Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 81 96
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing Maven 23 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.75% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 2.84% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 7
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +9.68%
10th Percentile £378 £346 £313
90th Percentile £513 £506 £465
North West median daily rate £500 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year - +52.41% -26.19%

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 258 211 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.62% 16.60% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 163 185
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £546 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £29.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +7.06% -20.29%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.00 £22.55
90th Percentile £60.70 £33.00 £37.63
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +6.67%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 - 12 £405 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £450 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - - 3
Maven
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 19 (82.61%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Spring
3 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (47.83%) DevOps
7 9 (39.13%) Node.js
7 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (34.78%) JUnit
9 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
9 7 (30.43%) SaaS
9 7 (30.43%) PaaS
9 7 (30.43%) Microservices
9 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
10 6 (26.09%) Docker
10 6 (26.09%) React
10 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
10 6 (26.09%) BDD
10 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
10 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
10 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
10 6 (26.09%) Gradle

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Jetty
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (30.43%) PaaS
3 7 (30.43%) SaaS
4 4 (17.39%) OpenShift
5 3 (13.04%) BrowserStack
6 2 (8.70%) npm
6 2 (8.70%) Yarn
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) ZAP BI
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) JUnit
3 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
3 6 (26.09%) Gradle
3 6 (26.09%) JMeter
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) Grunt
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.35%) Ant
7 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (8.70%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Java Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) Node.js
3 7 (30.43%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) React
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) Spring Boot
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Akka
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) Kafka
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Spring Integration
7 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) DevOps
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Microservices
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) System Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Groovy
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) ES6
4 2 (8.70%) Java 8
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (17.39%) etcd
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Terraform
2 4 (17.39%) Consul
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat