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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 99 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 70 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.75% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 6.67% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.36% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
1055 809 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.39% 26.22% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 473 453
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +11 30 £475 +31.03% 14
Manchester -15 28 £389 +3.66% 27
Lancashire -9 6 - - 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 131 (96.32%) Java
2 74 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (48.53%) J2EE
4 60 (44.12%) Web Services
5 57 (41.91%) Hibernate
6 53 (38.97%) JavaScript
7 44 (32.35%) HTML
8 39 (28.68%) SOAP
8 39 (28.68%) CSS
9 38 (27.94%) Oracle
10 36 (26.47%) TDD
10 36 (26.47%) SDLC
11 35 (25.74%) Finance
12 34 (25.00%) MVC
13 31 (22.79%) SQL
14 29 (21.32%) JBoss
15 28 (20.59%) WSDL
16 27 (19.85%) WebSphere
16 27 (19.85%) REST
17 25 (18.38%) JSON
17 25 (18.38%) jQuery
18 24 (17.65%) JSP
19 23 (16.91%) AngularJS
19 23 (16.91%) Git (software)
20 22 (16.18%) HTML5
20 22 (16.18%) Maven
20 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering
21 21 (15.44%) Servlets
21 21 (15.44%) XML
21 21 (15.44%) UML

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (21.32%) JBoss
2 27 (19.85%) WebSphere
3 15 (11.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.62%) Liferay
5 7 (5.15%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (4.41%) Apache
7 5 (3.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.47%) Node.js
11 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.94%) GitHub
3 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.50%) Internet
2 11 (8.09%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.62%) MySQL
5 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.68%) Informix
7 4 (2.94%) DB2
7 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.47%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.47%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.74%) Big Data
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.18%) Maven
3 16 (11.76%) JUnit
4 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.09%) Gradle
6 10 (7.35%) Eclipse
6 10 (7.35%) Ant
7 7 (5.15%) Subversion
7 7 (5.15%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.15%) Hudson
7 7 (5.15%) JIRA
7 7 (5.15%) Selenium
8 6 (4.41%) Mockito
9 5 (3.68%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.94%) FishEye
11 3 (2.21%) Cactus
12 2 (1.47%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.74%) TestNG
13 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (0.74%) Introscope
General
1 35 (25.74%) Finance
2 20 (14.71%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (63.24%) Developer
2 68 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.65%) Architect
4 19 (13.97%) Java Architect
5 15 (11.03%) Designer
6 13 (9.56%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Java Consultant
9 8 (5.88%) Consultant
10 7 (5.15%) Technical Leader
11 6 (4.41%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.41%) Java Technical Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (3.68%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.68%) Java Team Leader
13 4 (2.94%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.53%) J2EE
2 60 (44.12%) Web Services
3 57 (41.91%) Hibernate
4 44 (32.35%) HTML
5 39 (28.68%) CSS
5 39 (28.68%) SOAP
6 28 (20.59%) WSDL
7 27 (19.85%) REST
8 25 (18.38%) jQuery
8 25 (18.38%) JSON
9 24 (17.65%) JSP
10 23 (16.91%) AngularJS
11 22 (16.18%) HTML5
12 21 (15.44%) Servlets
12 21 (15.44%) XML
13 20 (14.71%) Apache Camel
14 18 (13.24%) RESTful
15 15 (11.03%) ActiveMQ
15 15 (11.03%) Middleware
16 14 (10.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.41%) iPhone
4 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.21%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.47%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) mHealth
6 1 (0.74%) Telematics
6 1 (0.74%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Blog
6 1 (0.74%) Informatics
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Linux
2 11 (8.09%) UNIX
3 9 (6.62%) Windows
4 8 (5.88%) Android
5 5 (3.68%) Solaris
5 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.47%) TDD
2 36 (26.47%) SDLC
3 34 (25.00%) MVC
4 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering
5 21 (15.44%) UML
6 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.97%) Waterfall
7 19 (13.97%) Scrum
8 17 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 16 (11.76%) SOA
10 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.82%) Kanban
11 12 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (8.82%) Integration Testing
12 11 (8.09%) Pair Programming
12 11 (8.09%) BDD
12 11 (8.09%) Open Source
13 10 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (7.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (96.32%) Java
2 53 (38.97%) JavaScript
3 31 (22.79%) SQL
4 10 (7.35%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.15%) C#
5 7 (5.15%) XPath
6 5 (3.68%) Scala
7 4 (2.94%) FQL
7 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.94%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) Python
8 3 (2.21%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) Groovy
9 2 (1.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 8 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) Squid
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (27.94%) Oracle
2 18 (13.24%) IBM
3 7 (5.15%) Sybase
3 7 (5.15%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.41%) Perforce
5 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.47%) hybris
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) Compuware
7 1 (0.74%) HP
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