The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 46 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 21 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.86% 0.74% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 2.82% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 5
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£420 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
Spring
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 142 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.52% 26.30% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 90 53
Average daily rate £406 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 13 £463 - 8
Wallingford - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (69.23%) XML
4 22 (56.41%) Linux
4 22 (56.41%) Tomcat
5 21 (53.85%) WebLogic
6 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (48.72%) TDD
7 19 (48.72%) Web Services
8 16 (41.03%) Maven
8 16 (41.03%) JSON
9 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (38.46%) HTML5
9 15 (38.46%) EJB
9 15 (38.46%) Oracle
9 15 (38.46%) HTML
10 14 (35.90%) Scrum
11 13 (33.33%) JBoss
11 13 (33.33%) WebSphere
12 12 (30.77%) JUnit
12 12 (30.77%) Publishing
12 12 (30.77%) Middleware
13 11 (28.21%) SOA
13 11 (28.21%) JSF
13 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
13 11 (28.21%) REST
14 10 (25.64%) Oracle Identity Management
14 10 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
14 10 (25.64%) Hibernate

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 22 (56.41%) Tomcat
2 21 (53.85%) WebLogic
3 13 (33.33%) JBoss
3 13 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 10 (25.64%) Apache
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (20.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (12.82%) Alfresco
7 5 (12.82%) CMS
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Maven
2 12 (30.77%) JUnit
3 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.51%) Ant
5 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 24 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SOA Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Data Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) XML
2 19 (48.72%) Web Services
3 16 (41.03%) JSON
4 15 (38.46%) HTML5
4 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 15 (38.46%) EJB
5 12 (30.77%) Middleware
6 11 (28.21%) JSF
6 11 (28.21%) REST
7 10 (25.64%) Hibernate
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (25.64%) Ajax
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle ADF
8 9 (23.08%) XSLT
8 9 (23.08%) JMS
8 9 (23.08%) J2EE
9 8 (20.51%) SOAP
10 7 (17.95%) RESTful
11 6 (15.38%) JSP
11 6 (15.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (35.90%) Scrum
5 11 (28.21%) SOA
5 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) BDD
7 8 (20.51%) Web Development
7 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.38%) UML
9 5 (12.82%) Workflow
9 5 (12.82%) Process Management
10 4 (10.26%) OO
10 4 (10.26%) User Stories
11 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
12 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
12 2 (5.13%) OOD
12 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) XQuery
2 9 (23.08%) XPath
3 8 (20.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Groovy
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle