The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 60 67 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +43
Contract jobs citing Spring 93 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.77% 2.31% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.47% 8.55% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
Spring
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
811 608 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.17% 26.96% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 418 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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
Gloucestershire +9 32 £393 +8.65% 2
Bristol -11 18 £375 +7.14% 11
Wiltshire 0 11 £304 -13.21% 6
Dorset -11 8 £300 -36.84% 3
Somerset - 8 £375 - 3
Devon -18 4 £440 +11.39% 10
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 145 (97.32%) Java
2 83 (55.70%) Hibernate
3 72 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (34.23%) jQuery
5 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
5 50 (33.56%) J2EE
6 46 (30.87%) CSS
7 43 (28.86%) HTML
7 43 (28.86%) TDD
7 43 (28.86%) Scrum
8 39 (26.17%) XML
9 36 (24.16%) Tomcat
10 35 (23.49%) Web Services
11 33 (22.15%) MVC
12 32 (21.48%) JSP
12 32 (21.48%) Spring MVC
13 31 (20.81%) SQL
14 29 (19.46%) SAML
15 26 (17.45%) JUnit
16 25 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
17 24 (16.11%) Ajax
17 24 (16.11%) MySQL
18 23 (15.44%) Linux
19 22 (14.77%) Unit Testing
20 21 (14.09%) REST
20 21 (14.09%) Finance
21 20 (13.42%) E-Commerce
22 18 (12.08%) Oracle
22 18 (12.08%) Struts

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 36 (24.16%) Tomcat
2 11 (7.38%) Apache
3 9 (6.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.70%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.03%) Confluence
6 4 (2.68%) CMS
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.34%) Escenic
8 2 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.67%) Mule
9 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.67%) Liferay
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 12 (8.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.68%) Magento
2 4 (2.68%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Internet
2 2 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.11%) MySQL
2 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.72%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.03%) Hazelcast
7 5 (3.36%) Big Data
7 5 (3.36%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 26 (17.45%) JUnit
2 18 (12.08%) Maven
3 14 (9.40%) Eclipse
4 13 (8.72%) Ant
4 13 (8.72%) Subversion
5 10 (6.71%) JIRA
6 6 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.03%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (2.68%) Grunt
8 3 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.01%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) Hudson
10 1 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.67%) NuGet
10 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.67%) NUnit
10 1 (0.67%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 21 (14.09%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.05%) Electronics
3 12 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.05%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 136 (91.28%) Developer
2 119 (79.87%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Senior Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (6.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (6.71%) Lead Developer
5 8 (5.37%) Hybris Developer
6 7 (4.70%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (3.36%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.68%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (2.68%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Architect
9 4 (2.68%) Analyst
10 3 (2.01%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.01%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.01%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (55.70%) Hibernate
2 51 (34.23%) jQuery
3 50 (33.56%) J2EE
4 46 (30.87%) CSS
5 43 (28.86%) HTML
6 39 (26.17%) XML
7 35 (23.49%) Web Services
8 32 (21.48%) JSP
8 32 (21.48%) Spring MVC
9 29 (19.46%) SAML
10 24 (16.11%) Ajax
11 21 (14.09%) REST
12 18 (12.08%) Struts
13 15 (10.07%) SOAP
14 12 (8.05%) XSD
14 12 (8.05%) Apache CXF
15 11 (7.38%) RESTful
15 11 (7.38%) JDBC
15 11 (7.38%) Spring Security
16 9 (6.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) DTV
2 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.36%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.67%) Derivative
3 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.67%) iSeries
3 1 (0.67%) Open Source
3 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.67%) User Experience
3 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.44%) Linux
2 14 (9.40%) UNIX
3 10 (6.71%) Fedora
3 10 (6.71%) CentOS
4 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.86%) TDD
2 43 (28.86%) Scrum
3 33 (22.15%) MVC
4 25 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
6 22 (14.77%) Unit Testing
7 20 (13.42%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.72%) Programme Management
9 12 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (8.05%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.38%) Kanban
11 9 (6.04%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.04%) Project Management
11 9 (6.04%) OO
12 8 (5.37%) SOA
12 8 (5.37%) Integration Testing
13 6 (4.03%) Data Validation
13 6 (4.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (97.32%) Java
2 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.81%) SQL
4 17 (11.41%) PHP
5 13 (8.72%) Python
5 13 (8.72%) PHP5
6 7 (4.70%) Ruby
7 6 (4.03%) Perl
7 6 (4.03%) C#
8 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.36%) Clojure
9 4 (2.68%) Scala
10 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.01%) Lua
10 3 (2.01%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) Lisp
11 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.36%) Degree
3 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (7.38%) Shibboleth
2 4 (2.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (12.08%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) SAP
3 10 (6.71%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.37%) hybris
5 7 (4.70%) Zend
5 7 (4.70%) JBoss
5 7 (4.70%) IBM
6 2 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.67%) Sybase
7 1 (0.67%) Jaspersoft
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