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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 55 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -9
Contract jobs citing Maven 79 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.08% 4.27% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £315 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
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
315 211 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.49% 8.63% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 88 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £24.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 60 £425 +30.76% 2
Glasgow -3 6 - - 3
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 100 (80.00%) Java
2 66 (52.80%) JBoss
3 63 (50.40%) HTML
4 57 (45.60%) SOA
5 52 (41.60%) Spring
6 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 41 (32.80%) CSS
7 41 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (32.00%) Jenkins
9 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (29.60%) XML
11 36 (28.80%) JSF
12 34 (27.20%) Hibernate
13 31 (24.80%) TDD
14 30 (24.00%) JSP
15 29 (23.20%) Subversion
16 27 (21.60%) MVC
16 27 (21.60%) HTML5
17 25 (20.00%) Unit Testing
17 25 (20.00%) Java EE
18 24 (19.20%) Oracle
18 24 (19.20%) Eclipse
18 24 (19.20%) JSON
18 24 (19.20%) CSS3
19 22 (17.60%) Oracle Database
19 22 (17.60%) JUnit
20 20 (16.00%) J2EE
20 20 (16.00%) XHTML
20 20 (16.00%) Hudson
21 19 (15.20%) REST

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.80%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.20%) Apache
3 12 (9.60%) Confluence
4 4 (3.20%) Alfresco
4 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) CMS
5 3 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) LDAP
2 4 (3.20%) Wireshark
2 4 (3.20%) SSL
2 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 4 (3.20%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.20%) X.509
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) Oracle Database
2 17 (13.60%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.20%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.80%) MS Access
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 29 (23.20%) Subversion
3 24 (19.20%) Eclipse
4 22 (17.60%) JUnit
5 20 (16.00%) Hudson
6 18 (14.40%) Selenium
7 17 (13.60%) Ant
8 14 (11.20%) JIRA
9 11 (8.80%) QUnit
9 11 (8.80%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.80%) NetBeans
11 5 (4.00%) Cobertura
11 5 (4.00%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.20%) Fiddler
13 3 (2.40%) Artifactory
13 3 (2.40%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
14 2 (1.60%) FlexUnit
14 2 (1.60%) Build Forge
14 2 (1.60%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Banking
2 3 (2.40%) Publishing
3 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (74.40%) Developer
2 51 (40.80%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.40%) UI Programmer
3 18 (14.40%) UI Developer
4 9 (7.20%) Technical Leader
4 9 (7.20%) Web Developer
4 9 (7.20%) User Experience Developer
5 8 (6.40%) Build Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Release Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (1.60%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.60%) Consultant
9 2 (1.60%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (1.60%) Programmer
9 2 (1.60%) Analyst
9 2 (1.60%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.40%) HTML
2 52 (41.60%) Spring
3 41 (32.80%) CSS
4 37 (29.60%) XML
5 36 (28.80%) JSF
6 34 (27.20%) Hibernate
7 30 (24.00%) JSP
8 27 (21.60%) HTML5
9 25 (20.00%) Java EE
10 24 (19.20%) JSON
10 24 (19.20%) CSS3
11 20 (16.00%) J2EE
11 20 (16.00%) XHTML
12 19 (15.20%) REST
12 19 (15.20%) Backbone.js
12 19 (15.20%) Servlets
12 19 (15.20%) Web Services
12 19 (15.20%) Ajax
13 18 (14.40%) jQuery
14 16 (12.80%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Smartphone
2 7 (5.60%) Open Source
3 4 (3.20%) PKI
4 3 (2.40%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.80%) Derivative
6 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.80%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) UNIX
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) SOA
2 41 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.80%) TDD
5 27 (21.60%) MVC
6 25 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 19 (15.20%) Scrum
8 17 (13.60%) Workflow
9 16 (12.80%) BPMN
10 14 (11.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (8.80%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.40%) BDD
12 8 (6.40%) Web Design
13 7 (5.60%) UML
13 7 (5.60%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.60%) Release Management
14 6 (4.80%) OO
15 5 (4.00%) Project Management
15 5 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 100 (80.00%) Java
2 45 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.00%) SQL
4 6 (4.80%) Python
5 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.40%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) Puppet
1 8 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.20%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.60%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (52.80%) JBoss
2 24 (19.20%) Oracle
3 6 (4.80%) Twitter
4 5 (4.00%) Sun
4 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.20%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.40%) Sybase
6 3 (2.40%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) Google
8 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.80%) IBM
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