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 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 35 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Maven 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.72% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.07% 21.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
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£438 £500 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £496
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 Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.02% 7.31% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 9
Average daily rate £400 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.03%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Lancashire 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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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
Accrington - - - -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Struts
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
1 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 8 (72.73%) Spring MVC
3 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) Apache Wicket
3 8 (72.73%) Ant
3 8 (72.73%) JUnit
3 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (45.45%) Node.js
5 5 (45.45%) Scala
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) MySQL
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
8 2 (18.18%) Analytics
8 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Informatica
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) ETL
9 1 (9.09%) HTTP
9 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (9.09%) HTML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
1 8 (72.73%) Ant
1 8 (72.73%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Struts
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 8 (72.73%) Spring MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Wicket
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat