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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 46 22 48
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs citing Spring 27 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.92% 3.78% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 18.06% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 1
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£250 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
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
225 72 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.70% 20.93% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 34 48
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +147.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £32.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -34 15 £275 -15.38% 4
Durham - 7 £250 - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 52 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (48.08%) jQuery
3 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 23 (44.23%) JBoss
4 22 (42.31%) Web Services
4 22 (42.31%) TDD
5 20 (38.46%) HTML
6 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (30.77%) CSS
7 16 (30.77%) XML
8 15 (28.85%) JMS
8 15 (28.85%) SQL
8 15 (28.85%) Apache CXF
9 13 (25.00%) Subversion
10 12 (23.08%) JSON
10 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.08%) SOAP
11 11 (21.15%) JUnit
11 11 (21.15%) C#
11 11 (21.15%) UNIX
11 11 (21.15%) Scrum
11 11 (21.15%) Maven
11 11 (21.15%) BDD
12 10 (19.23%) PHPUnit
12 10 (19.23%) REST
12 10 (19.23%) Ruby
12 10 (19.23%) Selenium
12 10 (19.23%) Symfony
12 10 (19.23%) YAML
12 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) Mule
3 2 (3.85%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) Intranet
2 7 (13.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Subversion
2 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.15%) Maven
3 11 (21.15%) JUnit
4 10 (19.23%) Selenium
4 10 (19.23%) PHPUnit
5 8 (15.38%) Hudson
5 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) PHP Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Junior
5 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Support Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) jQuery
2 22 (42.31%) Web Services
3 20 (38.46%) HTML
4 16 (30.77%) CSS
4 16 (30.77%) XML
5 15 (28.85%) JMS
5 15 (28.85%) Apache CXF
6 12 (23.08%) SOAP
6 12 (23.08%) JSON
7 10 (19.23%) MooTools
7 10 (19.23%) Symfony
7 10 (19.23%) YAML
7 10 (19.23%) REST
8 9 (17.31%) Spring MVC
8 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
8 9 (17.31%) JSF
9 8 (15.38%) JPA
10 7 (13.46%) SAML
10 7 (13.46%) XSLT
10 7 (13.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) GIS
2 2 (3.85%) DTV
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) TDD
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) Scrum
3 11 (21.15%) BDD
4 10 (19.23%) MVC
4 10 (19.23%) OOP
4 10 (19.23%) OO
4 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Release Management
6 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) SOA
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.85%) User Stories
9 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) C#
5 10 (19.23%) C++
5 10 (19.23%) PHP
5 10 (19.23%) Python
5 10 (19.23%) Ruby
5 10 (19.23%) PHP5
6 3 (5.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) JBoss
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) hybris
3 2 (3.85%) WSO2