The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 17 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.83% 2.19% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.92% 6.67% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
Spring
East of England

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 Norfolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 45 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.93% 32.85% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 37
Average daily rate £300 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £338 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +12 7 £263 -19.23% 1
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 7 (77.78%) J2EE
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Spring Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) JSF
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Struts
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) DB2
6 1 (11.11%) Ant
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
6 1 (11.11%) JAAS
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
3 1 (11.11%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (11.11%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Spring Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (11.11%) JAAS
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
5 1 (11.11%) JSR 170
5 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Sling
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Felix
5 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter