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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 44 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 31 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.95% 2.59% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.35% 13.04% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
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£485 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.23% +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 £36.00 £48.25
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -25.38%
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
251 69 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.97% 19.88% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 32 43
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% +0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
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 31 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 31 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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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 -22 26 £500 +53.84% 3
Durham - 4 £250 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (54.10%) HTML
3 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (44.26%) JSON
5 25 (40.98%) Ruby
5 25 (40.98%) Python
6 22 (36.07%) Selenium
6 22 (36.07%) HTML5
7 21 (34.43%) jQuery
8 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
9 19 (31.15%) JBoss
9 19 (31.15%) Scrum
9 19 (31.15%) TDD
10 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
11 17 (27.87%) Confluence
11 17 (27.87%) RESTful
11 17 (27.87%) Scala
11 17 (27.87%) Django
11 17 (27.87%) JIRA
11 17 (27.87%) Linux
11 17 (27.87%) CSS
12 16 (26.23%) Web Services
12 16 (26.23%) Open Source
12 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
13 14 (22.95%) Puppet
13 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
13 14 (22.95%) JUnit
13 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
14 13 (21.31%) Mentoring

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (31.15%) JBoss
2 17 (27.87%) Confluence
3 6 (9.84%) Apache
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) HTTP
2 7 (11.48%) Intranet
2 7 (11.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) NoSQL
2 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Selenium
2 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (27.87%) JIRA
4 14 (22.95%) JUnit
5 12 (19.67%) Subversion
6 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (14.75%) Maven
8 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
8 8 (13.11%) PHPUnit
8 8 (13.11%) Hudson
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Architect
4 11 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Lead Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Digital Architect
6 8 (13.11%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) JSON
3 22 (36.07%) HTML5
4 21 (34.43%) jQuery
5 17 (27.87%) RESTful
5 17 (27.87%) Django
5 17 (27.87%) CSS
6 16 (26.23%) Web Services
7 13 (21.31%) JMS
7 13 (21.31%) Apache CXF
8 12 (19.67%) XML
9 11 (18.03%) REST
10 10 (16.39%) SOAP
11 9 (14.75%) Hibernate
11 9 (14.75%) Spring MVC
12 8 (13.11%) Symfony
12 8 (13.11%) YAML
12 8 (13.11%) MooTools
12 8 (13.11%) JPA
13 7 (11.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Open Source
2 8 (13.11%) GIS
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) TDD
2 19 (31.15%) Scrum
3 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.03%) MVC
4 11 (18.03%) Web Development
5 9 (14.75%) BDD
6 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
6 8 (13.11%) OOP
6 8 (13.11%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) Release Management
8 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.92%) OWASP
9 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Web Design
10 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.28%) SOA
11 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (40.98%) Python
2 25 (40.98%) Ruby
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (27.87%) Scala
5 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 12 (19.67%) C#
7 8 (13.11%) C++
7 8 (13.11%) PHP
7 8 (13.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Puppet
1 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
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