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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 204 172 212
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Contract jobs citing Maven 547 594 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.19% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.41% 9.49% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 396 283
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
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
6505 6261 4917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.83% 12.59% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4212 4090 3168
Average daily rate £400 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 129 133
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.21 £31.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 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
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 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 +29 342 £475 +5.55% 98
South East -16 74 £385 -6.66% 21
North West -18 32 £401 +0.12% 6
South West -23 31 £413 +22.22% 20
Yorkshire -56 25 £325 - 4
East Midlands +6 23 £475 +14.11%
East of England -8 10 £425 +3.03% 9
West Midlands -29 3 £220 -24.78% 2
North East -16 1 £325 +30.00%
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 1060 (87.31%) Java
2 671 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (42.75%) Spring
4 485 (39.95%) Jenkins
5 474 (39.04%) Linux
6 420 (34.60%) Continuous Integration
7 392 (32.29%) Git (software)
8 384 (31.63%) Subversion
9 379 (31.22%) Web Services
10 358 (29.49%) Oracle
11 330 (27.18%) JUnit
12 324 (26.69%) Ant
13 323 (26.61%) JavaScript
14 311 (25.62%) TDD
15 281 (23.15%) HTML
16 278 (22.90%) SQL
17 257 (21.17%) Tomcat
18 246 (20.26%) J2EE
19 238 (19.60%) Scrum
20 237 (19.52%) XML
21 231 (19.03%) Hibernate
22 226 (18.62%) UNIX
23 202 (16.64%) REST
24 192 (15.82%) Puppet
25 188 (15.49%) JBoss
25 188 (15.49%) JIRA
26 185 (15.24%) CSS
27 183 (15.07%) DevOps
28 177 (14.58%) BDD
29 168 (13.84%) Finance

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 257 (21.17%) Tomcat
2 188 (15.49%) JBoss
3 162 (13.34%) Apache
4 161 (13.26%) WebLogic
5 61 (5.02%) Confluence
6 59 (4.86%) Node.js
7 52 (4.28%) Mule
8 47 (3.87%) WebSphere
9 36 (2.97%) CMS
10 35 (2.88%) IIS
11 32 (2.64%) Jetty
12 31 (2.55%) Mule ESB
13 28 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 23 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (1.81%) Alfresco
16 21 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
17 20 (1.65%) GlassFish
18 18 (1.48%) OpenStack
19 17 (1.40%) Apache Solr
20 13 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 35 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.41%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.25%) Summit
5 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.082%) Tridion
6 1 (0.082%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 103 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (2.80%) GitHub
3 30 (2.47%) PaaS
4 27 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (1.98%) SaaS
6 22 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.58%) IaaS
8 7 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.58%) Route 53
8 7 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.91%) HTTP
2 46 (3.79%) Firewall
3 34 (2.80%) SSL
4 23 (1.89%) Internet
5 20 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.24%) DNS
7 13 (1.07%) DHCP
7 13 (1.07%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (0.99%) LDAP
9 8 (0.66%) VPN
10 7 (0.58%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.41%) LAN
11 5 (0.41%) WAN
11 5 (0.41%) SNMP
12 3 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.16%) DMZ
13 2 (0.16%) Intranet
13 2 (0.16%) NFC
13 2 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (11.20%) Oracle Database
2 118 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 110 (9.06%) Relational Database
4 94 (7.74%) SQL Server
5 71 (5.85%) MySQL
6 68 (5.60%) NoSQL
7 59 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 38 (3.13%) Hadoop
10 37 (3.05%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.89%) DB2
11 23 (1.89%) Neo4j
12 21 (1.73%) Redis
13 20 (1.65%) Big Data
14 18 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.07%) Jackrabbit
16 13 (1.07%) MariaDB
17 12 (0.99%) Hazelcast
18 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 485 (39.95%) Jenkins
2 392 (32.29%) Git (software)
3 384 (31.63%) Subversion
4 330 (27.18%) JUnit
5 324 (26.69%) Ant
6 188 (15.49%) JIRA
7 150 (12.36%) Eclipse
8 133 (10.96%) Cucumber
9 125 (10.30%) Selenium
10 122 (10.05%) Mockito
11 108 (8.90%) TeamCity
12 101 (8.32%) Gradle
13 88 (7.25%) Hudson
14 74 (6.10%) Artifactory
15 44 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 40 (3.29%) ClearCase
17 36 (2.97%) SonarQube
18 35 (2.88%) JMeter
19 33 (2.72%) IntelliJ
20 27 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 168 (13.84%) Finance
2 124 (10.21%) Banking
3 52 (4.28%) Investment Banking
4 32 (2.64%) Publishing
5 27 (2.22%) Front Office
6 25 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.06%) Retail
6 25 (2.06%) Marketing
7 19 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.40%) Games
9 12 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.82%) Legal
11 9 (0.74%) Electronics
12 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.41%) Advertising
14 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.25%) Back Office
15 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.16%) iGaming
16 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 731 (60.21%) Developer
2 510 (42.01%) Java Developer
3 105 (8.65%) Senior Developer
4 103 (8.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 83 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 64 (5.27%) Architect
7 45 (3.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 37 (3.05%) Analyst
9 31 (2.55%) Android Developer
10 27 (2.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 26 (2.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 24 (1.98%) Consultant
13 21 (1.73%) Web Developer
14 18 (1.48%) Software Engineer
14 18 (1.48%) Automation Engineer
15 17 (1.40%) Lead Developer
15 17 (1.40%) Release Engineer
15 17 (1.40%) Technical Leader
16 16 (1.32%) J2EE Developer
16 16 (1.32%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (42.75%) Spring
2 379 (31.22%) Web Services
3 281 (23.15%) HTML
4 246 (20.26%) J2EE
5 237 (19.52%) XML
6 231 (19.03%) Hibernate
7 202 (16.64%) REST
8 185 (15.24%) CSS
9 164 (13.51%) SOAP
10 154 (12.69%) RESTful
11 142 (11.70%) JMS
12 134 (11.04%) JSON
13 116 (9.56%) Spring MVC
14 110 (9.06%) jQuery
14 110 (9.06%) Java EE
15 106 (8.73%) JSP
16 103 (8.48%) JPA
17 93 (7.66%) HTML5
18 89 (7.33%) .NET
19 85 (7.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.45%) Open Source
2 73 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 72 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (3.13%) User Experience
6 29 (2.39%) Derivative
7 27 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.06%) Fixed Income
9 23 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
10 17 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
12 15 (1.24%) Digital Media
13 14 (1.15%) Social Media
13 14 (1.15%) iPad
13 14 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.99%) W3C
15 12 (0.99%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 474 (39.04%) Linux
2 226 (18.62%) UNIX
3 126 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 124 (10.21%) Windows
5 79 (6.51%) CentOS
6 70 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 49 (4.04%) Android
8 41 (3.38%) Solaris
9 25 (2.06%) Mac OS X
10 22 (1.81%) AIX
11 13 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.25%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.16%) Scientific Linux
15 1 (0.082%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.082%) zOS
15 1 (0.082%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (34.60%) Continuous Integration
3 311 (25.62%) TDD
4 238 (19.60%) Scrum
5 183 (15.07%) DevOps
6 177 (14.58%) BDD
7 162 (13.34%) OO
8 143 (11.78%) MVC
9 140 (11.53%) SOA
10 138 (11.37%) Unit Testing
11 100 (8.24%) Configuration Management
12 79 (6.51%) Multithreading
13 73 (6.01%) E-Commerce
14 71 (5.85%) UML
14 71 (5.85%) Kanban
15 70 (5.77%) Release Management
15 70 (5.77%) Web Development
16 68 (5.60%) OOP
17 67 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
18 59 (4.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1060 (87.31%) Java
2 323 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 278 (22.90%) SQL
4 150 (12.36%) Python
5 126 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 110 (9.06%) Ruby
7 80 (6.59%) Perl
8 74 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 61 (5.02%) C#
10 57 (4.70%) Groovy
11 56 (4.61%) PHP
12 53 (4.37%) Scala
13 45 (3.71%) C++
14 37 (3.05%) PowerShell
15 28 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 28 (2.31%) C
16 23 (1.89%) XQuery
17 17 (1.40%) Lua
18 16 (1.32%) XPath
19 12 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 129 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 89 (7.33%) Degree
3 74 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.14%) Sun Certification
6 17 (1.40%) OCPJP
7 16 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.16%) ISEB
11 1 (0.082%) PMP
11 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.082%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.082%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.13%) QA
2 6 (0.49%) WCAG
3 4 (0.33%) WAI
3 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.25%) SLA
4 3 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (2.80%) Docker
2 20 (1.65%) vCloud
3 19 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.57%) Varnish
4 14 (1.15%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.99%) Squid
6 5 (0.41%) vSphere
7 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.16%) QEMU
9 2 (0.16%) KVM
10 1 (0.082%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 192 (15.82%) Puppet
2 86 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (6.43%) Ansible
4 36 (2.97%) ZABBIX
5 33 (2.72%) Vagrant
6 26 (2.14%) Nagios
7 24 (1.98%) yum
8 23 (1.89%) ITRS Geneos
9 22 (1.81%) Kibana
10 20 (1.65%) BladeLogic
11 15 (1.24%) Salt
12 14 (1.15%) CA Single Sign-On
13 13 (1.07%) logstash
14 12 (0.99%) CloudHub
14 12 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
15 11 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.74%) Zenoss
16 9 (0.74%) Graphite
16 9 (0.74%) Graylog
17 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 358 (29.49%) Oracle
2 134 (11.04%) Red Hat
3 41 (3.38%) IBM
4 40 (3.29%) VMware
5 39 (3.21%) Microsoft
6 37 (3.05%) TIBCO
7 30 (2.47%) Splunk
8 26 (2.14%) Sybase
9 25 (2.06%) Perforce
10 24 (1.98%) ATG
11 23 (1.89%) Sun
12 21 (1.73%) Google
12 21 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (1.40%) BEA
13 17 (1.40%) Adobe
13 17 (1.40%) Endeca
14 16 (1.32%) Atlassian
15 14 (1.15%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.15%) HP
15 14 (1.15%) CA
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago