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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 49 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.14% 0.23% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 0.97% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate £450 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
147 103 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.89% 23.30% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 78
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £565 -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) JAX-RS
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Solaris
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 4 (57.14%) C++
4 4 (57.14%) Ant
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Struts
4 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) XHTML
4 4 (57.14%) CRM
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) B2C
4 4 (57.14%) SAML
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Legal

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Neo4j
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) Ant
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C++/Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) JAX-RS
1 6 (85.71%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Ext JS
3 4 (57.14%) Java SE
3 4 (57.14%) JAX-WS
3 4 (57.14%) JPA
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) JSR 170
3 4 (57.14%) OSGi
3 4 (57.14%) SAML
3 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Struts
3 4 (57.14%) TopLink
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) B2C
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Scala