The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Maven
UK / Wales
Rank 54 62 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Maven 12 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.71% 2.19% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% 8.93% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £414 £375
% change year-on-year +7.55% +10.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 124 168 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.64% 24.56% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 64
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in Wales

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in Wales

Maven
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
South Wales +10 6 £350 - 2
West Wales -13 6 £525 +16.66%
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Maven.

1 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) Spring
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) DevOps
6 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (34.29%) Oracle
7 12 (34.29%) Ant
7 12 (34.29%) Apache
8 11 (31.43%) Web Services
8 11 (31.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (28.57%) Sonatype
9 10 (28.57%) Bitbucket
9 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (28.57%) Atlassian
9 10 (28.57%) Perl
10 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
10 9 (25.71%) Open Source
10 9 (25.71%) Microservices
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) Docker
11 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
11 8 (22.86%) ClearQuest
12 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (20.00%) Degree
12 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (17.14%) Confluence

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in 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 12 (34.29%) Apache
2 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
3 6 (17.14%) Confluence
4 5 (14.29%) Liferay
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.86%) Mule
6 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) SSH
3 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 12 (34.29%) Ant
4 11 (31.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (28.57%) Bitbucket
6 8 (22.86%) ClearQuest
7 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
8 6 (17.14%) JIRA
8 6 (17.14%) JUnit
9 4 (11.43%) Hudson
10 3 (8.57%) CA Gen
10 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
11 2 (5.71%) DbUnit
11 2 (5.71%) jMock
11 2 (5.71%) Mockito
11 2 (5.71%) NuGet
11 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
11 2 (5.71%) Subversion
12 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 1 (2.86%) Gradle
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Build and Release Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Build Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Release Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Build Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Release Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Release and Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Spring
2 11 (31.43%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.71%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.71%) PowerMock
5 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) Kafka
6 1 (2.86%) Node.js
6 1 (2.86%) ReactiveX
6 1 (2.86%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) Microservices
4 9 (25.71%) Open Source
5 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Dependency Management
6 3 (8.57%) Server Hardening
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) BDD
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Kanban
7 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) iptables
2 2 (5.71%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) Consul
3 1 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 10 (28.57%) Sonatype
3 3 (8.57%) CA
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) BMC
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.86%) Thunderhead