The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 74 44 78
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +34
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 3.16% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 10.03% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
357 359 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.02% 31.55% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 207 236
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Spring
North West

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 July 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 30 July 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
Wigan - 1 £300 - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) J2EE
3 17 (40.48%) jQuery
4 14 (33.33%) Struts
4 14 (33.33%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) TDD
7 10 (23.81%) Oracle
7 10 (23.81%) Ajax
8 9 (21.43%) MySQL
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 9 (21.43%) JBoss
8 9 (21.43%) JMS
8 9 (21.43%) MVC
8 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
9 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (19.05%) JSF
10 7 (16.67%) BDD
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
10 7 (16.67%) JSP
11 6 (14.29%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) REST
11 6 (14.29%) HTML5
11 6 (14.29%) Drools
12 5 (11.90%) Struts2
12 5 (11.90%) Scala
12 5 (11.90%) Hadoop

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.90%) Escenic
2 5 (11.90%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) MQSeries
2 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) NetBeans
2 5 (11.90%) JUnit
3 4 (9.52%) Mockito
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (11.90%) Java Programmer
5 5 (11.90%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Programmer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) Hibernate
2 17 (40.48%) J2EE
2 17 (40.48%) jQuery
3 14 (33.33%) Struts
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
4 10 (23.81%) Ajax
5 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 9 (21.43%) JMS
6 8 (19.05%) JSF
7 7 (16.67%) JSP
8 6 (14.29%) REST
8 6 (14.29%) HTML5
8 6 (14.29%) Drools
9 5 (11.90%) Struts2
9 5 (11.90%) CSS3
9 5 (11.90%) JAX-RS
9 5 (11.90%) JPA
9 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (11.90%) Java SE
9 5 (11.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.81%) TDD
3 9 (21.43%) MVC
4 7 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) RUP
6 5 (11.90%) OOD
6 5 (11.90%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) OOP
6 5 (11.90%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) User Stories
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
9 2 (4.76%) Code Coverage
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Scala
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Groovy
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) JBoss
3 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) FatWire
4 4 (9.52%) Endeca
4 4 (9.52%) hybris
5 2 (4.76%) Google
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