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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 59 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 81 106 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.12% 3.33% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.74% 16.61% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 62
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
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
636 638 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 20.02% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 304 423
Median daily rate £346 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +1 43 £400 +6.66% 12
Edinburgh -3 30 £370 -1.33% 3
West Lothian +10 4 £423 +12.66% 1
Stirling -3 3 - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 137 (90.73%) Java
2 79 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (45.03%) JUnit
4 62 (41.06%) SQL
5 59 (39.07%) Hibernate
6 57 (37.75%) OO
7 56 (37.09%) Unix
8 55 (36.42%) Linux
9 52 (34.44%) OOD
9 52 (34.44%) Relational Database
10 48 (31.79%) Sybase
11 47 (31.13%) Finance
12 46 (30.46%) DB2
13 45 (29.80%) RDBMS
14 42 (27.81%) Perl
14 42 (27.81%) Web Services
15 41 (27.15%) Oracle
15 41 (27.15%) J2SE
15 41 (27.15%) JMS
16 40 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (25.83%) JBoss
17 39 (25.83%) Banking
18 38 (25.17%) SDLC
19 37 (24.50%) SOAP
20 36 (23.84%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (22.52%) Maven
22 33 (21.85%) XML
23 31 (20.53%) HTML
23 31 (20.53%) TDD
23 31 (20.53%) RESTful

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 39 (25.83%) JBoss
2 20 (13.25%) Tomcat
3 17 (11.26%) WebSphere
4 12 (7.95%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.97%) Apache
5 6 (3.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.97%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.99%) GeoServer
6 3 (1.99%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (1.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Wireshark
2 4 (2.65%) SSH
2 4 (2.65%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.44%) Relational Database
2 46 (30.46%) DB2
3 45 (29.80%) RDBMS
4 17 (11.26%) NoSQL
5 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
6 11 (7.28%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.31%) MarkLogic
9 4 (2.65%) GIS
9 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.99%) QGIS
10 3 (1.99%) Spatial Data
11 2 (1.32%) Big Data
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (45.03%) JUnit
2 34 (22.52%) Maven
3 28 (18.54%) Eclipse
4 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
5 24 (15.89%) Subversion
6 20 (13.25%) Gradle
7 16 (10.60%) Mockito
8 15 (9.93%) Jenkins
9 13 (8.61%) Bitbucket
9 13 (8.61%) JIRA
10 9 (5.96%) JBehave
11 7 (4.64%) GitLab
11 7 (4.64%) JProfiler
11 7 (4.64%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.31%) Cobertura
12 5 (3.31%) CruiseControl
12 5 (3.31%) Fiddler
13 4 (2.65%) git-flow
13 4 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (1.99%) Selenium
General
1 47 (31.13%) Finance
2 39 (25.83%) Banking
3 26 (17.22%) Front Office
4 15 (9.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (91.39%) Developer
2 112 (74.17%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.22%) Senior Developer
4 24 (15.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.64%) C++ Developer
7 6 (3.97%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (2.65%) Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) GIS Developer
9 4 (2.65%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (2.65%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.65%) T-SQL Developer
10 3 (1.99%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 3 (1.99%) Scala Developer
10 3 (1.99%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (1.32%) Java Engineer
11 2 (1.32%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (39.07%) Hibernate
2 42 (27.81%) Web Services
3 41 (27.15%) J2SE
3 41 (27.15%) JMS
4 37 (24.50%) SOAP
5 33 (21.85%) XML
6 31 (20.53%) AngularJS
6 31 (20.53%) HTML
6 31 (20.53%) RESTful
7 27 (17.88%) Java EE
8 22 (14.57%) CSS
8 22 (14.57%) HTML5
9 21 (13.91%) REST
10 20 (13.25%) Struts
11 18 (11.92%) JSON
11 18 (11.92%) XSLT
12 17 (11.26%) Spring MVC
13 16 (10.60%) Drools
13 16 (10.60%) J2EE
14 14 (9.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.27%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (5.30%) Equities
4 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.65%) Derivative
6 4 (2.65%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.99%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.09%) Unix
2 55 (36.42%) Linux
3 10 (6.62%) Windows
4 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.75%) OO
3 52 (34.44%) OOD
4 40 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (25.17%) SDLC
6 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
6 31 (20.53%) TDD
7 21 (13.91%) Unit Testing
8 20 (13.25%) Microservices
9 19 (12.58%) MVC
9 19 (12.58%) Open Source
9 19 (12.58%) Scrum
10 16 (10.60%) SOA
10 16 (10.60%) Workflow
11 15 (9.93%) Front End Development
12 13 (8.61%) BDD
12 13 (8.61%) Database Tuning
12 13 (8.61%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (8.61%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (8.61%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 137 (90.73%) Java
2 62 (41.06%) SQL
3 42 (27.81%) Perl
4 20 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.64%) C++
5 7 (4.64%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.64%) Python
6 6 (3.97%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.31%) Scala
8 4 (2.65%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.32%) AspectJ
9 2 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (6.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) BladeLogic
1 5 (3.31%) Puppet
2 4 (2.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Graphite
3 2 (1.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (31.79%) Sybase
2 41 (27.15%) Oracle
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.97%) webMethods
4 4 (2.65%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.32%) Perforce
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe
6 1 (0.66%) Cognos
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) Reuters
6 1 (0.66%) VMware
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