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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 45 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -8
Contract jobs citing Spring 105 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.64% 1.15% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.98% 4.60% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 24
Median daily rate £450 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.00 £47.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +25.33%
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
701 674 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.33% 25.03% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 439 334
Median daily rate £388 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire +21 60 £488 -
Birmingham +12 19 £375 +15.38% 3
Warwickshire -5 8 £390 +4.00% 5
Coventry - 4 £325 - 1
Solihull - 4 £440 -
Staffordshire +16 2 £273 -35.88%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 126 (96.92%) Java
2 89 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (53.08%) MongoDB
4 68 (52.31%) J2EE
5 64 (49.23%) Puppet
6 52 (40.00%) Spring Boot
7 51 (39.23%) Hibernate
8 50 (38.46%) Maven
8 50 (38.46%) SQL
9 47 (36.15%) Linux
9 47 (36.15%) Git (software)
10 45 (34.62%) Oracle
11 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 35 (26.92%) HTML
12 34 (26.15%) Scala
13 33 (25.38%) Play Framework
14 32 (24.62%) Docker
14 32 (24.62%) Software Architecture
15 31 (23.85%) Microservices
16 29 (22.31%) JUnit
16 29 (22.31%) JSON
17 28 (21.54%) SOAP
18 27 (20.77%) RabbitMQ
19 26 (20.00%) CSS
20 25 (19.23%) JIRA
20 25 (19.23%) Open Source
21 24 (18.46%) jQuery
21 24 (18.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 24 (18.46%) Web Services
22 23 (17.69%) XML

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 18 (13.85%) Confluence
2 17 (13.08%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.00%) Node.js
4 10 (7.69%) JBoss
5 9 (6.92%) Liferay
6 7 (5.38%) Apache
7 4 (3.08%) CMS
7 4 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.54%) Mule
9 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.77%) IIS
10 1 (0.77%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.54%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.54%) Heroku
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (4.62%) Network Security
2 6 (4.62%) SSL
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (53.08%) MongoDB
2 18 (13.85%) Oracle OWB
3 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.54%) MySQL
7 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (38.46%) Maven
2 47 (36.15%) Git (software)
3 29 (22.31%) JUnit
4 25 (19.23%) JIRA
5 24 (18.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (14.62%) Eclipse
7 18 (13.85%) Selenium
7 18 (13.85%) SoapUI
8 17 (13.08%) ClearQuest
9 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
10 11 (8.46%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.62%) Ant
11 6 (4.62%) IntelliJ
11 6 (4.62%) Toad
12 5 (3.85%) Artifactory
12 5 (3.85%) PVCS
13 4 (3.08%) Mockito
13 4 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (3.08%) Subversion
14 3 (2.31%) JMeter
General
1 4 (3.08%) Automotive
2 1 (0.77%) Finance
2 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (54.62%) Developer
2 56 (43.08%) Java Developer
3 55 (42.31%) Architect
4 45 (34.62%) Software Architect
5 38 (29.23%) Java Architect
6 32 (24.62%) Java Software Architect
7 14 (10.77%) Senior Architect
7 14 (10.77%) Senior Software Architect
8 12 (9.23%) Digital Architect
9 11 (8.46%) J2EE Developer
9 11 (8.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
10 10 (7.69%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Digital Developer
11 6 (4.62%) Java Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Agile Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (52.31%) J2EE
2 52 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 51 (39.23%) Hibernate
4 35 (26.92%) HTML
5 33 (25.38%) Play Framework
6 29 (22.31%) JSON
7 28 (21.54%) SOAP
8 27 (20.77%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (20.00%) CSS
10 24 (18.46%) jQuery
10 24 (18.46%) Web Services
11 23 (17.69%) XML
12 20 (15.38%) ELK Stack
12 20 (15.38%) Swagger
13 18 (13.85%) AngularJS
14 17 (13.08%) HTML5
14 17 (13.08%) J2SE
15 16 (12.31%) REST
15 16 (12.31%) Struts
16 13 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.77%) DataPower
4 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) Linux
2 15 (11.54%) Unix
3 5 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) Software Architecture
3 31 (23.85%) Microservices
4 25 (19.23%) Open Source
5 21 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (16.15%) DevOps
6 20 (15.38%) TDD
7 17 (13.08%) Scrum
8 14 (10.77%) Waterfall
9 13 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (8.46%) RUP
11 11 (8.46%) UML
12 10 (7.69%) MVC
13 9 (6.92%) Service Management
14 8 (6.15%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.38%) OO
15 7 (5.38%) Validation
16 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (96.92%) Java
2 50 (38.46%) SQL
3 35 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 34 (26.15%) Scala
5 19 (14.62%) PL/SQL
6 12 (9.23%) C#
7 7 (5.38%) C++
7 7 (5.38%) VB
8 6 (4.62%) Haskell
9 2 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (0.77%) C
10 1 (0.77%) Python
10 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.23%) Sun Certification
4 8 (6.15%) Degree
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 32 (24.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 64 (49.23%) Puppet
2 21 (16.15%) Graphite
3 16 (12.31%) Grafana
4 1 (0.77%) Kibana
4 1 (0.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (34.62%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) WSO2
3 10 (7.69%) webMethods
4 9 (6.92%) Adobe
5 8 (6.15%) Google
6 7 (5.38%) Sun
7 2 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.54%) hybris
8 1 (0.77%) MuleSoft