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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 55 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Maven 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.93% 0.97% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 8.89% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £330 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £398 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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
117 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.67% 10.87% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 27 49
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 3 £450 +15.38% 5
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Open Source
3 12 (80.00%) JIRA
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Subversion
4 11 (73.33%) Selenium
4 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
5 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (66.67%) Ant
5 10 (66.67%) JUnit
6 9 (60.00%) C#
6 9 (60.00%) Bugzilla
6 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (60.00%) ISEB
6 9 (60.00%) JMeter
6 9 (60.00%) Load Testing
6 9 (60.00%) Test Management
6 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
6 9 (60.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (60.00%) BDD
6 9 (60.00%) Kanban
6 9 (60.00%) TestNG
6 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) FileNet
2 3 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
1 12 (80.00%) Subversion
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (66.67%) Ant
3 10 (66.67%) JUnit
4 9 (60.00%) Bugzilla
4 9 (60.00%) JMeter
4 9 (60.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 9 (60.00%) TestNG
4 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Hudson
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) Spock
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) SOAP
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (20.00%) JSF
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) Tapestry
5 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) EJB
6 1 (6.67%) XSD
6 1 (6.67%) J2SE
6 1 (6.67%) JRules
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Test Management
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) Kanban
4 9 (60.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Release Management
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (13.33%) RUP
8 2 (13.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) ISEB
3 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) ILOG
3 1 (6.67%) Kofax
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk