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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 179 185 208
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing Maven 704 631 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.15% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% 9.04% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 432 316
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £46.72 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.72 - £50.00

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
7568 6979 5857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.26% 12.76% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4471 3673
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 151 144
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 £23.85 £30.00 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £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

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 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
England +28 637 £450 +10.76% 193
London +50 430 £500 +11.11% 84
City of London +39 113 £525 - 29
South East -12 80 £401 +3.54% 36
South West +25 39 £425 +6.25% 28
Scotland -44 32 £375 -6.25% 9
North West -8 27 £360 -2.70% 13
Surrey +19 26 £430 +1.17% 7
Wales -3 25 £388 +10.71% 2
Yorkshire -21 24 £450 +33.33% 11
East of England -21 23 £375 - 9
South Wales -6 22 £389 +11.07% 2
Cheshire +2 20 £315 -14.86% 3
Cardiff +3 19 £390 -2.50% 2
West Yorkshire -19 19 £430 +15.43% 6
Canary Wharf +7 18 £500 -
Hampshire -19 18 £400 - 7
Croydon - 18 £450 -
Leeds -21 17 £430 +22.85% 5
Devon - 16 £425 - 10
Exeter - 16 £425 - 10
Berkshire +10 14 £425 +41.66% 11
Gloucestershire -1 14 £444 -1.38% 3
Cambridgeshire -24 14 £375 -6.25% 3
Docklands, London +6 12 £615 +2.50%
Cambridge -7 11 £350 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh -45 11 £388 -8.82% 3
Paddington -4 10 £450 -
Leatherhead - 10 £425 -
Glasgow +8 8 £325 - 3

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1131 (84.97%) Java
2 740 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
3 588 (44.18%) Jenkins
4 540 (40.57%) Spring
5 447 (33.58%) Continuous Integration
6 426 (32.01%) Web Services
7 423 (31.78%) Linux
8 414 (31.10%) Git (software)
9 397 (29.83%) TDD
10 394 (29.60%) Subversion
11 375 (28.17%) JavaScript
12 357 (26.82%) Oracle
13 346 (26.00%) SQL
14 331 (24.87%) JUnit
15 318 (23.89%) Scrum
16 313 (23.52%) Ant
17 310 (23.29%) Tomcat
18 294 (22.09%) HTML
19 283 (21.26%) J2EE
20 272 (20.44%) XML
21 253 (19.01%) JBoss
22 251 (18.86%) REST
23 239 (17.96%) Hibernate
24 231 (17.36%) JIRA
25 220 (16.53%) UNIX
26 209 (15.70%) SOAP
27 205 (15.40%) Apache
28 199 (14.95%) Finance
29 196 (14.73%) RESTful
30 193 (14.50%) DevOps

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 310 (23.29%) Tomcat
2 253 (19.01%) JBoss
3 205 (15.40%) Apache
4 144 (10.82%) WebLogic
5 99 (7.44%) Confluence
6 77 (5.79%) Node.js
7 63 (4.73%) WebSphere
8 59 (4.43%) Jetty
9 48 (3.61%) Oracle Coherence
10 44 (3.31%) Mule
11 41 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 38 (2.85%) IIS
13 33 (2.48%) Mule ESB
14 27 (2.03%) CMS
15 25 (1.88%) GlassFish
15 25 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
17 19 (1.43%) nginx
18 18 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.15%) HipChat
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.23%) AquaLogic BPM
5 3 (0.23%) Summit
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.075%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.075%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.075%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 120 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (1.73%) GitHub
4 20 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.28%) PaaS
6 16 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.98%) SaaS
7 13 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.83%) Route 53
8 11 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.53%) IaaS
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.30%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 114 (8.56%) HTTP
2 49 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 46 (3.46%) Firewall
4 37 (2.78%) Internet
5 36 (2.70%) SSL
6 33 (2.48%) DNS
7 26 (1.95%) LDAP
8 18 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
9 17 (1.28%) DHCP
10 16 (1.20%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.83%) VPN
12 10 (0.75%) SSH
13 6 (0.45%) DMZ
14 5 (0.38%) SNMP
14 5 (0.38%) LAN
14 5 (0.38%) WAN
15 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.23%) Intranet
15 3 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
16 2 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (10.07%) Oracle Database
2 116 (8.72%) MongoDB
3 107 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 103 (7.74%) MySQL
5 99 (7.44%) SQL Server
6 86 (6.46%) NoSQL
7 78 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.40%) DB2
11 31 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.88%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.73%) Redis
14 19 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (1.28%) Big Data
16 14 (1.05%) Neo4j
16 14 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.75%) OLAP
17 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.75%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 588 (44.18%) Jenkins
2 414 (31.10%) Git (software)
3 394 (29.60%) Subversion
4 331 (24.87%) JUnit
5 313 (23.52%) Ant
6 231 (17.36%) JIRA
7 172 (12.92%) Eclipse
8 159 (11.95%) Gradle
9 152 (11.42%) Selenium
10 143 (10.74%) Hudson
11 137 (10.29%) Cucumber
12 99 (7.44%) TeamCity
12 99 (7.44%) Mockito
13 78 (5.86%) Artifactory
14 70 (5.26%) JMeter
15 51 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 44 (3.31%) SoapUI
17 39 (2.93%) ClearCase
18 37 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
19 36 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 199 (14.95%) Finance
2 143 (10.74%) Banking
3 72 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 37 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.70%) Front Office
5 36 (2.70%) Retail
6 29 (2.18%) Marketing
7 19 (1.43%) Publishing
8 17 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.75%) Back Office
10 10 (0.75%) Legal
11 9 (0.68%) Electronics
11 9 (0.68%) Games
12 7 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.075%) Danish Language
15 1 (0.075%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 805 (60.48%) Developer
2 578 (43.43%) Java Developer
3 112 (8.41%) Senior Developer
4 96 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 83 (6.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (4.28%) Architect
7 47 (3.53%) Analyst
8 41 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 30 (2.25%) Consultant
10 26 (1.95%) Tester
10 26 (1.95%) Lead Developer
11 25 (1.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 25 (1.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 20 (1.50%) Platform Engineer
12 20 (1.50%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (1.43%) Test Analyst
13 19 (1.43%) Automation Engineer
14 18 (1.35%) Web Developer
14 18 (1.35%) Release Manager
15 17 (1.28%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (40.57%) Spring
2 426 (32.01%) Web Services
3 294 (22.09%) HTML
4 283 (21.26%) J2EE
5 272 (20.44%) XML
6 251 (18.86%) REST
7 239 (17.96%) Hibernate
8 209 (15.70%) SOAP
9 196 (14.73%) RESTful
10 193 (14.50%) CSS
11 156 (11.72%) JSON
12 145 (10.89%) JMS
13 124 (9.32%) AngularJS
14 119 (8.94%) Java EE
14 119 (8.94%) HTML5
15 117 (8.79%) jQuery
16 112 (8.41%) JSP
17 97 (7.29%) .NET
18 91 (6.84%) Spring MVC
19 87 (6.54%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.23%) Market Risk
4 32 (2.40%) User Experience
5 30 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.80%) Fixed Income
8 19 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 16 (1.20%) Social Media
10 15 (1.13%) iPad
11 14 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.98%) Equities
13 12 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.83%) DTV
14 11 (0.83%) Derivative
14 11 (0.83%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (0.68%) Wiki
16 9 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 423 (31.78%) Linux
2 220 (16.53%) UNIX
3 116 (8.72%) Windows
4 85 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (3.91%) CentOS
6 34 (2.55%) Solaris
7 30 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.65%) Android
9 20 (1.50%) AIX
10 15 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.23%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (33.58%) Continuous Integration
3 397 (29.83%) TDD
4 318 (23.89%) Scrum
5 193 (14.50%) DevOps
6 191 (14.35%) BDD
7 175 (13.15%) OO
8 161 (12.10%) Unit Testing
9 151 (11.34%) SOA
10 139 (10.44%) MVC
11 135 (10.14%) Open Source
12 123 (9.24%) Configuration Management
13 110 (8.26%) Multithreading
14 108 (8.11%) SDLC
15 97 (7.29%) Software Engineering
16 96 (7.21%) E-Commerce
17 86 (6.46%) Release Management
18 84 (6.31%) UML
19 73 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
20 66 (4.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1131 (84.97%) Java
2 375 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 346 (26.00%) SQL
4 180 (13.52%) Python
5 100 (7.51%) Ruby
6 91 (6.84%) Bash Shell
7 84 (6.31%) Perl
8 75 (5.63%) PHP
9 73 (5.48%) PL/SQL
10 61 (4.58%) Groovy
11 60 (4.51%) C#
12 56 (4.21%) C++
12 56 (4.21%) Shell Script
13 52 (3.91%) Scala
14 40 (3.01%) C
15 39 (2.93%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.50%) XPath
17 16 (1.20%) Lua
18 11 (0.83%) VB
19 10 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 93 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.86%) Degree
4 30 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.65%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.60%) OCPJP
7 7 (0.53%) ISEB
7 7 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.03%) QA
2 5 (0.38%) SLA
2 5 (0.38%) WAI
3 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (3.31%) Docker
2 26 (1.95%) Varnish
3 21 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.35%) vCloud
5 9 (0.68%) GridGain
5 9 (0.68%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.45%) Squid
7 5 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.38%) HDFS
8 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.23%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.23%) KVM
9 3 (0.23%) QEMU
10 1 (0.075%) Postfix
10 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 168 (12.62%) Puppet
2 64 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.06%) Ansible
4 33 (2.48%) yum
5 29 (2.18%) Vagrant
6 21 (1.58%) BladeLogic
7 20 (1.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 19 (1.43%) Rundeck
9 18 (1.35%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.28%) Kibana
11 16 (1.20%) Salt
11 16 (1.20%) Nagios
12 15 (1.13%) logstash
13 12 (0.90%) HAProxy
14 11 (0.83%) Graphite
14 11 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
16 9 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.68%) CloudHub
17 6 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 357 (26.82%) Oracle
2 129 (9.69%) Red Hat
3 47 (3.53%) IBM
4 42 (3.16%) TIBCO
4 42 (3.16%) Splunk
5 41 (3.08%) Adobe
6 35 (2.63%) VMware
7 32 (2.40%) Microsoft
8 30 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.03%) Sun
10 24 (1.80%) ATG
11 19 (1.43%) Perforce
11 19 (1.43%) webMethods
12 18 (1.35%) Sybase
12 18 (1.35%) Endeca
13 17 (1.28%) Twitter
13 17 (1.28%) SOASTA, Inc
14 15 (1.13%) Google
15 13 (0.98%) hybris
16 12 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - 475 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networking People
Rate: neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago