The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 23 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 119 95 124
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Contract jobs citing Maven 16 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 5.29% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £296 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
376 227 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.63% 10.55% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 136 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 27
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £45.00 £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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the South West region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the South West region.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire -9 8 £450 - 2
Bristol -23 5 £363 -17.14% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £325 - 6
Dorset +3 1 - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 49 (63.64%) Java
2 46 (59.74%) jQuery
3 41 (53.25%) Spring
4 37 (48.05%) Jenkins
5 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (44.16%) J2EE
6 32 (41.56%) Ant
7 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
7 31 (40.26%) CSS
8 26 (33.77%) Oracle
9 25 (32.47%) XML
9 25 (32.47%) Linux
9 25 (32.47%) Configuration Management
9 25 (32.47%) Subversion
10 24 (31.17%) JSF
11 23 (29.87%) Eclipse
12 22 (28.57%) UNIX
12 22 (28.57%) WebLogic
12 22 (28.57%) Selenium
12 22 (28.57%) WebDriver
13 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database
13 21 (27.27%) XML Schema
14 20 (25.97%) SQL
15 19 (24.68%) PL/SQL
15 19 (24.68%) Telecoms
15 19 (24.68%) Finance
16 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
16 18 (23.38%) CSS3
17 16 (20.78%) JAX-WS
17 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (6.49%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 4 (5.19%) IIS
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.90%) SAS
7 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) LDAP
2 8 (10.39%) Internet
3 4 (5.19%) X.509
3 4 (5.19%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Jenkins
2 32 (41.56%) Ant
3 25 (32.47%) Subversion
4 23 (29.87%) Eclipse
5 22 (28.57%) Selenium
5 22 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 15 (19.48%) JUnit
7 13 (16.88%) TestNG
8 10 (12.99%) Mockito
8 10 (12.99%) Hudson
9 9 (11.69%) JIRA
10 8 (10.39%) QUnit
11 6 (7.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (7.79%) ClearCase
11 6 (7.79%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.90%) Gradle
14 2 (2.60%) Gerrit
14 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
15 1 (1.30%) WATIR
General
1 19 (24.68%) Telecoms
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
2 6 (7.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 30 (38.96%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Tester
4 8 (10.39%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (9.09%) UAT Tester
6 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.79%) UI Developer
7 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Developer
10 2 (2.60%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) jQuery
2 41 (53.25%) Spring
3 34 (44.16%) J2EE
4 31 (40.26%) CSS
5 25 (32.47%) XML
6 24 (31.17%) JSF
7 21 (27.27%) XML Schema
8 18 (23.38%) CSS3
9 16 (20.78%) JAX-WS
10 14 (18.18%) RESTful
11 13 (16.88%) SOAP
12 11 (14.29%) Web Services
12 11 (14.29%) Java EE
12 11 (14.29%) Spring MVC
13 10 (12.99%) HTML
13 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
14 9 (11.69%) HTML5
14 9 (11.69%) SVG
15 5 (6.49%) LAMP
15 5 (6.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) RIA
2 6 (7.79%) DTV
3 5 (6.49%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.60%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Linux
2 22 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (6.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) Configuration Management
3 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
4 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (16.88%) Security Testing
5 12 (15.58%) BDD
6 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 11 (14.29%) MVC
7 9 (11.69%) Scrum
8 8 (10.39%) TDD
8 8 (10.39%) OO
8 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.09%) Kanban
10 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (7.79%) UML
10 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.49%) SOA
11 5 (6.49%) Release Management
11 5 (6.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 19 (24.68%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) Lua
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Puppet
1 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Sun
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