The table below looks at the statistics for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 18 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing Maven 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.77% 0.71% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 3.23% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
Maven
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
13 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.50% 22.14% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 0
Average daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Maven across the Watford region.

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) JNDI
2 2 (66.67%) Intershop
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Appium

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) JNDI
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Intershop
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle