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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 30 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Contract jobs citing Spring 47 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.14% 3.36% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.34% 12.60% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 1
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +52.77%
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
271 254 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.65% 26.68% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 180 98
Median daily rate £425 £385 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +7 34 £475 +18.60%
Macclesfield - 7 £335 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 74 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (67.57%) XML
3 47 (63.51%) Web Services
4 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (48.65%) Finance
5 36 (48.65%) SOAP
5 36 (48.65%) Oracle
6 35 (47.30%) SQL
6 35 (47.30%) J2EE
7 33 (44.59%) JDBC
8 28 (37.84%) TDD
9 27 (36.49%) Waterfall
10 26 (35.14%) WSDL
11 25 (33.78%) WebSphere
11 25 (33.78%) JAX-WS
12 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
12 24 (32.43%) Integration Testing
12 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
13 23 (31.08%) Kanban
13 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
14 21 (28.38%) AOP
15 20 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (27.03%) JAXB
15 20 (27.03%) Banking
16 19 (25.68%) MVC
16 19 (25.68%) HTML
16 19 (25.68%) XSLT
16 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database
17 18 (24.32%) CSS

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 25 (33.78%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) HTTP
2 6 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) Redis
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
2 16 (21.62%) JIRA
3 15 (20.27%) Selenium
4 11 (14.86%) Subversion
5 10 (13.51%) JUnit
6 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.46%) Mockito
7 5 (6.76%) Checkstyle
7 5 (6.76%) FindBugs
7 5 (6.76%) Maven
7 5 (6.76%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 36 (48.65%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.76%) International Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (93.24%) Developer
2 60 (81.08%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Applications Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Java Applications Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Applications Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 6 (8.11%) XML Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Digital Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Agile Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 3 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (67.57%) XML
2 47 (63.51%) Web Services
3 36 (48.65%) SOAP
4 35 (47.30%) J2EE
5 33 (44.59%) JDBC
6 26 (35.14%) WSDL
7 25 (33.78%) JAX-WS
8 20 (27.03%) JAXB
9 19 (25.68%) HTML
9 19 (25.68%) XSLT
10 18 (24.32%) CSS
11 17 (22.97%) RESTful
12 16 (21.62%) JSON
13 13 (17.57%) Spring MVC
14 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
14 12 (16.22%) Apache Camel
15 11 (14.86%) JSP
16 10 (13.51%) Java EE
16 10 (13.51%) jQuery
16 10 (13.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.41%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Android
1 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
1 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) TDD
3 27 (36.49%) Waterfall
4 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (32.43%) Integration Testing
4 24 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 24 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Kanban
6 21 (28.38%) AOP
7 20 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (25.68%) MVC
9 14 (18.92%) BDD
10 13 (17.57%) Scrum
11 9 (12.16%) Analytics
11 9 (12.16%) Visual Analytics
12 8 (10.81%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (10.81%) Web Development
13 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
14 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (47.30%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Sybase
3 6 (8.11%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.76%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) Apigee
5 1 (1.35%) ATG
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.35%) Mashery