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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 48 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.38% 3.09% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.60% 15.67% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 25
Average daily rate £363 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
381 268 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.85% 19.72% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 149 143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 66 (97.06%) Java
2 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 31 (45.59%) JBoss
5 30 (44.12%) J2EE
6 28 (41.18%) TDD
7 27 (39.71%) Java EE
7 27 (39.71%) SOA
8 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
9 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (29.41%) RESTful
10 20 (29.41%) JSF
10 20 (29.41%) Maven
11 19 (27.94%) jQuery
11 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
11 19 (27.94%) Web Services
12 18 (26.47%) Scrum
12 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
13 17 (25.00%) XML
13 17 (25.00%) XSLT
13 17 (25.00%) JProfiler
13 17 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 15 (22.06%) SDLC
14 15 (22.06%) HTML
15 14 (20.59%) Drools
16 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
16 13 (19.12%) SQL
16 13 (19.12%) MVC
17 12 (17.65%) Oracle

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (45.59%) JBoss
2 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
3 13 (19.12%) WebSphere
4 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 6 (8.82%) Apache
6 4 (5.88%) Confluence
7 3 (4.41%) ArcGIS
7 3 (4.41%) Node.js
8 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) GIS
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
2 20 (29.41%) Maven
3 17 (25.00%) JProfiler
4 12 (17.65%) JIRA
5 10 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 9 (13.24%) JUnit
7 7 (10.29%) Mockito
7 7 (10.29%) Subversion
8 6 (8.82%) Ant
8 6 (8.82%) NetBeans
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.41%) Gradle
9 3 (4.41%) JBehave
9 3 (4.41%) Selenium
10 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.94%) FishEye
10 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 45 (66.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Portal Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Agile Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) GIS Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 30 (44.12%) J2EE
3 27 (39.71%) Java EE
4 20 (29.41%) JSF
4 20 (29.41%) RESTful
5 19 (27.94%) jQuery
5 19 (27.94%) Web Services
6 17 (25.00%) XML
6 17 (25.00%) XSLT
7 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 14 (20.59%) Drools
9 12 (17.65%) SOAP
10 11 (16.18%) Apache CXF
11 10 (14.71%) jBPM
11 10 (14.71%) RichFaces
11 10 (14.71%) Spring MVC
12 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
12 8 (11.76%) CSS
13 7 (10.29%) JSP
14 5 (7.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) TDD
3 27 (39.71%) SOA
4 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.47%) Scrum
6 17 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 17 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (22.06%) SDLC
8 13 (19.12%) MVC
9 12 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 10 (14.71%) BPMN
10 10 (14.71%) Workflow
11 7 (10.29%) Migration
12 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.82%) E-business
12 6 (8.82%) Microservices
12 6 (8.82%) OO
12 6 (8.82%) Open Source
13 5 (7.35%) BDD
13 5 (7.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (97.06%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.12%) SQL
4 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) IBM
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (1.47%) hybris
4 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
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