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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 36 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 37 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.74% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.80% 2.35% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 4
Median daily rate £250 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
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
250 170 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.01% 22.58% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 100 108
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (72.22%) HTML
3 37 (68.52%) J2EE
4 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
5 27 (50.00%) CSS
6 26 (48.15%) Hibernate
7 23 (42.59%) MVC
8 22 (40.74%) jQuery
9 21 (38.89%) Web Development
10 20 (37.04%) Oracle
10 20 (37.04%) Web Services
11 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (33.33%) Spring MVC
12 18 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (33.33%) Linux
12 18 (33.33%) JSP
12 18 (33.33%) Automotive
12 18 (33.33%) CMS
13 17 (31.48%) SQL
13 17 (31.48%) XML
14 16 (29.63%) JUnit
14 16 (29.63%) WebLogic
14 16 (29.63%) Servlets
14 16 (29.63%) RDBMS
14 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
15 15 (27.78%) OO
15 15 (27.78%) Maven
16 13 (24.07%) HTML5
16 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL

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 (33.33%) CMS
2 16 (29.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.26%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) Liferay
6 2 (3.70%) Mule
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) RDBMS
1 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (20.37%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (20.37%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.41%) DB2
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) JUnit
2 15 (27.78%) Maven
3 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (22.22%) Toad
4 11 (20.37%) Ant
4 11 (20.37%) Artifactory
4 11 (20.37%) ClearQuest
4 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.37%) JIRA
4 11 (20.37%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) PVCS
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.70%) Mockito
6 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 18 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (92.59%) Developer
2 36 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
8 4 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Lead Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Architect
9 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.70%) ETL Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (72.22%) HTML
2 37 (68.52%) J2EE
3 27 (50.00%) CSS
4 26 (48.15%) Hibernate
5 22 (40.74%) jQuery
6 20 (37.04%) Web Services
7 18 (33.33%) JSP
7 18 (33.33%) Spring MVC
8 17 (31.48%) XML
9 16 (29.63%) Servlets
10 13 (24.07%) HTML5
10 13 (24.07%) Struts
11 11 (20.37%) Apache CXF
12 9 (16.67%) CSS3
13 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
14 4 (7.41%) JMS
14 4 (7.41%) Middleware
15 3 (5.56%) DOM
15 3 (5.56%) OC4J
16 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Unix
2 10 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) MVC
2 21 (38.89%) Web Development
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (27.78%) OO
6 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.37%) Defect Tracking
7 11 (20.37%) OOP
7 11 (20.37%) UML
8 10 (18.52%) ITIL
8 10 (18.52%) ITSM
8 10 (18.52%) Service Management
9 9 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
11 6 (11.11%) SDLC
12 4 (7.41%) BDD
12 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (7.41%) Scrum
12 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) SQL
4 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
5 12 (22.22%) C++
5 12 (22.22%) VB
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (14.81%) OCPJP
5 6 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) BEA
2 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 4 (7.41%) Pega
2 4 (7.41%) Sybase
2 4 (7.41%) Vitria