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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 95 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing Spring 17 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.43% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.21% 5.64% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 10
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£338 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £265 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
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
529 567 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.82% 25.30% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 317 267
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 24
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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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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 -10 6 £275 -24.13% 2
Warwickshire -2 3 £350 +32.07% 1
Wolverhampton +1 1 £220 -16.98%
Walsall - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £405 - 2
Coventry - - - - 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
3 13 (41.94%) J2EE
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) XML
4 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
4 10 (32.26%) Maven
5 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 9 (29.03%) Oracle
6 8 (25.81%) JSP
6 8 (25.81%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) JMS
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) Ant
7 7 (22.58%) IBM
8 6 (19.35%) Servlets
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
9 5 (16.13%) Java EE
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.13%) jQuery
9 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
9 5 (16.13%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (9.68%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Mule
5 1 (3.23%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Maven
2 7 (22.58%) Ant
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 4 (12.90%) Hudson
5 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) UI Developer
4 4 (12.90%) UI Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) J2EE
2 10 (32.26%) XML
2 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.81%) JSP
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) JMS
5 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Servlets
5 6 (19.35%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) Struts
6 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) Java EE
6 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) Middleware
7 4 (12.90%) RESTful
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 4 (12.90%) JPA
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) EJB
8 3 (9.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.23%) zOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) MVC
2 8 (25.81%) OO
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) AOP
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
7 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) BEA
3 3 (9.68%) Vitria
3 3 (9.68%) Pega
4 2 (6.45%) Alterian
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
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