The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 27 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.31% 0.97% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 4.00% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £400 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -31.20%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.61% 24.15% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 41
Average daily rate £285 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Spring
Oxfordshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) GWT
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (40.00%) GWT
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Google