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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / North West
Rank 53 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 92 100 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.50% 2.69% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.22% 9.85% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 62 85
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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
820 1015 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 27.27% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 669 544
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 48 25
Median hourly rate £50.50 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.48% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -5 36 £363 -5.22% 24
Cheshire +19 27 £400 - 8
Merseyside +1 12 £600 +33.33%
Lancashire +16 9 £500 - 5
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 169 (93.89%) Java
2 102 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (41.11%) JavaScript
4 63 (35.00%) TDD
5 59 (32.78%) RESTful
6 58 (32.22%) Hibernate
7 55 (30.56%) HTML
8 53 (29.44%) Web Services
9 51 (28.33%) CSS
10 48 (26.67%) Oracle
11 46 (25.56%) SOAP
12 45 (25.00%) Scrum
12 45 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 41 (22.78%) SQL
14 40 (22.22%) Finance
14 40 (22.22%) REST
15 35 (19.44%) JSON
16 34 (18.89%) Git (software)
16 34 (18.89%) Spring Boot
17 33 (18.33%) XML
18 32 (17.78%) J2EE
18 32 (17.78%) OO
19 31 (17.22%) E-Commerce
19 31 (17.22%) JUnit
20 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (16.11%) Jenkins
21 28 (15.56%) jQuery
22 26 (14.44%) HTML5
22 26 (14.44%) BDD
23 25 (13.89%) NoSQL

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 14 (7.78%) Tomcat
1 14 (7.78%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.22%) CMS
3 7 (3.89%) Apache
4 6 (3.33%) JBoss
4 6 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.78%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.67%) Kentico
7 3 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.67%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.11%) Jetty
8 2 (1.11%) nginx
8 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.89%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) LDAP
3 2 (1.11%) AMQP
3 2 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 23 (12.78%) MySQL
3 22 (12.22%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.56%) Relational Database
5 15 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.78%) DB2
11 4 (2.22%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.22%) Redis
12 3 (1.67%) Big Data
12 3 (1.67%) Firebird
12 3 (1.67%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.67%) Riak
12 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.56%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 34 (18.89%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.22%) JUnit
3 29 (16.11%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 18 (10.00%) Maven
6 13 (7.22%) Selenium
7 12 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.56%) Gradle
9 9 (5.00%) Subversion
10 6 (3.33%) Ant
10 6 (3.33%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.33%) JIRA
11 5 (2.78%) Mockito
12 4 (2.22%) JBehave
12 4 (2.22%) TestNG
13 3 (1.67%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.67%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (22.22%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Banking
3 4 (2.22%) Back Office
4 3 (1.67%) Electronics
5 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 155 (86.11%) Developer
2 131 (72.78%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.89%) Senior Developer
3 16 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 12 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 9 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (3.89%) Angular Developer
6 7 (3.89%) Architect
6 7 (3.89%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (3.33%) Principal Developer
8 4 (2.22%) .NET Developer
8 4 (2.22%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 4 (2.22%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (1.67%) AWS Developer
9 3 (1.67%) Hybris Architect
9 3 (1.67%) Principal .NET Developer
9 3 (1.67%) Principal Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.78%) RESTful
2 58 (32.22%) Hibernate
3 55 (30.56%) HTML
4 53 (29.44%) Web Services
5 51 (28.33%) CSS
6 46 (25.56%) SOAP
7 45 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 40 (22.22%) REST
9 35 (19.44%) JSON
10 34 (18.89%) Spring Boot
11 33 (18.33%) XML
12 32 (17.78%) J2EE
13 28 (15.56%) jQuery
14 26 (14.44%) HTML5
15 22 (12.22%) CSS3
16 21 (11.67%) JPA
17 17 (9.44%) Struts
18 15 (8.33%) Dropwizard
18 15 (8.33%) Java EE
18 15 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.22%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.11%) Wiki
5 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) DataPower
5 1 (0.56%) Derivative
5 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.89%) Linux
2 5 (2.78%) Unix
3 2 (1.11%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.00%) TDD
3 45 (25.00%) Scrum
4 32 (17.78%) OO
5 31 (17.22%) E-Commerce
6 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (14.44%) BDD
8 24 (13.33%) Kanban
8 24 (13.33%) MVC
8 24 (13.33%) Pair Programming
9 21 (11.67%) Microservices
10 20 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 20 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 17 (9.44%) SDLC
11 17 (9.44%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.44%) Web Development
12 15 (8.33%) Open Source
13 14 (7.78%) API Design
13 14 (7.78%) Validation
14 13 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 169 (93.89%) Java
2 74 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (22.78%) SQL
4 12 (6.67%) Scala
5 7 (3.89%) Groovy
6 5 (2.78%) C#
6 5 (2.78%) Python
6 5 (2.78%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.67%) Clojure
7 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.67%) Ruby
8 2 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Docker
2 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Puppet
2 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.11%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (26.67%) Oracle
2 21 (11.67%) hybris
3 10 (5.56%) Perforce
4 9 (5.00%) ATG
5 7 (3.89%) VMware
6 4 (2.22%) Google
7 3 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.67%) Sybase
8 2 (1.11%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) FatWire
9 1 (0.56%) Kony
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.56%) Yahoo!
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