The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 102 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Maven 43 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.11% 7.54% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 17
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£425 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
530 252 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.09% 10.67% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 161 158
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £433 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 41
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +1 20 £478 - 2
Bristol -7 14 £400 +6.66% 5
Devon - 3 - - 1
Dorset -2 1 - -
Wiltshire -18 1 - - 2
Somerset - - - - 1
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (84.38%) Java
2 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
4 34 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (46.88%) Ant
6 30 (46.88%) OO
7 28 (43.75%) DV Cleared
8 27 (42.19%) Linux
8 27 (42.19%) Python
9 25 (39.06%) Spring
10 24 (37.50%) Perl
11 23 (35.94%) Subversion
11 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
11 23 (35.94%) Apache Ivy
12 22 (34.38%) Release Management
13 20 (31.25%) Web Services
14 19 (29.69%) Bash Shell
15 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
15 18 (28.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 18 (28.13%) J2EE
15 18 (28.13%) ClearCase
16 17 (26.56%) UNIX
17 16 (25.00%) SQL
17 16 (25.00%) PHP
18 15 (23.44%) jQuery
18 15 (23.44%) Lua
19 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
20 13 (20.31%) Oracle
21 12 (18.75%) HTML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (7.81%) JBoss
2 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.69%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) Mule
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) AMQP
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) Ant
2 23 (35.94%) Subversion
2 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
2 23 (35.94%) Apache Ivy
3 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 18 (28.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (28.13%) ClearCase
4 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
4 11 (17.19%) Hudson
5 10 (15.63%) JUnit
6 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.81%) NetBeans
6 5 (7.81%) Selenium
7 4 (6.25%) JIRA
7 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.25%) Gerrit
8 3 (4.69%) Spock
8 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.25%) Marketing
1 4 (6.25%) Electronics
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
1 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 46 (71.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.13%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) Spring
2 20 (31.25%) Web Services
3 18 (28.13%) J2EE
4 15 (23.44%) jQuery
5 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
6 12 (18.75%) HTML
7 11 (17.19%) CSS
8 10 (15.63%) RESTful
9 8 (12.50%) JPA
9 8 (12.50%) Apache Camel
9 8 (12.50%) XML
10 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (7.81%) JMS
11 5 (7.81%) Middleware
11 5 (7.81%) JDBC
11 5 (7.81%) JSP
11 5 (7.81%) EJB
11 5 (7.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Clustering
1 4 (6.25%) DTV
1 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 3 (4.69%) Linked Data
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 17 (26.56%) UNIX
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Windows
5 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.88%) OO
4 22 (34.38%) Release Management
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
5 12 (18.75%) TDD
6 10 (15.63%) BDD
6 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.50%) SOA
8 7 (10.94%) MVC
9 6 (9.38%) OOD
10 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.81%) UML
11 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) Java
2 36 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 27 (42.19%) Python
4 24 (37.50%) Perl
5 19 (29.69%) Bash Shell
6 16 (25.00%) SQL
6 16 (25.00%) PHP
7 15 (23.44%) Lua
8 12 (18.75%) Ruby
9 7 (10.94%) C++
10 5 (7.81%) C#
10 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (6.25%) Groovy
12 2 (3.13%) C
13 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) Sun Certification
4 5 (7.81%) OCPJP
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) vCloud
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) Sun
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.56%) HP
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