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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 177 153 197
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +44
Contract jobs citing Maven 69 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.92% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.23% 7.99% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 24
Average daily rate £413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £474 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1107 964 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.41% 11.50% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 525 550
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 62
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -10 37 £413 +17.85% 5
Berkshire -14 12 £333 -29.06% 1
Surrey -10 11 £413 +23.13% 7
Oxfordshire +1 6 £575 +79.68% 1
East Sussex - 4 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 70 (72.16%) Java
2 51 (52.58%) Spring
3 48 (49.48%) Jenkins
4 41 (42.27%) Hibernate
5 37 (38.14%) MVC
6 29 (29.90%) J2EE
6 29 (29.90%) Oracle
7 25 (25.77%) Ant
8 24 (24.74%) TestNG
8 24 (24.74%) Mockito
9 22 (22.68%) DbUnit
9 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (21.65%) GWT
10 21 (21.65%) HTML
10 21 (21.65%) Apache Camel
11 20 (20.62%) Apache ServiceMix
12 19 (19.59%) SQL
12 19 (19.59%) Linux
12 19 (19.59%) Groovy
13 18 (18.56%) Guice
13 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (18.56%) Scrum
13 18 (18.56%) Atomikos
14 17 (17.53%) WebLogic
14 17 (17.53%) CSS
15 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
15 16 (16.49%) Eclipse
15 16 (16.49%) jQuery
15 16 (16.49%) Java EE
16 14 (14.43%) UML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (20.62%) Apache ServiceMix
2 17 (17.53%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.34%) Apache
4 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.19%) Confluence
6 5 (5.15%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.03%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.12%) SAN
2 4 (4.12%) LDAP
2 4 (4.12%) LAN
2 4 (4.12%) WAN
2 4 (4.12%) DHCP
2 4 (4.12%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) SSH
3 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) RDBMS
1 12 (12.37%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.22%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.19%) Big Data
4 6 (6.19%) Couchbase
4 6 (6.19%) MySQL
5 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (49.48%) Jenkins
2 25 (25.77%) Ant
3 24 (24.74%) TestNG
3 24 (24.74%) Mockito
4 22 (22.68%) DbUnit
5 16 (16.49%) Eclipse
6 14 (14.43%) JIRA
6 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
7 13 (13.40%) Subversion
8 11 (11.34%) Toad
9 8 (8.25%) JUnit
10 6 (6.19%) ClearCase
10 6 (6.19%) Selenium
10 6 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (6.19%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (6.19%) Cucumber
11 5 (5.15%) Hudson
11 5 (5.15%) SoapUI
11 5 (5.15%) NUnit
12 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (63.92%) Developer
2 47 (48.45%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 15 (15.46%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.31%) PL/SQL Developer
4 10 (10.31%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.19%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.12%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.58%) Spring
2 41 (42.27%) Hibernate
3 29 (29.90%) J2EE
4 21 (21.65%) HTML
4 21 (21.65%) GWT
4 21 (21.65%) Apache Camel
5 18 (18.56%) Guice
6 17 (17.53%) CSS
7 16 (16.49%) Java EE
7 16 (16.49%) jQuery
8 12 (12.37%) JDBC
8 12 (12.37%) Web Services
9 11 (11.34%) JSF
10 10 (10.31%) XML
10 10 (10.31%) JPA
11 9 (9.28%) .NET
11 9 (9.28%) Spring MVC
12 8 (8.25%) Servlets
13 7 (7.22%) Struts
13 7 (7.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (4.12%) Clustering
2 4 (4.12%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) DTV
3 2 (2.06%) GIS
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) CentOS
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) MVC
2 22 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.56%) Scrum
4 14 (14.43%) UML
5 13 (13.40%) Use Case
6 12 (12.37%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (12.37%) OOD
7 9 (9.28%) SOA
7 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.25%) Migration
9 7 (7.22%) TDD
9 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL
10 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Release Management
11 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.12%) BDD
12 4 (4.12%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.16%) Java
2 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 19 (19.59%) Groovy
3 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.34%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Perl
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
7 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) XenServer
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.06%) Ansible
4 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Oracle
2 18 (18.56%) Atomikos
3 12 (12.37%) Google
4 8 (8.25%) JBoss
5 6 (6.19%) Talend
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.15%) Remedy
7 4 (4.12%) Sybase
8 2 (2.06%) SAP
8 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) Sun
8 2 (2.06%) VMware
9 1 (1.03%) Green Hills
9 1 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.03%) Akamai
9 1 (1.03%) HP
9 1 (1.03%) Perforce
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