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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 53 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 37 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 3.66% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.70% 12.54% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.52%
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 £50.75 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +54.92%
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
270 287 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.34% 29.17% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 200 88
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 24 £400 +1.52% 1
Macclesfield - 7 £335 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 68 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (58.82%) Web Services
3 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (51.47%) XML
5 29 (42.65%) Oracle
6 28 (41.18%) SQL
7 26 (38.24%) Finance
8 25 (36.76%) TDD
9 23 (33.82%) J2EE
10 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 22 (32.35%) SOAP
11 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
11 21 (30.88%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (29.41%) JDBC
12 20 (29.41%) MVC
13 19 (27.94%) RESTful
14 18 (26.47%) CSS
15 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
15 17 (25.00%) Banking
16 16 (23.53%) HTML
16 16 (23.53%) Scrum
17 15 (22.06%) JIRA
18 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
18 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
18 14 (20.59%) Integration Testing
18 14 (20.59%) IBM
18 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
18 14 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
19 13 (19.12%) WSDL
19 13 (19.12%) Kanban

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 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) JIRA
2 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.18%) Selenium
4 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.76%) JUnit
5 7 (10.29%) Mockito
5 7 (10.29%) Subversion
6 6 (8.82%) Maven
7 5 (7.35%) Checkstyle
7 5 (7.35%) FindBugs
7 5 (7.35%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.94%) Gradle
8 2 (2.94%) Hudson
9 1 (1.47%) Ant
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) International Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 56 (82.35%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Digital Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 3 (4.41%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) XML Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) Web Services
2 35 (51.47%) XML
3 23 (33.82%) J2EE
4 22 (32.35%) SOAP
5 20 (29.41%) JDBC
6 19 (27.94%) RESTful
7 18 (26.47%) CSS
8 16 (23.53%) HTML
9 14 (20.59%) Spring MVC
10 13 (19.12%) WSDL
11 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 12 (17.65%) JAX-WS
11 12 (17.65%) XSLT
12 10 (14.71%) Java EE
12 10 (14.71%) JAXB
12 10 (14.71%) jQuery
12 10 (14.71%) JSON
12 10 (14.71%) REST
13 8 (11.76%) JSP
13 8 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Android
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) TDD
3 21 (30.88%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (29.41%) MVC
5 17 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 16 (23.53%) Scrum
7 14 (20.59%) Integration Testing
7 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 14 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (19.12%) Kanban
9 11 (16.18%) AOP
10 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.24%) BDD
12 8 (11.76%) Analytics
12 8 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
12 8 (11.76%) Web Development
13 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
15 5 (7.35%) OOP
16 4 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.47%) StatsD
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) IBM
3 6 (8.82%) Sybase
3 6 (8.82%) TIBCO
4 5 (7.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Apigee
5 1 (1.47%) ATG
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
5 1 (1.47%) Mashery
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