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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 105 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 45 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.48% 0.75% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 2.62% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £363 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
892 688 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.39% 28.79% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 377 439
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 28 July 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 July 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
Hertfordshire +12 19 £363 -9.37% 5
Essex - 14 £454 -
Cambridgeshire -16 7 £400 +10.34% 6
Bedfordshire - 5 £265 -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (94.25%) Java
2 58 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 42 (48.28%) SQL
4 38 (43.68%) J2EE
4 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.68%) HTML
4 38 (43.68%) Oracle
5 35 (40.23%) Web Services
6 33 (37.93%) XML
6 33 (37.93%) Linux
6 33 (37.93%) MVC
7 32 (36.78%) UNIX
8 31 (35.63%) CSS
8 31 (35.63%) Relational Database
9 30 (34.48%) Spring MVC
9 30 (34.48%) TDD
10 28 (32.18%) MySQL
11 26 (29.89%) JUnit
11 26 (29.89%) JSP
11 26 (29.89%) Struts
12 25 (28.74%) Finance
13 24 (27.59%) Maven
13 24 (27.59%) Ajax
14 23 (26.44%) JPA
15 22 (25.29%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
17 19 (21.84%) Ant
17 19 (21.84%) Eclipse
17 19 (21.84%) Web Development
18 17 (19.54%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (18.39%) Tomcat
2 14 (16.09%) WebLogic
3 12 (13.79%) Apache
4 9 (10.34%) CMS
5 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
5 4 (4.60%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (3.45%) Drupal
6 3 (3.45%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.30%) Liferay
7 2 (2.30%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (2.30%) Documentum
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) RiskWrite
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) LDAP
2 9 (10.34%) HTTP
3 8 (9.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) Relational Database
2 28 (32.18%) MySQL
3 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.79%) RDBMS
5 10 (11.49%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (10.34%) JasperReports
6 9 (10.34%) MariaDB
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.15%) DTS
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) JUnit
2 24 (27.59%) Maven
3 19 (21.84%) Ant
3 19 (21.84%) Eclipse
4 16 (18.39%) Subversion
5 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 8 (9.20%) Selenium
8 7 (8.05%) Log4j
9 4 (4.60%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.60%) Mockito
10 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (87.36%) Developer
2 62 (71.26%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (12.64%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Portal Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.15%) Java Technical Architect
11 1 (1.15%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (1.15%) Java Architect
11 1 (1.15%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 38 (43.68%) HTML
2 38 (43.68%) J2EE
3 35 (40.23%) Web Services
4 33 (37.93%) XML
5 31 (35.63%) CSS
6 30 (34.48%) Spring MVC
7 26 (29.89%) JSP
7 26 (29.89%) Struts
8 24 (27.59%) Ajax
9 23 (26.44%) JPA
10 17 (19.54%) jQuery
11 16 (18.39%) REST
12 14 (16.09%) Servlets
13 13 (14.94%) SOAP
13 13 (14.94%) JAAS
14 12 (13.79%) Dojo
15 10 (11.49%) Struts2
15 10 (11.49%) JSF
16 9 (10.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.05%) Web 2.0
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.30%) Open Source
5 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
6 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 32 (36.78%) UNIX
3 16 (18.39%) Mac OS X
4 13 (14.94%) Windows
5 7 (8.05%) Solaris
6 4 (4.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) MVC
2 30 (34.48%) TDD
3 19 (21.84%) Web Development
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 14 (16.09%) OO
5 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.34%) UML
8 8 (9.20%) Migration
9 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.90%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.75%) BDD
10 5 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.75%) Web Design
10 5 (5.75%) Validation
10 5 (5.75%) SOA
11 4 (4.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (94.25%) Java
2 42 (48.28%) SQL
3 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.54%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.05%) XPath
7 4 (4.60%) AWK
8 3 (3.45%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Sun Certification
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) JBoss
3 11 (12.64%) hybris
4 10 (11.49%) Sybase
4 10 (11.49%) Sun
5 4 (4.60%) Interwoven
5 4 (4.60%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) Endeca
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) FatWire
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