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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 144 196 178
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -18
Contract jobs citing Maven 123 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.95% 6.24% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 36 47
Median daily rate £475 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £46.72 -
% change year-on-year
-38.99% -
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
1375 1234 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.57% 12.89% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 764 548
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Maven as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +51 51 £475 +11.76% 8
Surrey +2 30 £538 +25.00% 3
West Sussex -2 7 £475 +18.01% 2
Hampshire -9 7 £393 -1.87% 7
Kent - 7 - - 1
East Sussex +8 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Berkshire -7 6 £475 +11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £298 -8.46% 2
Sussex +1 3 £475 +18.75%
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Maven.

1 187 (84.62%) Java
2 149 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (59.73%) Jenkins
4 114 (51.58%) Spring
5 113 (51.13%) JUnit
6 101 (45.70%) SQL
7 93 (42.08%) Linux
8 80 (36.20%) Web Services
9 77 (34.84%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (28.51%) JIRA
11 61 (27.60%) Cucumber
12 58 (26.24%) Oracle
13 56 (25.34%) JMS
14 55 (24.89%) Eclipse
15 54 (24.43%) JavaScript
15 54 (24.43%) Scrum
16 52 (23.53%) Tomcat
17 51 (23.08%) Security Cleared
18 50 (22.62%) JBoss
18 50 (22.62%) Ant
19 49 (22.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 49 (22.17%) REST
20 48 (21.72%) Gradle
20 48 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
20 48 (21.72%) Git (software)
21 47 (21.27%) Finance
22 46 (20.81%) JSON
23 45 (20.36%) Unit Testing
23 45 (20.36%) Subversion
23 45 (20.36%) XML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 50 (22.62%) JBoss
3 33 (14.93%) Confluence
4 29 (13.12%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (8.14%) OpenStack
6 15 (6.79%) IIS
7 10 (4.52%) GlassFish
8 8 (3.62%) Apache
8 8 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.90%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.45%) CMS
11 1 (0.45%) Documentum
11 1 (0.45%) nginx
11 1 (0.45%) Sonic ESB
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (22.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (11.31%) GitHub
4 23 (10.41%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.17%) Bluemix
6 6 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.90%) IaaS
8 2 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.31%) SSL
2 13 (5.88%) Firewall
3 9 (4.07%) tcpdump
4 8 (3.62%) SSH
5 4 (1.81%) LDAP
6 2 (0.90%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.90%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) LAN
6 2 (0.90%) MPLS
6 2 (0.90%) Network Security
6 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.90%) VLAN
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.90%) WAN
6 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.05%) Couchbase
3 19 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.33%) MySQL
4 14 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.98%) KDB
6 10 (4.52%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.52%) VoltDB
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.62%) SQL Server
9 7 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.17%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.71%) Big Data
10 6 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.36%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.90%) GIS
13 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.45%) DB2
13 1 (0.45%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 132 (59.73%) Jenkins
2 113 (51.13%) JUnit
3 63 (28.51%) JIRA
4 61 (27.60%) Cucumber
5 55 (24.89%) Eclipse
6 50 (22.62%) Ant
7 48 (21.72%) Git (software)
7 48 (21.72%) Gradle
8 45 (20.36%) Mockito
8 45 (20.36%) Subversion
9 43 (19.46%) SoapUI
10 40 (18.10%) Selenium
11 26 (11.76%) JMeter
12 24 (10.86%) Hudson
12 24 (10.86%) jMock
13 21 (9.50%) Spock
14 20 (9.05%) WebDriver
15 14 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (6.33%) Talend Open Studio
16 13 (5.88%) QUnit
General
1 47 (21.27%) Finance
2 15 (6.79%) Publishing
3 12 (5.43%) Banking
3 12 (5.43%) Front Office
4 6 (2.71%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.81%) Retail
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 139 (62.90%) Developer
2 109 (49.32%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.57%) Senior Developer
4 29 (13.12%) Analyst
5 27 (12.22%) Test Analyst
6 26 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.69%) Developer in Test
7 17 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.24%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (6.33%) J2EE Developer
9 14 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (5.43%) Java Engineer
10 12 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.43%) QA Engineer
11 11 (4.98%) Quantitative Developer
12 10 (4.52%) UI Developer
13 9 (4.07%) Agile Developer
13 9 (4.07%) Agile Java Developer
14 8 (3.62%) Agile Test Analyst
14 8 (3.62%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (51.58%) Spring
2 80 (36.20%) Web Services
3 56 (25.34%) JMS
4 49 (22.17%) REST
5 46 (20.81%) JSON
6 45 (20.36%) XML
7 44 (19.91%) AngularJS
8 43 (19.46%) J2EE
9 40 (18.10%) RESTful
10 36 (16.29%) SOAP
11 35 (15.84%) JSP
12 28 (12.67%) Hibernate
12 28 (12.67%) Java EE
13 25 (11.31%) HTML
14 20 (9.05%) jQuery
15 18 (8.14%) CSS
15 18 (8.14%) Spring MVC
16 17 (7.69%) JCE
17 14 (6.33%) Ajax
17 14 (6.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.29%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.31%) Algorithms
3 19 (8.60%) PKI
4 16 (7.24%) Cryptography
5 12 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (4.98%) Hedge funds
6 11 (4.98%) Statistics
6 11 (4.98%) Visualisation
7 9 (4.07%) Clustering
8 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.81%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) iPad
11 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.45%) iSeries
12 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (42.08%) Linux
2 31 (14.03%) Unix
3 21 (9.50%) Windows
4 20 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.07%) AIX
5 9 (4.07%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.71%) VMS
6 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) Android
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Fedora
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (34.84%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (24.43%) Scrum
4 45 (20.36%) Unit Testing
5 41 (18.55%) Kanban
6 34 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (14.93%) Performance Testing
8 32 (14.48%) Configuration Management
8 32 (14.48%) TDD
9 31 (14.03%) BDD
9 31 (14.03%) Functional Testing
10 28 (12.67%) Integration Testing
11 26 (11.76%) DevOps
12 25 (11.31%) Domain-Driven Design
13 21 (9.50%) Regression Testing
13 21 (9.50%) Software Engineering
14 20 (9.05%) MVC
15 19 (8.60%) User Stories
16 18 (8.14%) Test Automation
16 18 (8.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 187 (84.62%) Java
2 101 (45.70%) SQL
3 54 (24.43%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.55%) Python
5 23 (10.41%) Groovy
6 20 (9.05%) Ruby
7 17 (7.69%) Perl
8 12 (5.43%) C
8 12 (5.43%) C++
9 8 (3.62%) AspectJ
10 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.36%) C#
13 2 (0.90%) PHP
13 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.45%) C-shell
14 1 (0.45%) Delphi
14 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.74%) SC Cleared
3 33 (14.93%) Degree
4 19 (8.60%) ISEB
4 19 (8.60%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.81%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.81%) MCSE
5 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (17.19%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (4.98%) Docker
1 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) NFS
3 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (12.22%) Ansible
2 24 (10.86%) Puppet
3 18 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.71%) SCCM
5 6 (2.71%) SCOM
6 3 (1.36%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.90%) SELinux
7 2 (0.90%) yum
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) Packer
8 1 (0.45%) Scalr
8 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (26.24%) Oracle
2 17 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 15 (6.79%) Atlassian
4 14 (6.33%) Talend
5 13 (5.88%) Rally
6 11 (4.98%) IBM
6 11 (4.98%) VMware
7 10 (4.52%) ESRI
7 10 (4.52%) HP
8 9 (4.07%) F5
8 9 (4.07%) Informatica
8 9 (4.07%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.07%) Splunk
9 7 (3.17%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.71%) Dell
11 4 (1.81%) Sun
12 3 (1.36%) Sonatype
13 2 (0.90%) Cisco
13 2 (0.90%) SAP
13 2 (0.90%) Veritas
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