The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 87 97 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.89% 2.96% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.03% 14.97% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 29
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
Spring
UK

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
620 648 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.69% 19.78% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 329 404
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 54 £400 +15.94% 8
Edinburgh +11 24 £370 -1.33% 5
West Lothian +10 5 £378 -0.98%
Stirling -2 3 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Spring.

1 149 (91.98%) Java
2 92 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (43.83%) JUnit
4 64 (39.51%) SQL
4 64 (39.51%) Linux
4 64 (39.51%) OO
5 61 (37.65%) Unix
5 61 (37.65%) Hibernate
6 56 (34.57%) OOD
6 56 (34.57%) Relational Database
7 54 (33.33%) Sybase
7 54 (33.33%) Finance
8 52 (32.10%) DB2
9 49 (30.25%) RDBMS
10 48 (29.63%) Perl
11 47 (29.01%) Web Services
12 46 (28.40%) JMS
13 44 (27.16%) J2SE
14 42 (25.93%) Oracle
15 41 (25.31%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (24.69%) Banking
17 38 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (22.84%) JBoss
19 36 (22.22%) Maven
19 36 (22.22%) SDLC
20 35 (21.60%) Software Engineering
21 34 (20.99%) TDD
21 34 (20.99%) SOAP
22 32 (19.75%) RESTful
23 31 (19.14%) XML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (22.84%) JBoss
2 24 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.17%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.56%) Apache
5 9 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.85%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (1.23%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.62%) Confluence
9 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.47%) SSH
2 4 (2.47%) SSL
3 2 (1.23%) LDAP
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.57%) Relational Database
2 52 (32.10%) DB2
3 49 (30.25%) RDBMS
4 20 (12.35%) NoSQL
5 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 13 (8.02%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.94%) MarkLogic
8 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.85%) GIS
11 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.23%) QGIS
11 2 (1.23%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.62%) Big Data
12 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.62%) MySQL
12 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (43.83%) JUnit
2 36 (22.22%) Maven
3 25 (15.43%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.43%) Subversion
4 23 (14.20%) Eclipse
5 19 (11.73%) Gradle
6 14 (8.64%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.64%) Mockito
7 12 (7.41%) Bitbucket
8 11 (6.79%) JIRA
9 7 (4.32%) JBehave
9 7 (4.32%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.70%) GitLab
11 5 (3.09%) CruiseControl
11 5 (3.09%) Fiddler
12 4 (2.47%) Cobertura
12 4 (2.47%) git-flow
13 3 (1.85%) Bower
13 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.85%) JProfiler
General
1 54 (33.33%) Finance
2 40 (24.69%) Banking
3 26 (16.05%) Front Office
4 15 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (93.21%) Developer
2 125 (77.16%) Java Developer
3 28 (17.28%) Senior Developer
4 26 (16.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.32%) C++ Developer
7 6 (3.70%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Scala Developer
9 4 (2.47%) Consultant
9 4 (2.47%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (2.47%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (1.85%) GIS Developer
10 3 (1.85%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 3 (1.85%) Scrum Master
10 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (1.23%) Development Engineer
11 2 (1.23%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.65%) Hibernate
2 47 (29.01%) Web Services
3 46 (28.40%) JMS
4 44 (27.16%) J2SE
5 34 (20.99%) SOAP
6 32 (19.75%) RESTful
7 31 (19.14%) XML
8 29 (17.90%) AngularJS
9 27 (16.67%) HTML
10 23 (14.20%) Java EE
11 22 (13.58%) REST
12 20 (12.35%) CSS
12 20 (12.35%) HTML5
13 19 (11.73%) JSON
13 19 (11.73%) Struts
14 16 (9.88%) Drools
14 16 (9.88%) J2EE
15 15 (9.26%) jBPM
15 15 (9.26%) Servlets
15 15 (9.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.49%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.56%) Equities
5 4 (2.47%) Derivative
5 4 (2.47%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.85%) User Experience
7 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.62%) DataPower
8 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.51%) Linux
2 61 (37.65%) Unix
3 12 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (39.51%) OO
3 56 (34.57%) OOD
4 41 (25.31%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (22.22%) SDLC
6 35 (21.60%) Software Engineering
7 34 (20.99%) TDD
8 21 (12.96%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.35%) Microservices
9 20 (12.35%) Open Source
10 19 (11.73%) Workflow
11 18 (11.11%) SOA
12 17 (10.49%) MVC
12 17 (10.49%) Scrum
13 15 (9.26%) Front End Development
13 15 (9.26%) Multithreading
14 14 (8.64%) Database Tuning
14 14 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (8.02%) User Stories
16 12 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 149 (91.98%) Java
2 64 (39.51%) SQL
3 48 (29.63%) Perl
4 16 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.32%) C++
5 7 (4.32%) Scala
5 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.09%) Python
7 4 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (2.47%) VBA
8 3 (1.85%) Groovy
9 2 (1.23%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) XPath
10 1 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.85%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 4 (2.47%) Ansible
2 4 (2.47%) BladeLogic
3 3 (1.85%) Kibana
4 2 (1.23%) Graphite
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (33.33%) Sybase
2 42 (25.93%) Oracle
3 6 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.70%) webMethods
4 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.47%) ForgeRock
6 3 (1.85%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Perforce
7 2 (1.23%) Reuters
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) VMware