The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 15 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 Cardiff 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.48% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 31.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.29% 7.56% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -14.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Maven
South Wales

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (85.00%) Ant
1 17 (85.00%) Web Services
2 15 (75.00%) SOAP
2 15 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Scrum
2 15 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
3 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 11 (55.00%) Spring
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) MVC
5 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (45.00%) Struts
5 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (45.00%) Selenium
6 8 (40.00%) Java EE
6 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (40.00%) J2EE
6 8 (40.00%) JUnit
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (35.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 7 (35.00%) JPA
8 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) JIRA
8 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (30.00%) UML
8 6 (30.00%) JMS

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) 4G
1 4 (20.00%) 2G
1 4 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Ant
2 15 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) JUnit
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) eggPlant
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (20.00%) Toad
9 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
9 2 (10.00%) Subversion
10 1 (5.00%) JBehave
10 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
10 1 (5.00%) Hudson
10 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
10 1 (5.00%) Calabash
10 1 (5.00%) Gradle
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Lead Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Java Team Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) QA Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Web Services
2 15 (75.00%) SOAP
3 11 (55.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
4 9 (45.00%) Struts
5 8 (40.00%) Java EE
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
6 7 (35.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 7 (35.00%) JPA
7 6 (30.00%) JMS
8 4 (20.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) J2ME
8 4 (20.00%) WAP
9 3 (15.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) HTML
11 1 (5.00%) CSS
11 1 (5.00%) JDBC
11 1 (5.00%) RESTful
11 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
11 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Code Coverage
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (5.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) XQuery
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) FatWire
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