The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 50 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.65% 2.07% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.86% 9.04% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
Spring
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.88% 22.96% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 102
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 42 (97.67%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) Hibernate
4 18 (41.86%) TDD
5 16 (37.21%) J2EE
5 16 (37.21%) Web Services
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 15 (34.88%) MVC
6 15 (34.88%) Scrum
7 14 (32.56%) Spring MVC
7 14 (32.56%) SQL
8 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
9 12 (27.91%) Linux
9 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
10 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
11 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (23.26%) JSON
11 10 (23.26%) JUnit
11 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
11 10 (23.26%) REST
12 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
12 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
13 8 (18.60%) PHP
13 8 (18.60%) MySQL
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
14 7 (16.28%) Scala
14 7 (16.28%) Maven
14 7 (16.28%) jQuery

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 3 (6.98%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.65%) Mule
6 1 (2.33%) Liferay
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Hazelcast
4 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JUnit
2 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
3 7 (16.28%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) Ant
5 3 (6.98%) Hudson
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) GitLab
General
1 10 (23.26%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 34 (79.07%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Java Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Hibernate
2 16 (37.21%) J2EE
2 16 (37.21%) Web Services
3 14 (32.56%) Spring MVC
4 10 (23.26%) JSON
4 10 (23.26%) REST
5 7 (16.28%) jQuery
5 7 (16.28%) Middleware
5 7 (16.28%) CSS
5 7 (16.28%) JSP
6 6 (13.95%) XML
6 6 (13.95%) RESTful
7 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (11.63%) Ext JS
7 5 (11.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (11.63%) Play Framework
7 5 (11.63%) J2SE
7 5 (11.63%) GWT
8 4 (9.30%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) DTV
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Fedora
2 3 (6.98%) CentOS
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) TDD
3 15 (34.88%) MVC
3 15 (34.88%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.28%) SOA
7 6 (13.95%) Logistics
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
10 3 (6.98%) DevOps
10 3 (6.98%) System Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Kanban
10 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 7 (16.28%) Scala
6 6 (13.95%) PHP5
7 5 (11.63%) Python
7 5 (11.63%) Ruby
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
9 2 (4.65%) Golang
10 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Sencha
3 4 (9.30%) Google
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO