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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 28 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 48 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.38% 8.59% 9.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.86% 21.93% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 50
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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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
210 269 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.54% 39.16% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 182
Average daily rate £388 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 82 (98.80%) Java
2 46 (55.42%) Finance
3 45 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (51.81%) Hibernate
5 34 (40.96%) SQL
6 32 (38.55%) Banking
7 30 (36.14%) Relational Database
8 29 (34.94%) OO
9 28 (33.73%) UNIX
9 28 (33.73%) Sybase
10 25 (30.12%) Linux
10 25 (30.12%) RDBMS
11 23 (27.71%) JMS
11 23 (27.71%) SOA
12 21 (25.30%) Investment Banking
13 19 (22.89%) DB2
13 19 (22.89%) Perl
14 18 (21.69%) Front Office
14 18 (21.69%) Multithreading
15 17 (20.48%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (19.28%) JUnit
16 16 (19.28%) J2SE
17 15 (18.07%) OOD
17 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (16.87%) CSS
18 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
19 12 (14.46%) Oracle
19 12 (14.46%) Web Services
19 12 (14.46%) Database Tuning
19 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.02%) JBoss
1 5 (6.02%) GlassFish
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (6.02%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.14%) Relational Database
2 25 (30.12%) RDBMS
3 19 (22.89%) DB2
4 8 (9.64%) MySQL
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) JUnit
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.61%) Maven
3 3 (3.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.41%) Ant
4 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.20%) Grunt
5 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.20%) Yeoman
5 1 (1.20%) Bower
General
1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 32 (38.55%) Banking
3 21 (25.30%) Investment Banking
4 18 (21.69%) Front Office
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (73.49%) Developer
2 56 (67.47%) Java Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Senior Java Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Senior Developer
4 18 (21.69%) Solutions Designer
4 18 (21.69%) Designer
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Designer
6 3 (3.61%) UI Developer
6 3 (3.61%) UI Programmer
6 3 (3.61%) Lead Designer
7 2 (2.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (1.20%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (51.81%) Hibernate
2 23 (27.71%) JMS
3 16 (19.28%) J2SE
4 14 (16.87%) CSS
5 12 (14.46%) Web Services
6 8 (9.64%) HTML
6 8 (9.64%) Java EE
7 7 (8.43%) JSP
7 7 (8.43%) REST
8 6 (7.23%) HTML5
8 6 (7.23%) JAX-RS
8 6 (7.23%) Apache Camel
8 6 (7.23%) Ajax
8 6 (7.23%) jQuery
9 5 (6.02%) JRuby
9 5 (6.02%) Java EE 5
9 5 (6.02%) JSON
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (6.02%) J2EE
9 5 (6.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (4.82%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.82%) Equities
4 2 (2.41%) Derivative
4 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) UNIX
2 25 (30.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) OO
3 23 (27.71%) SOA
4 18 (21.69%) Multithreading
5 17 (20.48%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (18.07%) OOD
7 12 (14.46%) Database Tuning
7 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.25%) Scrum
9 7 (8.43%) UML
9 7 (8.43%) OOP
10 6 (7.23%) Supplier Management
10 6 (7.23%) TDD
11 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.02%) Use Case
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.82%) Wealth Management
12 4 (4.82%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (98.80%) Java
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 19 (22.89%) Perl
4 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.02%) Jython
6 5 (6.02%) Groovy
7 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Sybase
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle