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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Maven
Rank 95 79 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Maven 42 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 1.79% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 15.43% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £362 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
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
385 324 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.73% 11.60% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 181 116
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Glasgow +20 15 £333 - 3
Edinburgh -35 14 £438 +2.94% 2
West Lothian -9 3 £375 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 61 (95.31%) Java
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.88%) Spring
3 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 29 (45.31%) JIRA
4 29 (45.31%) Jenkins
5 28 (43.75%) TDD
6 25 (39.06%) Web Services
7 24 (37.50%) SQL
8 22 (34.38%) Hibernate
8 22 (34.38%) Selenium
9 21 (32.81%) UNIX
10 20 (31.25%) REST
10 20 (31.25%) Cucumber
11 19 (29.69%) BDD
11 19 (29.69%) Linux
12 18 (28.13%) Scrum
12 18 (28.13%) RESTful
13 17 (26.56%) Hudson
13 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
13 17 (26.56%) Ant
14 15 (23.44%) Oracle
14 15 (23.44%) HTML
15 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
16 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
16 13 (20.31%) Gradle
16 13 (20.31%) JUnit
17 12 (18.75%) J2EE
17 12 (18.75%) Finance

Maven
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (26.56%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.06%) JBoss
3 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) Confluence
4 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.56%) Mule
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.56%) Node.js
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) SSH
1 2 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) MSDE
7 1 (1.56%) QlikView
7 1 (1.56%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (45.31%) JIRA
1 29 (45.31%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.38%) Selenium
3 20 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 17 (26.56%) Hudson
4 17 (26.56%) Ant
5 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.31%) JUnit
6 13 (20.31%) Gradle
7 12 (18.75%) Subversion
8 10 (15.63%) WebDriver
9 8 (12.50%) Eclipse
9 8 (12.50%) FishEye
10 7 (10.94%) Artifactory
11 6 (9.38%) FitNesse
12 5 (7.81%) NetBeans
13 3 (4.69%) Xcode
13 3 (4.69%) Toad
13 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (3.13%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) Spring
2 25 (39.06%) Web Services
3 22 (34.38%) Hibernate
4 20 (31.25%) REST
5 18 (28.13%) RESTful
6 15 (23.44%) HTML
7 12 (18.75%) J2EE
8 11 (17.19%) jQuery
9 10 (15.63%) JSON
9 10 (15.63%) CSS
9 10 (15.63%) JMS
10 9 (14.06%) XML
11 8 (12.50%) SOAP
12 7 (10.94%) JPA
13 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
13 6 (9.38%) Apache Camel
13 6 (9.38%) MyBatis
14 5 (7.81%) Software Packaging
14 5 (7.81%) JSP
14 5 (7.81%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) GIS
3 2 (3.13%) Physics
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) UNIX
2 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (43.75%) TDD
4 19 (29.69%) BDD
5 18 (28.13%) Scrum
6 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
7 12 (18.75%) Open Source
7 12 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (15.63%) DevOps
9 9 (14.06%) SDLC
10 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Web Development
10 8 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.94%) SOA
12 6 (9.38%) UML
12 6 (9.38%) MVC
12 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (7.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 24 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Python
4 11 (17.19%) Perl
5 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.94%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) XPath
7 2 (3.13%) C
8 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) ESRI
3 2 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (1.56%) Perforce
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) TIBCO