The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 96 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Spring 32 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 0.60% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.09% 2.70% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 19
Average daily rate £325 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £439 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.87% +16.42%
Spring
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
629 481 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.80% 22.05% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 297 294
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region.

Spring Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -1 9 £350 +27.27% 16
Coventry - 8 £325 - 2
Warwickshire - 8 £315 - 4
Shropshire -10 7 - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (48.15%) HTML
5 26 (48.15%) J2EE
6 23 (42.59%) jQuery
7 22 (40.74%) CSS
8 20 (37.04%) SQL
9 18 (33.33%) TDD
9 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 15 (27.78%) Oracle
11 14 (25.93%) Struts
12 13 (24.07%) SOAP
13 11 (20.37%) Web Services
13 11 (20.37%) JUnit
13 11 (20.37%) MVC
13 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
13 11 (20.37%) Maven
14 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (18.52%) Selenium
14 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 10 (18.52%) JBoss
14 10 (18.52%) REST
15 9 (16.67%) HTML5
15 9 (16.67%) Spring Boot
15 9 (16.67%) C#
16 8 (14.81%) Ajax
16 8 (14.81%) Scrum
17 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (18.52%) JBoss
2 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Liferay
5 1 (1.85%) Mule
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
1 3 (5.56%) SSL
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) Pentaho
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
1 11 (20.37%) JUnit
1 11 (20.37%) Maven
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.52%) Selenium
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Ant
4 4 (7.41%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.56%) Gradle
5 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.70%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) Log4j
7 1 (1.85%) Log4Net
7 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.85%) NUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 40 (74.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Software Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Architect
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 26 (48.15%) J2EE
3 23 (42.59%) jQuery
4 22 (40.74%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 14 (25.93%) Struts
7 13 (24.07%) SOAP
8 11 (20.37%) Web Services
9 10 (18.52%) REST
10 9 (16.67%) HTML5
10 9 (16.67%) Spring Boot
11 8 (14.81%) Ajax
12 7 (12.96%) JPA
12 7 (12.96%) JSON
12 7 (12.96%) XML
13 6 (11.11%) J2SE
13 6 (11.11%) JSP
13 6 (11.11%) Play Framework
13 6 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (20.37%) MVC
4 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) Open Source
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
7 6 (11.11%) SOLID
7 6 (11.11%) UML
7 6 (11.11%) Web Development
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.26%) Validation
9 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.41%) SDLC
9 4 (7.41%) User Stories
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.56%) Microservices
10 3 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Scala
6 3 (5.56%) Haskell
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
1 5 (9.26%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Grafana
2 2 (3.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Sun
2 5 (9.26%) webMethods
3 4 (7.41%) Adobe
3 4 (7.41%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) hybris
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) ATG
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
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