The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 30 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 18 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.92% 1.19% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.59% 6.45% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £640
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -45.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.07% 18.51% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 38 33
Average daily rate £365 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +79.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Southampton region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Spring
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Southampton region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) Maven
3 17 (65.38%) Web Services
4 16 (61.54%) TDD
4 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
5 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
6 14 (53.85%) Ajax
6 14 (53.85%) JSON
7 12 (46.15%) Selenium
7 12 (46.15%) RESTful
7 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
8 10 (38.46%) Mockito
8 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (38.46%) MVC
8 10 (38.46%) Tomcat
8 10 (38.46%) JUnit
8 10 (38.46%) CSS
9 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
9 9 (34.62%) JPA
10 8 (30.77%) Puppet
10 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle
10 8 (30.77%) Apache
10 8 (30.77%) XML
10 8 (30.77%) Scrum
11 7 (26.92%) HTML
11 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (26.92%) Amazon S3
11 7 (26.92%) VirtualBox

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 8 (30.77%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Maven
2 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
3 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) JUnit
4 10 (38.46%) Mockito
5 4 (15.38%) QUnit
6 3 (11.54%) Grunt
6 3 (11.54%) RSpec
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 2 (7.69%) Ant
7 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.85%) HttpUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
3 14 (53.85%) Ajax
3 14 (53.85%) JSON
4 12 (46.15%) RESTful
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) Spring MVC
6 9 (34.62%) JPA
7 8 (30.77%) XML
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) SOAP
9 6 (23.08%) PostGIS
10 5 (19.23%) JSP
11 4 (15.38%) Struts
11 4 (15.38%) jQuery
11 4 (15.38%) Dojo
12 3 (11.54%) JTS
12 3 (11.54%) Java EE
12 3 (11.54%) Servlets
12 3 (11.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Web Development
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VirtualBox
2 4 (15.38%) Docker
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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