The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 66 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 28 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.02% 2.13% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 12.20% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 17
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +52.77%
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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 246 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.32% 17.50% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 145 222
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Spring.

1 72 (98.63%) Java
2 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (56.16%) Hibernate
3 41 (56.16%) JBoss
4 36 (49.32%) Java EE
5 28 (38.36%) Maven
5 28 (38.36%) SOA
6 27 (36.99%) J2EE
6 27 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (35.62%) Eclipse
8 25 (34.25%) RESTful
9 24 (32.88%) TDD
9 24 (32.88%) JSF
10 22 (30.14%) jQuery
10 22 (30.14%) Oracle
11 21 (28.77%) Drools
12 19 (26.03%) WebLogic
12 19 (26.03%) SOAP
12 19 (26.03%) Web Services
12 19 (26.03%) XML
12 19 (26.03%) Scrum
13 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
13 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
13 18 (24.66%) JIRA
13 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
14 17 (23.29%) jBPM
14 17 (23.29%) JProfiler
14 17 (23.29%) XSLT
15 16 (21.92%) Open Source
15 16 (21.92%) Performance Monitoring

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 41 (56.16%) JBoss
2 19 (26.03%) WebLogic
3 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
3 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.22%) Node.js
5 5 (6.85%) GeoServer
5 5 (6.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (5.48%) Apache
6 4 (5.48%) Confluence
7 3 (4.11%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.37%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) LDAP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.85%) GIS
4 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.74%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Maven
2 26 (35.62%) Eclipse
3 18 (24.66%) JIRA
4 17 (23.29%) JProfiler
5 13 (17.81%) JUnit
6 10 (13.70%) JBehave
6 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.59%) NetBeans
8 6 (8.22%) Subversion
9 5 (6.85%) Cobertura
9 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.85%) Gradle
9 5 (6.85%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (6.85%) Selenium
10 4 (5.48%) Ant
10 4 (5.48%) Mockito
11 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.11%) FishEye
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (2.74%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 64 (87.67%) Developer
2 54 (73.97%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Portal Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Consultant
5 4 (5.48%) Middleware Consultant
5 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.11%) GIS Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.74%) GIS Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (1.37%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.37%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.37%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (56.16%) Hibernate
2 36 (49.32%) Java EE
3 27 (36.99%) J2EE
4 25 (34.25%) RESTful
5 24 (32.88%) JSF
6 22 (30.14%) jQuery
7 21 (28.77%) Drools
8 19 (26.03%) SOAP
8 19 (26.03%) Web Services
8 19 (26.03%) XML
9 17 (23.29%) jBPM
9 17 (23.29%) XSLT
10 15 (20.55%) RichFaces
11 14 (19.18%) Apache CXF
12 12 (16.44%) HTML
13 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
13 11 (15.07%) JPA
13 11 (15.07%) Spring Boot
14 8 (10.96%) CSS
14 8 (10.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
1 3 (4.11%) Unix
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) SOA
3 27 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (32.88%) TDD
5 19 (26.03%) Scrum
6 16 (21.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 16 (21.92%) Open Source
6 16 (21.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (20.55%) Workflow
8 14 (19.18%) BPMN
9 12 (16.44%) SDLC
10 11 (15.07%) Microservices
11 10 (13.70%) BDD
11 10 (13.70%) DevOps
11 10 (13.70%) MVC
12 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
12 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.59%) Migration
14 6 (8.22%) OO
15 5 (6.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) Java
2 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.07%) Python
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.85%) webMethods