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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 35 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.33% 1.53% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.73% 7.06% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £440 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
165 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 21.68% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 50 72
Average daily rate £385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 17 April 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
Cheltenham -7 5 £378 -11.17% 1
Gloucester +6 4 £406 -4.41%
Spring
South West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (95.00%) Hibernate
3 29 (72.50%) Web Services
4 27 (67.50%) TDD
5 25 (62.50%) BDD
6 23 (57.50%) MVC
6 23 (57.50%) Spring MVC
7 22 (55.00%) JPA
8 20 (50.00%) HTML
9 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
9 19 (47.50%) SOAP
10 17 (42.50%) JUnit
10 17 (42.50%) REST
11 16 (40.00%) Mule
12 15 (37.50%) CSS
13 14 (35.00%) Maven
13 14 (35.00%) Finance
14 13 (32.50%) XML
14 13 (32.50%) Apache Camel
15 12 (30.00%) SQL
15 12 (30.00%) J2EE
16 11 (27.50%) jQuery
17 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
18 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (20.00%) Mule ESB
20 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
20 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
20 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
20 7 (17.50%) Linux

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (40.00%) Mule
2 8 (20.00%) Mule ESB
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) JUnit
2 14 (35.00%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) TestNG
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 34 (85.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) Hibernate
2 29 (72.50%) Web Services
3 23 (57.50%) Spring MVC
4 22 (55.00%) JPA
5 20 (50.00%) HTML
6 19 (47.50%) SOAP
7 17 (42.50%) REST
8 15 (37.50%) CSS
9 13 (32.50%) XML
9 13 (32.50%) Apache Camel
10 12 (30.00%) J2EE
11 11 (27.50%) jQuery
12 7 (17.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (15.00%) CSS3
14 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (12.50%) Java EE
15 4 (10.00%) RESTful
16 3 (7.50%) Apache Flex
17 2 (5.00%) Spring Security
17 2 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) TDD
2 25 (62.50%) BDD
3 23 (57.50%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.00%) UML
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
11 1 (2.50%) Web Development
11 1 (2.50%) Release Management
11 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) IBM