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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 68 63 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +44
Contract jobs citing Spring 75 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 2.08% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.75% 8.02% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 16
Average daily rate
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£353 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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
857 586 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.87% 25.98% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 401 346
Average daily rate £335 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.07 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
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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 -5 20 £300 -19.73% 2
Bristol -17 18 £375 +7.14% 9
Wiltshire -1 15 £320 -8.57% 7
Dorset +4 8 £300 -35.13% 5
Devon -15 2 £440 +19.80% 4
Somerset - - - - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 150 (93.75%) Java
2 75 (46.88%) Hibernate
3 65 (40.63%) jQuery
4 63 (39.38%) CSS
5 60 (37.50%) J2EE
6 58 (36.25%) JavaScript
6 58 (36.25%) XML
7 50 (31.25%) HTML
7 50 (31.25%) Scrum
8 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (30.63%) Web Services
9 42 (26.25%) TDD
10 39 (24.38%) SQL
11 38 (23.75%) Subversion
12 36 (22.50%) Tomcat
13 35 (21.88%) Finance
14 32 (20.00%) Linux
15 31 (19.38%) Oracle
15 31 (19.38%) JUnit
16 30 (18.75%) SAML
16 30 (18.75%) JSF
16 30 (18.75%) Maven
17 28 (17.50%) UNIX
18 27 (16.88%) MVC
19 26 (16.25%) WebLogic
20 25 (15.63%) Software Engineering
20 25 (15.63%) REST
21 24 (15.00%) Spring MVC
22 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (14.38%) Ajax

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 36 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 26 (16.25%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.38%) Confluence
4 12 (7.50%) Apache
5 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.50%) CMS
9 3 (1.88%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 2 (1.25%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.25%) Escenic
10 2 (1.25%) Apache Qpid
10 2 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.63%) Mule
11 1 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.50%) Magento
2 4 (2.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.63%) LDAP
2 9 (5.63%) X.509
3 8 (5.00%) SSL
4 3 (1.88%) Internet
5 2 (1.25%) HTTP
5 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) MySQL
2 13 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.13%) Big Data
7 4 (2.50%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.88%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 38 (23.75%) Subversion
2 31 (19.38%) JUnit
3 30 (18.75%) Maven
4 20 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 19 (11.88%) JIRA
6 17 (10.63%) Eclipse
6 17 (10.63%) Ant
7 10 (6.25%) Selenium
8 9 (5.63%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.88%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.88%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.25%) NUnit
10 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.25%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.25%) Mockito
10 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.25%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.25%) NuGet
11 1 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 35 (21.88%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.13%) Marketing
3 13 (8.13%) Electronics
3 13 (8.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 146 (91.25%) Developer
2 112 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.75%) Senior Developer
4 16 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (5.63%) Hybris Developer
5 9 (5.63%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (5.63%) WebLogic Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Lead Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Security Designer
6 7 (4.38%) Designer
7 6 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Web Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.13%) Senior Designer
8 5 (3.13%) UI Developer
9 4 (2.50%) Java Architect
9 4 (2.50%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 65 (40.63%) jQuery
3 63 (39.38%) CSS
4 60 (37.50%) J2EE
5 58 (36.25%) XML
6 50 (31.25%) HTML
7 49 (30.63%) Web Services
8 30 (18.75%) JSF
8 30 (18.75%) SAML
9 25 (15.63%) REST
10 24 (15.00%) Spring MVC
11 23 (14.38%) Ajax
12 22 (13.75%) JSP
13 21 (13.13%) SOAP
14 19 (11.88%) Struts
14 19 (11.88%) JAX-WS
15 17 (10.63%) XML Schema
16 13 (8.13%) CSS3
16 13 (8.13%) RESTful
17 11 (6.88%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) DTV
2 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.63%) iSeries
5 1 (0.63%) Open Source
5 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.63%) Equities
5 1 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Linux
2 28 (17.50%) UNIX
3 9 (5.63%) Fedora
3 9 (5.63%) CentOS
4 5 (3.13%) Solaris
5 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.25%) Scrum
2 49 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.25%) TDD
4 27 (16.88%) MVC
5 25 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (13.13%) Configuration Management
8 20 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 20 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.38%) Kanban
9 15 (9.38%) OO
10 14 (8.75%) Programme Management
10 14 (8.75%) Validation
11 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.13%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (6.88%) OOD
13 7 (4.38%) SOA
13 7 (4.38%) UML
13 7 (4.38%) User Stories
13 7 (4.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 150 (93.75%) Java
2 58 (36.25%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.38%) SQL
4 17 (10.63%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.75%) PHP
6 10 (6.25%) PHP5
7 9 (5.63%) Python
8 7 (4.38%) C#
9 6 (3.75%) Ruby
10 4 (2.50%) Scala
11 3 (1.88%) Lua
11 3 (1.88%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) Clojure
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) Degree
1 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 10 (6.25%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Nagios
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Oracle
2 13 (8.13%) SAP
3 9 (5.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.63%) hybris
4 6 (3.75%) Zend
4 6 (3.75%) IBM
5 5 (3.13%) JBoss
6 2 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase
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