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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 33 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 40 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.09% 2.41% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 8.15% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
216 233 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.48% 29.57% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 106 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +16 15 £388 -
Wilmslow - 6 £320 -
Warrington -5 3 £400 +77.77% 1
Crewe - - - - 2
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) J2EE
3 28 (50.91%) Oracle
4 26 (47.27%) XML
5 25 (45.45%) HTML
6 21 (38.18%) Maven
7 20 (36.36%) Finance
8 19 (34.55%) JUnit
9 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
9 17 (30.91%) Web Services
10 15 (27.27%) SOAP
10 15 (27.27%) TDD
11 14 (25.45%) RESTful
12 13 (23.64%) HTTP
13 12 (21.82%) SQL
13 12 (21.82%) CSS
13 12 (21.82%) Java EE
13 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
14 11 (20.00%) XSLT
15 10 (18.18%) JSON
15 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
16 9 (16.36%) Apache Camel
16 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (16.36%) Banking
16 9 (16.36%) MVC
17 8 (14.55%) jQuery
17 8 (14.55%) JBoss
17 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
17 8 (14.55%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
1 8 (14.55%) JBoss
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) SSH
3 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Big Data
1 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.45%) Informix
4 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.64%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Maven
2 19 (34.55%) JUnit
3 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.09%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) Selenium
6 4 (7.27%) Ant
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) Mockito
6 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (5.45%) JDeveloper
8 2 (3.64%) Introscope
8 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.64%) Grunt
8 2 (3.64%) Gradle
8 2 (3.64%) Bower
9 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (96.36%) Developer
2 45 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Senior J2EE Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Java Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 1 (1.82%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) J2EE
2 26 (47.27%) XML
3 25 (45.45%) HTML
4 17 (30.91%) Web Services
5 15 (27.27%) SOAP
6 14 (25.45%) RESTful
7 12 (21.82%) Java EE
7 12 (21.82%) CSS
8 11 (20.00%) XSLT
9 10 (18.18%) JSON
10 9 (16.36%) Apache Camel
11 8 (14.55%) JAX-RS
11 8 (14.55%) jQuery
11 8 (14.55%) JSP
12 7 (12.73%) JDBC
12 7 (12.73%) Spring MVC
12 7 (12.73%) Ajax
13 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
14 5 (9.09%) Servlets
14 5 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Telematics
1 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.45%) iPad
2 3 (5.45%) GIS
2 3 (5.45%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) TDD
3 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.36%) MVC
4 7 (12.73%) Scrum
4 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
7 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) Kanban
8 3 (5.45%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.45%) B2C
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) Groovy
5 3 (5.45%) XPath
5 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.45%) ESRI
3 3 (5.45%) hybris
4 2 (3.64%) Perforce
4 2 (3.64%) Compuware
4 2 (3.64%) HP
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