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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 43 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Spring 36 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.53% 2.82% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.23% 15.38% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 3
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£400 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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
253 65 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.86% 18.36% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 28 45
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £396 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -23 27 £500 +53.84% 4
Durham - 6 £250 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) HTML
3 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.16%) JSON
5 26 (41.94%) Python
5 26 (41.94%) Ruby
6 24 (38.71%) Selenium
7 23 (37.10%) jQuery
8 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
9 21 (33.87%) TDD
9 21 (33.87%) HTML5
10 20 (32.26%) Scrum
11 19 (30.65%) JBoss
12 18 (29.03%) Web Services
13 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
14 16 (25.81%) Confluence
14 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
14 16 (25.81%) RESTful
14 16 (25.81%) Scala
14 16 (25.81%) Django
14 16 (25.81%) JIRA
14 16 (25.81%) CSS
14 16 (25.81%) Linux
15 15 (24.19%) SQL
15 15 (24.19%) Open Source
16 14 (22.58%) XML
16 14 (22.58%) Puppet
16 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
16 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (20.97%) Apache CXF

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (30.65%) JBoss
2 16 (25.81%) Confluence
3 6 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) Intranet
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (16.13%) MySQL
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Selenium
2 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.81%) JIRA
4 13 (20.97%) JUnit
4 13 (20.97%) Subversion
5 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
6 10 (16.13%) PHPUnit
7 9 (14.52%) Maven
8 8 (12.90%) Eclipse
8 8 (12.90%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 27 (43.55%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Architect
4 11 (17.74%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.52%) PHP Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Lead Architect
5 9 (14.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.52%) Digital Architect
6 3 (4.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Junior
7 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 28 (45.16%) JSON
3 23 (37.10%) jQuery
4 21 (33.87%) HTML5
5 18 (29.03%) Web Services
6 16 (25.81%) CSS
6 16 (25.81%) Django
6 16 (25.81%) RESTful
7 14 (22.58%) XML
8 13 (20.97%) JMS
8 13 (20.97%) Apache CXF
9 12 (19.35%) SOAP
9 12 (19.35%) REST
10 10 (16.13%) YAML
10 10 (16.13%) MooTools
10 10 (16.13%) Symfony
11 9 (14.52%) Hibernate
12 8 (12.90%) Spring MVC
12 8 (12.90%) JPA
13 7 (11.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Open Source
2 8 (12.90%) GIS
3 2 (3.23%) DTV
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) TDD
3 20 (32.26%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.74%) BDD
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Testing
6 10 (16.13%) MVC
6 10 (16.13%) Web Development
6 10 (16.13%) OOP
6 10 (16.13%) OO
7 5 (8.06%) Release Management
8 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.23%) Web Design
9 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.23%) SOA
9 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.23%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (41.94%) Python
2 26 (41.94%) Ruby
3 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) Scala
5 15 (24.19%) SQL
6 13 (20.97%) C#
7 10 (16.13%) C++
7 10 (16.13%) PHP
7 10 (16.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
1 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Google
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