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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Maven
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Maven 4 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 3.97% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Median daily rate £450 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £490 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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
332 378 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.73% 14.84% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 198 109
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 2 £450 - 3
Shropshire +22 1 £675 +38.46%
Coventry -10 1 £375 +20.00%
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Ant
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (42.86%) Gradle
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (42.86%) RESTful
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Java EE
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) React
7 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) API Design
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) JUnit
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (21.43%) Apache
8 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling

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 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) Documentum
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Heroku
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Ant
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Gradle
4 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (28.57%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
6 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
7 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
7 2 (14.29%) JProfiler
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
8 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (7.14%) CA Gen
8 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Documentum Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Architect
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Java EE
3 5 (35.71%) React
4 4 (28.57%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) JPA
5 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (21.43%) Polymer
5 3 (21.43%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
6 2 (14.29%) Node.js
6 2 (14.29%) RAML
6 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Debian
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) API Design
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 2 (14.29%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Pega
2 1 (7.14%) BEA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com