.53%) Scrum
15 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
15 37 (25.17%) MVC
16 34 (23.13%) Ant
17 33 (22.45%) DevOps
18 32 (21.77%) Subversion
19 31 (21.09%) JIRA
19 31 (21.09%) Git (software)
20 30 (20.41%) Puppet
20 30 (20.41%) UNIX
21 29 (19.73%) Unit Testing
22 27 (18.37%) Investment Banking
22 27 (18.37%) Oracle Database
23 25 (17.01%) HTML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 18 (12.24%) WebLogic
3 17 (11.56%) Apache
4 13 (8.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 9 (6.12%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.76%) Confluence
6 7 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.04%) Node.js
7 3 (2.04%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (2.04%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.04%) AquaLogic
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.36%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.36%) Liferay
9 1 (0.68%) nginx
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.36%) GitHub
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.08%) HTTP
3 4 (2.72%) LDAP
4 2 (1.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) AMQP
5 1 (0.68%) DSL
5 1 (0.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.37%) Oracle Database
2 22 (14.97%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.52%) MySQL
4 9 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.72%) JasperReports
8 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.72%) DB2
9 3 (2.04%) OLAP
9 3 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.36%) Big Data
10 2 (1.36%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.36%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.36%) KDB
11 1 (0.68%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 49 (33.33%) JUnit
2 41 (27.89%) TeamCity
3 40 (27.21%) Jenkins
4 34 (23.13%) Ant
5 32 (21.77%) Subversion
6 31 (21.09%) JIRA
6 31 (21.09%) Git (software)
7 23 (15.65%) Mockito
8 20 (13.61%) CruiseControl
9 15 (10.20%) Hudson
10 11 (7.48%) Selenium
11 9 (6.12%) Mercurial
11 9 (6.12%) Gerrit
11 9 (6.12%) Cucumber
12 8 (5.44%) jMock
12 8 (5.44%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (5.44%) Artifactory
13 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (4.76%) AnthillPro
13 7 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (29.93%) Finance
2 42 (28.57%) Banking
3 27 (18.37%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.12%) Front Office
5 7 (4.76%) Retail
6 6 (4.08%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.40%) Advertising
8 3 (2.04%) Back Office
9 2 (1.36%) Marketing
9 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.68%) Games
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (57.14%) Developer
2 61 (41.50%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Senior Developer
4 15 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (8.84%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (4.76%) Architect
8 6 (4.08%) Deployment Manager
8 6 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.04%) Configuration Manager
11 3 (2.04%) Sybase Developer
11 3 (2.04%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.04%) SQL Developer
12 2 (1.36%) Database Developer
12 2 (1.36%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (53.74%) Spring
2 51 (34.69%) Hibernate
2 51 (34.69%) J2EE
3 46 (31.29%) Web Services
4 25 (17.01%) HTML
5 22 (14.97%) JMS
6 21 (14.29%) JDBC
6 21 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 20 (13.61%) XML
8 16 (10.88%) .NET
8 16 (10.88%) SOAP
8 16 (10.88%) Java EE
9 15 (10.20%) CSS
10 14 (9.52%) JPA
10 14 (9.52%) Struts
10 14 (9.52%) JSP
11 13 (8.84%) HTML5
12 12 (8.16%) RESTful
13 10 (6.80%) Spring Web Flow
13 10 (6.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 11 (7.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.12%) Open Source
4 8 (5.44%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.08%) Derivative
6 5 (3.40%) Wiki
6 5 (3.40%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.04%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.36%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.36%) GIS
8 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Linux
2 30 (20.41%) UNIX
3 16 (10.88%) Windows
4 7 (4.76%) CentOS
4 7 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.08%) AIX
5 6 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.78%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.94%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (29.25%) TDD
4 39 (26.53%) Scrum
5 37 (25.17%) MVC
6 33 (22.45%) DevOps
7 29 (19.73%) Unit Testing
8 23 (15.65%) Multithreading
9 21 (14.29%) OO
9 21 (14.29%) BDD
10 18 (12.24%) Low Latency
11 17 (11.56%) E-Commerce
11 17 (11.56%) UML
12 15 (10.20%) Software Engineering
12 15 (10.20%) Business Analysis
12 15 (10.20%) SOA
13 14 (9.52%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.80%) Configuration Management
15 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 9 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (88.44%) Java
2 44 (29.93%) SQL
3 37 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.24%) Python
5 17 (11.56%) Bash Shell
6 16 (10.88%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.16%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.80%) Scala
9 8 (5.44%) Ruby
9 8 (5.44%) C++
10 7 (4.76%) C#
10 7 (4.76%) Perl
11 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.72%) Korn
12 4 (2.72%) PHP
12 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.72%) Groovy
13 3 (2.04%) Bourne shell
13 3 (2.04%) VBA
14 2 (1.36%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.36%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.68%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) vCloud
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (20.41%) Puppet
2 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (1.36%) Nagios
4 2 (1.36%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (48.98%) Oracle
2 11 (7.48%) JBoss
2 11 (7.48%) IBM
3 9 (6.12%) Sybase
4 8 (5.44%) VMware
5 6 (4.08%) Splunk
6 5 (3.40%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.72%) Google
8 3 (2.04%) Akamai
9 2 (1.36%) Perforce
9 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.36%) Sun
9 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.36%) BEA
9 2 (1.36%) StatPro
9 2 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.36%) FactSet
9 2 (1.36%) 29West
9 2 (1.36%) BI-SAM
10 1 (0.68%) Vertica
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