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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 125 112 129
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing Maven 40 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.75% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.25% 7.01% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 5
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£413 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
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
552 328 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.57% 10.63% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 193 170
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £18.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £36.70 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 2015.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Maven Hourly Rate Trend 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 31 August 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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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
Cheshire -5 19 £448 +16.23% 5
Manchester -15 8 £400 +28.00% 7
Lancashire - 4 - -
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 54 (77.14%) Java
2 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 40 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (37.14%) Linux
6 25 (35.71%) Puppet
7 22 (31.43%) Hudson
7 22 (31.43%) HTML
7 22 (31.43%) Spring
8 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 19 (27.14%) Gradle
10 17 (24.29%) DevOps
10 17 (24.29%) SQL
11 15 (21.43%) Ant
11 15 (21.43%) OO
11 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
11 15 (21.43%) HTML5
12 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 14 (20.00%) UNIX
13 13 (18.57%) CSS
14 12 (17.14%) Perl
14 12 (17.14%) Python
14 12 (17.14%) jQuery
14 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (15.71%) SDLC
15 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (15.71%) Web Services
16 10 (14.29%) Windows
16 10 (14.29%) J2EE

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (10.00%) JBoss
2 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) Confluence
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) Jetty
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.86%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (12.86%) Amazon S3
2 9 (12.86%) Route 53
2 9 (12.86%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (5.71%) GitHub
4 3 (4.29%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) DNS
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
1 4 (5.71%) Firewall
1 4 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 40 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 22 (31.43%) Hudson
3 19 (27.14%) Gradle
4 15 (21.43%) Ant
5 9 (12.86%) JUnit
5 9 (12.86%) Eclipse
5 9 (12.86%) Subversion
6 4 (5.71%) IntelliJ
6 4 (5.71%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (4.29%) FishEye
7 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.29%) JIRA
8 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.86%) StarTeam
8 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.43%) Log4j
9 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (8.57%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) HTML
1 22 (31.43%) Spring
2 15 (21.43%) HTML5
3 13 (18.57%) CSS
4 12 (17.14%) jQuery
5 11 (15.71%) Web Services
6 10 (14.29%) J2EE
6 10 (14.29%) JSON
7 7 (10.00%) OSGi
7 7 (10.00%) CSS3
7 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.00%) .NET
8 5 (7.14%) SOAP
8 5 (7.14%) REST
9 4 (5.71%) CAML
9 4 (5.71%) RESTful
9 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.71%) XML
9 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Telematics
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) UNIX
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
4 9 (12.86%) CentOS
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.71%) AIX
6 4 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (24.29%) DevOps
4 15 (21.43%) OO
4 15 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.71%) SDLC
6 10 (14.29%) TDD
7 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.86%) Open Source
7 9 (12.86%) Auto-Scaling
8 8 (11.43%) Microservices
9 7 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (10.00%) Web Development
10 6 (8.57%) Scrum
10 6 (8.57%) Project Management
11 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.14%) BDD
12 4 (5.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) SQL
4 12 (17.14%) Python
4 12 (17.14%) Perl
5 8 (11.43%) Groovy
6 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.71%) VB
8 4 (5.71%) FQL
8 4 (5.71%) C#
9 3 (4.29%) C++
9 3 (4.29%) C
9 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.86%) Ruby
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) LINC
11 1 (1.43%) Lua
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.43%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (35.71%) Puppet
2 9 (12.86%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.29%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.14%) Sun
2 5 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.86%) RightScale
4 2 (2.86%) Unisys
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) BMC
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
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