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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 100 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Maven 17 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.39% 6.98% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
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£397 £265 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.62% -31.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -16.12%
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
181 129 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.55% 6.30% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 96
Average daily rate £406 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £34.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Coventry -3 3 £370 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 29 (93.55%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) J2EE
3 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
4 19 (61.29%) Oracle
4 19 (61.29%) Subversion
5 17 (54.84%) Apache
6 16 (51.61%) Tomcat
7 15 (48.39%) UNIX
8 14 (45.16%) Spring
8 14 (45.16%) Hudson
9 13 (41.94%) Linux
9 13 (41.94%) Ant
10 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
10 11 (35.48%) Puppet
10 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (32.26%) Windows
11 10 (32.26%) TDD
11 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
12 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
12 9 (29.03%) Java EE
12 9 (29.03%) JBoss
12 9 (29.03%) SQL
12 9 (29.03%) JSP
12 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
13 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
13 8 (25.81%) DevOps
13 8 (25.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (25.81%) Perl

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (54.84%) Apache
2 16 (51.61%) Tomcat
3 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
4 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
4 9 (29.03%) JBoss
5 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (22.58%) Confluence
7 3 (9.68%) CMS
8 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
2 19 (61.29%) Subversion
3 14 (45.16%) Hudson
4 13 (41.94%) Ant
5 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
6 6 (19.35%) JMeter
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.45%) ClearQuest
7 2 (6.45%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.23%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Platform Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Java Web Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) J2EE
2 14 (45.16%) Spring
3 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
4 9 (29.03%) Java EE
4 9 (29.03%) JSP
5 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 7 (22.58%) XML
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) JSTL
8 4 (12.90%) JPA
8 4 (12.90%) EJB
9 3 (9.68%) XSLT
9 3 (9.68%) Servlets
9 3 (9.68%) JMS
9 3 (9.68%) SAML
9 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
9 3 (9.68%) JAXP
9 3 (9.68%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) UNIX
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.81%) AIX
4 8 (25.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (19.35%) Memory Management
5 6 (19.35%) Low Latency
5 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) AOP
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.23%) UML
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Release Management
9 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Perl
4 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) CFEngine
2 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 7 (22.58%) BEA
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Alterian
6 1 (3.23%) Perforce
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
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