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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 59 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.83% 0.58% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 2.47% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Average daily rate
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£366 £340 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +61.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £328 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £356 £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 243 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.94% 23.46% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 146 127
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +18 22 £369 +8.45%
High Wycombe - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (93.94%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 19 (57.58%) HTML
5 18 (54.55%) JSP
6 17 (51.52%) J2EE
7 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
8 13 (39.39%) Finance
8 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
9 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
9 12 (36.36%) Oracle
10 11 (33.33%) CSS
10 11 (33.33%) Struts
10 11 (33.33%) Web Services
11 10 (30.30%) XML
11 10 (30.30%) OO
11 10 (30.30%) SQL
12 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (24.24%) Servlets
13 7 (21.21%) JBoss
13 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.21%) Banking
14 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
14 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (18.18%) Degree
14 6 (18.18%) EJB
14 6 (18.18%) JUnit
14 6 (18.18%) Sun
14 6 (18.18%) Sun Certification
15 5 (15.15%) TDD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Eclipse
2 6 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Front Office
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 27 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 18 (54.55%) JSP
4 17 (51.52%) J2EE
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) Struts
5 11 (33.33%) Web Services
6 10 (30.30%) XML
7 8 (24.24%) Servlets
8 6 (18.18%) EJB
9 5 (15.15%) GWT
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) Dojo
10 4 (12.12%) HTML5
10 4 (12.12%) XSLT
11 2 (6.06%) JSON
11 2 (6.06%) JDBC
11 2 (6.06%) DHTML
11 2 (6.06%) REST
11 2 (6.06%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Tandem
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
2 10 (30.30%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
7 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) Google Apps Script
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
1 6 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 6 (18.18%) Sun
4 5 (15.15%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Endeca
6 1 (3.03%) ATG