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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 84 60 85
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Maven 32 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.19% 2.17% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.07% 16.55% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.78 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.11% +24.24%
Maven
UK

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
353 296 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.18% 13.09% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 173 117
Average daily rate £375 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -10 16 £400 +2.56% 4
Stirling - 4 £425 - 1
Glasgow -16 3 £350 +8.52% 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 49 (87.50%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (37.50%) HTML
5 21 (37.50%) SQL
6 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 19 (33.93%) JBoss
7 19 (33.93%) SOA
7 19 (33.93%) Selenium
7 19 (33.93%) Spring
8 17 (30.36%) Ant
9 15 (26.79%) Eclipse
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
10 14 (25.00%) XML
11 13 (23.21%) TDD
12 11 (19.64%) UNIX
13 10 (17.86%) Web Services
13 10 (17.86%) Servlets
13 10 (17.86%) JIRA
13 10 (17.86%) BDD
14 9 (16.07%) Java EE
14 9 (16.07%) Hibernate
14 9 (16.07%) Subversion
14 9 (16.07%) Finance
14 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle
15 8 (14.29%) JUnit
15 8 (14.29%) JSP

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (33.93%) JBoss
2 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.93%) Apache
4 4 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (1.79%) Liferay
6 1 (1.79%) Mule
6 1 (1.79%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (33.93%) Selenium
3 17 (30.36%) Ant
4 15 (26.79%) Eclipse
5 10 (17.86%) JIRA
6 9 (16.07%) Subversion
7 8 (14.29%) JUnit
7 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 8 (14.29%) Hudson
8 5 (8.93%) Gradle
9 4 (7.14%) Artifactory
10 3 (5.36%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
11 2 (3.57%) Grunt
11 2 (3.57%) Bower
11 2 (3.57%) TestComplete
11 2 (3.57%) Build Forge
12 1 (1.79%) JMeter
12 1 (1.79%) Appium
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 28 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Senior Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Junior
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
3 19 (33.93%) Spring
4 14 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (17.86%) Web Services
5 10 (17.86%) Servlets
6 9 (16.07%) Java EE
6 9 (16.07%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.29%) JSP
7 8 (14.29%) JSON
7 8 (14.29%) RESTful
8 6 (10.71%) JPA
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) XSLT
9 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 5 (8.93%) CSS3
10 4 (7.14%) OSGi
10 4 (7.14%) Apache OpenJPA
10 4 (7.14%) Apache CXF
10 4 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.57%) Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) UNIX
2 5 (8.93%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (33.93%) SOA
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 13 (23.21%) TDD
6 10 (17.86%) BDD
7 8 (14.29%) OO
7 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.71%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) OOD
10 3 (5.36%) Workflow
10 3 (5.36%) BPMN
10 3 (5.36%) User Stories
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.57%) Android Development
11 2 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) XPath
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
6 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
1 2 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Sybase
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.36%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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