The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 9 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 19 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 16.81% 11.76% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.19% 34.78% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£423 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.18% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £300 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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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 Stirling region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 38.05% 33.82% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 23
Average daily rate £420 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Stirling region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 29 (96.67%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 17 (56.67%) Web Services
4 15 (50.00%) Banking
5 14 (46.67%) Finance
6 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 12 (40.00%) JPA
7 10 (33.33%) JMS
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
10 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
10 7 (23.33%) FileNet
10 7 (23.33%) Workflow
10 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
10 7 (23.33%) HTML5
10 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
11 6 (20.00%) Spring Integration
11 6 (20.00%) J2EE
12 5 (16.67%) SOA
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) Document Management
13 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 4 (13.33%) OO
13 4 (13.33%) IBM
13 4 (13.33%) Sybase
13 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
13 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
13 4 (13.33%) UNIX
13 4 (13.33%) RESTful

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 7 (23.33%) FileNet
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Documentum
4 1 (3.33%) Mule
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Datomic
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 15 (50.00%) Banking
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
1 23 (76.67%) Java Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Senior Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Development Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Documentum Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 17 (56.67%) Web Services
3 12 (40.00%) JPA
4 10 (33.33%) JMS
5 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
7 6 (20.00%) Spring Integration
7 6 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 2 (6.67%) Java EE
9 2 (6.67%) Dojo
9 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
9 2 (6.67%) Apache Flex
9 2 (6.67%) Struts
9 2 (6.67%) JSP
9 2 (6.67%) Servlets
9 2 (6.67%) XML
9 2 (6.67%) XSLT
9 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Workflow
2 5 (16.67%) SOA
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Document Management
3 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.33%) OO
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
4 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) V-Model
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Clojure
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) GoldenSource