The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 56 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Spring 80 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 3.44% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.32% 13.60% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Scotland region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Scotland region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 53 £400 +12.28% 10
Edinburgh +2 14 £375 - 3
Stirling -6 8 £363 -3.33%
West Lothian +1 2 £375 +3.44%
Highlands - - - -
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 183 (96.83%) Java
2 94 (49.74%) Hibernate
3 89 (47.09%) XML
4 80 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (36.51%) SQL
6 61 (32.28%) UNIX
7 57 (30.16%) Oracle
8 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
8 55 (29.10%) Relational Database
9 54 (28.57%) JMS
10 53 (28.04%) Banking
11 51 (26.98%) Unit Testing
12 50 (26.46%) J2EE
13 48 (25.40%) Finance
14 43 (22.75%) HTML
14 43 (22.75%) CSS
15 41 (21.69%) SOA
15 41 (21.69%) Ajax
16 40 (21.16%) MVC
17 38 (20.11%) OO
17 38 (20.11%) XSLT
17 38 (20.11%) JUnit
18 37 (19.58%) Perl
18 37 (19.58%) Spring MVC
18 37 (19.58%) Maven
19 36 (19.05%) TDD
20 32 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (16.93%) PL/SQL
20 32 (16.93%) Linux
21 31 (16.40%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (16.40%) Tomcat
1 31 (16.40%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.82%) Apache
3 7 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.17%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.17%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (3.17%) Confluence
5 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.59%) CMS
6 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.53%) Mule
8 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.10%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.58%) DB2
4 18 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.70%) Neo4j
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.12%) MySQL
10 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.06%) Ingres
11 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.53%) MS Access
12 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 38 (20.11%) JUnit
2 37 (19.58%) Maven
3 22 (11.64%) Eclipse
3 22 (11.64%) Selenium
4 21 (11.11%) Subversion
5 19 (10.05%) CruiseControl
6 12 (6.35%) QUnit
6 12 (6.35%) Jasmine
7 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.29%) JIRA
8 8 (4.23%) Hudson
9 6 (3.17%) FitNesse
9 6 (3.17%) NetBeans
10 5 (2.65%) Ant
11 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.12%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.06%) Mockito
12 2 (1.06%) JMeter
13 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (28.04%) Banking
2 48 (25.40%) Finance
3 21 (11.11%) Front Office
4 16 (8.47%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 174 (92.06%) Developer
2 145 (76.72%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.17%) Senior Developer
4 21 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (4.76%) User Experience Developer
6 7 (3.70%) Programmer
7 6 (3.17%) Java Programmer
7 6 (3.17%) Designer
7 6 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (2.65%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (2.65%) Analyst
8 5 (2.65%) Portal Developer
8 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (2.12%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 3 (1.59%) Architect
10 3 (1.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (1.59%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (1.06%) Java Team Leader
11 2 (1.06%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (49.74%) Hibernate
2 89 (47.09%) XML
3 54 (28.57%) JMS
4 50 (26.46%) J2EE
5 43 (22.75%) HTML
5 43 (22.75%) CSS
6 41 (21.69%) Ajax
7 38 (20.11%) XSLT
8 37 (19.58%) Spring MVC
9 31 (16.40%) JSP
10 27 (14.29%) Java EE
11 26 (13.76%) Web Services
12 25 (13.23%) JDBC
13 24 (12.70%) Struts
13 24 (12.70%) iBATIS
14 23 (12.17%) REST
15 21 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
15 21 (11.11%) Drools
16 20 (10.58%) HTML5
17 19 (10.05%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.82%) Smartphone
4 10 (5.29%) User Experience
4 10 (5.29%) Equities
5 6 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.65%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.12%) Derivative
7 4 (2.12%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.59%) Open Source
8 3 (1.59%) Physics
9 2 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.06%) DataPower
9 2 (1.06%) Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.28%) UNIX
2 32 (16.93%) Linux
3 7 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.98%) Unit Testing
3 41 (21.69%) SOA
4 40 (21.16%) MVC
5 38 (20.11%) OO
6 36 (19.05%) TDD
7 32 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (11.64%) Multithreading
9 19 (10.05%) Web Application Development
10 17 (8.99%) BPMN
11 14 (7.41%) OOD
11 14 (7.41%) Workflow
12 13 (6.88%) UML
12 13 (6.88%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (5.29%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.29%) Waterfall
15 8 (4.23%) Scrum
16 7 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (96.83%) Java
2 69 (36.51%) SQL
3 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.58%) Perl
5 32 (16.93%) PL/SQL
6 29 (15.34%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.17%) C#
8 3 (1.59%) Jython
8 3 (1.59%) Python
9 2 (1.06%) Clojure
9 2 (1.06%) Groovy
9 2 (1.06%) C
10 1 (0.53%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.53%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 4 (2.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.53%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 57 (30.16%) Oracle
2 31 (16.40%) JBoss
3 25 (13.23%) Sybase
4 18 (9.52%) IBM
5 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.12%) Perforce
6 3 (1.59%) Reuters
6 3 (1.59%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.59%) SAP
7 2 (1.06%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (1.06%) Twitter
7 2 (1.06%) Kony
8 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.53%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) Murex
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) Informatica
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
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