The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 51 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Maven 4 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.71% 2.79% 3.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 10.56% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £335 £424 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +27.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £385
% change year-on-year +8.76% +7.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 96 142 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 16.96% 26.44% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 101 109
Median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.43% +33.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in South Wales

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in South Wales

Maven
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 3 - - 1
Maven
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Maven.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) NuGet
4 2 (25.00%) tcpdump

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (25.00%) NuGet
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) Gradle
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) iptables
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) Consul
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
4 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead