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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 113 85 121
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +36
Contract jobs citing Maven 29 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.37% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.36% 13.76% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 4
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -12.35%
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
456 218 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.92% 9.95% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 135 162
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 56
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.41 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 17 £450 - 6
Bristol -15 12 £400 +14.28% 4
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 7
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (79.59%) Java
2 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
4 27 (55.10%) Ant
4 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
6 25 (51.02%) OO
7 23 (46.94%) Linux
8 22 (44.90%) Python
9 21 (42.86%) DV Cleared
9 21 (42.86%) Subversion
9 21 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
10 20 (40.82%) Spring
10 20 (40.82%) Release Management
11 18 (36.73%) J2EE
12 17 (34.69%) Perl
12 17 (34.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (34.69%) ClearCase
13 15 (30.61%) Oracle
13 15 (30.61%) jQuery
14 14 (28.57%) UNIX
15 13 (26.53%) PHP
15 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
15 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
16 12 (24.49%) Lua
17 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
17 11 (22.45%) Hudson
17 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
18 10 (20.41%) SOA
18 10 (20.41%) Eclipse

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (10.20%) JBoss
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) AMQP
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.12%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Ant
2 21 (42.86%) Subversion
2 21 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (34.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (34.69%) ClearCase
4 13 (26.53%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.45%) Hudson
6 10 (20.41%) Eclipse
6 10 (20.41%) JUnit
7 6 (12.24%) Selenium
7 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
9 4 (8.16%) Gerrit
9 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.16%) NetBeans
10 3 (6.12%) TestNG
11 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
11 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
12 1 (2.04%) Mockito
12 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Electronics
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
1 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Tester
5 2 (4.08%) UAT Tester
5 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.08%) GUI Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Spring
2 18 (36.73%) J2EE
3 15 (30.61%) jQuery
4 13 (26.53%) Hibernate
5 10 (20.41%) HTML
5 10 (20.41%) Web Services
6 9 (18.37%) XML
7 8 (16.33%) CSS
8 6 (12.24%) JSP
8 6 (12.24%) Middleware
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (10.20%) Apache CXF
9 5 (10.20%) JPA
9 5 (10.20%) Struts
9 5 (10.20%) Ajax
9 5 (10.20%) JMS
9 5 (10.20%) JDBC
9 5 (10.20%) EJB
10 4 (8.16%) JSON
10 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) DTV
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (51.02%) OO
4 20 (40.82%) Release Management
5 10 (20.41%) SOA
6 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) UML
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.16%) MVC
10 4 (8.16%) BPEL
11 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (44.90%) Python
4 17 (34.69%) Perl
5 13 (26.53%) PHP
6 12 (24.49%) Lua
7 11 (22.45%) Bash Shell
8 10 (20.41%) SQL
9 7 (14.29%) C++
10 5 (10.20%) Ruby
11 4 (8.16%) C
11 4 (8.16%) C#
12 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
13 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) Sun Certification
4 3 (6.12%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Sun
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Jaspersoft
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