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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 17 10 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.83% 9.49% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 40.63% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Average daily rate £405 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £328 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £399 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
33 32 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.70% 23.36% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016, 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%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 9 (60.00%) J2EE
4 9 (60.00%) Spring MVC
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (46.67%) SOAP
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) XML
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (26.67%) Java EE
9 4 (26.67%) jQuery
9 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (26.67%) HTTP
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) XSLT
9 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (26.67%) MyBatis
10 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 3 (20.00%) JDBC
10 3 (20.00%) JSP
10 3 (20.00%) IBM

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Checkstyle
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) FindBugs
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Mockito
3 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) Spring MVC
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (26.67%) Java EE
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) MyBatis
6 4 (26.67%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) JDBC
7 3 (20.00%) JSP
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 2 (13.33%) Servlets
8 2 (13.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) ATG
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
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