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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 100 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +7
Contract jobs citing Spring 50 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 2.68% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 10.30% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £434 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +18.64%
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
879 854 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.43% 25.99% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 549 402
Average daily rate £366 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 14 16
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.75 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Devon +20 15 £400 -9.09% 2
Somerset +15 11 - - 5
Wiltshire -7 7 £400 +24.03% 1
Gloucestershire -26 6 £438 +11.46% 6
Bristol -14 4 £400 +5.96% 7
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 97 (95.10%) Java
2 60 (58.82%) Hibernate
3 45 (44.12%) Web Services
4 37 (36.27%) JUnit
5 30 (29.41%) Maven
6 26 (25.49%) REST
7 25 (24.51%) Security Cleared
7 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (19.61%) Software Engineering
8 20 (19.61%) JSON
8 20 (19.61%) J2EE
9 19 (18.63%) C++
9 19 (18.63%) XML
9 19 (18.63%) UML
9 19 (18.63%) Apache Camel
10 18 (17.65%) TDD
11 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 17 (16.67%) SQL
12 16 (15.69%) JBoss
12 16 (15.69%) Management Information System
12 16 (15.69%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (15.69%) Information Management
12 16 (15.69%) Luciad
12 16 (15.69%) NoSQL
13 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
14 14 (13.73%) HTML
14 14 (13.73%) JPA
14 14 (13.73%) JAX-RS
15 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
15 13 (12.75%) JSP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (15.69%) JBoss
2 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.86%) Liferay
4 6 (5.88%) Mule
5 5 (4.90%) Apache
6 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.96%) Jetty
7 2 (1.96%) Node.js
7 2 (1.96%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.98%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) NoSQL
2 15 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (36.27%) JUnit
2 30 (29.41%) Maven
3 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.92%) JIRA
6 3 (2.94%) Subversion
6 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.94%) EasyMock
6 3 (2.94%) Mockito
6 3 (2.94%) Hudson
7 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.96%) Ant
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.96%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.98%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.98%) Selenium
8 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Aerospace
3 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.82%) Electronics
3 9 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.82%) Marketing
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (81.37%) Developer
2 75 (73.53%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 15 (14.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
5 3 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (1.96%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (1.96%) AWS Developer
7 1 (0.98%) Hybris Consultant
7 1 (0.98%) Architect
7 1 (0.98%) Web Developer
7 1 (0.98%) Consultant
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (0.98%) UI Developer
7 1 (0.98%) UI Programmer
7 1 (0.98%) Technical Leader
7 1 (0.98%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.82%) Hibernate
2 45 (44.12%) Web Services
3 26 (25.49%) REST
4 20 (19.61%) JSON
4 20 (19.61%) J2EE
5 19 (18.63%) XML
5 19 (18.63%) Apache Camel
6 14 (13.73%) JAX-RS
6 14 (13.73%) HTML
6 14 (13.73%) JPA
7 13 (12.75%) Spring MVC
7 13 (12.75%) JSP
8 12 (11.76%) Apache CXF
9 10 (9.80%) CSS
10 9 (8.82%) JDBC
10 9 (8.82%) SOAP
10 9 (8.82%) JAXB
11 7 (6.86%) jQuery
12 6 (5.88%) Struts
13 5 (4.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.82%) DTV
3 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.98%) GIS
4 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.98%) Fedora
3 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.61%) Software Engineering
3 19 (18.63%) UML
4 18 (17.65%) TDD
5 16 (15.69%) Information Management
5 16 (15.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (12.75%) MVC
7 11 (10.78%) Scrum
8 10 (9.80%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (6.86%) SDLC
11 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.90%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (4.90%) BDD
13 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
14 3 (2.94%) Refactoring
14 3 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 97 (95.10%) Java
2 19 (18.63%) C++
3 17 (16.67%) SQL
4 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.90%) Perl
5 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.92%) Python
7 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Luciad
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) hybris
4 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) VMware
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