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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 49 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing Spring 37 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 3.57% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.10% 12.87% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 4
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£400 £350 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £22.31
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +56.86%
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
245 342 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.85% 27.78% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 180 71
Average daily rate £338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (59.26%) Hibernate
4 36 (44.44%) XML
5 34 (41.98%) J2EE
6 33 (40.74%) TDD
7 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
8 29 (35.80%) Relational Database
9 28 (34.57%) JUnit
10 27 (33.33%) Oracle
10 27 (33.33%) JSP
11 26 (32.10%) CSS
11 26 (32.10%) SQL
12 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (29.63%) Ajax
14 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
14 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
15 22 (27.16%) Struts
16 21 (25.93%) JDBC
16 21 (25.93%) Selenium
16 21 (25.93%) iBATIS
17 20 (24.69%) XSLT
17 20 (24.69%) UNIX
17 20 (24.69%) MVC
18 19 (23.46%) JBoss
19 18 (22.22%) Perl
19 18 (22.22%) JMS
19 18 (22.22%) OO
19 18 (22.22%) Banking
20 17 (20.99%) Mockito

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
2 19 (23.46%) JBoss
3 13 (16.05%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.41%) SAS
4 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.94%) Apache
6 3 (3.70%) CMS
7 2 (2.47%) ArcGIS
7 2 (2.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.80%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) JUnit
2 21 (25.93%) Selenium
3 17 (20.99%) Mockito
4 15 (18.52%) Maven
5 13 (16.05%) Cucumber
5 13 (16.05%) CruiseControl
5 13 (16.05%) Subversion
6 12 (14.81%) FitNesse
6 12 (14.81%) Eclipse
7 11 (13.58%) jMock
8 6 (7.41%) JIRA
9 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.70%) JProfiler
10 3 (3.70%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.70%) JMeter
10 3 (3.70%) NUnit
11 2 (2.47%) NetBeans
11 2 (2.47%) HttpUnit
11 2 (2.47%) Bower
11 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (22.22%) Banking
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (86.42%) Developer
2 66 (81.48%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
6 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) GIS Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) Business Analysis Manager
8 1 (1.23%) Java Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.23%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.23%) Technical Developer
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) Hibernate
2 36 (44.44%) XML
3 34 (41.98%) J2EE
4 27 (33.33%) JSP
5 26 (32.10%) CSS
6 24 (29.63%) Ajax
7 22 (27.16%) Struts
8 21 (25.93%) JDBC
8 21 (25.93%) iBATIS
9 20 (24.69%) XSLT
10 18 (22.22%) JMS
11 16 (19.75%) JSF
12 14 (17.28%) Spring MVC
12 14 (17.28%) RESTful
13 13 (16.05%) HTML
13 13 (16.05%) XML Schema
13 13 (16.05%) Spring Web Flow
13 13 (16.05%) GWT
14 11 (13.58%) Java EE
15 9 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Open Source
1 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.70%) GIS
2 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.47%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.23%) W3C
4 1 (1.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) UNIX
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (40.74%) TDD
3 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
5 20 (24.69%) MVC
6 18 (22.22%) OO
7 17 (20.99%) Web Application Development
8 14 (17.28%) Pair Programming
9 9 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (8.64%) UML
10 7 (8.64%) SOA
11 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (6.17%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.94%) BPMN
12 4 (4.94%) Business Process Improvement
13 3 (3.70%) DevOps
13 3 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) SQL
4 18 (22.22%) Perl
5 14 (17.28%) PL/SQL
6 13 (16.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.70%) C#
7 3 (3.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Sybase
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