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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 10 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.57% 5.03% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.48% 14.08% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
31 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.96% 35.68% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 17
Average daily rate £350 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £20.28 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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
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 23 January 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) J2EE
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 8 (53.33%) HTTP
6 6 (40.00%) XSLT
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (20.00%) Servlets
8 3 (20.00%) JUnit
8 3 (20.00%) JDBC
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) RESTful
9 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 2 (13.33%) Android
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
9 2 (13.33%) Mockito
9 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
9 2 (13.33%) PowerMock
9 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) Informix
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Introscope
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Mockito
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) J2EE
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) SOAP
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Servlets
7 3 (20.00%) JDBC
8 2 (13.33%) JSP
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Struts
8 2 (13.33%) J2SE
8 2 (13.33%) WSDL
8 2 (13.33%) XSL
8 2 (13.33%) PowerMock
8 2 (13.33%) JAX-RS
8 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
8 2 (13.33%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) Online Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Compuware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Perforce
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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