The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 61 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.70% 3.34% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 10.18% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
311 285 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.04% 32.83% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 193 226
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Leeds region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 58 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (67.24%) Hibernate
3 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (46.55%) jQuery
5 26 (44.83%) Spring MVC
5 26 (44.83%) MVC
6 25 (43.10%) J2EE
7 22 (37.93%) HTML
7 22 (37.93%) XML
8 21 (36.21%) Maven
9 20 (34.48%) SQL
9 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
10 18 (31.03%) JSP
11 16 (27.59%) CSS
12 15 (25.86%) REST
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle
14 11 (18.97%) Web Services
14 11 (18.97%) SOAP
14 11 (18.97%) JMS
14 11 (18.97%) JPA
15 10 (17.24%) Java EE
15 10 (17.24%) Linux
16 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
16 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
16 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
16 9 (15.52%) Web Design
16 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (15.52%) hybris
16 9 (15.52%) Apache Solr
16 9 (15.52%) Apache Camel

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
1 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
1 9 (15.52%) Apache Solr
2 5 (8.62%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) SSH
2 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Redis
2 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Riak
5 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Maven
2 7 (12.07%) JUnit
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.72%) NUnit
5 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Firebug
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 46 (79.31%) Java Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (13.79%) UI Developer
5 7 (12.07%) UI Programmer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Java Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.90%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (6.90%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.72%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) Hibernate
2 27 (46.55%) jQuery
3 26 (44.83%) Spring MVC
4 25 (43.10%) J2EE
5 22 (37.93%) HTML
5 22 (37.93%) XML
6 18 (31.03%) JSP
7 16 (27.59%) CSS
8 15 (25.86%) REST
9 11 (18.97%) JPA
9 11 (18.97%) Web Services
9 11 (18.97%) SOAP
9 11 (18.97%) JMS
10 10 (17.24%) Java EE
11 9 (15.52%) Apache Camel
12 8 (13.79%) CSS3
13 7 (12.07%) MooTools
13 7 (12.07%) Ajax
14 6 (10.34%) XSD
14 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.83%) MVC
3 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.52%) Web Design
3 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.79%) TDD
5 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.07%) Build Automation
6 6 (10.34%) OO
7 4 (6.90%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.17%) OOD
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.45%) OOP
9 2 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.72%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) hybris
3 5 (8.62%) Adobe
4 4 (6.90%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft