The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 50 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
Spring
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 76 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.47% 27.54% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 38
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 - 1 £280 -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) JSP
2 5 (55.56%) Servlets
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 5 (55.56%) Sun
2 5 (55.56%) Sun Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) hybris
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Endeca
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) AWK
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSP
1 5 (55.56%) Servlets
1 5 (55.56%) Struts
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) EJB
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Validation
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Sun Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Sun
2 4 (44.44%) Endeca
2 4 (44.44%) hybris