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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 43 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Spring 99 104 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.55% 4.21% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.43% 14.46% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 60 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
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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
737 719 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 29.11% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 391 307
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Edinburgh 0 44 £375 +20.00% 8
Glasgow -10 31 £400 +23.07% 4
Stirling - 19 £525 -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
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UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (98.88%) Java
2 96 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (48.60%) Hibernate
4 71 (39.66%) SQL
5 59 (32.96%) XML
6 57 (31.84%) J2EE
7 56 (31.28%) Banking
8 55 (30.73%) Finance
9 54 (30.17%) JavaScript
9 54 (30.17%) Relational Database
10 52 (29.05%) Oracle
11 51 (28.49%) OO
12 48 (26.82%) CSS
13 45 (25.14%) JMS
14 43 (24.02%) MVC
15 41 (22.91%) UNIX
16 40 (22.35%) TDD
17 39 (21.79%) PL/SQL
18 37 (20.67%) Perl
18 37 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (20.11%) Ajax
19 36 (20.11%) SOA
20 35 (19.55%) JUnit
20 35 (19.55%) Spring MVC
21 34 (18.99%) Unit Testing
22 33 (18.44%) JSP
23 32 (17.88%) Struts
23 32 (17.88%) HTML
24 31 (17.32%) JDBC
24 31 (17.32%) iBATIS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (14.53%) WebSphere
1 26 (14.53%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.73%) JBoss
3 13 (7.26%) Apache
4 7 (3.91%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.35%) FileNet
6 5 (2.79%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.79%) CMS
7 4 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.23%) SAS
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.12%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.56%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.17%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.73%) RDBMS
3 17 (9.50%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.38%) DB2
5 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (5.03%) MySQL
7 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.12%) Datomic
12 1 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.56%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.56%) Big Data
12 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (19.55%) JUnit
2 27 (15.08%) Selenium
3 21 (11.73%) CruiseControl
4 20 (11.17%) Maven
5 18 (10.06%) Eclipse
6 13 (7.26%) Subversion
7 12 (6.70%) Mockito
8 11 (6.15%) FitNesse
9 9 (5.03%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.47%) jMock
11 6 (3.35%) Ant
11 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
11 6 (3.35%) Jasmine
12 5 (2.79%) JMeter
12 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.23%) QUnit
13 4 (2.23%) NUnit
13 4 (2.23%) Hudson
14 3 (1.68%) HttpUnit
14 3 (1.68%) JIRA
General
1 56 (31.28%) Banking
2 55 (30.73%) Finance
3 17 (9.50%) Front Office
4 12 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 159 (88.83%) Developer
2 142 (79.33%) Java Developer
3 35 (19.55%) Senior Developer
4 34 (18.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Designer
5 13 (7.26%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (3.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (2.79%) Senior Designer
7 5 (2.79%) Architect
7 5 (2.79%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.23%) Analyst
8 4 (2.23%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.23%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.68%) Java Architect
9 3 (1.68%) Business Analyst
9 3 (1.68%) SQL Developer
9 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (1.12%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.12%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (48.60%) Hibernate
2 59 (32.96%) XML
3 57 (31.84%) J2EE
4 48 (26.82%) CSS
5 45 (25.14%) JMS
6 36 (20.11%) Ajax
7 35 (19.55%) Spring MVC
8 33 (18.44%) JSP
9 32 (17.88%) Struts
9 32 (17.88%) HTML
10 31 (17.32%) JDBC
10 31 (17.32%) iBATIS
11 30 (16.76%) XSLT
12 26 (14.53%) Web Services
13 23 (12.85%) Spring Web Flow
14 21 (11.73%) GWT
15 20 (11.17%) HTML5
16 18 (10.06%) Java EE
17 14 (7.82%) jQuery
18 13 (7.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.91%) Equity Derivative
1 7 (3.91%) Open Source
1 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.23%) Equities
3 3 (1.68%) Derivative
3 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
3 3 (1.68%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.68%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (1.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.12%) User Experience
4 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.12%) Clustering
4 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.12%) DataPower
4 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.91%) UNIX
2 16 (8.94%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.23%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.49%) OO
3 43 (24.02%) MVC
4 40 (22.35%) TDD
5 37 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (20.11%) SOA
7 34 (18.99%) Unit Testing
8 22 (12.29%) Web Application Development
9 14 (7.82%) Pair Programming
10 13 (7.26%) UML
10 13 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.70%) OOD
11 12 (6.70%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.59%) Multithreading
13 9 (5.03%) Document Management
13 9 (5.03%) CRM
14 7 (3.91%) BDD
14 7 (3.91%) Database Tuning
14 7 (3.91%) Scrum
14 7 (3.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 177 (98.88%) Java
2 71 (39.66%) SQL
3 54 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 39 (21.79%) PL/SQL
5 37 (20.67%) Perl
6 25 (13.97%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.35%) C#
8 4 (2.23%) Ruby
9 3 (1.68%) Clojure
9 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.68%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.12%) Jython
10 2 (1.12%) Scala
10 2 (1.12%) Groovy
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
11 1 (0.56%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.56%) Python
11 1 (0.56%) XQuery
11 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (0.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) Oracle
2 18 (10.06%) Sybase
3 4 (2.23%) IBM
4 2 (1.12%) Kony
4 2 (1.12%) Perforce
4 2 (1.12%) SAP
4 2 (1.12%) Twitter
4 2 (1.12%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) CA
5 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
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