The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 95 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs citing Maven 29 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.84% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.15% 13.93% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £57.15 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-16.88% +22.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
356 323 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.91% 13.24% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 193 117
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £31.70 £25.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -16 16 £415 +5.06% 4
Glasgow -10 6 £350 +7.69%
Stirling - 4 £425 -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (86.15%) Java
2 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
4 30 (46.15%) SOA
5 28 (43.08%) JBoss
6 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
6 27 (41.54%) CSS
7 25 (38.46%) HTML
8 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (30.77%) TDD
10 19 (29.23%) Spring
11 17 (26.15%) Selenium
11 17 (26.15%) JSP
11 17 (26.15%) XML
12 16 (24.62%) Scrum
13 14 (21.54%) Servlets
13 14 (21.54%) Ant
13 14 (21.54%) Eclipse
14 13 (20.00%) SQL
14 13 (20.00%) OSGi
15 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle
15 12 (18.46%) JUnit
15 12 (18.46%) Web Services
15 12 (18.46%) JSON
16 11 (16.92%) J2EE
16 11 (16.92%) CSS3
16 11 (16.92%) HTML5
17 10 (15.38%) Apache OpenJPA
17 10 (15.38%) Apache CXF

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (43.08%) JBoss
2 7 (10.77%) Apache
2 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.08%) Confluence
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) Drupal
6 1 (1.54%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.54%) Mule
6 1 (1.54%) Liferay
6 1 (1.54%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Jenkins
2 17 (26.15%) Selenium
3 14 (21.54%) Ant
3 14 (21.54%) Eclipse
4 12 (18.46%) JUnit
5 10 (15.38%) Hudson
6 8 (12.31%) Subversion
7 7 (10.77%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.69%) Gradle
8 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.15%) QUnit
9 4 (6.15%) Jasmine
9 4 (6.15%) JIRA
10 3 (4.62%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
11 2 (3.08%) Build Forge
11 2 (3.08%) TestComplete
11 2 (3.08%) Grunt
11 2 (3.08%) Bower
12 1 (1.54%) Appium
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Tester
7 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) CSS
2 25 (38.46%) HTML
3 19 (29.23%) Spring
4 17 (26.15%) XML
4 17 (26.15%) JSP
5 14 (21.54%) Servlets
6 13 (20.00%) OSGi
7 12 (18.46%) Web Services
7 12 (18.46%) JSON
8 11 (16.92%) J2EE
8 11 (16.92%) CSS3
8 11 (16.92%) HTML5
9 10 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 10 (15.38%) Apache OpenJPA
9 10 (15.38%) Apache CXF
9 10 (15.38%) jQuery
10 9 (13.85%) Java EE
11 8 (12.31%) JSF
12 7 (10.77%) RESTful
12 7 (10.77%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Open Source
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Taxonomies
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.08%) Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.08%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) W3C
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) SOA
3 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (30.77%) TDD
5 16 (24.62%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) MVC
7 8 (12.31%) BDD
8 7 (10.77%) OO
9 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (4.62%) User Stories
12 3 (4.62%) Content Management
12 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.62%) BPMN
12 3 (4.62%) OOP
12 3 (4.62%) Workflow
13 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (3.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (6.15%) XPath
5 2 (3.08%) Scala
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) XQuery
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Control-M
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Sybase
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) Twitter
3 3 (4.62%) Guidewire
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) IBM