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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 51 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.62% 1.84% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 8.54% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £306 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
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
221 82 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.59% 21.58% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 40 44
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Average hourly rate £24.66 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -10 21 £500 +100.00% 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) HTML
3 26 (54.17%) JSON
4 24 (50.00%) Ruby
4 24 (50.00%) Python
5 21 (43.75%) Selenium
6 20 (41.67%) HTML5
7 19 (39.58%) Scala
8 18 (37.50%) Scrum
8 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 17 (35.42%) RESTful
9 17 (35.42%) Confluence
9 17 (35.42%) Django
9 17 (35.42%) JIRA
9 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
10 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 16 (33.33%) Open Source
10 16 (33.33%) Linux
10 16 (33.33%) TDD
11 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
11 14 (29.17%) Puppet
11 14 (29.17%) MongoDB
11 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (29.17%) jQuery
12 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
12 13 (27.08%) CSS
13 11 (22.92%) Web Services
13 11 (22.92%) XML
13 11 (22.92%) C#

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 17 (35.42%) Confluence
2 8 (16.67%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) HTTP
2 7 (14.58%) Intranet
2 7 (14.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 14 (29.17%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.58%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Selenium
2 17 (35.42%) JIRA
2 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.92%) Subversion
4 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 9 (18.75%) JUnit
6 7 (14.58%) PHPUnit
7 4 (8.33%) Maven
7 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) Java Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (18.75%) Lead Architect
5 9 (18.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (18.75%) Digital Architect
6 7 (14.58%) PHP Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Junior
8 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Digital Architect
9 1 (2.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) HTML
2 26 (54.17%) JSON
3 20 (41.67%) HTML5
4 17 (35.42%) RESTful
4 17 (35.42%) Django
5 14 (29.17%) jQuery
6 13 (27.08%) CSS
7 11 (22.92%) Web Services
7 11 (22.92%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) REST
9 9 (18.75%) SOAP
10 7 (14.58%) YAML
10 7 (14.58%) Symfony
10 7 (14.58%) MooTools
10 7 (14.58%) JSF
11 6 (12.50%) JMS
11 6 (12.50%) Apache CXF
12 5 (10.42%) Spring MVC
12 5 (10.42%) J2EE
12 5 (10.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Scrum
3 16 (33.33%) TDD
4 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.92%) Web Development
6 8 (16.67%) BDD
7 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) OOP
7 7 (14.58%) OO
7 7 (14.58%) MVC
8 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.25%) OWASP
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) Release Management
8 3 (6.25%) Web Design
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.17%) SOA
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.08%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Ruby
2 24 (50.00%) Python
3 19 (39.58%) Scala
4 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.92%) C#
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) PHP5
7 7 (14.58%) C++
7 7 (14.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
1 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle
1 3 (6.25%) Google