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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 114 121 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Contract jobs citing Maven 36 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 0.60% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.88% 5.04% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 16
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£425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
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
457 377 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.66% 11.92% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 225 155
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 13 £425 -5.55% 1
Devon - 13 £413 - 2
Somerset - 6 - - 1
Wiltshire -3 1 £330 +1.53% 7
Bristol -7 1 - - 5
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (89.23%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) Spring
3 29 (44.62%) JUnit
4 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (43.08%) Subversion
5 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (32.31%) Ant
7 20 (30.77%) PHP
7 20 (30.77%) Web Services
7 20 (30.77%) Python
7 20 (30.77%) Release Management
7 20 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 19 (29.23%) UNIX
8 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
8 19 (29.23%) Apache Ivy
9 18 (27.69%) Perl
9 18 (27.69%) ClearCase
9 18 (27.69%) OO
9 18 (27.69%) Lua
10 17 (26.15%) Hibernate
10 17 (26.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 15 (23.08%) XML
12 14 (21.54%) Sun
12 14 (21.54%) Sun Certification
12 14 (21.54%) Linux
12 14 (21.54%) REST
13 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
13 12 (18.46%) JSON
14 10 (15.38%) Scrum

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) Jetty
3 2 (3.08%) Mule
3 2 (3.08%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.31%) MySQL
4 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) Informix
5 4 (6.15%) Ingres
6 2 (3.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) JUnit
2 28 (43.08%) Subversion
3 21 (32.31%) Ant
4 19 (29.23%) Apache Ivy
5 18 (27.69%) ClearCase
6 17 (26.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
8 8 (12.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
10 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
10 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
11 4 (6.15%) IntelliJ
11 4 (6.15%) Bugzilla
12 3 (4.62%) EasyMock
12 3 (4.62%) Mockito
13 2 (3.08%) Liquibase
14 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 1 (1.54%) WiX
14 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
14 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.23%) Electronics
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 48 (73.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.54%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.54%) UI Programmer
8 1 (1.54%) Change and Release Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Change and Configuration Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 1 (1.54%) TIBCO Developer
8 1 (1.54%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) Spring
2 20 (30.77%) Web Services
3 17 (26.15%) Hibernate
4 15 (23.08%) XML
5 14 (21.54%) REST
6 12 (18.46%) JSON
7 10 (15.38%) JAX-RS
7 10 (15.38%) J2EE
8 9 (13.85%) JAXB
9 5 (7.69%) Spring Integration
10 4 (6.15%) JPA
11 3 (4.62%) JSP
11 3 (4.62%) SOAP
11 3 (4.62%) Struts
12 2 (3.08%) JDBC
12 2 (3.08%) XSD
12 2 (3.08%) XML Schema
12 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
12 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) DTV
2 1 (1.54%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) Ergonomics
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) UNIX
2 14 (21.54%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (30.77%) Release Management
4 18 (27.69%) OO
5 10 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (9.23%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.69%) User Stories
7 5 (7.69%) DevOps
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.62%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
9 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 58 (89.23%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) PHP
2 20 (30.77%) Python
3 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
4 18 (27.69%) Perl
4 18 (27.69%) Lua
5 10 (15.38%) Ruby
5 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 9 (13.85%) SQL
7 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) DV Cleared
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) Sun Certification
3 5 (7.69%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Puppet
2 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.15%) yum
4 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Sun
2 6 (9.23%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Juniper
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
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