The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire 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 45 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.29% - 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £390 - £275
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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
135 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.57% 32.72% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 17
Average daily rate £290 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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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Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £390 -
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) DWR
3 6 (60.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Java EE
4 5 (50.00%) JPA
5 4 (40.00%) J2EE
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) JBoss
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Drools
6 3 (30.00%) AOP
6 3 (30.00%) jBPM
7 2 (20.00%) Ext JS
7 2 (20.00%) Flash Builder
7 2 (20.00%) Sencha
7 2 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (20.00%) JSLint
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
7 2 (20.00%) Parsley
7 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Servlets
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Flash
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) Eclipse

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Flash Builder
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Flex Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) DWR
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 5 (50.00%) JPA
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Drools
5 3 (30.00%) jBPM
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) JSLint
6 2 (20.00%) Servlets
6 2 (20.00%) Flash
6 2 (20.00%) Ext JS
6 2 (20.00%) Parsley
7 1 (10.00%) J2SE
7 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) AOP
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Sencha
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle