The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 18 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 Northern Ireland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 14 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.09% 0.71% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.35% 11.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Average daily rate £388 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Maven
UK

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
3 4 (44.44%) AccuRev
3 4 (44.44%) Build Forge
3 4 (44.44%) MSBuild
3 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
3 4 (44.44%) Perforce
3 4 (44.44%) Ant
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Korn
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
5 2 (22.22%) C-shell
5 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) SQR
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
2 4 (44.44%) Build Forge
2 4 (44.44%) MSBuild
2 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
2 4 (44.44%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) StarTeam
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Release Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) C-shell
4 2 (22.22%) SQR
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) XAML
5 1 (11.11%) Jython
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) AccuRev
1 4 (44.44%) Perforce
2 2 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Telerik