The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 28 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 52 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.12% 9.09% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.87% 28.44% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
Spring
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
291 211 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.28% 31.97% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 101 119
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Glasgow region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Glasgow region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Spring 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 Spring.

1 108 (99.08%) Java
2 57 (52.29%) SQL
3 54 (49.54%) Hibernate
4 51 (46.79%) UNIX
5 48 (44.04%) JMS
6 47 (43.12%) Relational Database
7 46 (42.20%) Banking
8 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (39.45%) XML
10 42 (38.53%) Finance
11 37 (33.94%) J2EE
12 36 (33.03%) OO
13 35 (32.11%) Oracle
13 35 (32.11%) Perl
14 33 (30.28%) Unit Testing
15 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
16 29 (26.61%) Linux
17 28 (25.69%) Shell Script
18 25 (22.94%) PL/SQL
18 25 (22.94%) MVC
19 24 (22.02%) JSP
20 23 (21.10%) CSS
20 23 (21.10%) Struts
20 23 (21.10%) Web Services
21 22 (20.18%) Ajax
21 22 (20.18%) Spring MVC
22 21 (19.27%) Spring Web Flow
22 21 (19.27%) WebSphere
22 21 (19.27%) XSLT
22 21 (19.27%) Sybase

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Spring 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 Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (19.27%) WebSphere
2 20 (18.35%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.17%) Apache
4 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.67%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.83%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (43.12%) Relational Database
2 20 (18.35%) DB2
3 17 (15.60%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.42%) Neo4j
5 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.75%) MySQL
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.83%) Ingres
9 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) CruiseControl
1 19 (17.43%) Selenium
2 12 (11.01%) JUnit
3 9 (8.26%) Subversion
4 5 (4.59%) Ant
5 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) JBehave
7 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 46 (42.20%) Banking
2 42 (38.53%) Finance
3 16 (14.68%) Front Office
4 12 (11.01%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 99 (90.83%) Developer
2 90 (82.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Programmer
6 6 (5.50%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Java Programmer
6 6 (5.50%) Designer
7 5 (4.59%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (4.59%) Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.75%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.83%) Architect
10 2 (1.83%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Java Architect
10 2 (1.83%) Developer Analyst
11 1 (0.92%) Java Technical Architect
11 1 (0.92%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (49.54%) Hibernate
2 48 (44.04%) JMS
3 43 (39.45%) XML
4 37 (33.94%) J2EE
5 24 (22.02%) JSP
6 23 (21.10%) CSS
6 23 (21.10%) Struts
6 23 (21.10%) Web Services
7 22 (20.18%) Ajax
7 22 (20.18%) Spring MVC
8 21 (19.27%) XSLT
8 21 (19.27%) Spring Web Flow
9 20 (18.35%) JDBC
9 20 (18.35%) iBATIS
10 19 (17.43%) GWT
11 17 (15.60%) HTML
12 12 (11.01%) SOAP
13 10 (9.17%) REST
14 9 (8.26%) J2SE
15 7 (6.42%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Equities
3 6 (5.50%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.67%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Physics
6 2 (1.83%) DataPower
6 2 (1.83%) Open Source
6 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.79%) UNIX
2 29 (26.61%) Linux
3 7 (6.42%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.03%) OO
3 33 (30.28%) Unit Testing
4 25 (22.94%) MVC
5 20 (18.35%) Multithreading
6 19 (17.43%) Web Application Development
7 15 (13.76%) SOA
8 14 (12.84%) OOD
9 12 (11.01%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.42%) Line Management
10 7 (6.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.42%) Web Design
10 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.42%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Database Tuning
11 6 (5.50%) TDD
12 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.59%) UML
13 4 (3.67%) Scrum
14 3 (2.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 108 (99.08%) Java
2 57 (52.29%) SQL
3 35 (32.11%) Perl
4 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
5 28 (25.69%) Shell Script
6 25 (22.94%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.67%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) Python
8 2 (1.83%) Jython
8 2 (1.83%) Groovy
8 2 (1.83%) C
9 1 (0.92%) Clojure
9 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) Oracle
2 21 (19.27%) Sybase
3 11 (10.09%) IBM
4 5 (4.59%) JBoss
5 4 (3.67%) Perforce
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.83%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.83%) Google
7 2 (1.83%) Twitter
7 2 (1.83%) Kony
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.92%) Informatica
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