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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 57 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 23 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 1.11% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.91% 4.38% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £282 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £480 £300
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 £32.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -22.94%
Spring
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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
333 297 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.06% 25.47% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 147 59
Average daily rate £364 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (75.47%) Hibernate
3 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) TDD
3 28 (52.83%) XML
3 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (47.17%) JBoss
5 23 (43.40%) Maven
6 20 (37.74%) Java EE
6 20 (37.74%) JUnit
7 19 (35.85%) SOA
8 17 (32.08%) Tomcat
8 17 (32.08%) BPMN
9 16 (30.19%) Eclipse
10 15 (28.30%) XSLT
10 15 (28.30%) Drools
10 15 (28.30%) jBPM
11 13 (24.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (24.53%) Workflow
12 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
12 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle
14 9 (16.98%) FitNesse
15 8 (15.09%) iBATIS
15 8 (15.09%) JDBC
15 8 (15.09%) J2EE
15 8 (15.09%) JSF
15 8 (15.09%) XML Schema
16 7 (13.21%) Subversion
16 7 (13.21%) HTML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (47.17%) JBoss
2 17 (32.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Confluence
4 4 (7.55%) CMS
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
5 3 (5.66%) SAS
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Maven
2 20 (37.74%) JUnit
3 16 (30.19%) Eclipse
4 9 (16.98%) FitNesse
5 7 (13.21%) Subversion
6 6 (11.32%) Mockito
7 5 (9.43%) NetBeans
7 5 (9.43%) JIRA
8 4 (7.55%) jMock
8 4 (7.55%) JMeter
9 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.66%) HttpUnit
10 2 (3.77%) QUnit
10 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
10 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.77%) Hudson
11 1 (1.89%) Ant
11 1 (1.89%) NUnit
11 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 42 (79.25%) Java Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
4 2 (3.77%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
4 2 (3.77%) Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Junior
5 1 (1.89%) Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Junior Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Business Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis Manager
5 1 (1.89%) UI Programmer
5 1 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Senior Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Junior Architect
5 1 (1.89%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (75.47%) Hibernate
2 28 (52.83%) XML
3 20 (37.74%) Java EE
4 15 (28.30%) XSLT
4 15 (28.30%) Drools
4 15 (28.30%) jBPM
5 8 (15.09%) iBATIS
5 8 (15.09%) JDBC
5 8 (15.09%) J2EE
5 8 (15.09%) JSF
5 8 (15.09%) XML Schema
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
7 6 (11.32%) JMS
8 5 (9.43%) RESTful
9 4 (7.55%) Ajax
9 4 (7.55%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
9 4 (7.55%) SOAP
9 4 (7.55%) EJB
9 4 (7.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
2 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.66%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) W3C
3 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (52.83%) TDD
1 28 (52.83%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (35.85%) SOA
3 17 (32.08%) BPMN
4 13 (24.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (24.53%) Workflow
5 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.32%) UML
8 5 (9.43%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
9 3 (5.66%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.77%) Web Development
10 2 (3.77%) BDD
10 2 (3.77%) MVC
11 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.55%) Ruby
4 3 (5.66%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
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