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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 28 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 31 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.26% 3.02% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.02% 8.05% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.91%
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
172 174 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.20% 37.50% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 60
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +105.88%
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
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 21 £375 -16.66% 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - - 2
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (91.89%) J2EE
3 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (78.38%) Oracle
5 28 (75.68%) SQL
6 25 (67.57%) XML
7 24 (64.86%) XSLT
8 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (45.95%) TDD
9 17 (45.95%) Ajax
9 17 (45.95%) JSF
10 16 (43.24%) Spring MVC
10 16 (43.24%) Oracle BPM
10 16 (43.24%) Oracle Identity Management
10 16 (43.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (43.24%) Oracle ADF
10 16 (43.24%) MVC
10 16 (43.24%) SOA
10 16 (43.24%) JMS
11 15 (40.54%) Linux
11 15 (40.54%) HTML
11 15 (40.54%) WebLogic
12 14 (37.84%) Ant
12 14 (37.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (37.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 14 (37.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (37.84%) Maven
13 13 (35.14%) XPath
13 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (35.14%) XQuery

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (43.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (40.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Escenic
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Ant
1 14 (37.84%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SOA Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) J2EE
2 25 (67.57%) XML
3 24 (64.86%) XSLT
4 17 (45.95%) JSF
4 17 (45.95%) Ajax
5 16 (43.24%) Spring MVC
5 16 (43.24%) JMS
5 16 (43.24%) Oracle ADF
6 15 (40.54%) HTML
7 14 (37.84%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (29.73%) Web Services
8 11 (29.73%) Middleware
9 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 4 (10.81%) CSS
11 4 (10.81%) JSP
12 2 (5.41%) GWT
13 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (2.70%) HTML5
13 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) SOA
4 16 (43.24%) MVC
5 13 (35.14%) Scrum
6 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) BDD
7 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (5.41%) OOD
10 2 (5.41%) Kanban
10 2 (5.41%) DevOps
11 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.70%) UML
11 1 (2.70%) OOP
11 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 13 (35.14%) XQuery
4 13 (35.14%) XPath
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss