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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 199 178 215
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Contract jobs citing Maven 644 650 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.23% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.71% 9.63% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 433 271
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 £600 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £47.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 - £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50

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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -1 581 £450 +12.50% 195
London +50 395 £500 +11.11% 88
City of London +4 91 £525 +5.00% 26
South East -6 70 £403 +5.57% 39
South West +9 34 £400 +22.13% 31
Scotland -44 30 £375 -6.25% 11
North West -6 28 £330 -8.33% 14
Cheshire +6 25 £320 -16.88% 6
Surrey +11 22 £450 +14.28% 10
Wales -15 21 £394 +12.50% 4
East of England -30 20 £410 +2.50% 7
Canary Wharf +6 19 £500 -
Hampshire -15 18 £413 +3.12% 6
South Wales -25 16 £400 +14.28% 2
Devon - 15 £425 - 9
Exeter - 15 £425 - 9
Edinburgh -37 13 £400 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire -63 13 £400 +14.28% 11
Gloucestershire +8 12 £444 -1.38% 2
Docklands, London +7 12 £615 +2.50%
Cardiff -7 12 £400 - 2
Croydon - 12 £438 -
Chester -5 11 £438 +9.43% 3
Berkshire +14 10 £375 +25.00% 12
East Midlands -6 10 £331 -20.42% 1
West Yorkshire -52 10 £381 +1.66% 9
Leeds -52 9 £381 +1.66% 8
Cheltenham -1 8 £463 +2.77%
Paddington -4 8 £500 -
Knutsford - 8 £275 -

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 1159 (86.30%) Java
2 743 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (42.07%) Spring
4 558 (41.55%) Jenkins
5 457 (34.03%) Linux
6 435 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
7 429 (31.94%) Web Services
8 405 (30.16%) Git (software)
9 398 (29.64%) Subversion
10 392 (29.19%) JavaScript
11 374 (27.85%) Oracle
12 373 (27.77%) TDD
13 359 (26.73%) SQL
14 347 (25.84%) JUnit
15 330 (24.57%) Ant
16 318 (23.68%) Tomcat
17 305 (22.71%) HTML
18 288 (21.44%) J2EE
19 284 (21.15%) Scrum
20 259 (19.29%) XML
21 250 (18.62%) Hibernate
22 238 (17.72%) REST
23 234 (17.42%) JBoss
24 222 (16.53%) UNIX
25 212 (15.79%) JIRA
26 207 (15.41%) CSS
27 203 (15.12%) Finance
28 194 (14.45%) SOAP
29 190 (14.15%) BDD
30 189 (14.07%) RESTful

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 318 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 234 (17.42%) JBoss
3 171 (12.73%) Apache
4 152 (11.32%) WebLogic
5 72 (5.36%) Confluence
6 64 (4.77%) Node.js
7 60 (4.47%) WebSphere
8 53 (3.95%) Mule
9 47 (3.50%) Jetty
10 42 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
11 39 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 38 (2.83%) Mule ESB
12 38 (2.83%) IIS
13 28 (2.08%) CMS
14 23 (1.71%) GlassFish
15 22 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 19 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (1.34%) Alfresco
18 17 (1.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 28 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.89%) MS Office
3 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.15%) HipChat
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.30%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.074%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 113 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (1.94%) GitHub
3 22 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (1.34%) Amazon S3
4 18 (1.34%) SaaS
5 16 (1.19%) PaaS
6 13 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
7 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (0.82%) Route 53
8 11 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.52%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.45%) IaaS
14 5 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.22%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 105 (7.82%) HTTP
2 52 (3.87%) Firewall
3 39 (2.90%) SSL
4 37 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 30 (2.23%) Internet
6 28 (2.08%) DNS
7 21 (1.56%) LDAP
8 16 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
9 15 (1.12%) DHCP
10 14 (1.04%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.82%) VPN
12 6 (0.45%) SSH
13 5 (0.37%) SNMP
13 5 (0.37%) LAN
13 5 (0.37%) WAN
14 4 (0.30%) DMZ
14 4 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
16 2 (0.15%) NFC
16 2 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (10.50%) Oracle Database
2 108 (8.04%) Relational Database
3 105 (7.82%) MongoDB
4 98 (7.30%) SQL Server
5 94 (7.00%) MySQL
6 75 (5.58%) NoSQL
7 73 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.46%) DB2
10 22 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.34%) Redis
11 18 (1.34%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.19%) Big Data
12 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 13 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 558 (41.55%) Jenkins
2 405 (30.16%) Git (software)
3 398 (29.64%) Subversion
4 347 (25.84%) JUnit
5 330 (24.57%) Ant
6 212 (15.79%) JIRA
7 175 (13.03%) Eclipse
8 155 (11.54%) Selenium
9 141 (10.50%) Gradle
10 129 (9.61%) Hudson
11 127 (9.46%) Cucumber
12 105 (7.82%) TeamCity
13 97 (7.22%) Mockito
14 79 (5.88%) Artifactory
15 53 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (3.80%) JMeter
17 41 (3.05%) ClearCase
18 37 (2.76%) SoapUI
19 34 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
20 33 (2.46%) WebDriver
General
1 203 (15.12%) Finance
2 132 (9.83%) Banking
3 64 (4.77%) Investment Banking
4 35 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.38%) Retail
5 32 (2.38%) Marketing
6 30 (2.23%) Front Office
7 27 (2.01%) Publishing
8 17 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.74%) Back Office
10 10 (0.74%) Electronics
10 10 (0.74%) Legal
11 9 (0.67%) Games
12 8 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.52%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) French Language
14 2 (0.15%) iGaming
15 1 (0.074%) German Language
Job Titles
1 822 (61.21%) Developer
2 595 (44.30%) Java Developer
3 130 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 107 (7.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 96 (7.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 53 (3.95%) Architect
7 49 (3.65%) Analyst
8 35 (2.61%) Software Engineer
9 31 (2.31%) Consultant
10 29 (2.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 29 (2.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 23 (1.71%) Tester
12 21 (1.56%) Web Developer
12 21 (1.56%) Lead Developer
13 20 (1.49%) J2EE Developer
13 20 (1.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 19 (1.41%) Administrator
14 19 (1.41%) Release Manager
15 17 (1.27%) JavaScript Developer
16 16 (1.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (42.07%) Spring
2 429 (31.94%) Web Services
3 305 (22.71%) HTML
4 288 (21.44%) J2EE
5 259 (19.29%) XML
6 250 (18.62%) Hibernate
7 238 (17.72%) REST
8 207 (15.41%) CSS
9 194 (14.45%) SOAP
10 189 (14.07%) RESTful
11 151 (11.24%) JMS
11 151 (11.24%) JSON
12 129 (9.61%) Java EE
13 128 (9.53%) jQuery
14 120 (8.94%) JSP
15 111 (8.27%) HTML5
16 109 (8.12%) .NET
17 108 (8.04%) Spring MVC
18 104 (7.74%) JPA
19 99 (7.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 40 (2.98%) Market Risk
4 39 (2.90%) User Experience
5 36 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.01%) Fixed Income
8 16 (1.19%) Social Media
8 16 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.12%) iPad
10 14 (1.04%) Equities
10 14 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.04%) Derivative
11 12 (0.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 12 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
11 12 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 12 (0.89%) DTV
12 11 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.74%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 457 (34.03%) Linux
2 222 (16.53%) UNIX
3 113 (8.41%) Windows
4 96 (7.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (4.32%) CentOS
6 39 (2.90%) Solaris
7 37 (2.76%) Android
8 35 (2.61%) Ubuntu
9 21 (1.56%) AIX
10 18 (1.34%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.22%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.074%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
3 373 (27.77%) TDD
4 284 (21.15%) Scrum
5 190 (14.15%) BDD
6 186 (13.85%) DevOps
7 184 (13.70%) OO
8 170 (12.66%) Unit Testing
9 153 (11.39%) SOA
10 149 (11.09%) MVC
11 134 (9.98%) Open Source
12 112 (8.34%) Configuration Management
13 107 (7.97%) SDLC
14 97 (7.22%) Multithreading
15 95 (7.07%) E-Commerce
16 88 (6.55%) Software Engineering
17 79 (5.88%) Release Management
18 77 (5.73%) UML
19 71 (5.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 65 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1159 (86.30%) Java
2 392 (29.19%) JavaScript
3 359 (26.73%) SQL
4 167 (12.43%) Python
5 102 (7.59%) Bash Shell
6 91 (6.78%) Ruby
7 83 (6.18%) PL/SQL
8 80 (5.96%) Perl
9 68 (5.06%) C#
10 63 (4.69%) PHP
10 63 (4.69%) Groovy
11 54 (4.02%) C++
12 51 (3.80%) Shell Script
13 48 (3.57%) Scala
14 39 (2.90%) PowerShell
15 34 (2.53%) C
16 22 (1.64%) XPath
17 18 (1.34%) Lua
18 17 (1.27%) XQuery
19 10 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 135 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 86 (6.40%) Degree
3 80 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.01%) Sun Certification
5 26 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.74%) OCPJP
7 9 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.22%) ISEB
11 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.074%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.69%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) WAI
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.074%) WCAG
4 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (2.76%) Docker
2 22 (1.64%) Varnish
3 18 (1.34%) vCloud
4 14 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.67%) GridGain
6 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.30%) Squid
8 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.22%) QEMU
9 3 (0.22%) KVM
9 3 (0.22%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 158 (11.76%) Puppet
2 61 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (4.17%) Ansible
4 29 (2.16%) Vagrant
5 24 (1.79%) yum
6 22 (1.64%) Kibana
7 21 (1.56%) BladeLogic
8 20 (1.49%) ZABBIX
8 20 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
9 19 (1.41%) Rundeck
10 18 (1.34%) Nagios
11 16 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
11 16 (1.19%) logstash
11 16 (1.19%) Salt
12 12 (0.89%) CloudHub
13 11 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
15 9 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 9 (0.67%) Graphite
16 8 (0.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 374 (27.85%) Oracle
2 140 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 40 (2.98%) IBM
4 39 (2.90%) Adobe
4 39 (2.90%) Splunk
5 38 (2.83%) TIBCO
6 31 (2.31%) Microsoft
7 29 (2.16%) VMware
8 28 (2.08%) Sun
9 26 (1.94%) ATG
10 23 (1.71%) Perforce
11 18 (1.34%) Endeca
11 18 (1.34%) Sybase
11 18 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.27%) webMethods
13 16 (1.19%) Google
13 16 (1.19%) MuleSoft
14 15 (1.12%) CA
15 10 (0.74%) SAP
Crawley, West Sussex
Networking People
Rate: neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stealth IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
South East England
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago