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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 18 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Spring 20 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.16% 4.30% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.99% 11.46% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% +0.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
69 96 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.16% 37.50% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 13
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Web Services
3 21 (70.00%) XML
4 20 (66.67%) J2EE
4 20 (66.67%) Finance
5 19 (63.33%) SOAP
6 16 (53.33%) Oracle
6 16 (53.33%) HTML
6 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 11 (36.67%) XSLT
8 11 (36.67%) HTTP
9 9 (30.00%) WSDL
9 9 (30.00%) JSON
10 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
10 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (26.67%) IBM
11 7 (23.33%) TDD
11 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
11 7 (23.33%) Banking
12 6 (20.00%) Maven
12 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (20.00%) JAX-WS
12 6 (20.00%) RESTful
12 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (20.00%) Servlets
12 6 (20.00%) Ant

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.33%) Informix
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Ant
1 6 (20.00%) JUnit
1 6 (20.00%) Maven
2 5 (16.67%) Gradle
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Mockito
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.67%) Introscope
6 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.33%) Cactus
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) Web Services
2 21 (70.00%) XML
3 20 (66.67%) J2EE
4 19 (63.33%) SOAP
5 16 (53.33%) HTML
6 11 (36.67%) XSLT
7 9 (30.00%) WSDL
7 9 (30.00%) JSON
8 6 (20.00%) JAX-WS
8 6 (20.00%) RESTful
8 6 (20.00%) Servlets
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) JDBC
9 5 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
9 5 (16.67%) PowerMock
9 5 (16.67%) XSL
10 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
11 3 (10.00%) JiBX
11 3 (10.00%) Ajax
11 3 (10.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.67%) Web Development
5 5 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) BDD
7 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) XPath
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Perforce
4 2 (6.67%) Compuware
4 2 (6.67%) HP
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