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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 187 211 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing Maven 624 480 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.17% 1.00% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.19% 8.41% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 349 356
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -12.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £42.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £46.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -12.35%
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
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
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 £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +14 363 £450 -10.00% 82
South East +52 108 £450 +12.50% 25
East Midlands +25 31 £381 -10.29% 2
East of England -9 29 £400 -5.88% 13
South West -35 29 £450 +8.43% 16
North West -4 26 £338 - 15
Yorkshire -26 13 £375 +18.57% 14
West Midlands -3 12 £370 +49.49% 3
North East - 2 £338 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 889 (80.02%) Java
2 637 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
3 490 (44.10%) Spring
4 425 (38.25%) Jenkins
5 420 (37.80%) Continuous Integration
6 397 (35.73%) Linux
7 351 (31.59%) Web Services
8 346 (31.14%) Oracle
9 328 (29.52%) Scrum
10 317 (28.53%) TDD
11 306 (27.54%) Git (software)
12 304 (27.36%) JavaScript
13 294 (26.46%) XML
14 286 (25.74%) Ant
15 280 (25.20%) J2EE
16 277 (24.93%) Hibernate
17 271 (24.39%) SQL
18 266 (23.94%) Subversion
19 264 (23.76%) HTML
20 261 (23.49%) JUnit
21 225 (20.25%) Apache
22 224 (20.16%) Tomcat
23 200 (18.00%) SOAP
24 198 (17.82%) MVC
25 196 (17.64%) UNIX
26 194 (17.46%) Puppet
27 191 (17.19%) JIRA
28 187 (16.83%) RESTful
29 185 (16.65%) DevOps
30 176 (15.84%) Eclipse

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 225 (20.25%) Apache
2 224 (20.16%) Tomcat
3 149 (13.41%) JBoss
4 122 (10.98%) WebLogic
5 65 (5.85%) Confluence
6 61 (5.49%) WebSphere
7 45 (4.05%) Apache Solr
8 27 (2.43%) CMS
9 26 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
10 24 (2.16%) OpenStack
10 24 (2.16%) Jetty
11 22 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (1.71%) Node.js
13 18 (1.62%) Alfresco
14 17 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
17 12 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
18 11 (0.99%) MQSeries
18 11 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.54%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 5 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Summit
4 2 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.090%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (3.15%) SaaS
4 32 (2.88%) Amazon S3
5 22 (1.98%) PaaS
6 17 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.44%) Route 53
7 16 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
8 13 (1.17%) GitHub
9 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.36%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.18%) Force.com
12 1 (0.090%) IaaS
12 1 (0.090%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.84%) HTTP
2 57 (5.13%) Internet
3 18 (1.62%) SSL
4 16 (1.44%) DNS
5 13 (1.17%) LDAP
5 13 (1.17%) Firewall
6 11 (0.99%) DHCP
7 9 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.72%) DSL
9 7 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.54%) SSH
11 4 (0.36%) AMQP
11 4 (0.36%) SAN
12 3 (0.27%) RTP
12 3 (0.27%) 2G
12 3 (0.27%) NAS
12 3 (0.27%) RTSP
13 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.18%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.89%) Relational Database
2 111 (9.99%) MySQL
3 87 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 84 (7.56%) Oracle Database
5 64 (5.76%) SQL Server
6 58 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 54 (4.86%) MongoDB
8 52 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.52%) Big Data
12 26 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (2.34%) DB2
12 26 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (2.25%) SSDT
14 19 (1.71%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.44%) Hazelcast
16 13 (1.17%) Couchbase
16 13 (1.17%) HBase
16 13 (1.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 425 (38.25%) Jenkins
2 306 (27.54%) Git (software)
3 286 (25.74%) Ant
4 266 (23.94%) Subversion
5 261 (23.49%) JUnit
6 191 (17.19%) JIRA
7 176 (15.84%) Eclipse
8 155 (13.95%) Selenium
9 122 (10.98%) Hudson
10 121 (10.89%) Cucumber
11 117 (10.53%) Mockito
12 116 (10.44%) TeamCity
13 67 (6.03%) Gradle
14 52 (4.68%) Artifactory
15 44 (3.96%) IntelliJ
15 44 (3.96%) Visual Studio
16 38 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 38 (3.42%) WebDriver
17 34 (3.06%) FitNesse
18 32 (2.88%) ClearCase
General
1 171 (15.39%) Finance
2 116 (10.44%) Banking
3 56 (5.04%) Retail
4 51 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.24%) Marketing
6 32 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.89%) Front Office
9 14 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.90%) Advertising
11 9 (0.81%) Publishing
11 9 (0.81%) Games
12 7 (0.63%) Back Office
13 6 (0.54%) Electronics
13 6 (0.54%) Legal
14 4 (0.36%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.27%) French Language
16 2 (0.18%) Law
17 1 (0.090%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 656 (59.05%) Developer
2 470 (42.30%) Java Developer
3 101 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 87 (7.83%) Senior Developer
5 68 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 61 (5.49%) Architect
7 43 (3.87%) Software Engineer
8 41 (3.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 39 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 33 (2.97%) Web Developer
11 32 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
12 30 (2.70%) Release Engineer
12 30 (2.70%) Build Engineer
13 27 (2.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 27 (2.43%) Build and Release Engineer
13 27 (2.43%) Analyst
14 23 (2.07%) Tester
15 22 (1.98%) Consultant
15 22 (1.98%) Administrator
15 22 (1.98%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (44.10%) Spring
2 351 (31.59%) Web Services
3 294 (26.46%) XML
4 280 (25.20%) J2EE
5 277 (24.93%) Hibernate
6 264 (23.76%) HTML
7 200 (18.00%) SOAP
8 187 (16.83%) RESTful
9 160 (14.40%) JSON
10 152 (13.68%) CSS
11 147 (13.23%) REST
12 140 (12.60%) JMS
13 121 (10.89%) jQuery
14 120 (10.80%) Java EE
15 111 (9.99%) Spring MVC
16 109 (9.81%) JSP
17 95 (8.55%) Ajax
18 91 (8.19%) XSD
19 90 (8.10%) JPA
20 87 (7.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 150 (13.50%) Open Source
2 66 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.24%) Social Media
5 35 (3.15%) iPad
6 31 (2.79%) Market Risk
7 30 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 30 (2.70%) User Experience
8 25 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.53%) Derivative
11 14 (1.26%) GIS
11 14 (1.26%) Wiki
11 14 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.08%) Smart Meter
13 11 (0.99%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.90%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 397 (35.73%) Linux
2 196 (17.64%) UNIX
3 114 (10.26%) Windows
4 78 (7.02%) CentOS
5 56 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (4.86%) Ubuntu
7 26 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.80%) Android
9 17 (1.53%) AIX
10 9 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.63%) Solaris
12 6 (0.54%) HPUX
13 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.18%) VMS
14 2 (0.18%) MVS
15 1 (0.090%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (37.80%) Continuous Integration
3 328 (29.52%) Scrum
4 317 (28.53%) TDD
5 198 (17.82%) MVC
6 185 (16.65%) DevOps
7 165 (14.85%) OO
8 161 (14.49%) Configuration Management
9 141 (12.69%) Unit Testing
10 133 (11.97%) BDD
11 114 (10.26%) SOA
12 95 (8.55%) E-Commerce
13 92 (8.28%) Software Engineering
14 84 (7.56%) Release Management
15 73 (6.57%) Automated Testing
16 69 (6.21%) Multithreading
17 67 (6.03%) Kanban
17 67 (6.03%) Content Management
18 64 (5.76%) Waterfall
19 58 (5.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 889 (80.02%) Java
2 304 (27.36%) JavaScript
3 271 (24.39%) SQL
4 86 (7.74%) Python
5 82 (7.38%) Groovy
6 80 (7.20%) Bash Shell
7 70 (6.30%) PHP
8 56 (5.04%) Ruby
9 54 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 53 (4.77%) Perl
11 51 (4.59%) Scala
12 50 (4.50%) C#
13 44 (3.96%) XPath
14 41 (3.69%) PL/SQL
15 30 (2.70%) C++
16 22 (1.98%) XQuery
17 20 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.44%) C
19 15 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 14 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 59 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.59%) Degree
4 26 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 21 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.81%) ISEB
8 4 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.090%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.090%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.84%) QA
2 7 (0.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.090%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.70%) vCloud
3 14 (1.26%) Docker
4 12 (1.08%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.54%) Varnish
6 5 (0.45%) vSphere
6 5 (0.45%) LXC
7 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.090%) Xen
8 1 (0.090%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.090%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.090%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 194 (17.46%) Puppet
2 76 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.78%) Nagios
4 41 (3.69%) Vagrant
5 24 (2.16%) Ansible
6 21 (1.89%) ZABBIX
7 18 (1.62%) Kibana
8 17 (1.53%) Graylog2
8 17 (1.53%) Zenoss
9 16 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
10 15 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.99%) Oozie
12 10 (0.90%) YUM
12 10 (0.90%) Ganglia
12 10 (0.90%) Hyperic
13 8 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.63%) Salt
15 6 (0.54%) Capistrano
16 4 (0.36%) Tivoli
17 3 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 346 (31.14%) Oracle
2 64 (5.76%) Perforce
3 49 (4.41%) Red Hat
4 46 (4.14%) VMware
5 42 (3.78%) Microsoft
6 38 (3.42%) Endeca
7 37 (3.33%) ATG
8 35 (3.15%) IBM
9 28 (2.52%) Splunk
10 25 (2.25%) Red Gate
11 24 (2.16%) Atlassian
12 23 (2.07%) Sybase
12 23 (2.07%) Sun
13 22 (1.98%) Adobe
14 18 (1.62%) HP
15 10 (0.90%) Google
16 9 (0.81%) RightScale
16 9 (0.81%) SAP
17 8 (0.72%) TIBCO
17 8 (0.72%) Zend
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £600 - £605 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400 - 600
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £440 - £516 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £250 to £275 per annum £250 - £275 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago