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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.26% 2.02% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 12.50% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£538 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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
77 80 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.05% 16.19% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 42
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £473 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £18.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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
Preston -1 1 £538 +30.30%
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (53.33%) Spring MVC
4 6 (40.00%) JUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Struts
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Maven
5 5 (33.33%) Scala
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Ant
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) Apache Wicket
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
8 2 (13.33%) JSON
8 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) BDD
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) iPaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (53.33%) Spring MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Struts
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Wicket
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) OAuth
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) Google Maps API
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Informatica
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Google