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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 41 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 110 118 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.63% 4.53% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.15% 14.97% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 70 67
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £274 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+25.33% +62.16%
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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
606 788 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.00% 30.26% 31.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 478 371
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £18.74 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £78.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 6 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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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 -12 44 £440 +29.41% 13
Edinburgh -9 35 £400 +14.28% 7
Stirling +5 18 £420 +24.44% 1
West Lothian -9 1 £388 +10.71% 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 214 (98.62%) Java
2 121 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (54.38%) Hibernate
4 88 (40.55%) SQL
5 80 (36.87%) Finance
6 72 (33.18%) Banking
7 70 (32.26%) Relational Database
8 64 (29.49%) JMS
9 60 (27.65%) JavaScript
10 58 (26.73%) UNIX
11 55 (25.35%) Oracle
12 52 (23.96%) OO
13 50 (23.04%) XML
14 48 (22.12%) JUnit
15 47 (21.66%) CSS
15 47 (21.66%) TDD
16 46 (21.20%) Web Services
17 43 (19.82%) J2EE
18 39 (17.97%) Perl
19 38 (17.51%) JSP
20 37 (17.05%) Sybase
21 36 (16.59%) HTML
22 35 (16.13%) SOA
22 35 (16.13%) RDBMS
22 35 (16.13%) Investment Banking
23 32 (14.75%) Linux
24 31 (14.29%) Unit Testing
24 31 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (13.36%) Ajax
26 28 (12.90%) Struts

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 26 (11.98%) JBoss
2 23 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.69%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.23%) FileNet
6 6 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.30%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.84%) Confluence
8 4 (1.84%) SAS
9 3 (1.38%) Mule
9 3 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.92%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.92%) Documentum
10 2 (0.92%) Apache
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.46%) Node.js
11 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Intranet
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 35 (16.13%) RDBMS
3 22 (10.14%) DB2
4 15 (6.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.69%) MySQL
8 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.92%) Datomic
12 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (22.12%) JUnit
2 27 (12.44%) Selenium
3 24 (11.06%) Maven
4 19 (8.76%) Eclipse
5 17 (7.83%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.83%) Subversion
6 15 (6.91%) Mockito
6 15 (6.91%) CruiseControl
7 12 (5.53%) FitNesse
8 10 (4.61%) JIRA
9 9 (4.15%) jMock
10 5 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.30%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.84%) Ant
11 4 (1.84%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.38%) NUnit
12 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.38%) Grunt
12 3 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 80 (36.87%) Finance
2 72 (33.18%) Banking
3 35 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 23 (10.60%) Front Office
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 173 (79.72%) Developer
2 164 (75.58%) Java Developer
3 55 (25.35%) Senior Developer
3 55 (25.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 21 (9.68%) Designer
5 20 (9.22%) Solutions Designer
6 11 (5.07%) Architect
7 8 (3.69%) Senior Designer
8 6 (2.76%) Technical Architect
9 4 (1.84%) Lead Developer
9 4 (1.84%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (1.84%) Java Architect
10 3 (1.38%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (1.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (1.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (1.38%) UI Developer
10 3 (1.38%) UI Programmer
10 3 (1.38%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (1.38%) Team Leader
10 3 (1.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (54.38%) Hibernate
2 64 (29.49%) JMS
3 50 (23.04%) XML
4 47 (21.66%) CSS
5 46 (21.20%) Web Services
6 43 (19.82%) J2EE
7 38 (17.51%) JSP
8 36 (16.59%) HTML
9 29 (13.36%) Ajax
10 28 (12.90%) Struts
11 27 (12.44%) JDBC
12 26 (11.98%) Java EE
13 25 (11.52%) iBATIS
14 23 (10.60%) JPA
15 22 (10.14%) jQuery
16 21 (9.68%) RESTful
16 21 (9.68%) Spring MVC
16 21 (9.68%) J2SE
16 21 (9.68%) XSLT
17 20 (9.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.30%) Derivative
6 4 (1.84%) Equities
6 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.38%) GIS
7 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.46%) Open Source
9 1 (0.46%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.46%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.73%) UNIX
2 32 (14.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.96%) OO
3 47 (21.66%) TDD
4 35 (16.13%) SOA
5 31 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 31 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (11.52%) MVC
7 22 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (9.22%) Web Application Development
9 19 (8.76%) UML
9 19 (8.76%) Multithreading
10 17 (7.83%) Scrum
10 17 (7.83%) OOD
10 17 (7.83%) Pair Programming
11 15 (6.91%) Database Tuning
12 14 (6.45%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.61%) Workflow
14 8 (3.69%) CRM
14 8 (3.69%) Automated Testing
14 8 (3.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (98.62%) Java
2 88 (40.55%) SQL
3 60 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.97%) Perl
5 27 (12.44%) PL/SQL
6 15 (6.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.30%) Jython
7 5 (2.30%) Groovy
8 3 (1.38%) Clojure
8 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.38%) C#
9 1 (0.46%) C
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.46%) Scala
9 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (1.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.46%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 55 (25.35%) Oracle
2 37 (17.05%) Sybase
3 6 (2.76%) IBM
4 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
4 2 (0.92%) GoldenSource
4 2 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.46%) Sencha
5 1 (0.46%) CA
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