The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 122 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Maven 15 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 2.55% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
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£335 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £321 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
Maven
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
359 353 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.29% 11.93% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 184 179
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.91 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £43.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Manchester -9 8 £313 -13.79% 7
Cheshire +13 7 £400 +23.07% 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (68.29%) Jenkins
2 26 (63.41%) DevOps
3 25 (60.98%) Red Hat
4 23 (56.10%) Java
5 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
5 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (39.02%) Firewall
6 16 (39.02%) DHCP
6 16 (39.02%) DNS
6 16 (39.02%) Vagrant
6 16 (39.02%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (39.02%) Route 53
6 16 (39.02%) Puppet
6 16 (39.02%) Hudson
6 16 (39.02%) CentOS
6 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (39.02%) Amazon S3
6 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (39.02%) Open Source
6 16 (39.02%) RightScale
7 15 (36.59%) RESTful
7 15 (36.59%) Linux
7 15 (36.59%) MVC
8 14 (34.15%) HTTP
8 14 (34.15%) SaaS
8 14 (34.15%) PaaS
8 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
9 13 (31.71%) Servlets
9 13 (31.71%) QA

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
1 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.95%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) Jetty
3 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon ELB
1 16 (39.02%) Route 53
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon S3
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (34.15%) SaaS
2 14 (34.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Firewall
1 16 (39.02%) DHCP
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
2 14 (34.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Hazelcast
2 8 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.20%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data
5 3 (7.32%) CouchDB
5 3 (7.32%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (68.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (39.02%) Hudson
3 4 (9.76%) JUnit
3 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.32%) Gradle
4 3 (7.32%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (29.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 13 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) RESTful
2 13 (31.71%) Servlets
3 12 (29.27%) Spring
3 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
4 11 (26.83%) OSGi
5 10 (24.39%) JMS
6 9 (21.95%) XML Schema
6 9 (21.95%) J2SE
6 9 (21.95%) XML
6 9 (21.95%) DOM
6 9 (21.95%) XSLT
6 9 (21.95%) Grails
7 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (12.20%) SAX
8 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
8 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (7.32%) Web Services
9 1 (2.44%) HornetQ
9 1 (2.44%) GWT
9 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Open Source
2 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) CentOS
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Android
4 5 (12.20%) Windows
5 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) DevOps
2 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
2 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (36.59%) MVC
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (7.32%) BDD
7 3 (7.32%) ATDD
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.44%) UML
9 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) XPath
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Vagrant
1 16 (39.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Red Hat
2 16 (39.02%) RightScale
3 12 (29.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Daily
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago