The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 115 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Maven 26 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.69% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.62% 5.30% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 10
Average daily rate
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£405 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £342 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -16.12%
Maven
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
341 321 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.91% 13.09% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 159 183
Average daily rate £400 £326 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% -16.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 36 38
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.26 £21.75 £34.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the East of England region.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Hertfordshire +7 16 £405 -15.84% 5
Suffolk - 6 £400 -
Essex -8 3 £450 +7.46%
Norfolk - 1 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 7
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 52 (81.25%) Java
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 33 (51.56%) Ant
4 31 (48.44%) Eclipse
5 30 (46.88%) Spring
5 30 (46.88%) Git (software)
6 29 (45.31%) JUnit
6 29 (45.31%) Web Services
7 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 25 (39.06%) Subversion
10 24 (37.50%) XML
10 24 (37.50%) Linux
10 24 (37.50%) REST
11 23 (35.94%) SOAP
12 21 (32.81%) UNIX
12 21 (32.81%) JDBC
12 21 (32.81%) HTML
12 21 (32.81%) MySQL
13 20 (31.25%) CSS
14 19 (29.69%) Oracle
14 19 (29.69%) Tomcat
14 19 (29.69%) IntelliJ
14 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (28.13%) Relational Database
15 18 (28.13%) Hibernate
16 17 (26.56%) Ajax
17 16 (25.00%) Scrum
17 16 (25.00%) Apache
17 16 (25.00%) J2EE

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (29.69%) Tomcat
2 16 (25.00%) Apache
3 8 (12.50%) CMS
4 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.81%) JBoss
6 3 (4.69%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.69%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (3.13%) Liferay
7 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.56%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) MySQL
2 18 (28.13%) Relational Database
3 15 (23.44%) RDBMS
4 12 (18.75%) SSDT
5 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.13%) Triplestore
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.13%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.56%) SimpleDB
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (51.56%) Ant
2 31 (48.44%) Eclipse
3 30 (46.88%) Git (software)
4 29 (45.31%) JUnit
5 25 (39.06%) Subversion
6 19 (29.69%) IntelliJ
7 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
8 13 (20.31%) Gradle
8 13 (20.31%) Mockito
8 13 (20.31%) Selenium
9 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
9 12 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 12 (18.75%) Artifactory
9 12 (18.75%) MSBuild
9 12 (18.75%) NuGet
9 12 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (10.94%) WebDriver
11 6 (9.38%) JBehave
12 5 (7.81%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 36 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Release Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Build Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Build and Release Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Tester
6 3 (4.69%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.13%) SCM Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) Spring
2 29 (45.31%) Web Services
3 24 (37.50%) XML
3 24 (37.50%) REST
4 23 (35.94%) SOAP
5 21 (32.81%) HTML
5 21 (32.81%) JDBC
6 20 (31.25%) CSS
7 18 (28.13%) Hibernate
8 17 (26.56%) Ajax
9 16 (25.00%) J2EE
10 14 (21.88%) JSP
10 14 (21.88%) JSON
11 12 (18.75%) jQuery
11 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 12 (18.75%) .NET
12 7 (10.94%) Struts
13 6 (9.38%) XSLT
13 6 (9.38%) JPA
14 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Open Source
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) GIS
3 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.13%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Biology
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 21 (32.81%) UNIX
3 16 (25.00%) Windows
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) HPUX
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) MVC
5 14 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 12 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Release Management
6 12 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 11 (17.19%) BDD
7 11 (17.19%) Waterfall
8 10 (15.63%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) UML
9 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.38%) Load Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.81%) User Stories
12 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) Java
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 26 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) XPath
5 3 (4.69%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) C
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Sun Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Red Gate
3 5 (7.81%) Sun
4 3 (4.69%) Interwoven
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Progress
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) FatWire
6 1 (1.56%) HP