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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 38 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing Spring 34 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.62% 4.69% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.88% 17.56% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 4
Average daily rate £394 £363 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £320 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
245 205 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.12% 26.69% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 143 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 9 £405 +9.75% 5
Knutsford -5 3 £438 +9.37% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £220 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 66 (95.65%) Java
2 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (47.83%) Web Services
4 25 (36.23%) J2EE
5 23 (33.33%) HTML
5 23 (33.33%) Scrum
6 21 (30.43%) MVC
7 20 (28.99%) SQL
7 20 (28.99%) Spring MVC
8 19 (27.54%) SOAP
9 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 18 (26.09%) Hibernate
10 17 (24.64%) CSS
10 17 (24.64%) RESTful
11 15 (21.74%) Oracle
11 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
11 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
11 15 (21.74%) TDD
12 13 (18.84%) XML
13 12 (17.39%) Finance
14 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
14 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
15 9 (13.04%) AngularJS
15 9 (13.04%) Banking
16 8 (11.59%) Maven
16 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
16 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
16 8 (11.59%) JUnit
16 8 (11.59%) BDD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.90%) Line 500
1 2 (2.90%) Sage 1000
1 2 (2.90%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.35%) DB2
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Redis
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) JUnit
2 8 (11.59%) Maven
3 7 (10.14%) JIRA
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.25%) Gradle
5 3 (4.35%) Ant
5 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.35%) FishEye
5 3 (4.35%) Mockito
5 3 (4.35%) Selenium
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) Hudson
7 1 (1.45%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.45%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.45%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (85.51%) Developer
2 54 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Java Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Java Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 2 (2.90%) Java Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Sage Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) Web Services
2 25 (36.23%) J2EE
3 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 20 (28.99%) Spring MVC
5 19 (27.54%) SOAP
6 18 (26.09%) Hibernate
7 17 (24.64%) CSS
7 17 (24.64%) RESTful
8 13 (18.84%) XML
9 9 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.59%) MyBatis
11 7 (10.14%) HTML5
11 7 (10.14%) Java EE
12 6 (8.70%) jQuery
12 6 (8.70%) XSLT
13 5 (7.25%) JSON
14 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
14 4 (5.80%) JPA
14 4 (5.80%) REST
14 4 (5.80%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) AIX
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Scrum
3 21 (30.43%) MVC
4 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 15 (21.74%) TDD
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.59%) BDD
6 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.25%) Kanban
7 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
9 3 (4.35%) Open Source
9 3 (4.35%) SDLC
9 3 (4.35%) Web Development
10 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.90%) ERP
10 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.90%) SOA
10 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (95.65%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
1 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) ISO 9001
1 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Sage
4 2 (2.90%) Perforce
5 1 (1.45%) ATG
5 1 (1.45%) hybris
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
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