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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 34 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 34 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.37% 0.98% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.77% 4.02% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +52.77%
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
172 199 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.11% 24.33% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 144 107
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) HTML
2 27 (61.36%) J2EE
3 26 (59.09%) Hibernate
4 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (38.64%) jQuery
6 17 (38.64%) Oracle
7 16 (36.36%) CSS
7 16 (36.36%) MVC
8 15 (34.09%) Web Services
9 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) Spring MVC
10 13 (29.55%) Web Development
10 13 (29.55%) JSP
11 12 (27.27%) Servlets
11 12 (27.27%) SQL
11 12 (27.27%) XML
11 12 (27.27%) OO
11 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
11 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
11 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
12 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 11 (25.00%) Eclipse
12 11 (25.00%) JUnit
13 10 (22.73%) Unix
13 10 (22.73%) Windows
13 10 (22.73%) Linux
13 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
13 10 (22.73%) Toad

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 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 10 (22.73%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Liferay
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Mule
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.73%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (25.00%) JUnit
2 10 (22.73%) Maven
2 10 (22.73%) Toad
3 9 (20.45%) Ant
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (18.18%) Artifactory
4 8 (18.18%) ClearQuest
4 8 (18.18%) JIRA
5 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (15.91%) Subversion
6 3 (6.82%) PVCS
7 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 10 (22.73%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 30 (68.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) HTML
1 27 (61.36%) J2EE
2 26 (59.09%) Hibernate
3 17 (38.64%) jQuery
4 16 (36.36%) CSS
5 15 (34.09%) Web Services
6 13 (29.55%) JSP
6 13 (29.55%) Spring MVC
7 12 (27.27%) Servlets
7 12 (27.27%) XML
8 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.45%) HTML5
10 8 (18.18%) Apache CXF
10 8 (18.18%) Struts
11 5 (11.36%) CSS3
11 5 (11.36%) DOM
12 4 (9.09%) Ajax
12 4 (9.09%) REST
12 4 (9.09%) SOAP
13 3 (6.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) MVC
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (29.55%) Web Development
5 12 (27.27%) OO
6 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (20.45%) ITIL
7 9 (20.45%) ITSM
7 9 (20.45%) Service Management
7 9 (20.45%) TDD
8 8 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (18.18%) OOP
8 8 (18.18%) UML
9 7 (15.91%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 4 (9.09%) SDLC
12 2 (4.55%) DevOps
12 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 9 (20.45%) C++
5 9 (20.45%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (11.36%) OCPJP
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.55%) BEA
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) hybris
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Pega
2 2 (4.55%) Sybase
2 2 (4.55%) Vitria