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 3 months to 27 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 84 121
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37  
Contract jobs citing Maven 12 54 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 1.88% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.81% 12.41% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 3
Median daily rate £475 £469 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +113.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £386
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.79%  
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 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 315 435 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.71% 15.16% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 223 135
Median daily rate £440 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Median hourly rate £31.62 £22.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.52% -28.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £20.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.04 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.02
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.66%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 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
Shropshire +9 6 £475 -2.56% 1
Coventry +7 2 £388 +19.23%
Birmingham +1 2 - - 1
Solihull +8 1 £325 -26.38% 1
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Maven.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (50.00%) Kanban
7 7 (43.75%) DevOps
7 7 (43.75%) Unix
7 7 (43.75%) Middleware
7 7 (43.75%) Subversion
7 7 (43.75%) JSON
8 6 (37.50%) SOA
8 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
8 6 (37.50%) XSD
8 6 (37.50%) XSLT
8 6 (37.50%) HTTP
8 6 (37.50%) WSDL
8 6 (37.50%) SSL
8 6 (37.50%) Conceptual Models
8 6 (37.50%) Ansible
8 6 (37.50%) WSO2
8 6 (37.50%) JSON Schema
8 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
9 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance

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 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Subversion
4 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) SonarQube
7 2 (12.50%) Ant
7 2 (12.50%) DbUnit
7 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (12.50%) Gradle
7 2 (12.50%) jMock
7 2 (12.50%) Mockito
8 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
8 1 (6.25%) JProfiler
8 1 (6.25%) JSUnit
8 1 (6.25%) Selenium
8 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SOA Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Linux Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Head of DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) SOAP
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) Middleware
3 6 (37.50%) JSON Schema
3 6 (37.50%) WSDL
3 6 (37.50%) XSD
3 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) JPA
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) PowerMock
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Debian
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) Kanban
6 7 (43.75%) DevOps
7 6 (37.50%) Conceptual Models
7 6 (37.50%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
10 1 (6.25%) Migration
10 1 (6.25%) OO
10 1 (6.25%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) logstash
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) WSO2
2 4 (25.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle