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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 16 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 15 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.58% 6.52% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.79% 15.00% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% +0.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
56 100 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.28% 43.48% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 19
Average daily rate £388 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £219 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) XML
3 19 (79.17%) J2EE
3 19 (79.17%) Finance
4 18 (75.00%) Web Services
5 17 (70.83%) SOAP
6 15 (62.50%) HTML
7 14 (58.33%) Oracle
8 11 (45.83%) HTTP
9 10 (41.67%) XSLT
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
9 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 7 (29.17%) Banking
10 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 7 (29.17%) WSDL
10 7 (29.17%) IBM
11 6 (25.00%) JDBC
11 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
12 5 (20.83%) JSON
12 5 (20.83%) TDD
12 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
12 5 (20.83%) JUnit
12 5 (20.83%) CSS
12 5 (20.83%) Servlets
12 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
12 5 (20.83%) XSL
12 5 (20.83%) Selenium
12 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
12 5 (20.83%) JAX-WS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) Informix
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JUnit
1 5 (20.83%) Mockito
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) Introscope
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) XML
2 19 (79.17%) J2EE
3 18 (75.00%) Web Services
4 17 (70.83%) SOAP
5 15 (62.50%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) XSLT
7 7 (29.17%) WSDL
8 6 (25.00%) JDBC
9 5 (20.83%) CSS
9 5 (20.83%) Servlets
9 5 (20.83%) XSL
9 5 (20.83%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) JAX-WS
9 5 (20.83%) RESTful
9 5 (20.83%) PowerMock
10 4 (16.67%) JAX-RS
10 4 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
11 3 (12.50%) JAXB
11 3 (12.50%) JiBX
11 3 (12.50%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Compuware
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Perforce
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
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