The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 59 105 84
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -21
Contract jobs citing Spring 101 14 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.28% 0.59% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.97% 1.96% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 9 32
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
921 716 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.93% 30.10% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 351 429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.28 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £50.00 £45.00
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 of England

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Essex +34 58 £460 +22.66% 1
Hertfordshire 0 36 £390 -2.50% 10
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £375 -16.66% 11
Norfolk - 2 £513 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 1 £280 - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 136 (97.84%) Java
2 94 (67.63%) Hibernate
3 76 (54.68%) SQL
4 67 (48.20%) Oracle
5 66 (47.48%) HTML
6 65 (46.76%) XML
7 58 (41.73%) UNIX
7 58 (41.73%) MVC
8 57 (41.01%) Relational Database
9 55 (39.57%) CSS
10 54 (38.85%) Linux
11 52 (37.41%) JavaScript
11 52 (37.41%) MySQL
12 51 (36.69%) J2EE
13 48 (34.53%) PL/SQL
13 48 (34.53%) Web Services
13 48 (34.53%) Spring MVC
14 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (32.37%) Web Development
16 40 (28.78%) JBoss
17 36 (25.90%) REST
18 35 (25.18%) Struts
18 35 (25.18%) JAAS
19 34 (24.46%) JUnit
19 34 (24.46%) LDAP
20 32 (23.02%) Mac OS X
20 32 (23.02%) Enterprise Software
21 31 (22.30%) Ajax
22 30 (21.58%) Maven
22 30 (21.58%) JPA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 27 (19.42%) Tomcat
2 26 (18.71%) WebLogic
3 19 (13.67%) Apache
4 10 (7.19%) CMS
5 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.32%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (3.60%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.16%) Liferay
8 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.44%) Documentum
8 2 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.72%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.46%) LDAP
2 20 (14.39%) HTTP
3 12 (8.63%) Internet
4 7 (5.04%) Extranet
4 7 (5.04%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.01%) Relational Database
2 52 (37.41%) MySQL
3 27 (19.42%) MariaDB
4 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
5 12 (8.63%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
7 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
7 9 (6.47%) Neo4j
8 8 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.32%) JasperReports
10 4 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.88%) DTS
10 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.16%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.72%) DB2
13 1 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 34 (24.46%) JUnit
2 30 (21.58%) Maven
3 28 (20.14%) Eclipse
4 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
5 18 (12.95%) Subversion
5 18 (12.95%) Ant
6 13 (9.35%) Selenium
7 9 (6.47%) Mockito
8 7 (5.04%) JIRA
8 7 (5.04%) IntelliJ
9 6 (4.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.60%) Log4j
10 5 (3.60%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.44%) Hamcrest
11 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.72%) JMeter
12 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Marketing
3 10 (7.19%) Retail
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (86.33%) Developer
2 102 (73.38%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.55%) Senior Developer
4 22 (15.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (10.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Tester
7 6 (4.32%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.60%) UI Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.60%) UI Programmer
8 5 (3.60%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Senior Tester
9 4 (2.88%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.16%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.16%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.16%) Analyst
10 3 (2.16%) Services Delivery Analyst
11 2 (1.44%) Hybris Developer
12 1 (0.72%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (67.63%) Hibernate
2 66 (47.48%) HTML
3 65 (46.76%) XML
4 55 (39.57%) CSS
5 51 (36.69%) J2EE
6 48 (34.53%) Web Services
6 48 (34.53%) Spring MVC
7 36 (25.90%) REST
8 35 (25.18%) JAAS
8 35 (25.18%) Struts
9 31 (22.30%) Ajax
10 30 (21.58%) JPA
11 27 (19.42%) JSP
12 24 (17.27%) jQuery
13 20 (14.39%) SOAP
14 18 (12.95%) Java EE
14 18 (12.95%) JSON
15 13 (9.35%) XSLT
16 12 (8.63%) Struts2
17 11 (7.91%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.02%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.76%) Biology
4 7 (5.04%) User Experience
4 7 (5.04%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.32%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.60%) Open Source
6 5 (3.60%) PKI
6 5 (3.60%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.44%) GIS
7 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.73%) UNIX
2 54 (38.85%) Linux
3 32 (23.02%) Mac OS X
4 10 (7.19%) Windows
5 5 (3.60%) HPUX
5 5 (3.60%) Solaris
6 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.73%) MVC
2 46 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.37%) Web Development
4 28 (20.14%) TDD
5 25 (17.99%) Scrum
6 24 (17.27%) UML
7 23 (16.55%) OO
8 17 (12.23%) E-Commerce
8 17 (12.23%) Unit Testing
9 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
10 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.35%) Web Design
12 12 (8.63%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (7.19%) Performance Testing
14 8 (5.76%) Bioinformatics
14 8 (5.76%) BDD
15 7 (5.04%) Content Management
15 7 (5.04%) Validation
16 6 (4.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (97.84%) Java
2 76 (54.68%) SQL
3 52 (37.41%) JavaScript
4 48 (34.53%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.60%) XPath
6 4 (2.88%) AWK
7 2 (1.44%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) Sun Certification
4 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (48.20%) Oracle
2 40 (28.78%) JBoss
3 10 (7.19%) Sun
4 9 (6.47%) IBM
5 7 (5.04%) Sybase
5 7 (5.04%) hybris
5 7 (5.04%) Endeca
6 5 (3.60%) Interwoven
7 4 (2.88%) BEA
8 2 (1.44%) Google
8 2 (1.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.72%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.72%) Facebook
9 1 (0.72%) Twitter
9 1 (0.72%) FatWire
9 1 (0.72%) HP
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
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