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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 37 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.98% 1.74% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 8.51% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
121 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.88% 20.43% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 29 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
2 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) BDD
5 6 (46.15%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (38.46%) Scala
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) RESTful
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (30.77%) Node.js
7 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Ajax
7 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
7 4 (30.77%) Mockito
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) JBoss
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Jackrabbit
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Mockito
2 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Liquibase
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Scala Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) RESTful
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (23.08%) CakePHP
5 3 (23.08%) Play Framework
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) JSR 168
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) SOA
8 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Clojure
6 1 (7.69%) Go
6 1 (7.69%) Groovy
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware