The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 105 123
Rank change year-on-year +39 +18  
Contract jobs citing Maven 33 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.80% 0.89% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.10% 10.53% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £380 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 205 209 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.21% 8.41% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 126 166
Median daily rate £438 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Median hourly rate £23.25 £111.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.14% +232.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £46.50 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in Berkshire

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in Berkshire

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in Berkshire

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in Berkshire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 15 £500 -
Reading +3 9 £425 -10.52% 5
Wokingham - 3 - -
Slough +7 1 £340 -
Maven
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Maven.

1 51 (94.44%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) BDD
4 27 (50.00%) REST
5 26 (48.15%) TDD
6 24 (44.44%) Gradle
7 23 (42.59%) Scrum
7 23 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (38.89%) Content Management
9 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 20 (37.04%) Docker
10 19 (35.19%) Selenium
11 18 (33.33%) Ruby
11 18 (33.33%) Ant
11 18 (33.33%) XML
11 18 (33.33%) OO
11 18 (33.33%) Python
11 18 (33.33%) HTTP
11 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 18 (33.33%) Bitbucket
12 17 (31.48%) Apache Ivy
12 17 (31.48%) OOP
12 17 (31.48%) CMS
12 17 (31.48%) JMeter
12 17 (31.48%) Project Management
12 17 (31.48%) JSON
12 17 (31.48%) Groovy
12 17 (31.48%) WebDriver
13 16 (29.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (29.63%) Sitecore

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (31.48%) CMS
2 16 (29.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (25.93%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.96%) Confluence
5 5 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Apache
6 4 (7.41%) Apache Solr
6 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.70%) JBoss
8 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (7.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) DataStax
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Gradle
2 19 (35.19%) Selenium
3 18 (33.33%) Ant
3 18 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 17 (31.48%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (31.48%) JMeter
4 17 (31.48%) WebDriver
5 16 (29.63%) eggPlant
6 15 (27.78%) JUnit
7 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
7 11 (20.37%) JIRA
8 8 (14.81%) Eclipse
9 7 (12.96%) IntelliJ
9 7 (12.96%) Mercurial
10 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
11 5 (9.26%) Gatling
11 5 (9.26%) NeoLoad
12 3 (5.56%) Checkstyle
12 3 (5.56%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 31 (57.41%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Developer in Test
4 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) REST
2 18 (33.33%) XML
3 17 (31.48%) JSON
4 15 (27.78%) Web Services
5 13 (24.07%) Spring
6 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (14.81%) CSS
7 8 (14.81%) React
8 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.96%) HTML
8 7 (12.96%) Java EE
8 7 (12.96%) JSF
8 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
8 7 (12.96%) Struts
9 6 (11.11%) SOAP
10 5 (9.26%) RESTful
11 4 (7.41%) HTML5
11 4 (7.41%) J2EE
11 4 (7.41%) jQuery
12 3 (5.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) BDD
3 26 (48.15%) TDD
4 23 (42.59%) Scrum
5 21 (38.89%) Content Management
6 18 (33.33%) OO
7 17 (31.48%) OOP
7 17 (31.48%) Project Management
8 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
9 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
10 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (24.07%) Microservices
11 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
11 12 (22.22%) DevOps
11 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
12 11 (20.37%) Manual Testing
12 11 (20.37%) Security Testing
13 10 (18.52%) MVC
14 9 (16.67%) Pair Programming
14 9 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) Python
3 18 (33.33%) Ruby
4 17 (31.48%) Groovy
5 12 (22.22%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
7 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.56%) Scala
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Sitecore
1 16 (29.63%) Splunk
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Alterian
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat