Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Apache Maven
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 90 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 -2
Contract jobs citing Maven 21 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.57% 0.55% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.50% 3.21% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 16
Cheshire median daily rate £358 £418 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +1.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £271 £313 £294
90th Percentile £443 £469 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £29.53 £40.00
% 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 221 249 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.55% 17.00% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 186 176
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £304 £284 £280
90th Percentile £534 £500 £524
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £25.63
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +10.29%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 - 13 £338 - 3
Warrington +16 1 £450 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 -
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Maven
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
2 18 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 17 (80.95%) Gradle
3 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (76.19%) Web Services
5 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
6 12 (57.14%) Hibernate
7 11 (52.38%) Scrum
7 11 (52.38%) TDD
7 11 (52.38%) RESTful
7 11 (52.38%) OO
8 10 (47.62%) OOP
8 10 (47.62%) HTML
8 10 (47.62%) SQL
8 10 (47.62%) SonarQube
9 9 (42.86%) JPA
9 9 (42.86%) JProfiler
10 8 (38.10%) Oracle
10 8 (38.10%) JUnit
10 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
10 8 (38.10%) Microservices
10 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
11 7 (33.33%) IntelliJ
11 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
11 7 (33.33%) Perforce
11 7 (33.33%) Banking
12 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
12 6 (28.57%) REST
12 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 17 (80.95%) Gradle
3 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
4 10 (47.62%) SonarQube
5 9 (42.86%) JProfiler
6 8 (38.10%) Eclipse
6 8 (38.10%) JUnit
7 7 (33.33%) IntelliJ
8 5 (23.81%) Ant
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
9 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
9 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
1 18 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Spring
2 16 (76.19%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 11 (52.38%) RESTful
5 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) JPA
7 6 (28.57%) REST
7 6 (28.57%) SOAP
8 5 (23.81%) Java EE
8 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
9 4 (19.05%) J2EE
10 3 (14.29%) Middleware
11 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
11 2 (9.52%) JSON
12 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (4.76%) Ajax
12 1 (4.76%) jQuery
12 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
12 1 (4.76%) Velocity
12 1 (4.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) OO
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) OOP
4 8 (38.10%) Microservices
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (23.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) RAD
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.52%) MVC
9 1 (4.76%) ATDD
9 1 (4.76%) SDLC
9 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Jython
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Python
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Perforce