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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 41 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.70% 1.23% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 3.92% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £359 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £292 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £418 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
140 153 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.52% 31.29% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 70
Average daily rate £300 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 27 August 2014. 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 +5 8 £350 -12.50% 5
Kidlington - - - - 1
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) J2EE
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 9 (60.00%) Spring MVC
5 9 (60.00%) MVC
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
6 8 (53.33%) XML
6 8 (53.33%) BDD
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) XSLT
7 6 (40.00%) Web Services
8 5 (33.33%) CSS
8 5 (33.33%) MySQL
8 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) jQuery
9 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) JSP
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (13.33%) Scala
11 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
11 2 (13.33%) HTML5
11 2 (13.33%) Escenic

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) Escenic
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) J2EE
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) Spring MVC
4 8 (53.33%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) XSLT
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) JSP
8 2 (13.33%) Struts
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) EJB
8 2 (13.33%) JSF
8 2 (13.33%) Ajax
8 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (13.33%) Java RMI
8 2 (13.33%) LAMP
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) GWT
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) UML
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (13.33%) RUP
8 2 (13.33%) OOD
9 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Google