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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 100 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Maven 18 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.38% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.94% 4.14% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate £285 £260 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -21.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £260 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 169 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.64% 9.22% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 4 £338 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £275 -
Wolverhampton -7 2 £265 - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (97.14%) jQuery
3 33 (94.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (91.43%) J2EE
4 32 (91.43%) Ant
4 32 (91.43%) Subversion
5 31 (88.57%) JSP
6 29 (82.86%) Apache
6 29 (82.86%) Tomcat
6 29 (82.86%) Eclipse
6 29 (82.86%) JSTL
7 28 (80.00%) Spring
8 27 (77.14%) XML
9 24 (68.57%) CMS
10 23 (65.71%) Alterian
10 23 (65.71%) REST
10 23 (65.71%) XSLT
10 23 (65.71%) UNIX
10 23 (65.71%) Linux
11 21 (60.00%) .NET
12 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 5 (14.29%) OO
13 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
13 4 (11.43%) Scrum
13 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
14 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (8.57%) Dojo
14 3 (8.57%) Java SE

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (82.86%) Apache
1 29 (82.86%) Tomcat
2 24 (68.57%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP R/3
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Ant
1 32 (91.43%) Subversion
2 29 (82.86%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) TestNG
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 29 (82.86%) Java Developer
3 23 (65.71%) Web Developer
4 22 (62.86%) Java Web Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (97.14%) jQuery
3 32 (91.43%) J2EE
4 31 (88.57%) JSP
5 29 (82.86%) JSTL
6 28 (80.00%) Spring
7 27 (77.14%) XML
8 23 (65.71%) XSLT
8 23 (65.71%) REST
9 21 (60.00%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
11 3 (8.57%) Java SE
11 3 (8.57%) DOM
11 3 (8.57%) Dojo
11 3 (8.57%) MooTools
12 2 (5.71%) SAP MI
12 2 (5.71%) Web Services
12 2 (5.71%) SOAP
13 1 (2.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) UNIX
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) OO
1 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Kanban
4 2 (5.71%) TDD
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Alterian
2 2 (5.71%) SAP