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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 119 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Maven 28 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.66% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 7.94% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
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£330 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £47.50
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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
406 252 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.17% 8.37% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 152 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.49 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.02 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +4 25 £320 -16.88% 4
Manchester -8 3 £483 - 3
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 52 (75.36%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) Spring
4 31 (44.93%) Git (software)
5 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
6 25 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
8 18 (26.09%) Gradle
8 18 (26.09%) Hudson
9 17 (24.64%) Puppet
9 17 (24.64%) DevOps
9 17 (24.64%) JUnit
10 16 (23.19%) JSON
11 15 (21.74%) OO
11 15 (21.74%) Open Source
12 14 (20.29%) Linux
12 14 (20.29%) Ant
12 14 (20.29%) Configuration Management
12 14 (20.29%) Groovy
13 13 (18.84%) TDD
13 13 (18.84%) RESTful
14 12 (17.39%) Python
14 12 (17.39%) J2EE
14 12 (17.39%) Perl
15 11 (15.94%) HTML
15 11 (15.94%) Web Services
15 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
15 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (15.94%) SDLC
16 10 (14.49%) Auto-Scaling

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
4 3 (4.35%) Confluence
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) Jetty
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.49%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (14.49%) Amazon S3
2 10 (14.49%) Route 53
2 10 (14.49%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
2 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.90%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.90%) Hazelcast
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (44.93%) Git (software)
2 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
3 18 (26.09%) Gradle
3 18 (26.09%) Hudson
4 17 (24.64%) JUnit
5 14 (20.29%) Ant
6 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.14%) Subversion
8 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.80%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (4.35%) FishEye
10 3 (4.35%) JIRA
10 3 (4.35%) Selenium
10 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.90%) StarTeam
12 1 (1.45%) TestNG
12 1 (1.45%) Log4j
12 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
12 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 30 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Tools Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) Spring
2 16 (23.19%) JSON
3 13 (18.84%) RESTful
4 12 (17.39%) J2EE
5 11 (15.94%) Web Services
5 11 (15.94%) HTML
6 8 (11.59%) Java EE
6 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
7 7 (10.14%) XML
8 6 (8.70%) Struts
8 6 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 5 (7.25%) Servlets
9 5 (7.25%) Apache Camel
9 5 (7.25%) OSGi
10 4 (5.80%) JMS
10 4 (5.80%) HTML5
11 3 (4.35%) Apache Wicket
11 3 (4.35%) Apache CXF
11 3 (4.35%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Telematics
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) CentOS
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.25%) UNIX
6 4 (5.80%) AIX
6 4 (5.80%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (24.64%) DevOps
4 15 (21.74%) Open Source
4 15 (21.74%) OO
5 14 (20.29%) Configuration Management
6 13 (18.84%) TDD
7 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.94%) SDLC
8 10 (14.49%) Auto-Scaling
9 7 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (10.14%) Web Development
10 6 (8.70%) BDD
11 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.80%) MVC
13 3 (4.35%) Scrum
13 3 (4.35%) OOP
13 3 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) Groovy
3 12 (17.39%) Python
3 12 (17.39%) Perl
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) XPath
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) Lua
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) Puppet
2 10 (14.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Sun
4 3 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.90%) RightScale
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe
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