The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 28 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Spring 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.56% 1.69% 6.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 3.38% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £275 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £335 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
Spring
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 148 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.62% 50.00% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 81 56
Median daily rate £345 £338 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Kent region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +6 6 - - 1
Maidstone +5 2 £400 +45.45%
Faversham - 1 £500 -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Spring.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
3 9 (47.37%) JSP
3 9 (47.37%) UML
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Subversion
4 8 (42.11%) Maven
4 8 (42.11%) AspectJ
4 8 (42.11%) AOP
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) OOP
4 8 (42.11%) RUP
4 8 (42.11%) Servlets
4 8 (42.11%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) J2EE
4 8 (42.11%) Ant
4 8 (42.11%) OOD
4 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
4 8 (42.11%) JDBC
5 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 7 (36.84%) Bluemix
6 6 (31.58%) Cloud Native
6 6 (31.58%) Go

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Bluemix
2 6 (31.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 6 (31.58%) Heroku
2 6 (31.58%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Ant
1 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (36.84%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 7 (36.84%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
6 5 (26.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (26.32%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (26.32%) Java Engineer
6 5 (26.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (21.05%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (21.05%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Java Swing Developer
9 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) JSP
2 8 (42.11%) J2EE
2 8 (42.11%) JDBC
2 8 (42.11%) JSON
2 8 (42.11%) Servlets
2 8 (42.11%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) JMS
3 6 (31.58%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Swing
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Cloud Native
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
1 9 (47.37%) UML
2 8 (42.11%) AOP
2 8 (42.11%) OOD
2 8 (42.11%) OOP
2 8 (42.11%) RUP
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 6 (31.58%) Microservices
3 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) AspectJ
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Go
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) OCPJP
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle