The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 49 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 49 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 1.65% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.14% 7.16% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +54.92%
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
440 349 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.23% 23.02% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 222 207
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 6 £425 - 4
Altrincham - 1 £370 - 1
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Spring.

1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (79.25%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
4 61 (57.55%) TDD
5 41 (38.68%) Hibernate
5 41 (38.68%) XML
6 39 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (34.91%) CSS
7 37 (34.91%) Scrum
8 33 (31.13%) HTML
8 33 (31.13%) J2EE
9 29 (27.36%) AngularJS
10 27 (25.47%) Web Services
11 25 (23.58%) JDBC
11 25 (23.58%) REST
12 23 (21.70%) Finance
13 22 (20.75%) SOAP
14 21 (19.81%) OO
14 21 (19.81%) Oracle
14 21 (19.81%) jQuery
15 20 (18.87%) Open Source
15 20 (18.87%) SOA
16 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
16 19 (17.92%) Microservices
17 18 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
17 18 (16.98%) MySQL
17 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
18 17 (16.04%) JSP
18 17 (16.04%) Linux
18 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.38%) JBoss
3 10 (9.43%) Apache
4 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.72%) Confluence
6 2 (1.89%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.89%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) GitHub
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.94%) Network Security
2 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.60%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.66%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.89%) GIS
7 2 (1.89%) QGIS
7 2 (1.89%) Redis
8 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.09%) Maven
3 14 (13.21%) Subversion
4 12 (11.32%) JUnit
5 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.43%) Mercurial
6 9 (8.49%) JIRA
7 8 (7.55%) Gradle
8 7 (6.60%) Selenium
9 6 (5.66%) Ant
10 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.89%) GitLab
12 2 (1.89%) JBehave
13 1 (0.94%) Mockito
13 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Banking
3 11 (10.38%) Retail
4 10 (9.43%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (94.34%) Developer
2 87 (82.08%) Java Developer
3 29 (27.36%) Senior Developer
4 24 (22.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Agile Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (10.38%) J2EE Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Java Scala Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Scala Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Senior Scala Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Lead Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Technical Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Technical Leader
8 7 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Hybris Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (38.68%) Hibernate
1 41 (38.68%) XML
2 37 (34.91%) CSS
3 33 (31.13%) HTML
3 33 (31.13%) J2EE
4 29 (27.36%) AngularJS
5 27 (25.47%) Web Services
6 25 (23.58%) JDBC
6 25 (23.58%) REST
7 22 (20.75%) SOAP
8 21 (19.81%) jQuery
9 17 (16.04%) JSP
10 15 (14.15%) CSS3
10 15 (14.15%) RESTful
11 14 (13.21%) Spring MVC
11 14 (13.21%) XSLT
12 13 (12.26%) HTML5
13 12 (11.32%) Grails
13 12 (11.32%) JSON
14 10 (9.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.49%) Online Banking
3 6 (5.66%) iPad
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.77%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) MHEG
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.94%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.94%) AIX
4 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (79.25%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (57.55%) TDD
3 39 (36.79%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (34.91%) Scrum
5 21 (19.81%) OO
6 20 (18.87%) Open Source
6 20 (18.87%) SOA
7 19 (17.92%) Microservices
8 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
9 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
10 16 (15.09%) Kanban
10 16 (15.09%) OOP
10 16 (15.09%) Pair Programming
11 14 (13.21%) BDD
11 14 (13.21%) MVC
12 13 (12.26%) Web Development
13 10 (9.43%) Front End Development
13 10 (9.43%) Software Delivery
13 10 (9.43%) Web Application Development
14 7 (6.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.21%) Scala
3 14 (13.21%) SQL
4 12 (11.32%) Groovy
5 10 (9.43%) Clojure
6 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.72%) Python
7 5 (4.72%) Ruby
8 4 (3.77%) XPath
9 3 (2.83%) C
9 3 (2.83%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) PHP
10 2 (1.89%) Go
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.83%) Degree
3 2 (1.89%) PhD
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Oracle
2 12 (11.32%) IBM
3 6 (5.66%) hybris
4 4 (3.77%) Perforce
5 2 (1.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.94%) Facebook
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) OpenTV
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) SAP
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