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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 70 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Spring 77 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.46% 1.98% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 8.14% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -23.49%
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
774 602 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.72% 24.29% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 386 413
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 27
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Gloucestershire +2 21 £400 +29.03% 6
Bristol +1 21 £419 +28.84% 13
Somerset +4 13 £413 +3.12% 5
Devon -1 7 £450 +12.50% 5
Wiltshire -12 6 £369 +22.91% 2
Dorset -10 1 - - 11
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 168 (99.41%) Java
2 104 (61.54%) Hibernate
3 64 (37.87%) Web Services
4 62 (36.69%) JavaScript
5 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (34.91%) TDD
7 49 (28.99%) HTML
8 47 (27.81%) J2EE
9 46 (27.22%) MVC
10 45 (26.63%) Spring MVC
11 43 (25.44%) SQL
12 41 (24.26%) CSS
13 37 (21.89%) JSP
14 36 (21.30%) Security Cleared
15 32 (18.93%) Maven
16 31 (18.34%) JUnit
16 31 (18.34%) jQuery
16 31 (18.34%) BDD
17 30 (17.75%) XML
17 30 (17.75%) Scrum
18 29 (17.16%) REST
19 28 (16.57%) Tomcat
20 24 (14.20%) Oracle
21 23 (13.61%) Linux
21 23 (13.61%) SC Cleared
22 22 (13.02%) SAML
23 21 (12.43%) E-Commerce
23 21 (12.43%) Eclipse
23 21 (12.43%) Apache Camel
24 19 (11.24%) Finance

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (16.57%) Tomcat
2 14 (8.28%) Apache
3 11 (6.51%) JBoss
4 9 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (5.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.33%) Mule
5 3 (1.78%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.78%) CMS
5 3 (1.78%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.18%) Liferay
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 13 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) Summit
3 1 (0.59%) Magento
3 1 (0.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) HTTP
2 4 (2.37%) Internet
3 2 (1.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) MySQL
1 15 (8.88%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (7.10%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.78%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Maven
2 31 (18.34%) JUnit
3 21 (12.43%) Eclipse
4 18 (10.65%) Git (software)
5 15 (8.88%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.28%) JIRA
7 13 (7.69%) Ant
8 9 (5.33%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.14%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (4.14%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (3.55%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (3.55%) Spock
10 6 (3.55%) ClearCase
11 5 (2.96%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.96%) ClearQuest
11 5 (2.96%) TestNG
11 5 (2.96%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.37%) Subversion
13 3 (1.78%) Hudson
13 3 (1.78%) Grunt
General
1 19 (11.24%) Finance
1 19 (11.24%) Manufacturing
2 13 (7.69%) Electronics
2 13 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (1.18%) Military
3 2 (1.18%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 151 (89.35%) Developer
2 137 (81.07%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.47%) Senior Developer
3 16 (9.47%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (5.33%) Architect
5 8 (4.73%) Software Engineer
5 8 (4.73%) Hybris Developer
6 5 (2.96%) Consultant
6 5 (2.96%) Software Developer
6 5 (2.96%) Java Consultant
6 5 (2.96%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (2.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (2.37%) Technical Architect
7 4 (2.37%) Web Developer
8 3 (1.78%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (1.78%) Analyst
8 3 (1.78%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (1.78%) Programmer
8 3 (1.78%) Lead Developer
8 3 (1.78%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (61.54%) Hibernate
2 64 (37.87%) Web Services
3 49 (28.99%) HTML
4 47 (27.81%) J2EE
5 45 (26.63%) Spring MVC
6 41 (24.26%) CSS
7 37 (21.89%) JSP
8 31 (18.34%) jQuery
9 30 (17.75%) XML
10 29 (17.16%) REST
11 22 (13.02%) SAML
12 21 (12.43%) Apache Camel
13 19 (11.24%) Ajax
14 18 (10.65%) SOAP
14 18 (10.65%) JDBC
15 17 (10.06%) JPA
15 17 (10.06%) RESTful
16 16 (9.47%) JSON
17 12 (7.10%) Java EE
17 12 (7.10%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) DTV
2 7 (4.14%) Cryptography
3 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.55%) Linked Data
4 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.37%) Open Source
6 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Linux
2 5 (2.96%) UNIX
3 4 (2.37%) Fedora
3 4 (2.37%) CentOS
4 3 (1.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.91%) TDD
3 46 (27.22%) MVC
4 31 (18.34%) BDD
5 30 (17.75%) Scrum
6 21 (12.43%) E-Commerce
7 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 14 (8.28%) Programme Management
9 14 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 13 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.69%) Web Application Development
11 12 (7.10%) OO
12 11 (6.51%) SOA
13 8 (4.73%) UML
13 8 (4.73%) System Testing
14 7 (4.14%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (4.14%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 168 (99.41%) Java
2 62 (36.69%) JavaScript
3 43 (25.44%) SQL
4 13 (7.69%) Python
4 13 (7.69%) C++
5 11 (6.51%) PHP
6 9 (5.33%) Perl
7 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.73%) Scala
8 7 (4.14%) Ruby
8 7 (4.14%) PHP5
9 5 (2.96%) Groovy
9 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.37%) Clojure
11 3 (1.78%) Golang
12 1 (0.59%) Lua
12 1 (0.59%) Lisp
12 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.51%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.18%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) Shibboleth
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Puppet
1 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (14.20%) Oracle
2 13 (7.69%) SAP
3 11 (6.51%) Google
3 11 (6.51%) hybris
4 9 (5.33%) IBM
5 5 (2.96%) Sencha
6 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.78%) Zend
7 3 (1.78%) ATG
8 1 (0.59%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.59%) Trapeze
8 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 20-25 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago