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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 51 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Spring 83 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.96% 3.14% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.98% 10.29% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £48.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -25.38%
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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
756 768 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.99% 30.50% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 398 261
Average daily rate £355 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Glasgow -12 39 £420 +29.23% 4
Edinburgh +3 26 £375 +25.00% 6
Stirling - 13 £525 - 2
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 4
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 169 (96.57%) Java
2 94 (53.71%) Hibernate
3 87 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (42.29%) XML
5 61 (34.86%) SQL
6 52 (29.71%) Oracle
7 50 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 49 (28.00%) Relational Database
9 48 (27.43%) Banking
10 45 (25.71%) J2EE
11 44 (25.14%) UNIX
11 44 (25.14%) TDD
12 43 (24.57%) JMS
13 41 (23.43%) OO
13 41 (23.43%) SOA
13 41 (23.43%) MVC
13 41 (23.43%) Finance
14 40 (22.86%) Unit Testing
14 40 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (22.29%) CSS
16 37 (21.14%) JUnit
17 36 (20.57%) Spring MVC
18 35 (20.00%) Maven
18 35 (20.00%) Perl
18 35 (20.00%) PL/SQL
19 34 (19.43%) XSLT
19 34 (19.43%) Ajax
20 32 (18.29%) Tomcat
21 30 (17.14%) Java EE
22 29 (16.57%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 32 (18.29%) Tomcat
2 29 (16.57%) JBoss
3 21 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (7.43%) Apache
5 5 (2.86%) CMS
5 5 (2.86%) Confluence
5 5 (2.86%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.29%) FileNet
6 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.29%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.57%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 19 (10.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (10.29%) RDBMS
5 17 (9.71%) DB2
6 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (5.14%) MySQL
8 7 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.14%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.57%) Big Data
12 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (21.14%) JUnit
2 35 (20.00%) Maven
3 21 (12.00%) Selenium
4 19 (10.86%) Eclipse
5 18 (10.29%) CruiseControl
6 12 (6.86%) Subversion
7 11 (6.29%) FitNesse
8 10 (5.71%) QUnit
8 10 (5.71%) Jasmine
9 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.57%) JIRA
10 7 (4.00%) Mockito
11 6 (3.43%) Hudson
11 6 (3.43%) Ant
12 5 (2.86%) jMock
12 5 (2.86%) JMeter
12 5 (2.86%) NetBeans
13 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.29%) Apache Ivy
General
1 48 (27.43%) Banking
2 41 (23.43%) Finance
3 15 (8.57%) Front Office
4 10 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.71%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 159 (90.86%) Developer
2 137 (78.29%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.14%) Senior Developer
4 28 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (4.57%) Designer
5 8 (4.57%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (4.00%) UX Developer
7 5 (2.86%) Analyst
7 5 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.29%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (2.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (1.71%) Senior Designer
9 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (1.71%) Architect
9 3 (1.71%) Business Analyst
9 3 (1.71%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (1.71%) SQL Developer
10 2 (1.14%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (1.14%) Programmer
10 2 (1.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (53.71%) Hibernate
2 74 (42.29%) XML
3 45 (25.71%) J2EE
4 43 (24.57%) JMS
5 39 (22.29%) CSS
6 36 (20.57%) Spring MVC
7 34 (19.43%) XSLT
7 34 (19.43%) Ajax
8 30 (17.14%) Java EE
9 29 (16.57%) HTML
10 27 (15.43%) JDBC
10 27 (15.43%) iBATIS
11 26 (14.86%) JSP
12 23 (13.14%) Struts
13 21 (12.00%) Web Services
13 21 (12.00%) Drools
13 21 (12.00%) HTML5
14 20 (11.43%) Spring Web Flow
15 18 (10.29%) GWT
16 15 (8.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Smartphone
1 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.57%) User Experience
3 6 (3.43%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (3.43%) Open Source
4 4 (2.29%) Equities
5 3 (1.71%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.71%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.14%) DataPower
6 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Physics
7 1 (0.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.14%) UNIX
2 19 (10.86%) Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Android
3 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.57%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.14%) TDD
3 41 (23.43%) OO
3 41 (23.43%) SOA
3 41 (23.43%) MVC
4 40 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 40 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (10.86%) Web Application Development
6 18 (10.29%) BPMN
7 14 (8.00%) Workflow
8 13 (7.43%) UML
8 13 (7.43%) Pair Programming
8 13 (7.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (6.86%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (6.86%) OOD
10 10 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.57%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.57%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 169 (96.57%) Java
2 61 (34.86%) SQL
3 50 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 35 (20.00%) Perl
4 35 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 24 (13.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.29%) Ruby
7 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.71%) PHP
7 3 (1.71%) C#
8 2 (1.14%) Groovy
8 2 (1.14%) Scala
8 2 (1.14%) Jython
9 1 (0.57%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.57%) XPath
9 1 (0.57%) Clojure
9 1 (0.57%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.57%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 52 (29.71%) Oracle
2 17 (9.71%) Sybase
3 5 (2.86%) IBM
4 4 (2.29%) Perforce
5 3 (1.71%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.14%) Google
6 2 (1.14%) Twitter
6 2 (1.14%) Kony
7 1 (0.57%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.57%) CA
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