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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 73 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Spring 80 65 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 2.27% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.63% 8.38% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 39 18
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£384 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £319 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
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
831 776 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.80% 27.10% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 431 330
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £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 30 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 30 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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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
Cheshire +20 39 £381 +1.53% 12
Manchester -30 23 £363 +0.34% 23
Lancashire +6 14 £450 +20.00% 2
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 167 (99.40%) Java
2 91 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (42.26%) J2EE
4 62 (36.90%) Hibernate
5 60 (35.71%) HTML
6 59 (35.12%) Web Services
7 58 (34.52%) Oracle
8 57 (33.93%) XML
9 53 (31.55%) JavaScript
10 42 (25.00%) JUnit
10 42 (25.00%) Maven
10 42 (25.00%) Finance
11 41 (24.40%) Spring MVC
12 40 (23.81%) TDD
12 40 (23.81%) SOAP
13 38 (22.62%) SQL
14 37 (22.02%) MVC
15 33 (19.64%) CSS
16 30 (17.86%) Scrum
16 30 (17.86%) RESTful
17 29 (17.26%) jQuery
18 26 (15.48%) WebSphere
18 26 (15.48%) HTTP
19 25 (14.88%) Tomcat
20 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
21 22 (13.10%) Struts
21 22 (13.10%) AngularJS
22 20 (11.90%) Banking
22 20 (11.90%) JSP
22 20 (11.90%) JSON

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (15.48%) WebSphere
2 25 (14.88%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (3.57%) JBoss
5 5 (2.98%) Confluence
5 5 (2.98%) Node.js
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.79%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.60%) Zope
8 1 (0.60%) Apache
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.48%) HTTP
2 9 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.19%) SSH
3 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) MySQL
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.95%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.17%) Informix
5 7 (4.17%) Big Data
6 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.57%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.79%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.19%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.60%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 42 (25.00%) JUnit
1 42 (25.00%) Maven
2 19 (11.31%) Selenium
3 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 15 (8.93%) Ant
5 14 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.95%) Mockito
7 8 (4.76%) JIRA
8 7 (4.17%) Subversion
9 6 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.57%) Gradle
10 4 (2.38%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.38%) JDeveloper
11 3 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.19%) Grunt
12 2 (1.19%) Bower
12 2 (1.19%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.19%) Introscope
12 2 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 42 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.79%) Games
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (83.93%) Developer
2 133 (79.17%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (8.93%) Architect
5 13 (7.74%) Technical Architect
6 12 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (2.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (2.98%) Software Engineer
7 5 (2.98%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (2.98%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (2.38%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (1.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (1.79%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (1.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (1.19%) Scala Developer
10 2 (1.19%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.19%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (1.19%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.26%) J2EE
2 62 (36.90%) Hibernate
3 60 (35.71%) HTML
4 59 (35.12%) Web Services
5 57 (33.93%) XML
6 41 (24.40%) Spring MVC
7 40 (23.81%) SOAP
8 33 (19.64%) CSS
9 30 (17.86%) RESTful
10 29 (17.26%) jQuery
11 22 (13.10%) Struts
11 22 (13.10%) AngularJS
12 20 (11.90%) JSP
12 20 (11.90%) JSON
13 18 (10.71%) XSLT
14 17 (10.12%) Ajax
15 16 (9.52%) Servlets
15 16 (9.52%) JDBC
16 15 (8.93%) WSDL
16 15 (8.93%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Open Source
2 7 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.17%) Online Banking
2 7 (4.17%) Telematics
3 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.79%) GIS
4 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.79%) Video on Demand
4 3 (1.79%) iPad
5 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.19%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.19%) IPTV
5 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.19%) DTV
5 2 (1.19%) MHEG
6 1 (0.60%) iSeries
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.95%) Linux
2 9 (5.36%) Android
3 8 (4.76%) UNIX
4 7 (4.17%) Windows
5 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.81%) TDD
3 37 (22.02%) MVC
4 30 (17.86%) Scrum
5 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.74%) Kanban
9 11 (6.55%) BDD
9 11 (6.55%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.36%) Extreme Programming
11 8 (4.76%) Web Application Development
12 7 (4.17%) Data Modelling
12 7 (4.17%) OO
13 6 (3.57%) SOA
13 6 (3.57%) Project Management
14 5 (2.98%) B2C
15 4 (2.38%) Configuration Management
15 4 (2.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 167 (99.40%) Java
2 53 (31.55%) JavaScript
3 38 (22.62%) SQL
4 17 (10.12%) Scala
5 12 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.36%) XPath
6 9 (5.36%) Groovy
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (34.52%) Oracle
2 15 (8.93%) IBM
3 14 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.98%) hybris
5 5 (2.98%) Sybase
6 3 (1.79%) ESRI
7 2 (1.19%) Perforce
7 2 (1.19%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.19%) Adobe
7 2 (1.19%) Compuware
7 2 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (1.19%) Informatica
7 2 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (0.60%) Google
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