The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 51 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Maven 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.18% 1.02% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 14.29% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £538 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £413 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 75 49 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.67% 7.16% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 45
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £50.25 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in Hertfordshire

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in Hertfordshire

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in Hertfordshire

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 1 £313 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £555 -
Hatfield - 1 £525 - 1
Maven
East of England

Maven
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Maven.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) JIRA
2 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
3 19 (90.48%) TDD
3 19 (90.48%) BDD
3 19 (90.48%) ATDD
4 17 (80.95%) Jenkins
5 15 (71.43%) QA
6 13 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (61.90%) Ant
6 13 (61.90%) OO
6 13 (61.90%) OOD
6 13 (61.90%) Gradle
6 13 (61.90%) Puppet
6 13 (61.90%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (61.90%) Ansible
6 13 (61.90%) DevOps
6 13 (61.90%) Data Structures
7 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
7 12 (57.14%) Complexity Analysis
8 11 (52.38%) Rust
8 11 (52.38%) Go
8 11 (52.38%) Clojure
9 9 (42.86%) F#
10 8 (38.10%) Kanban
10 8 (38.10%) Scrum
11 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 7 (33.33%) Retail
11 7 (33.33%) Spring

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (23.81%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
1 20 (95.24%) JIRA
2 17 (80.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (61.90%) Ant
3 13 (61.90%) Gradle
4 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (33.33%) JUnit
4 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (23.81%) JBehave
6 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (14.29%) Mockito
6 3 (14.29%) Moq
6 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
7 1 (4.76%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
1 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (33.33%) RESTful
1 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) RxJava
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Structures
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) FMCG
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) ATDD
2 19 (90.48%) BDD
2 19 (90.48%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) DevOps
3 13 (61.90%) OO
3 13 (61.90%) OOD
4 12 (57.14%) Complexity Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) Kanban
5 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (28.57%) High Availability
7 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
8 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Open Source
9 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Clojure
2 11 (52.38%) Go
2 11 (52.38%) Rust
3 9 (42.86%) F#
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SDET
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Ansible
1 13 (61.90%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Atlassian