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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 98 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Spring 9 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 1.30% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 5.09% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 9
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£300 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
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
481 530 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.24% 25.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 307 282
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 22
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 5 £275 -15.38% 1
Coventry -1 1 £370 -17.77% 2
Warwickshire -4 1 £375 +41.50% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) WebSphere
3 13 (44.83%) J2EE
4 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
5 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) Maven
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (27.59%) OO
7 8 (27.59%) Java EE
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) Ant
8 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 7 (24.14%) JSP
8 7 (24.14%) XML
9 6 (20.69%) Servlets
9 6 (20.69%) Struts
9 6 (20.69%) HTML
9 6 (20.69%) JMS
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
10 5 (17.24%) JPA
10 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Finance

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (48.28%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
4 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 4 (13.79%) JBoss
5 3 (10.34%) CMS
6 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.45%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 7 (24.14%) Ant
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) Hudson
5 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) UI Programmer
4 4 (13.79%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) J2EE
2 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
3 8 (27.59%) Java EE
4 7 (24.14%) JSP
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) Servlets
5 6 (20.69%) Struts
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) JMS
6 5 (17.24%) JPA
6 5 (17.24%) Spring MVC
6 5 (17.24%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) EJB
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) JAX-WS
8 3 (10.34%) SAML
8 3 (10.34%) XSLT
8 3 (10.34%) XML Schema
8 3 (10.34%) JAXP
8 3 (10.34%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) TDD
2 8 (27.59%) OO
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Memory Management
5 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
5 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) AOP
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) ATDD
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Pega
4 1 (3.45%) ATG
4 1 (3.45%) Alterian
4 1 (3.45%) Endeca
4 1 (3.45%) Vitria
4 1 (3.45%) BEA
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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