Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 72 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38 -34
Contract jobs citing Maven 27 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.05% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.18% 3.50% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 8
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £429 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +16.27% +1.72%
10th Percentile £258 £394 £313
90th Percentile £515 £447 £415
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £373
% change year-on-year +2.94% +14.09% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year +29.41% +31.78% -14.00%

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 294 200 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.37% 17.91% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 159 193
Cheshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £284 £313
90th Percentile £559 £525 £494
North West median daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +6.45% +4.73% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +74.01% -55.42%
10th Percentile £26.88 £31.00 £15.58
90th Percentile £43.38 £46.60 £20.40
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 £475 - 4
Knutsford - 4 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 £425 -
Chester - 1 - - 2
Maven
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Spring
4 14 (51.85%) Java 8
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 12 (44.44%) JUnit
6 12 (44.44%) Gradle
6 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 10 (37.04%) Terraform
8 9 (33.33%) Node.js
8 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (29.63%) Mockito
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle
9 8 (29.63%) J2EE
9 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
9 8 (29.63%) Dropwizard
9 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.93%) Ansible
10 7 (25.93%) Service Design
10 7 (25.93%) Banking
10 7 (25.93%) JDBC
10 7 (25.93%) Mocha
10 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (25.93%) JPA
11 6 (22.22%) RESTful
11 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 6 (22.22%) MySQL
11 6 (22.22%) TDD

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 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) OpenShift
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 3 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.70%) Endeca
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Gradle
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 12 (44.44%) JUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Mockito
3 7 (25.93%) Mocha
4 5 (18.52%) JProfiler
5 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Ant
6 3 (11.11%) Grunt
7 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
7 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.70%) Hudson
8 1 (3.70%) JBehave
8 1 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (3.70%) JMeter
8 1 (3.70%) Selenium
8 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Developer in Test
7 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Spring
2 9 (33.33%) Node.js
3 8 (29.63%) Dropwizard
3 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
3 8 (29.63%) J2EE
4 7 (25.93%) JDBC
4 7 (25.93%) JPA
4 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (22.22%) RESTful
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.81%) JSON
7 4 (14.81%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
8 3 (11.11%) CSS
8 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Service Design
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) RAD
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) SEO
7 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) Java 8
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) Jython
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (11.11%) etcd
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Terraform
2 7 (25.93%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Consul
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
2 2 (7.41%) Perforce
2 2 (7.41%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Tealium
3 1 (3.70%) FatWire