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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 199 166 209
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +43
Contract jobs citing Maven 622 691 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.27% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.69% 10.12% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 443 315
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%

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
7160 6827 5439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.53% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4586 4366 3458
Average daily rate £400 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 135 135
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.79 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -26 549 £450 +9.09% 176
London +20 341 £475 +5.55% 105
South East +1 76 £380 -7.87% 25
City of London -11 70 £438 -12.50% 34
Scotland -10 38 £395 +5.33% 8
South West -23 32 £413 +22.22% 21
North West -23 32 £401 +0.12% 8
Hampshire -5 26 £375 -9.09% 4
Yorkshire -43 26 £325 - 3
East Midlands +11 23 £475 +14.11% 1
Edinburgh -1 22 £400 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire -37 20 £325 -7.14% 2
Wales -17 19 £333 -5.00% 4
Leeds -37 18 £325 -7.14% 1
Cheshire -13 17 £401 +6.80% 4
South Wales -15 16 £333 -6.33% 2
Gloucestershire -1 15 £458 +7.76% 1
Surrey +6 14 £450 +9.09% 3
Glasgow -8 13 £388 +3.33% 3
Exeter - 13 £375 - 2
Devon - 13 £375 - 4
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £563 +32.35%
Nottingham -2 11 £563 +32.35%
Northamptonshire -3 11 £294 -23.20% 1
Berkshire -4 11 £363 +9.02% 8
Southampton -5 11 £358 +2.14%
Cheltenham -2 9 £466 +9.70%
Chester -5 9 £463 +27.58% 2
Newport -12 9 £333 -1.48%
East of England -17 9 £425 +3.03% 10

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1165 (86.68%) Java
2 771 (57.37%) Agile Software Development
3 568 (42.26%) Jenkins
4 560 (41.67%) Spring
5 502 (37.35%) Linux
6 476 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
7 420 (31.25%) Subversion
8 408 (30.36%) Web Services
8 408 (30.36%) Git (software)
9 383 (28.50%) Oracle
10 366 (27.23%) Ant
10 366 (27.23%) JavaScript
11 348 (25.89%) TDD
12 346 (25.74%) JUnit
13 328 (24.40%) SQL
14 322 (23.96%) HTML
15 283 (21.06%) Tomcat
16 273 (20.31%) Scrum
17 270 (20.09%) XML
18 266 (19.79%) J2EE
19 261 (19.42%) UNIX
20 255 (18.97%) Hibernate
21 219 (16.29%) BDD
21 219 (16.29%) REST
22 217 (16.15%) CSS
23 213 (15.85%) JIRA
24 211 (15.70%) JBoss
25 194 (14.43%) DevOps
26 193 (14.36%) Puppet
27 182 (13.54%) SOAP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 283 (21.06%) Tomcat
2 211 (15.70%) JBoss
3 174 (12.95%) Apache
4 166 (12.35%) WebLogic
5 66 (4.91%) Confluence
6 57 (4.24%) Node.js
7 52 (3.87%) Mule
7 52 (3.87%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.75%) CMS
9 35 (2.60%) IIS
10 31 (2.31%) Jetty
10 31 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 31 (2.31%) Mule ESB
11 26 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 22 (1.64%) GlassFish
13 20 (1.49%) Alfresco
14 19 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
15 18 (1.34%) OpenStack
15 18 (1.34%) Apache Solr
16 16 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.15%) MS Project
3 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.37%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.22%) Summit
5 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.074%) Tridion
6 1 (0.074%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 112 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.53%) GitHub
2 34 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (2.31%) PaaS
4 27 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (1.86%) SaaS
6 23 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.67%) IaaS
9 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (0.52%) Route 53
11 6 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 99 (7.37%) HTTP
2 46 (3.42%) Firewall
3 34 (2.53%) SSL
4 26 (1.93%) Internet
5 23 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.34%) DNS
7 13 (0.97%) DHCP
8 12 (0.89%) LDAP
9 10 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (0.60%) VPN
11 7 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.37%) SNMP
12 5 (0.37%) LAN
12 5 (0.37%) WAN
13 4 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.22%) DVB
15 2 (0.15%) Intranet
15 2 (0.15%) DMZ
15 2 (0.15%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (11.38%) Oracle Database
2 127 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 120 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 95 (7.07%) SQL Server
5 70 (5.21%) MySQL
6 66 (4.91%) NoSQL
7 59 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 39 (2.90%) RDBMS
9 39 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.93%) Neo4j
11 22 (1.64%) DB2
12 21 (1.56%) Big Data
13 20 (1.49%) Redis
14 19 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.12%) Jackrabbit
17 13 (0.97%) MariaDB
18 12 (0.89%) Hazelcast
19 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 568 (42.26%) Jenkins
2 420 (31.25%) Subversion
3 408 (30.36%) Git (software)
4 366 (27.23%) Ant
5 346 (25.74%) JUnit
6 213 (15.85%) JIRA
7 176 (13.10%) Eclipse
8 166 (12.35%) Selenium
9 161 (11.98%) Cucumber
10 126 (9.38%) Mockito
11 123 (9.15%) Gradle
12 120 (8.93%) Hudson
13 114 (8.48%) TeamCity
14 92 (6.85%) Artifactory
15 45 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (3.05%) ClearCase
17 36 (2.68%) WebDriver
18 35 (2.60%) SonarQube
19 34 (2.53%) IntelliJ
20 32 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 174 (12.95%) Finance
2 122 (9.08%) Banking
3 52 (3.87%) Investment Banking
4 31 (2.31%) Publishing
5 28 (2.08%) Marketing
6 26 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.86%) Front Office
7 25 (1.86%) Retail
8 19 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.26%) Games
10 12 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.74%) Legal
12 9 (0.67%) Electronics
13 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Advertising
15 4 (0.30%) French Language
15 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.22%) Back Office
17 2 (0.15%) Military
17 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 797 (59.30%) Developer
2 568 (42.26%) Java Developer
3 129 (9.60%) Senior Developer
4 104 (7.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 103 (7.66%) Senior Java Developer
6 70 (5.21%) Architect
7 51 (3.79%) Analyst
8 45 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 32 (2.38%) Android Developer
10 27 (2.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 25 (1.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 24 (1.79%) Consultant
13 23 (1.71%) Software Engineer
14 21 (1.56%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (1.56%) Web Developer
15 19 (1.41%) Test Analyst
16 18 (1.34%) Tester
16 18 (1.34%) Lead Developer
16 18 (1.34%) Technical Leader
16 18 (1.34%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (41.67%) Spring
2 408 (30.36%) Web Services
3 322 (23.96%) HTML
4 270 (20.09%) XML
5 266 (19.79%) J2EE
6 255 (18.97%) Hibernate
7 219 (16.29%) REST
8 217 (16.15%) CSS
9 182 (13.54%) SOAP
10 177 (13.17%) RESTful
11 153 (11.38%) JSON
12 144 (10.71%) JMS
13 126 (9.38%) Spring MVC
14 123 (9.15%) Java EE
14 123 (9.15%) JSP
15 122 (9.08%) jQuery
16 120 (8.93%) JPA
17 96 (7.14%) .NET
17 96 (7.14%) HTML5
18 92 (6.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 158 (11.76%) Open Source
2 89 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.90%) User Experience
6 34 (2.53%) Derivative
7 28 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.01%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.19%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.04%) Equities
12 14 (1.04%) Social Media
12 14 (1.04%) iPad
13 13 (0.97%) Market Risk
14 11 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 502 (37.35%) Linux
2 261 (19.42%) UNIX
3 135 (10.04%) Windows
3 135 (10.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (5.95%) CentOS
5 70 (5.21%) Ubuntu
6 54 (4.02%) Android
7 47 (3.50%) Solaris
8 26 (1.93%) Mac OS X
9 24 (1.79%) AIX
10 15 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.30%) VMS
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.074%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.074%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (57.37%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
3 348 (25.89%) TDD
4 273 (20.31%) Scrum
5 219 (16.29%) BDD
6 194 (14.43%) DevOps
7 179 (13.32%) OO
8 171 (12.72%) SOA
9 166 (12.35%) Unit Testing
10 156 (11.61%) MVC
11 109 (8.11%) Configuration Management
12 79 (5.88%) UML
13 78 (5.80%) Multithreading
13 78 (5.80%) Web Development
14 77 (5.73%) Kanban
15 76 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
16 72 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 70 (5.21%) Automated Testing
17 70 (5.21%) Release Management
18 68 (5.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1165 (86.68%) Java
2 366 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 328 (24.40%) SQL
4 153 (11.38%) Python
5 131 (9.75%) Bash Shell
6 112 (8.33%) Ruby
7 89 (6.62%) PL/SQL
8 88 (6.55%) Perl
9 59 (4.39%) C#
9 59 (4.39%) Groovy
10 57 (4.24%) PHP
11 52 (3.87%) Scala
12 45 (3.35%) PowerShell
13 44 (3.27%) C++
14 32 (2.38%) Shell Script
15 28 (2.08%) C
16 27 (2.01%) XPath
17 23 (1.71%) XQuery
18 18 (1.34%) Lua
19 12 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 140 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 93 (6.92%) Degree
3 83 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.46%) Sun Certification
5 31 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.34%) OCPJP
7 16 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.30%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) ISEB
11 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.074%) GNVQ
12 1 (0.074%) PMP
12 1 (0.074%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.074%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.57%) QA
2 6 (0.45%) WCAG
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.22%) WAI
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (2.60%) Docker
2 19 (1.41%) vCloud
3 17 (1.26%) Varnish
4 16 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.12%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.89%) Squid
7 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.30%) vSphere
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.15%) QEMU
9 2 (0.15%) KVM
10 1 (0.074%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 193 (14.36%) Puppet
2 87 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (5.95%) Ansible
4 36 (2.68%) Vagrant
5 35 (2.60%) ZABBIX
6 26 (1.93%) Nagios
7 23 (1.71%) ITRS Geneos
7 23 (1.71%) yum
8 20 (1.49%) BladeLogic
8 20 (1.49%) Kibana
9 14 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.97%) CloudHub
10 13 (0.97%) Salt
11 12 (0.89%) logstash
11 12 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
12 11 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (0.67%) Zenoss
13 9 (0.67%) Graphite
13 9 (0.67%) Graylog
Vendors
1 383 (28.50%) Oracle
2 137 (10.19%) Red Hat
3 45 (3.35%) IBM
4 44 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 38 (2.83%) VMware
6 34 (2.53%) TIBCO
7 28 (2.08%) Sybase
7 28 (2.08%) Splunk
8 25 (1.86%) Perforce
9 24 (1.79%) ATG
9 24 (1.79%) Sun
10 22 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.56%) Google
12 19 (1.41%) BEA
13 18 (1.34%) Adobe
14 17 (1.26%) Endeca
15 16 (1.19%) HP
15 16 (1.19%) Atlassian
16 15 (1.12%) MuleSoft
17 14 (1.04%) webMethods
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £630 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day N/A
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
PCR
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago