The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 24 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.19% 4.76% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.55% 20.00% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +40.74%
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
Spring
South West

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.91% 23.81% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 34
Average daily rate £315 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £43.00 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.61% -49.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 6 £328 -31.05% 4
Poole - - - -
Spring
South West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Struts
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) Maven
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) COBIT
6 1 (11.11%) iBATIS
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
3 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Struts
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) iBATIS
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase