The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 55 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Maven 8 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% - 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£315 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.78 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.11% +24.24%
Maven
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.79% 11.29% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 61
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Maven
East of England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (85.71%) Subversion
3 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) Web Services
4 21 (75.00%) XML
5 20 (71.43%) SOAP
5 20 (71.43%) UNIX
5 20 (71.43%) Spring
5 20 (71.43%) REST
6 19 (67.86%) Linux
6 19 (67.86%) Ant
7 17 (60.71%) MySQL
7 17 (60.71%) Eclipse
8 15 (53.57%) Finance
8 15 (53.57%) Oracle
8 15 (53.57%) JUnit
9 14 (50.00%) HTML
9 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (42.86%) Ajax
10 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
10 12 (42.86%) CSS
10 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
11 11 (39.29%) Apache
11 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
11 11 (39.29%) JSON
11 11 (39.29%) Scrum
12 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
12 10 (35.71%) MVC
12 10 (35.71%) TDD

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 11 (39.29%) Apache
3 6 (21.43%) CMS
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
5 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Liferay
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Subversion
2 19 (67.86%) Ant
3 17 (60.71%) Eclipse
4 15 (53.57%) JUnit
5 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 10 (35.71%) Mockito
6 10 (35.71%) IntelliJ
7 6 (21.43%) Selenium
8 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
8 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
9 4 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (10.71%) JMeter
11 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
11 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (7.14%) Log4j
12 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
12 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
1 17 (60.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SCM Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Web Services
2 21 (75.00%) XML
3 20 (71.43%) SOAP
3 20 (71.43%) Spring
3 20 (71.43%) REST
4 14 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) Ajax
5 12 (42.86%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) JSON
7 10 (35.71%) Hibernate
7 10 (35.71%) JDBC
7 10 (35.71%) JSP
7 10 (35.71%) J2EE
8 5 (17.86%) XSLT
9 4 (14.29%) Java EE
10 3 (10.71%) Struts
10 3 (10.71%) XSD
11 2 (7.14%) JMS
11 2 (7.14%) Servlets
11 2 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) UNIX
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) User Stories
6 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow
8 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) UML
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) XPath
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Interwoven
2 2 (7.14%) Sun
2 2 (7.14%) Progress
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Macrovision
3 1 (3.57%) BEA