The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Belfast region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 12 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.07% 0.43% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.93% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.27% 8.66% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Maven
County Antrim

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Belfast region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Perforce
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 4 (50.00%) AccuRev
3 4 (50.00%) Build Forge
3 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (25.00%) SQR
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
5 2 (25.00%) C-shell
5 2 (25.00%) Korn

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 4 (50.00%) Build Forge
2 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (12.50%) StarTeam
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Release Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQR
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C-shell
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Perforce
1 4 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Telerik
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle