The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 201 197 242
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +45
Contract jobs citing Maven 505 484 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.92% 8.85% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 310 310
Average daily rate
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£405 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6379 5467 5617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 11.77% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3504 3364
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 £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 135 206
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 £25.38 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Maven
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -6 303 £450 -10.00% 94
South East +3 70 £388 -1.58% 15
East of England +20 45 £375 -6.25% 11
Yorkshire -11 25 £350 +2.94% 7
North West +12 17 £370 +13.84% 10
South West -22 16 £400 -11.11% 12
West Midlands 0 14 £300 -33.33% 5
East Midlands +10 12 £363 -14.70% 6
North East -16 7 £325 -13.33% 2
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 885 (79.66%) Java
2 508 (45.72%) Spring
3 402 (36.18%) Jenkins
4 360 (32.40%) Oracle
5 339 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
6 334 (30.06%) Linux
7 325 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
8 313 (28.17%) JavaScript
8 313 (28.17%) Ant
9 312 (28.08%) Hibernate
10 310 (27.90%) Web Services
11 305 (27.45%) J2EE
12 302 (27.18%) HTML
13 294 (26.46%) Git (software)
14 286 (25.74%) SQL
14 286 (25.74%) TDD
15 283 (25.47%) Scrum
16 279 (25.11%) Subversion
17 278 (25.02%) XML
18 246 (22.14%) JUnit
19 228 (20.52%) MVC
20 212 (19.08%) Tomcat
21 207 (18.63%) CSS
22 201 (18.09%) Finance
23 191 (17.19%) Apache
23 191 (17.19%) jQuery
24 184 (16.56%) JIRA
25 178 (16.02%) UNIX
26 174 (15.66%) SOAP
27 169 (15.21%) WebLogic

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 212 (19.08%) Tomcat
2 191 (17.19%) Apache
3 169 (15.21%) WebLogic
4 66 (5.94%) Confluence
5 50 (4.50%) WebSphere
6 37 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
7 32 (2.88%) Apache Solr
8 31 (2.79%) CMS
9 27 (2.43%) Jetty
10 21 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
11 19 (1.71%) Alfresco
11 19 (1.71%) OpenStack
12 18 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
12 18 (1.62%) GlassFish
12 18 (1.62%) Mule
12 18 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
13 16 (1.44%) IIS
13 16 (1.44%) nginx
14 14 (1.26%) Node.js
15 13 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.090%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.090%) Magento
4 1 (0.090%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.090%) Global One
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 28 (2.52%) SaaS
5 23 (2.07%) Route 53
5 23 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
6 15 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.26%) PaaS
8 8 (0.72%) GitHub
9 5 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.18%) Force.com
11 1 (0.090%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.86%) HTTP
2 47 (4.23%) Internet
3 30 (2.70%) DNS
4 23 (2.07%) LDAP
4 23 (2.07%) DHCP
4 23 (2.07%) Firewall
5 21 (1.89%) SSL
6 9 (0.81%) Kerberos
6 9 (0.81%) 2G
6 9 (0.81%) Wireshark
7 8 (0.72%) X.509
8 7 (0.63%) 4G
8 7 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.63%) 3G
8 7 (0.63%) SAN
9 6 (0.54%) SSH
9 6 (0.54%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.36%) FTP
10 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.36%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.55%) MySQL
1 95 (8.55%) Relational Database
2 92 (8.28%) Oracle Database
3 70 (6.30%) NoSQL
4 69 (6.21%) SQL Server
5 66 (5.94%) MongoDB
6 49 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 40 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 38 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (2.97%) SSDT
10 31 (2.79%) Big Data
11 28 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.98%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.44%) Couchbase
16 13 (1.17%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.17%) DB2
17 11 (0.99%) CouchDB
17 11 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 402 (36.18%) Jenkins
2 313 (28.17%) Ant
3 294 (26.46%) Git (software)
4 279 (25.11%) Subversion
5 246 (22.14%) JUnit
6 184 (16.56%) JIRA
7 161 (14.49%) Eclipse
8 154 (13.86%) Selenium
9 128 (11.52%) Hudson
10 117 (10.53%) Mockito
11 115 (10.35%) Cucumber
11 115 (10.35%) TeamCity
12 69 (6.21%) Gradle
13 61 (5.49%) WebDriver
14 60 (5.40%) TestNG
15 53 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 50 (4.50%) Visual Studio
17 44 (3.96%) Artifactory
18 43 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 40 (3.60%) Apache Ivy
General
1 201 (18.09%) Finance
2 117 (10.53%) Banking
3 58 (5.22%) Retail
4 44 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 39 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.33%) Marketing
7 22 (1.98%) Front Office
8 15 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.17%) Games
10 12 (1.08%) Back Office
11 10 (0.90%) Electronics
11 10 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.090%) Automotive
14 1 (0.090%) Legal
14 1 (0.090%) Billing
14 1 (0.090%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.090%) German Language
14 1 (0.090%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 706 (63.55%) Developer
2 463 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 119 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 99 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 71 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 64 (5.76%) Web Developer
7 59 (5.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 51 (4.59%) Architect
9 45 (4.05%) Build Engineer
10 39 (3.51%) Java Web Developer
10 39 (3.51%) Release Engineer
11 37 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 35 (3.15%) Build and Release Engineer
13 32 (2.88%) J2EE Developer
14 28 (2.52%) Tester
15 27 (2.43%) Analyst
16 26 (2.34%) Software Developer
17 20 (1.80%) Consultant
18 15 (1.35%) Front-End Developer
18 15 (1.35%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (45.72%) Spring
2 312 (28.08%) Hibernate
3 310 (27.90%) Web Services
4 305 (27.45%) J2EE
5 302 (27.18%) HTML
6 278 (25.02%) XML
7 207 (18.63%) CSS
8 191 (17.19%) jQuery
9 174 (15.66%) SOAP
10 155 (13.95%) REST
11 149 (13.41%) Java EE
12 143 (12.87%) RESTful
13 141 (12.69%) JMS
14 124 (11.16%) JSON
15 111 (9.99%) Spring MVC
16 102 (9.18%) .NET
17 95 (8.55%) JSP
17 95 (8.55%) JPA
18 89 (8.01%) HTML5
19 72 (6.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 137 (12.33%) Open Source
2 41 (3.69%) iPad
3 39 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.33%) Social Media
5 31 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.25%) Market Risk
7 21 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 18 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.44%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.35%) GIS
12 13 (1.17%) Wiki
13 12 (1.08%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.99%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.99%) Derivative
15 10 (0.90%) PKI
15 10 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
16 9 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
16 9 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 334 (30.06%) Linux
2 178 (16.02%) UNIX
3 94 (8.46%) Windows
4 53 (4.77%) CentOS
5 33 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.89%) Android
7 19 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.08%) Solaris
10 11 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.99%) AIX
11 4 (0.36%) HPUX
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) MVS
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.090%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.090%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.090%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
2 325 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (25.74%) TDD
4 283 (25.47%) Scrum
5 228 (20.52%) MVC
6 140 (12.60%) Configuration Management
7 135 (12.15%) DevOps
8 126 (11.34%) BDD
9 121 (10.89%) OO
10 99 (8.91%) SOA
11 96 (8.64%) E-Commerce
12 88 (7.92%) Unit Testing
13 87 (7.83%) Automated Testing
14 83 (7.47%) Release Management
15 81 (7.29%) Software Engineering
16 80 (7.20%) UML
17 55 (4.95%) Content Management
18 52 (4.68%) Test Automation
19 47 (4.23%) Waterfall
20 45 (4.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 885 (79.66%) Java
2 313 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 286 (25.74%) SQL
4 103 (9.27%) Groovy
5 85 (7.65%) PL/SQL
6 84 (7.56%) Python
7 55 (4.95%) Ruby
8 53 (4.77%) Shell Script
9 42 (3.78%) Bash Shell
10 35 (3.15%) Scala
11 33 (2.97%) XPath
12 31 (2.79%) C#
13 30 (2.70%) PHP
14 29 (2.61%) Perl
15 18 (1.62%) C++
16 14 (1.26%) C
17 13 (1.17%) XQuery
18 12 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 9 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 67 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 47 (4.23%) Degree
3 31 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.17%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.63%) ISEB
7 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.18%) CCA
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.090%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (9.00%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) SNOMED CT
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.090%) WCAG
6 1 (0.090%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (2.25%) vCloud
2 12 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.54%) Squid
4 6 (0.54%) Docker
5 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.45%) HDFS
6 4 (0.36%) Cygwin
7 3 (0.27%) vSphere
7 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 133 (11.97%) Puppet
2 48 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.87%) Vagrant
4 28 (2.52%) Nagios
5 21 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (1.44%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.63%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.63%) Kibana
7 7 (0.63%) Graylog2
8 6 (0.54%) Salt
8 6 (0.54%) Ansible
9 5 (0.45%) OpenSSO
9 5 (0.45%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.36%) Oozie
11 3 (0.27%) Opsview
11 3 (0.27%) OpenView
12 2 (0.18%) Scalr
12 2 (0.18%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 360 (32.40%) Oracle
2 134 (12.06%) JBoss
3 47 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 45 (4.05%) Perforce
5 42 (3.78%) Endeca
6 41 (3.69%) Red Hat
7 38 (3.42%) ATG
8 35 (3.15%) Google
9 33 (2.97%) Red Gate
10 31 (2.79%) Adobe
11 29 (2.61%) VMware
12 25 (2.25%) Atomikos
13 23 (2.07%) IBM
13 23 (2.07%) Sun
14 21 (1.89%) RightScale
15 20 (1.80%) Akamai
16 19 (1.71%) Sybase
17 18 (1.62%) Alterian
17 18 (1.62%) TIBCO
18 17 (1.53%) HP
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good consultancy rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago