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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 36 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 39 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.06% 0.54% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.35% 5.36% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 9
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£325 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
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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
148 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.20% 10.14% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 38 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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 11 £325 - 7
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 76 (91.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (78.31%) Scrum
3 62 (74.70%) Java
4 49 (59.04%) SOAP
4 49 (59.04%) Selenium
5 47 (56.63%) Ant
6 45 (54.22%) JIRA
6 45 (54.22%) Open Source
7 43 (51.81%) Jenkins
8 40 (48.19%) TDD
8 40 (48.19%) Subversion
8 40 (48.19%) Web Services
9 38 (45.78%) Test Scripting
10 37 (44.58%) XML
11 36 (43.37%) Security Cleared
12 34 (40.96%) Hibernate
12 34 (40.96%) JUnit
13 33 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (39.76%) HP Quality Center
14 32 (38.55%) SC Cleared
14 32 (38.55%) Spring
15 29 (34.94%) J2EE
16 28 (33.73%) BDD
17 27 (32.53%) WebDriver
17 27 (32.53%) Automation Testing
18 24 (28.92%) Test Management
19 23 (27.71%) Load Testing
19 23 (27.71%) Kanban
19 23 (27.71%) Bugzilla
19 23 (27.71%) JMeter

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (16.87%) Confluence
2 14 (16.87%) FileNet
3 7 (8.43%) Apache
4 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) 2G
2 4 (4.82%) 3G
2 4 (4.82%) 4G
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) MongoDB
1 14 (16.87%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (59.04%) Selenium
2 47 (56.63%) Ant
3 45 (54.22%) JIRA
4 43 (51.81%) Jenkins
5 40 (48.19%) Subversion
6 34 (40.96%) JUnit
7 27 (32.53%) WebDriver
8 23 (27.71%) Bugzilla
8 23 (27.71%) JMeter
9 22 (26.51%) TestNG
9 22 (26.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (26.51%) TortoiseSVN
10 19 (22.89%) Apache Ivy
11 18 (21.69%) SoapUI
12 17 (20.48%) Cucumber
13 16 (19.28%) Hudson
14 6 (7.23%) eggPlant
15 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
15 4 (4.82%) Toad
15 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Java Developer
3 23 (27.71%) Analyst
3 23 (27.71%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Tester
5 7 (8.43%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Integration Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) QA Leader
8 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.41%) J2EE Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.04%) SOAP
2 40 (48.19%) Web Services
3 37 (44.58%) XML
4 34 (40.96%) Hibernate
5 32 (38.55%) Spring
6 29 (34.94%) J2EE
7 19 (22.89%) .NET
8 18 (21.69%) .NET Framework
9 17 (20.48%) JSF
9 17 (20.48%) XSLT
10 15 (18.07%) REST
11 14 (16.87%) AngularJS
11 14 (16.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (16.87%) JPA
12 13 (15.66%) JSON
13 10 (12.05%) Struts
13 10 (12.05%) Spring Web Flow
14 9 (10.84%) Java EE
15 7 (8.43%) JMS
16 5 (6.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (54.22%) Open Source
2 19 (22.89%) Client/Server
3 8 (9.64%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (7.23%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (4.82%) Handset
6 4 (4.82%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.20%) AS400
8 1 (1.20%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (91.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (78.31%) Scrum
3 40 (48.19%) TDD
4 38 (45.78%) Test Scripting
5 33 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (33.73%) BDD
7 27 (32.53%) Automation Testing
8 24 (28.92%) Test Management
9 23 (27.71%) Load Testing
9 23 (27.71%) Kanban
10 22 (26.51%) Software Testing
11 18 (21.69%) OO
12 16 (19.28%) OOA/OOD
13 14 (16.87%) Waterfall
13 14 (16.87%) DevOps
13 14 (16.87%) RUP
13 14 (16.87%) DSDM
13 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
13 14 (16.87%) Pair Programming
13 14 (16.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (74.70%) Java
2 23 (27.71%) C#
3 17 (20.48%) SQL
4 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.02%) Groovy
6 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.41%) XPath
7 2 (2.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) Security Cleared
2 32 (38.55%) SC Cleared
3 23 (27.71%) ISTQB
3 23 (27.71%) ISEB
4 7 (8.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 33 (39.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) HP
2 17 (20.48%) IBM
3 14 (16.87%) Twitter
3 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.66%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) Sun
5 4 (4.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
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