The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 27 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.36% 0.72% 11.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 2.00% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£406 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.36% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
Spring
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.37% 35.97% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 17
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Chester region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 15 (75.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) SDLC
4 10 (50.00%) JSON
5 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) J2EE
5 9 (45.00%) SOAP
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (35.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) Maven
8 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (30.00%) WSDL
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) Ant
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 5 (25.00%) Gradle
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Informix
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
3 5 (25.00%) Gradle
3 5 (25.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) Mockito
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) Cactus
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) WSDL
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
7 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) JAX-WS
7 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) POJO
8 3 (15.00%) JAXB
8 3 (15.00%) JiBX
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) SDLC
2 7 (35.00%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
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