The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 67 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing Maven 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 1.00% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 12.00% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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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 Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 8.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 44
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
1 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 13 (61.90%) TestNG
2 13 (61.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Security Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) ISEB
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Hudson
8 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Puppet
8 2 (9.52%) Apache CXF
8 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
1 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 13 (61.90%) TestNG
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
5 3 (14.29%) Hudson
6 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 2 (9.52%) WATIR
6 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) UAT Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
1 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Apache CXF
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) SVG
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 13 (61.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Security Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) BC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle