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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 85 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing Spring 52 60 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 1.94% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 7.64% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 77
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £413 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.27% -
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
686 785 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.41% 25.37% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 498 506
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 13
Average hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Gloucestershire +7 16 £375 -6.25% 12
Bristol +2 13 £390 -3.70% 8
Wiltshire -1 8 £365 -5.80% 5
Devon -5 6 £388 - 4
Somerset +6 5 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (51.66%) Hibernate
4 59 (39.07%) Scrum
4 59 (39.07%) SQL
5 58 (38.41%) JavaScript
6 51 (33.77%) HTML
7 46 (30.46%) CSS
8 45 (29.80%) Web Services
9 38 (25.17%) Finance
9 38 (25.17%) TDD
10 37 (24.50%) JPA
11 29 (19.21%) Security Cleared
11 29 (19.21%) MVC
11 29 (19.21%) Oracle
12 28 (18.54%) JSP
13 27 (17.88%) XML
13 27 (17.88%) Tomcat
13 27 (17.88%) Software Engineering
13 27 (17.88%) Apache Camel
14 25 (16.56%) Jenkins
14 25 (16.56%) Maven
14 25 (16.56%) UML
15 24 (15.89%) Java EE
15 24 (15.89%) Relational Database
16 22 (14.57%) BDD
16 22 (14.57%) Spring MVC
16 22 (14.57%) JSF
16 22 (14.57%) J2EE
17 20 (13.25%) OO

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 27 (17.88%) Tomcat
2 19 (12.58%) Apache
3 17 (11.26%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.30%) Confluence
4 8 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.64%) JBoss
5 7 (4.64%) Mule
5 7 (4.64%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.99%) Node.js
7 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.66%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.66%) Liferay
7 1 (0.66%) Sakai
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (9.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Internet
1 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) Relational Database
2 18 (11.92%) MySQL
3 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.30%) Neo4j
6 8 (5.30%) OrientDB
7 7 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.64%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.31%) Big Data
10 4 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.99%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.66%) GIS
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.66%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Jenkins
1 25 (16.56%) Maven
2 18 (11.92%) Cucumber
3 17 (11.26%) JIRA
3 17 (11.26%) JUnit
4 16 (10.60%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.30%) Bitbucket
5 8 (5.30%) JBehave
5 8 (5.30%) Mockito
5 8 (5.30%) Selenium
6 5 (3.31%) Subversion
7 4 (2.65%) Ant
7 4 (2.65%) PhantomJS
8 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.32%) Gradle
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.66%) Hudson
General
1 38 (25.17%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Electronics
2 15 (9.93%) Manufacturing
2 15 (9.93%) Marketing
2 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.28%) Aerospace
4 9 (5.96%) Games
5 6 (3.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (83.44%) Developer
2 121 (80.13%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Senior Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Agile Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.62%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (6.62%) Technical Leader
7 9 (5.96%) Java Team Leader
7 9 (5.96%) Team Leader
7 9 (5.96%) Technical Team Leader
8 8 (5.30%) Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Java Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Java Technical Architect
8 8 (5.30%) Lead Architect
8 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (51.66%) Hibernate
2 51 (33.77%) HTML
3 46 (30.46%) CSS
4 45 (29.80%) Web Services
5 37 (24.50%) JPA
6 28 (18.54%) JSP
7 27 (17.88%) Apache Camel
7 27 (17.88%) XML
8 24 (15.89%) Java EE
9 22 (14.57%) J2EE
9 22 (14.57%) JSF
9 22 (14.57%) Spring MVC
10 18 (11.92%) RESTful
11 16 (10.60%) jQuery
12 14 (9.27%) JSON
13 11 (7.28%) Apache CXF
13 11 (7.28%) SOAP
13 11 (7.28%) Struts
14 9 (5.96%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (5.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.30%) Wiki
3 7 (4.64%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.65%) VLE
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.66%) DTV
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Android
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) CentOS
2 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.07%) Scrum
3 38 (25.17%) TDD
4 29 (19.21%) MVC
5 27 (17.88%) Software Engineering
6 25 (16.56%) UML
7 22 (14.57%) BDD
8 20 (13.25%) OO
8 20 (13.25%) Open Source
9 19 (12.58%) Requirements Analysis
10 18 (11.92%) SDLC
11 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (9.93%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (9.93%) Programme Management
12 14 (9.27%) Automated Testing
12 14 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (9.27%) OOD
13 12 (7.95%) DevOps
13 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.28%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (39.07%) SQL
3 58 (38.41%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.27%) PL/SQL
5 13 (8.61%) C++
6 9 (5.96%) Scala
7 8 (5.30%) Ruby
8 5 (3.31%) C
9 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.66%) ES6
9 1 (0.66%) Python
9 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.96%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) Degree
5 3 (1.99%) ISEB
5 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Oracle
2 15 (9.93%) SAP
3 13 (8.61%) IBM
4 11 (7.28%) Luciad
5 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.65%) Blackboard
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