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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 53 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Maven 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.91% 1.35% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.78% 12.00% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
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£388 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -12.35%
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
102 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.74% 11.21% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 34 43
Average daily rate £338 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -12 5 £438 +12.17% 1
Maven
Wales

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 30 (90.91%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) Ant
2 28 (84.85%) Scrum
2 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) JUnit
4 22 (66.67%) JIRA
4 22 (66.67%) Selenium
5 21 (63.64%) TDD
5 21 (63.64%) Subversion
6 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
7 19 (57.58%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (54.55%) BDD
9 17 (51.52%) Open Source
9 17 (51.52%) Automation Testing
9 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
10 16 (48.48%) Test Management
10 16 (48.48%) SOAP
10 16 (48.48%) WebDriver
11 15 (45.45%) Web Services
11 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
12 14 (42.42%) Load Testing
12 14 (42.42%) Kanban
12 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
12 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
12 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
12 14 (42.42%) Bugzilla
12 14 (42.42%) JMeter
12 14 (42.42%) C#
12 14 (42.42%) SharePoint
12 14 (42.42%) ISEB

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (42.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) FileNet
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) 4G
1 3 (9.09%) 2G
1 3 (9.09%) 3G
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (84.85%) Ant
2 23 (69.70%) JUnit
3 22 (66.67%) JIRA
3 22 (66.67%) Selenium
4 21 (63.64%) Subversion
5 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
6 16 (48.48%) WebDriver
7 14 (42.42%) Bugzilla
7 14 (42.42%) JMeter
7 14 (42.42%) TortoiseSVN
7 14 (42.42%) TestNG
7 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (15.15%) Hudson
9 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
10 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.12%) Mercurial
11 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
11 3 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) QA Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Test Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) SOAP
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
3 12 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 10 (30.30%) .NET
4 10 (30.30%) J2EE
4 10 (30.30%) XML
4 10 (30.30%) Spring
4 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 7 (21.21%) JPA
6 6 (18.18%) JSF
7 5 (15.15%) Java EE
7 5 (15.15%) XSLT
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 4 (12.12%) REST
9 3 (9.09%) Spring Batch
9 3 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
9 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 3 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (9.09%) Struts
9 3 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Open Source
2 10 (30.30%) Client/Server
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Handset
4 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) AS400
6 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Scrum
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) TDD
3 18 (54.55%) BDD
4 17 (51.52%) Automation Testing
5 16 (48.48%) Test Management
6 14 (42.42%) Load Testing
6 14 (42.42%) Kanban
6 14 (42.42%) Test Scripting
6 14 (42.42%) Software Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) UML
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (12.12%) MVC
11 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
11 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Groovy
6 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.06%) XQuery
7 2 (6.06%) XPath
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (42.42%) ISTQB
3 14 (42.42%) ISEB
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Sun
3 3 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Twitter
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Kofax
5 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) ILOG
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica