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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 99 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing Maven 14 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.048% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.18% 0.59% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 18
Average daily rate
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£280 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
195 170 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.69% 8.18% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 105 112
Average daily rate £325 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Birmingham - 4 £296 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) J2EE
3 19 (76.00%) Spring
4 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (64.00%) Ant
5 16 (64.00%) CSS
5 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
5 16 (64.00%) Subversion
6 15 (60.00%) Apache
6 15 (60.00%) HTML
7 14 (56.00%) JSP
7 14 (56.00%) jQuery
8 13 (52.00%) JSTL
8 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
9 12 (48.00%) XML
10 10 (40.00%) CMS
11 9 (36.00%) XSLT
11 9 (36.00%) UNIX
11 9 (36.00%) Linux
11 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (36.00%) Alterian
11 9 (36.00%) REST
12 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
12 7 (28.00%) OO
13 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
14 5 (20.00%) TDD
14 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (20.00%) .NET
14 5 (20.00%) Oracle
15 4 (16.00%) SQL

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
2 15 (60.00%) Apache
3 10 (40.00%) CMS
4 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Ant
1 16 (64.00%) Subversion
2 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) JMeter
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
1 24 (96.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Web Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Web Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Designer
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) J2EE
2 19 (76.00%) Spring
3 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 15 (60.00%) HTML
5 14 (56.00%) JSP
5 14 (56.00%) jQuery
6 13 (52.00%) JSTL
7 12 (48.00%) XML
8 9 (36.00%) XSLT
8 9 (36.00%) REST
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) Java EE
11 2 (8.00%) JPA
12 1 (4.00%) Drools
12 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
12 1 (4.00%) Web Services
12 1 (4.00%) EJB
12 1 (4.00%) XHTML
12 1 (4.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) OO
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.00%) Memory Management
3 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Alterian
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce