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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 58 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 3.11% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 10.61% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
219 245 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.64% 29.31% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 197
Average daily rate £350 £310 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Knutsford +9 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Chester -11 1 £438 +16.66% 3
Warrington -12 1 - -
Crewe - - - -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) MVC
5 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) JDBC
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) JAXB
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) JiBX
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) Advertising
9 3 (15.00%) JasperReports
9 3 (15.00%) Java EE
9 3 (15.00%) Degree

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Mule
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) JasperReports
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) CouchDB
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) HtmlUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Canoo WebTest
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
1 17 (85.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) J2EE
2 8 (40.00%) XML
3 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) JDBC
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) JAXB
6 4 (20.00%) JiBX
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) JSF
7 3 (15.00%) Java EE
7 3 (15.00%) JSP
7 3 (15.00%) Struts
8 2 (10.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 1 (5.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) ATDD
4 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) FatWire
3 1 (5.00%) Canoo
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
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Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago