The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 59 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% - 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% - 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £343 - £425
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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.78% 19.46% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 42 38
Average daily rate £342 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.38% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £35.80 £27.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £23.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
East of England

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 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
Colchester - 1 £350 - 1
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) Struts
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
1 11 (91.67%) JBoss
1 11 (91.67%) Hibernate
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Web Development
1 11 (91.67%) Struts2
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (83.33%) JPA
2 10 (83.33%) JAX-RPC
2 10 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) Visualisation

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) Struts
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) Hibernate
1 11 (91.67%) Struts2
2 10 (83.33%) JPA
2 10 (83.33%) JAX-RPC
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
2 10 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Web Development
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) JBoss
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle