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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 72 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.18% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 4.49% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £345 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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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
313 312 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.55% 26.31% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 86
Average daily rate £360 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
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 4 September 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (57.45%) Hibernate
3 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) Oracle
6 16 (34.04%) RESTful
6 16 (34.04%) Relational Database
7 15 (31.91%) JUnit
7 15 (31.91%) XML
7 15 (31.91%) MVC
7 15 (31.91%) Tomcat
8 13 (27.66%) Web Services
8 13 (27.66%) JSP
8 13 (27.66%) TDD
9 12 (25.53%) CSS
10 11 (23.40%) J2EE
10 11 (23.40%) HTML
10 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
11 10 (21.28%) jQuery
11 10 (21.28%) iBATIS
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
11 10 (21.28%) JBoss
11 10 (21.28%) Web Application Development
12 9 (19.15%) SDLC
12 9 (19.15%) JDBC
12 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Ajax

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (31.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (21.28%) JBoss
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) SAS
4 2 (4.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Relational Database
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.26%) SQLPlus
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) JUnit
2 8 (17.02%) Maven
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 6 (12.77%) Selenium
4 6 (12.77%) FitNesse
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 6 (12.77%) Mockito
5 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.64%) jMock
5 5 (10.64%) NetBeans
6 4 (8.51%) CruiseControl
6 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
6 4 (8.51%) Gradle
7 3 (6.38%) FishEye
7 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.38%) Ant
7 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 34 (72.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
3 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (6.38%) Architect
3 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.13%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (2.13%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (2.13%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) Hibernate
2 16 (34.04%) RESTful
3 15 (31.91%) XML
4 13 (27.66%) Web Services
4 13 (27.66%) JSP
5 12 (25.53%) CSS
6 11 (23.40%) HTML
6 11 (23.40%) J2EE
7 10 (21.28%) jQuery
7 10 (21.28%) iBATIS
8 9 (19.15%) Ajax
8 9 (19.15%) JDBC
9 8 (17.02%) MyBatis
10 7 (14.89%) XML Schema
10 7 (14.89%) Spring MVC
10 7 (14.89%) HTML5
11 6 (12.77%) JSON
11 6 (12.77%) JMS
11 6 (12.77%) Struts
12 5 (10.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) MVC
3 13 (27.66%) TDD
4 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Web Application Development
6 9 (19.15%) SDLC
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
7 8 (17.02%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.26%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.26%) BDD
10 2 (4.26%) UML
10 2 (4.26%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.26%) Project Management
10 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Alterian