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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 29 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.18% - 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% - 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 12
Median daily rate £388 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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
81 103 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.45% 26.01% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £475 -
Southport - 3 £350 - 1
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
4 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (46.15%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
5 5 (38.46%) Autofac
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
5 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) OWASP
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Hibernate

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 (38.46%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) NoSQL Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (38.46%) Autofac
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) SAML
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Laravel
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) OWASP
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft