The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 74 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Maven 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.87% 0.31% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.65% 2.27% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate £450 £300 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
Maven
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
104 132 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.11% 13.43% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 79 75
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 31 (86.11%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (63.89%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) Web Services
5 15 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 14 (38.89%) Spring
6 14 (38.89%) Hibernate
7 13 (36.11%) Ant
7 13 (36.11%) DevOps
8 11 (30.56%) Scrum
9 10 (27.78%) Apache
9 10 (27.78%) Ruby
9 10 (27.78%) Puppet
9 10 (27.78%) Ansible
9 10 (27.78%) Big Data
10 9 (25.00%) REST
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 8 (22.22%) Python
11 8 (22.22%) RESTful
11 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (22.22%) Selenium
11 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
11 8 (22.22%) Riak

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (11.11%) Node.js
4 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 3 (8.33%) JBoss
6 2 (5.56%) nginx
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Big Data
2 8 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.22%) Riak
3 6 (16.67%) MySQL
4 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
5 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.56%) GIS
7 1 (2.78%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 27 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 13 (36.11%) Ant
4 8 (22.22%) Selenium
5 7 (19.44%) JUnit
6 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
8 4 (11.11%) Gradle
8 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 4 (11.11%) Subversion
9 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
9 3 (8.33%) Checkstyle
9 3 (8.33%) Cobertura
9 3 (8.33%) FindBugs
9 3 (8.33%) Hudson
9 3 (8.33%) JMeter
9 3 (8.33%) Liquibase
9 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (5.56%) GitLab
11 1 (2.78%) Apache Ivy
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Big Data Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Cloud Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Linux Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 14 (38.89%) Hibernate
2 14 (38.89%) Spring
3 9 (25.00%) REST
4 8 (22.22%) RESTful
5 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (13.89%) JSON
6 5 (13.89%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) Apache Commons
7 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
7 4 (11.11%) Grails
7 4 (11.11%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (11.11%) SOAP
7 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.33%) JSP
9 2 (5.56%) EJB
9 2 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 13 (36.11%) DevOps
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
7 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (19.44%) Document Management
7 7 (19.44%) Information Governance
7 7 (19.44%) Secure Coding
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) Ruby
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.22%) Python
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Ansible
1 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Graphite
3 2 (5.56%) Kibana
3 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 2 (5.56%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) ATG
2 4 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Veritas
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.78%) HP