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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 60 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Contract jobs citing Spring 85 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.63% 2.40% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.64% 8.46% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
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
799 804 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.73% 28.39% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 454 537
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £16.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 -14 27 £345 -8.00% 12
Cheshire +14 21 £400 +14.28% 7
Lancashire -7 20 £500 +66.66% 4
Merseyside -5 8 £375 +20.00% 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 148 (99.33%) Java
2 68 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (45.64%) Hibernate
3 59 (39.60%) Oracle
4 52 (34.90%) HTML
5 48 (32.21%) XML
6 47 (31.54%) J2EE
7 44 (29.53%) Web Services
8 38 (25.50%) JavaScript
9 36 (24.16%) jQuery
10 34 (22.82%) Spring MVC
10 34 (22.82%) Maven
10 34 (22.82%) MVC
10 34 (22.82%) Finance
11 32 (21.48%) Tomcat
12 30 (20.13%) WebSphere
13 27 (18.12%) HTTP
14 26 (17.45%) XSLT
14 26 (17.45%) JSP
15 25 (16.78%) TDD
16 24 (16.11%) JMS
17 22 (14.77%) Linux
17 22 (14.77%) Servlets
17 22 (14.77%) Software Engineering
17 22 (14.77%) JSF
18 21 (14.09%) Oracle Database
18 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
18 21 (14.09%) SOAP
18 21 (14.09%) CSS
18 21 (14.09%) SQL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (21.48%) Tomcat
2 30 (20.13%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.72%) JBoss
4 7 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.03%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (4.03%) Quickr
5 6 (4.03%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.68%) Apache
7 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.34%) Liferay
8 2 (1.34%) Node.js
8 2 (1.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.67%) CMS
9 1 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.34%) SSH
2 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) Oracle Database
1 21 (14.09%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.74%) MySQL
3 15 (10.07%) Hazelcast
4 12 (8.05%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.68%) JasperReports
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.01%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.01%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 34 (22.82%) Maven
2 18 (12.08%) JUnit
3 15 (10.07%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.71%) Subversion
5 7 (4.70%) Selenium
6 6 (4.03%) Ant
7 5 (3.36%) NetBeans
7 5 (3.36%) JIRA
7 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.68%) JDeveloper
9 3 (2.01%) Mockito
9 3 (2.01%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.34%) Grunt
10 2 (1.34%) Bower
10 2 (1.34%) Gradle
11 1 (0.67%) Introscope
11 1 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (0.67%) Hudson
11 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (22.82%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.36%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.68%) Advertising
5 3 (2.01%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (77.85%) Developer
2 105 (70.47%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.08%) Architect
4 14 (9.40%) Technical Architect
5 10 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.68%) Java Architect
8 4 (2.68%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.01%) Consultant
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Environment Manager
9 3 (2.01%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Senior Java Software Developer
9 3 (2.01%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (45.64%) Hibernate
2 52 (34.90%) HTML
3 48 (32.21%) XML
4 47 (31.54%) J2EE
5 44 (29.53%) Web Services
6 36 (24.16%) jQuery
7 34 (22.82%) Spring MVC
8 26 (17.45%) XSLT
8 26 (17.45%) JSP
9 24 (16.11%) JMS
10 22 (14.77%) Servlets
10 22 (14.77%) JSF
11 21 (14.09%) SOAP
11 21 (14.09%) CSS
12 20 (13.42%) EJB
13 19 (12.75%) J2SE
14 18 (12.08%) Grails
15 17 (11.41%) RESTful
15 17 (11.41%) Struts
16 16 (10.74%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.04%) Open Source
3 5 (3.36%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) Social Media
5 3 (2.01%) iPad
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.34%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Linux
2 20 (13.42%) Android
3 15 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.38%) Windows
5 10 (6.71%) UNIX
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.82%) MVC
3 25 (16.78%) TDD
4 22 (14.77%) Software Engineering
5 18 (12.08%) Scrum
6 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.72%) SOA
9 12 (8.05%) BDD
10 10 (6.71%) Kanban
11 9 (6.04%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.37%) Integration Testing
12 8 (5.37%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (3.36%) OO
14 4 (2.68%) DevOps
14 4 (2.68%) Project Management
14 4 (2.68%) Data Modelling
15 3 (2.01%) Mentoring
15 3 (2.01%) B2C
15 3 (2.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 148 (99.33%) Java
2 38 (25.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.09%) SQL
4 18 (12.08%) XPath
5 13 (8.72%) Scala
6 6 (4.03%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.01%) PHP
7 3 (2.01%) C#
8 2 (1.34%) Python
8 2 (1.34%) C++
8 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 59 (39.60%) Oracle
2 20 (13.42%) TIBCO
3 17 (11.41%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.40%) IBM
5 6 (4.03%) Lotus
6 4 (2.68%) Sybase
7 3 (2.01%) hybris
8 2 (1.34%) Google
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe
9 1 (0.67%) Compuware
9 1 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) Perforce
9 1 (0.67%) FatWire
9 1 (0.67%) Canoo
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