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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 50 56 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Spring 98 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.99% 2.81% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.85% 10.14% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 42
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.36% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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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
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 54 £340 -13.65% 15
Edinburgh -11 19 £375 - 6
Stirling +12 9 £410 +13.17%
West Lothian -11 2 £381 +1.66%
Dundee - 1 £350 - 6
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 188 (96.91%) Java
2 114 (58.76%) Hibernate
3 85 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (41.75%) SQL
5 80 (41.24%) Finance
6 68 (35.05%) Relational Database
7 59 (30.41%) JavaScript
8 58 (29.90%) Banking
9 57 (29.38%) JMS
10 53 (27.32%) OO
11 52 (26.80%) Web Services
12 49 (25.26%) JUnit
12 49 (25.26%) Oracle
13 46 (23.71%) UNIX
14 43 (22.16%) RDBMS
15 38 (19.59%) TDD
16 36 (18.56%) Sybase
17 35 (18.04%) SDLC
18 34 (17.53%) J2EE
18 34 (17.53%) Perl
19 32 (16.49%) CSS
19 32 (16.49%) JPA
20 31 (15.98%) Investment Banking
20 31 (15.98%) XML
20 31 (15.98%) Linux
21 30 (15.46%) Maven
21 30 (15.46%) RESTful
21 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (14.95%) Tomcat
22 29 (14.95%) MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (14.95%) Tomcat
2 22 (11.34%) JBoss
3 12 (6.19%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.12%) Apache
5 6 (3.09%) FileNet
6 4 (2.06%) CMS
6 4 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.55%) Mule
8 2 (1.03%) Confluence
8 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.03%) IIS
8 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.03%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.52%) Node.js
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) CTI
1 1 (0.52%) Intranet
1 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.05%) Relational Database
2 43 (22.16%) RDBMS
3 26 (13.40%) DB2
4 16 (8.25%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.22%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.58%) Big Data
9 4 (2.06%) MySQL
10 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.55%) KDB
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.03%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.52%) QlikView
12 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 49 (25.26%) JUnit
2 30 (15.46%) Maven
3 17 (8.76%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.73%) Selenium
5 13 (6.70%) FitNesse
6 10 (5.15%) JIRA
6 10 (5.15%) CruiseControl
6 10 (5.15%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.15%) Mockito
7 9 (4.64%) Ant
8 8 (4.12%) Subversion
9 7 (3.61%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.61%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.09%) Gradle
11 5 (2.58%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.58%) NetBeans
11 5 (2.58%) jMock
12 4 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.55%) SonarQube
General
1 80 (41.24%) Finance
2 58 (29.90%) Banking
3 31 (15.98%) Investment Banking
4 23 (11.86%) Front Office
5 9 (4.64%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.58%) Retail
7 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (88.66%) Developer
2 156 (80.41%) Java Developer
3 52 (26.80%) Senior Developer
4 50 (25.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (6.70%) Lead Developer
5 13 (6.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (4.12%) Technical Developer
6 8 (4.12%) Technical Leader
6 8 (4.12%) Architect
7 5 (2.58%) Web Developer
7 5 (2.58%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (2.58%) Designer
8 4 (2.06%) FileNet Developer
8 4 (2.06%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Developer
9 3 (1.55%) Team Leader
9 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (1.55%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.03%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.03%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (58.76%) Hibernate
2 57 (29.38%) JMS
3 52 (26.80%) Web Services
4 34 (17.53%) J2EE
5 32 (16.49%) CSS
5 32 (16.49%) JPA
6 31 (15.98%) XML
7 30 (15.46%) RESTful
8 27 (13.92%) REST
8 27 (13.92%) HTML
9 26 (13.40%) J2SE
10 24 (12.37%) JSP
11 22 (11.34%) Spring MVC
12 21 (10.82%) jQuery
12 21 (10.82%) Ajax
13 20 (10.31%) SOAP
14 18 (9.28%) JDBC
14 18 (9.28%) HTML5
15 16 (8.25%) Spring Integration
16 15 (7.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.55%) User Experience
4 3 (1.55%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.55%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.03%) Equities
5 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.71%) UNIX
2 31 (15.98%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.32%) OO
3 38 (19.59%) TDD
4 35 (18.04%) SDLC
5 29 (14.95%) MVC
6 23 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 22 (11.34%) OOD
8 20 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (9.28%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.25%) SOA
11 15 (7.73%) Web Application Development
12 12 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (5.67%) Web Development
14 10 (5.15%) Scrum
15 9 (4.64%) UML
15 9 (4.64%) Pair Programming
15 9 (4.64%) Multithreading
15 9 (4.64%) Database Tuning
16 8 (4.12%) Data Modelling
17 7 (3.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 188 (96.91%) Java
2 81 (41.75%) SQL
3 59 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 34 (17.53%) Perl
5 25 (12.89%) PL/SQL
6 13 (6.70%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.09%) Scala
8 3 (1.55%) C#
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (2.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (25.26%) Oracle
2 36 (18.56%) Sybase
3 4 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.03%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.03%) Sencha
5 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.03%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Alterian
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