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 24 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 57 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -12
Contract jobs citing Maven 79 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.84% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.48% 4.44% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £336 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
310 225 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.16% 9.12% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 87 102
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 24 July 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 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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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 +30 57 £425 +30.76%
Glasgow -1 7 - - 6
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 103 (81.10%) Java
2 66 (51.97%) JBoss
3 63 (49.61%) HTML
4 58 (45.67%) SOA
5 56 (44.09%) Spring
6 46 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (35.43%) Jenkins
8 44 (34.65%) JavaScript
9 41 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (31.50%) CSS
11 39 (30.71%) XML
12 37 (29.13%) JSF
13 36 (28.35%) Hibernate
14 31 (24.41%) TDD
15 29 (22.83%) Subversion
15 29 (22.83%) Unit Testing
16 27 (21.26%) JSP
17 25 (19.69%) Eclipse
17 25 (19.69%) MVC
17 25 (19.69%) HTML5
17 25 (19.69%) Java EE
17 25 (19.69%) JSON
18 24 (18.90%) Oracle
19 23 (18.11%) JUnit
20 22 (17.32%) Web Services
20 22 (17.32%) XHTML
20 22 (17.32%) Hudson
20 22 (17.32%) CSS3
20 22 (17.32%) Oracle Database
21 21 (16.54%) J2EE

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.45%) Apache
2 12 (9.45%) Confluence
3 6 (4.72%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.15%) IIS
5 3 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.36%) CMS
6 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) LDAP
2 4 (3.15%) SSL
2 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 4 (3.15%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.15%) X.509
2 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) Oracle Database
2 16 (12.60%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.24%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (35.43%) Jenkins
2 29 (22.83%) Subversion
3 25 (19.69%) Eclipse
4 23 (18.11%) JUnit
5 22 (17.32%) Hudson
6 20 (15.75%) Selenium
7 18 (14.17%) Ant
8 16 (12.60%) JIRA
9 11 (8.66%) QUnit
9 11 (8.66%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.72%) NetBeans
10 6 (4.72%) TeamCity
11 5 (3.94%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.94%) Cobertura
12 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.15%) Fiddler
13 3 (2.36%) Apache Ivy
14 2 (1.57%) JDeveloper
14 2 (1.57%) PVCS
14 2 (1.57%) Gradle
General
1 7 (5.51%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Publishing
4 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (73.23%) Developer
2 53 (41.73%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.60%) UI Programmer
3 16 (12.60%) UI Developer
4 9 (7.09%) User Experience Developer
4 9 (7.09%) Technical Leader
5 8 (6.30%) Build Manager
5 8 (6.30%) Web Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Release Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
8 3 (2.36%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (1.57%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (1.57%) Programmer
9 2 (1.57%) Analyst
9 2 (1.57%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.57%) Consultant
9 2 (1.57%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (49.61%) HTML
2 56 (44.09%) Spring
3 40 (31.50%) CSS
4 39 (30.71%) XML
5 37 (29.13%) JSF
6 36 (28.35%) Hibernate
7 27 (21.26%) JSP
8 25 (19.69%) HTML5
8 25 (19.69%) Java EE
8 25 (19.69%) JSON
9 22 (17.32%) Web Services
9 22 (17.32%) XHTML
9 22 (17.32%) CSS3
10 21 (16.54%) J2EE
11 20 (15.75%) REST
12 18 (14.17%) jQuery
12 18 (14.17%) Backbone.js
12 18 (14.17%) Ajax
12 18 (14.17%) Servlets
13 16 (12.60%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Smartphone
2 9 (7.09%) Open Source
3 4 (3.15%) PKI
4 3 (2.36%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.57%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) UNIX
2 6 (4.72%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.67%) SOA
2 46 (36.22%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.41%) TDD
5 29 (22.83%) Unit Testing
6 25 (19.69%) MVC
7 21 (16.54%) Scrum
8 17 (13.39%) Workflow
9 16 (12.60%) BPMN
10 14 (11.02%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (8.66%) Waterfall
12 10 (7.87%) BDD
13 8 (6.30%) Release Management
14 7 (5.51%) Web Design
14 7 (5.51%) UML
15 6 (4.72%) OO
15 6 (4.72%) Data Modelling
15 6 (4.72%) Migration
15 6 (4.72%) Project Management
15 6 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 103 (81.10%) Java
2 44 (34.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.66%) SQL
4 7 (5.51%) Python
5 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.57%) Groovy
7 1 (0.79%) Scala
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.36%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Puppet
1 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.94%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.57%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (51.97%) JBoss
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle
3 5 (3.94%) Twitter
3 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.94%) Sun
4 4 (3.15%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.36%) Sybase
5 3 (2.36%) Adobe
6 2 (1.57%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft