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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 54 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.94% 1.83% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 7.06% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
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£308 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
186 170 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.76% 25.99% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 121 31
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £426 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.58 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £14.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £34.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +3 10 £310 -11.42% 2
Durham - 1 - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) JSON
6 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
7 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
8 7 (30.43%) JSP
8 7 (30.43%) XML
8 7 (30.43%) J2EE
8 7 (30.43%) JPA
8 7 (30.43%) Scala
9 6 (26.09%) TDD
9 6 (26.09%) JUnit
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
10 5 (21.74%) RESTful
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) Ajax
10 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
11 4 (17.39%) JIRA
11 4 (17.39%) Open Source
11 4 (17.39%) Confluence
11 4 (17.39%) Django
11 4 (17.39%) Ruby

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
1 19 (82.61%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) JSON
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
6 7 (30.43%) JPA
6 7 (30.43%) JSP
6 7 (30.43%) J2EE
6 7 (30.43%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 5 (21.74%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) CSS3
8 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Django
10 3 (13.04%) REST
10 3 (13.04%) Play Framework
10 3 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (13.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) OWASP
5 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Scala
4 4 (17.39%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Google