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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 43 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Contract jobs citing Spring 111 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.52% 1.04% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.70% 4.60% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 12 12
Median daily rate £418 £383 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £424 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £117.50 £55.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+113.63% +54.92%
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
810 543 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.71% 22.63% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 326 338
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Spring as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Spring Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +6 46 £440 +5.38% 2
Birmingham +20 36 £250 -23.07% 4
Warwickshire -6 4 £350 +1.81% 1
Coventry -12 4 £525 +34.61%
Walsall 0 3 £545 -
Solihull - 2 £410 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 208 (97.65%) Java
2 123 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (55.40%) MongoDB
4 112 (52.58%) Puppet
5 110 (51.64%) J2EE
6 104 (48.83%) SQL
7 99 (46.48%) Linux
8 92 (43.19%) Git (software)
9 90 (42.25%) Maven
10 83 (38.97%) HTML
11 82 (38.50%) Hibernate
11 82 (38.50%) Spring Boot
12 73 (34.27%) Docker
13 71 (33.33%) XML
14 69 (32.39%) Oracle
15 66 (30.99%) SOAP
16 65 (30.52%) CSS
17 60 (28.17%) JavaScript
17 60 (28.17%) JSON
18 58 (27.23%) Microservices
19 57 (26.76%) RabbitMQ
20 56 (26.29%) Open Source
21 53 (24.88%) Scala
22 52 (24.41%) Play Framework
23 50 (23.47%) JUnit
23 50 (23.47%) WebLogic
24 49 (23.00%) Software Architecture
24 49 (23.00%) REST
25 48 (22.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 47 (22.07%) Web Services

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (23.47%) WebLogic
2 25 (11.74%) Confluence
2 25 (11.74%) JBoss
3 20 (9.39%) CMS
4 16 (7.51%) Apache
5 13 (6.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.63%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (4.69%) Liferay
8 6 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.82%) nginx
9 3 (1.41%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.94%) Mule
10 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (4.69%) Google App Engine
2 10 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Heroku
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.92%) HTTP
2 7 (3.29%) Network Security
3 6 (2.82%) SSL
3 6 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (55.40%) MongoDB
2 36 (16.90%) Oracle OWB
3 23 (10.80%) RDBMS
3 23 (10.80%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.98%) Oracle Database
5 15 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.69%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.82%) DB2
9 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.94%) MySQL
10 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 92 (43.19%) Git (software)
2 90 (42.25%) Maven
3 50 (23.47%) JUnit
4 48 (22.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (19.25%) JIRA
6 38 (17.84%) SoapUI
7 36 (16.90%) ClearQuest
8 34 (15.96%) Eclipse
9 33 (15.49%) Selenium
10 23 (10.80%) Jenkins
11 17 (7.98%) Ant
12 16 (7.51%) Toad
13 15 (7.04%) Artifactory
13 15 (7.04%) IntelliJ
13 15 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (5.63%) WebDriver
15 11 (5.16%) Subversion
16 6 (2.82%) ClearCase
17 5 (2.35%) Mockito
17 5 (2.35%) PVCS
General
1 18 (8.45%) Automotive
2 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (53.99%) Developer
2 94 (44.13%) Architect
3 85 (39.91%) Java Developer
4 63 (29.58%) Software Architect
5 59 (27.70%) Java Architect
6 44 (20.66%) Java Software Architect
7 25 (11.74%) Software Engineer
8 23 (10.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 20 (9.39%) Java Engineer
10 19 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (8.92%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 19 (8.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 19 (8.92%) Scala Software Engineer
10 19 (8.92%) Senior Architect
10 19 (8.92%) Senior Software Architect
11 18 (8.45%) Scala Developer
12 17 (7.98%) Java Scala Developer
12 17 (7.98%) Java Software Developer
13 16 (7.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (6.57%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (51.64%) J2EE
2 83 (38.97%) HTML
3 82 (38.50%) Hibernate
3 82 (38.50%) Spring Boot
4 71 (33.33%) XML
5 66 (30.99%) SOAP
6 65 (30.52%) CSS
7 60 (28.17%) JSON
8 57 (26.76%) RabbitMQ
9 52 (24.41%) Play Framework
10 49 (23.00%) REST
11 47 (22.07%) Web Services
12 46 (21.60%) HTML5
13 45 (21.13%) Hystrix
14 44 (20.66%) ELK Stack
15 43 (20.19%) WireMock
16 40 (18.78%) JSP
17 39 (18.31%) Servlets
18 36 (16.90%) Swagger
19 34 (15.96%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.82%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.82%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) DataPower
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (46.48%) Linux
2 40 (18.78%) Unix
3 14 (6.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.23%) Microservices
3 56 (26.29%) Open Source
4 49 (23.00%) Software Architecture
5 41 (19.25%) MVC
6 39 (18.31%) DevOps
7 29 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.21%) Software Engineering
9 25 (11.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (10.80%) Waterfall
11 22 (10.33%) OO
11 22 (10.33%) Project Planning
11 22 (10.33%) TDD
12 21 (9.86%) Web Development
13 20 (9.39%) RUP
13 20 (9.39%) Scrum
14 18 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (8.45%) Service Management
15 16 (7.51%) OOP
16 15 (7.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 208 (97.65%) Java
2 104 (48.83%) SQL
3 60 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 53 (24.88%) Scala
5 37 (17.37%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.04%) C++
6 15 (7.04%) VB
7 6 (2.82%) C#
7 6 (2.82%) Haskell
8 3 (1.41%) PHP
9 2 (0.94%) Python
9 2 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (11.74%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.04%) Degree
4 11 (5.16%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (4.69%) OCPJP
5 10 (4.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) QA
System Software
1 73 (34.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 112 (52.58%) Puppet
2 41 (19.25%) Graphite
3 29 (13.62%) Grafana
4 9 (4.23%) Consul
5 7 (3.29%) Kibana
6 6 (2.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 69 (32.39%) Oracle
2 28 (13.15%) Adobe
3 27 (12.68%) webMethods
4 26 (12.21%) WSO2
5 14 (6.57%) Google
5 14 (6.57%) IBM
6 6 (2.82%) BEA
6 6 (2.82%) Pega
6 6 (2.82%) Sybase
6 6 (2.82%) Vitria
7 4 (1.88%) Sun
8 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
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