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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 192 190 179
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 59 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.43% 5.40% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 35
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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
1087 1074 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.01% 11.96% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 592 501
Average daily rate £363 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £38.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 -18 16 £363 -9.37% 3
Surrey +19 15 £450 +5.88% 6
Oxfordshire -13 9 £500 -18.36% 1
Berkshire +4 8 £375 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £325 +13.04%
East Sussex -15 2 - - 3
Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £306 - 2
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 136 (89.47%) Java
2 86 (56.58%) Jenkins
3 85 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (47.37%) Spring
5 66 (43.42%) JUnit
6 61 (40.13%) Ant
7 55 (36.18%) Subversion
8 52 (34.21%) Linux
9 48 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 48 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 46 (30.26%) Hibernate
11 44 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (26.97%) Oracle
12 41 (26.97%) Web Services
13 39 (25.66%) SQL
14 38 (25.00%) TDD
15 37 (24.34%) Selenium
16 34 (22.37%) JSON
17 33 (21.71%) J2EE
18 32 (21.05%) CSS
18 32 (21.05%) REST
19 31 (20.39%) Unit Testing
20 30 (19.74%) XML
21 29 (19.08%) HTML
21 29 (19.08%) Tomcat
22 28 (18.42%) MVC
23 27 (17.76%) SOA
23 27 (17.76%) Ajax
23 27 (17.76%) Puppet
24 24 (15.79%) Mockito

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (19.08%) Tomcat
2 24 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 16 (10.53%) Apache
4 13 (8.55%) JBoss
5 10 (6.58%) Confluence
5 10 (6.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.95%) Mule ESB
6 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.95%) Mule
7 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.97%) CMS
9 2 (1.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.66%) WildFly
10 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.66%) Node.js
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 12 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (5.92%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.95%) SaaS
5 5 (3.29%) GitHub
6 4 (2.63%) IaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.63%) PaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) Internet
2 6 (3.95%) HTTP
3 5 (3.29%) VPN
3 5 (3.29%) Firewall
4 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.63%) DNS
4 4 (2.63%) DHCP
5 3 (1.97%) LDAP
5 3 (1.97%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.66%) SAN
7 1 (0.66%) SS7
7 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.66%) SSH
7 1 (0.66%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.61%) MySQL
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.63%) Hazelcast
4 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) SQLite
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 86 (56.58%) Jenkins
2 66 (43.42%) JUnit
3 61 (40.13%) Ant
4 55 (36.18%) Subversion
5 48 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 37 (24.34%) Selenium
7 24 (15.79%) Mockito
7 24 (15.79%) Cucumber
8 23 (15.13%) Eclipse
9 19 (12.50%) JIRA
9 19 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (7.24%) RSpec
10 11 (7.24%) Artifactory
11 10 (6.58%) Gerrit
11 10 (6.58%) JMeter
12 9 (5.92%) Robotium
12 9 (5.92%) SoapUI
12 9 (5.92%) Appium
13 8 (5.26%) Gradle
14 7 (4.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (9.87%) Publishing
2 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (61.18%) Developer
2 53 (34.87%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.87%) Android Developer
4 9 (5.92%) Test Leader
5 8 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 7 (4.61%) Architect
6 7 (4.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (4.61%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.29%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Java Web Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (2.63%) Consultant
10 3 (1.97%) Analyst
10 3 (1.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (47.37%) Spring
2 46 (30.26%) Hibernate
3 41 (26.97%) Web Services
4 34 (22.37%) JSON
5 33 (21.71%) J2EE
6 32 (21.05%) CSS
6 32 (21.05%) REST
7 30 (19.74%) XML
8 29 (19.08%) HTML
9 27 (17.76%) Ajax
10 24 (15.79%) JMS
10 24 (15.79%) JSP
11 22 (14.47%) Spring MVC
12 21 (13.82%) SOAP
13 20 (13.16%) Struts
14 18 (11.84%) Android SDK
15 17 (11.18%) jQuery
16 16 (10.53%) RESTful
17 15 (9.87%) JPA
18 13 (8.55%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.63%) User Experience
4 3 (1.97%) W3C
4 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) SecurID
5 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Wiki
5 2 (1.32%) Blog
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.66%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.21%) Linux
2 18 (11.84%) Android
3 14 (9.21%) Windows
4 9 (5.92%) UNIX
5 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.97%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (25.00%) TDD
4 31 (20.39%) Unit Testing
5 28 (18.42%) MVC
6 27 (17.76%) SOA
7 21 (13.82%) Open Source
7 21 (13.82%) Scrum
7 21 (13.82%) BDD
8 19 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 18 (11.84%) OO
10 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 15 (9.87%) Android Development
12 14 (9.21%) UML
13 13 (8.55%) Configuration Management
13 13 (8.55%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (6.58%) OOP
14 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
15 9 (5.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 136 (89.47%) Java
2 48 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.66%) SQL
4 20 (13.16%) Ruby
5 17 (11.18%) Python
6 14 (9.21%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.92%) XQuery
7 9 (5.92%) XPath
8 8 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.63%) Groovy
10 4 (2.63%) Perl
10 4 (2.63%) C#
11 3 (1.97%) C
11 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.32%) C++
13 1 (0.66%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) COBOL
13 1 (0.66%) PHP
13 1 (0.66%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 18 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
1 3 (1.97%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.63%) Docker
2 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (17.76%) Puppet
2 19 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 10 (6.58%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.29%) CloudHub
6 4 (2.63%) Ansible
7 3 (1.97%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.32%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.66%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.66%) logstash
9 1 (0.66%) Salt
9 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 41 (26.97%) Oracle
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.29%) IBM
3 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.63%) HP
5 3 (1.97%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.32%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.32%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (0.66%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.66%) Huawei
7 1 (0.66%) Atomikos