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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 42 54 86
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +32
Contract jobs citing Spring 108 74 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.43% 2.77% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.52% 9.96% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 23
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
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
799 743 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.41% 27.84% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 419 460
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 January 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 +23 35 £363 - 9
Lancashire +2 27 £475 +48.43% 4
Manchester -20 27 £384 +2.33% 31
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 175 (99.43%) Java
2 84 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (39.20%) Hibernate
4 61 (34.66%) HTML
4 61 (34.66%) J2EE
5 60 (34.09%) Oracle
6 58 (32.95%) XML
7 51 (28.98%) JavaScript
8 49 (27.84%) Maven
9 46 (26.14%) Web Services
10 45 (25.57%) Spring MVC
11 42 (23.86%) MVC
12 39 (22.16%) Tomcat
13 38 (21.59%) Finance
14 35 (19.89%) TDD
14 35 (19.89%) WebSphere
15 34 (19.32%) HTTP
15 34 (19.32%) JUnit
16 33 (18.75%) jQuery
17 32 (18.18%) CSS
18 31 (17.61%) XSLT
19 30 (17.05%) SOAP
20 28 (15.91%) SQL
20 28 (15.91%) RESTful
21 26 (14.77%) JSP
21 26 (14.77%) Servlets
21 26 (14.77%) JMS
22 24 (13.64%) Struts
23 22 (12.50%) Linux
23 22 (12.50%) Scrum

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 39 (22.16%) Tomcat
2 35 (19.89%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.95%) JBoss
4 7 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.41%) Quickr
5 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Process Server
6 5 (2.84%) Node.js
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.70%) Confluence
9 2 (1.14%) Liferay
9 2 (1.14%) Apache
9 2 (1.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.32%) HTTP
2 3 (1.70%) 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 17 (9.66%) Hazelcast
2 15 (8.52%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.95%) MySQL
4 13 (7.39%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.98%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.27%) Big Data
8 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.70%) Informix
9 3 (1.70%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.70%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.14%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 49 (27.84%) Maven
2 34 (19.32%) JUnit
3 17 (9.66%) Eclipse
4 14 (7.95%) Ant
5 13 (7.39%) Selenium
6 12 (6.82%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.55%) Subversion
8 7 (3.98%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.41%) JIRA
9 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.84%) Mockito
11 4 (2.27%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.27%) Gradle
11 4 (2.27%) NetBeans
11 4 (2.27%) JDeveloper
12 2 (1.14%) Grunt
12 2 (1.14%) Introscope
12 2 (1.14%) Bower
13 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.57%) Canoo WebTest
General
1 38 (21.59%) Finance
2 17 (9.66%) Banking
3 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (82.39%) Developer
2 134 (76.14%) Java Developer
3 19 (10.80%) Architect
4 17 (9.66%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 8 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (2.27%) Java Architect
8 3 (1.70%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (1.70%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (1.70%) Consultant
8 3 (1.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (1.70%) Scala Developer
8 3 (1.70%) Environment Manager
8 3 (1.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (1.14%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (1.14%) Senior Java Consultant
9 2 (1.14%) Technical Leader
9 2 (1.14%) J2EE Consultant
9 2 (1.14%) Senior J2EE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (39.20%) Hibernate
2 61 (34.66%) HTML
2 61 (34.66%) J2EE
3 58 (32.95%) XML
4 46 (26.14%) Web Services
5 45 (25.57%) Spring MVC
6 33 (18.75%) jQuery
7 32 (18.18%) CSS
8 31 (17.61%) XSLT
9 30 (17.05%) SOAP
10 28 (15.91%) RESTful
11 26 (14.77%) JSP
11 26 (14.77%) Servlets
11 26 (14.77%) JMS
12 24 (13.64%) Struts
13 22 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 21 (11.93%) J2SE
15 20 (11.36%) Grails
16 18 (10.23%) Apache Camel
17 17 (9.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) Open Source
2 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Telematics
4 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.70%) Social Media
5 3 (1.70%) iPad
6 2 (1.14%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) GIS
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.50%) Linux
1 22 (12.50%) Android
2 17 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (7.95%) Windows
4 10 (5.68%) UNIX
5 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.86%) MVC
3 35 (19.89%) TDD
4 22 (12.50%) Scrum
5 19 (10.80%) Software Engineering
6 17 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.52%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.95%) BDD
9 13 (7.39%) SOA
10 11 (6.25%) Kanban
11 9 (5.11%) Extreme Programming
11 9 (5.11%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.55%) Integration Testing
13 6 (3.41%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.41%) OO
14 4 (2.27%) Web Application Development
14 4 (2.27%) Project Management
14 4 (2.27%) DevOps
15 3 (1.70%) B2C
15 3 (1.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 175 (99.43%) Java
2 51 (28.98%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.91%) SQL
4 20 (11.36%) XPath
5 17 (9.66%) Scala
6 9 (5.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.84%) Groovy
8 3 (1.70%) PHP
8 3 (1.70%) C#
9 2 (1.14%) C++
9 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 60 (34.09%) Oracle
2 19 (10.80%) Red Hat
3 18 (10.23%) IBM
4 14 (7.95%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.41%) Lotus
6 4 (2.27%) Sybase
7 3 (1.70%) hybris
8 2 (1.14%) Perforce
8 2 (1.14%) Compuware
8 2 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) ESRI
9 1 (0.57%) Canoo
9 1 (0.57%) Google
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