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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 13 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.24% 7.32% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.29% 25.71% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 3
Median daily rate £400 £394 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +4.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +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
68 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.69% 28.46% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) Web Services
2 28 (84.85%) XML
3 22 (66.67%) Finance
4 21 (63.64%) J2EE
5 19 (57.58%) Oracle
6 18 (54.55%) JDBC
6 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
7 17 (51.52%) SOAP
8 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (48.48%) Waterfall
9 14 (42.42%) Integration Testing
9 14 (42.42%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
9 14 (42.42%) Banking
10 13 (39.39%) MVC
10 13 (39.39%) WSDL
10 13 (39.39%) SQL
11 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
11 12 (36.36%) JAX-WS
12 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (33.33%) XSLT
12 11 (33.33%) IBM
12 11 (33.33%) AOP
13 10 (30.30%) TDD
13 10 (30.30%) JAXB
13 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (30.30%) Kanban
13 10 (30.30%) JIRA
13 10 (30.30%) Selenium

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 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.15%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 10 (30.30%) Selenium
3 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
4 4 (12.12%) Checkstyle
4 4 (12.12%) FindBugs
4 4 (12.12%) JUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Maven
4 4 (12.12%) Mockito
4 4 (12.12%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) Hudson
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) International Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 30 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Developer
7 3 (9.09%) XML Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) Web Services
1 28 (84.85%) XML
2 21 (63.64%) J2EE
3 18 (54.55%) JDBC
4 17 (51.52%) SOAP
5 13 (39.39%) WSDL
6 12 (36.36%) JAX-WS
7 11 (33.33%) XSLT
8 10 (30.30%) JAXB
9 9 (27.27%) jQuery
9 9 (27.27%) RESTful
10 8 (24.24%) JSON
10 8 (24.24%) Middleware
11 7 (21.21%) CSS
11 7 (21.21%) JSP
11 7 (21.21%) Spring MVC
12 6 (18.18%) Apache Camel
12 6 (18.18%) Java EE
12 6 (18.18%) XML Messaging
13 5 (15.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
1 4 (12.12%) Online Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (48.48%) Waterfall
2 14 (42.42%) Integration Testing
2 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (39.39%) MVC
4 11 (33.33%) AOP
4 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Kanban
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
7 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) Sybase
3 6 (18.18%) TIBCO
4 4 (12.12%) Perforce
5 1 (3.03%) ATG
5 1 (3.03%) hybris