The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 26 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.75% 3.35% 8.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 9.84% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate £305 £293 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -15.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £293 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £293 £438
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 - £34.06 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.80%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.61% 34.08% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 20
Average daily rate £275 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) J2EE
5 7 (53.85%) MySQL
5 7 (53.85%) JSP
5 7 (53.85%) Struts
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) JBoss
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
6 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS
6 6 (46.15%) Maven
6 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 6 (46.15%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (46.15%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
6 6 (46.15%) XHTML
6 6 (46.15%) SOA
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) XML
6 6 (46.15%) XSD
6 6 (46.15%) XSL
6 6 (46.15%) Servlets

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Magnolia
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Mockito
3 1 (7.69%) jMock
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) J2EE
4 7 (53.85%) JSP
4 7 (53.85%) Struts
4 7 (53.85%) Spring MVC
5 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS
5 6 (46.15%) REST
5 6 (46.15%) XHTML
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) XSD
5 6 (46.15%) XSL
5 6 (46.15%) Servlets
5 6 (46.15%) SOAP
5 6 (46.15%) JDBC
5 6 (46.15%) WML
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (38.46%) Spring Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (46.15%) JVM Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Twitter
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle