The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 16 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.59% 0.95% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.60% 2.04% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£375 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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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 Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 49 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.07% 46.67% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 5
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) WSDL
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) CSS
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) JSON
7 2 (25.00%) JIRA
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) JPA
7 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (25.00%) ForgeRock
7 2 (25.00%) OpenAM

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (25.00%) OSGi
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (12.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) OpenAM
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) ForgeRock