The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.15% 2.45% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 10.71% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £380
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 £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 22.89% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 48
Average daily rate £363 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Gloucestershire region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 36 (97.30%) Hibernate
3 29 (78.38%) Web Services
4 27 (72.97%) TDD
5 25 (67.57%) BDD
6 23 (62.16%) Spring MVC
6 23 (62.16%) MVC
7 22 (59.46%) JPA
8 19 (51.35%) SOAP
9 17 (45.95%) JUnit
9 17 (45.95%) HTML
9 17 (45.95%) REST
10 16 (43.24%) Mule
11 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
12 14 (37.84%) Finance
13 13 (35.14%) J2EE
13 13 (35.14%) Maven
14 12 (32.43%) CSS
15 11 (29.73%) XML
15 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
16 10 (27.03%) SQL
16 10 (27.03%) jQuery
16 10 (27.03%) Apache Camel
17 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (21.62%) Mule ESB
19 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
20 6 (16.22%) Linux
20 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
20 6 (16.22%) TestNG

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (43.24%) Mule
2 8 (21.62%) Mule ESB
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) JUnit
2 13 (35.14%) Maven
3 6 (16.22%) TestNG
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 31 (83.78%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) Hibernate
2 29 (78.38%) Web Services
3 23 (62.16%) Spring MVC
4 22 (59.46%) JPA
5 19 (51.35%) SOAP
6 17 (45.95%) HTML
6 17 (45.95%) REST
7 13 (35.14%) J2EE
8 12 (32.43%) CSS
9 11 (29.73%) XML
10 10 (27.03%) jQuery
10 10 (27.03%) Apache Camel
11 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (16.22%) CSS3
13 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (13.51%) Java EE
14 4 (10.81%) RESTful
15 3 (8.11%) Apache Flex
16 2 (5.41%) JBoss Seam
16 2 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) TDD
2 25 (67.57%) BDD
3 23 (62.16%) MVC
4 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
5 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
7 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.11%) UML
9 3 (8.11%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) Kanban
11 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
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