The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Lancashire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 40 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.55% - 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.75% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 55 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.52% 24.77% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 58
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
North West

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Burnley - 9 £413 -
Preston - 7 £413 -
Blackburn - 4 - - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 14 (77.78%) J2EE
3 14 (77.78%) Scala
4 13 (72.22%) MySQL
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 11 (61.11%) TDD
6 10 (55.56%) XML
6 10 (55.56%) JBoss
7 9 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (50.00%) jQuery
7 9 (50.00%) BDD
8 7 (38.89%) CSS3
8 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 7 (38.89%) Spring MVC
8 7 (38.89%) MVC
8 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
8 7 (38.89%) .NET
8 7 (38.89%) Struts
8 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
8 7 (38.89%) CSS
8 7 (38.89%) C#
8 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (33.33%) EJB
9 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
9 6 (33.33%) RUP
9 6 (33.33%) UML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
1 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
2 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 6 (33.33%) CMS
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (33.33%) Escenic
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Mockito
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Programmer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
2 6 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (27.78%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 14 (77.78%) J2EE
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) CSS3
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) Spring MVC
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) Struts
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) EJB
7 6 (33.33%) Java RMI
7 6 (33.33%) LAMP
7 6 (33.33%) JSF
7 6 (33.33%) Ajax
7 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (22.22%) Lucene
8 4 (22.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Scrum
1 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 9 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 9 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) RUP
4 6 (33.33%) UML
4 6 (33.33%) OOP
4 6 (33.33%) OOD
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Scala
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) JBoss
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
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