Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 81 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing Maven 26 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.96% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 3.11% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 12
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +5.81% -
10th Percentile £325 £359 £313
90th Percentile £488 £495 £450
North West median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £29.53
% change year-on-year - +43.95% -23.81%

Maven is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 273 225 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.60% 18.49% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 173 183
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% -0.61% +12.24%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £313
90th Percentile £539 £525 £499
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +7.06% -20.29%
10th Percentile £26.75 £31.00 £22.55
90th Percentile £45.25 £33.00 £37.63
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -8.54% -1.20% +3.75%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Maven as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in Cheshire

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in Cheshire

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in Cheshire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 11 £475 -
Knutsford - 4 £450 - 1
Chester - 2 - - 1
Macclesfield +1 1 £425 -19.05%
Warrington - 1 - -
Maven
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Maven.

1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Spring
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (46.15%) Node.js
4 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) Gradle
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Terraform
6 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) JUnit
6 8 (30.77%) SaaS
6 8 (30.77%) PaaS
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) RESTful
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 7 (26.92%) Java 8
8 6 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (23.08%) Docker
8 6 (23.08%) XML
8 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) Build Automation
9 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (30.77%) PaaS
3 8 (30.77%) SaaS
4 4 (15.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Gradle
3 8 (30.77%) JUnit
4 5 (19.23%) Mockito
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Grunt
5 4 (15.38%) Mocha
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
7 2 (7.69%) JMeter
7 2 (7.69%) JProfiler
7 2 (7.69%) Selenium
7 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) Ant
8 1 (3.85%) Arquillian
8 1 (3.85%) Gatling
8 1 (3.85%) JBehave
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Java Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Spring
2 12 (46.15%) Node.js
3 7 (26.92%) RESTful
3 7 (26.92%) Web Services
4 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 6 (23.08%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (15.38%) Ajax
6 4 (15.38%) Dropwizard
6 4 (15.38%) J2EE
6 4 (15.38%) JDBC
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) React
6 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) JPA
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (19.23%) Build Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Service Design
7 3 (11.54%) Dependency Management
7 3 (11.54%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.69%) RAD
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) SEO
8 2 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Java 8
5 4 (15.38%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Go
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (15.38%) etcd
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (15.38%) Consul
4 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
2 2 (7.69%) Perforce
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
2 2 (7.69%) Tealium
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat