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 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 60 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 4.07% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.28% 12.64% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
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
371 356 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.71% 32.16% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 214 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Salford 0 4 £345 -4.82%
Altrincham - 3 £380 - 2
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 1
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) XML
3 25 (39.06%) JMS
3 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
4 21 (32.81%) Maven
5 20 (31.25%) Android
5 20 (31.25%) Tomcat
5 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 20 (31.25%) Servlets
6 19 (29.69%) J2EE
6 19 (29.69%) HTTP
6 19 (29.69%) Grails
7 18 (28.13%) J2SE
7 18 (28.13%) XSLT
7 18 (28.13%) Linux
8 16 (25.00%) XML Schema
8 16 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 16 (25.00%) XPath
8 16 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (25.00%) Hazelcast
9 15 (23.44%) HTML
9 15 (23.44%) CSS
10 13 (20.31%) Oracle
10 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
11 12 (18.75%) RESTful
11 12 (18.75%) DOM
11 12 (18.75%) Windows
11 12 (18.75%) MVC

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 16 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.25%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Hazelcast
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) MySQL
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Maven
2 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.25%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) TestNG
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Publishing
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (90.63%) Developer
1 58 (90.63%) Java Developer
2 6 (9.38%) Architect
3 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
4 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Java Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Applications Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Java Programmer
5 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Software Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Programmer
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) XML
2 25 (39.06%) JMS
2 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
3 20 (31.25%) Servlets
4 19 (29.69%) J2EE
4 19 (29.69%) Grails
5 18 (28.13%) J2SE
5 18 (28.13%) XSLT
6 16 (25.00%) XML Schema
7 15 (23.44%) HTML
7 15 (23.44%) CSS
8 12 (18.75%) RESTful
8 12 (18.75%) DOM
9 11 (17.19%) Middleware
10 9 (14.06%) Web Services
10 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
11 8 (12.50%) JPA
11 8 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (12.50%) JSP
11 8 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Social Media
2 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Android
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 16 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (4.69%) UNIX
6 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
3 12 (18.75%) MVC
4 6 (9.38%) TDD
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) BDD
6 4 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (4.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
7 3 (4.69%) Website Architecture
8 2 (3.13%) UML
8 2 (3.13%) EAI
8 2 (3.13%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.56%) User Stories
9 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.56%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.56%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (1.56%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.00%) XPath
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.69%) Sybase
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