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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 48 57 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +32
Contract jobs citing Spring 113 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.29% 2.86% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.71% 10.19% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 45 24
Average daily rate
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£388 £365 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
824 775 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.97% 28.08% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 429 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £48.70 £29.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +19 41 £363 -3.33% 5
Manchester -23 35 £380 +4.46% 34
Lancashire +10 29 £500 +33.33% 2
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 87 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (37.71%) J2EE
4 64 (36.57%) Hibernate
5 63 (36.00%) HTML
6 62 (35.43%) XML
7 54 (30.86%) JavaScript
8 52 (29.71%) Web Services
9 51 (29.14%) Oracle
10 50 (28.57%) Maven
11 43 (24.57%) Spring MVC
12 40 (22.86%) MVC
13 38 (21.71%) Finance
13 38 (21.71%) JUnit
14 36 (20.57%) TDD
15 35 (20.00%) SOAP
16 34 (19.43%) CSS
16 34 (19.43%) SQL
16 34 (19.43%) Tomcat
17 31 (17.71%) jQuery
18 29 (16.57%) HTTP
19 28 (16.00%) Scrum
19 28 (16.00%) RESTful
20 27 (15.43%) WebSphere
21 25 (14.29%) XSLT
22 24 (13.71%) AngularJS
23 22 (12.57%) Struts
23 22 (12.57%) JSP
24 19 (10.86%) Servlets
24 19 (10.86%) MySQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 34 (19.43%) Tomcat
2 27 (15.43%) WebSphere
3 11 (6.29%) JBoss
4 5 (2.86%) Confluence
4 5 (2.86%) Node.js
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.71%) Apache
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.71%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.71%) Quickr
6 3 (1.71%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.71%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
7 2 (1.14%) Liferay
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Zope
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) HTTP
2 5 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) SSH
3 2 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.86%) MySQL
2 12 (6.86%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.29%) Hazelcast
4 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.14%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.57%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.00%) Big Data
8 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.86%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.71%) Informix
10 3 (1.71%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.14%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.57%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 50 (28.57%) Maven
2 38 (21.71%) JUnit
3 17 (9.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.57%) Selenium
5 14 (8.00%) Ant
6 10 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.14%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.57%) Subversion
8 8 (4.57%) JIRA
9 6 (3.43%) Mockito
10 5 (2.86%) Gradle
10 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.29%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.29%) JDeveloper
12 3 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.14%) Introscope
13 2 (1.14%) TestNG
13 2 (1.14%) Bower
13 2 (1.14%) Grunt
14 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 38 (21.71%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Games
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Electronics
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 145 (82.86%) Developer
2 134 (76.57%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.29%) Architect
4 17 (9.71%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 6 (3.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (2.86%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 3 (1.71%) Web Developer
8 3 (1.71%) Consultant
8 3 (1.71%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (1.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (1.71%) Java Architect
8 3 (1.71%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (1.71%) Scala Developer
8 3 (1.71%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (1.14%) Technical Developer
9 2 (1.14%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (1.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.71%) J2EE
2 64 (36.57%) Hibernate
3 63 (36.00%) HTML
4 62 (35.43%) XML
5 52 (29.71%) Web Services
6 43 (24.57%) Spring MVC
7 35 (20.00%) SOAP
8 34 (19.43%) CSS
9 31 (17.71%) jQuery
10 28 (16.00%) RESTful
11 25 (14.29%) XSLT
12 24 (13.71%) AngularJS
13 22 (12.57%) Struts
13 22 (12.57%) JSP
14 19 (10.86%) Servlets
14 19 (10.86%) Apache Camel
15 18 (10.29%) JSON
16 17 (9.71%) Java EE
16 17 (9.71%) Ajax
17 16 (9.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Open Source
2 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.00%) Telematics
3 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.43%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.71%) iPad
5 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.71%) GIS
6 2 (1.14%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.14%) IPTV
6 2 (1.14%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) DTV
6 2 (1.14%) MHEG
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Linux
2 15 (8.57%) Android
3 13 (7.43%) Windows
4 11 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.57%) UNIX
6 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.86%) MVC
3 36 (20.57%) TDD
4 28 (16.00%) Scrum
5 18 (10.29%) Software Engineering
6 16 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.86%) BDD
9 11 (6.29%) SOA
9 11 (6.29%) Kanban
9 11 (6.29%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 9 (5.14%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (4.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.00%) OO
13 6 (3.43%) Project Management
14 5 (2.86%) B2C
15 4 (2.29%) Web Application Development
15 4 (2.29%) DevOps
16 3 (1.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (99.43%) Java
2 54 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 34 (19.43%) SQL
4 17 (9.71%) Scala
5 14 (8.00%) XPath
6 9 (5.14%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.57%) Groovy
8 2 (1.14%) PHP
8 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.14%) C#
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 51 (29.14%) Oracle
2 15 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 14 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 12 (6.86%) IBM
5 5 (2.86%) Sybase
5 5 (2.86%) hybris
6 3 (1.71%) Lotus
6 3 (1.71%) ESRI
7 2 (1.14%) 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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