The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 185 193 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Maven 583 519 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.66% 9.00% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 364 369
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £597 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.23%
Maven
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6731 5769 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.76% 11.96% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4539 3832 3329
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 110 222
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in England

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in England

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in England

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in England

Maven
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
London +2 346 £445 -11.00% 80
South East +41 96 £425 +6.25% 20
East Midlands +24 29 £363 -14.70% 3
East of England -6 28 £396 -6.91% 13
South West -32 26 £450 +8.43% 18
North West +9 25 £335 +3.07% 16
Yorkshire -31 15 £375 +23.45% 13
West Midlands -12 9 £348 -2.79% 3
North East -31 4 £325 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 879 (79.76%) Java
2 595 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
3 514 (46.64%) Spring
4 410 (37.21%) Jenkins
5 393 (35.66%) Continuous Integration
6 383 (34.75%) Linux
7 358 (32.49%) Web Services
8 355 (32.21%) Oracle
9 320 (29.04%) Scrum
10 318 (28.86%) TDD
11 309 (28.04%) Hibernate
12 302 (27.40%) JavaScript
12 302 (27.40%) Git (software)
13 290 (26.32%) SQL
14 286 (25.95%) J2EE
15 283 (25.68%) XML
16 266 (24.14%) JUnit
17 264 (23.96%) Ant
18 259 (23.50%) Subversion
19 251 (22.78%) HTML
20 218 (19.78%) MVC
21 212 (19.24%) Tomcat
22 207 (18.78%) Apache
23 196 (17.79%) SOAP
24 194 (17.60%) JIRA
25 180 (16.33%) UNIX
26 178 (16.15%) RESTful
27 173 (15.70%) Finance
28 172 (15.61%) Eclipse
29 169 (15.34%) OO

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 212 (19.24%) Tomcat
2 207 (18.78%) Apache
3 140 (12.70%) WebLogic
4 62 (5.63%) WebSphere
5 60 (5.44%) Confluence
6 46 (4.17%) Apache Solr
7 26 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
7 26 (2.36%) Jetty
8 24 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (2.00%) OpenStack
10 21 (1.91%) CMS
11 18 (1.63%) Apache ServiceMix
12 17 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.45%) Node.js
14 15 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
15 12 (1.09%) Alfresco
15 12 (1.09%) Mule
15 12 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (1.09%) MQSeries
15 12 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.54%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 6 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.091%) Magento
4 1 (0.091%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.091%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 73 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (3.63%) SaaS
4 35 (3.18%) Amazon S3
5 20 (1.81%) PaaS
5 20 (1.81%) Route 53
5 20 (1.81%) Amazon ELB
6 18 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.09%) GitHub
8 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.36%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 1 (0.091%) IaaS
11 1 (0.091%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.091%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.72%) HTTP
2 57 (5.17%) Internet
3 20 (1.81%) DNS
4 17 (1.54%) Firewall
5 16 (1.45%) SSL
6 15 (1.36%) DHCP
7 14 (1.27%) LDAP
8 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.73%) DSL
10 6 (0.54%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.54%) SSH
11 5 (0.45%) AMQP
12 4 (0.36%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.36%) 2G
12 4 (0.36%) SAN
13 3 (0.27%) 3G
13 3 (0.27%) RTP
13 3 (0.27%) RTSP
13 3 (0.27%) NAS
13 3 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 105 (9.53%) MySQL
3 83 (7.53%) Oracle Database
4 80 (7.26%) NoSQL
5 73 (6.62%) SQL Server
6 54 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 54 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 48 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (2.99%) SSDT
10 28 (2.54%) Big Data
10 28 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.36%) Hadoop
12 25 (2.27%) DB2
13 22 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.45%) Hazelcast
16 15 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (1.09%) Couchbase
18 11 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 410 (37.21%) Jenkins
2 302 (27.40%) Git (software)
3 266 (24.14%) JUnit
4 264 (23.96%) Ant
5 259 (23.50%) Subversion
6 194 (17.60%) JIRA
7 172 (15.61%) Eclipse
8 157 (14.25%) Selenium
9 126 (11.43%) TeamCity
10 124 (11.25%) Cucumber
11 123 (11.16%) Hudson
11 123 (11.16%) Mockito
12 77 (6.99%) Gradle
13 60 (5.44%) Artifactory
14 50 (4.54%) Visual Studio
15 49 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (3.99%) WebDriver
17 39 (3.54%) IntelliJ
18 36 (3.27%) FitNesse
19 34 (3.09%) NuGet
General
1 173 (15.70%) Finance
2 101 (9.17%) Banking
3 56 (5.08%) Retail
4 43 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.36%) Marketing
5 37 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.72%) Front Office
7 18 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.82%) Games
10 8 (0.73%) Advertising
10 8 (0.73%) Electronics
11 6 (0.54%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Publishing
12 4 (0.36%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) Law
15 1 (0.091%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 668 (60.62%) Developer
2 478 (43.38%) Java Developer
3 89 (8.08%) Senior Developer
4 86 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 73 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 54 (4.90%) Architect
7 47 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 47 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 40 (3.63%) Release Engineer
8 40 (3.63%) Web Developer
9 39 (3.54%) Build Engineer
10 36 (3.27%) Build and Release Engineer
11 34 (3.09%) Analyst
12 27 (2.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 26 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.27%) Java Web Developer
15 24 (2.18%) Tester
16 23 (2.09%) J2EE Developer
17 21 (1.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 21 (1.91%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (46.64%) Spring
2 358 (32.49%) Web Services
3 309 (28.04%) Hibernate
4 286 (25.95%) J2EE
5 283 (25.68%) XML
6 251 (22.78%) HTML
7 196 (17.79%) SOAP
8 178 (16.15%) RESTful
9 153 (13.88%) CSS
9 153 (13.88%) JMS
10 147 (13.34%) REST
11 142 (12.89%) JSON
12 136 (12.34%) jQuery
13 131 (11.89%) Java EE
14 122 (11.07%) Spring MVC
15 97 (8.80%) Ajax
15 97 (8.80%) JSP
16 96 (8.71%) JPA
17 86 (7.80%) XSD
18 85 (7.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 150 (13.61%) Open Source
2 60 (5.44%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.27%) Social Media
5 35 (3.18%) iPad
6 30 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 30 (2.72%) User Experience
6 30 (2.72%) Market Risk
7 24 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.54%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.36%) GIS
12 14 (1.27%) Wiki
13 12 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.91%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.82%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
16 8 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 383 (34.75%) Linux
2 180 (16.33%) UNIX
3 113 (10.25%) Windows
4 68 (6.17%) CentOS
5 45 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 34 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (2.18%) Android
9 13 (1.18%) AIX
10 9 (0.82%) Solaris
11 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.64%) HPUX
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.18%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) MVS
14 1 (0.091%) Debian
14 1 (0.091%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (53.99%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (35.66%) Continuous Integration
3 320 (29.04%) Scrum
4 318 (28.86%) TDD
5 218 (19.78%) MVC
6 169 (15.34%) OO
7 160 (14.52%) Configuration Management
8 159 (14.43%) DevOps
9 144 (13.07%) BDD
10 129 (11.71%) Unit Testing
11 104 (9.44%) SOA
12 97 (8.80%) E-Commerce
13 94 (8.53%) Software Engineering
14 92 (8.35%) Release Management
15 73 (6.62%) Automated Testing
16 68 (6.17%) UML
17 66 (5.99%) Multithreading
17 66 (5.99%) Kanban
18 59 (5.35%) Waterfall
19 58 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 879 (79.76%) Java
2 302 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 290 (26.32%) SQL
4 85 (7.71%) Groovy
5 81 (7.35%) Python
6 64 (5.81%) PHP
6 64 (5.81%) Bash Shell
7 55 (4.99%) PL/SQL
8 51 (4.63%) Shell Script
9 49 (4.45%) Ruby
10 47 (4.26%) XPath
11 46 (4.17%) Scala
12 45 (4.08%) C#
13 41 (3.72%) Perl
14 31 (2.81%) C++
15 22 (2.00%) XQuery
16 21 (1.91%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.63%) C
17 18 (1.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 14 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 45 (4.08%) Degree
3 38 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.27%) Sun Certification
5 19 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.00%) ISEB
8 5 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.091%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.091%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.091%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (7.89%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.091%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (2.63%) vCloud
2 28 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.09%) VirtualBox
3 12 (1.09%) Docker
4 6 (0.54%) Varnish
5 3 (0.27%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.27%) HDFS
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.091%) Xen
7 1 (0.091%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 167 (15.15%) Puppet
2 57 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.81%) Vagrant
4 33 (2.99%) Nagios
5 20 (1.81%) ZABBIX
6 16 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
7 15 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (1.36%) Kibana
8 14 (1.27%) Graylog2
8 14 (1.27%) Zenoss
9 11 (1.00%) Ansible
10 10 (0.91%) Oozie
10 10 (0.91%) YUM
11 9 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.82%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.82%) Hyperic
12 7 (0.64%) Salt
13 6 (0.54%) Capistrano
14 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 355 (32.21%) Oracle
2 148 (13.43%) JBoss
3 60 (5.44%) Perforce
4 55 (4.99%) Red Hat
5 46 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 42 (3.81%) VMware
7 39 (3.54%) Endeca
8 38 (3.45%) ATG
9 35 (3.18%) IBM
10 33 (2.99%) Red Gate
11 25 (2.27%) Splunk
11 25 (2.27%) Sybase
12 23 (2.09%) Sun
13 22 (2.00%) Adobe
14 20 (1.81%) Atlassian
15 17 (1.54%) HP
16 16 (1.45%) Google
17 14 (1.27%) RightScale
18 11 (1.00%) TIBCO
19 10 (0.91%) SAP
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 37000-46500 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Rate: £0
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day URGENT - initially 2 month contract with pos
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 650 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago