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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 30 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.00% 1.69% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 3.31% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £408
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
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
87 121 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.34% 51.05% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 98 30
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) JSP
5 4 (50.00%) JPA
5 4 (50.00%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) Maven
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) J2EE
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Mockito
7 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (25.00%) jMock
8 1 (12.50%) JSON

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 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Bluemix
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) jMock
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) JPA
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) JDBC
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) Servlets
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) AOP
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM