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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 60 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Maven 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.15% 1.43% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.86% 6.29% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
Maven
UK

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
142 159 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.81% 22.75% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 86 43
Average daily rate £363 £450 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -8 11 £350 -12.50%
West Wales - 2 £450 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (93.94%) Java
2 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) SQL
4 22 (66.67%) J2EE
4 22 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 21 (63.64%) Spring
5 21 (63.64%) HTML
6 20 (60.61%) JSF
7 18 (54.55%) XML
7 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
8 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
8 16 (48.48%) Scrum
8 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
9 15 (45.45%) Subversion
9 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
9 15 (45.45%) JBoss
9 15 (45.45%) CSS
9 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
9 15 (45.45%) Ant
10 14 (42.42%) TDD
11 13 (39.39%) JPA
11 13 (39.39%) JIRA
11 13 (39.39%) Oracle
11 13 (39.39%) Hudson
12 12 (36.36%) Confluence
12 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
12 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
12 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (36.36%) Tomcat

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (45.45%) JBoss
2 12 (36.36%) Confluence
2 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 8 (24.24%) Apache
4 6 (18.18%) FileNet
4 6 (18.18%) IIS
4 6 (18.18%) LiveCycle
4 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.06%) Liferay
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.03%) Jetty
6 1 (3.03%) nginx
6 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 3 (9.09%) SSH
4 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
5 5 (15.15%) MySQL
5 5 (15.15%) Neo4j
5 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.03%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 15 (45.45%) Ant
2 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 15 (45.45%) Subversion
3 13 (39.39%) Hudson
3 13 (39.39%) JIRA
4 12 (36.36%) Selenium
5 11 (33.33%) Spock
6 10 (30.30%) JUnit
7 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.18%) DbUnit
8 6 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.15%) Geb
9 5 (15.15%) IntelliJ
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
11 1 (3.03%) JMeter
11 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
11 1 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
1 22 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 22 (66.67%) J2EE
2 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 21 (63.64%) Spring
3 20 (60.61%) JSF
4 18 (54.55%) XML
5 15 (45.45%) CSS
6 13 (39.39%) JPA
7 12 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 11 (33.33%) SOAP
9 10 (30.30%) Java EE
9 10 (30.30%) Web Services
10 9 (27.27%) Ajax
10 9 (27.27%) XSLT
11 8 (24.24%) Facelets
11 8 (24.24%) PrimeFaces
11 8 (24.24%) XHTML
12 6 (18.18%) Dojo
12 6 (18.18%) jQuery
12 6 (18.18%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) TDD
4 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (33.33%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Coaching
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) OO
6 7 (21.21%) OOD
6 7 (21.21%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) Use Case
7 6 (18.18%) Open Source
8 5 (15.15%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (15.15%) DSDM
8 5 (15.15%) JVM Tuning
8 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (15.15%) Release Management
8 5 (15.15%) RUP
8 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
6 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 5 (15.15%) Perl
7 5 (15.15%) PHP
8 4 (12.12%) Python
9 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) BC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) yum
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.18%) Adobe
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) ILOG
3 6 (18.18%) Kofax
3 6 (18.18%) Splunk
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Twitter
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Rally
7 1 (3.03%) Sun