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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 60 62 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +33
Contract jobs citing Spring 86 79 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.82% 2.82% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 11.21% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 60 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £481 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
726 705 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.76% 25.12% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 420 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 16
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -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 March 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 March 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
Gloucestershire +17 31 £400 +29.03% 5
Bristol +1 16 £421 +24.81% 20
Somerset +7 13 £400 - 5
Devon +4 12 £375 -6.25% 6
Wiltshire -26 7 £388 +14.81% 1
Dorset -6 1 - - 11
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 150 (98.68%) Java
2 86 (56.58%) Hibernate
3 78 (51.32%) Web Services
4 64 (42.11%) TDD
5 63 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (38.82%) JavaScript
7 53 (34.87%) MVC
8 52 (34.21%) Spring MVC
9 49 (32.24%) HTML
10 46 (30.26%) BDD
11 38 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 38 (25.00%) Maven
12 37 (24.34%) JUnit
12 37 (24.34%) SQL
13 36 (23.68%) J2EE
14 35 (23.03%) CSS
14 35 (23.03%) Apache Camel
15 33 (21.71%) REST
16 27 (17.76%) Scrum
16 27 (17.76%) Finance
17 26 (17.11%) SOAP
17 26 (17.11%) SC Cleared
18 25 (16.45%) jQuery
18 25 (16.45%) XML
19 24 (15.79%) JSP
19 24 (15.79%) E-Commerce
19 24 (15.79%) JPA
20 22 (14.47%) Mule
20 22 (14.47%) Linux
21 21 (13.82%) Git (software)

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (14.47%) Mule
2 17 (11.18%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.24%) JBoss
4 10 (6.58%) Apache
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.97%) CMS
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.97%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.97%) Liferay
5 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 15 (9.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.97%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) GitHub
4 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.24%) MySQL
4 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.32%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 38 (25.00%) Maven
2 37 (24.34%) JUnit
3 21 (13.82%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.18%) Eclipse
5 16 (10.53%) JIRA
5 16 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.24%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.58%) Ant
7 10 (6.58%) Spock
8 9 (5.92%) Rational Rhapsody
8 9 (5.92%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (4.61%) ClearCase
9 7 (4.61%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.61%) ClearQuest
10 6 (3.95%) TestNG
11 5 (3.29%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.29%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (1.32%) GitLab
12 2 (1.32%) Hudson
12 2 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 27 (17.76%) Finance
2 20 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.87%) Electronics
3 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.87%) Marketing
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Military
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (85.53%) Developer
2 110 (72.37%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.21%) Senior Developer
3 14 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (6.58%) Hybris Developer
5 8 (5.26%) Architect
5 8 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 6 (3.95%) Integration Specialist
6 6 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (3.29%) Java Consultant
7 5 (3.29%) Java Programmer
7 5 (3.29%) Consultant
7 5 (3.29%) Programmer
8 4 (2.63%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.63%) Technical Architect
8 4 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.63%) GUI Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (1.97%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (56.58%) Hibernate
2 78 (51.32%) Web Services
3 52 (34.21%) Spring MVC
4 49 (32.24%) HTML
5 36 (23.68%) J2EE
6 35 (23.03%) CSS
6 35 (23.03%) Apache Camel
7 33 (21.71%) REST
8 26 (17.11%) SOAP
9 25 (16.45%) XML
9 25 (16.45%) jQuery
10 24 (15.79%) JPA
10 24 (15.79%) JSP
11 20 (13.16%) RESTful
12 16 (10.53%) JSON
13 14 (9.21%) Ajax
13 14 (9.21%) GWT
14 11 (7.24%) Java EE
14 11 (7.24%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (6.58%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) DTV
2 10 (6.58%) Linked Data
3 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.63%) Open Source
6 4 (2.63%) iPad
6 4 (2.63%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.47%) Linux
2 3 (1.97%) UNIX
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Fedora
3 2 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.11%) TDD
2 63 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (34.87%) MVC
4 46 (30.26%) BDD
5 27 (17.76%) Scrum
6 24 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 17 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.87%) Programme Management
8 15 (9.87%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (8.55%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.89%) OO
11 11 (7.24%) SOA
11 11 (7.24%) Web Application Development
12 9 (5.92%) Automation Testing
12 9 (5.92%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (5.92%) UML
12 9 (5.92%) Information Management
13 8 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (98.68%) Java
2 59 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 37 (24.34%) SQL
4 15 (9.87%) C++
5 10 (6.58%) Python
6 9 (5.92%) Groovy
7 8 (5.26%) Scala
7 8 (5.26%) Perl
8 6 (3.95%) PHP
8 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.29%) Ruby
9 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.97%) Golang
10 3 (1.97%) PHP5
11 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 2 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.97%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Puppet
1 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Oracle
2 15 (9.87%) SAP
3 13 (8.55%) Google
3 13 (8.55%) hybris
4 5 (3.29%) Sencha
5 3 (1.97%) ATG
5 3 (1.97%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.66%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
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