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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 58 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing Spring 90 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.23% 1.79% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.02% 6.15% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 49 45
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
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
691 927 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.77% 29.15% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 680 518
Median daily rate £360 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 28
Median hourly rate £23.78 £44.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.96% -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.25 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 22 £483 - 2
Wiltshire -5 20 £369 -1.66% 5
Bristol +14 18 £355 -4.05% 13
Gloucestershire +4 16 £425 +14.86% 14
Dorset - 3 £494 - 7
Somerset +22 1 - - 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 177 (99.44%) Java
2 94 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (51.12%) JavaScript
4 87 (48.88%) Hibernate
5 62 (34.83%) SQL
6 61 (34.27%) HTML
7 57 (32.02%) XML
8 54 (30.34%) MVC
9 50 (28.09%) Spring MVC
9 50 (28.09%) jQuery
10 48 (26.97%) Scrum
11 43 (24.16%) Git (software)
12 42 (23.60%) TDD
13 40 (22.47%) JSON
14 39 (21.91%) CSS
15 38 (21.35%) Jenkins
16 37 (20.79%) Tomcat
16 37 (20.79%) REST
17 36 (20.22%) Open Source
17 36 (20.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 35 (19.66%) Maven
19 33 (18.54%) RESTful
19 33 (18.54%) Security Cleared
19 33 (18.54%) Apache
20 32 (17.98%) Docker
21 30 (16.85%) Oracle
22 28 (15.73%) SOAP
23 26 (14.61%) MySQL
24 25 (14.04%) Finance
24 25 (14.04%) Cucumber

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (20.79%) Tomcat
2 33 (18.54%) Apache
3 15 (8.43%) Alfresco
4 14 (7.87%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.74%) JBoss
6 11 (6.18%) Confluence
6 11 (6.18%) Mule
7 10 (5.62%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.93%) Liferay
8 7 (3.93%) Mule ESB
8 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.25%) CMS
11 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.12%) NetWeaver
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.12%) Slack
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) LDAP
2 12 (6.74%) Intranet
3 10 (5.62%) HTTP
4 2 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) MySQL
2 22 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.18%) Big Data
4 11 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.18%) Neo4j
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.25%) OrientDB
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.56%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (24.16%) Git (software)
2 38 (21.35%) Jenkins
3 36 (20.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 35 (19.66%) Maven
5 25 (14.04%) Cucumber
6 23 (12.92%) JUnit
7 22 (12.36%) Bitbucket
7 22 (12.36%) Gradle
8 17 (9.55%) JIRA
9 16 (8.99%) Mockito
10 7 (3.93%) Selenium
11 5 (2.81%) Ant
11 5 (2.81%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.69%) Hudson
12 3 (1.69%) JBehave
12 3 (1.69%) Subversion
13 2 (1.12%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (14.04%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Electronics
2 11 (6.18%) Manufacturing
2 11 (6.18%) Marketing
2 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 152 (85.39%) Developer
2 142 (79.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (6.74%) Software Engineer
4 11 (6.18%) Senior Developer
4 11 (6.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (5.06%) Java Engineer
6 8 (4.49%) Agile Developer
6 8 (4.49%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (3.93%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (3.93%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) HTML Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Integration Developer
8 6 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Applications Support
9 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (2.25%) Data Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 4 (2.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (48.88%) Hibernate
2 61 (34.27%) HTML
3 57 (32.02%) XML
4 50 (28.09%) jQuery
4 50 (28.09%) Spring MVC
5 40 (22.47%) JSON
6 39 (21.91%) CSS
7 37 (20.79%) REST
8 33 (18.54%) RESTful
9 28 (15.73%) SOAP
10 23 (12.92%) Web Services
11 22 (12.36%) AngularJS
11 22 (12.36%) Grails
12 21 (11.80%) J2EE
13 20 (11.24%) JSF
13 20 (11.24%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (10.11%) Sass
15 14 (7.87%) JDBC
16 13 (7.30%) Dropwizard
17 12 (6.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.62%) Clustering
2 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.81%) W3C
4 5 (2.81%) Wiki
5 4 (2.25%) Blockchain
5 4 (2.25%) Cryptocurrency
5 4 (2.25%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.92%) Linux
2 15 (8.43%) Unix
3 9 (5.06%) Mac OS X
4 8 (4.49%) Windows
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) MVC
3 48 (26.97%) Scrum
4 42 (23.60%) TDD
5 36 (20.22%) Open Source
6 23 (12.92%) BDD
7 20 (11.24%) DevOps
7 20 (11.24%) Migration
8 19 (10.67%) Kanban
9 18 (10.11%) Web Development
10 17 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.43%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.87%) Pair Programming
13 13 (7.30%) OO
14 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.18%) Configuration Management
14 11 (6.18%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (6.18%) Programme Management
15 10 (5.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 177 (99.44%) Java
2 91 (51.12%) JavaScript
3 62 (34.83%) SQL
4 24 (13.48%) Groovy
5 18 (10.11%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.99%) Perl
7 11 (6.18%) Python
8 7 (3.93%) Ruby
9 6 (3.37%) Scala
10 5 (2.81%) C++
11 4 (2.25%) C
11 4 (2.25%) C#
12 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.69%) XPath
13 2 (1.12%) ABAP
13 2 (1.12%) Clojure
13 2 (1.12%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) Go
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (7.30%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.12%) SDET
4 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (17.98%) Docker
2 4 (2.25%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) OpenAM
2 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.81%) Puppet
3 4 (2.25%) OpenSSO
3 4 (2.25%) Sun Identity Manager
4 2 (1.12%) Ansible
4 2 (1.12%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Oracle
2 13 (7.30%) SAP
3 6 (3.37%) ForgeRock
4 4 (2.25%) ATG
4 4 (2.25%) hybris
4 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.25%) Sun
5 3 (1.69%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) IFS
6 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.12%) webMethods
7 1 (0.56%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) Luciad
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