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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 127 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 20 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.040% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.25% 0.48% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £480 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +42.85%
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
471 209 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.55% 8.29% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 98 105
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 11
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 £13.00 £17.90 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -16 14 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham - 4 £475 - 3
Coventry - 1 £575 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 69 (92.00%) Java
2 62 (82.67%) Spring
3 54 (72.00%) Git (software)
4 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (64.00%) Puppet
6 47 (62.67%) Linux
7 44 (58.67%) MongoDB
7 44 (58.67%) Spring Boot
8 43 (57.33%) RabbitMQ
9 37 (49.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (46.67%) Docker
10 35 (46.67%) SQL
10 35 (46.67%) Oracle
11 33 (44.00%) ELK Stack
12 32 (42.67%) Hystrix
13 30 (40.00%) J2EE
14 28 (37.33%) JIRA
14 28 (37.33%) Graphite
14 28 (37.33%) SoapUI
15 27 (36.00%) Software Architecture
15 27 (36.00%) WireMock
16 26 (34.67%) Open Source
17 25 (33.33%) ClearQuest
18 24 (32.00%) Jenkins
19 23 (30.67%) Oracle OWB
20 22 (29.33%) PL/SQL
21 20 (26.67%) TDD
21 20 (26.67%) Swagger
22 19 (25.33%) WSO2
22 19 (25.33%) 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 18 (24.00%) Confluence
2 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.67%) Apache
5 5 (6.67%) nginx
6 3 (4.00%) Documentum
6 3 (4.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.33%) Liferay
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) HipChat
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (58.67%) MongoDB
2 23 (30.67%) Oracle OWB
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.67%) MySQL
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 54 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 37 (49.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 28 (37.33%) JIRA
3 28 (37.33%) SoapUI
4 25 (33.33%) ClearQuest
5 24 (32.00%) Jenkins
6 19 (25.33%) JUnit
7 16 (21.33%) Ant
8 14 (18.67%) Eclipse
9 10 (13.33%) Artifactory
9 10 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (12.00%) Toad
11 6 (8.00%) Selenium
12 5 (6.67%) ClearCase
12 5 (6.67%) SonarQube
13 4 (5.33%) Appium
13 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
13 4 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
14 3 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Architect
2 32 (42.67%) Java Architect
3 31 (41.33%) Software Architect
4 24 (32.00%) Java Software Architect
5 23 (30.67%) Developer
6 17 (22.67%) Java Developer
7 11 (14.67%) Senior Architect
7 11 (14.67%) Senior Software Architect
8 9 (12.00%) Senior Java Architect
8 9 (12.00%) Technical Architect
9 8 (10.67%) Java Technical Architect
10 6 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Automation Tester
11 4 (5.33%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Tester
12 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
12 3 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 3 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (82.67%) Spring
2 44 (58.67%) Spring Boot
3 43 (57.33%) RabbitMQ
4 33 (44.00%) ELK Stack
5 32 (42.67%) Hystrix
6 30 (40.00%) J2EE
7 27 (36.00%) WireMock
8 20 (26.67%) Swagger
9 14 (18.67%) HTML
9 14 (18.67%) Web Services
10 13 (17.33%) SOAP
10 13 (17.33%) XML
11 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
11 12 (16.00%) JSP
12 11 (14.67%) Struts
13 10 (13.33%) Apache CXF
14 9 (12.00%) Servlets
15 5 (6.67%) CSS
15 5 (6.67%) Middleware
15 5 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (62.67%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 8 (10.67%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Debian
4 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) Software Architecture
3 26 (34.67%) Open Source
4 20 (26.67%) TDD
5 18 (24.00%) Microservices
6 17 (22.67%) RUP
7 16 (21.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.33%) OO
7 16 (21.33%) Waterfall
8 15 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 12 (16.00%) OOP
10 10 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (13.33%) UML
11 9 (12.00%) Risk Management
11 9 (12.00%) Service Management
12 8 (10.67%) ITIL
12 8 (10.67%) ITSM
13 7 (9.33%) Scrum
14 6 (8.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) SQL
3 22 (29.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.33%) C++
4 7 (9.33%) VB
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
1 10 (13.33%) OCPJP
1 10 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 35 (46.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Postfix
2 1 (1.33%) Squid
2 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (64.00%) Puppet
2 28 (37.33%) Graphite
3 15 (20.00%) Grafana
4 10 (13.33%) Consul
5 7 (9.33%) Kibana
5 7 (9.33%) logstash
6 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.67%) Rancher
7 1 (1.33%) Ansible
7 1 (1.33%) Packer
7 1 (1.33%) Terraform
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Oracle
2 19 (25.33%) WSO2
3 2 (2.67%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.33%) BEA
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) Pega
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.33%) VMware