The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 170 198
Rank change year-on-year +32 +28  
Contract jobs citing Maven 120 106 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.09% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.34% 8.37% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 40
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1285 1267 1247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.86% 13.01% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 828 737
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 36
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +11.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.40 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.20 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the South East

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the South East over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the South East

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the South East

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Berkshire +48 40 £483 +7.22% 6
Oxfordshire +16 31 £550 +22.22% 5
Surrey -27 13 £463 -7.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £388 +19.23% 1
West Sussex +16 11 £500 +53.84% 3
Middlesex - 4 £213 - 1
East Sussex +5 3 £401 -11.00% 1
Hampshire -10 2 £525 +31.25% 1
Kent +16 1 £375 - 1
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Maven.

1 203 (96.67%) Java
2 144 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (64.29%) Spring
4 100 (47.62%) Jenkins
5 89 (42.38%) Web Services
6 85 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (38.10%) SQL
7 80 (38.10%) Scrum
8 78 (37.14%) JUnit
9 77 (36.67%) TDD
10 76 (36.19%) REST
11 70 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 66 (31.43%) Unit Testing
12 66 (31.43%) JavaScript
13 64 (30.48%) XML
14 62 (29.52%) DevOps
15 59 (28.10%) Linux
16 58 (27.62%) Oracle
17 54 (25.71%) Java EE
18 53 (25.24%) Gradle
19 48 (22.86%) Mockito
19 48 (22.86%) JBoss
20 47 (22.38%) SOAP
21 45 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (21.43%) Groovy
22 44 (20.95%) Hibernate
23 42 (20.00%) GitHub
24 41 (19.52%) JMS
24 41 (19.52%) RESTful
24 41 (19.52%) Pair Programming

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 48 (22.86%) JBoss
2 34 (16.19%) Tomcat
2 34 (16.19%) WebSphere
3 33 (15.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (11.90%) WebSphere Process Server
5 23 (10.95%) Apache
5 23 (10.95%) WebLogic
6 22 (10.48%) Confluence
7 19 (9.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (6.67%) CMS
8 14 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (4.29%) Alfresco
11 7 (3.33%) Mule
12 5 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (2.38%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.90%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.90%) Mule ESB
14 3 (1.43%) nginx
14 3 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (20.00%) GitHub
3 5 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.90%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.95%) Google Checkout
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.00%) HTTP
2 8 (3.81%) SSL
3 3 (1.43%) AMQP
3 3 (1.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.48%) Skype
4 1 (0.48%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.62%) MySQL
3 14 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.90%) InfluxDB
6 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.43%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.95%) Big Data
8 2 (0.95%) Endeca
8 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.95%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 100 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 78 (37.14%) JUnit
3 70 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 53 (25.24%) Gradle
5 48 (22.86%) Mockito
6 39 (18.57%) Cucumber
7 37 (17.62%) JIRA
8 34 (16.19%) Subversion
9 33 (15.71%) Ant
10 32 (15.24%) Bitbucket
11 30 (14.29%) Selenium
12 28 (13.33%) Eclipse
13 16 (7.62%) JMeter
14 15 (7.14%) WebDriver
15 14 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
15 14 (6.67%) eggPlant
16 13 (6.19%) IntelliJ
17 11 (5.24%) Mercurial
18 9 (4.29%) Checkstyle
19 7 (3.33%) Spock
General
1 14 (6.67%) Finance
1 14 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.71%) Publishing
3 7 (3.33%) Banking
3 7 (3.33%) Marketing
4 6 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.90%) Law
5 4 (1.90%) Retail
6 3 (1.43%) Electronics
6 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 173 (82.38%) Developer
2 141 (67.14%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.90%) Senior Developer
3 25 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (7.62%) Java Engineer
5 14 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 14 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 13 (6.19%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.71%) Consultant
8 11 (5.24%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.24%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Developer in Test
11 8 (3.81%) Cloud Developer
12 7 (3.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (64.29%) Spring
2 89 (42.38%) Web Services
3 76 (36.19%) REST
4 64 (30.48%) XML
5 54 (25.71%) Java EE
6 47 (22.38%) SOAP
7 44 (20.95%) Hibernate
8 41 (19.52%) JMS
8 41 (19.52%) RESTful
9 35 (16.67%) HTML
10 31 (14.76%) JSON
11 29 (13.81%) Apache Camel
11 29 (13.81%) CSS
12 27 (12.86%) XSLT
13 25 (11.90%) J2EE
14 22 (10.48%) AngularJS
15 20 (9.52%) Grails
15 20 (9.52%) Spring MVC
16 17 (8.10%) EJB
17 16 (7.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.95%) iPad
4 2 (0.95%) User Experience
5 1 (0.48%) CMDB
5 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.48%) Online Games
5 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.10%) Linux
2 24 (11.43%) Unix
3 10 (4.76%) Windows
4 5 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 80 (38.10%) Scrum
4 77 (36.67%) TDD
5 66 (31.43%) Unit Testing
6 62 (29.52%) DevOps
7 41 (19.52%) Pair Programming
8 40 (19.05%) SOA
9 36 (17.14%) BDD
10 35 (16.67%) BPMN
10 35 (16.67%) Microservices
11 30 (14.29%) MVC
12 29 (13.81%) BPEL
13 28 (13.33%) OO
14 27 (12.86%) Migration
15 21 (10.00%) Software Engineering
16 17 (8.10%) Content Management
17 16 (7.62%) OOP
17 16 (7.62%) Test Automation
18 14 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (96.67%) Java
2 80 (38.10%) SQL
3 66 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 45 (21.43%) Groovy
5 32 (15.24%) Python
6 20 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 20 (9.52%) Ruby
7 9 (4.29%) C++
7 9 (4.29%) PHP
7 9 (4.29%) Scala
8 7 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.38%) XPath
10 2 (0.95%) ES6
10 2 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.33%) Degree
4 5 (2.38%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (10.95%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) Varnish
2 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) Ansible
2 8 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.33%) Puppet
4 6 (2.86%) logstash
5 5 (2.38%) HP Fortify
6 4 (1.90%) Fluentd
6 4 (1.90%) Graphite
6 4 (1.90%) Salt
6 4 (1.90%) StatsD
6 4 (1.90%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.43%) Consul
7 3 (1.43%) Terraform
8 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (27.62%) Oracle
2 21 (10.00%) Splunk
3 14 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 12 (5.71%) IBM
5 9 (4.29%) VMware
6 6 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.38%) HP
8 4 (1.90%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.90%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.43%) Adobe
9 3 (1.43%) PayPal
9 3 (1.43%) SAP
10 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.95%) Coremetrics
10 2 (0.95%) Google
10 2 (0.95%) hybris
10 2 (0.95%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.48%) F5
11 1 (0.48%) Facebook
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