The first table below looks at the demand for Maven skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Scotland 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 71 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Contract jobs citing Maven 57 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 1.74% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 16.27% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 6
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £299 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
304 252 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.16% 10.68% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 115
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £276 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £110.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.82% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Maven
UK

Maven
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Maven Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Maven
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Maven Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Maven
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Maven across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Maven Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Maven
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven across the Scotland region.

Maven Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 28 £325 -18.75% 7
Glasgow +10 24 £350 +9.71%
Aberdeen - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (81.44%) Java
2 60 (61.86%) Spring
3 52 (53.61%) XML
4 48 (49.48%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (48.45%) Jenkins
6 46 (47.42%) HTML
7 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (43.30%) Hibernate
9 39 (40.21%) Ant
10 37 (38.14%) JavaScript
11 32 (32.99%) Eclipse
11 32 (32.99%) TDD
12 31 (31.96%) Subversion
13 29 (29.90%) Web Services
13 29 (29.90%) Oracle
14 28 (28.87%) Unit Testing
14 28 (28.87%) REST
15 27 (27.84%) Scrum
16 26 (26.80%) Hudson
17 25 (25.77%) JUnit
17 25 (25.77%) CSS
17 25 (25.77%) SOA
18 23 (23.71%) JBoss
19 22 (22.68%) MVC
19 22 (22.68%) JSON
20 21 (21.65%) J2EE
21 20 (20.62%) JSP
21 20 (20.62%) JSF
22 19 (19.59%) Selenium
23 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.22%) Alfresco
2 7 (7.22%) Confluence
3 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.09%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.06%) GemFire
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) LDAP
2 6 (6.19%) HTTP
3 3 (3.09%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.09%) SSL
3 3 (3.09%) X.509
3 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database
1 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
2 15 (15.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.12%) Star Schema
4 4 (4.12%) MySQL
5 3 (3.09%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.06%) OLTP
6 2 (2.06%) OLAP
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.03%) MS Access
7 1 (1.03%) MSDE
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 47 (48.45%) Jenkins
2 39 (40.21%) Ant
3 32 (32.99%) Eclipse
4 31 (31.96%) Subversion
5 26 (26.80%) Hudson
6 25 (25.77%) JUnit
7 19 (19.59%) Selenium
8 14 (14.43%) JIRA
9 10 (10.31%) TeamCity
10 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
10 7 (7.22%) Artifactory
11 6 (6.19%) FitNesse
12 5 (5.15%) JBehave
12 5 (5.15%) Gradle
13 4 (4.12%) QUnit
13 4 (4.12%) Jasmine
13 4 (4.12%) WATIR
13 4 (4.12%) RSpec
13 4 (4.12%) TortoiseSVN
13 4 (4.12%) JDeveloper
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Developer
2 40 (41.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Release Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Programmer
5 5 (5.15%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.15%) Tester
5 5 (5.15%) Java Programmer
5 5 (5.15%) Build Manager
5 5 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Programmer
6 4 (4.12%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (4.12%) Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 3 (3.09%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.09%) User Experience Developer
7 3 (3.09%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (61.86%) Spring
2 52 (53.61%) XML
3 46 (47.42%) HTML
4 42 (43.30%) Hibernate
5 29 (29.90%) Web Services
6 28 (28.87%) REST
7 25 (25.77%) CSS
8 22 (22.68%) JSON
9 21 (21.65%) J2EE
10 20 (20.62%) JSP
10 20 (20.62%) JSF
11 17 (17.53%) Java EE
12 15 (15.46%) Spring MVC
13 14 (14.43%) Tapestry
13 14 (14.43%) Servlets
14 13 (13.40%) Ajax
15 12 (12.37%) JSTL
15 12 (12.37%) SOAP
16 11 (11.34%) Backbone.js
16 11 (11.34%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Open Source
2 11 (11.34%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.09%) PKI
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.03%) Physics
5 1 (1.03%) Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (49.48%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.99%) TDD
4 28 (28.87%) Unit Testing
5 27 (27.84%) Scrum
6 25 (25.77%) SOA
7 22 (22.68%) MVC
8 15 (15.46%) Workflow
9 14 (14.43%) Release Management
10 12 (12.37%) BDD
11 11 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.31%) Migration
12 10 (10.31%) Project Management
13 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.28%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (7.22%) BPMN
14 7 (7.22%) User Stories
15 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Management
15 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 79 (81.44%) Java
2 37 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.49%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) Python
5 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Groovy
7 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Sun Certification
1 5 (5.15%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Puppet
1 16 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.28%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) Control-M
4 1 (1.03%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Oracle
2 23 (23.71%) JBoss
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) Sun
5 4 (4.12%) VMware
5 4 (4.12%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.09%) Sybase
6 3 (3.09%) Adobe
6 3 (3.09%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.06%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Alterian
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