The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 35 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.94% 0.59% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 2.08% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £401 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
Spring
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 48 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.94% 28.40% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 46
Average daily rate £413 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Oxford region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) XML
3 25 (69.44%) Oracle
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (66.67%) J2EE
5 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (52.78%) TDD
6 19 (52.78%) HTML
7 18 (50.00%) SQL
7 18 (50.00%) XSLT
8 15 (41.67%) Linux
8 15 (41.67%) Maven
9 13 (36.11%) Web Services
9 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
10 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 12 (33.33%) JMS
10 12 (33.33%) SOA
10 12 (33.33%) JSF
10 12 (33.33%) Ajax
10 12 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (33.33%) BDD
10 12 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
10 12 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (30.56%) HTML5
11 11 (30.56%) Spring MVC
11 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
11 11 (30.56%) Scrum
11 11 (30.56%) MVC
11 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
2 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (19.44%) Apache
4 6 (16.67%) Alfresco
4 6 (16.67%) CMS
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.11%) JBoss
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Maven
2 9 (25.00%) Ant
3 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SOA Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (83.33%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) J2EE
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 18 (50.00%) XSLT
5 13 (36.11%) Web Services
6 12 (33.33%) JMS
6 12 (33.33%) JSF
6 12 (33.33%) Ajax
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
7 11 (30.56%) HTML5
7 11 (30.56%) Spring MVC
7 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
7 11 (30.56%) JSON
7 11 (30.56%) EJB
8 10 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) Middleware
9 7 (19.44%) CSS3
9 7 (19.44%) EJB 3.0
10 6 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (52.78%) TDD
4 12 (33.33%) SOA
4 12 (33.33%) BDD
5 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 11 (30.56%) MVC
5 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) Workflow
6 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Process Management
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Kanban
10 2 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) OO
11 1 (2.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) XQuery
3 10 (27.78%) XPath
4 9 (25.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Oracle