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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 58 64 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +46
Contract jobs citing Spring 92 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 2.23% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.04% 8.47% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 19
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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
833 567 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 26.38% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 390 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +8 28 £425 +47.82%
Bristol -11 28 £375 +7.14% 7
Somerset - 12 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -7 10 £303 +21.00% 4
Dorset -12 2 £360 -26.15%
Devon -18 2 - - 6
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (97.40%) Java
2 89 (57.79%) Hibernate
3 68 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (33.12%) JavaScript
5 48 (31.17%) J2EE
6 45 (29.22%) jQuery
7 43 (27.92%) CSS
8 42 (27.27%) TDD
9 39 (25.32%) HTML
10 38 (24.68%) Web Services
11 37 (24.03%) JSP
11 37 (24.03%) SQL
11 37 (24.03%) Scrum
12 36 (23.38%) MVC
12 36 (23.38%) XML
13 34 (22.08%) Spring MVC
14 32 (20.78%) Tomcat
15 30 (19.48%) SAML
16 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (16.23%) JUnit
18 24 (15.58%) Linux
19 23 (14.94%) Oracle
19 23 (14.94%) Software Engineering
19 23 (14.94%) REST
20 21 (13.64%) MySQL
21 20 (12.99%) Maven
22 19 (12.34%) Ajax
22 19 (12.34%) Unit Testing
22 19 (12.34%) Eclipse
23 18 (11.69%) Relational Database

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (20.78%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.79%) Apache
3 9 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (5.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.55%) JBoss
5 5 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.95%) Confluence
7 2 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Liferay
8 1 (0.65%) Node.js
8 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.60%) Magento
2 4 (2.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) HTTP
1 3 (1.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) AMQP
2 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.64%) MySQL
2 18 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.74%) Oracle Database
4 14 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 13 (8.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.90%) Hazelcast
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.95%) Big Data
9 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) JUnit
2 20 (12.99%) Maven
3 19 (12.34%) Eclipse
4 16 (10.39%) Ant
5 10 (6.49%) Subversion
6 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (3.25%) JIRA
9 4 (2.60%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.60%) Grunt
9 4 (2.60%) Hudson
10 3 (1.95%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.65%) NuGet
12 1 (0.65%) Rational Application Developer
12 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.65%) NUnit
General
1 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.49%) Electronics
3 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Military
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (90.26%) Developer
2 125 (81.17%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.04%) Senior Developer
3 17 (11.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (5.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 7 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 6 (3.90%) Architect
7 5 (3.25%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.25%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (2.60%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (2.60%) Web Developer
8 4 (2.60%) Java Engineer
8 4 (2.60%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (2.60%) Java Architect
9 3 (1.95%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (1.95%) Software Developer
9 3 (1.95%) Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (1.30%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (57.79%) Hibernate
2 48 (31.17%) J2EE
3 45 (29.22%) jQuery
4 43 (27.92%) CSS
5 39 (25.32%) HTML
6 38 (24.68%) Web Services
7 37 (24.03%) JSP
8 36 (23.38%) XML
9 34 (22.08%) Spring MVC
10 30 (19.48%) SAML
11 23 (14.94%) REST
12 19 (12.34%) Ajax
13 16 (10.39%) Struts
14 15 (9.74%) JDBC
15 14 (9.09%) SOAP
15 14 (9.09%) Apache CXF
16 13 (8.44%) Spring Security
17 9 (5.84%) Java EE
17 9 (5.84%) XSD
17 9 (5.84%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) DTV
2 7 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.95%) Open Source
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) Equities
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.58%) Linux
2 11 (7.14%) UNIX
3 10 (6.49%) Fedora
3 10 (6.49%) CentOS
4 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.27%) TDD
3 37 (24.03%) Scrum
4 36 (23.38%) MVC
5 29 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 19 (12.34%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.74%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.79%) SOA
10 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.84%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.84%) OO
13 8 (5.19%) Web Application Development
13 8 (5.19%) System Testing
14 7 (4.55%) Kanban
14 7 (4.55%) Release Management
14 7 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (97.40%) Java
2 51 (33.12%) JavaScript
3 37 (24.03%) SQL
4 16 (10.39%) PHP
5 14 (9.09%) Python
6 13 (8.44%) PHP5
7 7 (4.55%) Ruby
7 7 (4.55%) Perl
7 7 (4.55%) C++
8 6 (3.90%) Scala
9 5 (3.25%) Clojure
9 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.60%) C#
10 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.95%) Lua
12 1 (0.65%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) Degree
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (7.79%) Shibboleth
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Oracle
2 10 (6.49%) SAP
2 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.84%) IBM
4 6 (3.90%) Zend
5 3 (1.95%) Google
5 3 (1.95%) hybris
6 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.65%) Sencha
7 1 (0.65%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
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