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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 61 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.43% 0.80% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.16% 3.59% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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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
211 195 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.16% 22.18% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 99 70
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) JSP
3 12 (75.00%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) CSS
5 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 10 (62.50%) Struts
6 9 (56.25%) OO
7 8 (50.00%) J2EE
8 7 (43.75%) XML
8 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
9 6 (37.50%) Ajax
9 6 (37.50%) DHTML
10 5 (31.25%) JDBC
10 5 (31.25%) Servlets
10 5 (31.25%) Web Services
10 5 (31.25%) JBoss
10 5 (31.25%) JMS
10 5 (31.25%) Dojo
10 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
10 5 (31.25%) Time Management
10 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (25.00%) Open Source
11 4 (25.00%) Banking
11 4 (25.00%) HTTP
11 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (25.00%) SQL
11 4 (25.00%) Oracle
12 3 (18.75%) Ant

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) JBoss
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Ant
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) JSP
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) Struts
4 10 (62.50%) Hibernate
5 8 (50.00%) J2EE
6 7 (43.75%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) DHTML
7 6 (37.50%) Ajax
8 5 (31.25%) Dojo
8 5 (31.25%) JDBC
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) Servlets
8 5 (31.25%) JMS
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) Java EE
10 2 (12.50%) JSON
10 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
10 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) B2B
5 2 (12.50%) B2C
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) SEO
5 2 (12.50%) Content Management
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Coremetrics
2 2 (12.50%) PayPal
3 1 (6.25%) SAP