The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 103 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 41 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 0.89% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 3.36% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 23
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £233 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
864 596 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.40% 26.47% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 343 476
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 16 £410 +2.50% 8
Bedfordshire -7 10 £375 - 1
Essex - 7 £343 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £369 -
Cambridgeshire -12 3 - - 12
Norfolk - 1 £275 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (94.92%) Java
2 33 (55.93%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) HTML
4 30 (50.85%) Oracle
4 30 (50.85%) CSS
4 30 (50.85%) Hibernate
5 29 (49.15%) Web Services
6 27 (45.76%) Linux
7 26 (44.07%) Struts
8 25 (42.37%) UNIX
8 25 (42.37%) TDD
9 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
9 23 (38.98%) Relational Database
10 21 (35.59%) MySQL
11 20 (33.90%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
12 18 (30.51%) MVC
13 17 (28.81%) Scrum
13 17 (28.81%) Ajax
13 17 (28.81%) Web Development
13 17 (28.81%) J2EE
14 16 (27.12%) JSP
14 16 (27.12%) Spring MVC
15 15 (25.42%) jQuery
15 15 (25.42%) Finance
16 14 (23.73%) Ant
16 14 (23.73%) JUnit
16 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
16 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
17 13 (22.03%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (22.03%) Apache
2 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.56%) CMS
4 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
5 5 (8.47%) Alfresco
6 3 (5.08%) Drupal
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.69%) Liferay
7 1 (1.69%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
3 3 (5.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) Relational Database
2 21 (35.59%) MySQL
3 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
4 12 (20.34%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (16.95%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
7 8 (13.56%) JasperReports
8 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.08%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (5.08%) DTS
9 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
10 2 (3.39%) MarkLogic
10 2 (3.39%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Ant
1 14 (23.73%) JUnit
1 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) Maven
2 12 (20.34%) Subversion
3 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.17%) Log4j
5 3 (5.08%) Selenium
5 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.08%) Mockito
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Developer
2 38 (64.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (11.86%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Portal Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Consultant
9 1 (1.69%) Performance Tester
9 1 (1.69%) Java Consultant
9 1 (1.69%) Services Delivery Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 30 (50.85%) CSS
2 30 (50.85%) Hibernate
3 29 (49.15%) Web Services
4 26 (44.07%) Struts
5 17 (28.81%) Ajax
5 17 (28.81%) J2EE
6 16 (27.12%) JSP
6 16 (27.12%) Spring MVC
7 15 (25.42%) jQuery
8 12 (20.34%) Struts2
9 11 (18.64%) XML
10 10 (16.95%) JAX-RPC
10 10 (16.95%) JPA
11 9 (15.25%) REST
11 9 (15.25%) JSF
11 9 (15.25%) XSLT
11 9 (15.25%) SOAP
12 7 (11.86%) Servlets
13 6 (10.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.17%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.78%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) Informatics
4 3 (5.08%) LIMS
5 2 (3.39%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) GIS
6 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) UNIX
3 11 (18.64%) Windows
4 10 (16.95%) Mac OS X
5 6 (10.17%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) TDD
2 18 (30.51%) MVC
3 17 (28.81%) Scrum
3 17 (28.81%) Web Development
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.95%) OO
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.78%) BDD
11 4 (6.78%) SOA
11 4 (6.78%) UML
11 4 (6.78%) Migration
12 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (5.08%) Web Design
12 3 (5.08%) Validation
12 3 (5.08%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (94.92%) Java
2 33 (55.93%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.17%) XPath
7 4 (6.78%) AWK
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) Python
9 2 (3.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Squid
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) JBoss
3 11 (18.64%) hybris
4 7 (11.86%) Sybase
5 4 (6.78%) Endeca
6 2 (3.39%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) ATG
7 1 (1.69%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Demandware
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