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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 71 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Maven 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 1.82% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% 12.73% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate £350 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
155 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.42% 14.27% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 30
Average daily rate £405 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £41.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -30.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 - - 3
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
4 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 11 (40.74%) Perl
5 11 (40.74%) Python
5 11 (40.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (40.74%) Groovy
5 11 (40.74%) Hudson
6 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
8 8 (29.63%) Spring
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) J2EE
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) HTML5
11 5 (18.52%) Puppet
11 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) JIRA
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) TDD
12 4 (14.81%) Banking
12 4 (14.81%) MVC
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (14.81%) Web Services
12 4 (14.81%) XML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (40.74%) Hudson
3 11 (40.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
5 3 (11.11%) Ant
5 3 (11.11%) Gradle
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.70%) Checkstyle
7 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.70%) FindBugs
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium
7 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Spring
2 7 (25.93%) J2EE
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) Apache Camel
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) D3.js
5 4 (14.81%) OSGi
5 4 (14.81%) RESTful
5 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware
6 3 (11.11%) XSLT
7 2 (7.41%) XSD
8 1 (3.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Microservices
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Groovy
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) VMware