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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 26 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 49 62 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.96% 8.05% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.88% 22.79% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 272 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.33% 35.32% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 31 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 31 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.

1 116 (98.31%) Java
2 61 (51.69%) SQL
3 59 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 50 (42.37%) UNIX
4 50 (42.37%) Relational Database
5 49 (41.53%) JMS
6 44 (37.29%) XML
7 42 (35.59%) Finance
8 38 (32.20%) J2EE
9 37 (31.36%) Unit Testing
10 36 (30.51%) Banking
11 35 (29.66%) Linux
12 33 (27.97%) Oracle
12 33 (27.97%) JavaScript
12 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (27.12%) OO
14 31 (26.27%) Perl
15 30 (25.42%) MVC
16 26 (22.03%) HTML
16 26 (22.03%) JSP
16 26 (22.03%) Web Services
17 25 (21.19%) Struts
17 25 (21.19%) Spring MVC
18 24 (20.34%) Shell Script
19 23 (19.49%) RDBMS
19 23 (19.49%) Tomcat
20 22 (18.64%) JUnit
21 21 (17.80%) CSS
22 20 (16.95%) Sybase
22 20 (16.95%) Multithreading

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (19.49%) Tomcat
2 15 (12.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.78%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.37%) Relational Database
2 23 (19.49%) RDBMS
3 19 (16.10%) DB2
4 7 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.93%) Neo4j
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) Ingres
7 2 (1.69%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (18.64%) JUnit
2 18 (15.25%) Selenium
3 15 (12.71%) CruiseControl
3 15 (12.71%) Subversion
4 12 (10.17%) Maven
5 9 (7.63%) Eclipse
6 8 (6.78%) Ant
7 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.39%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (2.54%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.69%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.69%) PVCS
10 2 (1.69%) JIRA
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.85%) JBehave
11 1 (0.85%) Mockito
11 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 42 (35.59%) Finance
2 36 (30.51%) Banking
3 16 (13.56%) Front Office
4 8 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 110 (93.22%) Developer
2 101 (85.59%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 11 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Programmer
6 7 (5.93%) Java Programmer
7 6 (5.08%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (5.08%) Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.54%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Architect
10 2 (1.69%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.69%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (1.69%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Designer
10 2 (1.69%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (1.69%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 49 (41.53%) JMS
3 44 (37.29%) XML
4 38 (32.20%) J2EE
5 26 (22.03%) HTML
5 26 (22.03%) JSP
5 26 (22.03%) Web Services
6 25 (21.19%) Struts
6 25 (21.19%) Spring MVC
7 21 (17.80%) CSS
8 19 (16.10%) Ajax
8 19 (16.10%) iBATIS
9 17 (14.41%) Spring Web Flow
9 17 (14.41%) GWT
9 17 (14.41%) JDBC
9 17 (14.41%) XSLT
10 14 (11.86%) J2SE
11 10 (8.47%) SOAP
11 10 (8.47%) JSF
11 10 (8.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Equities
2 7 (5.93%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.24%) Open Source
5 4 (3.39%) Physics
5 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.39%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.37%) UNIX
2 35 (29.66%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) Unit Testing
2 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.12%) OO
4 30 (25.42%) MVC
5 20 (16.95%) Multithreading
6 18 (15.25%) OOD
7 15 (12.71%) Web Application Development
8 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.32%) SOA
10 9 (7.63%) Web Design
11 8 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.93%) Database Tuning
12 7 (5.93%) Automated Testing
12 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.93%) TDD
13 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.08%) Scrum
14 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (4.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 116 (98.31%) Java
2 61 (51.69%) SQL
3 33 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.27%) Perl
5 24 (20.34%) Shell Script
6 18 (15.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (1.69%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) Groovy
8 2 (1.69%) Scala
8 2 (1.69%) C
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
9 1 (0.85%) Jython
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Sun Certification
2 4 (3.39%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 33 (27.97%) Oracle
2 20 (16.95%) Sybase
3 9 (7.63%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) JBoss
5 4 (3.39%) Sun
5 4 (3.39%) Perforce
6 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.69%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) Twitter
8 1 (0.85%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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