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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 162 200 172
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -28
Contract jobs citing Maven 868 635 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.14% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% 8.79% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 407 449
Average daily rate £475 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%

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
8247 7225 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5600 4623 4389
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 144 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +43 796 £475 +5.55% 169
London +37 490 £500 +11.11% 84
South East +7 102 £450 +20.00% 21
City of London +40 66 £533 +18.33% 17
Yorkshire +35 61 £406 +25.00% 20
West Midlands +46 55 £488 +121.59% 4
West Yorkshire +29 50 £420 +29.23% 12
Surrey +24 48 £500 +11.11% 4
Leeds +18 44 £406 +25.00% 11
Scotland -18 39 £340 -13.09% 15
Shropshire - 30 £488 - 1
Leatherhead +1 29 £500 +11.11% 1
South West +6 28 £400 -3.03% 16
Telford - 28 £488 - 1
North West -11 26 £361 -9.80% 13
East of England +19 24 £475 +11.76% 7
Edinburgh -14 22 £350 -11.94% 4
Wales +4 19 £450 +35.33% 6
Glasgow +7 17 £300 -22.58% 9
South Wales -9 15 £424 +27.44% 5
Manchester 0 14 £375 +13.63% 12
Hampshire -10 14 £350 -6.80% 4
Hertfordshire +14 13 £475 +18.75% 1
Berkshire +7 13 £450 +24.13% 1
Gloucestershire +1 13 £388 -15.39% 4
East Midlands -5 12 £325 -31.57% 2
South Yorkshire -2 11 £375 -16.66% 6
Sheffield -13 11 £375 -16.66% 4
Croydon -2 10 £465 +20.00% 1
Cardiff -13 10 £424 -10.78% 1

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1423 (82.02%) Java
2 1166 (67.20%) Agile Software Development
3 961 (55.39%) Jenkins
4 876 (50.49%) Git (software)
5 728 (41.96%) Spring
6 664 (38.27%) Linux
7 628 (36.20%) Continuous Integration
8 549 (31.64%) TDD
9 518 (29.86%) Web Services
10 510 (29.39%) JavaScript
11 486 (28.01%) Scrum
12 473 (27.26%) Oracle
13 453 (26.11%) SQL
14 450 (25.94%) JUnit
15 445 (25.65%) Subversion
16 428 (24.67%) DevOps
17 415 (23.92%) JIRA
18 392 (22.59%) Puppet
19 385 (22.19%) REST
20 373 (21.50%) HTML
21 345 (19.88%) Ant
22 343 (19.77%) Tomcat
23 336 (19.37%) BDD
24 333 (19.19%) Unix
25 330 (19.02%) Hibernate
26 317 (18.27%) XML
27 284 (16.37%) Gradle
28 277 (15.97%) Cucumber
29 274 (15.79%) J2EE
30 273 (15.73%) SOAP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 343 (19.77%) Tomcat
2 211 (12.16%) Apache
3 206 (11.87%) JBoss
4 133 (7.67%) Confluence
5 126 (7.26%) WebLogic
6 99 (5.71%) Node.js
7 93 (5.36%) Jetty
8 87 (5.01%) OpenStack
9 74 (4.27%) WebSphere
10 64 (3.69%) nginx
11 37 (2.13%) IIS
12 32 (1.84%) GeoServer
13 28 (1.61%) CMS
14 23 (1.33%) GlassFish
14 23 (1.33%) Mule
15 22 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 19 (1.10%) Apache Solr
18 18 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
18 18 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.46%) MS Office
2 8 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.40%) Gliffy
3 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.29%) HipChat
5 3 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
3 9 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.29%) BigMachines
4 5 (0.29%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.23%) Magento
5 4 (0.23%) RMDS
6 3 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.12%) Global One
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.058%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 212 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (3.46%) GitHub
3 51 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (1.79%) IaaS
5 30 (1.73%) PaaS
6 29 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.33%) SaaS
9 22 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (1.21%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.52%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.40%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
18 3 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 172 (9.91%) HTTP
2 72 (4.15%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.31%) Internet
4 38 (2.19%) SSL
5 37 (2.13%) Firewall
6 31 (1.79%) SSH
7 27 (1.56%) DNS
8 18 (1.04%) LDAP
9 13 (0.75%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.46%) DVB
11 7 (0.40%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.35%) VPN
13 5 (0.29%) DHCP
13 5 (0.29%) LAN
13 5 (0.29%) SAN
13 5 (0.29%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.23%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.23%) NAS
14 4 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (11.01%) NoSQL
2 157 (9.05%) MongoDB
3 148 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 146 (8.41%) MySQL
5 112 (6.46%) Oracle Database
6 98 (5.65%) PostgreSQL
7 91 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 82 (4.73%) SQL Server
9 51 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 46 (2.65%) Neo4j
11 37 (2.13%) Big Data
12 35 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 35 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (1.73%) Apache Hive
14 28 (1.61%) GIS
15 22 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
16 19 (1.10%) Impala
16 19 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (0.98%) HBase
17 17 (0.98%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 961 (55.39%) Jenkins
2 876 (50.49%) Git (software)
3 450 (25.94%) JUnit
4 445 (25.65%) Subversion
5 415 (23.92%) JIRA
6 345 (19.88%) Ant
7 284 (16.37%) Gradle
8 277 (15.97%) Cucumber
9 259 (14.93%) Mockito
10 240 (13.83%) Eclipse
11 235 (13.54%) Selenium
12 136 (7.84%) Hudson
13 125 (7.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 111 (6.40%) TeamCity
15 98 (5.65%) Sonatype Nexus
16 90 (5.19%) IntelliJ
17 74 (4.27%) SoapUI
18 70 (4.03%) JMeter
19 66 (3.80%) Artifactory
20 64 (3.69%) SonarQube
General
1 269 (15.50%) Finance
2 195 (11.24%) Banking
3 63 (3.63%) Investment Banking
4 54 (3.11%) Retail
5 35 (2.02%) Front Office
6 31 (1.79%) Marketing
7 29 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 17 (0.98%) Games
9 16 (0.92%) Legal
10 15 (0.86%) Electronics
10 15 (0.86%) Publishing
11 14 (0.81%) Back Office
11 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.23%) Local Government
15 3 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Advertising
16 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 1061 (61.15%) Developer
2 771 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 264 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 253 (14.58%) Senior Developer
5 180 (10.37%) Senior Java Developer
6 138 (7.95%) Architect
7 112 (6.46%) Agile Developer
8 98 (5.65%) Agile Java Developer
9 60 (3.46%) Java Engineer
10 53 (3.05%) Analyst
11 46 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 46 (2.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 44 (2.54%) Operations Engineer
12 44 (2.54%) Senior Agile Developer
13 43 (2.48%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 42 (2.42%) Software Architect
15 41 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
16 40 (2.31%) DevOps Architect
16 40 (2.31%) Java Architect
17 38 (2.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 728 (41.96%) Spring
2 518 (29.86%) Web Services
3 385 (22.19%) REST
4 373 (21.50%) HTML
5 330 (19.02%) Hibernate
6 317 (18.27%) XML
7 274 (15.79%) J2EE
8 273 (15.73%) SOAP
9 246 (14.18%) CSS
10 236 (13.60%) AngularJS
11 225 (12.97%) RESTful
12 184 (10.61%) JSON
13 152 (8.76%) JMS
14 148 (8.53%) Java EE
15 142 (8.18%) HTML5
16 139 (8.01%) jQuery
17 134 (7.72%) JPA
18 122 (7.03%) JSP
19 105 (6.05%) Spring MVC
20 95 (5.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 86 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
2 73 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 43 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (2.31%) Derivative
6 33 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 31 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 29 (1.67%) User Experience
9 28 (1.61%) iPad
10 27 (1.56%) PKI
10 27 (1.56%) Social Media
11 23 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.15%) Equities
13 19 (1.10%) Cryptography
14 18 (1.04%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.04%) Visualisation
14 18 (1.04%) Wiki
15 17 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.86%) Market Risk
17 14 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 664 (38.27%) Linux
2 333 (19.19%) Unix
3 131 (7.55%) Windows
4 121 (6.97%) CentOS
5 120 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 35 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 30 (1.73%) Windows Server
9 25 (1.44%) Solaris
10 24 (1.38%) AIX
11 22 (1.27%) VMS
12 16 (0.92%) Android
13 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.46%) Fedora
14 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.12%) Debian
17 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1166 (67.20%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (36.20%) Continuous Integration
3 549 (31.64%) TDD
4 486 (28.01%) Scrum
5 428 (24.67%) DevOps
6 336 (19.37%) BDD
7 269 (15.50%) Configuration Management
8 210 (12.10%) OO
9 189 (10.89%) Unit Testing
10 179 (10.32%) Open Source
11 176 (10.14%) MVC
12 158 (9.11%) Microservices
13 156 (8.99%) Software Engineering
14 147 (8.47%) SDLC
15 138 (7.95%) Multithreading
16 135 (7.78%) SOA
17 134 (7.72%) Build Automation
18 121 (6.97%) Pair Programming
19 114 (6.57%) E-Commerce
20 112 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1423 (82.02%) Java
2 510 (29.39%) JavaScript
3 453 (26.11%) SQL
4 238 (13.72%) Ruby
5 231 (13.31%) Python
6 198 (11.41%) Bash Shell
7 152 (8.76%) PL/SQL
8 110 (6.34%) Groovy
9 98 (5.65%) Perl
10 73 (4.21%) Shell Script
11 69 (3.98%) PHP
12 68 (3.92%) Scala
13 48 (2.77%) PowerShell
14 46 (2.65%) C#
15 42 (2.42%) C++
16 30 (1.73%) C
17 18 (1.04%) TypeScript
18 17 (0.98%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.98%) XPath
19 16 (0.92%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 230 (13.26%) Security Cleared
2 170 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 136 (7.84%) Degree
4 27 (1.56%) Sun Certification
5 24 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (1.04%) ISEB
7 14 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 9 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.40%) MCSE
12 4 (0.23%) PhD
13 2 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.058%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.058%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.058%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.058%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.46%) QA
2 20 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.75%) SLA
4 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 248 (14.29%) Docker
2 128 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 29 (1.67%) vSphere
5 10 (0.58%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.40%) KVM
6 7 (0.40%) vCloud
7 6 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.29%) oVirt
8 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.12%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.058%) GridGain
11 1 (0.058%) Samba
11 1 (0.058%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 392 (22.59%) Puppet
2 203 (11.70%) Ansible
3 175 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (4.21%) ZABBIX
5 49 (2.82%) Graphite
6 33 (1.90%) yum
7 30 (1.73%) Nagios
8 22 (1.27%) SCCM
8 22 (1.27%) SCOM
9 19 (1.10%) Kubernetes
10 18 (1.04%) Packer
11 17 (0.98%) Bareos
11 17 (0.98%) Opsview
12 16 (0.92%) Grafana
13 14 (0.81%) logstash
14 10 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.58%) Mesos
15 8 (0.46%) Control-M
15 8 (0.46%) Oozie
16 7 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 473 (27.26%) Oracle
2 141 (8.13%) VMware
3 102 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 98 (5.65%) IBM
5 80 (4.61%) Red Hat
6 71 (4.09%) Microsoft
7 67 (3.86%) Splunk
8 60 (3.46%) Adobe
9 57 (3.29%) ATG
10 31 (1.79%) SOASTA, Inc
11 29 (1.67%) ESRI
12 28 (1.61%) Endeca
12 28 (1.61%) Google
13 27 (1.56%) HP
14 26 (1.50%) Sybase
15 23 (1.33%) Dell
16 21 (1.21%) Perforce
17 16 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (0.92%) TIBCO
18 15 (0.86%) webMethods
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £535 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jenkins Jacob
Rate: £350 per day Immediate Start!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
DCV Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago