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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Maven
England / North West
Rank 114 129 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Maven 19 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.75% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.13% 4.64% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 31
Median daily rate £425 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

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
460 603 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.50% 16.18% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 365 279
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £44.15 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +7 11 £425 +6.25% 8
Cheshire +23 4 £438 +25.00% 1
Merseyside -5 4 £405 +24.61%
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 48 (92.31%) Java
2 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.00%) TDD
4 24 (46.15%) Gradle
4 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 23 (44.23%) Scrum
6 21 (40.38%) Git (software)
7 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
9 18 (34.62%) Spring
9 18 (34.62%) Cucumber
10 17 (32.69%) BDD
11 15 (28.85%) JBehave
12 14 (26.92%) Puppet
13 13 (25.00%) Degree
13 13 (25.00%) JIRA
13 13 (25.00%) JUnit
13 13 (25.00%) DevOps
14 12 (23.08%) Open Source
15 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (21.15%) Web Services
15 11 (21.15%) Linux
15 11 (21.15%) Python
15 11 (21.15%) Migration
15 11 (21.15%) ESRI
15 11 (21.15%) GeoServer
15 11 (21.15%) OpenLayers
15 11 (21.15%) Leaflet
15 11 (21.15%) PostGIS
16 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management

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 11 (21.15%) GeoServer
2 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) GitHub
3 4 (7.69%) Datadog
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Gradle
1 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 21 (40.38%) Git (software)
3 18 (34.62%) Cucumber
4 15 (28.85%) JBehave
5 13 (25.00%) JIRA
5 13 (25.00%) JUnit
6 8 (15.38%) Ant
7 6 (11.54%) Selenium
7 6 (11.54%) SonarQube
8 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
8 5 (9.62%) IntelliJ
8 5 (9.62%) Spock
9 4 (7.69%) Artifactory
9 4 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 4 (7.69%) JMeter
10 3 (5.77%) Subversion
10 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.85%) CruiseControl
11 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) AWS Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Web Architect
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (1.92%) Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Environment Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Release Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
2 18 (34.62%) Spring
3 11 (21.15%) Leaflet
3 11 (21.15%) OpenLayers
3 11 (21.15%) PostGIS
3 11 (21.15%) Web Services
4 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) JSON
5 7 (13.46%) REST
6 6 (11.54%) RESTful
7 5 (9.62%) MCollective
7 5 (9.62%) SOAP
7 5 (9.62%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 4 (7.69%) CSS
8 4 (7.69%) HTML5
8 4 (7.69%) JMS
8 4 (7.69%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) CentOS
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) TDD
3 23 (44.23%) Scrum
4 17 (32.69%) BDD
5 13 (25.00%) DevOps
6 12 (23.08%) Open Source
7 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.15%) Migration
8 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 10 (19.23%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.62%) Build Automation
9 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.62%) MVC
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.69%) Microservices
10 4 (7.69%) OO
10 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) Python
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Ruby
6 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Clojure
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Puppet
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.62%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.69%) Ansible
5 2 (3.85%) Capistrano
5 2 (3.85%) Nagios
5 2 (3.85%) Terraform
6 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) ESRI
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Perforce
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.85%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe
6 1 (1.92%) IBM