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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 53 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 86 77 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.10% 3.09% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.64% 11.32% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -11.30%
Spring
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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
739 680 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.68% 27.31% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 338 232
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £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 5 13 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -16.25%
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 2 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 2 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 49 £415 +7.09% 11
Edinburgh +14 18 £375 - 3
Stirling +3 13 £375 - 1
West Lothian -2 1 £375 +3.44%
South Lanarkshire - - - - 4
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Spring
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Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 186 (96.88%) Java
2 98 (51.04%) Hibernate
3 91 (47.40%) XML
4 84 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (36.98%) SQL
6 64 (33.33%) Oracle
7 59 (30.73%) UNIX
8 56 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 56 (29.17%) Relational Database
9 54 (28.13%) Banking
10 52 (27.08%) JMS
11 51 (26.56%) J2EE
11 51 (26.56%) Unit Testing
12 45 (23.44%) CSS
13 43 (22.40%) Finance
13 43 (22.40%) MVC
13 43 (22.40%) TDD
14 42 (21.88%) HTML
15 41 (21.35%) JUnit
16 40 (20.83%) SOA
16 40 (20.83%) XSLT
16 40 (20.83%) Ajax
16 40 (20.83%) Spring MVC
17 39 (20.31%) Maven
17 39 (20.31%) OO
18 38 (19.79%) Perl
18 38 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (19.27%) PL/SQL
20 32 (16.67%) JSP
20 32 (16.67%) Tomcat

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 29 (15.10%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.77%) Apache
4 6 (3.13%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.13%) Confluence
5 5 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (2.08%) CMS
6 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.52%) FileNet
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 25 (13.02%) Oracle Database
3 22 (11.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (9.90%) RDBMS
5 18 (9.38%) DB2
6 16 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (5.73%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.65%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.65%) MySQL
9 6 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.13%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.52%) Big Data
12 1 (0.52%) MS Access
12 1 (0.52%) Ingres
12 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (21.35%) JUnit
2 39 (20.31%) Maven
3 23 (11.98%) Selenium
4 22 (11.46%) Eclipse
5 20 (10.42%) CruiseControl
6 19 (9.90%) Subversion
7 12 (6.25%) QUnit
7 12 (6.25%) Jasmine
8 11 (5.73%) Jenkins
9 10 (5.21%) JIRA
10 9 (4.69%) Hudson
11 8 (4.17%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.13%) NetBeans
13 5 (2.60%) Ant
14 4 (2.08%) JMeter
14 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
14 4 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
15 3 (1.56%) Mockito
15 3 (1.56%) HttpUnit
16 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (28.13%) Banking
2 43 (22.40%) Finance
3 18 (9.38%) Front Office
4 15 (7.81%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 178 (92.71%) Developer
2 150 (78.13%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.54%) Senior Developer
4 24 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (4.69%) UX Developer
6 7 (3.65%) Programmer
7 6 (3.13%) Java Programmer
7 6 (3.13%) Designer
7 6 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (2.60%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (2.60%) Analyst
9 4 (2.08%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 4 (2.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (1.56%) Software Developer
10 3 (1.56%) Architect
10 3 (1.56%) WebSphere Portal Developer
10 3 (1.56%) Portal Developer
10 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (1.56%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (1.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (51.04%) Hibernate
2 91 (47.40%) XML
3 52 (27.08%) JMS
4 51 (26.56%) J2EE
5 45 (23.44%) CSS
6 42 (21.88%) HTML
7 40 (20.83%) XSLT
7 40 (20.83%) Ajax
7 40 (20.83%) Spring MVC
8 32 (16.67%) JSP
9 29 (15.10%) Java EE
10 27 (14.06%) JDBC
11 26 (13.54%) Web Services
11 26 (13.54%) iBATIS
12 25 (13.02%) Struts
13 23 (11.98%) REST
14 22 (11.46%) HTML5
14 22 (11.46%) Spring Web Flow
14 22 (11.46%) Drools
15 20 (10.42%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Smartphone
1 11 (5.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.21%) User Experience
2 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.17%) Equities
4 6 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.60%) Open Source
6 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.56%) Physics
7 3 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.56%) Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.04%) DataPower
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.73%) UNIX
2 30 (15.63%) Linux
3 7 (3.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.56%) Unit Testing
3 43 (22.40%) MVC
3 43 (22.40%) TDD
4 40 (20.83%) SOA
5 39 (20.31%) OO
6 38 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (10.42%) Web Application Development
8 19 (9.90%) BPMN
9 18 (9.38%) Multithreading
10 15 (7.81%) Workflow
11 14 (7.29%) UML
11 14 (7.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (6.25%) OOD
12 12 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (5.21%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.69%) Automated Testing
14 9 (4.69%) Pair Programming
15 8 (4.17%) Scrum
16 7 (3.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (96.88%) Java
2 71 (36.98%) SQL
3 56 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.79%) Perl
5 37 (19.27%) PL/SQL
6 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.60%) C#
8 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.56%) PHP
8 3 (1.56%) Jython
8 3 (1.56%) Ruby
9 2 (1.04%) Groovy
9 2 (1.04%) Python
9 2 (1.04%) Clojure
10 1 (0.52%) ClojureScript
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.52%) CA LISA
1 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (33.33%) Oracle
2 31 (16.15%) JBoss
3 22 (11.46%) Sybase
4 15 (7.81%) IBM
5 4 (2.08%) Perforce
6 3 (1.56%) SAP
6 3 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.56%) Reuters
6 3 (1.56%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.04%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.04%) Google
7 2 (1.04%) Twitter
7 2 (1.04%) Kony
8 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
8 1 (0.52%) Murex
8 1 (0.52%) CA
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