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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 167 211 180
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -31
Contract jobs citing Maven 670 461 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 0.98% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.09% 8.47% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 315 352
Average daily rate
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£450 £442 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £48.75 £57.15 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.69% +22.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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
6641 5443 5392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.17% 11.52% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 3566 3365
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
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 £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 125 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Maven Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +29 415 £475 +5.55% 74
South East +48 93 £450 +22.03% 24
South West +2 43 £425 +13.33% 12
North West +17 39 £375 - 9
East of England -6 24 £405 -1.81% 5
West Midlands -10 22 £422 +59.05% 2
East Midlands +20 20 £350 -17.64% 1
Yorkshire -24 7 £340 -2.85% 8
North East -27 1 £325 -38.09% 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1046 (83.75%) Java
2 738 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 531 (42.51%) Spring
4 513 (41.07%) Jenkins
5 484 (38.75%) Linux
6 477 (38.19%) Continuous Integration
7 385 (30.82%) Oracle
8 375 (30.02%) Web Services
9 368 (29.46%) Git (software)
10 357 (28.58%) TDD
11 345 (27.62%) Scrum
12 328 (26.26%) Subversion
13 324 (25.94%) Ant
14 322 (25.78%) JavaScript
15 319 (25.54%) XML
16 313 (25.06%) JUnit
17 306 (24.50%) HTML
18 285 (22.82%) J2EE
19 282 (22.58%) SQL
20 264 (21.14%) Hibernate
21 253 (20.26%) Tomcat
22 252 (20.18%) UNIX
23 244 (19.54%) Puppet
24 231 (18.49%) Apache
25 214 (17.13%) SOAP
26 213 (17.05%) DevOps
27 194 (15.53%) REST
28 193 (15.45%) Eclipse
29 190 (15.21%) RESTful
30 189 (15.13%) JIRA

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 253 (20.26%) Tomcat
2 231 (18.49%) Apache
3 186 (14.89%) JBoss
4 122 (9.77%) WebLogic
5 68 (5.44%) Confluence
6 55 (4.40%) WebSphere
7 52 (4.16%) CMS
8 39 (3.12%) Apache Solr
9 36 (2.88%) Node.js
10 30 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
11 28 (2.24%) OpenStack
12 27 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (2.00%) Jetty
14 24 (1.92%) Alfresco
15 19 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (1.20%) Mule
17 13 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
17 13 (1.04%) GlassFish
18 10 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.48%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.24%) Summit
3 3 (0.24%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.080%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (2.80%) PaaS
3 35 (2.80%) Amazon S3
4 25 (2.00%) SaaS
4 25 (2.00%) GitHub
5 15 (1.20%) Route 53
5 15 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.32%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.24%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.16%) IaaS
11 2 (0.16%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.97%) HTTP
2 55 (4.40%) Internet
3 14 (1.12%) DNS
3 14 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.96%) LDAP
4 12 (0.96%) SSL
5 11 (0.88%) DHCP
5 11 (0.88%) Firewall
6 8 (0.64%) DSL
7 6 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) DVB
8 3 (0.24%) SSH
8 3 (0.24%) AMQP
9 2 (0.16%) MRTG
9 2 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.16%) Broadband
10 1 (0.080%) SMTP
10 1 (0.080%) VPN
10 1 (0.080%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (10.89%) Relational Database
2 115 (9.21%) MySQL
3 112 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 88 (7.05%) MongoDB
5 82 (6.57%) NoSQL
6 70 (5.60%) SQL Server
7 61 (4.88%) RDBMS
8 57 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
9 46 (3.68%) Hadoop
10 35 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (2.64%) DB2
11 33 (2.64%) Big Data
12 28 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (2.16%) Redis
14 22 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.68%) Hazelcast
16 19 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
16 19 (1.52%) Apache Hive
17 18 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
18 17 (1.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 513 (41.07%) Jenkins
2 368 (29.46%) Git (software)
3 328 (26.26%) Subversion
4 324 (25.94%) Ant
5 313 (25.06%) JUnit
6 193 (15.45%) Eclipse
7 189 (15.13%) JIRA
8 165 (13.21%) Selenium
9 161 (12.89%) Mockito
10 153 (12.25%) Cucumber
11 122 (9.77%) Hudson
12 97 (7.77%) TeamCity
13 58 (4.64%) IntelliJ
14 54 (4.32%) Gradle
15 52 (4.16%) Artifactory
16 50 (4.00%) ClearCase
17 41 (3.28%) WebDriver
18 40 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 39 (3.12%) JMeter
20 29 (2.32%) Apache Ivy
General
1 172 (13.77%) Finance
2 143 (11.45%) Banking
3 57 (4.56%) Investment Banking
4 51 (4.08%) Retail
5 33 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.32%) Marketing
7 24 (1.92%) Front Office
7 24 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.60%) Publishing
9 19 (1.52%) Games
10 17 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.56%) Advertising
11 7 (0.56%) Legal
11 7 (0.56%) Electronics
12 6 (0.48%) Back Office
13 5 (0.40%) French Language
14 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.16%) Law
16 1 (0.080%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 731 (58.53%) Developer
2 536 (42.91%) Java Developer
3 121 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 103 (8.25%) Senior Developer
5 76 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 74 (5.92%) Architect
7 61 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 37 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 36 (2.88%) Software Engineer
10 31 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (2.16%) Web Developer
12 24 (1.92%) Administrator
13 22 (1.76%) Consultant
14 20 (1.60%) Middleware Developer
14 20 (1.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 19 (1.52%) Applications Developer
16 18 (1.44%) Automation Engineer
16 18 (1.44%) Analyst
16 18 (1.44%) Tester
17 17 (1.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (42.51%) Spring
2 375 (30.02%) Web Services
3 319 (25.54%) XML
4 306 (24.50%) HTML
5 285 (22.82%) J2EE
6 264 (21.14%) Hibernate
7 214 (17.13%) SOAP
8 194 (15.53%) REST
9 190 (15.21%) RESTful
10 177 (14.17%) JSON
11 172 (13.77%) CSS
12 139 (11.13%) JMS
13 130 (10.41%) JSP
14 120 (9.61%) Servlets
15 117 (9.37%) Java EE
16 114 (9.13%) jQuery
17 106 (8.49%) Spring MVC
18 100 (8.01%) JPA
19 99 (7.93%) Ajax
20 98 (7.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 166 (13.29%) Open Source
2 74 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.12%) Derivative
5 35 (2.80%) User Experience
6 34 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.48%) Social Media
8 30 (2.40%) iPad
9 26 (2.08%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
12 21 (1.68%) Market Risk
13 20 (1.60%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.36%) Algorithms
15 15 (1.20%) Digital Media
16 14 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
16 14 (1.12%) Smart Meter
17 13 (1.04%) Management Information System
18 12 (0.96%) Equities
19 10 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 484 (38.75%) Linux
2 252 (20.18%) UNIX
3 126 (10.09%) Windows
4 111 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 108 (8.65%) CentOS
6 99 (7.93%) Ubuntu
7 33 (2.64%) Android
8 28 (2.24%) AIX
9 21 (1.68%) Solaris
10 14 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.80%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.48%) VMS
14 5 (0.40%) HPUX
15 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.080%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 477 (38.19%) Continuous Integration
3 357 (28.58%) TDD
4 345 (27.62%) Scrum
5 213 (17.05%) DevOps
6 186 (14.89%) BDD
7 176 (14.09%) OO
8 168 (13.45%) MVC
9 151 (12.09%) Unit Testing
10 139 (11.13%) Configuration Management
11 130 (10.41%) SOA
12 97 (7.77%) E-Commerce
13 87 (6.97%) Software Engineering
14 85 (6.81%) Kanban
15 68 (5.44%) Multithreading
16 67 (5.36%) Content Management
17 65 (5.20%) Automated Testing
18 63 (5.04%) OOD
19 61 (4.88%) Build Automation
20 60 (4.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1046 (83.75%) Java
2 322 (25.78%) JavaScript
3 282 (22.58%) SQL
4 127 (10.17%) Bash Shell
5 115 (9.21%) Python
6 98 (7.85%) Ruby
7 96 (7.69%) Perl
8 80 (6.41%) Groovy
9 77 (6.16%) PHP
10 62 (4.96%) Scala
11 56 (4.48%) C#
12 53 (4.24%) PL/SQL
13 46 (3.68%) XPath
14 44 (3.52%) Shell Script
15 31 (2.48%) C++
16 27 (2.16%) XQuery
17 24 (1.92%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.44%) T-SQL
19 17 (1.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 15 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 144 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 88 (7.05%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.36%) Degree
4 34 (2.72%) Sun Certification
5 33 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.04%) OCPJP
7 11 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.64%) ISEB
10 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.080%) PMP
12 1 (0.080%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.080%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.12%) QA
2 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.40%) WCAG
4 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 3 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.080%) WAI
System Software
1 38 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.24%) vCloud
3 19 (1.52%) Docker
4 18 (1.44%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.96%) Squid
6 6 (0.48%) vSphere
6 6 (0.48%) Varnish
7 2 (0.16%) HDFS
7 2 (0.16%) LXC
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.080%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.080%) Xen
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 244 (19.54%) Puppet
2 111 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (5.28%) Ansible
4 54 (4.32%) Nagios
5 46 (3.68%) Vagrant
6 36 (2.88%) ZABBIX
7 23 (1.84%) Kibana
8 19 (1.52%) Zenoss
8 19 (1.52%) Graylog2
8 19 (1.52%) Graphite
9 17 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (1.28%) Oracle Identity Management
11 14 (1.12%) Oozie
12 13 (1.04%) Hyperic
13 11 (0.88%) yum
14 10 (0.80%) Ganglia
15 8 (0.64%) logstash
15 8 (0.64%) Salt
16 6 (0.48%) Capistrano
17 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 385 (30.82%) Oracle
2 70 (5.60%) Red Hat
3 61 (4.88%) Perforce
4 56 (4.48%) VMware
5 38 (3.04%) Microsoft
6 33 (2.64%) IBM
7 32 (2.56%) Sybase
7 32 (2.56%) ATG
7 32 (2.56%) Endeca
8 30 (2.40%) Splunk
9 25 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 22 (1.76%) HP
11 18 (1.44%) Sun
12 17 (1.36%) Adobe
13 16 (1.28%) BEA
13 16 (1.28%) TIBCO
14 13 (1.04%) Google
15 11 (0.88%) SAP
16 10 (0.80%) Zend
17 7 (0.56%) Bloomberg
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Posted: Yesterday
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IntaPeople
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Circle Recruitment
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