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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 179 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Maven 702 583 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.14% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.29% 8.70% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 395 341
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.43 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
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
7553 6698 5770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 13.09% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4352 3774
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 123 123
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +25 441 £475 +5.55% 88
South East -18 90 £408 +8.66% 26
Yorkshire +1 47 £425 +21.42% 13
North West -3 40 £413 +16.19% 13
South West +12 36 £425 +6.25% 9
East of England +7 35 £375 -4.15% 8
East Midlands -26 7 £325 -14.75% 2
West Midlands -7 1 £450 +60.71% 1
North East -31 1 £500 +53.84% 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1020 (85.50%) Java
2 715 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
3 542 (45.43%) Jenkins
4 478 (40.07%) Spring
5 434 (36.38%) Git (software)
6 423 (35.46%) Continuous Integration
7 370 (31.01%) Linux
8 367 (30.76%) Web Services
9 358 (30.01%) TDD
10 349 (29.25%) JavaScript
11 316 (26.49%) Subversion
12 308 (25.82%) Scrum
13 300 (25.15%) SQL
14 289 (24.22%) Oracle
15 286 (23.97%) JUnit
16 269 (22.55%) Ant
17 266 (22.30%) Tomcat
18 265 (22.21%) HTML
19 246 (20.62%) J2EE
20 234 (19.61%) XML
21 232 (19.45%) REST
22 225 (18.86%) UNIX
23 223 (18.69%) JBoss
24 202 (16.93%) DevOps
25 189 (15.84%) Hibernate
26 187 (15.67%) JIRA
27 186 (15.59%) Apache
28 183 (15.34%) SOAP
29 182 (15.26%) Puppet
30 180 (15.09%) Finance

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 266 (22.30%) Tomcat
2 223 (18.69%) JBoss
3 186 (15.59%) Apache
4 122 (10.23%) WebLogic
5 85 (7.12%) Confluence
6 81 (6.79%) Node.js
7 68 (5.70%) Jetty
8 61 (5.11%) WebSphere
9 47 (3.94%) Oracle Coherence
10 43 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 36 (3.02%) Mule
12 35 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (2.60%) Mule ESB
14 30 (2.51%) CMS
15 27 (2.26%) nginx
16 24 (2.01%) OpenStack
17 23 (1.93%) Alfresco
17 23 (1.93%) IIS
18 22 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
19 19 (1.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) HipChat
6 1 (0.084%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.42%) Cordys
5 4 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) Summit
7 1 (0.084%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.084%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 121 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.35%) GitHub
3 27 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.09%) PaaS
7 13 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (0.92%) IaaS
10 10 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (0.84%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.84%) Route 53
10 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.50%) SaaS
13 4 (0.34%) SmartFocus
14 3 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.04%) HTTP
2 42 (3.52%) Firewall
3 36 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.77%) Internet
5 30 (2.51%) SSL
6 27 (2.26%) LDAP
7 20 (1.68%) DNS
8 16 (1.34%) HTTPS
8 16 (1.34%) VPN
8 16 (1.34%) OpenLDAP
9 14 (1.17%) DHCP
10 13 (1.09%) SSH
11 8 (0.67%) DMZ
12 4 (0.34%) LAN
12 4 (0.34%) WAN
13 3 (0.25%) SNMP
13 3 (0.25%) Intranet
13 3 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.25%) Network Security
13 3 (0.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (10.06%) MongoDB
2 111 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (8.89%) MySQL
4 100 (8.38%) Relational Database
5 95 (7.96%) NoSQL
6 90 (7.54%) Oracle Database
7 89 (7.46%) SQL Server
8 32 (2.68%) Hadoop
9 30 (2.51%) DB2
10 29 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (2.35%) RDBMS
12 26 (2.18%) Redis
13 22 (1.84%) Big Data
14 15 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.92%) OLAP
16 11 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
17 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.84%) Riak
Development Applications
1 542 (45.43%) Jenkins
2 434 (36.38%) Git (software)
3 316 (26.49%) Subversion
4 286 (23.97%) JUnit
5 269 (22.55%) Ant
6 187 (15.67%) JIRA
7 156 (13.08%) Gradle
8 154 (12.91%) Eclipse
9 115 (9.64%) Selenium
10 113 (9.47%) Hudson
11 111 (9.30%) Mockito
12 93 (7.80%) Cucumber
13 89 (7.46%) TeamCity
14 75 (6.29%) JMeter
15 62 (5.20%) Artifactory
16 54 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (3.69%) ClearCase
18 41 (3.44%) SonarQube
19 37 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
20 34 (2.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 180 (15.09%) Finance
2 142 (11.90%) Banking
3 69 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 42 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.44%) Front Office
6 29 (2.43%) Retail
7 20 (1.68%) Marketing
8 16 (1.34%) Publishing
9 14 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.01%) Legal
11 11 (0.92%) Back Office
12 8 (0.67%) Electronics
12 8 (0.67%) Games
13 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Advertising
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 1 (0.084%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.084%) Billing
Job Titles
1 747 (62.62%) Developer
2 532 (44.59%) Java Developer
3 109 (9.14%) Senior Developer
4 92 (7.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 91 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 56 (4.69%) Architect
7 36 (3.02%) Analyst
8 34 (2.85%) Software Engineer
9 30 (2.51%) Lead Developer
10 28 (2.35%) Consultant
11 23 (1.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 21 (1.76%) Web Developer
13 18 (1.51%) Tester
13 18 (1.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 17 (1.42%) Test Analyst
14 17 (1.42%) J2EE Developer
14 17 (1.42%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (1.34%) Technical Leader
16 14 (1.17%) Linux Engineer
16 14 (1.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (40.07%) Spring
2 367 (30.76%) Web Services
3 265 (22.21%) HTML
4 246 (20.62%) J2EE
5 234 (19.61%) XML
6 232 (19.45%) REST
7 189 (15.84%) Hibernate
8 183 (15.34%) SOAP
9 176 (14.75%) CSS
10 155 (12.99%) RESTful
11 135 (11.32%) JSON
12 134 (11.23%) JMS
12 134 (11.23%) HTML5
13 125 (10.48%) AngularJS
14 119 (9.97%) jQuery
15 101 (8.47%) Java EE
16 87 (7.29%) JSP
17 72 (6.04%) Spring MVC
17 72 (6.04%) Apache Camel
18 69 (5.78%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.60%) Market Risk
4 33 (2.77%) Mobile App
4 33 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.35%) User Experience
6 23 (1.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 15 (1.26%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.09%) Derivative
10 12 (1.01%) W3C
10 12 (1.01%) Equities
10 12 (1.01%) Data Structures
11 11 (0.92%) Social Media
11 11 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (0.84%) iPad
12 10 (0.84%) Semantic Web
13 9 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 370 (31.01%) Linux
2 225 (18.86%) UNIX
3 105 (8.80%) Windows
4 71 (5.95%) CentOS
5 59 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (4.02%) Ubuntu
7 30 (2.51%) Solaris
8 21 (1.76%) AIX
9 12 (1.01%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.92%) Android
11 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.25%) VMS
15 2 (0.17%) Scientific Linux
16 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.084%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (35.46%) Continuous Integration
3 358 (30.01%) TDD
4 308 (25.82%) Scrum
5 202 (16.93%) DevOps
6 158 (13.24%) BDD
7 155 (12.99%) OO
8 150 (12.57%) Unit Testing
9 137 (11.48%) Configuration Management
10 130 (10.90%) MVC
11 125 (10.48%) Open Source
12 117 (9.81%) SOA
13 113 (9.47%) Multithreading
14 96 (8.05%) E-Commerce
15 95 (7.96%) SDLC
16 89 (7.46%) Software Engineering
17 85 (7.12%) UML
18 77 (6.45%) Release Management
19 62 (5.20%) Automated Testing
20 58 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1020 (85.50%) Java
2 349 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 300 (25.15%) SQL
4 169 (14.17%) Python
5 102 (8.55%) Ruby
6 96 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 86 (7.21%) Perl
8 71 (5.95%) Groovy
9 70 (5.87%) PHP
10 59 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 57 (4.78%) C#
12 52 (4.36%) Scala
13 42 (3.52%) C++
14 41 (3.44%) Shell Script
15 40 (3.35%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.85%) C
17 19 (1.59%) Lua
18 15 (1.26%) XPath
19 13 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 10 (0.84%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 159 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 93 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 76 (6.37%) Degree
4 41 (3.44%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.93%) Sun Certification
6 11 (0.92%) ISEB
7 7 (0.59%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.50%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.084%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.084%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.084%) MCSE
12 1 (0.084%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.03%) QA
2 8 (0.67%) SLA
3 5 (0.42%) WAI
4 1 (0.084%) CDISC
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (5.78%) Docker
2 50 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.84%) Varnish
3 22 (1.84%) vCloud
4 12 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.75%) Squid
5 9 (0.75%) vSphere
5 9 (0.75%) GridGain
5 9 (0.75%) HDFS
6 8 (0.67%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.50%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.25%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) QEMU
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 182 (15.26%) Puppet
2 78 (6.54%) Ansible
3 70 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 24 (2.01%) Rundeck
6 23 (1.93%) yum
7 22 (1.84%) Salt
8 20 (1.68%) logstash
8 20 (1.68%) Vagrant
9 19 (1.59%) Kibana
10 17 (1.42%) HAProxy
10 17 (1.42%) BladeLogic
11 13 (1.09%) Nagios
11 13 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
12 10 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
12 10 (0.84%) Graphite
13 8 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 289 (24.22%) Oracle
2 101 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 68 (5.70%) VMware
4 45 (3.77%) Adobe
5 42 (3.52%) IBM
5 42 (3.52%) TIBCO
6 40 (3.35%) Splunk
7 38 (3.19%) Atlassian
8 26 (2.18%) SOASTA, Inc
8 26 (2.18%) Microsoft
8 26 (2.18%) Sun
9 19 (1.59%) Sybase
10 18 (1.51%) Google
11 15 (1.26%) Perforce
12 14 (1.17%) Endeca
12 14 (1.17%) ATG
13 13 (1.09%) hybris
14 11 (0.92%) Pega
14 11 (0.92%) Twitter
14 11 (0.92%) HP
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