The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 103 103 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs citing Maven 12 1 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.051% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.09% 0.58% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £450 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
197 172 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.08% 8.74% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 99 104
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.25 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Maven
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Birmingham - 3 £300 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £284 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (93.75%) J2EE
3 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
4 26 (81.25%) Ant
4 26 (81.25%) CSS
4 26 (81.25%) Subversion
5 25 (78.13%) HTML
5 25 (78.13%) Apache
5 25 (78.13%) Tomcat
6 24 (75.00%) JSP
6 24 (75.00%) Spring
6 24 (75.00%) jQuery
7 23 (71.88%) JSTL
7 23 (71.88%) Eclipse
8 21 (65.63%) XML
9 18 (56.25%) CMS
10 17 (53.13%) XSLT
10 17 (53.13%) UNIX
10 17 (53.13%) Linux
10 17 (53.13%) REST
10 17 (53.13%) Alterian
11 14 (43.75%) .NET
12 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
13 5 (15.63%) TDD
13 5 (15.63%) OO
13 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
14 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
15 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (9.38%) MVC
15 3 (9.38%) Oracle

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (78.13%) Apache
1 25 (78.13%) Tomcat
2 18 (56.25%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Ant
1 26 (81.25%) Subversion
2 23 (71.88%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 30 (93.75%) Java Developer
3 19 (59.38%) Web Developer
4 18 (56.25%) Java Web Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) J2EE
2 26 (81.25%) CSS
3 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 24 (75.00%) JSP
4 24 (75.00%) Spring
4 24 (75.00%) jQuery
5 23 (71.88%) JSTL
6 21 (65.63%) XML
7 17 (53.13%) XSLT
7 17 (53.13%) REST
8 14 (43.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
10 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
10 2 (6.25%) Java EE
11 1 (3.13%) Web Services
11 1 (3.13%) JPA
11 1 (3.13%) Drools
11 1 (3.13%) EJB
11 1 (3.13%) XHTML
11 1 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) OO
1 5 (15.63%) TDD
2 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (9.38%) MVC
3 2 (6.25%) UML
3 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (6.25%) Memory Management
3 2 (6.25%) Scrum
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Web Development
4 1 (3.13%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
1 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Alterian
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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