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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 129 130 145
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Maven 72 100 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.38% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.03% 11.95% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 71
Average daily rate
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£550 £548 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +25.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
797 837 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 11.55% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 634 583
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £59.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% +73.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 134 (87.58%) Java
2 80 (52.29%) Spring
3 76 (49.67%) Oracle
4 69 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (36.60%) JUnit
6 55 (35.95%) J2EE
7 54 (35.29%) Hibernate
8 53 (34.64%) Finance
9 52 (33.99%) SQL
10 51 (33.33%) Web Services
11 45 (29.41%) Banking
12 43 (28.10%) Ant
12 43 (28.10%) Linux
12 43 (28.10%) Jenkins
13 42 (27.45%) TeamCity
14 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
15 39 (25.49%) MVC
16 37 (24.18%) Scrum
17 36 (23.53%) TDD
18 33 (21.57%) UNIX
18 33 (21.57%) JIRA
19 32 (20.92%) Subversion
19 32 (20.92%) DevOps
20 31 (20.26%) JMS
20 31 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (20.26%) Git (software)
21 29 (18.95%) Unit Testing
22 28 (18.30%) HTML
22 28 (18.30%) Investment Banking
23 26 (16.99%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (16.34%) Tomcat
2 22 (14.38%) WebLogic
3 19 (12.42%) Apache
4 12 (7.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (6.54%) WebSphere
6 9 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (5.23%) Confluence
8 5 (3.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (3.27%) AquaLogic
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.96%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.96%) Node.js
9 3 (1.96%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.31%) Liferay
10 2 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.65%) Mule
11 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Office
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.96%) GitHub
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.61%) LDAP
2 4 (2.61%) HTTP
3 3 (1.96%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) 3G
4 1 (0.65%) DSL
4 1 (0.65%) 2G
4 1 (0.65%) AMQP
4 1 (0.65%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
2 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.46%) MySQL
4 13 (8.50%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.58%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.27%) KDB
10 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.61%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.96%) DB2
11 3 (1.96%) OLAP
11 3 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.31%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.31%) Pentaho
12 2 (1.31%) Big Data
13 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 56 (36.60%) JUnit
2 43 (28.10%) Ant
2 43 (28.10%) Jenkins
3 42 (27.45%) TeamCity
4 33 (21.57%) JIRA
5 32 (20.92%) Subversion
6 31 (20.26%) Git (software)
7 18 (11.76%) Mockito
7 18 (11.76%) CruiseControl
8 12 (7.84%) Selenium
9 11 (7.19%) Mercurial
9 11 (7.19%) Hudson
9 11 (7.19%) Gerrit
9 11 (7.19%) Apache Ivy
10 10 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (5.88%) AnthillPro
12 7 (4.58%) jMock
12 7 (4.58%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.58%) Cucumber
13 6 (3.92%) Artifactory
General
1 53 (34.64%) Finance
2 45 (29.41%) Banking
3 28 (18.30%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.50%) Front Office
5 6 (3.92%) Back Office
5 6 (3.92%) Retail
6 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.96%) Advertising
8 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.31%) Games
8 2 (1.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (58.17%) Developer
2 66 (43.14%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Architect
7 8 (5.23%) Deployment Manager
8 7 (4.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.92%) Consultant
10 5 (3.27%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.27%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (1.96%) Python Developer
11 3 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.96%) Configuration Manager
11 3 (1.96%) SQL Developer
11 3 (1.96%) Sybase Developer
12 2 (1.31%) Development Team Leader
12 2 (1.31%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (52.29%) Spring
2 55 (35.95%) J2EE
3 54 (35.29%) Hibernate
4 51 (33.33%) Web Services
5 31 (20.26%) JMS
6 28 (18.30%) HTML
7 23 (15.03%) Java EE
8 20 (13.07%) Spring MVC
9 19 (12.42%) JPA
9 19 (12.42%) CSS
9 19 (12.42%) JDBC
10 17 (11.11%) .NET
10 17 (11.11%) SOAP
10 17 (11.11%) Struts
11 14 (9.15%) XML
11 14 (9.15%) JSP
11 14 (9.15%) jQuery
11 14 (9.15%) HTML5
12 13 (8.50%) Spring Web Flow
13 11 (7.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Market Risk
2 13 (8.50%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (7.19%) Open Source
5 7 (4.58%) Visualisation
5 7 (4.58%) Derivative
5 7 (4.58%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.27%) Wiki
7 5 (3.27%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.96%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.31%) Online Games
10 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.31%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.10%) Linux
2 33 (21.57%) UNIX
3 15 (9.80%) Windows
4 7 (4.58%) CentOS
5 6 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.92%) AIX
5 6 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (25.49%) MVC
3 37 (24.18%) Scrum
4 36 (23.53%) TDD
5 32 (20.92%) DevOps
6 31 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (18.95%) Unit Testing
8 23 (15.03%) OO
9 22 (14.38%) Multithreading
10 20 (13.07%) Low Latency
11 19 (12.42%) BDD
11 19 (12.42%) UML
12 16 (10.46%) E-Commerce
12 16 (10.46%) Software Engineering
13 15 (9.80%) Risk Management
14 14 (9.15%) SOA
15 13 (8.50%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.54%) ETL
17 8 (5.23%) Web Development
18 7 (4.58%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (87.58%) Java
2 52 (33.99%) SQL
3 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.34%) Python
5 19 (12.42%) Bash Shell
6 17 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 14 (9.15%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.88%) Perl
8 9 (5.88%) Ruby
9 7 (4.58%) C++
10 6 (3.92%) C#
10 6 (3.92%) Korn
10 6 (3.92%) Scala
11 5 (3.27%) Bourne shell
12 4 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.61%) PHP
13 3 (1.96%) Groovy
13 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.96%) VBA
14 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (7.19%) vCloud
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) Puppet
2 8 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.96%) Nagios
4 2 (1.31%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) logstash
5 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (49.67%) Oracle
2 10 (6.54%) VMware
3 9 (5.88%) JBoss
4 8 (5.23%) IBM
4 8 (5.23%) Sybase
5 7 (4.58%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.61%) Google
6 4 (2.61%) Splunk
7 3 (1.96%) Akamai
7 3 (1.96%) Sun
8 2 (1.31%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.31%) BEA
8 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.31%) StatPro
8 2 (1.31%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.31%) Perforce
8 2 (1.31%) 29West
8 2 (1.31%) BI-SAM
8 2 (1.31%) FactSet
8 2 (1.31%) New Relic
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