The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 57 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.68% 0.51% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.38% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
105 90 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.53% 9.15% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 28
Average daily rate £375 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £442 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.06 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +13.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Cheshire region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Chester +18 5 £450 +28.57% 1
Crewe - 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (65.00%) Java
1 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) Hudson
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 8 (40.00%) Puppet
5 8 (40.00%) Open Source
5 8 (40.00%) Route 53
5 8 (40.00%) CentOS
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) SaaS
6 6 (30.00%) PaaS
6 6 (30.00%) RightScale
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 6 (30.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (20.00%) Finance

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Jetty
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Route 53
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 6 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (45.00%) Hudson
3 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
3 3 (15.00%) Servlets
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 3 (15.00%) JPA
4 2 (10.00%) OSGi
4 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (10.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) XSD
5 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) J2SE
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
1 8 (40.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (30.00%) RightScale
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe