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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 24 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.45% 1.75% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 8.33% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 3
Average daily rate
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£480 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +5.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £27.81
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +27.64%
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
93 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.60% 20.96% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 22
Average daily rate £425 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) XML
3 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
5 13 (65.00%) Linux
6 11 (55.00%) XSLT
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) Ajax
7 9 (45.00%) XPath
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 9 (45.00%) J2EE
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) JSP
7 9 (45.00%) JMS
7 9 (45.00%) SOA
8 8 (40.00%) UML
8 8 (40.00%) Middleware
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (40.00%) XQuery
8 8 (40.00%) Ant
8 8 (40.00%) JUnit
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
8 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (40.00%) JSF
8 8 (40.00%) Maven
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (35.00%) JBoss
3 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Ant
1 8 (40.00%) JUnit
1 8 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) XSLT
3 9 (45.00%) JMS
3 9 (45.00%) Ajax
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) JSP
4 8 (40.00%) Middleware
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (40.00%) JSF
5 7 (35.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) EJB
7 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SOA
3 8 (40.00%) UML
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) XPath
4 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (40.00%) XQuery
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) IBM