Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 6 months to 25 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 109 183
Rank change year-on-year -21 +74 -35
Contract jobs citing Maven 47 102 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.69% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.79% 11.33% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 74 4
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £446 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% +38.22% +13.16%
10th Percentile £318 £325 £210
90th Percentile £665 £506 £446
England median daily rate £500 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +5.54% +5.28% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £43.43
% change year-on-year +49.12% -34.38% +24.09%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 692 900 496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.71% 14.96% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 499 307
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £269 £267 £156
90th Percentile £554 £507 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £36.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +11.36% -12.00%
10th Percentile £24.38 £20.80 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.72 £43.75 £43.13
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Maven as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in the West Midlands

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the West Midlands

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +9 28 £550 +12.82%
Birmingham +9 9 £438 -2.78% 1
Coventry +14 2 £388 +19.23%
Warwickshire 0 2 £300 -25.93%
Solihull +12 1 £325 -26.14%
Staffordshire +6 1 £300 -11.11% 1
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Maven.

1 39 (82.98%) Jenkins
2 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (70.21%) Git (software)
4 32 (68.09%) TDD
5 31 (65.96%) Scrum
5 31 (65.96%) Kanban
6 27 (57.45%) DevOps
7 26 (55.32%) Linux
8 23 (48.94%) Java
8 23 (48.94%) Middleware
8 23 (48.94%) Subversion
9 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (46.81%) SOA
10 20 (42.55%) SOAP
11 19 (40.43%) Puppet
12 16 (34.04%) Windows
12 16 (34.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (31.91%) Open Source
14 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
14 14 (29.79%) XML
14 14 (29.79%) Perl
14 14 (29.79%) HTTP
14 14 (29.79%) Python
14 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
15 13 (27.66%) JSON
15 13 (27.66%) JIRA
15 13 (27.66%) Confluence
16 12 (25.53%) WSO2
16 12 (25.53%) Server Virtualisation
16 12 (25.53%) SDLC

Maven
Co-occurring 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 13 (27.66%) Confluence
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.51%) Mule
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) Mule ESB
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.26%) Heroku
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) HTTP
2 12 (25.53%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) AMQP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.26%) GIS
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (82.98%) Jenkins
2 33 (70.21%) Git (software)
3 23 (48.94%) Subversion
4 16 (34.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (27.66%) JIRA
6 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
7 9 (19.15%) JUnit
8 8 (17.02%) DbUnit
8 8 (17.02%) jMock
8 8 (17.02%) Mockito
8 8 (17.02%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.26%) Ant
9 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.13%) Gradle
10 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.13%) JMeter
10 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Developer
5 7 (14.89%) SOA Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Linux Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Messaging Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) Middleware
2 20 (42.55%) SOAP
3 14 (29.79%) XML
4 13 (27.66%) JSON
5 12 (25.53%) JSON Schema
5 12 (25.53%) Spring
5 12 (25.53%) WSDL
6 11 (23.40%) RESTful
7 10 (21.28%) XSLT
8 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
8 9 (19.15%) REST
8 9 (19.15%) Spring Boot
8 9 (19.15%) Web Services
8 9 (19.15%) XSD
9 8 (17.02%) PowerMock
10 5 (10.64%) HTML
11 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
11 4 (8.51%) J2EE
11 4 (8.51%) jQuery
11 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Unix
4 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) HPUX
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) TDD
3 31 (65.96%) Kanban
3 31 (65.96%) Scrum
4 27 (57.45%) DevOps
5 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (46.81%) SOA
6 15 (31.91%) Open Source
7 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
7 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
8 12 (25.53%) SDLC
8 12 (25.53%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (19.15%) Case Management
9 9 (19.15%) Conceptual Models
10 8 (17.02%) BDD
11 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.64%) Task Automation
13 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) Perl
2 14 (29.79%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Groovy
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) XPath
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) Puppet
2 12 (25.53%) Ansible
2 12 (25.53%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
1 12 (25.53%) WSO2
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) webMethods
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Pega
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
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