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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 197 202 212
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing Maven 570 517 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.06% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.56% 8.36% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 353 265
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £47.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
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
6662 6185 5188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.72% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4455 4001 3292
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 147
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +47 390 £500 +11.11% 89
South East -21 66 £406 +3.17% 39
South West +17 34 £400 +22.13% 37
North West -8 28 £330 -8.33% 11
East of England -41 20 £410 +2.50% 6
Yorkshire -62 13 £400 +21.21% 11
East Midlands -8 10 £331 -20.42% 1
North East -21 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1038 (87.08%) Java
2 650 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
3 511 (42.87%) Spring
4 469 (39.35%) Jenkins
5 413 (34.65%) Linux
6 388 (32.55%) Web Services
7 385 (32.30%) Continuous Integration
8 384 (32.21%) Git (software)
9 357 (29.95%) Subversion
10 341 (28.61%) JavaScript
11 334 (28.02%) TDD
12 325 (27.27%) Oracle
13 318 (26.68%) JUnit
14 299 (25.08%) SQL
15 288 (24.16%) Ant
16 284 (23.83%) Tomcat
17 267 (22.40%) HTML
18 257 (21.56%) J2EE
19 250 (20.97%) Scrum
20 223 (18.71%) XML
21 215 (18.04%) Hibernate
21 215 (18.04%) REST
22 193 (16.19%) JBoss
23 190 (15.94%) Finance
24 188 (15.77%) UNIX
25 182 (15.27%) JIRA
26 174 (14.60%) DevOps
27 172 (14.43%) CSS
28 169 (14.18%) OO
29 167 (14.01%) SOAP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 284 (23.83%) Tomcat
2 193 (16.19%) JBoss
3 160 (13.42%) Apache
4 139 (11.66%) WebLogic
5 66 (5.54%) Confluence
6 63 (5.29%) Node.js
7 52 (4.36%) Mule
8 50 (4.19%) WebSphere
9 47 (3.94%) Jetty
10 40 (3.36%) Oracle Coherence
11 38 (3.19%) IIS
12 37 (3.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 37 (3.10%) Mule ESB
13 28 (2.35%) CMS
14 19 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (1.51%) Alfresco
16 17 (1.43%) GlassFish
16 17 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 17 (1.43%) Apache Solr
17 15 (1.26%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.17%) HipChat
4 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.34%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.084%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 104 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (2.18%) GitHub
3 21 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (1.51%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.43%) SaaS
6 16 (1.34%) PaaS
7 13 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.92%) Route 53
8 11 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.50%) IaaS
14 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.25%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.72%) HTTP
2 51 (4.28%) Firewall
3 37 (3.10%) SSL
4 27 (2.27%) Internet
5 26 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.76%) LDAP
7 15 (1.26%) DNS
8 14 (1.17%) HTTPS
8 14 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
9 13 (1.09%) DHCP
10 11 (0.92%) VPN
11 5 (0.42%) SNMP
11 5 (0.42%) LAN
11 5 (0.42%) WAN
12 4 (0.34%) DMZ
12 4 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.25%) SSH
13 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.17%) OpenVPN
14 2 (0.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (9.06%) Oracle Database
2 100 (8.39%) MongoDB
3 91 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 91 (7.63%) Relational Database
4 89 (7.47%) MySQL
5 75 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 68 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 32 (2.68%) DB2
9 28 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.51%) Redis
11 18 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.34%) Big Data
13 15 (1.26%) Neo4j
14 13 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.76%) OLAP
18 8 (0.67%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 469 (39.35%) Jenkins
2 384 (32.21%) Git (software)
3 357 (29.95%) Subversion
4 318 (26.68%) JUnit
5 288 (24.16%) Ant
6 182 (15.27%) JIRA
7 144 (12.08%) Eclipse
8 118 (9.90%) Gradle
9 112 (9.40%) Selenium
10 105 (8.81%) Cucumber
11 98 (8.22%) TeamCity
12 96 (8.05%) Mockito
12 96 (8.05%) Hudson
13 59 (4.95%) Artifactory
14 49 (4.11%) JMeter
15 47 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (3.44%) ClearCase
17 32 (2.68%) SoapUI
18 31 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
19 30 (2.52%) Gerrit
General
1 190 (15.94%) Finance
2 125 (10.49%) Banking
3 60 (5.03%) Investment Banking
4 34 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.52%) Retail
6 29 (2.43%) Marketing
6 29 (2.43%) Front Office
7 27 (2.27%) Publishing
8 17 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.84%) Back Office
10 10 (0.84%) Electronics
11 9 (0.76%) Games
11 9 (0.76%) Legal
12 8 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.59%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) iGaming
15 1 (0.084%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.084%) French Language
Job Titles
1 742 (62.25%) Developer
2 533 (44.71%) Java Developer
3 110 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 94 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
6 47 (3.94%) Architect
7 39 (3.27%) Analyst
8 31 (2.60%) Consultant
9 29 (2.43%) Software Engineer
9 29 (2.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 28 (2.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 21 (1.76%) Web Developer
12 20 (1.68%) J2EE Developer
12 20 (1.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 19 (1.59%) Lead Developer
14 16 (1.34%) Administrator
14 16 (1.34%) Platform Engineer
15 15 (1.26%) Android Developer
15 15 (1.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (1.26%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (42.87%) Spring
2 388 (32.55%) Web Services
3 267 (22.40%) HTML
4 257 (21.56%) J2EE
5 223 (18.71%) XML
6 215 (18.04%) Hibernate
6 215 (18.04%) REST
7 172 (14.43%) CSS
8 167 (14.01%) SOAP
9 161 (13.51%) RESTful
10 139 (11.66%) JMS
11 133 (11.16%) JSON
12 119 (9.98%) Java EE
13 111 (9.31%) jQuery
14 108 (9.06%) JSP
15 106 (8.89%) HTML5
16 99 (8.31%) .NET
17 97 (8.14%) AngularJS
18 92 (7.72%) Spring MVC
19 83 (6.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.19%) User Experience
4 37 (3.10%) Market Risk
5 35 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.27%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.34%) Social Media
9 15 (1.26%) iPad
10 14 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.17%) Equities
10 14 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.17%) Derivative
11 12 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
11 12 (1.01%) DTV
11 12 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 11 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.84%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 413 (34.65%) Linux
2 188 (15.77%) UNIX
3 102 (8.56%) Windows
4 83 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (4.78%) CentOS
6 34 (2.85%) Ubuntu
7 31 (2.60%) Android
7 31 (2.60%) Solaris
8 21 (1.76%) AIX
9 18 (1.51%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.25%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.084%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (54.53%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (32.30%) Continuous Integration
3 334 (28.02%) TDD
4 250 (20.97%) Scrum
5 174 (14.60%) DevOps
6 169 (14.18%) OO
7 164 (13.76%) BDD
8 141 (11.83%) Unit Testing
9 130 (10.91%) MVC
10 126 (10.57%) SOA
11 120 (10.07%) Open Source
12 103 (8.64%) SDLC
13 100 (8.39%) Configuration Management
14 95 (7.97%) E-Commerce
15 94 (7.89%) Multithreading
16 78 (6.54%) Software Engineering
17 76 (6.38%) Release Management
18 64 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
19 62 (5.20%) UML
20 57 (4.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1038 (87.08%) Java
2 341 (28.61%) JavaScript
3 299 (25.08%) SQL
4 160 (13.42%) Python
5 99 (8.31%) Bash Shell
6 89 (7.47%) Ruby
7 69 (5.79%) Perl
8 67 (5.62%) C#
9 65 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 62 (5.20%) PHP
11 61 (5.12%) Groovy
12 51 (4.28%) C++
13 46 (3.86%) Scala
14 35 (2.94%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.77%) C
16 31 (2.60%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.51%) Lua
18 16 (1.34%) XQuery
19 15 (1.26%) XPath
20 10 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 80 (6.71%) Degree
3 64 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.18%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.68%) Sun Certification
6 10 (0.84%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.50%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.25%) ISEB
10 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.084%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.28%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) WAI
3 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.084%) WCAG
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (3.19%) Docker
2 22 (1.85%) Varnish
3 18 (1.51%) vCloud
4 14 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.76%) GridGain
6 7 (0.59%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.42%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.34%) Squid
8 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.25%) QEMU
9 3 (0.25%) KVM
9 3 (0.25%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 155 (13.00%) Puppet
2 58 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (4.61%) Ansible
4 29 (2.43%) Vagrant
5 24 (2.01%) yum
6 22 (1.85%) Kibana
7 21 (1.76%) BladeLogic
8 20 (1.68%) ZABBIX
8 20 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
9 19 (1.59%) Rundeck
10 18 (1.51%) Nagios
11 16 (1.34%) logstash
11 16 (1.34%) Salt
12 14 (1.17%) CA Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.92%) CloudHub
14 10 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
15 9 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (0.76%) Graphite
16 8 (0.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 325 (27.27%) Oracle
2 124 (10.40%) Red Hat
3 39 (3.27%) TIBCO
3 39 (3.27%) Splunk
4 37 (3.10%) Adobe
5 36 (3.02%) IBM
6 29 (2.43%) VMware
7 28 (2.35%) Sun
8 26 (2.18%) ATG
9 25 (2.10%) Microsoft
10 22 (1.85%) Perforce
11 18 (1.51%) Endeca
11 18 (1.51%) Sybase
11 18 (1.51%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.43%) webMethods
13 16 (1.34%) Google
14 15 (1.26%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.17%) CA
16 10 (0.84%) SAP
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East England
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 800 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
@ITS
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago