The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 59 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Maven 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.03% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.41% 4.90% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £413 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £450 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
85 102 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.00% 16.01% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 48
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 16
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Maven
East of England

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Hertfordshire region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Maven
East of England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Maven also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Maven.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) Ant
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Maven also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Maven. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (12.50%) Liferay
4 1 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) JasperReports
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Ant
1 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Mockito
3 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
4 2 (25.00%) Log4j
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Jtest
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Portal Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) JDBC
5 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Struts
6 2 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (25.00%) XMLBeans
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Interwoven
4 1 (12.50%) hybris
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) ATG