Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +48 -1 -25
Contract jobs citing Spring 266 112 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.33% 2.73% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.11% 9.88% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 57 71
Scotland median daily rate £384 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £266 £319 £263
90th Percentile £518 £471 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +20.71%

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1323 1134 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.52% 27.68% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 681 674
Scotland median daily rate £375 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £270 £269 £263
90th Percentile £525 £475 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 15
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +15.37%
10th Percentile £13.45 £15.99 £25.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +49 154 £390 +5.41% 5
Glasgow +7 102 £380 -5.00% 13
West Lothian -2 7 £475 +25.83%
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Spring.

1 262 (98.50%) Java
2 149 (56.02%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (42.48%) Hibernate
4 97 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (31.58%) Linux
6 83 (31.20%) RESTful
7 82 (30.83%) Git (software)
8 80 (30.08%) Scrum
9 74 (27.82%) Finance
10 72 (27.07%) Web Services
10 72 (27.07%) TDD
11 71 (26.69%) SQL
12 66 (24.81%) JavaScript
13 65 (24.44%) Maven
14 64 (24.06%) SOA
15 61 (22.93%) Software Engineering
15 61 (22.93%) Jenkins
16 57 (21.43%) Test Automation
17 51 (19.17%) XML
18 50 (18.80%) Microservices
19 49 (18.42%) JBoss
19 49 (18.42%) JSON
20 48 (18.05%) Cucumber
21 47 (17.67%) Puppet
22 43 (16.17%) OO
23 41 (15.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 41 (15.41%) Mockito
24 39 (14.66%) Oracle
25 38 (14.29%) REST
26 36 (13.53%) Computer Science

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (18.42%) JBoss
2 22 (8.27%) Tomcat
3 19 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (4.51%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.14%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.01%) Jetty
7 7 (2.63%) Apache
8 6 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.13%) Confluence
9 3 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) GemFire
10 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.75%) assyst
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.78%) GitHub
2 18 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.26%) OpenShift
3 6 (2.26%) PaaS
4 5 (1.88%) npm
5 4 (1.50%) Yarn
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.01%) AMQP
2 6 (2.26%) Internet
3 5 (1.88%) LDAP
4 4 (1.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.38%) NAS
5 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.78%) NoSQL
2 31 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.77%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.65%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.64%) DB2
5 15 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.76%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.01%) Couchbase
7 8 (3.01%) Redis
7 8 (3.01%) Riak
8 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.88%) MySQL
9 5 (1.88%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.50%) GIS
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 82 (30.83%) Git (software)
2 65 (24.44%) Maven
3 61 (22.93%) Jenkins
4 48 (18.05%) Cucumber
5 41 (15.41%) Mockito
6 32 (12.03%) GitLab
7 29 (10.90%) Subversion
8 25 (9.40%) JUnit
9 23 (8.65%) Mercurial
10 22 (8.27%) Eclipse
11 14 (5.26%) Selenium
12 13 (4.89%) Ant
13 9 (3.38%) FitNesse
13 9 (3.38%) Gradle
14 8 (3.01%) Hudson
14 8 (3.01%) Vagrant
15 5 (1.88%) Artifactory
16 4 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (1.50%) Mocha
16 4 (1.50%) PhantomJS
General
1 74 (27.82%) Finance
2 19 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 203 (76.32%) Developer
2 186 (69.92%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.90%) Java Engineer
4 22 (8.27%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 17 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (5.64%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (4.51%) Consultant
9 11 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.14%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (3.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 8 (3.01%) Java Consultant
12 7 (2.63%) Angular Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Java Scala Developer
13 6 (2.26%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Scala Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (42.48%) Hibernate
2 83 (31.20%) RESTful
3 72 (27.07%) Web Services
4 51 (19.17%) XML
5 49 (18.42%) JSON
6 38 (14.29%) REST
7 35 (13.16%) Java EE
8 34 (12.78%) XSLT
9 33 (12.41%) JMX
10 32 (12.03%) Drools
11 26 (9.77%) AngularJS
11 26 (9.77%) HTML
12 25 (9.40%) JPA
13 24 (9.02%) JMS
14 23 (8.65%) SOAP
14 23 (8.65%) Spring Boot
15 20 (7.52%) React
16 18 (6.77%) jBPM
17 17 (6.39%) CSS
18 16 (6.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.53%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.02%) Data Structures
3 22 (8.27%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.13%) Wiki
9 2 (0.75%) Equities
9 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.75%) RIA
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) DataPower
10 1 (0.38%) Derivative
10 1 (0.38%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (31.58%) Linux
2 41 (15.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (10.90%) Unix
4 5 (1.88%) Windows
5 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (56.02%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (36.47%) Continuous Integration
3 80 (30.08%) Scrum
4 72 (27.07%) TDD
5 64 (24.06%) SOA
6 61 (22.93%) Software Engineering
7 57 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 50 (18.80%) Microservices
9 43 (16.17%) OO
10 35 (13.16%) Configuration Management
11 29 (10.90%) Workflow
12 26 (9.77%) BDD
13 25 (9.40%) SDLC
14 19 (7.14%) DevOps
14 19 (7.14%) Kanban
15 18 (6.77%) BPMN
15 18 (6.77%) High Availability
16 17 (6.39%) Business Process Modelling
17 13 (4.89%) Risk Management
18 12 (4.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 262 (98.50%) Java
2 71 (26.69%) SQL
3 66 (24.81%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.52%) Perl
4 20 (7.52%) Python
5 12 (4.51%) Ruby
5 12 (4.51%) Scala
6 10 (3.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.01%) ES6
8 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.50%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.75%) C#
12 1 (0.38%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.38%) Go
12 1 (0.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
12 1 (0.38%) XPath
12 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (13.53%) Degree
2 22 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) GDPR
2 13 (4.89%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.38%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.38%) EMIR
5 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (10.15%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.38%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 47 (17.67%) Puppet
2 20 (7.52%) Ansible
3 12 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.01%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.38%) MOM
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (14.66%) Oracle
2 12 (4.51%) Sybase
3 11 (4.14%) IBM
3 11 (4.14%) Perforce
4 7 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.75%) Informatica
6 1 (0.38%) Citrix
6 1 (0.38%) F5
6 1 (0.38%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.38%) Google
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.38%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (0.38%) Open-E
6 1 (0.38%) Software AG
6 1 (0.38%) Synology
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter
6 1 (0.38%) Veritas
6 1 (0.38%) webMethods