The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
North West / Cheshire
Rank 20 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.40% 3.25% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.49% 11.48% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 29
Median daily rate £406 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +22.58%

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 270 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.20% 28.27% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 188 139
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +36 9 £438 -30.00% 2
Chester +2 4 £425 +4.93% 3
Macclesfield - 2 £445 -
Daresbury - 2 £350 -
Knutsford +9 1 £338 -22.85% 1
Runcorn - 1 £375 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (55.56%) RESTful
4 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
6 21 (38.89%) TDD
7 20 (37.04%) Web Services
8 18 (33.33%) HTML
8 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 17 (31.48%) Hibernate
9 17 (31.48%) Scrum
9 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (29.63%) CSS
11 14 (25.93%) REST
12 12 (22.22%) HTML5
12 12 (22.22%) jQuery
13 11 (20.37%) Web Development
13 11 (20.37%) JSON
13 11 (20.37%) SOAP
13 11 (20.37%) Dropwizard
14 10 (18.52%) hybris
14 10 (18.52%) CSS3
14 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
14 10 (18.52%) Content Management
14 10 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (18.52%) Selenium
14 10 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (16.67%) Kanban
15 9 (16.67%) Finance
15 9 (16.67%) JUnit

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.81%) CMS
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) Hazelcast
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Selenium
2 9 (16.67%) JUnit
3 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.26%) Maven
6 4 (7.41%) Mockito
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
8 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.70%) EasyMock
8 2 (3.70%) Gradle
8 2 (3.70%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.70%) JBehave
8 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.85%) Hudson
9 1 (1.85%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.85%) MyEclipse
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 43 (79.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Angular Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.70%) Web Architect
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) RESTful
2 20 (37.04%) Web Services
3 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 18 (33.33%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) Hibernate
5 16 (29.63%) CSS
6 14 (25.93%) REST
7 12 (22.22%) HTML5
7 12 (22.22%) jQuery
8 11 (20.37%) Dropwizard
8 11 (20.37%) JSON
8 11 (20.37%) SOAP
9 10 (18.52%) CSS3
10 7 (12.96%) J2EE
10 7 (12.96%) JPA
11 5 (9.26%) Java EE
11 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
11 5 (9.26%) Struts
12 4 (7.41%) JSF
12 4 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) DataPower
2 1 (1.85%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 21 (38.89%) TDD
4 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (31.48%) Scrum
5 11 (20.37%) Web Development
6 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.52%) Content Management
6 10 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (16.67%) Kanban
8 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (14.81%) OO
8 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
8 8 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (14.81%) SDLC
8 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.26%) API Design
10 5 (9.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Scala
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.85%) Groovy
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.70%) Nagios
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) hybris
2 8 (14.81%) ATG
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Kony
5 1 (1.85%) Perforce
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) Yahoo!
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