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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 37 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Spring 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.78% 1.18% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.60% 3.28% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£469 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
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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
125 61 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.00% 35.88% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 42 53
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) Oracle
2 25 (78.13%) XML
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (75.00%) J2EE
4 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (59.38%) SQL
6 18 (56.25%) XSLT
7 16 (50.00%) HTML
8 15 (46.88%) Maven
9 14 (43.75%) TDD
10 12 (37.50%) Ajax
10 12 (37.50%) JSF
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (37.50%) JMS
10 12 (37.50%) SOA
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Management
10 12 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
11 11 (34.38%) Scrum
11 11 (34.38%) MVC
11 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
12 10 (31.25%) XPath
12 10 (31.25%) XQuery
12 10 (31.25%) Linux
12 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (28.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 9 (28.13%) Ant

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
3 8 (25.00%) Apache
4 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
5 6 (18.75%) CMS
5 6 (18.75%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Maven
2 9 (28.13%) Ant
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (28.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SOA Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) XML
2 24 (75.00%) J2EE
3 18 (56.25%) XSLT
4 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (37.50%) Ajax
5 12 (37.50%) JSF
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle ADF
5 12 (37.50%) JMS
6 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
6 11 (34.38%) Spring MVC
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (21.88%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (21.88%) HTML5
9 7 (21.88%) CSS3
9 7 (21.88%) EJB
9 7 (21.88%) SOAP
9 7 (21.88%) Middleware
9 7 (21.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (43.75%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) SOA
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.00%) BDD
8 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Workflow
9 6 (18.75%) Process Management
10 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) User Stories
12 2 (6.25%) OO
12 2 (6.25%) DevOps
12 2 (6.25%) Kanban
13 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) XPath
3 10 (31.25%) XQuery
4 9 (28.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Oracle