The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 53 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Spring 38 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 3.08% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 10.65% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 22
Average daily rate
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£340 £373 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -22.94%
Spring
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 338 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.40% 28.89% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 200 251
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +28.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Manchester region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Salford +4 8 £313 -13.79% 1
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 24 (48.00%) JMS
4 19 (38.00%) Tomcat
5 18 (36.00%) Linux
5 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (36.00%) XML
6 17 (34.00%) Servlets
7 16 (32.00%) Android
8 15 (30.00%) Grails
8 15 (30.00%) XSLT
8 15 (30.00%) HTTP
9 14 (28.00%) Maven
9 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (28.00%) J2EE
10 13 (26.00%) J2SE
10 13 (26.00%) XML Schema
10 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
10 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (26.00%) XPath
10 13 (26.00%) Hazelcast
11 11 (22.00%) jQuery
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle
11 11 (22.00%) HTML
12 10 (20.00%) CSS
12 10 (20.00%) Middleware
12 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 9 (18.00%) RESTful
13 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (18.00%) DOM

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (38.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.00%) Liferay
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Hazelcast
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Maven
2 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Gradle
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) Mockito
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 42 (84.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 24 (48.00%) JMS
3 18 (36.00%) XML
4 17 (34.00%) Servlets
5 15 (30.00%) Grails
5 15 (30.00%) XSLT
6 14 (28.00%) J2EE
7 13 (26.00%) J2SE
7 13 (26.00%) XML Schema
8 11 (22.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.00%) HTML
9 10 (20.00%) CSS
9 10 (20.00%) Middleware
10 9 (18.00%) RESTful
10 9 (18.00%) DOM
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) JSP
11 8 (16.00%) JAX-RS
11 8 (16.00%) JPA
11 8 (16.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Social Media
3 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Android
3 13 (26.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Windows
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) SOA
3 6 (12.00%) MVC
4 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
6 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.00%) BDD
6 3 (6.00%) OO
7 2 (4.00%) UML
7 2 (4.00%) EAI
7 2 (4.00%) Code Coverage
7 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Website Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) XPath
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Groovy
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) FatWire
5 1 (2.00%) Endeca
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