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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 59 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Maven 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.92% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.49% 8.64% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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
89 81 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.19% 10.66% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 49
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Rickmansworth - 2 £340 -
Watford +3 1 £400 -
Maven
East of England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Java EE
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (27.27%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) JMS
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Struts
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (27.27%) Atlassian

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) InstallShield
4 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Java Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) J2EE
2 7 (63.64%) Java EE
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Struts2
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Struts
5 1 (9.09%) EJB
5 1 (9.09%) JSF
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) OWASP
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Loose Coupling
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) BEA
3 1 (9.09%) Macrovision