Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 27 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 +39 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 149 161 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.70% 5.56% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.13% 22.61% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 96 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £390 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.70% -1.97%
10th Percentile £355 £236 £339
90th Percentile £522 £538 £473
Scotland median daily rate £425 £380 £385
% change year-on-year +11.84% -1.30% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 705 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.95% 24.60% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 428 351
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £279 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £46.01
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% +11.97%

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 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 137 (91.95%) Java
2 89 (59.73%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (52.35%) JavaScript
4 74 (49.66%) HTML
5 68 (45.64%) CSS
6 61 (40.94%) TDD
7 57 (38.26%) Scrum
8 45 (30.20%) BDD
9 43 (28.86%) HTML5
10 40 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (24.16%) Jenkins
12 35 (23.49%) Front End Development
13 34 (22.82%) JUnit
14 33 (22.15%) Linux
14 33 (22.15%) AngularJS
14 33 (22.15%) Microservices
15 32 (21.48%) Java 8
16 30 (20.13%) Oracle
17 29 (19.46%) Integration Testing
17 29 (19.46%) Git (software)
17 29 (19.46%) React
18 28 (18.79%) Web Services
18 28 (18.79%) Hibernate
19 27 (18.12%) Test Automation
19 27 (18.12%) Unit Testing
19 27 (18.12%) Apache Camel
20 24 (16.11%) SQL
21 23 (15.44%) Maven
22 22 (14.77%) Finance
22 22 (14.77%) RESTful

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 10 (6.71%) Apache
1 10 (6.71%) JBoss
2 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.36%) Confluence
4 4 (2.68%) WildFly
5 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.34%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.34%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) nginx
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) GitHub
2 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.68%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.34%) Apigee
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.34%) npm
4 2 (1.34%) Yarn
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.67%) Route 53
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) DNS
2 3 (2.01%) SSL
3 2 (1.34%) SMS
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) DSL
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (9.40%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.71%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.03%) MySQL
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.67%) Redis
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (24.16%) Jenkins
2 34 (22.82%) JUnit
3 29 (19.46%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.44%) Maven
5 17 (11.41%) Subversion
6 14 (9.40%) JIRA
7 13 (8.72%) Cucumber
7 13 (8.72%) TeamCity
8 12 (8.05%) Hudson
8 12 (8.05%) Mockito
9 8 (5.37%) GitLab
10 6 (4.03%) Grunt
10 6 (4.03%) gulp
10 6 (4.03%) Mocha
10 6 (4.03%) webpack
11 2 (1.34%) Gradle
11 2 (1.34%) JMeter
11 2 (1.34%) Selenium
11 2 (1.34%) TestNG
11 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (14.77%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Front Office
5 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 132 (88.59%) Developer
2 69 (46.31%) Java Developer
3 50 (33.56%) Senior Developer
4 34 (22.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (8.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (8.72%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.37%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Agile Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Analyst
10 3 (2.01%) React Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Senior Agile Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.34%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (1.34%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 2 (1.34%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.66%) HTML
2 68 (45.64%) CSS
3 43 (28.86%) HTML5
4 33 (22.15%) AngularJS
5 29 (19.46%) React
6 28 (18.79%) Hibernate
6 28 (18.79%) Web Services
7 27 (18.12%) Apache Camel
8 22 (14.77%) RESTful
8 22 (14.77%) Spring Boot
9 18 (12.08%) XML
10 17 (11.41%) JSON
11 16 (10.74%) REST
12 15 (10.07%) jQuery
13 14 (9.40%) Java EE
13 14 (9.40%) SOAP
13 14 (9.40%) Thymeleaf
14 13 (8.72%) JPA
15 12 (8.05%) JSP
15 12 (8.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) User Experience
2 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.68%) Fintech
3 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.34%) Equities
5 1 (0.67%) CMDB
5 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.15%) Linux
2 15 (10.07%) Unix
3 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.01%) Solaris
4 3 (2.01%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (59.73%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.94%) TDD
3 57 (38.26%) Scrum
4 45 (30.20%) BDD
5 40 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (23.49%) Front End Development
7 33 (22.15%) Microservices
8 29 (19.46%) Integration Testing
9 27 (18.12%) Test Automation
9 27 (18.12%) Unit Testing
10 21 (14.09%) DevOps
10 21 (14.09%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.41%) Coaching
11 17 (11.41%) MVC
12 16 (10.74%) Kanban
13 12 (8.05%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.38%) OO
15 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
16 8 (5.37%) OOP
16 8 (5.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 137 (91.95%) Java
2 78 (52.35%) JavaScript
3 32 (21.48%) Java 8
4 24 (16.11%) SQL
5 14 (9.40%) Python
6 12 (8.05%) Perl
7 6 (4.03%) Groovy
8 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.01%) C#
8 3 (2.01%) Java 9
9 2 (1.34%) ES6
9 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.74%) Degree
3 14 (9.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.34%) GDPR
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.74%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) Puppet
2 4 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.01%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.67%) Packer
4 1 (0.67%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.67%) Xymon
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Oracle
2 7 (4.70%) VMware
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.34%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.67%) NetApp
5 1 (0.67%) TIBCO