The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 8 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.09% 17.24% 8.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.08% 35.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£318 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
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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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 39.39% 48.28% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Salford

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Spring
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) J2SE
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
1 10 (100.00%) Grails
2 9 (90.00%) Android
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Hazelcast
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (90.00%) XPath
2 9 (90.00%) JMS
2 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 9 (90.00%) XML Schema
2 9 (90.00%) Servlets
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (90.00%) DOM
2 9 (90.00%) XSLT
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) SAX
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) J2SE
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Grails
2 9 (90.00%) Servlets
2 9 (90.00%) DOM
2 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 9 (90.00%) JMS
2 9 (90.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (60.00%) SAX
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Android
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat