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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 118 95 121
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Contract jobs citing Maven 38 44 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.40% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.17% 10.84% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 5
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £321 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
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
616 406 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.21% 12.90% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 270 122
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 10 18
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -7 27 £364 +3.92% 4
Cheshire -14 5 £363 - 1
Merseyside - 5 £325 -
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (90.22%) Java
2 49 (53.26%) Jenkins
3 43 (46.74%) Git (software)
4 39 (42.39%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 34 (36.96%) Linux
7 31 (33.70%) Spring
8 29 (31.52%) Gradle
9 28 (30.43%) SQL
10 27 (29.35%) JBoss
11 24 (26.09%) Ant
11 24 (26.09%) Web Services
12 22 (23.91%) HTML
12 22 (23.91%) DevOps
13 21 (22.83%) Oracle
14 20 (21.74%) J2EE
14 20 (21.74%) XML
14 20 (21.74%) CSS
15 19 (20.65%) Python
15 19 (20.65%) JIRA
16 18 (19.57%) REST
16 18 (19.57%) TDD
17 17 (18.48%) Tomcat
18 15 (16.30%) Apache
18 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
18 15 (16.30%) Selenium
18 15 (16.30%) Puppet
19 14 (15.22%) Hudson
19 14 (15.22%) Microservices

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (29.35%) JBoss
2 17 (18.48%) Tomcat
3 15 (16.30%) Apache
4 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.43%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.09%) Confluence
8 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (1.09%) Node.js
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) PaaS
2 3 (3.26%) GitHub
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) HTTP
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.70%) GIS
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.35%) MySQL
7 3 (3.26%) Couchbase
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) QGIS
8 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (53.26%) Jenkins
2 43 (46.74%) Git (software)
3 29 (31.52%) Gradle
4 24 (26.09%) Ant
5 19 (20.65%) JIRA
6 15 (16.30%) Selenium
7 14 (15.22%) Hudson
8 13 (14.13%) Eclipse
9 12 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (11.96%) Subversion
11 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
12 8 (8.70%) JBehave
13 6 (6.52%) JUnit
14 4 (4.35%) IntelliJ
15 3 (3.26%) JIRA Agile
16 2 (2.17%) GitLab
16 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 1 (1.09%) Mockito
17 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
17 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Games
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (56.52%) Developer
2 36 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Architect
6 9 (9.78%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.70%) GIS Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) DevOps Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Java Applications Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Java Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Java Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) Spring
2 24 (26.09%) Web Services
3 22 (23.91%) HTML
4 20 (21.74%) CSS
4 20 (21.74%) J2EE
4 20 (21.74%) XML
5 18 (19.57%) REST
6 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
7 13 (14.13%) AngularJS
8 12 (13.04%) HTML5
9 11 (11.96%) CSS3
9 11 (11.96%) jQuery
10 9 (9.78%) Apache Camel
10 9 (9.78%) OSGi
11 8 (8.70%) PostGIS
11 8 (8.70%) XSLT
12 7 (7.61%) Ajax
12 7 (7.61%) D3.js
12 7 (7.61%) Spring MVC
13 6 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.52%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (42.39%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (23.91%) DevOps
3 18 (19.57%) TDD
4 14 (15.22%) Microservices
4 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.13%) Scrum
6 12 (13.04%) BDD
7 11 (11.96%) Open Source
8 9 (9.78%) SDLC
8 9 (9.78%) SOLID
9 7 (7.61%) MVC
9 7 (7.61%) Web Accessibility
10 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.43%) SOA
11 5 (5.43%) System Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Web Development
12 4 (4.35%) High Availability
12 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
12 4 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (90.22%) Java
2 36 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.43%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) Python
5 11 (11.96%) Groovy
5 11 (11.96%) Perl
6 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.43%) XPath
9 4 (4.35%) C#
10 3 (3.26%) FQL
10 3 (3.26%) VB
11 1 (1.09%) LINC
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Docker
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) Puppet
2 7 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.35%) Ansible
4 3 (3.26%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.09%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Oracle
2 12 (13.04%) IBM
3 9 (9.78%) Perforce
4 6 (6.52%) ESRI
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) ATG
6 2 (2.17%) Unisys
7 1 (1.09%) Assembla
7 1 (1.09%) BMC
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
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Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
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