The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 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 Cambridge 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 45 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 1.53% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 5.36% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.70%
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 112 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.96% 28.64% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 48 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 29
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 4 (44.44%) JSF
6 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) DHTML
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) JSP
6 3 (33.33%) Struts
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) hybris
6 3 (33.33%) User Stories
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (22.22%) Dojo
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) JPA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Spring MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) JSF
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) JSP
5 3 (33.33%) Struts
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) DHTML
6 2 (22.22%) XSD
6 2 (22.22%) Dojo
6 2 (22.22%) JPA
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) DOM
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
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