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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / North West
Rank 58 87 53
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs citing Spring 83 74 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.17% 1.90% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.30% 7.31% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 67
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £377
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.27%

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
806 1012 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.79% 26.04% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 635 526
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +21 29 £375 -9.09% 11
Cheshire +14 24 £400 +6.66% 10
Merseyside +4 14 £600 +33.33%
Lancashire +8 5 - - 5
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 178 (93.19%) Java
2 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (43.46%) JavaScript
4 75 (39.27%) Hibernate
5 74 (38.74%) TDD
6 64 (33.51%) RESTful
7 57 (29.84%) HTML
8 56 (29.32%) Scrum
9 54 (28.27%) CSS
10 50 (26.18%) Web Services
11 49 (25.65%) AngularJS
12 47 (24.61%) SOAP
12 47 (24.61%) Oracle
13 46 (24.08%) JSON
14 43 (22.51%) OO
15 42 (21.99%) SQL
16 41 (21.47%) Git (software)
17 40 (20.94%) XML
18 38 (19.90%) Finance
18 38 (19.90%) REST
18 38 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (19.37%) Jenkins
20 36 (18.85%) JUnit
21 35 (18.32%) jQuery
22 34 (17.80%) J2EE
23 32 (16.75%) HTML5
24 30 (15.71%) NoSQL
24 30 (15.71%) CSS3
24 30 (15.71%) Pair Programming
25 29 (15.18%) E-Commerce

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 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.38%) CMS
3 13 (6.81%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.76%) JBoss
5 6 (3.14%) Apache
5 6 (3.14%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.62%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.62%) Jetty
6 5 (2.62%) nginx
7 4 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.57%) IIS
8 3 (1.57%) Kentico
8 3 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.57%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) GitHub
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) HTTP
2 5 (2.62%) AMQP
3 3 (1.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.71%) NoSQL
2 25 (13.09%) MongoDB
2 25 (13.09%) MySQL
2 25 (13.09%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.14%) Redis
8 5 (2.62%) DB2
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.05%) Big Data
10 2 (1.05%) Firebird
10 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.05%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 41 (21.47%) Git (software)
2 37 (19.37%) Jenkins
3 36 (18.85%) JUnit
4 28 (14.66%) Maven
5 19 (9.95%) Selenium
6 18 (9.42%) Eclipse
7 16 (8.38%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.81%) Gradle
8 13 (6.81%) Subversion
9 9 (4.71%) Ant
10 8 (4.19%) JIRA
11 6 (3.14%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.14%) TestNG
12 5 (2.62%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.09%) JBehave
13 4 (2.09%) Mockito
14 3 (1.57%) ClearCase
14 3 (1.57%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.57%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 19 (9.95%) Banking
3 3 (1.57%) Back Office
4 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.05%) Electronics
4 2 (1.05%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 163 (85.34%) Developer
2 137 (71.73%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.04%) Senior Developer
3 23 (12.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (6.81%) Agile Developer
4 13 (6.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (6.28%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (4.19%) Architect
6 8 (4.19%) Java Engineer
7 7 (3.66%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (3.66%) Scala Developer
8 6 (3.14%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.14%) Angular Developer
8 6 (3.14%) Principal Developer
8 6 (3.14%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (3.14%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 6 (3.14%) Senior Scala Developer
9 5 (2.62%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.09%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (39.27%) Hibernate
2 64 (33.51%) RESTful
3 57 (29.84%) HTML
4 54 (28.27%) CSS
5 50 (26.18%) Web Services
6 49 (25.65%) AngularJS
7 47 (24.61%) SOAP
8 46 (24.08%) JSON
9 40 (20.94%) XML
10 38 (19.90%) REST
11 35 (18.32%) jQuery
12 34 (17.80%) J2EE
13 32 (16.75%) HTML5
14 30 (15.71%) CSS3
15 29 (15.18%) Spring Boot
16 21 (10.99%) JPA
17 20 (10.47%) Dropwizard
18 16 (8.38%) Struts
19 15 (7.85%) .NET
19 15 (7.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.09%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) DataPower
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.52%) Telematics
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) Linux
2 8 (4.19%) Unix
3 5 (2.62%) Windows
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.05%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.74%) TDD
3 56 (29.32%) Scrum
4 43 (22.51%) OO
5 38 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (15.71%) Pair Programming
7 29 (15.18%) E-Commerce
8 28 (14.66%) MVC
9 27 (14.14%) Kanban
10 26 (13.61%) BDD
11 24 (12.57%) Configuration Management
12 23 (12.04%) Microservices
13 22 (11.52%) SDLC
13 22 (11.52%) Web Development
14 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
14 20 (10.47%) Unit Testing
15 19 (9.95%) Open Source
16 17 (8.90%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (8.38%) Dependency Injection
18 15 (7.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (93.19%) Java
2 83 (43.46%) JavaScript
3 42 (21.99%) SQL
4 10 (5.24%) Scala
5 8 (4.19%) C#
5 8 (4.19%) Groovy
6 6 (3.14%) Clojure
7 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.57%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.05%) Perl
8 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) Ruby
9 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.62%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.57%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) Puppet
2 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.05%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.05%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (24.61%) Oracle
2 26 (13.61%) hybris
3 12 (6.28%) ATG
4 11 (5.76%) Perforce
5 6 (3.14%) Google
5 6 (3.14%) VMware
6 5 (2.62%) IBM
7 3 (1.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.57%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.05%) Sybase
9 1 (0.52%) FatWire
9 1 (0.52%) Kony
9 1 (0.52%) Yahoo!
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago