The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 26 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.38% 2.61% 5.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 10.34% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£378 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.92% 25.22% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 18
Average daily rate £413 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 4 (44.44%) Maven
6 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
6 4 (44.44%) BDD
7 3 (33.33%) JPA
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Apache Flex
7 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) JUnit
7 3 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) CSS
8 2 (22.22%) UML
8 2 (22.22%) MySQL
8 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
8 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (11.11%) REST
9 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 1 (11.11%) JBoss Seam

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (11.11%) Mule
1 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 3 (33.33%) JPA
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Flex
5 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) JBoss Seam
7 1 (11.11%) JSF
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP