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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 19 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Contract jobs citing Spring 53 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.31% 0.17% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.36% 0.74% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 1 5
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£475 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -22.58%
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
169 136 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.88% 22.82% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 75 39
Average daily rate £425 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 17
Average hourly rate £33.09 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.54 £37.20 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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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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
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - - 2
Witham - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 86 (98.85%) Java
2 68 (78.16%) MVC
3 67 (77.01%) HTML
4 66 (75.86%) Spring MVC
5 63 (72.41%) SQL
6 62 (71.26%) Hibernate
7 60 (68.97%) CSS
8 59 (67.82%) PL/SQL
8 59 (67.82%) Web Development
8 59 (67.82%) Relational Database
9 58 (66.67%) MySQL
9 58 (66.67%) Oracle
10 57 (65.52%) Linux
10 57 (65.52%) JBoss
11 55 (63.22%) JAAS
12 54 (62.07%) UNIX
12 54 (62.07%) XML
12 54 (62.07%) LDAP
13 53 (60.92%) Mac OS X
14 50 (57.47%) Enterprise Software
15 47 (54.02%) MariaDB
16 43 (49.43%) JPA
17 35 (40.23%) REST
18 30 (34.48%) TDD
18 30 (34.48%) Struts
19 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
20 26 (29.89%) HTTP
21 25 (28.74%) Web Design
21 25 (28.74%) Responsive Web Design
22 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 57 (65.52%) JBoss
2 22 (25.29%) WebLogic
3 8 (9.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.75%) Apache
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 54 (62.07%) LDAP
2 26 (29.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (67.82%) Relational Database
2 58 (66.67%) MySQL
3 47 (54.02%) MariaDB
4 19 (21.84%) Neo4j
4 19 (21.84%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.90%) DTS
6 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Maven
3 2 (2.30%) Selenium
3 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.30%) Mockito
3 2 (2.30%) Hamcrest
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (5.75%) Publishing
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Front Office
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (94.25%) Developer
2 76 (87.36%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 18 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (5.75%) UI Developer
4 5 (5.75%) UI Programmer
5 3 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (2.30%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (1.15%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.15%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Analyst
7 1 (1.15%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.15%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.15%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.01%) HTML
2 66 (75.86%) Spring MVC
3 62 (71.26%) Hibernate
4 60 (68.97%) CSS
5 55 (63.22%) JAAS
6 54 (62.07%) XML
7 43 (49.43%) JPA
8 35 (40.23%) REST
9 30 (34.48%) Struts
10 21 (24.14%) Web Services
11 20 (22.99%) Struts2
12 18 (20.69%) JAX-RS
13 15 (17.24%) JAX-RPC
14 12 (13.79%) Java EE
15 11 (12.64%) J2EE
16 9 (10.34%) jQuery
17 8 (9.20%) XSLT
18 6 (6.90%) JSON
19 5 (5.75%) Apache Wicket
19 5 (5.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (57.47%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (18.39%) Visualisation
3 8 (9.20%) N-Tier
3 8 (9.20%) Biology
4 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Open Source
5 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (65.52%) Linux
2 54 (62.07%) UNIX
3 53 (60.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (78.16%) MVC
2 59 (67.82%) Web Development
3 30 (34.48%) TDD
4 25 (28.74%) Web Design
4 25 (28.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
6 21 (24.14%) Mentoring
7 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (18.39%) Scrum
8 16 (18.39%) Microservices
9 12 (13.79%) UML
10 10 (11.49%) OO
11 8 (9.20%) Bioinformatics
11 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
13 2 (2.30%) Test-First Development
13 2 (2.30%) Validation
13 2 (2.30%) CMMI
13 2 (2.30%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 86 (98.85%) Java
2 63 (72.41%) SQL
3 59 (67.82%) PL/SQL
4 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.30%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 58 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe
2 1 (1.15%) FatWire