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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 20 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.23% 1.04% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.95% 4.76% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £363 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £363 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.12% 21.76% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 44
Average daily rate £375 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £204 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
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 28 July 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
2 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
4 9 (69.23%) Java EE
4 9 (69.23%) Spring MVC
4 9 (69.23%) Release Management
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
5 8 (61.54%) Maven
5 8 (61.54%) Ajax
5 8 (61.54%) Eclipse
5 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) Twitter
5 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (53.85%) Spring Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) JBoss
9 2 (15.38%) JMS
9 2 (15.38%) J2EE
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (7.69%) Mockito
10 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
10 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
10 1 (7.69%) Hudson

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Eclipse
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
1 13 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Hibernate
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) Java EE
3 9 (69.23%) Spring MVC
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 8 (61.54%) Ajax
4 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (53.85%) Spring Integration
6 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (15.38%) J2EE
7 2 (15.38%) JMS
8 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) JSP
8 1 (7.69%) SOAP
8 1 (7.69%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
1 9 (69.23%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Twitter
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle