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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 143 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -15
Contract jobs citing Maven 100 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.74% 4.60% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 41
Average daily rate
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£413 £381 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £311 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
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
1027 914 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.07% 10.46% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 556 499
Average daily rate £363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 45
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +22 47 £400 +14.28% 11
Oxfordshire 0 14 £495 +16.47% 1
Surrey +4 11 £425 +17.24% 9
Berkshire +3 8 £340 -15.00% 1
East Sussex - 6 £250 - 1
Kent - 3 £213 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £280 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 120 (71.86%) Java
2 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (52.10%) Spring
4 74 (44.31%) Jenkins
5 69 (41.32%) Web Services
6 61 (36.53%) Linux
6 61 (36.53%) J2EE
7 58 (34.73%) Eclipse
8 53 (31.74%) Ant
9 48 (28.74%) Hibernate
10 47 (28.14%) Scrum
10 47 (28.14%) Apache
11 42 (25.15%) JavaScript
11 42 (25.15%) MVC
12 40 (23.95%) XML
12 40 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (23.35%) Puppet
14 38 (22.75%) Cucumber
14 38 (22.75%) RESTful
14 38 (22.75%) Oracle
15 37 (22.16%) JUnit
16 36 (21.56%) Ajax
16 36 (21.56%) Subversion
17 35 (20.96%) SOA
18 33 (19.76%) JIRA
19 32 (19.16%) SQL
20 31 (18.56%) TDD
20 31 (18.56%) Open Source
21 30 (17.96%) Mockito
21 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (28.14%) Apache
2 24 (14.37%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.98%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (7.78%) Apache Solr
6 10 (5.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 9 (5.39%) Confluence
8 7 (4.19%) GlassFish
8 7 (4.19%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.40%) Node.js
10 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Office
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.98%) SaaS
3 14 (8.38%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.19%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.57%) Internet
2 6 (3.59%) HTTP
3 5 (2.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) SNMP
4 1 (0.60%) SMTP
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.59%) MySQL
4 9 (5.39%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.20%) Big Data
9 2 (1.20%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.20%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.20%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (44.31%) Jenkins
2 58 (34.73%) Eclipse
3 53 (31.74%) Ant
4 38 (22.75%) Cucumber
5 37 (22.16%) JUnit
6 36 (21.56%) Subversion
7 33 (19.76%) JIRA
8 30 (17.96%) Mockito
9 28 (16.77%) Selenium
10 25 (14.97%) Git (software)
11 22 (13.17%) FitNesse
12 12 (7.19%) RSpec
13 11 (6.59%) TestNG
13 11 (6.59%) DbUnit
14 7 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (4.19%) Hudson
15 6 (3.59%) Gradle
15 6 (3.59%) JBehave
15 6 (3.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (9.58%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.19%) Marketing
3 4 (2.40%) Electronics
4 3 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 89 (53.29%) Developer
2 73 (43.71%) Java Developer
3 29 (17.37%) Architect
4 23 (13.77%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (6.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (5.99%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) UI Programmer
11 6 (3.59%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.59%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.99%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.99%) J2EE Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.99%) Java Web Developer
12 5 (2.99%) J2EE Architect
13 4 (2.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (52.10%) Spring
2 69 (41.32%) Web Services
3 61 (36.53%) J2EE
4 48 (28.74%) Hibernate
5 40 (23.95%) XML
6 38 (22.75%) RESTful
7 36 (21.56%) Ajax
8 29 (17.37%) SOAP
9 28 (16.77%) JSON
10 26 (15.57%) CSS
11 24 (14.37%) JMS
11 24 (14.37%) PostGIS
12 22 (13.17%) HTML
13 21 (12.57%) Spring MVC
14 20 (11.98%) JSF
15 19 (11.38%) Java EE
16 18 (10.78%) jQuery
16 18 (10.78%) REST
17 16 (9.58%) JPA
18 15 (8.98%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Open Source
2 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.80%) Linked Data
4 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.20%) DTV
5 1 (0.60%) Wiki
5 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.53%) Linux
2 9 (5.39%) UNIX
2 9 (5.39%) CentOS
3 8 (4.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.14%) Scrum
3 42 (25.15%) MVC
4 40 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (20.96%) SOA
6 31 (18.56%) TDD
7 18 (10.78%) Unit Testing
8 17 (10.18%) BDD
9 13 (7.78%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.59%) Migration
11 10 (5.99%) DevOps
12 9 (5.39%) OO
12 9 (5.39%) Test Automation
13 8 (4.79%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.79%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.59%) Multithreading
15 5 (2.99%) OOD
15 5 (2.99%) Kanban
15 5 (2.99%) Web Development
15 5 (2.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 120 (71.86%) Java
2 42 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.16%) SQL
4 18 (10.78%) PHP
5 16 (9.58%) Groovy
6 14 (8.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 13 (7.78%) XQuery
7 13 (7.78%) XPath
8 7 (4.19%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.40%) Scala
10 4 (2.40%) Python
11 2 (1.20%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.20%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) AWK
12 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.59%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.99%) Degree
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) VirtualBox
2 9 (5.39%) Docker
3 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.19%) vCloud
5 3 (1.80%) vSphere
6 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (23.35%) Puppet
2 21 (12.57%) Vagrant
3 14 (8.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (8.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.60%) Nagios
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (22.75%) Oracle
2 14 (8.38%) VMware
3 12 (7.19%) JBoss
4 11 (6.59%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.99%) Atomikos
6 5 (2.99%) EMC
7 4 (2.40%) Green Hills
7 4 (2.40%) Google
7 4 (2.40%) Tripwire
7 4 (2.40%) Sun
8 3 (1.80%) HP
8 3 (1.80%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (1.20%) SAP
10 1 (0.60%) Cadence
10 1 (0.60%) Twitter
10 1 (0.60%) Akamai
10 1 (0.60%) Talend
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