The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 51 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 4.08% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £335 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £430 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Spring
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 147 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.42% 20.56% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 98 113
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £100.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+471.42% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Spring.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (78.43%) HTML
3 35 (68.63%) JavaScript
4 32 (62.75%) J2EE
5 29 (56.86%) MVC
6 28 (54.90%) CSS
7 27 (52.94%) jQuery
8 24 (47.06%) Spring MVC
8 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (45.10%) Web Development
10 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
10 20 (39.22%) Oracle
11 19 (37.25%) Struts
12 18 (35.29%) Web Services
12 18 (35.29%) Linux
12 18 (35.29%) Automotive
12 18 (35.29%) CMS
12 18 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (29.41%) Relational Database
13 15 (29.41%) HTML5
13 15 (29.41%) XML
13 15 (29.41%) JUnit
14 14 (27.45%) SQL
14 14 (27.45%) JSP
14 14 (27.45%) Servlets
14 14 (27.45%) OO
14 14 (27.45%) RDBMS
14 14 (27.45%) JIRA
15 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (25.49%) Git (software)

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (35.29%) CMS
2 12 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.73%) JBoss
3 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.84%) Confluence
5 2 (3.92%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 14 (27.45%) RDBMS
3 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.84%) DB2
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.92%) MySQL
9 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) JUnit
2 14 (27.45%) JIRA
3 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
4 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 11 (21.57%) Maven
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (17.65%) Subversion
7 8 (15.69%) Ant
7 8 (15.69%) Artifactory
7 8 (15.69%) ClearQuest
7 8 (15.69%) Eclipse
7 8 (15.69%) Toad
8 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
9 5 (9.80%) Selenium
10 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
10 4 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (7.84%) Mockito
10 4 (7.84%) Protractor
11 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
12 2 (3.92%) DbUnit
General
1 18 (35.29%) Automotive
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Integration Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) HTML
2 32 (62.75%) J2EE
3 28 (54.90%) CSS
4 27 (52.94%) jQuery
5 24 (47.06%) Spring MVC
6 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
7 19 (37.25%) Struts
8 18 (35.29%) Web Services
9 15 (29.41%) HTML5
9 15 (29.41%) XML
10 14 (27.45%) JSP
10 14 (27.45%) Servlets
11 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
12 9 (17.65%) CSS3
13 8 (15.69%) Apache CXF
14 6 (11.76%) JMS
14 6 (11.76%) REST
15 4 (7.84%) Node.js
15 4 (7.84%) SOAP
15 4 (7.84%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) MVC
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) Web Development
4 18 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (27.45%) OO
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.49%) Front End Development
6 13 (25.49%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (15.69%) OOP
7 8 (15.69%) UML
8 7 (13.73%) ITIL
8 7 (13.73%) ITSM
8 7 (13.73%) Service Management
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) BDD
10 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) SDLC
10 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 8 (15.69%) C++
5 8 (15.69%) VB
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) OCPJP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) BEA
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Pega
2 4 (7.84%) Sybase
2 4 (7.84%) Vitria
3 1 (1.96%) hybris