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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 51 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Maven 18 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 0.16% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.31% 1.79% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 14
Average daily rate £330 £338 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £338 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £338 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
104 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.52% 8.95% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 36 55
Average daily rate £330 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £381 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Maven
South West

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 24 April 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (73.91%) Automated Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) WebDriver
4 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Security Testing
4 11 (47.83%) TestNG
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 9 (39.13%) BDD
6 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (26.09%) LAMP
7 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (26.09%) Puppet
7 6 (26.09%) Digital Media
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 4 (17.39%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Spring
10 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
10 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
1 12 (52.17%) WebDriver
2 11 (47.83%) TestNG
3 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) WATIR
4 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Grunt
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Tester
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) UAT Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) Ajax
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) WebKit
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) RSS
5 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Automated Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Security Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 9 (39.13%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) Kanban
10 1 (4.35%) Agile Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.35%) TDD
10 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
1 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) Zend