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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 95 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing Maven 43 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 2.04% 1.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.72% 18.06% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 28
Average daily rate
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£391 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.56% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
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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
338 299 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.06% 11.28% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 165 152
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -5 27 £398 +20.45% 6
Glasgow -8 13 £388 +3.33% 3
West Lothian - 3 £381 -
Dundee - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 60 (83.33%) Java
2 58 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) Jenkins
4 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (50.00%) SQL
6 34 (47.22%) Selenium
7 27 (37.50%) BDD
8 25 (34.72%) TDD
8 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
8 25 (34.72%) Ant
9 24 (33.33%) Spring
10 23 (31.94%) RESTful
11 22 (30.56%) JIRA
11 22 (30.56%) UNIX
12 20 (27.78%) CSS
12 20 (27.78%) HTML
12 20 (27.78%) Scrum
12 20 (27.78%) SOA
13 19 (26.39%) Test Automation
13 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
14 17 (23.61%) Eclipse
14 17 (23.61%) JSON
14 17 (23.61%) Subversion
15 16 (22.22%) XML
15 16 (22.22%) Hudson
15 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
16 15 (20.83%) Web Services
16 15 (20.83%) JBoss
16 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
17 14 (19.44%) Unit Testing

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 15 (20.83%) JBoss
2 6 (8.33%) Confluence
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.39%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 46 (63.89%) Jenkins
2 34 (47.22%) Selenium
3 25 (34.72%) Ant
4 22 (30.56%) JIRA
5 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
6 17 (23.61%) Subversion
6 17 (23.61%) Eclipse
7 16 (22.22%) Hudson
7 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
8 12 (16.67%) Gradle
9 10 (13.89%) Artifactory
9 10 (13.89%) FitNesse
10 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
10 7 (9.72%) JUnit
11 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
12 4 (5.56%) Appium
12 4 (5.56%) Calabash
12 4 (5.56%) NetBeans
13 3 (4.17%) Xcode
13 3 (4.17%) JProfiler
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Developer
2 31 (43.06%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Tester
6 7 (9.72%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (2.78%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Spring
2 23 (31.94%) RESTful
3 20 (27.78%) HTML
3 20 (27.78%) CSS
4 17 (23.61%) JSON
5 16 (22.22%) XML
6 15 (20.83%) Web Services
7 13 (18.06%) Hibernate
8 12 (16.67%) Java EE
9 10 (13.89%) JPA
9 10 (13.89%) XML Schema
9 10 (13.89%) JSP
10 9 (12.50%) JSF
11 8 (11.11%) jQuery
12 7 (9.72%) SOAP
13 6 (8.33%) XSLT
13 6 (8.33%) J2EE
14 5 (6.94%) Servlets
14 5 (6.94%) Apache CXF
14 5 (6.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Open Source
2 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) UNIX
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Android
4 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.17%) Windows
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (37.50%) BDD
4 25 (34.72%) TDD
5 20 (27.78%) Scrum
5 20 (27.78%) SOA
6 19 (26.39%) Test Automation
7 14 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (19.44%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.50%) DevOps
8 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.50%) OO
9 8 (11.11%) UML
10 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.33%) Android Development
11 6 (8.33%) User Stories
11 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (6.94%) OOD
12 5 (6.94%) Manual Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (83.33%) Java
2 36 (50.00%) SQL
3 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) XPath
5 4 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Control-M
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) Sybase
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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