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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 51 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.93% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 3.55% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£388 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
100 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.36% 26.11% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - - 1
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 74 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (78.38%) HTML
3 57 (77.03%) MVC
4 55 (74.32%) Spring MVC
5 53 (71.62%) SQL
6 51 (68.92%) CSS
6 51 (68.92%) Hibernate
7 50 (67.57%) Relational Database
8 49 (66.22%) Web Development
8 49 (66.22%) Oracle
8 49 (66.22%) PL/SQL
8 49 (66.22%) JBoss
9 48 (64.86%) MySQL
10 47 (63.51%) Linux
11 45 (60.81%) JAAS
12 44 (59.46%) XML
12 44 (59.46%) LDAP
12 44 (59.46%) UNIX
13 43 (58.11%) Mac OS X
14 41 (55.41%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (51.35%) MariaDB
16 33 (44.59%) REST
17 32 (43.24%) JPA
18 28 (37.84%) Struts
19 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
20 24 (32.43%) HTTP
21 23 (31.08%) Web Design
21 23 (31.08%) Responsive Web Design
22 21 (28.38%) TDD
23 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (66.22%) JBoss
2 20 (27.03%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.76%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 44 (59.46%) LDAP
2 24 (32.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (67.57%) Relational Database
2 48 (64.86%) MySQL
3 38 (51.35%) MariaDB
4 19 (25.68%) Neo4j
4 19 (25.68%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.11%) DTS
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Maven
2 2 (2.70%) Selenium
2 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.70%) Mockito
2 2 (2.70%) Hamcrest
2 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.76%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 65 (87.84%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.76%) UI Developer
4 5 (6.76%) UI Programmer
5 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.35%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.35%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (1.35%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (78.38%) HTML
2 55 (74.32%) Spring MVC
3 51 (68.92%) CSS
3 51 (68.92%) Hibernate
4 45 (60.81%) JAAS
5 44 (59.46%) XML
6 33 (44.59%) REST
7 32 (43.24%) JPA
8 28 (37.84%) Struts
9 19 (25.68%) Web Services
10 18 (24.32%) JAX-RS
10 18 (24.32%) Struts2
11 13 (17.57%) JAX-RPC
12 11 (14.86%) J2EE
12 11 (14.86%) Java EE
13 8 (10.81%) jQuery
13 8 (10.81%) XSLT
14 5 (6.76%) JSON
14 5 (6.76%) Ajax
14 5 (6.76%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (55.41%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (18.92%) Visualisation
3 8 (10.81%) Biology
3 8 (10.81%) N-Tier
4 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Linux
2 44 (59.46%) UNIX
3 43 (58.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) MVC
2 49 (66.22%) Web Development
3 23 (31.08%) Web Design
3 23 (31.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (28.38%) TDD
5 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
6 18 (24.32%) Mentoring
7 16 (21.62%) Scrum
8 14 (18.92%) Microservices
9 12 (16.22%) UML
10 10 (13.51%) OO
11 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.81%) Bioinformatics
12 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
13 2 (2.70%) CMMI
13 2 (2.70%) Validation
13 2 (2.70%) Test-First Development
13 2 (2.70%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (71.62%) SQL
3 49 (66.22%) PL/SQL
4 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) Oracle