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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 52 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Maven 20 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.20% 2.48% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.26% 22.22% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 1
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£344 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
123 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.53% 11.17% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 35 25
Average daily rate £363 £381 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £48.75 £40.57 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% +54.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £34.72 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £48.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 1 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 1 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
Wilmslow - 6 £320 -
Chester -2 5 £450 +24.13% 5
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (85.19%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) Spring
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) RESTful
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) JSON
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) JUnit
6 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 8 (29.63%) Java EE
6 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
6 8 (29.63%) Big Data
7 7 (25.93%) Telematics
7 7 (25.93%) Docker
7 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
7 7 (25.93%) Groovy
7 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.93%) J2EE
8 6 (22.22%) Ant
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (22.22%) Gradle
9 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS
9 5 (18.52%) Hudson
9 5 (18.52%) Apache CXF
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps
9 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
9 5 (18.52%) Web Services

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Jetty
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Route 53
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
3 2 (7.41%) CouchDB
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) JUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
3 6 (22.22%) Ant
3 6 (22.22%) Gradle
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) Hudson
5 3 (11.11%) JDeveloper
6 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) RESTful
2 9 (33.33%) JSON
3 8 (29.63%) Java EE
4 7 (25.93%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS
5 5 (18.52%) Apache CXF
5 5 (18.52%) Apache Camel
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) JPA
7 2 (7.41%) HTML
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (3.70%) Servlets
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Telematics
1 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) CentOS
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) ATDD
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
9 1 (3.70%) JVM Tuning
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Groovy
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) RightScale
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £425 - £500 per day + competitive
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