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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 56 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Maven 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.78% 1.27% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.43% 12.66% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£325 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.15 -
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
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
97 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.34% 10.03% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 29 24
Average daily rate £320 £356 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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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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 +8 1 £388 -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (81.48%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) Spring
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (33.33%) RESTful
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) JUnit
5 8 (29.63%) J2EE
5 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (29.63%) Java EE
5 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (29.63%) Big Data
5 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.93%) Apache Camel
6 7 (25.93%) Docker
6 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
6 7 (25.93%) Groovy
6 7 (25.93%) Telematics
6 7 (25.93%) JSON
6 7 (25.93%) JBoss
7 6 (22.22%) SOA
7 6 (22.22%) Hudson
8 5 (18.52%) Puppet
8 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS
8 5 (18.52%) CentOS
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
8 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (25.93%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) Route 53
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DHCP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.41%) CouchDB
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
2 8 (29.63%) JUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) Hudson
4 3 (11.11%) JDeveloper
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) RESTful
3 8 (29.63%) Java EE
3 8 (29.63%) J2EE
4 7 (25.93%) JSON
4 7 (25.93%) Apache Camel
5 5 (18.52%) JAX-RS
5 5 (18.52%) Apache CXF
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) XSLT
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) JPA
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (7.41%) Middleware
8 2 (7.41%) XML Schema
8 2 (7.41%) XSD
8 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Telematics
1 7 (25.93%) Algorithms
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) CentOS
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) BDD
5 2 (7.41%) ATDD
5 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.70%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Groovy
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) RightScale
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