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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 60 74 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs citing Spring 35 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 0.97% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 3.34% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £290 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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
379 359 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.10% 29.02% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 228 208
Average daily rate £360 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 56 (98.25%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Hibernate
3 26 (45.61%) Web Services
4 24 (42.11%) J2EE
5 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.58%) MVC
6 18 (31.58%) Apache Camel
7 16 (28.07%) REST
7 16 (28.07%) XML
7 16 (28.07%) TDD
8 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 14 (24.56%) JBoss
9 14 (24.56%) SOA
10 13 (22.81%) Middleware
10 13 (22.81%) UML
11 12 (21.05%) SOAP
11 12 (21.05%) JSP
11 12 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
12 11 (19.30%) HTML
12 11 (19.30%) Finance
13 10 (17.54%) SQL
13 10 (17.54%) CSS
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.54%) jQuery
13 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
14 9 (15.79%) Liferay
14 9 (15.79%) RESTful
14 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (15.79%) JPA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 7 (12.28%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.77%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) Confluence
7 1 (1.75%) Node.js
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.75%) Zope
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.75%) SimpleDB
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) JUnit
2 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.51%) Gradle
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) Ant
4 1 (1.75%) TestNG
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.75%) Log4j
4 1 (1.75%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 32 (56.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Java Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Designer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (3.51%) SOA Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Applications Architect
8 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) Hibernate
2 26 (45.61%) Web Services
3 24 (42.11%) J2EE
4 18 (31.58%) Apache Camel
5 16 (28.07%) REST
5 16 (28.07%) XML
6 13 (22.81%) Middleware
7 12 (21.05%) JSP
7 12 (21.05%) SOAP
7 12 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (19.30%) HTML
9 10 (17.54%) CSS
9 10 (17.54%) jQuery
9 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.79%) JPA
10 9 (15.79%) RESTful
11 8 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (14.04%) Spring MVC
12 7 (12.28%) JSF
12 7 (12.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) iPhone
3 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.26%) Video on Demand
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) MHEG
5 2 (3.51%) DTV
5 2 (3.51%) Interactive TV
5 2 (3.51%) IPTV
6 1 (1.75%) Informatics
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.75%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
2 2 (3.51%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 14 (24.56%) SOA
5 13 (22.81%) UML
6 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.79%) Scrum
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.53%) Pair Programming
10 5 (8.77%) BDD
10 5 (8.77%) Android Development
10 5 (8.77%) iOS Development
10 5 (8.77%) Open Source
11 4 (7.02%) SDLC
11 4 (7.02%) Mobile Development
11 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.02%) Kanban
11 4 (7.02%) OOP
12 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) C#
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) Scala
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Squid
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Sybase
2 7 (12.28%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) OpenTV
4 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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