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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 61 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +21
Contract jobs citing Spring 109 67 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.89% 1.84% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.34% 8.34% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 52 18
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +52.77%
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
961 803 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.49% 22.07% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 528 401
Median daily rate £393 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +6 52 £450 +12.50% 15
Cheshire +16 47 £438 +2.94% 4
Merseyside - 5 £425 - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 211 (98.60%) Java
2 155 (72.43%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (49.07%) JavaScript
4 96 (44.86%) XML
5 95 (44.39%) TDD
6 83 (38.79%) Web Services
7 71 (33.18%) Oracle
8 70 (32.71%) J2EE
9 69 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (30.84%) SOAP
11 65 (30.37%) Finance
12 64 (29.91%) JDBC
13 62 (28.97%) CSS
14 61 (28.50%) HTML
15 59 (27.57%) Hibernate
15 59 (27.57%) Scrum
16 52 (24.30%) SQL
17 48 (22.43%) RESTful
18 45 (21.03%) REST
19 44 (20.56%) Software Engineering
19 44 (20.56%) AngularJS
20 40 (18.69%) Kanban
21 37 (17.29%) Banking
21 37 (17.29%) MVC
22 35 (16.36%) Git (software)
22 35 (16.36%) JSON
23 34 (15.89%) jQuery
23 34 (15.89%) IBM
24 33 (15.42%) XSLT
25 32 (14.95%) 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 32 (14.95%) Tomcat
2 31 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.01%) JBoss
4 13 (6.07%) Apache
5 10 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.34%) Confluence
7 5 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.40%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.40%) Jetty
8 3 (1.40%) Mule
9 2 (0.93%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.01%) GitHub
2 2 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.55%) HTTP
2 6 (2.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.55%) Oracle Database
2 27 (12.62%) MySQL
3 15 (7.01%) Hadoop
4 14 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.27%) Hazelcast
8 5 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.87%) Big Data
9 4 (1.87%) Redis
10 3 (1.40%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.47%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 35 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.95%) Jenkins
2 32 (14.95%) JIRA
3 28 (13.08%) JUnit
3 28 (13.08%) Subversion
4 27 (12.62%) Maven
5 18 (8.41%) Selenium
6 15 (7.01%) Mercurial
7 12 (5.61%) Gradle
7 12 (5.61%) Mockito
8 9 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.34%) Ant
9 5 (2.34%) Checkstyle
9 5 (2.34%) FindBugs
9 5 (2.34%) Hudson
9 5 (2.34%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.87%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.40%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.40%) JMeter
12 1 (0.47%) NetBeans
General
1 65 (30.37%) Finance
2 37 (17.29%) Banking
3 12 (5.61%) Retail
4 10 (4.67%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.34%) International Banking
7 4 (1.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 199 (92.99%) Developer
2 174 (81.31%) Java Developer
3 51 (23.83%) Senior Developer
4 45 (21.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Java Scala Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Scala Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Senior Scala Developer
6 14 (6.54%) Agile Developer
6 14 (6.54%) J2EE Developer
7 13 (6.07%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (6.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (5.61%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Applications Developer
10 10 (4.67%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Java Applications Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Senior Applications Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Senior Java Applications Developer
12 8 (3.74%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (44.86%) XML
2 83 (38.79%) Web Services
3 70 (32.71%) J2EE
4 66 (30.84%) SOAP
5 64 (29.91%) JDBC
6 62 (28.97%) CSS
7 61 (28.50%) HTML
8 59 (27.57%) Hibernate
9 48 (22.43%) RESTful
10 45 (21.03%) REST
11 44 (20.56%) AngularJS
12 35 (16.36%) JSON
13 34 (15.89%) jQuery
14 33 (15.42%) XSLT
15 30 (14.02%) JSP
15 30 (14.02%) WSDL
16 29 (13.55%) JAX-WS
17 28 (13.08%) Apache Camel
17 28 (13.08%) HTML5
17 28 (13.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.07%) Online Banking
3 8 (3.74%) iPad
4 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.87%) User Experience
8 3 (1.40%) MHEG
9 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 2 (0.93%) Smart Energy
9 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) Interactive TV
10 1 (0.47%) IPTV
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.47%) Social Media
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.49%) Linux
2 8 (3.74%) Unix
2 8 (3.74%) Windows
3 4 (1.87%) Android
3 4 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (72.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (44.39%) TDD
3 69 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (27.57%) Scrum
5 44 (20.56%) Software Engineering
6 40 (18.69%) Kanban
7 37 (17.29%) MVC
8 32 (14.95%) SOA
9 31 (14.49%) Integration Testing
9 31 (14.49%) Microservices
10 29 (13.55%) Open Source
11 28 (13.08%) OO
11 28 (13.08%) Waterfall
12 25 (11.68%) AOP
12 25 (11.68%) BDD
12 25 (11.68%) OOP
12 25 (11.68%) Pair Programming
13 24 (11.21%) System Integration Testing
14 23 (10.75%) E-Commerce
15 20 (9.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 211 (98.60%) Java
2 105 (49.07%) JavaScript
3 52 (24.30%) SQL
4 24 (11.21%) PL/SQL
5 22 (10.28%) Scala
6 21 (9.81%) Groovy
7 15 (7.01%) Clojure
8 5 (2.34%) Ruby
8 5 (2.34%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.87%) PHP
9 4 (1.87%) XPath
10 3 (1.40%) Python
10 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.93%) C
11 2 (0.93%) C#
11 2 (0.93%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) Go
11 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (0.93%) ISO27005
1 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.01%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.47%) StatsD
Vendors
1 71 (33.18%) Oracle
2 34 (15.89%) IBM
3 8 (3.74%) hybris
3 8 (3.74%) Perforce
4 6 (2.80%) Sybase
4 6 (2.80%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.93%) Google
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.93%) SAP
5 2 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.47%) Apigee
6 1 (0.47%) ATG
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) Mashery
6 1 (0.47%) OpenTV
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
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