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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 167 204 164
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -40
Contract jobs citing Maven 88 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.43% 3.18% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 23
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.78 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.11% +24.24%
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
1185 913 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.83% 10.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 506 470
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £33.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +28 54 £375 -17.80% 12
Berkshire -7 10 £425 +41.66% 4
Oxfordshire - 8 £470 - 4
Surrey +1 5 £500 +35.59% 3
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 5
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 150 (76.14%) Java
2 136 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (59.39%) Jenkins
4 108 (54.82%) Spring
5 76 (38.58%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (37.56%) Web Services
7 68 (34.52%) JUnit
8 67 (34.01%) Subversion
9 66 (33.50%) Linux
10 64 (32.49%) Hibernate
11 61 (30.96%) J2EE
12 60 (30.46%) Ant
13 59 (29.95%) Eclipse
14 58 (29.44%) XML
14 58 (29.44%) JSON
15 57 (28.93%) Git (software)
16 52 (26.40%) Scrum
17 50 (25.38%) SOAP
17 50 (25.38%) RESTful
18 49 (24.87%) Apache
19 47 (23.86%) CSS
20 46 (23.35%) JavaScript
20 46 (23.35%) Ajax
21 45 (22.84%) Mockito
22 44 (22.34%) TDD
22 44 (22.34%) SOA
23 43 (21.83%) Tomcat
23 43 (21.83%) Cucumber
24 42 (21.32%) Oracle
25 41 (20.81%) MVC

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 49 (24.87%) Apache
2 43 (21.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.14%) WebLogic
4 17 (8.63%) CMS
4 17 (8.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (6.09%) Apache Solr
6 11 (5.58%) Alfresco
6 11 (5.58%) JBoss
7 6 (3.05%) TeamSite
8 4 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.03%) Confluence
9 3 (1.52%) Mule
10 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.51%) WildFly
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.51%) Node.js
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Office
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (8.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (12.18%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (6.09%) Amazon S3
3 12 (6.09%) SaaS
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.72%) Internet
2 3 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.72%) MySQL
2 27 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.12%) Oracle Database
3 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.06%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.55%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.05%) Hazelcast
7 6 (3.05%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 117 (59.39%) Jenkins
2 68 (34.52%) JUnit
3 67 (34.01%) Subversion
4 60 (30.46%) Ant
5 59 (29.95%) Eclipse
6 57 (28.93%) Git (software)
7 45 (22.84%) Mockito
8 43 (21.83%) Cucumber
9 40 (20.30%) Selenium
10 35 (17.77%) JIRA
11 22 (11.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (8.12%) FitNesse
13 13 (6.60%) RSpec
14 10 (5.08%) Artifactory
15 9 (4.57%) Robotium
15 9 (4.57%) Appium
16 8 (4.06%) Checkstyle
17 6 (3.05%) IntelliJ
17 6 (3.05%) JMeter
17 6 (3.05%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (12.69%) Publishing
2 13 (6.60%) Finance
3 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.06%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (56.85%) Developer
2 70 (35.53%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.71%) Architect
4 25 (12.69%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.11%) Android Developer
6 10 (5.08%) Release Manager
6 10 (5.08%) Web Developer
7 6 (3.05%) Software Engineer
7 6 (3.05%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.05%) Team Leader
7 6 (3.05%) Technical Leader
8 5 (2.54%) J2EE Team Leader
8 5 (2.54%) Java Web Developer
8 5 (2.54%) Web Team Leader
8 5 (2.54%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (2.54%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.54%) Environment Manager
9 4 (2.03%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (2.03%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (54.82%) Spring
2 74 (37.56%) Web Services
3 64 (32.49%) Hibernate
4 61 (30.96%) J2EE
5 58 (29.44%) XML
5 58 (29.44%) JSON
6 50 (25.38%) SOAP
6 50 (25.38%) RESTful
7 47 (23.86%) CSS
8 46 (23.35%) Ajax
9 39 (19.80%) REST
10 36 (18.27%) HTML
11 34 (17.26%) Spring MVC
12 26 (13.20%) PostGIS
13 24 (12.18%) JPA
13 24 (12.18%) XSLT
14 23 (11.68%) Middleware
15 22 (11.17%) jQuery
16 21 (10.66%) JMS
17 20 (10.15%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.80%) Open Source
2 18 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.11%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.05%) W3C
5 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.50%) Linux
2 18 (9.14%) Android
3 15 (7.61%) UNIX
4 5 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.03%) Windows
5 4 (2.03%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.58%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (26.40%) Scrum
4 44 (22.34%) TDD
4 44 (22.34%) SOA
5 41 (20.81%) MVC
5 41 (20.81%) Unit Testing
6 30 (15.23%) BDD
7 19 (9.64%) Kanban
8 16 (8.12%) User Stories
8 16 (8.12%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.12%) Content Management
8 16 (8.12%) OO
9 15 (7.61%) Test Automation
9 15 (7.61%) Waterfall
10 14 (7.11%) Android Development
11 13 (6.60%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (6.60%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.58%) Web Development
13 10 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 150 (76.14%) Java
2 46 (23.35%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.23%) SQL
4 18 (9.14%) PHP
5 16 (8.12%) XQuery
5 16 (8.12%) XPath
5 16 (8.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 13 (6.60%) Python
7 7 (3.55%) Groovy
8 6 (3.05%) Ruby
8 6 (3.05%) C#
9 3 (1.52%) Perl
9 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.52%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) PHP5
10 1 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) JPQL
10 1 (0.51%) HQL
Qualifications
1 32 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.54%) Degree
5 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) PMP
6 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) WCAG
2 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.64%) VirtualBox
2 14 (7.11%) Docker
3 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.54%) vSphere
5 3 (1.52%) vCloud
6 2 (1.02%) LXC
6 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (20.81%) Puppet
2 26 (13.20%) Vagrant
3 16 (8.12%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (8.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (6.09%) Ansible
5 4 (2.03%) logstash
5 4 (2.03%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.52%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.51%) Salt
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (21.32%) Oracle
2 13 (6.60%) VMware
3 10 (5.08%) HP
4 8 (4.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.02%) IBM
6 2 (1.02%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.51%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.51%) Atomikos
7 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) Cadence
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