The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 23 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.71% 5.00% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.17% 24.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.70% 20.83% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 36
Average daily rate £288 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Spring
South West

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Dorset region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 4 £275 -33.33% 4
Poole - - - -
Spring
South West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) JMS
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Ant
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Applications Support
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) JMS
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) JavaBeans
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) Servlets
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase