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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 106 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Maven 30 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 1.46% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.79% 10.02% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £442 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
442 429 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.41% 14.52% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 284 115
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.77 £33.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -6 14 £463 +5.71%
Devon - 10 £400 - 4
Dorset - 3 £313 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Bristol -14 1 £310 -4.61% 15
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 67 (93.06%) Java
2 38 (52.78%) Spring
3 36 (50.00%) Web Services
4 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
7 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
8 23 (31.94%) JUnit
9 21 (29.17%) Ant
9 21 (29.17%) BDD
10 19 (26.39%) DV Cleared
10 19 (26.39%) UNIX
10 19 (26.39%) Python
10 19 (26.39%) PHP
10 19 (26.39%) SQL
10 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
10 19 (26.39%) Subversion
11 18 (25.00%) TDD
11 18 (25.00%) Release Management
11 18 (25.00%) HTML
11 18 (25.00%) OO
11 18 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
12 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
12 17 (23.61%) ClearCase
12 17 (23.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (23.61%) Perl
12 17 (23.61%) Lua
13 16 (22.22%) MVC
13 16 (22.22%) CSS
14 15 (20.83%) Linux

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (13.89%) Mule
2 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
3 2 (2.78%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
1 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) JUnit
2 21 (29.17%) Ant
3 19 (26.39%) Subversion
4 18 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (23.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 17 (23.61%) ClearCase
5 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
6 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
7 10 (13.89%) Cucumber
8 7 (9.72%) IntelliJ
8 7 (9.72%) TestNG
8 7 (9.72%) JIRA
8 7 (9.72%) Spock
9 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
10 5 (6.94%) Selenium
10 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.39%) WiX
12 1 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.50%) Electronics
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (76.39%) Developer
2 49 (68.06%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.61%) Senior Java Developer
3 17 (23.61%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Java Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Java Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) Spring
2 36 (50.00%) Web Services
3 19 (26.39%) Hibernate
4 18 (25.00%) HTML
5 16 (22.22%) CSS
6 15 (20.83%) XML
6 15 (20.83%) JPA
7 14 (19.44%) Spring MVC
7 14 (19.44%) J2EE
7 14 (19.44%) Apache Camel
8 13 (18.06%) REST
9 10 (13.89%) JSON
10 9 (12.50%) RESTful
10 9 (12.50%) SOAP
10 9 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (11.11%) CSS3
12 7 (9.72%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (9.72%) Spring Boot
13 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) DTV
2 7 (9.72%) Linked Data
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) UNIX
2 15 (20.83%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (29.17%) BDD
4 18 (25.00%) Release Management
4 18 (25.00%) TDD
4 18 (25.00%) OO
5 16 (22.22%) MVC
6 15 (20.83%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 9 (12.50%) User Stories
8 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.72%) OOD
9 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
10 6 (8.33%) DevOps
10 6 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) Java
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) PHP
3 19 (26.39%) SQL
3 19 (26.39%) Python
4 17 (23.61%) Perl
4 17 (23.61%) Lua
5 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
5 14 (19.44%) Ruby
6 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Groovy
8 2 (2.78%) PHP5
8 2 (2.78%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) C#
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) DV Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) Sun Certification
4 8 (11.11%) OCPJP
5 6 (8.33%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) vSphere
1 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Sun
2 9 (12.50%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Google