The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Bristol 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 65 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Maven 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.72% 4.65% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £408 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.27% 7.86% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 31 33
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (77.27%) Automated Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 13 (59.09%) TestNG
3 13 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Security Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 7 (31.82%) JIRA
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) LAMP
9 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) Puppet
9 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
9 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) Spring
10 3 (13.64%) ISEB
10 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
11 2 (9.09%) Scrum
11 2 (9.09%) JUnit
11 2 (9.09%) J2EE
11 2 (9.09%) Web Services
11 2 (9.09%) Linux
11 2 (9.09%) TDD

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
1 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 13 (59.09%) TestNG
3 7 (31.82%) JIRA
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) Hudson
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.55%) WATIR
6 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Tester
2 7 (31.82%) UAT Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) LAMP
2 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) Apache CXF
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) SVG
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Automated Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Security Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Kanban
8 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) BPEL
9 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.55%) SOA
9 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) SAP