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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 115 131 120
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 39 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.75% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.46% 6.37% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 11
Median daily rate £420 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £274 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.38% +28.57%
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
523 487 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.75% 11.83% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 307 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +21 31 £420 -1.17% 1
Cheshire -3 5 £425 +44.06%
Lancashire +8 2 £450 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 71 (92.21%) Java
2 41 (53.25%) Spring
2 41 (53.25%) Git (software)
3 40 (51.95%) Jenkins
3 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (40.26%) JUnit
5 30 (38.96%) TDD
6 24 (31.17%) SQL
7 22 (28.57%) Linux
8 20 (25.97%) Oracle
8 20 (25.97%) Hibernate
9 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
10 18 (23.38%) JSP
10 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
10 18 (23.38%) Gradle
10 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.08%) RESTful
12 15 (19.48%) CSS
12 15 (19.48%) XML
13 14 (18.18%) Ant
13 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
14 13 (16.88%) SonarQube
14 13 (16.88%) Selenium
14 13 (16.88%) GWT
14 13 (16.88%) MVC
15 12 (15.58%) HTML
15 12 (15.58%) Web Services
15 12 (15.58%) JBoss
15 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (14.29%) NoSQL

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 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
2 12 (15.58%) JBoss
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.19%) Mule
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) ATG Dynamo
5 3 (3.90%) Jetty
5 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.60%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (1.30%) Liferay
7 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) IaaS
1 3 (3.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) Network Security
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) SSH
5 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.60%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.60%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (53.25%) Git (software)
2 40 (51.95%) Jenkins
3 31 (40.26%) JUnit
4 18 (23.38%) Gradle
5 14 (18.18%) Ant
6 13 (16.88%) Selenium
6 13 (16.88%) SonarQube
7 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
7 9 (11.69%) JIRA
7 9 (11.69%) Mockito
7 9 (11.69%) Subversion
8 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.49%) Mercurial
9 4 (5.19%) Checkstyle
9 4 (5.19%) FindBugs
10 3 (3.90%) JMeter
10 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.90%) TestNG
11 2 (2.60%) GoCD
11 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.79%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 55 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (12.99%) J2EE Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) Spring
2 20 (25.97%) Hibernate
3 18 (23.38%) JSP
4 17 (22.08%) RESTful
5 15 (19.48%) CSS
5 15 (19.48%) XML
6 13 (16.88%) GWT
7 12 (15.58%) HTML
7 12 (15.58%) Web Services
8 11 (14.29%) J2EE
9 10 (12.99%) REST
10 7 (9.09%) JMS
11 6 (7.79%) JDBC
11 6 (7.79%) jQuery
11 6 (7.79%) Servlets
11 6 (7.79%) Spring MVC
12 5 (6.49%) Java EE
12 5 (6.49%) JSON
12 5 (6.49%) SOAP
12 5 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) SCADA
3 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.90%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.60%) iPad
5 2 (2.60%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) TDD
3 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.88%) MVC
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.99%) Scrum
6 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.39%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.39%) OO
8 7 (9.09%) SDLC
8 7 (9.09%) Web Development
9 6 (7.79%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.79%) Microservices
9 6 (7.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.49%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.19%) OOP
11 4 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) SQL
3 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.49%) Groovy
4 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.49%) Scala
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) Perl
6 3 (3.90%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.60%) Go
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) Clojure
8 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
1 3 (3.90%) ISEB
1 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 2 (2.60%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) IBM
2 9 (11.69%) Perforce
3 8 (10.39%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) ATG
4 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Talend