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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 25 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.83% 2.60% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.58% 11.11% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £349 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £329 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.27% -
Spring
Hampshire

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
81 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.22% 23.40% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 71
Average daily rate £349 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JUnit
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Maven
2 10 (71.43%) Mockito
3 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) Gradle
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Microservices
4 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) JPA
6 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) Selenium
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Ajax
9 2 (14.29%) JMeter
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Xcode
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
9 2 (14.29%) N-Tier

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) JUnit
1 10 (71.43%) Maven
1 10 (71.43%) Mockito
2 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 8 (57.14%) Gradle
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Hamcrest
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 7 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 6 (42.86%) JPA
3 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) GeoJSON
5 2 (14.29%) JTS
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Microservices
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Content Management
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) SEO
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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