The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 175 186 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs citing Maven 785 667 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.20% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.54% 9.27% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 435 347
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8225 7199 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 12.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 4595 3968
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 133 132
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Maven
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven within the UK.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven within the UK.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Maven
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Maven Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Maven
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
England +18 700 £450 +12.50% 163
London +28 439 £475 +5.55% 80
City of London +20 99 £525 - 22
South East -28 89 £403 +7.33% 25
Yorkshire 0 46 £425 +21.42% 16
Scotland -22 41 £375 -11.76% 8
North West -13 40 £413 +16.19% 15
Surrey +32 39 £450 - 4
East of England +8 37 £375 -1.96% 11
South West +13 36 £425 +6.25% 12
Wales +9 35 £375 +15.38% 4
West Yorkshire -6 33 £428 +17.93% 16
South Wales +9 32 £375 +15.38% 4
Leeds -1 31 £430 +34.37% 13
Cardiff +9 25 £383 +17.69% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 24 £363 -9.37% 5
Cambridge +5 20 £350 -12.50% 5
Croydon - 20 £475 - 1
Cheshire -5 19 £448 +16.23% 5
Hampshire -38 18 £413 +6.45% 10
Glasgow +9 15 £333 - 5
Berkshire +1 14 £425 +25.00% 4
Leatherhead - 14 £400 -
Canary Wharf +4 13 £500 -
Gloucestershire 0 13 £425 -5.55%
Edinburgh -38 13 £438 +2.94% 3
Devon - 13 £413 - 1
Exeter - 13 £413 - 1
Staines - 11 £525 - 1
Paddington - 10 £450 -

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1142 (85.35%) Java
2 792 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
3 620 (46.34%) Jenkins
4 545 (40.73%) Spring
5 474 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
6 448 (33.48%) Git (software)
7 420 (31.39%) Linux
8 410 (30.64%) Web Services
9 406 (30.34%) TDD
10 395 (29.52%) JavaScript
11 360 (26.91%) Subversion
12 359 (26.83%) SQL
13 348 (26.01%) Scrum
14 337 (25.19%) Oracle
15 313 (23.39%) JUnit
16 310 (23.17%) HTML
17 305 (22.80%) Ant
18 302 (22.57%) Tomcat
19 298 (22.27%) J2EE
20 272 (20.33%) XML
21 263 (19.66%) JBoss
22 258 (19.28%) REST
23 255 (19.06%) UNIX
24 239 (17.86%) Hibernate
25 226 (16.89%) JIRA
26 225 (16.82%) DevOps
27 214 (15.99%) CSS
28 210 (15.70%) SOAP
29 197 (14.72%) Apache
29 197 (14.72%) Finance

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 302 (22.57%) Tomcat
2 263 (19.66%) JBoss
3 197 (14.72%) Apache
4 137 (10.24%) WebLogic
5 99 (7.40%) Confluence
6 80 (5.98%) Node.js
7 70 (5.23%) WebSphere
8 68 (5.08%) Jetty
9 49 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 45 (3.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 36 (2.69%) Mule
12 35 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
13 31 (2.32%) Mule ESB
14 29 (2.17%) CMS
15 27 (2.02%) nginx
15 27 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
16 26 (1.94%) OpenStack
17 24 (1.79%) GlassFish
17 24 (1.79%) IIS
18 22 (1.64%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.15%) HipChat
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.075%) MS Office
5 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.37%) Cordys
5 4 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.075%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.075%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 128 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.09%) GitHub
3 27 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.97%) PaaS
7 13 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.82%) IaaS
10 10 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.75%) Route 53
10 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.45%) SaaS
13 4 (0.30%) SmartFocus
14 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (6.88%) HTTP
2 51 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 42 (3.14%) Firewall
4 37 (2.77%) Internet
4 37 (2.77%) DNS
5 31 (2.32%) SSL
6 27 (2.02%) LDAP
7 18 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
8 16 (1.20%) DHCP
8 16 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 15 (1.12%) VPN
9 15 (1.12%) SSH
10 8 (0.60%) DMZ
11 4 (0.30%) LAN
11 4 (0.30%) WAN
12 3 (0.22%) SNMP
12 3 (0.22%) Intranet
12 3 (0.22%) Network Security
12 3 (0.22%) Multicast
13 2 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (10.01%) MongoDB
2 133 (9.94%) Oracle Database
3 116 (8.67%) Relational Database
4 111 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
5 109 (8.15%) MySQL
5 109 (8.15%) SQL Server
6 106 (7.92%) NoSQL
7 41 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 36 (2.69%) RDBMS
10 31 (2.32%) DB2
10 31 (2.32%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.87%) Redis
12 22 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
12 22 (1.64%) Big Data
13 14 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.82%) OLAP
14 11 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
15 10 (0.75%) Riak
15 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 620 (46.34%) Jenkins
2 448 (33.48%) Git (software)
3 360 (26.91%) Subversion
4 313 (23.39%) JUnit
5 305 (22.80%) Ant
6 226 (16.89%) JIRA
7 184 (13.75%) Eclipse
8 178 (13.30%) Gradle
9 158 (11.81%) Hudson
10 157 (11.73%) Selenium
11 120 (8.97%) Cucumber
12 112 (8.37%) Mockito
13 94 (7.03%) TeamCity
14 78 (5.83%) JMeter
15 76 (5.68%) Artifactory
16 58 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 45 (3.36%) ClearCase
18 40 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
19 39 (2.91%) SonarQube
20 37 (2.77%) IntelliJ
General
1 197 (14.72%) Finance
2 154 (11.51%) Banking
3 74 (5.53%) Investment Banking
4 45 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.29%) Front Office
6 33 (2.47%) Retail
7 23 (1.72%) Marketing
8 16 (1.20%) Publishing
9 14 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.90%) Legal
11 11 (0.82%) Back Office
12 8 (0.60%) Electronics
12 8 (0.60%) Games
13 7 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Advertising
15 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.22%) French Language
17 2 (0.15%) Automotive
17 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 830 (62.03%) Developer
2 603 (45.07%) Java Developer
3 128 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 110 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 90 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 62 (4.63%) Architect
7 41 (3.06%) Analyst
8 37 (2.77%) Software Engineer
9 31 (2.32%) Lead Developer
10 28 (2.09%) Consultant
11 25 (1.87%) Tester
12 24 (1.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 21 (1.57%) Test Analyst
14 20 (1.49%) Administrator
14 20 (1.49%) Web Developer
15 18 (1.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 17 (1.27%) J2EE Developer
16 17 (1.27%) Java Software Engineer
17 16 (1.20%) Release Manager
17 16 (1.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (40.73%) Spring
2 410 (30.64%) Web Services
3 310 (23.17%) HTML
4 298 (22.27%) J2EE
5 272 (20.33%) XML
6 258 (19.28%) REST
7 239 (17.86%) Hibernate
8 214 (15.99%) CSS
9 210 (15.70%) SOAP
10 172 (12.86%) RESTful
11 149 (11.14%) JSON
12 148 (11.06%) JMS
13 141 (10.54%) AngularJS
14 136 (10.16%) HTML5
15 131 (9.79%) jQuery
16 104 (7.77%) Java EE
17 95 (7.10%) JSP
18 88 (6.58%) JPA
19 86 (6.43%) Ajax
20 84 (6.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.89%) Computer Science
3 46 (3.44%) Market Risk
4 33 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.17%) User Experience
7 23 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 16 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.05%) Derivative
11 13 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.90%) Equities
13 11 (0.82%) W3C
13 11 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (0.82%) Mathematics
13 11 (0.82%) Social Media
14 10 (0.75%) iPad
14 10 (0.75%) Semantic Web
15 9 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 420 (31.39%) Linux
2 255 (19.06%) UNIX
3 120 (8.97%) Windows
4 76 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (5.08%) CentOS
6 45 (3.36%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.77%) Solaris
8 21 (1.57%) AIX
9 15 (1.12%) Android
10 12 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.22%) VMS
15 2 (0.15%) Scientific Linux
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (35.43%) Continuous Integration
3 406 (30.34%) TDD
4 348 (26.01%) Scrum
5 225 (16.82%) DevOps
6 178 (13.30%) BDD
7 177 (13.23%) OO
8 168 (12.56%) Unit Testing
9 154 (11.51%) Configuration Management
10 151 (11.29%) Open Source
11 145 (10.84%) MVC
12 133 (9.94%) SOA
13 117 (8.74%) Multithreading
14 114 (8.52%) SDLC
15 97 (7.25%) E-Commerce
15 97 (7.25%) UML
15 97 (7.25%) Software Engineering
16 93 (6.95%) Release Management
17 69 (5.16%) Automated Testing
18 63 (4.71%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1142 (85.35%) Java
2 395 (29.52%) JavaScript
3 359 (26.83%) SQL
4 184 (13.75%) Python
5 105 (7.85%) Ruby
6 99 (7.40%) Perl
7 93 (6.95%) Bash Shell
8 88 (6.58%) PL/SQL
9 72 (5.38%) Groovy
10 70 (5.23%) PHP
11 66 (4.93%) Shell Script
12 59 (4.41%) C#
13 56 (4.19%) Scala
14 50 (3.74%) C++
15 49 (3.66%) PowerShell
16 36 (2.69%) C
17 19 (1.42%) Lua
18 18 (1.35%) XPath
19 15 (1.12%) Jython
20 13 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 186 (13.90%) Security Cleared
2 115 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.83%) Degree
4 41 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.09%) Sun Certification
6 11 (0.82%) ISEB
7 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.52%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.45%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.22%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.075%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.075%) MCSE
11 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.08%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) SLA
3 5 (0.37%) WAI
4 1 (0.075%) CDISC
4 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (5.23%) Docker
2 47 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.64%) Varnish
4 20 (1.49%) vCloud
5 12 (0.90%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.67%) Squid
6 9 (0.67%) vSphere
6 9 (0.67%) GridGain
6 9 (0.67%) HDFS
7 8 (0.60%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.45%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.22%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.15%) KVM
11 2 (0.15%) QEMU
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.075%) Postfix
12 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 183 (13.68%) Puppet
2 76 (5.68%) Ansible
3 74 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.87%) yum
5 24 (1.79%) ZABBIX
6 23 (1.72%) Rundeck
7 20 (1.49%) Salt
7 20 (1.49%) Vagrant
8 19 (1.42%) logstash
9 18 (1.35%) Kibana
9 18 (1.35%) BladeLogic
10 17 (1.27%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.97%) Nagios
11 13 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
13 10 (0.75%) Graphite
13 10 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
14 8 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 337 (25.19%) Oracle
2 120 (8.97%) Red Hat
3 63 (4.71%) VMware
4 51 (3.81%) IBM
5 47 (3.51%) Adobe
6 45 (3.36%) TIBCO
7 41 (3.06%) Splunk
8 40 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 38 (2.84%) Atlassian
10 26 (1.94%) SOASTA, Inc
10 26 (1.94%) Sun
11 24 (1.79%) Twitter
12 19 (1.42%) Sybase
13 17 (1.27%) Google
14 16 (1.20%) Perforce
15 14 (1.05%) Endeca
15 14 (1.05%) ATG
16 13 (0.97%) hybris
17 12 (0.90%) HP
18 11 (0.82%) Pega
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