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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 65 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.04% 2.58% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 11.50% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £451 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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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
180 200 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.79% 22.42% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 124 93
Average daily rate £325 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) JSP
3 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (70.83%) HTML
4 16 (66.67%) CSS
5 15 (62.50%) Struts
5 15 (62.50%) OO
6 14 (58.33%) Hibernate
7 11 (45.83%) Ajax
7 11 (45.83%) DHTML
8 10 (41.67%) XML
9 9 (37.50%) J2EE
9 9 (37.50%) Web Services
9 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
9 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
10 8 (33.33%) Time Management
10 8 (33.33%) Dojo
10 8 (33.33%) SOA
11 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (25.00%) Open Source
12 6 (25.00%) JMS
12 6 (25.00%) HTTP
12 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (25.00%) Servlets
12 6 (25.00%) JDBC
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle
12 6 (25.00%) Banking
12 6 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (20.83%) SEO
13 5 (20.83%) Google

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) JBoss
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Ant
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) UI Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) JSP
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) CSS
4 15 (62.50%) Struts
5 14 (58.33%) Hibernate
6 11 (45.83%) Ajax
6 11 (45.83%) DHTML
7 10 (41.67%) XML
8 9 (37.50%) Web Services
8 9 (37.50%) J2EE
9 8 (33.33%) Dojo
10 6 (25.00%) JMS
10 6 (25.00%) JDBC
10 6 (25.00%) Servlets
11 4 (16.67%) SOAP
11 4 (16.67%) Java EE
11 4 (16.67%) JSON
11 4 (16.67%) JPA
12 3 (12.50%) jBPM
13 2 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 8 (33.33%) SOA
3 8 (33.33%) Time Management
4 6 (25.00%) Open Source
4 6 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) OOD
5 5 (20.83%) B2B
5 5 (20.83%) B2C
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) SEO
5 5 (20.83%) Content Management
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Logistics
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Google
2 5 (20.83%) Coremetrics
2 5 (20.83%) PayPal
3 2 (8.33%) SAP