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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 51 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 15 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% - 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.85% - 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£370 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 64 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.48% 8.34% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 52
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 - 12 £400 - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 32 (80.00%) DevOps
3 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (57.50%) CentOS
4 23 (57.50%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) DNS
4 23 (57.50%) DHCP
4 23 (57.50%) Red Hat
4 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
4 23 (57.50%) Amazon ELB
4 23 (57.50%) Vagrant
4 23 (57.50%) Route 53
4 23 (57.50%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
4 23 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (57.50%) Open Source
4 23 (57.50%) Puppet
4 23 (57.50%) Hudson
5 21 (52.50%) RightScale
6 18 (45.00%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) QA
8 14 (35.00%) MVC
9 13 (32.50%) RESTful
10 12 (30.00%) Marketing
10 12 (30.00%) Linux
10 12 (30.00%) Adobe
10 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (30.00%) SaaS
10 12 (30.00%) PaaS
11 11 (27.50%) OSGi

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (22.50%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (17.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.50%) Jetty
2 7 (17.50%) nginx
2 7 (17.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon EC2
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (57.50%) Route 53
1 23 (57.50%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (30.00%) SaaS
2 12 (30.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) DHCP
1 23 (57.50%) DNS
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (17.50%) Big Data
1 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 23 (57.50%) Hudson
3 7 (17.50%) JUnit
3 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 12 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) RESTful
2 12 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (27.50%) OSGi
4 7 (17.50%) Servlets
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (10.00%) DOM
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) JSON
6 4 (10.00%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) CSS3
7 3 (7.50%) Ajax
7 3 (7.50%) Java EE
7 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.00%) XSLT
8 2 (5.00%) JMS
8 2 (5.00%) JAXB
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (57.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) CentOS
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) DevOps
2 28 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (57.50%) Configuration Management
4 14 (35.00%) MVC
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
6 7 (17.50%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.00%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.50%) SOA
10 1 (2.50%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Workflow
10 1 (2.50%) User Experience Design
10 1 (2.50%) BDD
10 1 (2.50%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) XPath
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) Puppet
1 23 (57.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Red Hat
2 21 (52.50%) RightScale
3 12 (30.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss