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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 17 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.41% 3.35% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.47% 11.11% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
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£394 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% +0.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +29.43%
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
68 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.98% 30.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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
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 28 May 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) Web Services
3 19 (57.58%) XML
3 19 (57.58%) J2EE
3 19 (57.58%) SOAP
3 19 (57.58%) Finance
4 18 (54.55%) HTML
5 17 (51.52%) SDLC
6 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) JSON
7 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 9 (27.27%) XSLT
9 9 (27.27%) HTTP
9 9 (27.27%) WSDL
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
9 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 9 (27.27%) RESTful
10 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
10 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
10 8 (24.24%) IBM
11 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.21%) JUnit
11 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
11 7 (21.21%) Maven
11 7 (21.21%) Banking
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.12%) Informix
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) JUnit
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Mockito
3 6 (18.18%) Selenium
3 6 (18.18%) Ant
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.15%) Gradle
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.06%) Hudson
6 2 (6.06%) Introscope
6 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) Cactus
7 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 25 (75.76%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) Web Services
2 19 (57.58%) XML
2 19 (57.58%) J2EE
2 19 (57.58%) SOAP
3 18 (54.55%) HTML
4 13 (39.39%) JSON
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) XSLT
5 9 (27.27%) WSDL
5 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 6 (18.18%) Servlets
6 6 (18.18%) JDBC
7 5 (15.15%) JAX-RPC
7 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 5 (15.15%) XSL
7 5 (15.15%) PowerMock
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.12%) JAX-RS
8 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
8 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) SDLC
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (15.15%) OO
7 5 (15.15%) Web Development
7 5 (15.15%) Web Application Development
8 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Kanban
10 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.09%) XPath
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Perforce
4 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 2 (6.06%) Compuware
4 2 (6.06%) HP
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