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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.06% - 6.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% - 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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
42 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.21% 25.47% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 11
Average daily rate £400 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.33%
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 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) Web Services
3 17 (60.71%) SOAP
4 16 (57.14%) J2EE
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
5 15 (53.57%) XML
5 15 (53.57%) SDLC
6 13 (46.43%) HTML
6 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) JSON
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) XSLT
9 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (25.00%) HTTP
9 7 (25.00%) WSDL
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Maven
9 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
10 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Banking
11 5 (17.86%) Ant
11 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) Informix
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Gradle
3 5 (17.86%) Ant
4 4 (14.29%) JUnit
4 4 (14.29%) Mockito
4 4 (14.29%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.57%) Cactus
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Web Services
2 17 (60.71%) SOAP
3 16 (57.14%) J2EE
4 15 (53.57%) XML
5 13 (46.43%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) JSON
7 9 (32.14%) XSLT
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) WSDL
8 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) JAX-WS
9 4 (14.29%) Servlets
9 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.71%) POJO
10 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
10 3 (10.71%) JDBC
10 3 (10.71%) JAX-RPC
10 3 (10.71%) JAXB
10 3 (10.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) SDLC
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.71%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) XPath
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce