The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Somerset 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 50 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.75% 2.88% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 8.22% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £350 £338 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +68.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.65% 35.10% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 39
Average daily rate £338 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
South West

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
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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Street - 2 - -
Bath -6 1 £350 -1.40% 3
Bridgwater - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Spring
South West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) CMS
4 5 (55.56%) LAMP
4 5 (55.56%) UML
4 5 (55.56%) OOP
4 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (55.56%) JBoss
4 5 (55.56%) RUP
4 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
4 5 (55.56%) Java RMI
4 5 (55.56%) OOD
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
4 5 (55.56%) EJB
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Struts
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) JSF

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (55.56%) MQSeries
1 5 (55.56%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) Escenic
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Java Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) JSF
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Java RMI
2 5 (55.56%) LAMP
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) EJB
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
3 3 (33.33%) XSD
3 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (55.56%) RUP
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Zend