The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 London 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 167 154 186
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing Maven 296 349 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.44% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.84% 11.19% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 230 221
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3349 3118 3000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.62% 12.86% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2244 2042
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Maven
England

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 22 July 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 22 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
City of London +7 73 £525 - 30
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - - 4
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 540 (86.82%) Java
2 279 (44.86%) Spring
3 246 (39.55%) Oracle
4 227 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (36.50%) Continuous Integration
5 222 (35.69%) TDD
6 218 (35.05%) Web Services
6 218 (35.05%) Scrum
7 204 (32.80%) Jenkins
8 197 (31.67%) Linux
9 186 (29.90%) HTML
10 181 (29.10%) Ant
11 180 (28.94%) Hibernate
12 173 (27.81%) Git (software)
13 169 (27.17%) JUnit
13 169 (27.17%) Subversion
14 167 (26.85%) JavaScript
14 167 (26.85%) SQL
15 166 (26.69%) J2EE
16 163 (26.21%) XML
17 146 (23.47%) JIRA
18 143 (22.99%) Finance
19 132 (21.22%) Tomcat
20 127 (20.42%) SOAP
21 117 (18.81%) Banking
22 113 (18.17%) MVC
23 112 (18.01%) UNIX
24 99 (15.92%) Apache
25 96 (15.43%) RESTful
26 95 (15.27%) JMS

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (21.22%) Tomcat
2 99 (15.92%) Apache
3 92 (14.79%) WebLogic
4 49 (7.88%) Confluence
5 28 (4.50%) Apache Solr
6 24 (3.86%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 16 (2.57%) Jetty
9 13 (2.09%) Alfresco
10 12 (1.93%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.93%) Apache ServiceMix
11 11 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 11 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (1.61%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.61%) Adobe CQ
12 10 (1.61%) Node.js
13 9 (1.45%) Apache Pig
13 9 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.45%) GlassFish
13 9 (1.45%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) Global One
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.13%) GitHub
4 5 (0.80%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.82%) HTTP
2 22 (3.54%) Internet
3 11 (1.77%) SSL
4 7 (1.13%) 3G
4 7 (1.13%) 2G
4 7 (1.13%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.13%) 4G
5 6 (0.96%) SSH
5 6 (0.96%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.96%) DNS
5 6 (0.96%) LDAP
6 4 (0.64%) FTP
7 3 (0.48%) SAN
7 3 (0.48%) Intranet
7 3 (0.48%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) RTSP
7 3 (0.48%) RTP
7 3 (0.48%) NAS
8 2 (0.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.41%) MySQL
2 48 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.72%) Oracle Database
3 46 (7.40%) MongoDB
4 45 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 44 (7.07%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (3.22%) RDBMS
8 20 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.57%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (2.09%) Apache Hive
12 13 (2.09%) Big Data
13 9 (1.45%) Impala
14 8 (1.29%) Pentaho
14 8 (1.29%) CouchDB
14 8 (1.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 204 (32.80%) Jenkins
2 181 (29.10%) Ant
3 173 (27.81%) Git (software)
4 169 (27.17%) Subversion
4 169 (27.17%) JUnit
5 146 (23.47%) JIRA
6 90 (14.47%) Selenium
7 77 (12.38%) TeamCity
7 77 (12.38%) Cucumber
8 69 (11.09%) Hudson
8 69 (11.09%) Mockito
9 51 (8.20%) Eclipse
10 36 (5.79%) WebDriver
11 35 (5.63%) Apache Ivy
12 34 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 30 (4.82%) SoapUI
14 28 (4.50%) CruiseControl
15 21 (3.38%) Mercurial
15 21 (3.38%) Hamcrest
16 19 (3.05%) JBehave
General
1 143 (22.99%) Finance
2 117 (18.81%) Banking
3 49 (7.88%) Retail
4 47 (7.56%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.54%) Front Office
6 12 (1.93%) Back Office
6 12 (1.93%) Games
7 10 (1.61%) Marketing
8 9 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.80%) Advertising
11 4 (0.64%) Publishing
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 402 (64.63%) Developer
2 243 (39.07%) Java Developer
3 76 (12.22%) Senior Developer
4 63 (10.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (3.86%) Web Developer
7 23 (3.70%) Architect
8 19 (3.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 18 (2.89%) Software Engineer
10 16 (2.57%) Tester
11 14 (2.25%) Analyst
11 14 (2.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 11 (1.77%) Consultant
12 11 (1.77%) Automation Tester
13 10 (1.61%) Middleware Developer
13 10 (1.61%) Python Developer
13 10 (1.61%) Java Web Developer
13 10 (1.61%) Deployment Manager
13 10 (1.61%) .NET Developer
14 9 (1.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (44.86%) Spring
2 218 (35.05%) Web Services
3 186 (29.90%) HTML
4 180 (28.94%) Hibernate
5 166 (26.69%) J2EE
6 163 (26.21%) XML
7 127 (20.42%) SOAP
8 96 (15.43%) RESTful
9 95 (15.27%) JMS
10 88 (14.15%) JSON
11 86 (13.83%) REST
12 79 (12.70%) Java EE
13 73 (11.74%) CSS
14 62 (9.97%) jQuery
15 61 (9.81%) JPA
16 53 (8.52%) HTML5
16 53 (8.52%) JSP
16 53 (8.52%) Spring MVC
17 50 (8.04%) Struts
17 50 (8.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.50%) Open Source
2 40 (6.43%) iPad
3 36 (5.79%) Social Media
4 35 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.14%) Mobile App
6 25 (4.02%) Market Risk
7 21 (3.38%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.57%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.93%) Wiki
10 11 (1.77%) Derivative
10 11 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
11 10 (1.61%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.61%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.29%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.13%) Handset
14 7 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 197 (31.67%) Linux
2 112 (18.01%) UNIX
3 44 (7.07%) Windows
4 23 (3.70%) CentOS
5 19 (3.05%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.09%) Android
7 12 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.77%) AIX
9 10 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.48%) Debian
10 3 (0.48%) Solaris
11 2 (0.32%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
1 227 (36.50%) Continuous Integration
2 222 (35.69%) TDD
3 218 (35.05%) Scrum
4 113 (18.17%) MVC
5 82 (13.18%) BDD
6 81 (13.02%) DevOps
7 78 (12.54%) OO
7 78 (12.54%) E-Commerce
7 78 (12.54%) SOA
8 68 (10.93%) Unit Testing
9 51 (8.20%) UML
10 50 (8.04%) Content Management
11 46 (7.40%) Configuration Management
12 45 (7.23%) Software Engineering
13 43 (6.91%) Test Automation
14 38 (6.11%) Waterfall
14 38 (6.11%) Web Development
15 36 (5.79%) Pair Programming
16 35 (5.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 540 (86.82%) Java
2 167 (26.85%) JavaScript
2 167 (26.85%) SQL
3 74 (11.90%) Groovy
4 65 (10.45%) Python
5 44 (7.07%) Ruby
6 37 (5.95%) Bash Shell
7 33 (5.31%) PL/SQL
8 32 (5.14%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.18%) C#
10 24 (3.86%) XPath
11 22 (3.54%) Scala
11 22 (3.54%) Perl
12 14 (2.25%) XQuery
13 12 (1.93%) PHP
13 12 (1.93%) C++
14 11 (1.77%) C
14 11 (1.77%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.45%) Korn
16 7 (1.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 37 (5.95%) Degree
2 30 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.64%) ISEB
5 4 (0.64%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.32%) CCA
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (11.41%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) SLA
3 5 (0.80%) SNOMED CT
4 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (3.38%) vCloud
2 8 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.80%) HDFS
4 4 (0.64%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 73 (11.74%) Puppet
2 34 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (4.34%) Nagios
4 19 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.61%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.13%) Zenoss
6 7 (1.13%) Kibana
6 7 (1.13%) Graylog2
7 6 (0.96%) Salt
8 5 (0.80%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.64%) Ansible
9 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.64%) Oozie
10 3 (0.48%) OpenView
10 3 (0.48%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.48%) Opsview
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.32%) Scalr
Vendors
1 246 (39.55%) Oracle
2 92 (14.79%) JBoss
3 42 (6.75%) Perforce
4 38 (6.11%) Endeca
5 36 (5.79%) ATG
6 23 (3.70%) VMware
7 21 (3.38%) Google
8 19 (3.05%) Sybase
8 19 (3.05%) Akamai
9 17 (2.73%) TIBCO
10 14 (2.25%) IBM
11 12 (1.93%) Sun
12 11 (1.77%) HP
12 11 (1.77%) Splunk
13 9 (1.45%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.45%) Apple
13 9 (1.45%) Microsoft
13 9 (1.45%) Adobe
14 5 (0.80%) Fidessa
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