The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stirling region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 20 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 4 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 4.17% 12.07% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 31.82% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
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 £358 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 31.25% 37.93% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 15
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Spring
Scotland

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 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Front Office
4 5 (41.67%) Derivative
4 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
4 5 (41.67%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Sybase
5 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (33.33%) Java SE
5 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Reuters
6 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (16.67%) Equities
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (33.33%) Java SE
3 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Murex Flex
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) JSF
5 1 (8.33%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (41.67%) Derivative
3 2 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) RAD
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (25.00%) Reuters
3 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Murex