The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.50% 6.74% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 22.31% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 5
Average daily rate - £500 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 130 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.86% 30.23% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 32
Average daily rate £415 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +150.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chorley +1 1 - - 5
Preston 0 1 - -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) CAML
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) FQL
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CAML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) FQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian