The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 120 125 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 15 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.11% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.98% 0.93% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 15
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £325 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 323 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.94% 11.81% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 169 180
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
Maven
England

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 1 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 1 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 +16 14 £370 +13.84% 3
Manchester -2 1 - - 5
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (64.00%) DevOps
3 29 (58.00%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (56.00%) Java
5 24 (48.00%) Configuration Management
6 23 (46.00%) Red Hat
6 23 (46.00%) Firewall
6 23 (46.00%) DHCP
6 23 (46.00%) DNS
6 23 (46.00%) CentOS
6 23 (46.00%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (46.00%) Amazon S3
6 23 (46.00%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (46.00%) Open Source
6 23 (46.00%) Puppet
6 23 (46.00%) Vagrant
6 23 (46.00%) Amazon ELB
6 23 (46.00%) Route 53
6 23 (46.00%) Hudson
7 21 (42.00%) RightScale
8 18 (36.00%) MVC
9 16 (32.00%) Linux
10 15 (30.00%) RESTful
10 15 (30.00%) QA
11 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 12 (24.00%) SaaS
11 12 (24.00%) PaaS
11 12 (24.00%) Adobe
11 12 (24.00%) Web Services
11 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (18.00%) Adobe CQ
1 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.00%) Jetty
2 7 (14.00%) nginx
2 7 (14.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) Amazon EC2
1 23 (46.00%) Amazon S3
1 23 (46.00%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (46.00%) Amazon ELB
1 23 (46.00%) Route 53
2 12 (24.00%) SaaS
2 12 (24.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Firewall
1 23 (46.00%) DHCP
1 23 (46.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (14.00%) Big Data
2 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.00%) CouchDB
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (46.00%) Hudson
3 9 (18.00%) JUnit
4 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.00%) Ant
5 3 (6.00%) Gradle
6 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (24.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) RESTful
2 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (24.00%) Web Services
3 11 (22.00%) OSGi
4 8 (16.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) JSON
5 7 (14.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) Servlets
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
7 5 (10.00%) CSS
7 5 (10.00%) DOM
7 5 (10.00%) JMS
7 5 (10.00%) Ajax
7 5 (10.00%) Spring
7 5 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) Middleware
8 4 (8.00%) Java EE
8 4 (8.00%) jQuery
8 4 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) CentOS
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) DevOps
2 29 (58.00%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (48.00%) Configuration Management
4 18 (36.00%) MVC
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) OO
7 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.00%) JVM Tuning
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) ATDD
9 3 (6.00%) BDD
10 2 (4.00%) User Experience Design
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
10 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) Web Development
11 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) Ruby
4 5 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Puppet
1 23 (46.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (42.00%) RightScale
3 12 (24.00%) Adobe
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago