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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 25 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 28 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 0.80% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.93% 3.17% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
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£425 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
Spring
South West

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
117 63 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.71% 25.30% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 33
Average daily rate £375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Cirencester - 5 £475 -
Gloucester - 1 £230 -
Spring
South West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (89.74%) Hibernate
3 26 (66.67%) SAML
4 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 12 (30.77%) Struts
7 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
8 10 (25.64%) J2EE
8 10 (25.64%) Maven
9 9 (23.08%) Spring Security
9 9 (23.08%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
9 9 (23.08%) Shibboleth
10 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
10 8 (20.51%) IBM
10 8 (20.51%) JDBC
10 8 (20.51%) JSP
10 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (20.51%) jQuery
10 8 (20.51%) Ajax
10 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.95%) Ant
11 7 (17.95%) Perl
11 7 (17.95%) Python
11 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 7 (17.95%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) Apache Ivy

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Maven
2 7 (17.95%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (17.95%) Ant
3 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Subversion
5 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
1 38 (97.44%) Java Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (2.56%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
4 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) Hibernate
2 26 (66.67%) SAML
3 13 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) Struts
5 10 (25.64%) J2EE
6 9 (23.08%) XML
6 9 (23.08%) Spring Security
7 8 (20.51%) jQuery
7 8 (20.51%) Ajax
7 8 (20.51%) JDBC
7 8 (20.51%) JSP
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) Apache Camel
10 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.13%) Spring Web Flow
11 2 (5.13%) Spring Batch
12 1 (2.56%) RESTful
12 1 (2.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) DTV
2 1 (2.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) OO
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.95%) Release Management
2 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) BDD
2 4 (10.26%) TDD
2 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
2 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.69%) MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.13%) User Stories
4 2 (5.13%) Web Development
5 1 (2.56%) UML
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) RAD
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Coaching
5 1 (2.56%) System Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) Lua
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle