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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 140 170 197
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +27
Contract jobs citing Maven 885 703 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.39% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.64% 10.18% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 463 335
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%

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
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 821 £463 +2.77% 217
London +13 475 £500 +7.81% 131
Yorkshire +75 119 £450 +38.46% 12
South East +20 107 £425 +7.93% 21
West Yorkshire +67 93 £432 +15.06% 5
Leeds +44 70 £430 +14.66% 5
South West +4 46 £440 +5.07% 27
Scotland 0 43 £363 -3.33% 6
City of London +1 39 £551 +22.26% 31
North West -23 38 £338 -10.00% 5
Surrey +29 37 £425 -15.00% 5
Berkshire +20 28 £475 +11.76% 3
Edinburgh -5 28 £363 -3.33%
East of England +12 27 £431 +14.84% 4
Reading +7 27 £475 +8.57% 1
Manchester -7 27 £364 +3.92% 4
South Yorkshire +12 26 £470 +45.73% 5
Sheffield - 26 £470 - 5
Hampshire -26 24 £380 +8.57% 3
Devon +4 13 £433 -3.88% 2
Norfolk - 13 £425 -
Glasgow +18 12 £276 -21.07% 6
Wales -3 12 £450 +12.50% 4
Leatherhead -3 12 £450 -10.00%
Norwich - 11 £425 -
Exeter +7 9 £433 -3.88% 2
South Wales -6 9 £350 -12.50% 3
Gloucestershire -8 9 £520 +18.85% 5
Bristol -4 8 £375 -6.25% 15
Cardiff -6 8 £350 -12.50% 1

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1361 (82.74%) Java
2 1157 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
3 968 (58.84%) Jenkins
4 862 (52.40%) Git (software)
5 636 (38.66%) Spring
6 633 (38.48%) Continuous Integration
7 629 (38.24%) Linux
8 533 (32.40%) Scrum
9 505 (30.70%) TDD
10 501 (30.46%) JavaScript
11 500 (30.40%) Web Services
12 440 (26.75%) DevOps
13 426 (25.90%) SQL
14 399 (24.26%) Subversion
15 381 (23.16%) Oracle
16 380 (23.10%) JUnit
17 376 (22.86%) Puppet
18 371 (22.55%) HTML
19 368 (22.37%) JIRA
20 356 (21.64%) Hibernate
21 344 (20.91%) Tomcat
22 343 (20.85%) Unix
23 318 (19.33%) REST
24 314 (19.09%) Ant
25 292 (17.75%) XML
26 286 (17.39%) J2EE
27 278 (16.90%) BDD
28 277 (16.84%) Security Cleared
28 277 (16.84%) Ruby
29 273 (16.60%) Configuration Management

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 344 (20.91%) Tomcat
2 245 (14.89%) Apache
3 241 (14.65%) JBoss
4 132 (8.02%) WebLogic
5 107 (6.50%) Confluence
6 100 (6.08%) Node.js
7 92 (5.59%) Jetty
8 69 (4.19%) WebSphere
9 52 (3.16%) OpenStack
10 45 (2.74%) nginx
11 34 (2.07%) CMS
12 27 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 24 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 21 (1.28%) Alfresco
15 21 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
16 20 (1.22%) Apache Solr
17 18 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
18 16 (0.97%) GlassFish
19 15 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.49%) HipChat
4 6 (0.36%) MS Office
4 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (1.40%) Cordys
1 23 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.18%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.12%) RMDS
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.061%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 155 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.04%) GitHub
3 28 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (1.09%) PaaS
6 17 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.79%) IaaS
10 9 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.49%) SaaS
12 7 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.18%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.12%) Route 53
16 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.061%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 136 (8.27%) HTTP
2 71 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 44 (2.67%) Internet
4 28 (1.70%) Firewall
5 20 (1.22%) SSH
6 17 (1.03%) VPN
7 16 (0.97%) SSL
8 13 (0.79%) LDAP
9 12 (0.73%) DNS
10 7 (0.43%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.36%) DVB
11 6 (0.36%) LAN
11 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.30%) SAN
12 5 (0.30%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.24%) DMZ
13 4 (0.24%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.24%) NAS
13 4 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (11.67%) NoSQL
2 167 (10.15%) Relational Database
3 157 (9.54%) MySQL
4 148 (9.00%) MongoDB
4 148 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
5 122 (7.42%) Oracle Database
6 87 (5.29%) SQL Server
7 81 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 65 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 53 (3.22%) Big Data
10 52 (3.16%) RDBMS
11 42 (2.55%) Neo4j
12 36 (2.19%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.58%) GIS
14 25 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 22 (1.34%) HBase
16 18 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (1.03%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 968 (58.84%) Jenkins
2 862 (52.40%) Git (software)
3 399 (24.26%) Subversion
4 380 (23.10%) JUnit
5 368 (22.37%) JIRA
6 314 (19.09%) Ant
7 249 (15.14%) Mockito
8 235 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 223 (13.56%) Gradle
10 214 (13.01%) Eclipse
11 191 (11.61%) Selenium
12 126 (7.66%) Hudson
13 113 (6.87%) Sonatype Nexus
14 89 (5.41%) TeamCity
15 83 (5.05%) JMeter
16 74 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 74 (4.50%) IntelliJ
16 74 (4.50%) SonarQube
17 65 (3.95%) Artifactory
18 58 (3.53%) SoapUI
General
1 222 (13.50%) Finance
2 158 (9.60%) Banking
3 60 (3.65%) Investment Banking
4 51 (3.10%) Retail
5 44 (2.67%) Front Office
6 37 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.09%) Legal
8 17 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 16 (0.97%) Games
10 15 (0.91%) Publishing
11 14 (0.85%) Marketing
12 10 (0.61%) Electronics
13 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.24%) Back Office
14 4 (0.24%) Local Government
14 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.18%) French Language
15 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1028 (62.49%) Developer
2 764 (46.44%) Java Developer
3 237 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 204 (12.40%) Senior Developer
5 155 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 118 (7.17%) Agile Developer
7 105 (6.38%) Architect
8 98 (5.96%) Agile Java Developer
9 56 (3.40%) Operations Engineer
10 47 (2.86%) DevOps Architect
11 43 (2.61%) Automation Engineer
11 43 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 40 (2.43%) HTML Developer
13 39 (2.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 38 (2.31%) Analyst
15 37 (2.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 36 (2.19%) Linux Engineer
17 34 (2.07%) Digital Developer
18 33 (2.01%) Software Engineer
19 32 (1.95%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 636 (38.66%) Spring
2 500 (30.40%) Web Services
3 371 (22.55%) HTML
4 356 (21.64%) Hibernate
5 318 (19.33%) REST
6 292 (17.75%) XML
7 286 (17.39%) J2EE
8 253 (15.38%) SOAP
9 243 (14.77%) CSS
10 233 (14.16%) RESTful
11 202 (12.28%) AngularJS
12 165 (10.03%) JMS
13 163 (9.91%) HTML5
14 155 (9.42%) jQuery
14 155 (9.42%) JSON
15 143 (8.69%) Java EE
16 121 (7.36%) JPA
17 109 (6.63%) JSF
18 102 (6.20%) MCollective
19 82 (4.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.68%) Computer Science
2 61 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
3 49 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.01%) User Experience
6 28 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (1.46%) Equities
8 23 (1.40%) Derivative
8 23 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.28%) iPad
10 20 (1.22%) Market Risk
11 19 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.09%) Social Media
13 15 (0.91%) Fixed Income
14 14 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (0.79%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.79%) PKI
15 13 (0.79%) Replication
16 11 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
16 11 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 629 (38.24%) Linux
2 343 (20.85%) Unix
3 167 (10.15%) CentOS
4 151 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 116 (7.05%) Ubuntu
6 111 (6.75%) Windows
7 39 (2.37%) Mac OS X
8 21 (1.28%) AIX
8 21 (1.28%) Solaris
9 18 (1.09%) Android
10 17 (1.03%) VMS
11 12 (0.73%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.061%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1157 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (38.48%) Continuous Integration
3 533 (32.40%) Scrum
4 505 (30.70%) TDD
5 440 (26.75%) DevOps
6 278 (16.90%) BDD
7 273 (16.60%) Configuration Management
8 198 (12.04%) OO
9 194 (11.79%) Build Automation
10 178 (10.82%) Unit Testing
11 168 (10.21%) MVC
12 160 (9.73%) SDLC
13 157 (9.54%) Open Source
14 150 (9.12%) Multithreading
15 137 (8.33%) Software Engineering
16 124 (7.54%) SOA
17 118 (7.17%) Pair Programming
18 112 (6.81%) UML
19 102 (6.20%) Microservices
20 97 (5.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1361 (82.74%) Java
2 501 (30.46%) JavaScript
3 426 (25.90%) SQL
4 277 (16.84%) Ruby
5 259 (15.74%) Bash Shell
6 245 (14.89%) Python
7 149 (9.06%) PL/SQL
8 132 (8.02%) Groovy
9 128 (7.78%) Perl
10 81 (4.92%) Scala
10 81 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 79 (4.80%) PHP
12 57 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 49 (2.98%) C#
14 40 (2.43%) C++
15 25 (1.52%) C
15 25 (1.52%) Jython
15 25 (1.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 20 (1.22%) XPath
17 17 (1.03%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 277 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 198 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 105 (6.38%) Degree
4 33 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.64%) Sun Certification
6 24 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (1.03%) ISEB
8 11 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 11 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 9 (0.55%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.49%) MCSE
10 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.061%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.35%) QA
2 24 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.85%) SLA
4 10 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.43%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
6 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
System Software
1 198 (12.04%) Docker
2 156 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.88%) vSphere
4 23 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.03%) vCloud
6 7 (0.43%) HDFS
6 7 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.30%) oVirt
8 5 (0.30%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.12%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 376 (22.86%) Puppet
2 166 (10.09%) Ansible
3 122 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
4 102 (6.20%) ZABBIX
5 36 (2.19%) yum
6 33 (2.01%) Graphite
7 25 (1.52%) Nagios
8 22 (1.34%) Bareos
9 19 (1.16%) Opsview
10 17 (1.03%) Salt
10 17 (1.03%) SCCM
10 17 (1.03%) SCOM
11 16 (0.97%) logstash
12 14 (0.85%) Oozie
13 12 (0.73%) Kubernetes
14 10 (0.61%) Kibana
14 10 (0.61%) Rundeck
15 9 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.43%) Control-M
17 5 (0.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 381 (23.16%) Oracle
2 178 (10.82%) VMware
3 95 (5.78%) Red Hat
4 74 (4.50%) IBM
5 70 (4.26%) Atlassian
6 69 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 50 (3.04%) Adobe
8 40 (2.43%) ATG
9 39 (2.37%) SOASTA, Inc
10 35 (2.13%) Splunk
11 30 (1.82%) Perforce
12 26 (1.58%) HP
12 26 (1.58%) Sybase
13 22 (1.34%) Endeca
14 21 (1.28%) ESRI
15 20 (1.22%) Dell
16 17 (1.03%) Sun
17 16 (0.97%) TIBCO
18 15 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (0.91%) Twitter
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable - Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Essential TV Statistics
Rate: £325 per day (3+ month contract)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago