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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 55 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 81 84 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.94% 3.31% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.57% 11.17% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £291 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%
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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
766 752 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.83% 29.68% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 383 243
Average daily rate £360 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 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 21 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 -14 41 £408 +20.74% 5
Edinburgh +8 22 £375 +21.95% 3
Stirling - 13 £525 - 1
West Lothian -5 1 £375 -6.25%
South Lanarkshire - - - - 5
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 178 (96.74%) Java
2 99 (53.80%) Hibernate
3 87 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (43.48%) XML
5 61 (33.15%) SQL
6 58 (31.52%) Oracle
7 56 (30.43%) Relational Database
8 54 (29.35%) JavaScript
9 53 (28.80%) UNIX
10 50 (27.17%) Banking
11 48 (26.09%) Unit Testing
12 47 (25.54%) J2EE
13 46 (25.00%) JMS
13 46 (25.00%) TDD
14 42 (22.83%) MVC
14 42 (22.83%) CSS
15 41 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (21.20%) JUnit
16 39 (21.20%) OO
17 38 (20.65%) HTML
17 38 (20.65%) Finance
17 38 (20.65%) Spring MVC
17 38 (20.65%) Maven
18 37 (20.11%) SOA
19 36 (19.57%) PL/SQL
19 36 (19.57%) Perl
19 36 (19.57%) Ajax
20 35 (19.02%) XSLT
21 32 (17.39%) Tomcat
22 30 (16.30%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 30 (16.30%) JBoss
3 22 (11.96%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.61%) Apache
5 6 (3.26%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.72%) CMS
6 5 (2.72%) Confluence
7 4 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.63%) FileNet
9 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.09%) SAS
9 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.54%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 24 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 21 (11.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (10.33%) RDBMS
5 17 (9.24%) DB2
6 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (6.52%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.89%) MySQL
9 7 (3.80%) Neo4j
10 6 (3.26%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.54%) Big Data
13 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 39 (21.20%) JUnit
2 38 (20.65%) Maven
3 22 (11.96%) Selenium
4 20 (10.87%) Eclipse
5 19 (10.33%) CruiseControl
6 13 (7.07%) Subversion
7 12 (6.52%) QUnit
7 12 (6.52%) Jasmine
8 10 (5.43%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.43%) FitNesse
9 8 (4.35%) JIRA
9 8 (4.35%) Hudson
10 7 (3.80%) Ant
11 6 (3.26%) Mockito
12 5 (2.72%) JMeter
12 5 (2.72%) NetBeans
13 4 (2.17%) jMock
13 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
General
1 50 (27.17%) Banking
2 38 (20.65%) Finance
3 15 (8.15%) Front Office
4 13 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.63%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 170 (92.39%) Developer
2 146 (79.35%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 26 (14.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (4.89%) UX Developer
6 6 (3.26%) Designer
6 6 (3.26%) Programmer
6 6 (3.26%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (3.26%) Analyst
7 5 (2.72%) Software Developer
7 5 (2.72%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (2.72%) Java Programmer
8 4 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.17%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 4 (2.17%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (1.63%) SQL Developer
9 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (1.63%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (1.63%) Architect
10 2 (1.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (53.80%) Hibernate
2 80 (43.48%) XML
3 47 (25.54%) J2EE
4 46 (25.00%) JMS
5 42 (22.83%) CSS
6 38 (20.65%) HTML
6 38 (20.65%) Spring MVC
7 36 (19.57%) Ajax
8 35 (19.02%) XSLT
9 29 (15.76%) Java EE
10 28 (15.22%) JDBC
10 28 (15.22%) JSP
10 28 (15.22%) iBATIS
11 24 (13.04%) Struts
12 23 (12.50%) HTML5
13 22 (11.96%) REST
14 21 (11.41%) Spring Web Flow
14 21 (11.41%) Drools
14 21 (11.41%) Web Services
15 19 (10.33%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.98%) Smartphone
2 10 (5.43%) User Experience
3 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (3.26%) Open Source
5 5 (2.72%) Equities
6 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.63%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.63%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) DataPower
7 2 (1.09%) Physics
7 2 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.80%) UNIX
2 25 (13.59%) Linux
3 7 (3.80%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.17%) Android
4 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.09%) Unit Testing
3 46 (25.00%) TDD
4 42 (22.83%) MVC
5 41 (22.28%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (21.20%) OO
7 37 (20.11%) SOA
8 20 (10.87%) Web Application Development
9 18 (9.78%) BPMN
10 16 (8.70%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.61%) Workflow
12 13 (7.07%) UML
12 13 (7.07%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (6.52%) OOD
13 12 (6.52%) Pair Programming
14 10 (5.43%) Waterfall
15 8 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.35%) Automated Testing
16 7 (3.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 178 (96.74%) Java
2 61 (33.15%) SQL
3 54 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 36 (19.57%) Perl
4 36 (19.57%) PL/SQL
5 25 (13.59%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.17%) Ruby
7 3 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.63%) PHP
7 3 (1.63%) C#
8 2 (1.09%) Groovy
8 2 (1.09%) Scala
8 2 (1.09%) Jython
9 1 (0.54%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.54%) XPath
9 1 (0.54%) Clojure
9 1 (0.54%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.54%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (1.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.54%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 58 (31.52%) Oracle
2 17 (9.24%) Sybase
3 6 (3.26%) IBM
4 4 (2.17%) Perforce
5 3 (1.63%) SAP
6 2 (1.09%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.09%) Google
6 2 (1.09%) Twitter
6 2 (1.09%) Kony
7 1 (0.54%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.54%) CA
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