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 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 75 41
Rank change year-on-year +40 -34  
Contract jobs citing Spring 91 70 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.67% 2.40% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.83% 11.88% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 69
Median daily rate £350 £351 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -17.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +21.27%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 575 589 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.50% 20.20% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 327 354
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Median hourly rate £45.31 £25.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.68% -36.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.10%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 April 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 3 months to 22 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +39 55 £338 -3.57% 6
Glasgow -7 34 £358 +1.41% 4
West Lothian - 4 - -
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 138 (99.28%) Java
2 98 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (42.45%) Scrum
4 50 (35.97%) Finance
5 42 (30.22%) TDD
5 42 (30.22%) Linux
6 39 (28.06%) Jenkins
7 38 (27.34%) AngularJS
7 38 (27.34%) SQL
8 37 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (25.90%) Hibernate
10 30 (21.58%) JavaScript
11 29 (20.86%) HTML
12 28 (20.14%) Microservices
13 27 (19.42%) Git (software)
14 26 (18.71%) Software Engineering
15 25 (17.99%) Maven
15 25 (17.99%) CSS
15 25 (17.99%) SOAP
16 24 (17.27%) Web Services
16 24 (17.27%) Relational Database
17 23 (16.55%) Unix
18 22 (15.83%) Banking
18 22 (15.83%) RESTful
18 22 (15.83%) Spring Boot
19 21 (15.11%) Test Automation
19 21 (15.11%) Cucumber
19 21 (15.11%) BDD
19 21 (15.11%) XML
19 21 (15.11%) Oracle

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 13 (9.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.47%) Confluence
2 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.04%) Apache
4 6 (4.32%) CMS
5 3 (2.16%) JBoss
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.72%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) GitHub
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.27%) Relational Database
2 17 (12.23%) DB2
3 13 (9.35%) MySQL
4 12 (8.63%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.63%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (7.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.44%) KDB
8 2 (1.44%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.44%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.72%) GIS
9 1 (0.72%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.72%) QGIS
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Jenkins
2 27 (19.42%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.99%) Maven
4 21 (15.11%) Cucumber
5 16 (11.51%) Ant
5 16 (11.51%) Selenium
6 15 (10.79%) Gradle
6 15 (10.79%) JUnit
7 13 (9.35%) Mockito
8 12 (8.63%) Subversion
9 10 (7.19%) Hudson
10 6 (4.32%) GitLab
11 4 (2.88%) JIRA
12 3 (2.16%) JBehave
13 2 (1.44%) Concordion
13 2 (1.44%) Grunt
13 2 (1.44%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.44%) jMock
13 2 (1.44%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 50 (35.97%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.44%) Law
3 2 (1.44%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (82.01%) Developer
2 109 (78.42%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.51%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (7.19%) Junior
6 9 (6.47%) Junior Developer
6 9 (6.47%) Junior Java Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Angular Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Java Web Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Java Web Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.34%) AngularJS
2 36 (25.90%) Hibernate
3 29 (20.86%) HTML
4 25 (17.99%) CSS
4 25 (17.99%) SOAP
5 24 (17.27%) Web Services
6 22 (15.83%) RESTful
6 22 (15.83%) Spring Boot
7 21 (15.11%) XML
8 17 (12.23%) JMS
8 17 (12.23%) JSON
9 15 (10.79%) REST
10 13 (9.35%) J2EE
11 12 (8.63%) jQuery
12 9 (6.47%) Angular 2
12 9 (6.47%) Protocol Buffers
12 9 (6.47%) Spring Integration
13 8 (5.76%) HTML5
14 6 (4.32%) J2SE
14 6 (4.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.76%) Wiki
4 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.16%) Derivative
6 3 (2.16%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.72%) Fintech
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.22%) Linux
2 23 (16.55%) Unix
3 6 (4.32%) Android
3 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.88%) Debian
6 2 (1.44%) Windows
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (70.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (42.45%) Scrum
3 42 (30.22%) TDD
4 37 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.14%) Microservices
6 26 (18.71%) Software Engineering
7 21 (15.11%) BDD
7 21 (15.11%) Test Automation
8 20 (14.39%) OO
9 18 (12.95%) DevOps
10 13 (9.35%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (8.63%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.91%) Automated Testing
12 11 (7.91%) MVC
13 10 (7.19%) SDLC
13 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.19%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (7.19%) Web Development
14 8 (5.76%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (5.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (99.28%) Java
2 38 (27.34%) SQL
3 30 (21.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.63%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.76%) Python
6 4 (2.88%) ES6
7 2 (1.44%) Perl
7 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.44%) Ruby
7 2 (1.44%) Scala
8 1 (0.72%) C#
8 1 (0.72%) VB
8 1 (0.72%) VB6
8 1 (0.72%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) XPath
8 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) Dodd-Frank
1 7 (5.04%) MiFID
2 6 (4.32%) EMIR
3 4 (2.88%) QA
4 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Puppet
2 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) Oracle
2 10 (7.19%) IBM
2 10 (7.19%) Perforce
3 8 (5.76%) Sybase
4 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) OpenText
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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