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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.92% 1.60% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 7.06% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
167 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.50% 22.61% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 44 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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
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 23 January 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 -8 5 £250 - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (61.36%) JSON
3 26 (59.09%) HTML
4 23 (52.27%) Python
4 23 (52.27%) Ruby
5 20 (45.45%) Selenium
6 19 (43.18%) Scala
6 19 (43.18%) HTML5
7 17 (38.64%) Confluence
7 17 (38.64%) RESTful
7 17 (38.64%) Django
7 17 (38.64%) JIRA
7 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
7 17 (38.64%) Scrum
8 16 (36.36%) Linux
8 16 (36.36%) Open Source
9 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
10 14 (31.82%) Puppet
10 14 (31.82%) MongoDB
10 14 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (31.82%) Relational Database
10 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
11 13 (29.55%) TDD
11 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
11 13 (29.55%) jQuery
12 12 (27.27%) CSS
13 10 (22.73%) Subversion
13 10 (22.73%) Web Development
13 10 (22.73%) XML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (38.64%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
2 7 (15.91%) Intranet
2 7 (15.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
2 14 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 14 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.64%) MySQL
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Selenium
2 17 (38.64%) JIRA
2 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.73%) Subversion
4 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
5 7 (15.91%) JUnit
6 6 (13.64%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.55%) Maven
7 2 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Architect
4 11 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (20.45%) Lead Architect
5 9 (20.45%) Digital Architect
5 9 (20.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.64%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) JSON
2 26 (59.09%) HTML
3 19 (43.18%) HTML5
4 17 (38.64%) RESTful
4 17 (38.64%) Django
5 13 (29.55%) jQuery
6 12 (27.27%) CSS
7 10 (22.73%) XML
8 9 (20.45%) Web Services
8 9 (20.45%) REST
9 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 7 (15.91%) JSF
11 6 (13.64%) Symfony
11 6 (13.64%) MooTools
11 6 (13.64%) YAML
12 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
12 5 (11.36%) JSP
13 4 (9.09%) JMS
13 4 (9.09%) J2EE
13 4 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Scrum
3 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
4 10 (22.73%) Web Development
5 8 (18.18%) MVC
6 7 (15.91%) BDD
7 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) OOP
7 6 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) OWASP
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Web Design
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) SOA
10 1 (2.27%) Release Management
10 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) Python
2 23 (52.27%) Ruby
3 19 (43.18%) Scala
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 10 (22.73%) C#
6 8 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (13.64%) PHP5
7 6 (13.64%) C++
7 6 (13.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Puppet
1 14 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Google