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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 55 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing Spring 3 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 7.42% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 22.78% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £448 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £358 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
139 158 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.09% 32.58% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 88 53
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 17
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £28.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £38.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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
Southend-on-Sea -7 1 £600 +34.07%
Basildon - 1 £245 -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
3 7 (53.85%) JPA
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) EclipseLink
4 6 (46.15%) JBoss
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SOAP
5 5 (38.46%) Struts
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) XHTML
5 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (38.46%) TopLink
5 5 (38.46%) JSR 170
6 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
6 4 (30.77%) OSGi
6 4 (30.77%) JAX-RS
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (46.15%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
2 7 (53.85%) JPA
2 7 (53.85%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) EclipseLink
3 5 (38.46%) TopLink
3 5 (38.46%) JSR 170
3 5 (38.46%) XHTML
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Struts
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) Java SE
4 4 (30.77%) OSGi
4 4 (30.77%) JAX-RS
4 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) B2C
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Loose Coupling
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe