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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 75 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 96 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 1.85% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.31% 8.18% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £335 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.75 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-7.72% +54.92%
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
931 831 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.96% 22.67% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 528 416
Median daily rate £399 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +16 49 £400 - 21
Cheshire -5 36 £394 -1.56% 5
Merseyside - 7 £425 - 2
Lancashire +7 1 - - 7
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (98.50%) Java
2 140 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (51.00%) JavaScript
4 88 (44.00%) TDD
5 82 (41.00%) XML
6 77 (38.50%) Web Services
7 64 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (30.00%) Scrum
9 58 (29.00%) CSS
10 57 (28.50%) J2EE
11 56 (28.00%) Hibernate
12 55 (27.50%) Finance
12 55 (27.50%) Oracle
12 55 (27.50%) HTML
13 50 (25.00%) SOAP
14 46 (23.00%) SQL
14 46 (23.00%) AngularJS
15 45 (22.50%) JDBC
16 42 (21.00%) REST
17 39 (19.50%) RESTful
18 38 (19.00%) jQuery
19 37 (18.50%) Software Engineering
20 36 (18.00%) MVC
20 36 (18.00%) Banking
21 32 (16.00%) Jenkins
22 30 (15.00%) JIRA
22 30 (15.00%) Kanban
23 28 (14.00%) Spring MVC
23 28 (14.00%) XSLT
24 27 (13.50%) Linux

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 27 (13.50%) WebSphere
2 26 (13.00%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.50%) JBoss
4 10 (5.00%) Apache
5 6 (3.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.50%) Confluence
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.00%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.50%) Node.js
9 2 (1.00%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.00%) IIS
9 2 (1.00%) Jetty
9 2 (1.00%) Mule
10 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.00%) HTTP
2 6 (3.00%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.50%) Network Security
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.00%) MySQL
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.50%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.50%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.00%) Hazelcast
9 5 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.50%) Big Data
10 4 (2.00%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.00%) Redis
11 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.00%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.00%) GIS
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.00%) QGIS
12 1 (0.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 32 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 30 (15.00%) JIRA
3 27 (13.50%) Git (software)
3 27 (13.50%) Subversion
4 25 (12.50%) Maven
5 23 (11.50%) JUnit
6 18 (9.00%) Selenium
7 12 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.00%) Gradle
8 10 (5.00%) Mercurial
8 10 (5.00%) Mockito
9 7 (3.50%) Ant
10 6 (3.00%) Hudson
11 5 (2.50%) Checkstyle
11 5 (2.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.50%) FindBugs
11 5 (2.50%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.00%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.00%) JBehave
13 2 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 55 (27.50%) Finance
2 36 (18.00%) Banking
3 12 (6.00%) Retail
4 10 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) International Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 185 (92.50%) Developer
2 158 (79.00%) Java Developer
3 44 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 37 (18.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (8.00%) Agile Developer
6 15 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (7.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.50%) J2EE Developer
9 12 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (5.50%) Java Scala Developer
10 11 (5.50%) Lead Developer
10 11 (5.50%) Scala Developer
10 11 (5.50%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 11 (5.50%) Senior Scala Developer
11 10 (5.00%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.00%) Architect
12 8 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
12 8 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.00%) Technical Developer
12 8 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.00%) XML
2 77 (38.50%) Web Services
3 58 (29.00%) CSS
4 57 (28.50%) J2EE
5 56 (28.00%) Hibernate
6 55 (27.50%) HTML
7 50 (25.00%) SOAP
8 46 (23.00%) AngularJS
9 45 (22.50%) JDBC
10 42 (21.00%) REST
11 39 (19.50%) RESTful
12 38 (19.00%) jQuery
13 28 (14.00%) Spring MVC
13 28 (14.00%) XSLT
14 25 (12.50%) HTML5
14 25 (12.50%) JSON
14 25 (12.50%) JSP
15 17 (8.50%) CSS3
15 17 (8.50%) Middleware
15 17 (8.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (6.50%) Online Banking
3 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.00%) iPad
5 5 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.00%) User Experience
7 3 (1.50%) MHEG
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) PKI
8 2 (1.00%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.50%) IPTV
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.50%) Linux
2 10 (5.00%) Windows
3 8 (4.00%) Unix
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (44.00%) TDD
3 64 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (30.00%) Scrum
5 37 (18.50%) Software Engineering
6 36 (18.00%) MVC
7 30 (15.00%) Kanban
8 24 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 23 (11.50%) BDD
9 23 (11.50%) OO
10 22 (11.00%) Open Source
10 22 (11.00%) Web Development
11 21 (10.50%) Integration Testing
11 21 (10.50%) Microservices
11 21 (10.50%) OOP
12 20 (10.00%) SOA
13 19 (9.50%) Pair Programming
13 19 (9.50%) Waterfall
14 16 (8.00%) Front End Development
15 15 (7.50%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 197 (98.50%) Java
2 102 (51.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (23.00%) SQL
4 17 (8.50%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.00%) Scala
6 12 (6.00%) Groovy
7 10 (5.00%) Clojure
8 5 (2.50%) Python
8 5 (2.50%) Ruby
8 5 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.00%) PHP
9 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.00%) XPath
10 3 (1.50%) C
10 3 (1.50%) C++
11 2 (1.00%) C#
11 2 (1.00%) Go
11 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (7.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.00%) PhD
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.00%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (2.00%) HDFS
2 2 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 55 (27.50%) Oracle
2 26 (13.00%) IBM
3 9 (4.50%) Perforce
4 7 (3.50%) hybris
5 6 (3.00%) Sybase
5 6 (3.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.00%) Twitter
7 1 (0.50%) Apigee
7 1 (0.50%) ATG
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix
7 1 (0.50%) Facebook
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Mashery
7 1 (0.50%) OpenTV
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
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