The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 32 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.63% 3.23% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.24% 6.76% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
Spring
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 148 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 31.95% 47.74% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 42
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £338 - 1
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Java EE
5 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) Struts
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) MySQL
8 1 (11.11%) JUnit
8 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (11.11%) XSD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Java EE
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Struts
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) B2C
5 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) hybris