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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 43 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.73% 1.08% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.37% 4.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
190 177 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.11% 23.82% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 44
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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
Southend-on-Sea +18 7 £425 +13.33%
Colchester +9 1 £350 +10.23%
Basildon - 1 - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) Spring MVC
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) JBoss
4 10 (66.67%) JPA
4 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
5 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 9 (60.00%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) JAAS
6 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
6 8 (53.33%) LDAP
6 8 (53.33%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) JAXB
6 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
6 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (53.33%) MySQL
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle
6 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (53.33%) REST
6 8 (53.33%) MariaDB
6 8 (53.33%) Web Development
7 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (46.67%) Struts
8 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LDAP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) Spring MVC
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) JPA
4 8 (53.33%) JAAS
4 8 (53.33%) Hibernate
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) JAXB
4 8 (53.33%) REST
5 7 (46.67%) Struts
6 4 (26.67%) Java SE
6 4 (26.67%) Struts2
6 4 (26.67%) JAX-RPC
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) TopLink
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) OSGi
7 3 (20.00%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) UNIX
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Microservices
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) B2C
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) OO
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (6.67%) Information Management
9 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Google