The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 42 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.10% 1.66% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 6.83% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
Spring
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
134 161 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.31% 24.36% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 26
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Chelmsford - - - - 7
Colchester - - - - 1
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (93.55%) MVC
3 57 (91.94%) Spring MVC
4 52 (83.87%) HTML
5 48 (77.42%) XML
6 47 (75.81%) Hibernate
7 46 (74.19%) CSS
8 45 (72.58%) Relational Database
9 44 (70.97%) Oracle
9 44 (70.97%) SQL
9 44 (70.97%) Linux
10 43 (69.35%) JBoss
10 43 (69.35%) UNIX
10 43 (69.35%) PL/SQL
10 43 (69.35%) Web Development
11 42 (67.74%) MySQL
12 41 (66.13%) JAAS
12 41 (66.13%) MariaDB
13 40 (64.52%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (64.52%) Mac OS X
13 40 (64.52%) LDAP
14 36 (58.06%) JPA
15 30 (48.39%) REST
16 24 (38.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (38.71%) HTTP
16 24 (38.71%) Struts
16 24 (38.71%) Web Design
17 23 (37.10%) TDD
18 21 (33.87%) Configuration Management
19 18 (29.03%) WebLogic

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 43 (69.35%) JBoss
2 18 (29.03%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) LDAP
2 24 (38.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (72.58%) Relational Database
2 42 (67.74%) MySQL
3 41 (66.13%) MariaDB
4 17 (27.42%) Neo4j
4 17 (27.42%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.68%) DTS
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.61%) Mockito
3 1 (1.61%) Hamcrest
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Publishing
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Front Office
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (96.77%) Developer
2 59 (95.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
4 2 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (1.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (1.61%) UI Developer
5 1 (1.61%) UI Programmer
5 1 (1.61%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.61%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (1.61%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (1.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (91.94%) Spring MVC
2 52 (83.87%) HTML
3 48 (77.42%) XML
4 47 (75.81%) Hibernate
5 46 (74.19%) CSS
6 41 (66.13%) JAAS
7 36 (58.06%) JPA
8 30 (48.39%) REST
9 24 (38.71%) Struts
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
10 17 (27.42%) JAX-RS
11 15 (24.19%) Struts2
11 15 (24.19%) JAX-RPC
12 11 (17.74%) Java EE
13 8 (12.90%) JAXB
13 8 (12.90%) XSLT
14 7 (11.29%) J2EE
15 2 (3.23%) jQuery
16 1 (1.61%) Apache Wicket
16 1 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (64.52%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (24.19%) Visualisation
3 8 (12.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.23%) Biology
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Linux
2 43 (69.35%) UNIX
3 40 (64.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) MVC
2 43 (69.35%) Web Development
3 24 (38.71%) Web Design
3 24 (38.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (37.10%) TDD
5 21 (33.87%) Configuration Management
6 17 (27.42%) Microservices
7 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
9 11 (17.74%) Scrum
9 11 (17.74%) UML
10 9 (14.52%) OO
11 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (3.23%) Bioinformatics
13 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.23%) CMMI
14 1 (1.61%) E-business
14 1 (1.61%) CRM
14 1 (1.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (70.97%) SQL
3 43 (69.35%) PL/SQL
4 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Oracle