The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 22 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Spring 7 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.21% 6.30% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 20.00% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £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 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -27.16%
Spring
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 80 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.48% 31.50% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 82
Average daily rate £308 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 15 (78.95%) Spring MVC
3 14 (73.68%) Hibernate
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
6 10 (52.63%) HTML
6 10 (52.63%) CSS
7 9 (47.37%) Release Management
7 9 (47.37%) Maven
7 9 (47.37%) Java EE
8 8 (42.11%) Ajax
8 8 (42.11%) jQuery
8 8 (42.11%) Twitter
8 8 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
8 8 (42.11%) TDD
9 7 (36.84%) J2EE
9 7 (36.84%) BDD
9 7 (36.84%) Spring Integration
10 6 (31.58%) Finance
11 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (15.79%) RESTful
12 3 (15.79%) Magnolia
12 3 (15.79%) SQL
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.79%) Scrum
13 2 (10.53%) HTTP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (15.79%) Magnolia
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Maven
2 8 (42.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
1 19 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Spring MVC
2 14 (73.68%) Hibernate
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 9 (47.37%) Java EE
5 8 (42.11%) Ajax
5 8 (42.11%) jQuery
5 8 (42.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (36.84%) J2EE
6 7 (36.84%) Spring Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 2 (10.53%) JSP
9 2 (10.53%) JMS
9 2 (10.53%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (5.26%) FreeMarker
10 1 (5.26%) Velocity
10 1 (5.26%) REST
10 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) Release Management
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) ATDD
8 1 (5.26%) OOD
8 1 (5.26%) OOP
8 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
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