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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 38 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 113 129 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.08% 5.23% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.37% 18.64% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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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
615 692 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.23% 28.05% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 375 322
Average daily rate £375 £323 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 March 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 2 March 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
Edinburgh -8 42 £400 +14.28% 6
Glasgow -10 41 £440 +36.43% 13
Stirling - 12 £450 - 1
West Lothian -1 7 £375 +13.63%
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 206 (99.52%) Java
2 125 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (54.11%) Hibernate
4 80 (38.65%) SQL
5 68 (32.85%) Relational Database
6 63 (30.43%) Banking
7 58 (28.02%) JavaScript
7 58 (28.02%) Oracle
7 58 (28.02%) Finance
8 56 (27.05%) XML
8 56 (27.05%) TDD
9 54 (26.09%) J2EE
10 52 (25.12%) UNIX
10 52 (25.12%) OO
11 50 (24.15%) JMS
11 50 (24.15%) CSS
12 49 (23.67%) JUnit
13 42 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (19.81%) Perl
15 38 (18.36%) HTML
15 38 (18.36%) JSP
15 38 (18.36%) SOA
16 35 (16.91%) Web Services
17 33 (15.94%) PL/SQL
18 32 (15.46%) JDBC
19 31 (14.98%) RDBMS
19 31 (14.98%) MVC
19 31 (14.98%) iBATIS
20 30 (14.49%) Java EE
20 30 (14.49%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 30 (14.49%) Tomcat
2 21 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 21 (10.14%) JBoss
3 12 (5.80%) Apache
4 10 (4.83%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.83%) FileNet
5 7 (3.38%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.90%) SAS
6 6 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.42%) CMS
7 5 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.42%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.97%) Confluence
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.97%) Documentum
8 2 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.97%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.97%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) FileNet Content Manager
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.85%) Relational Database
2 31 (14.98%) RDBMS
3 20 (9.66%) DB2
4 17 (8.21%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (6.28%) MySQL
7 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.90%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.97%) Datomic
12 1 (0.48%) Big Data
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.48%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (23.67%) JUnit
2 27 (13.04%) Selenium
3 24 (11.59%) Eclipse
4 23 (11.11%) Maven
5 17 (8.21%) Mockito
6 16 (7.73%) CruiseControl
6 16 (7.73%) Subversion
6 16 (7.73%) FitNesse
7 14 (6.76%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.31%) jMock
9 7 (3.38%) JIRA
9 7 (3.38%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.42%) JMeter
11 4 (1.93%) Ant
11 4 (1.93%) NUnit
12 3 (1.45%) JProfiler
12 3 (1.45%) Grunt
12 3 (1.45%) HttpUnit
General
1 63 (30.43%) Banking
2 58 (28.02%) Finance
3 20 (9.66%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.76%) Front Office
5 2 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 165 (79.71%) Developer
2 153 (73.91%) Java Developer
3 40 (19.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 40 (19.32%) Senior Developer
4 24 (11.59%) Designer
5 23 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
6 10 (4.83%) Senior Designer
7 6 (2.90%) Architect
8 4 (1.93%) Analyst
8 4 (1.93%) Technical Architect
8 4 (1.93%) Software Developer
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Developer
8 4 (1.93%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (1.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (1.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.45%) Java Architect
9 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (1.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (1.45%) Test Engineer
9 3 (1.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (54.11%) Hibernate
2 56 (27.05%) XML
3 54 (26.09%) J2EE
4 50 (24.15%) CSS
4 50 (24.15%) JMS
5 38 (18.36%) JSP
5 38 (18.36%) HTML
6 35 (16.91%) Web Services
7 32 (15.46%) JDBC
8 31 (14.98%) iBATIS
9 30 (14.49%) Java EE
9 30 (14.49%) Ajax
9 30 (14.49%) Struts
10 25 (12.08%) XSLT
11 23 (11.11%) Spring MVC
11 23 (11.11%) jQuery
12 20 (9.66%) RESTful
12 20 (9.66%) HTML5
12 20 (9.66%) JSF
13 18 (8.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.31%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.42%) Derivative
4 5 (2.42%) Open Source
5 4 (1.93%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.45%) GIS
6 3 (1.45%) Clustering
6 3 (1.45%) Equities
6 3 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (0.97%) DataPower
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) W3C
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.12%) UNIX
2 28 (13.53%) Linux
3 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.93%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Windows
5 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (60.39%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.05%) TDD
3 52 (25.12%) OO
4 42 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (18.36%) SOA
6 31 (14.98%) MVC
7 29 (14.01%) Unit Testing
8 21 (10.14%) UML
8 21 (10.14%) Pair Programming
9 20 (9.66%) Web Application Development
10 19 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (7.25%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.25%) Scrum
11 15 (7.25%) OOD
12 12 (5.80%) CRM
12 12 (5.80%) Database Tuning
13 11 (5.31%) Workflow
13 11 (5.31%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.83%) Document Management
14 10 (4.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 206 (99.52%) Java
2 80 (38.65%) SQL
3 58 (28.02%) JavaScript
4 41 (19.81%) Perl
5 33 (15.94%) PL/SQL
6 17 (8.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.42%) C#
7 5 (2.42%) Jython
7 5 (2.42%) Groovy
8 4 (1.93%) Ruby
9 3 (1.45%) PHP
9 3 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.45%) Clojure
10 2 (0.97%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) XPath
11 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.48%) XQuery
11 1 (0.48%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 2 (0.97%) VCP4
2 1 (0.48%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.48%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 58 (28.02%) Oracle
2 26 (12.56%) Sybase
3 7 (3.38%) IBM
4 4 (1.93%) Google
5 2 (0.97%) Kony
5 2 (0.97%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.48%) CA
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