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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Maven
Rank 86 87 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing Maven 44 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 1.30% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.15% 9.92% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 34
Average daily rate £363 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £429 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.25%
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
311 353 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.19% 13.08% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 215 173
Average daily rate £330 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 -1 28 £363 -3.33%
Glasgow +18 13 £288 -17.85% 6
Stirling +5 2 £364 -14.44%
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (84.06%) Java
2 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) TDD
4 38 (55.07%) Spring
5 37 (53.62%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (49.28%) Web Services
7 32 (46.38%) REST
8 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
9 28 (40.58%) Gradle
10 27 (39.13%) Hibernate
11 26 (37.68%) Eclipse
12 24 (34.78%) Python
12 24 (34.78%) JIRA
12 24 (34.78%) AngularJS
13 23 (33.33%) SOAP
14 22 (31.88%) Cucumber
15 21 (30.43%) Selenium
15 21 (30.43%) JUnit
15 21 (30.43%) JBoss
15 21 (30.43%) SOA
15 21 (30.43%) Subversion
16 20 (28.99%) jQuery
16 20 (28.99%) Jenkins
17 19 (27.54%) Open Source
17 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
17 19 (27.54%) QA
18 18 (26.09%) Scrum
18 18 (26.09%) XML
18 18 (26.09%) RESTful
19 17 (24.64%) Microservices

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (30.43%) JBoss
2 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
3 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.80%) Apache
6 3 (4.35%) ArcGIS
6 3 (4.35%) Confluence
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.45%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) IaaS
1 5 (7.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) GIS
2 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.90%) MSDE
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Gradle
2 26 (37.68%) Eclipse
3 24 (34.78%) JIRA
4 22 (31.88%) Cucumber
5 21 (30.43%) JUnit
5 21 (30.43%) Selenium
5 21 (30.43%) Subversion
6 20 (28.99%) Jenkins
7 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
8 16 (23.19%) JBehave
9 15 (21.74%) Mockito
10 10 (14.49%) JProfiler
11 9 (13.04%) Ant
12 8 (11.59%) Bitbucket
13 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (7.25%) NetBeans
15 4 (5.80%) ClearCase
15 4 (5.80%) FitNesse
15 4 (5.80%) jMock
16 3 (4.35%) FishEye
General
1 13 (18.84%) Banking
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (73.91%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) GIS Developer
4 8 (11.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Digital Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) GIS Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Middleware Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
9 1 (1.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) Spring
2 34 (49.28%) Web Services
3 32 (46.38%) REST
4 27 (39.13%) Hibernate
5 24 (34.78%) AngularJS
6 23 (33.33%) SOAP
7 20 (28.99%) jQuery
8 18 (26.09%) RESTful
8 18 (26.09%) XML
9 16 (23.19%) J2EE
9 16 (23.19%) Leaflet
9 16 (23.19%) PostGIS
10 15 (21.74%) HTML
10 15 (21.74%) Java EE
11 14 (20.29%) JSF
12 12 (17.39%) CSS
13 11 (15.94%) Drools
14 10 (14.49%) Apache CXF
14 10 (14.49%) HTML5
14 10 (14.49%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.35%) DataPower
2 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.90%) Physics
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (56.52%) TDD
3 37 (53.62%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (30.43%) SOA
5 19 (27.54%) Open Source
6 18 (26.09%) Scrum
7 17 (24.64%) Microservices
8 16 (23.19%) SDLC
9 15 (21.74%) MVC
10 12 (17.39%) Workflow
11 11 (15.94%) BDD
12 10 (14.49%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 10 (14.49%) BPMN
12 10 (14.49%) DevOps
12 10 (14.49%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.14%) UML
14 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
15 6 (8.70%) AOP
15 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (84.06%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) Python
4 11 (15.94%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.25%) Perl
6 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) C++
7 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) XPath
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Ansible
1 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 13 (18.84%) ESRI
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) VMware