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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 17 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.55% 8.00% 15.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 50.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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
48 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 45.28% 16.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 18
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) Front Office
5 4 (28.57%) Sybase
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Reuters
6 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Subversion
6 3 (21.43%) Derivative
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 2 (14.29%) JPA
7 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Java SE
7 2 (14.29%) Java EE
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) TDD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (28.57%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Spring Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) JPA
3 2 (14.29%) Java SE
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) Servlets
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) JNI
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (21.43%) Derivative
3 2 (14.29%) Equities
4 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) TDD
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.14%) UML
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) RAD
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) Reuters
3 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) Murex