The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 70 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 0.37% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.46% 1.54% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
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£350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £328 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £356 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
Spring
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
238 259 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.21% 24.05% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 11 £315 -7.35% 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (93.75%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Hibernate
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 17 (53.13%) JSP
5 14 (43.75%) J2EE
5 14 (43.75%) Eclipse
6 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
7 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
8 11 (34.38%) Oracle
9 10 (31.25%) SQL
9 10 (31.25%) Struts
9 10 (31.25%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) CSS
10 9 (28.13%) XML
11 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (25.00%) OO
11 8 (25.00%) JBoss
12 7 (21.88%) Servlets
12 7 (21.88%) Banking
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.63%) JUnit
14 5 (15.63%) EJB
14 5 (15.63%) Sun
14 5 (15.63%) Sun Certification
14 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (15.63%) Google
14 5 (15.63%) Degree
14 5 (15.63%) Computer Science

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Eclipse
2 5 (15.63%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 25 (78.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Portal Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Hibernate
2 18 (56.25%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) JSP
4 14 (43.75%) J2EE
5 10 (31.25%) Struts
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) Servlets
8 5 (15.63%) EJB
8 5 (15.63%) GWT
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 4 (12.50%) Dojo
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) JDBC
10 2 (6.25%) HTML5
10 2 (6.25%) DHTML
11 1 (3.13%) JMS
11 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Use Case
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Google Apps Script
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Sun Certification
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) Sun
3 5 (15.63%) Google
4 2 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (3.13%) ATG
5 1 (3.13%) Endeca