The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 43 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 5 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.10% - 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.25% - 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Average daily rate
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£438 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 10 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.16% 5.81% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 41
Average daily rate £400 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Lancashire region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Wicket
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Struts
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Struts
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Spring MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Wicket
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle