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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 84 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 56 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% - 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.61% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 0 13
Median daily rate £456 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £35.00
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
444 267 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.89% 11.25% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 178 137
Median daily rate £425 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 26
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -14.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 - 36 £488 -
Birmingham - 11 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 5 £413 -
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 88 (91.67%) Java
2 83 (86.46%) Spring
3 62 (64.58%) Git (software)
4 59 (61.46%) Puppet
4 59 (61.46%) MongoDB
5 56 (58.33%) Linux
6 55 (57.29%) Oracle
6 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (57.29%) Spring Boot
7 51 (53.13%) RabbitMQ
8 48 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 48 (50.00%) SQL
9 45 (46.88%) J2EE
10 42 (43.75%) Docker
11 41 (42.71%) Hystrix
12 40 (41.67%) ELK Stack
13 37 (38.54%) Graphite
13 37 (38.54%) Software Architecture
13 37 (38.54%) WireMock
14 36 (37.50%) JIRA
15 32 (33.33%) PL/SQL
16 30 (31.25%) SoapUI
17 29 (30.21%) Swagger
17 29 (30.21%) ClearQuest
18 28 (29.17%) Oracle OWB
19 24 (25.00%) JUnit
19 24 (25.00%) Grafana
20 23 (23.96%) Jenkins
20 23 (23.96%) Open Source
21 22 (22.92%) Confluence

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 22 (22.92%) Confluence
2 13 (13.54%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.25%) nginx
4 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.13%) Liferay
6 2 (2.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.04%) Jetty
7 1 (1.04%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.04%) IPsec
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (61.46%) MongoDB
2 28 (29.17%) Oracle OWB
3 12 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.46%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 62 (64.58%) Git (software)
2 48 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 36 (37.50%) JIRA
4 30 (31.25%) SoapUI
5 29 (30.21%) ClearQuest
6 24 (25.00%) JUnit
7 23 (23.96%) Jenkins
8 18 (18.75%) Eclipse
9 16 (16.67%) Ant
10 15 (15.63%) Selenium
11 13 (13.54%) Artifactory
12 11 (11.46%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (11.46%) Toad
13 8 (8.33%) Appium
14 7 (7.29%) WebDriver
15 6 (6.25%) PVCS
16 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
17 2 (2.08%) Mockito
17 2 (2.08%) Subversion
17 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Architect
2 46 (47.92%) Software Architect
3 39 (40.63%) Java Architect
4 33 (34.38%) Java Software Architect
5 30 (31.25%) Developer
6 23 (23.96%) Java Developer
7 19 (19.79%) Senior Architect
7 19 (19.79%) Senior Software Architect
8 14 (14.58%) Senior Java Architect
9 8 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (7.29%) Tester
11 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
12 4 (4.17%) Automation Tester
12 4 (4.17%) Java Technical Architect
12 4 (4.17%) Mobile Tester
12 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
13 3 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (86.46%) Spring
2 55 (57.29%) Spring Boot
3 51 (53.13%) RabbitMQ
4 45 (46.88%) J2EE
5 41 (42.71%) Hystrix
6 40 (41.67%) ELK Stack
7 37 (38.54%) WireMock
8 29 (30.21%) Swagger
9 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
9 19 (19.79%) JSP
10 18 (18.75%) Web Services
11 17 (17.71%) Servlets
11 17 (17.71%) SOAP
12 15 (15.63%) HTML
13 14 (14.58%) XML
14 13 (13.54%) Apache CXF
15 12 (12.50%) Struts
16 6 (6.25%) jQuery
17 5 (5.21%) Middleware
17 5 (5.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.33%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.54%) Software Architecture
3 23 (23.96%) Open Source
4 20 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (18.75%) Microservices
5 18 (18.75%) TDD
6 17 (17.71%) Project Planning
6 17 (17.71%) Waterfall
7 15 (15.63%) OO
7 15 (15.63%) RUP
8 13 (13.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (13.54%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (13.54%) OOP
8 13 (13.54%) UML
9 10 (10.42%) ITIL
9 10 (10.42%) ITSM
9 10 (10.42%) Service Management
10 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (91.67%) Java
2 48 (50.00%) SQL
3 32 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.42%) C++
4 10 (10.42%) VB
5 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
1 12 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (7.29%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (43.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (61.46%) Puppet
2 37 (38.54%) Graphite
3 24 (25.00%) Grafana
4 9 (9.38%) Consul
5 6 (6.25%) Kibana
5 6 (6.25%) logstash
6 1 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 55 (57.29%) Oracle
2 19 (19.79%) WSO2
3 6 (6.25%) Sun
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.04%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.04%) VMware