Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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 Spring Framework
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 35 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +41 -28
Contract jobs citing Spring 259 183 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.94% 4.81% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 15.94% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 110
Scotland median daily rate £400 £358 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -4.03% -9.15%
10th Percentile £350 £236 £300
90th Percentile £538 £457 £525
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £57.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -7.89% +3.64%

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 1,425 1,148 1,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.16% 30.18% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 746 734
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £260
90th Percentile £525 £491 £500
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 11
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.55% +22.23% -11.25%
10th Percentile £10.87 £14.57 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.50 £52.17 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +7.14%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 +2 139 £400 +14.29% 15
Glasgow +1 114 £400 +11.89% 19
West Lothian -7 2 £505 +34.67%
Moray - 1 £470 -
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Spring.

1 249 (96.14%) Java
2 138 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (52.51%) Hibernate
4 84 (32.43%) TDD
5 68 (26.25%) Maven
5 68 (26.25%) JavaScript
6 64 (24.71%) JBoss
7 63 (24.32%) SOA
8 59 (22.78%) XML
9 56 (21.62%) Spring Boot
10 55 (21.24%) Scrum
11 54 (20.85%) Oracle
12 52 (20.08%) SQL
13 51 (19.69%) Microservices
14 49 (18.92%) Finance
15 48 (18.53%) SOAP
15 48 (18.53%) Git (software)
16 47 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (17.37%) REST
18 44 (16.99%) AngularJS
18 44 (16.99%) Java 8
19 43 (16.60%) Jenkins
19 43 (16.60%) OO
20 42 (16.22%) J2EE
20 42 (16.22%) Test Automation
21 40 (15.44%) HTML
22 39 (15.06%) Drools
23 37 (14.29%) React
24 35 (13.51%) JSON
24 35 (13.51%) Linux

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 64 (24.71%) JBoss
2 28 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.72%) Confluence
4 18 (6.95%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.41%) Apache
6 12 (4.63%) Jetty
6 12 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (4.25%) WebLogic
8 10 (3.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.54%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.54%) CMS
10 3 (1.16%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.16%) WildFly
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) Liferay
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) AquaLogic BPM
1 4 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.70%) IaaS
2 7 (2.70%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.93%) GitHub
4 4 (1.54%) PaaS
5 3 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.39%) npm
6 1 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.32%) HTTP
2 5 (1.93%) AMQP
3 4 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 23 (8.88%) Oracle Database
2 23 (8.88%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.49%) Hadoop
4 19 (7.34%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.79%) SQL Server
7 14 (5.41%) Big Data
7 14 (5.41%) DB2
8 12 (4.63%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (4.25%) Redis
10 9 (3.47%) Couchbase
10 9 (3.47%) Riak
11 8 (3.09%) MySQL
12 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.54%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.54%) HBase
14 3 (1.16%) MariaDB
14 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 68 (26.25%) Maven
2 48 (18.53%) Git (software)
3 43 (16.60%) Jenkins
4 33 (12.74%) JUnit
5 25 (9.65%) JIRA
6 24 (9.27%) Eclipse
7 21 (8.11%) Gradle
8 18 (6.95%) Cucumber
8 18 (6.95%) Mockito
9 17 (6.56%) Subversion
10 15 (5.79%) Selenium
11 12 (4.63%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.09%) TeamCity
12 8 (3.09%) Vagrant
13 7 (2.70%) FitNesse
13 7 (2.70%) JProfiler
14 6 (2.32%) Ant
14 6 (2.32%) GitLab
14 6 (2.32%) Hudson
15 3 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 49 (18.92%) Finance
2 24 (9.27%) Banking
3 5 (1.93%) Front Office
4 4 (1.54%) Advertising
4 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (81.08%) Developer
2 175 (67.57%) Java Developer
3 48 (18.53%) Senior Developer
4 39 (15.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (7.34%) Lead Developer
6 18 (6.95%) Lead Java Developer
7 15 (5.79%) Architect
8 12 (4.63%) Technical Architect
9 9 (3.47%) Angular Developer
9 9 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (3.09%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.70%) Java Architect
11 7 (2.70%) Java Engineer
11 7 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (2.32%) Agile Coach
12 6 (2.32%) Java Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.32%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (1.93%) Senior Technical Architect
13 5 (1.93%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (52.51%) Hibernate
2 59 (22.78%) XML
3 56 (21.62%) Spring Boot
4 48 (18.53%) SOAP
5 45 (17.37%) REST
6 44 (16.99%) AngularJS
7 42 (16.22%) J2EE
8 40 (15.44%) HTML
9 39 (15.06%) Drools
10 37 (14.29%) React
11 35 (13.51%) JSON
12 34 (13.13%) RESTful
13 33 (12.74%) Java EE
14 32 (12.36%) JPA
14 32 (12.36%) Web Services
14 32 (12.36%) XSLT
15 29 (11.20%) CSS
16 28 (10.81%) HTML5
17 25 (9.65%) JMS
17 25 (9.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.86%) iPad
5 7 (2.70%) Derivative
6 6 (2.32%) Fintech
6 6 (2.32%) Wiki
7 5 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.93%) User Experience
8 4 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.54%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.16%) DataPower
9 3 (1.16%) Equities
9 3 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.51%) Linux
2 26 (10.04%) Unix
3 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.16%) Android
4 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (32.43%) TDD
3 63 (24.32%) SOA
4 55 (21.24%) Scrum
5 51 (19.69%) Microservices
6 47 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (16.60%) OO
8 42 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 34 (13.13%) SDLC
10 24 (9.27%) Workflow
11 23 (8.88%) Kanban
12 22 (8.49%) Unit Testing
12 22 (8.49%) Web Development
13 21 (8.11%) DevOps
13 21 (8.11%) Migration
14 20 (7.72%) Software Engineering
15 19 (7.34%) BDD
16 18 (6.95%) OOP
17 17 (6.56%) BPMN
17 17 (6.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 249 (96.14%) Java
2 68 (26.25%) JavaScript
3 52 (20.08%) SQL
4 44 (16.99%) Java 8
5 27 (10.42%) Python
6 8 (3.09%) C#
6 8 (3.09%) Perl
6 8 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.70%) Scala
7 7 (2.70%) XPath
8 6 (2.32%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.32%) C++
8 6 (2.32%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.32%) Ruby
8 6 (2.32%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.93%) PHP
10 4 (1.54%) HQL
10 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.16%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.39%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (8.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.02%) QA
2 7 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (10.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.54%) HDFS
3 2 (0.77%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (8.49%) Puppet
2 21 (8.11%) Ansible
3 13 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.25%) Cobbler
5 5 (1.93%) Terraform
6 4 (1.54%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.54%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.16%) Kibana
7 3 (1.16%) logstash
8 2 (0.77%) Grafana
8 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Icinga
Vendors
1 54 (20.85%) Oracle
2 15 (5.79%) Atlassian
3 13 (5.02%) IBM
4 9 (3.47%) Sybase
5 8 (3.09%) Perforce
6 5 (1.93%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.16%) Informatica
8 2 (0.77%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.77%) NetApp
8 2 (0.77%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (0.77%) Open-E
8 2 (0.77%) Software AG
8 2 (0.77%) Sun
8 2 (0.77%) Synology
8 2 (0.77%) Veritas
8 2 (0.77%) webMethods
9 1 (0.39%) Alterian
9 1 (0.39%) HP
9 1 (0.39%) Sencha