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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 168 204 178
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -26
Contract jobs citing Maven 95 24 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.28% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.86% 2.64% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 10 28
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£450 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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
1209 908 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.29% 10.64% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 507 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 57
Average hourly rate £35.25 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.41 £17.96 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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
Hampshire +20 46 £343 -19.41% 10
Surrey +11 18 £475 +28.81% 7
Oxfordshire - 15 £475 - 2
Berkshire -8 8 £431 +43.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £325 +30.00%
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
Kent - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 135 (70.31%) Java
2 130 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (59.38%) Jenkins
4 100 (52.08%) Spring
5 77 (40.10%) Web Services
6 69 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (33.33%) JUnit
8 63 (32.81%) J2EE
8 63 (32.81%) Linux
8 63 (32.81%) Eclipse
9 59 (30.73%) XML
10 57 (29.69%) Ant
11 56 (29.17%) Apache
11 56 (29.17%) Subversion
12 54 (28.13%) Hibernate
12 54 (28.13%) Scrum
13 53 (27.60%) RESTful
14 52 (27.08%) JSON
15 49 (25.52%) Git (software)
16 48 (25.00%) Oracle
17 47 (24.48%) SOAP
18 46 (23.96%) Cucumber
19 44 (22.92%) Ajax
19 44 (22.92%) Puppet
20 42 (21.88%) CSS
20 42 (21.88%) JavaScript
21 41 (21.35%) SOA
21 41 (21.35%) JIRA
22 40 (20.83%) Open Source
22 40 (20.83%) Tomcat

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 56 (29.17%) Apache
2 40 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 17 (8.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (8.33%) CMS
6 14 (7.29%) Apache Solr
7 13 (6.77%) JBoss
8 10 (5.21%) Alfresco
9 6 (3.13%) Confluence
10 5 (2.60%) TeamSite
11 4 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (1.04%) Node.js
12 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) MS Office
1 4 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (7.81%) SaaS
4 12 (6.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.63%) MySQL
2 29 (15.10%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 17 (8.85%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.08%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.04%) DB2
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 114 (59.38%) Jenkins
2 64 (33.33%) JUnit
3 63 (32.81%) Eclipse
4 57 (29.69%) Ant
5 56 (29.17%) Subversion
6 49 (25.52%) Git (software)
7 46 (23.96%) Cucumber
8 41 (21.35%) JIRA
9 39 (20.31%) Mockito
10 36 (18.75%) Selenium
11 22 (11.46%) FitNesse
12 17 (8.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (7.29%) RSpec
14 8 (4.17%) Checkstyle
15 7 (3.65%) IntelliJ
15 7 (3.65%) JMeter
16 6 (3.13%) ClearCase
16 6 (3.13%) Robotium
16 6 (3.13%) Artifactory
16 6 (3.13%) Appium
General
1 18 (9.38%) Publishing
2 11 (5.73%) Finance
3 10 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (53.13%) Developer
2 66 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 31 (16.15%) Architect
4 29 (15.10%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (5.21%) Release Manager
6 8 (4.17%) Android Developer
7 7 (3.65%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 5 (2.60%) Environment Manager
9 5 (2.60%) J2EE Team Leader
9 5 (2.60%) Web Team Leader
9 5 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.60%) Web Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.60%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.08%) Tester
10 4 (2.08%) J2EE Architect
10 4 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (2.08%) J2EE Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (52.08%) Spring
2 77 (40.10%) Web Services
3 63 (32.81%) J2EE
4 59 (30.73%) XML
5 54 (28.13%) Hibernate
6 53 (27.60%) RESTful
7 52 (27.08%) JSON
8 47 (24.48%) SOAP
9 44 (22.92%) Ajax
10 42 (21.88%) CSS
11 35 (18.23%) HTML
12 33 (17.19%) REST
13 28 (14.58%) PostGIS
14 27 (14.06%) Spring MVC
15 23 (11.98%) Middleware
16 22 (11.46%) XSLT
17 21 (10.94%) JMS
18 20 (10.42%) JSF
18 20 (10.42%) JPA
19 19 (9.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.83%) Open Source
2 17 (8.85%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.29%) Smart Meter
4 7 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.60%) W3C
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Wiki
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.52%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.81%) Linux
2 15 (7.81%) UNIX
3 10 (5.21%) Android
4 6 (3.13%) Windows
5 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.94%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (28.13%) Scrum
4 41 (21.35%) SOA
5 38 (19.79%) TDD
6 36 (18.75%) MVC
7 34 (17.71%) Unit Testing
8 26 (13.54%) BDD
9 16 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 16 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.81%) Kanban
10 15 (7.81%) Content Management
10 15 (7.81%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.29%) OO
12 11 (5.73%) Process Management
12 11 (5.73%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.73%) User Stories
13 10 (5.21%) Workflow
14 8 (4.17%) Web Development
14 8 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (70.31%) Java
2 42 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.19%) SQL
4 21 (10.94%) PHP
5 16 (8.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 15 (7.81%) XPath
6 15 (7.81%) Python
6 15 (7.81%) XQuery
7 7 (3.65%) Ruby
8 6 (3.13%) C#
8 6 (3.13%) Groovy
9 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.08%) Perl
10 3 (1.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) C
11 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.52%) PHP5
11 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.65%) Sun Certification
3 7 (3.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) WCAG
2 3 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.38%) VirtualBox
2 13 (6.77%) Docker
3 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.60%) vSphere
5 3 (1.56%) vCloud
6 2 (1.04%) LXC
6 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (22.92%) Puppet
2 27 (14.06%) Vagrant
3 16 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (5.73%) Ansible
5 3 (1.56%) logstash
5 3 (1.56%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.56%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (6.77%) VMware
3 11 (5.73%) HP
4 10 (5.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.56%) IBM
7 2 (1.04%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.04%) Green Hills
8 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.52%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.52%) Cadence
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
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