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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 73 79 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Spring 84 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 1.99% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 7.98% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 17
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£388 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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
893 789 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.11% 24.92% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 449 336
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.29 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +38.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £136.50 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Cheshire +17 41 £388 +1.57% 11
Manchester -14 26 £378 +4.86% 21
Lancashire +1 11 £500 +21.21% 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 174 (99.43%) Java
2 103 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (41.14%) J2EE
4 64 (36.57%) Hibernate
5 63 (36.00%) Web Services
6 60 (34.29%) Oracle
7 59 (33.71%) HTML
8 56 (32.00%) XML
9 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
10 48 (27.43%) Maven
11 45 (25.71%) SOAP
11 45 (25.71%) TDD
12 44 (25.14%) JUnit
13 43 (24.57%) Finance
14 41 (23.43%) Spring MVC
15 40 (22.86%) SQL
16 39 (22.29%) MVC
17 32 (18.29%) Scrum
17 32 (18.29%) CSS
18 31 (17.71%) RESTful
19 30 (17.14%) jQuery
20 27 (15.43%) WebSphere
21 26 (14.86%) HTTP
22 24 (13.71%) Tomcat
23 23 (13.14%) JSON
23 23 (13.14%) Software Engineering
23 23 (13.14%) AngularJS
24 22 (12.57%) Git (software)
25 21 (12.00%) E-Commerce
25 21 (12.00%) Struts

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (15.43%) WebSphere
2 24 (13.71%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.86%) JBoss
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (2.86%) Confluence
5 5 (2.86%) Node.js
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.29%) Liferay
7 3 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.71%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.57%) Zope
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.57%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.86%) HTTP
2 9 (5.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) SSH
3 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) MySQL
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.14%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.00%) Informix
6 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.00%) Big Data
7 4 (2.29%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.71%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.57%) SimpleDB
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (27.43%) Maven
2 44 (25.14%) JUnit
3 22 (12.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (12.00%) Ant
5 19 (10.86%) Selenium
6 14 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.29%) Gradle
8 10 (5.71%) Mockito
9 9 (5.14%) JIRA
10 8 (4.57%) Subversion
11 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.29%) JDeveloper
13 3 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.71%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
14 2 (1.14%) Grunt
14 2 (1.14%) Bower
14 2 (1.14%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.14%) Introscope
14 2 (1.14%) TestNG
General
1 43 (24.57%) Finance
2 20 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.71%) Games
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 143 (81.71%) Developer
2 131 (74.86%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Senior Developer
3 23 (13.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (8.57%) Architect
5 13 (7.43%) Technical Architect
6 12 (6.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (3.43%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (3.43%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.86%) Lead Developer
9 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.86%) Technical Leader
9 5 (2.86%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (2.29%) Web Developer
11 3 (1.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (1.71%) Java Team Leader
11 3 (1.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (41.14%) J2EE
2 64 (36.57%) Hibernate
3 63 (36.00%) Web Services
4 59 (33.71%) HTML
5 56 (32.00%) XML
6 45 (25.71%) SOAP
7 41 (23.43%) Spring MVC
8 32 (18.29%) CSS
9 31 (17.71%) RESTful
10 30 (17.14%) jQuery
11 23 (13.14%) JSON
11 23 (13.14%) AngularJS
12 21 (12.00%) Struts
13 20 (11.43%) JSP
14 19 (10.86%) XSLT
15 18 (10.29%) Ajax
15 18 (10.29%) WSDL
15 18 (10.29%) REST
16 17 (9.71%) Servlets
16 17 (9.71%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Open Source
2 7 (4.00%) Telematics
2 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.00%) Online Banking
3 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.71%) GIS
5 3 (1.71%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.71%) iPad
5 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) MHEG
6 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) DTV
6 2 (1.14%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.14%) IPTV
7 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.57%) Blog
7 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) UNIX
3 7 (4.00%) Windows
3 7 (4.00%) Android
4 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (58.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.71%) TDD
3 39 (22.29%) MVC
4 32 (18.29%) Scrum
5 23 (13.14%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 17 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (9.71%) Kanban
8 15 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 13 (7.43%) BDD
10 12 (6.86%) OO
11 11 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.71%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.14%) Extreme Programming
14 8 (4.57%) SOA
14 8 (4.57%) Web Development
14 8 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (4.57%) Web Application Development
15 7 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 174 (99.43%) Java
2 51 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.86%) SQL
4 15 (8.57%) Scala
5 14 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.71%) XPath
7 8 (4.57%) Groovy
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.57%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 60 (34.29%) Oracle
2 16 (9.14%) IBM
3 14 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.86%) hybris
5 5 (2.86%) Sybase
6 3 (1.71%) ESRI
6 3 (1.71%) Perforce
7 2 (1.14%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe
7 2 (1.14%) Compuware
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Informatica
7 2 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Google
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