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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 63 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Maven 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 1.35% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 12.86% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £298 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.26% -25.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.72 - £50.00
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
103 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.07% 10.53% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 24
Average daily rate £346 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) OWASP
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Struts2
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Java Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Struts2
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OWASP
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Loose Coupling
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian