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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 190 202 209
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Maven 585 506 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.06% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.71% 8.82% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 348 349
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
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
6715 5734 5881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 12.06% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4503 3792 3310
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 364 £438 -12.50% 78
South East +51 99 £408 +6.88% 26
East of England -16 28 £391 -5.15% 12
East Midlands +21 24 £363 -14.70% 2
South West -41 21 £450 +8.43% 14
Yorkshire -20 19 £375 +21.95% 12
North West +2 15 £335 +3.07% 10
West Midlands -8 9 £319 -10.83% 1
North East -35 4 £325 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 884 (79.35%) Java
2 606 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
3 505 (45.33%) Spring
4 410 (36.80%) Jenkins
5 394 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
6 387 (34.74%) Linux
7 363 (32.59%) Oracle
8 355 (31.87%) Web Services
9 323 (28.99%) Scrum
10 320 (28.73%) TDD
11 308 (27.65%) Hibernate
12 304 (27.29%) Git (software)
13 299 (26.84%) JavaScript
14 292 (26.21%) SQL
15 285 (25.58%) J2EE
16 283 (25.40%) XML
17 273 (24.51%) Ant
18 269 (24.15%) Subversion
19 256 (22.98%) JUnit
19 256 (22.98%) HTML
20 219 (19.66%) Apache
21 217 (19.48%) MVC
22 214 (19.21%) Tomcat
23 200 (17.95%) JIRA
24 193 (17.32%) SOAP
25 180 (16.16%) UNIX
26 176 (15.80%) RESTful
27 173 (15.53%) Eclipse
27 173 (15.53%) Finance
28 172 (15.44%) Puppet

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 219 (19.66%) Apache
2 214 (19.21%) Tomcat
3 146 (13.11%) WebLogic
4 68 (6.10%) Confluence
5 58 (5.21%) WebSphere
6 45 (4.04%) Apache Solr
7 28 (2.51%) Jetty
8 25 (2.24%) Adobe CQ
9 23 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 22 (1.97%) OpenStack
10 22 (1.97%) CMS
11 21 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
12 17 (1.53%) Oracle Coherence
13 16 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.44%) Node.js
14 14 (1.26%) nginx
15 12 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (1.08%) Alfresco
15 12 (1.08%) Mule
15 12 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.090%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.36%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.090%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (3.68%) SaaS
4 35 (3.14%) Amazon S3
5 21 (1.89%) PaaS
5 21 (1.89%) Route 53
5 21 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 18 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.08%) GitHub
8 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.36%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 1 (0.090%) IaaS
11 1 (0.090%) ElastiCache
11 1 (0.090%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.46%) HTTP
2 57 (5.12%) Internet
3 22 (1.97%) DNS
4 21 (1.89%) LDAP
5 20 (1.80%) SSL
6 16 (1.44%) Firewall
6 16 (1.44%) DHCP
7 9 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.72%) DSL
8 8 (0.72%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.54%) SSH
9 6 (0.54%) AMQP
9 6 (0.54%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.45%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.36%) 2G
11 4 (0.36%) SAN
11 4 (0.36%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.36%) X.509
12 3 (0.27%) NAS
12 3 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.05%) Relational Database
2 104 (9.34%) MySQL
3 91 (8.17%) Oracle Database
4 83 (7.45%) NoSQL
5 73 (6.55%) SQL Server
6 59 (5.30%) MongoDB
7 50 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (4.40%) RDBMS
9 36 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 33 (2.96%) SSDT
11 29 (2.60%) Big Data
12 28 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (2.15%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.97%) DB2
15 21 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
17 15 (1.35%) Apache Hive
18 14 (1.26%) Couchbase
19 12 (1.08%) Hazelcast
20 11 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 410 (36.80%) Jenkins
2 304 (27.29%) Git (software)
3 273 (24.51%) Ant
4 269 (24.15%) Subversion
5 256 (22.98%) JUnit
6 200 (17.95%) JIRA
7 173 (15.53%) Eclipse
8 157 (14.09%) Selenium
9 128 (11.49%) Cucumber
10 125 (11.22%) TeamCity
11 124 (11.13%) Hudson
12 118 (10.59%) Mockito
13 76 (6.82%) Gradle
14 58 (5.21%) Artifactory
15 50 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 50 (4.49%) Visual Studio
16 44 (3.95%) WebDriver
17 38 (3.41%) IntelliJ
18 37 (3.32%) FitNesse
19 34 (3.05%) NuGet
General
1 173 (15.53%) Finance
2 103 (9.25%) Banking
3 60 (5.39%) Retail
4 47 (4.22%) Investment Banking
5 39 (3.50%) Marketing
6 38 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.71%) Front Office
8 17 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.90%) Electronics
10 10 (0.90%) Games
11 8 (0.72%) Advertising
12 7 (0.63%) Back Office
13 5 (0.45%) Publishing
14 4 (0.36%) Legal
15 3 (0.27%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
16 2 (0.18%) Law
17 1 (0.090%) Automotive
17 1 (0.090%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 672 (60.32%) Developer
2 472 (42.37%) Java Developer
3 90 (8.08%) Senior Developer
4 89 (7.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 76 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 53 (4.76%) Architect
7 48 (4.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 45 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 43 (3.86%) Web Developer
10 40 (3.59%) Release Engineer
10 40 (3.59%) Build Engineer
11 35 (3.14%) Build and Release Engineer
12 31 (2.78%) Analyst
13 27 (2.42%) Java Web Developer
14 26 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 24 (2.15%) Consultant
15 24 (2.15%) Tester
16 22 (1.97%) J2EE Developer
16 22 (1.97%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (45.33%) Spring
2 355 (31.87%) Web Services
3 308 (27.65%) Hibernate
4 285 (25.58%) J2EE
5 283 (25.40%) XML
6 256 (22.98%) HTML
7 193 (17.32%) SOAP
8 176 (15.80%) RESTful
9 155 (13.91%) CSS
10 149 (13.38%) JMS
11 148 (13.29%) REST
12 146 (13.11%) jQuery
13 139 (12.48%) JSON
14 133 (11.94%) Java EE
15 118 (10.59%) Spring MVC
16 96 (8.62%) JPA
17 95 (8.53%) JSP
18 94 (8.44%) Ajax
19 88 (7.90%) .NET
20 86 (7.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 156 (14.00%) Open Source
2 59 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.41%) Social Media
3 38 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.32%) iPad
5 31 (2.78%) Market Risk
6 28 (2.51%) User Experience
7 25 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.35%) GIS
9 15 (1.35%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.26%) Wiki
11 12 (1.08%) Credit Risk
12 10 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.72%) DTV
14 8 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.72%) PKI
14 8 (0.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 387 (34.74%) Linux
2 180 (16.16%) UNIX
3 111 (9.96%) Windows
4 69 (6.19%) CentOS
5 40 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 34 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.97%) Android
9 12 (1.08%) AIX
10 10 (0.90%) Solaris
11 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.63%) HPUX
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.18%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) MVS
14 1 (0.090%) Debian
14 1 (0.090%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
3 323 (28.99%) Scrum
4 320 (28.73%) TDD
5 217 (19.48%) MVC
6 168 (15.08%) DevOps
7 167 (14.99%) OO
8 162 (14.54%) Configuration Management
9 145 (13.02%) BDD
10 119 (10.68%) Unit Testing
11 101 (9.07%) E-Commerce
12 97 (8.71%) SOA
13 95 (8.53%) Release Management
14 91 (8.17%) Software Engineering
15 74 (6.64%) Automated Testing
16 73 (6.55%) UML
17 64 (5.75%) Multithreading
17 64 (5.75%) Kanban
18 59 (5.30%) Content Management
19 55 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 884 (79.35%) Java
2 299 (26.84%) JavaScript
3 292 (26.21%) SQL
4 88 (7.90%) Groovy
5 79 (7.09%) Python
6 63 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 62 (5.57%) Bash Shell
8 59 (5.30%) PHP
9 57 (5.12%) Shell Script
10 53 (4.76%) Ruby
11 43 (3.86%) Scala
12 41 (3.68%) XPath
12 41 (3.68%) C#
13 36 (3.23%) Perl
14 31 (2.78%) C++
15 21 (1.89%) XQuery
16 20 (1.80%) C
17 19 (1.71%) T-SQL
18 18 (1.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 14 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.95%) Degree
3 34 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.97%) Sun Certification
5 18 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.81%) ISEB
8 5 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.090%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.090%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.99%) QA
2 7 (0.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.54%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (2.69%) vCloud
2 27 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.99%) Docker
3 11 (0.99%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.54%) Varnish
5 4 (0.36%) Squid
6 3 (0.27%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.27%) vSphere
6 3 (0.27%) HDFS
7 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.090%) Xen
8 1 (0.090%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.090%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 172 (15.44%) Puppet
2 62 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.86%) Vagrant
4 33 (2.96%) Nagios
5 21 (1.89%) ZABBIX
6 14 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 14 (1.26%) Kibana
7 13 (1.17%) Graylog2
7 13 (1.17%) Zenoss
7 13 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.90%) YUM
9 9 (0.81%) Ganglia
9 9 (0.81%) Hyperic
9 9 (0.81%) Ansible
10 8 (0.72%) Oozie
11 7 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.63%) Salt
12 5 (0.45%) OpenSSO
12 5 (0.45%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 363 (32.59%) Oracle
2 151 (13.55%) JBoss
3 61 (5.48%) Perforce
4 51 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 46 (4.13%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.95%) Endeca
7 43 (3.86%) VMware
8 40 (3.59%) ATG
9 35 (3.14%) IBM
10 33 (2.96%) Red Gate
11 26 (2.33%) Sybase
12 25 (2.24%) Sun
12 25 (2.24%) Splunk
13 24 (2.15%) Atlassian
14 21 (1.89%) Adobe
15 17 (1.53%) Google
16 16 (1.44%) RightScale
17 14 (1.26%) HP
18 12 (1.08%) TIBCO
18 12 (1.08%) Atomikos
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 450 - 550
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £510 per day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £510 per day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Daily
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago