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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 52 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Maven 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.19% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.94% 7.25% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
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£298 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
67 69 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.96% 11.20% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 65
Average daily rate £366 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 16
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -3 1 - - 3
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Maven
East of England

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (93.75%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Spring
3 13 (81.25%) Ant
4 12 (75.00%) JUnit
4 12 (75.00%) Ajax
5 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
5 11 (68.75%) XML
6 10 (62.50%) Web Services
6 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 10 (62.50%) J2EE
6 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
7 9 (56.25%) Subversion
7 9 (56.25%) MySQL
7 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (56.25%) HTML
7 9 (56.25%) CSS
7 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
8 8 (50.00%) MVC
8 8 (50.00%) Oracle
8 8 (50.00%) UNIX
8 8 (50.00%) SOAP
8 8 (50.00%) Linux
8 8 (50.00%) REST
9 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
9 7 (43.75%) JSON
9 7 (43.75%) UML
9 7 (43.75%) Apache
9 7 (43.75%) Finance
9 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
9 7 (43.75%) Tomcat

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
4 3 (18.75%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (12.50%) Liferay
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
4 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (12.50%) JasperReports
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Ant
2 12 (75.00%) JUnit
3 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
3 9 (56.25%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) Mockito
4 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (18.75%) Log4j
6 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) Jtest
6 1 (6.25%) JDeveloper
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Portal Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Ajax
3 11 (68.75%) XML
4 10 (62.50%) J2EE
4 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
5 9 (56.25%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) REST
7 7 (43.75%) JSON
8 6 (37.50%) JSP
9 5 (31.25%) Struts
9 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
10 4 (25.00%) JPA
10 4 (25.00%) Dojo
10 4 (25.00%) XSLT
10 4 (25.00%) JDBC
11 3 (18.75%) Servlets
11 3 (18.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Web 2.0
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) HPUX
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) UML
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 2 (12.50%) RUP
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
3 3 (18.75%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) ATG
4 1 (6.25%) hybris
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss