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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 82 120 103
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing Maven 55 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.90% 0.11% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.47% 1.27% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 15
Average daily rate £488 £220 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.59% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £384 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
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
441 236 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.25% 8.81% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 141 109
Average daily rate £400 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.44 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.43% -10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire - 30 £488 - 1
Warwickshire - 9 £405 -
Birmingham - 4 £421 - 3
Coventry - 4 £325 -
Solihull - 4 £442 -
Staffordshire +13 1 £338 -20.58%
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 51 (86.44%) Java
2 49 (83.05%) Spring
3 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
4 37 (62.71%) Oracle
5 35 (59.32%) Puppet
6 34 (57.63%) MongoDB
7 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (54.24%) Linux
9 31 (52.54%) Spring Boot
10 30 (50.85%) SQL
11 28 (47.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (45.76%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (45.76%) Software Architecture
12 27 (45.76%) J2EE
13 25 (42.37%) JIRA
14 21 (35.59%) Graphite
14 21 (35.59%) Docker
15 20 (33.90%) ELK Stack
16 18 (30.51%) Confluence
16 18 (30.51%) PL/SQL
16 18 (30.51%) ClearQuest
17 17 (28.81%) Oracle OWB
17 17 (28.81%) Swagger
18 16 (27.12%) Grafana
18 16 (27.12%) Selenium
19 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
20 13 (22.03%) Project Planning
20 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
20 13 (22.03%) SoapUI

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (30.51%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Liferay
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Jetty
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) IPsec
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) MongoDB
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle OWB
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
2 28 (47.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 25 (42.37%) JIRA
4 18 (30.51%) ClearQuest
5 16 (27.12%) Selenium
6 15 (25.42%) Jenkins
7 13 (22.03%) JUnit
7 13 (22.03%) SoapUI
8 10 (16.95%) Eclipse
9 8 (13.56%) Appium
10 7 (11.86%) Ant
10 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
11 6 (10.17%) Artifactory
11 6 (10.17%) PVCS
12 4 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (6.78%) Toad
13 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
14 1 (1.69%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Architect
2 33 (55.93%) Software Architect
3 22 (37.29%) Java Architect
3 22 (37.29%) Java Software Architect
4 16 (27.12%) Developer
5 14 (23.73%) Senior Architect
5 14 (23.73%) Senior Software Architect
6 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Senior Java Architect
8 8 (13.56%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (11.86%) Tester
10 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.78%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Performance Tester
11 3 (5.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 3 (5.08%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (83.05%) Spring
2 31 (52.54%) Spring Boot
3 27 (45.76%) J2EE
3 27 (45.76%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (33.90%) ELK Stack
5 17 (28.81%) Swagger
6 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
7 11 (18.64%) Servlets
8 10 (16.95%) JSP
9 9 (15.25%) SOAP
9 9 (15.25%) Web Services
10 6 (10.17%) Apache CXF
10 6 (10.17%) Struts
11 5 (8.47%) HTML
11 5 (8.47%) jQuery
11 5 (8.47%) XML
12 4 (6.78%) OC4J
13 2 (3.39%) RESTful
14 1 (1.69%) REST
14 1 (1.69%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
1 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Software Architecture
3 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (22.03%) Project Planning
3 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
4 11 (18.64%) Open Source
4 11 (18.64%) RUP
5 9 (15.25%) Microservices
6 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Validation
8 6 (10.17%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (10.17%) OO
8 6 (10.17%) OOP
8 6 (10.17%) UML
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.78%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) ITSM
10 3 (5.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) Java
2 30 (50.85%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.17%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) VB
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Sun Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (59.32%) Puppet
2 21 (35.59%) Graphite
3 16 (27.12%) Grafana
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) Kibana
4 1 (1.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) WSO2
3 7 (11.86%) Sun
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
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