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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 213 196 219
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Maven 502 527 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.10% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.89% 8.62% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 355 253
Average daily rate
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£450 £418 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £35.00 £49.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +34 331 £485 +7.77% 109
South East -11 62 £413 - 27
North West -10 31 £400 +14.35% 9
South West -7 27 £425 +21.42% 29
East Midlands +4 20 £475 +14.11%
Yorkshire -59 13 £325 - 7
East of England -29 9 £405 -0.36% 9
North East -12 2 £325 +30.00% 1
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1016 (87.44%) Java
2 638 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
3 499 (42.94%) Spring
4 463 (39.85%) Jenkins
5 449 (38.64%) Linux
6 393 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
7 380 (32.70%) Git (software)
8 374 (32.19%) Web Services
9 373 (32.10%) Subversion
10 337 (29.00%) Oracle
11 322 (27.71%) JavaScript
12 320 (27.54%) JUnit
13 318 (27.37%) Ant
14 297 (25.56%) TDD
15 287 (24.70%) SQL
16 269 (23.15%) Tomcat
17 268 (23.06%) HTML
18 241 (20.74%) J2EE
19 233 (20.05%) Scrum
20 231 (19.88%) XML
21 228 (19.62%) Hibernate
22 211 (18.16%) UNIX
23 194 (16.70%) REST
24 187 (16.09%) JIRA
25 183 (15.75%) JBoss
26 182 (15.66%) DevOps
27 177 (15.23%) CSS
28 176 (15.15%) Puppet
29 169 (14.54%) Finance
30 162 (13.94%) OO

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 269 (23.15%) Tomcat
2 183 (15.75%) JBoss
3 160 (13.77%) Apache
4 151 (12.99%) WebLogic
5 60 (5.16%) Node.js
5 60 (5.16%) Confluence
6 53 (4.56%) Mule
7 48 (4.13%) WebSphere
8 37 (3.18%) Mule ESB
8 37 (3.18%) Jetty
9 36 (3.10%) IIS
10 31 (2.67%) CMS
11 25 (2.15%) Oracle Coherence
12 22 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 21 (1.81%) Alfresco
13 21 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (1.72%) GlassFish
15 17 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (1.29%) OpenStack
17 13 (1.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 31 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.12%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) MS Project
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.43%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.26%) Summit
4 3 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.086%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.086%) Tridion
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.75%) GitHub
3 26 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (2.07%) PaaS
5 22 (1.89%) SaaS
6 21 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.69%) Route 53
9 8 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.52%) IaaS
11 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 93 (8.00%) HTTP
2 49 (4.22%) Firewall
3 36 (3.10%) SSL
4 25 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.07%) Internet
6 18 (1.55%) DNS
7 16 (1.38%) DHCP
8 12 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (1.03%) LDAP
9 9 (0.77%) VPN
10 6 (0.52%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.43%) SNMP
11 5 (0.43%) LAN
11 5 (0.43%) WAN
12 3 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.26%) DMZ
12 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.17%) Network Security
13 2 (0.17%) NFC
13 2 (0.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (10.33%) Oracle Database
2 110 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 102 (8.78%) MongoDB
4 95 (8.18%) SQL Server
5 78 (6.71%) MySQL
6 64 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 59 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 38 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (2.32%) Hadoop
11 25 (2.15%) DB2
12 19 (1.64%) Redis
13 17 (1.46%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.29%) Big Data
16 10 (0.86%) MariaDB
16 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.77%) Hazelcast
18 8 (0.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 463 (39.85%) Jenkins
2 380 (32.70%) Git (software)
3 373 (32.10%) Subversion
4 320 (27.54%) JUnit
5 318 (27.37%) Ant
6 187 (16.09%) JIRA
7 143 (12.31%) Eclipse
8 126 (10.84%) Selenium
9 111 (9.55%) Cucumber
10 105 (9.04%) Gradle
11 99 (8.52%) Mockito
12 95 (8.18%) TeamCity
13 80 (6.88%) Hudson
14 77 (6.63%) Artifactory
15 43 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 42 (3.61%) JMeter
17 41 (3.53%) ClearCase
18 30 (2.58%) Gerrit
19 29 (2.50%) SonarQube
19 29 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 169 (14.54%) Finance
2 115 (9.90%) Banking
3 54 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.50%) Publishing
5 26 (2.24%) Front Office
5 26 (2.24%) Retail
6 25 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.07%) Marketing
8 18 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.20%) Games
11 10 (0.86%) Legal
12 8 (0.69%) Electronics
13 7 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Advertising
15 3 (0.26%) Back Office
16 2 (0.17%) iGaming
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.17%) Military
17 1 (0.086%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 699 (60.15%) Developer
2 485 (41.74%) Java Developer
3 104 (8.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 97 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 76 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 57 (4.91%) Architect
7 39 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 37 (3.18%) Analyst
9 28 (2.41%) Android Developer
9 28 (2.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 26 (2.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 25 (2.15%) Consultant
12 21 (1.81%) Web Developer
13 18 (1.55%) Software Engineer
13 18 (1.55%) J2EE Developer
14 16 (1.38%) Platform Engineer
14 16 (1.38%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (1.29%) C# Developer
15 15 (1.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (1.29%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (42.94%) Spring
2 374 (32.19%) Web Services
3 268 (23.06%) HTML
4 241 (20.74%) J2EE
5 231 (19.88%) XML
6 228 (19.62%) Hibernate
7 194 (16.70%) REST
8 177 (15.23%) CSS
9 159 (13.68%) SOAP
10 149 (12.82%) RESTful
11 132 (11.36%) JMS
12 129 (11.10%) JSON
13 113 (9.72%) jQuery
13 113 (9.72%) JSP
14 109 (9.38%) Spring MVC
15 108 (9.29%) Java EE
16 97 (8.35%) HTML5
17 94 (8.09%) Struts
18 91 (7.83%) .NET
19 90 (7.75%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.10%) Open Source
2 74 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (3.36%) User Experience
6 27 (2.32%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.07%) Fixed Income
8 23 (1.98%) Market Risk
9 18 (1.55%) Derivative
10 16 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.12%) Equities
12 13 (1.12%) W3C
12 13 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
13 12 (1.03%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.03%) Social Media
13 12 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 449 (38.64%) Linux
2 211 (18.16%) UNIX
3 114 (9.81%) Windows
3 114 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (5.94%) CentOS
5 57 (4.91%) Ubuntu
6 45 (3.87%) Android
7 36 (3.10%) Solaris
8 20 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 19 (1.64%) AIX
10 12 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.26%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.086%) zOS
15 1 (0.086%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.086%) VMS
15 1 (0.086%) HPUX
15 1 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
3 297 (25.56%) TDD
4 233 (20.05%) Scrum
5 182 (15.66%) DevOps
6 162 (13.94%) OO
7 154 (13.25%) BDD
8 138 (11.88%) Unit Testing
9 136 (11.70%) MVC
10 133 (11.45%) SOA
11 100 (8.61%) Configuration Management
12 84 (7.23%) Multithreading
13 76 (6.54%) E-Commerce
14 72 (6.20%) UML
15 71 (6.11%) Release Management
16 64 (5.51%) Web Development
17 63 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
18 60 (5.16%) OOP
19 59 (5.08%) Kanban
20 57 (4.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1016 (87.44%) Java
2 322 (27.71%) JavaScript
3 287 (24.70%) SQL
4 154 (13.25%) Python
5 115 (9.90%) Bash Shell
6 107 (9.21%) Ruby
7 78 (6.71%) PL/SQL
8 71 (6.11%) Perl
9 63 (5.42%) C#
10 62 (5.34%) PHP
11 52 (4.48%) Groovy
12 49 (4.22%) C++
13 48 (4.13%) Scala
14 33 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 29 (2.50%) C
16 28 (2.41%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.64%) XQuery
18 18 (1.55%) Lua
19 17 (1.46%) XPath
20 10 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 121 (10.41%) Security Cleared
2 87 (7.49%) Degree
3 71 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.50%) Sun Certification
5 27 (2.32%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.55%) OCPJP
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) ISEB
11 1 (0.086%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.086%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.36%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) WCAG
3 5 (0.43%) WAI
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.26%) SLA
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (3.27%) Docker
2 22 (1.89%) Varnish
3 20 (1.72%) vCloud
4 18 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.86%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.77%) Squid
7 7 (0.60%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.26%) QEMU
9 3 (0.26%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) vSphere
11 1 (0.086%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 176 (15.15%) Puppet
2 80 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (6.11%) Ansible
4 31 (2.67%) ZABBIX
5 29 (2.50%) Vagrant
6 24 (2.07%) yum
7 23 (1.98%) Kibana
8 22 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
9 21 (1.81%) BladeLogic
10 19 (1.64%) Nagios
10 19 (1.64%) Salt
11 16 (1.38%) Rundeck
12 14 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
13 12 (1.03%) logstash
13 12 (1.03%) CloudHub
14 11 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
15 10 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.77%) Graphite
17 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
18 7 (0.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 337 (29.00%) Oracle
2 129 (11.10%) Red Hat
3 39 (3.36%) TIBCO
4 38 (3.27%) IBM
5 36 (3.10%) VMware
6 32 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 31 (2.67%) Splunk
8 25 (2.15%) Sybase
9 24 (2.07%) Sun
10 22 (1.89%) Perforce
10 22 (1.89%) ATG
11 21 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.64%) Adobe
13 17 (1.46%) Google
14 15 (1.29%) Endeca
14 15 (1.29%) HP
14 15 (1.29%) webMethods
14 15 (1.29%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.20%) Atlassian
15 14 (1.20%) CA
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