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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 35 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Maven 15 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.21% 3.58% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.15% 23.53% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
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£333 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
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
106 85 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.65% 15.21% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 32
Average daily rate £333 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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
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 1 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - - - - 1
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) JUnit
5 7 (43.75%) Sun Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Spring
5 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Jython
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Hudson
6 5 (31.25%) MSBuild
6 5 (31.25%) Gradle
6 5 (31.25%) Artifactory
6 5 (31.25%) Coaching
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
8 3 (18.75%) Toad
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Ant
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) JUnit
3 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 5 (31.25%) Hudson
3 5 (31.25%) MSBuild
3 5 (31.25%) Gradle
3 5 (31.25%) Artifactory
4 3 (18.75%) Toad
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Deployment Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
1 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Jython
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP
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