The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Cheshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 47 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Maven 24 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.98% 0.13% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.59% 1.33% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.81% 9.92% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 36
Average daily rate £388 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £231 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Maven
North West

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
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 24 April 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average Daily Rate
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Wilmslow - - - -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
3 20 (66.67%) Route 53
3 20 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 20 (66.67%) CentOS
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (66.67%) Open Source
3 20 (66.67%) Puppet
3 20 (66.67%) Hudson
3 20 (66.67%) DHCP
3 20 (66.67%) DNS
3 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 20 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 20 (66.67%) Firewall
4 18 (60.00%) RightScale
5 15 (50.00%) Linux
5 15 (50.00%) Java
6 12 (40.00%) QA
7 9 (30.00%) SaaS
7 9 (30.00%) PaaS
7 9 (30.00%) Apache
8 8 (26.67%) HTTP
9 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (23.33%) Servlets
9 7 (23.33%) JUnit
9 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (30.00%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) Jetty
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
2 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (66.67%) Route 53
1 20 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (30.00%) SaaS
2 9 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DHCP
1 20 (66.67%) DNS
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (66.67%) Hudson
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
4 4 (13.33%) Gradle
5 3 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.00%) Subversion
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) FishEye
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Servlets
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) DOM
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 4 (13.33%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
5 3 (10.00%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) Spring
5 3 (10.00%) Ajax
5 3 (10.00%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) JDBC
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) JAXB
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) CentOS
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (23.33%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) User Experience Design
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby
3 4 (13.33%) XPath
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) Puppet
1 20 (66.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 18 (60.00%) RightScale
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) Progress
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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