The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Maven
England / North West
Rank 118 139 114
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25  
Contract jobs citing Maven 19 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.50% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.40% 3.54% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 23
Median daily rate £431 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -3.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £400 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £414 £375
% change year-on-year +7.55% +10.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 432 537 400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.88% 14.07% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 324 259
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.50 £46.09
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the North West

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the North West

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the North West

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +22 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Merseyside -3 5 £405 +24.61%
Cheshire +30 3 £429 +7.18%
Maven
England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Maven.

1 43 (89.58%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) Jenkins
4 20 (41.67%) Gradle
4 20 (41.67%) TDD
4 20 (41.67%) Scrum
5 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (37.50%) DevOps
6 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
7 14 (29.17%) BDD
7 14 (29.17%) Puppet
7 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
9 12 (25.00%) JIRA
9 12 (25.00%) JBehave
9 12 (25.00%) JUnit
9 12 (25.00%) Spring
10 11 (22.92%) HTML
11 10 (20.83%) Web Services
11 10 (20.83%) Degree
11 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (18.75%) Open Source
12 9 (18.75%) Linux
12 9 (18.75%) SQL
12 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
12 9 (18.75%) Migration
12 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
13 8 (16.67%) ESRI

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.67%) GeoServer
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) GitHub
3 5 (10.42%) Datadog
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (41.67%) Gradle
3 15 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (25.00%) JBehave
5 12 (25.00%) JIRA
5 12 (25.00%) JUnit
6 7 (14.58%) Ant
6 7 (14.58%) Selenium
6 7 (14.58%) SonarQube
7 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 6 (12.50%) Spock
8 5 (10.42%) Artifactory
8 5 (10.42%) Bitbucket
8 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ
8 5 (10.42%) JMeter
9 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
10 2 (4.17%) CruiseControl
10 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Java Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.17%) Web Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
2 12 (25.00%) Spring
3 11 (22.92%) HTML
4 10 (20.83%) Web Services
5 8 (16.67%) Leaflet
5 8 (16.67%) OpenLayers
5 8 (16.67%) PostGIS
5 8 (16.67%) XML
6 7 (14.58%) CSS
6 7 (14.58%) HTML5
7 6 (12.50%) JSON
8 5 (10.42%) REST
8 5 (10.42%) RESTful
9 4 (8.33%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.33%) JMS
9 4 (8.33%) MCollective
9 4 (8.33%) Servlets
9 4 (8.33%) Spring MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) CentOS
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Scrum
2 20 (41.67%) TDD
3 18 (37.50%) DevOps
4 14 (29.17%) BDD
5 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) Migration
5 9 (18.75%) Open Source
6 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Microservices
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) Ruby
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Groovy
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Clojure
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 10 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.42%) Ansible
4 4 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.17%) Capistrano
5 2 (4.17%) Nagios
5 2 (4.17%) Terraform
6 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) ESRI
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Perforce
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Guidewire
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe