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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 26 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Spring 24 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.96% 3.69% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 12.82% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
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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
148 78 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.90% 28.78% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 52 21
Average daily rate £363 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.57%
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 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 30 January 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (84.62%) Web Services
4 31 (79.49%) JUnit
5 30 (76.92%) Selenium
6 29 (74.36%) TDD
6 29 (74.36%) Cucumber
7 28 (71.79%) Mockito
8 27 (69.23%) Hibernate
9 25 (64.10%) Maven
9 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
10 23 (58.97%) MVC
11 22 (56.41%) RESTful
12 21 (53.85%) Spring MVC
13 20 (51.28%) JSON
13 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
13 20 (51.28%) BDD
14 19 (48.72%) Scrum
15 17 (43.59%) Puppet
15 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (43.59%) JPA
16 16 (41.03%) Ajax
17 15 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (30.77%) CSS
18 12 (30.77%) Linux
19 11 (28.21%) Kanban
19 11 (28.21%) VirtualBox
19 11 (28.21%) Vagrant
20 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
20 10 (25.64%) Tomcat

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.26%) TeamSite
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (20.51%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) JUnit
2 30 (76.92%) Selenium
3 29 (74.36%) Cucumber
4 28 (71.79%) Mockito
5 25 (64.10%) Maven
5 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
7 3 (7.69%) QUnit
7 3 (7.69%) RSpec
7 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
7 3 (7.69%) Ant
8 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) Web Services
2 27 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 22 (56.41%) RESTful
4 21 (53.85%) Spring MVC
5 20 (51.28%) JSON
6 17 (43.59%) JPA
7 16 (41.03%) Ajax
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
9 8 (20.51%) XML
9 8 (20.51%) SOAP
10 7 (17.95%) REST
10 7 (17.95%) PostGIS
10 7 (17.95%) HTML
11 4 (10.26%) SAML
11 4 (10.26%) XSLT
11 4 (10.26%) Struts
11 4 (10.26%) OAuth2
11 4 (10.26%) OpenID
12 3 (7.69%) Dojo
12 3 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) TDD
3 23 (58.97%) MVC
4 20 (51.28%) BDD
5 19 (48.72%) Scrum
6 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (28.21%) Kanban
8 10 (25.64%) Web Development
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
10 4 (10.26%) OO
11 3 (7.69%) Change Control
11 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (5.13%) Content Management
12 2 (5.13%) SEO
12 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
13 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
13 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) Groovy
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VirtualBox
2 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Puppet
2 11 (28.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) WSO2
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