The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 83 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing Maven 8 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.73% 1.69% 3.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.32% 11.97% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Median daily rate £388 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £473 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%
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
185 142 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.91% 14.14% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 98 35
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £37.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Maven as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -5 4 £400 -13.51%
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Maven.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Spring MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (35.71%) FindBugs
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) SonarQube
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) JDBC
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 5 (35.71%) Servlets
5 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (35.71%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Perforce

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Couchbase
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Checkstyle
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) FindBugs
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Mockito
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) SonarQube
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Gradle
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Spring
1 8 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Java EE
3 5 (35.71%) JDBC
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) JSP
3 5 (35.71%) Servlets
3 5 (35.71%) Spring Security
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) JMS
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Perforce
3 1 (7.14%) VMware