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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 64 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.97% 0.14% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.67% 0.53% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £450 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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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
141 189 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.15% 25.64% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 88
Average daily rate £398 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 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 25 (96.15%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Hibernate
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) Eclipse
5 13 (50.00%) JSP
6 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
7 11 (42.31%) J2EE
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
9 9 (34.62%) SQL
9 9 (34.62%) Web Services
10 8 (30.77%) Struts
10 8 (30.77%) JBoss
11 7 (26.92%) OO
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle
11 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
13 5 (19.23%) GWT
13 5 (19.23%) JUnit
13 5 (19.23%) Servlets
13 5 (19.23%) XML
13 5 (19.23%) Sun
13 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
13 5 (19.23%) Degree
14 4 (15.38%) Dojo
15 3 (11.54%) Banking

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.85%) IPv4
1 1 (3.85%) IPv6
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Portal Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Hibernate
2 13 (50.00%) JSP
3 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) J2EE
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) Struts
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) GWT
8 5 (19.23%) Servlets
8 5 (19.23%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) Dojo
10 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 3 (11.54%) EJB
11 2 (7.69%) XSLT
11 2 (7.69%) JMS
11 2 (7.69%) jQuery
11 2 (7.69%) HTML5
12 1 (3.85%) JPA
12 1 (3.85%) Java SE
12 1 (3.85%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Tandem
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Sun
4 3 (11.54%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco