The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 60 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.06% 0.39% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 1.50% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£321 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £328 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £356 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +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%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
150 200 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.71% 25.81% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 110 105
Average daily rate £388 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (93.10%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) Hibernate
3 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (55.17%) JSP
5 15 (51.72%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) Eclipse
7 13 (44.83%) J2EE
8 12 (41.38%) Finance
8 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
8 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
9 10 (34.48%) Oracle
9 10 (34.48%) Web Services
10 9 (31.03%) CSS
10 9 (31.03%) Struts
11 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) OO
11 8 (27.59%) JBoss
12 7 (24.14%) Servlets
13 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
13 6 (20.69%) XML
13 6 (20.69%) Banking
14 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
14 5 (17.24%) Degree
14 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (17.24%) Sun
14 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
14 5 (17.24%) EJB
14 5 (17.24%) JUnit
14 5 (17.24%) GWT

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Front Office
4 2 (6.90%) Automotive
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Portal Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) Hibernate
2 16 (55.17%) JSP
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 13 (44.83%) J2EE
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) Struts
7 7 (24.14%) Servlets
8 6 (20.69%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) EJB
9 5 (17.24%) GWT
10 4 (13.79%) jQuery
10 4 (13.79%) XSLT
10 4 (13.79%) Dojo
11 2 (6.90%) Ajax
11 2 (6.90%) JDBC
11 2 (6.90%) HTML5
12 1 (3.45%) JMS
12 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
2 8 (27.59%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Use Case
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) JBoss
3 5 (17.24%) Sun
4 3 (10.34%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) ATG
5 1 (3.45%) Endeca