The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.46% 17.24% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.67% 37.04% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.27% 46.55% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 9
Average daily rate £375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) iBATIS
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) JDBC
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
7 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
7 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) UNIX

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) iBATIS
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
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