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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / South West
Rank 52 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 87 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.38% 3.24% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.43% 11.11% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 46
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £377
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.27%

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
648 873 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.18% 29.16% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 649 507
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 28 £445 - 1
Wiltshire -17 20 £360 -7.09% 2
Bristol -1 13 £363 +0.69% 12
Gloucestershire -4 12 £420 +3.06% 10
Somerset -2 4 £375 -25.00% 3
Dorset - 3 £494 - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 176 (98.88%) Java
2 99 (55.62%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (47.75%) JavaScript
4 84 (47.19%) Hibernate
5 65 (36.52%) SQL
6 64 (35.96%) HTML
7 56 (31.46%) XML
8 51 (28.65%) Scrum
9 50 (28.09%) REST
10 45 (25.28%) MVC
11 43 (24.16%) Maven
11 43 (24.16%) Jenkins
12 42 (23.60%) jQuery
12 42 (23.60%) CSS
13 41 (23.03%) Spring MVC
14 40 (22.47%) Security Cleared
14 40 (22.47%) Git (software)
15 37 (20.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 37 (20.79%) Open Source
15 37 (20.79%) TDD
16 34 (19.10%) Docker
17 33 (18.54%) Apache
18 32 (17.98%) Tomcat
18 32 (17.98%) SOAP
19 31 (17.42%) Cucumber
20 30 (16.85%) Oracle
21 28 (15.73%) JSON
21 28 (15.73%) BDD
22 26 (14.61%) RESTful
22 26 (14.61%) JUnit

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (18.54%) Apache
2 32 (17.98%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.99%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.74%) Confluence
4 12 (6.74%) JBoss
5 9 (5.06%) Mule
5 9 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.49%) Alfresco
6 8 (4.49%) Mule ESB
7 7 (3.93%) CMS
8 6 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.81%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.69%) Liferay
11 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.12%) NetWeaver
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.12%) Slack
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) LDAP
2 10 (5.62%) HTTP
3 6 (3.37%) Internet
4 5 (2.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (10.11%) MySQL
2 18 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.62%) Big Data
4 9 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.06%) Neo4j
5 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.25%) OrientDB
10 3 (1.69%) Endeca
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.12%) DB2
11 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (24.16%) Jenkins
1 43 (24.16%) Maven
2 40 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 37 (20.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (17.42%) Cucumber
5 26 (14.61%) JUnit
6 22 (12.36%) Bitbucket
7 21 (11.80%) Gradle
8 16 (8.99%) JIRA
8 16 (8.99%) Mockito
9 13 (7.30%) Selenium
10 11 (6.18%) Ant
11 7 (3.93%) Eclipse
11 7 (3.93%) Subversion
12 6 (3.37%) GitLab
13 4 (2.25%) JBehave
14 3 (1.69%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.69%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
15 2 (1.12%) Apache Buildr
General
1 24 (13.48%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Electronics
2 10 (5.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (5.62%) Marketing
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.25%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Games
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (82.02%) Developer
2 137 (76.97%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.30%) Software Engineer
4 10 (5.62%) Agile Developer
4 10 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (5.62%) Java Engineer
5 7 (3.93%) Architect
5 7 (3.93%) HTML Developer
5 7 (3.93%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (3.93%) Senior Developer
5 7 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (2.81%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (2.81%) Technical Leader
8 4 (2.25%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.25%) Consultant
8 4 (2.25%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 4 (2.25%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (2.25%) Java Consultant
8 4 (2.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (47.19%) Hibernate
2 64 (35.96%) HTML
3 56 (31.46%) XML
4 50 (28.09%) REST
5 42 (23.60%) CSS
5 42 (23.60%) jQuery
6 41 (23.03%) Spring MVC
7 32 (17.98%) SOAP
8 28 (15.73%) JSON
9 26 (14.61%) RESTful
10 22 (12.36%) Grails
10 22 (12.36%) J2EE
10 22 (12.36%) Web Services
11 20 (11.24%) AngularJS
12 19 (10.67%) JSF
12 19 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (9.55%) Sass
14 14 (7.87%) JDBC
14 14 (7.87%) JSP
15 13 (7.30%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.81%) Clustering
2 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.81%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (2.81%) Wiki
3 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.25%) W3C
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.69%) iPad
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.12%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.12%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.12%) NHS
5 2 (1.12%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.56%) RIA
6 1 (0.56%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.80%) Linux
2 15 (8.43%) Unix
3 9 (5.06%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.49%) Windows
5 2 (1.12%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (55.62%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.65%) Scrum
3 45 (25.28%) MVC
4 37 (20.79%) Open Source
4 37 (20.79%) TDD
5 28 (15.73%) BDD
6 19 (10.67%) Migration
7 17 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (9.55%) OO
8 16 (8.99%) Kanban
8 16 (8.99%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.43%) Coaching
9 15 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.43%) DevOps
10 14 (7.87%) Web Development
11 13 (7.30%) Pair Programming
12 12 (6.74%) Microservices
13 11 (6.18%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (98.88%) Java
2 85 (47.75%) JavaScript
3 65 (36.52%) SQL
4 24 (13.48%) Groovy
5 17 (9.55%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.18%) Python
7 7 (3.93%) C
7 7 (3.93%) Perl
7 7 (3.93%) Ruby
8 6 (3.37%) Scala
9 5 (2.81%) C++
10 4 (2.25%) C#
11 3 (1.69%) XPath
12 2 (1.12%) ABAP
12 2 (1.12%) Clojure
12 2 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.12%) PHP
13 1 (0.56%) Go
13 1 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (6.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.49%) Degree
6 4 (2.25%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.69%) ISEB
7 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.81%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SDET
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (19.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) CloudHub
1 2 (1.12%) OpenAM
1 2 (1.12%) OpenSSO
1 2 (1.12%) Sun Identity Manager
2 1 (0.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Oracle
2 12 (6.74%) SAP
3 9 (5.06%) ATG
4 7 (3.93%) Google
5 4 (2.25%) hybris
6 2 (1.12%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) IFS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Sun
6 2 (1.12%) webMethods
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) BEA
7 1 (0.56%) Luciad
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft
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