The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 84 89
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5  
Contract jobs citing Maven 38 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.16% 1.81% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.23% 15.46% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 24
Median daily rate £400 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00

Maven is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 267 304 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.21% 11.72% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 170 213
Median daily rate £375 £321 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.82% -14.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.27% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Maven as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in Scotland

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in Scotland

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in Scotland

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Maven in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in Scotland

Maven
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 18 £400 +10.34% 3
Glasgow -6 8 £450 +50.00% 3
Moray - 7 £400 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £300 -
Maven
UK

Maven
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Maven.

1 74 (82.22%) Java
2 66 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 43 (47.78%) JavaScript
5 41 (45.56%) Scrum
6 37 (41.11%) Git (software)
7 34 (37.78%) Cucumber
7 34 (37.78%) JIRA
7 34 (37.78%) SQL
8 33 (36.67%) HTML
8 33 (36.67%) Python
8 33 (36.67%) TDD
8 33 (36.67%) Gradle
9 31 (34.44%) AngularJS
10 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (31.11%) SOAP
12 27 (30.00%) Spring
12 27 (30.00%) Open Source
12 27 (30.00%) REST
13 22 (24.44%) Microservices
13 22 (24.44%) Ant
13 22 (24.44%) Linux
14 21 (23.33%) Web Services
14 21 (23.33%) Subversion
14 21 (23.33%) HTML5
15 20 (22.22%) JBehave
15 20 (22.22%) J2EE
15 20 (22.22%) SOA
16 19 (21.11%) CSS
16 19 (21.11%) Hibernate

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.00%) JBoss
2 16 (17.78%) GeoServer
3 11 (12.22%) Apache
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (5.56%) CMS
8 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
8 3 (3.33%) nginx
9 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.11%) Confluence
10 1 (1.11%) IIS
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.56%) PaaS
2 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
1 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
1 13 (14.44%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.00%) DB2
2 9 (10.00%) GIS
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.89%) Spatial Data
4 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.44%) MySQL
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.11%) QGIS
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 37 (41.11%) Git (software)
3 34 (37.78%) Cucumber
3 34 (37.78%) JIRA
4 33 (36.67%) Gradle
5 22 (24.44%) Ant
6 21 (23.33%) Subversion
7 20 (22.22%) JBehave
8 19 (21.11%) Selenium
9 18 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 10 (11.11%) Hudson
11 9 (10.00%) JUnit
12 4 (4.44%) Mockito
13 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
13 3 (3.33%) CircleCI
13 3 (3.33%) Concordion
13 3 (3.33%) gulp
13 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (13.33%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Developer
2 40 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Angular Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (8.89%) Open Source Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Python Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) HTML
2 31 (34.44%) AngularJS
3 28 (31.11%) SOAP
4 27 (30.00%) REST
4 27 (30.00%) Spring
5 21 (23.33%) HTML5
5 21 (23.33%) Web Services
6 20 (22.22%) J2EE
7 19 (21.11%) CSS
7 19 (21.11%) Hibernate
8 17 (18.89%) XML
9 16 (17.78%) JMS
9 16 (17.78%) PostGIS
10 15 (16.67%) Apache Camel
10 15 (16.67%) Leaflet
10 15 (16.67%) OpenLayers
11 14 (15.56%) Java EE
11 14 (15.56%) JSON
12 10 (11.11%) jQuery
13 9 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) DataPower
3 2 (2.22%) Derivative
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.11%) VMS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Scrum
3 33 (36.67%) TDD
4 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (30.00%) Open Source
6 22 (24.44%) Microservices
7 20 (22.22%) SOA
8 18 (20.00%) BDD
8 18 (20.00%) DevOps
8 18 (20.00%) MVC
8 18 (20.00%) OO
9 12 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.11%) Migration
10 10 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (11.11%) Open Source Development
11 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 9 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 9 (10.00%) SDLC
12 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (8.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (82.22%) Java
2 43 (47.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (37.78%) SQL
4 33 (36.67%) Python
5 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 10 (11.11%) C#
7 8 (8.89%) Scala
8 3 (3.33%) Groovy
8 3 (3.33%) Perl
8 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 5 (5.56%) MiFID
3 4 (4.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (4.44%) EMIR
4 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Docker
2 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Ansible
2 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) ESRI
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (10.00%) Perforce
3 9 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.78%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.67%) Adobe
6 5 (5.56%) Alterian
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.11%) Reuters