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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 30 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Spring 46 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.31% 8.99% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.25% 27.31% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 19
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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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
283 227 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.68% 32.90% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 100 85
Average daily rate £358 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 August 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 August 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.

1 101 (99.02%) Java
2 53 (51.96%) SQL
3 48 (47.06%) Hibernate
4 46 (45.10%) UNIX
5 43 (42.16%) JMS
6 41 (40.20%) Relational Database
7 40 (39.22%) XML
7 40 (39.22%) Banking
8 35 (34.31%) Finance
9 34 (33.33%) J2EE
10 33 (32.35%) Unit Testing
11 31 (30.39%) Oracle
12 29 (28.43%) OO
12 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (27.45%) Linux
14 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
14 27 (26.47%) Perl
15 26 (25.49%) Shell Script
15 26 (25.49%) MVC
16 25 (24.51%) Spring MVC
17 22 (21.57%) Tomcat
17 22 (21.57%) JSP
18 21 (20.59%) Struts
18 21 (20.59%) Web Services
18 21 (20.59%) CSS
18 21 (20.59%) PL/SQL
18 21 (20.59%) iBATIS
19 19 (18.63%) JDBC
19 19 (18.63%) XSLT
19 19 (18.63%) Multithreading

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (21.57%) Tomcat
2 17 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.84%) Apache
4 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.98%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.98%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.20%) Relational Database
2 14 (13.73%) DB2
3 12 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.86%) Neo4j
4 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.94%) MySQL
6 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.96%) Ingres
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 17 (16.67%) Selenium
2 13 (12.75%) JUnit
3 9 (8.82%) Subversion
4 5 (4.90%) Ant
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (3.92%) Maven
5 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.98%) JIRA
7 1 (0.98%) JBehave
7 1 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 40 (39.22%) Banking
2 35 (34.31%) Finance
3 13 (12.75%) Front Office
4 10 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 95 (93.14%) Developer
2 87 (85.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Programmer
6 6 (5.88%) Java Programmer
7 5 (4.90%) Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.92%) Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (1.96%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Java Architect
10 2 (1.96%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.96%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Architect
11 1 (0.98%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.06%) Hibernate
2 43 (42.16%) JMS
3 40 (39.22%) XML
4 34 (33.33%) J2EE
5 25 (24.51%) Spring MVC
6 22 (21.57%) JSP
7 21 (20.59%) Struts
7 21 (20.59%) Web Services
7 21 (20.59%) CSS
7 21 (20.59%) iBATIS
8 19 (18.63%) JDBC
8 19 (18.63%) XSLT
9 18 (17.65%) Ajax
10 17 (16.67%) HTML
10 17 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
10 17 (16.67%) GWT
11 10 (9.80%) SOAP
11 10 (9.80%) REST
12 7 (6.86%) J2SE
12 7 (6.86%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Equities
2 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.92%) Fixed Income
2 4 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
2 4 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.94%) Physics
4 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.10%) UNIX
2 28 (27.45%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Unit Testing
2 29 (28.43%) OO
2 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.49%) MVC
4 19 (18.63%) Multithreading
5 17 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 12 (11.76%) OOD
7 11 (10.78%) SOA
8 10 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.82%) Web Design
10 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.86%) Automated Testing
10 7 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.90%) TDD
12 4 (3.92%) Database Tuning
12 4 (3.92%) Scrum
13 3 (2.94%) ETL
13 3 (2.94%) UML
13 3 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 101 (99.02%) Java
2 53 (51.96%) SQL
3 27 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.47%) Perl
4 26 (25.49%) Shell Script
5 21 (20.59%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) Groovy
7 2 (1.96%) Scala
7 2 (1.96%) Jython
7 2 (1.96%) C
7 2 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) C++
8 1 (0.98%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Oracle
2 17 (16.67%) Sybase
3 9 (8.82%) IBM
4 4 (3.92%) Perforce
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
5 3 (2.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.96%) Twitter
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Informatica
7 1 (0.98%) ForgeRock
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