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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 116 139 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Maven 38 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.70% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.75% 5.51% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 7
Median daily rate £420 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +42.85%
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
563 563 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.89% 12.73% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 363 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +19 30 £420 +6.32% 11
Cheshire +6 5 £410 -24.07%
Lancashire +14 1 £450 -5.26%
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 76 (95.00%) Java
2 46 (57.50%) Git (software)
3 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (55.00%) Spring
5 43 (53.75%) Jenkins
6 35 (43.75%) JUnit
7 34 (42.50%) TDD
8 25 (31.25%) Hibernate
8 25 (31.25%) Gradle
9 24 (30.00%) Linux
10 21 (26.25%) SQL
11 20 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 18 (22.50%) Scrum
12 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (22.50%) RESTful
13 17 (21.25%) Oracle
14 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
15 14 (17.50%) GWT
16 13 (16.25%) JSP
16 13 (16.25%) SonarQube
17 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.00%) NoSQL
17 12 (15.00%) REST
17 12 (15.00%) Ant
17 12 (15.00%) Web Services
18 11 (13.75%) MVC
18 11 (13.75%) XML
18 11 (13.75%) JBoss
18 11 (13.75%) J2EE

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 20 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.75%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) Mule
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) GeoServer
4 3 (3.75%) Jetty
4 3 (3.75%) nginx
4 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.25%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (1.25%) Liferay
6 1 (1.25%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) IaaS
2 3 (3.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.50%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (57.50%) Git (software)
2 43 (53.75%) Jenkins
3 35 (43.75%) JUnit
4 25 (31.25%) Gradle
5 13 (16.25%) SonarQube
6 12 (15.00%) Ant
7 11 (13.75%) Selenium
8 10 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 10 (12.50%) JIRA
9 8 (10.00%) Subversion
10 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
10 7 (8.75%) Mockito
11 4 (5.00%) Mercurial
12 3 (3.75%) JBehave
12 3 (3.75%) JMeter
12 3 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (3.75%) TestNG
13 2 (2.50%) Checkstyle
13 2 (2.50%) GoCD
13 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (83.75%) Developer
2 57 (71.25%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.00%) Spring
2 25 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 18 (22.50%) RESTful
4 14 (17.50%) GWT
5 13 (16.25%) JSP
6 12 (15.00%) REST
6 12 (15.00%) Web Services
7 11 (13.75%) J2EE
7 11 (13.75%) XML
8 10 (12.50%) CSS
9 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.00%) HTML
9 8 (10.00%) JSON
9 8 (10.00%) SOAP
10 7 (8.75%) jQuery
11 6 (7.50%) Java EE
11 6 (7.50%) JMS
12 5 (6.25%) Dropwizard
12 5 (6.25%) Swagger
12 5 (6.25%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) SCADA
3 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
4 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (42.50%) TDD
3 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (22.50%) Scrum
4 11 (13.75%) MVC
5 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.25%) DevOps
6 9 (11.25%) OO
6 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) SDLC
8 6 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (7.50%) Microservices
8 6 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (6.25%) BDD
9 5 (6.25%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.25%) Open Source
9 5 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 5 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (95.00%) Java
2 21 (26.25%) SQL
3 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.50%) Groovy
4 6 (7.50%) Python
4 6 (7.50%) Ruby
5 5 (6.25%) Scala
6 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Go
7 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.25%) Clojure
8 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ISEB
2 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Perforce
3 9 (11.25%) Google
4 8 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) ESRI
5 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.25%) ATG
7 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.25%) Talend
7 1 (1.25%) VMware
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