The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 29 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.78% 2.69% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.25% 16.67% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £450 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.69% 16.16% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool -10 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Bootle - 2 - -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (41.67%) Java EE
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Pig
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (33.33%) Hudson
5 4 (33.33%) MapReduce
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) EJB

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
1 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Hudson
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
5 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (41.67%) Java EE
4 4 (33.33%) EJB
4 4 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Apache Axis
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 4 (33.33%) RAD
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) HDFS