The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 175 184 219
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +35
Contract jobs citing Maven 70 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.09% 5.68% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 23
Average daily rate
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£381 £394 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% +17.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
988 915 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.74% 10.76% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 496 462
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 52
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Maven
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +9 38 £400 - 5
Berkshire -1 10 £300 -25.00% 2
East Sussex - 10 £275 -
Surrey -4 5 £425 - 7
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £280 -13.84%
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 99 (72.79%) Java
2 72 (52.94%) Spring
3 66 (48.53%) Jenkins
4 54 (39.71%) Hibernate
5 50 (36.76%) MVC
6 45 (33.09%) Web Services
7 37 (27.21%) Linux
7 37 (27.21%) Ant
8 36 (26.47%) J2EE
9 35 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (24.26%) Scrum
11 32 (23.53%) Eclipse
11 32 (23.53%) Mockito
12 29 (21.32%) JavaScript
13 27 (19.85%) Oracle
13 27 (19.85%) Apache
13 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (17.65%) TestNG
14 24 (17.65%) Apache Camel
14 24 (17.65%) Puppet
15 23 (16.91%) Groovy
15 23 (16.91%) DbUnit
15 23 (16.91%) Subversion
16 21 (15.44%) TDD
16 21 (15.44%) Java EE
16 21 (15.44%) Selenium
16 21 (15.44%) GWT
16 21 (15.44%) JUnit
16 21 (15.44%) CSS
16 21 (15.44%) Cucumber

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (19.85%) Apache
2 20 (14.71%) Apache ServiceMix
3 15 (11.03%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.09%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.62%) Confluence
6 7 (5.15%) GlassFish
7 6 (4.41%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.68%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.94%) Node.js
10 3 (2.21%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.74%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MS Office
1 2 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.82%) SaaS
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) Internet
2 9 (6.62%) HTTP
3 4 (2.94%) SAN
4 3 (2.21%) SSL
5 1 (0.74%) SNMP
5 1 (0.74%) DNS
5 1 (0.74%) LDAP
5 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.09%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.62%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.62%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.41%) Big Data
7 6 (4.41%) MySQL
7 6 (4.41%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.74%) DB2
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.74%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 66 (48.53%) Jenkins
2 37 (27.21%) Ant
3 32 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 32 (23.53%) Mockito
4 24 (17.65%) TestNG
5 23 (16.91%) DbUnit
5 23 (16.91%) Subversion
6 21 (15.44%) Selenium
6 21 (15.44%) JUnit
6 21 (15.44%) Cucumber
7 19 (13.97%) JIRA
8 17 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 10 (7.35%) FitNesse
10 8 (5.88%) RSpec
11 7 (5.15%) Hudson
11 7 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (5.15%) Toad
12 6 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (3.68%) NUnit
13 5 (3.68%) JBehave
General
1 16 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.21%) Electronics
3 3 (2.21%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 86 (63.24%) Developer
2 71 (52.21%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.71%) Senior Developer
3 20 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (12.50%) Architect
5 13 (9.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.41%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.68%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.68%) UI Programmer
9 5 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Administrator
10 4 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (52.94%) Spring
2 54 (39.71%) Hibernate
3 45 (33.09%) Web Services
4 36 (26.47%) J2EE
5 24 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 21 (15.44%) CSS
6 21 (15.44%) Java EE
6 21 (15.44%) GWT
7 19 (13.97%) jQuery
7 19 (13.97%) Spring MVC
7 19 (13.97%) Guice
8 18 (13.24%) RESTful
8 18 (13.24%) HTML
9 17 (12.50%) XML
10 16 (11.76%) Servlets
11 14 (10.29%) JSON
12 13 (9.56%) JPA
13 12 (8.82%) PostGIS
13 12 (8.82%) SOAP
14 10 (7.35%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Open Source
2 5 (3.68%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.21%) Linked Data
3 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) DTV
5 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.21%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) CentOS
3 5 (3.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.47%) UNIX
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.76%) MVC
2 35 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.26%) Scrum
4 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (15.44%) TDD
6 14 (10.29%) Migration
6 14 (10.29%) SOA
7 12 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.35%) OOD
9 9 (6.62%) UML
9 9 (6.62%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (6.62%) BDD
10 8 (5.88%) DevOps
10 8 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.88%) Use Case
11 7 (5.15%) Multithreading
11 7 (5.15%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.41%) Test Strategy
12 6 (4.41%) OO
13 5 (3.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 99 (72.79%) Java
2 29 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.91%) Groovy
4 14 (10.29%) SQL
5 10 (7.35%) PHP
6 9 (6.62%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.21%) Python
9 2 (1.47%) Scala
9 2 (1.47%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) AWK
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) VirtualBox
1 5 (3.68%) vCloud
1 5 (3.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (17.65%) Puppet
2 12 (8.82%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (19.85%) Oracle
2 19 (13.97%) Atomikos
3 12 (8.82%) Google
4 9 (6.62%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.62%) JBoss
5 6 (4.41%) VMware
6 5 (3.68%) Sun
6 5 (3.68%) EMC
7 4 (2.94%) Talend
8 3 (2.21%) Green Hills
9 2 (1.47%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.47%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.47%) HP
9 2 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) Akamai
10 1 (0.74%) Twitter
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago