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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 42 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Maven 17 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.49% 5.27% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.41% 35.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
Average daily rate
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£333 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
149 84 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.60% 14.76% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 54 30
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 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 27 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -9 9 £333 -1.48%
Cardiff -9 3 £475 +18.75% 2
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (82.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) Hudson
5 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
5 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Subversion
6 9 (39.13%) MSBuild
6 9 (39.13%) Gradle
6 9 (39.13%) Artifactory
7 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) Jython
7 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
8 7 (30.43%) JUnit
8 7 (30.43%) Sun Certification
8 7 (30.43%) Spring
8 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) Toad
10 5 (21.74%) Coaching
11 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
12 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (13.04%) Middleware

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Jenkins
2 11 (47.83%) Hudson
3 9 (39.13%) MSBuild
3 9 (39.13%) Gradle
3 9 (39.13%) Artifactory
3 9 (39.13%) Subversion
4 7 (30.43%) JUnit
5 5 (21.74%) Toad
6 3 (13.04%) Ant
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (8.70%) JDeveloper
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (8.70%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (4.35%) Selenium
8 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Deployment Specialist
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) EAI Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Release Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) XHTML
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) RAD
9 1 (4.35%) EAI
9 1 (4.35%) UML
9 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Jython
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat