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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 44 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.23% 1.31% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.46% 5.00% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £410 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 - £34.06
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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
104 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.96% 26.18% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 71 39
Average daily rate £370 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 21 April 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (94.44%) Web Services
3 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (86.11%) JUnit
5 30 (83.33%) Selenium
6 29 (80.56%) TDD
6 29 (80.56%) Mockito
7 28 (77.78%) Hibernate
8 27 (75.00%) Cucumber
9 24 (66.67%) RESTful
9 24 (66.67%) Jenkins
10 22 (61.11%) BDD
10 22 (61.11%) Scrum
11 20 (55.56%) MVC
12 18 (50.00%) Linux
12 18 (50.00%) Maven
12 18 (50.00%) Spring MVC
13 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
14 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (38.89%) JPA
16 13 (36.11%) JSON
16 13 (36.11%) Puppet
17 12 (33.33%) Web Development
17 12 (33.33%) SOAP
18 11 (30.56%) CSS
18 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
18 11 (30.56%) Ajax
19 10 (27.78%) Kanban
19 10 (27.78%) SOA

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.22%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) TeamSite
3 4 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (86.11%) JUnit
2 30 (83.33%) Selenium
3 29 (80.56%) Mockito
4 27 (75.00%) Cucumber
5 24 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 18 (50.00%) Maven
7 9 (25.00%) Subversion
7 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.33%) RSpec
8 3 (8.33%) Ant
9 1 (2.78%) QUnit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) Web Services
2 28 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 24 (66.67%) RESTful
4 18 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 14 (38.89%) JPA
6 13 (36.11%) JSON
7 12 (33.33%) SOAP
8 11 (30.56%) CSS
8 11 (30.56%) Ajax
9 9 (25.00%) SAML
9 9 (25.00%) OpenID
9 9 (25.00%) OAuth2
10 7 (19.44%) PostGIS
10 7 (19.44%) REST
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
11 6 (16.67%) XML
12 4 (11.11%) Struts
12 4 (11.11%) XSLT
13 3 (8.33%) jQuery
14 2 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (80.56%) TDD
3 22 (61.11%) BDD
3 22 (61.11%) Scrum
4 20 (55.56%) MVC
5 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (33.33%) Web Development
7 10 (27.78%) Kanban
7 10 (27.78%) SOA
8 8 (22.22%) OO
9 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Change Control
10 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.56%) Content Management
11 2 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VirtualBox
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Apigee
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) WSO2