Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 160 158
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing Maven 68 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.85% 7.23% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 47
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £317 £277
90th Percentile £499 £488 £540
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £29.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.41% -26.19% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £29.53 £43.43
% change year-on-year +43.95% -32.02% -8.57%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 993 1009 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.45% 14.82% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 680 702
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £35.50 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £52.00 £44.30 £40.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Maven as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the North West

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Manchester +11 44 £443 +5.42% 5
Cheshire +21 21 £358 -14.37% 4
Lancashire +12 1 £415 -7.78%
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Maven.

1 62 (91.18%) Java
2 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (77.94%) Spring
4 36 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 28 (41.18%) Gradle
6 26 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 25 (36.76%) Spring Boot
8 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
9 23 (33.82%) Docker
10 22 (32.35%) NoSQL
10 22 (32.35%) RDBMS
11 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
11 21 (30.88%) Web Services
12 19 (27.94%) RESTful
13 18 (26.47%) JUnit
13 18 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (25.00%) Scrum
14 17 (25.00%) TDD
14 17 (25.00%) HTML
15 16 (23.53%) SOA
15 16 (23.53%) Kibana
16 15 (22.06%) Microservices
16 15 (22.06%) Thymeleaf
16 15 (22.06%) OO
16 15 (22.06%) Spring Security
17 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
17 13 (19.12%) AOP
17 13 (19.12%) Spring Cloud
17 13 (19.12%) SonarQube
18 12 (17.65%) DevOps

Maven
Co-occurring 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 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Mongoose
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.94%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.94%) Serverless
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 22 (32.35%) NoSQL
2 22 (32.35%) RDBMS
3 18 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) Flink
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 36 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 28 (41.18%) Gradle
3 26 (38.24%) Git (software)
4 18 (26.47%) JUnit
5 13 (19.12%) SonarQube
6 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
7 11 (16.18%) JIRA
8 10 (14.71%) IntelliJ
8 10 (14.71%) JProfiler
8 10 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (10.29%) Ant
9 7 (10.29%) Bitbucket
10 4 (5.88%) Artifactory
10 4 (5.88%) Mockito
11 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.94%) Spock
11 2 (2.94%) Subversion
11 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
12 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (17.65%) Banking
2 9 (13.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 55 (80.88%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Developer
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.47%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.47%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (1.47%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (1.47%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (1.47%) SCADA Engineer
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (77.94%) Spring
2 25 (36.76%) Spring Boot
3 21 (30.88%) Hibernate
3 21 (30.88%) Web Services
4 19 (27.94%) RESTful
5 17 (25.00%) HTML
6 15 (22.06%) Spring Security
6 15 (22.06%) Thymeleaf
7 13 (19.12%) Spring Cloud
8 10 (14.71%) JPA
8 10 (14.71%) REST
9 8 (11.76%) SOAP
10 7 (10.29%) CSS
11 6 (8.82%) Java EE
11 6 (8.82%) JSON
12 5 (7.35%) Apache Camel
12 5 (7.35%) J2EE
12 5 (7.35%) XML
13 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) SCADA
3 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Scrum
2 17 (25.00%) TDD
3 16 (23.53%) SOA
4 15 (22.06%) Microservices
4 15 (22.06%) OO
5 13 (19.12%) AOP
6 12 (17.65%) DevOps
7 11 (16.18%) OOP
8 10 (14.71%) BDD
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.82%) RAD
11 5 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 4 (5.88%) Business Transformation
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) Java
2 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) Groovy
5 4 (5.88%) Jython
5 4 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) Kibana
2 9 (13.24%) Consul
2 9 (13.24%) Zipkin
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Perforce
3 3 (4.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft