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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 66 44 77
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 3.09% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 10.27% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.13 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+53.51% -28.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
340 331 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.58% 30.09% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 20
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 22 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 22 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 - 3
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 3
Stockport - - - - 2
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (59.57%) Hibernate
3 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
4 20 (42.55%) J2EE
5 19 (40.43%) jQuery
6 17 (36.17%) Web Services
7 15 (31.91%) Struts
8 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
9 11 (23.40%) MySQL
9 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
9 11 (23.40%) MVC
9 11 (23.40%) Ajax
10 10 (21.28%) JSP
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) TDD
11 9 (19.15%) HTML
11 9 (19.15%) Oracle
11 9 (19.15%) JBoss
11 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
12 8 (17.02%) JMS
12 8 (17.02%) JSF
12 8 (17.02%) REST
13 7 (14.89%) OO
13 7 (14.89%) BDD
14 6 (12.77%) CSS
14 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.77%) Drools
14 6 (12.77%) Struts2

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (23.40%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.64%) MQSeries
2 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) Escenic
2 5 (10.64%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Node.js
4 2 (4.26%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.64%) Big Data
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) JUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Mockito
3 4 (8.51%) NetBeans
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 32 (68.09%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Programmer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) Hibernate
2 20 (42.55%) J2EE
3 19 (40.43%) jQuery
4 17 (36.17%) Web Services
5 15 (31.91%) Struts
6 11 (23.40%) Ajax
7 10 (21.28%) JSP
8 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 8 (17.02%) JMS
9 8 (17.02%) JSF
9 8 (17.02%) REST
10 6 (12.77%) Struts2
10 6 (12.77%) Drools
10 6 (12.77%) CSS
11 5 (10.64%) .NET
11 5 (10.64%) EJB
11 5 (10.64%) Java RMI
11 5 (10.64%) SOAP
11 5 (10.64%) XML
11 5 (10.64%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) MVC
3 10 (21.28%) TDD
4 7 (14.89%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) BDD
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.64%) RUP
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) OOD
6 5 (10.64%) UML
6 5 (10.64%) OOP
6 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Groovy
3 5 (10.64%) Scala
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
1 9 (19.15%) JBoss
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.51%) FatWire
2 4 (8.51%) Endeca
2 4 (8.51%) hybris
3 2 (4.26%) Google
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