The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 25 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.61% 3.92% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.53% 10.71% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £500 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.01% 36.60% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 53
Average daily rate £365 £355 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 10
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +47.61%
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 Somerset

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Somerset region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Templecombe +1 11 £365 -20.65%
Yeovil - 3 £550 -
Bath - 2 £500 - 1
Taunton - 1 - -
Spring
South West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) C++
3 11 (55.00%) Apache Camel
4 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Apache CXF
5 9 (45.00%) UML
5 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (45.00%) Aerospace
5 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (45.00%) Luciad
5 9 (45.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Information Management
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) BDD
8 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (25.00%) Kanban
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.00%) DevOps
10 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (15.00%) MongoDB

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) GitLab
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) JBehave
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (45.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.00%) GIS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) Apache Camel
3 9 (45.00%) Apache CXF
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE
7 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
8 1 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Information Management
1 9 (45.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (45.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Luciad