The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 44 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Maven 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.39% 0.63% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.89% 5.77% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
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£338 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £370
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% -
Maven
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
94 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.07% 10.97% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 35 32
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.40%
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 South Wales

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Maven
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £363 - 2
Caerphilly - - - -
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 45 (88.24%) Ant
2 43 (84.31%) Java
3 40 (78.43%) Scrum
4 32 (62.75%) Web Services
5 30 (58.82%) SOAP
6 28 (54.90%) JUnit
7 27 (52.94%) Selenium
8 25 (49.02%) Apache Ivy
9 24 (47.06%) JIRA
10 22 (43.14%) Spring
10 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
10 22 (43.14%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (41.18%) SQL
11 21 (41.18%) Finance
11 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
12 20 (39.22%) BDD
13 19 (37.25%) Automation Testing
14 18 (35.29%) WebDriver
14 18 (35.29%) TDD
14 18 (35.29%) Subversion
15 17 (33.33%) J2EE
16 16 (31.37%) JPA
16 16 (31.37%) Test Management
17 15 (29.41%) Kanban
17 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
17 15 (29.41%) Banking
17 15 (29.41%) Oracle
18 14 (27.45%) Struts
18 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
18 14 (27.45%) C#

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.65%) Apache
3 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) 2G
1 6 (11.76%) 3G
1 6 (11.76%) 4G
2 2 (3.92%) SSL
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (88.24%) Ant
2 28 (54.90%) JUnit
3 27 (52.94%) Selenium
4 25 (49.02%) Apache Ivy
5 24 (47.06%) JIRA
6 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 18 (35.29%) WebDriver
7 18 (35.29%) Subversion
8 14 (27.45%) Bugzilla
8 14 (27.45%) JMeter
8 14 (27.45%) TestNG
8 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (27.45%) TortoiseSVN
9 9 (17.65%) SoapUI
10 8 (15.69%) eggPlant
11 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
11 6 (11.76%) Toad
12 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
12 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
13 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Tester
6 6 (11.76%) QA Leader
6 6 (11.76%) Lead Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.92%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) Web Services
2 30 (58.82%) SOAP
3 22 (43.14%) Spring
3 22 (43.14%) Hibernate
4 17 (33.33%) J2EE
5 16 (31.37%) JPA
6 14 (27.45%) Struts
7 13 (25.49%) Java EE
8 12 (23.53%) Spring Web Flow
8 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 12 (23.53%) .NET
8 12 (23.53%) XML
9 9 (17.65%) JMS
10 6 (11.76%) WAP
10 6 (11.76%) J2ME
10 6 (11.76%) REST
11 5 (9.80%) CSS
12 4 (7.84%) HTML
13 3 (5.88%) JSF
13 3 (5.88%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Open Source
2 12 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
4 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (11.76%) Handset
6 6 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (9.80%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.96%) iSeries
8 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Scrum
2 20 (39.22%) BDD
3 19 (37.25%) Automation Testing
4 18 (35.29%) TDD
5 16 (31.37%) Test Management
6 15 (29.41%) Kanban
7 14 (27.45%) MVC
7 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
7 14 (27.45%) Load Testing
8 12 (23.53%) UML
9 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
9 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Mobile Commerce
10 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.80%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) Java
2 21 (41.18%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) Groovy
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) XQuery
7 2 (3.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) ISEB
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) HP
3 6 (11.76%) Apple
3 6 (11.76%) Sun
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica