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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 174 177 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing Maven 82 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.67% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.96% 5.97% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 54
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£375 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
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
1178 1021 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.88% 11.16% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 585 489
Average daily rate £363 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -5 35 £385 -6.66% 6
Berkshire -4 12 £300 -9.77% 4
Surrey -7 9 £450 +9.09% 8
West Sussex - 6 £306 - 5
Oxfordshire -17 5 £600 +4.34% 2
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 2
Middlesex +2 2 £273 -39.44%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £388 - 1
Kent - 1 - - 4
M4 Corridor - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 145 (80.56%) Java
2 114 (63.33%) Jenkins
3 112 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (52.22%) Spring
5 73 (40.56%) JUnit
6 68 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (36.67%) Subversion
8 60 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 60 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 58 (32.22%) Ant
10 55 (30.56%) Linux
11 52 (28.89%) Web Services
12 47 (26.11%) JSON
13 46 (25.56%) CSS
14 44 (24.44%) JavaScript
14 44 (24.44%) TDD
15 43 (23.89%) Oracle
16 42 (23.33%) Tomcat
17 41 (22.78%) XML
18 39 (21.67%) HTML
18 39 (21.67%) SOAP
18 39 (21.67%) Selenium
19 37 (20.56%) MVC
20 36 (20.00%) J2EE
21 35 (19.44%) Scrum
21 35 (19.44%) Mockito
22 34 (18.89%) Unit Testing
23 33 (18.33%) Apache
23 33 (18.33%) Eclipse
23 33 (18.33%) Puppet

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 42 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 33 (18.33%) Apache
3 17 (9.44%) CMS
4 15 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.67%) Confluence
6 11 (6.11%) JBoss
6 11 (6.11%) Alfresco
7 8 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (3.33%) Mule
8 6 (3.33%) TeamSite
9 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.67%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.56%) WildFly
13 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.56%) IIS
13 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.44%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (7.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 14 (7.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.89%) SaaS
4 7 (3.89%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.78%) GitHub
6 2 (1.11%) IaaS
6 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (1.67%) VPN
3 3 (1.67%) Firewall
3 3 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.11%) LDAP
4 2 (1.11%) DHCP
4 2 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) SSH
5 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.22%) MySQL
2 15 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 13 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.78%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) DB2
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) SQLite
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 114 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 73 (40.56%) JUnit
3 66 (36.67%) Subversion
4 60 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 58 (32.22%) Ant
6 39 (21.67%) Selenium
7 35 (19.44%) Mockito
8 33 (18.33%) Eclipse
9 31 (17.22%) Cucumber
10 28 (15.56%) JIRA
11 21 (11.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (8.89%) SonarQube
13 15 (8.33%) RSpec
14 12 (6.67%) JMeter
15 11 (6.11%) SoapUI
16 10 (5.56%) Artifactory
17 9 (5.00%) Appium
17 9 (5.00%) Robotium
17 9 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
18 7 (3.89%) Checkstyle
General
1 25 (13.89%) Publishing
2 9 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.00%) Finance
3 7 (3.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (59.44%) Developer
2 60 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 12 (6.67%) Architect
5 11 (6.11%) Release Manager
6 10 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 8 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.89%) J2EE Developer
9 7 (3.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (2.78%) AWS Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (2.22%) Senior Developer
12 3 (1.67%) Lead Developer
12 3 (1.67%) Consultant
12 3 (1.67%) Analyst
12 3 (1.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (52.22%) Spring
2 60 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 52 (28.89%) Web Services
4 47 (26.11%) JSON
5 46 (25.56%) CSS
6 41 (22.78%) XML
7 39 (21.67%) SOAP
7 39 (21.67%) HTML
8 36 (20.00%) J2EE
9 33 (18.33%) REST
10 31 (17.22%) Spring MVC
10 31 (17.22%) RESTful
11 28 (15.56%) Ajax
12 22 (12.22%) Java EE
12 22 (12.22%) jQuery
13 21 (11.67%) Struts
14 19 (10.56%) HTML5
15 18 (10.00%) JPA
15 18 (10.00%) Android SDK
16 17 (9.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Open Source
2 13 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.33%) W3C
5 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.22%) User Experience
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) Wiki
8 2 (1.11%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) SecurID
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.56%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) Android
3 11 (6.11%) UNIX
4 9 (5.00%) Windows
5 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.67%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (24.44%) TDD
4 37 (20.56%) MVC
5 35 (19.44%) Scrum
6 34 (18.89%) Unit Testing
7 29 (16.11%) SOA
8 25 (13.89%) BDD
9 21 (11.67%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.00%) OO
11 17 (9.44%) Automated Testing
11 17 (9.44%) Kanban
12 16 (8.89%) User Stories
13 15 (8.33%) Android Development
14 13 (7.22%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (6.67%) Software Engineering
16 11 (6.11%) Content Management
16 11 (6.11%) OOP
16 11 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (80.56%) Java
2 44 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.56%) SQL
4 18 (10.00%) Ruby
5 14 (7.78%) Python
6 10 (5.56%) PHP
7 8 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.44%) XQuery
7 8 (4.44%) XPath
8 7 (3.89%) C#
8 7 (3.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (2.22%) Groovy
9 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.11%) C
11 2 (1.11%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) Scala
12 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 29 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) Degree
4 3 (1.67%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) WCAG
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.78%) VirtualBox
2 9 (5.00%) Docker
3 5 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.11%) LXC
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (18.33%) Puppet
2 23 (12.78%) Vagrant
3 11 (6.11%) Ansible
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (3.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (2.22%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.22%) logstash
7 3 (1.67%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.56%) Salt
9 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (23.89%) Oracle
2 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.00%) HP
4 6 (3.33%) VMware
5 5 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.22%) IBM
7 2 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.56%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago