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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 59 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing Maven 19 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.92% 2.87% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.48% 27.59% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
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£401 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
141 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.21% 10.39% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 35 23
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.57 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +54.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 -6 9 £463 +27.58% 2
Wilmslow - 2 £323 -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 (90.32%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) Spring
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
5 12 (38.71%) JSON
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle
7 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
7 10 (32.26%) Gradle
8 9 (29.03%) Ant
9 8 (25.81%) JUnit
9 8 (25.81%) J2EE
9 8 (25.81%) Web Services
9 8 (25.81%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) Big Data
9 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
9 8 (25.81%) Java EE
10 7 (22.58%) Web Development
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) Groovy
10 7 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (22.58%) Telematics
10 7 (22.58%) Algorithms
10 7 (22.58%) Docker
10 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (19.35%) JBoss
12 5 (16.13%) Jenkins

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Route 53
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Gradle
3 9 (29.03%) Ant
4 8 (25.81%) JUnit
4 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.90%) Hudson
7 3 (9.68%) JDeveloper
8 2 (6.45%) JIRA
8 2 (6.45%) Subversion
9 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.23%) FishEye
9 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Tools Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) Spring
2 12 (38.71%) JSON
3 10 (32.26%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) J2EE
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Java EE
5 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
5 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
5 5 (16.13%) Apache CXF
6 3 (9.68%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 3 (9.68%) JPA
7 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.45%) Servlets
7 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) JSP
8 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.23%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Telematics
2 7 (22.58%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) CentOS
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Web Development
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) ATDD
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) OOP
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) Groovy
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) RightScale
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
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