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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 101 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Maven 48 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 0.042% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.15% 0.38% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 12
Median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £450 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £46.72 -
% change year-on-year
-38.99% -
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
473 262 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.94% 11.01% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 168 111
Median daily rate £430 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 23
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.58 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 July 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 July 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 -2 30 £440 -2.22%
Birmingham - 14 £450 - 3
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 94 (92.16%) Java
2 89 (87.25%) Spring
3 68 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 65 (63.73%) MongoDB
5 64 (62.75%) Puppet
6 62 (60.78%) Linux
7 61 (59.80%) Spring Boot
8 58 (56.86%) Oracle
9 57 (55.88%) RabbitMQ
10 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (51.96%) SQL
12 52 (50.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 46 (45.10%) J2EE
13 46 (45.10%) Docker
14 45 (44.12%) Hystrix
15 44 (43.14%) ELK Stack
16 42 (41.18%) Software Architecture
17 41 (40.20%) JIRA
17 41 (40.20%) Graphite
17 41 (40.20%) WireMock
18 37 (36.27%) ClearQuest
19 35 (34.31%) PL/SQL
20 34 (33.33%) SoapUI
20 34 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
21 33 (32.35%) Swagger
22 28 (27.45%) Grafana
23 26 (25.49%) Jenkins
24 25 (24.51%) WSO2
24 25 (24.51%) Open Source
24 25 (24.51%) JUnit

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 24 (23.53%) Confluence
2 15 (14.71%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.88%) nginx
4 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.94%) Liferay
6 2 (1.96%) Apache
6 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.98%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) Jetty
7 1 (0.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) DHCP
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
2 1 (0.98%) IPsec
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (63.73%) MongoDB
2 34 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database
4 14 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
4 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
5 13 (12.75%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.98%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 68 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 52 (50.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 41 (40.20%) JIRA
4 37 (36.27%) ClearQuest
5 34 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 26 (25.49%) Jenkins
7 25 (24.51%) JUnit
8 19 (18.63%) Ant
9 18 (17.65%) Eclipse
10 16 (15.69%) Artifactory
11 14 (13.73%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (12.75%) Selenium
12 13 (12.75%) Toad
13 8 (7.84%) Appium
14 7 (6.86%) WebDriver
15 6 (5.88%) ClearCase
15 6 (5.88%) PVCS
16 2 (1.96%) Mockito
16 2 (1.96%) Subversion
16 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 63 (61.76%) Architect
2 50 (49.02%) Software Architect
3 42 (41.18%) Java Architect
4 35 (34.31%) Java Software Architect
5 30 (29.41%) Developer
6 22 (21.57%) Java Developer
7 19 (18.63%) Senior Architect
7 19 (18.63%) Senior Software Architect
8 14 (13.73%) Senior Java Architect
9 10 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Technical Architect
10 7 (6.86%) Tester
11 6 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
11 6 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL Developer
13 4 (3.92%) Automation Tester
13 4 (3.92%) Mobile Tester
13 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (87.25%) Spring
2 61 (59.80%) Spring Boot
3 57 (55.88%) RabbitMQ
4 46 (45.10%) J2EE
5 45 (44.12%) Hystrix
6 44 (43.14%) ELK Stack
7 41 (40.20%) WireMock
8 33 (32.35%) Swagger
9 21 (20.59%) SOAP
9 21 (20.59%) Web Services
10 20 (19.61%) Hibernate
11 19 (18.63%) JSP
12 17 (16.67%) HTML
12 17 (16.67%) Servlets
13 16 (15.69%) Apache CXF
13 16 (15.69%) XML
14 13 (12.75%) Struts
15 5 (4.90%) Middleware
15 5 (4.90%) REST
16 4 (3.92%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.78%) Linux
2 12 (11.76%) Windows
3 11 (10.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) Software Architecture
3 25 (24.51%) Open Source
4 23 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (21.57%) Project Planning
5 22 (21.57%) Waterfall
6 20 (19.61%) RUP
7 18 (17.65%) Microservices
7 18 (17.65%) OO
7 18 (17.65%) TDD
8 16 (15.69%) Defect Tracking
8 16 (15.69%) OOP
8 16 (15.69%) UML
9 13 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (10.78%) ITIL
10 11 (10.78%) ITSM
10 11 (10.78%) Service Management
11 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.86%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (92.16%) Java
2 53 (51.96%) SQL
3 35 (34.31%) PL/SQL
4 13 (12.75%) C++
4 13 (12.75%) VB
5 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.98%) C
6 1 (0.98%) C#
6 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) Degree
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (9.80%) OCPJP
4 10 (9.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (45.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (62.75%) Puppet
2 41 (40.20%) Graphite
3 28 (27.45%) Grafana
4 9 (8.82%) Consul
5 6 (5.88%) Kibana
5 6 (5.88%) logstash
6 1 (0.98%) Ansible
6 1 (0.98%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (56.86%) Oracle
2 25 (24.51%) WSO2
3 4 (3.92%) Sun
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.98%) Sonatype
5 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.98%) VMware