The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 61 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.80% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 2.80% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 20.30% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) EJB
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Struts
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) JDBC
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Struts
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) JDBC
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Akka
4 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
5 1 (14.29%) JSTL
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Endeca
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) ATG