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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 96 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Spring 14 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 1.25% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.61% 4.94% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £359 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -23.65%
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
536 547 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.51% 25.31% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 325 286
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 - 1
Coventry -3 2 £404 -10.27% 1
Warwickshire -4 2 £375 +41.50%
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) J2EE
3 21 (56.76%) Hibernate
3 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
4 18 (48.65%) Oracle
5 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) JSP
6 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 12 (32.43%) Maven
7 11 (29.73%) Java EE
7 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
7 11 (29.73%) JMS
7 11 (29.73%) Servlets
7 11 (29.73%) Struts
7 11 (29.73%) XML
8 10 (27.03%) OO
8 10 (27.03%) Apache
9 9 (24.32%) CMS
9 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.62%) Content Management
10 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
10 8 (21.62%) JBoss
11 7 (18.92%) XSLT
11 7 (18.92%) Web Services
11 7 (18.92%) Ant
11 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
11 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (18.92%) HP

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
2 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (27.03%) Apache
4 9 (24.32%) CMS
5 8 (21.62%) JBoss
6 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
7 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.41%) Magnolia
9 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.41%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.92%) Ant
4 6 (16.22%) JMeter
5 3 (8.11%) Hudson
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) UI Developer
4 4 (10.81%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) J2EE
2 21 (56.76%) Hibernate
3 12 (32.43%) JSP
4 11 (29.73%) Servlets
4 11 (29.73%) Struts
4 11 (29.73%) JMS
4 11 (29.73%) XML
4 11 (29.73%) Java EE
5 7 (18.92%) XSLT
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) SOAP
6 6 (16.22%) JDBC
6 6 (16.22%) JMX
7 5 (13.51%) EJB
7 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
7 5 (13.51%) JPA
8 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
9 3 (8.11%) XML Schema
9 3 (8.11%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) iPad
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) HPUX
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) TDD
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
3 8 (21.62%) Content Management
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) Memory Management
4 7 (18.92%) Low Latency
4 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (16.22%) B2C
5 6 (16.22%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (16.22%) Load Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.11%) AOP
8 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 6 (16.22%) ATG
3 6 (16.22%) Endeca
4 1 (2.70%) Pega
4 1 (2.70%) Alterian
4 1 (2.70%) BEA
4 1 (2.70%) Vitria
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
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