Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 67 88
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing Maven 20 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.61% 1.81% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.40% 9.80% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £335 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.90% -18.54% -3.24%
10th Percentile £375 £250 £313
90th Percentile £513 £435 £461
North West median daily rate £700 £400 £416
% change year-on-year +75.00% -3.90% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £55.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year - +86.28% -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 238 245 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.16% 18.52% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 183 172
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £288 £271
90th Percentile £548 £542 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -17.95% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £60.70 £33.00 £39.50
North West median hourly rate £39.25 £41.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.27% +4.69% +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
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 14 December 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 - 9 £403 -
Knutsford -10 5 £441 +30.74%
Chester - 2 - - 1
Warrington 0 1 - -
Macclesfield -6 1 - -
Maven
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) JUnit
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Selenium
7 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (30.00%) System Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) JMeter
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) CRM
7 6 (30.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) JSP
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) JSON
8 5 (25.00%) 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 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Jetty
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (15.00%) BrowserStack
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) npm
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Yarn
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.00%) ZAP BI
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) JUnit
3 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) Gradle
5 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 3 (15.00%) NetBeans
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (10.00%) Ant
7 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (5.00%) Grunt
8 1 (5.00%) gulp
8 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (5.00%) Protractor
8 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) SOAP
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) JSON
3 5 (25.00%) JSP
3 5 (25.00%) Node.js
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (15.00%) Java EE
5 3 (15.00%) JMS
5 3 (15.00%) React
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) Redux
6 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
6 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) CRM
6 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (30.00%) System Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) ES6
3 2 (10.00%) Java 8
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Tealium