The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 16 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.42% 4.51% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.79% 18.75% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £470 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +69.64%
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
29 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.79% 24.06% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 23
Median daily rate £388 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 2 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) Web Services
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (72.73%) XML
4 16 (72.73%) J2EE
5 15 (68.18%) SOAP
6 12 (54.55%) JDBC
6 12 (54.55%) WSDL
6 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 12 (54.55%) JAX-WS
6 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
7 11 (50.00%) Kanban
8 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (45.45%) Integration Testing
8 10 (45.45%) RESTful
8 10 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (45.45%) AOP
8 10 (45.45%) Finance
8 10 (45.45%) JAXB
9 8 (36.36%) TDD
10 7 (31.82%) JSON
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
10 7 (31.82%) BDD
11 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
11 6 (27.27%) Oracle
11 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
11 6 (27.27%) XSLT
11 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
12 5 (22.73%) Selenium

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
1 18 (81.82%) Java Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Applications Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Applications Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) XML Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Developer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) SOA Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SOA Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) Web Services
2 16 (72.73%) J2EE
2 16 (72.73%) XML
3 15 (68.18%) SOAP
4 12 (54.55%) JAX-WS
4 12 (54.55%) JDBC
4 12 (54.55%) WSDL
5 10 (45.45%) JAXB
5 10 (45.45%) RESTful
6 7 (31.82%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) XSLT
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
9 4 (18.18%) POJO
10 3 (13.64%) HTML
10 3 (13.64%) jQuery
11 2 (9.09%) JSP
11 2 (9.09%) JSTL
11 2 (9.09%) Middleware
11 2 (9.09%) REST
11 2 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 11 (50.00%) Kanban
4 10 (45.45%) AOP
4 10 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 10 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) BDD
7 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (18.18%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
10 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.09%) RAD
10 2 (9.09%) RUP
10 2 (9.09%) UML
10 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) hybris
2 4 (18.18%) IBM