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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 162 192 205
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +13
Contract jobs citing Maven 653 494 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.07% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.20% 8.89% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 326 282
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
6405 5557 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.42% 12.02% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3572 3042
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.95 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +25 407 £450 - 83
South East +26 93 £358 -13.33% 34
South West -2 42 £413 +29.92% 12
North West 0 40 £363 -6.45% 9
Yorkshire +3 25 £325 - 8
East Midlands +8 16 £325 - 1
East of England +16 13 £340 -24.44% 10
West Midlands -9 13 £425 +60.37% 1
North East -3 1 £325 +30.00% 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1154 (86.90%) Java
2 751 (56.55%) Agile Software Development
3 556 (41.87%) Spring
4 546 (41.11%) Jenkins
5 529 (39.83%) Linux
6 486 (36.60%) Continuous Integration
7 432 (32.53%) Git (software)
8 401 (30.20%) Web Services
9 399 (30.05%) Oracle
10 394 (29.67%) Subversion
11 371 (27.94%) Ant
12 346 (26.05%) JUnit
13 342 (25.75%) TDD
14 324 (24.40%) JavaScript
15 321 (24.17%) HTML
16 307 (23.12%) XML
17 298 (22.44%) SQL
18 293 (22.06%) J2EE
19 286 (21.54%) Scrum
20 272 (20.48%) Hibernate
20 272 (20.48%) UNIX
21 265 (19.95%) Tomcat
22 228 (17.17%) REST
23 225 (16.94%) Puppet
24 224 (16.87%) SOAP
25 211 (15.89%) DevOps
26 208 (15.66%) Apache
27 203 (15.29%) CSS
28 194 (14.61%) BDD
29 192 (14.46%) Finance

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 265 (19.95%) Tomcat
2 208 (15.66%) Apache
3 179 (13.48%) JBoss
4 154 (11.60%) WebLogic
5 69 (5.20%) Confluence
6 54 (4.07%) CMS
7 50 (3.77%) Node.js
8 49 (3.69%) WebSphere
9 46 (3.46%) Mule
10 33 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 27 (2.03%) Jetty
12 25 (1.88%) Adobe CQ
13 24 (1.81%) Alfresco
14 22 (1.66%) Apache Solr
14 22 (1.66%) IIS
15 19 (1.43%) OpenStack
16 14 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
17 11 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
18 10 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
18 10 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.45%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 5 (0.38%) Summit
4 5 (0.38%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.075%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.075%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.075%) Tridion
5 1 (0.075%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (2.94%) GitHub
4 36 (2.71%) PaaS
5 29 (2.18%) SaaS
6 25 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.68%) Route 53
7 9 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.45%) ElastiCache
9 6 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.075%) IaaS
12 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 103 (7.76%) HTTP
2 34 (2.56%) Internet
3 30 (2.26%) Firewall
4 26 (1.96%) SSL
5 13 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.98%) DNS
6 10 (0.75%) DHCP
7 9 (0.68%) LDAP
8 8 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.30%) VPN
11 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.23%) DVB
11 3 (0.23%) AMQP
12 2 (0.15%) MRTG
12 2 (0.15%) NFC
12 2 (0.15%) SNMP
12 2 (0.15%) Intranet
12 2 (0.15%) Broadband
12 2 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.32%) Relational Database
2 135 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 107 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 90 (6.78%) MySQL
5 78 (5.87%) SQL Server
6 72 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (5.05%) NoSQL
8 55 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 54 (4.07%) RDBMS
10 42 (3.16%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.11%) Neo4j
11 28 (2.11%) DB2
12 25 (1.88%) Big Data
12 25 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (1.66%) Redis
14 21 (1.58%) Jackrabbit
14 21 (1.58%) Hazelcast
15 19 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (1.20%) MariaDB
17 13 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 546 (41.11%) Jenkins
2 432 (32.53%) Git (software)
3 394 (29.67%) Subversion
4 371 (27.94%) Ant
5 346 (26.05%) JUnit
6 191 (14.38%) JIRA
7 176 (13.25%) Eclipse
8 164 (12.35%) Cucumber
9 158 (11.90%) Mockito
10 138 (10.39%) Selenium
11 107 (8.06%) Hudson
12 106 (7.98%) TeamCity
13 67 (5.05%) Gradle
14 64 (4.82%) Artifactory
15 56 (4.22%) IntelliJ
16 51 (3.84%) ClearCase
17 50 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 37 (2.79%) SoapUI
19 35 (2.64%) JMeter
20 32 (2.41%) Apache Ivy
General
1 192 (14.46%) Finance
2 142 (10.69%) Banking
3 53 (3.99%) Investment Banking
4 36 (2.71%) Publishing
5 32 (2.41%) Retail
5 32 (2.41%) Marketing
6 31 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.03%) Front Office
8 25 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.98%) Games
11 11 (0.83%) Electronics
12 10 (0.75%) Advertising
12 10 (0.75%) Legal
13 5 (0.38%) French Language
14 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.30%) Back Office
15 3 (0.23%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.15%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 793 (59.71%) Developer
2 581 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 121 (9.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 110 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 82 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 77 (5.80%) Architect
7 56 (4.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 37 (2.79%) Analyst
9 36 (2.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 30 (2.26%) Software Engineer
11 28 (2.11%) Android Developer
12 26 (1.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 23 (1.73%) Web Developer
13 23 (1.73%) Consultant
13 23 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (1.66%) Release Manager
15 21 (1.58%) Automation Engineer
16 17 (1.28%) Platform Architect
16 17 (1.28%) Tester
17 16 (1.20%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (41.87%) Spring
2 401 (30.20%) Web Services
3 321 (24.17%) HTML
4 307 (23.12%) XML
5 293 (22.06%) J2EE
6 272 (20.48%) Hibernate
7 228 (17.17%) REST
8 224 (16.87%) SOAP
9 203 (15.29%) CSS
10 189 (14.23%) RESTful
11 170 (12.80%) JSON
12 163 (12.27%) JMS
13 130 (9.79%) JSP
14 125 (9.41%) Java EE
15 118 (8.89%) Spring MVC
16 107 (8.06%) jQuery
17 100 (7.53%) JPA
18 96 (7.23%) Servlets
19 86 (6.48%) HTML5
20 85 (6.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 148 (11.14%) Open Source
2 71 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 52 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (3.31%) User Experience
6 42 (3.16%) Derivative
7 27 (2.03%) Equity Derivative
8 22 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.51%) Fixed Income
9 20 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
9 20 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.51%) Social Media
9 20 (1.51%) iPad
10 19 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.20%) Equities
12 14 (1.05%) Smart Meter
13 13 (0.98%) DTV
14 11 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 529 (39.83%) Linux
2 272 (20.48%) UNIX
3 138 (10.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 124 (9.34%) Windows
5 104 (7.83%) CentOS
6 96 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 50 (3.77%) Android
8 27 (2.03%) Mac OS X
9 25 (1.88%) AIX
9 25 (1.88%) Solaris
10 15 (1.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 14 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.38%) VMS
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.075%) zOS
15 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.075%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.075%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (56.55%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (36.60%) Continuous Integration
3 342 (25.75%) TDD
4 286 (21.54%) Scrum
5 211 (15.89%) DevOps
6 194 (14.61%) BDD
7 166 (12.50%) SOA
8 164 (12.35%) Unit Testing
9 162 (12.20%) OO
10 158 (11.90%) MVC
11 120 (9.04%) Configuration Management
12 79 (5.95%) Multithreading
12 79 (5.95%) Kanban
13 76 (5.72%) E-Commerce
14 72 (5.42%) Web Development
15 70 (5.27%) Release Management
16 68 (5.12%) Software Engineering
17 67 (5.05%) OOP
18 66 (4.97%) Automated Testing
19 59 (4.44%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1154 (86.90%) Java
2 324 (24.40%) JavaScript
3 298 (22.44%) SQL
4 149 (11.22%) Bash Shell
5 134 (10.09%) Python
6 115 (8.66%) Ruby
7 102 (7.68%) Perl
8 75 (5.65%) Groovy
9 70 (5.27%) PHP
9 70 (5.27%) PL/SQL
9 70 (5.27%) C#
10 64 (4.82%) Scala
11 36 (2.71%) C++
12 35 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.48%) XPath
14 27 (2.03%) XQuery
15 26 (1.96%) PowerShell
16 18 (1.36%) Lua
16 18 (1.36%) C
17 17 (1.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 164 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 109 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 76 (5.72%) Degree
4 35 (2.64%) Sun Certification
5 33 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.51%) VCP4
7 17 (1.28%) OCPJP
8 16 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.45%) ISEB
11 4 (0.30%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.075%) PMP
14 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.075%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.075%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.01%) QA
2 6 (0.45%) WCAG
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (2.26%) Docker
2 28 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.88%) vCloud
4 15 (1.13%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.90%) Varnish
5 12 (0.90%) Squid
6 6 (0.45%) vSphere
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.15%) LXC
9 1 (0.075%) QEMU
9 1 (0.075%) KVM
9 1 (0.075%) HDFS
9 1 (0.075%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 225 (16.94%) Puppet
2 98 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (6.48%) Ansible
4 42 (3.16%) Vagrant
5 40 (3.01%) Nagios
6 37 (2.79%) ZABBIX
7 25 (1.88%) Kibana
8 17 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
10 15 (1.13%) Zenoss
10 15 (1.13%) yum
10 15 (1.13%) Graylog
10 15 (1.13%) Graphite
11 13 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
12 11 (0.83%) logstash
13 10 (0.75%) Salt
13 10 (0.75%) BladeLogic
14 9 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 399 (30.05%) Oracle
2 107 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 50 (3.77%) VMware
4 47 (3.54%) Microsoft
5 40 (3.01%) Perforce
6 35 (2.64%) Sybase
7 33 (2.48%) IBM
8 30 (2.26%) ATG
9 26 (1.96%) Splunk
10 25 (1.88%) TIBCO
11 24 (1.81%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.66%) Endeca
12 22 (1.66%) Sun
13 21 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (1.43%) HP
14 19 (1.43%) BEA
15 17 (1.28%) Adobe
16 16 (1.20%) Google
17 13 (0.98%) SAP
18 12 (0.90%) webMethods
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