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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 41 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 101 103 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.83% 4.51% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.76% 17.25% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 64
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
Spring
UK

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
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 -3 39 £375 +15.38% 8
Glasgow -7 35 £425 +32.50% 11
Stirling - 11 £450 - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 182 (99.45%) Java
2 109 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (51.37%) Hibernate
4 69 (37.70%) SQL
5 60 (32.79%) Relational Database
6 53 (28.96%) XML
6 53 (28.96%) Banking
7 52 (28.42%) Finance
8 50 (27.32%) J2EE
9 49 (26.78%) Oracle
9 49 (26.78%) JavaScript
9 49 (26.78%) OO
9 49 (26.78%) TDD
10 47 (25.68%) JMS
11 46 (25.14%) CSS
12 43 (23.50%) UNIX
13 42 (22.95%) JUnit
14 38 (20.77%) Perl
14 38 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (20.22%) PL/SQL
16 35 (19.13%) SOA
17 34 (18.58%) MVC
18 33 (18.03%) JSP
19 31 (16.94%) JDBC
19 31 (16.94%) iBATIS
20 30 (16.39%) Struts
20 30 (16.39%) HTML
21 29 (15.85%) Ajax
22 28 (15.30%) Selenium
23 27 (14.75%) Spring MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27 (14.75%) Tomcat
2 23 (12.57%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.93%) JBoss
4 11 (6.01%) Apache
5 9 (4.92%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.83%) FileNet
7 6 (3.28%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.28%) SAS
8 5 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.73%) CMS
9 4 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.09%) Documentum
11 1 (0.55%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.09%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (32.79%) Relational Database
2 26 (14.21%) RDBMS
3 18 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (7.65%) DB2
6 11 (6.01%) MySQL
7 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
8 6 (3.28%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.73%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.09%) Datomic
12 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.55%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.55%) Big Data
12 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (22.95%) JUnit
2 28 (15.30%) Selenium
3 19 (10.38%) Maven
4 18 (9.84%) CruiseControl
4 18 (9.84%) Eclipse
5 14 (7.65%) FitNesse
5 14 (7.65%) Mockito
6 13 (7.10%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.92%) Subversion
7 9 (4.92%) jMock
8 7 (3.83%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.28%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.73%) JMeter
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (2.19%) NUnit
11 4 (2.19%) Ant
12 3 (1.64%) Grunt
12 3 (1.64%) Bower
12 3 (1.64%) HttpUnit
12 3 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 53 (28.96%) Banking
2 52 (28.42%) Finance
3 13 (7.10%) Front Office
4 12 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 150 (81.97%) Developer
2 138 (75.41%) Java Developer
3 35 (19.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 35 (19.13%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Designer
4 18 (9.84%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (4.37%) Senior Designer
6 5 (2.73%) Architect
7 4 (2.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (2.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (2.19%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (2.19%) Analyst
7 4 (2.19%) Technical Architect
7 4 (2.19%) Software Developer
8 3 (1.64%) Software Engineer
8 3 (1.64%) Project Manager
8 3 (1.64%) Business Analyst
8 3 (1.64%) Test Engineer
8 3 (1.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.37%) Hibernate
2 53 (28.96%) XML
3 50 (27.32%) J2EE
4 47 (25.68%) JMS
5 46 (25.14%) CSS
6 33 (18.03%) JSP
7 31 (16.94%) JDBC
7 31 (16.94%) iBATIS
8 30 (16.39%) Struts
8 30 (16.39%) HTML
9 29 (15.85%) Ajax
10 27 (14.75%) Spring MVC
11 26 (14.21%) XSLT
12 25 (13.66%) Web Services
13 23 (12.57%) Java EE
14 20 (10.93%) Spring Web Flow
15 18 (9.84%) GWT
16 17 (9.29%) jQuery
17 16 (8.74%) XML Schema
18 15 (8.20%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (2.73%) Open Source
4 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.64%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (1.64%) Equities
5 3 (1.64%) Clustering
5 3 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.09%) DataPower
6 2 (1.09%) Derivative
6 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) UNIX
2 19 (10.38%) Linux
3 5 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.19%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Windows
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.78%) OO
2 49 (26.78%) TDD
3 38 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (19.13%) SOA
5 34 (18.58%) MVC
6 27 (14.75%) Unit Testing
7 20 (10.93%) Web Application Development
8 19 (10.38%) Pair Programming
9 16 (8.74%) UML
10 15 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (7.10%) OOD
12 11 (6.01%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.01%) Scrum
12 11 (6.01%) CRM
13 9 (4.92%) Document Management
13 9 (4.92%) Database Tuning
14 8 (4.37%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
15 7 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 182 (99.45%) Java
2 69 (37.70%) SQL
3 49 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.77%) Perl
5 37 (20.22%) PL/SQL
6 19 (10.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.73%) C#
8 4 (2.19%) Groovy
8 4 (2.19%) Ruby
8 4 (2.19%) Jython
9 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.64%) PHP
9 3 (1.64%) Clojure
9 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.09%) Scala
11 1 (0.55%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) XQuery
11 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (0.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (26.78%) Oracle
2 19 (10.38%) Sybase
3 5 (2.73%) IBM
4 2 (1.09%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.09%) Google
4 2 (1.09%) Kony
5 1 (0.55%) CA
5 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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