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 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 116 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Maven 1 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.55% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 7.11% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
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
228 197 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.17% 7.78% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 113 105
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 10
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Captiva
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum
1 1 (100.00%) Captiva
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Documentum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods