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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 113 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing Maven 34 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.21% 4.35% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 5
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£400 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £303 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
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
414 368 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.40% 12.76% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 232 108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 8
Average hourly rate £38.26 £36.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.54 £33.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.42 £42.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Devon - 15 £425 - 8
Gloucestershire +2 12 £444 -1.38% 2
Dorset - 3 £313 - 2
Bristol -9 1 £310 -4.61% 6
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 70 (97.22%) Java
2 44 (61.11%) Spring
3 34 (47.22%) JUnit
3 34 (47.22%) Web Services
4 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 20 (27.78%) Subversion
9 19 (26.39%) PHP
9 19 (26.39%) Ant
10 18 (25.00%) UNIX
11 17 (23.61%) XML
11 17 (23.61%) Python
11 17 (23.61%) DV Cleared
11 17 (23.61%) Release Management
11 17 (23.61%) REST
11 17 (23.61%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (22.22%) Lua
12 16 (22.22%) ClearCase
12 16 (22.22%) OO
12 16 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 16 (22.22%) Perl
12 16 (22.22%) SQL
13 15 (20.83%) HTML
13 15 (20.83%) BDD
14 14 (19.44%) Scrum
14 14 (19.44%) MVC
14 14 (19.44%) JPA

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (5.56%) JBoss
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.39%) Jetty
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (47.22%) JUnit
2 20 (27.78%) Subversion
3 19 (26.39%) Ant
4 17 (23.61%) Apache Ivy
5 16 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (22.22%) ClearCase
6 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
7 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
8 7 (9.72%) IntelliJ
9 6 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (8.33%) TestNG
9 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 5 (6.94%) JIRA
10 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
11 4 (5.56%) Selenium
11 4 (5.56%) Spock
12 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
13 2 (2.78%) EasyMock
13 2 (2.78%) Mockito
14 1 (1.39%) JBehave
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.89%) Electronics
2 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.89%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 55 (76.39%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Java Consultant
6 2 (2.78%) PHP Developer
6 2 (2.78%) Consultant
6 2 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) GUI Developer
7 1 (1.39%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.39%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.39%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.39%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.39%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (61.11%) Spring
2 34 (47.22%) Web Services
3 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 17 (23.61%) REST
4 17 (23.61%) XML
5 15 (20.83%) HTML
6 14 (19.44%) JPA
7 13 (18.06%) J2EE
7 13 (18.06%) CSS
8 12 (16.67%) JSON
8 12 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 12 (16.67%) Apache Camel
9 9 (12.50%) SOAP
10 8 (11.11%) JAX-RS
11 7 (9.72%) JAXB
11 7 (9.72%) jQuery
11 7 (9.72%) CSS3
12 5 (6.94%) RESTful
12 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) DTV
2 4 (5.56%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) UNIX
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (23.61%) Release Management
4 16 (22.22%) OO
5 15 (20.83%) BDD
6 14 (19.44%) TDD
6 14 (19.44%) MVC
6 14 (19.44%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.89%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (13.89%) Programme Management
8 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.50%) User Stories
9 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Web Application Development
11 4 (5.56%) Automation Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.56%) OOD
11 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 3 (4.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (97.22%) Java
2 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) PHP
4 17 (23.61%) Python
5 16 (22.22%) SQL
5 16 (22.22%) Perl
5 16 (22.22%) Lua
6 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
6 11 (15.28%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) Groovy
8 2 (2.78%) PHP5
8 2 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.61%) DV Cleared
3 12 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 8 (11.11%) OCPJP
5 4 (5.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.78%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Sun
2 10 (13.89%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Google
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