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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 166 149 177
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing Maven 310 357 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 1.47% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.96% 11.33% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 237 235
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
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
3461 3151 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2252 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 £305 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +4 67 £525 -4.54% 26
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 522 (85.29%) Java
2 265 (43.30%) Spring
3 239 (39.05%) Oracle
4 223 (36.44%) Continuous Integration
5 220 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (35.46%) TDD
6 217 (35.46%) Scrum
7 214 (34.97%) Web Services
8 206 (33.66%) Jenkins
9 200 (32.68%) Linux
10 181 (29.58%) HTML
11 174 (28.43%) Ant
12 173 (28.27%) Git (software)
13 171 (27.94%) Hibernate
14 169 (27.61%) SQL
14 169 (27.61%) Subversion
15 166 (27.12%) JUnit
16 163 (26.63%) JavaScript
17 161 (26.31%) J2EE
18 158 (25.82%) XML
19 142 (23.20%) JIRA
20 132 (21.57%) Finance
21 125 (20.42%) SOAP
21 125 (20.42%) Tomcat
22 118 (19.28%) UNIX
23 110 (17.97%) MVC
23 110 (17.97%) Banking
24 94 (15.36%) RESTful
25 93 (15.20%) JBoss
25 93 (15.20%) WebLogic

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 125 (20.42%) Tomcat
2 93 (15.20%) WebLogic
3 92 (15.03%) Apache
4 45 (7.35%) Confluence
5 28 (4.58%) Apache Solr
6 23 (3.76%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.94%) Jetty
8 17 (2.78%) Oracle Coherence
9 12 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
10 11 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.80%) Adobe CQ
10 11 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (1.80%) Alfresco
10 11 (1.80%) Mule
11 10 (1.63%) AquaLogic
11 10 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.47%) Node.js
12 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.47%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.16%) Global One
2 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.14%) GitHub
5 5 (0.82%) SaaS
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.23%) HTTP
2 24 (3.92%) Internet
3 11 (1.80%) SSL
4 7 (1.14%) 4G
4 7 (1.14%) 2G
4 7 (1.14%) 3G
4 7 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.98%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.98%) SSH
5 6 (0.98%) LDAP
6 5 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.82%) DNS
7 4 (0.65%) FTP
8 3 (0.49%) RTP
8 3 (0.49%) Intranet
8 3 (0.49%) SAN
8 3 (0.49%) RTSP
8 3 (0.49%) NAS
9 2 (0.33%) AMQP
9 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.25%) MySQL
2 53 (8.66%) MongoDB
3 52 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.68%) SQL Server
5 45 (7.35%) Oracle Database
6 38 (6.21%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.29%) Big Data
13 13 (2.12%) Apache Hive
13 13 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (1.63%) DB2
16 9 (1.47%) Impala
17 8 (1.31%) Pentaho
17 8 (1.31%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 206 (33.66%) Jenkins
2 174 (28.43%) Ant
3 173 (28.27%) Git (software)
4 169 (27.61%) Subversion
5 166 (27.12%) JUnit
6 142 (23.20%) JIRA
7 90 (14.71%) Selenium
8 82 (13.40%) Cucumber
9 81 (13.24%) TeamCity
10 71 (11.60%) Mockito
11 66 (10.78%) Hudson
12 50 (8.17%) Eclipse
13 33 (5.39%) WebDriver
14 31 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (4.90%) Apache Ivy
16 28 (4.58%) SoapUI
17 25 (4.08%) CruiseControl
18 21 (3.43%) Hamcrest
19 20 (3.27%) Gradle
20 19 (3.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 132 (21.57%) Finance
2 110 (17.97%) Banking
3 55 (8.99%) Retail
4 45 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.43%) Front Office
6 14 (2.29%) Games
7 12 (1.96%) Back Office
8 9 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.31%) Marketing
10 5 (0.82%) Advertising
10 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.65%) Publishing
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 382 (62.42%) Developer
2 233 (38.07%) Java Developer
3 68 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 56 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 20 (3.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 18 (2.94%) Architect
9 16 (2.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 15 (2.45%) Analyst
11 14 (2.29%) Tester
12 13 (2.12%) Consultant
13 10 (1.63%) Python Developer
13 10 (1.63%) Java Web Developer
13 10 (1.63%) Administrator
13 10 (1.63%) Applications Developer
13 10 (1.63%) .NET Developer
14 9 (1.47%) Automation Tester
14 9 (1.47%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (43.30%) Spring
2 214 (34.97%) Web Services
3 181 (29.58%) HTML
4 171 (27.94%) Hibernate
5 161 (26.31%) J2EE
6 158 (25.82%) XML
7 125 (20.42%) SOAP
8 94 (15.36%) RESTful
9 89 (14.54%) JMS
10 84 (13.73%) REST
11 79 (12.91%) JSON
12 73 (11.93%) Java EE
13 64 (10.46%) CSS
14 56 (9.15%) jQuery
14 56 (9.15%) JPA
15 53 (8.66%) XSD
16 48 (7.84%) JSP
16 48 (7.84%) Spring MVC
17 46 (7.52%) HTML5
18 45 (7.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.05%) Open Source
2 43 (7.03%) iPad
3 39 (6.37%) Social Media
4 36 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 25 (4.08%) Market Risk
7 20 (3.27%) Fixed Income
8 17 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (2.61%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.96%) Wiki
10 12 (1.96%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.63%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.63%) Derivative
12 9 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.31%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
13 8 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (1.14%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.14%) Handset
14 7 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 200 (32.68%) Linux
2 118 (19.28%) UNIX
3 47 (7.68%) Windows
4 25 (4.08%) CentOS
5 21 (3.43%) Ubuntu
6 14 (2.29%) Android
7 13 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.80%) AIX
9 4 (0.65%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) HPUX
10 2 (0.33%) MVS
10 2 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (36.44%) Continuous Integration
2 220 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (35.46%) TDD
3 217 (35.46%) Scrum
4 110 (17.97%) MVC
5 87 (14.22%) BDD
6 84 (13.73%) DevOps
7 82 (13.40%) E-Commerce
8 77 (12.58%) OO
9 66 (10.78%) Unit Testing
10 63 (10.29%) SOA
11 52 (8.50%) Configuration Management
11 52 (8.50%) Content Management
12 48 (7.84%) UML
13 47 (7.68%) Software Engineering
14 41 (6.70%) Waterfall
15 39 (6.37%) Test Automation
16 38 (6.21%) ERP
17 36 (5.88%) Pair Programming
18 33 (5.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 522 (85.29%) Java
2 169 (27.61%) SQL
3 163 (26.63%) JavaScript
4 78 (12.75%) Groovy
5 61 (9.97%) Python
6 42 (6.86%) Ruby
7 36 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 36 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 33 (5.39%) PL/SQL
9 28 (4.58%) C#
10 22 (3.59%) Perl
11 19 (3.10%) XPath
11 19 (3.10%) Scala
12 14 (2.29%) PHP
12 14 (2.29%) C++
13 13 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.96%) XQuery
15 10 (1.63%) C
16 9 (1.47%) Korn
17 7 (1.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 36 (5.88%) Degree
2 29 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.82%) Sun Certification
4 5 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.65%) ISEB
6 2 (0.33%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.33%) CCA
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.76%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) SLA
3 5 (0.82%) SNOMED CT
3 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (3.43%) vCloud
2 8 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.82%) HDFS
4 4 (0.65%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 81 (13.24%) Puppet
2 35 (5.72%) Nagios
2 35 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.80%) ZABBIX
5 8 (1.31%) Ganglia
5 8 (1.31%) Zenoss
5 8 (1.31%) Kibana
5 8 (1.31%) Graylog2
5 8 (1.31%) Hyperic
6 6 (0.98%) Salt
6 6 (0.98%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.65%) Oozie
7 4 (0.65%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.65%) Ansible
7 4 (0.65%) YUM
8 3 (0.49%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.49%) OpenView
9 2 (0.33%) Opsview
9 2 (0.33%) Scalr
Vendors
1 239 (39.05%) Oracle
2 93 (15.20%) JBoss
3 46 (7.52%) Perforce
4 41 (6.70%) Endeca
5 39 (6.37%) ATG
6 21 (3.43%) VMware
7 20 (3.27%) Sybase
8 19 (3.10%) Google
8 19 (3.10%) Akamai
9 18 (2.94%) IBM
10 14 (2.29%) Splunk
11 13 (2.12%) Sun
12 12 (1.96%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.80%) HP
14 10 (1.63%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.47%) Apple
15 9 (1.47%) Microsoft
15 9 (1.47%) Atlassian
16 8 (1.31%) Adobe
17 6 (0.98%) Zend
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £590 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £440 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 25 days ago