The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 50 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 25 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.25% - 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.25% - 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
137 54 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.82% 10.06% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 38 47
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 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Maven
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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 July 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 28 July 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 - 22 £350 - 2
West Wales - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (86.67%) Ant
2 51 (85.00%) Java
3 46 (76.67%) Scrum
4 35 (58.33%) Web Services
5 33 (55.00%) SOAP
6 32 (53.33%) Selenium
7 31 (51.67%) JIRA
7 31 (51.67%) JUnit
8 27 (45.00%) Spring
8 27 (45.00%) Apache Ivy
9 26 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (43.33%) Jenkins
9 26 (43.33%) Hibernate
10 23 (38.33%) TDD
10 23 (38.33%) Subversion
10 23 (38.33%) SQL
10 23 (38.33%) BDD
10 23 (38.33%) Automation Testing
11 22 (36.67%) WebDriver
12 21 (35.00%) Finance
13 20 (33.33%) J2EE
14 19 (31.67%) Test Management
14 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
14 19 (31.67%) JPA
15 18 (30.00%) Open Source
16 17 (28.33%) Test Scripting
16 17 (28.33%) Load Testing
16 17 (28.33%) Kanban
16 17 (28.33%) ISTQB
16 17 (28.33%) Banking

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.67%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) FileNet
5 2 (3.33%) Liferay
5 2 (3.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) 3G
1 7 (11.67%) 2G
1 7 (11.67%) 4G
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) SSL
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (86.67%) Ant
2 32 (53.33%) Selenium
3 31 (51.67%) JUnit
3 31 (51.67%) JIRA
4 27 (45.00%) Apache Ivy
5 26 (43.33%) Jenkins
6 23 (38.33%) Subversion
7 22 (36.67%) WebDriver
8 17 (28.33%) JMeter
8 17 (28.33%) Bugzilla
9 16 (26.67%) TortoiseSVN
9 16 (26.67%) TestNG
9 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
11 9 (15.00%) eggPlant
12 7 (11.67%) Toad
12 7 (11.67%) LoadRunner
13 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
13 5 (8.33%) Mercurial
13 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 8 (13.33%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Tester
5 7 (11.67%) QA Leader
6 6 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Test Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Automated Test Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) Web Services
2 33 (55.00%) SOAP
3 27 (45.00%) Spring
4 26 (43.33%) Hibernate
5 20 (33.33%) J2EE
6 19 (31.67%) JPA
7 15 (25.00%) .NET
8 14 (23.33%) XML
8 14 (23.33%) Struts
8 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
9 13 (21.67%) Java EE
10 12 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
11 9 (15.00%) JMS
12 7 (11.67%) WAP
12 7 (11.67%) JSF
12 7 (11.67%) J2ME
12 7 (11.67%) CSS
12 7 (11.67%) REST
13 5 (8.33%) PrimeFaces
13 5 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Open Source
2 15 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 12 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (11.67%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (11.67%) Handset
7 6 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.67%) iSeries
8 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Scrum
2 23 (38.33%) TDD
2 23 (38.33%) BDD
2 23 (38.33%) Automation Testing
3 19 (31.67%) Test Management
4 17 (28.33%) Test Scripting
4 17 (28.33%) Load Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Kanban
5 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 14 (23.33%) UML
7 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
11 7 (11.67%) OOD
11 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.00%) Groovy
6 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.00%) XQuery
6 3 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.33%) ISEB
2 17 (28.33%) ISTQB
3 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) HP
3 7 (11.67%) Apple
3 7 (11.67%) Sun
4 5 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica