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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 55 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 106 70 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.08% 1.65% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.22% 6.76% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 48 32
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.53 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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
945 1036 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.46% 24.49% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 670 472
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +31 69 £420 +5.00% 32
Cheshire +8 28 £430 -9.47% 7
Merseyside - 6 £388 - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 197 (97.04%) Java
2 153 (75.37%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (43.84%) XML
4 86 (42.36%) JavaScript
4 86 (42.36%) TDD
5 78 (38.42%) Web Services
6 75 (36.95%) Oracle
7 68 (33.50%) J2EE
7 68 (33.50%) Hibernate
8 67 (33.00%) SOAP
8 67 (33.00%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (30.05%) Scrum
10 60 (29.56%) JDBC
11 58 (28.57%) SQL
11 58 (28.57%) RESTful
12 55 (27.09%) Finance
13 54 (26.60%) HTML
14 51 (25.12%) CSS
15 46 (22.66%) REST
16 44 (21.67%) JSON
17 43 (21.18%) Software Engineering
17 43 (21.18%) Git (software)
18 41 (20.20%) Maven
19 39 (19.21%) SOA
19 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
20 38 (18.72%) AngularJS
20 38 (18.72%) Microservices
20 38 (18.72%) Kanban
21 37 (18.23%) Pair Programming
22 36 (17.73%) IBM

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 (15.76%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.82%) WebSphere
3 18 (8.87%) JBoss
4 14 (6.90%) Apache
5 10 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.96%) Jetty
7 5 (2.46%) IIS
8 4 (1.97%) CMS
8 4 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.48%) Mule
9 3 (1.48%) nginx
10 1 (0.49%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.36%) GitHub
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) HTTP
2 6 (2.96%) Internet
3 4 (1.97%) AMQP
4 1 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.49%) Skype
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 25 (12.32%) MySQL
3 19 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (9.36%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.87%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.91%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.97%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.97%) Redis
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Informix
10 1 (0.49%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 43 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 41 (20.20%) Maven
3 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
4 32 (15.76%) JUnit
5 27 (13.30%) JIRA
6 23 (11.33%) Subversion
7 20 (9.85%) Selenium
8 19 (9.36%) Mercurial
9 15 (7.39%) Gradle
10 10 (4.93%) Cucumber
10 10 (4.93%) Mockito
11 9 (4.43%) Ant
12 5 (2.46%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.97%) Checkstyle
13 4 (1.97%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.97%) FindBugs
14 3 (1.48%) JMeter
14 3 (1.48%) TestNG
15 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (27.09%) Finance
2 29 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (3.94%) Retail
4 7 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.46%) International Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (93.10%) Developer
2 167 (82.27%) Java Developer
3 44 (21.67%) Senior Developer
4 42 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Java Scala Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Scala Developer
6 19 (9.36%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 19 (9.36%) Senior Scala Developer
7 17 (8.37%) J2EE Developer
8 16 (7.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Agile Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Applications Developer
9 12 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.42%) XML Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Agile Java Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Java Applications Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Senior Java Applications Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (43.84%) XML
2 78 (38.42%) Web Services
3 68 (33.50%) Hibernate
3 68 (33.50%) J2EE
4 67 (33.00%) SOAP
5 60 (29.56%) JDBC
6 58 (28.57%) RESTful
7 54 (26.60%) HTML
8 51 (25.12%) CSS
9 46 (22.66%) REST
10 44 (21.67%) JSON
11 38 (18.72%) AngularJS
12 33 (16.26%) Apache Camel
13 31 (15.27%) HTML5
13 31 (15.27%) WSDL
14 30 (14.78%) JAX-WS
15 28 (13.79%) JSP
15 28 (13.79%) XSLT
16 26 (12.81%) JAXB
17 25 (12.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.43%) Online Banking
4 5 (2.46%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.99%) iPad
5 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.49%) PKI
6 1 (0.49%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.27%) Linux
2 7 (3.45%) Windows
3 6 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.46%) Unix
5 4 (1.97%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (75.37%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (42.36%) TDD
3 67 (33.00%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (30.05%) Scrum
5 43 (21.18%) Software Engineering
6 39 (19.21%) SOA
7 38 (18.72%) Kanban
7 38 (18.72%) Microservices
8 37 (18.23%) Pair Programming
9 35 (17.24%) OO
10 34 (16.75%) Open Source
11 27 (13.30%) Waterfall
12 26 (12.81%) AOP
13 25 (12.32%) BDD
13 25 (12.32%) Integration Testing
14 24 (11.82%) MVC
14 24 (11.82%) OOP
14 24 (11.82%) System Integration Testing
15 23 (11.33%) Software Delivery
16 22 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (97.04%) Java
2 86 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 58 (28.57%) SQL
4 29 (14.29%) Scala
5 25 (12.32%) PL/SQL
6 23 (11.33%) Groovy
7 19 (9.36%) Clojure
8 6 (2.96%) C#
9 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.97%) PHP
11 3 (1.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.99%) Python
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) C++
13 1 (0.49%) Go
13 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (5.42%) Degree
2 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.36%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 75 (36.95%) Oracle
2 36 (17.73%) IBM
3 11 (5.42%) hybris
4 10 (4.93%) Perforce
5 5 (2.46%) Google
5 5 (2.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.97%) ATG
6 4 (1.97%) Sybase
6 4 (1.97%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Compuware
7 1 (0.49%) HP
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago