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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 64 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Maven 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.43% 1.43% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.88% 18.92% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate
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£391 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -18.82%
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
101 37 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.02% 7.55% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 16 68
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -4 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - -
Maven
East of England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (95.45%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) Ant
3 18 (81.82%) Spring
4 17 (77.27%) XML
5 16 (72.73%) Web Services
5 16 (72.73%) JUnit
5 16 (72.73%) Ajax
6 15 (68.18%) Subversion
6 15 (68.18%) SQL
7 14 (63.64%) MySQL
7 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
7 14 (63.64%) HTML
7 14 (63.64%) UNIX
7 14 (63.64%) Linux
7 14 (63.64%) Eclipse
8 13 (59.09%) CSS
8 13 (59.09%) SOAP
8 13 (59.09%) REST
8 13 (59.09%) Relational Database
9 12 (54.55%) J2EE
9 12 (54.55%) Hibernate
10 11 (50.00%) Finance
10 11 (50.00%) JSON
10 11 (50.00%) Oracle
10 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
11 10 (45.45%) MVC
12 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
12 9 (40.91%) Apache
12 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
13 8 (36.36%) JSP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (40.91%) Apache
3 6 (27.27%) CMS
4 5 (22.73%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 5 (22.73%) MQSeries
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Liferay
5 2 (9.09%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MySQL
2 13 (59.09%) Relational Database
3 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
4 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.09%) JasperReports
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Ant
2 16 (72.73%) JUnit
3 15 (68.18%) Subversion
4 14 (63.64%) Eclipse
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) IntelliJ
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) Mockito
7 5 (22.73%) Log4j
8 2 (9.09%) JMeter
8 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
8 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 1 (4.55%) Jtest
9 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (4.55%) JIRA
9 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
9 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Portal Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SCM Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
2 17 (77.27%) XML
3 16 (72.73%) Web Services
3 16 (72.73%) Ajax
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 13 (59.09%) SOAP
5 13 (59.09%) REST
6 12 (54.55%) J2EE
6 12 (54.55%) Hibernate
7 11 (50.00%) JSON
8 8 (36.36%) JSP
9 7 (31.82%) Struts
9 7 (31.82%) XSLT
10 6 (27.27%) JDBC
11 5 (22.73%) XMLBeans
11 5 (22.73%) jQuery
11 5 (22.73%) Servlets
11 5 (22.73%) JMS
12 4 (18.18%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 5 (22.73%) Web 2.0
3 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) UNIX
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) HPUX
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) UML
5 6 (27.27%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Content Management
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
8 2 (9.09%) RUP
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) XPath
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) Sun Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) Sun
3 5 (22.73%) Interwoven
4 1 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO