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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 77 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Spring 70 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.15% 1.93% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 7.81% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
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
844 589 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.87% 24.77% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 400 407
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 30
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.72 £18.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Bristol -3 25 £413 +22.22% 13
Gloucestershire - 15 £375 - 3
Somerset +3 14 £436 +9.06% 3
Wiltshire -16 5 £363 +26.08% 2
Devon -6 4 - - 3
Dorset -7 1 - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 161 (98.77%) Java
2 101 (61.96%) Hibernate
3 59 (36.20%) JavaScript
4 54 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (31.29%) J2EE
6 50 (30.67%) TDD
7 48 (29.45%) Web Services
8 42 (25.77%) SQL
9 40 (24.54%) HTML
10 39 (23.93%) MVC
11 38 (23.31%) JSP
12 37 (22.70%) Spring MVC
13 36 (22.09%) CSS
14 32 (19.63%) Scrum
15 30 (18.40%) SAML
15 30 (18.40%) jQuery
15 30 (18.40%) Security Cleared
16 29 (17.79%) XML
17 28 (17.18%) Tomcat
18 25 (15.34%) Oracle
18 25 (15.34%) Maven
19 23 (14.11%) JUnit
20 22 (13.50%) REST
21 21 (12.88%) Eclipse
22 20 (12.27%) Linux
22 20 (12.27%) BDD
23 19 (11.66%) SC Cleared
24 18 (11.04%) JDBC
25 17 (10.43%) Finance
25 17 (10.43%) Ajax

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (17.18%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.98%) Apache
3 11 (6.75%) JBoss
4 10 (6.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (6.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.45%) Mule
6 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.84%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.84%) CMS
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
8 1 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.61%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 10 (6.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Shopify
2 1 (0.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.84%) SaaS
4 2 (1.23%) GitHub
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) AMQP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) Relational Database
2 13 (7.98%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.98%) RDBMS
3 12 (7.36%) MySQL
3 12 (7.36%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.84%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (15.34%) Maven
2 23 (14.11%) JUnit
3 21 (12.88%) Eclipse
4 14 (8.59%) Ant
5 12 (7.36%) Git (software)
5 12 (7.36%) Jenkins
6 11 (6.75%) JIRA
7 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.68%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (3.68%) Subversion
8 5 (3.07%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (3.07%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (3.07%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.45%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.45%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.45%) Grunt
10 3 (1.84%) Hudson
10 3 (1.84%) Spock
10 3 (1.84%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.23%) GitLab
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 16 (9.82%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.13%) Electronics
3 10 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.13%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (89.57%) Developer
2 133 (81.60%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.20%) Senior Developer
3 15 (9.20%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (5.52%) Architect
5 7 (4.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (3.07%) Java Consultant
6 5 (3.07%) Analyst
6 5 (3.07%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.07%) Consultant
6 5 (3.07%) Applications Support
7 4 (2.45%) Lead Developer
7 4 (2.45%) Technical Architect
7 4 (2.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.45%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (2.45%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (2.45%) Java Architect
7 4 (2.45%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (1.84%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (61.96%) Hibernate
2 51 (31.29%) J2EE
3 48 (29.45%) Web Services
4 40 (24.54%) HTML
5 38 (23.31%) JSP
6 37 (22.70%) Spring MVC
7 36 (22.09%) CSS
8 30 (18.40%) SAML
8 30 (18.40%) jQuery
9 29 (17.79%) XML
10 22 (13.50%) REST
11 18 (11.04%) JDBC
12 17 (10.43%) Ajax
13 15 (9.20%) JSON
13 15 (9.20%) Struts
13 15 (9.20%) Apache Camel
14 14 (8.59%) RESTful
14 14 (8.59%) Spring Security
15 11 (6.75%) Java EE
16 10 (6.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) DTV
2 7 (4.29%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.07%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) Open Source
4 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.84%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) iSeries
6 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.61%) Equities
6 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.27%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Windows
3 3 (1.84%) Fedora
3 3 (1.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.67%) TDD
3 39 (23.93%) MVC
4 32 (19.63%) Scrum
5 20 (12.27%) BDD
6 15 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (9.20%) Software Engineering
6 15 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.75%) SOA
7 11 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.75%) Programme Management
8 10 (6.13%) OO
8 10 (6.13%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (6.13%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.52%) Web Application Development
10 8 (4.91%) System Testing
11 7 (4.29%) UML
12 6 (3.68%) Logistics
12 6 (3.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 161 (98.77%) Java
2 59 (36.20%) JavaScript
3 42 (25.77%) SQL
4 11 (6.75%) Python
4 11 (6.75%) C++
5 9 (5.52%) Perl
5 9 (5.52%) PHP
6 8 (4.91%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.91%) Scala
7 6 (3.68%) PHP5
8 5 (3.07%) Ruby
8 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.07%) Clojure
9 3 (1.84%) Groovy
10 2 (1.23%) Golang
10 2 (1.23%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) Lisp
11 1 (0.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 30 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.61%) COBIT
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) Shibboleth
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
1 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (15.34%) Oracle
2 10 (6.13%) SAP
2 10 (6.13%) IBM
3 9 (5.52%) Google
4 7 (4.29%) hybris
5 5 (3.07%) Sencha
6 3 (1.84%) ATG
6 3 (1.84%) Zend
6 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.61%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago