The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 66 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 35 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.13% 0.94% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.58% 3.43% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £408 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £473 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
Spring
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 408 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.80% 27.47% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 223 158
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the East Midlands region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire +10 14 £313 -3.84% 2
Lincolnshire - 7 £425 -
Leicestershire - 6 £375 -
Derbyshire -4 2 £383 -6.13%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (62.26%) MVC
4 26 (49.06%) Java EE
5 25 (47.17%) Web Services
6 23 (43.40%) JSP
6 23 (43.40%) JUnit
7 20 (37.74%) Hibernate
7 20 (37.74%) Spring MVC
8 17 (32.08%) J2EE
9 16 (30.19%) JBoss
9 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
9 16 (30.19%) Scrum
9 16 (30.19%) TDD
10 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
10 15 (28.30%) Maven
10 15 (28.30%) hybris
11 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
11 14 (26.42%) Subversion
11 14 (26.42%) SOA
12 13 (24.53%) REST
13 12 (22.64%) Oracle
14 11 (20.75%) Apache Solr
15 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
15 10 (18.87%) Retail
15 10 (18.87%) SQL
16 9 (16.98%) Ant
16 9 (16.98%) Linux
16 9 (16.98%) JSTL
16 9 (16.98%) JPA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (30.19%) JBoss
2 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.75%) Apache Solr
4 4 (7.55%) Magnolia
5 2 (3.77%) CMS
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) JUnit
2 15 (28.30%) Maven
3 14 (26.42%) Subversion
4 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.98%) Ant
6 7 (13.21%) Spock
7 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.77%) Selenium
10 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.89%) QUnit
10 1 (1.89%) Gradle
10 1 (1.89%) Checkstyle
10 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.87%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (83.02%) Developer
2 36 (67.92%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.89%) TIBCO Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.89%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Java EE
2 25 (47.17%) Web Services
3 23 (43.40%) JSP
4 20 (37.74%) Hibernate
4 20 (37.74%) Spring MVC
5 17 (32.08%) J2EE
6 13 (24.53%) REST
7 9 (16.98%) JSTL
7 9 (16.98%) JPA
8 8 (15.09%) SOAP
9 7 (13.21%) Apache Camel
9 7 (13.21%) Spring Security
10 6 (11.32%) Ajax
10 6 (11.32%) Spring Boot
11 5 (9.43%) Struts
11 5 (9.43%) CSS
11 5 (9.43%) JSON
11 5 (9.43%) jQuery
12 4 (7.55%) JBoss Seam
12 4 (7.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (62.26%) MVC
3 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.19%) Scrum
3 16 (30.19%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) SOA
5 8 (15.09%) BDD
5 8 (15.09%) Microservices
6 7 (13.21%) OOP
6 7 (13.21%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.32%) OOD
8 4 (7.55%) Kanban
8 4 (7.55%) AOP
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) UML
9 3 (5.66%) User Stories
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.66%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) HND
1 1 (1.89%) OCMJD
1 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) hybris
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) Endeca
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Sun
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO