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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 58 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Maven 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.43% 5.26% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£413 £390 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £330 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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
166 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.92% 14.84% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 36 51
Average daily rate £375 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 December 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 December 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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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 -20 4 £450 +15.38% 4
North Wales - - - - 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (77.36%) Open Source
2 41 (77.36%) Scrum
3 40 (75.47%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (71.70%) SOAP
5 37 (69.81%) XML
6 34 (64.15%) Java
7 32 (60.38%) Jenkins
8 30 (56.60%) TDD
8 30 (56.60%) Subversion
8 30 (56.60%) Selenium
9 29 (54.72%) JIRA
10 28 (52.83%) Security Cleared
11 27 (50.94%) SC Cleared
11 27 (50.94%) Test Scripting
12 22 (41.51%) Web Services
12 22 (41.51%) Hibernate
13 21 (39.62%) Spring
13 21 (39.62%) JSF
13 21 (39.62%) MongoDB
13 21 (39.62%) AngularJS
14 20 (37.74%) Hudson
14 20 (37.74%) Cucumber
14 20 (37.74%) Confluence
14 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
14 20 (37.74%) J2EE
14 20 (37.74%) IBM
14 20 (37.74%) Configuration Management
14 20 (37.74%) FileNet
15 19 (35.85%) Microsoft

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (37.74%) Confluence
1 20 (37.74%) FileNet
2 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) MongoDB
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (35.85%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (60.38%) Jenkins
2 30 (56.60%) Subversion
2 30 (56.60%) Selenium
3 29 (54.72%) JIRA
4 20 (37.74%) Hudson
4 20 (37.74%) Cucumber
5 14 (26.42%) SoapUI
6 11 (20.75%) Ant
7 10 (18.87%) JUnit
8 9 (16.98%) JMeter
8 9 (16.98%) Bugzilla
8 9 (16.98%) TortoiseSVN
8 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (16.98%) TestNG
8 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.77%) GitLab
9 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Java Developer
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Tester
3 5 (9.43%) Integration Test Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.89%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.89%) Administrator
5 1 (1.89%) Automation Tester
5 1 (1.89%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Build Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (1.89%) Integration Tester
5 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) SOAP
2 37 (69.81%) XML
3 22 (41.51%) Web Services
3 22 (41.51%) Hibernate
4 21 (39.62%) Spring
4 21 (39.62%) JSF
4 21 (39.62%) AngularJS
5 20 (37.74%) J2EE
6 19 (35.85%) XSLT
6 19 (35.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (32.08%) REST
8 15 (28.30%) JSON
9 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.32%) .NET
10 2 (3.77%) Tapestry
10 2 (3.77%) jQuery
10 2 (3.77%) EJB
11 1 (1.89%) XSD
11 1 (1.89%) J2SE
11 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (77.36%) Open Source
2 6 (11.32%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) AS400
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (77.36%) Scrum
3 40 (75.47%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (56.60%) TDD
5 27 (50.94%) Test Scripting
6 20 (37.74%) Configuration Management
7 19 (35.85%) OOA/OOD
7 19 (35.85%) OO
7 19 (35.85%) RUP
7 19 (35.85%) DSDM
7 19 (35.85%) Pair Programming
7 19 (35.85%) Release Management
7 19 (35.85%) DevOps
8 17 (32.08%) Waterfall
9 14 (26.42%) Load Balancing
10 11 (20.75%) User Stories
11 9 (16.98%) Load Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Test Management
11 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) Security Cleared
2 27 (50.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) ISEB
3 9 (16.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) Graphite
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) IBM
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) HP
2 19 (35.85%) Twitter
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Kofax
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) ILOG
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk