The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 30 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.52% 1.09% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 4.76% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
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
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.71% 22.95% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
Median daily rate £410 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Spring
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EDI

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft