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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 14 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 10.96% 4.12% 9.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.78% 13.33% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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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
23 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 31.51% 30.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate £401 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 25 (92.59%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 17 (62.96%) Web Services
4 15 (55.56%) JPA
5 13 (48.15%) Banking
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) JMS
7 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (29.63%) HTML5
8 8 (29.63%) Investment Banking
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) FileNet
9 7 (25.93%) Workflow
9 7 (25.93%) Spring Integration
10 6 (22.22%) RESTful
11 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (18.52%) Dojo
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) OO
12 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
12 4 (14.81%) Sybase
12 4 (14.81%) CSS
12 4 (14.81%) JSP
12 4 (14.81%) Servlets
12 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
13 3 (11.11%) Release Management
13 3 (11.11%) Drools

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.93%) FileNet
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.41%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Senior Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Java Developer
1 20 (74.07%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
2 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
3 3 (11.11%) FileNet Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Development Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 17 (62.96%) Web Services
3 15 (55.56%) JPA
4 9 (33.33%) JMS
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) Spring Integration
7 6 (22.22%) RESTful
8 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) Dojo
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) JSP
9 4 (14.81%) Servlets
10 3 (11.11%) Drools
11 2 (7.41%) SOAP
11 2 (7.41%) WSDL
11 2 (7.41%) Middleware
12 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Document Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Sybase
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.41%) GoldenSource