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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 178 211 197
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing Maven 635 510 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.03% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.12% 7.97% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 356 318
Average daily rate
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£450 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £551 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £41.72 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.72 - £50.00
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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +51 427 £500 +11.11% 74
South East +1 81 £403 +3.87% 30
South West +10 37 £413 +3.12% 21
North West -15 27 £360 -2.70% 14
Yorkshire -17 25 £440 +25.71% 12
East of England -20 23 £375 - 7
East Midlands -8 6 £325 -13.33% 6
West Midlands -8 1 £450 +55.17% 6
North East -33 1 £325 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1028 (85.24%) Java
2 665 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (42.37%) Jenkins
4 485 (40.22%) Spring
5 400 (33.17%) Continuous Integration
6 399 (33.08%) Git (software)
7 394 (32.67%) Web Services
8 377 (31.26%) Linux
9 355 (29.44%) TDD
10 352 (29.19%) Subversion
11 341 (28.28%) JavaScript
12 319 (26.45%) Oracle
13 308 (25.54%) JUnit
14 306 (25.37%) SQL
15 285 (23.63%) Ant
16 281 (23.30%) Scrum
17 279 (23.13%) Tomcat
18 267 (22.14%) HTML
19 246 (20.40%) J2EE
20 238 (19.73%) XML
21 230 (19.07%) REST
22 214 (17.74%) JBoss
23 203 (16.83%) JIRA
24 200 (16.58%) Hibernate
25 196 (16.25%) Apache
26 194 (16.09%) UNIX
27 186 (15.42%) SOAP
28 184 (15.26%) Finance
29 174 (14.43%) Python
30 173 (14.34%) DevOps

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 279 (23.13%) Tomcat
2 214 (17.74%) JBoss
3 196 (16.25%) Apache
4 136 (11.28%) WebLogic
5 89 (7.38%) Confluence
6 77 (6.38%) Node.js
7 60 (4.98%) Jetty
8 55 (4.56%) WebSphere
9 48 (3.98%) Oracle Coherence
10 43 (3.57%) Mule
11 40 (3.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 38 (3.15%) IIS
13 32 (2.65%) Mule ESB
14 28 (2.32%) CMS
15 26 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (1.66%) GlassFish
17 19 (1.58%) nginx
18 18 (1.49%) Apache Solr
18 18 (1.49%) Alfresco
19 17 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.25%) Summit
5 3 (0.25%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.17%) Cordys
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.083%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.083%) Tridion
7 1 (0.083%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 111 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (1.99%) GitHub
3 19 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (1.24%) PaaS
7 13 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (1.00%) SaaS
9 11 (0.91%) Route 53
9 11 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.58%) IaaS
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.33%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 101 (8.37%) HTTP
2 46 (3.81%) Firewall
3 37 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 35 (2.90%) SSL
5 33 (2.74%) Internet
6 26 (2.16%) LDAP
7 19 (1.58%) DNS
8 17 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
9 16 (1.33%) HTTPS
10 15 (1.24%) DHCP
11 11 (0.91%) VPN
12 8 (0.66%) SSH
13 6 (0.50%) DMZ
14 5 (0.41%) SNMP
14 5 (0.41%) LAN
14 5 (0.41%) WAN
15 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.25%) Intranet
15 3 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
16 2 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.96%) MongoDB
2 102 (8.46%) Oracle Database
3 99 (8.21%) MySQL
4 95 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 90 (7.46%) SQL Server
6 81 (6.72%) NoSQL
7 80 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (2.57%) DB2
9 28 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.99%) Redis
11 24 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (1.41%) Big Data
14 15 (1.24%) Neo4j
15 14 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.83%) OLAP
16 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.83%) Triplestore
17 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 511 (42.37%) Jenkins
2 399 (33.08%) Git (software)
3 352 (29.19%) Subversion
4 308 (25.54%) JUnit
5 285 (23.63%) Ant
6 203 (16.83%) JIRA
7 144 (11.94%) Eclipse
8 138 (11.44%) Gradle
9 115 (9.54%) Cucumber
10 113 (9.37%) Selenium
11 109 (9.04%) Hudson
12 101 (8.37%) Mockito
13 95 (7.88%) TeamCity
14 68 (5.64%) JMeter
15 63 (5.22%) Artifactory
16 48 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 42 (3.48%) SoapUI
18 39 (3.23%) ClearCase
19 35 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
20 34 (2.82%) Grunt
General
1 184 (15.26%) Finance
2 136 (11.28%) Banking
3 68 (5.64%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.99%) Front Office
4 36 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.82%) Retail
6 26 (2.16%) Marketing
7 18 (1.49%) Publishing
8 17 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.83%) Back Office
10 10 (0.83%) Legal
11 9 (0.75%) Electronics
11 9 (0.75%) Games
12 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.50%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.083%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.083%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 746 (61.86%) Developer
2 524 (43.45%) Java Developer
3 96 (7.96%) Senior Developer
4 80 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 79 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 55 (4.56%) Architect
7 40 (3.32%) Analyst
8 37 (3.07%) Software Engineer
9 30 (2.49%) Consultant
10 26 (2.16%) Lead Developer
11 25 (2.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 23 (1.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 20 (1.66%) Platform Engineer
13 20 (1.66%) Web Developer
14 17 (1.41%) Tester
14 17 (1.41%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (1.41%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (1.33%) Technical Leader
15 16 (1.33%) J2EE Developer
15 16 (1.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (40.22%) Spring
2 394 (32.67%) Web Services
3 267 (22.14%) HTML
4 246 (20.40%) J2EE
5 238 (19.73%) XML
6 230 (19.07%) REST
7 200 (16.58%) Hibernate
8 186 (15.42%) SOAP
9 172 (14.26%) RESTful
10 167 (13.85%) CSS
11 141 (11.69%) JSON
12 136 (11.28%) JMS
13 119 (9.87%) AngularJS
14 116 (9.62%) HTML5
15 110 (9.12%) Java EE
16 103 (8.54%) JSP
16 103 (8.54%) jQuery
17 90 (7.46%) .NET
18 80 (6.63%) Spring MVC
19 75 (6.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.40%) Market Risk
4 31 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (2.57%) User Experience
5 27 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 24 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 20 (1.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 16 (1.33%) Social Media
9 15 (1.24%) iPad
10 14 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.08%) Equities
12 12 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.91%) DTV
13 11 (0.91%) Derivative
13 11 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (0.83%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.75%) Wiki
15 9 (0.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 377 (31.26%) Linux
2 194 (16.09%) UNIX
3 108 (8.96%) Windows
4 69 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (4.06%) CentOS
6 28 (2.32%) Ubuntu
7 27 (2.24%) Solaris
8 20 (1.66%) AIX
9 18 (1.49%) Android
10 16 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.25%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (33.17%) Continuous Integration
3 355 (29.44%) TDD
4 281 (23.30%) Scrum
5 173 (14.34%) DevOps
6 169 (14.01%) BDD
7 158 (13.10%) OO
8 143 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 132 (10.95%) SOA
10 125 (10.36%) MVC
11 119 (9.87%) Open Source
12 109 (9.04%) Multithreading
12 109 (9.04%) Configuration Management
13 100 (8.29%) SDLC
14 97 (8.04%) E-Commerce
15 89 (7.38%) Software Engineering
16 79 (6.55%) Release Management
17 74 (6.14%) UML
18 65 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
19 58 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1028 (85.24%) Java
2 341 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 306 (25.37%) SQL
4 174 (14.43%) Python
5 92 (7.63%) Ruby
6 87 (7.21%) Bash Shell
7 76 (6.30%) Perl
8 75 (6.22%) PHP
9 62 (5.14%) Groovy
10 59 (4.89%) C#
11 58 (4.81%) PL/SQL
12 52 (4.31%) C++
12 52 (4.31%) Scala
13 39 (3.23%) Shell Script
14 38 (3.15%) C
15 32 (2.65%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.41%) Lua
17 14 (1.16%) XPath
18 11 (0.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 11 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 136 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 77 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.14%) Degree
4 34 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.58%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.66%) ISEB
6 8 (0.66%) OCPJP
7 7 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.50%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.73%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) SLA
2 5 (0.41%) WAI
3 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (3.65%) Docker
2 27 (2.24%) Varnish
3 24 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.58%) vCloud
5 10 (0.83%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.75%) GridGain
7 7 (0.58%) Squid
8 5 (0.41%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.41%) HDFS
9 4 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.25%) QEMU
10 3 (0.25%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.25%) KVM
11 1 (0.083%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 162 (13.43%) Puppet
2 58 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (4.31%) Ansible
4 33 (2.74%) yum
5 29 (2.40%) Vagrant
6 22 (1.82%) BladeLogic
7 20 (1.66%) ITRS Geneos
8 19 (1.58%) Rundeck
8 19 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 18 (1.49%) Kibana
10 17 (1.41%) Salt
11 16 (1.33%) logstash
11 16 (1.33%) Nagios
12 13 (1.08%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.91%) Graphite
13 11 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
15 9 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 8 (0.66%) CloudHub
17 5 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 319 (26.45%) Oracle
2 114 (9.45%) Red Hat
3 45 (3.73%) IBM
4 43 (3.57%) Splunk
5 42 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 40 (3.32%) Adobe
7 38 (3.15%) VMware
8 30 (2.49%) Atlassian
9 28 (2.32%) Sun
10 24 (1.99%) Microsoft
10 24 (1.99%) ATG
11 19 (1.58%) webMethods
11 19 (1.58%) SOASTA, Inc
12 18 (1.49%) Endeca
12 18 (1.49%) Perforce
12 18 (1.49%) Sybase
13 15 (1.24%) Google
14 14 (1.16%) hybris
15 11 (0.91%) Twitter
15 11 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: From £300 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
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West Yorkshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 per day
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City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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