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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 53 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 30 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.11% 2.18% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.10% 8.00% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £262 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
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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
248 325 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.45% 27.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (57.53%) Hibernate
4 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (42.47%) J2EE
6 29 (39.73%) SQL
6 29 (39.73%) Oracle
6 29 (39.73%) XML
7 28 (38.36%) TDD
8 25 (34.25%) JSP
9 24 (32.88%) JUnit
10 23 (31.51%) Unit Testing
10 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
11 22 (30.14%) CSS
12 21 (28.77%) Struts
12 21 (28.77%) UNIX
13 20 (27.40%) Ajax
14 19 (26.03%) Selenium
14 19 (26.03%) JBoss
15 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
16 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (23.29%) Web Application Development
17 16 (21.92%) iBATIS
17 16 (21.92%) Banking
17 16 (21.92%) MVC
17 16 (21.92%) JDBC
18 15 (20.55%) Perl
18 15 (20.55%) JSF
19 14 (19.18%) Maven
19 14 (19.18%) Subversion

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (26.03%) JBoss
2 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.07%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.48%) SAS
5 4 (5.48%) Confluence
6 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.74%) CMS
6 2 (2.74%) Apache
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (32.88%) JUnit
2 19 (26.03%) Selenium
3 14 (19.18%) Maven
3 14 (19.18%) Subversion
3 14 (19.18%) Mockito
4 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
5 11 (15.07%) CruiseControl
6 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
6 9 (12.33%) FitNesse
7 8 (10.96%) jMock
7 8 (10.96%) JIRA
8 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.48%) NetBeans
9 4 (5.48%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.11%) JProfiler
10 3 (4.11%) NUnit
11 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.37%) Bower
12 1 (1.37%) Grunt
General
1 16 (21.92%) Banking
2 14 (19.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (84.93%) Developer
2 59 (80.82%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (2.74%) GIS Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.37%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Java Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.37%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (57.53%) Hibernate
2 31 (42.47%) J2EE
3 29 (39.73%) XML
4 25 (34.25%) JSP
5 22 (30.14%) CSS
6 21 (28.77%) Struts
7 20 (27.40%) Ajax
8 16 (21.92%) iBATIS
8 16 (21.92%) JDBC
9 15 (20.55%) JSF
10 13 (17.81%) XSLT
11 12 (16.44%) JMS
11 12 (16.44%) Spring MVC
11 12 (16.44%) RESTful
12 11 (15.07%) Java EE
12 11 (15.07%) Spring Web Flow
12 11 (15.07%) GWT
12 11 (15.07%) jQuery
12 11 (15.07%) HTML
13 10 (13.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.11%) GIS
3 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Open Source
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Derivative
4 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) UNIX
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) TDD
3 23 (31.51%) Unit Testing
4 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (23.29%) Web Application Development
5 16 (21.92%) MVC
6 14 (19.18%) OO
7 12 (16.44%) Pair Programming
8 9 (12.33%) UML
9 6 (8.22%) CRM
10 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.48%) SOA
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
11 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 3 (4.11%) DevOps
12 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.11%) BDD
12 3 (4.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (45.21%) JavaScript
3 29 (39.73%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Perl
5 13 (17.81%) PL/SQL
6 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Oracle
2 2 (2.74%) Google
3 1 (1.37%) Alterian
3 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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