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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 62 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 2.59% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.99% 7.04% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
Spring
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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
451 398 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.87% 36.85% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 279 115
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.85% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £73.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) HTML
4 17 (43.59%) J2EE
4 17 (43.59%) CSS
5 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 16 (41.03%) MVC
5 16 (41.03%) jQuery
6 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
7 14 (35.90%) Spring MVC
8 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) HTML5
10 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
11 10 (25.64%) JUnit
11 10 (25.64%) Web Design
11 10 (25.64%) BDD
12 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
12 9 (23.08%) CSS3
12 9 (23.08%) Subversion
12 9 (23.08%) hybris
12 9 (23.08%) Apache Solr
12 9 (23.08%) Oracle
12 9 (23.08%) JSP
13 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
13 7 (17.95%) Web Services
13 7 (17.95%) Linux

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (23.08%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Node.js
3 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Redis
3 3 (7.69%) Riak
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) JUnit
2 9 (23.08%) Subversion
3 7 (17.95%) Maven
4 6 (15.38%) Ant
4 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) JProfiler
6 4 (10.26%) Hudson
7 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.13%) PVCS
7 2 (5.13%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.56%) Gradle
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) UI Developer
3 9 (23.08%) UI Programmer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) J2EE
2 17 (43.59%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) jQuery
4 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 14 (35.90%) Spring MVC
6 11 (28.21%) HTML5
7 9 (23.08%) CSS3
7 9 (23.08%) JSP
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
8 7 (17.95%) MooTools
8 7 (17.95%) RESTful
9 6 (15.38%) REST
9 6 (15.38%) Ajax
10 4 (10.26%) GWT
10 4 (10.26%) SOAP
10 4 (10.26%) D3.js
10 4 (10.26%) JAX-RS
10 4 (10.26%) Vaadin
10 4 (10.26%) Apache Jena
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Cryptography
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.26%) Ontologies
2 4 (10.26%) Chemistry
2 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Blog
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (30.77%) TDD
5 11 (28.21%) Scrum
5 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
6 10 (25.64%) Web Design
6 10 (25.64%) BDD
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Build Automation
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 4 (10.26%) OO
9 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.26%) Kanban
9 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 3 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 4 (10.26%) SPARQL
7 3 (7.69%) PHP5
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Graphite
2 2 (5.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
1 9 (23.08%) hybris
2 7 (17.95%) Adobe
3 5 (12.82%) Sun
4 2 (5.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.56%) OpenText
5 1 (2.56%) Vignette
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
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