The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 80 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.66% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 2.01% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £350 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 199 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.27% 23.38% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 128 131
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 7 £400 +14.28% 7
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) JSP
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) EJB
6 3 (33.33%) Servlets
6 3 (33.33%) Struts
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (22.22%) JDBC
7 2 (22.22%) XSLT
7 2 (22.22%) Ant
7 2 (22.22%) JUnit
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Scala

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Scala Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JSP
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) EJB
5 3 (33.33%) Servlets
5 3 (33.33%) Struts
6 2 (22.22%) JDBC
6 2 (22.22%) XSLT
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Akka
6 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Endeca
2 1 (11.11%) ATG
2 1 (11.11%) Sun