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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Maven
Rank 87 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Maven 41 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.73% 4.48% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 9
Average daily rate
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£438 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.44% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -
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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
322 268 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.39% 10.89% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 128 114
Average daily rate £375 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £18.20 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 - 28 £438 - 1
Glasgow -18 7 - -
Stirling - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 90 (78.95%) Java
2 61 (53.51%) JBoss
3 56 (49.12%) HTML
4 51 (44.74%) SOA
5 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (32.46%) Spring
6 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
6 37 (32.46%) CSS
6 37 (32.46%) Jenkins
7 36 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (28.95%) XML
8 33 (28.95%) JSF
9 32 (28.07%) TDD
10 26 (22.81%) HTML5
11 24 (21.05%) JSP
12 23 (20.18%) CSS3
13 22 (19.30%) Subversion
14 21 (18.42%) Hibernate
14 21 (18.42%) Oracle
14 21 (18.42%) JUnit
15 20 (17.54%) MVC
16 19 (16.67%) Eclipse
16 19 (16.67%) Backbone.js
16 19 (16.67%) Hudson
16 19 (16.67%) Java EE
16 19 (16.67%) JSON
17 18 (15.79%) Unit Testing
17 18 (15.79%) Oracle Database
17 18 (15.79%) Ajax
18 17 (14.91%) XHTML

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (12.28%) Apache
2 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.53%) Confluence
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) LDAP
1 4 (3.51%) HTTP
1 4 (3.51%) Kerberos
1 4 (3.51%) SSL
1 4 (3.51%) X.509
1 4 (3.51%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Jenkins
2 22 (19.30%) Subversion
3 21 (18.42%) JUnit
4 19 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 19 (16.67%) Hudson
5 17 (14.91%) Selenium
6 16 (14.04%) JIRA
7 15 (13.16%) Ant
8 12 (10.53%) QUnit
8 12 (10.53%) Jasmine
9 6 (5.26%) NetBeans
10 5 (4.39%) Cobertura
11 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.51%) Fiddler
12 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (1.75%) TestComplete
13 2 (1.75%) Build Forge
13 2 (1.75%) FlexUnit
14 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Publishing
2 3 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (70.18%) Developer
2 41 (35.96%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.79%) UI Developer
3 18 (15.79%) UI Programmer
4 10 (8.77%) Technical Leader
5 9 (7.89%) User Experience Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Build Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Release Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Java Architect
12 2 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (1.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.75%) Applications Manager
12 2 (1.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (49.12%) HTML
2 37 (32.46%) CSS
2 37 (32.46%) Spring
3 33 (28.95%) JSF
3 33 (28.95%) XML
4 26 (22.81%) HTML5
5 24 (21.05%) JSP
6 23 (20.18%) CSS3
7 21 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 19 (16.67%) Java EE
8 19 (16.67%) JSON
8 19 (16.67%) Backbone.js
9 18 (15.79%) Ajax
10 17 (14.91%) Servlets
10 17 (14.91%) XHTML
11 16 (14.04%) REST
12 15 (13.16%) J2EE
13 13 (11.40%) Drools
13 13 (11.40%) OSGi
13 13 (11.40%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Smartphone
2 10 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (3.51%) PKI
4 3 (2.63%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Open Source
5 2 (1.75%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.75%) Derivative
5 2 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.75%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) UNIX
2 5 (4.39%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) SOA
2 46 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (28.07%) TDD
5 20 (17.54%) MVC
6 18 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.28%) BPMN
8 13 (11.40%) Scrum
8 13 (11.40%) Workflow
8 13 (11.40%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (9.65%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.02%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.26%) UML
11 6 (5.26%) OO
11 6 (5.26%) Web Design
11 6 (5.26%) BDD
11 6 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.39%) Release Management
13 4 (3.51%) DevOps
14 3 (2.63%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (78.95%) Java
2 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.26%) SQL
3 6 (5.26%) Python
3 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.88%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Puppet
1 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.75%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 61 (53.51%) JBoss
2 21 (18.42%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Twitter
4 4 (3.51%) Sybase
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.51%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.63%) Guidewire
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) Sun
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Business Objects