The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.78% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£273 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.57% 25.63% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 33
Average daily rate £325 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Spring
East of England

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Bedfordshire region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Bedfordshire region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 4 £273 -
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) JSP
4 7 (46.67%) hybris
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Servlets
5 6 (40.00%) Struts
5 6 (40.00%) J2EE
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) JUnit
5 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (40.00%) Sun
5 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (33.33%) Dojo
6 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 4 (26.67%) AWK
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) Endeca
7 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) EJB

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) JSP
2 6 (40.00%) Servlets
2 6 (40.00%) Struts
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (33.33%) Dojo
3 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) EJB
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) Velocity
5 2 (13.33%) JSTL
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
1 6 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) hybris
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) Endeca