The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 43 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Spring 25 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.17% 1.68% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 7.26% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 124 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.78% 23.09% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 80 109
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Spring
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Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Bristol region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (56.41%) Web Services
5 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
6 17 (43.59%) jQuery
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (43.59%) CSS
7 15 (38.46%) HTML
7 15 (38.46%) MySQL
7 15 (38.46%) TDD
8 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
8 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
8 14 (35.90%) REST
9 12 (30.77%) Ajax
9 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
9 12 (30.77%) MVC
10 11 (28.21%) J2EE
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 11 (28.21%) JUnit
10 11 (28.21%) Apache CXF
11 10 (25.64%) SOAP
12 9 (23.08%) XML
12 9 (23.08%) hybris
12 9 (23.08%) Spring MVC
12 9 (23.08%) Kanban
13 8 (20.51%) CentOS
13 8 (20.51%) PHP5
13 8 (20.51%) PHP
13 8 (20.51%) Red Hat

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.56%) Mule
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (7.69%) Magento
2 3 (7.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Hazelcast
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) JUnit
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) JBehave
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) Hudson
6 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (12.82%) Electronics
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 24 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) Web Services
2 17 (43.59%) CSS
2 17 (43.59%) jQuery
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) REST
5 12 (30.77%) Ajax
6 11 (28.21%) Apache CXF
6 11 (28.21%) J2EE
7 10 (25.64%) SOAP
8 9 (23.08%) XML
8 9 (23.08%) Spring MVC
9 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.95%) JSP
10 6 (15.38%) XSD
11 5 (12.82%) LAMP
11 5 (12.82%) Servlets
11 5 (12.82%) RESTful
12 3 (7.69%) HTML5
12 3 (7.69%) Akka
12 3 (7.69%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) DTV
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Fedora
2 8 (20.51%) CentOS
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Scrum
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
4 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (38.46%) TDD
6 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.90%) E-Commerce
7 12 (30.77%) MVC
8 9 (23.08%) Kanban
9 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Data Validation
10 6 (15.38%) SEO
10 6 (15.38%) Validation
10 6 (15.38%) B2C
10 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 6 (15.38%) Project Management
11 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
11 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) PHP
2 8 (20.51%) PHP5
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) hybris
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.38%) Zend
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) SAP