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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 24 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 50 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.75% 7.52% 7.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.36% 21.45% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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
214 289 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.60% 35.07% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 142 121
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 July 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 July 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 94 (96.91%) Java
2 52 (53.61%) Finance
3 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (51.55%) Hibernate
4 50 (51.55%) SQL
5 43 (44.33%) Banking
6 39 (40.21%) UNIX
6 39 (40.21%) Relational Database
7 38 (39.18%) Sybase
8 37 (38.14%) OO
9 33 (34.02%) Linux
10 31 (31.96%) JMS
11 30 (30.93%) RDBMS
12 29 (29.90%) JUnit
13 28 (28.87%) DB2
14 26 (26.80%) Perl
14 26 (26.80%) Investment Banking
14 26 (26.80%) SDLC
15 24 (24.74%) Front Office
16 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (22.68%) Software Engineering
17 22 (22.68%) OOD
17 22 (22.68%) J2SE
18 18 (18.56%) Oracle
18 18 (18.56%) TDD
19 17 (17.53%) Web Services
19 17 (17.53%) Performance Tuning
20 16 (16.49%) REST
20 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
20 16 (16.49%) SOA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.12%) JBoss
3 3 (3.09%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) CTI
1 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.21%) Relational Database
2 30 (30.93%) RDBMS
3 28 (28.87%) DB2
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.19%) MySQL
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.12%) Big Data
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.09%) KDB
7 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (29.90%) JUnit
2 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.19%) Maven
4 5 (5.15%) CruiseControl
4 5 (5.15%) FitNesse
5 4 (4.12%) Selenium
6 3 (3.09%) Ant
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.09%) Mockito
6 3 (3.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.03%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.03%) QUnit
8 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) NUnit
General
1 52 (53.61%) Finance
2 43 (44.33%) Banking
3 26 (26.80%) Investment Banking
4 24 (24.74%) Front Office
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (84.54%) Developer
2 76 (78.35%) Java Developer
3 25 (25.77%) Senior Developer
4 24 (24.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Designer
5 10 (10.31%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.12%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Developer
7 3 (3.09%) UI Programmer
7 3 (3.09%) Lead Designer
7 3 (3.09%) Senior Designer
7 3 (3.09%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Architect
8 2 (2.06%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.06%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Applications Architect
9 1 (1.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.55%) Hibernate
2 31 (31.96%) JMS
3 22 (22.68%) J2SE
4 17 (17.53%) Web Services
5 16 (16.49%) REST
6 15 (15.46%) J2EE
6 15 (15.46%) CSS
7 10 (10.31%) Ajax
8 9 (9.28%) SOAP
9 8 (8.25%) JDBC
9 8 (8.25%) JSP
10 7 (7.22%) XML
10 7 (7.22%) Java EE
10 7 (7.22%) JSON
10 7 (7.22%) RESTful
10 7 (7.22%) jQuery
10 7 (7.22%) Ext JS
10 7 (7.22%) JAX-RS
11 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
11 6 (6.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.09%) Derivative
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.21%) UNIX
2 33 (34.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (38.14%) OO
3 26 (26.80%) SDLC
4 22 (22.68%) OOD
4 22 (22.68%) Software Engineering
5 18 (18.56%) TDD
6 17 (17.53%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (16.49%) SOA
8 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
9 13 (13.40%) Database Tuning
10 11 (11.34%) Scrum
11 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Wealth Management
11 7 (7.22%) MVC
12 6 (6.19%) UML
12 6 (6.19%) Investment Management
13 5 (5.15%) OOP
13 5 (5.15%) Waterfall
14 4 (4.12%) Web Application Development
14 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (96.91%) Java
2 50 (51.55%) SQL
3 26 (26.80%) Perl
4 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) Scala
8 3 (3.09%) C#
8 3 (3.09%) Jython
8 3 (3.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Sybase
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Perforce
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft