The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Leeds 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 40 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Spring 48 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.16% 2.10% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.88% 6.61% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 6
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £318 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 242 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.21% 31.80% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 151 165
Average daily rate £320 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 62 (96.88%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 30 (46.88%) J2EE
3 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.94%) HTML
5 22 (34.38%) SQL
5 22 (34.38%) Maven
6 21 (32.81%) jQuery
7 20 (31.25%) Oracle
7 20 (31.25%) JSP
8 19 (29.69%) CSS
8 19 (29.69%) MVC
9 18 (28.13%) Spring MVC
10 16 (25.00%) PL/SQL
11 14 (21.88%) XML
12 13 (20.31%) Struts
12 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
12 13 (20.31%) HTML5
13 12 (18.75%) REST
13 12 (18.75%) SOAP
13 12 (18.75%) Web Services
13 12 (18.75%) UNIX
13 12 (18.75%) Linux
13 12 (18.75%) Java EE
14 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
14 11 (17.19%) JMS
14 11 (17.19%) CSS3
14 11 (17.19%) Apache Camel
15 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
15 10 (15.63%) WebLogic

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 9 (14.06%) Apache Solr
4 7 (10.94%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Maven
2 9 (14.06%) JUnit
3 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.25%) NUnit
5 3 (4.69%) PhoneGap
6 2 (3.13%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.56%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.56%) Mockito
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.56%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.56%) dotCover
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (89.06%) Developer
2 46 (71.88%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 8 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (4.69%) User Experience Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) DBA
8 1 (1.56%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) J2EE
1 30 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 23 (35.94%) HTML
3 21 (32.81%) jQuery
4 20 (31.25%) JSP
5 19 (29.69%) CSS
6 18 (28.13%) Spring MVC
7 14 (21.88%) XML
8 13 (20.31%) Struts
8 13 (20.31%) HTML5
9 12 (18.75%) REST
9 12 (18.75%) SOAP
9 12 (18.75%) Java EE
9 12 (18.75%) Web Services
10 11 (17.19%) JMS
10 11 (17.19%) CSS3
10 11 (17.19%) Apache Camel
11 9 (14.06%) Ajax
12 7 (10.94%) MooTools
12 7 (10.94%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Open Source
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) UNIX
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) MVC
2 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.63%) Web Design
4 8 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) OO
6 4 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Refactoring
7 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.69%) OOP
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
8 2 (3.13%) OOD
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.13%) BDD
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) C
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
1 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) hybris
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Perforce
4 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) FatWire
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