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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 82 103 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Contract jobs citing Spring 63 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 0.90% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.95% 4.07% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 35
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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
792 663 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 22.11% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 394 369
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £17.44 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +9 33 £425 +25.92% 21
Cheshire +21 26 £401 - 18
Lancashire 0 1 £538 +30.30% 6
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 149 (99.33%) Java
2 74 (49.33%) J2EE
3 73 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (42.00%) Web Services
5 57 (38.00%) Hibernate
6 46 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 45 (30.00%) SOAP
8 41 (27.33%) HTML
9 40 (26.67%) XML
9 40 (26.67%) Finance
10 39 (26.00%) TDD
11 38 (25.33%) Oracle
12 34 (22.67%) SQL
13 33 (22.00%) MVC
14 32 (21.33%) CSS
14 32 (21.33%) Maven
15 31 (20.67%) RESTful
16 30 (20.00%) JUnit
17 29 (19.33%) SDLC
18 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
18 26 (17.33%) WebSphere
18 26 (17.33%) JSON
19 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 25 (16.67%) REST
20 24 (16.00%) Scrum
20 24 (16.00%) Apache Camel
21 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
21 22 (14.67%) WSDL
22 21 (14.00%) JBoss
23 20 (13.33%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (17.33%) WebSphere
2 21 (14.00%) JBoss
3 15 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.00%) Liferay
5 7 (4.67%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (4.67%) Apache
6 6 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.00%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (2.00%) Node.js
7 3 (2.00%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.33%) Confluence
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.67%) Zope
9 1 (0.67%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.67%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) HTTP
2 8 (5.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.33%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.67%) Big Data
5 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.00%) Informix
7 3 (2.00%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.33%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.67%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (21.33%) Maven
2 30 (20.00%) JUnit
3 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.33%) Ant
4 14 (9.33%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.67%) Selenium
6 12 (8.00%) Gradle
7 8 (5.33%) Mockito
8 6 (4.00%) JIRA
8 6 (4.00%) Subversion
8 6 (4.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.00%) TestNG
9 3 (2.00%) Cactus
9 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.33%) Hudson
10 2 (1.33%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.67%) Introscope
11 1 (0.67%) Log4j
General
1 40 (26.67%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Games
5 2 (1.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (74.67%) Developer
2 101 (67.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Senior Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Architect
5 12 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Java Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Designer
8 8 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.67%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
11 5 (3.33%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
12 4 (2.67%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) Java Team Leader
12 4 (2.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 3 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.33%) J2EE
2 63 (42.00%) Web Services
3 57 (38.00%) Hibernate
4 45 (30.00%) SOAP
5 41 (27.33%) HTML
6 40 (26.67%) XML
7 32 (21.33%) CSS
8 31 (20.67%) RESTful
9 26 (17.33%) JSON
10 25 (16.67%) REST
11 24 (16.00%) Apache Camel
12 22 (14.67%) WSDL
13 20 (13.33%) JSP
13 20 (13.33%) Servlets
13 20 (13.33%) Spring MVC
13 20 (13.33%) jQuery
14 18 (12.00%) AngularJS
15 15 (10.00%) XSLT
16 14 (9.33%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (9.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Telematics
4 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) Video on Demand
6 3 (2.00%) GIS
6 3 (2.00%) Web 2.0
6 3 (2.00%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.33%) IPTV
7 2 (1.33%) MHEG
7 2 (1.33%) DTV
7 2 (1.33%) iPhone
8 1 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.67%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.67%) Informatics
8 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Linux
2 7 (4.67%) Android
3 6 (4.00%) UNIX
3 6 (4.00%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) TDD
3 33 (22.00%) MVC
4 29 (19.33%) SDLC
5 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
6 24 (16.00%) Scrum
7 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.00%) UML
8 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 14 (9.33%) SOA
10 13 (8.67%) Open Source
10 13 (8.67%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.67%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (8.00%) OO
11 12 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.00%) Kanban
12 11 (7.33%) BDD
13 10 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (99.33%) Java
2 46 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (22.67%) SQL
4 11 (7.33%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.00%) XPath
6 7 (4.67%) Groovy
7 6 (4.00%) Scala
8 3 (2.00%) Python
8 3 (2.00%) C++
9 2 (1.33%) C#
9 2 (1.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Squid
2 7 (4.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 38 (25.33%) Oracle
2 18 (12.00%) IBM
3 9 (6.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.00%) Sybase
6 4 (2.67%) Perforce
6 4 (2.67%) hybris
7 3 (2.00%) ESRI
8 2 (1.33%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.33%) SAP
8 2 (1.33%) Informatica
8 2 (1.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.67%) Compuware
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago