The table below looks at the statistics for Spring.NET skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring.NET over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spring.NET
Rank 595 568 582
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs citing Spring.NET 18 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.059% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £563 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Spring.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring.NET within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Spring.NET
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring.NET within the UK.

Spring.NET Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Spring.NET
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Spring.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Spring.NET
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring.NET within the UK.

Spring.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Spring.NET
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 18 £500 +42.85% 26
London -1 14 £500 +42.85% 4
Coventry - 1 £385 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £395 - 2
South East - 1 £300 - 10
Kent - 1 £300 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £385 - 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Scotland - - - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 2

Spring.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Spring.NET 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.NET.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) TDD
3 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (86.67%) C#
3 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
4 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 25 (83.33%) MVC
4 25 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
5 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (76.67%) NHibernate
6 23 (76.67%) NUnit
7 21 (70.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 21 (70.00%) Moq
8 20 (66.67%) Ninject
9 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (63.33%) HTML
9 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
9 19 (63.33%) .NET Framework
9 19 (63.33%) Scrum
10 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (60.00%) SpecFlow
10 18 (60.00%) OpenRasta
10 18 (60.00%) BDD
10 18 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (56.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
13 14 (46.67%) HTML5
13 14 (46.67%) REST
14 13 (43.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (43.33%) Microsoft

Spring.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Spring.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (40.00%) CMS
1 12 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (20.00%) MarkLogic
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) NUnit
2 21 (70.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (70.00%) Moq
3 18 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (10.00%) MSTest
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.33%) QUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Front Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Agile .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Lead Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 25 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
3 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (76.67%) NHibernate
5 20 (66.67%) Ninject
6 19 (63.33%) HTML
6 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 19 (63.33%) .NET Framework
7 18 (60.00%) OpenRasta
7 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (56.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (46.67%) HTML5
9 14 (46.67%) REST
10 13 (43.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (43.33%) jQuery
11 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
12 9 (30.00%) Web Services
13 8 (26.67%) WCF
14 7 (23.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.33%) Equities
4 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) TDD
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (83.33%) MVC
4 19 (63.33%) Scrum
5 18 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (60.00%) BDD
6 12 (40.00%) Project Management
7 9 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (16.67%) AOP
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Kanban
9 4 (13.33%) OO
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) Coaching
11 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (6.67%) Validation
11 2 (6.67%) MVVM
11 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
11 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) C++
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Motorola
5 1 (3.33%) Facebook
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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