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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 36 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.68% 1.58% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 3.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.81% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.23% 39.92% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 26
Average daily rate £275 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £338 -
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
5 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Struts
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) J2SE
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) B2B

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Struts
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) J2SE
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) hybris