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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 17 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.20% 11.76% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 26.09% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -14.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
Spring
Scotland

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 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.07% 45.10% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 12
Average daily rate £325 £360 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £445
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 £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -8 1 £388 +17.42%
Spring
Scotland

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) iBATIS
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
7 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
4 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) iBATIS
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center