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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 63 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Contract jobs citing Spring 78 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.68% 0.99% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.82% 3.44% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 34
Average daily rate
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£463 £325 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £283 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -22.58%
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
884 697 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.40% 28.74% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 372 441
Average daily rate £400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 51 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Essex - 53 £475 - 6
Hertfordshire -4 16 £405 +30.64% 9
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £350 -15.15% 8
Norfolk +2 2 £513 +62.69% 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 157 (99.37%) Java
2 104 (65.82%) Hibernate
3 100 (63.29%) SQL
4 90 (56.96%) HTML
5 85 (53.80%) Oracle
6 84 (53.16%) XML
7 83 (52.53%) MVC
8 79 (50.00%) CSS
9 78 (49.37%) Relational Database
10 75 (47.47%) UNIX
10 75 (47.47%) MySQL
11 73 (46.20%) Linux
12 70 (44.30%) PL/SQL
13 69 (43.67%) Spring MVC
14 66 (41.77%) Web Development
14 66 (41.77%) JBoss
15 62 (39.24%) Web Services
16 59 (37.34%) JavaScript
16 59 (37.34%) REST
17 56 (35.44%) JAAS
18 54 (34.18%) LDAP
19 53 (33.54%) Mac OS X
20 50 (31.65%) Enterprise Software
21 47 (29.75%) MariaDB
21 47 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
22 46 (29.11%) JPA
23 45 (28.48%) TDD
23 45 (28.48%) J2EE
24 39 (24.68%) Struts
25 34 (21.52%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 66 (41.77%) JBoss
2 32 (20.25%) WebLogic
3 29 (18.35%) Tomcat
4 22 (13.92%) Apache
5 10 (6.33%) CMS
6 7 (4.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.80%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (3.16%) Liferay
9 4 (2.53%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.90%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.27%) Documentum
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.63%) Confluence
12 1 (0.63%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (34.18%) LDAP
2 30 (18.99%) HTTP
3 10 (6.33%) Internet
4 7 (4.43%) Extranet
4 7 (4.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (49.37%) Relational Database
2 75 (47.47%) MySQL
3 47 (29.75%) MariaDB
4 19 (12.03%) Neo4j
4 19 (12.03%) MongoDB
5 14 (8.86%) RDBMS
6 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.33%) NoSQL
7 10 (6.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (3.80%) DTS
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.27%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.63%) DB2
12 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.63%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 34 (21.52%) JUnit
2 29 (18.35%) Maven
3 27 (17.09%) Eclipse
4 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
5 19 (12.03%) Subversion
6 17 (10.76%) Ant
7 13 (8.23%) Mockito
7 13 (8.23%) Selenium
8 11 (6.96%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.43%) JIRA
10 6 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (3.16%) ClearQuest
12 3 (1.90%) Log4j
13 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.27%) Hamcrest
13 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Marketing
3 8 (5.06%) Retail
4 5 (3.16%) Publishing
5 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (87.97%) Developer
2 125 (79.11%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 26 (16.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (6.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (3.80%) Tester
6 5 (3.16%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.16%) Lead Developer
6 5 (3.16%) UI Programmer
6 5 (3.16%) UI Developer
6 5 (3.16%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (2.53%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (2.53%) Senior Tester
7 4 (2.53%) Architect
8 3 (1.90%) Consultant
8 3 (1.90%) Software Engineer
8 3 (1.90%) Java Consultant
9 2 (1.27%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.27%) Analyst
9 2 (1.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (65.82%) Hibernate
2 90 (56.96%) HTML
3 84 (53.16%) XML
4 79 (50.00%) CSS
5 69 (43.67%) Spring MVC
6 62 (39.24%) Web Services
7 59 (37.34%) REST
8 56 (35.44%) JAAS
9 46 (29.11%) JPA
10 45 (28.48%) J2EE
11 39 (24.68%) Struts
12 27 (17.09%) JSP
13 24 (15.19%) SOAP
14 22 (13.92%) Struts2
14 22 (13.92%) Ajax
15 21 (13.29%) JSON
16 20 (12.66%) Java EE
17 19 (12.03%) jQuery
18 18 (11.39%) JAX-RS
19 15 (9.49%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.65%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.13%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.70%) User Experience
3 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.06%) Biology
4 8 (5.06%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.16%) Open Source
5 5 (3.16%) PKI
6 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.27%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 75 (47.47%) UNIX
2 73 (46.20%) Linux
3 53 (33.54%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.80%) Windows
5 3 (1.90%) HPUX
5 3 (1.90%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (52.53%) MVC
2 66 (41.77%) Web Development
3 47 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (28.48%) TDD
5 32 (20.25%) Scrum
6 26 (16.46%) Web Design
7 25 (15.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 22 (13.92%) UML
8 22 (13.92%) Configuration Management
9 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
10 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
10 20 (12.66%) OO
11 18 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 16 (10.13%) Microservices
13 14 (8.86%) BDD
14 11 (6.96%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.06%) Performance Testing
15 8 (5.06%) Bioinformatics
16 6 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (3.16%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (99.37%) Java
2 100 (63.29%) SQL
3 70 (44.30%) PL/SQL
4 59 (37.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.90%) Python
5 3 (1.90%) XPath
6 1 (0.63%) R
6 1 (0.63%) Scala
6 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.96%) Degree
3 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
1 2 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (53.80%) Oracle
2 7 (4.43%) IBM
3 5 (3.16%) Sun
4 4 (2.53%) BEA
5 3 (1.90%) Sybase
5 3 (1.90%) Interwoven
5 3 (1.90%) Endeca
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) FatWire
7 1 (0.63%) hybris
7 1 (0.63%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.63%) Facebook
7 1 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) Google
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