The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.74% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.61% 18.44% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 22
Average daily rate £338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 17 (94.44%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) EJB
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) Swing
4 10 (55.56%) TIBCO
4 10 (55.56%) JSF
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
5 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (33.33%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
8 4 (22.22%) Scala
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) JSP
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) RESTful
10 2 (11.11%) SOAP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 12 (66.67%) EJB
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) JSF
3 10 (55.56%) Swing
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
5 6 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) Struts
7 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) TIBCO