The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 24 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 58 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.35% 7.67% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.09% 20.20% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £419 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.13 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% -28.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
275 307 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.85% 38.00% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 122 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Spring
Scotland

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 July 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 July 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.

1 114 (98.28%) Java
2 61 (52.59%) Hibernate
3 58 (50.00%) SQL
4 48 (41.38%) UNIX
4 48 (41.38%) Relational Database
5 47 (40.52%) JMS
6 43 (37.07%) XML
7 40 (34.48%) Finance
8 39 (33.62%) Unit Testing
9 37 (31.90%) J2EE
10 34 (29.31%) JavaScript
10 34 (29.31%) Linux
11 33 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (28.45%) Banking
12 32 (27.59%) Oracle
13 30 (25.86%) OO
14 29 (25.00%) Perl
15 28 (24.14%) HTML
15 28 (24.14%) Web Services
15 28 (24.14%) MVC
16 26 (22.41%) JSP
17 24 (20.69%) Struts
17 24 (20.69%) Spring MVC
18 23 (19.83%) Tomcat
18 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
19 22 (18.97%) RDBMS
19 22 (18.97%) CSS
20 21 (18.10%) JUnit
21 19 (16.38%) Selenium
21 19 (16.38%) Multithreading

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 23 (19.83%) Tomcat
2 14 (12.07%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.90%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.86%) Mule
6 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 22 (18.97%) RDBMS
3 18 (15.52%) DB2
4 7 (6.03%) Neo4j
4 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) Ingres
7 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) JUnit
2 19 (16.38%) Selenium
3 15 (12.93%) Subversion
4 14 (12.07%) Maven
4 14 (12.07%) CruiseControl
5 9 (7.76%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.90%) Ant
7 5 (4.31%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.72%) JIRA
9 2 (1.72%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.72%) PVCS
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.86%) JBehave
10 1 (0.86%) Mockito
10 1 (0.86%) Hudson
General
1 40 (34.48%) Finance
2 33 (28.45%) Banking
3 15 (12.93%) Front Office
4 7 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 110 (94.83%) Developer
2 101 (87.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Programmer
6 7 (6.03%) Java Programmer
7 6 (5.17%) Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.31%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.59%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (1.72%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (0.86%) Java Applications Developer
11 1 (0.86%) Java Web Developer
11 1 (0.86%) Software Developer
11 1 (0.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (52.59%) Hibernate
2 47 (40.52%) JMS
3 43 (37.07%) XML
4 37 (31.90%) J2EE
5 28 (24.14%) HTML
5 28 (24.14%) Web Services
6 26 (22.41%) JSP
7 24 (20.69%) Struts
7 24 (20.69%) Spring MVC
8 22 (18.97%) CSS
9 18 (15.52%) iBATIS
10 17 (14.66%) Ajax
11 16 (13.79%) JDBC
11 16 (13.79%) XSLT
11 16 (13.79%) Spring Web Flow
11 16 (13.79%) GWT
12 13 (11.21%) J2SE
13 11 (9.48%) jQuery
14 10 (8.62%) REST
14 10 (8.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Equities
2 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.31%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (4.31%) Open Source
4 4 (3.45%) Physics
4 4 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) Derivative
5 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.38%) UNIX
2 34 (29.31%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) Unit Testing
2 33 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.86%) OO
4 28 (24.14%) MVC
5 19 (16.38%) Multithreading
6 17 (14.66%) OOD
7 14 (12.07%) Web Application Development
8 12 (10.34%) SOA
9 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.76%) Web Design
11 8 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (6.90%) Scrum
12 7 (6.03%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.03%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.03%) TDD
12 7 (6.03%) BDD
12 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.31%) Database Tuning
13 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (98.28%) Java
2 58 (50.00%) SQL
3 34 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 29 (25.00%) Perl
5 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
6 16 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.45%) C#
8 2 (1.72%) Scala
8 2 (1.72%) Groovy
8 2 (1.72%) Python
8 2 (1.72%) C
9 1 (0.86%) C++
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Jython
9 1 (0.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) OCPJP
2 4 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Oracle
2 18 (15.52%) Sybase
3 9 (7.76%) IBM
4 7 (6.03%) JBoss
5 4 (3.45%) Perforce
5 4 (3.45%) Sun
6 3 (2.59%) SAP
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (0.86%) Informatica
8 1 (0.86%) Twitter
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