The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 48 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Maven 20 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.74% 0.51% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.27% 4.69% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
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£338 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Maven
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 64 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.95% 10.90% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 45 45
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £52.50 £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+370.85% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Wales region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Maven
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
South Wales +2 15 £350 - 2
West Wales - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 50 (86.21%) Java
2 47 (81.03%) Ant
3 46 (79.31%) Scrum
4 36 (62.07%) Web Services
5 34 (58.62%) SOAP
6 31 (53.45%) JIRA
7 30 (51.72%) JUnit
7 30 (51.72%) Selenium
8 27 (46.55%) Jenkins
9 26 (44.83%) Hibernate
9 26 (44.83%) Spring
10 25 (43.10%) Apache Ivy
11 24 (41.38%) TDD
11 24 (41.38%) Subversion
11 24 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
12 22 (37.93%) BDD
12 22 (37.93%) Automation Testing
13 21 (36.21%) SQL
13 21 (36.21%) J2EE
13 21 (36.21%) Finance
13 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
13 21 (36.21%) WebDriver
14 20 (34.48%) Open Source
15 18 (31.03%) Test Management
15 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
16 17 (29.31%) C#
16 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
16 17 (29.31%) ISEB
16 17 (29.31%) JMeter
16 17 (29.31%) Bugzilla

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (29.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.52%) Apache
3 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.90%) Confluence
4 4 (6.90%) FileNet
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) 3G
1 6 (10.34%) 2G
1 6 (10.34%) 4G
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (81.03%) Ant
2 31 (53.45%) JIRA
3 30 (51.72%) Selenium
3 30 (51.72%) JUnit
4 27 (46.55%) Jenkins
5 25 (43.10%) Apache Ivy
6 24 (41.38%) Subversion
7 21 (36.21%) WebDriver
8 17 (29.31%) JMeter
8 17 (29.31%) Bugzilla
9 16 (27.59%) TestNG
9 16 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (27.59%) TortoiseSVN
10 9 (15.52%) SoapUI
11 8 (13.79%) eggPlant
12 6 (10.34%) Hudson
12 6 (10.34%) Toad
12 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
13 4 (6.90%) Mercurial
13 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Team Leader
4 8 (13.79%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (13.79%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Lead Architect
6 6 (10.34%) QA Leader
7 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) Web Services
2 34 (58.62%) SOAP
3 26 (44.83%) Hibernate
3 26 (44.83%) Spring
4 21 (36.21%) J2EE
5 16 (27.59%) XML
5 16 (27.59%) JPA
6 15 (25.86%) .NET
7 14 (24.14%) Struts
7 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
8 13 (22.41%) Java EE
9 12 (20.69%) Spring Web Flow
10 9 (15.52%) JMS
11 7 (12.07%) JSF
11 7 (12.07%) XSLT
12 6 (10.34%) J2ME
12 6 (10.34%) WAP
12 6 (10.34%) REST
13 5 (8.62%) CSS
14 4 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Open Source
2 15 (25.86%) Client/Server
3 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
4 9 (15.52%) Mathematics
5 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (10.34%) Handset
6 6 (10.34%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (8.62%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.72%) iSeries
8 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (79.31%) Scrum
2 24 (41.38%) TDD
3 22 (37.93%) BDD
3 22 (37.93%) Automation Testing
4 18 (31.03%) Test Management
5 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
5 17 (29.31%) Load Testing
5 17 (29.31%) Kanban
6 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
7 14 (24.14%) MVC
8 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.69%) UML
9 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.52%) Mobile Commerce
10 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.79%) OO
12 6 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) C#
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) Groovy
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) XQuery
7 2 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.31%) ISEB
3 17 (29.31%) ISTQB
4 9 (15.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (41.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) HP
3 7 (12.07%) IBM
4 6 (10.34%) Apple
4 6 (10.34%) Sun
5 4 (6.90%) Twitter
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica