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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 40 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 34 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.77% 2.59% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.12% 15.38% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
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
161 117 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.85% 16.86% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +10 32 £375 +15.38% 5
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 48 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 44 (73.33%) Java
3 33 (55.00%) J2EE
4 28 (46.67%) Subversion
5 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 27 (45.00%) Oracle
6 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (40.00%) Spring
7 24 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 24 (40.00%) SQL
7 24 (40.00%) Linux
7 24 (40.00%) Oracle Database
8 23 (38.33%) Scrum
8 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
8 23 (38.33%) Hudson
9 22 (36.67%) JBoss
9 22 (36.67%) PL/SQL
10 20 (33.33%) HTML
11 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (30.00%) JSF
12 18 (30.00%) CSS
13 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
13 17 (28.33%) XML
14 16 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
14 16 (26.67%) Middleware
14 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
14 16 (26.67%) Red Hat
14 16 (26.67%) Selenium
14 16 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (26.67%) DevOps

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (36.67%) JBoss
2 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (18.33%) Confluence
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) Liferay
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) HTTP
2 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (18.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (46.67%) Subversion
3 23 (38.33%) Hudson
4 16 (26.67%) Selenium
5 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 11 (18.33%) JIRA
6 11 (18.33%) Spock
6 11 (18.33%) Geb
7 9 (15.00%) MSBuild
7 9 (15.00%) Gradle
7 9 (15.00%) Artifactory
8 6 (10.00%) Ant
9 5 (8.33%) JUnit
9 5 (8.33%) JMeter
9 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.33%) Apache Continuum
10 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
1 24 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Deployment Specialist
3 7 (11.67%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Administrator
8 1 (1.67%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.00%) J2EE
2 24 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 24 (40.00%) Spring
3 20 (33.33%) HTML
4 18 (30.00%) CSS
4 18 (30.00%) JSF
5 17 (28.33%) XML
6 16 (26.67%) Middleware
7 14 (23.33%) XSLT
8 12 (20.00%) SOAP
8 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (18.33%) Web Services
10 8 (13.33%) .NET
10 8 (13.33%) XHTML
11 6 (10.00%) Ajax
11 6 (10.00%) JPA
11 6 (10.00%) Facelets
11 6 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
12 3 (5.00%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Scrum
3 16 (26.67%) DevOps
3 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 16 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
5 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.33%) Open Source
6 12 (20.00%) OO
6 12 (20.00%) TDD
7 11 (18.33%) RUP
7 11 (18.33%) DSDM
7 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
7 11 (18.33%) Release Management
7 11 (18.33%) SDLC
8 10 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 9 (15.00%) Coaching
10 7 (11.67%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) Java
2 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) PL/SQL
4 15 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.33%) Jython
5 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) COBOL
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) Twitter
4 7 (11.67%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Micro Focus