The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 39 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.39% 0.94% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 3.17% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
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%
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
87 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 33.59% 29.72% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 40
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Maidstone - 1 - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 2
West Malling - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle