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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 47 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Maven 25 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 2.08% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.24% 36.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
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
164 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.45% 5.71% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 25 33
Average daily rate £365 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 - £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 11 £438 +9.43% 3
Knutsford - 8 £275 -
Wilmslow - 1 £210 -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (79.55%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (47.73%) Spring
5 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
6 17 (38.64%) Hudson
7 14 (31.82%) Groovy
8 13 (29.55%) JSON
8 13 (29.55%) Gradle
8 13 (29.55%) TDD
9 12 (27.27%) Puppet
10 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (25.00%) Perl
10 11 (25.00%) OO
10 11 (25.00%) Python
10 11 (25.00%) DevOps
10 11 (25.00%) SDLC
11 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
11 10 (22.73%) JUnit
11 10 (22.73%) RESTful
12 9 (20.45%) Open Source
12 9 (20.45%) CentOS
12 9 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (20.45%) Amazon S3
12 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (20.45%) QA
12 9 (20.45%) Route 53
12 9 (20.45%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (20.45%) Vagrant

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 3 (6.82%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Jetty
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon S3
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (20.45%) Route 53
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DHCP
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
3 17 (38.64%) Hudson
4 13 (29.55%) Gradle
5 10 (22.73%) JUnit
6 9 (20.45%) Ant
7 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.09%) Subversion
9 3 (6.82%) JIRA
9 3 (6.82%) Artifactory
9 3 (6.82%) FishEye
10 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.27%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Tools Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) Spring
2 13 (29.55%) JSON
3 10 (22.73%) RESTful
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE
4 8 (18.18%) Web Services
5 7 (15.91%) HTML
5 7 (15.91%) Java EE
6 3 (6.82%) Apache CXF
6 3 (6.82%) JAX-RS
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.82%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.82%) XML
7 2 (4.55%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) Servlets
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.55%) OSGi
7 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.27%) HTML5
8 1 (2.27%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Telematics
3 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) CentOS
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (29.55%) TDD
4 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) OO
4 11 (25.00%) DevOps
4 11 (25.00%) SDLC
5 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.45%) Auto-Scaling
6 9 (20.45%) Open Source
7 7 (15.91%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (15.91%) Web Development
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.82%) OOP
10 3 (6.82%) Project Management
10 3 (6.82%) MVC
11 2 (4.55%) Scrum
11 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Groovy
3 11 (25.00%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 9 (20.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.55%) RightScale