The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 118 160 139
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -21
Contract jobs citing Maven 411 328 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.13% 11.01% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 233 259
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £598 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
Maven
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in London

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the London region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in London

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in London

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the London region.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in London

Maven
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
City of London +19 93 £500 - 23
Docklands, London +20 5 £383 -4.37%
Canary Wharf - 3 £575 -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Surbiton - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 667 (87.30%) Java
2 495 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (41.36%) Linux
3 316 (41.36%) Continuous Integration
4 290 (37.96%) Spring
5 276 (36.13%) Jenkins
6 259 (33.90%) Git (software)
7 245 (32.07%) TDD
8 242 (31.68%) Scrum
9 236 (30.89%) Oracle
10 221 (28.93%) Web Services
11 205 (26.83%) HTML
12 190 (24.87%) Subversion
13 187 (24.48%) JavaScript
14 185 (24.21%) JUnit
15 176 (23.04%) XML
16 168 (21.99%) DevOps
17 166 (21.73%) Puppet
17 166 (21.73%) SQL
18 161 (21.07%) Ant
19 157 (20.55%) UNIX
20 142 (18.59%) Hibernate
21 139 (18.19%) J2EE
22 134 (17.54%) SOAP
23 133 (17.41%) Banking
24 132 (17.28%) JBoss
25 126 (16.49%) Tomcat
26 125 (16.36%) Apache
27 124 (16.23%) REST
28 123 (16.10%) BDD

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 132 (17.28%) JBoss
2 126 (16.49%) Tomcat
3 125 (16.36%) Apache
4 78 (10.21%) WebLogic
5 46 (6.02%) Confluence
6 31 (4.06%) Node.js
7 26 (3.40%) Adobe CQ
8 21 (2.75%) Jetty
9 19 (2.49%) CMS
10 18 (2.36%) OpenStack
11 17 (2.23%) Apache Solr
11 17 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.83%) Mule
13 10 (1.31%) SAS
14 9 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (1.18%) Apache Spark
15 8 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.92%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 30 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Project
3 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.39%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (0.39%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.26%) Summit
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.40%) GitHub
3 25 (3.27%) PaaS
4 12 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.92%) SaaS
6 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.39%) Route 53
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.26%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.26%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.33%) HTTP
2 17 (2.23%) Internet
3 13 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.44%) LDAP
5 8 (1.05%) DSL
6 7 (0.92%) SSL
7 6 (0.79%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.65%) DNS
9 3 (0.39%) DHCP
9 3 (0.39%) SSH
9 3 (0.39%) DVB
9 3 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.26%) MRTG
10 2 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.26%) Firewall
10 2 (0.26%) Broadband
11 1 (0.13%) VPN
11 1 (0.13%) DMZ
11 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 74 (9.69%) MongoDB
3 62 (8.12%) Oracle Database
4 53 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 53 (6.94%) MySQL
5 51 (6.68%) SQL Server
6 46 (6.02%) Hadoop
7 35 (4.58%) RDBMS
8 29 (3.80%) Big Data
9 28 (3.66%) Redis
9 28 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (3.66%) DB2
10 20 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (2.49%) Jackrabbit
11 19 (2.49%) Apache Hive
12 17 (2.23%) HBase
13 15 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.83%) MariaDB
15 13 (1.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 276 (36.13%) Jenkins
2 259 (33.90%) Git (software)
3 190 (24.87%) Subversion
4 185 (24.21%) JUnit
5 161 (21.07%) Ant
6 115 (15.05%) JIRA
7 105 (13.74%) Mockito
8 95 (12.43%) Selenium
9 90 (11.78%) Cucumber
10 84 (10.99%) TeamCity
11 71 (9.29%) Eclipse
12 53 (6.94%) Hudson
13 47 (6.15%) Artifactory
14 31 (4.06%) Gradle
15 28 (3.66%) WebDriver
16 23 (3.01%) IntelliJ
16 23 (3.01%) jMock
17 21 (2.75%) ClearCase
18 20 (2.62%) JMeter
18 20 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 133 (17.41%) Banking
2 122 (15.97%) Finance
3 56 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.63%) Retail
5 25 (3.27%) Front Office
6 21 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.23%) Games
8 14 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.92%) Legal
10 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.79%) Marketing
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Publishing
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (57.72%) Developer
2 303 (39.66%) Java Developer
3 94 (12.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 58 (7.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 46 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (4.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 22 (2.88%) Web Developer
9 21 (2.75%) Architect
9 21 (2.75%) Software Engineer
10 18 (2.36%) Applications Developer
11 16 (2.09%) Consultant
11 16 (2.09%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (1.96%) Middleware Developer
13 12 (1.57%) Administrator
14 11 (1.44%) Analyst
14 11 (1.44%) Operations Engineer
14 11 (1.44%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (1.44%) Java Web Developer
14 11 (1.44%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (37.96%) Spring
2 221 (28.93%) Web Services
3 205 (26.83%) HTML
4 176 (23.04%) XML
5 142 (18.59%) Hibernate
6 139 (18.19%) J2EE
7 134 (17.54%) SOAP
8 124 (16.23%) REST
9 115 (15.05%) RESTful
10 98 (12.83%) JSON
11 84 (10.99%) JMS
12 82 (10.73%) CSS
13 78 (10.21%) JSP
14 76 (9.95%) Servlets
15 75 (9.82%) Java EE
16 68 (8.90%) XSD
17 61 (7.98%) HTML5
18 60 (7.85%) jQuery
18 60 (7.85%) Apache Camel
19 54 (7.07%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.04%) Open Source
2 54 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 39 (5.10%) Derivative
4 36 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.93%) Social Media
6 29 (3.80%) iPad
7 27 (3.53%) Data Structures
8 23 (3.01%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (2.75%) Market Risk
10 18 (2.36%) User Experience
11 17 (2.23%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.57%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.57%) Equities
14 11 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (1.31%) Visualisation
16 9 (1.18%) Fixed Income
17 7 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 316 (41.36%) Linux
2 157 (20.55%) UNIX
3 99 (12.96%) Ubuntu
4 92 (12.04%) CentOS
5 82 (10.73%) Windows
6 70 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.09%) AIX
8 9 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.18%) Android
9 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.79%) VMS
11 5 (0.65%) Solaris
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.26%) HPUX
13 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (41.36%) Continuous Integration
3 245 (32.07%) TDD
4 242 (31.68%) Scrum
5 168 (21.99%) DevOps
6 123 (16.10%) BDD
7 115 (15.05%) OO
8 108 (14.14%) Configuration Management
9 90 (11.78%) MVC
10 88 (11.52%) Unit Testing
11 84 (10.99%) E-Commerce
12 67 (8.77%) Multithreading
13 61 (7.98%) SOA
14 54 (7.07%) OOD
14 54 (7.07%) Kanban
15 52 (6.81%) Build Automation
16 51 (6.68%) Automated Testing
17 48 (6.28%) Content Management
18 43 (5.63%) UML
19 42 (5.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 667 (87.30%) Java
2 187 (24.48%) JavaScript
3 166 (21.73%) SQL
4 99 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 72 (9.42%) Ruby
6 65 (8.51%) Groovy
7 63 (8.25%) Python
8 54 (7.07%) Perl
9 52 (6.81%) Scala
10 34 (4.45%) PHP
10 34 (4.45%) C#
11 33 (4.32%) PL/SQL
12 30 (3.93%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.62%) C++
13 20 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.70%) AWK
15 13 (1.70%) sed
15 13 (1.70%) Golang
16 9 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 55 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 49 (6.41%) Degree
4 13 (1.70%) Sun Certification
5 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.05%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.26%) ISEB
8 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.63%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.26%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.75%) vCloud
3 7 (0.92%) Docker
4 6 (0.79%) Varnish
5 2 (0.26%) Squid
5 2 (0.26%) HDFS
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 166 (21.73%) Puppet
2 83 (10.86%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (6.81%) Nagios
3 52 (6.81%) Ansible
4 33 (4.32%) ZABBIX
5 22 (2.88%) Kibana
6 18 (2.36%) Graylog2
6 18 (2.36%) Graphite
6 18 (2.36%) Zenoss
7 14 (1.83%) Oozie
8 11 (1.44%) yum
9 10 (1.31%) Ganglia
9 10 (1.31%) Hyperic
10 8 (1.05%) Salt
10 8 (1.05%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.79%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.65%) logstash
13 4 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 236 (30.89%) Oracle
2 58 (7.59%) Perforce
3 41 (5.37%) VMware
4 32 (4.19%) Sybase
5 31 (4.06%) Endeca
5 31 (4.06%) ATG
6 29 (3.80%) Splunk
7 26 (3.40%) Microsoft
8 24 (3.14%) Atlassian
9 22 (2.88%) IBM
10 20 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.09%) TIBCO
12 14 (1.83%) Adobe
13 13 (1.70%) Google
14 10 (1.31%) Zend
15 7 (0.92%) Bloomberg
16 6 (0.79%) BEA
16 6 (0.79%) 29West
17 5 (0.65%) Atomikos
18 4 (0.52%) New Relic
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