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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 40 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Spring 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.58% 1.16% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.00% 4.44% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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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
125 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.83% 26.09% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 37
Average daily rate £377 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +53.84%
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 27 March 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (94.12%) Web Services
3 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (82.35%) JUnit
5 27 (79.41%) Selenium
6 26 (76.47%) TDD
6 26 (76.47%) Mockito
7 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
7 25 (73.53%) Hibernate
8 23 (67.65%) Jenkins
9 22 (64.71%) RESTful
10 20 (58.82%) Scrum
11 19 (55.88%) Maven
11 19 (55.88%) MVC
11 19 (55.88%) BDD
12 17 (50.00%) Spring MVC
13 16 (47.06%) Linux
14 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
15 14 (41.18%) Puppet
16 13 (38.24%) JPA
16 13 (38.24%) JSON
17 11 (32.35%) Ajax
17 11 (32.35%) SOAP
17 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
18 10 (29.41%) CSS
18 10 (29.41%) Kanban
18 10 (29.41%) Web Development
18 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
19 9 (26.47%) Internet

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.65%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) TeamSite
3 4 (11.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
4 3 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) JUnit
2 27 (79.41%) Selenium
3 26 (76.47%) Mockito
4 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
5 23 (67.65%) Jenkins
6 19 (55.88%) Maven
7 7 (20.59%) Subversion
7 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.82%) RSpec
8 3 (8.82%) Ant
9 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.94%) JIRA
9 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.94%) QUnit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 23 (67.65%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) Web Services
2 25 (73.53%) Hibernate
3 22 (64.71%) RESTful
4 17 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 13 (38.24%) JSON
5 13 (38.24%) JPA
6 11 (32.35%) Ajax
6 11 (32.35%) SOAP
7 10 (29.41%) CSS
8 7 (20.59%) SAML
8 7 (20.59%) OAuth2
8 7 (20.59%) PostGIS
8 7 (20.59%) OpenID
8 7 (20.59%) REST
9 6 (17.65%) HTML
9 6 (17.65%) XML
10 4 (11.76%) Struts
10 4 (11.76%) XSLT
11 3 (8.82%) jQuery
12 2 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) TDD
3 20 (58.82%) Scrum
4 19 (55.88%) BDD
4 19 (55.88%) MVC
5 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (29.41%) Kanban
6 10 (29.41%) Web Development
7 8 (23.53%) SOA
8 6 (17.65%) OO
9 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Change Control
10 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.88%) Content Management
11 2 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VirtualBox
2 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Puppet
2 8 (23.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) WSO2