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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 42 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Spring 39 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.85% 3.29% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.73% 13.41% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £220 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £404 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
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
284 276 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.76% 24.53% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) Hibernate
3 28 (43.08%) XML
3 28 (43.08%) TDD
4 24 (36.92%) JUnit
5 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
6 21 (32.31%) J2EE
6 21 (32.31%) CSS
6 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (29.23%) iBATIS
7 19 (29.23%) JDBC
7 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
7 19 (29.23%) SQL
8 18 (27.69%) Oracle
8 18 (27.69%) JSP
8 18 (27.69%) Ajax
9 17 (26.15%) Selenium
9 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
10 16 (24.62%) XSLT
10 16 (24.62%) Struts
10 16 (24.62%) Perl
10 16 (24.62%) Unit Testing
11 15 (23.08%) JBoss
11 15 (23.08%) JMS
12 14 (21.54%) MVC
12 14 (21.54%) OO
12 14 (21.54%) Mockito
13 13 (20.00%) Pair Programming
13 13 (20.00%) UNIX

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (26.15%) Tomcat
2 15 (23.08%) JBoss
3 10 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.23%) SAS
5 5 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (6.15%) Apache
6 4 (6.15%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) JUnit
2 17 (26.15%) Selenium
3 14 (21.54%) Mockito
4 11 (16.92%) FitNesse
4 11 (16.92%) Eclipse
5 10 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 10 (15.38%) Maven
5 10 (15.38%) CruiseControl
6 9 (13.85%) jMock
7 6 (9.23%) Subversion
8 4 (6.15%) NUnit
8 4 (6.15%) JMeter
9 3 (4.62%) HttpUnit
9 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.08%) Bower
10 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.08%) Grunt
10 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.08%) JIRA
11 1 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 12 (18.46%) Banking
2 10 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (84.62%) Developer
2 51 (78.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Architect
3 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.54%) Business Manager
7 1 (1.54%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.54%) Systems Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (64.62%) Hibernate
2 28 (43.08%) XML
3 21 (32.31%) J2EE
3 21 (32.31%) CSS
4 19 (29.23%) iBATIS
4 19 (29.23%) JDBC
5 18 (27.69%) JSP
5 18 (27.69%) Ajax
6 16 (24.62%) XSLT
6 16 (24.62%) Struts
7 15 (23.08%) JMS
8 11 (16.92%) JSF
8 11 (16.92%) XML Schema
9 10 (15.38%) HTML
9 10 (15.38%) Spring Web Flow
9 10 (15.38%) Spring MVC
9 10 (15.38%) GWT
10 7 (10.77%) RESTful
10 7 (10.77%) jBPM
11 6 (9.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.62%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.54%) W3C
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) UNIX
2 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.15%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) TDD
3 21 (32.31%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.62%) Unit Testing
5 14 (21.54%) MVC
5 14 (21.54%) OO
6 13 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 12 (18.46%) Web Application Development
8 9 (13.85%) CRM
9 6 (9.23%) SOA
10 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.69%) BPMN
11 4 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (6.15%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.15%) Web Development
11 4 (6.15%) UML
12 3 (4.62%) Workflow
12 3 (4.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) Perl
4 10 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Ruby
5 4 (6.15%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) Sybase
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