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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 25 49 52
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3  
Contract jobs citing Spring 51 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.69% 2.70% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.54% 13.14% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 20
Median daily rate £350 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -3.50% +22.58%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 261 312 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.10% 20.57% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 179 164
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Spring as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 74 (98.67%) Java
2 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.67%) Scrum
4 26 (34.67%) Finance
4 26 (34.67%) Linux
4 26 (34.67%) TDD
4 26 (34.67%) AngularJS
5 25 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 20 (26.67%) HTML
8 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
9 18 (24.00%) BDD
9 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 17 (22.67%) CSS
10 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
11 15 (20.00%) Selenium
11 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 14 (18.67%) Spring Boot
12 14 (18.67%) RESTful
13 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
13 13 (17.33%) Degree
13 13 (17.33%) DevOps
14 12 (16.00%) Maven
14 12 (16.00%) Web Services
15 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
15 11 (14.67%) SQL
15 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
15 11 (14.67%) Subversion
15 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
15 11 (14.67%) NoSQL

Spring
Top Related 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 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.00%) CMS
3 5 (6.67%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.33%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) QGIS
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 15 (20.00%) Selenium
3 12 (16.00%) Maven
4 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (14.67%) Subversion
5 7 (9.33%) JIRA
6 5 (6.67%) Ant
6 5 (6.67%) Gradle
6 5 (6.67%) Mockito
7 4 (5.33%) JUnit
8 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.67%) GitLab
10 1 (1.33%) Babel
10 1 (1.33%) Grunt
10 1 (1.33%) gulp
10 1 (1.33%) JBehave
10 1 (1.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.33%) Mocha
10 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (80.00%) Developer
2 56 (74.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Junior
4 10 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Junior Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Linux Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) AngularJS
2 20 (26.67%) HTML
3 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (22.67%) CSS
5 14 (18.67%) RESTful
5 14 (18.67%) Spring Boot
6 12 (16.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) jQuery
8 7 (9.33%) J2EE
9 6 (8.00%) HTML5
10 5 (6.67%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.67%) CSS3
10 5 (6.67%) Ember.js
10 5 (6.67%) Node.js
10 5 (6.67%) React
11 4 (5.33%) Angular 2
11 4 (5.33%) REST
11 4 (5.33%) Sass
11 4 (5.33%) Spring Integration
11 4 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
1 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) W3C
3 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Android
3 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) Debian
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Scrum
3 26 (34.67%) TDD
4 25 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (24.00%) BDD
6 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (17.33%) DevOps
7 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.00%) Web Development
9 7 (9.33%) Microservices
10 6 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (6.67%) API Design
11 5 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.67%) Open Source
12 4 (5.33%) Kanban
12 4 (5.33%) MVC
12 4 (5.33%) OO
12 4 (5.33%) SDLC
13 3 (4.00%) Front End Development
13 3 (4.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) Java
2 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.67%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) ES6
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.33%) OpenText
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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