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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 49 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 11 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.92% 0.68% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.58% 5.88% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£325 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
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
81 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.16% 11.56% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 34
Average daily rate £325 £300 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £398 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 £325 - 6
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (88.46%) Java
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (86.54%) Ant
3 41 (78.85%) Scrum
4 32 (61.54%) JUnit
5 31 (59.62%) Selenium
6 29 (55.77%) JIRA
7 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
8 27 (51.92%) Web Services
9 26 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (50.00%) BDD
10 25 (48.08%) TDD
10 25 (48.08%) Subversion
10 25 (48.08%) SOAP
11 24 (46.15%) WebDriver
11 24 (46.15%) Automation Testing
12 22 (42.31%) Test Management
13 21 (40.38%) Kanban
13 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
13 21 (40.38%) Hibernate
13 21 (40.38%) Open Source
14 20 (38.46%) Bugzilla
14 20 (38.46%) Software Testing
14 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
14 20 (38.46%) TestNG
14 20 (38.46%) TortoiseSVN
14 20 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
14 20 (38.46%) Load Testing
14 20 (38.46%) C#

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) Apache
3 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Confluence
5 1 (1.92%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) 2G
1 4 (7.69%) 3G
1 4 (7.69%) 4G
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (86.54%) Ant
2 32 (61.54%) JUnit
3 31 (59.62%) Selenium
4 29 (55.77%) JIRA
5 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
6 25 (48.08%) Subversion
7 24 (46.15%) WebDriver
8 20 (38.46%) Bugzilla
8 20 (38.46%) TestNG
8 20 (38.46%) TortoiseSVN
8 20 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (38.46%) JMeter
9 19 (36.54%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
11 6 (11.54%) eggPlant
12 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
12 4 (7.69%) LoadRunner
12 4 (7.69%) Toad
12 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
13 3 (5.77%) Hudson
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Tester
5 7 (13.46%) Team Leader
6 6 (11.54%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (11.54%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Lead Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) QA Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (3.85%) J2EE Team Leader
9 2 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) Web Services
2 25 (48.08%) SOAP
3 21 (40.38%) Hibernate
4 19 (36.54%) Spring
5 16 (30.77%) .NET
5 16 (30.77%) J2EE
5 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 14 (26.92%) JPA
7 13 (25.00%) XML
8 10 (19.23%) Spring Web Flow
8 10 (19.23%) Struts
9 9 (17.31%) Java EE
10 7 (13.46%) JMS
11 5 (9.62%) CSS
12 4 (7.69%) JSF
12 4 (7.69%) J2ME
12 4 (7.69%) WAP
12 4 (7.69%) XSLT
12 4 (7.69%) HTML
12 4 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Open Source
2 16 (30.77%) Client/Server
3 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
5 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (7.69%) Handset
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.92%) AS400
8 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) Scrum
3 26 (50.00%) BDD
4 25 (48.08%) TDD
5 24 (46.15%) Automation Testing
6 22 (42.31%) Test Management
7 21 (40.38%) Kanban
8 20 (38.46%) Software Testing
8 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
8 20 (38.46%) Load Testing
9 11 (21.15%) Automated Testing
10 10 (19.23%) UML
10 10 (19.23%) MVC
11 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Mobile Commerce
12 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
13 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (9.62%) OOD
14 5 (9.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) C#
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) Groovy
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) XPath
7 2 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 20 (38.46%) ISEB
3 17 (32.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Sun
3 4 (7.69%) Apple
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
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