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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Spring 34 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.51% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 6.01% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 13
Median daily rate £450 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £385 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +39.87%

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
640 649 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.59% 25.06% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 403 317
Median daily rate £390 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +4 15 £460 +46.03% 2
Birmingham -4 7 £467 +33.42% 6
Shropshire +18 5 £475 -
Staffordshire - 4 £425 -
Coventry -17 3 £491 +50.92% 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 63 (78.75%) Java
2 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (55.00%) Hibernate
4 39 (48.75%) HTML
5 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 31 (38.75%) Scrum
7 29 (36.25%) Struts
7 29 (36.25%) REST
8 28 (35.00%) J2EE
9 25 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 24 (30.00%) HTML5
10 24 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 24 (30.00%) CSS
11 22 (27.50%) TDD
11 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
12 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 19 (23.75%) RESTful
14 18 (22.50%) JUnit
15 17 (21.25%) jQuery
16 16 (20.00%) MVC
16 16 (20.00%) JIRA
17 15 (18.75%) AOP
17 15 (18.75%) SQL
17 15 (18.75%) JSON
17 15 (18.75%) Velocity
17 15 (18.75%) Liferay
17 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (17.50%) Confluence
18 14 (17.50%) Linux
19 13 (16.25%) OO

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 15 (18.75%) Liferay
2 14 (17.50%) Confluence
3 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.25%) JBoss
6 4 (5.00%) Apache
6 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.50%) Documentum
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) Skype
3 1 (1.25%) FTP
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
3 1 (1.25%) SSH
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.75%) Hazelcast
3 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Redis
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.50%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.50%) Riak
7 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (22.50%) JUnit
4 16 (20.00%) JIRA
5 11 (13.75%) Selenium
6 10 (12.50%) Subversion
7 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (8.75%) Gradle
9 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
9 6 (7.50%) Maven
10 5 (6.25%) IntelliJ
10 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
10 5 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (6.25%) Protractor
11 4 (5.00%) Ant
11 4 (5.00%) SonarQube
12 3 (3.75%) TestNG
12 3 (3.75%) Travis CI
12 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
13 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Automotive
2 2 (2.50%) Games
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (73.75%) Developer
2 47 (58.75%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Consultant
4 11 (13.75%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Integration Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Agile Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 39 (48.75%) HTML
3 29 (36.25%) REST
3 29 (36.25%) Struts
4 28 (35.00%) J2EE
5 24 (30.00%) CSS
5 24 (30.00%) HTML5
6 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
7 19 (23.75%) RESTful
8 17 (21.25%) jQuery
9 15 (18.75%) JSON
9 15 (18.75%) Velocity
10 13 (16.25%) Java EE
10 13 (16.25%) Play Framework
10 13 (16.25%) Spring MVC
11 12 (15.00%) Spring Boot
11 12 (15.00%) XML
12 10 (12.50%) Servlets
12 10 (12.50%) SOAP
12 10 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.25%) IVR
3 1 (1.25%) Social Media
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Scrum
3 22 (27.50%) TDD
4 16 (20.00%) MVC
5 15 (18.75%) AOP
5 15 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.25%) OO
7 11 (13.75%) Open Source
7 11 (13.75%) Web Development
8 10 (12.50%) BDD
9 9 (11.25%) SOLID
10 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (7.50%) Web Design
13 5 (6.25%) OOP
13 5 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (78.75%) Java
2 32 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.75%) SQL
4 13 (16.25%) Scala
5 8 (10.00%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) Ruby
6 5 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.50%) XQuery
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Go
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Sun Certification
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Grafana
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) IBM
3 5 (6.25%) Google
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) Sun
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
5 2 (2.50%) hybris
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Pega
6 1 (1.25%) Splunk
6 1 (1.25%) webMethods