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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 101 99 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Maven 47 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.46% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.77% 9.81% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 13
Average daily rate £436 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £491 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
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
481 479 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.07% 14.84% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 327 180
Average daily rate £375 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 8
Average hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.19 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Devon 0 13 £433 +8.12% 1
Bristol -1 9 £375 -6.25% 12
Gloucestershire -2 9 £520 +18.85% 5
Wiltshire -4 4 £388 - 4
Somerset +2 1 - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (70.51%) Java
3 53 (67.95%) Jenkins
4 50 (64.10%) JavaScript
5 44 (56.41%) Git (software)
6 35 (44.87%) Security Cleared
7 30 (38.46%) Scrum
8 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (35.90%) Ruby
10 27 (34.62%) Linux
11 25 (32.05%) DV Cleared
12 22 (28.21%) Web Services
13 21 (26.92%) Windows
13 21 (26.92%) SQL
13 21 (26.92%) Ant
13 21 (26.92%) IntelliJ
13 21 (26.92%) Bash Shell
13 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (25.64%) BDD
14 20 (25.64%) Puppet
15 19 (24.36%) Cucumber
15 19 (24.36%) JBoss
15 19 (24.36%) HTML
16 18 (23.08%) JUnit
16 18 (23.08%) Build Automation
17 17 (21.79%) DevOps
17 17 (21.79%) Spring
18 16 (20.51%) VMware
18 16 (20.51%) TDD
18 16 (20.51%) Microsoft

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (24.36%) JBoss
2 15 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (11.54%) Apache
4 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) Liferay
6 1 (1.28%) Sakai Project
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) HipChat
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Big Data
2 7 (8.97%) Apache Accumulo
2 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.97%) OrientDB
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Informix
4 2 (2.56%) Ingres
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 53 (67.95%) Jenkins
2 44 (56.41%) Git (software)
3 21 (26.92%) Ant
3 21 (26.92%) IntelliJ
4 19 (24.36%) Cucumber
5 18 (23.08%) JUnit
6 15 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 15 (19.23%) JIRA
7 14 (17.95%) Subversion
8 8 (10.26%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (10.26%) ClearCase
8 8 (10.26%) Spock
9 6 (7.69%) Protractor
9 6 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
11 4 (5.13%) Artifactory
11 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (5.13%) Mercurial
11 4 (5.13%) Mockito
11 4 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 41 (52.56%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Linux Developer
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Release Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Developer in Test
8 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Release and Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) Web Services
2 19 (24.36%) HTML
3 17 (21.79%) Spring
4 16 (20.51%) MCollective
5 15 (19.23%) jQuery
6 13 (16.67%) SOAP
7 12 (15.38%) J2EE
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
8 10 (12.82%) JPA
9 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
10 8 (10.26%) XSLT
11 7 (8.97%) GWT
11 7 (8.97%) HTML5
11 7 (8.97%) Java EE
11 7 (8.97%) JSF
11 7 (8.97%) JSP
11 7 (8.97%) XHTML
12 6 (7.69%) RESTEasy
12 6 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) VLE
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Linux
2 21 (26.92%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Unix
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) Scrum
3 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.64%) BDD
5 18 (23.08%) Build Automation
6 17 (21.79%) DevOps
7 16 (20.51%) Configuration Management
7 16 (20.51%) TDD
8 12 (15.38%) Release Management
9 10 (12.82%) OO
9 10 (12.82%) SDLC
10 9 (11.54%) Automation Testing
10 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.97%) Open Source
11 7 (8.97%) Web Application Development
12 6 (7.69%) ITIL
13 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
13 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
14 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (5.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) Java
2 50 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.90%) Ruby
4 21 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 21 (26.92%) SQL
5 15 (19.23%) Perl
6 13 (16.67%) Python
7 10 (12.82%) PHP
8 8 (10.26%) Groovy
8 8 (10.26%) Lua
9 7 (8.97%) Scala
10 6 (7.69%) C
11 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
12 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.28%) C#
13 1 (1.28%) C++
13 1 (1.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.05%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.56%) ISEB
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) ISO 14001
1 7 (8.97%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (25.64%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 16 (20.51%) VMware
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Sun
4 3 (3.85%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Kony
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
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