The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 42 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Spring 30 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.12% 0.64% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 2.79% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 11
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£400 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
Spring
North West

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
225 179 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.41% 22.86% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 99
Average daily rate £363 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester - 8 £379 - 6
Warrington +3 5 £550 - 2
Knutsford -3 3 £430 -9.47%
Wilmslow - 1 £210 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (55.38%) J2EE
4 34 (52.31%) Web Services
5 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 29 (44.62%) SDLC
7 27 (41.54%) HTML
8 25 (38.46%) JSON
9 24 (36.92%) Finance
10 23 (35.38%) Oracle
10 23 (35.38%) CSS
11 22 (33.85%) SOAP
12 20 (30.77%) WSDL
13 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
14 17 (26.15%) TDD
14 17 (26.15%) XML
14 17 (26.15%) SQL
14 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
15 16 (24.62%) Servlets
15 16 (24.62%) WebSphere
16 15 (23.08%) JUnit
16 15 (23.08%) RESTful
17 14 (21.54%) Maven
17 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
18 13 (20.00%) MVC
18 13 (20.00%) IBM
18 13 (20.00%) HTML5
18 13 (20.00%) Integration Testing
18 13 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
19 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (24.62%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.23%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (6.15%) JBoss
4 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) HTTP
1 10 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.23%) Informix
5 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
6 4 (6.15%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.08%) JUnit
3 14 (21.54%) Maven
4 11 (16.92%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.85%) Selenium
6 8 (12.31%) Mockito
6 8 (12.31%) Gradle
6 8 (12.31%) Ant
7 4 (6.15%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) Subversion
8 3 (4.62%) Cactus
8 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.08%) Hudson
10 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.54%) TestNG
10 1 (1.54%) Introscope
10 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 36 (55.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
4 6 (9.23%) Designer
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Java Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) J2EE
2 34 (52.31%) Web Services
3 27 (41.54%) HTML
4 25 (38.46%) JSON
5 23 (35.38%) CSS
6 22 (33.85%) SOAP
7 20 (30.77%) WSDL
8 18 (27.69%) Hibernate
9 17 (26.15%) XML
10 16 (24.62%) Servlets
11 15 (23.08%) RESTful
12 13 (20.00%) HTML5
13 11 (16.92%) JSP
14 10 (15.38%) JDBC
14 10 (15.38%) XSLT
15 9 (13.85%) jQuery
16 8 (12.31%) JAX-WS
17 7 (10.77%) JAX-RPC
17 7 (10.77%) XSL
17 7 (10.77%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Telematics
3 3 (4.62%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.62%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Android
3 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) SDLC
3 17 (26.15%) TDD
4 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.00%) MVC
5 13 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 13 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
6 11 (16.92%) Configuration Management
7 10 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 10 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (13.85%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (12.31%) Scrum
10 7 (10.77%) OO
10 7 (10.77%) Web Development
11 6 (9.23%) UML
11 6 (9.23%) Migration
11 6 (9.23%) Web Application Development
12 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.15%) SQL
4 9 (13.85%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.77%) XPath
6 3 (4.62%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (6.15%) Perforce
4 2 (3.08%) hybris
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.08%) ESRI
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Compuware
5 1 (1.54%) HP
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