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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 76 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 23 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.39% 2.30% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.84% 8.14% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
394 393 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.89% 28.21% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 248 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 2 £338 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) J2EE
4 18 (36.73%) XML
4 18 (36.73%) Hibernate
5 16 (32.65%) Web Services
6 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.45%) Scrum
8 11 (22.45%) Apache Camel
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) SQL
9 10 (20.41%) CSS
10 9 (18.37%) SOAP
10 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.37%) TDD
10 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.37%) Spring MVC
10 9 (18.37%) REST
11 8 (16.33%) RESTful
11 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
11 8 (16.33%) Maven
12 7 (14.29%) MySQL
12 7 (14.29%) Servlets
12 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
13 6 (12.24%) J2SE
13 6 (12.24%) JSP
13 6 (12.24%) Oracle
13 6 (12.24%) HTTP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) Liferay
3 5 (10.20%) JBoss
4 4 (8.16%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (6.12%) Apache
6 2 (4.08%) Confluence
7 1 (2.04%) Zope
7 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) Hazelcast
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.04%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) JUnit
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) TestNG
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 37 (75.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Java Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Perl Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) J2EE
2 18 (36.73%) XML
2 18 (36.73%) Hibernate
3 16 (32.65%) Web Services
4 11 (22.45%) Apache Camel
5 10 (20.41%) HTML
5 10 (20.41%) CSS
6 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 9 (18.37%) Spring MVC
6 9 (18.37%) REST
7 8 (16.33%) RESTful
8 7 (14.29%) Servlets
9 6 (12.24%) J2SE
9 6 (12.24%) JSP
9 6 (12.24%) jQuery
10 5 (10.20%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (10.20%) Middleware
11 4 (8.16%) JMS
11 4 (8.16%) JSF
11 4 (8.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Video on Demand
3 2 (4.08%) DTV
3 2 (4.08%) Interactive TV
3 2 (4.08%) IPTV
3 2 (4.08%) MHEG
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) MVC
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.20%) SOA
5 5 (10.20%) UML
5 5 (10.20%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.16%) Kanban
6 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.08%) EAI
8 2 (4.08%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) B2C
8 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) XPath
5 2 (4.08%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Squid
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Sybase
2 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) OpenTV
4 2 (4.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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