The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% 0.89% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 4.08% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £529 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +34.28%
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
98 98 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.83% 21.73% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 53
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.25 £46.05 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% +119.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Process Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Energy
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Energy
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian