The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 64 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Maven 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.65% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.03% 4.85% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £354 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
128 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 13.34% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 22
Average daily rate £313 £383 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Maven
Berkshire

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 8 (42.11%) J2EE
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) JBoss
4 7 (36.84%) Apache
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Remedy
5 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) Confluence
6 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
6 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Alfresco
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Sybase
6 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Confluence
3 4 (21.05%) Alfresco
3 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
3 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.79%) Ant
6 2 (10.53%) Hudson
6 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
6 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.26%) Subversion
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) Mockito
7 1 (5.26%) Hamcrest
7 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
4 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) OSGi
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) XHTML
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
7 1 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.53%) DSDM
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) BladeLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) JBoss
2 5 (26.32%) Remedy
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Akamai