The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.88% 2.82% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.12% 12.16% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £600 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
99 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.04% 23.20% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 29
Median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Merseyside region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -1 11 £600 +33.33%
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Spring.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) TDD
5 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 11 (61.11%) Linux
6 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 10 (55.56%) BDD
6 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
6 10 (55.56%) Spring Boot
7 9 (50.00%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) MySQL
8 7 (38.89%) RESTful
8 7 (38.89%) Open Source
8 7 (38.89%) Kanban
8 7 (38.89%) API Design
8 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
8 7 (38.89%) Microservices
8 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
8 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
9 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (33.33%) DevOps
9 6 (33.33%) Coaching
9 6 (33.33%) jQuery
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) .NET

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) DB2
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Principal Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Principal .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Principal Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Java Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) Spring Boot
3 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 5 (27.78%) EJB
5 5 (27.78%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Spring Security
6 3 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (16.67%) WSDL
6 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) API Design
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
4 7 (38.89%) Kanban
4 7 (38.89%) Microservices
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
5 6 (33.33%) Coaching
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase