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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 97 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Maven 43 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 0.53% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.15% 4.87% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 29
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£425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £477 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +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
470 267 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 10.89% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 171 176
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 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 23
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.62 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 22 £458 - 3
Bristol -1 9 £400 +6.66% 9
Devon - 5 £450 - 3
Dorset -7 1 - - 3
Wiltshire -7 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - - 5
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 60 (84.51%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (50.70%) Security Cleared
4 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
5 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (43.66%) Spring
7 30 (42.25%) Ant
8 29 (40.85%) Web Services
9 28 (39.44%) Python
10 27 (38.03%) OO
11 26 (36.62%) Perl
11 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
11 26 (36.62%) Jenkins
12 24 (33.80%) Apache Ivy
12 24 (33.80%) Release Management
13 23 (32.39%) Linux
14 22 (30.99%) Subversion
14 22 (30.99%) Bash Shell
15 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
16 19 (26.76%) ClearCase
16 19 (26.76%) PHP
16 19 (26.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 19 (26.76%) J2EE
17 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
18 17 (23.94%) Lua
18 17 (23.94%) SQL
18 17 (23.94%) UNIX
18 17 (23.94%) BDD
19 16 (22.54%) CSS
19 16 (22.54%) HTML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (7.04%) Mule
2 3 (4.23%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.23%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Ant
2 26 (36.62%) Jenkins
3 24 (33.80%) Apache Ivy
4 22 (30.99%) Subversion
5 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
6 19 (26.76%) ClearCase
6 19 (26.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (16.90%) JUnit
8 11 (15.49%) Hudson
8 11 (15.49%) Eclipse
9 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
10 8 (11.27%) Selenium
11 6 (8.45%) TestNG
11 6 (8.45%) IntelliJ
12 5 (7.04%) JIRA
12 5 (7.04%) NetBeans
12 5 (7.04%) Spock
13 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
13 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
13 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (8.45%) Electronics
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
1 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
1 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (70.42%) Developer
2 47 (66.20%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Senior Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (4.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Java Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Java Consultant
6 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Java Architect
6 2 (2.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) Spring
2 29 (40.85%) Web Services
3 19 (26.76%) J2EE
4 18 (25.35%) Hibernate
5 16 (22.54%) CSS
5 16 (22.54%) HTML
6 12 (16.90%) jQuery
6 12 (16.90%) RESTful
7 11 (15.49%) Apache Camel
7 11 (15.49%) Spring MVC
7 11 (15.49%) XML
8 9 (12.68%) REST
9 8 (11.27%) JPA
9 8 (11.27%) JSON
10 7 (9.86%) Middleware
10 7 (9.86%) SOAP
11 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (8.45%) CSS3
12 5 (7.04%) Ajax
12 5 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) DTV
2 5 (7.04%) Linked Data
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) CentOS
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (38.03%) OO
4 24 (33.80%) Release Management
5 17 (23.94%) BDD
6 15 (21.13%) TDD
7 14 (19.72%) Scrum
8 12 (16.90%) MVC
9 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.86%) SOA
11 7 (9.86%) User Stories
12 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.45%) OOD
12 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 6 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
13 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
14 4 (5.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 60 (84.51%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) JavaScript
3 28 (39.44%) Python
4 26 (36.62%) Perl
5 22 (30.99%) Bash Shell
6 19 (26.76%) PHP
7 17 (23.94%) Lua
7 17 (23.94%) SQL
8 15 (21.13%) Ruby
9 7 (9.86%) C++
10 6 (8.45%) Groovy
10 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
11 4 (5.63%) C#
12 2 (2.82%) C
13 1 (1.41%) PHP5
13 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (50.70%) Security Cleared
2 26 (36.62%) DV Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) Sun Certification
4 7 (9.86%) OCPJP
4 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) vCloud
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Sun
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) Google
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago