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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.84% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£454 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.70%
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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 131 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.37% 28.35% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 42
Average daily rate £400 £265 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 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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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
Colchester - 2 - -
Witham - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (86.36%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
3 17 (77.27%) JPA
4 16 (72.73%) Web Development
4 16 (72.73%) Mac OS X
4 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) MySQL
4 16 (72.73%) UNIX
5 15 (68.18%) HTML
5 15 (68.18%) CSS
5 15 (68.18%) Oracle
5 15 (68.18%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
6 14 (63.64%) Linux
6 14 (63.64%) JBoss
7 13 (59.09%) JAAS
7 13 (59.09%) LDAP
7 13 (59.09%) TDD
8 11 (50.00%) Spring MVC
8 11 (50.00%) MVC
9 10 (45.45%) XML
10 9 (40.91%) MariaDB
11 8 (36.36%) Struts2
11 8 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
11 8 (36.36%) Struts
11 8 (36.36%) Web Services
11 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
12 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
13 6 (27.27%) Scrum

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) LDAP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) MySQL
2 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
3 9 (40.91%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Hibernate
2 17 (77.27%) JPA
3 15 (68.18%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) JAAS
5 11 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 10 (45.45%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
7 8 (36.36%) Struts
7 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 8 (36.36%) Struts2
8 5 (22.73%) REST
9 1 (4.55%) GWT
9 1 (4.55%) jQuery
9 1 (4.55%) J2EE
9 1 (4.55%) Java EE
9 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) UNIX
1 16 (72.73%) Mac OS X
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Web Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Web Design
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) IT Governance
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) FatWire
3 1 (4.55%) Google