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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 58 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 79 91 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 3.64% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.18% 16.16% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +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
776 563 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.26% 22.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 266 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
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 10 15
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 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 -13 46 £388 -3.12% 9
Edinburgh -4 19 £375 +7.14% 4
Stirling -9 7 £363 -3.33% 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 184 (96.84%) Java
2 95 (50.00%) XML
3 93 (48.95%) Hibernate
4 65 (34.21%) SQL
5 57 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (29.47%) UNIX
7 53 (27.89%) JMS
7 53 (27.89%) JavaScript
8 52 (27.37%) Relational Database
9 51 (26.84%) Oracle
10 50 (26.32%) Unit Testing
11 49 (25.79%) J2EE
12 46 (24.21%) Banking
13 45 (23.68%) HTML
14 43 (22.63%) Finance
15 42 (22.11%) Maven
16 41 (21.58%) MVC
16 41 (21.58%) JUnit
17 39 (20.53%) CSS
18 38 (20.00%) XSLT
18 38 (20.00%) SOA
18 38 (20.00%) Spring MVC
19 36 (18.95%) TDD
20 35 (18.42%) Ajax
21 33 (17.37%) Linux
21 33 (17.37%) Tomcat
22 32 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
23 31 (16.32%) OO
24 30 (15.79%) JBoss
24 30 (15.79%) JSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (17.37%) Tomcat
2 28 (14.74%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.21%) Apache
4 7 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.16%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (3.16%) Confluence
6 4 (2.11%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.05%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.05%) CMS
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.53%) Mule
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.37%) Relational Database
2 20 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.95%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (7.89%) DB2
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.68%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.63%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.58%) MySQL
10 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.05%) Ingres
11 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.53%) MS Access
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 42 (22.11%) Maven
2 41 (21.58%) JUnit
3 22 (11.58%) Subversion
4 21 (11.05%) Eclipse
5 19 (10.00%) Selenium
6 16 (8.42%) CruiseControl
7 12 (6.32%) QUnit
7 12 (6.32%) Jasmine
8 11 (5.79%) Jenkins
9 10 (5.26%) JIRA
10 8 (4.21%) Hudson
11 7 (3.68%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.16%) Ant
12 6 (3.16%) NetBeans
13 4 (2.11%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (1.58%) Cucumber
15 2 (1.05%) Mockito
15 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
16 1 (0.53%) jMock
16 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (24.21%) Banking
2 43 (22.63%) Finance
3 21 (11.05%) Front Office
4 15 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.58%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 176 (92.63%) Developer
2 148 (77.89%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.05%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (4.74%) User Experience Developer
6 8 (4.21%) Programmer
7 7 (3.68%) Java Programmer
8 6 (3.16%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (3.16%) Analyst
9 5 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (2.63%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 5 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 5 (2.63%) Portal Developer
10 4 (2.11%) Designer
10 4 (2.11%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (1.58%) Architect
11 3 (1.58%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (1.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 2 (1.05%) Java Architect
12 2 (1.05%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (50.00%) XML
2 93 (48.95%) Hibernate
3 53 (27.89%) JMS
4 49 (25.79%) J2EE
5 45 (23.68%) HTML
6 39 (20.53%) CSS
7 38 (20.00%) XSLT
7 38 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 35 (18.42%) Ajax
9 30 (15.79%) Java EE
9 30 (15.79%) JSP
10 26 (13.68%) Web Services
10 26 (13.68%) iBATIS
11 25 (13.16%) JDBC
12 23 (12.11%) REST
13 22 (11.58%) HTML5
13 22 (11.58%) Struts
14 21 (11.05%) Drools
15 17 (8.95%) JSON
16 16 (8.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (5.79%) Smartphone
3 10 (5.26%) Equities
4 6 (3.16%) Derivative
5 5 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.11%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.58%) Open Source
7 3 (1.58%) Physics
8 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Social Media
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.47%) UNIX
2 33 (17.37%) Linux
3 7 (3.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.05%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 41 (21.58%) MVC
4 38 (20.00%) SOA
5 36 (18.95%) TDD
6 32 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (16.32%) OO
8 21 (11.05%) Multithreading
9 18 (9.47%) BPMN
10 16 (8.42%) Web Application Development
11 14 (7.37%) Workflow
12 13 (6.84%) OOD
12 13 (6.84%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (5.26%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.26%) Automated Testing
15 9 (4.74%) UML
15 9 (4.74%) Web Design
16 8 (4.21%) Scrum
17 7 (3.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (96.84%) Java
2 65 (34.21%) SQL
3 53 (27.89%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.74%) Perl
5 26 (13.68%) Shell Script
6 25 (13.16%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.63%) C#
8 3 (1.58%) Jython
8 3 (1.58%) Python
9 2 (1.05%) C
9 2 (1.05%) Groovy
9 2 (1.05%) Scala
9 2 (1.05%) Clojure
10 1 (0.53%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.53%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.53%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.11%) Degree
2 3 (1.58%) Sun Certification
2 3 (1.58%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Control-M
1 1 (0.53%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 51 (26.84%) Oracle
2 30 (15.79%) JBoss
3 22 (11.58%) Sybase
4 16 (8.42%) IBM
5 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.11%) Perforce
7 3 (1.58%) SAP
7 3 (1.58%) Reuters
7 3 (1.58%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.58%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.58%) Sun
8 2 (1.05%) Twitter
9 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.53%) Murex
9 1 (0.53%) CA
9 1 (0.53%) Informatica
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe
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