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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 31 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.41% 3.19% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 10.17% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +39.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -22.58%
Spring
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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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.75% 31.38% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 49
Average daily rate £315 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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 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 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Magnolia
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) ATDD
6 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
6 2 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (12.50%) Maven
7 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (37.50%) Magnolia
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (12.50%) Velocity
6 1 (12.50%) FreeMarker
6 1 (12.50%) J2SE
6 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) ATDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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