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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 50 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Maven 27 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.77% 0.92% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.68% 7.69% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 6
Average daily rate £475 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £468 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
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
114 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.72% 11.91% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 66 70
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (46.43%) Web Services
6 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
6 11 (39.29%) Spring
7 9 (32.14%) Ant
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) RESTful
8 8 (28.57%) Selenium
8 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 8 (28.57%) Riak
8 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
8 8 (28.57%) Apache
8 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) Document Management
9 7 (25.00%) Scrum
9 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
9 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (25.00%) JUnit
9 7 (25.00%) Big Data
9 7 (25.00%) Information Governance
9 7 (25.00%) REST
9 7 (25.00%) Degree
9 7 (25.00%) Computer Science

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 8 (28.57%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
5 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (7.14%) nginx
6 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 8 (28.57%) Riak
2 7 (25.00%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Ant
3 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.00%) JUnit
5 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
6 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
7 3 (10.71%) Checkstyle
7 3 (10.71%) Cobertura
7 3 (10.71%) FindBugs
7 3 (10.71%) Hudson
7 3 (10.71%) Liquibase
7 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (7.14%) GitLab
9 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (3.57%) JBehave
9 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
1 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
2 11 (39.29%) Spring
3 8 (28.57%) RESTful
4 7 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) JSON
5 5 (17.86%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) Apache Commons
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 4 (14.29%) Grails
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) Java EE
8 1 (3.57%) JPA
8 1 (3.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) AIX
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (25.00%) Document Management
4 7 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Ruby
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Graphite
2 2 (7.14%) Kibana
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Rsyslog
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) ATG
2 4 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) HP