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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 36 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Spring 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.05% 3.29% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 11.22% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £361 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +55.67%
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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
92 98 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.48% 29.34% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 68 34
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) TDD
2 22 (88.00%) RESTful
3 21 (84.00%) Web Services
4 20 (80.00%) JUnit
4 20 (80.00%) Mockito
4 20 (80.00%) Selenium
5 19 (76.00%) Cucumber
6 18 (72.00%) Scrum
6 18 (72.00%) BDD
7 16 (64.00%) Hibernate
7 16 (64.00%) SOA
7 16 (64.00%) SOAP
8 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
9 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (48.00%) OpenID
10 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (48.00%) Subversion
10 12 (48.00%) Linux
10 12 (48.00%) SAML
10 12 (48.00%) OAuth2
11 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
12 10 (40.00%) Web Development
12 10 (40.00%) Change Control
12 10 (40.00%) OO
12 10 (40.00%) Apache
13 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (36.00%) Internet
13 9 (36.00%) Open Source

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) JUnit
1 20 (80.00%) Selenium
1 20 (80.00%) Mockito
2 19 (76.00%) Cucumber
3 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (48.00%) Subversion
6 5 (20.00%) Maven
7 1 (4.00%) JIRA
7 1 (4.00%) QUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) RESTful
2 21 (84.00%) Web Services
3 16 (64.00%) SOAP
3 16 (64.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (48.00%) OpenID
4 12 (48.00%) SAML
4 12 (48.00%) OAuth2
5 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (16.00%) JSON
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) J2EE
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) PostGIS
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) JPA
8 2 (8.00%) JSP
8 2 (8.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) XSD
9 1 (4.00%) Apache CXF
9 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (88.00%) TDD
2 18 (72.00%) Scrum
2 18 (72.00%) BDD
3 16 (64.00%) SOA
4 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Web Development
6 10 (40.00%) OO
6 10 (40.00%) Change Control
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) B2B
9 2 (8.00%) B2C
9 2 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) Kanban
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
10 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Apigee
2 4 (16.00%) WSO2
3 2 (8.00%) hybris