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 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
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 97 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Spring 22 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.39% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 1.52% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 16
Average daily rate
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£333 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £234 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £302 £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 £32.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -26.40%
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
666 525 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.19% 25.46% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 319 325
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 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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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 0 8 £313 - 5
Warwickshire - 4 £375 - 4
Coventry - 2 £404 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £255 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (95.45%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) Hibernate
3 25 (56.82%) J2EE
4 20 (45.45%) Oracle
5 19 (43.18%) XML
5 19 (43.18%) WebSphere
6 17 (38.64%) JSP
7 16 (36.36%) Apache
7 16 (36.36%) Maven
8 15 (34.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (31.82%) CMS
10 13 (29.55%) Struts
11 12 (27.27%) Servlets
11 12 (27.27%) XSLT
11 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
11 12 (27.27%) JMS
12 11 (25.00%) OO
12 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 11 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (25.00%) Java EE
13 10 (22.73%) Content Management
13 10 (22.73%) TDD
13 10 (22.73%) HTML
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 10 (22.73%) Ant
13 10 (22.73%) JBoss
13 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
13 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
14 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (18.18%) Endeca

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (43.18%) WebSphere
2 16 (36.36%) Apache
3 15 (34.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (31.82%) CMS
5 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
6 10 (22.73%) JBoss
7 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.55%) Magnolia
9 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
9 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Maven
2 10 (22.73%) Ant
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
5 5 (11.36%) JMeter
5 5 (11.36%) Subversion
6 2 (4.55%) Hudson
7 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
7 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) Hibernate
2 25 (56.82%) J2EE
3 19 (43.18%) XML
4 17 (38.64%) JSP
5 13 (29.55%) Struts
6 12 (27.27%) JMS
6 12 (27.27%) Servlets
6 12 (27.27%) XSLT
7 11 (25.00%) Java EE
7 11 (25.00%) Web Services
8 10 (22.73%) HTML
9 8 (18.18%) SOAP
9 8 (18.18%) CSS
9 8 (18.18%) JDBC
9 8 (18.18%) JMX
10 7 (15.91%) jQuery
10 7 (15.91%) REST
11 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
12 5 (11.36%) JPA
13 4 (9.09%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) UNIX
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) HPUX
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) OO
2 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 10 (22.73%) TDD
2 10 (22.73%) Content Management
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) B2C
4 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 8 (18.18%) Load Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.64%) Low Latency
5 6 (13.64%) Memory Management
5 6 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) SOA
8 3 (6.82%) UML
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Scala
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) XQuery
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) ATG
2 8 (18.18%) Endeca
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) Alterian
5 1 (2.27%) Pega
5 1 (2.27%) BEA
5 1 (2.27%) Vitria
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
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