The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 24 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.95% 7.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 41.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Development Applications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
5 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 18.46% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate £270 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Korn
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Sybase
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SQR
3 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (50.00%) C-shell
3 5 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Perforce
4 4 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 4 (40.00%) AccuRev
4 4 (40.00%) Build Forge
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (40.00%) Ant
4 4 (40.00%) VBScript
4 4 (40.00%) CruiseControl
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Ant
1 4 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (40.00%) CruiseControl
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Build Forge
1 4 (40.00%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Release Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQR
3 5 (50.00%) Korn
3 5 (50.00%) C-shell
4 4 (40.00%) VBScript
4 4 (40.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Sybase
2 4 (40.00%) Perforce
2 4 (40.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO