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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 63 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Spring 106 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.99% 1.85% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.06% 7.66% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 59 44
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
958 1083 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.02% 24.14% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 704 479
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +36 71 £420 +8.03% 28
Cheshire -3 26 £410 -13.68% 4
Merseyside +8 5 £350 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 213 (98.16%) Java
2 157 (72.35%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (42.86%) TDD
4 89 (41.01%) JavaScript
5 82 (37.79%) Hibernate
6 79 (36.41%) XML
7 71 (32.72%) RESTful
8 70 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (32.26%) Scrum
9 68 (31.34%) Oracle
10 67 (30.88%) Web Services
10 67 (30.88%) SOAP
11 56 (25.81%) J2EE
11 56 (25.81%) SQL
12 55 (25.35%) JSON
13 54 (24.88%) HTML
14 51 (23.50%) Git (software)
15 49 (22.58%) Finance
15 49 (22.58%) CSS
16 48 (22.12%) REST
17 47 (21.66%) AngularJS
17 47 (21.66%) JDBC
18 44 (20.28%) Maven
19 43 (19.82%) Jenkins
20 42 (19.35%) Kanban
20 42 (19.35%) Pair Programming
20 42 (19.35%) OO
21 40 (18.43%) Software Engineering
22 39 (17.97%) JUnit
23 38 (17.51%) SOA

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 34 (15.67%) Tomcat
2 19 (8.76%) JBoss
3 18 (8.29%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.37%) Apache
5 9 (4.15%) CMS
6 8 (3.69%) Jetty
6 8 (3.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.30%) nginx
8 3 (1.38%) IIS
8 3 (1.38%) Mule
9 2 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.46%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.06%) HTTP
2 6 (2.76%) AMQP
3 4 (1.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (11.06%) MySQL
3 23 (10.60%) Oracle Database
4 22 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 21 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.91%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.53%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.76%) Redis
10 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.84%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.84%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.38%) Big Data
13 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.46%) Informix
13 1 (0.46%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.46%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 51 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 44 (20.28%) Maven
3 43 (19.82%) Jenkins
4 39 (17.97%) JUnit
5 24 (11.06%) Selenium
6 21 (9.68%) Gradle
7 20 (9.22%) JIRA
7 20 (9.22%) Subversion
8 19 (8.76%) Mercurial
9 14 (6.45%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.15%) Ant
11 8 (3.69%) Mockito
12 7 (3.23%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.76%) SonarQube
13 6 (2.76%) TestNG
14 3 (1.38%) JMeter
15 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.92%) Checkstyle
15 2 (0.92%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.92%) JProfiler
General
1 49 (22.58%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Banking
3 7 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.30%) International Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 206 (94.93%) Developer
2 185 (85.25%) Java Developer
3 50 (23.04%) Senior Developer
4 48 (22.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (9.68%) Java Scala Developer
5 21 (9.68%) Scala Developer
6 19 (8.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 19 (8.76%) Senior Scala Developer
7 14 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (5.99%) Agile Developer
9 12 (5.53%) Applications Developer
9 12 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.07%) Agile Java Developer
10 11 (5.07%) XML Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Java Applications Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Senior Java Applications Developer
12 8 (3.69%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.69%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (37.79%) Hibernate
2 79 (36.41%) XML
3 71 (32.72%) RESTful
4 67 (30.88%) SOAP
4 67 (30.88%) Web Services
5 56 (25.81%) J2EE
6 55 (25.35%) JSON
7 54 (24.88%) HTML
8 49 (22.58%) CSS
9 48 (22.12%) REST
10 47 (21.66%) AngularJS
10 47 (21.66%) JDBC
11 35 (16.13%) HTML5
12 31 (14.29%) Apache Camel
13 29 (13.36%) CSS3
14 27 (12.44%) WSDL
15 26 (11.98%) JAX-WS
15 26 (11.98%) jQuery
16 22 (10.14%) JAXB
16 22 (10.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.92%) iPad
4 2 (0.92%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.46%) Telematics
5 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.75%) Linux
2 4 (1.84%) Android
2 4 (1.84%) Windows
3 3 (1.38%) Unix
3 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (72.35%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.86%) TDD
3 70 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (32.26%) Scrum
4 42 (19.35%) Kanban
4 42 (19.35%) OO
4 42 (19.35%) Pair Programming
5 40 (18.43%) Software Engineering
6 38 (17.51%) Microservices
6 38 (17.51%) SOA
7 33 (15.21%) Open Source
8 26 (11.98%) BDD
9 25 (11.52%) Waterfall
10 23 (10.60%) Software Delivery
11 22 (10.14%) AOP
11 22 (10.14%) MVC
12 21 (9.68%) Integration Testing
12 21 (9.68%) OOP
12 21 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
12 21 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (98.16%) Java
2 89 (41.01%) JavaScript
3 56 (25.81%) SQL
4 29 (13.36%) Scala
5 25 (11.52%) Groovy
6 19 (8.76%) Clojure
6 19 (8.76%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.30%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.84%) C#
9 3 (1.38%) PHP
9 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.92%) Ruby
10 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (2.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.69%) Puppet
2 2 (0.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 68 (31.34%) Oracle
2 32 (14.75%) IBM
3 17 (7.83%) hybris
4 11 (5.07%) Perforce
5 9 (4.15%) ATG
6 6 (2.76%) Google
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.38%) Sybase
7 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe
8 1 (0.46%) Compuware
8 1 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £480 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago