Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 33 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 +51 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 161 138 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.51% 4.75% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.28% 19.25% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 86 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £356 £228 £320
90th Percentile £515 £538 £518
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +9.68% - +3.33%
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 835 717 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.56% 24.66% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 434 344
Edinburgh median daily rate £403 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £265
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £49.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% -12.56% +51.80%
10th Percentile £16.74 £28.68 £43.88
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.39 £52.05
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -36.47% +5.25%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 154 (95.65%) Java
2 101 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (49.07%) JavaScript
4 74 (45.96%) HTML
5 66 (40.99%) CSS
6 62 (38.51%) TDD
7 55 (34.16%) Scrum
8 47 (29.19%) Hibernate
9 44 (27.33%) AngularJS
10 43 (26.71%) Microservices
11 41 (25.47%) SQL
12 40 (24.84%) JUnit
13 39 (24.22%) Jenkins
13 39 (24.22%) BDD
14 38 (23.60%) HTML5
15 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (21.74%) Linux
16 31 (19.25%) Finance
16 31 (19.25%) React
17 30 (18.63%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (18.01%) Test Automation
18 29 (18.01%) Front End Development
19 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
19 27 (16.77%) Maven
20 26 (16.15%) Java 8
21 25 (15.53%) Docker
21 25 (15.53%) REST
22 24 (14.91%) Oracle
23 23 (14.29%) Banking
23 23 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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 16 (9.94%) JBoss
2 15 (9.32%) Apache
3 12 (7.45%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.11%) Confluence
5 5 (3.11%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.48%) WildFly
7 3 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.24%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.73%) OpenShift
3 5 (3.11%) GitHub
4 4 (2.48%) npm
4 4 (2.48%) Yarn
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Route 53
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.86%) DNS
2 3 (1.86%) SSL
3 2 (1.24%) SMS
3 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.62%) DSL
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.63%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.07%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.73%) Redis
8 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.86%) MySQL
10 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (24.84%) JUnit
2 39 (24.22%) Jenkins
3 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 27 (16.77%) Maven
4 19 (11.80%) Subversion
5 16 (9.94%) JIRA
6 9 (5.59%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.35%) Hudson
8 6 (3.73%) GitLab
8 6 (3.73%) Mockito
9 5 (3.11%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.24%) Appium
11 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.24%) JMeter
11 2 (1.24%) Protractor
11 2 (1.24%) Selenium
11 2 (1.24%) TestNG
General
1 31 (19.25%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Front Office
5 3 (1.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) International Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (90.06%) Developer
2 97 (60.25%) Java Developer
3 53 (32.92%) Senior Developer
4 29 (18.01%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (11.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.83%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (6.21%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (1.86%) Agile Developer
10 3 (1.86%) Analyst
10 3 (1.86%) BPM Developer
10 3 (1.86%) Java Engineer
10 3 (1.86%) React Developer
10 3 (1.86%) Senior Agile Developer
10 3 (1.86%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.24%) Java Developer in Test
11 2 (1.24%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (45.96%) HTML
2 66 (40.99%) CSS
3 47 (29.19%) Hibernate
4 44 (27.33%) AngularJS
5 38 (23.60%) HTML5
6 31 (19.25%) React
7 25 (15.53%) REST
8 22 (13.66%) Web Services
8 22 (13.66%) XML
9 21 (13.04%) Java EE
9 21 (13.04%) Spring Boot
10 20 (12.42%) JPA
11 19 (11.80%) Apache Camel
12 18 (11.18%) Node.js
13 17 (10.56%) JSON
13 17 (10.56%) RESTful
14 16 (9.94%) jQuery
15 14 (8.70%) Sass
16 13 (8.07%) gRPC
16 13 (8.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) Fintech
2 7 (4.35%) User Experience
3 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.48%) Equities
5 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.62%) CMDB
6 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Unix
3 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.73%) Windows
5 3 (1.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (62.73%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (38.51%) TDD
3 55 (34.16%) Scrum
4 43 (26.71%) Microservices
5 39 (24.22%) BDD
6 35 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (18.01%) Front End Development
7 29 (18.01%) Test Automation
8 23 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.42%) DevOps
9 20 (12.42%) Kanban
9 20 (12.42%) OO
10 19 (11.80%) Integration Testing
11 17 (10.56%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.94%) MVC
13 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.45%) Coaching
14 12 (7.45%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (6.21%) Configuration Management
15 10 (6.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (95.65%) Java
2 79 (49.07%) JavaScript
3 41 (25.47%) SQL
4 26 (16.15%) Java 8
5 19 (11.80%) Python
6 12 (7.45%) Perl
7 5 (3.11%) C#
7 5 (3.11%) PHP
8 4 (2.48%) ES6
8 4 (2.48%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.24%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.24%) Java 9
11 1 (0.62%) Groovy
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) VB6
11 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Degree
2 11 (6.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) GDPR
2 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (15.53%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (10.56%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.83%) Puppet
3 4 (2.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.62%) Packer
5 1 (0.62%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.62%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.62%) Xymon
Vendors
1 24 (14.91%) Oracle
2 8 (4.97%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.35%) VMware
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.24%) IBM
5 2 (1.24%) Informatica
5 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.24%) Talend
6 1 (0.62%) NetApp
6 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.62%) Vermilion