The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 144 171 205
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +34
Contract jobs citing Maven 104 93 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 0.97% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.52% 7.71% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 23
Average daily rate £425 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
Maven
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Surrey +27 39 £425 -15.00% 6
Berkshire +24 28 £475 +11.76% 5
Hampshire -35 18 £345 -8.00% 3
West Sussex - 6 £325 - 1
Middlesex 0 5 £385 +42.59%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £300 - 4
East Sussex +9 4 £363 +11.53% 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 160 (82.47%) Java
2 142 (73.20%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (56.70%) Jenkins
4 98 (50.52%) Ant
5 90 (46.39%) SQL
6 88 (45.36%) Subversion
7 79 (40.72%) Linux
8 76 (39.18%) Oracle
9 75 (38.66%) Spring
10 73 (37.63%) Git (software)
11 67 (34.54%) Unix
12 63 (32.47%) Web Services
13 61 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (29.38%) JIRA
14 57 (29.38%) JavaScript
15 54 (27.84%) Python
16 52 (26.80%) Hibernate
17 51 (26.29%) JMS
17 51 (26.29%) XML
18 50 (25.77%) PL/SQL
18 50 (25.77%) UML
18 50 (25.77%) JSF
19 49 (25.26%) Eclipse
20 48 (24.74%) Java EE
21 45 (23.20%) SOAP
21 45 (23.20%) Security Cleared
22 43 (22.16%) Ansible
23 41 (21.13%) JPA
23 41 (21.13%) JUnit
24 40 (20.62%) WebLogic

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (20.62%) WebLogic
2 34 (17.53%) JBoss
3 31 (15.98%) Tomcat
4 22 (11.34%) OpenStack
5 20 (10.31%) Apache
6 8 (4.12%) AquaLogic
6 8 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.58%) Confluence
7 5 (2.58%) Node.js
8 3 (1.55%) Documentum
8 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.03%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.03%) CMS
9 2 (1.03%) IIS
9 2 (1.03%) Jetty
9 2 (1.03%) nginx
10 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (11.86%) OpenText Process Suite
2 8 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.03%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.03%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.03%) SaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) SSH
2 6 (3.09%) Internet
3 4 (2.06%) LDAP
4 3 (1.55%) Firewall
5 2 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.03%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.52%) DHCP
6 1 (0.52%) DNS
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) MPLS
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) SSL
6 1 (0.52%) VLAN
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.04%) Oracle Database
2 32 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (10.82%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.79%) MySQL
5 18 (9.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (5.67%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.64%) SQL Server
8 8 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.12%) Big Data
8 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.12%) Riak
9 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.58%) DB2
11 4 (2.06%) Hazelcast
11 4 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.55%) VoltDB
13 2 (1.03%) SQLite
14 1 (0.52%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 110 (56.70%) Jenkins
2 98 (50.52%) Ant
3 88 (45.36%) Subversion
4 73 (37.63%) Git (software)
5 57 (29.38%) JIRA
6 49 (25.26%) Eclipse
7 41 (21.13%) JUnit
8 31 (15.98%) Hudson
9 23 (11.86%) Toad
10 22 (11.34%) Gradle
11 21 (10.82%) Selenium
12 19 (9.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (8.25%) Artifactory
13 16 (8.25%) Cucumber
13 16 (8.25%) Mockito
14 15 (7.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (5.67%) SoapUI
16 10 (5.15%) Appium
16 10 (5.15%) Robotium
17 9 (4.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (10.82%) Finance
2 10 (5.15%) Publishing
3 5 (2.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Billing
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (60.82%) Developer
2 101 (52.06%) Java Developer
3 33 (17.01%) Senior Developer
4 32 (16.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (14.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.73%) Agile Developer
6 15 (7.73%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (7.73%) Cloud Engineer
7 14 (7.22%) Architect
7 14 (7.22%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (6.70%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Android Developer
9 10 (5.15%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (4.12%) Java Architect
11 8 (4.12%) Unix Engineer
11 8 (4.12%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Big Data Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (38.66%) Spring
2 63 (32.47%) Web Services
3 52 (26.80%) Hibernate
4 51 (26.29%) JMS
4 51 (26.29%) XML
5 50 (25.77%) JSF
6 48 (24.74%) Java EE
7 45 (23.20%) SOAP
8 41 (21.13%) JPA
9 38 (19.59%) EJB
10 36 (18.56%) CSS
10 36 (18.56%) HTML
11 35 (18.04%) REST
12 31 (15.98%) J2EE
13 26 (13.40%) JRules
13 26 (13.40%) JSON
14 23 (11.86%) Java SE
15 22 (11.34%) jQuery
16 21 (10.82%) RESTful
17 18 (9.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.89%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.15%) PKI
4 5 (2.58%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.72%) Linux
2 67 (34.54%) Unix
3 18 (9.28%) VMS
4 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.15%) Android
6 9 (4.64%) AIX
6 9 (4.64%) Solaris
7 3 (1.55%) CentOS
8 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.03%) Windows
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (73.20%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.44%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (25.77%) UML
4 39 (20.10%) DevOps
4 39 (20.10%) Waterfall
5 38 (19.59%) Scrum
5 38 (19.59%) Unit Testing
6 36 (18.56%) Configuration Management
7 28 (14.43%) SDLC
8 26 (13.40%) MVC
9 23 (11.86%) Process Management
9 23 (11.86%) Software Deployment
10 22 (11.34%) TDD
11 19 (9.79%) Service Management
11 19 (9.79%) Web Development
12 18 (9.28%) Automated Testing
13 17 (8.76%) Use Case
14 15 (7.73%) OO
14 15 (7.73%) User Stories
15 14 (7.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (82.47%) Java
2 90 (46.39%) SQL
3 57 (29.38%) JavaScript
4 54 (27.84%) Python
5 50 (25.77%) PL/SQL
6 36 (18.56%) Shell Script
7 30 (15.46%) Ruby
8 25 (12.89%) PowerShell
9 24 (12.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 23 (11.86%) Jython
11 8 (4.12%) Perl
12 5 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.06%) C
13 4 (2.06%) Groovy
13 4 (2.06%) PHP
14 2 (1.03%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.52%) C++
15 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.52%) Scala
15 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (23.20%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.59%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.76%) Degree
4 15 (7.73%) Sun Certification
5 9 (4.64%) MCSE
5 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.03%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.03%) ISEB
6 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (13.40%) Docker
2 18 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.58%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (22.16%) Ansible
2 34 (17.53%) Puppet
3 29 (14.95%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.28%) SCCM
4 18 (9.28%) SCOM
5 4 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.03%) Graphite
6 2 (1.03%) Kibana
6 2 (1.03%) Nagios
6 2 (1.03%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.03%) yum
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (39.18%) Oracle
2 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (11.34%) Splunk
4 17 (8.76%) Dell
5 14 (7.22%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.67%) Adobe
7 5 (2.58%) HP
7 5 (2.58%) Sun
8 4 (2.06%) ATG
8 4 (2.06%) hybris
8 4 (2.06%) Informatica
9 3 (1.55%) BEA
9 3 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.03%) Cisco
10 2 (1.03%) Pega
10 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.03%) Siebel
10 2 (1.03%) VMware
11 1 (0.52%) BroadVision
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