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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 116 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Maven 41 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.91% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.44% 7.84% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 11
Median daily rate £388 £370 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
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
486 421 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.89% 11.57% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 251 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.96 £37.00 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £42.80 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Maven as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester +13 31 £355 -26.50% 6
Cheshire -18 5 £388 +13.97% 3
Lancashire -5 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Maven.

1 54 (88.52%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) Jenkins
3 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (44.26%) Spring
5 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
6 24 (39.34%) Oracle
7 22 (36.07%) SQL
7 22 (36.07%) TDD
8 21 (34.43%) CSS
9 18 (29.51%) JSP
9 18 (29.51%) Linux
10 17 (27.87%) JBoss
11 16 (26.23%) Tomcat
11 16 (26.23%) Web Services
11 16 (26.23%) XML
11 16 (26.23%) JUnit
11 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (22.95%) Ant
12 14 (22.95%) HTML
12 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
12 14 (22.95%) MVC
12 14 (22.95%) Gradle
12 14 (22.95%) SonarQube
13 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
13 12 (19.67%) RESTful
14 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.03%) Selenium
14 11 (18.03%) JIRA
15 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (27.87%) JBoss
2 16 (26.23%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.11%) ATG Dynamo
4 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.92%) Apache
6 3 (4.92%) Jetty
6 3 (4.92%) Mule
7 2 (3.28%) nginx
7 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.28%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) IaaS
1 2 (3.28%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
2 5 (8.20%) Internet
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) SSH
6 1 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (8.20%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.28%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Jenkins
2 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (26.23%) JUnit
4 14 (22.95%) Ant
4 14 (22.95%) Gradle
4 14 (22.95%) SonarQube
5 11 (18.03%) JIRA
5 11 (18.03%) Selenium
6 10 (16.39%) Mockito
7 9 (14.75%) Eclipse
8 7 (11.48%) Subversion
9 5 (8.20%) Checkstyle
9 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
9 5 (8.20%) FindBugs
10 3 (4.92%) JMeter
10 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (3.28%) GoCD
11 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.48%) Banking
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Developer
2 43 (70.49%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) Spring
2 21 (34.43%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) JSP
4 16 (26.23%) Web Services
4 16 (26.23%) XML
5 14 (22.95%) HTML
6 12 (19.67%) RESTful
7 9 (14.75%) Ajax
8 8 (13.11%) GWT
8 8 (13.11%) Hibernate
8 8 (13.11%) JDBC
8 8 (13.11%) Spring MVC
9 7 (11.48%) REST
10 6 (9.84%) J2EE
10 6 (9.84%) Java EE
10 6 (9.84%) jQuery
10 6 (9.84%) Servlets
10 6 (9.84%) XSLT
11 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
11 5 (8.20%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
1 5 (8.20%) SCADA
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) TDD
3 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
4 14 (22.95%) MVC
5 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) System Testing
7 7 (11.48%) DevOps
7 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Microservices
8 6 (9.84%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) Web Development
9 5 (8.20%) OOP
9 5 (8.20%) SDLC
10 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 4 (6.56%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (6.56%) SOA
10 4 (6.56%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (88.52%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) Go
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) ATG
2 8 (13.11%) IBM
2 8 (13.11%) Perforce
3 4 (6.56%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.28%) TIBCO