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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 70 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.19% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.16% 0.72% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £431 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £416 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £446 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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
213 278 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.28% 26.38% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 151 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £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 £12.00 - £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 8 £363 -19.44% 1
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (96.77%) Java
2 22 (70.97%) Hibernate
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (48.39%) HTML
4 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
5 13 (41.94%) JSP
5 13 (41.94%) J2EE
6 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 10 (32.26%) Struts
9 9 (29.03%) Web Services
9 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
10 8 (25.81%) JBoss
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (22.58%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) OO
11 7 (22.58%) XML
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (19.35%) Degree
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.13%) JUnit
13 5 (16.13%) Servlets
13 5 (16.13%) Banking
13 5 (16.13%) Google
13 5 (16.13%) Sun
13 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.13%) GWT

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) IPv4
1 2 (6.45%) IPv6
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Portal Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Hibernate
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) J2EE
3 13 (41.94%) JSP
4 10 (32.26%) Struts
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) XML
6 7 (22.58%) CSS
7 5 (16.13%) Servlets
7 5 (16.13%) GWT
8 4 (12.90%) Dojo
8 4 (12.90%) Ajax
9 3 (9.68%) JMS
9 3 (9.68%) EJB
10 2 (6.45%) DHTML
10 2 (6.45%) XSLT
10 2 (6.45%) jQuery
10 2 (6.45%) JPA
10 2 (6.45%) HTML5
11 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Tandem
4 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) OO
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Use Case
5 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL
6 1 (3.23%) JCL
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
1 8 (25.81%) JBoss
2 5 (16.13%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Sun
3 2 (6.45%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) Lotus
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco