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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 107 117 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Maven 37 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.16% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.45% 4.80% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 12
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£413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £299 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.72 - £50.00
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
438 396 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.69% 12.91% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 144
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £39.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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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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 - 10
Gloucestershire +3 13 £425 -5.55% 2
Somerset - 4 - -
Dorset +2 3 £313 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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 66 (94.29%) Java
2 40 (57.14%) Spring
3 34 (48.57%) JUnit
4 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (40.00%) Web Services
6 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 23 (32.86%) Hibernate
7 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (31.43%) Subversion
9 20 (28.57%) Ant
10 19 (27.14%) PHP
11 18 (25.71%) UNIX
11 18 (25.71%) Python
11 18 (25.71%) DV Cleared
11 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 18 (25.71%) Release Management
12 17 (24.29%) XML
12 17 (24.29%) Apache Ivy
13 16 (22.86%) REST
13 16 (22.86%) ClearCase
13 16 (22.86%) OO
13 16 (22.86%) Perl
13 16 (22.86%) Lua
14 15 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (21.43%) Linux
15 14 (20.00%) SQL
16 13 (18.57%) J2EE
16 13 (18.57%) Sun
16 13 (18.57%) Sun Certification
16 13 (18.57%) JSON

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (11.43%) Mule
2 5 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.86%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.57%) MySQL
4 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Informix
5 2 (2.86%) Ingres
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (48.57%) JUnit
2 22 (31.43%) Subversion
3 20 (28.57%) Ant
4 17 (24.29%) Apache Ivy
5 16 (22.86%) ClearCase
6 15 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
7 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
8 7 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (8.57%) IntelliJ
10 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 5 (7.14%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.29%) EasyMock
11 3 (4.29%) Mockito
11 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.29%) JIRA
12 2 (2.86%) Selenium
12 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.86%) TestNG
12 2 (2.86%) Spock
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.86%) Electronics
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Developer
2 54 (77.14%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) GUI Developer
5 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (2.86%) Administrator
5 2 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.43%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.43%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.43%) Python Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.43%) PHP Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Technical Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (1.43%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.14%) Spring
2 28 (40.00%) Web Services
3 23 (32.86%) Hibernate
4 17 (24.29%) XML
5 16 (22.86%) REST
6 13 (18.57%) JSON
6 13 (18.57%) J2EE
7 10 (14.29%) JPA
7 10 (14.29%) JAX-RS
8 9 (12.86%) Apache Camel
8 9 (12.86%) HTML
8 9 (12.86%) JAXB
9 7 (10.00%) CSS
9 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
10 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.14%) Spring Integration
10 5 (7.14%) SOAP
10 5 (7.14%) jQuery
11 4 (5.71%) Struts
11 4 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) DTV
2 2 (2.86%) Linked Data
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) GIS
3 1 (1.43%) Ergonomics
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) UNIX
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (25.71%) Release Management
4 16 (22.86%) OO
5 12 (17.14%) Scrum
6 10 (14.29%) TDD
7 9 (12.86%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.86%) BDD
8 8 (11.43%) MVC
8 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.00%) User Stories
9 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.29%) ITIL
11 3 (4.29%) OOD
11 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (94.29%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.14%) PHP
4 18 (25.71%) Python
5 16 (22.86%) Perl
5 16 (22.86%) Lua
6 14 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (15.71%) Ruby
7 11 (15.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) Groovy
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) DV Cleared
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.57%) Sun Certification
3 7 (10.00%) OCPJP
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
1 1 (1.43%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) yum
2 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Sun
2 9 (12.86%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
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