Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pivotal Spring Framework
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 32 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 +49 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 147 135 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.94% 5.12% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.36% 19.29% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 89 31
Edinburgh median daily rate £420 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £350 £261 £320
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +11.84% - +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 847 700 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.49% 26.56% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 424 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.76% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -8.17% +18.13%
10th Percentile £14.45 £30.52 £42.23
90th Percentile £32.72 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -33.33% -10.43%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Edinburgh

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spring in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spring in Edinburgh

Spring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Spring.

1 144 (97.96%) Java
2 93 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (47.62%) Hibernate
4 57 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 51 (34.69%) HTML
6 45 (30.61%) TDD
6 45 (30.61%) CSS
7 43 (29.25%) Scrum
8 40 (27.21%) SQL
9 38 (25.85%) AngularJS
9 38 (25.85%) Microservices
10 34 (23.13%) XML
10 34 (23.13%) Maven
11 33 (22.45%) JUnit
12 31 (21.09%) JBoss
12 31 (21.09%) Java EE
13 29 (19.73%) REST
13 29 (19.73%) Finance
14 28 (19.05%) Oracle
14 28 (19.05%) HTML5
14 28 (19.05%) Jenkins
14 28 (19.05%) React
15 25 (17.01%) JIRA
16 24 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (16.33%) Spring Boot
17 23 (15.65%) OO
17 23 (15.65%) BDD
18 22 (14.97%) Docker
18 22 (14.97%) JPA
19 21 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (21.09%) JBoss
2 21 (14.29%) Apache
3 18 (12.24%) Tomcat
4 15 (10.20%) Confluence
5 11 (7.48%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.40%) GlassFish
7 5 (3.40%) WildFly
8 3 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.68%) Liferay
10 1 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.04%) npm
3 3 (2.04%) Yarn
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) DSL
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
3 18 (12.24%) MongoDB
4 17 (11.56%) Oracle Database
5 16 (10.88%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.44%) MySQL
8 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.08%) Redis
9 3 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.04%) Big Data
9 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Maven
2 33 (22.45%) JUnit
3 28 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 25 (17.01%) JIRA
5 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
6 14 (9.52%) Subversion
7 7 (4.76%) Bitbucket
8 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.40%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.72%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.72%) JMeter
11 3 (2.04%) Hudson
12 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.68%) GitLab
13 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
13 1 (0.68%) TestNG
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 3 (2.04%) Front Office
4 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) International Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (89.80%) Developer
2 94 (63.95%) Java Developer
3 50 (34.01%) Senior Developer
4 26 (17.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) XML Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Architect
10 4 (2.72%) JIRA Developer
11 3 (2.04%) BPM Developer
11 3 (2.04%) HTML Developer
11 3 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.04%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.04%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.62%) Hibernate
2 51 (34.69%) HTML
3 45 (30.61%) CSS
4 38 (25.85%) AngularJS
5 34 (23.13%) XML
6 31 (21.09%) Java EE
7 29 (19.73%) REST
8 28 (19.05%) HTML5
8 28 (19.05%) React
9 24 (16.33%) Spring Boot
10 22 (14.97%) JPA
11 21 (14.29%) Node.js
12 20 (13.61%) XSLT
13 18 (12.24%) Drools
14 15 (10.20%) SOAP
15 13 (8.84%) gRPC
16 12 (8.16%) J2EE
16 12 (8.16%) JSON
17 11 (7.48%) jQuery
17 11 (7.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Fintech
2 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.08%) iPad
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) User Experience
4 4 (2.72%) Wiki
5 3 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.04%) Equities
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.56%) Linux
2 14 (9.52%) Unix
3 4 (2.72%) Windows
4 3 (2.04%) Android
4 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.61%) TDD
3 43 (29.25%) Scrum
4 38 (25.85%) Microservices
5 23 (15.65%) BDD
5 23 (15.65%) OO
6 21 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (13.61%) Front End Development
7 20 (13.61%) SOA
8 18 (12.24%) Kanban
9 17 (11.56%) DevOps
9 17 (11.56%) Unit Testing
10 16 (10.88%) Test Automation
11 15 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.20%) Web Development
12 13 (8.84%) MVC
12 13 (8.84%) Open Source
13 12 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (6.80%) Migration
14 10 (6.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 144 (97.96%) Java
2 57 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.21%) SQL
4 19 (12.93%) Java 8
5 12 (8.16%) Python
6 5 (3.40%) Perl
6 5 (3.40%) PHP
7 4 (2.72%) C#
7 4 (2.72%) HQL
8 3 (2.04%) ES6
8 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.36%) AspectJ
9 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.97%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (11.56%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.12%) Ansible
3 4 (2.72%) Puppet
4 3 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.36%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.36%) Terraform
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.68%) Xymon
Vendors
1 28 (19.05%) Oracle
2 17 (11.56%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.04%) IBM
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.04%) VMware
4 2 (1.36%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.36%) Informatica
4 2 (1.36%) NetApp
4 2 (1.36%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (1.36%) Open-E
4 2 (1.36%) Software AG
4 2 (1.36%) Synology
4 2 (1.36%) Talend
4 2 (1.36%) Veritas
4 2 (1.36%) webMethods
5 1 (0.68%) Alterian
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.68%) Vermilion