The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 22 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 19 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.72% - 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.79% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.13 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% -28.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 50 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.02% 17.79% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 41
Average daily rate £303 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Spring
South East

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
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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 11 £350 - 1
West Malling - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 21 (87.50%) XML
3 18 (75.00%) TDD
4 17 (70.83%) Games
4 17 (70.83%) SOA
4 17 (70.83%) Internet
4 17 (70.83%) Google
4 17 (70.83%) JSON
4 17 (70.83%) OAuth
4 17 (70.83%) Game Development
4 17 (70.83%) REST
4 17 (70.83%) Facebook
4 17 (70.83%) Twitter
4 17 (70.83%) Mobile App
4 17 (70.83%) Mobile Application Development
5 16 (66.67%) Use Case
5 16 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.67%) JUnit
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) J2SE
8 4 (16.67%) OOD
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 4 (16.67%) Tomcat

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 17 (70.83%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Lead Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) XML
2 17 (70.83%) JSON
2 17 (70.83%) OAuth
2 17 (70.83%) REST
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) J2SE
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (12.50%) JPA
5 3 (12.50%) JSP
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) TDD
2 17 (70.83%) SOA
2 17 (70.83%) Game Development
2 17 (70.83%) Mobile Application Development
3 16 (66.67%) Use Case
3 16 (66.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) OOD
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) UML
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Google
1 17 (70.83%) Facebook
1 17 (70.83%) Twitter
2 3 (12.50%) Foundry
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
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