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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 123 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing Maven 31 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.03% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 10.67% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 3
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£401 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
416 300 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.72% 9.67% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 157 101
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £33.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.74 £28.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £50.00 £120.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Cheshire -15 16 £401 +6.80% 3
Lancashire +10 8 £517 +3.40%
Manchester - 6 £330 - 4
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (85.53%) Java
2 47 (61.84%) Spring
3 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
5 21 (27.63%) JUnit
6 20 (26.32%) Oracle
7 19 (25.00%) Ant
7 19 (25.00%) JSON
8 18 (23.68%) XML
8 18 (23.68%) Tomcat
8 18 (23.68%) Red Hat
9 17 (22.37%) Linux
9 17 (22.37%) J2EE
10 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
10 15 (19.74%) HTML
10 15 (19.74%) TDD
10 15 (19.74%) Hibernate
10 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
11 14 (18.42%) Gradle
11 14 (18.42%) RESTful
11 14 (18.42%) Open Source
12 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
12 13 (17.11%) Spring MVC
12 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
12 13 (17.11%) OO
13 12 (15.79%) HTTP
13 12 (15.79%) Struts
13 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (13.16%) Web Services

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.89%) JBoss
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.58%) Node.js
5 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
5 1 (1.32%) Jetty
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (5.26%) Route 53
2 2 (2.63%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) DHCP
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.53%) Big Data
3 6 (7.89%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.95%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 21 (27.63%) JUnit
3 19 (25.00%) Ant
4 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
5 14 (18.42%) Gradle
6 10 (13.16%) Hudson
7 9 (11.84%) Cucumber
7 9 (11.84%) Eclipse
8 8 (10.53%) Selenium
9 6 (7.89%) Subversion
10 4 (5.26%) JDeveloper
11 3 (3.95%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (3.95%) Mockito
12 2 (2.63%) StarTeam
12 2 (2.63%) JIRA
13 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (1.32%) FishEye
13 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
13 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
1 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Developer
2 45 (59.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Technical Leader
5 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (2.63%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Developer
7 2 (2.63%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.84%) Spring
2 19 (25.00%) JSON
3 18 (23.68%) XML
4 17 (22.37%) J2EE
5 15 (19.74%) HTML
5 15 (19.74%) Hibernate
6 14 (18.42%) RESTful
7 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
7 13 (17.11%) Spring MVC
8 12 (15.79%) Struts
9 10 (13.16%) Web Services
9 10 (13.16%) Servlets
10 9 (11.84%) JMS
10 9 (11.84%) J2SE
10 9 (11.84%) XML Schema
10 9 (11.84%) Grails
11 8 (10.53%) Java EE
11 8 (10.53%) XSLT
11 8 (10.53%) Apache Wicket
12 7 (9.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Open Source
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.21%) Telematics
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.84%) UNIX
4 8 (10.53%) Windows
5 4 (5.26%) AIX
5 4 (5.26%) Solaris
5 4 (5.26%) CentOS
6 3 (3.95%) Android
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) TDD
3 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
3 13 (17.11%) OO
4 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.16%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Web Development
6 8 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (9.21%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (6.58%) BDD
8 5 (6.58%) MVC
8 5 (6.58%) SOA
9 4 (5.26%) OOP
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.26%) Auto-Scaling
10 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Release Management
10 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 65 (85.53%) Java
2 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.53%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) Groovy
4 7 (9.21%) Scala
5 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) XPath
6 3 (3.95%) XQuery
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.32%) Lua
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 18 (23.68%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.58%) Sun
4 2 (2.63%) Informatica
4 2 (2.63%) RightScale
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
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