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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 43 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 21 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.43% 3.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.10% 22.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
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
116 97 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.92% 16.17% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 28
Average daily rate £365 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +6 19 £390 -2.50% 7
Bridgend - 2 £399 -
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 34 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 27 (71.05%) Java
3 21 (55.26%) Subversion
4 17 (44.74%) Linux
5 16 (42.11%) Hudson
6 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
6 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
6 15 (39.47%) Oracle
7 14 (36.84%) Scrum
8 13 (34.21%) J2EE
8 13 (34.21%) JBoss
8 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
9 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
10 10 (26.32%) Middleware
10 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
10 10 (26.32%) PL/SQL
10 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
11 9 (23.68%) Selenium
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (23.68%) MSBuild
11 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (23.68%) JVM Tuning
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (23.68%) Gradle
11 9 (23.68%) Artifactory
11 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
11 9 (23.68%) HTTP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 13 (34.21%) JBoss
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.16%) Confluence
4 3 (7.89%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 12c
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 21 (55.26%) Subversion
3 16 (42.11%) Hudson
4 9 (23.68%) MSBuild
4 9 (23.68%) Gradle
4 9 (23.68%) Artifactory
4 9 (23.68%) Selenium
5 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
6 5 (13.16%) JIRA
6 5 (13.16%) Spock
6 5 (13.16%) Geb
7 4 (10.53%) JUnit
7 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.53%) JMeter
8 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Toad
8 2 (5.26%) JDeveloper
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Developer
1 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Deployment Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Release Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) EAI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) J2EE
2 10 (26.32%) Middleware
3 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
3 9 (23.68%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) XML
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
6 6 (15.79%) SOAP
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) JSF
7 5 (13.16%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) XSLT
7 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (5.26%) WebCenter
8 2 (5.26%) XHTML
9 1 (2.63%) WSDL
9 1 (2.63%) JSON
9 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Scrum
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (23.68%) JVM Tuning
5 7 (18.42%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) RUP
6 5 (13.16%) DSDM
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) Release Management
6 5 (13.16%) SDLC
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) PL/SQL
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
4 8 (21.05%) Jython
4 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Twitter
4 2 (5.26%) Micro Focus
4 2 (5.26%) IBM