Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 78 83
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Maven 28 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.13% 0.57% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.91% 3.50% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 13
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.76% +24.41%
10th Percentile £250 £394 £333
90th Percentile £523 £444 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £61.25 - -

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 235 200 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.84% 16.30% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 164 183
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +18.52%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £286
90th Percentile £555 £513 £524
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34% +6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +198.51% -52.14%
10th Percentile £31.25 £50.00 £15.13
90th Percentile £33.75 £50.00 £18.58
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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
Knutsford - 14 £340 - 1
Crewe - 4 £475 - 3
Warrington +5 1 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 -
Maven
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) Spring
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Gradle
3 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) Web Services
5 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
6 11 (39.29%) OO
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle
6 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) JUnit
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
7 10 (35.71%) Scrum
7 10 (35.71%) OOP
7 10 (35.71%) RESTful
7 10 (35.71%) JPA
8 9 (32.14%) JProfiler
8 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
9 8 (28.57%) Ant
9 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 8 (28.57%) Banking
9 8 (28.57%) Microservices
9 8 (28.57%) SonarQube
10 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) J2EE
11 6 (21.43%) Linux

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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 2 (7.14%) CouchDB
4 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Endeca
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Gradle
1 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) JUnit
3 9 (32.14%) JProfiler
4 8 (28.57%) Ant
4 8 (28.57%) SonarQube
5 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 5 (17.86%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
6 4 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (10.71%) Mocha
7 3 (10.71%) Mockito
8 1 (3.57%) Hudson
8 1 (3.57%) Subversion
8 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
1 22 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 6 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Spring
2 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) JPA
4 10 (35.71%) RESTful
5 7 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) Dropwizard
6 4 (14.29%) Java EE
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) REST
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
7 3 (10.71%) JDBC
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) OO
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) OOP
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Microservices
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) RAD
8 3 (10.71%) Service Design
9 2 (7.14%) ATDD
9 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Jython
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Ansible
1 3 (10.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) FatWire