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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 217 174 215
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +41
Contract jobs citing Maven 566 634 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.20% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.09% 9.44% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 416 277
Average daily rate
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£450 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.73% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £35.00 £49.36
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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
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 £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 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
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 22 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
(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 -17 502 £450 +7.78% 167
London +34 331 £485 +7.77% 95
City of London -1 70 £438 -12.50% 29
South East -11 62 £413 - 24
North West -10 31 £400 +14.35% 7
South West -7 27 £425 +21.42% 25
Wales -5 26 £365 +3.54%
Scotland -37 23 £400 -0.62% 8
South Wales -8 22 £365 -
East Midlands +4 20 £475 +14.11%
Cheshire -11 19 £401 +10.48% 2
Hampshire -18 18 £395 -1.25% 5
Surrey +10 16 £450 +7.46% 5
Yorkshire -59 13 £325 - 4
Gloucestershire -1 12 £470 +7.42% 2
Edinburgh -26 11 £400 -5.88% 3
Nottingham +1 10 £563 +32.35%
Nottinghamshire -1 10 £563 +32.35%
Cheltenham -5 10 £478 +12.47%
Chester -7 10 £463 +27.58% 1
Northamptonshire +9 9 £294 -23.20%
Canary Wharf -2 9 £500 -20.00%
Glasgow -4 9 £400 - 1
Newport -7 9 £333 -1.48%
Oxfordshire -15 9 £500 -18.36% 2
East of England -29 9 £405 -0.36% 8
West Yorkshire -50 9 £325 -7.14% 2
Devon - 9 £400 - 4
Croydon - 9 £431 -
Exeter - 9 £400 - 4

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 1121 (86.76%) Java
2 722 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 545 (42.18%) Spring
3 545 (42.18%) Jenkins
4 479 (37.07%) Linux
5 441 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
6 407 (31.50%) Subversion
7 406 (31.42%) Web Services
8 392 (30.34%) Git (software)
9 366 (28.33%) Oracle
10 365 (28.25%) JavaScript
11 358 (27.71%) Ant
12 344 (26.63%) SQL
13 343 (26.55%) JUnit
14 334 (25.85%) TDD
15 304 (23.53%) HTML
16 293 (22.68%) Tomcat
17 267 (20.67%) Scrum
18 263 (20.36%) J2EE
18 263 (20.36%) XML
19 255 (19.74%) Hibernate
20 240 (18.58%) UNIX
21 212 (16.41%) JBoss
22 210 (16.25%) CSS
22 210 (16.25%) JIRA
23 208 (16.10%) REST
24 190 (14.71%) DevOps
25 184 (14.24%) BDD
26 180 (13.93%) SOAP
27 178 (13.78%) OO

Maven
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 293 (22.68%) Tomcat
2 212 (16.41%) JBoss
3 169 (13.08%) Apache
4 159 (12.31%) WebLogic
5 64 (4.95%) Confluence
6 60 (4.64%) Node.js
7 55 (4.26%) WebSphere
7 55 (4.26%) Mule
8 39 (3.02%) Mule ESB
9 37 (2.86%) Jetty
10 36 (2.79%) IIS
11 31 (2.40%) CMS
12 26 (2.01%) Oracle Coherence
13 25 (1.93%) GlassFish
14 24 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 24 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (1.70%) Alfresco
16 17 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
17 16 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.39%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.077%) Tridion
5 1 (0.077%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 99 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.55%) GitHub
3 27 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (1.86%) PaaS
5 23 (1.78%) SaaS
6 21 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.62%) Route 53
9 8 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.46%) IaaS
11 6 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 99 (7.66%) HTTP
2 51 (3.95%) Firewall
3 38 (2.94%) SSL
4 31 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 26 (2.01%) Internet
6 24 (1.86%) DNS
7 16 (1.24%) DHCP
8 12 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
8 12 (0.93%) LDAP
9 9 (0.70%) VPN
10 6 (0.46%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.39%) SNMP
11 5 (0.39%) LAN
11 5 (0.39%) WAN
12 3 (0.23%) DMZ
12 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.15%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.15%) NFC
13 2 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (10.60%) Oracle Database
2 124 (9.60%) Relational Database
3 105 (8.13%) MongoDB
4 99 (7.66%) SQL Server
5 80 (6.19%) MySQL
6 64 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 62 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
8 50 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 45 (3.48%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 26 (2.01%) DB2
12 19 (1.47%) Redis
13 17 (1.32%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.16%) Big Data
16 10 (0.77%) MariaDB
16 10 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.70%) Hazelcast
18 8 (0.62%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 545 (42.18%) Jenkins
2 407 (31.50%) Subversion
3 392 (30.34%) Git (software)
4 358 (27.71%) Ant
5 343 (26.55%) JUnit
6 210 (16.25%) JIRA
7 171 (13.24%) Eclipse
8 167 (12.93%) Selenium
9 134 (10.37%) Cucumber
10 126 (9.75%) Gradle
11 111 (8.59%) Hudson
12 102 (7.89%) TeamCity
13 100 (7.74%) Mockito
14 98 (7.59%) Artifactory
15 44 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 42 (3.25%) JMeter
17 41 (3.17%) ClearCase
18 32 (2.48%) SoapUI
18 32 (2.48%) WebDriver
19 30 (2.32%) Gerrit
General
1 178 (13.78%) Finance
2 118 (9.13%) Banking
3 56 (4.33%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.24%) Publishing
5 27 (2.09%) Marketing
6 26 (2.01%) Retail
6 26 (2.01%) Front Office
6 26 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.08%) Games
10 10 (0.77%) Legal
11 8 (0.62%) Electronics
12 7 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) iGaming
15 2 (0.15%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 767 (59.37%) Developer
2 540 (41.80%) Java Developer
3 118 (9.13%) Senior Developer
4 105 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 94 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 62 (4.80%) Architect
7 48 (3.72%) Analyst
8 39 (3.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 29 (2.24%) Android Developer
10 28 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 26 (2.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 25 (1.93%) Consultant
13 23 (1.78%) Software Engineer
14 21 (1.63%) Web Developer
15 18 (1.39%) J2EE Developer
16 17 (1.32%) Test Analyst
16 17 (1.32%) Lead Developer
17 16 (1.24%) Platform Engineer
17 16 (1.24%) Linux Engineer
17 16 (1.24%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (42.18%) Spring
2 406 (31.42%) Web Services
3 304 (23.53%) HTML
4 263 (20.36%) J2EE
4 263 (20.36%) XML
5 255 (19.74%) Hibernate
6 210 (16.25%) CSS
7 208 (16.10%) REST
8 180 (13.93%) SOAP
9 174 (13.47%) RESTful
10 149 (11.53%) JSON
11 137 (10.60%) JMS
12 127 (9.83%) jQuery
12 127 (9.83%) JSP
13 122 (9.44%) Spring MVC
14 121 (9.37%) Java EE
15 108 (8.36%) JPA
16 103 (7.97%) Struts
17 101 (7.82%) .NET
18 100 (7.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 143 (11.07%) Open Source
2 82 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (3.02%) User Experience
6 29 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.93%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.93%) Market Risk
8 18 (1.39%) Derivative
9 16 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.01%) W3C
11 13 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.01%) Equities
11 13 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 12 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 479 (37.07%) Linux
2 240 (18.58%) UNIX
3 122 (9.44%) Windows
4 121 (9.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (5.42%) CentOS
6 58 (4.49%) Ubuntu
7 53 (4.10%) Android
8 43 (3.33%) Solaris
9 20 (1.55%) Mac OS X
10 19 (1.47%) AIX
11 17 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.23%) Scientific Linux
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.077%) zOS
16 1 (0.077%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.077%) VMS
16 1 (0.077%) HPUX
16 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
3 334 (25.85%) TDD
4 267 (20.67%) Scrum
5 190 (14.71%) DevOps
6 184 (14.24%) BDD
7 178 (13.78%) OO
8 169 (13.08%) Unit Testing
9 157 (12.15%) SOA
10 150 (11.61%) MVC
11 109 (8.44%) Configuration Management
12 86 (6.66%) Multithreading
13 85 (6.58%) UML
14 76 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 71 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 71 (5.50%) Release Management
16 70 (5.42%) Web Development
17 67 (5.19%) Automated Testing
18 65 (5.03%) Software Engineering
19 64 (4.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1121 (86.76%) Java
2 365 (28.25%) JavaScript
3 344 (26.63%) SQL
4 158 (12.23%) Python
5 117 (9.06%) Bash Shell
6 108 (8.36%) Ruby
7 94 (7.28%) PL/SQL
8 78 (6.04%) Perl
9 64 (4.95%) C#
10 63 (4.88%) PHP
11 52 (4.02%) Groovy
12 49 (3.79%) Scala
12 49 (3.79%) C++
13 41 (3.17%) PowerShell
14 35 (2.71%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.24%) C
16 25 (1.93%) XPath
17 19 (1.47%) XQuery
18 18 (1.39%) Lua
19 10 (0.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 136 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 93 (7.20%) Degree
3 84 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.79%) Sun Certification
5 27 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.39%) OCPJP
6 18 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) ISEB
11 1 (0.077%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.077%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.64%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) WCAG
3 5 (0.39%) WAI
4 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (2.94%) Docker
2 22 (1.70%) Varnish
3 20 (1.55%) vCloud
4 18 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.77%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.70%) Squid
7 7 (0.54%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.23%) KVM
9 3 (0.23%) QEMU
10 2 (0.15%) vSphere
11 1 (0.077%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 177 (13.70%) Puppet
2 81 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (5.57%) Ansible
4 31 (2.40%) ZABBIX
5 29 (2.24%) Vagrant
6 24 (1.86%) yum
7 23 (1.78%) Kibana
8 22 (1.70%) ITRS Geneos
9 21 (1.63%) BladeLogic
10 19 (1.47%) Nagios
10 19 (1.47%) Salt
10 19 (1.47%) Rundeck
11 16 (1.24%) CA Single Sign-On
12 13 (1.01%) CloudHub
13 12 (0.93%) logstash
14 11 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
15 10 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (0.70%) Graphite
17 7 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 366 (28.33%) Oracle
2 139 (10.76%) Red Hat
3 42 (3.25%) IBM
4 39 (3.02%) TIBCO
5 36 (2.79%) Microsoft
5 36 (2.79%) VMware
6 31 (2.40%) Splunk
7 26 (2.01%) Sybase
8 24 (1.86%) Sun
9 22 (1.70%) Perforce
9 22 (1.70%) ATG
9 22 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.63%) Adobe
11 17 (1.32%) Google
12 16 (1.24%) MuleSoft
12 16 (1.24%) HP
13 15 (1.16%) webMethods
13 15 (1.16%) CA
13 15 (1.16%) Endeca
14 14 (1.08%) Atlassian
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, fantastic clients and company
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - 525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day +
Posted: 7 days ago