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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 13 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.77% 4.60% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.34% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £379 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
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
61 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.45% 17.24% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 20
Median daily rate £475 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
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 25 July 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (97.62%) XML
3 38 (90.48%) Web Services
4 32 (76.19%) J2EE
4 32 (76.19%) SOAP
5 31 (73.81%) Finance
6 30 (71.43%) JDBC
7 27 (64.29%) WSDL
8 26 (61.90%) JAX-WS
8 26 (61.90%) Waterfall
9 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
10 24 (57.14%) Oracle
10 24 (57.14%) Integration Testing
10 24 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
11 22 (52.38%) Kanban
11 22 (52.38%) AOP
12 21 (50.00%) JAXB
12 21 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (47.62%) SQL
14 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
15 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database
15 16 (38.10%) PL/SQL
15 16 (38.10%) XSLT
16 15 (35.71%) Banking
16 15 (35.71%) RESTful
17 14 (33.33%) JSON
17 14 (33.33%) BDD
18 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
18 13 (30.95%) JIRA

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 18 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
1 13 (30.95%) JIRA
2 12 (28.57%) Selenium
3 10 (23.81%) Subversion
4 8 (19.05%) JUnit
5 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.52%) Maven
6 3 (7.14%) Checkstyle
6 3 (7.14%) FindBugs
6 3 (7.14%) Mockito
6 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.38%) Ant
7 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) International Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 37 (88.10%) Java Developer
3 16 (38.10%) Senior Developer
4 15 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (26.19%) Applications Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 6 (14.29%) XML Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Digital Developer
9 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 1 (2.38%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
11 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Senior SQL Developer
11 1 (2.38%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) XML
2 38 (90.48%) Web Services
3 32 (76.19%) J2EE
3 32 (76.19%) SOAP
4 30 (71.43%) JDBC
5 27 (64.29%) WSDL
6 26 (61.90%) JAX-WS
7 21 (50.00%) JAXB
8 16 (38.10%) XSLT
9 15 (35.71%) RESTful
10 14 (33.33%) JSON
11 12 (28.57%) Apache Camel
12 9 (21.43%) Middleware
13 8 (19.05%) JSP
13 8 (19.05%) POJO
14 7 (16.67%) HTML
15 6 (14.29%) jQuery
16 5 (11.90%) XML Messaging
17 4 (9.52%) CSS
18 3 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Waterfall
2 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 24 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 22 (52.38%) AOP
4 22 (52.38%) Kanban
5 21 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (33.33%) BDD
7 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (19.05%) MVC
10 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.14%) OOP
10 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
11 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.38%) OO
11 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) PL/SQL
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) Sybase
3 5 (11.90%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.14%) Perforce