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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Maven
North West / Cheshire
Rank 47 77 54
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23  
Contract jobs citing Maven 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.57% 0.41% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 2.42% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £429 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.27% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £333 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £393 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 87 165 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.51% 17.10% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 75
Median daily rate £438 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -67.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 26 March 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
Northwich - 1 £420 -
Maven
North West

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Maven.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Ant
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) JSON
6 2 (28.57%) EasyMock
6 2 (28.57%) Content Management
6 2 (28.57%) JBehave
6 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5

Maven
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Ant
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 2 (28.57%) EasyMock
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) JBehave
3 2 (28.57%) Mockito
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
4 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Java Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Web Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Spring MVC
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Express
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) JMX
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Material Design
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Batch
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capistrano
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce