The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 73 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 62 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% - 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.06% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 0 11
Median daily rate £488 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%
Maven
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
441 257 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.31% 10.17% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 162 129
Median daily rate £438 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 21
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.20 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.38 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.24 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Maven as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the West Midlands region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 36 £488 -
Birmingham - 10 £442 - 3
Warwickshire - 9 £405 - 1
Solihull - 5 £441 -
Coventry - 1 £325 - 2
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Maven.

1 69 (89.61%) Java
2 66 (85.71%) Spring
3 49 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 48 (62.34%) Oracle
5 46 (59.74%) Puppet
5 46 (59.74%) MongoDB
6 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (55.84%) Linux
7 43 (55.84%) Spring Boot
8 40 (51.95%) SQL
9 38 (49.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 38 (49.35%) RabbitMQ
10 36 (46.75%) J2EE
11 34 (44.16%) Software Architecture
12 32 (41.56%) Docker
13 31 (40.26%) Hystrix
13 31 (40.26%) JIRA
14 30 (38.96%) ELK Stack
14 30 (38.96%) Graphite
15 26 (33.77%) PL/SQL
16 24 (31.17%) ClearQuest
17 23 (29.87%) Oracle OWB
17 23 (29.87%) SoapUI
18 22 (28.57%) Swagger
19 20 (25.97%) Confluence
19 20 (25.97%) Grafana
19 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
20 18 (23.38%) Open Source
20 18 (23.38%) JUnit
21 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (25.97%) Confluence
2 10 (12.99%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.90%) Liferay
3 3 (3.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) Jetty
5 1 (1.30%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) IPsec
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (59.74%) MongoDB
2 23 (29.87%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (11.69%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
3 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 49 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 38 (49.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (40.26%) JIRA
4 24 (31.17%) ClearQuest
5 23 (29.87%) SoapUI
6 20 (25.97%) Jenkins
7 18 (23.38%) JUnit
8 16 (20.78%) Selenium
9 14 (18.18%) Eclipse
10 11 (14.29%) Ant
11 10 (12.99%) Artifactory
12 8 (10.39%) Appium
12 8 (10.39%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (10.39%) Toad
13 7 (9.09%) WebDriver
14 6 (7.79%) PVCS
15 3 (3.90%) ClearCase
16 1 (1.30%) Gradle
16 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
16 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Architect
2 42 (54.55%) Software Architect
3 31 (40.26%) Java Architect
4 29 (37.66%) Java Software Architect
5 22 (28.57%) Developer
6 19 (24.68%) Senior Architect
6 19 (24.68%) Senior Software Architect
7 16 (20.78%) Java Developer
8 14 (18.18%) Senior Java Architect
9 9 (11.69%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Tester
11 6 (7.79%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
12 4 (5.19%) Mobile Tester
12 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
13 3 (3.90%) Performance Tester
13 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL Developer
13 3 (3.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 3 (3.90%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (85.71%) Spring
2 43 (55.84%) Spring Boot
3 38 (49.35%) RabbitMQ
4 36 (46.75%) J2EE
5 31 (40.26%) Hystrix
6 30 (38.96%) ELK Stack
7 22 (28.57%) Swagger
8 17 (22.08%) Hibernate
9 15 (19.48%) JSP
9 15 (19.48%) Servlets
10 13 (16.88%) SOAP
10 13 (16.88%) Web Services
11 10 (12.99%) Apache CXF
11 10 (12.99%) HTML
11 10 (12.99%) Struts
12 9 (11.69%) XML
13 5 (6.49%) jQuery
14 4 (5.19%) OC4J
15 2 (2.60%) Middleware
15 2 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.84%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) Software Architecture
3 18 (23.38%) Open Source
4 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (19.48%) Project Planning
5 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
6 14 (18.18%) Microservices
7 13 (16.88%) RUP
8 10 (12.99%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (12.99%) OO
8 10 (12.99%) OOP
8 10 (12.99%) TDD
8 10 (12.99%) UML
9 9 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.09%) ITIL
11 7 (9.09%) ITSM
11 7 (9.09%) Service Management
11 7 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) Java
2 40 (51.95%) SQL
3 26 (33.77%) PL/SQL
4 10 (12.99%) C++
4 10 (12.99%) VB
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Sun Certification
2 11 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (5.19%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (41.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (59.74%) Puppet
2 30 (38.96%) Graphite
3 20 (25.97%) Grafana
4 2 (2.60%) Kibana
4 2 (2.60%) logstash
5 1 (1.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.30%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) WSO2
3 7 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.30%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.30%) VMware