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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 44 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 95 107 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.31% 4.14% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 13.68% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +29.43%
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
587 782 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.47% 30.25% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 493 376
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -10 41 £425 +25.00% 10
Edinburgh +2 29 £388 +3.33% 5
Stirling -1 11 £425 +25.92%
West Lothian -9 2 £381 +1.66%
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 200 (98.04%) Java
2 114 (55.88%) Hibernate
3 113 (55.39%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (42.16%) SQL
5 76 (37.25%) Finance
6 72 (35.29%) Banking
7 71 (34.80%) Relational Database
8 61 (29.90%) JMS
9 59 (28.92%) UNIX
10 58 (28.43%) Oracle
11 57 (27.94%) JavaScript
12 51 (25.00%) OO
13 48 (23.53%) XML
14 47 (23.04%) JUnit
15 46 (22.55%) Web Services
16 43 (21.08%) TDD
17 42 (20.59%) CSS
17 42 (20.59%) SDLC
18 41 (20.10%) Perl
18 41 (20.10%) Sybase
19 39 (19.12%) Investment Banking
20 37 (18.14%) JSP
20 37 (18.14%) RDBMS
21 36 (17.65%) J2EE
22 34 (16.67%) Linux
23 32 (15.69%) Unit Testing
24 30 (14.71%) SOA
25 28 (13.73%) HTML
25 28 (13.73%) Ajax
26 27 (13.24%) Selenium

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 25 (12.25%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.76%) JBoss
3 16 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.45%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.45%) FileNet
6 4 (1.96%) SAS
6 4 (1.96%) Confluence
7 3 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.98%) CMS
8 2 (0.98%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.98%) Mule
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.49%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
2 1 (0.49%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.80%) Relational Database
2 37 (18.14%) RDBMS
3 25 (12.25%) DB2
4 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.41%) MySQL
7 5 (2.45%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.96%) Big Data
9 3 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (23.04%) JUnit
2 27 (13.24%) Selenium
3 21 (10.29%) Maven
4 16 (7.84%) CruiseControl
5 15 (7.35%) Eclipse
5 15 (7.35%) Subversion
5 15 (7.35%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.88%) Mockito
7 11 (5.39%) JIRA
7 11 (5.39%) FitNesse
8 7 (3.43%) jMock
9 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.96%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.96%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (1.47%) JProfiler
12 3 (1.47%) NUnit
13 2 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 76 (37.25%) Finance
2 72 (35.29%) Banking
3 39 (19.12%) Investment Banking
4 24 (11.76%) Front Office
5 3 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (78.43%) Developer
2 151 (74.02%) Java Developer
3 53 (25.98%) Senior Developer
4 52 (25.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (9.31%) Designer
6 18 (8.82%) Solutions Designer
7 12 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (3.43%) Senior Designer
9 5 (2.45%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.45%) Software Engineer
10 4 (1.96%) Lead Developer
10 4 (1.96%) Java Architect
10 4 (1.96%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (1.47%) UI Programmer
11 3 (1.47%) UI Developer
11 3 (1.47%) Lead Designer
11 3 (1.47%) Web Developer
11 3 (1.47%) Project Manager
11 3 (1.47%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (55.88%) Hibernate
2 61 (29.90%) JMS
3 48 (23.53%) XML
4 46 (22.55%) Web Services
5 42 (20.59%) CSS
6 37 (18.14%) JSP
7 36 (17.65%) J2EE
8 28 (13.73%) HTML
8 28 (13.73%) Ajax
9 25 (12.25%) JDBC
9 25 (12.25%) Struts
9 25 (12.25%) JPA
9 25 (12.25%) RESTful
10 24 (11.76%) Java EE
10 24 (11.76%) J2SE
11 23 (11.27%) iBATIS
12 21 (10.29%) jQuery
13 20 (9.80%) Spring MVC
14 18 (8.82%) XSLT
15 17 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.86%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.43%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.96%) Equities
5 4 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.47%) Derivative
6 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.47%) GIS
7 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.92%) UNIX
2 34 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (55.39%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.00%) OO
3 43 (21.08%) TDD
4 42 (20.59%) SDLC
5 32 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 30 (14.71%) SOA
7 26 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.27%) MVC
9 22 (10.78%) Web Application Development
10 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.80%) OOD
10 20 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 17 (8.33%) UML
11 17 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 16 (7.84%) Scrum
13 15 (7.35%) Database Tuning
14 9 (4.41%) Workflow
15 8 (3.92%) CRM
15 8 (3.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (98.04%) Java
2 86 (42.16%) SQL
3 57 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 41 (20.10%) Perl
5 26 (12.75%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.35%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.45%) Groovy
7 5 (2.45%) Jython
8 4 (1.96%) Scala
9 3 (1.47%) C#
10 1 (0.49%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) Clojure
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
10 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (28.43%) Oracle
2 41 (20.10%) Sybase
3 5 (2.45%) IBM
4 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
4 2 (0.98%) GoldenSource
4 2 (0.98%) Google
4 2 (0.98%) Sencha
5 1 (0.49%) Alterian
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.49%) CA
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago