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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 120 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Maven 23 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.21% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.89% 1.88% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £325 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
334 320 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.69% 11.17% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 170 194
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Cheshire +11 16 £385 +18.46% 1
Manchester -7 7 £313 -1.57% 10
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (76.74%) Jenkins
2 31 (72.09%) DevOps
3 27 (62.79%) Red Hat
4 22 (51.16%) Configuration Management
4 22 (51.16%) Java
4 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (48.84%) CentOS
5 21 (48.84%) Firewall
5 21 (48.84%) DNS
5 21 (48.84%) DHCP
5 21 (48.84%) Amazon ELB
5 21 (48.84%) Vagrant
5 21 (48.84%) Route 53
5 21 (48.84%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (48.84%) Amazon S3
5 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (48.84%) Open Source
5 21 (48.84%) Puppet
5 21 (48.84%) Hudson
6 20 (46.51%) RightScale
7 15 (34.88%) MVC
7 15 (34.88%) QA
7 15 (34.88%) SaaS
7 15 (34.88%) PaaS
7 15 (34.88%) RESTful
8 14 (32.56%) Linux
9 13 (30.23%) HTTP
10 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
10 12 (27.91%) Adobe
10 12 (27.91%) Servlets

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (27.91%) Tomcat
1 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.93%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (13.95%) Apache
3 6 (13.95%) Jetty
3 6 (13.95%) nginx
3 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon EC2
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon S3
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (48.84%) Route 53
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon ELB
2 15 (34.88%) SaaS
2 15 (34.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) DHCP
1 21 (48.84%) DNS
1 21 (48.84%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Big Data
2 6 (13.95%) Hazelcast
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (6.98%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.98%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (76.74%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) Hudson
3 6 (13.95%) JUnit
3 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.98%) Ant
4 3 (6.98%) Gradle
5 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (27.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) RESTful
2 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
2 12 (27.91%) Servlets
3 11 (25.58%) OSGi
4 9 (20.93%) Spring
5 7 (16.28%) JMS
6 6 (13.95%) XML Schema
6 6 (13.95%) Grails
6 6 (13.95%) XML
6 6 (13.95%) DOM
6 6 (13.95%) XSLT
6 6 (13.95%) J2SE
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) SAX
7 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.33%) HornetQ
8 1 (2.33%) GWT
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) CentOS
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Android
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) DevOps
2 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (51.16%) Configuration Management
3 15 (34.88%) MVC
4 8 (18.60%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) BDD
6 3 (6.98%) ATDD
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) UML
8 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) Ruby
2 6 (13.95%) XPath
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (48.84%) Puppet
1 21 (48.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Red Hat
2 20 (46.51%) RightScale
3 12 (27.91%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
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