The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 61 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 107 67 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.93% 1.75% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.44% 8.14% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 49 21
Median daily rate £458 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £348 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
935 823 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.64% 21.45% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 532 432
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 11
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the North West region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the North West region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 69 £425 +6.25% 36
Cheshire +5 29 £475 +18.75% 8
Merseyside - 4 £425 - 2
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 203 (98.54%) Java
2 158 (76.70%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (47.57%) TDD
3 98 (47.57%) JavaScript
4 89 (43.20%) XML
5 78 (37.86%) Web Services
6 76 (36.89%) J2EE
7 71 (34.47%) Oracle
8 68 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (32.04%) Hibernate
10 65 (31.55%) JDBC
11 62 (30.10%) SOAP
11 62 (30.10%) Finance
12 59 (28.64%) Scrum
13 57 (27.67%) CSS
13 57 (27.67%) SQL
14 56 (27.18%) HTML
15 49 (23.79%) RESTful
16 43 (20.87%) Software Engineering
16 43 (20.87%) REST
17 40 (19.42%) Kanban
18 38 (18.45%) Git (software)
19 36 (17.48%) JSON
19 36 (17.48%) AngularJS
20 35 (16.99%) Maven
20 35 (16.99%) SOA
21 34 (16.50%) IBM
21 34 (16.50%) Banking
22 33 (16.02%) OO
22 33 (16.02%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (14.08%) Tomcat
2 25 (12.14%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.28%) JBoss
4 12 (5.83%) Apache
5 10 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.46%) Confluence
7 3 (1.46%) Jetty
7 3 (1.46%) Mule
8 2 (0.97%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.25%) GitHub
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.11%) HTTP
2 7 (3.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) AMQP
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) Skype
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.59%) Oracle Database
2 22 (10.68%) MySQL
3 15 (7.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.31%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.34%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.85%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.37%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.94%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.46%) Redis
10 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.49%) Informix
11 1 (0.49%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 38 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.99%) Maven
3 32 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 32 (15.53%) JUnit
4 26 (12.62%) JIRA
5 23 (11.17%) Subversion
6 17 (8.25%) Mercurial
7 16 (7.77%) Selenium
8 14 (6.80%) Gradle
9 12 (5.83%) Mockito
10 8 (3.88%) Ant
10 8 (3.88%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.43%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.94%) Checkstyle
12 4 (1.94%) FindBugs
13 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.46%) JMeter
14 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
15 1 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 62 (30.10%) Finance
2 34 (16.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 9 (4.37%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.43%) International Banking
7 3 (1.46%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 190 (92.23%) Developer
2 172 (83.50%) Java Developer
3 47 (22.82%) Senior Developer
4 43 (20.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (9.71%) J2EE Developer
6 19 (9.22%) Java Scala Developer
6 19 (9.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 19 (9.22%) Scala Developer
7 17 (8.25%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 17 (8.25%) Senior Scala Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Agile Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Agile Java Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Applications Developer
9 12 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Java Applications Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Lead Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Applications Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 9 (4.37%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.88%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.20%) XML
2 78 (37.86%) Web Services
3 76 (36.89%) J2EE
4 66 (32.04%) Hibernate
5 65 (31.55%) JDBC
6 62 (30.10%) SOAP
7 57 (27.67%) CSS
8 56 (27.18%) HTML
9 49 (23.79%) RESTful
10 43 (20.87%) REST
11 36 (17.48%) AngularJS
11 36 (17.48%) JSON
12 33 (16.02%) JSP
13 31 (15.05%) Apache Camel
13 31 (15.05%) WSDL
13 31 (15.05%) XSLT
14 30 (14.56%) JAX-WS
15 26 (12.62%) HTML5
15 26 (12.62%) JAXB
15 26 (12.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.34%) Online Banking
4 5 (2.43%) iPad
4 5 (2.43%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.94%) User Experience
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) MHEG
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.97%) PKI
7 2 (0.97%) Smart Energy
7 2 (0.97%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.49%) IPTV
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.11%) Linux
2 5 (2.43%) Unix
2 5 (2.43%) Windows
3 4 (1.94%) Android
3 4 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (76.70%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (47.57%) TDD
3 68 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (28.64%) Scrum
5 43 (20.87%) Software Engineering
6 40 (19.42%) Kanban
7 35 (16.99%) SOA
8 33 (16.02%) Microservices
8 33 (16.02%) OO
9 32 (15.53%) Open Source
10 30 (14.56%) Pair Programming
11 29 (14.08%) Waterfall
12 28 (13.59%) BDD
12 28 (13.59%) Integration Testing
13 27 (13.11%) MVC
14 26 (12.62%) AOP
14 26 (12.62%) OOP
15 24 (11.65%) System Integration Testing
16 22 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (9.22%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 203 (98.54%) Java
2 98 (47.57%) JavaScript
3 57 (27.67%) SQL
4 27 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 26 (12.62%) Scala
6 22 (10.68%) Groovy
7 17 (8.25%) Clojure
8 6 (2.91%) Ruby
9 5 (2.43%) PHP
9 5 (2.43%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.46%) Python
11 2 (0.97%) C
11 2 (0.97%) C#
11 2 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) Go
11 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) Degree
2 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) PhD
4 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) StatsD
Vendors
1 71 (34.47%) Oracle
2 34 (16.50%) IBM
3 9 (4.37%) Perforce
4 5 (2.43%) Sybase
4 5 (2.43%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.94%) Google
5 4 (1.94%) hybris
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Apigee
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) Compuware
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Mashery
7 1 (0.49%) OpenTV
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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