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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 61 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs citing Spring 34 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 1.25% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 4.64% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 22
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £310 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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
340 345 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.35% 26.85% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 218 162
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 57 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Hibernate
3 27 (47.37%) J2EE
4 24 (42.11%) Web Services
5 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (36.84%) Apache Camel
7 18 (31.58%) MVC
8 17 (29.82%) REST
9 16 (28.07%) XML
10 15 (26.32%) SOAP
11 14 (24.56%) JBoss
11 14 (24.56%) SOA
11 14 (24.56%) TDD
12 13 (22.81%) UML
13 12 (21.05%) SQL
13 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
13 12 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
14 11 (19.30%) Scrum
14 11 (19.30%) JSP
14 11 (19.30%) Finance
14 11 (19.30%) Middleware
15 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
15 10 (17.54%) MySQL
15 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
15 10 (17.54%) RESTful
16 9 (15.79%) Liferay
16 9 (15.79%) JPA
16 9 (15.79%) HTML
17 8 (14.04%) Oracle
17 8 (14.04%) CSS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (24.56%) JBoss
2 9 (15.79%) Liferay
3 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.28%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (8.77%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) Confluence
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.75%) Zope
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) MySQL
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.75%) SimpleDB
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JUnit
1 5 (8.77%) Maven
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) Gradle
3 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.51%) TestNG
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.75%) Log4j
4 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 34 (59.65%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Java Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Designer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SOA Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Applications Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Java Programmer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) Hibernate
2 27 (47.37%) J2EE
3 24 (42.11%) Web Services
4 21 (36.84%) Apache Camel
5 17 (29.82%) REST
6 16 (28.07%) XML
7 15 (26.32%) SOAP
8 12 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (19.30%) Middleware
9 11 (19.30%) JSP
10 10 (17.54%) RESTful
11 9 (15.79%) JPA
11 9 (15.79%) HTML
12 8 (14.04%) CSS
12 8 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (12.28%) jQuery
13 7 (12.28%) Servlets
13 7 (12.28%) JSF
13 7 (12.28%) Java EE
14 6 (10.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) MHEG
4 2 (3.51%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Interactive TV
4 2 (3.51%) IPTV
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) TDD
3 14 (24.56%) SOA
4 13 (22.81%) UML
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
7 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.77%) BDD
9 4 (7.02%) Kanban
9 4 (7.02%) OO
9 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
10 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (5.26%) EAI
10 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.51%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) XPath
4 1 (1.75%) Scala
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Squid
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Sybase
2 5 (8.77%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) OpenTV
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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