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 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 11 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.21% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 4.00% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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
56 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.56% 16.56% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 20
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (93.33%) XML
3 39 (86.67%) Web Services
4 33 (73.33%) J2EE
5 32 (71.11%) SOAP
6 30 (66.67%) JDBC
6 30 (66.67%) Finance
7 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (60.00%) WSDL
8 26 (57.78%) JAX-WS
9 25 (55.56%) Waterfall
10 24 (53.33%) Integration Testing
10 24 (53.33%) System Integration Testing
10 24 (53.33%) Software Engineering
11 23 (51.11%) Oracle
12 22 (48.89%) AOP
12 22 (48.89%) Kanban
13 21 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (46.67%) JAXB
14 20 (44.44%) SQL
15 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
15 17 (37.78%) RESTful
16 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database
16 16 (35.56%) PL/SQL
16 16 (35.56%) XSLT
17 14 (31.11%) Banking
17 14 (31.11%) BDD
17 14 (31.11%) JSON
18 13 (28.89%) JIRA
18 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration

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 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
2 10 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
1 13 (28.89%) JIRA
2 12 (26.67%) Selenium
3 10 (22.22%) Subversion
4 8 (17.78%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) Checkstyle
6 3 (6.67%) FindBugs
6 3 (6.67%) Mockito
6 3 (6.67%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.22%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) International Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 40 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Senior Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (24.44%) Applications Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (22.22%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 8 (17.78%) XML Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Digital Developer
9 3 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Middleware Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Developer
11 1 (2.22%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) XML
2 39 (86.67%) Web Services
3 33 (73.33%) J2EE
4 32 (71.11%) SOAP
5 30 (66.67%) JDBC
6 27 (60.00%) WSDL
7 26 (57.78%) JAX-WS
8 21 (46.67%) JAXB
9 17 (37.78%) RESTful
10 16 (35.56%) XSLT
11 14 (31.11%) JSON
12 12 (26.67%) Apache Camel
13 8 (17.78%) JSP
13 8 (17.78%) Middleware
13 8 (17.78%) POJO
14 7 (15.56%) HTML
14 7 (15.56%) jQuery
15 4 (8.89%) CSS
15 4 (8.89%) XML Messaging
16 3 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 3 (6.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 24 (53.33%) Integration Testing
3 24 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 24 (53.33%) System Integration Testing
4 22 (48.89%) AOP
4 22 (48.89%) Kanban
5 21 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (31.11%) BDD
7 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (26.67%) TDD
9 8 (17.78%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (15.56%) MVC
11 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.67%) OOP
11 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
11 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.44%) Web Development
13 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
13 1 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Sybase
3 4 (8.89%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.67%) Perforce
5 2 (4.44%) hybris
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