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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 188 182 182
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 70 63 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 6.10% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 18
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£403 £381 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
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
1225 1033 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.09% 11.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 565 489
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.70 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Surrey +11 22 £450 +14.28% 10
Hampshire -15 18 £413 +3.12% 6
Berkshire +14 10 £375 +25.00% 12
East Sussex -14 7 £325 -27.77% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £325 +14.53%
West Sussex - 2 £403 - 4
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 134 (87.01%) Java
2 84 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (51.95%) Jenkins
4 62 (40.26%) Spring
4 62 (40.26%) JUnit
5 55 (35.71%) Linux
6 54 (35.06%) Ant
7 52 (33.77%) SQL
8 49 (31.82%) Oracle
9 46 (29.87%) JavaScript
10 44 (28.57%) Subversion
11 41 (26.62%) Selenium
12 40 (25.97%) Git (software)
13 38 (24.68%) Web Services
13 38 (24.68%) XML
14 36 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (22.08%) J2EE
16 33 (21.43%) JMS
16 33 (21.43%) SOA
16 33 (21.43%) Hibernate
16 33 (21.43%) REST
17 32 (20.78%) HTML
18 31 (20.13%) CSS
18 31 (20.13%) Eclipse
19 29 (18.83%) TDD
19 29 (18.83%) JSON
20 27 (17.53%) SOAP
21 26 (16.88%) JBoss
22 25 (16.23%) JSP
22 25 (16.23%) Security Cleared

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (16.88%) JBoss
2 24 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 24 (15.58%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.74%) Apache
4 11 (7.14%) Confluence
5 9 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.60%) Mule
8 4 (2.60%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.65%) Documentum
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
10 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.65%) Node.js
10 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.60%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.49%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.60%) IaaS
4 4 (2.60%) SaaS
4 4 (2.60%) PaaS
5 3 (1.95%) GitHub
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) HTTP
2 5 (3.25%) LDAP
2 5 (3.25%) VPN
2 5 (3.25%) DNS
2 5 (3.25%) Internet
2 5 (3.25%) Firewall
3 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.60%) DHCP
4 3 (1.95%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.95%) SSH
5 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) SAN
6 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.65%) SS7
6 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.19%) MySQL
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.30%) Triplestore
5 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQLite
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 80 (51.95%) Jenkins
2 62 (40.26%) JUnit
3 54 (35.06%) Ant
4 44 (28.57%) Subversion
5 41 (26.62%) Selenium
6 40 (25.97%) Git (software)
7 31 (20.13%) Eclipse
8 21 (13.64%) JIRA
9 18 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (9.74%) Cucumber
11 13 (8.44%) Gradle
12 10 (6.49%) FindBugs
12 10 (6.49%) Gerrit
12 10 (6.49%) Mockito
12 10 (6.49%) Checkstyle
12 10 (6.49%) JMeter
13 9 (5.84%) HP UFT
13 9 (5.84%) SoapUI
14 8 (5.19%) RSpec
15 7 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
1 8 (5.19%) Publishing
2 7 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (57.14%) Developer
2 56 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 9 (5.84%) Architect
3 9 (5.84%) Test Leader
4 8 (5.19%) Senior Developer
5 7 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 6 (3.90%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Web Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Android Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (3.25%) Technical Leader
7 5 (3.25%) Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.60%) Test Analyst
8 4 (2.60%) Consultant
8 4 (2.60%) Release Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (2.60%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (40.26%) Spring
2 38 (24.68%) Web Services
2 38 (24.68%) XML
3 34 (22.08%) J2EE
4 33 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 33 (21.43%) JMS
4 33 (21.43%) REST
5 32 (20.78%) HTML
6 31 (20.13%) CSS
7 29 (18.83%) JSON
8 27 (17.53%) SOAP
9 25 (16.23%) JSP
10 23 (14.94%) Ajax
11 16 (10.39%) RESTful
12 15 (9.74%) jQuery
12 15 (9.74%) Struts
13 13 (8.44%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (8.44%) Spring MVC
13 13 (8.44%) AngularJS
14 12 (7.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.25%) PKI
3 4 (2.60%) User Experience
4 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.30%) Wiki
5 2 (1.30%) Blog
5 2 (1.30%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.30%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) SecurID
5 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.65%) BeagleBone
6 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.71%) Linux
2 16 (10.39%) Windows
3 13 (8.44%) UNIX
4 8 (5.19%) Android
5 3 (1.95%) Solaris
5 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (21.43%) SOA
4 29 (18.83%) TDD
5 21 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 20 (12.99%) MVC
7 18 (11.69%) Scrum
8 16 (10.39%) UML
9 15 (9.74%) Configuration Management
9 15 (9.74%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.74%) BDD
10 14 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 13 (8.44%) OO
11 13 (8.44%) Open Source
12 11 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.14%) DevOps
13 10 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (5.19%) ITIL
14 8 (5.19%) ITSM
15 7 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (87.01%) Java
2 52 (33.77%) SQL
3 46 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.64%) Ruby
5 20 (12.99%) Python
6 14 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.84%) XQuery
7 9 (5.84%) XPath
8 8 (5.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.90%) Perl
10 4 (2.60%) Groovy
11 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.95%) C
11 3 (1.95%) C++
11 3 (1.95%) VB
12 2 (1.30%) PHP
12 2 (1.30%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.60%) Degree
4 3 (1.95%) ISEB
4 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) vCloud
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (12.99%) Puppet
2 12 (7.79%) Vagrant
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (4.55%) Ansible
6 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.95%) CloudHub
7 2 (1.30%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.65%) logstash
8 1 (0.65%) Salt
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (31.82%) Oracle
2 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.25%) IBM
4 4 (2.60%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.95%) Splunk
5 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco
6 2 (1.30%) VMware
6 2 (1.30%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.65%) Alterian
7 1 (0.65%) Huawei
7 1 (0.65%) Pega
7 1 (0.65%) Atomikos
7 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) BEA
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