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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 48 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 25 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.00% 4.43% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 18.80% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £364
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +53.51%
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
205 117 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.61% 23.54% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 70 26
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -15 20 £445 +48.33% 10
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (50.00%) TDD
5 19 (47.50%) JSON
6 17 (42.50%) Scala
7 16 (40.00%) RESTful
7 16 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 15 (37.50%) HTML5
9 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
9 14 (35.00%) Python
10 13 (32.50%) Linux
10 13 (32.50%) Ruby
10 13 (32.50%) JIRA
10 13 (32.50%) Selenium
10 13 (32.50%) Django
10 13 (32.50%) Puppet
10 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
10 13 (32.50%) Open Source
10 13 (32.50%) Confluence
10 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
10 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (30.00%) jQuery
11 12 (30.00%) MVC
11 12 (30.00%) CSS
12 11 (27.50%) J2EE
12 11 (27.50%) Scrum
12 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
13 10 (25.00%) Kanban
13 10 (25.00%) JavaScript

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (32.50%) Confluence
2 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (32.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) JIRA
1 13 (32.50%) Selenium
1 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Java Developer
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 8 (20.00%) Digital Architect
4 8 (20.00%) Digital Technical Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.50%) IT Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) JSON
3 16 (40.00%) RESTful
3 16 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (37.50%) HTML5
5 13 (32.50%) Django
6 12 (30.00%) jQuery
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) J2EE
8 8 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (20.00%) JPA
9 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.00%) JMS
11 5 (12.50%) JSP
12 4 (10.00%) SOAP
12 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
12 4 (10.00%) Web Services
12 4 (10.00%) Java EE
13 3 (7.50%) JSF
13 3 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) Open Source
4 12 (30.00%) MVC
5 11 (27.50%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
6 10 (25.00%) Kanban
7 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
10 2 (5.00%) Workflow
10 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.50%) BDD
11 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) Scala
3 14 (35.00%) Python
4 13 (32.50%) Ruby
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Google
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