The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 67 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 19 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.76% 4.91% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.76% 16.02% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
Spring
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
330 181 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.50% 30.63% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 120 33
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the North East region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -26 16 £475 +52.00% 9
Durham -10 1 £225 -10.00%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (67.35%) HTML
4 31 (63.27%) Scala
5 30 (61.22%) RESTful
6 29 (59.18%) JSON
7 28 (57.14%) Python
8 27 (55.10%) Ruby
8 27 (55.10%) Selenium
8 27 (55.10%) Open Source
8 27 (55.10%) HTML5
8 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
9 26 (53.06%) Puppet
9 26 (53.06%) MongoDB
9 26 (53.06%) Jenkins
9 26 (53.06%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (53.06%) Confluence
9 26 (53.06%) JIRA
10 25 (51.02%) Django
10 25 (51.02%) Linux
11 21 (42.86%) TDD
12 19 (38.78%) Relational Database
13 13 (26.53%) Play Framework
13 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
14 12 (24.49%) User Experience
14 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
14 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
14 12 (24.49%) Scrum
14 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
14 12 (24.49%) J2EE

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 26 (53.06%) Confluence
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
2 26 (53.06%) MongoDB
3 19 (38.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Selenium
2 26 (53.06%) JIRA
2 26 (53.06%) Jenkins
3 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Hudson
4 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Architect
2 22 (44.90%) Developer
3 21 (42.86%) Java Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Digital Architect
5 15 (30.61%) Technical Architect
6 10 (20.41%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (20.41%) Senior Architect
6 10 (20.41%) Digital Technical Architect
7 9 (18.37%) Senior Technical Architect
8 7 (14.29%) Senior Digital Architect
9 6 (12.24%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (12.24%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (12.24%) Lead Architect
10 5 (10.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
11 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 1 (2.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 1 (2.04%) Java Solutions Architect
12 1 (2.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (67.35%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) RESTful
3 29 (59.18%) JSON
4 27 (55.10%) HTML5
5 25 (51.02%) Django
6 13 (26.53%) Play Framework
7 12 (24.49%) J2EE
7 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
8 8 (16.33%) CSS
9 7 (14.29%) jQuery
10 6 (12.24%) Web Services
10 6 (12.24%) JMS
11 5 (10.20%) XML
12 4 (8.16%) JSP
12 4 (8.16%) JPA
13 3 (6.12%) SOAP
13 3 (6.12%) JSF
13 3 (6.12%) SAML
13 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
14 2 (4.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Social Media
3 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Online Games
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Open Source
3 21 (42.86%) TDD
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
4 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.45%) Microservices
6 10 (20.41%) Kanban
7 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) MVC
10 2 (4.08%) BDD
11 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.04%) Website Architecture
11 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.04%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (63.27%) Scala
3 28 (57.14%) Python
4 27 (55.10%) Ruby
5 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) Puppet
1 26 (53.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) IBM
2 1 (2.04%) Google
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