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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 186 175 167
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Maven 74 68 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.73% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.28% 6.22% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 51
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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 £300 £307 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £549 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
1179 1094 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.85% 11.73% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 643 532
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £38.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -9 26 £375 -9.09% 4
Surrey +6 13 £450 +9.09% 1
Berkshire -4 12 £363 +9.02% 7
Oxfordshire -17 6 £600 +4.34% 2
West Sussex - 6 £306 - 1
Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 - 3
Middlesex +5 2 £273 -39.44%
East Sussex -15 1 - - 6
Kent - 1 - - 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 137 (86.71%) Java
2 98 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (58.23%) Jenkins
4 82 (51.90%) Spring
5 71 (44.94%) JUnit
6 60 (37.97%) Ant
7 59 (37.34%) Subversion
8 58 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (34.18%) Git (software)
10 52 (32.91%) Linux
11 51 (32.28%) Web Services
12 49 (31.01%) Hibernate
13 48 (30.38%) JavaScript
14 44 (27.85%) TDD
15 41 (25.95%) Selenium
16 40 (25.32%) Oracle
17 38 (24.05%) CSS
17 38 (24.05%) JSON
18 36 (22.78%) MVC
19 34 (21.52%) XML
20 33 (20.89%) J2EE
20 33 (20.89%) Mockito
20 33 (20.89%) REST
21 32 (20.25%) Puppet
21 32 (20.25%) HTML
21 32 (20.25%) Tomcat
22 31 (19.62%) Spring MVC
23 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
23 30 (18.99%) Scrum
23 30 (18.99%) SQL

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (20.25%) Tomcat
2 20 (12.66%) WebLogic
3 19 (12.03%) Apache
4 16 (10.13%) JBoss
5 10 (6.33%) Confluence
5 10 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (5.06%) CMS
7 6 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.80%) Mule
7 6 (3.80%) Mule ESB
8 4 (2.53%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.27%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.63%) Node.js
10 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (10.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (4.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (4.43%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.80%) SaaS
6 5 (3.16%) GitHub
7 4 (2.53%) IaaS
7 4 (2.53%) PaaS
7 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) Internet
2 6 (3.80%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (3.16%) Firewall
3 5 (3.16%) VPN
4 4 (2.53%) DNS
4 4 (2.53%) DHCP
4 4 (2.53%) HTTP
5 3 (1.90%) LDAP
6 2 (1.27%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.63%) SAN
7 1 (0.63%) SS7
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
7 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.43%) MySQL
3 7 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.16%) Hazelcast
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) SQLite
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (58.23%) Jenkins
2 71 (44.94%) JUnit
3 60 (37.97%) Ant
4 59 (37.34%) Subversion
5 54 (34.18%) Git (software)
6 41 (25.95%) Selenium
7 33 (20.89%) Mockito
8 29 (18.35%) Cucumber
9 25 (15.82%) Eclipse
10 23 (14.56%) JIRA
11 21 (13.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (8.86%) RSpec
13 10 (6.33%) JMeter
13 10 (6.33%) Artifactory
14 9 (5.70%) Appium
14 9 (5.70%) SonarQube
14 9 (5.70%) Checkstyle
14 9 (5.70%) SoapUI
14 9 (5.70%) Robotium
15 7 (4.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (10.76%) Publishing
2 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.43%) Finance
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (62.66%) Developer
2 50 (31.65%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.49%) Android Developer
4 10 (6.33%) Web Developer
5 9 (5.70%) Test Leader
6 7 (4.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (4.43%) Architect
6 7 (4.43%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (3.80%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.16%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Release Manager
8 5 (3.16%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (2.53%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.53%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.53%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Consultant
9 4 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 3 (1.90%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (51.90%) Spring
2 51 (32.28%) Web Services
3 49 (31.01%) Hibernate
4 38 (24.05%) CSS
4 38 (24.05%) JSON
5 34 (21.52%) XML
6 33 (20.89%) J2EE
6 33 (20.89%) REST
7 32 (20.25%) HTML
8 31 (19.62%) Spring MVC
9 29 (18.35%) SOAP
9 29 (18.35%) Ajax
10 21 (13.29%) Struts
10 21 (13.29%) jQuery
10 21 (13.29%) RESTful
11 19 (12.03%) JMS
12 18 (11.39%) JSP
12 18 (11.39%) JPA
12 18 (11.39%) Android SDK
13 16 (10.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Open Source
2 13 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.80%) W3C
4 4 (2.53%) User Experience
5 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) SecurID
6 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Wiki
6 2 (1.27%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.63%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.91%) Linux
2 18 (11.39%) Android
3 12 (7.59%) Windows
4 7 (4.43%) UNIX
5 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.71%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (27.85%) TDD
4 36 (22.78%) MVC
5 30 (18.99%) Scrum
5 30 (18.99%) Unit Testing
6 27 (17.09%) SOA
7 25 (15.82%) BDD
8 20 (12.66%) Test Automation
9 19 (12.03%) OO
10 17 (10.76%) Kanban
11 15 (9.49%) Android Development
11 15 (9.49%) Automated Testing
12 13 (8.23%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (6.96%) OOP
13 11 (6.96%) Configuration Management
14 10 (6.33%) UML
14 10 (6.33%) User Stories
14 10 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (5.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (86.71%) Java
2 48 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 30 (18.99%) SQL
4 21 (13.29%) Ruby
5 16 (10.13%) Python
6 10 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.70%) XQuery
7 9 (5.70%) XPath
8 8 (5.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 7 (4.43%) C#
10 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.53%) Groovy
12 3 (1.90%) C
12 3 (1.90%) PHP
12 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.27%) C++
13 2 (1.27%) Perl
14 1 (0.63%) COBOL
14 1 (0.63%) VB
14 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) WCAG
2 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) VirtualBox
2 7 (4.43%) Docker
3 4 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.90%) vSphere
4 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (20.25%) Puppet
2 23 (14.56%) Vagrant
3 10 (6.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (3.80%) TeamSite
5 6 (3.80%) Ansible
6 5 (3.16%) CloudHub
7 4 (2.53%) logstash
7 4 (2.53%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.90%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.27%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.63%) Salt
10 1 (0.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (25.32%) Oracle
2 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.43%) HP
4 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.80%) IBM
5 5 (3.16%) VMware
5 5 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.90%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.27%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.63%) Huawei
8 1 (0.63%) Atomikos
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