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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 56 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 76 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.72% 3.66% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.79% 16.13% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 40
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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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
776 558 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.77% 22.66% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 264 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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 2 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 -18 48 £394 +16.66% 10
Edinburgh -11 15 £388 +12.31% 4
Stirling -7 7 £363 -3.33%
West Lothian +5 4 £375 +3.44%
Highlands - - - - 1
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 177 (96.72%) Java
2 90 (49.18%) XML
3 89 (48.63%) Hibernate
4 67 (36.61%) SQL
5 58 (31.69%) UNIX
6 55 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (28.42%) JMS
8 51 (27.87%) JavaScript
9 50 (27.32%) Unit Testing
10 49 (26.78%) Banking
10 49 (26.78%) Relational Database
10 49 (26.78%) Oracle
11 47 (25.68%) J2EE
12 42 (22.95%) HTML
12 42 (22.95%) Finance
13 40 (21.86%) JUnit
13 40 (21.86%) CSS
14 39 (21.31%) Maven
15 38 (20.77%) XSLT
15 38 (20.77%) MVC
16 37 (20.22%) SOA
16 37 (20.22%) Spring MVC
17 36 (19.67%) Ajax
18 35 (19.13%) TDD
19 32 (17.49%) Linux
19 32 (17.49%) OO
19 32 (17.49%) Tomcat
19 32 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (15.85%) WebSphere
20 29 (15.85%) Perl

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 32 (17.49%) Tomcat
2 29 (15.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.37%) Apache
4 7 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.28%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (3.28%) Confluence
6 4 (2.19%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.09%) CMS
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.55%) Mule
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.78%) Relational Database
2 17 (9.29%) Oracle Database
3 16 (8.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (8.20%) DB2
5 14 (7.65%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.83%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.64%) MySQL
9 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.09%) Ingres
11 1 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.55%) MS Access
11 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 40 (21.86%) JUnit
2 39 (21.31%) Maven
3 20 (10.93%) Eclipse
3 20 (10.93%) Subversion
4 19 (10.38%) Selenium
5 17 (9.29%) CruiseControl
6 12 (6.56%) QUnit
6 12 (6.56%) Jasmine
7 10 (5.46%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.46%) JIRA
8 8 (4.37%) Hudson
9 6 (3.28%) FitNesse
9 6 (3.28%) NetBeans
10 5 (2.73%) Ant
11 4 (2.19%) Apache Ivy
12 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.09%) Mockito
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
14 1 (0.55%) jMock
14 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (26.78%) Banking
2 42 (22.95%) Finance
3 23 (12.57%) Front Office
4 15 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.64%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (93.44%) Developer
2 144 (78.69%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.02%) Senior Developer
4 20 (10.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (4.92%) User Experience Developer
6 7 (3.83%) Programmer
7 6 (3.28%) Java Programmer
8 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Portal Developer
8 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (2.73%) Analyst
8 5 (2.73%) Portal Developer
9 4 (2.19%) Designer
9 4 (2.19%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (2.19%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 3 (1.64%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (1.64%) Architect
10 3 (1.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (1.09%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (49.18%) XML
2 89 (48.63%) Hibernate
3 52 (28.42%) JMS
4 47 (25.68%) J2EE
5 42 (22.95%) HTML
6 40 (21.86%) CSS
7 38 (20.77%) XSLT
8 37 (20.22%) Spring MVC
9 36 (19.67%) Ajax
10 28 (15.30%) JSP
11 27 (14.75%) Java EE
12 26 (14.21%) iBATIS
13 25 (13.66%) JDBC
14 23 (12.57%) Web Services
14 23 (12.57%) REST
15 22 (12.02%) HTML5
16 21 (11.48%) Drools
16 21 (11.48%) Struts
17 17 (9.29%) Spring Web Flow
17 17 (9.29%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (6.01%) Equities
2 11 (6.01%) Smartphone
3 6 (3.28%) Derivative
4 5 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (2.73%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.19%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.64%) Physics
7 2 (1.09%) Open Source
7 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (31.69%) UNIX
2 32 (17.49%) Linux
3 7 (3.83%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.32%) Unit Testing
3 38 (20.77%) MVC
4 37 (20.22%) SOA
5 35 (19.13%) TDD
6 32 (17.49%) OO
6 32 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (12.57%) Multithreading
8 17 (9.29%) BPMN
8 17 (9.29%) Web Application Development
9 14 (7.65%) Workflow
10 13 (7.10%) OOD
10 13 (7.10%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (6.01%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.46%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.92%) Web Design
13 9 (4.92%) UML
14 8 (4.37%) Scrum
15 7 (3.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (96.72%) Java
2 67 (36.61%) SQL
3 51 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.85%) Perl
5 28 (15.30%) Shell Script
6 26 (14.21%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.28%) C#
8 3 (1.64%) Jython
8 3 (1.64%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) C
9 2 (1.09%) Groovy
9 2 (1.09%) Scala
9 2 (1.09%) Clojure
10 1 (0.55%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.55%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.55%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
1 1 (0.55%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 49 (26.78%) Oracle
2 28 (15.30%) JBoss
3 23 (12.57%) Sybase
4 16 (8.74%) IBM
5 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.19%) Perforce
6 3 (1.64%) SAP
6 3 (1.64%) Reuters
6 3 (1.64%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.09%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) Sun
8 1 (0.55%) Murex
8 1 (0.55%) CA
8 1 (0.55%) Informatica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago