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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 75 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 72 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.25% 2.09% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 7.52% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £294 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £26.31
% change year-on-year
+54.92% +34.91%
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
840 851 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.23% 27.83% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 591 370
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 17 10
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 £19.47 £18.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +17 19 £400 -9.09% 13
Somerset - 18 £375 - 2
Bristol -17 10 £389 +3.66% 11
Wiltshire +2 8 £388 +21.09% 6
Gloucestershire -8 8 £400 +33.33% 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 125 (95.42%) Java
2 77 (58.78%) Hibernate
3 64 (48.85%) Web Services
4 48 (36.64%) JUnit
5 40 (30.53%) Maven
6 39 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.95%) REST
8 31 (23.66%) Apache Camel
8 31 (23.66%) TDD
9 30 (22.90%) MVC
9 30 (22.90%) Spring MVC
10 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
11 26 (19.85%) HTML
11 26 (19.85%) XML
12 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
12 25 (19.08%) JPA
13 24 (18.32%) Finance
14 23 (17.56%) SQL
15 22 (16.79%) J2EE
16 21 (16.03%) C++
16 21 (16.03%) UML
16 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
16 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
17 20 (15.27%) JSON
18 19 (14.50%) Information Management
18 19 (14.50%) Management Information System
18 19 (14.50%) Mule
18 19 (14.50%) BDD
19 18 (13.74%) Requirements Analysis
20 17 (12.98%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (14.50%) Mule
2 17 (12.98%) JBoss
3 10 (7.63%) Mule ESB
4 9 (6.87%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.11%) Liferay
6 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.82%) Apache
8 4 (3.05%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.53%) Jetty
10 1 (0.76%) Node.js
10 1 (0.76%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 13 (9.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) NoSQL
2 14 (10.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.82%) MySQL
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (36.64%) JUnit
2 40 (30.53%) Maven
3 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.58%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.58%) JIRA
5 6 (4.58%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.58%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.05%) Spock
7 3 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.29%) Hudson
7 3 (2.29%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (2.29%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.29%) Subversion
7 3 (2.29%) Ant
7 3 (2.29%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.29%) EasyMock
7 3 (2.29%) Mockito
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (18.32%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Electronics
2 13 (9.92%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
2 13 (9.92%) Marketing
3 11 (8.40%) Aerospace
4 7 (5.34%) Retail
5 4 (3.05%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (80.92%) Developer
2 91 (69.47%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.98%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Java Software Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (3.05%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.05%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (3.05%) GUI Developer
6 4 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (2.29%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (2.29%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (1.53%) AWS Developer
8 2 (1.53%) Programmer
8 2 (1.53%) Java Programmer
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Developer
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (0.76%) Technical Leader
9 1 (0.76%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (58.78%) Hibernate
2 64 (48.85%) Web Services
3 34 (25.95%) REST
4 31 (23.66%) Apache Camel
5 30 (22.90%) Spring MVC
6 26 (19.85%) XML
6 26 (19.85%) HTML
7 25 (19.08%) JPA
8 22 (16.79%) J2EE
9 20 (15.27%) JSON
10 17 (12.98%) JSP
11 16 (12.21%) SOAP
11 16 (12.21%) CSS
12 14 (10.69%) JAX-RS
13 12 (9.16%) Apache CXF
13 12 (9.16%) jQuery
14 10 (7.63%) JDBC
15 9 (6.87%) JAXB
16 8 (6.11%) Struts
16 8 (6.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.92%) DTV
3 4 (3.05%) Linked Data
4 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) iPad
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) UNIX
3 1 (0.76%) Fedora
3 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) TDD
3 30 (22.90%) MVC
4 21 (16.03%) UML
4 21 (16.03%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.50%) Information Management
5 19 (14.50%) BDD
6 18 (13.74%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (12.98%) E-Commerce
8 16 (12.21%) Scrum
9 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.92%) Programme Management
10 13 (9.92%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (7.63%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.87%) SDLC
13 6 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.58%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (3.82%) Unit Testing
15 4 (3.05%) OOD
15 4 (3.05%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 125 (95.42%) Java
2 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
3 23 (17.56%) SQL
4 21 (16.03%) C++
5 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.05%) Groovy
7 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.29%) C#
7 3 (2.29%) Python
7 3 (2.29%) Perl
8 2 (1.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Luciad
2 13 (9.92%) SAP
3 9 (6.87%) Oracle
4 8 (6.11%) hybris
5 4 (3.05%) Google
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
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