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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 112 87 116
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing Maven 29 58 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.75% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.39% 12.69% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 11
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£413 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
454 457 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.25% 13.78% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 282 189
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 16
Average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.35 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
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 17 April 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 0 15 £431 +1.47% 2
Devon - 9 £375 - 2
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Bristol -14 2 £438 +31.08% 5
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Dorset - - - - 4
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (87.50%) Java
2 36 (50.00%) Spring
3 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (48.61%) Web Services
4 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 27 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 22 (30.56%) Ant
8 22 (30.56%) Python
9 21 (29.17%) JUnit
9 21 (29.17%) DV Cleared
9 21 (29.17%) BDD
10 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 20 (27.78%) Perl
10 20 (27.78%) OO
11 19 (26.39%) Linux
11 19 (26.39%) TDD
12 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
12 18 (25.00%) Release Management
12 18 (25.00%) HTML
12 18 (25.00%) SQL
12 18 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
13 17 (23.61%) PHP
13 17 (23.61%) UNIX
13 17 (23.61%) Subversion
14 16 (22.22%) Ruby
14 16 (22.22%) ClearCase
14 16 (22.22%) CSS
14 16 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (15.28%) Mule
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (30.56%) Ant
3 21 (29.17%) JUnit
4 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 18 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
6 17 (23.61%) Subversion
7 16 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (22.22%) ClearCase
8 9 (12.50%) Cucumber
9 8 (11.11%) IntelliJ
9 8 (11.11%) TestNG
10 7 (9.72%) JIRA
10 7 (9.72%) Selenium
10 7 (9.72%) Spock
11 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
12 4 (5.56%) Hudson
13 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
13 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
14 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (9.72%) Electronics
1 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
1 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
1 7 (9.72%) Marketing
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (73.61%) Developer
2 47 (65.28%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Java Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Architect
6 3 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.17%) GUI Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) Spring
2 35 (48.61%) Web Services
3 18 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (25.00%) HTML
4 16 (22.22%) CSS
5 15 (20.83%) J2EE
6 14 (19.44%) JPA
6 14 (19.44%) Apache Camel
7 13 (18.06%) Spring MVC
7 13 (18.06%) RESTful
8 12 (16.67%) REST
8 12 (16.67%) XML
9 9 (12.50%) SOAP
9 9 (12.50%) jQuery
10 8 (11.11%) CSS3
11 7 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (9.72%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (9.72%) Spring Boot
12 6 (8.33%) JSON
13 4 (5.56%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) DTV
1 7 (9.72%) Linked Data
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) UNIX
3 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (29.17%) BDD
4 20 (27.78%) OO
5 19 (26.39%) TDD
6 18 (25.00%) Release Management
7 15 (20.83%) MVC
7 15 (20.83%) Scrum
8 8 (11.11%) OOD
8 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.11%) User Stories
9 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (9.72%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.94%) DevOps
12 3 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 63 (87.50%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.56%) Python
4 20 (27.78%) Perl
5 18 (25.00%) SQL
6 17 (23.61%) PHP
7 16 (22.22%) Ruby
7 16 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 15 (20.83%) Lua
9 8 (11.11%) Groovy
10 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.78%) C#
11 2 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (2.78%) PHP5
12 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.17%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) 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 3 (4.17%) vCloud
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Sun
2 7 (9.72%) SAP
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Google
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 9 days ago