The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 53 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 107 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.23% 1.42% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.26% 5.70% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 24 46
Average daily rate £350 £323 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Spring
England

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 18 April 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 18 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
Wiltshire +25 54 £350 +16.66% 4
Bristol -5 14 £350 +9.80% 9
Dorset -3 7 £443 +22.91% 3
Gloucestershire +4 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Devon -6 4 £310 +6.89% 1
Somerset -13 2 - - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 148 (93.67%) Java
2 79 (50.00%) jQuery
3 73 (46.20%) XML
4 71 (44.94%) CSS
5 66 (41.77%) JavaScript
6 64 (40.51%) J2EE
7 59 (37.34%) Oracle
8 57 (36.08%) Finance
9 56 (35.44%) Hibernate
10 54 (34.18%) WebLogic
10 54 (34.18%) HTML
11 53 (33.54%) Subversion
12 51 (32.28%) Maven
13 50 (31.65%) Web Services
14 48 (30.38%) Scrum
15 43 (27.22%) MVC
15 43 (27.22%) JSF
16 41 (25.95%) JUnit
17 36 (22.78%) Linux
18 35 (22.15%) Configuration Management
18 35 (22.15%) TDD
19 33 (20.89%) Jenkins
20 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (20.25%) SQL
21 30 (18.99%) Eclipse
22 29 (18.35%) XML Schema
22 29 (18.35%) Tomcat
22 29 (18.35%) Ant
23 28 (17.72%) UNIX
23 28 (17.72%) CSS3

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (34.18%) WebLogic
2 29 (18.35%) Tomcat
3 19 (12.03%) Apache
4 16 (10.13%) WebLogic Portal
5 14 (8.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (7.59%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 11 (6.96%) IIS
7 11 (6.96%) Confluence
7 11 (6.96%) WebSphere
8 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
9 8 (5.06%) SAS
10 6 (3.80%) CMS
11 5 (3.16%) MQSeries
11 5 (3.16%) Escenic
11 5 (3.16%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (2.53%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (2.53%) Apache Qpid
12 4 (2.53%) Mule
12 4 (2.53%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.82%) LDAP
2 18 (11.39%) X.509
3 16 (10.13%) SSL
4 4 (2.53%) AMQP
5 3 (1.90%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) Oracle Database
2 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.96%) MySQL
3 11 (6.96%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.06%) Big Data
6 4 (2.53%) MarkLogic
6 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 53 (33.54%) Subversion
2 51 (32.28%) Maven
3 41 (25.95%) JUnit
4 33 (20.89%) Jenkins
5 30 (18.99%) Eclipse
6 29 (18.35%) Ant
7 17 (10.76%) JIRA
8 15 (9.49%) Git (software)
9 12 (7.59%) WebDriver
9 12 (7.59%) Selenium
10 11 (6.96%) Mockito
11 8 (5.06%) Gradle
12 5 (3.16%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 5 (3.16%) Rational Application Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.53%) JBehave
14 3 (1.90%) NUnit
14 3 (1.90%) ReSharper
14 3 (1.90%) NuGet
15 2 (1.27%) jMock
General
1 57 (36.08%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.43%) Electronics
4 7 (4.43%) Marketing
5 5 (3.16%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (84.18%) Developer
2 95 (60.13%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.29%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 17 (10.76%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (8.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (6.33%) WebLogic Developer
8 8 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Security Designer
9 7 (4.43%) Designer
10 6 (3.80%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.80%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior WebLogic Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.80%) Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (50.00%) jQuery
2 73 (46.20%) XML
3 71 (44.94%) CSS
4 64 (40.51%) J2EE
5 56 (35.44%) Hibernate
6 54 (34.18%) HTML
7 50 (31.65%) Web Services
8 43 (27.22%) JSF
9 29 (18.35%) XML Schema
10 28 (17.72%) CSS3
11 26 (16.46%) Spring MVC
11 26 (16.46%) SOAP
12 23 (14.56%) JAX-WS
13 22 (13.92%) REST
14 18 (11.39%) Ajax
15 15 (9.49%) XSD
15 15 (9.49%) HTML5
15 15 (9.49%) RESTful
16 14 (8.86%) JPA
16 14 (8.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.43%) DTV
2 5 (3.16%) Open Source
3 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.78%) Linux
2 28 (17.72%) UNIX
3 5 (3.16%) Solaris
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.38%) Scrum
2 43 (27.22%) MVC
3 35 (22.15%) Configuration Management
3 35 (22.15%) TDD
4 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.56%) E-Commerce
6 18 (11.39%) UML
6 18 (11.39%) Validation
6 18 (11.39%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.13%) OO
8 14 (8.86%) Web Development
8 14 (8.86%) OOD
9 13 (8.23%) BDD
9 13 (8.23%) Kanban
10 11 (6.96%) SOA
11 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.43%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.43%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (4.43%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 148 (93.67%) Java
2 66 (41.77%) JavaScript
3 32 (20.25%) SQL
4 20 (12.66%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.06%) Scala
5 8 (5.06%) C#
6 6 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) HQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (0.63%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (37.34%) Oracle
2 10 (6.33%) JBoss
3 8 (5.06%) hybris
4 7 (4.43%) SAP
5 3 (1.90%) Yantra
5 3 (1.90%) Zend
5 3 (1.90%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.63%) FatWire
6 1 (0.63%) Sun
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