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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 36 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 125 115 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.23% 4.66% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.73% 15.78% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 68
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
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
603 729 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 29.53% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 406 321
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 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 30 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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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 -4 51 £440 +35.38% 11
Edinburgh -4 38 £400 +14.28% 8
Stirling +5 14 £425 - 2
West Lothian -7 7 £375 +13.63% 1
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 219 (99.55%) Java
2 130 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (55.00%) Hibernate
4 82 (37.27%) SQL
5 73 (33.18%) Finance
5 73 (33.18%) Banking
5 73 (33.18%) Relational Database
6 61 (27.73%) JMS
7 59 (26.82%) JavaScript
8 57 (25.91%) OO
9 56 (25.45%) XML
10 55 (25.00%) Oracle
11 54 (24.55%) UNIX
11 54 (24.55%) TDD
12 51 (23.18%) CSS
13 50 (22.73%) J2EE
14 49 (22.27%) JUnit
15 45 (20.45%) Web Services
16 39 (17.73%) JSP
16 39 (17.73%) HTML
17 38 (17.27%) Perl
18 36 (16.36%) SOA
18 36 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (15.45%) RDBMS
20 33 (15.00%) Tomcat
21 32 (14.55%) JDBC
21 32 (14.55%) Unit Testing
22 31 (14.09%) Ajax
23 30 (13.64%) iBATIS
23 30 (13.64%) Sybase

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 33 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.55%) JBoss
3 20 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.00%) FileNet
5 8 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.18%) Apache
7 6 (2.73%) SAS
7 6 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.27%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.36%) CMS
9 3 (1.36%) Confluence
10 2 (0.91%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.91%) Documentum
11 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.45%) Mule
11 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.18%) Relational Database
2 34 (15.45%) RDBMS
3 18 (8.18%) DB2
4 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.45%) MySQL
6 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.91%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 49 (22.27%) JUnit
2 28 (12.73%) Selenium
3 22 (10.00%) Maven
4 20 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 18 (8.18%) Mockito
6 17 (7.73%) CruiseControl
6 17 (7.73%) Subversion
7 16 (7.27%) FitNesse
7 16 (7.27%) Cucumber
8 12 (5.45%) jMock
9 8 (3.64%) JIRA
9 8 (3.64%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.82%) Ant
11 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.36%) Grunt
12 3 (1.36%) Bower
12 3 (1.36%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (1.36%) JProfiler
General
1 73 (33.18%) Finance
1 73 (33.18%) Banking
2 28 (12.73%) Investment Banking
3 18 (8.18%) Front Office
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 176 (80.00%) Developer
2 166 (75.45%) Java Developer
3 50 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
3 50 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.45%) Designer
5 22 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
6 10 (4.55%) Senior Designer
7 6 (2.73%) Architect
8 4 (1.82%) Analyst
8 4 (1.82%) Technical Architect
9 3 (1.36%) Project Manager
9 3 (1.36%) Business Analyst
9 3 (1.36%) Software Developer
9 3 (1.36%) Software Engineer
9 3 (1.36%) Lead Designer
9 3 (1.36%) Test Engineer
9 3 (1.36%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (1.36%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (1.36%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.36%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 61 (27.73%) JMS
3 56 (25.45%) XML
4 51 (23.18%) CSS
5 50 (22.73%) J2EE
6 45 (20.45%) Web Services
7 39 (17.73%) HTML
7 39 (17.73%) JSP
8 32 (14.55%) JDBC
9 31 (14.09%) Ajax
10 30 (13.64%) iBATIS
11 29 (13.18%) Java EE
11 29 (13.18%) Struts
12 24 (10.91%) XSLT
12 24 (10.91%) RESTful
12 24 (10.91%) HTML5
13 22 (10.00%) Spring MVC
14 20 (9.09%) jQuery
15 19 (8.64%) XML Schema
16 18 (8.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.45%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.18%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.27%) Derivative
6 4 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.82%) Equities
7 3 (1.36%) GIS
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) Open Source
8 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.45%) Social Media
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) W3C
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.55%) UNIX
2 29 (13.18%) Linux
3 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.91%) OO
3 54 (24.55%) TDD
4 36 (16.36%) SOA
4 36 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (14.55%) Unit Testing
6 28 (12.73%) MVC
7 22 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 21 (9.55%) Pair Programming
9 20 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (8.64%) Multithreading
11 18 (8.18%) UML
12 16 (7.27%) OOD
13 15 (6.82%) Scrum
14 13 (5.91%) Database Tuning
15 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
16 10 (4.55%) Document Management
16 10 (4.55%) Workflow
16 10 (4.55%) CRM
16 10 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 219 (99.55%) Java
2 82 (37.27%) SQL
3 59 (26.82%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.27%) Perl
5 29 (13.18%) PL/SQL
6 17 (7.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.27%) Jython
7 5 (2.27%) Groovy
8 3 (1.36%) Clojure
8 3 (1.36%) C#
8 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.45%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) Python
10 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (1.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.45%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 55 (25.00%) Oracle
2 30 (13.64%) Sybase
3 7 (3.18%) IBM
4 2 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.45%) CA
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