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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 129 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Maven 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.16% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 1.55% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £450 £325 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £325 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £47.50
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
441 258 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.90% 10.18% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 120 105
Median daily rate £390 £364 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.73 £19.75 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 - 5 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 35 (97.22%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) Spring
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (69.44%) Git (software)
4 22 (61.11%) Puppet
5 20 (55.56%) Linux
6 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
7 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
7 16 (44.44%) Spring Boot
8 15 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (41.67%) SQL
8 15 (41.67%) JIRA
9 13 (36.11%) Oracle
9 13 (36.11%) Ant
9 13 (36.11%) Docker
10 12 (33.33%) J2EE
10 12 (33.33%) ClearQuest
10 12 (33.33%) Confluence
11 11 (30.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (30.56%) Scrum
11 11 (30.56%) RUP
11 11 (30.56%) SoapUI
11 11 (30.56%) WSO2
12 10 (27.78%) ELK Stack
12 10 (27.78%) OO
12 10 (27.78%) JUnit
12 10 (27.78%) Oracle OWB
12 10 (27.78%) Software Architecture
12 10 (27.78%) Open Source
13 9 (25.00%) Waterfall

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 12 (33.33%) Confluence
2 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
3 6 (16.67%) Documentum
4 4 (11.11%) Apache
4 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 3 (8.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.78%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Git (software)
2 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
3 15 (41.67%) JIRA
4 13 (36.11%) Ant
5 12 (33.33%) ClearQuest
6 11 (30.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (30.56%) SoapUI
7 10 (27.78%) JUnit
8 7 (19.44%) Gradle
9 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 6 (16.67%) SonarQube
10 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
10 5 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (11.11%) ClearCase
11 4 (11.11%) Selenium
11 4 (11.11%) Travis CI
12 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
12 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (8.33%) Subversion
13 2 (5.56%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Architect
2 15 (41.67%) Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Java Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Software Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Java Software Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.33%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Documentum Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.78%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database Developer
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Spring
2 16 (44.44%) Spring Boot
3 15 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (33.33%) J2EE
5 10 (27.78%) ELK Stack
6 9 (25.00%) Hystrix
7 8 (22.22%) Swagger
8 7 (19.44%) RESTful
8 7 (19.44%) WireMock
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 6 (16.67%) SOAP
10 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) XML
11 4 (11.11%) CSS
11 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.11%) JAX-RS
11 4 (11.11%) RAML
11 4 (11.11%) React
11 4 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Debian
3 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) RUP
2 11 (30.56%) Scrum
3 10 (27.78%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) Open Source
3 10 (27.78%) Software Architecture
4 9 (25.00%) OOP
4 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (16.67%) API Design
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) BDD
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) DevOps
9 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) Microservices
9 4 (11.11%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) OCPJP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Postfix
2 1 (2.78%) Squid
2 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Graphite
3 6 (16.67%) Grafana
4 4 (11.11%) Kibana
4 4 (11.11%) logstash
5 2 (5.56%) Consul
5 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.56%) Rancher
6 1 (2.78%) Ansible
6 1 (2.78%) Packer
6 1 (2.78%) Terraform
6 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) WSO2
3 3 (8.33%) Pega
4 2 (5.56%) BEA
5 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.78%) VMware