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 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 77 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 1.15% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 4.17% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £360 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £379
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%
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
363 456 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.66% 27.64% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 240 155
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Leicestershire +4 6 £338 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire -3 4 £365 -8.75% 5
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) J2EE
3 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
4 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) JSP
6 13 (44.83%) Oracle
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 12 (41.38%) HTML
7 12 (41.38%) Struts
8 11 (37.93%) CSS
9 10 (34.48%) JUnit
10 9 (31.03%) XML
10 9 (31.03%) Maven
10 9 (31.03%) Java EE
11 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) Finance
11 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
12 7 (24.14%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) jQuery
12 7 (24.14%) Degree
12 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
13 6 (20.69%) Selenium
13 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
14 5 (17.24%) Sun
14 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
14 5 (17.24%) Servlets
14 5 (17.24%) Computer Science

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) JUnit
2 9 (31.03%) Maven
3 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
4 6 (20.69%) Selenium
5 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.34%) JIRA
7 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.90%) Mockito
7 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.90%) JMeter
8 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.45%) JDeveloper
8 1 (3.45%) Ant
8 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.45%) XDoclet
8 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (27.59%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Project Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) J2EE
1 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
2 14 (48.28%) JSP
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) Struts
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) Java EE
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
8 5 (17.24%) Servlets
9 4 (13.79%) EJB
9 4 (13.79%) XSLT
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
10 3 (10.34%) Web Services
10 3 (10.34%) Java SE
11 2 (6.90%) RESTful
11 2 (6.90%) HTML5
11 2 (6.90%) CSS3
11 2 (6.90%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Pascal
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
6 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Sun
3 4 (13.79%) hybris
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) ATG
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