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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 191 194 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Contract jobs citing Maven 569 519 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.06% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.68% 8.91% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 344 344
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
6559 5825 6023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.94% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4253 3814 3495
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 125 209
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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 -1 349 £450 -10.00% 94
South East +34 85 £375 - 20
East of England -1 35 £383 -4.37% 13
North West +12 23 £355 +9.23% 6
East Midlands +16 22 £381 -10.29%
South West -37 19 £400 +0.62% 13
Yorkshire -23 16 £350 +4.47% 15
West Midlands +10 14 £280 -37.77%
North East -15 7 £325 - 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 866 (78.44%) Java
2 502 (45.47%) Spring
3 409 (37.05%) Jenkins
4 379 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
5 366 (33.15%) Linux
6 360 (32.61%) Oracle
7 336 (30.43%) Web Services
8 322 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 319 (28.89%) Hibernate
10 298 (26.99%) Scrum
10 298 (26.99%) JavaScript
10 298 (26.99%) TDD
11 294 (26.63%) Git (software)
12 293 (26.54%) SQL
13 287 (26.00%) J2EE
14 275 (24.91%) Ant
15 272 (24.64%) HTML
16 266 (24.09%) Subversion
17 263 (23.82%) XML
18 249 (22.55%) JUnit
19 214 (19.38%) Tomcat
20 212 (19.20%) MVC
21 202 (18.30%) Apache
22 196 (17.75%) JIRA
23 181 (16.39%) UNIX
24 178 (16.12%) SOAP
24 178 (16.12%) Finance
25 172 (15.58%) CSS
26 168 (15.22%) jQuery
27 167 (15.13%) Selenium

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 214 (19.38%) Tomcat
2 202 (18.30%) Apache
3 148 (13.41%) WebLogic
4 65 (5.89%) Confluence
5 60 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 41 (3.71%) Apache Solr
7 27 (2.45%) Apache ServiceMix
7 27 (2.45%) Jetty
8 23 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
9 22 (1.99%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.99%) CMS
10 17 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (1.36%) Mule
11 15 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
11 15 (1.36%) nginx
12 14 (1.27%) Node.js
13 13 (1.18%) MQSeries
13 13 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.091%) Magento
4 1 (0.091%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (3.53%) Amazon S3
4 37 (3.35%) SaaS
5 26 (2.36%) Route 53
5 26 (2.36%) Amazon ELB
6 21 (1.90%) PaaS
7 19 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.00%) GitHub
9 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.18%) Force.com
12 1 (0.091%) IaaS
12 1 (0.091%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.091%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.07%) HTTP
2 49 (4.44%) Internet
3 27 (2.45%) DNS
4 25 (2.26%) LDAP
5 22 (1.99%) DHCP
5 22 (1.99%) Firewall
6 18 (1.63%) SSL
7 8 (0.72%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.63%) 2G
8 7 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.54%) DSL
9 6 (0.54%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.54%) SSH
10 5 (0.45%) AMQP
10 5 (0.45%) 4G
10 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.45%) SAN
10 5 (0.45%) 3G
11 4 (0.36%) X.509
11 4 (0.36%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (10.05%) MySQL
2 102 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 97 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 79 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 72 (6.52%) SQL Server
6 63 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 49 (4.44%) RDBMS
8 42 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 33 (2.99%) Big Data
10 33 (2.99%) SSDT
11 31 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (2.26%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.63%) DB2
15 17 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (1.36%) Apache Hive
16 15 (1.36%) Couchbase
17 11 (1.00%) CouchDB
17 11 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 409 (37.05%) Jenkins
2 294 (26.63%) Git (software)
3 275 (24.91%) Ant
4 266 (24.09%) Subversion
5 249 (22.55%) JUnit
6 196 (17.75%) JIRA
7 167 (15.13%) Selenium
8 163 (14.76%) Eclipse
9 128 (11.59%) Hudson
10 125 (11.32%) TeamCity
11 123 (11.14%) Cucumber
12 115 (10.42%) Mockito
13 74 (6.70%) Gradle
14 59 (5.34%) WebDriver
15 54 (4.89%) Artifactory
16 52 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 49 (4.44%) Visual Studio
18 45 (4.08%) TestNG
19 34 (3.08%) MSBuild
19 34 (3.08%) NuGet
General
1 178 (16.12%) Finance
2 98 (8.88%) Banking
3 62 (5.62%) Retail
4 45 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.44%) Marketing
6 36 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.81%) Front Office
8 19 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.09%) Back Office
9 12 (1.09%) Electronics
10 11 (1.00%) Games
11 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.36%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Legal
14 2 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.091%) French Language
15 1 (0.091%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.091%) Billing
15 1 (0.091%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 674 (61.05%) Developer
2 465 (42.12%) Java Developer
3 93 (8.42%) Senior Developer
4 88 (7.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 79 (7.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 55 (4.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 50 (4.53%) Web Developer
8 46 (4.17%) Architect
9 40 (3.62%) Release Engineer
9 40 (3.62%) Build Engineer
10 36 (3.26%) Software Engineer
11 35 (3.17%) Build and Release Engineer
12 32 (2.90%) Java Web Developer
13 31 (2.81%) Analyst
14 29 (2.63%) Tester
15 26 (2.36%) J2EE Developer
16 23 (2.08%) Consultant
16 23 (2.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 20 (1.81%) Software Developer
18 18 (1.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (45.47%) Spring
2 336 (30.43%) Web Services
3 319 (28.89%) Hibernate
4 287 (26.00%) J2EE
5 272 (24.64%) HTML
6 263 (23.82%) XML
7 178 (16.12%) SOAP
8 172 (15.58%) CSS
9 168 (15.22%) jQuery
10 160 (14.49%) RESTful
11 148 (13.41%) REST
12 141 (12.77%) Java EE
13 136 (12.32%) JMS
14 124 (11.23%) JSON
15 111 (10.05%) Spring MVC
16 104 (9.42%) JPA
17 90 (8.15%) JSP
18 88 (7.97%) .NET
19 77 (6.97%) Ajax
20 76 (6.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 153 (13.86%) Open Source
2 51 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.89%) iPad
4 40 (3.62%) Social Media
5 30 (2.72%) Market Risk
6 25 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 18 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.45%) Credit Risk
11 14 (1.27%) GIS
11 14 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.18%) Wiki
13 10 (0.91%) DTV
14 9 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.82%) Derivative
14 9 (0.82%) Statistics
15 8 (0.72%) PKI
15 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 366 (33.15%) Linux
2 181 (16.39%) UNIX
3 110 (9.96%) Windows
4 67 (6.07%) CentOS
5 34 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.90%) Android
9 14 (1.27%) Solaris
10 11 (1.00%) AIX
11 7 (0.63%) HPUX
11 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) MVS
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.091%) Debian
14 1 (0.091%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.091%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
2 322 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (26.99%) TDD
3 298 (26.99%) Scrum
4 212 (19.20%) MVC
5 161 (14.58%) DevOps
6 160 (14.49%) Configuration Management
7 149 (13.50%) OO
8 139 (12.59%) BDD
9 104 (9.42%) E-Commerce
10 97 (8.79%) Unit Testing
11 89 (8.06%) Release Management
12 84 (7.61%) SOA
12 84 (7.61%) Automated Testing
13 83 (7.52%) Software Engineering
14 72 (6.52%) UML
15 58 (5.25%) Content Management
16 57 (5.16%) Kanban
17 55 (4.98%) Waterfall
18 54 (4.89%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 866 (78.44%) Java
2 298 (26.99%) JavaScript
3 293 (26.54%) SQL
4 99 (8.97%) Groovy
5 79 (7.16%) Python
6 72 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 56 (5.07%) Shell Script
7 56 (5.07%) Bash Shell
8 53 (4.80%) Ruby
9 45 (4.08%) PHP
10 36 (3.26%) C#
11 34 (3.08%) Scala
12 32 (2.90%) Perl
13 29 (2.63%) XPath
14 27 (2.45%) C++
15 18 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.54%) C
17 13 (1.18%) PowerShell
18 10 (0.91%) XQuery
19 8 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 46 (4.17%) Degree
3 29 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.45%) Sun Certification
5 15 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.72%) ISEB
7 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.091%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.091%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (9.06%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) SNOMED CT
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) WAI
6 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (2.63%) vCloud
2 21 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.91%) Docker
4 9 (0.82%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.45%) HDFS
6 4 (0.36%) Varnish
6 4 (0.36%) Squid
7 3 (0.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.27%) Cygwin
7 3 (0.27%) vSphere
8 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.091%) Xen
Systems Management
1 166 (15.04%) Puppet
2 62 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (4.44%) Vagrant
4 32 (2.90%) Nagios
5 18 (1.63%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.00%) Kibana
7 10 (0.91%) Graylog2
7 10 (0.91%) Zenoss
7 10 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.82%) Ganglia
8 9 (0.82%) Hyperic
9 8 (0.72%) Ansible
9 8 (0.72%) YUM
10 7 (0.63%) Salt
11 6 (0.54%) Oozie
12 5 (0.45%) OpenSSO
13 4 (0.36%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.27%) OpenView
15 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 360 (32.61%) Oracle
2 143 (12.95%) JBoss
3 58 (5.25%) Perforce
4 54 (4.89%) Red Hat
5 47 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 46 (4.17%) Endeca
7 42 (3.80%) ATG
8 37 (3.35%) VMware
9 34 (3.08%) IBM
10 33 (2.99%) Red Gate
11 25 (2.26%) Google
12 23 (2.08%) Sun
13 22 (1.99%) Sybase
14 21 (1.90%) Adobe
14 21 (1.90%) Splunk
14 21 (1.90%) RightScale
15 17 (1.54%) Atlassian
15 17 (1.54%) Atomikos
16 16 (1.45%) HP
17 14 (1.27%) Akamai
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