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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.36% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 6.57% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £467 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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
190 137 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.06% 20.76% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 95 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017, 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 26 (96.30%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) Hibernate
5 16 (59.26%) HTML
5 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
6 15 (55.56%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) REST
8 11 (40.74%) TDD
8 11 (40.74%) Web Development
9 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
10 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) SOLID
11 8 (29.63%) J2EE
11 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
11 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
12 7 (25.93%) React
12 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (25.93%) Hazelcast
12 7 (25.93%) HTML5
12 7 (25.93%) MVC
12 7 (25.93%) JIRA
12 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
12 7 (25.93%) Selenium
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
12 7 (25.93%) Struts
12 7 (25.93%) Java EE
12 7 (25.93%) Scrum
12 7 (25.93%) Front End Development

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 5 (18.52%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) Hazelcast
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 3 (11.11%) Redis
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.93%) JIRA
3 7 (25.93%) Selenium
4 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
4 5 (18.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (18.52%) Protractor
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
5 3 (11.11%) TestNG
5 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
7 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
7 1 (3.70%) jMock
7 1 (3.70%) JProfiler
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
7 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 21 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Hybris Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Principal Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Principal Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) UX Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Hibernate
2 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) jQuery
4 12 (44.44%) REST
5 8 (29.63%) J2EE
5 8 (29.63%) Spring Boot
6 7 (25.93%) HTML5
6 7 (25.93%) Java EE
6 7 (25.93%) React
6 7 (25.93%) Spring MVC
6 7 (25.93%) Struts
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) Struts2
8 4 (14.81%) Angular 2
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) XSLT
9 3 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 11 (40.74%) Web Development
3 9 (33.33%) SOLID
4 7 (25.93%) Front End Development
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
6 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) XQuery
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP