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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 21 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Spring 54 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.07% 5.63% 9.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.78% 17.20% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 22
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.65% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.36% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
237 279 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.66% 32.75% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 130 98
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 91 (95.79%) Java
2 49 (51.58%) Hibernate
3 48 (50.53%) Finance
4 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (47.37%) SQL
6 38 (40.00%) Banking
7 36 (37.89%) Sybase
8 35 (36.84%) Relational Database
9 34 (35.79%) JUnit
9 34 (35.79%) UNIX
10 33 (34.74%) OO
10 33 (34.74%) JMS
11 28 (29.47%) RDBMS
11 28 (29.47%) Linux
12 26 (27.37%) DB2
12 26 (27.37%) SDLC
13 24 (25.26%) Perl
14 23 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (23.16%) J2SE
16 21 (22.11%) OOD
16 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
16 21 (22.11%) Investment Banking
16 21 (22.11%) Software Engineering
17 19 (20.00%) TDD
17 19 (20.00%) J2EE
17 19 (20.00%) Front Office
18 17 (17.89%) Oracle
18 17 (17.89%) REST
19 15 (15.79%) Web Services
20 14 (14.74%) CSS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.21%) JBoss
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.05%) Node.js
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) CTI
1 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 28 (29.47%) RDBMS
3 26 (27.37%) DB2
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.21%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.16%) KDB
8 2 (2.11%) MySQL
8 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 34 (35.79%) JUnit
2 10 (10.53%) Maven
3 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.37%) FitNesse
5 5 (5.26%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.21%) Selenium
6 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.21%) Mockito
7 3 (3.16%) Ant
8 2 (2.11%) Gradle
8 2 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.05%) Hudson
9 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.05%) QUnit
9 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.05%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 48 (50.53%) Finance
2 38 (40.00%) Banking
3 21 (22.11%) Investment Banking
4 19 (20.00%) Front Office
5 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (89.47%) Developer
2 76 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (22.11%) Senior Developer
4 19 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Lead Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Technical Leader
6 8 (8.42%) Technical Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Designer
7 5 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Architect
9 2 (2.11%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.11%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.11%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.11%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.05%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) Hibernate
2 33 (34.74%) JMS
3 22 (23.16%) J2SE
4 19 (20.00%) J2EE
5 17 (17.89%) REST
6 15 (15.79%) Web Services
7 14 (14.74%) CSS
8 11 (11.58%) SOAP
8 11 (11.58%) HTML
8 11 (11.58%) Ajax
9 9 (9.47%) JDBC
9 9 (9.47%) XML
9 9 (9.47%) jQuery
10 8 (8.42%) Apache Camel
10 8 (8.42%) Spring MVC
10 8 (8.42%) JSON
11 7 (7.37%) Struts
12 6 (6.32%) JPA
12 6 (6.32%) HTML5
13 5 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.11%) Equities
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.05%) Derivative
4 1 (1.05%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.79%) UNIX
2 28 (29.47%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) OO
3 26 (27.37%) SDLC
4 21 (22.11%) OOD
4 21 (22.11%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.00%) TDD
6 12 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (11.58%) SOA
8 9 (9.47%) MVC
8 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.47%) Database Tuning
9 6 (6.32%) Scrum
9 6 (6.32%) Wealth Management
9 6 (6.32%) OOP
10 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.21%) UML
11 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 91 (95.79%) Java
2 45 (47.37%) SQL
3 24 (25.26%) Perl
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.32%) Scala
7 3 (3.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (37.89%) Sybase
2 17 (17.89%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Perforce
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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