The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing Spring 43 37 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.94% 3.12% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.18% 12.21% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
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
353 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.13% 25.53% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (68.42%) Hibernate
3 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (45.61%) TDD
4 26 (45.61%) XML
5 22 (38.60%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (36.84%) JUnit
6 21 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 20 (35.09%) CSS
8 19 (33.33%) J2EE
9 18 (31.58%) JDBC
9 18 (31.58%) iBATIS
10 17 (29.82%) Ajax
11 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
12 15 (26.32%) JSP
12 15 (26.32%) Oracle
13 14 (24.56%) XSLT
13 14 (24.56%) JBoss
13 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
14 13 (22.81%) Struts
14 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
14 13 (22.81%) MVC
14 13 (22.81%) Unit Testing
15 12 (21.05%) Mockito
15 12 (21.05%) Selenium
15 12 (21.05%) JMS
15 12 (21.05%) SQL
16 11 (19.30%) HTML
16 11 (19.30%) Perl
16 11 (19.30%) OO

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (24.56%) Tomcat
1 14 (24.56%) JBoss
2 9 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) SAS
3 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.02%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) JUnit
2 12 (21.05%) Selenium
2 12 (21.05%) Mockito
3 11 (19.30%) Eclipse
4 10 (17.54%) FitNesse
5 9 (15.79%) Maven
6 8 (14.04%) CruiseControl
6 8 (14.04%) jMock
7 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.77%) Subversion
9 4 (7.02%) JMeter
9 4 (7.02%) NUnit
10 3 (5.26%) HttpUnit
11 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.51%) Grunt
11 2 (3.51%) Bower
12 1 (1.75%) Ant
12 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (15.79%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 46 (80.70%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.26%) Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 3 (5.26%) Architect
4 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) Hibernate
2 26 (45.61%) XML
3 20 (35.09%) CSS
4 19 (33.33%) J2EE
5 18 (31.58%) JDBC
5 18 (31.58%) iBATIS
6 17 (29.82%) Ajax
7 15 (26.32%) JSP
8 14 (24.56%) XSLT
9 13 (22.81%) Struts
10 12 (21.05%) JMS
11 11 (19.30%) HTML
12 10 (17.54%) XML Schema
12 10 (17.54%) JSF
13 9 (15.79%) Spring MVC
14 8 (14.04%) Spring Web Flow
14 8 (14.04%) GWT
15 7 (12.28%) jBPM
15 7 (12.28%) Web Services
15 7 (12.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
2 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.02%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) TDD
3 22 (38.60%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.81%) Unit Testing
4 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
4 13 (22.81%) MVC
5 11 (19.30%) OO
6 9 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 8 (14.04%) CRM
8 6 (10.53%) SOA
9 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.77%) BPMN
10 4 (7.02%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Web Development
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.02%) UML
11 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.26%) Workflow
11 3 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 11 (19.30%) Perl
5 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.02%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.75%) AspectJ
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago