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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 21 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.76% 9.39% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 28.17% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -27.16%
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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
37 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.24% 33.33% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 12
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £310 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) JiBX
4 1 (25.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JAXB
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) JiBX
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
Chester, Cheshire
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