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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 77 53 96
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Contract jobs citing Spring 59 102 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.95% 3.20% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 12.23% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+25.33% +62.16%
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
788 834 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.04% 26.18% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 534 332
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £20.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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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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
Devon +16 17 £400 +29.03% 8
Bristol -4 11 £405 +15.71% 10
Gloucestershire -6 11 £400 -5.88% 2
Somerset +17 10 £363 +3.57% 2
Wiltshire -25 7 £388 +10.71% 6
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 134 (97.81%) Java
2 80 (58.39%) Web Services
3 74 (54.01%) Hibernate
4 58 (42.34%) TDD
5 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
7 45 (32.85%) BDD
8 44 (32.12%) JUnit
9 43 (31.39%) HTML
10 40 (29.20%) Maven
10 40 (29.20%) MVC
10 40 (29.20%) Spring MVC
11 38 (27.74%) REST
12 31 (22.63%) Apache Camel
13 30 (21.90%) CSS
14 28 (20.44%) XML
14 28 (20.44%) Security Cleared
15 27 (19.71%) JPA
16 26 (18.98%) SOAP
16 26 (18.98%) Finance
17 25 (18.25%) E-Commerce
18 24 (17.52%) J2EE
19 23 (16.79%) Mule
20 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
20 22 (16.06%) SQL
21 21 (15.33%) Scrum
22 20 (14.60%) SC Cleared
23 19 (13.87%) jQuery
23 19 (13.87%) MongoDB
23 19 (13.87%) RESTful

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 23 (16.79%) Mule
2 12 (8.76%) Mule ESB
3 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.38%) JBoss
5 3 (2.19%) CMS
5 3 (2.19%) Liferay
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.19%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) Jetty
7 1 (0.73%) Node.js
7 1 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 13 (9.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
3 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.92%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.87%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.76%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.65%) MySQL
5 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 44 (32.12%) JUnit
2 40 (29.20%) Maven
3 22 (16.06%) Git (software)
4 16 (11.68%) JIRA
5 12 (8.76%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
6 10 (7.30%) Spock
7 7 (5.11%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (5.11%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (5.11%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.38%) ClearQuest
8 6 (4.38%) ClearCase
8 6 (4.38%) TestNG
9 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.65%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.19%) Ant
11 2 (1.46%) Selenium
12 1 (0.73%) Subversion
12 1 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.73%) JBehave
General
1 26 (18.98%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Manufacturing
2 13 (9.49%) Electronics
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.49%) Marketing
3 4 (2.92%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 117 (85.40%) Developer
2 98 (71.53%) Java Developer
3 10 (7.30%) Senior Developer
3 10 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
3 10 (7.30%) Hybris Developer
4 8 (5.84%) Software Engineer
5 6 (4.38%) Architect
5 6 (4.38%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (4.38%) Integration Specialist
6 5 (3.65%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (3.65%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (2.92%) GUI Developer
8 3 (2.19%) Java Consultant
8 3 (2.19%) Java Programmer
8 3 (2.19%) Programmer
8 3 (2.19%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.19%) Consultant
9 2 (1.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (58.39%) Web Services
2 74 (54.01%) Hibernate
3 43 (31.39%) HTML
4 40 (29.20%) Spring MVC
5 38 (27.74%) REST
6 31 (22.63%) Apache Camel
7 30 (21.90%) CSS
8 28 (20.44%) XML
9 27 (19.71%) JPA
10 26 (18.98%) SOAP
11 24 (17.52%) J2EE
12 19 (13.87%) jQuery
12 19 (13.87%) RESTful
13 18 (13.14%) JSON
14 17 (12.41%) JSP
15 12 (8.76%) Ajax
16 11 (8.03%) ActiveMQ
16 11 (8.03%) GWT
17 10 (7.30%) Spring Boot
18 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) DTV
2 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.30%) Linked Data
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.92%) iPad
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.73%) FMCG
7 1 (0.73%) Open Source
7 1 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.68%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Fedora
2 3 (2.19%) CentOS
3 2 (1.46%) UNIX
4 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.34%) TDD
2 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.85%) BDD
4 40 (29.20%) MVC
5 25 (18.25%) E-Commerce
6 21 (15.33%) Scrum
7 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (10.22%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.49%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (9.49%) Programme Management
10 11 (8.03%) UML
10 11 (8.03%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.30%) Information Management
12 9 (6.57%) Automation Testing
13 8 (5.84%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (5.84%) OO
14 7 (5.11%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (5.11%) SOA
14 7 (5.11%) Integration Testing
14 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 134 (97.81%) Java
2 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.06%) SQL
4 10 (7.30%) C++
5 9 (6.57%) Groovy
6 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.38%) Python
7 5 (3.65%) Ruby
7 5 (3.65%) PHP
8 4 (2.92%) Perl
9 3 (2.19%) Go
10 2 (1.46%) Scala
10 2 (1.46%) PHP5
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.38%) Degree
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.19%) ISO 14001
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Puppet
1 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) SAP
1 13 (9.49%) hybris
2 10 (7.30%) Google
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle
4 3 (2.19%) ATG
4 3 (2.19%) Luciad
4 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.19%) Sencha
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
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