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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 20 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.76% 0.41% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.91% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
67 58 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.59% 23.77% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 40
Average daily rate £338 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £28.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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 +6 12 £344 - 1
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) EJB
3 12 (66.67%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) Swing
4 10 (55.56%) TIBCO
4 10 (55.56%) JSF
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
5 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Scala
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
1 15 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Java Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 12 (66.67%) EJB
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (55.56%) Swing
3 10 (55.56%) JSF
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (38.89%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Struts
6 2 (11.11%) RESTful
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) BDD
2 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) TIBCO
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