Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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 Software Spring Framework
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 86 90
Rank change year-on-year +55 +4 -14
Contract jobs citing Spring 143 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.84% 1.64% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.48% 6.15% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 24 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £373 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -1.32% +0.67%
10th Percentile £230 £316 £260
90th Percentile £538 £510 £524
Scotland median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -1.94% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 734 569 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.84% 26.71% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 335 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £264 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Spring.

1 142 (99.30%) Java
2 66 (46.15%) RESTful
3 63 (44.06%) Linux
4 61 (42.66%) Web Services
5 60 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (40.56%) Finance
7 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 44 (30.77%) SOA
9 42 (29.37%) Hibernate
10 41 (28.67%) Git (software)
10 41 (28.67%) Jenkins
11 39 (27.27%) Scrum
12 38 (26.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (25.17%) Mockito
13 36 (25.17%) Cucumber
13 36 (25.17%) TDD
14 34 (23.78%) JSON
15 32 (22.38%) Puppet
15 32 (22.38%) GitHub
16 30 (20.98%) Computer Science
16 30 (20.98%) Degree
16 30 (20.98%) GitLab
17 28 (19.58%) Microservices
17 28 (19.58%) Configuration Management
17 28 (19.58%) JMX
18 27 (18.88%) XML
18 27 (18.88%) Oracle
19 24 (16.78%) JBoss
20 23 (16.08%) Java EE

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 24 (16.78%) JBoss
2 16 (11.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.40%) assyst
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.38%) GitHub
2 3 (2.10%) npm
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) Yarn
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
1 3 (2.10%) Intranet
2 2 (1.40%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) AMQP
3 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.70%) NAS
3 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.50%) MySQL
4 4 (2.80%) GIS
4 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (28.67%) Git (software)
1 41 (28.67%) Jenkins
2 36 (25.17%) Cucumber
2 36 (25.17%) Mockito
3 30 (20.98%) GitLab
4 22 (15.38%) Maven
5 12 (8.39%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.90%) JUnit
7 4 (2.80%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.80%) Gradle
7 4 (2.80%) Subversion
8 3 (2.10%) Mocha
9 2 (1.40%) Ant
9 2 (1.40%) jMock
9 2 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.40%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.40%) Selenium
9 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.40%) webpack
10 1 (0.70%) TestComplete
General
1 58 (40.56%) Finance
2 8 (5.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (66.43%) Developer
2 88 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Java Engineer
4 16 (11.19%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.49%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Consultant
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Java Consultant
10 7 (4.90%) Senior Java Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.20%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Software Consultant
12 5 (3.50%) Junior
12 5 (3.50%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Junior Java Developer
12 5 (3.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.15%) RESTful
2 61 (42.66%) Web Services
3 42 (29.37%) Hibernate
4 34 (23.78%) JSON
5 28 (19.58%) JMX
6 27 (18.88%) XML
7 23 (16.08%) Java EE
8 21 (14.69%) REST
9 20 (13.99%) Drools
9 20 (13.99%) XSLT
10 15 (10.49%) HTML
10 15 (10.49%) jBPM
10 15 (10.49%) Spring Boot
11 12 (8.39%) React
12 11 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 11 (7.69%) CSS
13 10 (6.99%) JPA
14 9 (6.29%) jQuery
15 5 (3.50%) SOAP
15 5 (3.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.98%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.70%) DataPower
6 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.06%) Linux
2 38 (26.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.80%) Unix
4 3 (2.10%) Windows
5 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.40%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.70%) Debian
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (37.76%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (30.77%) SOA
3 44 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 39 (27.27%) Scrum
5 36 (25.17%) TDD
6 28 (19.58%) Configuration Management
6 28 (19.58%) Microservices
7 19 (13.29%) Workflow
8 17 (11.89%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.79%) BPMN
9 14 (9.79%) Business Process Modelling
9 14 (9.79%) OO
9 14 (9.79%) SDLC
10 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 11 (7.69%) High Availability
11 11 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (6.99%) Feasibility Study
13 9 (6.29%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 8 (5.59%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 142 (99.30%) Java
2 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.69%) SQL
3 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.80%) ES6
5 3 (2.10%) Perl
5 3 (2.10%) Python
5 3 (2.10%) Ruby
6 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.70%) Go
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Scala
7 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.98%) Degree
2 19 (13.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) HND
3 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.59%) GDPR
2 13 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.70%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 32 (22.38%) Puppet
2 3 (2.10%) Ansible
2 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (18.88%) Oracle
2 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.70%) Citrix
3 1 (0.70%) F5
3 1 (0.70%) ForgeRock
3 1 (0.70%) IBM
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.70%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (0.70%) Open-E
3 1 (0.70%) Software AG
3 1 (0.70%) Synology
3 1 (0.70%) Twitter
3 1 (0.70%) Veritas
3 1 (0.70%) webMethods