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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 55 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing Spring 93 78 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.09% 2.44% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.03% 10.24% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 36
Average daily rate £375 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
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
843 762 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.03% 23.85% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 507 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +32 40 £375 +1.69% 13
Bristol -2 20 £338 -22.85% 18
Somerset +8 17 £500 +23.07% 3
Gloucestershire -7 13 £415 +3.75% 13
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (58.54%) Hibernate
3 71 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (41.46%) Scrum
5 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
6 44 (35.77%) SQL
7 40 (32.52%) Web Services
8 39 (31.71%) HTML
9 37 (30.08%) CSS
10 32 (26.02%) TDD
11 29 (23.58%) Finance
12 28 (22.76%) Tomcat
13 24 (19.51%) JPA
14 23 (18.70%) JSP
14 23 (18.70%) UML
15 20 (16.26%) XML
15 20 (16.26%) Apache Camel
16 19 (15.45%) Relational Database
16 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
17 18 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
18 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
18 17 (13.82%) Java EE
18 17 (13.82%) MVC
19 16 (13.01%) Maven
19 16 (13.01%) Oracle
19 16 (13.01%) BDD
19 16 (13.01%) SDLC
20 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
20 15 (12.20%) Eclipse
20 15 (12.20%) IBM

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (22.76%) Tomcat
2 18 (14.63%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (8.94%) JBoss
4 10 (8.13%) Apache
4 10 (8.13%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.44%) Liferay
5 3 (2.44%) Node.js
6 2 (1.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.38%) MySQL
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.44%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.63%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.63%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) GIS
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.81%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Maven
2 15 (12.20%) Eclipse
2 15 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.57%) JUnit
4 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.69%) JBehave
6 6 (4.88%) JIRA
7 5 (4.07%) Mockito
7 5 (4.07%) Selenium
7 5 (4.07%) Subversion
8 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.44%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.63%) Ant
10 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.63%) Gradle
10 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 8 (6.50%) Games
4 6 (4.88%) Retail
5 5 (4.07%) Electronics
5 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.07%) Marketing
5 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (86.18%) Developer
2 99 (80.49%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Agile Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Java Software Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Technical Leader
6 9 (7.32%) Architect
6 9 (7.32%) Java Team Leader
6 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 9 (7.32%) Technical Team Leader
7 8 (6.50%) Java Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Java Technical Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Lead Architect
7 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.69%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (58.54%) Hibernate
2 40 (32.52%) Web Services
3 39 (31.71%) HTML
4 37 (30.08%) CSS
5 24 (19.51%) JPA
6 23 (18.70%) JSP
7 20 (16.26%) Apache Camel
7 20 (16.26%) XML
8 17 (13.82%) Java EE
9 14 (11.38%) J2EE
9 14 (11.38%) JSF
10 13 (10.57%) RESTful
11 12 (9.76%) SOAP
11 12 (9.76%) Struts
12 10 (8.13%) Ajax
12 10 (8.13%) REST
12 10 (8.13%) Spring MVC
13 9 (7.32%) Apache CXF
13 9 (7.32%) RichFaces
14 8 (6.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) VLE
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.63%) iPad
4 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.63%) Wiki
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.81%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.72%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.46%) Scrum
3 32 (26.02%) TDD
4 23 (18.70%) UML
5 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
6 17 (13.82%) MVC
7 16 (13.01%) BDD
7 16 (13.01%) SDLC
8 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.38%) OO
9 13 (10.57%) Open Source
10 11 (8.94%) Automated Testing
10 11 (8.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (7.32%) High Availability
11 9 (7.32%) Information Management
11 9 (7.32%) Kanban
12 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.50%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.50%) OOD
12 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
3 44 (35.77%) SQL
4 11 (8.94%) C++
5 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.44%) Scala
7 2 (1.63%) PHP
7 2 (1.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.81%) ES6
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.63%) ISEB
4 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) IBM
3 9 (7.32%) Luciad
4 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.07%) SAP
6 3 (2.44%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.81%) Google
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