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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 17 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.79% 3.80% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.50% 15.00% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £430 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
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
40 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.40% 25.32% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 18
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 25 September 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (92.68%) XML
3 37 (90.24%) Web Services
4 31 (75.61%) J2EE
4 31 (75.61%) SOAP
5 27 (65.85%) JDBC
6 26 (63.41%) WSDL
7 25 (60.98%) Finance
7 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (60.98%) JAX-WS
8 23 (56.10%) Waterfall
9 21 (51.22%) Kanban
9 21 (51.22%) Integration Testing
9 21 (51.22%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (51.22%) AOP
9 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
10 20 (48.78%) JAXB
10 20 (48.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (43.90%) RESTful
11 18 (43.90%) Oracle
12 16 (39.02%) SQL
13 14 (34.15%) PL/SQL
13 14 (34.15%) JSON
13 14 (34.15%) BDD
13 14 (34.15%) Oracle Database
14 13 (31.71%) XSLT
15 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
16 11 (26.83%) Banking
17 10 (24.39%) TDD
17 10 (24.39%) Apache Camel

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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
1 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 7 (17.07%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Checkstyle
5 1 (2.44%) FindBugs
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) Mockito
5 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) International Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 36 (87.80%) Java Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Senior Developer
4 13 (31.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Applications Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (24.39%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 8 (19.51%) XML Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Digital Developer
9 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (2.44%) Middleware Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.44%) SOA Developer
10 1 (2.44%) SOA Specialist
10 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) XML
2 37 (90.24%) Web Services
3 31 (75.61%) J2EE
3 31 (75.61%) SOAP
4 27 (65.85%) JDBC
5 26 (63.41%) WSDL
6 25 (60.98%) JAX-WS
7 20 (48.78%) JAXB
8 18 (43.90%) RESTful
9 14 (34.15%) JSON
10 13 (31.71%) XSLT
11 10 (24.39%) Apache Camel
12 7 (17.07%) HTML
12 7 (17.07%) Middleware
12 7 (17.07%) POJO
13 6 (14.63%) JSP
14 4 (9.76%) jQuery
15 3 (7.32%) XML Messaging
16 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
16 2 (4.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
1 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Waterfall
3 21 (51.22%) AOP
3 21 (51.22%) Integration Testing
3 21 (51.22%) Kanban
3 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
3 21 (51.22%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (48.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (34.15%) BDD
6 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (24.39%) TDD
7 7 (17.07%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.88%) OO
11 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.44%) OOP
11 1 (2.44%) SOA
11 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Groovy
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.88%) hybris
5 1 (2.44%) Perforce