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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 36 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% 5.37% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 15.94% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
90 69 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.29% 33.66% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 44
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.81 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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
Faversham - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle