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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.96% 1.43% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.63% 6.02% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
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£425 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
160 166 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.78% 23.78% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.99 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 March 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
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (94.59%) Spring MVC
2 35 (94.59%) MVC
2 35 (94.59%) HTML
3 33 (89.19%) CSS
4 31 (83.78%) Oracle
4 31 (83.78%) PL/SQL
4 31 (83.78%) SQL
4 31 (83.78%) Web Development
5 30 (81.08%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (81.08%) Relational Database
5 30 (81.08%) JBoss
6 29 (78.38%) XML
6 29 (78.38%) MySQL
6 29 (78.38%) JAAS
6 29 (78.38%) Hibernate
7 28 (75.68%) MariaDB
7 28 (75.68%) LDAP
7 28 (75.68%) Linux
8 27 (72.97%) Mac OS X
9 26 (70.27%) UNIX
9 26 (70.27%) JPA
10 21 (56.76%) TDD
11 20 (54.05%) REST
12 17 (45.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (45.95%) Web Design
13 16 (43.24%) Microservices
13 16 (43.24%) HTTP
13 16 (43.24%) WebLogic
14 15 (40.54%) Struts

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (81.08%) JBoss
2 16 (43.24%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) LDAP
2 16 (43.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) Relational Database
2 29 (78.38%) MySQL
3 28 (75.68%) MariaDB
4 10 (27.03%) MongoDB
4 10 (27.03%) Neo4j
5 2 (5.41%) DTS
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Front Office
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
1 37 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) HTML
1 35 (94.59%) Spring MVC
2 33 (89.19%) CSS
3 29 (78.38%) XML
3 29 (78.38%) JAAS
3 29 (78.38%) Hibernate
4 26 (70.27%) JPA
5 20 (54.05%) REST
6 15 (40.54%) Struts
6 15 (40.54%) Web Services
7 14 (37.84%) JAX-RPC
7 14 (37.84%) Struts2
8 10 (27.03%) JAX-RS
9 8 (21.62%) JAXB
10 4 (10.81%) J2EE
11 2 (5.41%) Java EE
12 1 (2.70%) Java SE
12 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (81.08%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (37.84%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) Mac OS X
3 26 (70.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) MVC
2 31 (83.78%) Web Development
3 21 (56.76%) TDD
4 17 (45.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (45.95%) Web Design
5 16 (43.24%) Microservices
6 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
7 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.41%) Scrum
11 1 (2.70%) CMMI
11 1 (2.70%) UML
11 1 (2.70%) OO
11 1 (2.70%) CRM
11 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.70%) BDD
11 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (83.78%) PL/SQL
2 31 (83.78%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Oracle