The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 56 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 29 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 5.85% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +30.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £488 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.07% 18.25% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Spring
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (63.77%) Hibernate
3 38 (55.07%) XML
4 36 (52.17%) Java EE
5 33 (47.83%) JBoss
6 29 (42.03%) Maven
7 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (39.13%) SOA
8 24 (34.78%) TDD
8 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (30.43%) BPMN
10 19 (27.54%) Drools
10 19 (27.54%) JUnit
11 18 (26.09%) Workflow
12 17 (24.64%) XSLT
13 15 (21.74%) Eclipse
13 15 (21.74%) jBPM
14 14 (20.29%) Subversion
14 14 (20.29%) J2EE
14 14 (20.29%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (15.94%) HTML
16 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
16 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
16 10 (14.49%) JSF
17 9 (13.04%) Web Services
17 9 (13.04%) Linux
17 9 (13.04%) Scrum
18 8 (11.59%) MVC
18 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
18 8 (11.59%) UML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) Confluence
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.90%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Maven
2 19 (27.54%) JUnit
3 15 (21.74%) Eclipse
4 14 (20.29%) Subversion
5 6 (8.70%) NetBeans
5 6 (8.70%) JIRA
6 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.80%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.90%) Hudson
8 2 (2.90%) QUnit
8 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.45%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.45%) Mockito
9 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.45%) Selenium
9 1 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 50 (72.46%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.90%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.90%) Portal Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (1.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.45%) Junior Architect
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (1.45%) UI Programmer
7 1 (1.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (63.77%) Hibernate
2 38 (55.07%) XML
3 36 (52.17%) Java EE
4 19 (27.54%) Drools
5 17 (24.64%) XSLT
6 15 (21.74%) jBPM
7 14 (20.29%) J2EE
8 11 (15.94%) HTML
9 10 (14.49%) JSF
10 9 (13.04%) Web Services
11 8 (11.59%) EJB
12 7 (10.14%) CSS
12 7 (10.14%) SOAP
12 7 (10.14%) JPA
13 6 (8.70%) Spring MVC
13 6 (8.70%) JAAS
13 6 (8.70%) JMS
14 5 (7.25%) Ajax
14 5 (7.25%) JSON
14 5 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
1 1 (1.45%) Open Source
1 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) SOA
1 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) TDD
2 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (30.43%) BPMN
4 18 (26.09%) Workflow
5 14 (20.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (13.04%) Scrum
7 8 (11.59%) MVC
7 8 (11.59%) UML
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
8 6 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.90%) BDD
10 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.90%) Project Management
10 2 (2.90%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) Jython
5 1 (1.45%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) JBoss
2 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Sun
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase